What Differentiates Supercars from Mainstream Cars

51Bugatti veyron, McLaren MP4-12C, Ferrari FF and many other fast and expensive cars like these comes under the supercars category. But one can ask, what is a supercars and what differentiates them from the mainstream cars? So let’s see what differentiates these supercars from the mainstream cars.

Let’s start by understanding mainstream cars like Toyotas, Fords and many others. The first thing that these cars have is the fact that they are a convenient mode of transportation, and are developed to offer daily commutes an easy, comfortable and affordable mode of transportation. The primary function of these cars is to take people from point A to Point B safely and comfortably. Now if you look at the super cars like Bugatti veyron, McLaren MP4-12C, Ferrari FF etc then you’ll find that these cars are total contradictory of the mainstream cars. These supercars are fast, expensive and surely not easy to drive. As a matter of fact, if you buy a Bugatti veyron or McLaren MP4-12C or Ferrari FF you might actually will have learned driving once again. These supercars come loaded with modern equipments, and uses immensely high tech automotive engineering, which surely is not easy to understand. So, it’s pretty apparent that these cars are not the vehicles that one can or will like to use as their daily commuting vehicle.

The Supercars like Bugatti veyron, McLaren MP4-12C, Ferrari FF incorporates high tech racing car engineering, and if handled by experienced and skilled drivers, these cars immensely easy to maneuver, particularly when you take them on tight curves and on high speed. But again, the person driving these cars should be skilled enough to handle these fast machines successfully, or else it could end up in severe accidents.

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HKS GT II 7460R Turbo Upgrade For Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV-IX

56HKS introduces the GT II 7460R Turbo Upgrade for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV-IX

HKS USA, Inc., the premier manufacturer and supplier of premium automotive performance systems, launches the first of its proprietary design HKS GTII Series turbocharger kits, the GTII 7460R.

As the first of the new HKS turbocharger line, the GTII 7460R incorporates a reverse rotation turbine design that provides the benefit of a bolt-on application, stock replacement upgrade turbocharger for the Mitsubishi Evolution IV-IX.

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RC Car Battery Packs What’s The Difference between “LiPO & NiMH”

55LiPO battery is more powerful & lighter than NiMH that’s why this battery is used in model airplane and helicopters. LiPO batteries are taking place in the market nowadays because these batteries are providing more energy and power to your Elecronic RC model car.

LiPO batteries are currently used in laptops & cell phones. LiPO battery has created a world record in providing more power. The main reason of popularity of this battery is that its performance is so high and cost is affordable. Many Chinese companies are manufacturing this product so that these are easily available in the market at affordable price. As we all know that due to the increasing popularity of World Wide Web (internet) people prefer to do buy products by online stores. You can get the best product as well as good customer supports if purchase online.

Now the time is to know about NiMH battery, this battery is available with lowest price and also provide better performance. It is reliable and durable. NiMH battery is keeping alive the technology that is used 20 years ago. You can charge this battery with simple charger and this is also a big factor of being this battery very cheap.

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Lost and Found: How to find your “Barn Find”

531958 Berkley Roadster Found in the Southern Claifornia Mountains for $600

Everyone in the car hobby is always looking for that rare”barn find” but if you know how to look they are far more common then you may think. Over the years I have found dozens of ultra rare cars, from a forgotten Boss 302, to classic Austin Healey’s with racing history and everything in between. There are always stories about car hunters, even some T.V. shows have popped up that make it seem like finding an old car is a magical gift. To make the show or story interesting there is always a cloud of mystery to how they find these diamonds in the rough, and they pretend that these cars are so few and far between that it has to be a full time job.

Well…You don’t have to root around behind peoples barns, get chased by farm dogs, or pick through abandoned buildings hoping to uncover some hidden gem. As someone that has been finding, restoring, selling, trading, and racing old cars for the last 14 years I have some idea on what it takes to find them. The professional car hunters will not be happy, but here are some tips for first time car hunters:

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Fiat 500, Deep in the heart of Texas

54The Fiat 500, the original was a response to the Suez Crisis of 1956, the post war European economy was beginning to wake up and by 1955 half of all ships passing through the Suez Canal were oil tankers. Fiat no stranger to small cars had released the Fiat 600 in 1955, but with the oil crisis of 1956 it was clear that a even more fuel efficient car was needed for the growing urban centers in Europe. The Fiat 500 is considered by many to be the first “City Car”. But that is enough history, today people are just as concerned about oil prices, cities are still growing, and people are looking for stylish alternatives to the standard econo-box hatchback. Just as it was in the late 1950’s the Fiat 500 and Mini Cooper stepped up to answer the call with cars that have a little personality.

As a car lover I could not wait for the new Fiat 500 to hit US Shores, I had owned several classic Fiats over the years, but had not driven a new Fiat since my last trip to Europe. So I did what most people would do and headed over to the local dealership (they call them studios) the showrooms are slick, clean red and white paneling, smooth Italian styled cabinets and displays, a coffee bar, and lots of glass. The only problem with the dealer is that no one would walk out and help me. After spending 20 mins walking around the lot, looking at every car, no one would come out. Now back when I sold cars, you get someone on the lot, at 10AM on a weekday, that’s a good opportunity. So I made my way into the showroom where I found no-one, I began to wonder if I had missed the rapture, but at last I spotted a salesperson sitting a glass office. I waved, shouted, and he looked up with little regard, and turned back to whatever it was he was doing. So needless to say, the first drive of a 500 would not come from Fiat of Ontario. I reached out to them, but that is another story for another time. I was headed to Dallas.


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