Monthly Archives November 2014

2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang: Short Analysis

Following the official release of the 2016 GT350 Mustang, we wanted to share our brief analysis of this special monstrous sports car.

First of all, the 2016 GT350 has most of the necessary gears that you need on the track, for example:

1. Torsen limited-slip rear differential
2. MagneRide dampers

But the spotlight is focusing on the naturally aspirated 5.2L V8, which redline is said to be between 8,200 rpm and 8,300rpm


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Just by looking at the description, you may not think the engine is that special – because large displacement naturally aspirated V8 engines are not something uncommon in the US...

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Pricing Released: The 2016 Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Sedan

Are you considering purchasing an electric car? Besides the “normal” selection such as the Chevy Volt, Tesla Model S etc., now you have one more choice: the Toyota Mirai, powered by hydrogen fuel cells.


Hydrogen Fuel Cells Have Benefits

The good thing about fuel cell cars are: they have all the advantages of electric cars (low noise, zero emission, maximum torque output at 0RPM), BUT you don’t need to wait several hours to charge it. Fuel cell vehicles are like normal gasoline cars – you just need to refuel it in a hydrogen station and it can be done in a couple minutes.

Today Toyota announced its pricing on the 2016 Mirai: MSRP $57,500...

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2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Announced

Shelby GT350 Mustang

Today, Ford unveiled some information regarding the upcoming Shelby GT350 Mustang. The GT350 Mustang is positioned one more level higher than the current Mustang GT.


2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Highlights

1. Naturally aspirated, flat-plane crankshaft 5.2L V8, more than 500hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
2. Front stiffness is improved over the standard Mustang (by means such as: injection-molded carbon fiber composite grille opening, lightweight tower-to-tower brace etc.)
3. Massive brake system: 394mm rotors/Brembo 6-piston fixed calipers with integrated caliper bridges for the front wheels; 380mm rotors/4-piston calipers for the rear;

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Lexus LF-LC Confirmed for Production

Why is the LF-LC different from the LFA?

Lexus has debuted the LF-LC back in the 2012 Detroit Auto Show.

Recently Alain Uyttenhoven, Lexus Europe Vice President, confirmed to the public that the upper management had green-lighted the production version of the LF-LC concept. Uyttenhoven also told the press that, the LF-LC will NOT be positioned the same as the LFA, and it is more “normal” than the LFA. The production volume will be also much larger than the LFA’s 500-unit count.


The LF-LC is said to be equipped with a hybrid V8 powertrain, delivering up to 500hp. We at will keep an eye on this exciting new model in the Lexus product line, so stay tuned.

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Mercedes-Benz’s Latest LED Vehicle Lighting Technology

What other lighting technology is being used?

LED headlights are no longer uncommon in the automobile industry, now even the Corolla LE comes as standard.

We’re not sure if you’ve heard, but some luxury brands are moving onto other types of illumination technology such as the laser headlights developed by BMW and Audi. But Mercedes-Benz seems to stick to the conservative way, which keeps its faith in the LED route.


Despite switching to other lighting sources, Mercedes-Benz is planning to add more LEDs into one headlight unit. Currently, the CLS-class has 24 LEDs in each of its high beam module...

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