Sunday, September 27, 2020

Skyline GT-R

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The Skyline GT-R was reintroduced in 1989. Initially most models sold were the basic models such as the GT-S, however the top of the range version was becoming a symbol of Nissan's performance globally. The performance and the toys many advanced breakthroughs in handling and performance were showcased by the GT-R, it demonstrated many advances never seen in mass production, even though, the 1989 - GT-R's remained cheap in comparison. The 1990's started with the R32, making its debut in 1989, through to the R34 released in 1998 which ended production in August 2002 when the G35 Nissan was launched in Japan which had a standard model lineup.
 
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Nissan Skyline Timeline

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The Skyline - 1957 onwards

Nissan, a quality Japanese motor company with great styling, well as far as the Skyline goes, The Skyline arguably the Japanese manufacturers best ever production road car. How ever it was not always this way read on...

GENERATION 1: 1957-1963 ALSI 1

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Nissan History

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Interesting facts

Nissan cars numbered $49.7 billion in1998, production topped over 2,750,000 units & employees topped 137,000.
 
The alliance last May between Nissan & Renault, added $40.5 billion in vehicle sales, therefore over 2,200,000 units of production and 138,000 employees creating the number 4 car maker group globally just behind GM, Ford & Toyota with a market share of 9.1%.
 
Nissan supports many charitable events including MADD, Nissan Open, Tomas Rivera Institute, the Los Angeles Urban League and many others. The company is seen as a responsible company, recognised for its safety leadership, environmental & communal activities globally.
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Mini history

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The Mini

Austin, British Leyland, Riley and BMW

1959 Where it all began
 
 
The Mini began emerged on 26 August 1959. It was designed, by little known Sir Alec Issigonis , who would have known the cult status his car would achieve her throughout the world. The cars main objective was to simply be:-
 
1. Affordable
2. Seat four adults
3. Small enough to travel in safety. 
 
The first mini was powered by 850cc 34bhp engine built and manufactured by Morris.
 
Mini cars come in all shapes and sizes today Cooper, One, Cooper D, even an offroad version.
 
 
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Mercedes Sports cars

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Sports Car Gallery

The rarest and most advanced German motor cars of the era. From the 1938 W125, a car well before it's time, all pictured in the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart.

 

1938 Mercedes Benz W 125

A Twelve Cylinder car built way back in 1938, however the design is way more aerodynamic than any other vehicle of its time, this German supercar was capable of a Top speed 268.9 MPH

 

 

Top - C-111

 

Bottom Right - F400 Carving

 

Bottom Left - 2003 Mercedes benz F500 Concept

 

 

Various Mercedes cars including the 300SL

 

 

 

A list of the letters relating to the various Mercedes models over the years.

 

 

 

The CLK GTR engineered by AMG

 

 

Formula 1 car

 

 

 

 

Different German car models including the 1

 

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Mercedes Museum

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The Stuttgart Mercedes Benz Museum, Germany

A few examples of classic Mercedes Benz motor cars from the 1900 to 1940's, some of the most loved German autos.

Examples of Classic Merc cars

 

 


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Mercedes Vintage car gallery

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Mercedes Benz Vintage Car Gallery

A selection of some of the finest vintage Mercedes cars back from the dawn of the German manufacturer though until the 1920's all photos taken om location in the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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