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Marry A Mercedes-Benz to Apple and You Get an iCar! 27
Aug
Posted by Alex Ion in 3G, Apple, Autostyle, command, costs., Gadgets, horsepower, iCar, iPads, LCD, MacMini, Mercedes Benz, Modified car Talk, speed, sprints, torque. on 08 27th, 2010

Way back in 2007, there were reports that Apple and Mercedes Benz had signed a deal whereby Apple was to design an in-car maintenance, communication and navigation system for inclusion in Mercedes Benz vehicles. It’s all coming true. The iCar is what you get when you combine a Mercedes-Benz S Class car and the latest Apple devices.

The car has 750 horsepower and almost 1000-lb/feet of torque. It has a top speed of 211mph, and sprints from 0-60mph in just under four seconds.

The gadgets include a MacMini which is installed in an electrically operated tray located in the trunk. It feeds to a foldable LCD display in the ceiling.

Dual iPads can be used with Apple keyboards. The feature lets you control the climate; operate the command system and many more. A multi sound system is also available. The entire installation connects to the Internet with a 3G connection.

The car without the Apple power costs over $500.000. That could mean that the actual price for the full version would be much more. But you can enjoy the photos for free here.

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Ford Lifts Wraps Off 2011 Harley-Davidson F-150 11
Aug
Posted by Alex Ion in Automotive News, bhp, Ford, Harley Davidson, inch, Ingot., LCD, navigation, pound, torque., Tuxedo on 08 11th, 2010

Ford has unveiled the new 2011 Harley-Davidson F-150 which combines the smooth handling and durability of America’s best-selling trucks with the authentic styling of Harley-Davidson. It comes with a standard V8 6.2-liter gasoline engine, which debuted earlier this year on the F-150 SVT Raptor. The new engine delivers 411 bhp (306 kW) and 434 lb-ft (588 Nm) of torque, making it the most powerful and capable Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 ever offered. It provides a maximum trailer towing capacity of 9,300 pounds.

It comes equipped with a voice-activated Navigation System, a 4.2-inch LCD screen, power moonroof , Remote Start System and a rear-view camera. It cruises on 22-inch Euroflange forged wheels with performance tires. The paint selection is classic Harley-Davidson – Tuxedo Black and Ingot Silver. For those who needs more control of transmission gear selection, an optional SelectShift Automatic transmission functionality is also available. There is no news available on the price of the vehicle.

(Via WCF)







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