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What Happens When a Former Fighter Pilot Builds A Hot Rod
For many rodders, their street rod might be the most exciting thing they ever pilot. As a former fighter pilot, Brett has a higher standard for thrills. This coupe, built in the Cairns' home garage, is the rod we'd expect him to build. He started the project with a Factory Five tubular frame and upgraded the suspension with QA1 coilovers and other components. An LS3 E-Rod engine runs a custom Spectre Air Intake system and aluminum cover, Billet Specialties valve covers, and a Concept One pulley system. Custom headers connect to a MagnaFlow exhaust system. The engine is backed by a 4L65E transmission and Ford 8.
Another 15-second teaser clip, the third so far, stars uncompromisingly simple" form we're told to expect "a unique door concept, opening your mind." Another couplet in the press release poetry promises a "friendly expression" up front for a new segment entry embodying "futuristic values and changing lifestyles." Well then.coming in the role of coquette. This time we get a glimpse of the body shape, and coming as a shock to no one since Mazda practically admitted it, we'll be seeing a coupe on the floor. Mazda says there'll be a few surprises therein, though. The overall line and detailing embody "an expansion of our renowned Kodo design philosophy" at the same time as the "explores new directions in design." And within the "
Mercedes-AMG's GLB35 is a sprightly SUV headed for the US
It's cool in non-AMG form, but a little extra vim never hurts.
This will be Mazda's fourth electric vehicle, but the first meant for mass production. The company built a small batch of thein 2012 for the Japanese market, them to government and corporate customers. The following year the automaker built a with a 330-cc rotary-powered range-extender engine. After that came the e-TPV prototype that the company's used to prove out the powertrain going into this month's show car.
The urban-focused electric runner should go on sale next year in markets like Japan, China and Europe, where dense city centers negate the need for sky-high range figures; the 35.5-kWh battery is likely to return a 150-mile range at most. As, the interior will deliver an airy sense of space thanks to open spaces between the driver's and passenger's seats. Zoom-Zoom will come with EV internals, too — and lauded it for being "well-planted," "original to drive" and "more like a car in the traditional sense of the word."
originally appeared on on Fri, 18 Oct 2019
Why is Mazda testing an RX-8 at the Nürburgring? .
Apparently there is hope for a new Wankel sports car © Motor1.com Germany Mazda RX-8 Nurburgring Testing Do you still know the "Files X" series? FBI agents Mulder and Scully solved mysterious cases there. Now there is a riddle from the category "RX file". The production of the Mazda RX-8, the brand's last Wankel car, ended in 2012. Since then, the company has been more than cautious about its rotating plans.