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Encyclopedia > List of automotive superlatives

This page lists superlatives of the automobile industry - that is, the smallest, largest, fastest, lightest, best-selling, and other such topics. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Car redirects here. ...


In order to keep the entries relevant, the list (except for the Firsts section) will be limited to automobiles built after World War II. Many odd vehicles emerged in the early days of the automobile industry. There is a section for early superlatives, however.


The list will also be limited to production road cars that meet the following conditions:

  1. Vehicles constructed principally for the transport of people rather than other primary purposes.
  2. 20 or more examples must have been made by the original vehicle manufacturer and offered for commercial sale to the public in new condition - cars modified by either professional tuners or individuals are not eligible
  3. They must be street-legal in their intended markets and capable of passing any tests or inspections required to be granted this status
  4. They must have been built for retail sale to consumers for their personal use on public roads - no commercial or industrial vehicles are eligible

Contents

Some notes about units of measurement used herein

Engine capacity/displacement

A cubic centimetre (cm3) is an SI derived unit of volume, equal to the volume of a cube with side length of 1 centimetre. ... A cubic inch is the volume of a cube which is one inch long on each edge. ...

Engine output

Power In physics, power (symbol: P) is the rate at which work is performed or energy is transmitted, or the amount of energy required or expended for a given unit of time. ...

  • 1 horsepower (hp) = 1 brake hp (bhp) = 1.0139 metric hp (PS) = 0.7457 kilowatts (kW)
  • 1 metric hp = 0.9863 hp = 0.7355 kilowatts
  • 1 kilowatt = 1.3410 hp = 1.3596 metric hp

Torque This article is about a unit of measurement. ... This article is about a unit of measurement. ... The kilowatt (symbol: kW) is a unit for measuring power, equal to one thousand watts. ... For other senses of this word, see torque (disambiguation). ...

  • 1 foot-pound force of torque ( ft•lbff) = 1.3558 newton-meter (N•m)
  • 1 newton-meter = 0.7376 foot-pound force

Newton metre is the unit of moment in the SI system. ...

Fuel economy

  • 1 mile per US gallon = 1.2009 miles per imperial gallon = 0.4252 kilometers per L = 235.208 liters per 100 kilometers
  • 1 mile per imperial gallon = 0.8327 miles per US gallon = 0.3540 kilometers per L = 282.4731 liters per 100 kilometers
  • 1 kilometer per L = 2.3521 miles per US gallon = 2.8247 miles per imperial gallon
  • 1 L per 100 kilometers = 235.208 miles per US gallon = 282.4731 miles per imperial gallon

Power to weight or weight to power

(See also: weight-to-power ratio) Power-to-weight ratio (sometimes referred to as the more general Specific power) and its inverse weight-to-power ratio are measures commonly used when comparing various vehicles (or engines), including automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft, and armoured fighting vehicles. ...

  • 1 hp per short ton = 1.12 hp per long ton = 0.82199 kilowatt per metric ton
  • 1 hp per long ton = 0.89286 hp per short ton = 0.76890 kilowatt per metric ton
  • 1 kilowatt per metric ton = 1.2166 hp per short ton = 1.3625 hp per long ton
  • 1 pound per hp = 0.60828 kilogram per kilowatt

The short ton is a unit of mass equal to 907. ... A long ton is the name used in the US for the unit called the ton in the avoirdupois or Imperial system of measurements, as used (alongside the metric system) in the United Kingdom and to some extent in other Commonwealth countries. ... A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 103 kg (= 106 g). ...

Engine capacity

Flat-twin

  • Smallest flat-twin engine (gasoline) - 0.38 L (375 cc/23 in³) - 1948 Citroën 2CV
  • Largest flat-twin engine (gasoline) - 4.83 L (4838 cc/295 in³) - 1904 Lanchester 18 [1]

BMW motorcycle powered by a flat-twin engine A flat-twin is a two cylinder internal combustion engine where the cylinders are arranged in a flat configuration. ... The Citroën 2CV (French: deux chevaux vapeur, literally two steam horses, from the tax horsepower rating) was an economy car produced by the French automaker Citroën from 1948 to 1990. ...

Straight-3 (I3)

  • Smallest I3 engine (gasoline) - 0.36 L (357 cc/22 in³) - 1967 Suzuki Fronte
  • Smallest I3 engine (Diesel) - 0.8 L (799 cc/48.8 in³) - 2000 Smart Fortwo cdi
  • Largest I3 engine (gasoline) - 1.2 L (1198 cc/73 in³) - 2002 Volkswagen Polo/SEAT Ibiza/Škoda Fabia
  • Largest I3 engine (Diesel) - 1.8 L (1779 cc/109 in³) - 1984 Alfa Romeo 33 1.8 TD

A Straight-3 is an internal combustion engine with three cylinders arranged in a straight line side by side. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Fortwo is the original smart model, launched in 1998 as City Coupe. ... Volkswagen Derby The Volkswagen Polo is a supermini manufactured by Volkswagen of Germany. ... The SEAT Ibiza is a supermini manufactured by the Volkswagen Group and sold under the SEAT brand. ... 2006 Å koda Fabia. ... The name Alfa Romeo 33 was used for different automobiles produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo. ...

Straight-4 (I4)

  • Smallest I4 engine (gasoline) - 0.36 L (356 cc/21.7 in³) - 1963 Honda T360 AS250E
  • Smallest I4 engine (Diesel) - 1.25 L (1248 cc/65 in³) - 2003 Fiat Nuova Panda MultiJet
  • Largest I4 engine (gasoline) - 3.2 L (3202 cc/195.45 in³) - 1965 IHC Scout
  • Largest I4 engine (Diesel) - 4.1 L (4100 cc/250.2 in³) - Toyota Mega Cruiser 15B-FTE Diesel

The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The T360 was a tiny pickup truck from Honda. ... The Fiat Panda is a city car from the Italian automotive manufacturer Fiat. ... MultiJet is a brandname for Fiats Common Rail turbocharged Diesel engine. ... This article is about the automaker. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... This article is about the fuel. ...

V4 engine

  • Smallest V4 engine - 0.7 L (746 cc/46 in³) - 1960 ZAZ 965 V4
  • Largest V4 engine - 2.6 L (2568 cc/157 in³) - 1930 Lancia Lambda V4

1700 cc High Compression Ford Taunus V4 V4 and V-4 redirect here. ... ZAZ-968 The Zaporozhets (Russian: , Zaporozhets; Ukrainian: , Zaporozhets) was a brand name of subcompact cars designed and built from 1958 at the ZAZ factory in Soviet Ukraine (Zaporozhsky Avtomobilny Zavod, or Zaporozhsky Automobile Factory). ... MeMZ is short for Melitopol Engine Plant (Ukrainian: Мелітопольський моторний завод). The factory was founded in 1908 by a Ukrainian entrepreneur by the name of Zaferman. ... The Lancia Lambda was an innovative automobile produced from 1922 through 1931. ... Lancia pioneered the vee engine design, producing the first V6 as well as the first V4s. ...

Flat-4

A flat-4 is a four cylinder internal combustion engine where the cylinders are arranged in a flat configuration, also referred to as horizontally opposed. ... The Citroën Ami was a series of automobiles produced by the French manufacturer Citroën from 1961 to May 1978. ... Lancia Gamma Coupé The Lancia Gamma was an executive car from Italian Fiat Autos upscale marque Lancia. ... For other uses, see Subaru (disambiguation). ... For the high-performance versions of the Impreza, see Subaru Impreza WRX and Subaru Impreza WRX STi The Subaru Impreza is a compact car that was first introduced by Subaru in 1993. ... The Legacy is a mid-size car introduced by the Japanese manufacturer Subaru in February 1989 as a larger, upscale companion to the companys Leone/Loyale and currently serves as the flagship model in the Subaru range. ... The Subaru EJ engine is a series of automotive engines manufactured by Subaru, a division of Fuji Heavy Industries introduced mid 1989 for the 1st generation Legacy. ...

Straight-5 (I5)

  • Smallest I5 engine (gasoline) - 1.9 L (1921 cc/117 in³) - 1981 Audi 100 1.9 E
  • Smallest I5 engine (Diesel) - 2.0 L (1986 cc/121 in³) - 1978 Audi 100 2.0 D
  • Largest I5 engine (gasoline) - 3.7 L (3653 cc/223 in³) - 2007 GM Atlas L5R 3700
  • Largest I5 engine (Diesel) - 3.5 L (3469 cc/212 in³) - 1990 Toyota Land Cruiser 1PZ Diesel

The Volvo B5252S is an example of a straight-5 engine. ... The Audi 100 was a mid-sized automobile from Audi, made between 1968 and 1994. ... The Audi 100 was a mid-sized automobile from Audi, made between 1968 and 1994. ... General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... Atlas is a name for a family of modern inline piston engines for trucks from General Motors. ... This article is about the automaker. ... The Toyota Land Cruiser is a popular series of four-wheel drive vehicles produced by the Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor Corporation. ... The 1PZ is a 3. ... This article is about the fuel. ...

Straight-6 (I6)

  • Smallest I6 engine (gasoline) - 1.1 L (1087 cc/68 in³) - 1933 MG K-Type
  • Smallest I6 engine (Diesel) - 2.4 L (2383 cc/145 in³) - 1979 Volvo 240 D24 engine
  • Largest I6 engine (gasoline) - 7.7 L (7688 cc/467 in³) - Rolls-Royce Phantom II
  • Largest I6 engine (Diesel) - 6.7 L (6690 cc/408 in³) - 2007 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 Cummins B series turbodiesel

The straight-6 (also inline 6, I-6, or I6) is an internal combustion engine with six cylinders aligned in a single row. ... M.G. 18/80 Mk 1 Speed Model Tourer 1930 M.G. K1 Magnette 2-Seater Racer 1933 M.G. L2 Magna 2-Seater Sports 1933 M.G. NA Magnette 4-Seater Tourer 1934 M.G. Midget 2-Seater Sports 1938 MG WA 1947 MG YA 1953 MG TD 1953... The MG K-Type Magnette was produced by the MG Car company from October 1932 to 1934. ... Volvo Cars is the luxury car maker using the Volvo Trademark. ... European-market 1977 244 GL with aftermarket wheel covers 245 with North American-market 1976-1980 quad round sealed beam headlamp configuration 240 GLE with North American-market 1980-1985 quad rectangular sealed beam headlamp configuration 1979-80 242GT North American-spec 1990-93 240DL The Volvo 200 series was... Rolls-Royce car may refer to vehicles produced by: Rolls-Royce Limited (1906-1973) Rolls-Royce Motors (1973-2003), which was owned by Vickers between 1980 and 1998, and after that by Volkswagen. ... The Phantom II replaced the New Phantom in Rolls-Royces offerings in 1929. ... See also Dodge Ram 50, an unrelated Mitsubishi-produced truck The Ram is a full-size pickup truck from Chrysler LLCs Dodge brand. ... This article is about the diesel engine manufacturer. ... The Cummins B Series is a family of straight-4 and straight-6 diesel truck and industrial piston engines. ...

