Archive for Cars

21 Oct 2013

The New Nissan Nismo 370z vs Wingsuit

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Here's a nice promotional video for the new Nismo 370z, combining performance with adrenaline. In this video Nissan compares the 370Z Nismo, driven by Peter Pyzera, against legendary wingsuit athlete Dave Barlia for a breathtaking challenge in the Swiss Alps. For the last 5 years GT Academy has been transforming the world's top gamers into professional racing drivers. Through Nismo Lab, Nissan's team of performance coaches are continually developing new techniques to push these Nismo athletes Read more [...]
28 Jan 2012

MK3 MR2 Roadster [Modified] for sale

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Hi guys, it's time to sell my beloved MR2 i'm afraid. This is actually my wifes car and we've owned it for around 3 years now and done 20k in it, mainly commuting to work and weekends away. Latest advert can be seen on Pistonheads here. Please note, most of the mods below have now been removed and sold. This car is a brilliant drive, loads of fun and has been well looked after. 77K genuine miles on the clock, will increase as is currently used as a daily driver. 5 months tax and around Read more [...]
13 Sep 2011

Toyota Altezza for sale

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It is time for me to depart from my Altezza. I have loved every minute with this car but it is time for me to now move on i'm afraid. This is my Toyota Altezza RS200 imported in 1999 with the yamaha Beams engine (brake through engine advanced management system) which produces around 210bhp RWD. This is a brilliant car, drives great and mechanically perfect, totally solid and has never let me down. Comes with adjustable seats, traction control, fog lights, air conditioning/climate control (in perfect Read more [...]
14 Apr 2011

Dutch Astronaut unveils 155mph ‘superbus’

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A new 'superbus' capable of speeds of up to 155mph has been created by Dutch astronaut Wubbo Ockels. It's not quite back to the future but the new eco-superbus is certainly impressive. The eco-friendly electric vehicle can carry 23 passengers and cost €13million to develop. The bus’ futuristic look includes gull wing-opening doors and is streamlined to help achieve maximum speeds of upto 155mph (Would you really want to in public road transport?) A statement on its official website Read more [...]
19 Oct 2010

Windows Embedded Automotive hits version 7

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We heard about it a while ago but now it's finally here. It's really here. Microsoft Windows Embedded Automotive 7 is out, appearing in the download queues of "select car makers and suppliers in the automotive industry." But what does it offer? Some of it's nifty features include: Silverlight support for fancier UIs Real-time text-to-speech technology Better expandability for third-party plugins. Further from this, Microsoft is confirming that it is the brains behind the Nissan Read more [...]
18 Oct 2010

Altezza RS200 Anodised Gold Radiator Panel

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I finally got around to making a custom anodised gold radiator cooling panel for my Altezza, with a bit of help from a fellow owners club member :D I think it looks pretty smart under there now :)

09 Aug 2010

High Tech 2WD Ostoure Superbike Inspired by Skynet?

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The Ostoure concept is a "super naked" motorcycle concept sprung from the mind of designer Mohammad Reza Shojaie and possibly Skynet. The Ostoure ("Legend" in Persian) boasts two-wheel drive, Bluetooth helmet support, HUD indicators, multiple radiators, and an AC system (?), although that's all hypothetical given the fact this puppy is a prototype design. Throw on some side-mounted Gatling guns and this would be right at home on the set of Terminator: Salvation. The unique Read more [...]