Juwa Kalli Auto Parts

Juwa Kalli Auto Parts

Kampala, Uganda

Posted by cowyeow on 2012-02-11 13:19:57

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BYD F3R

BYD F3R

Place: Foshan, Guangdong Province

Chinese name: 比亚迪F3R (bǐyǎdí F3R)
Year of launch: 2007

BYD Auto is a subsidiary of BYD Company, a major manufacturer of rechargeable batteries. BYD started producing cars in 2005 when it acquired Qinchuan, a company that produced the Flyer small car. In 2005 it was followed by the hugely popular F3, a copy of the Toyota Corolla E120. It was the best selling car in China in 2009. BYD is infamous for copying cars of Japanese car manufacturers: through the years it has made copies of the Toyota Aygo, Corolla E120, E140, Estima, Honda Accord, Honda Odyssey and Renault Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet, while other cars have striking similarities with the Buick Excelle HRV, Mercedes-Benz SL and Lexus RX. Two years after the arrival of the F3 sedan the hatchback version, named F3R, was launched, which means it is a mechanical copy of the Toyota Corolla as well, … Read More

DODGE DART AGRUPACION DE TRAFICO / GUARDIA CIVIL (1968) – ALTAYA

DODGE DART AGRUPACION DE TRAFICO / GUARDIA CIVIL (1968) - ALTAYA

Nº 32.
Dodge Dart . Agrupación de Tráfico – Guardia Civil (1968).
Escala 1/43.
"Nuestros Coches de Policía" – Altaya.
Ixo.
España.
Año 2008.
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The Spanish Dodges

"From 1965 to 1970 a Spanish version of the Dodge Dart based on the original from the United States was manufactured in the Barreiros Villaverde factory in Madrid, using the same 111 in (2,819 mm) wheelbase but with different sheet metal, the Dodge 3700 (commonly known as the Dart) was produced from 1971 to 1978. A total of 17589 units were manufactured of both models in Spain, they were produced as a SKD imported from Argentina due to the protectionist Spanish regulations of those years.

The Dart and the 3700 were the biggest national production car available in Spain during all production years. It was an expensive luxury car with very low fuel economy by Spanish standards.

The GL designation was a … Read More

Ford Model T Roadster 1923 (3200)

Ford Model T Roadster 1923 (3200)

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan – U.S.A.
Type: Model T Roadster
Engine: 2896cc straight-4
Power: 20 bhp / 1.600 rpm
Speed: 72 km/h
Production time: 1908 – 1927
Production outlet: 15,458,781
Production outlet: 1,649,98 (all types in 1923, including 52,317 rolling chassis)
Curb weight: 740 kg

Special:
– On October 1, 1908, the company introduced the successful Ford Model T (also known as Tin Lizzie, Tin Lizzy, T‑Model Ford, Model T or T), designed by Childe Harold Wills, Joseph A. Galamb and Eugene Farkas,
– At first assembled in Piquette plant and from 1910 in the Highland Park plant.
– It was Fords first mass production car (instead of individual hand crafting). The chassis was drawn by workers on a carriage trough the factory. Later, the sleds were replaced by carts on rails and mechanically drawn ("electric lines").
– This was not the first production line with completely interchangeable … Read More