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Monday, October 23, 2017

A unique wooden motorcycle runs on Algae oils

A Dutch designer, Ritsert Mans in collaboration with his friend and also a scientist named Peter Mooji have been managed to make a quite astonashing innovation. How not, they were make a motorcycle made of wood and runs on unique fuels.
A unique wooden-made motorcycle runs on algae oil, made by collaboration of Ritsert Mans and Peter Mooji. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2gwtdBv)
These unique two-wheeled vehicle came with a café-racer style design, and the motorcycle made by using wood materials almost on its all sections, ranging from chassis, forks, and swingarm. But for the engine and the legs of this bike is still using metal.

As qouted of Motorcyle News on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, these unique wooden motorcycle is not using the fuel from petroleum as always, but the oil that taken and made of the algae's essence.
Ritsert Mans and Peter Mooji posed with their unique wooden Café Racer. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2gwtdBv)
Uniquely, the motorcycle testing was not done on the asphalt road like always done on the motorcyle in general, but in the beach. There are two reasons, whay the test is done in an unusual place.

According to them, this is deliberately done because the algae used for the fuel were grows in the ocean. Then, this test is deliberately done on the beach to look like a motorcycle testing in the early 20th century.

"People do not know what the world looks like in the next 30 years about transportation and energy, and the uncertainty is also beautiful, it's a new adventure, everyone can develop and build their own ideas and I think it's important to lead to adventure," Mans said.
But unfortunately not mentioned in detail, how the specifications, speed, cruising, and fuel efficiency of these unique wooden motorcycle. Nevertheless, these discovery can gives a new hope for us about one of alternative fuels in the future.

Kept spur your adrenaline on the power of two-wheeled monster and stay alive with the true safety riding. May God will forgive Your sins and so does the cops.... ••• [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MCN]
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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Yamaha sports car just one more step to be real

Counted already almost two years since the first time Yamaha display their sports car concept named 'Sports Ride Concept' in the Tokyo Motor Show 2015 ago. So in the same event on this year, Yamaha will show the seriousness to plunge into the world of four wheels.
Yamaha's 2015 Tokyo motor show Sports Ride Concept. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2yASrIx)
As mentioned in an official release about the list of the Yamaha concept vehicles, and rumored to be there's a concept car that mentioned as a continuation of the Sports Ride Concept also scheduled to appear in the biggest event in Tokyo late October.

But very little information can be obtained about these mysterious car. Yamaha itself did not give any clue, except to mention that the design of these vehicle concept takes inspiration from the motorcycle and express the uniqueness of Yamaha Unique Style.
All of Yamaha’s aforementioned concept cars have been built using Murray’s radical iStream process, which enables extensive use of carbonfibre for lower production costs in high-volume cars. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2yASrIx)
By viewing from the image is likely Yamaha will realize a sporty coupe car armed with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain or common full-electric powered motors that could be the new concept theme is present in Tokyo.

Of course not only these car that will adorn the 'Yamaha Motor Product Orchestra' booth at Tokyo Motor Show 2017 later. In those release the Iwata-based manufacturer, also promises at least there will be 20 models of their latest concept works will amaze the visitors. Wow, it seems that's worth to wait.. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOCAR]
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Imagination pictures of Peugeot's future racing car

There is an interesting idea concept emerging from the French automotive giant, Peugeot who imagine what kind of figure of their racing cars that will fight in the world's motorsports arena in the future.
The new concept Peugeot's racing car for PlayStation 4 game consol named Peugeot L750 R Hybrid Vision Gran Turismo. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2yGZlxd)
Yes, they managed to create a radical monster concept named Peugeot L750 R Hybrid Vision Gran Turismo is present to the PlayStation 4 game consol as well as the tribute a hundred-year of the Peugeot L45 historical ride (who driven by Dario Resta), which successfully gave a marvelous victory in the Indy 500 arena on May 30, 1916 when he posted an impressive average speed of 83 mph (135 kph).
Top view of  Peugeot L750 R Hybrid Vision Gran Turismo. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2yGZlxd)
These eccentric car concept demonstrates the sexy physical form filled with futuristic elements combined with classic touches in some corners. The combination of exotic grooves on the front up to the area of Peugeot's distinctive lion emblem with the radiator grille seemed to enhance the feel of the future.
Left side view of  Peugeot L750 R Hybrid Vision Gran Turismo. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2yGZlxd)
While the Peugeot Sport livery packs spread to the stern area made streamline gives an impressive touches of a hundred years-old iconic car. Not to forget the rear lamp claws as Peugeot's distinctive identity also pinned.

The cockpit section is designed to look sophisticated as if prepared to compete in the future speed arena. The impression is emitted thanks to the installing of 'individual floating capsule' compartment concept with dual disc display and beautiful virtual reality headset.
Rear side view of  Peugeot L750 R Hybrid Vision Gran Turismo. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2yGZlxd)
Although still in the concept form, but Peugeot will equip the Peugeot L750 R Hybrid Vision Gran Turismo with a collaboration toughness of 580 hp petrol combustion engine and two electric motors that generate total power up to 750 hp and peak torque of about 730 Nm. As a result of replacing some of the fat with muscle, the new Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Vision Gran Turismo as it’s known by its full name is quicker by hitting 62 mph (100 kph) in 2.4 seconds.

