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Classic New Shelby Mustang For the Ages

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  100 Hot Rod Mustang Tributes to Shelby American Founder Carroll Shelby                                        Source:  Shelby Mustang Shelby's 100th Birthday Tribute The Centennial Edition Mustang, or Shelby Mustang, is a tribute to car designer, race car driver & entrepreneur Carroll Shelby, famous for Shelby American, racing teams and more.  Here are the key facts on the Shelby Mustang collector's car: Shelby American has designed a 100 edition, hot rod Mustang to commemorate what would have been their founder's 100th birthday Shelby cars are revered by many car afficionados  Using the 2023 Ford Mustang GT as the base, the Centennial Mustang is a hot rod, collector's item and is already a sell-out Powered by the Ford 5.-liter supercharged V8 engine Delivers more than 750 hp rather than the normal 450 hp Handling has been "sharpened" with sway bars, performance springs and adjustable caster/camber plates Upgraded Shelby-spec tires and 20"x11"

Classic Shelby Mustang Re-Created

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100 Hot Rod Mustang Tributes to Shelby American Founder Carroll Shelby                                        Source:  Shelby Mustang Shelby's 100th Birthday Tribute The Centennial Edition Mustang, or Shelby Mustang, is a tribute to car designer, race car driver & entrepreneur Carroll Shelby, famous for Shelby American, racing teams and more.  Here are the key facts on the Shelby Mustang collector's car: Shelby American has designed a 100 edition, hot rod Mustang to commemorate what would have been their founder's 100th birthday Shelby cars are revered by many car afficionados  Using the 2023 Ford Mustang GT as the base, the Centennial Mustang is a hot rod, collector's item and is already a sell-out Powered by the Ford 5.-liter supercharged V8 engine Delivers more than 750 hp rather than the normal 450 hp Handling has been "sharpened" with sway bars, performance springs and adjustable caster/camber plates Upgraded Shelby-spec tires and 20"x11" wh

Next-G Hypersonic Plane - Quarterhorse from USAF & Hermeus

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  Goal:  Break the Airspeed Record                                                                         Source:  Hermeus Successor to the Famous SR-71 Blackbird The US Air Force and Atlanta-based aviation company Hermeus are developing a next generation hypersonic aircraft for both military and commercial use, that's designed to break the world airspeed record.  Here are the key facts: With a $60 million USAF contract, Hermeus is developing a Mach 5 plus hypersonic plane for both military and commercial passenger travel applications Hermeus is working on 3 concept hypersonic planes including Quarterhorse Quarterhouse is a remotely piloted high-speed aircraft designed to sprint short distances at Mach 4 & Mach 5 speeds with a turbojet/ramjet propulsion system Quarterhorse is powered by two breakthrough engines:  a turbojet engine that reaches Mach 3 (2,000 mph) and a ramjet engine that takes over and transitions to Mach 5 plus or 3,850 mph Quarterhorse's dual engine, hype

World's Fastest Plane, Hypersonic Quarterhorse, USAF & Hermeus

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  Break the Airspeed Record & Go NY to Paris 90 Minutes                                                                         Source:  Hermeus Successor to the Famous SR-71 Blackbird The US Air Force and Atlanta-based aviation company Hermeus are developing a next generation hypersonic aircraft for both military and commercial use, that's designed to break the world airspeed record.  Here are the key facts: With a $60 million USAF contract, Hermeus is developing a Mach 5 plus hypersonic plane for both military and commercial passenger travel applications Hermeus is working on 3 concept hypersonic planes including Quarterhorse Quarterhouse is a remotely piloted high-speed aircraft designed to sprint short distances at Mach 4 & Mach 5 speeds with a turbojet/ramjet propulsion system Quarterhorse is powered by two breakthrough engines:  a turbojet engine that reaches Mach 3 (2,000 mph) and a ramjet engine that takes over and transitions to Mach 5 plus or 3,850 mph Quarterhors

Nissan To Unveil Hot New EV Concept

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  Expected to be All-Electric Max Out                                                   Source:  Nissan From Virtual to a Physical Car Japanese automaker Nissan later this week will unveil a real physical version of a virtual concept car known as the Max Out, which it has been teasing for more than a year.  Here are the key facts: Nissan says their new EV concept is what happens when "virtual becomes physical" from the late 2021 renderings of Max Out New concept is expected to be a 2-seat possibly convertible sports car with ultra-lightweight construction All wheel-drive with 1electric motor at the front and rear of the car Unique ability to morph the passenger seat and flatten it to the floor for extra storage space A least 304 hp and 501 pd-ft of torque According to Nissan, the EV is "so responsive it feels like a part of you" EV is expected to have a full width screen for the instrument panel The vehicle is part of Nissan's $17 billion investment to create 23

Nissan's Big EV Surprise Concept

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  Expected to be All-Electric Max Out                                                   Source:  Nissan From Virtual to a Physical Car Japanese automaker Nissan later this week will unveil a real physical version of a virtual concept car known as the Max Out, which it has been teasing for more than a year.  Here are the key facts: Nissan says their new EV concept is what happens when "virtual becomes physical" from the late 2021 renderings of Max Out New concept is expected to be a 2-seat possibly convertible sports car with ultra-lightweight construction All wheel-drive with 1electric motor at the front and rear of the car Unique ability to morph the passenger seat and flatten it to the floor for extra storage space A least 304 hp and 501 pd-ft of torque According to Nissan, the EV is "so responsive it feels like a part of you" EV is expected to have a full width screen for the instrument panel The vehicle is part of Nissan's $17 billion investment to create 23