V6 engine

  • Smallest V6 engine (gasoline) - 1.6 L (1597 cc/97 in³) - 1992 Mitsubishi Lancer 6A1
    • Honorable mention: - 1.0 L - 1960s DKW F102 (a two-stroke V6) (about 100 produced for testing, 13 fitted to road cars)[2]
    • Honorable mention: - 1.4 L (1396cc) Smart V6 consisting of two combined 3-cyl Smart Roadster engines. This twin turbocharged gasoline engine develops 225bhp at 5500rpm with 162lb ft of torque from 2250-4500rpm). Only 10 prototype Smart Coupé Brabus were fitted in 2003 with this engine made by Mercedes-Benz.
  • Smallest V6 engine (Diesel) - 2.5 L (2496 cc/152 in³) - 1996 Audi/VW 2.5 TDI (in multiple cars)
  • Largest V6 engine (gasoline) - 5.8 L (5755 cc/351 in³) - 1966 GMC 1000-3500 series 351E 60° V6
  • Largest V6 engine (Diesel automobiles) - 4.3 L (4304 cc/262 in³) - 1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, Supreme Brougham, Calais GM LT6

The Ford Essex V6 engine V6 and V-6 redirect here. ... For information on Mitsubishi brand computer monitors, see NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America Inc. ... The Mitsubishi Lancer is a compact car built by Mitsubishi Motors. ... The Mitsubishi 6A1 engine is a series of V6 engines from Mitsubishi Motors, found in their small and medium vehicles through the 1990s. ... DKW Auto Union logotype Dampf-Kraft Wagen (German: steam-powered vehicle) or DKW is a historic car and motorcycle marque. ... DKW F 102 DKW F 102 The DKW F102 is a car produced by German manufacturer DKW. It succeeded the Auto Union 1000 and 1000S models in 1963. ... The Smart Roadster is a two-door microcar first introduced in 2003 by Smart GmbH. Sales of the Roadster and Roadster Coupé were below expectations, resulting in a halt of production of both models in November 2005 after about 43,000 Roadsters were made. ... BRABUS Weber is a high-performance aftermarket tuning company which specializes in Mercedes-Benz, Smart and Maybach vehicles, similar to Hamann which modifies Ferraris and BMW. Founded in 1977 by Bodo Buschmann, Brabus has since become the largest Mercedes tuner other than the DaimlerChrysler affiliate Mercedes-AMG. The company is... This page is about the Mercedes-Benz brand of automobiles and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler automobile manufacturer. ... Audi AG, more commonly known as Audi, is a premium German automobile manufacturer and one of the worlds leading performance-luxury marques, with headquarters in Ingolstadt, Bavaria. ... GMC, formerly known as GMC Truck, is a brand name used on trucks, vans, and SUVs marketed in North America and the Middle East by General Motors. ... GMC produced a unique V6 engine from 1960 through 1978. ... The Oldsmobile Cutlass was an automobile made by the Oldsmobile division of General Motors. ... General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... Oldsmobile developed three Diesel engines for the 1980s - two V8s and this 263 in³ (4. ...

Flat-6

  • Smallest Flat 6 engine - 2.0 L (1991 cc) - Porsche 911
  • Largest Flat 6 engine - 3.8 L (3824 cc) - Porsche 911

The flat-6 engine of the Honda Valkyrie motorcycle A flat-6 is a 6 cylinder configuration of a flat engine or boxer engine. ... Porsche 911 in hillclimb The Porsche 911 (pronounced as nine eleven) is a sports car made by Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany. ... Porsche 911 in hillclimb The Porsche 911 (pronounced as nine eleven) is a sports car made by Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany. ...

V8 engine

  • Smallest road car V8 engine (gasoline) - 2.0 L (1990 cc/121 in³) - 1975 Ferrari 208 GT4
    • Honourable mention: 2.0 L (1995 cc) - Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale (only 18 produced)
    • Honourable mention: 2.0 L (1996 cc) - Fiat 8V ("Otto Vu" 1952-1954)
  • Smallest V8 engine (Diesel) - 3.3 L (3328 cc/203 in³) - 2000 Audi A8 3.3 TDI
  • Largest V8 engine (gasoline) - 8.2 L (8194 cc/500 in³) - 1970 Cadillac Eldorado 500
    • Honorable mention: 12.8 L (12782 cc/780 in³) - 2006 Weineck Cobra 780 (limited edition tuner car)
  • Largest V8 engine (Diesel) - 7.3 L (7275 cc/444 in³) - 1997 Ford F250 Power Stroke

The Liberty V8 aircraft engine clearly shows the configuration, although modern automotive versions use a 90 degree block angle. ... The Ferrari 308 GT4 and 208 GT4 were mid-engined V8-powered 2+2 cars built by Ferrari. ... The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is an extremely rare road car built by Alfa Romeo of Italy. ... 1955 Fiat 8V Berlinetta Coupe, 1 of only 3 built by Fiat. ... The Audi A8 is a full-size luxury car built by the German automaker Audi to replace the V8 model as its flagship offering. ... Turbo Direct Injection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Eldorado model was part of the Cadillac line from 1953 to 2002. ... Cadillac was the first automobile maker to mass produce a V8 engine. ... The F-Series is a series of full-size pickup trucks from Ford Motor Company sold for over 5 decades. ... Introduced in 1994, as a Mid Year Model Change (1994. ...

W8 engine

    • Honourable mention: 4.0 L - 2002-2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 4 Motion

A W8 engine is an eight cylinder piston engine in a W configuration, or two juxtaposed V4 engine blocks, coupled to one crankshaft. ...

V10 engine

  • Smallest V10 engine - 4.9 L (4921 cc/301 in³) - Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI
  • Largest V10 engine - 8.4 L (8381 cc/511 in³) - 2008 Dodge Viper

A V10 engine is a V engine with 10 cylinders in two banks of five. ... The Volkswagen Touareg is a mid-size luxury SUV produced by German automaker Volkswagen since 2003. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

Flat-12

  • Smallest road car Flat 12 engine - 4.45 L - Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer
  • Largest Flat 12 engine - 5.0 L - Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

A flat-12 is an internal combustion engine in flat configuration, having 12 cylinders. ... The Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer was a series of cars produced by Ferrari in Italy between 1971 and 1984. ...

V12 engine

  • Smallest road car V12 engine - 2.0 L (1995 cc/122 in³) - 1948 Ferrari 166 Inter Colombo
    • Honorable mention: - 1.5 L (1497 cc/91 in³) - 1947 Ferrari 125 S Colombo (Not a production road car).
  • Largest V12 engine - 7.5 L (7467c cc/456 in³) - 1934 Packard Twelve Victoria (pre-WWII)
    • Honorable mention: - 7.7 L (7730 cc/471 in³) - TVR Cerbera Speed 12 (Vehicle never reached production).

Colombo Type 125 Testa Rossa engine in a 1961 Ferrari 250TR Spyder V-12 engine simplified cross-section V12 redirects here. ... The Ferrari 166 was a race car that became a sports car for the street. ... Ferraris earliest cars used engines designed by Gioacchino Colombo, who had formerly designed Alfa Romeos for Enzo Ferrari. ... See also the 125 F1, a Formula 1 race car sharing the same engine The 125 S (commonly called the 125 or 125 Sport) was the first vehicle produced and built by the famed Ferrari company of Modena, Italy. ... Ferraris earliest cars used engines designed by Gioacchino Colombo, who had formerly designed Alfa Romeos for Enzo Ferrari. ...

W12 engine

  • Largest W12 engine - 6.0 L (5999 cc/366 cu in³) 2005 Audi A8

A W12 engine is a twelve cylinder piston engine in a W configuration. ... The Audi A8 is a full-size luxury car built by the German automaker Audi to replace the V8 model as its flagship offering. ...

V16 engine

1933 Marmon V16 engine. ... Marmon 48 from 1914 ad Marmon was an automobile brand name manufactured by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, from 1902 through 1933, and a brand of Texas-made premium trucks from 1963 through 1997. ... The Cadillac Sixteen was a prototype of a stylish and high performance automobile first presented by Cadillac in 2003. ... 1938 Buick Y-Job, the first Concept car A concept car or show car is a car prototype made to showcase a concept, new styling, technology and more. ... The Cadillac V-16 was Cadillacs top-of-the-line car from its January 1930 launch until production ceased in 1940 as the war in Europe killed sales. ... This compressor charged 16 cylinder engine from 1951 was competing in Formula 1. ...

W16 engine

A W16 engine is a sixteen cylinder piston engine in a W configuration. ... The Bugatti Veyron 16. ... The Bugatti Veyron 16. ...

Dimensions

Overall

  • Longest - 6650 mm (261.8 in) - 2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Crew Cab Long Bed
    • Passenger car - 6426 mm (253 in) - 1975 Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy-Five [3]
      • Honorable mention - 6400 mm (252 in) - 1932 Bugatti Royale (Few produced)
    • Commercial - 6852 mm (269.8 in) - Checker Aerocar
      • Honorable mention - 6680 mm (263.0 in) - 2005 Mercedes-Benz (in US Dodge) Sprinter High Roof
  • Widest - 2474 mm - 2002 Unimog U5000
  • Highest - 2842 mm - 2002 Unimog U5000
    • Honorable mention - 2631 mm (103.6 in) - 2005 Mercedes-Benz (in US Dodge) Sprinter High Roof (Not a consumer vehicle)
    • Honorable mention - 1632 mm (64.3 in) - 2006 Rolls Royce Phantom ("Highest passenger car")
  • Shortest - 1340 mm (52.8 in) - 1962 Peel P50 (3 wheels)
    • Honorable mention - 2286 mm (90 in) - 1956 Isetta (4 wheels)
  • Lowest - 39 in (991 mm) - 1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale (18 produced)
    • Honorable mention - 37 in (940 mm) - Concept Centaur GT (Not a production car)
    • Honorable mention - 32 in (813 mm) - Adams Brothers Probe 16 (Only 3 produced)
    • Honorable mention - 1029 mm (40.5 in) - 1966 Ford GT40 Mk III (31 produced)

The F-Series is a series of full-size pickup trucks from Ford Motor Company sold for over 5 decades. ... The Fleetwood name was used on the top of the Cadillac line since 1927. ... Jean Bugatti and his 1932 Royale built for Armand Esders. ... The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a big delivery van, chassis cab and minibus built by DaimlerChrysler by Düsseldorf and sold under its Mercedes-Benz, Dodge, and Freightliner brands. ... Unimog (IPA: or IPA: ) designates a range of multi purpose four wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The name Unimog is pronounced IPA: in German and is a portmanteau from the German UNIversal-MOtor-Gerät, Gerät being the German word for... Unimog (IPA: or IPA: ) designates a range of multi purpose four wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The name Unimog is pronounced IPA: in German and is a portmanteau from the German UNIversal-MOtor-Gerät, Gerät being the German word for... The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a big delivery van, chassis cab and minibus built by DaimlerChrysler by Düsseldorf and sold under its Mercedes-Benz, Dodge, and Freightliner brands. ... A Phantom at the 2005 United States Grand Prix The Rolls-Royce Phantom is a luxury saloon (sedan) automobile made by Rolls-Royce. ... For the biochemistry term, see P50. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the most successful microcars produced in the post-WWII years—a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ... The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is an extremely rare road car built by Alfa Romeo of Italy. ... Concept Centaur GT was a kit car built by Concept Cars Ltd from 1973 and was sold between 1974 and 1977. ... GT40 Mk II front. ...

Wheelbase

  • Longest wheelbase - 4475 mm (176.2 in) - 2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Chassis Crew Cab (truck)
    • Honorable mention - 3900 mm (153.3 in) - 1964 Mercedes-Benz 600 - longest wheelbase car
    • Honorable mention - 4800 mm (189 in) - Checker Aerocar (Not a consumer vehicle)
  • Shortest wheelbase - 1270 mm (50 in) - 1962 Peel P50
    • Honorable mention - 1500 mm (59.1 in) - 1956 Isetta
    • Honorable mention - 1800 mm (70.9 in) - 2003 Suzuki Twin

The F-Series is a series of full-size pickup trucks from Ford Motor Company sold for over 5 decades. ... Mercedes-Benz 600 LWB See also Mercedes-Benz 600 (disambiguation) for other models called 600 The Mercedes-Benz 600 was a large limousine automobile. ... For the biochemistry term, see P50. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the most successful microcars produced in the post-WWII years—a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ... Suzuki Twin a Keicar build by Suzuki and sold only for a short time (2003-January-22 till the mid/end of 2005) in Japan. ...

Track

  • Widest Front - 1,920 mm (75.6 in) - 2002 Unimog U5000
  • Widest Rear - 1,920 mm (75.6 in) - 2002 Unimog U5000
  • Narrowest Front - 990 mm (39 in) - Peel P50
  • Narrowest Rear - 521 mm (20.5 in) - Isetta

Unimog (IPA: or IPA: ) designates a range of multi purpose four wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The name Unimog is pronounced IPA: in German and is a portmanteau from the German UNIversal-MOtor-Gerät, Gerät being the German word for... Unimog (IPA: or IPA: ) designates a range of multi purpose four wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The name Unimog is pronounced IPA: in German and is a portmanteau from the German UNIversal-MOtor-Gerät, Gerät being the German word for... For the biochemistry term, see P50. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the most successful microcars produced in the post-WWII years—a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ...

Weight

  • Heaviest passenger vehicle - 3681 kg (8114 lb) curb weight - 2006 Hummer H1 Alpha Wagon
  • Lightest passenger vehicle (4 wheels) - 350 kg (770 lb) DIN - 1956 Isetta
    • Honorable mention - 370 kg (816 lb) DIN - 1992 LCC Rocket
  • Lightest passenger vehicle (3 wheels) - 59 kg (132 lb) DIN - 1962 Peel P50

Kerb (sometimes mis-spelled as curb by Americans) weight is the total weight of a vehicle with standard equipment, all necessary operating consumables (such as motor oil and coolant), a full tank of fuel and not loaded with either passengers or cargo. ... The Hummer H1 Alpha is a civilian vehicle based on the M998 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), popularly known as the Humvee, which was created by AM General. ... Look up din in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the most successful microcars produced in the post-WWII years—a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ... Look up din in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up din in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For the biochemistry term, see P50. ...

