As a technology-driven culture, we are fascinated by those sleek, sporty “road warriors” that signify wealth, status and cutting-edge innovation. From an exotic Lamborghini to a classic Rolls-Royce, these high-performance luxury vehicles are known for their striking designs, exhilarating speeds and state-of-the-art interiors.
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Over the past 100 years, automotive engineers have made incredible strides in performance, efficiency, power and design. From the 1926 Bentley Speed Six (0-60 MPH in 14.2 seconds, top speed 84 MPH) to the present-day Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (0-60 MPH in 2.6 seconds, top speed 267 MPH), mankind’s obsession with speed seems limitless and leaves […]
Flat tires are inevitable for car owners, which is why it’s so important for women to know the basics of changing a flat.
Can the use of rearview cameras cause you to be less likely to get in a fender bender than simply using your mirrors? The answer might surprise you.
Many materials go into the creation of a modern vehicle. Luckily, almost all of them are recyclable, and the businesses responsible for breaking it all down can manage a profit significant enough to be providing such a service. With so many cars being recycled and consumers shifting from a do-it-yourself mindset in regards to maintenance […]
Pickup trucks. Considering the economy, who’d have thought? Three of the top five selling vehicles in the United States are pickup trucks: the Ford F Series, the Chevy Silverado and the Dodge Ram. These three icons of the American automotive industry together sold over 121,000 units in September 2013 alone. That’s more than the Civic, […]
This is a photograph of Alan Conley driving a Crusader at the Illuminations Rally, 7th October 1973. The Clan Motor Company operated in Washington, UK.
RMS Mauretania was an ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson for the British Cunard Line, and launched on 20 September 1907. She was the world’s largest and fastest ship until the launch of the RMS Olympic in 1911.
Some of us remember when a set of wrenches along with a couple of screwdrivers — both a flat head and a Phillips head — was all you needed to do most of the work necessary on a car.
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