Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Racing Truck Show Contest

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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Dodge Ram Pickup 1500cc 2011

2011 Dodge Ram 1500 remains a full-size pickup leader, with stand-out style, a lot of muscle, and the level of repair is not half a ton of other suitable enough. 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 changes involve new trim packages and accessories upgrades. Added to the SLT trim level is Outdoorsman package that replaces the previous version of TRX and cover a variety of off-road upgrades. Also new is the Longhorn Laramie package, the answer is 2011 Dodge Ram 1500-luxury-minded to the Ford F-150 King Ranch and GMC Sierra Denali luxury models. New features offered include heated power folding side mirrors, new navigation system, and a factory spray-on-bed cargo ship.

Beyond the features tricks, Ram 1500 has more than covered the basic requirements. The player V8S available is impressive, the chassis is suitable for heavy work and the cab Ram is a class leader in design, ergonomics and materials. Perhaps the only weak point is the basic engine, a 215-horsepower V6 is EPA-rated fuel engine is not better than top-dog, 5.7-liter V8 390-hp. Provided you can swing an additional cost, large V8 big jump in performance and ability to work without fuel economy penalty is a no-brainer.

Honestly, all big pickups have more ability than most people need, and the option to wear them like a luxury sedan. But the one that took place on the additional pages are the 2011 Dodge Ram 1500. Line up against the Chevrolet Silverado, which rival Tundra Ford F-150 and Toyota in Edmunds comparison test, Ram took home the victory thanks to a personality that is more well-rounded. This year, more powerful F-150 could shake a little, but overall we still think Ram is selecting a large truck to full size.

2011 Ram 1500 comes in three cab styles: regular cab two door, one long-extended Quad Cab with two small rear doors, and Crew Cab body again with four conventional doors. Forum for the 120.5-inch wheelbase regular cab and offers cargo-bed length 6.3 meters and 8 meters. 2011 Ram 1500 Quad Cab and Crew Cab using a wheelbase of 140.5 inches. Quad Cab has a 3.6-foot cargo box. Crew Cab has a 6.5-foot box, all beds are wide enough to hold sheets of 4x8 laid flat.

2011 Ram 1500 back to the various trim levels, from basic work-truck ST, better equipped with the SLT, Sport live, and luxurious Laramie. Added to the SLT trim level for model year 2011 is a package that replaces Outdoorsman TRX previous versions and includes a variety of off-road upgrades. Also new is the luxury package Laramie Longhorn with two-tone paint treatment is unique and rich leather and wood-trimmed interior.

2011 Ram 1500 is still the only full-size pickup to use coil springs instead of leaf springs in conjunction with a solid rear axle. influence is a class ride comfort and chassis control over bumps. Its towing capacity when properly equipped, ranging from £ 3,600 with a gentle V-6 all the way up to 10,450 first-rate competitive with the Hemi.

ST base model with standard cab start out at $ 21,510, but $ 25,565 to the Quad Cab and $ 29,910 with a Crew Cab. Adding 4wd push their price to $ 25,965, $ 29.975, and $ 33,130, respectively (All prices in this review include fee objective manufacturer, paid for the year 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 is $ 900.).

Dodge Ram 2011 SLT versions are priced from $ 25,755 for regular cab and $ 29,835 for a Quad Cab with 2WD and from $ 29,325 and $ 33,055, respectively, with 4wd. Outdoorsman Edition adds $ 2,595 to the cost of an SLT.

With 2WD, 2011 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Sport has a base price of $ 34.800 and starts at $ 36,995 with a Crew Cab. With 4wd, base price is $ 34,360 for regular cab Sport, $ 38,020 for the Sport Quad Cab, and $ 40,174 for the Sport Crew Cab.

2011 Dodge Ram Laramie has a base price of $ 37,580 for Quad Cab 2WD and $ 39,340 for Crew Cab 2WD; 4wd versions starting $ 40,330 and $ 42,485, respectively. Longhorn edition of The Laramie price will not be announced until early in calendar 2011.

