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How to draw a Porsche 918 Spyder

How to draw a Porsche 918 Spyder by Alejandro Lara Step 1 : Draw Body Step 1 : Draw the outline of the door and side frame

Safe Driving Tips For Cinco De Mayo In Orange County

Cinco de Mayo – Driving Safely Although Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico’s victory over French foes in the Battle of Puebla, it has evolved to be a major cultural celebration in Southern California. If you and your family are planning to join in on the festivities to celebrate this rich and beautiful culture, it is […]

How to draw a BMW i8

Drawing a BMW i8 by Alejandro Lara Step 1: Outline the door and windows Step 2: Outline the bottom and rear part of the vehicle

Ferrari Cost FAQs – How much does a Ferrari Cost?

How much does a Ferrari Cost? Let’s face it…Ferraris are sexy, desirable cars. Do you think you can get the admission price together for one? Let’s break it down a little:

How to Draw a Ferrari 458

The Ferrari 458 is a popular vehicle, and therefore a popular among automotive art enthusiasts. Here are some instructions on drawing this vehicle. Draw the Ferrari doors and intercooler 1. Draw the outline of the Ferrari 458 2. Draw the outline for the windows and wheel fenders.

How Much Does a Maserati Cost?

The name Maserati conjures up thoughts of exotic, sexy sports cars made for the autostrada, twisty mountain roads and European romance and intrigue. The Maserati brothers were involved in the automobile business since the early 20th century, long before forming the Maserati marque in 1926. They built their reputation on svelte, sleek offerings like the […]

German Automotive Engineering Sets the Bar High

Most historians consider Germany to be the birthplace of automotive engineering, since Benz and Otto started their experiments with four-stroke internal combustion engines in the late 1870s. By the turn of the century, Germany was ahead of the curve, with about 900 cars a year being produced. Advances like overhead cams, disc brakes, multi-valve setups, […]

Most Popular Porsche Model?

Popular Porsche Models For most people, the term “vintage Porsche” instantly conjures up an image of a six-figure exotic car that’s off-limits to anyone other than the elites. That doesn’t always have to be the case, though. Admittedly Porsche had a few misfires over the years, but there are plenty of vintage Porsches out there […]

Italian Automotive Engineering – A Different Approach

Italy forged its reputation in racing in the early 1900s, with creations like the monstrous 1729 cubic inch 4-cylinder “Beast of Turin,” which set a speed record of 116 mph all the way back in 1911. The Beast’s engine produced 300 horsepower, with innovations like pressure oiling, four valves per cylinder and overhead cams (well […]

European Automotive Engineering

European engineers were thinking about four-wheeled mobility as far back as the late 1700s, when they first began to tinker with powered vehicles. Steam, combustion and electrical power all had their day in the 19th century, but it took pioneers like Henry Ford, Ransom Olds, the Duryea brothers , Gottlieb Daimler, Wilhelm Maybach and Nikolaus […]