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Jay Leno nearly didn’t buy his McLaren F1, a 627-horsepower hypercar that held the title of world’s fastest production car for more than a decade. It turned out to be a sterling investment. 954 more words


number of Jessamine Verosa's heartbeats

According to Buddha

It is not arrogant or egotistical to feel good inside. You had nothing to do with it. It’s simply the honest response to clearly perceived reality. 48 more words

Buddhist Philosophical Concepts

Early automobiles guzzled more water than petrol

A charabanc used up 54 litres of water in 72 miles

Early automobiles consumed more water than petrol. Here’s a report from March 1899 about a non-stop trip of 72 miles. 249 more words

Daimler’s water-cooled car brakes and some other early motoring trivia

Motorcars were practically unheard of in Scotland before 1897. So, when T. R. B. Elliot, a resident of Kelso, started driving his Paris-built Daimler alone at night, a scare spread about “something on wheels without a horse.” Eventually, police caught the apparition and were surprised it was Elliot. 219 more words

This roadworthy sofa on wheels from 1899 weighed just 350 kilos

This two-seater Mors carriage from 1899 was manufactured by Societe d’Electricite et d’ Automobiles Mors, of Grenelle, France. The company’s four-seater carriages were quite popular in England but this baby had little in common with them. 158 more words

An Odd Business.

I may be old-fashioned but when I arrive at an hotel, I’ve come to expect to see someone, even if they take their time appearing at reception. 504 more words

Building A Car

You Tube Videos

As you may or may not know, I have posted some you tube videos about some bikes etc. You can scroll down to some older posts if you haven’t seen them yet. 101 more words

Classic Bikes