got around to visiting the LA Autoshow and
got pics of the somer of the vehicles you
guys are looking forward to like th Nissan
Concept Genesis, Mercedes
McLaren SLR and so many other vehicles.
The main thing I noticed this year was the
huge focus on hybrid or clean vehicles they
dominated the show it seems everyone had
one but dont worry we skipped most of them
because we know our readers like the smell
of octane in the morning.
unveiled the first set of vehicles to be
featured in thier newest NFS game Pro Street
with the Nissan GT-R PROTO leading the pack.
If your a gamer or car enthusiast you are
probably all too familiar with the NFS series.
* 1970 Plymouth®
* 1995 Mazda RX-7
* 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse
* 2006 Audi S4
* 1986 Toyota Corolla GTS AE86
* 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer EVOLUTION IX MR-edition
* 2006 Volkswagen Golf GTI
* 2008 BMW M3
is set to hit the streets at your favorite
retailers October 31st, 2007. For the latest
news, screenshots, videos and updates check
you do when you have a "fancy engineering
degree" and a Volkwagen Beetle? Well
you build a Street Legal Jet Powered
Beetle of course. Ron Patrick of California
who has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering
from Stanford University, has built a jet
engine and installed it onto his VW Beetle.
Ron left the production motor in the front
and the jet engine in the back making this
jet powered Beetle totally street legal.
He uses the OEM motor on the street, and
can fire up the jet engine off the highway.
engine is rated at an incredible 1350 hp,
spins up to 26,000 RPM (idle is 13,000 RPM),
and draws air at 11,000 CFM. That enough
force to suck the rose out of the bud vase
he says on his website. Don't even think
about pulling up to this guy on the line,
your more than likely to be left a little
toasty by the afterburner.
We all dream
about hooking up a jet engine to our vehicle
especially when you have someone tailgating
you on the freeway. It takes a person dedicated
to his hobby to actually do it, whats his
next project you might ask. Well on his
website he is working on suping up his wifes
Honda Metropolitan scooter with smaller
a video online showing Ron Demonstrating
at ImportCarSite.com we are going to start
writing more articles and we need your help.
If you have a new or unique product coming
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or other related things let us know. Also
we are looking for import cars and sport
compact cars to feature on the site, so
if you have a sweet ride and photos email
us some spec. info and photos.
out our video game section to see whats
new, like Gran Turismo 4, Street Racing
Syndicate, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas,
and more complete with screen shots, and
video trailers. Check It Out: Gaming
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