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Monday, July 24, 2017

Mohawk's figure in Transformer: The Last Knight

Confederate Motorcycles a world exotic motorcycle manufacturer has just included one of its most advanced motorcycles, the Confederate P51 Combat Fighter, to take part in the latest movie Transformers: The Last Knight.
Confederate P51 Combat Fighter, aka "Mohawk" in Transformer: The Last Knight. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2tsDeUX)
Yes, this global luxury brand says that the motorcycle that joined the acting role as Mohawk who is one of Decepticon figures in the film.

"Fighter is a powerful pure positive energy, so its transformation into a logical and exciting bike fighter," said Confederate Motorcycles CEO H. Matthew Chambers, as quoted by Bussinesswire on Tuesday, June 22, 2017.
Transformer: The Last Knight Cars and Motorcycle. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2tSYmDd)
Of the 61 Combat Collection special editions, each made by hand by Confederate's  highly-skilled master craftsmen at its headquarters in Birmingham. Until now only two remain available for reservation along with the Transformers: The Last Knight is being aired in cinemas all over the world.
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 | BUSSINESSWIRE]
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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Unique Land Rover used tank tracks

1958 Land Rover 109 Series II was an off-road vehicle and comes with a fierce looks and ready to bulldoze the various terrain. However, what would happen if the car is modified with a more extreme shaped.
One of the tank-treaded 1958 Land Rover 109 Series II built by James A. Cuthbertson Limited. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2tFlh4S)
In the hands of the Scotish company named James A. Cuthbertson Limited who has changed the legs of this car by using special tank tracks. Not only that, to accommodate this modification, so the company also developed special subframes and then put the body of the LandRover 109 Series II on it.

In order for the car to turn well, the company also added special power steering. After completion of this modification process, do not expect the Land Rover 109 Series II can be tightly to break the speed record at the Nurburging circuit, because this car can only run with a maximum speed of 32 km/hour.

Apparently not only one unit, the company has built more than 20 units of tank-treaded Land Rover 109 Series II after the D-Day. However, it is not known exactly how much is still worth using. Interestingly, at that time this modification car is quite useful for the military who often carried out the mission to clear mines and explosives, because the car was lighter and simpler than the  tanks.
For those interested in owning one of the tank-treaded 1958 Land Rover 109 Series II, you can join the auction in September 2017 later at Goodwood Revival. And Bonhams auction house thinks this car will sell for between £50 thousand to £60 thousand or equivalent to Rp.861 million to Rp.1 billion. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | JAMES A. CUTHBERTSON LIMITED | MOTOR1]
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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Beware do not carelessly touch this Ferrari!

The fastest car ever made by Ferrari to date is the Ferrari FXX K. This supercar is made for only 40 units and is specially used for racing on the tracks, and the power generated by this car engine is guaranteed to the make your heart beat fast while Inside.
Ferrari FXX K. (Picture from: http://engt.co/1wBtKFU)
Ferrari FXX K is equipped with a 12-cylinder engine with capacity of 6,300 cc, which is capable of generating power of 848 horsepower. However, the Ferrari engineers felt those numbers of power were not big enough, so they added electric motor that powered 187 horsepower.

So the total power generated by this super car is 1,036 horsepower with torque that is not less big, ie more than 900 Newton meters. However, you can not carelessly touch this car. In addition to possibly the owner does not allow, it can also cause you to die instantly from electric shock.
Rear side view of Ferrari FXX K. (Picture from: http://engt.co/1wBtKFU)
As reported by Jalopnik on Monday, July 17, 2017, there is a special fins on the Ferrari's supercar roof is used as a marker. If the lights on the fins are green, then the car is safe to touch. But, if the lights are red, do not ever dare to approach or touch. If you desperate to touch the car, then get ready to get a 480 Volt electric shock.
Those electrical shock that can arise due to the large amount of electricity generated by this car. Aside the power comes from its large-sized battery, the electric power of Ferrari FXX K is also produced from heat energy regeneration during car braking. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | JALOPNIK]
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Friday, July 21, 2017

Mazda RX9 will launch at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017?

Mazda is rumored to be bringing the latest version of their flagship sports car, the Mazda RX-9, at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017, which will be held in October.

Just like the previous generation, Mazda's RX series is equipped with a rotary engine. This machine has the advantage of conventional gasoline engines, especially in terms of the performance.
2015 Mazda RX-Vision Concept. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2u6qggK)
But unfortunately, the rotary engines are less popular among the public, due to the complex and costly maintenance. In fact, Mazda was rumored to be stopping the development of the machine.

