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Sunday, May 3, 2015

A tiny MINI-Ninja superbug

An amazing modification is currently become a hot spectacle on video sharing site, YouTube. Yes, there are the MINI Cooper car that perform with an amazing engine sounds, typical of a motorcycle.

Turns out the car was already pinned a Kawasaki Ninja ZX10-R motorcycle engine. After passing through various modifications touches, the small-sized cars and even then transformed into a racing car. As reported by Autoevolution on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
A tiny MINI powered by the Kawasaki Ninja ZX10-R engine. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1OCkUkr)
Also reported, it is not fully using the machine belongs to Ninja ZX10-R. However, the unnamed modifier was transplanted some parts of the Renault car engine. As a result, the car had a booming sounds and performed with a quite fierce character.

In accordance with its sounds, even this car engine can give off a great power because equipped with abundant torque. But unfortunately, there is no data that says how much power can be produced by the engine.

In order to reinforce the fierce impression, the car then painted with a black color, complete with the installation of roll-cage in its cabin. Also looks increasingly attractive with the use of width tread tire at the rear.

As the info, that the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R engine renowned as a powerful and tough engine, namely 4-stroke engine with four-cylinder configuration and 16 valve DOHC technology that has a capacity of 998 cc.
With compression burning ratio of 13:1, this machine can give a maximum power up to 200 PS at 13,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 112 Nm at 11,500 rpm. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ISC | AUTOEVOLUTION]
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Sightings of a strange Chinese coupé

Shanghai Auto 2015 really describe very strange future, where at first glance could be describe Ferrari merges with Porsche to create an EV. Of course the concept sports car is not coming from both renowned European sports car manufacturers.
Smiling Ferrari is a Chinese Porsche Cayman copycat in Shanghai Auto Show 2015. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1drlL6S)
But, this strange sports car made by Suzhou Eagle, a Chinese company that specializes in manufacturing electric vehicles such as golf cars and garbage trucks. However, they are very serious in making the 'Eagle Carrie EV', even offering a model that’s street legal in the European Union.
The Chinese company was freely inserts their Eagle logo into the Porsche emblem. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1drlL6S)
This e-sports car is clearly taking a combination of body shape and face of the Porsche Cayman and Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. This can be seen start from the emblem, they has been insert their Eagle logo into the Porsche emblem with freely.
The Chinese coupé was adopted Ferrari F12 Berlinetta for its front fascia. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1drlL6S)
At the rear, the shape of 981 Cayman seems even more complete, with no shades of Ferrari was present in this area. Meanwhile, there are a few rendering images for the cabin, which clearly continues the Zuffenhausen theme with the exception of the dashboard instruments, which are fully digital.
While on the Eagle Carrie EV rear section was Porsche Cayman copycat. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1JzT6db)
The strange coupé is also equipped with wheel-hub motor that promises to deliver a torque of 600 Nm. The weight of this car is 800 kg, while the battery pack adds weight about 260 Kg.

Eagle Carrie EV has dimensions of 4.3 meters long, 1.8 meters wide and 1.3 meters high. As for performance, they claimed that the coupé can be accelerate from zero to 100 Km/h in 4.8 seconds, while it has top speed at 120 Km/h. Nope, no typo here.
While the 9kWh battery pack used seems like a bad joke and so is the promised mileage of more than 260 Km. If they manage to sell this Suzhou Eagle Carrie on the local market it seems very unlikely that the two brands will allow that this copy crosses the borders of the country. It seems like, this is a form of weird electric sports coupé that appears just to make a sensation and controversy. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOEVOLUTION]
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Drift action of the unique Ape Car

Ape Car is one of vehicles that produced by Piaggio LCV which is widely used by many store owners and a few companies in India to transport goods by a considerable distance. People usually called the Ape Auto.
The Ape Auto to performing an impressive drift action. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1EPJ9XN)
There are some people use the Ape Auto to performing an impressive drift action. How could be? These people replace the engine of Ape car with a powerful motorcycle engine so can be used to drift.
The Ape Auto is more longer on its rear section by adding a wide and flat body frame so they are easier to pin the new engine. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1EPJ9XN)
In addition to replacing the engine, Ape Auto is also made more longer on its rear section by adding a wide and flat body frame so they are easier to pin the new engine.

At first glance, Piaggio Ape Car is similar to the Bajaj motorized pedicab which also many used by Indian people, but Piaggio Ape Car has been modified so that it can perform an impressive drift action.

Are you curious the Piaggio Ape Car drift action, let's see the following video.
Lot of smoke coming out of the tire and a quite impressive sliding action of the unique three-wheeled vehicles. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MODIFIKASI.COM]
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Saturday, May 2, 2015