Among the price for an important choice, the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 on ST and SLT models with a price of $ 1,310, rear backup camera is $ 200, RamBox is $ 1895, DVD rear seat video and satellite-TV combo is $ 1,695, and Bedliner spray-cost $ 450. Load them with options, and prices for top-line Laramie models and top-level SLT Crew Cabs can easily cross the level of U.S. $ 50,000. (Prices taken from iguida.com)

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Mahindra Scorpio 2.2 mHAWK

The Mahindra Scorpio is an SUV manufactured by Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, the flagship company of the Mahindra Group. It was the first SUV from the company built for the global market. The Scorpio has been successfully accepted in international markets across the globe, and will shortly be launched in the US.

The Scorpio was conceptualized and designed by the in-house integrated design and manufacturing (IDAM) team of M&M. The car has been the recipient of three prestigious awards - the "Car of the Year" award from Business Standard Motoring, the "Best SUV of the Year" by BBC World Wheels and the "Best Car of the Year" award, again, from BBC World Wheels.

Engine Displacement (lt.) 2.2
Power (PS) 120
Torque (Nm) 290
Length (mm) 4325
Width (mm) 1700
Height (mm) 1916
Wheelbase (mm) 2680
Ground Clearance (mm) 180
Fuel Diesel
Tyres 235/70×16
0-60 kmph (sec) 5.88
0-100 kmph (sec) 15.6
Top Speed (kmph) 156
100-0 kmph Braking (sec) 55.9
Fuel Efficiency (City) (kmph) 10.5
Fuel Efficiency (Highway) (kmph) 15.4
Fuel Efficiency (Overall) (kmph) 11.7
Fuel Tank Capacity (lt) 53
Warranty 2 yrs./50,000 kms

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Modification Kijang Pick Up 2001 Six Wheels American Style

Event Djarum Black in conjunction With TV Hin indeed bring the cars with interesting modifications. Without exception this one car. American Style theme, Kijang pickup alerts in 2001 was made to duck and fitted with six tires. Display all white body kit, making it increasingly characterizes the style of Uncle Sam's car is. Bayu the owner also added the element of entertainment, with DJ sets and a full installation of sound in the back.

Shown with bodykit white and flat, and with the installation of six tires, making it look different from each other. The concept originally was that we wanted to make a car with a view American Style. Continue, because he wanted a different look, we added the tires into six pieces, said Amin who is a car mechanic.

To eliminate the impression of "Deer" her, we changed it to Chevy Blaze. This can be seen from the front. With so, this car is so stylish American Classic. A somewhat different view outside is not separated from the body which made the addition of about 1.2 m longer than the original. This was done to install two additional tire on the back. In addition, the body is also made more crouched close to 25 cm, and chop top is made with size 8 cm.

Other additions are made on the door or door-style suicide backward. Custom suspension was modified in order to support the performance of the Chevy Blaze Bayu belongs. Understand it, this car has already been made to stoop. So it took the right suspension to make it easy driving. The interior also takes from the American Classic is located on the dashboardnya.

Not only that, the car that was built during the nine months was also added DJ sets and sound that meets the back, to display a concept car audio show. Turn table mounted on the back with a motorized pneumatic system is supported by the thunderous sound performance with a total of 12 speakers.


Exterior: bodykit Spectrum bodywork, fog lamp Honda Jazz
DJ set: 6 units of subwoofers, speakers 6 units
Interior: subwoofer 2 units, Sunroof, white leather seat
Suspension: custom
Rims: Steel Oddye (16/195/70/65)
Tires: Turanza

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The Real Rocky

Age may be old but this car looks and performs like a Jeep latest already .. lets take a look ..!
1991 Daihatsu Rocky alert has undergone many modifications adopted the view Jeep Wrangler TJ. Prasad as the owner of this car is handed over entirely to the workshop Modification Garage Pit who settled in the area of West Jakarta.

The car was originally painted blue with white again, then, Nuris, the modifier remodel the roof of the car and turn it with a custom roof hardtop model that takes the design of the model that carried Jeep Wrangler TJ.
taft2Selain of hardtop custom applications made very neat, on the body also added bumper, side skirts and custom custom fenders over to look more manly body and remain stylish.

Aura Jeep increasingly reinforced by the application Grill aka Rocky Daihatsu Rugger country version of Sakura and the towing.

Application Part Wrangler TJ
Some parts belong Wrangler TJ has also been embedded in the body belongs Rocky Prasad, ie mirrors, gas cap, hood pins and Dumper. Log into the interior, Recaro front seats have been using, the back seat wrapped in leather with a matching black berkelir front seats and steering Daihatsu custom applications.