Other

It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Vehicle brake. ... The Bentley Continental GT is a grand tourer coupé with two doors and a 2+2 seating arrangement released in 2003, replacing the previous Rolls-Royce-based Continental R and T. // The Continental GT has a 6 L W12 engine with twin turbochargers which develops 552 hp (411 kW) at... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Vehicle brake. ... The Bentley Continental GT is a grand tourer coupé with two doors and a 2+2 seating arrangement released in 2003, replacing the previous Rolls-Royce-based Continental R and T. // The Continental GT has a 6 L W12 engine with twin turbochargers which develops 552 hp (411 kW) at... The Bentley Continental GT is a grand tourer coupé with two doors and a 2+2 seating arrangement released in 2003, replacing the previous Rolls-Royce-based Continental R and T. // The Continental GT has a 6 L W12 engine with twin turbochargers which develops 552 hp (411 kW) at... The litre or liter (see spelling differences) is a unit of volume. ... U.S. customary units, also known in the United States as English units[1] (but see English unit) or standard units, are units of measurement that are currently used in the USA, in some cases alongside units from SI (the International System of Units — the modern metric system). ... The gallon (abbreviation: gal) is a unit of volume. ... This article is about post-1824 imperial units, see also English unit, U.S. customary units or Avoirdupois. ... The gallon (abbreviation: gal) is a unit of volume. ... The Lamborghini LM002 is an SUV that was built by the Lamborghini automobile company between 1986 and 1993. ... // CXT The International CXT (Commercial Extreme Truck) is a very large pickup truck. ... // CXT The International CXT (Commercial Extreme Truck) is a very large pickup truck. ...

Power

Most power

  • Petrol/Gasoline - (naturally-aspirated) - 485 kW (660 PS/651 hp) - 2003 Enzo Ferrari V12 engine
    • Honorable mention: 500 kW (680 PS/671 hp) - McLaren F1 LM (only 5 produced)
    • Honorable mention: The TVR Cerbera Speed 12 produced an estimated 701 kW (953 PS/940 hp) (vehicle never reached production)
    • Honorable mention: 820 kW (1115 PS/1100 hp) - 2006 Weineck Cobra 780 (limited edition tuner car)
    • Honorable mention: 632.1 kW (860 PS/848 hp) - 2007 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione (not a road legal production vehicle)
    • Front-wheel drive: 226 kW (307 PS/303 hp) - GM LS4, 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS and Monte Carlo SS
      • Honorable mention: 287 kW (385 hp) (gross) 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado, less net power than Impala/Monte Carlo
      • 1970 Cadillac Eldorado (400hp and 550ft/lbs measured at the crank)

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Most torque

  • Petrol (naturally-aspirated) - 775 N•m (572 ft•lbf), 1997 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR 6.9 L (5987 cc/365 in³) M120 V12 engine.
    • Honorable Mention: 1760 N•m (1298.1 ft•lbf), 2006 Weineck Cobra 780 cui Limited Edition (12782 cc/780 in³) V8 engine. (Production car status is debatable.)
  • Petrol (forced-induction) - 1250 N•m (922 ft•lbf), 2005 Bugatti Veyron 8.0 L (7993 cc/488 in³) quad-turbocharged W16 engine.
  • Diesel - 1000 N•m (738 ft•lbf), Audi Q7 V12 TDI 6.0 L (5934 cc/362 in³)Twin Turbo V12

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Most specific power (power to weight ratio)

  • 100–200 hp — 288.75 hp/metric ton (7.64 lb/hp) — Lotus 340R, 190 hp (142 kW) and 658 kg (1451 lb)
  • 200–300 hp — 657 hp/metric ton (3.35 lb/hp) — Ariel Atom 2 supercharged 300 hp (224 kW) and 456 kg (1005 lb)
  • 300–400 hp — 381 hp/metric ton (5.79 lb/hp) — 2003 TVR Tuscan S 400 hp (298 kW) and 1050 kg (2315 lb)
  • 400+ hp — 1045 hp/metric ton (1.91 lb/hp) - 2007 Caparo T1 V8 engine 575 hp (429 kW) and 470 kg (1036 lb)

400+ category previously listed as 949 hp/metric ton (2.33 lb/hp) — 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT V8 engine 1180 hp (880 kW) and 1247 kg (2750 lb). Lotus 340R Lotus 340R The Lotus 340R was a limited edition sports car maunufactured by Lotus Cars in 2000 at their Hethel factory. ... The Ariel Atom is a high performance sports car made by the Ariel Motor Company based in Somerset, England and under license also by Brammo Motorsports in the United States. ... For other meanings, see supercharger (disambiguation) A supercharger (sometimes called a blower), a positive displacement or centrifugal pump, is a gas compressor used to pump air into the cylinders of an internal combustion engine. ... A TVR Tuscan sports car The TVR Tuscan is a sports car manufactured by TVR. Specifications Engine Five different inline six engine options were offered to customers. ... The Caparo T1 is a British mid-engine, rear-wheel drive, two-seater car built by Caparo Vehicle Technologies, (formally known as Freestream), founded by design director Ben Scott-Geddes and engineering director Graham Halstead, former engineers involved in the development of the McLaren F1. ... The American-built SSC Ultimate Aero TT is a supercar built by Shelby Super Cars (SSC) in order to rival the new Bugatti Veyron with speeds of over 250 mph (400 km/h) and a 0-60 mph time of 2. ...


Most specific engine output (power per unit displacement)

  • Honorable Mention 92.1 kW (125.2 PS/123.7 hp)/litre - 2000 JDM Honda S2000 F20C (184 kW (250 PS/247 hp) JIS 2.0 L I4)
  • Honorable Mention: 91.9kW (125PS/123.1hp)/Liter - Nissan Pulsar VZ-R SR16VE N1 (147 kW/200 PS/197hp 1.6L I4) (Limited production, about 1000 produced)
  • Honorable mention: 125.3 kW (168 hp)/litre - 2002 Radical Sportscars SR3 (252 hp (184 kW) 1.5 L I4 engine) - (Note: The Radical's status as a production car is disputed, and numbers refer to the competition version, there are no official data for the road version)
  • Honorable mention: 125 hp/liter - 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale (250 hp from a 2.0 liter V8 engine) - note: only 18 cars were built by the factory, at US$17,000 it was the most expensive car available to the public at the time.
  • Petrol/Gasoline (forced-induction) piston engine - 149 kW (203 PS/200 hp)/litre 400 hp - 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII FQ400 (298 kW (405 PS/400 hp) 2.0 L I4 (The FQ400's status as a "production car" is disputed)
    • Honorable Mention: 126 kW (174.6 PS/172.3 hp)/litre (450 kW (611 PS/603 hp) DIN 3.5 L V12 quad-turbo) - Bugatti EB110 Super Sport
  • Diesel (naturally-aspirated) - 33.4 kW (45.4 PS/44.7 hp)/litre (100 kW (136 PS/134 hp) DIN 3.0 L I6) - 1995 Mercedes E 300 D
  • Diesel (forced-induction) - 75.2 kW (102,2 PS)/litre (150 kW (204 PS) 2.0 L I4 twin-turbo) - 2007 BMW new 2L engines
    • Honorable Mention: 81.6 kW (111 PS/109.5 hp)/litre (156 kW (212 PS/209 hp) 1.9 L I4 twin-turbo) - 2003 Opel Vectra OPC Concept (Not a production vehicle)
  • Naturally-aspirated pistonless rotary engine - 140.5 kW (191.1 PS/188.8 hp) /litre - Mazda RX-8 Renesis (184 kW (250 PS/247 hp) JIS 1.3 L)
  • Forced-induction pistonless rotary engine - 157.4 kW (214.1 PS/212.3 hp)/litre - 2003 Mazda RX-7 13B-REW (206 kW (280 PS/276 hp JIS 1.3 L)( Numbers based on insurance claims for lower premiums, all japanese supercars of that era (1988 to 2003) were rated at 276hp)

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Most specific torque (torque per unit displacement)

The mean effective pressure (MEP) is a useful comparison tool, giving the average cylinder pressure exerted on the piston. The mean effective pressure is an abstraction of the pressure exerted into the combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine. ...

  • Petrol (naturally-aspirated) - MEP 14.3 bar, 114 N•m (84 ft•lbf)/litre (370 N•m (273 ft•lbf)) - 2003 BMW M3 CSL
  • Petrol (forced-induction) - MEP 30.3 bar, 241.4 N•m (177.7 ft•lbf)/litre (482.1 N•m (355 ft•lbf)) - 2004 Mitsubishi Evo VIII MR FQ-400
    • Honorable mention: MEP unknown, 157 N•m (115.8 ft•lbf)/litre - 156 N•m/115 ft•lbf Suzuki Forsa (Turbocharged L3 Sohc 993cc)
  • Petrol (naturally-aspirated pistonless rotary engine) - MEP 21.5 bar, 170.8 N•m (126.0 ft•lbf)/litre (222 N•m (164 ft•lbf)) - 2005 Mazda RX-8
  • Petrol (forced-induction pistonless rotary engine) - MEP 28.4 bar, 226.3 N•m (166.9 ft•lbf)/litre (294 N•m (217 ft•lbf)) - 1995 Mazda RX-7 Turbo
  • Diesel - MEP unknown, 209 N•m (154.1 ft•lbf)/litre (400 N•m (294 ft•lbf)) - 2007 Fiat new 1.9 JTD Twin Stage Turbo engine (also used on 2007 Saab 9-3 1.9 TTiD)
    • Honorable mention: MEP 26.5 bar, 210.5 N•m (154.8 ft•lbf)/litre (400 N•m (294 ft•lbf)) - 2003 Opel Vectra OPC Concept (Not a production vehicle)

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Economy

  • Highest USA EPA mileage - 48/60 mpg (4.9/3.9 L/100 km) - 2001 Honda Insight 5-speed
    • Note: in 2007 the EPA changed its measurement standards, changing the rating to 48/58 mpg (4.9/4.1 L/100 km)
  • Lowest USA EPA mileage - 8/12 mpg (29.4/18.1 L/100 km) - 2008 Hummer H2
  • Lowest EU fuel consumption - 2.99 L/100 km (78.6 mpg (US)) - 2002 VW Lupo 1.2 TDI 5-speed
    • Honorable mention: 0.89 L/100 km (264  US mpg) - 2002 Volkswagen 1-litre car (Not a production car) [4]
  • Highest EU fuel consumption - 24.1 L/100 km combined city/hwy (9.8 US mpg) 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4
  • Longest 90% range - 1500 km (932 mi) - 2005 Mercedes E220 CDI with 6-speed manual and optional 80 Liter fuel tank, calculated by using extra-urban Euro cycle mileage of 4.8 L/100 km (49 mpg)

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Price

  • Most expensive - $1,573,000 - 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR
  • Most inexpensive - $125 - 1922 Briggs & Stratton Flyer ($1,364.22 in 2006, inflation adjusted) Note that this would be the factory price. The car is probably worth more due to its collector's value.