A concept car can split into a pair of motorcycles

If you dream of owning a car that can turn into a pair of motors. Your dream has become a reality through a concept car Lane Splitter, as reported by Gizmag. Inspiration for the design came from as varied places as the Batman Tumbler and the work of Syd Mead. The Lane Splitter concept was designed by Argodesign
The Lane Splitter concept is an awesome concept car that splits into two motorcycles. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1IijvKS)
Lane Spittler concept is equipped with a pair of models hubless wheels to gain stability in maneuvers also a roof that can be raised as a point of entry of passengers. Then there are two seats and steering fruit, which will be very useful if this concept car is transformed into the motor. This concept car dimensions 128-inch (325 cm) long and shaped asymmetrical.
The Lane Splitter concept was designed by Argodesign. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1b98aiQ)
Vehicle docking and undocking is achieved by the push of a button. The docking connectors are situated towards the front and rear of the docking side of the bikes. An automated docking mechanism with a small landing wheel is used to help stabilize and align the vehicles during the process, much like an auto-parking feature on some of today's cars.
The Lane Splitter concept takes the form of a buggy-like vehicle when in car-mode. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1b98aiQ)
When using a motor mode - separated into two smaller wheels, which makes it a little more stable. The wheels can be re-united when the motor is assembled back into a car. Strength comes from the rear wheel that has pinned with an electric motor.
The wheels of the Lane Splitter concept separate slightly when in bike-mode for increased stability. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1b98aiQ)
The Lane Splitter was designed as part of Wilson's Creative Director for a Day series and was completed in time for the New York Auto Show. *** [EKA FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ARGODESIGN | GIZMAG]
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The world's safest bicycles

Cycling has become a high-risk activity today. How not, the cyclist must be scramble road with motorists, so the potential hit.

Starting from these concerns, Crispin Sinclair had the idea to ​​creating the safest bike in the world. The bikes were named 'Babel' is designed with maximum safety features are suitable for use in road chaotic traffic.
Babel, the World’s safest bike has a roll cage and seatbelts. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1zbLMka)
As qouted from Carscoops on Monday, April 20, 2015, Sinclair creation bike is designed like a car with the use of safety belts and a roll cage. Beside that the Babel use a chair that has been equipped with a backrest and using protective feet.

Explained, this idea arose when Sinclair was almost dying because of being hit by a car while riding a bicycle. Safety devices that pinned on the Babel is inspired from racing car that uses a roll cage.

The existence of the roll cage on the bike is also claimed to be able to protect the cyclist when hit by a bus or truck though. The framework according to Sinclair able to withstand the blow of a truck with a weight of 38 tons.
In addition to a multitude of safety features are supported, Sinclair also helped equip the Babel with electrical powered supporting devices. He worked with Shimano bicycle accessories as the provider to provide the panel indicators, horn, lights, rearview mirror, until the brake discs. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CARSCOOPS]
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A HIV test can be done independently at home

A new device that enables HIV testing can be done independentlyHIV self-test device for the first time allowed to be used in England, Scotland, and Wales. This tool allows one to perform the test at home and get results within 15 minutes.

In contrast to other devices, the test results do not need to be sent to the laboratory. This tool works by identifying a small drop of blood, which is often only discovered three months after infection.
The first home test for HIV is now for sale in the United Kingdom. What could makers of this product hope to acheive? (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1DzOhbx)
Humanitarian organizations expect these tools will reduce some of the 26,000 people in the UK whose HIV status is unknown. Early diagnosis allows a person deemed get immediate treatment and may prevent serious complications. People who successfully treated deemed less likely to infectious.

Test packs with the tag line "You can do it yourself" is made by the BioSure and can be purchased online. The way the device works the same as a pregnancy test, by measuring the levels of antibody-a protein made in reaction to the virus in a person's blood. These devices analyze tiny droplets of blood from a fingertip.
Two purple line will appear if a person is HIV positive. But experts warn, positive test results should be confirmed clinically. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | TECHTIMES]
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Friday, May 1, 2015

Newest American Military-style SUV

After the American's military-style SUV renowned brand, Hummer was not produced anymore even though there are still many who want to have it to this day.

However, another Amrerican automaker company, US Specialty Vehicles (USSV) offers a 'Rhino GX,' a military-style car that is not less manly.

As reported by FoxNews on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the SUV was built on the chassis of Ford F-150 and the whole body covered by steel. As the manufacturer of the car, USSV pinned a Ford's V10 petrol engine with a capacity of 6,800 cc.
US Specialty Vehicles Rhino GX, the new American military style SUV. (Picture from: http://fxn.ws/1HMqZoY)
The custom versions are also offered. "In the future will also be offered a diesel-engined variant," said Tim Tang, USSV founder. He also mentioned, that Rhino GX has a height of 2.3 meters, width of 2.5 meters and uses four 38-inches tires.
Rear side view of USSV Rhino GX. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1HMyNXV)
For its rear suspension use the Liquid Spring CLASS hydraulic that can be tailored to the needs through computer settings. Thus, comfort and ease of handling more secure.
Luxury interior view of USSV Rhino GX with three-row seating layout. (Picture from: http://fxn.ws/1HMqZoY)
Despite the car has more thick military aura outside but the luxurious touches also not forget served inside. The first-class leather-upholstered and wood-trimmed interior can be outfitted pretty much any way a customer desires. Two and three-row seating layouts are available, including one that is essentially a rolling screening room with rear-facing second row recliners and large flat-screen TV.
A big screen TV installed inside the USSV Rhino GX with two-row seating layout. (Picture from: http://fxn.ws/1HMqZoY)
Then a large flat screen television can be enjoyed while sitting in an overstuffed seat that can be rotated or up and down. Understandably, to build the car, USSV has poured millions of dollars.

The design of the car also involves famous names. Tim Tang has been hiring David Hilton, a former Ford and Bentley designer to build the car. He is believed to finalize all of the car building processes. In the first phase, Rhino GX will be made as much as 80 units, and China became the first target of the car sales under the G. Patton name.
The car launching will be officially carried out at the SEMA show in Las Vegas, United States of America in the autumn of this year, and the ordering will officially started on September with the prices starting at US. $70,000 or approximately Rp.910 million. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES  | US SPECIALTY VEHICLES | FOXNEWS]
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