4x4 Modification of the concept, the ability of the legs of this car has also been enhanced. Reinforced front suspension system with Mopar shocbreaker while using procomp rear with leaf springs that have been dicustom. Section wheel rim has relied Replication M / T 16 x 7.5 which is then wrapped in tire size gambot alerts Couragia Federal M / T 285/75/16.

With the modification result of this claim, Pit Garage, Daihatsu Rocky older white berkelir fresh look increasingly ready to bulldoze the various street characters. (IMN)

Car Owner: Prasad
Type of Car: 1991 Daihatsu Rocky

Body & Interior: Wrangler TJ Hard Top Custom Design, Custom Bumper, Side Skirt Custom, Grill Rugger, Stoplamp Custom, Pin Hood TJ, TJ Dumper, Spion TJ, TJ Close Gasoline, Towing, Stir Daihatsu Custom, Front Recaro Seat
Legs - Feet: Shockbreaker Mopar (front) & Procomp (rear), Replication Velg M / T (16 x 7.5), the Federal Ban Couragia M / T (285 x 75 x 16)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Mitsubishi Strada Triton Exceed

PT Krama Yudha Three Berlian Motors (KTB), as car manufacturers Mitsubishi brand can be proud because the lead in the 4x4 pick-up segment. With its two flagship, Strada Triton GLS and GLX, its sales until April 2729 and then managed to penetrate the unit.

But pride is like half-heartedly accepted because success achieved with the title as the project vehicle. To delete the image, the KTB launch Strada Triton exceed design with modern, stylish and luxurious. Reserved for VIP or private hobby with pick-up but can be used everyday.

Pajero Evolution
Indeed, in terms of form, exterior design exceed more luxurious than the previous generation. Its base is still the same with Triton GLX and GLS, there is only the addition of ornaments. As performed PT Nissan Motor Indonesia on the Livina Livina XR X-Gear. The difference is, if X-Gear after sweetened no longer looks like a SUV hatchback.

In addition to luxurious, the exterior of the Pajero Evolution Exceed reinforce the impression of a powerful and dynamic. Like the front, plus a new grille design ornaments on the bumper and fog lights make the look more sporty. On the side of the given body side molding and footrest (Footstep). Then the rear bumper is designed footing.

In addition to the exterior, the space behind the driver and passenger enlarged. Length overall length of 150 mm more interior than its predecessor. Likewise, high room (from the bench) both front and rear.

Speaking of luxury, Exceed still less with the Nissan Frontier Navara. Operating system simply press the button 4x4. However Navara still picky when invited to a field line off-road ground clearance is still high because of Exceed.

Paris Dakar
Exceed Concept not only gives the appearance of SUVs, more than it shows a true performance SUV. Technology and toughness has been tested in laboratory malignant nature through Dakar rally.

Type 4D56 engine capacity of 2477 cc DOHC 16 Valve, 4-cylinder CDI IC / TCI same as used in the GLS. Nevertheless, both listed as first in the family pickup Mitsubishi cammon the low pressure rail that generate big power with low exhaust emissions.

With the power of 136 rpm from the kitchen ps/3.500 runway with turbo intercooler was not invited to be afraid off-road terrain. Hard impact could be absorbed because Ladder Frame construction is thick and strong.

When browsing off-road terrain is equipped with a 4x4 system. Displacement of the 2H to 4H without having to stop, but below 100 km / hour. Except from 4H to 4L car must stop and the gears in the normal position.

At the rear wheels are equipped hybrid LSD combined with viscous coupling unit (VCU). These systems are specifically designed to work with the ABS system to generate greater traction when one wheel slips. Then be afraid brakes locked when stopped suddenly because it is equipped with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution).

Live now, the success KTB Strada Triton bury image as a project vehicle. To achieve the sekajab bit difficult because of the targeted 1,000 units, Exceed allocated only 200 units. SBT

Exceed Specification Data
Model: 4D56
Type: DOHC 16-valve inline, 4 cylinder CDI IC / TC
Capacity: 2477 cc
Max power: 136 PS/3.500
Max torque: 32.0 kgm/2.000
Max speed: 167 km / h

Tire-rim: 265/70 R16 - Alloy 16 x 7:00 JJ
Audio: CD/MP3/WMA, AM / FM, USB Port
2 Tweeters with 4 speakers

Nissan Frontier Navara 4x4

Nissan Navara is a worldwide phenomenon and Nissan's decision to begin making Nissan Navara in Thailand has send waves of joy in our customer base. And why not - Europe's best selling pickup with Ricke performance, styling and interior can now be acquired at a much lower price thanks to Mark Motors' rock-bottom prices.

