The appearance of the production version was preceded by the Peugeot 308 RCZ concept car, which was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2007. The success of the model was so deafening that the need for its commercial production became apparent. Creating a production car was carried out as soon as possible. His presentation took place at the 63rd Motor Show in Frankfurt, just 2 years after the first presentation of the 308 RCZ concept. Worldwide sales of the Peugeot RCZ started in the spring of 2010. By the way, RCZ is the first passenger car of the brand, in the name of which there are no numbers with one or two “0” in the center. Continue reading
In the early 60s, Ford specialists set themselves the task of creating a convenient, versatile vehicle for the European market. Hence, many different modifications of the basic Transit: from a traditional truck with a rear drive axle to front-wheel drive delivery vans with a lowered body floor.
The original name of the car was “Little Red Riding Hood” (Eng. “Redcap”), and only in 1965 before the start of production preference was given to the name Transit. Arguing this choice by the internationality of the name, which will be clear to customers around the world. Continue reading
Taurus debuted in 1985 in Los Angeles. The front-wheel drive, mid-size Taurus was available in only two bodies: a four-door sedan and a station wagon. The curb weight of the car was about 1450 kg with a wheelbase of 2.7 m. The futuristic form of the Ford Taurus did not have a radiator grill, but just a panel in body color, where Ford’s oval was located between the headlights. Due to the large glass area and narrow racks, the car had excellent visibility.
Taurus was introduced in four versions: L, MT-5, GL and LX. The L and MT-5 models were quite simple, equipped with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that developed 90 hp. These modifications had the main difference in the transmission: L was supplied with a 3-speed automatic transmission of the ATX type, and MT-5 with a Continue reading