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BMW i8. The 2015 BMW i8 could rightly be called the most significant automobile of the year.

BMW i8

A concept-turned production vehicle with minimal changes and with no compromise in materials or style, its appearance is the most futuristic of any vehicle on the market today. As for performance: 0-60 in 4.2 seconds and 420 lb-ft of torque put this plug-in hybrid on par with gas-guzzling mid-life crisis machines. This is the closest anyone has come to the the best of three worlds: exciting visceral performance, pioneering design and exceptional fuel economy. With its hood scoop, crisp lines, “stream flow wing” and spectacular scissor doors, the BMW i8 brings more drama than the week before senior year prom (without all the cattiness).

The interior never betrays the futuristic vision of the i8, with i-brand “Frozen Blue” accents in the form of contrast stitching and seat belts, as well as minimal dash buttons and a glorious 8.8-inch screen for the iDrive infotainment/navigation system. 2015 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon. Not all that long ago, selecting a rugged, well-made body-on-frame midsize pickup truck was about as difficult as hitting a wall by closing your eyes and running at it.

2015 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon

The Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier were the only serious choices, after all, and more options just weren’t going to happen. After all, GM departed that market in 2012 with no hint of a comeback. The brand new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and upscale sibling GMC Canyon have arrived just in time to change all that in two big ways. Alongside the kind of toughness found in the bigger Silverado and Sierra, the Colorado and Canyon bring much-needed style and refinement to the midsize category. 7 Best Off-Road Trailers. With our continuing dependence on tech devices and current state of online privacy, there’s no better time than the present to get off the grid.

7 Best Off-Road Trailers

But whether you’re bugging out full time or just need to unplug for a while, you’ll need to be fully prepped and loaded for your time away from civilization. If you’re worried your 4×4 doesn’t have enough room for your essential gear and creature comforts, there’s no need to trade up to a custom overlanding vehicle — all you have to do is hitch up a trailer. We’ve picked our seven favorite off-road capable trailers that range from stripped-down simplicity to excessive luxury, all of which put your parents’ dinky, dingy pop-up to shame. MORE OFF-ROADING 2014 Torc Off-Road Championship | The Original Crossover Vehicles | Land Rover Defender Versus Jeep Grand Wagoneer Moby 1 XTR There are more luxurious trailers, and there are more compact ones. Manley ORV Explore VMI Xtender Compass Outlander Trailers Sherpa II Schutt Xventure Realtree Basecamp. Home - Car Reliability Index.

American Expedition Vehicles - Brute Kit, V8 HEMI, Aftermarket Jeep Conversions, Suspension Systems, Products, Wheels, Accessories and Highline Kits for Jeeps (TJ, JK, WK, XK) BMW Z8. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La BMW Z8 est une automobile de grand tourisme du constructeur allemand BMW. Présentée en 1999, elle a été commercialisée de 2000 à 2003. Roadster au look neo-rétro inspiré de la légendaire BMW 507 de 1956, la Z8 est un modèle très exclusif, prévu pour devenir le nouveau sommet de gamme BMW de l'époque. Produite en série limitée — 5 703 exemplaires construits de 2000 à 2003 — et pourvue d'une motorisation prestigieuse, la Z8 est encore de nos jours un modèle très recherché. Elle est en outre apparue au cinéma dans le 19e film de la série des James Bond, Le monde ne suffit pas. Genèse[modifier | modifier le code] Le roadster 507 de 1956, inspirateur de la Z8.

Après dix années de présence au sein de la gamme BMW, la Série 8 voit la fin de sa production prévue pour 1999, et se pose donc la question de son éventuel remplacement. Moteur et transmission[modifier | modifier le code] Châssis[modifier | modifier le code] Nelson Racing Engines - Baller on a budget. Leno's Tank Car Gets an Upgrade: Jay Leno's Garage. Some days, a man has to make a statement by driving a car with a 15.8-ft. wheelbase and an engine with a 16-gal. crankcase.

Leno's Tank Car Gets an Upgrade: Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno, host of The Tonight Show and PM Contributing Editor (Photo: Matthew Welch/Icon) A few years ago,I bought an M-47 Patton tank-engine car. Any way you look at it, this thing is a monster. Its wheelbase is more than 15 ft. The engine is a 30-liter V12 -- each of those 12 cylinders is bigger than a four-cylinder Toyota engine -- and it had between 800 and 900 hp. The car needed more oomph to get up those hills. I decided to up the performance and the fuel economy.

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