Sports Cars and Muscle Cars

Muscle cars is an American Term used to refer to a variety of high-performance automobiles. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines muscle cars as “any of a group of American-made 2-door sports cars with powerful engines designed for high-performance driving”.

Sports Car is a small, usually two seat, two door automobile designed for spirited performance, it can may be spartan or luxurious, but high maneuverable and minimum weight are requisite. They may be equipped for racing, specially an aerodynamically shaped one-passenger or two-passenger vehicle having a low center of gravity and steering and suspension designed for precise control at high speeds.

source: wikipedia

as I see sports cars and muscle cars look luxurious and sporty and very fast, they are designed for high performance driving experience mostly drag-racing, drifting and others or sometimes you want to show it on car shows or to flaunt others.

One of my favorite muscle car is this Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 2017

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To see more: http://www.chevrolet.com/camaro-zl1

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Hybrid vehicles

Hybrid vehicles commercially existed in the late 1990’s to minimize carbon emissions on our environment and to reduce fuel consumption to save economy and to utilize resources because it has two way power system either gasoline and electric or hydrogen and electric, either gasoline engine and battery or fuel cell and battery but every manufacturers has different configurations on their hybrid car system to power the car, to charge by it’s dedicated chargers or either recycling it’s power to power itself for next use.

The first existed Electric Car is EV1 by GM Motors

This car manufactured and released in 1996 – 1999 by GM Motors with 1,117 units sold but stopped the production in year 2002

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Electric motor three-phase

Alternating current
Induction motor with
IGBT power inverter
137 bhp (102 kW) at 7000 rpm
110 lb·ft (149 N·m) at 0–7000 rpm
Transmission

Single-speed reduction integrated with motor and differential
Battery

Early vehicles 16.5–18.7 kWh lead-acid, later versions 26.4 kWh Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Plug-in charging

6.6 kW Magne Charge inductive converter

Source: Wikipedia

To know more about this car, visit this link: http://www.businessinsider.com/gm-ev1-history-2016-3/#there-was-a-ton-of-excitement-when-the-ev1-was-first-released-in-late-1996-1

As a benefit for the hybrid vehicle drivers, not only can reduce fuel consumption for every drivers but also they can enjoy the comfort of hybrid cars because it has less vibrations due to engine working and also it has a backup source of power to continue your travel routine.

Another popular Hybrid Car is this Toyota Prius, it is powered both gasoline and electricity

 

 

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