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Performance

  • Quickest 0-60 mph (roughly equal to 0-100 km/h):
    • 2.46 seconds - 2006 Bugatti Veyron[citation needed]
    • Sports car (4 seat) - 3.3 seconds - 2009 Nissan GT-R[2]
    • 4-door car - 3.5 seconds - 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII FQ400 2.0 L[citation needed]
    • Pickup truck - 4.9 seconds - 2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10[citation needed]
      • Honorable mention: 1991 GMC Syclone - Car & Driver got 0-60 in 4.6 Seconds (Nov '90) and later 5.3 Seconds (Sep '91), Sport Truck (Jan '91) got 4.8 seconds, Off Road magazine (Feb '91) got 4.3 Seconds (Feb '91), and Autoweek got 5.2 seconds but quoted GMC's estimate of 4.6 seconds and cited unfavorable temperature and track conditions.
    • Sport Utility Vehicle - 4.5 seconds - 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8[citation needed]
  • Quickest 0-200 km/h (124 mph) - 7.4 seconds - Auto Motor und Sport - 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4[citation needed]
  • Quickest 0-300 km/h time (185 mph) - 18.2 seconds, Auto Motor Und Sport - 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4
  • Quickest 0-400 km/h time (248 mph) - 55 seconds - 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4[citation needed]
  • Quickest 0-100-0 mph: sports car: Caparo T1 it goes 0-100 MPH in under 5 seconds
    • Sports car (2 seat) - 9.9 sec - 2006 Bugatti Veyron[citation needed]
      • Honorable mention: 9.4 seconds - 2006 Ultima GTR-720[6] - (Note: production numbers for GTR-720 are not available and the GTR's status as a "production car" is disputed.)
  • Highest top speed:
    • Sports car - 411 km/h (255 mph) - 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT[citation needed]
      • Honorable Mention: 407 km/h (253 mph) - Bugatti Veyron 16.4[citation needed]
      • Honorable Mention: 391.1 km/h (240.14 mph) - McLaren F1 held the title of "worlds fastest production car" for more than a decade.[citation needed]
      • Honorable Mention: 409.9 km/h (254.76 mph) - Callaway SledgeHammer Corvette holds the record for the world's fastest street-legal car, though it's not a production vehicle (it did not achieve this speed in street-legal trim).[citation needed]
    • 4-door car - 323 km/h (205 mph) - BMW M5 2006)[citation needed]
    • Pickup truck/Utility - 271.44 km/h (168.66 mph) - 2006 HSV Maloo R8[citation needed]
      • Honorable mention: 225.609 mph (360.9 km/h). Estate Car - MG ZT-T (One-off modified for land speed record use)

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Sales

See also List of bestselling vehicle nameplates
  • Best-selling models:
    • Best-selling car nameplate - Toyota Corolla (more than 32,000,000 sold in nine generations since 1966)
    • Best-selling vehicle nameplate - Toyota Corolla (more than 32,000,000 sold in nine generations since 1966)
    • Best-selling single model - Volkswagen Beetle (21,529,464 of the same basic design sold worldwide between 1938 and 2003)
    • Best-selling coupe - Ford Mustang (1964–present) — over 8,000,000 in five generations.
    • Best-selling 2-seat car - Chevrolet Corvette (1,302,401 sold between 1953 and 2003 (1,407,858 between 1953 and 2006, not including 2006 Z06)) [7]
    • Best single-year sales - >1,000,000 - Chevrolet Impala, 1965.[8]
    • Best single-month sales - 126,905 - July 2005 Ford F-Series [9]
    • Best Selling Minivan - Dodge Caravan, over 11,000,000 sold.
  • Lowest-production models: (excluding limited-production vehicles)

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Firsts

Full-production vehicles are listed here. Many were preceded by racing-only cars.


Industry

Benz can refer to: Karl Benz, a German automobile engineer and inventor Mercedes-Benz, a brand of automobiles and trucks Kafi Benz, an American writer, historian, designer, and artist, the founder of Friends of Seagate Inc. ... A Panhard-Levassor was the first automobile to be introduced in Japan, in 1898 Panhard & Levassor X18 1912 Panhard & Levassor 1914 Panhard & Levassor X31 1921 A 1920s Panhard Dyna Panhard X 86 4-Door Sedan 1952 Panhard repair manual cover showing PL 17 A VBL of the French Army Panhard... Peugeot is a major French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën. ... Benz Velo at the Toyota Automobil Museum Benz Velo The Benz Velo was an early automobile built by the Benz company (now DaimlerChrysler). ... Categories: Automobile stubs | Automobiles ... In My Merry Oldsmobile songbook featuring an Oldsmobile Curved Dash automobile The Curved Dash Oldsmobile is credited as the first high-volume mass-produced automobile. ... The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie and the Flivver) was an automobile produced by Henry Fords Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1927. ... Kettering University (formerly the General Motors Institute) is an engineering school in Flint, Michigan along the Flint River on property that used to be the main manufacturing location for General Motors. ... Kettering University (formerly the General Motors Institute) is a university in Flint, Michigan, offering degrees in engineering, the applied sciences, and management. ... General Motors Corporation, also known as GM, is a multinational corporation headquartered in the United States and has been the worlds largest and most dominant automaker since 1931 till the second half of 2007, surpassed by Toyota; as well as the global industry sales leader for 77 years. ... General Motors Milford Proving Grounds was the industrys first dedicated automobile testing facility when it opened in 1924. ...

Engine types

1700 cc High Compression Ford Taunus V4 V4 and V-4 redirect here. ... The Lancia Lambda was an innovative automobile produced from 1922 through 1931. ... Marmon 48 from 1914 ad Marmon was an automobile brand name manufactured by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, from 1902 through 1933, and a brand of Texas-made premium trucks from 1963 through 1997. ... Christie can refer to: Agatha Christie, the famous writer of mysteries. ... The straight-6 (also inline 6, I-6, or I6) is an internal combustion engine with six cylinders aligned in a single row. ... Napier & Son were one of the most important English aircraft engine manufacturers in the early to mid 20th Century. ... The Ford Essex V6 engine V6 and V-6 redirect here. ... The Lancia Aurelia is considered by many to be the first true Gran Turismo automobile. ... Marmon 48 from 1914 ad Marmon was an automobile brand name manufactured by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, from 1902 through 1933, and a brand of Texas-made premium trucks from 1963 through 1997. ... 1933 Bugatti DOHC straight-8 in a Type 59 Grand Prix racer 1940s Oldsmobile Straight-8 engine A Straight-8 is a straight engine with eight cylinders. ... The Isotta Fraschini logo Isotta Fraschini was know as The Aristocrat of Automobiles. ... 1931 Duesenberg J Duesenberg was a United States-based luxury automobile company active in various forms from 1913 to 1937, most famous for their extremely high-quality, record-breakingly fast roadsters. ... The Liberty V8 aircraft engine clearly shows the configuration, although modern automotive versions use a 90 degree block angle. ... Rolls-Royce Limited was an British car and, later, aero-engine manufacturing company founded by Henry Royce and Charles Stewart Rolls on 15 March 1906 and was the result of a partnership formed in 1904. ... Marmon 48 from 1914 ad Marmon was an automobile brand name manufactured by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, from 1902 through 1933, and a brand of Texas-made premium trucks from 1963 through 1997. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... OHV redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Cadillac was the first automobile maker to mass produce a V8 engine. ... A V10 engine is a V engine with 10 cylinders in two banks of five. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Volkswagen Phaeton (pronounced fay-ton) is a large luxury sedan manufactured by Volkswagen. ... Colombo Type 125 Testa Rossa engine in a 1961 Ferrari 250TR Spyder V-12 engine simplified cross-section V12 redirects here. ... For people named Packard, see Packard (surname). ... A W12 engine is a twelve cylinder piston engine in a W configuration. ... The Audi A8 is a full-size luxury car built by the German automaker Audi to replace the V8 model as its flagship offering. ... 1933 Marmon V16 engine. ... The Cadillac V-16 was Cadillacs top-of-the-line car from its January 1930 launch until production ceased in 1940 as the war in Europe killed sales. ... Marmon 48 from 1914 ad Marmon was an automobile brand name manufactured by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, from 1902 through 1933, and a brand of Texas-made premium trucks from 1963 through 1997. ... Peerless Motor Company factory, circa 1910s Peerless emblem Peerless Model 56 7-Passenger Touring 1917 Frank Hersheys aluminum bodied Peerless, designed while he was employed by Murphy Body Works. ... A W16 engine is a sixteen cylinder piston engine in a W configuration. ... The Veyron 16. ... A W18 engine is an eighteen cylinder piston engine which usually has a single crankshaft with three banks of six cylinders arranged in an inverted broad arrow configuration. ... , This article is about the original Bugatti car company, founded in 1909. ... A concept car is a car prototype made to showcase a new vehicles styling, technology, and overall design before production. ...