It has been the top seller in Europe for sometime now but now South Africa leading pickup magazine "Bakkie & Truck Action magazine" has declared Nissan Navara 2.5 DCI 4x4 as the Best Bakkie for 2007. European magazines are not far behind in extolling Navara - the Nissan Navara has been voted the ‘Pick-Up of the Year’ for the second year running in 4x4 magazine's 2007 awards. Rick Carroll, 4x4’s editor, commented: “The Navara is simply the best. ... The reasons are simple: Nissan’s Navara provides the best combination of working truck practicality with everyday driving involvement. A strong, torquey turbodiesel, bold but not outlandish styling and a comfy interior scored higher than its rivals can match.”

Nissan’s Navara was the best-selling pick-up in Ireland, UK and Europe in 2006. It commanded an incredible 25 per cent of the European market for pick-ups. Navara unseated pickup segment leader Isuzu Dmax in 2006 and claimed 41.2% percent of the market relegating DMax to a distant second. Mitsubishi Triton's recent introduction may change the market dynamics even further. These figures do not include the impact Mark and Mark Motors had in the market by exporting Vigoes and Triton to the Emerald Isle.

In addition to the stunning Irish performance, the Navara is the best-selling pick up in markets such as Spain, France, Holland, Austria, Belgium, Poland, and Sweden.

Since its launch in June 2005 more than 60,000 European customers have found in Navara the perfect tool to work hard and play hard. By offering SUV levels of comfort, space and on-road dynamic performance for civilised weekend motoring, combined with super-tough characteristics for a hard-working Monday-Friday lifestyle, the Navara has given customers the option of owning a pick up which doesn’t compromise their daily lives.

The combination of SUV qualities and pick up utility offered by the Navara has raised the stakes in this competitive segment. It is therefore no surprise that orders have begun poring in from the UK and the Southern African region and the Caribbean region is not far behind. From early signs, Navara promises to be another Vigo. Vigo had caused similar customer interest worldwide as Navara has now.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Cadillac Escalade EXT 2010

The 2010 Cadillac Escalade EXT ranks 3 out of 4 Sport Utility Trucks. This ranking is based on our analysis of 33 published reviews and test drives of the Cadillac Escalade EXT, and our analysis of reliability and safety data.

The Escalade EXT is the only game in town if you're looking for a luxury-brand Sport Utility Truck. But it's more expensive than other SUTs, and its bed isn't as useful as a pickup truck's.

Like the Chevy Avalanche, the Escalade EXT has a folding midgate that allows the rear seating area to double as part of the cargo bed, providing a full eight feet of hauling capacity while still allowing car-like seating when you need to carry more people than cargo. Car and Driver is blunt in their assesment of the Escalade EXT: "The Caddy tows less than the Chevy and doesn't have as much passenger space as an Escalade SUV. We don't get it."

In the end, the Escalade EXT is a niche vehicle. It appeals mainly to buyers who car about luxury above all else, but still need a little utility. The 2010 Escalade EXT's bed/midgate combo is matched with a massive V8 engine and a well-appointed, comfortable cabin with seating for up to five. In short, the Cadillac Escalade EXT is for buyers who want it all and can afford to pay for it.

However, Escalade EXT buyers will not only have to pay for all that luxury at the dealership, they'll also have to pay at the gas station: the EXT is thirsty, even for an SUT. While most reviewers like the Escalade EXT overall, they also note that there are less expensive and more capable options out there.
Other Sport Utility Trucks to Consider

Much of the same capability can be had in the Chevrolet Avalanche for less money. The Avalanche and the Escalade EXT share many components. While the Avalanche doesn't quite have the interior refinement of the Escalade, it costs about $26,000 less than the Escalade EXT.

Other SUTs, like the Honda Ridgeline, offer better fuel economy and similar performance for a much lower price.

