Saturday, November 30, 2013

2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster Specs and Price

2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster

As limited sports car, 2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster has excellent specifications and top speed. It is equipped with 6.5 L L539 V12 engine with semi automatic transmission 7-speed to deliver power of 700 hp at 8250 rpm and torque of 597lbft at 5500 rpm. This latest generation delivers top speed 62 mph in 2.9 s. To provide highest top gear, valve gear is electronically controlled with variable valve timing.

To afford great combination among performance, style, comfortable driving and elegance, this 2013 edition is reengineered with balanced design and innovation technology on ease of use and sportiness so it can excites five senses. The compression ratio is 11.8 : 1 with Lamborghini Iniezione Elettronica (LIE) engine management system. The emission is also reengineered by implementing new control system technology by using lambda sensor on catalytic onverters on Euro 5 Lev 2 emission class.


Aventador LP700-4 Roadster Specs

The main improvement compared latest version is on its weight which employs high quality carbon fiber material on removable roofs (6kg on each). The real pillar is designed to make improved structural integrity, protection for rollover and removal easiness as well as Italian engineered concepts on system of ventilation. There is also unique design on engine cover with wind deflector that allows air flows directly at high speed.

The exterior is also improved by considering aerodynamic factors. Therefore, design on windshield, roof panels and window is designed to support top speed. The total weight is 1,583 lb. it is lighter than Ferrari F12 Berlinetta with weight 3,594 lb. The rear spoiler is also moveable to three positions and modes. The suspension is designed to deliver stability on traction by embodying mono rube damper with push rod system.


Aventador LP700-4 Roadster Price

There is no exact confirmation on pricing issue. But it is reported that 2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster starts at base price of $441,600 in US market. it is worth of performance and handling of this car with smooth power output and top speed.

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Friday, November 29, 2013

1987-1992 Ferrari F40 Fast and Loud Engine Specs

1987-1992 Ferrari F40

As successor of 288 GTO, 1987-1992 Ferrari F40 is designed with two door coupes, real wheel drive, fast and loud mid-engine 2.9L twin-turbocharged V8 engine with 5 speed manual transmission. It delivers 475 hp and 424 lb-ft at 7000rpm as well as fuel economy of 12 mpg in city and 17 mpg in highway.

This sports car has its own superiority due to high top gear and speed that can pass everything on road. It gives please for spirit driving. The first production was 399 units only in 1987 and 1,200 total numbers in 1987-1992. It is really investment for collectors. The price started at $425,000 in 1987 but it is now worth of S$1.6 million. It combines awesome aerodynamic exterior, minimalist interior and top speed with comfort.

With weight of 500 pounds less than its competitor, Porsche 959, this car incorporates anything you need for fun driving, stylish design elements with composite body panels and great rear wing. The suspension is supported by steel tubular space frames, coil spring for great dampers and anti roll fore. Like Ferrari 458 Speciale, this racing car is still favorite one for auto enthusiasts.

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2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Specs with Highest Top Speed

2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is considered as awesome sedan with best specs, ethereal price and highest top speed. With first drive experience, it is claimed as quicker sports car that holds several records on track. It can take 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and 131.7 mph in 11.3 s.

2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Top Speed

The braking performance is also excellent while stopping from 60 mph by taking 106 feet and 0.99 g of skid pad. It embodies 6.3-liter V-12 engine to deliver power of 729 hp and 508 lb.ft. Top speed can be reached with 211 mph at 8700 rpm, quicker compared to Chevy Corvette. The carbon-ceramic brakes is designed effectively as well as turn-in and mid-corner grip.

2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Interior

Finally, 2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is considered as one of recommended racing cars on market although some news reported that it is not greatest sport car that Ferrari ever built. It has inferiority on the stability on handling although top speed is excellent. With the price starting at $322,638, it is still recommended sedan to buy.

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Ferrari FXX Evoluzione With Awesome Top Speed on Track

ferrari fxx evoluzione

As high performance sports car in market, Ferrari FXX Evoluzione delivers awesome top speed and gear with excellent specs. By featuring V12 engine, it can deliver power of 860 hp at 9500 rpm so it can take 243mph under 40 seconds. The acceleration in 0-62 mph is 2.5 second.

This race car is launched from 2005 and production was taken until 2008-2009. Compare to previous generation, it produced more power, torque and quick gear transmission changes. Yes, the gearbox was reengineered to get reduction 20 ms/shift as well as exterior design and traction control system that make this car has better aerodynamic speed and you can plug in your iPhone smartphone.

Because it is real race car, many tests were taken including on track, involving 14 gorup test and 14 private challenges. Due to new traction control system, the drivers have 9 different settings so they can have more flexibility to modify the car’s behavior on different situation, even for non professional drivers. It is less invasive and drivers are able to monitor angle of steering and brake-pump pressure. See video of FXX Evoluzione below.

The brake system was also modified with Brembo composite ceramic material on brake pads. For 25% improvement on aerodynamic issues, front spoiler is redesigned along with rear flaps, diffuser and nolder in older to provide reengineered down force. How about the pricing? It is reported that Ferrari FXX Evoluzione was sold at $US 2,090,000 in 2006. It is definitely so expensive as well as Ferrari 458 Speciale. Top speed will be gained with top amounts of bucks, right?