Engine technologies

Bendix-Technico (Stromberg) 1-barrel downdraft carburetor model BXUV-3, with nomenclature A carburetor (North American spelling) or carburettor (Commonwealth spelling), is a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine. ... Daimler may refer to Gottlieb Daimler, German engineer and automobile inventor in the 1880s Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft, his Stuttgart-based company, maker of Mercedes vehicles since 1903, later merged into Daimler-Benz, maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles (since 1926) DaimlerChrysler (1998), a part German, part American, part Japanese car maker... Overhead cam (OHC) piston engines place the camshaft above the cylinder heads and drive the valves or lifters directly instead of using pushrods. ... Variable displacement is an automobile engine technology that allows the engine displacement to change for improved fuel economy. ... Sturtevant is the name of: Albert D. Sturtevant (1894–1918), an officer in the United States Navy during World War I USS Sturtevant (DD-240), a Clemson-class destroyer, commissioned in 1920 and sunk by enemy action in April of 1942 USS Sturtevant (DE-239), an Edsall-class destroyer escort... A double overhead cam (also called a dual overhead cam, DOHC, or twincam) engine is a type of internal combustion engine where the camshafts that operate the intake and exhaust valves are mounted above the cylinders, and where there are separate camshafts for inlet and exhaust valves. ... Ballot was a French automobile manufacturer. ... Peugeot is a major French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën. ... Grand Prix motor racing has its roots in organised automobile racing that began in France as far back as 1894. ... This article is about the fuel. ... Citro n is a French automobile manufacturer started in 1919 by Andr Citro n. ... In automotive engineering, an engine is referred to as multi-valve (or multivalve) when each cylinder has more than two valves. ... , This article is about the original Bugatti car company, founded in 1909. ... Bugatti Type 35B The Type 35 was the most successful of the Bugatti racing models. ... The Bugatti Type 18, also called the Garros, was an automobile produced from 1912 through 1914. ... Bugatti created a number of prototype vehicles which never reached full production. ... Single overhead cam (also SOHC) refers to the internal combustion engine design where one camshaft is located above the valves. ... 1910 Bugatti Type 13 The Type 13 was the first real Bugatti car. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Minica is a Japanese keicar model with a long history, first introduced in October, 1962 by Mitsubishi Motors as a two door sedan with a front mounted two cylinder two cycle air cooled 359 cc engine driving the rear wheels, a transverse leaf spring in front and rigid axle... The Mitsubishi 3G8 engine is a range of three cylinder powerplant from Mitsubishi Motors, introduced in the fifth generation of their Mitsubishi Minica kei car. ... Peugeot is a major French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën. ... Grand Prix motor racing has its roots in organised automobile racing that began in France as far back as 1894. ... The Maserati Biturbo (IPA: bi. ... This article is about the fuel. ... Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, founded in 1919 by André Citroën. ... The Citroën XM is an executive car that was produced by the French automaker Citroën between 1989 and 2000. ... This article is about the fuel. ... This page is about the Mercedes-Benz brand of automobiles and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler automobile manufacturer. ... Mercedes E280 CDI Mercedes E280 CDI The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a mid-sized luxury automobile sold by the Mercedes-Benz branch of DaimlerChrysler. ... In automotive engineering, an engine is referred to as multi-valve (or multivalve) when each cylinder has more than two valves. ... Turbo redirects here. ... This article is about the automobile manufacturer. ... The Maserati Biturbo (IPA: bi. ... Bendix-Technico (Stromberg) 1-barrel downdraft carburetor model BXUV-3, with nomenclature A carburetor (North American spelling) or carburettor (Commonwealth spelling), is a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine. ... For people named Packard, see Packard (surname). ... Rickenbacker was a US automobile manufactured in Detroit, Michigan from 1922 till 1927. ... Cadillac was the first automobile maker to mass produce a V8 engine. ... Look up choke in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Oldsmobile is a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. ... Bendix-Technico (Stromberg) 1-barrel downdraft carburetor model BXUV-3, with nomenclature A carburetor (North American spelling) or carburettor (Commonwealth spelling), is a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine. ... Buick is a brand of automobile built in the United States, Canada, China and in Spain by General Motors Corporation. ... // Fuel injection is a system of fuel delivery for mixture with air in an internal combustion engine. ... Adams-Farwell was a local American automobile manufacturer from Dubuque, Iowa, founded by Herbert and Eugene Adams and Fay Oliver Farwell at the end of the 19th century. ... This article is about the fuel. ... This article is about the fuel. ... Gasoline Direct injection or GDi is a variant of fuel injection employed in modern two- and four- stroke petrol engines. ... // Fuel injection is a system of fuel delivery for mixture with air in an internal combustion engine. ... Bosch is the colloquial short name for the German company Robert Bosch GmbH, as well as the last name of: Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516) - Dutch painter Robert Bosch (1861-1942) - German industrialist Carl Bosch (1874-1940) - German chemist and engineer Juan Bosch (1909-2001) - Dominican politician and writer Orlando Bosch... VW redirects here. ... The Volkswagen Type 3 was introduced in 1961 by Volkswagen to diversify their product range beyond the Type 1 Beetle and the Type 2 Bus. The Type 3, officially the Volkswagen 1500, was designed to allow Volkswagen to make a more sophisticated car while maintaining much of the engineering from... The VW Type 4 was a medium sized 2 or 4 door sedan or 2 door station wagon built by Volkswagen. ... This article is about the fuel. ... The Type Four Fiat Croma The Fiat Croma is a nameplate used for two automobiles produced by Italian automaker Fiat, one built from 1985 to 1996 and the other since 2005. ... The Mitsubishi Galant is an automobile manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors since 1969. ... The Mitsubishi Galant is a mid-size automobile manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation. ... A 4G94 engine in a Mitsubishi Lancer. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... CRD redirects here. ... The Alfa Romeo 156 (known internally as the type 932) is a compact executive car introduced by Italian automaker Alfa Romeo at the 1997 Frankfurt Motor Show[2]as the replacement for the 155. ... A supercharger (also known as a blower) is an air compressor used to force more air (and hence more oxygen) into the combustion chamber(s) of an internal combustion engine than can be achieved at ambient atmospheric pressure (natural aspiration). ... Mercedes was the brand of the Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft before being merged with Benz & Cie. ... Turbo redirects here. ... The Oldsmobile Cutlass was an automobile made by the Oldsmobile division of General Motors. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Corvair convertible The Chevrolet Corvair was an automobile produced by the Chevrolet division of General Motors from 1960 to 1969. ... The Corvairs innovative flat-6 engine The Chevrolet Corvair engine was a flat-6 piston engine used exclusively in the 1960s Chevrolet Corvair automobile. ... Turbodiesel refers to any diesel engine with a turbocharger. ... Mercedes-Benz W116 The Mercedes-Benz W116 automobiles were produced from 1972 through 1980 and were the first Mercedes models to be officially called S-Class, although earlier sedan models had already unofficially been designated with the letter S - for Sonderklasse or special class. They were large luxury sedans, which... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Peugeot 604 The Peugeot 604 was an executive car produced by the French manufacturer Peugeot from 1975 to 1985. ... Turbo redirects here. ... The Shelby CSX was a limited-production performance automobile based on the Dodge Shadow. ... Garrett Engine Boosting Systems is a subsidiary of Honeywell Corporation. ... The Porsche Type 997, or simply 997 (nine-nine-seven or nine-ninety-seven) is the project code name for the current version of the sports car Porsche 911, built by the German manufacturer Porsche since 2004. ... BorgWarner is a U.S. automotive parts supplier, known for its automatic transmissions and turbo chargers. ... Turbocharger Cut-away A turbocharger is a device used in internal-combustion engines to increase the power output of the engine by increasing the mass of oxygen and fuel entering the engine. ... The Bugatti EB110 is an exclusive supercar from Bugatti Automobili SpA, the 1990s successor to one of the most celebrated marques in automotive history. ... The Lancia Delta S4 is a Group B rally car that competed in the World Rally Championship in 1985 and 1986, until Group B cars were banned from competition by the FIA. The car replaced the Lancia 037 Monte Carlo. ... Group B Ford RS200 The Group B referred to a set of regulations for competition vehicles in sportscar racing and rally racing regulated by the FIA. Group B was introduced by the FIA in 1982 as replacement for both Group 4 (modified grand touring) and Group 5 (touring prototypes) cars. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Cadillac Model Thirty was a vintage car introduced in December, 1909, and sold through 1911. ... Charles Kettering, on a Time cover, 1933 Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876–November 24 or November 25, 1958), a. ... General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... Charles Kettering, on a Time cover, 1933 Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876–November 24 or November 25, 1958), a. ... The Chrysler Corporation was a United States-based automobile manufacturer that existed independently from 1925–1998. ... The Plymouth Valiant was an automobile manufactured by the Plymouth division of Chrysler Corporation in the United States from 1960 to 1976. ... A piston engine is oversquare or shortstroke if its cylinders have a greater bore (width, diameter) than stroke (length of piston travel). ... The Premier Motor Manufacturing Company was organized in 1903 by George A. Weidely and Harold O. Smith in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie and the Flivver) was an automobile produced by Henry Fords Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1927. ... Crankshaft (red), pistons (gray) in their cylinders (blue), and flywheel (black) Continental engine marine crankshafts, 1942 Components of a typical, four stroke cycle, DOHC piston engine. ... The original definition of a Mercer is a merchant or trader, though its current meaning is more specifically a merchant who deals in textiles. ... A V engine is a common configuration for an internal combustion engine. ... Crankshaft (red), pistons (gray) in their cylinders (blue), and flywheel (black) Continental engine marine crankshafts, 1942 Components of a typical, four stroke cycle, DOHC piston engine. ... Cadillac was the first automobile maker to mass produce a V8 engine. ... Variable valve timing, or VVT, is a generic term for an automobile piston engine technology. ... Alfa Romeo Spider Duetto. ... The Nissan 300ZX, also known as the Nissan Fairlady Z, is a sports car that was produced by Nissan. ... The VG engine family consists of V6 piston engines designed and produced by Nissan for several vehicles in the Nissan lineup. ... Nissan Variable Cam Timing (commonly known as N-VCT or VCT or NVCS) is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Nissan. ... This machine has a single-stage centrifugal compressor and turbine, a recuperator, and foil bearings. ... // Rover was a British automobile manufacturer and later a marque based at the former Austin Longbridge plant in Birmingham. ... Wankel Engine in Deutsches Museum Munich, Germany The Wankel rotary engine is a type of internal combustion engine, invented by German engineer Felix Wankel, which uses a rotor instead of reciprocating pistons. ... Wankel Engine in Deutsches Museum Munich, Germany The Wankel rotary engine is a type of internal combustion engine, invented by German engineer Felix Wankel, which uses a rotor instead of reciprocating pistons. ... Logo of the Company NSU, 1951 NSU Motorenwerke AG (normally just NSU) was a German manufacturer of cars and motorcycles which was founded in 1873, and was acquired by Volkswagen in 1969. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mazda Cosmo There have been four generations of Mazda automobiles which went by the name of Cosmo, although they are not all particularly related. ... NSU Ro 80 The NSU Ro 80 was a technologically advanced large sedan-type automobile produced by the German firm of NSU from 1967 until 1977. ... Wankel Engine in Deutsches Museum Munich, Germany The Wankel rotary engine is a type of internal combustion engine, invented by German engineer Felix Wankel, which uses a rotor instead of reciprocating pistons. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mazda Cosmo There have been four generations of Mazda automobiles which went by the name of Cosmo, although they are not all particularly related. ... The C111 was a series of experimental automobiles produced by Mercedes-Benz in the 1960s and 1970s. ... Prof. ... 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe from the Ralph Lauren collection 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe from the Ralph Lauren collection Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Category:1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe The Mercedes-Benz 300SL was available as a two-seat closed sports car with characteristic... Turbo redirects here. ... Mazda used the Luce name on its largest sedans in Japan from 1969 until 1989. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mazda Cosmo There have been four generations of Mazda automobiles which went by the name of Cosmo, although they are not all particularly related. ... NSU Ro 80 The NSU Ro 80 was a technologically advanced large sedan-type automobile produced by the German firm of NSU from 1967 until 1977. ... kill them In engineering, the Miller cycle is a combustion process used in a type of four-stroke internal combustion engine. ... The Mazda Millenia was originally planned as the smaller of two luxury cars for Mazdas luxury brand, Amati. ... The Atkinson cycle engine is a type of Internal combustion engine invented by James Atkinson in 1882. ... Hybrid Synergy Drive The Toyota Prius [ˈpri. ... The Ford Escape Hybrid, launched in 2004, is a gas-electric hybrid powered version of the Ford Escape SUV developed by the Ford Motor Company. ... Sequel, a fuel cell-powered vehicle from General Motors Filler neck for hydrogen of a BMW, Museum Autovision, Altlußheim, Germany Tank for liquid hydrogen of Linde, Museum Autovision, Altlußheim, Germany A hydrogen vehicle is a vehicle that uses hydrogen as its on-board fuel for motive power. ... The Mazda RX-8 is a sports car manufactured by Mazda Motor Corporation. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... A ULEV or Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicle is a vehicle that has been verified by the California Air Resources Board to emit 50% less polluting emissions than the average for new cars released in that model year. ... The Honda Accord is an automobile manufactured by Honda since 1976, debuting as a compact hatchback and evolving into a intermediate vehicle. ... piston engine Bristol Perseus The sleeve valve is a type of valve mechanism for piston engines which have traditionally relied on the more common poppet valve. ... Daimler may refer to Gottlieb Daimler, German engineer and automobile inventor in the 1880s Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft, his Stuttgart-based company, maker of Mercedes vehicles since 1903, later merged into Daimler-Benz, maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles (since 1926) DaimlerChrysler (1998), a part German, part American, part Japanese car maker...

Hybrid vehicles

This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Hybrid Synergy Drive The Toyota Prius [ˈpri. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Autobus redirects here. ... Hino Motors, Ltd. ... Four wheel drive or 4x4, is a type of four wheeled vehicle drivetrain configuration that enables all four wheels to receive power from the engine simultaneously in order to provide maximum traction. ... The Ford Escape Hybrid, launched in 2004, is a gas-electric hybrid powered version of the Ford Escape SUV developed by the Ford Motor Company. ... A fourth-generation (2006-) Ford Explorer, the best-selling mid-size SUV in the United States. ... The Ford Escape Hybrid, launched in 2004, is a gas-electric hybrid powered version of the Ford Escape SUV developed by the Ford Motor Company. ... A luxury car is a relatively expensive car. ... The Lexus RX 400h is an automobile assembled by Toyota Motor Corp. ... The best selling North American pickup truck, the Ford F-Series. ... For the Chevrolet C/K series Silverado, see Chevrolet C/K. The Chevrolet Silverado (along with its GMC counterpart, the GMC Sierra), is the latest line of full-size pickup trucks from General Motors. ... Rear-wheel drive (or RWD for short) is a common engine/transmission layout used in automobiles. ... The Lexus GS is a series of mid-size luxury sports sedans / executive cars sold by Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Hybrid Synergy Drive The Toyota Prius [ˈpri. ... The Lexus RX 400h is an automobile assembled by Toyota Motor Corp. ...

