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The Lotus Esprit S1 fun facts drawing - James bond famous car aka Wet Nellie 007

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The Lotus Esprit S1 fun facts drawing - James bond famous car aka Wet Nellie 007

The most famous bond car or submarine ? If you remember this movie sequence of the spy who loved me: when Q landed in Sardinia with the white sports car, he had few words and explains things to James Bond about the vehicle. The car's most notable feature, which iis remembered by anyone who saw the iconic movie is the ability to transform into a two-man submarine. Build in the most clandestine workshop of MI6 by Mr gadget-man 'Q', here is what he could have told to 007 before giving the keys of the "Wet Nellie" white Lotus Esprit. Illustrated...

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The Mercedes Benz 220 W187 : fun facts and details.

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The Mercedes Benz 220 W187 : fun facts and details.

1951: First IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt and the new W187 model unveiled.  The new Mercedes-Benz 220 is unveiled in April 1951 at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung). It's the first time the show was held in Frankfurt and the automobile industry’s hall acted like a magnet on the public. The new Mercedes W187 were shown there featuring the brand new Mercedes Benz Engine M180. Turning the 170S pre-war car into the '50s It's no secret the W187 220 Model is derived from the Mercedes 170 S (W191). If you got these side to side, the only...

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The S14 explained with drawings ( Nissan Silvia )

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The S14 explained with drawings ( Nissan Silvia )

What does "S14" means ? If you enter the "drift scene" you will hear about the iconic Nissan’s range of S platform models. Theses were built from 1976 to 2002 in Japan, with a crucial drifting element : the S cars were rear-wheel drive sports cars ! S is for Silvia (bluebird in Japanese) 14 is for the mark number 14 of the Nissan Car Model Silvia. Today, you can’t attend a drifting event without theses Japanese Bluebirds S13s, S14s and S15s. Here are 9 reasons what makes the Silvia S14 so popular : Lightweight and well balanced If you’re serious...

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