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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

5 Car legend reborn

After a long "dead", some of the world's leading automotive manufacturers regenerates the types or variants of their cars production that had triumphed in the past.

The reason is not only the strength, reliability, and function, but these cars also has its own meaning and history. Where the classic aura combined with compelling special strokes, nostalgia was present again. Here there are 5 of them,

5. Willys Wheeler
Willys is a name used for the car production of Willys-Overland Motors. Although initial production in 1908, better known as the Willys military jeep during 2nd World War in 1941. However,  the development conducted by Willys-Overland Motors ended, when Willys was bought by Kaiser in 1953.
Jeep Wrangle Willys Wheeler Edition. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1j9F1GT)
In the hands of Chrysler Group LCC, Willys legend was launched back in the New York International Auto Show 2014, it come with the name Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler. By retaining the toughness with 4-wheel drive, Willys ready invited venturing anywhere.

4. Honda N-One
This car is the first Honda product mass produced. By using a two-cylinder engine, front-wheel drive, and air cooled. Cars with named n-360 that using Honda CB 450 motorcycle engine and the car development was done until 1972.
Honda n-One. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1uT0urc)
However, in 2011 Honda again showed alteration of the retro of n-360 minicar that carries a new name the Honda N-One. This car is marketed as a premium vehicle. In accordance with the Honda fuel efficiency concept, the car's fuel efficiency reaches 27.0 km/liter and equipped with 3-cylinder DOHC engine.

3. Fiat 500
Fiat 500 is produced by the Italian manufacturer between 1957 and 1975. Offers and practical city car like this time. Like the VW Beetle, the placement of the engine is in the rear. The first production of the Fiat 500 made economical as possible without any luxuries with two seats and suicide doors type. And made the model is successful in the market.
Fiat New 500. (Picture from: http://www.fiat500.cc/)
Fiat 500 finally made two new versions with the addition of accessories and an increase in its function as a more comfortable rear seat. Engine and gear box used Fiat 500 to the reference vehicle today that has a durability and high power and efficient in fuel consumption.

Production of the Fiat 500 was discontinued in 1975 and replaced by Fiat 126, that more accepted by society. In 2007, Fiat re-produce New Fiat 500 with more modern models with changes in the position of the engine is placed on the front of the car.

2. Mini Cooper
Small, compact, fuel efficient, but also keep the field is a stamp for this car. First produced by the British Motor Corporation in 1959, the Mini Cooper "or Morris began making his name in the 1970s. Carrying the name beginning Austin Mini Se7en and Morris Mini-Minor was able to influence the creation of other city car with a transverse engine with front-wheel drive.
New Mini. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1okPb9y)
As a result, the car is capable of winning the Monte Carlo Rally in 1964, 1965, 1967, and was always in the top three from 1964 to 1968. Though the financial crisis, the BMW retaining the Mini compared to other models. During 42 years with design barely changed, the BMW team to revamp and design the New Mini.

1. VW Beetle
Cars were first made in 1938 in Germany know this has the nickname "The People's Car" for the price and durability. Beetle name was taken because Adolf Hitler wanted a car that is shaped like an insect.

Until 1974, production vehicles ever got the title of "The Car of the Century" was halted due to a loss. However, in January 1994, the New Beetle prototype presented at the Detroit Motor Show.
VW New Beetle. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1mg6Ixg)
The body scars of the original Beetle can not be separated from this latest model. However, changes to the placement of the engine and the trunk. For the New Beetle, the engine is placed in front of the multiple choice luggage capacity and moved to the back. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | NOVAN DEWANGGA | PIKIRAN RAKYAT 09052014]
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