Body

A notchback full-size luxury sedan. ... The Speedwell Motor Car Company was an early United States automobile manufacturing company. ... For other uses, see Truck (disambiguation). ... Daimler-Benz AG was founded on May 1, 1924 by the merger of Benz & Cie. ... The Cadillac Model Thirty was a vintage car introduced in December, 1909, and sold through 1911. ... Monocoque (French for single shell) is a construction technique that uses the external skin of an object to support some or most of the load on the structure. ... The Lancia Lambda was an innovative automobile produced from 1922 through 1931. ... Traction Avant rear Traction Avant rears. ... Carnelian is a red or reddish-brown variety of chalcedony. ... For other uses, see Cadillac (disambiguation). ... The coupé convertible (in French coupé cabriolet) or retractable hardtop (more common US usage) is an evolution of car body style that involves the flexibility of a mobile roof (from the convertible) and of the rigid roof of a coupé. In the first years of the 2000s, car manufacturers started... Look up pick up, pickup in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Utility (disambiguation). ... Holdens rule This article is about the Australian car manufacturer. ... Panoramic (wrap-around) windshield on a 1959 Edsel Corsair. ... 1948 Tucker Torpedo cars on display at the Gilmore Car Museum A Tucker Torpedo at the Blackhawk Auto Museum Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Tucker vehicles See also Preston Tucker The Tucker Torpedo was an advanced automobile conceived by Preston Tucker and briefly produced in Chicago, Illinois in 1948. ... Bundle of fiberglass Fiberglass (also called fibreglass and glass fibre) is material made from extremely fine fibers of glass. ... An MPV or multi-purpose vehicle is a passenger-carrying vehicle based on a car platform, and is generally a one box design—neither a distinct bonnet (US: hood) nor boot (US: trunk), but rather a maximised interior space. ... The Fiat Multipla is the name given to two different automobiles manufactured by Fiat, the first from 1956 to 1965, and the second from 1998 to the present. ... Saab 900 Convertible 1962 Rambler American 1981 AMC Eagle 4-WD convertible Convertible can also refer to a convertible security A convertible (sometimes called cabriolet in British English) is a car body style with a folding or retracting roof (aka soft top or top in USA, hood in UK). ... Renault Megane hatchback, a proper hatchback which has shown huge success in Europe Peugeot 306 hatchback, with the hatch lifted and the parcel shelf tilted for access Hatchback is a term designating an automobile design, containing a passenger cabin with an integrated cargo space, accessed from behind the vehicle by... The DB2/4 was a sports car sold by Aston Martin from 1953 through 1957. ... See Austin A40 for other A40 models. ... See Austin A40 for other A40 models. ... The Renault 16 was a large family car with an at first unusual hatchback body, produced by French manufacturer Renault between 1965 and 1980 in Sandouville, Le Havre, France. ... Bundle of fiberglass Fiberglass (also called fibreglass and glass fibre) is material made from extremely fine fibers of glass. ... Monocoque (French for single shell) is a construction technique that uses the external skin of an object to support some or most of the load on the structure. ... There were two manufacturers of British Berkeley cars. ... The Lotus Elite name was used for two vehicles from Lotus Cars. ... A fourth-generation (2006-) Ford Explorer, the best-selling mid-size SUV in the United States. ... Moskvitch 410-H Moskvitch 411 Moskvitch 410 was a car from Moskvitch introduced in 1957 as a four wheel drive version of the 402. ... A crossover SUV (also called CUV for Crossover Utility Vehicle) or XUV (not to be confused with GMCs Envoy XUV) is an automobile with a sport utility vehicle appearance but is built upon a more economical and fuel-efficient unibody construction. ... Aluminum redirects here. ... Look up Riley in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Land Rover was the name of one of the first British civilian all-terrain utility vehicles, first produced by Rover in 1947. ... Birmabright is a lightweight proprietary alloy of aluminium and magnesium used in the body of the Land Rover vehicles. ... The Honda NSX (Acura NSX in North America and Hong Kong) was a sports car produced between 1990 and 2005 by the Japanese automaker Honda. ... Graphite-reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP or CRP), is a strong, light and very expensive composite material or fibre reinforced plastic. ... Monocoque (French for single shell) is a construction technique that uses the external skin of an object to support some or most of the load on the structure. ... For the Formula One team, see McLaren The McLaren F1 was formerly the fastest street legal production car in the world, holding this record from 1994 to 2005, the longest period the record has been held by any street legal or production car in the history of automobiles. ... The Ferrari F50 was a high-performance supercar made by Ferrari. ... Automotive aerodynamics is the study of the aerodynamics of road vehicles. ... Rumpler Tropfenwagen The Rumpler was a car developed by Austrian engineer Edmund Rumpler. ... This article is about the automobile. ... Cyclecars were small, generally inexpensive cars manufactured mainly between 1910 and 1923. ... The two-letter abbreviation GN has several different meanings: GN is the ISO country code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2) for Guinea. ... Bédélia (in English usually written as Bedelia) was the archetype of the French cyclecars. ... Estate car body style (Saab 95) A station wagon (United States usage), wagon (Australian usage, though station wagon is widely used) or estate car (United Kingdom usage) is a car body style similar to a sedan car but with an extended rear cargo area. ... Logo used by Durant Motors Star automobiles The Star was an automobile marque that was assembled by the Durant Motors Company between 1922 and 1928. ... 1908 Ford Model T advertisement The Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie and the Flivver) was an automobile produced by Henry Fords Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1928. ...

Transmission

- A manual transmission (also known as a stick shift, straight drive, or standard transmission) is a type of transmission used in automotive applications. ... Cadillac is a brand of luxury automobile, part of the General Motors corporation, produced and mostly sold in the USA; outside of North America, they have been less successful. ... An overdrive is sometimes a separate unit that fits into the back of a gearbox, as with this Fairey unit. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the auto company. ... The Porsche 356 was a sports car produced from 1948 through 1965. ... The Lancia Ardea was a small sedan produced by the Turin firm between 1939 and 1953. ... The 212 replaced Ferraris successful 166 sports car in 1951. ... The Alfa Romeo 1900 was a sports sedan designed by Orazio Satta for the Alfa Romeo company in 1950. ... The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is an extremely rare road car built by Alfa Romeo of Italy. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Porsche 959 The Porsche 959 is a supercar manufactured by Porsche AG from 1986 to 1989, first as a Group B rally car and later as a road going vehicle designed to satisfy FIA homologation regulations requiring that a minimum number of street legal... Moskvitch 410-H Moskvitch 411 Moskvitch 410 was a car from Moskvitch introduced in 1957 as a four wheel drive version of the 402. ... Moskvitch 410-H Moskvitch 411 Moskvitch 410 was a car from Moskvitch introduced in 1957 as a four wheel drive version of the 402. ... Several Maybach 57 and 62 models at the 2005 Concours dElegance in Pebble Beach, CA. Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH (IPA: ), founded by Wilhelm Maybach and his son Karl, was a German manufacturer of engines for Zeppelins and later, large and luxurious automobiles. ... The automatic gear selector in a Ford Five Hundred vehicle An automatic transmission (commonly abbreviated as AT) is an automobile gearbox that can change gear ratios automatically as the vehicle moves, thus freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually (similar but larger devices are also used for railroad... Oldsmobile is a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. ... Hydramatic (also known as Hydra-Matic) is an automatic transmission developed by General Motors Oldsmobile division in 1939/1940. ... REO could mean: Real estate owned, a real estate term REO Speedwagon, a band Reo Motor Car Co. ... Oldsmobile is a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. ... ZF torque converter A cut-away model of a torque converter A torque converter is a modified form of a hydrodynamic fluid coupling, and like the fluid coupling, is used to transfer rotating power from a prime mover, such as an internal combustion engine or electric motor, to a rotating... Buick is a brand of automobile built in the United States, Canada, China and in Spain by General Motors Corporation. ... Dynaflow was the trademark name for an automatic transmission developed and built by General Motors Buick Division from the late 1940s to the mid 1960s. ... For people named Packard, see Packard (surname). ... Ultramatic was the trademarked name of Packard Motors Company automatic transmission introduced in 1950 and produced until 1956 at Packards Detroit, Michigan factory. ... The Chrysler Corporation was a United States-based automobile manufacturer that existed independently from 1925–1998. ... The M6 Presto-Matic was a Chrysler Corporation transmission produced from 1946 through 1953. ... This article is about the Japanese motor corporation. ... See also list of Honda transmissions for other Hondamatics The Hondamatic (also called the H2) was Hondas first automatic transmission. ... For other uses, see BMW (disambiguation). ... BMW 525i, E34 Touring version The BMW E34 is the version of the BMW 5 Series automobile built from February 1988 to 1995 (Touring until 1996). ... The BMW 5-Series is a series of medium size automobiles manufactured by BMW in Germany. ... 318is Coupé 1995 316i Compact 1996 M3 Coupé E36 convertible E36 Wagon Georgia State Patrol 318i The E36 automobile platform was the basis for the 1991-1999 BMW 3 Series entry-level luxury car / compact executive car. ... The BMW 3-Series is a line of compact sedans manufactured by BMW since May, 1975. ... The 5HP18 was the first 5-speed automatic transmission for passenger cars. ... For other uses, see BMW (disambiguation). ... E66 BMW 745iL The BMW E65/E66 automobile platform is the basis for the 2002 through present 7_series of automobiles. ... 2001 BMW 750iL The BMW 7-Series is a luxury saloon (sedan) made by BMW. It replaced the New Six models in 1977. ... The 6 HP 26 was the first 6-speed automatic transmission in a production passenger car. ... The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a mid-size sport utility vehicle produced by the Jeep division of DaimlerChrysler. ... The 45RFE was an automatic transmission from Chrysler Corporation. ... This page is about the Mercedes-Benz brand of automobiles and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler automobile manufacturer. ... 7G-TRONIC is the name that Mercedes-Benz gave to one of its newest innovations, the seven-speed automatic transmission. ... The Lexus LS is a full-size luxury sedan that serves as the flagship of Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota. ... In automotive applications, a limited slip differential (LSD) is a modified or derived type of differential gear arrangement that allows for some difference in rotational velocity of the output shafts, but does not allow the difference in speed to increase beyond a preset amount. ... Studebaker Corporation, or simply Studebaker, was a United States wagon and automobile manufacturer based in South Bend, Indiana. ... The continuously variable transmission (CVT) is a transmission in which the ratio of the rotational speeds of two shafts, as the input shaft and output shaft of a vehicle or other machine, can be varied continuously within a given range, providing an infinite number of possible ratios. ... The DAF 600 is a small family car that was DAFs first production passenger car, and manufactured from 1959 until 1963. ...


Layout

Sketch of FR layout In automobile design, an FR, or front-engine, rear wheel drive means a layout where the engine is in the front of the vehicle and drive wheels at the rear. ... A Panhard-Levassor was the first automobile to be introduced in Japan, in 1898 Panhard & Levassor X18 1912 Panhard & Levassor 1914 Panhard & Levassor X31 1921 A 1920s Panhard Dyna Panhard X 86 4-Door Sedan 1952 Panhard repair manual cover showing PL 17 A VBL of the French Army Panhard... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Front-wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... Edward Joel Pennington Was an inventor of many mechanical devices, including Airships, Motorcycles and Automobiles. ... Alvis Silver Eagle mascot (late version). ... Traction Avant rear Traction Avant rears. ... A 1929 Cord L-29 Phaeton on display at the 2005 United States Grand Prix Cord L-29. ... The case of Dr. Buck Ruxton is one of the UKs most infamous murder cases, which gripped the nation at the time. ... Christie can refer to: Agatha Christie, the famous writer of mysteries. ... A transverse engine is an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle. ... Front-wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... DKW Auto Union logotype Dampf-Kraft Wagen (German: steam-powered vehicle) or DKW is a historic car and motorcycle marque. ... Christie can refer to: Agatha Christie, the famous writer of mysteries. ... Saab 92 Saab 92 is an automobile from Saab. ... A transverse engine is an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle. ... Front-wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... The Volvo B5252S is an example of a straight-5 engine. ... The Volvo 850 was a midsize luxury car, that would also be considered a midsize executive car, produced by the Swedish automaker Volvo Cars from 1992 to 1997 (1993-1997 in the U.S. market. ... A transverse engine is an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle. ... Front-wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... The straight-6 (also inline 6, I-6, or I6) is an internal combustion engine with six cylinders aligned in a single row. ... The Australian Austin Kimberley, Austin Tasman, and Morris Tasman (the last offered in New Zealand) X6 models of 1970 were based on the Austin 1800 platform and retained the same doors, albeit with some changes. ... The Australian Austin Kimberley, Austin Tasman, and Morris Tasman (the last offered in New Zealand) X6 models of 1970 were based on the Austin 1800 platform and retained the same doors, albeit with some changes. ... The Saab Monster was an experimental car made by Saab in 1959. ... A transverse engine is an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle. ... Front-wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... The Liberty V8 aircraft engine clearly shows the configuration, although modern automotive versions use a 90 degree block angle. ... It has been suggested that Cadillac Coupe DeVille be merged into this article or section. ... A transverse engine is an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle. ... Four wheel drive or 4x4, is a type of four wheeled vehicle drivetrain configuration that enables all four wheels to receive power from the engine simultaneously in order to provide maximum traction. ... The Austin Ant was a small four-wheel drive vehicle designed by Sir Alec Issigonis for the motor manufacturer British Motor Corporation (BMC). ... This article is about the class of vehicles. ... The Caldwell Vale was an Australian automobile built from 1907 to 1913. ... Four wheel drive or 4x4, is a type of four wheeled vehicle drivetrain configuration that enables all four wheels to receive power from the engine simultaneously in order to provide maximum traction. ... The Jensen FF was an all wheel drive GT car produced by the British manufacturer Jensen between 1966 and 1971. ... Spyker was a Dutch car manufacturer, started in 1880 by coach builders Jacobus and Hendrik-Jan Spijker, but to be able to market the brand better in foreign countries, the ij was changed in 1903 into y. The were originally based in Hilversum but in 1898 moved to Trompenburg, Amsterdam. ... The 5. ... The Citroën 2CV (French: deux chevaux vapeur, literally two steam horses, from the tax horsepower rating) was an economy car produced by the French automaker Citroën from 1948 to 1990. ... This article refers to the car named the Audi Quattro. ... Sketch of FR layout In automobile design, an FR, or front-engine, rear wheel drive means a layout where the engine is in the front of the vehicle and drive wheels at the rear. ... A transaxle, in the automotive field, is a component that combines the functionality of the transmission, the differential and the drive axle into one integrated assembly. ... The Lancia Aurelia is considered by many to be the first true Gran Turismo automobile. ... The Stutz Bearcat was an American luxury high-performance sports car made by the Stutz Motor Company. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Mid-engine design . ... Rumpler Tropfenwagen The Rumpler was a car developed by Austrian engineer Edmund Rumpler. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Mid-engine design . ... Four wheel drive or 4x4, is a type of four wheeled vehicle drivetrain configuration that enables all four wheels to receive power from the engine simultaneously in order to provide maximum traction. ... This article is about the year. ... An RS200 seen in California in 2004. ... Group B Ford RS200 The Group B referred to a set of regulations for competition vehicles in sportscar racing and rally racing regulated by the FIA. Group B was introduced by the FIA in 1982 as replacement for both Group 4 (modified grand touring) and Group 5 (touring prototypes) cars. ... The Solo was a mid-engined sports car from the British Panther Westwinds company. ... Group B Ford RS200 The Group B referred to a set of regulations for competition vehicles in sportscar racing and rally racing regulated by the FIA. Group B was introduced by the FIA in 1982 as replacement for both Group 4 (modified grand touring) and Group 5 (touring prototypes) cars. ... The Lancia Delta S4 is a Group B rally car that competed in the World Rally Championship in 1985 and 1986, until Group B cars were banned from competition by the FIA. The car replaced the Lancia 037 Monte Carlo. ... Group B Ford RS200 The Group B referred to a set of regulations for competition vehicles in sportscar racing and rally racing regulated by the FIA. Group B was introduced by the FIA in 1982 as replacement for both Group 4 (modified grand touring) and Group 5 (touring prototypes) cars. ... Not to be confused with Geo Metro. ... Group B Ford RS200 The Group B referred to a set of regulations for competition vehicles in sportscar racing and rally racing regulated by the FIA. Group B was introduced by the FIA in 1982 as replacement for both Group 4 (modified grand touring) and Group 5 (touring prototypes) cars. ... The Honda Acty is a series of pickup trucks and minivans from Honda, made for the Japanese market. ... The Daihatsu Cuore, a popular and typical kei car. ...

