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NEW 8C Spider Alfa Romeo LIMITED EDITION

(8C Spider Alfa Romeo)
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Production of the 8C Spider began in 2009, in Modena, with Maserati in charge of building the cars. As previously announced, 500 cars will be built, each priced at €175,000 (US$241,000) excluding taxes. The production version was unveiled at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show. 35 of 500 Spiders are going to United States.

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Alfa Romeo claims that the 8C Spider’s top speed is 290 kilometres per hour (180 mph), which makes it slightly slower than the coupe version. The brakes on the Spider are Brembo carbon-ceramic units. The Spider has a two-layer electrically operated fabric roof. The windshield frame is made of carbon fiber to try to maintain a 50/50 weight distribution.

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The Spider version of the super sports car, designed by the Alfa Romeo Style Center, and derived from the Alfa 8C Competizione, the Gran Turismo model that has been so successful throughout the world.
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This new car highlights the excellence of the brand in this sector, in the same way that several of its Spiders from the past are acknowledged as being some of the most beautiful cars in the world, cars such as the Giulietta Spider from the 1950s or the legendary Duetto, made famous by the 1967 film ‘The Graduate’, starring a young Dustin Hoffman.
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The distinctive feature of the 8C Spide is its fold.away roof, available in a choice of colours and fitted with an electrohydraulic system activated with the simple push of a button on the dashboard. The roof consists of two overlapping fabrics: a weather-proof multi-layer outer fabric and an inner layer ensuring total acoustic comfort in the cabin. The result is the last word in style, aerodynamics, practicality and comfort.
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Its engine: Type V8 -90º / Displacement (cc) 4691 / Location Front Longitudinal / Max. power (bph) at (rpm) 450 (7000) / Max. Torque (Nm) at (rpm) 480 (4750) / Specific output (bhp/l) 96 / Maximum revs per minut 7500.
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Its gearbox and transmission: Architecture transaxle / driver wheels – torque splitrear / gearbox MTA / Numero of speed 6 / Limited slip differentia.
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Its chassis and body: Chassis architecture steel frame/ body material carbon / dashboard carbon / front suspension double wishbone / rear suspension double wishbone / front brakes (mm) 380×32 / rear brakes (mm) 360×32 / standard front wheels 245-35R20 / standard rear wheels 285-35R20.
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Dimension and Weight: Overall length (mm) 4381 / Overall with (mm) 1894 / Wheelsbase (mm) 2645 / Fuel tank capacity (lit) 88 / Weight distribution 49%-51%

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Maximum speed: (km/h) 290
Acceleration 0-100 km/h(s) 4.4
Braking 100-0 km/h (m) 33[Source: Alfa Romeo Web Page

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Omega Speedmaster Legend & Michael Schumacher

Omega Schumacher I
Omega Speedmaster Legend

Ref.: 321.32.44.50.01.001


Michael Schumacher was born 3 January 1969, in Hürth-Hermülheim, Germany. He is a former Formula One driver and also a seven-time Formula One world drivers’ champion. Nowadays, he is a current advisor and also an occasional test driver for Ferrari. He is the only German that won the Formula One World Championship. In a 2006 FIA survey, Michael Schumacher was voted the most popular driver of the season among Formula One fans.

After winning two championships with Benetton, Michael Schumacher moved to Scuderia Ferrari in 1996 and won five consecutive drivers’ titles with them from 2000–2004. Schumacher holds many records in Formula One, including most drivers’ championships, race victories, fastest laps, pole positions, points scored and most races won in a single season. Schumacher is the only Formula One driver to have an entire season of podium finishes, a feat he accomplished in 2002. After the 2006 Formula One season Schumacher retired from race driving.

Schumacher is an ambassador for UNESCO and a spokesman for driver safety. He has been involved in numerous humanitarian efforts throughout his life and donated tens of millions of dollars to charity. He is the elder brother of former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher, currently racing in Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM). They stand as the only brothers in F1 history to have both won races and scoring the first ever 1-2 finish in Formula One.

Michael Schumacher has been OMEGA’s ambassador since 1997.

Omega Speedmaster Legend Technical Specifications:

Ref.: 321.32.44.50.01.001

Steel on rubber strap
Reference: 321.32.44.50.01.001

MOVEMENT

Caliber: Omega 3313
Self-winding chronograph movement with column wheel mechanism and Co-Axial Escapement for greater precision stability and durability of the movement. Free sprung balance, with date, hour, minute and continuous small seconds hands, central chronograph hand.
Power Reserve: 52 hours

CRYSTAL

Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment inside

CASE & DIAL

Stainless steel case
Black dial

WATER RESISTANCE

Down to: 100 meters
Case Diameter: 44.25 mm

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NEW Mercedes Benz. SRL McLaren Stirling Moss

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SRL Stirling Moss VIII
(SRL Stirling Moss)

The SRL Stirling Moss will reach mass production in June 2009, one month after the company discontinues the SLR Roadster, and only 75 units will be produced finishing the process at the end of December 2009.

SRL Stirling Moss VI

(SRL Stirling Moss)

The SLR Stirling Moss is powered by a V8 compressor engine that produces a maximum power of 650 hp, with a 0-100 km/h sprint done in 3.5 seconds. Maximum speed is rated at 350 km/h (around 217.5 mph). The Stirling Moss has vertical doors, a deployable air brake, and a manually operated tonneau cover. The limited edition model will be available for a selected number of McLaren SLR clients, with each unit to be sold at a shocking price of 750,000 euros.

SRL Stirling Moss

(SRL Stirling Moss)

The new SLR Stirling Moss is characterized by its most sophisticated technology and the most impressing and superlative design.

SRL Stirling Moss IIISRL Stirling Moss IVSRL Stirling Moss II

SRL Stirling Moss V

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