The debut of the 5-door hatchback Lacetti took place in 2003 in South Korea, Europe saw the car much later. Production was established at the Gunsan plant on the west coast of South Korea. But many parts for Lacetti come from Europe. So, ABS is made by Bosch, airbags and catalysts – Siemens Automotive, automatic transmissions – ZF and Aisin Warner.
By the way, Lacetti is a name not entirely coined. It is derived from the Latin lacertus, which means “energetic, strong, youthful.”
Chevrolet Lacetti became the second model built on a completely new platform J200 (the first was a Nubira III sedan). This car is a characteristic representative of the golf class. Available in three body styles – sedan, Continue reading
Fleetwood Metal Body was opened on April 1, 1909 in Fleetwood, PA. It was an independent bodybuilding company until it was acquired by Fisher Body, a division of General Motors. The company continued its activities until 1931, when all production facilities were transferred to Detroit.
The company Fleetwood Metal Body until 1909 has already established itself as a manufacturer of fine aluminum bodies. In those days, many well-known personalities from the USA and from foreign countries such as India, Japan, Poland addressed her orders.
Exclusive – that was exactly the word that attracted the rich. They purchased the engine, chassis and Continue reading
BMW Z8 – a model of a two-seater sports car with an aluminum body.
The prototype was introduced in the fall of 1997 in Tokyo, the production model of the BMW Z8 – in 2000. It is produced in small quantities at the plants in Dingolfing and Munich.
The exterior design of the car resembles the legendary model of the 1950s. BMW 507, created by Count Albrecht Goertz: long hood, large wheels. The work of designer Henrik Fiskers pays tribute to the heritage of this sports car, and under the beautiful lining of aluminum and carbon fiber panels there is a spatial aluminum frame, no less complicated than the suspension of many modern racing cars, which provides high levels of body rigidity. The quick-detachable aluminum roof, as well as the rear panel in the open version, Continue reading