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BMW 3-Series Fighter: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Announced

The compact luxury sports sedan market has already been saturated with many strong competitors such as the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, Jaguar XE, Lexus IS, Infiniti Q50, Acura TLX and Cadillac ATS etc. Now it looks like the market will be changed from saturated to over-saturated, with the Italian auto maker announcing the 2017 Giulia today.


If you are not familiar with the “Alfa Romeo” badge, here are some background information: Alfa Romeo cars were previously exported to the US market from Italy until 1995, and the brand returned to the States last year, in 2014.

The Giulia sedan will be on sale next year as the 2017 model, and it is based on a rear-wheel-...

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List: Cars whose engine and transmission are not bolted together

Nowadays, cars usually have their engine bolted to transmission together directly, because it is easy to implement and saves costs. For some sports cars which seek to have a better weight distribution, the engine and transmission are located in different section of the car body, therefore requires an extra solid torque tube to connect them. This is an exotic design, for example, the below image shows the LFA’s torque tube.


But please do not misunderstand that this is a requirement for a good sports car...

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