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Shooting-brake. 1910 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Shooting Brake Shooting-brake, shooting brake or shooting break is 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.[4][5][6][7][8] 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. Top Gear: cars, driving, supercars and the TV show. Williams F1 Portal. Williams Hybrid Power - Home.

Careers Center - Welcome. 2010 Paris Motor Show. 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.

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

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[edit] 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 (2,202 lb), a weight comparable to subcompact cars such as a Honda Fit.[1] It is the lightest car Lamborghini has ever produced.

[citation needed] Jaguar C-X75. Jaguar C-X75 is a hybrid-electric, two-seat, concept car from Jaguar which debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.

Jaguar C-X75

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.[2] It is described as an ideas model that will influence future design and technology.[3] The C-X75 was named in honour of Jaguar’s 75th anniversary, the C stands for concept and the X for experimental.[2][4] 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. Jaguar-Cx75-photo-02.jpg (468×439) 340x_jaguar_c-x75_turbine.jpg (340×255) Lotus Esprit. The Lotus Esprit 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.

Lotus Esprit

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. Wp-content/uploads/2010/10/espritlivea.jpg. The-New-2013-Lotus-Esprit-2.jpg (1280×850) McLaren Automotive. Explode - McLaren