Posts Tagged ‘ Carbon Fiber ’

Vitesse AuDessus Can Turn Anything into Carbon Fiber

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In the olden days the alchemists wanted to find a way to turn everything they touch into gold. These days it’s carbon fiber everyone’s after, and a French firm called Vitesse AuDessus (Superior Speed) claims they have pulled it off.

Published on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 6:24 by
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BMW Triples Carbon Fiber Production

BMW Triples Carbon Fiber Production

Demand for carbon fiber has drastically grown over the past few years and to make sure they are well covered for their future projects, BMW has signed a new deal with supplier SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers. Thanks to a $200 million investment, the production capacity of Moses Lake plant will soon be tripled.

Published on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 6:15 by
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Koenigsegg Carbon Fiber Secrets Revealed – Video

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DRIVE channel has launched a new series called Inside Koenigsegg, which as the name suggests, gives us behind the scene look at Koenigsegg’s operations and facilities. We get to see how they go about developing and building their cars. It is always fascinating with bespoke hyper cars, because often the production process is more akin […]

Published on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 9:23 by
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Lexus LFA Technology Trickles Down to Future Models

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Lexus LFA super car production has come to an end, and there is no imminent plan to replace it with another, high-tech, super fast, super expensive model. But Lexus has spent too much time and money developing this car’s technology, and they are going to use it. Future ordinary Lexus models are going to benefit […]

Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 6:40 by
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Bound by Carbon: Lamborghini Aventador and Boeing Dreamliner

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Lamborghini has always been obsessed with airplanes. They have even made a model, the Reventon, specially designed to look like an F22 Raptor. This time, though, what makes them related to a plane is not just the design, but the technology as well. This promo video likens the Aventador to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, as […]

Published on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 12:51 by
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Ford To Use Carbon Fiber In Mainstream Models


For when the start/stop and regenerative braking don’t cut it anymore, Ford is going to rely on lightness to lower its fuel consumption. They are developing new carbon fiber technologies to be used in their mainstream models. What you see here is a Focus wagon fitted with a carbon fiber bonnet.

Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 16:49 by
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Full Carbon Fiber Pagani Huayra at Geneva Motor Show


As if the Pagani Huayra isn’t special enough, Pagani brought a full exposed carbon fiber version to the Geneva show this year. It’s carbon fiber all over, nothing is painted on the exterior. It has the same magnificent gloss finish Pagani uses to make their carbon parts look shiny, and the waves become more visible. […]

Published on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 17:39 by
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BMW Buys Shares In SGL Carbon SE

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Strengthening its focus on lightweight materials, BMW secures a 15.16 percent stake in SGL Carbon SE, one of the best names in business.

Published on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 13:08 by
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Honda to launch Mugen Civic Type-R

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Type-R Honda Civic is like a benchmark by which other hot hatchbacks are judged. They always offer fantastic value in form of great practicality and huge driving fun and reasonable price. Now imagine Honda’s in-house tuner Mugen fiddle with it and give it some extra mojo! The result is really mouthwatering!

Published on Friday, June 12, 2009 at 17:10 by
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9ff BT2 – Porsche GT2 with 850 hp


Looks like tuners around the world has started a horsepower war with this Porsche 911 GT2! It’s the second one we feature today and it has 50 more horsepower than the Switzer’s GT2 with 800hp! This one is a creation of the best name in business, 9ff. And they’ve called it BT-2.

Published on Monday, June 8, 2009 at 18:09 by
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Tuning: Range Rover Sport by Revere London

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Usually, the best tuning jobs for British cars are done by British firms, like this custom Range Rover Sport by Revere London, a car customization center in UK which specializes in ultra luxury vehicle and bespoke parts. Of course their RR project is not a complete makeover, it’s more about cosmetic changes and luxury.

Published on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 15:26 by
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VATH modifies Mercedes C63 AMG Estate

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Guys from VATH Automobiltechnik have already introduced a nice package for the Mercedes Benz C-Class sedan, But for the Estate version they just couldn’t be bothered to use the same old plan! So they picked the C63 AMG Estate! A car which is already too hot and wild for everyone’s taste, well except for VATH!

Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 14:31 by
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Karvajal Designs Chevrolet Corvette ZX-1


Karvajal Designs?! Have you ever heard of them? Well, neither have we but anyway, what they’ve done to the Corvette looks pretty sick and that is what matters! It is not fair if you call it just a bodykit, it’s more than that. In fact as they say it’s a Coachbuilt Corvette, like those custom […]

Published on Friday, May 22, 2009 at 8:48 by
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Darth Maul – Coolest BMW M3 yet!

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Here’s another proof that unknown tuners with simple ideas and less messing around can be much better than all those big names in business who like to ruin every part of the car for no obvious reason! This is the MW M3 Darth Maul by Canadian tuner MWDesign and apart from the stupid name, it’s […]

Published on Monday, May 18, 2009 at 18:37 by
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Lumma CLR X650 GT – another X6 ruined!


Every once in a while a tuner comes up with an ostentatious kit for a nice car and gets instant kicking by every single car journal that it’s not right, but they keep coming regardless! Lumma design products are classic points in this case. They are so flash it seems a six year old boy […]

Published on Friday, May 8, 2009 at 7:25 by
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