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BMW Z4 (E85)

Index BMW Z4 (E85)

The BMW E85/E86 is the first generation of BMW Z4 roadsters and coupes, which were produced from 2002 to 2008. [1]

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Adrian van Hooydonk

Adrian van Hooydonk (born 21 June 1964 in Echt, Limburg), is a Dutch automobile designer and BMW Group's Design Director and best known for several modern BMW concept cars and production vehicles.

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Anders Warming

Anders Warming (born 1972) is a Danish automotive designer currently Chief Design Officer of Borgward.

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Bas Leinders

Bas Leinders (born 16 July 1975) is a professional racing driver from Belgium.

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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.

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BMW 328

The BMW 328 is a sports car made by BMW between 1936 and 1940, with the body design credited to Peter Szymanowski, who became BMW chief of design after World War II (although technically the car was designed by Fritz Fiedler).

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BMW M GmbH (previously: BMW Motorsport GmbH) is a subsidiary of German car manufacturer BMW AG.

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BMW M Coupe

The BMW M Coupe is a shooting-brake styled high-performance automobile produced by BMW.

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The BMW M54 is a naturally aspirated straight-6 petrol engine which was produced from 2000 to 2006.

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The BMW M62 is a naturally aspirated V8 DOHC engine produced from 1995 to 2005.

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BMW Motorsport

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.

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The BMW N52 is a naturally aspirated straight-6 petrol engine which was produced from 2004-2015.

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The BMW S65 is a naturally aspirated V8 petrol engine which replaced the S54 straight-six engine and was produced from 2007–2013.

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The BMW Z models are a line of roadsters manufactured by German automaker BMW.

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The E36/7/8 BMW Z3 is the second generation of the BMW Z range of two-seater sports cars, produced from 1995 to 2002.

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The BMW Z4 is a range of two-seat roadster and coupé models which have been produced since 2002.

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BMW Z4 (E89)

The BMW E89 is the second generation of the BMW Z4 range of two-door roadsters, and was produced from 2009 to 2016.

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Bump steer

Bump steer or roll steer is the term for the tendency of the wheel of a car to steer itself as it moves through the suspension stroke.

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A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use.

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Chris Bangle

Christopher Edward "Chris" Bangle (born October 14, 1956) is an American automobile designer.

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Concept car

A concept car (also known for as concept vehicle, show vehicle or prototype) is a car made to showcase new styling and/or new technology.

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A coupé — also known as coupe — is a car with a fixed-roof body style usually with two doors, however some four-door cars have been marketed as four door coupés or quad coupés due to their coupé-like roofline at the rear.

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Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Dirk Werner

Dirk Werner (born 25 May 1981 in Hannover, Lower Saxony) is a German Porsche factory racing driver.

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Drag coefficient

In fluid dynamics, the drag coefficient (commonly denoted as: \scriptstyle C_\mathrm d\,, \scriptstyle C_\mathrm x\, or \scriptstyle C_\mathrm w\) is a dimensionless quantity that is used to quantify the drag or resistance of an object in a fluid environment, such as air or water.

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Electrohydraulic manual transmission

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.

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Electronic throttle control

Electronic throttle control (ETC) is an automobile technology which electronically "connects" the accelerator pedal to the throttle, replacing a mechanical linkage.

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Facelift (automotive)

An automotive facelift (also known as mid-generational refresh, minor model change or minor model update, life cycle impulse) comprises changes to a car, truck or bus's styling during its production run – including, to highly variable degree, new sheetmetal, interior design elements or mechanical changes – allowing a carmaker to freshen a model without complete redesign.

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A fastback is an automotive styling feature where the rear of the car has a single slope from the roof to the rear bumper.

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Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

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.

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Greer, South Carolina

Greer is a city in Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina.

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Hans-Joachim Stuck

Hans-Joachim Stuck (born 1 January 1951), nicknamed "Strietzel", is a German racing driver who has competed in Formula One and many other categories.

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A hatchback is a car with a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards and often a shared volume for the passenger and cargo areas.

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Hood (car)

The hood (North American English) or bonnet (Commonwealth English excluding Canada) is the hinged cover over the engine of motor vehicles that allows access to the engine compartment (or trunk on rear-engine and some mid-engine vehicles) for maintenance and repair.

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Inline-four engine

The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.

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International Motor Show Germany

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.

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MacPherson strut

The MacPherson strut is a type of automotive suspension system that uses the top of a telescopic damper as the upper steering pivot.

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Manabu Orido

is a Japanese racing driver who currently competes in the Super GT series for Team JLOC, driving a Lamborghini Gallardo, and in the D1GP for his own team, MAX★ORIDO Racing, driving a V8-powered Toyota 86.

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Mille Miglia

The Mille Miglia (Thousand Miles) was an open-road endurance race which took place in Italy twenty-four times from 1927 to 1957 (thirteen before the war, eleven from 1947).

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Model year

The model year (MY) of a product is a number used worldwide, but with a high level of prominence in North America, to describe approximately when a product was produced, and it usually indicates the coinciding base specification (design revision number) of that product.

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Multi-link suspension

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.

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New York International Auto Show

The New York International Auto Show is an annual auto show that is held in Manhattan in late March or early April.

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Nobuteru Taniguchi

is a Japanese racing driver and drifting driver who currently competes in Super GT and D1 Grand Prix.

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North American International Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is an annual auto show held in Detroit, Michigan at Cobo Center, usually in January.

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Power steering

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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Ride quality

Ride quality refers to a vehicle's effectiveness in insulating the occupants from undulations in the road surface (eg bumps or corrugations).

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Roadster (automobile)

A roadster (spider or spyder) is an open two-seat car with emphasis on sporting appearance or character.

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Run-flat tire

A run-flat tire is a pneumatic vehicle tire that is designed to resist the effects of deflation when punctured, and to enable the vehicle to continue to be driven at reduced speeds - under - and for limited distances - generally between to, depending on the type of tire.

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Silverstone Britcar 24-Hour

The Silverstone 24 Hour is a sports car race in endurance racing, organised by Creventic.

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Spoiler (car)

A spoiler is an automotive aerodynamic device whose intended design function is to 'spoil' unfavorable air movement across a body of a vehicle in motion, usually described as turbulence or drag.

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Stéphane Ratel Organisation

The Stéphane Ratel Organisation (abbreviated as SRO) is a motorsport organization founded by French driver Stéphane Ratel in 1995.

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Straight-six engine

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).

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Studie is a Japanese tuning company of BMW and a Super GT racing team which participates in GT300 class.

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Super GT

Super GT (stylized as SUPER GT) is a grand touring car racing series that began in 1993.

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Trailing-arm suspension

A trailing-arm suspension, sometimes referred as trailing-link is a vehicle suspension design in which one or more arms (or "links") are connected between (and perpendicular to and forward of) the axle and a pivot point (located on the chassis of a motor vehicle).

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Trunk (car)

The trunk (North American English), boot (British English) or compartment (South-East Asia) of a car is the vehicle's main storage compartment.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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2008 Super GT Series

The 2008 Autobacs Super GT Series was the 15th season of the GT Championship in Japan including the All-Japan Grand Touring Car Championship (JGTC) era, and the 4th season as the Super GT series.

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2009 Super GT Series

The 2009 Autobacs Super GT Series was the 16th season of the Japan Automobile Federation Super GT Championship.

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2011 24 Hours of Spa

The 2011 Total 24 Hours of Spa was the 64th running of the 24 Hours of Spa.

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