Sky Yachting - Your Next Vacation

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Britain's Hybrid Air Vehicles - Sky Yachting                                  Sources:  Hybrid Air Vehicles & LTA Airlander 10 - New Way to Travel Britain's Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has developed a highly innovative airship, Airlander 10, for cruise vacations in the sky. Spanish carrier Air Nostrum has ordered ten to put into service.  Here are the key facts on the new technology: Low operational costs, low infrastructure needs and very low emissions Powered by noncombustible helium for buoyancy and 4, kerosine engines for propulsion Hybrid-electric Airlander 10 will go to market in 2026 Fully electric Airlander with zero emissions will hit the market in 2030 Airlander 10 uses 90% less fuel and creates 90% less emissions than a similarly sized aircraft Can carry 130 people and stay aloft for 5 days Cruising speed of 50 to 70 knots Maximum altitude of 20,000 feet and maximum nautical mile range of 4,000 Luxury accommodations including suites Has competition from Google cofo

Innovative New Airship Sky Yachts

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  Britain's Hybrid Air Vehicles - Sky Yachting                                  Sources:  Hybrid Air Vehicles & LTA Airlander 10 - New Way to Travel Britain's Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has developed a highly innovative airship, Airlander 10, for cruise vacations in the sky. Spanish carrier Air Nostrum has ordered ten to put into service.  Here are the key facts on the new technology: Low operational costs, low infrastructure needs and very low emissions Powered by noncombustible helium for buoyancy and 4, kerosine engines for propulsion Hybrid-electric Airlander 10 will go to market in 2026 Fully electric Airlander with zero emissions will hit the market in 2030 Airlander 10 uses 90% less fuel and creates 90% less emissions than a similarly sized aircraft Can carry 130 people and stay aloft for 5 days Cruising speed of 50 to 70 knots Maximum altitude of 20,000 feet and maximum nautical mile range of 4,000 Luxury accommodations including suites Has competition from Google co

UK's Vertical Aerospace eVTOLs Take-Off

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  25 New Air Taxi Orders From Japan                                                                 Source:  Vertical Aerospace Flying Taxi Accelerating Toward Certification UK-based aerospace and technology company Vertical Aerospace has secured 25 new pre-orders for its eVTOL VX4 from Japanese trading and investment company Marubeni Corporation.  Here are the key facts: Vertical Aerospace has secured 25 paid pre-orders for VX4 for use as commuter air taxis in Japan The orders from Marubeni could soar to 200 and that is on top of 1400 orders by airlines like Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines and Japan Airlines Vertical takeoff and landing, all electric aircraft VX4 carries a pilot and up to 4 passengers Range on a charge is 100 miles Top speed is 200 mph and cruising speed is 150 mph Company claims to be using the world's lightest and safest powertrain, co-created with Rolls Royce that is 1 MW electric Contains same flight control and advanced avionics that are in the F35, one of

Vertical Aerospace eVTOL Business Accelerates

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  25 New Air Taxi Orders From Japan                                                                 Source:  Vertical Aerospace Flying Taxi Accelerating Toward Certification UK-based aerospace and technology company Vertical Aerospace has secured 25 new pre-orders for its eVTOL VX4 from Japanese trading and investment company Marubeni Corporation.  Here are the key facts: Vertical Aerospace has secured 25 paid pre-orders for VX4 for use as commuter air taxis in Japan The orders from Marubeni could soar to 200 and that is on top of 1400 orders by airlines like Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines and Japan Airlines Vertical takeoff and landing, all electric aircraft VX4 carries a pilot and up to 4 passengers Range on a charge is 100 miles Top speed is 200 mph and cruising speed is 150 mph Company claims to be using the world's lightest and safest powertrain, co-created with Rolls Royce that is 1 MW electric Contains same flight control and advanced avionics that are in the F35, one of

Audi's Activesphere Car/Truck/Offroad Concept

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  Activesphere - Audi's Most Versatile Concept                                              Source:  Audi Activesphere Made For Those on the Move Audi has debuted its 4th and final electric concept sphere car, Activesphere, that is designed for people who love the outdoors and have a very active lifestyle.  Here are some key facts on the EV concept: All-in-one electric luxury sedan, pickup truck and off-roading EV that is Audi's most versatile concept Body of a coupe but with big, 22" wheels for significant ground clearance for off-roading EV can convert into a pickup truck as the back can become an open cargo bed 4-door crossover with a new powertrain that is designed to drive on and off-road Sits on the Premium Platform Electric powertrain or PPE that Audi is developing with fellow VW automaker Porsche, that will be deployed in 2023 Dual electric motors, 100 kWh battery, 436 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque with 372 mile range on a charge Autonomous driving as well as steering

Audi's Most Versatile Car Activesphere Concept

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  Activesphere - Audi's Most Versatile Concept                                              Source:  Audi Activesphere Made For Those on the Move Audi has debuted its 4th and final electric concept sphere car, Activesphere, that is designed for people who love the outdoors and have a very active lifestyle.  Here are some key facts on the EV concept: All-in-one electric luxury sedan, pickup truck and off-roading EV that is Audi's most versatile concept Body of a coupe but with big, 22" wheels for significant ground clearance for off-roading EV can convert into a pickup truck as the back can become an open cargo bed 4-door crossover with a new powertrain that is designed to drive on and off-road Sits on the Premium Platform Electric powertrain or PPE that Audi is developing with fellow VW automaker Porsche, that will be deployed in 2023 Dual electric motors, 100 kWh battery, 436 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque with 372 mile range on a charge Autonomous driving as well as steering