the oldsmobile aurora was a full-size sedan made by oldsmobile from 1994 to 2003. it was produced in two generations: the first was a luxury sports sedan which, along with the two-door buick riviera, originated the cadillac-derived g platform.the second generation was a more conventional full-sized car, as the aurora was now olds' only full-sized offering and the g-platform had spread to all .
the pontiac lemans / l ə ˈ m ɑː n z / was a model name that was applied to subcompact-and intermediate-sized automobiles marketed by pontiac from 1962 to 1981 1983 in canada . originally a trim upgrade based on the tempest, it spawned the industry changing signature muscle car, the gto, in 1964.
the land rover defender initially called the land rover ninety and land rover one ten is a british four-wheel drive off-road vehicle developed in the 1980s from the original land rover series which was launched at the amsterdam motor show in april 1948.
targa 4 models are slightly slower than the hard top carrera models because of the heavier roof and the all-wheel-drive system. the 997 targa became available in the fall of 2006 as a 2007 model. in the first year, porsche produced 1,760 cars worldwide with 800 sold in the us market out of the 38,922 911 models produced in total.
a nissen hut is a prefabricated steel structure for military use, especially as barracks, made from a half-cylindrical skin of corrugated steel.designed during the first world war by the american-born, british engineer and inventor major peter norman nissen, it was used also extensively during the second world war and adapted to the similar quonset hut in the united states.
the chevrolet corvette c3 is a sports car that was produced from 1967 to 1982 by chevrolet for the 1968 through 1982 model years. engines and chassis components were mostly carried over from the previous generation, but the body and interior were new. it set new sales records with 53,807 produced for the 1979 model year.
shelby series 1 was a high-performance roadster designed by carroll shelby and produced by shelby american.. it was powered by oldsmobile's 4.0 l l47 aurora v8 dohc engine. it has 320 hp 324 ps at 6500 rpm, 290 lb⋅ft 390 n⋅m at 5000 rpm and will do 0-60 mph 0–96 km/h in 4.4 seconds and records 12.8 seconds in the quarter mile at 112 mph 180 km/h .
dodge's replacement for the dart was the aspen, introduced in mid-1975 as a 1976 model. this new design featured lighter weight resulting in slightly improved fuel economy; it also had more interior and trunk room than the dart.
over twenty variants of the north american p-51 mustang fighter were produced from 1940, when it first flew, to after the second world war, some of which were employed also in the korean war and in several other conflicts. numerous examples of the aircraft survive to this day, often as heavily modified air racers
the oldsmobile 88 marketed from 1989 on as the eighty eight is a full-size car that was sold and produced by oldsmobile from 1949 until 1999. from 1950 to 1974 the 88 was the division's top-selling line, particularly the entry-level models such as the 88 and dynamic 88. the 88 series was also an image leader for oldsmobile, particularly in the early years 1949–51 when it was one of the .
the third generation pontiac firebird was introduced in late 1981 by pontiac alongside its corporate cousin, the chevrolet camaro for the 1982 model year. these were also the first firebirds with factory fuel injection, four-speed automatic transmissions, five-speed manual transmissions, four-cylinder engines, 16-inch wheels, and hatchback bodies.
the mercedes-benz g-class, sometimes called g-wagen short for geländewagen, 'terrain vehicle' , is a mid-size four-wheel drive luxury suv manufactured by magna steyr formerly steyr-daimler-puch in austria and sold by mercedes-benz.in certain markets, it has been sold under the puch name as puch g.. the g-wagen is characterised by its boxy styling and body-on-frame construction.
challenge 1: one mile road course race. losers are saddled with mid-life crisis toys. rut goes first and has problems making the corners. he gets a time of 3:11. the three flags penalty gives him a final time of 3:26. since adam still has a bum shoulder, the replacement driver is a stunt coordinator named mickey.
the premise of the programme has the presenters on a mission to save old and repairable enthusiast vehicles, by repairing or otherwise improving an example of a particular make and model to a budget, then selling it to a new owner. this is a list of wheeler dealers episodes with original airdate on discovery channel.
this is a list of historic houses in santa ana, manila, the philippines.. santa ana is the only district in manila which was spared from destruction during world war ii.civilians fleeing other parts of manila sought refuge in this district during the war.
thomas alexander heatherwick, cbe ra rdi born 17 february 1970 is an english designer and the founder of london-based design practice heatherwick studio. since the late 1990s heatherwick has emerged as one of britain's most significant designers. heatherwick works with a team of around 180 architects, designers and makers from a studio and workshop in king's cross, london.
retractable hardtop? am i getting old or has everyone else forgotten the 'hardtop convertibles' made by lincoln on their lincoln continental in the mid sixties? while mention is made of an effort in the early 1950's to build a continental with a retractable hard top the 1957 ford was the first production car of that decade to have such a feature.
the amc javelin is an american front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, two-door hardtop automobile manufactured and marketed by american motors corporation amc across two generations, 1968–70 and 1971–74. styled by dick teague, the javelin was available in a range of trim and engine levels, from economical pony car to muscle car variants.