Shooting-brake 1910 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Shooting Brake Shooting-brake, shooting brake or shooting break is a term for a car body style that has evolved through several distinct meanings over its history. The term was later applied to custom-built wagons by high-end coachbuilders and subsequently became synonymous with station wagon or estate. In contemporary usage, the term shooting-brake has broadened to include a range of vehicles from five-door station wagons — to three-door models combining features of a wagon and a coupé. In 2006, The New York Times said the shooting-brake was conceived "to take gentlemen on the hunt with their firearms and dogs
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24th June 2013. Grove, UK. The Audi R18 e-tron quattro, supported by Williams' flywheel energy storage technology, has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second consecutive year. Taking place annually since 1923 on France’s Circuit de la Sarthe, the 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world’s oldest and most gruelling endurance race and the ultimate test of a hybrid systems reliability and fuel saving potential. Williams Hybrid Power - Home
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Lamborghini Sesto Elemento The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento ("Sixth Element" in Italian) is a two-door, two-seater, V10 high-performance lightweight limited edition car produced by Italian automaker Lamborghini, which debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. The Sesto Elemento's name is a reference to the atomic number of carbon, in recognition of the car's extensive use of carbon fiber. Design The Sesto Elemento is equipped with a 6-speed semi-automatic transmission with paddle shift and all wheel drive system, mated to a 5.2 litre V10 engine borrowed from the Gallardo, generating 578 PS (425 kW; 570 hp) and 540 N·m (400 lbf·ft) of torque. The chassis, body, drive shaft and suspension components are made of carbon fiber, reducing the overall weight to a mere 999 kilograms (2,200 lb), a weight comparable to subcompact cars such as a Honda Fit. It is the lightest car Lamborghini has ever produced.
Jaguar C-X75 Jaguar C-X75 is a hybrid-electric, two-seat, concept car from Jaguar which debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. The C-X75 concept produces 778 horsepower through four electric motors, each of which drives one of the four wheels. The batteries driving these motors are recharged using two diesel-fed micro gas turbines instead of a conventional four-stroke engine. It is described as an ideas model that will influence future design and technology. The C-X75 was named in honour of Jaguar’s 75th anniversary, the C stands for concept and the X for experimental. In May 2011 Jaguar announced plans to build from 2013 until 2015 a limited production of the Jaguar C-X75, with a downsized, boosted petrol engine instead of the micro gas turbines in the concept model. The plug-in hybrid supercar price was estimated between GB£700,000 - GB£900,000 (US$1.15 - US$1.48 million) depending on local market and taxes.
The Lotus Esprit (es-pree) is a sports car that was built by Lotus in the United Kingdom between 1976 and 2004, as well as a future release in 2014. The silver Italdesign concept that eventually became the Esprit was unveiled at the Turin Motor Show in 1972 as a concept car, and was a development of a stretched Lotus Europa chassis. It was among the first of designer Giorgetto Giugiaro's polygonal "folded paper" designs. Lotus Esprit
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