Archive for February, 2011
In 1966 the Hertz rent a car company agreed to purchase 1000 Shelby GT 350 for their rental fleet. It ended up that 996 cars were finally deliver to Hertz with Three being wrecked in transit and one being returned before it arrived for an unknown mechanical defect. Most of the Hertz’s car were made in Black with a gold and most had an automatic transmission. The exceptions to that was the first 100 cars sold to Hertz were 4 speeds. It quickly became apparent to them that the 4 speed cars may have not been a good idea. The performance of the car combined with the driving habits of the rental customer added up to many clutch replacements. Some other colors also showed up in the mix, white, blue and red. All the cars had the gold stripe on the side and most had the racing stripes over the top.
The New Volkswagen Polo 2011 comes with both petrol and diesel engines. The petrol variants of come with two type of engines. One is 1.2 L engine with the displacement of 1198 cc that has the capacity to produce the maximum power of 75 bhp at the rate of 5400 rpm and maximum torque of 110 Nm at the rate of 3750 rpm and that reaches 0-100 kmph in just 14.2 seconds and the other one is 1.6 Liter with the displacement of 1598 cc that can produce maximum power and torque of 105 PS at 5250 rpm and 153 nm at 3250 rpm respectively that comes with four-cylinder, five-speed manual transmission and reach 100 kmph in 11.1 seconds. The diesel variant is 1.2 Liter diesel engine with the displacement of 1199 cc, which can reach the maximum power of 75 bhp at 4200 rpm and 180 Nm torque at 2000 rpm than can reach 100 kmph speed in 14.4 seconds. The 1.2 liter engines of Polo come with three-cylinder and five speed manual gearboxes. Volkswagen Polo exterior measurement has the dimension of 3790 mm length, 1682 mm width and 1453 mm height and 2456 mm wheelbase.