Pilots of the early A-7s lauded the aircraft for general ease of flying (with the exceptions of poor stability on crosswind landings and miserable stopping performance on wet runways with an inoperative anti-skid braking system) and excellent forward visibility but noted a lack of engine thrust. This was addressed with A-7B and more thoroughly with A-7D/E. The turbofan engine provided a dramatic increase in fuel efficiency compared with earlier turbojets – the A-7D was said to have specific…
The RTA96C-14 can achieve a maximum power output of 108,920 hp at 102 rpm and astonishingly, at maximum economy the engine exceeds 50% thermal efficiency. That means, more than 50% of the energy in the fuel is converted to motion. Its Brake Specific Fuel Consumption (BSFC) at maximum power is 0.278 lbs/hp/hr.
Having conquered the small car category the latest generation of the John Cooper Works model family now takes the premium compact segment by storm too. In terms of its exterior dimensions and space the new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman is the biggest top athlete in the history of the British brand to date. The bonus in terms of roominess everyday practicality and long-distance suitability offers a new range of opportunities to enjoy racing passion. The fact that the extremely sporty…
The new SL. Fuel consumption (combined): 9.2 - 6.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions (combined): 214 - 159 g/km. The data do not relate to a specific vehicle and are not part of the specification, but are merely for the purpose of comparing different vehicle types. The figures are provided in accordance with the German regulation "PKW-EnVKV" and apply to the German market only.
The new #Panamera Turbo: The twin tailpipes are specific to the Turbo, the brake calipers behind the 20-inch Panamera Turbo wheels are finished in red. Learn more: http://link.porsche.com/panamera-pin-gallery *Combined fuel consumption in accordance with EU 6: 9.4-9.3 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 214-212 g/km.