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An airbag is a type of vehicle safety device and is an occupant restraint system.
Alan Stanley Jones, (born 2 November 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian former Formula One driver.
Alcantara is a covering microfibre material manufactured and marketed by Alcantara S.p.A. It is primarily used in the design, fashion, accessories, consumer electronics, automotive and marine industries.
An anti-lock braking system (ABS) is a safety anti-skid braking system used on aircraft and on land vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, trucks and buses.
An anti-roll bar (roll bar, anti-sway bar, sway bar, stabilizer bar) is a part of many automobile suspensions that helps reduce the body roll of a vehicle during fast cornering or over road irregularities.
The Ascari KZ1 is a sports car made by Ascari Cars.
The Audi RS 6 quattro, commonly referred to as the RS6, is a sports-focused executive car, produced by the high-performance subsidiary company Audi Sport GmbH, for Audi AG, part of the Volkswagen Group.
An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.
An automotive head-up display or automotive heads-up display —also known as a auto-HUD— is any transparent display that presents data in the automobile without requiring users to look away from their usual viewpoints.
The Amsterdam International Motor Show or AutoRAI was a motor show that took place every two years in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Belgian Racing Car Championship (formerly Belcar Endurance Championship or Belgian GT Championship) was the national sports car racing championship of Belgium.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
The BMW 5 Series is an executive car manufactured by BMW since 1972.
The BMW E12 is the first generation of BMW 5 Series mid-size luxury sedans, which was produced from June 1972 to 1981.
The BMW E28 is the second generation of BMW 5 Series mid-size sedans, and was produced from 1981 to 1988.
The BMW E34 is the third generation of the BMW 5 Series, which was produced from the 2nd of November 1987 until June 1996.
The BMW E39 is the fourth generation of BMW 5 Series, which was sold from 1995 to 2003.
The BMW E60/E61 series is the fifth generation of the BMW 5 Series, which was sold from 2003 to 2010.
The BMW F10/F11/F07/F18 is the sixth generation of the BMW 5 Series, which was produced from 2010 to 2017.
The BMW 5 Series (G30) is a mid-size executive car produced by German automotive manufacturer BMW, and is the seventh and current generation of the 5 Series.
The BMW 6 Series is a range of grand tourers produced by BMW since 1976.
The BMW 7 Series is a full-size luxury sedan produced by the German automaker BMW since 1977.
The BMW 8 Series is a Grand Tourer built by BMW from 1989 to 1999 powered by either a V8 or V12 engine.
BMW has been involved in Formula One in a number of capacities since the inauguration of the World Drivers' Championship in.
BMW M GmbH (previously: BMW Motorsport GmbH) is a subsidiary of German car manufacturer BMW AG.
The BMW M1 (BMW type code E26) is a sports car produced by German automotive manufacturer BMW from 1978 to 1981.
The BMW M3 is a high-performance version of the 3 Series, developed by BMW's in-house motorsport division, BMW M GmbH.
The BMW M6 is a high-performance version of the 6 Series coupe/convertible, designed and developed by the motorsport division of BMW.
The BMW M62 is a naturally aspirated V8 DOHC engine produced from 1995 to 2005.
The BMW M88 is a straight-6 DOHC petrol engine which was produced from 1978-1989.
BMW Motorsport is the division of BMW responsible for motorsport-related activities, including works-run competition programmes in touring car racing, sports car racing, motorcycle racing and Formula One.
The BMW N63 is a twin-turbo DOHC V8 engine which has been in production since 2008 to present.
The BMW S38 is a straight-6 DOHC petrol engine which replaced the M88 and was produced from 1986-1995.
The BMW S85 (also known as S85B50) is a naturally aspirated V10 petrol engine which replaced the V8 S62 and was produced from 2005-2010.
The BMW Z8 is a roadster produced by German automotive manufacturer BMW from 2000 to 2003.
A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control device that converts toxic gases and pollutants in exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine into less-toxic pollutants by catalyzing a redox reaction (an oxidation and a reduction reaction).
Chicago Clearing Corporation (CCC) is a securities class action settlement claim filing service based in Chicago, Illinois.
Claus Luthe (December 8, 1932 – March 17, 2008) was a German car designer, noted for his design work on the NSU Ro 80, Volkswagen K70 and numerous seminal models from Audi and BMW.
A clutch is a mechanical device which engages and disengages power transmission especially from driving shaft to driven shaft.
A coaxial loudspeaker is a loudspeaker system in which the individual driver units radiate sound from the same point or axis.
Dingolfing is a town in Southern Bavaria, Germany.
A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.
A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) (sometimes referred to as a twin-clutch transmission or double-clutch transmission) is a type of automatic transmission or automated automotive transmission.
