Ferrari 458 Italia: Combining Heritage With Innovations
The 458 Italia represents a farewell to the past, a leap forward into the future: the new Ferrari is so innovative that can be considered a milestone in the Maranello’s design, construction and innovation standards. As far as the name nomenclature, “458” refers to the number of cylinders and displacement, whether “Italia” pays homage to the car extraordinary Country of origin and its ability to create innovations.
Ferrari 458 Italia evokes the tradition of the historical 8-cylinders cars in the company’s history, such as the 158 F1 in 1964, the Ferrari 308 GTB in 1975 and the F40 in 1987 but, at the same time, the Ferrari 458 Italia personifies unique innovations and a leap into the future. Ferrari 458 Italia is in fact a completely new car from every point of view: engine, gearbox, chassis, suspensions, electronic controls, aerodynamics, design, instrumentation and ergonomics. All delivered with exceptional fuel consumption and emissions levels, considering its 570 hp.
Like every Ferrari, the 458 Italia guarantees unique driving pleasure and derives most of its technology from the Formula One experience. The benefits from such races heritage are immediately seen and felt when driving the new …
Almost A Million British Motorists Suffer From ?rusty Driver Syndrome? And Forget Rules Of The Road
Almost a million1 British motorists are suffering from ?rusty driver? syndrome, claiming they have either forgotten how to drive or are lacking solid driving skills.
Motorists who fail to get behind the wheel on a regular basis and suffer rusty driver syndrome as a result, could be putting other motorists at risk.
Research2 from Churchill Car Insurance reveals two fifths (42 %) of motorists who drive on an infrequent basis admit the standard or quality of their driving is affected whenever they next hit the road.
The figures also reveal that since passing their driving test, one in ten motorists (11 %) have left a gap of two years or more before getting back in the driving seat – giving them ample time to forget the rules of the road and exactly how they should keep a vehicle in check.
Frances Browning, spokesperson for Churchill Car Insurance says: ?Motorists getting back behind the wheel after a break from driving can find it daunting. Drivers need to be able to handle a range of different road and traffic situations, which only regular practice can help …
Learning to Drive Safely
There are many things that a person in today’s society must learn in order to be a successful member of the community, and learning to drive is definitely one of them. While to some it may seem like such a natural thing to do, other people may not have the opportunities, money, or understanding that allows them to become a licensed driver. However, because of the many incredible driving schools Vancouver WA has to offer its many residents, more and more people are having the exclusive opportunity to gain these skills in a number of ways.
While many students of driving schools Vancouver WA companies have set up tend to receive this education in a traditional classroom experience, there are many other ways that have recently become available. For example, some people can actually learn the information they would have learned in class on the internet, through online modules that teach them the same rules and regulations that they must know to be able to drive on the roads. However, most driving schools Vancouver WA endorses will also require that the students complete driving and practice tests before they can actually receive a legitimate drivers license.…
The Newest Trend in BMW Headlights
BMW brand cars, as we often heard, are one of the most luxurious cars in town because it’s made of top of the line materials. The manufacturers made each and every car in a manner that purchasers won’t be disappointed with what they have spent with their money. Generally when we hear about BMW, we bring to mind that these German engineered motor vehicles are in the luxury car category. Not so many ordinary people can purchase a car like this. There are certain reasons why this car belongs to one of the most expensive cars in town. The most important reason is that the company always thinks about the safety of the driver and the passengers as well when it’s in use. This is one of the most important things in mind of the manufacturer.
The BMW company provides the complete sets of systems inside and out of the car. One of the important parts of the car are the headlights, which the manufacturer sealed with beam headlights. There are different kinds of BMW headlights. One of the most popular in these modern times are what they called the Halogen headlights. Halogen headlights …
Take a Look at the Mercedes-Benz GLK 350
There are a few cars that tell us in one look that they are average and not the greatest car that we would desire to be viewed driving inside of. But there are other cars that exude an atmosphere of grandeur and the minute you peek at it you recognize it is the vehicle that you have always dreamed of. One of these cars is the new Mercedes-Benz GLK 350.
This is the very first high quality compact crossover SUV that Mercedes has ever made. Though the GLK 350 might be a bit more boxy than what we are used to seeing from them it does not let us down at all. The platform for this SUV was constructed on the standard C-class sedan.
So why did Mercedes choose to build an SUV? “We needed a car like the GLK 350,” sales representative Mark Leonard said. “It’s designed to go head-to-head with the BMW X3 and it is doing a fantastic job.”The SUV was debuted earlier this year and is projected to be a 2010 model version. It has already gathered much media attention because of its peculiar design and the price …
Real Benefits Of Online Drivers Education
Nobody could have imagined the unique facet of online driver’s education in the past as it was customary to seek driving assistance from a physically located institute that has multifarious vehicles to teach newbie’s and inexperienced folks driving lessons in physically located classes. But the latest advanced technology has brought in a revolutionary concept of online drivers Ed.
Yes, now you can easily utilize the supreme internet services to explore the driving tips quickly and easily more than you could do with a physical driver. The online education has also an upper edge than the other formats of learning as the latest and advanced technology can bring all of the necessary learning stuff on your table in a jiffy at the comfort of your own place.
The amazing factor of getting online drivers learning skills is that it doesn’t force you to attend your classes on particular time and you can learn your desired driving skills at the comfort of your own pace and time. The authentic websites would deliver you matchless learning tools including a driver’s handbook and various visual resources so that you can pass your driving test with great comfort. The …
The New Limo Rolls-Royce On The Road
Rolling onto the roads this month is the new Rolls-Royce limousine. Unlike its predecessors, this limousine has something new up its sleeve – it runs on electricity. The classy British car makers are proud to announce their first Rolls-Royce limousine based on the Phantom model, which is to cost a hefty 1 million pounds.
The New Rolls-Royce is a remodelled Phantom model, with a greater price tag. The original Phantom cost a mere A300,000 – kid’s money compared to the 1 million you need to fork out for the new electric Rolls-Royce. Although in fact the new electric Phantom or the Phantom Experimental Electric (EXP 102) will not as yet be available for general release, it will be displayed throughout the world to help gage public opinion on electric cars as they replace oil fuelled cars.
This limousine is a zero emission vehicle that can be charged from the mains in your home. It is environmentally friendly and cost effective, as it costs as little as 2p per mile, compared to 8.1 p for oil fuel based cars. It saves a large amount of money per year, perhaps, cutting costs by a quarter. …
Tips and Tricks For Defensive Driving
Driving is a part of life; and unfortunately, so are accidents. But there are simple things you can do to reduce your risk.
What is Defensive Driving?
Defensive Driving is a series of techniques that help you identify and respond to hazards on the road. A Defensive Driving Program or Online Defensive Driving School teaches practices that go beyond a basic traffic school course or drivers Ed, giving you specific tools to improve your anticipation, safety and judgment skills.
Follow Basic Traffic Laws
It sounds simple, but the majority of accidents occur when drivers fail to follow basic traffic laws. Dangerous habits like speeding, rolling through stop signs, and following too closely can cause serious accidents. Of these mistakes, the most common is following too closely. A basic rule of thumb is the “3 Second Rule.” Online defensive driving courses recommend that you pick a stationary object on the road (like a road sign or landmark)- when the car ahead of you passes it, start counting. If it takes less than 3 seconds for your car to pass the same object, you’re following too closely and are putting yourself (and others) in danger. Instead, …