Saturday, July 21, 2007

The New 7 Wonders of the World

The New 7 Wonders of the World announced during the Official Declaration ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7, 2007 - 07.07.07.
The Taj Mahal, India(1st Place)
The Roman Colloseum, Italy(2nd Place)

Petra, Jordan(3rd Place)

Machu Picchu, Peru(4th Place)

The Great Wall, China(5th Place)

Christ Redeemer, Brazil(6th Place)

Chichén Itzá, Mexico(7th Place)

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Concept Car - Renault Fluence

Concept Car - Renault Fluence

Overall length: 4,600 mm
Width exc. wing mirrors: 1,890 mm
Height: 1,390 mm
Wheel base: 2,750 mm
Front overhang: 920 mm
Rear overhang: 960 mm
Ground clearance: 200 mm
Weight: 1,500 kg
Engine: Euro 4-compliant 3.5 litre V6 24V petrol engine
Power: 206kW / 280hp power rating and 365Nm maximum torque
Gearbox: Six-speed automatic transmission with sequential control
Performance: 0-100kph in 6.5 seconds

Drive: Front-wheel drive with transverse engine layout
Wheels: 22’’ rims
Tyres: Specific Michelin PAX 245-710 / R560 tyres
Valeo: Twin-strip LED headlamps that light upas the steering angle changes
Michelin: Front and rear tyres with different treadfor better under-steer control
Montupet: Lightweight alloy rims with suction fins to reduce drag
Recaro: Seats allowing optimal entry and exit, and personalized comfortthrough adjustable lateral seat supports for the back and cushion.