Why are manual transmission cars so much more fun to drive than automatics? It has to do with energy, and somehow being able to physically connect with energy, the energy of a car. It also has to do with control and specifically the exhilaration of being able to control mechanical power. Control is important, it is a learned skill. Control is freedom. It’s mind over matter, the ability to exert the will and make manifest its desires in the physical. With cars it’s about empowerment through physical control of the machine, the thrill and sense of accomplishment that comes from successfully organizing bodily motor skills to produce large amounts of kinetic energy. There’s no denying that Lamborghini’s new flagship model Aventador is an impressive looking beast. The car is aggressive but it is also highly refined, it brings its many lines together into a taut, resolved, and elegantly detailed shape. As far as aesthetics go the Aventador is the perfect next-decade iteration of Lamborghini’s distinctive style.
But does it have a soul?
Lamborghini as a brand began as a reaction to the status quo. When Ferruccio Lamborghini started out he chose a charging bull as his icon as …
Mercedes-benz Gift For Itself On Its 40th Birthday
Mercedes-Benz marked the 40th year of its being an AMG inhauls performance specialist and its being a superlative producer in the auto arena by releasing an elegant version of its F1 safety car – the Black Edition AMG CLK63. The safety car is the European version of what we know as a pace car.
The name, Black, suggests gloom but when it was introduced in New York, it lit up the city.
With no flashing light bars and F1 tape in sight, the street legal sedan looked mean sporting a 500 horses 6.3 liter V8 engine power plant which does 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds with an overall top speed of 300 km/h. Amazing. Isn?t it?
Small yet with a huge fender flare on each of the four sides at top most part of the wheels . That describes the Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series.
With orange, yellow or purple paint, the CLK Black Series is fitted with several substantial hardware upgrades. Most noticeable are the carbon-fiber fender flares that make room for 19-inch forged aluminum wheels and 265/30R19 Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires at the front and 285/30R19s at the back. …
Tips to Prevent Car Theft While Shopping
Car safety is one of the major concerns of every vehicle owner and for this, they buy various tools and apply distinct techniques. You will find many people, who prefer to have insured vehicles, just to minimize the risk of loss and theft. Moreover, they prefer to hire the services of auto transport companies to move the car to another city instead of driving it on their own.
What could be the possible reason of so much vehicle theft? Have you ever thought about this? One of the major reasons is the carelessness of the driver. Despite of knowing the fact that there are high chances of car theft many people leave their cars unlocked. The worst thing is the availability of valuables inside the vehicles, which act as honey to attract thieves.
Many researches and surveys are conducted in this regard and the result of most of them is car owners lock their cars but leave valuables inside their cars, which compel thieves to open and steal the car. In this way, they not only take the possession of the vehicle but also of the valuables available inside it. According to these …
Say Hello to Helo Wheels for your Automobile
Wheels have multiple functions for being installed onto a vehicle. Whatever the size and shape of the vehicles are, the wheels have to be a vital part of each vehicle. Since the first day of their services, until the day last day they are needed, wheels end up doing anything for vehicles. Helo Wheels are an indispensable part of them. One of the most important functions of Helo is to beautify the body of vehicles. People really notice your wheels from the outside of the vehicle. It has proven track records of being the more tremendous and beautiful wheels from the earliest times. It increases the general outlook of the vehicle extensively; also it also provides the most important service to all. It allows people to stay inside safely and conveniently while moving. As a reputed brand of wheel, Helo rims can draw the attention of everyone. After purchase they can prove its efficacy through their service.
Helo Wheels are eligible for cars and trucks on the most occasions. Truck requires larger sizes which are also more durable. The variation in sizes and shapes are a problem to worry about while searching …
Driving Days – Ultimate Driving Experiences For Car Fanatics
Sitting in your armchair at home watching the latest F1 grand prix or Jeremy Clarkson thrashing a new super car around a track naturally makes us incredibly envious of the pure adrenaline rush that high octane motorsport driving provides.
However, there are new and exciting ways in which car fanatics can get their kicks. Driving days experiences located throughout the UK are now provided by gift experience specialists. There is an unrivaled selection of adrenaline-fueled driving days that feature everything from Ferrari versus Lamborghini driving experiences to Rally and Classic driving days.
Not only are driving days affordable, they are once-in-a-lifetime experiences that can help you make dreams come true. Lovers of any of the major supercar manufacturers are likely to be able to find a driving experience that is suitably fitting. Even if driving a Lamborghini or Ferrari doesn’t quite tickle your fancy, then why not saddle up in an F1-style single seater motorcar for the ride of your life. You’ll be able to drive just how the pros do it – inches off the ground, experiencing the super-responsive steering and mind-blowing power of these incredible machines.