If you need more utility, check out upper trims of full-size pickups like the Ford F-150 Platinum or the Toyota Tundra Limited. These trucks don't compromise on performance, but have the same heaping dose of luxury as the Cadillac EXT.
Details: The Cadillac Escalade EXT

The Escalade EXT was last redesigned in 2007. For 2010, not much is new. The Escalade EXT's 6.2 liter engine now has GM's active fuel management technology, which saves fuel by shutting off four of the eight cylinders when they're not needed. Also new for 2010 are standard side airbags for the driver and front passenger. Finally, a USB port in the center console is standard for 2010.

Acceleration and Power

Only a single engine is available for the nearly 6,000-pound Escalade EXT, and it's a big one: a 6.2-liter V8 that can generate 403 horsepower, plenty of low-end torque and a towing capacity of 7,600 pounds. By and large reviewers think this engine is great, but a few say that even this much power can barely keep up with the EXT's bulk. The EXT comes with a Hydra-Matic six-speed automatic transmission with a Driver Shift Control manual mode. Reviewers say the transmission performs smoothly.

For 2010, the Cadillac Escalade EXT's engine has active fuel management technology, which saves fuel by shutting down four of the engine's eight cylinders when they are not needed. The EPA has not released new fuel economy estimates for the EXT.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Hummer H2 Limousine Luxurious

Hummer H2 indeed look very different from most cars. Form a unique and a large dimension.
in the standard conditions in the giant SUV is only able to steal the attention, how about the limusinnya version? Hummer surely this one into a luxurious monster seize the attention of every person.

Hummer h2 limusin Luxurious

Hummer h2 limusin Luxurious
With nearly 9 meters long, Hummer H2 Limousine presence is very light. The extraordinary length to make Krystal Enterprises, base the body of a car company in Brea, California that make claims Limousine-SUV is capable of carrying 15 passengers at once. That is 2 passengers in the front cabin and 13 other pieces back in the luxurious.

Passengers with a high average of 170 cm can be freely seated in the ‘room’ is equipped with sofas in a circle. Although the passengers who sit in the middle of the side, so that little experience difficulty entering or exit. However, the constraints are less with the presence of additional door on the right side of the SUV had been the mainstay General Motors this.

Generally, a Limousine, SUV superbig is also equipped with facilities owned by the luks like Hollywood celebrities. luxury in the interior layer of the skin quality.

interior H2 Hummer Limousin
Following four screen with Bose audio, ready to provide entertainment for passengers. Unfortunately the placement of a monitor that has seen little finishing rough. Baut brace frame stainless steel clamp that monitor can easily caught the eye.

However, the lack of minibar direduksi by the presence of crystal glass with a neat row on the right rear passenger space. Glamorous atmosphere increases with colorful lights decorate the interior. A touch of elegance that is able to obscure lack of interior superbongsor this SUV.
Vortec V8 engine with a 6,162 cc heart for parking as this is still maintained keasilannya. With bursts of up to 393 dk at 5700 rpm and torsi peak of 562 Nm at 4300 rpm.

Of course, this petrol engine feels slow compared to H2 if the regular version. Reasonable course, for body elongation makes bobotnya jumped, so the engine power wrench. To ensure that the supply of electricity in the Limousine-SUV is still insufficient, Alternator added as a back-up electricity supply.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Toyota Hilux Double Cabin

A PHENONEMON of UK sales in recent years has been the growth in the double cab pick-up market. The UK market for all pick ups — single to double cab, two-wheel drive to four-wheel drive — grew by a quite amazing 347 per cent between 1998 and the end of 2005. And demand shows no sign of slowing, with sales this year increasing still further.

When you consider that the UK's new car market is around 2.4 million new vehicles each year, the 34,314 pick up sales in the UK last year is really only a drop in the ocean. But the growth potential is not being overlooked by manufacturers, who are busy bringing new, updated and more sophisticated vehicles to market.

Mitsubishi is the clear market leader in this sector with 80 per cent of its sales being for high-value, technically-advanced double cabs used as alternatives to 4x4s and SUVs. They have found favour not only with private buyers but, because of the personal tax and VAT reclaim advantages that apply to commercial vehicles, company car 'user choosers' and businesses have all climbed on the bandwagon.

Nissan and Isuzu have also updated their model ranges and Ford will be launching their larger and more powerful pick-up Ranger models soon.

