As the replacement for the popular 850 T-5R and 850 R, the V70 R was unveiled in May 1997. Similar to the previous generation R models it featured a unique leather/Alcantara interior with diamond stitching on the seats. Further styling touches were a special front… Read More
The Berlin U-Bahn uses 750-volt DC electric trains that run on standard gauge (1,435mm) tracks. The first trains were based on trams and take their power from an upward facing third rail.
The 787 Dreamliner is an American long-haul, mid-size wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner, it is the first airliner with an airframe constructed primarily of composite materials.
The F4U Corsair was designed as a carrier-based aircraft, but due to logistics issues and initial problems with carrier landings, the role of the dominant U.S. carrier based fighter aircraft was thus filled by the F6F Hellcat, powered by the same Double Wasp engine first… Read More
The F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation).
A high-powered version of the Saab 9-3, the “Viggen” (English: Thunderbolt), was marketed from 1999 to 2002, named after the Saab 37 Viggen aircraft.
The performance 9-5 Aero was first released in 2000 with a 2.3T B235R engine. The B235R engine of the 9-5 Aero was capable of providing immense torque and, in terms of acceleration, outperformed the contemporary Porsche 911 Turbo from 40-90 mph.
In Japan, the GT/B-Spec was introduced in 1994 with lowered and stiffened suspension and a higher performance rear differential. The next generation of the GT-B was introduced June 1996, with the front and rear struts supplied by Bilstein (The “B” designation stood for Bilstein).
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner, it was initially named Airbus A3XX and designed to challenge Boeing’s monopoly in the large-aircraft market.
The 747 is a wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft, often referred to by its original nickname, “Jumbo Jet”. Its distinctive hump upper deck along the forward part of the aircraft has made it one of the most recognizable aircraft and it was the… Read More
In 2005, Mitsubishi introduced a concept version of the next-gen Evolution at the 39th Tokyo Motor Show named the Concept-X.
Mitsubishi introduced the Lancer Evolution IX in 2005, The 2.0L Inline-four engine has MIVEC technology (variable valve timing) and a revised turbocharger design boosting official power output at the crankshaft to 291 PS (214 kW; 287 hp) and torque to 392 N⋅m (289 lb⋅ft).