Infiniti M: Promising Performance and Comfort

A luxury sports sedan made available in five trims, the 2006 Infiniti M sports four doors and takes up a maximum of five passengers as per its seating capacity. This vehicle has been completely redesigned for this year. It sports an aggressive yet sophisticated look and holds inside a luxurious cabin that is trimmed with leather, rosewood, or aluminum. Comfortable seats are the in thing for this vehicle, as well as an excellent performance. The 2006 Infiniti M has an overall look that could be compared with its stylish elder and bigger brother, the Infinity G35 sedan. It could be because both sports crispy lines. However, the Infinity M bears the remarkable Infiniti badge that has been mounted in the …

Hybrid Cars With 4 Doors

Many families were interested in hybrid technology when it first hit the market, but with choices limited and the reduced size of the vehicles, families found they could not fit into the available vehicles. With the 2007 model year released, many family-friendly hybrid cars with 4 doors were unleashed on an anxious public. With fuel-sipping economy on the minds of many families, the availability of hybrid cars with 4 doors is a welcome relief to fewer fill-ups.It all started with the Toyota Prius, with over 10 years experience in the hybrid car market it has the luxury of being the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle enjoying worldwide acceptance. Now it is one of nine hybrid cars with 4 doors. Joining this …

Hybrid Cars Save Drivers From Worry

Many drivers have shown great interest in hybrid cars and some are still waiting to see the true results before they venture into buying this new form of automobile. There have been many statements made about the fuel savings that are possible with the hybrid engines but some people still need some reassurance that the fuel efficiency concept really works. Some automobile driver’s worry that they will have to spend more for hybrid cars and those worries are justified. Hybrid cars are very popular and this popularity has caused the price of the hybrid to be more expensive than any other gasoline powered engine in any model of automobile throughout America. Some people have a misconception about hybrid cars and …

Hybrid Cars Could Help In Conserving Energy And Reducing Pollution

With the gas prices being so high, more and more people are becoming aware of how valuable energy is in our daily lives. Hybrid cars show how energy can be conserved and pollution reduced. The cleanest non hybrid car can put about 90 percent smog pollution in the air versus the hybrid. The Honda insight was the first hybrid on the US market in 1999. It is electrically powered and can go 61 mpg on city roads and 70mpg on the highway. Then in 2000, Toyota brought the Prius to the market, it goes 52 mpg in the city and around 45 mpg on the highway. The Honda Civic hybrid came out in 2002 with 46mpg on city roads and …

Hybrid Cars As Alternative Fuel Cars

As fuel prices continue to rise, alternative fuel cars will continue to be a popular topic of discussion. There are many alternative fuel cars available on the market today including ethanol based fuel produced from corn and bio-diesel vehicles that can run on the same oil used to make your French fries at McDonalds, but most of the alternative fuel cars on the market today are being marketed as hybrid cars. Hybrid cars are alternative fuel cars, because they combine an electric power source with a fuel source to better a vehicles gas mileage. Alternative fuel cars have been around since about the same time as the invention of the car, but the market leaned heavily toward fuel only vehicles, …

Hybrid Cars And Trucks

If you’ve been shopping for a new vehicle, chances are you’ve heard some discussion of hybrid cars and trucks. Unlike traditional vehicles, which rely solely on gasoline for fuel, hybrid cars and trucks combine gasoline with electric power. This allows them to maintain the benefits of gasoline cars, such as being able to travel long distances without having to stop to recharge a battery, with a lowered environmental impact typically associated with less practical electric cars. How Do Hybrid Cars and Trucks Work? Hybrid cars and trucks use both gasoline and a high powered battery to run the car while decreasing mileage. The car is run by a combination of gasoline and the electric power in the battery, which is …