Toyota, not to be left out, and once the market leader for UK pick-up sales, has recently introduced its sixth-generation Hilux. Like its competitors, the Hilux is available in single and double cab forms with two- and four-wheel drive options, depending on which model is chosen.

The Hilux has a worldwide reputation for ruggedness and can be found in virtually every corner of the world from Alaska to the Sahara to the Australian outback. The Hilux is sold in 164 different markets worldwide and, with more than 12 million sales to date, it ranks as Toyota's second best-selling model behind the Corolla.

The latest Hilux is considerably larger than previous models not least of all in its length, which has increased by nearly a foot. The extra inches are mostly in the wheelbase and provide more interior space, a better ride and improved passenger comfort. However, where it matters most in the load bed the capacity has been increased by 25 per cent for single cab models and 30 per cent for double cabs.

One of the biggest complaints about the new Mitsubishi L200 double cab models is their smaller load bed. And whilst it still appeals to recreational users, it does not have the appeal it once enjoyed with commercial users where load space is the priority.

The new Hilux models have a new ladder frame chassis which is forty-five per cent stiffer than the previous models. They also have better aerodynamics and much more modern styling. Like the Mitsubishi and Nissan, the new Toyota Hilux has a much roomier interior, plenty of storage space — including very handy compartments under the rear seat, that tips up for access — and a car-like specification. The double cab has four passenger doors and seating for five passengers. It has car-style controls, including an easier to use central handbrake. The only real shortfall for the Hilux over the L200 and Nissan Navara is that the middle passenger in the rear seat only has a lap seatbelt other competitors have a full three-point belt. Neither does the Hilux provide a height-adjustable driver's seat.

The Hilux double cab is available with three grades of specification but all models have air conditioning, electric windows and remote control central locking. ABS braking and driver and front passenger airbags are also standard fit. The sound system varies between each specification.

In the technical department, the Hilux has a new double wishbone
front suspension which improves the road handling characteristics.
The rear suspension still has leaf springs for durability and to allow for heavy loads to be carried. But this does mean a rather harsh ride for passengers, especially when the vehicle is unladen.

However, the Hilux scores heavily over the L200 because all models have a rear differential lock a 'must' for those venturing off-road, especially if the vehicle is being used for towing because four-wheel drive is no good if you lose traction through the rear wheels. For vehicles such as these having a differential lock is, I believe, essential.

Usefully, the shift from two- to four-wheel drive and back to two-wheel drive can be performed easily whilst on the move.

The most disappointing element of the Hilux is the 2.5-litre D-4D common-rail direct injection turbodiesel engine. The 4-cylinder's power output of just 101bhp is simply not in keeping with what other manufacturers are offering these days, when up to 160bhp is quite normal. The torque output of 192lb ft for four-wheel drive models available from 1,600rpm is acceptable, the Hilux pulling well and driving with flexibility at low speeds.

Once on open roads, though, it delivers a lacklustre performance. As
it is a commercial vehicle Toyota in common with some other manufacturers do not publish official performance figures but top speed is around 100mph, 0-60mph takes 18.2 seconds and fuel consumption on the combined cycle is 34mpg. Help is at hand in the form of the power boost kits just introduced by Owen Developments.

Owen Developments are specialists at getting more safe and useable power out of petrol and diesel engines, and are the brains behind similar power upgrades for Mitsubishi products everything from Lancer Evolutions to L200 pick-ups. The new Owen Developments power upgrade for the Hilux's 2.5-litre diesel engine will boost the out-put from 101 to 120bhp, and it increases the torque as well. The kit costs £525 plus VAT, according to their latest press releases. I have driven both the L200 and Isuzu pick-ups fitted with these power upgrades and they really are excellent.

So, while the Hilux may lose out to the L200 and Nissan Navara as far as performance goes, where it matters in practical load area carry-ing space the Hilux is the winner. The load bed is wider and longer (now a few millimetres under six feet) than previous Hilux models and the sides are deeper. The payload is 1,085kg with a braked towing capacity of 2,250kg. It will also wade through 27.5-inch deep water that's mid-thigh for most people!

On-the-road vehicle prices (excluding VAT, as the Hilux is a commercial vehicle) start from £12,145 and range up to £17,245. My test model, the Hilux double cab 4WD in HL3 specification costs £15,745, making it pretty good value for money.

