X1 – a compact five-seater crossover. Car production began at the Leipzig factory in Germany in October 2009. The entire process of designing a model, from setting technical specifications to the descent of the X1c conveyor, took only three years. BMW does not hide: when creating this car, the company’s designers proceeded from the fact that the crossover should appeal primarily to young people. The overall length of the X1, built on a 3-Series platform, is 4454 millimeters, and the width, height and wheelbase are 1798, 1545 and 2760 millimeters, respectively. At the same time, the novelty is about 110 millimeters shorter, 60 millimeters narrower and 140 millimeters lower than the BMW X3. Ground clearance is 194 mm. 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
The Bentley Mulsanne was designed by Bentley Motors. Unlike the Continental T and Azure models, which were produced until the year 2000, Mulsanne was produced only until 1992. The Bentley Mulsanne was first introduced in 1980. The name Mulsanne is closely linked to Bentley’s sporting history, which included 5 victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. “Mulsanne Straight” – was the part of the track in races where cars reached the highest speeds.
Bentley Mulsanne 1985 Continue reading