E-segment (or executive cars) is defined by European Commission as the fifth segment in European market car classification.
Electrohydraulic manual transmission is a type of semi-automatic transmission system, which uses an automated clutch unlike conventional manual transmissions where the driver operates the clutch.
Electronic stability control (ESC), also referred to as electronic stability program (ESP) or dynamic stability control (DSC), is a computerized technology that improves a vehicle's stability by detecting and reducing loss of traction (skidding).
Ercole Spada (born July 26, 1937 in Busto Arsizio) is an Italian automobile designer.
Essen (Latin: Assindia) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Executive car is a British term for an automobile larger than a large family car.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
In automotive design, an F4, or Front-engine, Four-wheel drive layout places the internal combustion engine at the front of the vehicle and drives all four roadwheels.
In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.
Gamescom (stylized as gamescom) is a trade fair for video games held annually at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Garching bei München or Garching is a city in Bavaria, Germany near Munich.
The International Geneva Motor Show (Salon international de l'automobile) is an annual auto show held in March in the Swiss city of Geneva.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Getrag, stylized as GETRAG, is the world's largest supplier of transmission systems for passenger cars and commercial vehicles.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
iDrive is a system used to control most secondary vehicle systems in many current BMW cars.
The International Motor Show Germany or simply International Motor Show, in German known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA - International Automobile Exhibition), is the world's largest motor show.
Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson (born 11 April 1960) is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring.
Joachim Winkelhock (born 24 October 1960) is a German motor racing driver.
Alberto "Johnny" Cecotto (born January 25, 1956) is a Venezuelan former Grand Prix motorcycle racer and auto racer.
Joji Nagashima (born 1955; 永島譲二) of Munich, Germany is an automobile designer for BMW.
Launch control is an electronic aid to assist drivers of both racing and street cars to accelerate rapidly from a standing start.
A limited-slip differential (LSD) is a type of differential that allows its two output shafts to rotate at different speeds but limits the maximum difference between the two shafts.
This is a list of lap times achieved by various vehicles on the Nürburgring (Nordschleife).
This is the full list of "official" power lap times on the Top Gear test track.
The MacPherson strut is a type of automotive suspension system that uses the top of a telescopic damper as the upper steering pivot.
A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a range of executive cars manufactured by German automaker Mercedes-Benz in various engine and body configurations.
A multi-link suspension is a type of vehicle suspension design typically used in independent suspensions, using three or more lateral arms, and one or more longitudinal arms.
The Nürburgring is a 150,000 person capacity motorsports complex located in the town of Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Need for Speed Payback is a racing video game developed by Ghost Games and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
In automobiles, power steering (also power-assisted steering (PAS) or steering assist system) helps drivers steer by augmenting steering effort of the steering wheel.
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Recirculating ball, also known as recirculating ball and nut or worm and sector, is a steering mechanism commonly found in older automobiles, off-road vehicles, and some trucks.
Rosslyn is a suburb of Pretoria, part of the City of Tshwane Municipality in the Gauteng province of South Africa.
A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.
A semi-automatic transmission (also known as a clutch-less manual transmission, auto-manual, automated manual transmission, trigger shift, flappy-paddle gear shift, Manumatic, Tiptronic, Touchshift, Geartronic, Sportronic or paddle-shift gearbox) is an automobile transmission that combines manual transmission and automatic transmission.
A sequential manual transmission (or sequential manual gearbox) is a non-traditional type of manual transmission used on motorcycles and high-performance cars for auto racing, where gears are selected in order, and direct access to specific gears is not possible.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
A sports sedan — also known as "sports saloon" — is a subjective term for a sedan/saloon car which is designed to have sporting performance or handling characteristics.
A standing start is a type of start in auto racing events, in which cars are stationary when the race begins.
A station wagon, also called an estate car, estate wagon, or simply wagon or estate, is an automotive body-style variant of a sedan/saloon with its roof extended rearward over a shared passenger/cargo volume with access at the back via a third or fifth door (the liftgate or tailgate), instead of a trunk/boot lid.
The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).
A subwoofer (or sub) is a woofer, or a complete loudspeaker, which is dedicated to the reproduction of low-pitched audio frequencies known as bass and sub-bass.
Tony Longhurst (born 1 October 1957 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian racing driver and former Australian Champion water skier.
Touring car racing is an auto racing competition with heavily modified road-going cars.
Twin-turbo or biturbo refers to a turbocharged engine in which two turbochargers compress the intake charge.
A V10 engine is a V engine with 10 cylinders in two banks of five.
A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, also known as ZF Group, and commonly abbreviated to ZF (ZF.
The 1992 James Hardie 12 Hour was an endurance race for production cars staged at the Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia on 19 April 1992.