Alternatively, motorsport fanatics …
Motor Coach Driver- a Necessary Aid For Your Safety
Motor coach drivers operate in providing the assistance to their passengers locally over long distances. Motor coach driver are excellent driving coachers that persists safe and secure driving to the customers or clients in long distances visits. So you must be attentive when you are long distance outdoors. Many of the intercity coaches are instructed in which the motor coach drivers are working as guides. So most of you all require the training classes before you become a motor coach instructor for your tourists.
If you are interested to become a motor coach driver you should get under the training courses. The training courses for the drivers coaching long lasts for about eight weeks. For training classes usually the employers are appointed for giving the training under the diploma courses. These types of diploma courses are decided to be carried out in some institutional places. There is no restriction of getting any particular degree from universities or colleges for getting the training under these courses. You know as a bus driver you are responsible for working properly in driving as it is very clear for you to know that all the …
Selecting Your Ideal Wedding Car
As part of every bride & groom’s wedding day planning process, along with catering, venue, photographer and the all important dress is the wedding car.Far too many people leave the wedding car to the last minute, seriously, this is the car that is going to deliver the bride to the church, is there a more important job to start the wedding day?
Apart from the actual trip itself (sit in the car, make sure it’s comfortable before you book), there’s the photo opportunity when you’re being collected and the vital photos when you arrive at the church, always arrive in style!
This is the one day in your life when everybody wants you to look like you’re being extravagant so why not.
People often forget that when the bride arrives at the church, most of her guests (hopefully along with the groom!) will be inside the building so they won’t see her arrive, so, when booking the wedding car, make sure you explain exactly what you want to happen, even if the ceremony and reception are at the same venue, make sure the car is still there after the ceremony.
Plenty of thought should go …
Where Should You Buy A Used BMW?
The used BMW marketplace in the United States has been growing rapidly since the last few years, mainly because many BMW lovers have discovered the convenience of leasing new BMWs and then opting for newer models after 2 or 3 years. This trend has outstripped the older trend of buying a BMW with a 4 or 5 years auto loan. That is one of
the reasons why so many pre-owned BMWs are hitting the market and being snapped up by discerning buyers.The phenomenon of the BMW lease has radically changed the dynamics of the pre-owned automobile market by flooding it with reasonably priced luxury cars in good condition. Until ten years ago, a typical pre-owned BMW would be more like a battered old rattletrap than a luxury car; it’s a totally different ball game today, with most BMW dealers and used car stores striving to find low mileage BMWs with an accident-free history.
Certified pre-owned (CPO) BMW program
The premier car manufacturer has established a used BMW certification checklist to assist potential buyers. In order to qualify for this certificate, all pre-owned BMWs must fulfill all the criteria laid out in the checklist. …
5 Tips to Help You Reduce Panic While Driving
Having a panic attack and don’t know what to is quite frightening. What if one is driving a car and suddenly has a panic attack, certainly it makes the things worse for him and for others as well for sure. Having a panic attack while driving can be extremely dangerous for both the driver and for the other people on the road as a panic person loose his/her concentration and cannot focus on driving. Here are given few points that will help you to overcome your panic while driving a car.
Listen to Soothing Music
One way to reduce your anxiety and panic attacks is to listening to the soothing music. Actually, when you have a panic attack, you begin to think of the worst possible scenario that can happen. You begin to think negatively instead of logically. Anxiety takes hold of your mind and you are in a state where you don’t know what to do. Listening soft soothing music can help you overcome such thoughts.
Go with a Friend
If you are one who has frequent panic attacks, it is better to ask your friend to accompany you in …
The Humorous Beginnings of Lamborghini
Most companies originate because a person or persons has an inspiring vision that they’ve pursued most of their life. Then there are those companies that are founded on stories that would make great films. The origins of Lamborghini certainly fall into this category.
Lamborghini is, of course, the exotic sports car company in Italy. The company has made famous brands ranging from the Countach to the Diablo GT. They are beautiful cars as one has come to expect from the Italian tradition of exotic cars design. The origin of the company, however, is something entirely different.
Ferruccio Lamborghini created the car company bearing his name. He was not by nature a car designer. Born in 1916, he was an industrialist know for manufacturing heaters and tractors. In fact, Lamborghini tractors are still sold today. Regardless, he was very successful and this soon led to some serious wealth. He started buying sports cars. As his wealth increased, so did the quality of cars he bought.
Ferruccio eventually started buying Ferraris. He was a big fan and owned three of them. The only problem was he kept having clutch problems. He eventually went directly to the source …