With slightly better engine performance it would give its L200 and Navara competitors a more serious run for their money I gather that Toyota already have the power issue in hand and a more powerful engine option will be offered fairly soon, which should take care of that. Minus points are few, just the lack of driver's seat height adjust-ment and a rather harsh unladen ride.

On the plus side the Hilux has likeable, conservative styling, it's pleasant to drive and scores with its good interior passenger space and large load area. Standard equipment includes power front windows, electrically-adjustable and heated door mirrors, air conditioning, power steering, ABS, front airbags, tilt-adjustable steering wheel, CD/MP3 player, velour upholstery and 15-inch alloy wheels. Expect to see more of them soon on driveways near you. — David Miles

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Jeep Wrangler 2010

The 2010 Jeep Wrangler has a redesigned soft top which is designed to be easier to open and close. This off-road-ready SUV is offered in 2-door or 4-door Unlimited form. Trim levels include Sport, Sahara, and Rubicon; Sport replaces the X as the base version. Late-model-year additions to the Wrangler lineup include the Islander and Mountain. All are available with a folding soft top or a removable hardtop. All have a 3.8-liter V6 engine. Two-door Wranglers have 202 horsepower; Unlimiteds have 205. Manual or automatic transmission is available. The 2-door models are 4-wheel drive only. Unlimiteds come with rear drive or 4WD. Wrangler's 4WD system should not be left engaged on dry pavement but includes a low-range gear for off-roading. Maximum towing capacity is 2,000 pounds on the 2-door, 3,500 pounds on the Unlimited. Available safety features include ABS, traction control, antiskid system, and front-side airbags. Optional is Chrysler's Uconnect multimedia suite, which includes a 30-gigabyte hard drive for storing digital media and picture files, a wireless cell-phone link, and a navigation system with real-time traffic updates. For severe off-road use, Wrangler can be equipped with an electronic-disconnecting front stabilizer bar, locking differentials, and specific tires. Wrangler has Jeep's Trailer-Sway Control, which activates the antiskid system if it detects a towed trailer is not following its intended path. The Islander and Mountain packages include their own unique paint colors and specific exterior and interior trim.

Learn the technical specifications of the 2010 Jeep Wrangler. Get interior, exterior and engine specifications for the 2010 Jeep Wrangler.

Engine Specifications

ohv V61 ohv V62
Size, liters/cu. in. 3.8/231 3.8/231
Horsepower @ rpm. 202 @ 5000 205 @ 5200
Torque (lb-ft) @ rpm. 237 @ 4000 240 @ 4000
Availability Standard Standard
EPA City / highway mpg

6-speed manual 15/19 3 15/19 3
4-speed automatic 15/19 3 15/19 3

Fuel Data
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 15 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 19 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 18.6 gal

Drivetrain Specifications
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive

Interior Specifications
Front Headroom 41.3 in
Front Hiproom 55.6 in
Front Legroom 41.0 in
Front Shoulderroom 55.8 in
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Headroom 40.3 in
Second Hiproom 44.7 in
Second Legroom 35.6 in
Second Shoulderroom 61.6 in

Exterior Specifications
Curb Weight 3760 lbs
Curb Weight N/A lbs
Height, Overall N/A in
Length, Overall 152.8 in
Min Ground Clearance 8.8 in
Tread Width, Front 61.9 in
Tread Width, Rear 61.9 in
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 34.9 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Wheelbase 95.4 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 73.7 in

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel

Front Tire Size P225/75R16
Rear Tire Size P225/75R16

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Chevrolet 2000 Chevy Xtreme

4.3 manual 5 speed Hurst short shift kit
Flowmaster 40 series w/ turndowns
Poweraide throttle body spacer
18" Alba Karmas wrapped in toyo proxes
FBSS Custom one off 2 link air suspension
2" Drop spindles
Ram Air Hood
Custom bright white w/ blue pearl paint

Shave everything this winter, new front valance, step shavers and re-paint same color and pinstripe with blue old school style, then re-clearcoating.

Engine driven compressor and run all steel braided hose for suspension.Complete interior transformation to include 39 Studebaker style dash and console painted to match exterior and blue and pearl white leather and tweed.

All new Infinity sound system. Tub the front so she lays out flat and drives that way.
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