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Automobile handling and vehicle handling are descriptions of the way a wheeled vehicle responds and reacts to the inputs of a driver, as well as how it moves along a track or road.
In automotive design, the automobile layout describes where on the vehicle the engine and drive wheels are found.
Automotive design is the process of developing the appearance, and to some extent the ergonomics, of motor vehicles, including automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, buses, coaches, and vans.
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 Cadillac CTS is a mid-size luxury car / executive car designed, engineered, manufactured and marketed by General Motors, and now in its third generation.
The Cadillac SRX is a compact luxury / D-segment crossover SUV that was produced by Cadillac from 2004 to 2016.
The Cadillac XTS (X-Series Touring Sedan) is a full-size luxury sedan from Cadillac.
In physics, the center of mass of a distribution of mass in space is the unique point where the weighted relative position of the distributed mass sums to zero, or the point where if a force is applied it moves in the direction of the force without rotating.
The Chevrolet Camaro is an American automobile manufactured by Chevrolet, classified as a pony car and some versions also as a muscle car.
The Chevrolet Caprice is a full-sized automobile produced by Chevrolet in North America for the 1965 to 1996 model years.
The Chevrolet Corvette, known colloquially as the Vette or Chevy Corvette, is a sports car manufactured by Chevrolet.
The Chevrolet Corvette (C4) was a sports car produced by Chevrolet from 1983 to 1996.
The Chrysler 300 is a rear-wheel-drive, front-engine, full-sized luxury car manufactured and marketed by FCA US (and its predecessor companies) as a four-door sedan and station wagon its first generation (model years 2005–2010) and solely as a four-door sedan in its second and current generation (model years 2011–present).
The Dodge Charger is a full-size four-door sedan, introduced in February 2005 and built by FCA US LLC, a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
The Dodge Durango is a sport utility vehicle (SUV) produced by Dodge.
The Ford Crown Victoria (colloquially called the Crown Vic) is a rear-wheel-drive full-size four-door sedan that was marketed and manufactured by Ford from the 1992 to the 2011 model years over two generations.
The Ford Falcon was a full-sized car manufactured by Ford Australia from 1960 to 2016.
The Ford Mustang is an American car manufactured by Ford.
The Ford Panther platform is an automobile platform that was used by Ford Motor Company for full-size, rear-wheel drive sedans from 1978 to 2011.
In automotive design, an FF, or front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) layout places both the internal combustion engine and driven roadwheels at the front of the vehicle.
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.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
A grand tourer (gran turismo) (GT) is a performance and luxury automobile capable of high speed and long-distance driving.
The Holden Commodore is a medium to large sedan sold by Holden since 1978.
The Honda S2000 is a roadster that was manufactured by Japanese company Honda from 1999 to 2009.
The Hyundai Equus is a full-size, limousine produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai since 1999.
The Hyundai Genesis (현대 제네시스) is an executive four-door, five passenger, rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan manufactured and marketed by Hyundai since 2008 and now in its second generation.
An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.
Jaguar is the luxury vehicle brand of Jaguar Land Rover, a British multinational car manufacturer with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, England and owned by the Indian company Tata Motors since 2008.
The Kia Quoris (sold as the Kia K9 in South Korea and the Kia K900 in the United States and Canada) is a full-size luxury car made by South Korean automaker Kia Motors.
is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese car maker Toyota.
The Lincoln Town Car is a model line of full-size luxury sedans that was marketed by the Lincoln division of the American automaker Ford Motor Company from 1981 to 2011.
The Maserati Quattroporte is a four-door luxury sports sedan produced by Italian car manufacturer Maserati.
The Mazda RX-8 is a sports car manufactured by the Japanese automaker Mazda between 2002 and 2012.
Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile marque and a division of the German company Daimler AG.
The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren (C199 / R199 / Z199) is a grand tourer jointly developed by Mercedes-Benz and McLaren Automotive, built in Portsmouth and the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey, England and sold from 2003 to 2010.
The Mercury Grand Marquis is an automobile that was sold by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company from 1975 to 2011.
The Mini is a small economy car produced by the English-based British Motor Corporation (BMC) and its successors from 1959 until 2000.
The moment of inertia, otherwise known as the angular mass or rotational inertia, of a rigid body is a tensor that determines the torque needed for a desired angular acceleration about a rotational axis; similar to how mass determines the force needed for a desired acceleration.
The Morgan Plus 4 (or +4) is an automobile produced by the Morgan Motor Company from 1950 to 1969.
Morgan 4/4 is an automobile which has been produced by the Morgan Motor Company since 1936.
Panhard is a French manufacturer of light tactical and military vehicles.
The Pontiac Firebird is an American automobile built by Pontiac from the 1967 to the 2002 model years.
The Pontiac G8 is a rear-wheel drive sedan that was produced by Holden in Australia, and then exported to the United States, where it was sold by Pontiac.
The Pontiac Solstice is a sports car that was produced by Pontiac.
The Porsche Panamera is a luxury 4-door saloon manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Porsche.
The Renault 5 is a supermini produced by French automaker Renault.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
The is a large four-door limousine produced mainly for the Japanese market, serving as Toyota's flagship car within Japan; globally the unrelated Lexus LS series is Toyota's flagship luxury model outside Japan.
The Toyota Crown (Japanese: トヨタクラウン Toyota Kuraun) is an automobile which has been produced by Toyota in Japan since 1955.
A transaxle is a major automotive mechanical component that combines the functionality of the transmission, axle, and differential into one integrated assembly.
A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.
The Volkswagen Golf is a compact car produced by the German manufacturer Volkswagen since 1974, marketed worldwide across seven generations, in various body configurations and under various nameplates – such as the Volkswagen Rabbit in the United States and Canada (Mk1 and Mk5), and as the Volkswagen Caribe in Mexico (Mk1).
Weight distribution is the apportioning of weight within a vehicle, especially cars, airplanes, and trains.
The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.
The 1979 (or second) oil crisis or oil shock occurred in the world due to decreased oil output in the wake of the Iranian Revolution.
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