Suspension

A torsion spring is a ribbon, bar, or coil that reacts against twisting motion. ... Leyland Motors is a British vehicle manufacturer of lorries and buses. ... Independent suspension is broad term for any automobile suspension system that allows each wheel on the same axle to move vertically (i. ... The Morgan Motor Company is a British automobile manufacturer. ... Hydraulics is a branch of science and engineering concerned with the use of liquids to perform mechanical tasks. ... Gasfilled Shock absorber. ... Hudson Six-40, 1914 1937 Hudson Custom Eight 1950 Hudson The Hudson Motor Car Company made Hudson brand automobiles in Detroit, Michigan, from 1909 to 1957. ... A compression coil spring A tension coil spring A selection of conical coil springs A Coil spring, also known as a helical spring, is a mechanical device, which is typically used to store energy and subsequently release it, to absorb shock, or to maintain a force between contacting surfaces. ... Gasfilled Shock absorber. ... For other uses, see Cadillac (disambiguation). ... The Chrysler Corporation was a United States-based automobile manufacturer that existed independently from 1925–1998. ... Hudson Six-40, 1914 1937 Hudson Custom Eight 1950 Hudson The Hudson Motor Car Company made Hudson brand automobiles in Detroit, Michigan, from 1909 to 1957. ... The Argyll was Scottish automobile manufactured from 1899 to 1932. ... A simple MacPherson strut suspension on the left front wheel of a rear-wheel drive vehicle. ... The Ford Vedette was a large car manufactured by Ford France SA in their factory in Poissy from 1948 to 1954. ... A Chapman strut is an automobile suspension device. ... The Lotus Elite name was used for two vehicles from Lotus Cars. ... The front suspension components of a Ford Model T. Suspension is the term given to the system of springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels. ... The Cadillac Brougham was the last rear wheel drive Cadillac in the 1990s. ... 1935 Stout Scarab at Owls Head Transportation Museum (Owls Head, Maine) The Stout Scarab was a 1930s U.S automobile far ahead of its time, produced in small numbers by Stout Engineering Laboratories of Detroit, Michigan. ... The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was founded by Harvey Firestone in 1900 to supply pneumatic tires for wagons, buggies, and other forms of wheeled transportation common in the era. ... Self-levelling refers to an automobile suspension system that maintains a constant ride height of the vehicle above the road, regardless of load. ... 1974 Citroën DS23 Pallas Directional headlight detail of a Citroën DS21 Swedish-spec Citroën DS with headlight wipers Citroën DS Break - also known as the Safari, Familiale, or Wagon 1966 Citroën DS Convertible Turn indicators were mounted in the upper corners of the rear window... Traction Avant rear Traction Avant rears. ... Hydropneumatic is the name given to a suspension system invented by Citroën and fitted to Citroën cars, as well as being adapted by other car manufacturers, notably Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz and Peugeot. ... The Nissan Maxima is a car manufactured by Nissan that is in a line of upper mid-size executive and sports sedans. ... The Q45 is a full-size luxury car from Nissans Infiniti marque. ... 1st Generation Toyota Soarer 2nd Generation Toyota Soarer 3rd Generation Toyota Soarer This media has an uncertain copyright status and is pending deletion. ... The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is the premier circuit in the Champ Car World Series. ... For the high-performance versions of the Celica, see Toyota Celica GT-Four. ... In an automobile and other four-wheeled vehicles, a differential is a device, usually consisting of gears, for allowing each of the driving wheels to rotate at different speeds, while supplying equal torque to each of them. ... The Nissan Skyline GT-R is a Japanese sports coupé in the Nissan Skyline range. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Porsche 959 The Porsche 959 is a supercar manufactured by Porsche AG from 1986 to 1989, first as a Group B rally car and later as a road going vehicle designed to satisfy FIA homologation regulations requiring that a minimum number of street legal... The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, colloquially known as the Lancer Evo, is a car manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors. ... Active Yaw Control (AYC) is an automobile feature designed by Mitsubishi Motors, first introduced in the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV. It has been included in certain models of every subsequent generation, and was also used in the VR-4 variant of the eighth generation Mitsubishi Galant sedan and Legnum wagon. ... Ferrari F430 Spider The Ferrari F430 is a high-performance sports car produced by the Italian automaker Ferrari to succeed the Ferrari 360. ... The Acura RL is the top-of-the-line sedan in the range of Hondas North American luxury brand Acura. ...

Brakes

The Argyll was Scottish automobile manufactured from 1899 to 1932. ... The Austin 7 was a vintage car produced from 1922 through to 1939 in the United Kingdom. ... A power brake is an electronic device used in conjunction with guitar amplifiers. ... Hispano-Suiza is a French engineering firm best known for their engine and weapon designs in the pre-World War II period, work that developed out of their earliest work in luxury automobile design. ... The Hispano-Suiza H6 was an ultra-luxurious automobile from the 1920s. ... 1931 Duesenberg J Duesenberg was a United States-based luxury automobile company active in various forms from 1913 to 1937, most famous for their extremely high-quality, record-breakingly fast roadsters. ... 1919 Pierce-Arrow advertisement The Pierce-Arrow was a Buffalo, New York (United States) based manufacturing company from 1901 to 1938. ... Hydraulics is a branch of science and engineering concerned with the use of liquids to perform mechanical tasks. ... 1931 Duesenberg J Duesenberg was a United States-based luxury automobile company active in various forms from 1913 to 1937, most famous for their extremely high-quality, record-breakingly fast roadsters. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Vehicle brake. ... 1974 Citroën DS23 Pallas Directional headlight detail of a Citroën DS21 Swedish-spec Citroën DS with headlight wipers Citroën DS Break - also known as the Safari, Familiale, or Wagon 1966 Citroën DS Convertible Turn indicators were mounted in the upper corners of the rear window... For other uses, see HRG (disambiguation). ... The Triumph TR3 was built between 1955 and 1957 by the Triumph Motor Company in the United Kingdom, during which time 13,377[1] cars were produced. ... Jaguar Cars Limited is a luxury car manufacturer, originally with headquarters in Browns Lane, Coventry, England but now at Whitley, Coventry. ... The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the worlds most famous sports car endurance race, held annually at Circuit de la Sarthe near Le Mans, France, in the French Sarthe département. ... An anti-lock braking system (commonly known as ABS, from the German name Antiblockiersystem given to it by its inventors at Bosch) is a system on motor vehicles which prevents the wheels from locking while braking. ... The Jensen FF was an all wheel drive GT car produced by the British manufacturer Jensen between 1966 and 1971. ... An anti-lock braking system (commonly known as ABS, from the German name Antiblockiersystem given to it by its inventors at Bosch) is a system on motor vehicles which prevents the wheels from locking while braking. ... 1970 Lincoln Continental Mark III. See Lincoln Mark for a complete overview of the Lincoln Mark Series. ... Cadillac is a brand of luxury automobile, part of the General Motors corporation, produced and mostly sold in the USA; outside of North America, they have been less successful. ... An anti-lock braking system (commonly known as ABS, from the German name Antiblockiersystem given to it by its inventors at Bosch) is a system on motor vehicles which prevents the wheels from locking while braking. ... This page is about the Mercedes-Benz brand of automobiles and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler automobile manufacturer. ... The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the flagship sedan of Daimler-Chryslers Mercedes-Benz luxury devision. ... Emergency brake handle in a German train around 1920 An emergency brake is a brake system that is generally only to be used in emergency situations to slow or stop a machine. ... The Lincoln LS (for Luxury Sport) was a mid-size, rear wheel drive entry-level luxury car from Lincoln. ... Saab 95 Initially the Saab 95 was a 7-seater station wagon/estate made by Saab. ... Saab 96 The Saab 96 is an automobile made by Saab. ... For other uses, see Asbestos (disambiguation). ... Brake pads are an important part of braking systems for all types of vehicles that are equipped with drum or disc brakes. ... Saab Automobile AB is automobile manufacturing company in Sweden, and is currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of the General Motors Corporation. ... A Mercedes-Benz E-Class police cruiser in Hamburg, Germany. ... A regenerative brake is an apparatus, a device or system which allows a vehicle to recapture and store part of the kinetic energy that would otherwise be lost to heat when braking. ... Hybrid Synergy Drive The Toyota Prius [ˈpri. ...

