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Lamborghini : “Superveloce means extremely fast”

Enjoy watching the new Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 (Superveloce).
You will be shocked by the power of its V12 Engine (yes, V12, and 750 hp! Can you imagine this car’s performance?), and you will love its modern and progressive design.



Sporty, elegant, versatile: that’s the Ferrari California T.
The Ferrari California T is an update of the earlier California featuring new sheetmetal, new interior, a revised chassis and a new turbocharged powertrain.

First unveiled on the web on February 12, 2014, subsequently the car debuted at the Geneva Motor Show (March 6–16, 2014). The T in the moniker stands for Turbo, a technology Ferrari last used on a roadcar on the F40. The car utilizes a new 3.9 liter bi-turbo V8 that produces 552 bhp (412 kW; 560 PS) @ 7,500 rpm and 557 lbs/torque @ 4,750 rpm as well as an improved 7-speed dual clutch gearbox, a revised magnaride’ adaptive suspension, as well as a new F1 trac system. The car can accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 kmh) in 3.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 196 mph (315 km/h). The car also features a new front fascia that was influenced by the F12, a revised rear and a revised interior. Another improvement to the car is the reduction of emission pollution by 15% compared to its naturally aspirated predecessor. The car also utilizes small turbos and a variable boost management system to create no turbo lag.


The history of Daimler-Benz AG

Daimler-Benz AG is a worldwide business now serving more than 200 countries.
Since its beginning in 1886, this automobile company has been making its impact felt in the industry.

Automobiles have been one of the most revolutionary inventions in history, and the pioneers of the automobile manufacturing industry were Gottlieb Daimler (1834-1900) and Carl Benz (1844-1929).

They began their work separately in the late 19th century, each working for his own German company. Though the men never met in person during the early days, they simultaneously developed the world’s first automobiles in Mannheim (Benz) and Stuttgart (Daimler) in the year 1886.

They each created a lightweight engine suitable for a two-wheeled vehicle known as a riding car. Once they managed to do that in 1885, Benz began working on a three-wheeled vehicle; at this time, no steering mechanism had been designed for a four-wheeled vehicle. The result, the three-wheeled “Velocipede,” can technically be called the first automobile.

A mere 100 kilometers away, Daimler created a four-wheeled light coach which is now considered the first four-wheeled automobile. Because he understood the far-reaching implications for his “grandfather clock” engine, Daimler was already considering adding motors to boats, aircraft and rail vehicles.

Both men tried to market their products internationally, but only Daimler had any success. Daimler began to have some success in the U.S. and Canada; Benz later had some success marketing his products in Britain, South Africa, and the U.S.

Both men continued working on improving their engine designs, and gas engines consistently proved to be superior to steam engines. Daimler’s engines, in particular, began to earn a quality reputation. Meanwhile Benz created the double-pivot steering mechanism for four-wheeled vehicles.

One way vehicles gained popularity is through competitive performance, something Daimler soon capitalized on this fact by creating a race car for Emil Jellinek, named after Jellinek’s daughter: Mercedes. The Mercedes 35 hp garnered international attention, and from this point on Daimler and his company (Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft) consistently built race cars and other high-performance vehicles.

Both companies, DMG and Benz & Cie, had similar mottos: “the best of the good” and “the best or nothing.” By 1908 they were producing more commercial vehicles and doing a thriving business. During World War I, their production shifted to meet the needs of the war and both companies became the leading German manufacturers of aero engines.

Both companies also made trucks, and the demand for these increased dramatically during the war, as they were used for transport. During this time of high demand, other companies began manufacturing trucks, cutting into the market for these two leaders of the industry.

The two companies merged on June 28, 1926, creating a super-company named Daimler-Benz AG. The official name for all products produced by this company is Mercedes-Benz.

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