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Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Sexiest Gone in 60 seconds

In the year of 2000, the automotive enthusiasts around the world are spoiled with the premiere of "Gone in 60 Seconds" movie which is a remake of the 1974's film with same title. This film also has become one of my favorite films.

It is one of the Hollywood films that has quite a lot of fans because besides showing the chase scene with a number of beautiful cars and almost looks fairly realistic, besides that viewers also the audience were also treated with the 50 cars that give the "women" codename.
One scene on 'Gone in 60 seconds' movie. (Picture from: http://www.starpulse.com/)
As told by Otto (Robert Duvall) as a mentor from the top car thieves who are already retired, Memphis Raines (Nicholas Cage), the cars must have names like sexy women. Here are five of the most sexiest "women" in "Gone in 60 Seconds" based on my choice,

5. Bernadine
1994 Jaguar XJ220 was the original name of Bernadine. This beauty is the Jaguar legend because it is the most tightly in his day. In 1992, Jaguar wants to have a supercar to rival the Ferrari F40 and Porsche 959.

Bernadine was created when the Jaguars want a supercar for the demonstration event at the 1988 British Motor Show in Birmingham. At the time of demo, many people who like Bernadine action.
Bernadine - 1994 Jaguar XJ220. (Picture from: http://www.listal.com/)
Bernadine is equipped with a twin-turbo V6 engine to produce speeds up to 220 mph. During manufactured in Bioxham, Oxfordshire, as many as 281 units of Bernadine had been sold around the world with a price tag 470 thousand pounds each. This means that only those who truly wealthy who could bring home Bernadine.

4. Dorothy
She is a sports car that has high capability based on the legendary racing cars in 1952. In 1957, Mercedes launched the lightweight Mercedes 300SL Gullwing with the rigid torque to frame its powerful engine, and an advanced transmission.

Dorothy is also known for its two doors that open upwards and if both are open, the car looks like want to fly because it resembles a seagull wing. Dorothy touted as the most sexy because it was the world's first passenger cars series that used the four-stroke engine with petrol injection.
Dorothy - 1957 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing. (Picture from: http://uniquespecialists.com/)
The result, in addition to improving efficiency is also on the ability of the engine to burst up to 215 hp (158 kW) of power, or 20 percent higher than for the racing version which is equipped with a carburetor. It makes Dorothy capable of driving up to 250 kph. At that time, Dorothy crowned as the fastest in the expectations of the people will be a supercar.

3. Jessica
In 1968, Plymouth wants to be the muscle car king in Detroit. Therefore, they made Jessica or Plymouth Roadrunner that is able to fulfill the ambitions of their producers. This car is priced at U.S. $2,900 at that time, and equipped with a V8 engine that has a capacity of 338 cubic inches and can generate power of 335 hp. The engine power is combined with four levels of speed.
Jessica - 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner. (Picture from: http://topgir.com.ua/)
This car is also equipped with the beefed-up suspension. This beautiful hotrod also had won several trophies in the Motor Trend's Car of the Year event, and became the second best seller car in the market at that time.

2. Patricia
Patricia was a 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham. Touted as the best Cadillac's products in his day, with the most glamorous models since the year of 1953 to 1970. Cadillac producing the Eldorado with a reputation as the most technologically advanced car in those days.
Patricia - 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham. (Picture from: http://topgir.com.ua/)
This is evident when looking at all the standard features of this phenomenal car, even for today. The car was designed by Bill Mitchell is already complete with an automatic folding roof system, its seat can be adjusted electrically, power windows, an automatic transmission system, air conditioning system, central lock, adjustable suspension, and an audio system that can record.

1. Eleanor
She is the most formidable "woman" for Memphis Raines. In the film was told, Memphis are often caught by police while he stealing Eleanor aka the 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. Eleanor became the first car to have its own trademark because of appearing in this Dominic Sena's movies.

Mustang Shelby GT500 is basically the Mustang's official tuner factory that created by Carroll Shelby and introduced in 1967. GT500 offers a 428-cubic inch Police Interceptor engine that can generate power of 355 hp.
Eleanor - 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. (Picture from: http://www.taringa.net/)
Despite using a large machine, the car was designed to be lighter and nimble car. Up to now, the 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 remains a legend in the racing arena or among the car collectors. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | EVA FAHAS | PIKIRAN RAKYAT 21032014]
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