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Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from that person's biological or legal parent or parents, and, in so doing, permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities, along with filiation, from the biological parent or parents.
An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae.
The American Marketing Association (AMA) is a professional association for marketing professionals with 30,000 members as of 2012.
Auto Express is a weekly motoring magazine sold in the United Kingdom published by Dennis Publishing.
Autocar is a weekly British automobile magazine published by Haymarket Motoring Publications Ltd.
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.
Automobile is an American automobile magazine published by TEN: The Enthusiast Network.
The lighting system of a motor vehicle consists of lighting and signalling devices mounted or integrated to the front, rear, sides, and in some cases the top of a motor vehicle.
Autoweek is a car culture publication based in Detroit, Michigan.
The Bathurst 12 Hour (currently known as the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour for sponsorship reasons) is an endurance race for GT and production cars held at the Mount Panorama Circuit, in Bathurst, Australia in February each year.
The Blancpain GT Series is a sports car racing series organized by the Stéphane Ratel Organisation (SRO) with the approval of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929.
The British GT Championship (previously known as the BRDC GT Championship and the Avon Tyres British GT Championship) is a sports car racing series based in the United Kingdom, although selected races do take place outside the country.
A caiman is an alligatorid crocodilian belonging to the subfamily Caimaninae, one of two primary lineages within Alligatoridae, the other being alligators.
Car and Driver (CD or C/D) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.
Car and Driver 10Best is a list annually produced by Car and Driver (C/D), nominating what it considers the ten best cars of the year.
A car door is a type of door, typically hinged, but sometimes attached by other mechanisms such as tracks, in front of an opening which is used for entering and exiting a vehicle.
The Cayman Islands is an autonomous British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea.
The IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge is a grand touring and touring car racing series run by the International Motor Sports Association.
A convertible or cabriolet is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place.
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.
David Donohue (born January 5, 1967 in Morristown, New Jersey) is an American race car driver formerly active in the Grand-Am's Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype class for Action Express.
A daytime running lamp (DRL, also daytime running light) is an automotive lighting and bicycle lighting device on the front of a roadgoing motor vehicle or bicycle, automatically switched on when the vehicle is in drive, emitting white, yellow, or amber light to increase the conspicuity of the vehicle during daylight conditions.
A diffuser, in an automotive context, is a shaped section of the car underbody which improves the car's aerodynamic properties by enhancing the transition between the high-velocity airflow underneath the car and the much slower freestream airflow of the ambient atmosphere.
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.
Evo is a British automobile magazine dedicated to performance cars, from hot hatches to supercars.
Excellence: The Magazine About Porsche (known simply as Excellence and originally named Porsche Magazine) Is a magazine published by Ross Periodicals for owners and fans of Porsche cars.
A fastback is an automotive styling feature where the rear of the car has a single slope from the roof to the rear bumper.
Fender is the American English term for the part of an automobile, motorcycle or other vehicle body that frames a wheel well (the fender underside).
The FFSA GT Championship (Championnat de France FFSA GT) is a French Grand Touring-style sports car racing series that began in 1997.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
A flat engine is an internal combustion engine with horizontally-opposed cylinders.
A flat-four or horizontally opposed-four is a flat engine with four cylinders arranged in two horizontal banks of two, each bank lying opposite the other, a crankcase between them.
A flat-six or horizontally opposed-six is a flat engine with six cylinders arranged horizontally in two banks of three cylinders on each side of a central crankcase.
In non-diesel internal combustion engines, gasoline direct injection (GDI), also known as petrol direct injection, direct petrol injection, spark-ignited direct injection (SIDI) and fuel-stratified injection (FSI), is a variant of fuel injection employed in modern two-stroke and four-stroke gasoline engines.
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.
The GT4 European Series, formerly known as both GT4 European Cup is a sports car championship created by the Stéphane Ratel Organisation (SRO) and organised by GT-Future GmbH.
A headlamp is a lamp attached to the front of a vehicle to light the road ahead.
Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. (stylized as HELLA) is an internationally operating German automotive part supplier with headquarters in Lippstadt, North Rhine-Westphalia.
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.
The Italian GT Championship (Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo) is an Italian sports car series founded in 2003 and organized by the Automobile Club d'Italia (ACI) and the Commissione Sportiva Automobilistica Italiana (CSAI).
J.D. Power is an American-based global marketing information services company founded in 1968 by James David Power III.
Jack Baldwin (born May 31, 1948 in Marietta, Georgia) is a race car driver.
Wilhelm Karmann GmbH, known commonly as Karmann, in Osnabrück, Germany, was until its 2009 bankruptcy the largest independent motor vehicle manufacturing company in Germany.
The Los Angeles Auto Show is an annual auto show held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in early December.
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.
Magna Steyr AG & Co KG is an automobile manufacturer based in Graz, Austria, where its primary manufacturing plant is also located.
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.
Manumatic, a portmanteau of the words manual and automatic, is a term referring to a class of automotive transmission.
A mid-engine layout describes the placement of an automobile engine between the rear and front axles.
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.
MOTOR is an Australian automobile magazine published monthly by Bauer Media Group and was started in 1954.
Motor Trend is an American automobile magazine.
MotorWeek is an American half-hour automotive television series.
The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is an American motorsports organization promoting road racing and high-performance driver education.
The Nürburgring is a 150,000 person capacity motorsports complex located in the town of Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Osnabrück (Ossenbrügge; archaic Osnaburg) is a city in the federal state of Lower Saxony in north-west Germany.
The Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l'Automobile) is a biennial auto show in Paris.
Pinky Lai (born 20 March 1951), Chinese name 賴平, is an automotive designer.
The Pirelli World Challenge is a North American auto racing series launched in 1990 by the Sports Car Club of America.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
The Porsche 356 is a sports car which was first produced by Austrian company Porsche Konstruktionen GesmbH (1948–1949), and then by German company Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche GmbH (1950–1965).
The Porsche 356/1 was the first real Porsche car created by Ferdinand "Ferry" Porsche.
The Porsche 550 was a racing sports car produced by Porsche from 1953-1956.
The Porsche 718 is a racing car built by Porsche between 1957 and 1962.
The Porsche 904 is an automobile which was produced by Porsche in Germany in 1964 and 1965.
The Porsche 911 (pronounced Nine Eleven or in Neunelfer) is a two-door, 2+2 high performance rear-engined classic German sports car made since 1963 by Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany.
The Porsche 918 Spyder is a mid-engined plug-in hybrid sports car manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Porsche.
The Porsche 928 is a luxury grand tourer produced by Porsche AG of Germany from 1978 to 1995.
The Porsche 968 is a sports car made by Porsche AG from 1992 to 1995.
The Porsche 991 is the internal designation for the seventh generation Porsche 911 sports car, which was unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show on 15 September as the replacement for the 997.
The Porsche 996 is the internal designation for the Porsche 911 model manufactured with first model year 1998 and last 2004.
997 is the internal designation for the Porsche 911 sports car manufactured and sold by German manufacturer Porsche between 2004 (as Model Year 2005) and 2012.
The Porsche Boxster and Cayman are mid-engined two-seater sports cars built by Porsche.
The Porsche Carrera GT (Project Code 980) is a mid-engined sports car that was manufactured by Porsche between 2004–2007 in Leipzig, Germany.
The Porsche Cayenne is a mid-size luxury crossover sport utility vehicle produced by the German manufacturer Porsche since 2002, with North American sales beginning in 2003.
Most models of the 996 generation of the Porsche 911 sports car were afflicted with a vulnerability in the intermediate shaft (IMS) that drove their engines' camshafts.
The Porsche Racing Drivers Association motor racing championship was started in 1991 by Jeff May.
In automotive design, a RMR or Rear Mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout (now simply known as MR or Mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout) is one in which the rear wheels are driven by an engine placed just in front of them, behind the passenger compartment.
In automobile design, a rear-engine design layout places the engine at the rear of the vehicle.
Reptiles are tetrapod animals in the class Reptilia, comprising today's turtles, crocodilians, snakes, amphisbaenians, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives.
Road & Track (R&T) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.
A roadster (spider or spyder) is an open two-seat car with emphasis on sporting appearance or character.
The Ruf 3400S is a vehicle built by Ruf Automobile of Germany on the Porsche Boxster platform from 1999.
The Ruf RK Coupe/Spyder is a mid-engined sports car made by Ruf Automobile and Studiotorino.
S-segment (or sport cars) is a car classification defined by European Commission.
Shane Lewis (August 8, 1967 in Lancaster, California) is an American racing driver who has competed primarily in sports car racing.
A shock absorber (in reality, a shock "damper") is a mechanical or hydraulic device designed to absorb and damp shock impulses.
The South African Car of the Year is an annual award organised by the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
In metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French inoxydable (inoxidizable), is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass.
Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area of the United States.
thyssenkrupp AG is a German multinational conglomerate with focus on industrial engineering and steel production.
Top Gear is a British motoring magazine, factual television series, conceived by Jeremy Clarkson and Andy Wilman, launched on 20 October 2002, and broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two.
Top Gear (stylised in-magazine as TopGear) is an automobile magazine owned by BBC Studios and published under contract by Immediate Media Company.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
A transaxle is a major automotive mechanical component that combines the functionality of the transmission, axle, and differential into one integrated assembly.
A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.
Uusikaupunki (Nystad), is a town and municipality of Finland.
Valmet Automotive (formerly known as Saab-Valmet) is a contract manufacturer and service provider for the automotive industry.
In a piston engine, the valve timing is the precise timing of the opening and closing of the valves.
VarioCam is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Porsche.
The VLN, properly the Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring (Association of Nürburgring Endurance Cup Organisers) is an organisation of motorsport clubs of which each hosts one event of a ten-race series held on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, the "VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft Nürburgring" (VLN Endurance Racing Championship Nürburgring).
Virginia International Raceway (commonly known as "VIR") is a road course located in Alton, Virginia, near Danville.
The Volkswagen Golf Mk6 (or VW Typ 5K) is a compact car, the sixth generation of the Volkswagen Golf and the successor to the Volkswagen Golf Mk5.
What Car? is a long running United Kingdom monthly automobile magazine and website, currently edited by Steve Huntingford and published by Haymarket Consumer Media.
is a zoological-botanical garden in Stuttgart in the Bad Cannstatt district in the north of the city on the grounds of a historic castle.
The World Car Awards (WCOTY) (Prix mondial de la Voiture de l'année) is an automobile award selected by a jury of 82 international automotive journalists from 24 countries.
Zuffenhausen is one of three northernmost urban districts of the city of Stuttgart, capital of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
The 24 Hours Nürburgring is a 24-hour annual touring car and GT endurance racing event on the Nordschleife (north loop) of the Nürburgring in central Germany.
The 24H Series is a sports car racing and touring car racing series developed by Creventic and with approval from the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
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