BMW 3 Series New Look
In 2005, BMW had done a remarkable work in producing the BMW 3 series, making it as one of the historical and legendary vehicle ever made with its classic signature of style, elegancy, luxury, and comfort. In the upcoming 2013, the replacement of MBW 3 series will be launched.
The new car is given the name of BMW F30, based on the E90 model only with longer frame and wider track. Based on the prototype picture released earlier, the outer design looks like BMW 5 series, with headlamps more cluttered to the center, lines that stand out, rear grille, a raised centerline hood. The new look isn’t only stylish but also dynamic and sporty.
In the interior side, you’ll see stylish and sophisticated taste, with all high-top technology. If you need satellite navigation screen, you can press the button to make it pop up from the dashboard. It looks like an iPad (but not) with black glossy color. Most of the console and the instrument in the car also come in black glossy color.
The engine comes in 1.6 liter turbocharge of four cylinder Valvetronic engine using direct gas injection system of 2.0 liter turbo power. The car is predicted to be sold in North America in 2013.
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Alternative Fuel Vehicles’ Maintenance Schedule
In order to prolong the lifespan of your vehicle as well as save your money you need to do regular maintenance. Well, it is irritating sometimes. However, imagine the results you are going to have: the overall safety for the drivers, passengers, and maintenance cost. Here are the lists of the things you need to do base on the time and mileage intervals from.
Every 300 miles or weekly, you need to check and adjust the engine coolant level, windshield washer fluid, tire and air pressure, automatic transmission fluid level, power steering fluid level as well as the operation of all lights and the horn when necessary.
Every 6,000 miles or 6 months, your to do list is to check the lubricate throttle linkage. It is necessary to check the level of the brake master cylinder fluid, wheel bolt tightness, brake system and pads and also the battery.
Every 7,500 miles or 12 months in normal conditions, kindly change engine oil and filter.
Every 15,000 miles or 15 months it is time for checking the components of the lube chassis, rotating tires and brake system and replacing fluid. At this period you also need to check the cooling system, the level of manual transmission fluid and clutch disc wear (if both were equipped), wiper blades, engine drivebelts, parking brake, fuel system components and steering, suspension and driveline components, if necessary.
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Several Flaws Won’t Make Lincoln MKT Fans Turn Away
If you want to buy a car that’s not only looking good but also has good performance, you can choose the Lincoln MKT. The car comes in elegant crossover design, adapted from Ford Edge and engine performance based of Ford Flex. With direct injection system 3.5 liter twin turbocharger V6, the car is able to produce 355 hp, with the record of reaching 60 mph under 6 seconds.
MKT is a tough crossover line, which is offering tough and solid look with high top comfort. The tough look can be seen from the big chrome grille, tail gate and big tail lamp. The interior side is elegant and quiet, offering serenity and peaceful atmosphere to the passengers. The second row isn’t as roomy as it looks, but it’s able to accommodate 3 adults. The problem, however, lies in the third row since it doesn’t offer roomier space as the second row does. Plus, the passengers in this third row don’t have enough access for outside view. But all those flaws are just a few compared to other great features.
The leather seats are equipped with controlled heating and cooling system, which suitable for different season and weather condition. It also comes with navigation system that helps you control the car. Almost everything is using automatic control, which means you can control almost anything just by pressing several buttons.
Several Flaws Won’t Make Lincoln MKT Fans Turn Away is a post from: Automotive News and Review
Aston Martin One-77, One of Need for Speed Cars
Need a name of one of the fastest cars on earth? It is the Aston Martin One-77. It appeared for the first time in the 2008 Paris Motor Show and made it full debut in Geneva motor Show in 2009. This car also won the Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes category on Lake Como, Italy, in 2009.
So, why do we bother to talk about this Aston Martin One-77? Because we only have a number of 77 units all over the world and the delivery was started in October 2010. For $ 1.6 million you will manage to have those jealous stares on you.
The Aston Martin One-77 is equipped with a full carbon fiber monocoque chassis along with inboard suspension, and a handcrafted aluminum body. Aston Martin also claimed that the setup is adjustable according to the owners liking when the car is delivered. The 7.3 liter V12 engine with 750 hp (560 kW) is where the power comes from. Top speed based on the actual tests in December 2009 was 220.007 mph (354.067 km/h). If you play Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, you will find that the Aston Martin One-77 is featured in the game.
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Lincoln MKT AWD EcoBoost
The Lincoln MKT is a car that is made based on a lot of models in order to present the best for consumer. The crossover model is based on Ford Edge, which is able to accommodate 6 to 7 people. MKT engine is the same as Ford Flex, with twin turbocharged V6 3.5 liter direct injection system, able to produce around 350 hp.
MKT is a luxurious and stylish sedan with easy control driving system and comfortable interior, almost similar to sports car with bigger space and body frame. You can even drive and control it easily during rainy or snowy season. It won’t be a problem. It has aerodynamic style and design, with chrome waterfall grille, crease along high beltline, and tail gate with tail lamp in horizontal form.
The interior side feels quite and calm. It comes with leather seats, complete with lumbar support which increases the comfort while cruising down the street. The seats are also completed with additional feature of heating and cooling system. There’s a big center console with USB port, mp3 player plug, and power plug to recharge electronic device. Lincoln products start at $ 44,200, but since the MKT comes with EcoBoost system, it’s around $ 49,200.
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