According to rumors circulating, that the Mazda RX-9 takes the base of the RX-Vision concept car, which was introduced two years ago. And reportedly also used a rotary engine capable of producing power up to 400 horsepower, which is used to drive a car weighing 1.3 tons.
Rendering imaginary image of what could be said as 2017 Mazda RX-9 Concept. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2ugP71A)
As reported by Motor1 on Tuesday July 18, 2017, some reports say this car could be the most expensive Mazda vehicles ever made. With all the specs and features embedded, the RX-9 is expected to have prices reaching 8 to 10 million yen, or about Rp.1 billion. However, the RX-9 is cheaper than its two competitors, namely Nissan GT-R and Acura NSX.

The presence of the RX-9 was getting stronger thanks to a statement from Mazda's Chief Executive Officer, Masamichi Kogai who stating that Mazda will make a new sports car, after they finish presenting the latest MX-5 Miata some time ago. Let's wait and see for few next months. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTOR1 | CARBUZZ]
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Thursday, July 20, 2017

A special Mustang car inspired by WW2 legendary fighter

Mustang's name in the United States is famous for two different things, the Ford Mustang muscle car and the World War II P51 Mustang warplanes.

To combine two equally iconic Mustang names, Roush Performance launches a car figure named Roush P-51 Mustang, with an identical look like an airplane that inspires it.
2017 Roush P51 Mustang. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2tokFW5)
And Roush Performance itself is a Ford car specialist modifier, especially the Mustang, as well as those who are given responsibility for Ford's racing engines in NASCAR and GTLM.

As for Roush P-51 Mustang, the muscle car carries a standard Coyote V8 engine with a capacity of 5.0 liters, only now has been given additional 2.3 liters TVS supecharger. Do not stop there, Roush also provide increased power through the Roush stage 2 package, so that power skyrocketed to reach 727 hp.
Interior view of 2017 Roush P51 Mustang. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2uGtIC1)
Rear side view of 2017 Roush P51 Mustang. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2vgXw55)
To control that much power, Roush Mustang P-51 gets TrakPak axle, 3-way adjustable coilover, and Brembo brake package, and accompanied by a 19-inch rim wrapped by Continental ExtremeContact 295/35 ZR19 tires.
With all of those things, Roush Mustang P-51 is claimed as the most powerful muscle car on the planet and only made as many as 51 units is more fierce with spoiler, carbon fiber splitter, and a typical Roush Mustang bumper. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ROUSH PERFORMANCE | AUTOBLOG]
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

This is the first Japanese passenger car

Not Toyota, Honda, Suzuki or Daihatsu, but Mitsubishi is the first time to have cars sold to Japanese society.

Mitsubishi has a factory located in Okazaki, Aichi, Japan. Around the factory there is a Mitsubishi Auto Gallery that contains vehicles in the early days of Mitsubishi. Well that's where we can see at a glance Mitsubishi car history.
1917 Mitsubishi Model A at Mitsubishi Auto Gallery. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2uuxCNZ)
The car is one of Mitsubishi's core businesses, in addition to cars, Mitsubishi also has other industries that are very large and diverse, ranging from ships, aircraft to rockets. Another business lines like food and fashion even Mitsubishi has it.

History of Mitsubishi actually began in the 1870s but they just made a real car in 1917, so in 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Corporations is already 100 years old. So what's the first car made by Mitsubishi? The car was Mitsubishi Model A. This car is inspired from European cars in that era. This car is also listed as the first mass-produced Japanese passenger car.

This car uses an engine with a capacity of 2,800 cc with a length of 3.8 meters and only produced as many as 30 units including the prototype. But unfortunately the model on display at this Museum was not the original model, but a replica of size 7:10. The replica in its original form are being borrowed.
Replica model of 1917 Mitsubishi Model A was rebuilt by West Coast Customs. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2uxW9Bi)
This year as Mitsubishi Motors' 100th anniversary celebration and collaborated with West Coast Customs the renowned American custom workshop, they revived the Mitsubishi Model A. The car will be built from the most advanced Mitsubishi platform today - the platform that produces the Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV).
Although the model was an old-school model, the car will have the latest features such as a highly efficient 2.0-litre gasoline engine and two high-performance electric motors, and Mitsubishi’s superior Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) system, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV delivers SUV capabilities and EV fuel economy. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | OTO-DETIK | WHEELS.CA]
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