Driver-aids

Marmon 48 from 1914 ad Marmon was an automobile brand name manufactured by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, from 1902 through 1933, and a brand of Texas-made premium trucks from 1963 through 1997. ... Power steering is a system for reducing the steering effort on cars by using an external power source to assist in turning the wheels. ... 1955 Imperial Imperial was the Chrysler Corporations prestige automobile brand between 1955 and 1975, with a brief reappearance in 1981-1983. ... Cruise control (sometimes known as speed control or Autocruise) is a system to automatically control the speed of an automobile. ... 1955 Imperial Imperial was the Chrysler Corporations prestige automobile brand between 1955 and 1975, with a brief reappearance in 1981-1983. ... Peerless Motor Company factory, circa 1910s Peerless emblem Peerless Model 56 7-Passenger Touring 1917 Frank Hersheys aluminum bodied Peerless, designed while he was employed by Murphy Body Works. ... A centrifugal governor is a specific type of governor that controls the speed of an engine by regulating the amount of fuel admitted, so as to maintain a near constant speed whatever the load or fuel supply conditions. ... Traction control systems, on current production vehicles, are typically (but not necessarily) electro-hydraulic systems designed to prevent loss of traction (and therefore the control of the vehicle) when excessive throttle or steering is applied by the driver. ... Bosch is the colloquial short name for the German company Robert Bosch GmbH, as well as the last name of: Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516) - Dutch painter Robert Bosch (1861-1942) - German industrialist Carl Bosch (1874-1940) - German chemist and engineer Juan Bosch (1909-2001) - Dominican politician and writer Orlando Bosch... The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a series of large luxury flagship sedans produced by Mercedes-Benz, now a division of Daimler AG. The S-Class, a product of nine lines of Mercedes-Benz models dating since the mid-1950s, is the worlds best-selling luxury flagship sedan. ... 2001 BMW 750iL The BMW 7-Series is a luxury saloon (sedan) made by BMW. It replaced the New Six models in 1977. ... Drive-by-wire technology in automotive industry replaces the traditional mechanical and hydraulic control systems with electronic control systems using electromechanical actuators and human-machine interfaces such as pedal and steering feel emulators. ... 2001 BMW 750iL The BMW 7-Series is a luxury saloon (sedan) made by BMW. It replaced the New Six models in 1977. ... Electrochromic refers to materials characterised by colour change when voltage is applied. ... The Lexus LS is a full-size luxury sedan that serves as the flagship of Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota. ... Electronic Stability Program (ESP), also known as Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC), Electronic Skid Protection (ESP) and many other names, are electro-hydraulic systems that help control vehicles as they approach the limits of stability. ... Electronic Stability Program (ESP®) is a registered trademark of the Robert Bosch GmbH and used originally for Mercedes-Benz. ... 2001 BMW 750iL The BMW 7-Series is a luxury saloon (sedan) made by BMW. It replaced the New Six models in 1977. ... 1993 Mercedes-Benz 600 SEC, a predecessor of the modern CL-Class 2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG 2001 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is a full-sized grand tourer produced by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz, which stands for Comfort Leicht in German, or Comfort Light... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Cruise control. ... 2002 Lexus LS 430 Lexus LS (sold as the LS 400 and LS 430 and in Japan as the Toyota Celsior) is a Japanese rear wheel drive luxury car with a V8 engine. ... For other meanings of Hud, see this article A Rafale fighter of the FS Charles de Gaulle, seen through the HUD of another Rafale. ... The Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme was a mid-size car produced by General Motors for the American market. ... Over fifty GPS satellites such as this NAVSTAR have been launched since 1978. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mazda Cosmo There have been four generations of Mazda automobiles which went by the name of Cosmo, although they are not all particularly related. ... 1st Generation Toyota Soarer 2nd Generation Toyota Soarer 3rd Generation Toyota Soarer This media has an uncertain copyright status and is pending deletion. ... Night-vision is seeing in the dark. ... It has been suggested that Cadillac Coupe DeVille be merged into this article or section. ... Power door locks (aka electric door locks or central locking) allow the driver or front passenger to simultaneously lock or unlock all the doors of an automobile or truck, by pressing a button or flipping a switch. ... 1916 Scripps-Booth Model C Scripps-Booth was a United States automobile company based in Detroit, Michigan which produced motor vehicles from 1913 through 1923. ... The Toyota Crown is a line of full-size luxury sedans by Toyota. ... Lexus backup camera system showing the APGS parallel park setup screen. ... Hybrid Synergy Drive The Toyota Prius [ˈpri. ... The Lexus LS is a full-size luxury sedan that serves as the flagship of Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota. ...

Active restraint

This article is about the safety device. ... Saab GT750 (Gran Turismo 750) is an automobile from Saab produced between 1764 and 1960. ...

Passive restraint

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Tires

  • First use of pneumatic tires - 1895 Peugeot L'Eclair (Michelin)
  • First standard pneumatic tires - 1896 Bollée Voiturette
  • First radial-ply tires - 1949 Michelin "X" (patented in 1946)
  • First self-repairing tires - 1950 Goodyear
  • First run flat tire - 1974 Mini 1275GT (Dunlop Denovo; optional)

Peugeot is a major French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën. ... Michelin (full name: Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin) (Euronext: ML) based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France, is primarily a tyre manufacturer. ... Léon Bollée Automobiles Logo Léon Bollée Automobiles was a French company founded by Léon Bollée on Le Mans, for the construction of a first vehicle that denominated Voiturette. The Bollée, a family of constructors of vehicles created three brands: The vehicles to steam... Michelin (full name: Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin) (Euronext: ML) based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France, is primarily a tyre manufacturer. ... Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company was founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling. ... // A run flat tire is a pneumatic vehicle tire that is designed to resist the effects of deflation and to enable the vehicle to continue to be driven — albeit at reduced speeds (i. ... For the new MINI, see MINI (BMW). ...

Lighting

  • First electrical lighting - 1898 Columbia electric
  • First standard lights - 1904 "Prest-O-Lite" acetylene
  • First standard electrical lights - 1908 Peerless
  • First integrated electrical and lighting system - 1912 Cadillac Model 1912 Delco
  • First "dipping" headlights - 1915 Guide Lamp Company
  • First dual-beam headlight - 1924 Bilux
  • First retractable headlights - 1936 Cord[citation needed]
  • First directional headlamps - 1930s Tatra
    • Honorable mention - 1948 Tucker Torpedo (originally designed with swivel lights, but replaced with third "cyclops light" turned on when cornering).
  • First fog lights - 1938 Cadillac
  • First auto-dimming headlights - 1952 Cadillac Autronic Eye
  • First auto-on/off headlights - 1964 Cadillac Twilight Sentinel
  • First headlight wipers - 1970 Saab (95, 96, 99) [15]
  • First modern U.S.-market car with sealed beam headlights - 1984 Lincoln Mark VII[citation needed]
  • First AC HID lights - 1991 BMW 7-series
  • First DC HID lights - 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII
  • First neon lights - 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII
  • First all-LED tail lights - 1998 Maserati 3200 GT
  • First bi-xenon HID headlamps - 2000 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
  • First all-LED headlights - 2007 Audi R8 (road car)

Acetylene (systematic name: ethyne) is a hydrocarbon belonging to the group of alkynes. ... Peerless Motor Company factory, circa 1910s Peerless emblem Peerless Model 56 7-Passenger Touring 1917 Frank Hersheys aluminum bodied Peerless, designed while he was employed by Murphy Body Works. ... The Cadillac Model Thirty was a vintage car introduced in December, 1909, and sold through 1911. ... Charles Kettering, on a Time cover, 1933 Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876–November 24 or November 25, 1958), a. ... A 1929 Cord L-29 Phaeton on display at the 2005 United States Grand Prix Cord L-29. ... Tatra is a vehicle manufacturer in Kopřivnice, Czech Republic. ... 1948 Tucker Torpedo cars on display at the Gilmore Car Museum A Tucker Torpedo at the Blackhawk Auto Museum Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Tucker vehicles See also Preston Tucker The Tucker Torpedo was an advanced automobile conceived by Preston Tucker and briefly produced in Chicago, Illinois in 1948. ... Cadillac is a brand of luxury automobile, part of the General Motors corporation, produced and mostly sold in the USA; outside of North America, they have been less successful. ... Cadillac is a brand of luxury automobile, part of the General Motors corporation, produced and mostly sold in the USA; outside of North America, they have been less successful. ... Cadillac is a brand of luxury automobile, part of the General Motors corporation, produced and mostly sold in the USA; outside of North America, they have been less successful. ... Saab Automobile AB is automobile manufacturing company in Sweden, and is currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of the General Motors Corporation. ... Saab 95 Initially the Saab 95 was a 7-seater station wagon/estate made by Saab. ... Saab 96 The Saab 96 is an automobile made by Saab. ... The 99 was an automobile produced by Saab from 1969 to 1984. ... A burnt-out sealed beam, broken open to show internals. ... The Continental Mark VII, later called just Mark VII, was a large luxurious coupe from Lincoln. ... City lights viewed in a motion blurred exposure. ... 15 kW Xenon short-arc lamp used in IMAX projectors High-intensity discharge (HID) lamps include these types of electrical lamps: mercury vapor, metal halide (also HQI), high-pressure sodium (Son), low-pressure sodium (Sox) and less common, xenon short-arc lamps. ... 1992 BMW E32 740i In 1986, BMW introduced the second generation of the 7 series, known internally as the E32. ... Direct current (DC or continuous current) is the continuous flow of electricity through a conductor such as a wire from high to low potential. ... 15 kW Xenon short-arc lamp used in IMAX projectors High-intensity discharge (HID) lamps include these types of electrical lamps: mercury vapor, metal halide (also HQI), high-pressure sodium (Son), low-pressure sodium (Sox) and less common, xenon short-arc lamps. ... A 1994 Lincoln Mark VIII(black) and a 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC(Toreador Red). ... For other uses, see Neon (disambiguation). ... A 1994 Lincoln Mark VIII(black) and a 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC(Toreador Red). ... “LED” redirects here. ... With the 3200 GT in 1998 Maserati returned to its roots. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1993 Mercedes-Benz 600 SEC, a predecessor of the modern CL-Class 2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG 2001 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is a full-sized grand tourer produced by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz, which stands for Comfort Leicht in German, or Comfort Light... “LED” redirects here. ... The Audi R8 is a mid-engined sports car released by the German automaker Audi in 2006. ...

Electrical system

This article is about the engine component. ... Categories: | ... In 1903, the first U.S. patent for an automobile electric self-starter was issued to Clyde J. Coleman of New York City (No. ... The Arnold was an English automobile manufactured by Arnolds of East Peckham, Kent, in 1896. ... Benz Velo at the Toyota Automobil Museum Benz Velo The Benz Velo was an early automobile built by the Benz company (now DaimlerChrysler). ... For other uses, see Cadillac (disambiguation). ... The Chrysler Corporation was a United States-based automobile manufacturer that existed independently from 1925–1998. ... City lights viewed in a motion blurred exposure. ... Early 20th century Alternator made in Budapest, Hungary, in the power generating hall of a hydroelectric station. ... The Plymouth Valiant was an automobile manufactured by the Plymouth division of Chrysler Corporation in the United States from 1960 to 1976. ... For other uses, see Battery. ... This article is about Pontiac automobiles; for the Native American leader, see Chief Pontiac, for other uses see the Pontiac (disambiguation). ... The Cadillac Allanté was Cadillacs first venture into the luxury roadster market and was sold from 1987 through 1993. ... 1st Generation Toyota Soarer 2nd Generation Toyota Soarer 3rd Generation Toyota Soarer This media has an uncertain copyright status and is pending deletion. ... The Toyota Avalon is a full-size car produced by Toyota in the United States. ...

Climate control

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In-car electronics and entertainment

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Other

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American types

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Pre-War

  • Best-selling pre-war vehicle - Ford Model-T (15,000,000 sold between 1908 and 1928)
  • Least-expensive full-featured automobile - 1927 Ford Model-T ($300 is about $3500 in inflation-adjusted 2005 dollars)
  • Largest vehicle - Bugatti Royale - 21 ft (6.4 m) long, 180 in (4.57 m) or 170 in (4.32 m) wheelbase depending on model
  • Largest pre-war Straight-4 - 21495 cc (1312 in3) - 1912 Benz 82/200
  • Largest pre-war Straight-6 - 21112 cc (1288 in3) - 1905 Panhard et Levassor 50 CV
  • Largest pre-war Straight-8 - 12763 cc (779 in³) - 1929 Bugatti Royale

1908 Ford Model T advertisement The Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie and the Flivver) was an automobile produced by Henry Fords Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1928. ... 1908 Ford Model T advertisement The Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie and the Flivver) was an automobile produced by Henry Fords Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1928. ... Jean Bugatti and his 1932 Royale built for Armand Esders. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The straight-6 (also inline 6, I-6, or I6) is an internal combustion engine with six cylinders aligned in a single row. ... A Panhard-Levassor was the first automobile to be introduced in Japan, in 1898 Panhard & Levassor X18 1912 Panhard & Levassor 1914 Panhard & Levassor X31 1921 A 1920s Panhard Dyna Panhard X 86 4-Door Sedan 1952 Panhard repair manual cover showing PL 17 A VBL of the French Army Panhard... 1933 Bugatti DOHC straight-8 in a Type 59 Grand Prix racer 1940s Oldsmobile Straight-8 engine A Straight-8 is a straight engine with eight cylinders. ... Jean Bugatti and his 1932 Royale built for Armand Esders. ...

Other Data for Comparison

These data do not strictly obey the rules of the article, but give some perspective on what theoretically can be achieved in automobiles.

  • Sport bike Engine - 222 hp/litre - 133 hp from 599 cc - Yamaha YZF-R6
  • Smallest motorcycle straight-six: 750cc Benelli 750 Sei

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References

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  4. ^ Georgano, p.43.
  5. ^ Wise, David Burgess, "De Dion: The Aristocrat and the Toymaker", in Ward, Ian, executive editor. The World of Automobiles (London: Orbis Publishing, 1974), Volume 5, p.514
  6. ^ de Dion
  7. ^ Georgano, p.43.
  8. ^ Georgano, p.68.
  9. ^ Georgano, p.75.
  10. ^ Georgano, p.94.
  11. ^ Georgano, p.58.
  12. ^ Georgano, p.58.
  13. ^ Georgano, p.142 cap.
  14. ^ Georgano, p.181.
  15. ^ Georgano, p.186.
  16. ^ Georgano, p.49.
  17. ^ Georgano, p.25.
  18. ^ Detroit News
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