It needs a tenth of a second less than the 2016 concept also available in Gran Turismo Sport. The two GT concepts will join more than 150 cars you will be able to race on 17 locations with 40 different layouts. *** [EKA | FORM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTOR 1]
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Friday, October 20, 2017

Nissan BladeGlider's electric car comes in a Sport style

Currently, almost all the world's automotive companies are making electric-powered vehicles with futuristic styles, as well as Nissan that created 'Nissan BladeGlider.' Yes, Nissan BladeGlider is a futuristic vehicle that is the result of the development of the concept of vehicles that have been launched first at the Tokyo Auto Show 2013. 
Nissan BladeGlider Concept. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2yBb4dU)
The prototype also has been came to Brazil in 2016 ago as a symbol of future vehicles technology that combines the intelligent mobility, environmentally friendly and driving capabilities like a sports car.

Carlos Ghosn as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. explains that Nissan believes the future society will be looking ahead to zero emissions, where Nissan BladeGlider was developed as an embodiment of environmentally friendly electric vehicles. This car combines zero emission drive system with high performance in the form of a revolutionary sports design car.

Yes, this futuristic vehicle has a dimension that is 4,300 mm long, 1,850 mm wide, and 1,300 mm high, and weighs about 1,300 kg. And the Nissan BladeGlider still maintains its agility vision as the word "Glide" contained in its name which means gliding with the performance of electric-powered powertrain that blends nicely with an aerodynamic shape design.
The Nissan BladeGlider's body design itself shaped like a sword with a smaller in the front and a larger rear. On the roof of the car can also be opened and closed again. You will look more cool if you driving this car with a design that looks tapered at the front. This car gives its own comfort when cornering.
In the cabin there are two trim colors namely Cyber ​​Green and Stealth Orange located at the top of the chair, and designed with reflective silver material that gives an eye-catching and sporty impression. For the seats are made in black by using the material patterned green trim and orange in the pads. Interestingly, Nissan BladeGlider uses the scissor-doors as well as in the Lamborghini or Ferrari.

Nissan BladeGlider can accommodate up to three people, one person in front acting as driver and two others as passengers. This car guarantees the comfort of the passengers with a spacious cabin space so that in the journey, passenger can straighten their legs.
From the electric motors can generate power of 130 kiloWatt or equivalent to 208 horsepower, and its electric motor is also capable of spurring these car to run up to a maximum speed of more than 190 km/h with the acceleration of 0-100 km/h which can be realized in less 5 seconds. Surely, You will be amazed by the car's incredible charm! *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | NISSAN NEWS]
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Mitshubishi e-Evolution concept not uses two electric motors but three

Mitsubishi will show an electric SUV concept called e-Evolution at the Tokyo Motor Show event to be held in late October 2017. As a concept car, of course the technology should be refreshing, including in the case of the electric motors to drive the car forward will not used two, but three electric motors.
Front view of Mitsubishi's upcoming electric 'e-Evolution' SUV. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2guWrRm)
"Three of 4WD motors are split with one electric motor for the front-wheel drive, and a new dual motors called Active Yaw Control (AYC) for rear-wheeldrive via an electronically controlled AYC torque control unit," said Mitsubishi.
Left side view of Mitsubishi's upcoming electric 'e-Evolution' SUV. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2guWrRm)
These electric motor itself is promised have good torque and high-performance with the power supplied from high-capacity battery systems to provide smooth and powerful movement as well.
Rear view of Mitsubishi's upcoming electric 'e-Evolution' SUV. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2guWrRm)
"Whether it's driving inner city, highway, windy roads, this system will provide a sharp and nimble driving feeling by adjusting to the driver's style," they added. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | EVO]
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

McLaren 720S with Fux Fuchia touches

A McLaren 720S supercar is made more attractive by McLaren Special Operations and has performed coolly during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance performance held in Monterey, California in August 2017.
2017 McLaren 720S 'Fux Fuchsia' in the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2hZTOe4)
This supercar is claimed as the only car model with a design that comes in the 'Fux Fuchsia' special color which is the result of Michael Fux, one of the car enthusiast and successful entrepreneur as well.

"Breaking down the boundaries of art as a requirement to meet customer needs, because it is the responsibility of McLaren Special Operations," said Jolyon Nash, McLaren Automotive Executive Director, Global Sales & Marketing.
Rear side view of 2017 McLaren 720S 'Fux Fuchsia'. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2gr0hLi)
Possibility the owners of McLaren thinking about the desire of his car modification with a unique color. Then, the details, skin layers, seam models and materials that are so exotic with special touches. Perhaps also, he designed the design in accordance with the selection of his own taste.
Meanwhile, there are other special components, including lightweight alloy wheels, in contrast with platinum in alloy material wheels. Then, on the interior of the car, starting from the door openings, pinstripe on the steering wheel and rearview mirrors have the same color with the car body. Not only that, there is a white color dominates from the seam stitched with white thread and Alcantara's white carpet floor. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CARADVICE]
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