30 Years And Still Strong

The Mazda 929, also sold as the Efini MS-9, is a full size luxury car. The model Mazda 929 was first introduced back in 1973. The vehicle was crafted in Japan; it was as big as a coupe, sedan, or station wagon. This line had a 1.8 liter incline four Mazda 1800 engine; the engine was capable of a whopping eighty three horse power output. Since its introduction the Mazda 929 has had five different engines between the years 1973 to 1981. The second generation Mazda emerged in 1981. It had been sold as a large front engine rear wheel drive sedan. It also used the new HB platform as a base which was also shared with the Mazda Cosmo. …

21 Classic Pontiacs!

So, you think you know your cars now, do you? Well, consider this to be a test of your knowledge of Pontiac history. 21 Pontiacs are featured here: some are current models while others are truly classic in every sense of the word, dating back to the early 1960s. 6000 – Full sized [or almost] front wheel drive sedan of the 1980s. Aztec – Ugly is as ugly does. This crossover vehicle ashamed the Pontiac fleet for two years during the early 00s. Bonneville – Full sized Pontiac sedan excitement retired in 2005 after more than 40 years of service. Part of GM’s massive restructuring and retiring of top model names. Catalina – This model hearkens back to the mid …

How Cost Effective Are Hybrid Cars?

There seems to be no stopping the oil companies, as the price at the pumps continues to rise to astronomical heights for a myriad of reasons, valid or not. Civil wars in Nigeria, international conflicts in Iraq, hurricanes and other storms at home and abroad are all reasons gas companies posit to defend their outrageous gouging. In the face of rising gas costs, many consumers are beginning to consider the option of a hybrid vehicle- one which operates on both gas and electricity. All of the models of hybrid car will save money in terms of gas expenditures, but are they really effective when all of the costs of maintenance and other considerations are factored in? Right off the bat, …

How To Decide What Used Car To Buy

The majority of people who wish to buy a used car have a clear picture in their mind of the type of car that they want, or at the very least some idea of whether they want a saloon or a hatchback. However by the time they have visited the showroom they can leave the forecourt driving away something very different from what they envisaged. The reason behind this could be the salesman persuading you away from what you know is the right choice or you simply buy on impulse only to realise your mistake later. Here are some practical tips to help ensure you don’t make a big mistake when it comes to purchasing your car. The first thing …

How Hybrid Cars Work

A hybrid car is such a car in which two types of motors are synchronized to provide power to the wheels. The most popular combination is the one in which the gasoline engine is assisted by the electric motor so that the gas engine is periodically shut off in order to reserve fuel. Usually hybrid cars are subdivided into two major categories. In the first type, only the use of electric motor propels the engine at very low speeds. The electric motor has the inherent ability to assist the engine when more power is required. It helps out the gasoline engine even while climbing or passing a steep road. The Ford Escape Hybrid and the Toyota Prius fall into the …

How Green Are Green Cars?

With the issue of global warming taking on international importance in recent years, unsurprisingly the focus has fallen on car drivers, with cars seen as one of the major contributors towards global warming. Green cars have been held up as a potential solution, one that motorists should be embracing. But are green cars actually ‘green’? Firstly, let’s take pure electric cars. Unfortunately these electric cars are anything but good for the environment. The electricity that they run on is produced in power stations, where only 30-40% of the energy is converted into electricity. Transferring this electricity along electric cables then results in a further 30% being lost to heat energy. So by the time this electricity reaches an electric car …

How Do Hybrid Vehicles Work?

How many times have you pulled up to the pumps lately only to be shocked at the price of gasoline? Suddenly your $25 tank of gas is costing $40. Have you considered trading your vehicle in for something that gets better fuel economy? How about a Hybrid vehicle? If you’ve ever wondered “how do hybrid vehicles work?” read on. Hybrid vehicles address two issues – global warming by reducing emissions and reduced fuel costs. There are lots of different hybrid designs showing up on the market, so understanding how they work is very important to getting the best value for your money. If you have ever owned a moped, you can proudly consider yourself a first generation hybrid owner because …