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Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 2019

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 2019

Information With the new Mercedes-AMG G63, the Mercedes-AMG G-Class has undergone the greatest change in its history – while remaining true to its well-proven virtues. The G63 underpins its unique position among performance off-road vehicles with the powerful drive system, the newly developed AMG RIDE CONTROL suspension, the AMG-specific transmission modes and the new interior with optimal widescreen cockpit. The basis for the hallmark AMG Driving Performance both on and off metalled roads is provided by the 430 kW (585…

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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 2014

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 2014

Information The Mercedes-Benz S-Class, formerly known as Sonderklasse (German for “special class”, abbreviated as “S-Klasse”), is a series of full-sized luxury flagship vehicles produced by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz, a division of German company Daimler AG. The S-Class designation for top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz models was officially introduced in 1972 with the W116, and has remained in use ever since. The S-Class has debuted many of the company’s latest innovations, including drive-train technologies, interior features, and safety systems (such as the first seat-belt pretensioners). The S-Class has ranked as the world’s best-selling luxury sedan, and…

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4 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

4 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1953 General Motors Firebird 1 XP-21 Information To describe today’s super cars, we fall back on likening the Koenigsegg’s and Pagani’s of the world to jet fighters. The 1953 General Motors Firebird I XP-21 was an actual jet fighter, with four wheels, a tail fin, and a bubble cockpit. The turbine engine spun at up to 26,000 rpm to generate a whopping (for the time) 370 horsepower. Pictures Videos Useful Links wikipedia.org businessinsider.com myautoworld.com gmheritagecenter.com conceptcarz.com roadandtrack.com hemmings.com

3 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

3 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1947 Norman Timbs Special Information No other automobile looks like the 1947 Norman Timbs Special, with its front-mounted cockpit and curves leading to a raindrop tail. Timbs, an Indy racing engineer, made the car with a Buick Straight 8 engine placed at the rear of the chassis. Look to racers like the 1937 Auto Union Type C for indications of Timbs inspiration. Pictures Videos Useful Links businessinsider.com conceptcarz.com cardesignnews.com thevintagenews.com kustomrama.com carstuffshow.com

2 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

2 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1942 Oeuf Electrique Information Paul Arzens (1903-1990) was a  French industrial designer of railway locomotives and motor cars. Arzens was born in Paris, at an address along the Boulevard des Batignolles  (fr) on the northern side of the city. As a young man he studied at the cole des Beaux-Arts and soon gained recognition as a talented artist able at this stage, unusually, to live reasonably well on the sales proceeds from his paintings. This gave him enough time to pursue other interests in…

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1 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1936 Stout Scarab Information The history of automotive design is littered with bold attempts to create vehicles so different in how they look and how they work that they render obsolete everything that?s come before. The most daring of these are usually concept cars, which are not limited by practicality or government regulations and can therefore allow automakers to really push the limits. For its latest exhibit, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta has assembled 17 of the most…

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