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V 8 Engine Henry Ford
1,494 words... that publication, which is the longest any motoring journalist has worked for the same paper. The 1000 cc Toyota Corona was launched in May of 1957. The year of 1958 was the year of the Ford Edsel, a V 8 engine of 5. 9 or 6. 7 liters. The Lincoln-Mercury Division of Ford in Detroit launched it. Their appearance was quite strange with a wrap around windshield, prolific fins, lots of flashy chromium plating and a radiator reminiscent of a horses neckwear. Only 35, 000 were sold in the first si...
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Diesel Engines Sports Cars
1,107 words... With the new diesel engine in production, trucks were able to be built bigger and have more horsepower. As a result the semi-truck was born. The semi truck became a substitute to the train. The semi was the largest production truck built for heavy-duty trailer pulling truck. The semi would tow a large trailer on the back. The trailer would be filled with what ever item that need to be transported in mass quantity to areas that a train could not reach. The semi became the king of the road bec...
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Marketing Strategy Car Industry
1,432 wordsSociety is constantly changing but there are ideas that are embedded into society that still remain. The idea to survive and the idea to become better than your previous are still present. There exist one idea that correlates to a very strong impulse that controls our daily happening and our lives, the idea of selfishness. Everyone does something for something in return. In our present day society, selfishness is more evident when it comes to the matter of greed. Large corporations will put on d...
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Thousand Dollars Five Thousand
1,647 wordsWith five thousand dollars in my pocket, I sat anxiously in the passenger seat of my uncles car. Why was I so anxious? I know why, because I was on my way to buy my very first car. I was seventeen at that time and had worked like a dog throughout my sophomore and junior years in high school to come up with five thousand dollars. And getting a car with my hard earned money was a very big thing for me. What really followed that day of my first car shopping is an experience I will remember for a lo...
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Air Resistance Large Amounts
1,602 wordsThe average driver doesn t think about what keeps their car moving or what keeps them on the road, but that s because they don t have to. The average driver doesn t have to worry about having enough down force to keep them on the road or if they will reach the adhesive limit of their car s tires around a turn. These are the things are the car designers, professional drivers, racing pit crews, serious sports car owners, and physicist think about. Physics are an important part of every sports and ...
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World War Ii Mercedes Benz
2,037 wordsThe Porsche is a legacy of Ferdinand Porsche, and his belief in what an automobile should be. Porsche believed that cars should be the products of engineering innovation, careful development and diligent craftsmanship. Dr. Ferdinand Porsche was born in 1875 in Bohemia, and early on he devoted his time to mechanical and electric structures. When he was 15, his family was delighted to learn it had the second electrically lighted structure in town, for he had built a generator and everything else h...
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Technological Change Sports Cars
1,091 wordsRacing, Feeling Life In The Fast Lane Automobile Racing is considered a sport, but to me, it has ten times more excitement, unpredictability, and amazement than any activity that I have participated in. This passion originates when drivers race specially designed automobiles over tracks or courses of differing lengths, designs, and constructions. It tests the skills of the drivers, the speed capabilities of the vehicles, and the endurance of both. Automobile racing, which originally consisted of...
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