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1991 Ferrari Testarossa Specs, Price and Review

1991 ferrari testarossa

You may be curious to know about 1991 Ferrari Testarossa specification, mpg and top speed before determining the price of this old car on market sale. This car was last version before the production of this predecessor were continued to models of 512 TR and F512 M from 1992 to 1996. Although there were many comparison tests taken, it did not appear in racing or tracks. Many car enthusiasts love this car’s exotic body style. It was retro culture in 1980’s as well as Ferrari 458 Speciale in nowadays.


1991 ferrari testarossa specs

It embodies 12-cylinder mid-engine and five-speed manual transmission with RWD (rear-wheel drive) powertrain layout to deliver 181 mph as top speed, power of 380 bhp at 5500 rpm and torque of 354 at 4500 rpm. For its time, Ferrari Testarossa was known for fuel economy, taking 10 mpg in city and 15 mpg in highway. This sports car can take 6.2 second for reaching 60 mph. The material uses over tubular steel and aluminum for body.

With brake size of 310 mm for rear and front sides, this sport car truly provides enough powerful braking performance due to using vented disc type, 4,942 cc of displacement and compression ratio 8.8:1. The steering uses technology of rack and pinion. The most significant improvement of this car compared to previous version is on five louvers on all doors, headlights and tail lights.


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The price of 1991 Ferrari Testarossa could be starting at $ 145,580 in US market.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale Redesigned Lighter and More Powerful

2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale is designed to be louder, lighter more powerful and quicker compared to previous version although it has same engine 4.5-liter V-8 t. The weight is cut down for198 lbs with additional power of 35hp. With awesome compression ratio (14:1) with revised combustion chamber, special reengineered piston and reshaped intake runners, the engine can deliver 597 hp per liter.

Ferrari also redesigned the power-trains with new sublime chassis so the drivers can apply their own limits. You can reach 60 mph by taking 3 seconds only. The aerodynamic issues are also improved by reducing flow through radiators. There is also improvement on side-slip control and sling angle so there will be significant changes on handling, stability and traction control.

The manifold and air-box are also improved using light carbon fiber material. All features on interior are also improved with advanced telemetry system and pushbutton transmission controls. The door panels are carbon fiber. There is no confirmation on the price of 2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale. The prediction is taken and state that you must spend almost $300,000 to have this sports car, more expensive than Acura NSX. All pictures in this article, including photos below are taken online from

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2007-2008 Honda Odyssey Recalled for Braking Problems

It is reported that Honda recalls 2007-2008 Honda Odyssey in US due to braking problems. There are 344,000 minivans found to have error on stability control system that make this car brake without warning, although there are no injuries or crashes reported by US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA. The recall will start at March 2014 because Honda lacks of parts.

There is malfunction on software and braking components that make this minivan suddenly brake hard without turning on braking lights. Honda received many warranty claims related this issue. It will increase the crash from behind particularly in traffic jam. Some complaints state that there is trouble code on sensor of steering angle and vehicle speed to drop 30 miles/hour.

On Honda press release, the treatment for error on Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system software will be free of charge. This system cannot deliver complete calibration on hydraulic pressure and the high pressure is released into brake circuit system so unexpected heavy brake is occurred. How about other Odyssey cars outside USA?

In Indonesia and Japan, the type of Odyssey is different to US so there is no problem on braking system and performance that makes it is not necessary to recall these minivans. If you own 2007-2008 Honda Odyssey, you can visit or call (800) 999-1009 option 4 to find complete details on calibration of VSA system so you can determine whether your vehicle is included or not on the recall issues. Fortunately, the same problems won't found on 2014 Honda Odyssey.

Monday, November 25, 2013

2014 Honda Odyssey Is Launched in Malaysia and Australia

After released in Japan, 2014 Honda Odyssey is launched in Malaysia at November 15 2013. This 5-generation MPV will be on sale in Australia, February next year. It has more appealing than previous version with significant improvements on fuel efficiency, exterior and interior design. The new variant comes with new eight-seat to afford demands of luxury premium MPVs in Asian market with competitive price, starting from RM 228,000 to RM 248,000.

This new car with large platform, use same engine to Accord, 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC Honda Earth Dreams engine with CVT transmission on front wheel to deliver power of 175 PS and torque of 255 NM as well as dynamic acceleration on city and highway. It is redesigned to get more fuel economy (14 more efficient), lower emissions, lighter weight and improve stability (smooth ride) with lower gravity. The features of safety and entertainment are also improved to make it best value on its class.

ECON mode is applied in power-train configuration to promote fuel efficiency by indicating economical issue in driving so there will be cooperative control as coaching function on this car’s feature. The interior has higher ceiling, 5.4 m turning circle and lower floor platform with two power sliding door. For improving visibility, pillar locations are redesigned with new model for delivering more glass surface.

2014 Honda Odyssey also features premium cradle leather seats on second row so passengers will be comfortable and feel like sit on hotel suite. The electronic features come with latest interface and touch type on audio display so it can be paired easily with your smartphone. It also includes six airbags for all row seats with new redesign safety features of Blind Spot Information, Smart Parking Assist System and Cross Traffic Monitor (CTA). This car is improved to be tougher competitor to Chevy Suburban.

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