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Rimac founder says Concept_One Flew 300 meters in Hammond Crash

Mate Rimac, founder of Rimac Automobili, spoke for the first time since Richard Hammond was admitted to the hospital after the crash of the Concept_One electric hypercar.
In the search for Facebook, Rimac offered an idea of ​​the magnitude of the crash and stated that the car came to rest 300 meters (328 yards) after flying from the hill of the Hemberg hill climb in Switzerland. Mate also showed that the Concept_One descended 100 meters (109 yards) down the hill after he had left the road.The Croatian company also says that the fire fell 10 meters after the car on an asphalt road, while he fell down the hill.
Because of the extensive damage caused by the hypercar, Rimac says it was not able to determine how fast the car was traveling when it crashed, but Jeremy Clarkson says on
Shortly after the accident last week, the Grand Tour published an explanation that Hammond had not suffered any serious injuries. Hammond then released a video of his hospital bed on DriveTribe and confirmed that…

Ken-Block drives the new Ford GT around Le Mans Circuit

Prior to the 24 Hours of Le Mans racing for another year, Ford’s performance driver Ken Block had the chance to experience the Ford GT 2017 at the famous Circuit de la Sarthe where the endurance race took place.
For a very special occasion, the favorite Drifter and Gymkhana artist got the key to a bright yellow GT with black racing stripes and looked exactly at home with his Monster Energy racing suit.Reviews of the latest generation GT have pointed out that it is a racing car first and a road car second. This is mainly because it was originally developed to compete in the GTE class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (which it won last year) and then be repelled into a road car, the 1,000 lucky Ford enthusiasts Chance to own. Consequently, it is at home on the French circuit.
The engine running the GT is a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6, and during the uninitiated, which appears like the same engine as the Ford F-150 Raptor, the GT power supply Is tailor-made and shares many of its com…

Renault Twingo nail polish gets the finger of French feminists

Renault recently unveiled a line of nail polish in the same colors as its Twingo city car, which can double as a touch-up color for the vehicle. However, the accessories of the feminist group Chiennes de Garde deserved because of alleged amplification of the stereotype that woman is bad driver.

The Twingo nail polish is available in the colors blue, red, yellow and black, and the company markets the ability of the paint to cover small scratches like from grocery carts. At $ 8.90 ($ 9.96 at current exchange rates), the stuff is much cheaper that a trip to the paint shop

Renault marketers probably intended the nail polish to make a fashion statement about the Twingo with the side benefit to make the car look good. However, the product “reduces women to their beauty concerns and their inability to drive,” Marie-Noelle Bas, head of the Chiennes de Garde said Automotive News Europe . “This insidious, ordinary, daily sexism lays the foundation for the worst since advertising limits wo…

McLaren sports series leading to new extremes by 1016 industries

For the overwhelming majority of owners, the Sports Series model from McLaren offers more than enough power. However, for those who want a little more, 1016 Industries has the answer thanks to their new Aerokit for the car.

Instead of simply adding new turbochargers to the car to make it a straightforward monster, the tuning company focuses instead on improving the vehicle’s cornering and stability by designing components that not only look good but also go down If the car is driven on the edge of its performanceThe tuner received allegedly feedback from 570S owner that the car can be somewhat unstable when fully utilized so that it can improve the downforce at the rear by installing a large Fixed tailgate inspired by the 570S GT4 and the P1 GTR Hypercar. To ensure optimum performance, adjust the pitch of the wing.
There was also a lot of time spent on overhauling the front of the sports car. The most obvious is a new bumper with newly designed air inlets and a splitter designed to plac…