2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug In Hybrid Overview
New model comes with the new engine and cosmetic changes in the exterior styling that made it almost the same as the regular Sonata models. This means that hybrid model lost its flashy and elegant front fascia, and the received the new front styling that will increase its aerodynamics and reduce the drag. There are also some smaller changes in the interior segment.
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2017 Ford F150 Raptor Overview
It is unbelievable how short sighted American buyers are, standing in lines for buying a gasoholic pickup truck just few years after the end of Economic Crises. But who care about that anyway. Important thing is that new Raptor is out and it was presented on 2015 North American International Auto show. New generation comes with a new turbocharged engine, that brings much more power and torque and there’s also much more off-road capability, if that is even possible, and few cosmetic changes on the outside, all packed into the new construction that was taken from the new generation F150 pickup truck.
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2016 Chevrolet Volt Overview
On this year’s North American International Auto Show, one of the hottest green car debut was the promotion of 2016 Chevrolet Volt. Chevy said that they lay they ear to the ground and took into consideration opinions from the first generation vehicle owners and implemented some of these requests on the second generation vehicle. New model comes with one extra seat, illuminating charger and of course more all electric range, which is one of the things why this vehicle became so popular.
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One of the songs that celebrates The Main Street of America is “Get Your Kicks on Route 66″ written by Bobby Troup, sung by Nat King Cole, and later by dozens of other artists, including Chuck Berry and Rolling Stones. Everybody who knows a thing or two about American culture, gets the idea that the best two ways to immortalize something is to show it in a movie, or to dedicate a song to it.
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2017 Ford GT Overview
Next year there’s a big anniversary for Ford and its GT model. It is going to be exactly 50 years since historic GT40 model triumphed at 24 Hours of Le Mans race, and taken the next three titles in the row. This is the right reason for celebration, and how else would Ford celebrate such an anniversary than by releasing a brand new GT model.
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2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R Overview
After regular Shelby GT350 debuted on the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, race version of this car was promoted few days ago on the 2015 North American International Auto Show. Race version looks more fast and furious than the regular model if that’s even possible, it also comes with slightly bigger output and additional carbon-fiber parts.
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Only Fools and Horses are the biggest and the most popular British sitcom in history, and while we all know the main protagonists of the series: Del Boy, Rodney, Gran Dd, Uncle Alber, Triger, Boycie etc. Most of the people don’t know much about the cars seen in this series, accept the famous Yellow Peril three wheel van.
This series started broadcasting in my country when I was in elementary school, I watched all the episodes, TV movies and Christmas specials, and this was by far the favorite series of my childhood. So here I present you the list of most popular cars from Only Fools and Horses:
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2016 Toyota Tacoma Overview
We all heard that Toyota announced its Tacoma pickup truck is going to come completely redesigned, and basically as a all new model. This is not completely true, because although the new model comes with certain really new updates, some of the the changes are part of the process Tacoma getting closer to the larger Tundra pickup trucks in terms of size, bulkiness and power.
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2016 Buick Avenir Concept Overview
This concept version is the flashiest and most elegant vehicle that came from Buick in the last decade, since the previous models were mostly rebadged Opels. This is an attempt to establish Buick as the worldwide brand similar to Chevy and this concept comes with a lot of European influences although when it comes to platform it is being quite original and it doesn’t share it with any other vehicle from Buick or Opel range. There are more new stuff like rear wheel drive and new futuristic shape, as well as the strange name, that will only be the name of the concept, not production version. “Avenir” is the French word for future.
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We wrote about Cuba being a small treasure chest when it comes to classic US cars. Some really nice classic models can be found in Eastern Europe as well. Serbia was part of Yugoslavia which had its own auto industry. Most famous models that came from Serbia are Yugo and Zastava Skala. Later was one of the most modern designed vehicles at the time, when hatchbacks wasn’t as common as today. Yugo was the soul product of Yugoslav automotive industry and in the nineties it6 was a victim of a really bad media campaign, with it being declared as the worst car ever, which was followed by numerous sarcastic portraits in various American movies including Die Hard 3. On the other hand it is hard to deny that Yugo was one of the European vehicles that was exported to the United States, unlike numerous other vehicles from Italy, France, Germany and various other highly developed countries.
Serbian old timer enthusiasts from time to time organize open exhibitions and rides around towns. One of these exhibitions was held in Belgrade few moths ago, and my friend Slobodan Rudic, who’s also one of the owners of Work and Travel Iskustvo web site was there with his camera, and he took some really nice photos of some really nice machines including one beautiful Ford Thunderbird, similar to the model seen in American Graffiti. So here are the photos from the classic car fair held in Belgrade few months ago:
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