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Air-cooled engines rely on the circulation of air directly over hot parts of the engine to cool them.
An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.
An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine, propeller or rocket engine.
Alwyn "Al" Melling is a British automobile engineer.
Alan Stanley Jones, (born 2 November 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian former Formula One driver.
Alberto Santos-Dumont (20 July 187323 July 1932, usually referred to as simply Santos-Dumont) was a Brazilian inventor and aviation pioneer, one of the very few people to have contributed significantly to the development of both lighter-than-air and heavier-than-air aircraft.
The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is a mid-engined sports car built by Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo.
The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione is a sports car produced by Italian automaker Alfa Romeo between 2007 and 2010.
The Alfa Romeo Alfetta (Tipo 116, meaning "Type 116") was an executive saloon and fastback coupé car produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo from 1972 to 1987.
The Alfa Romeo Montreal is a 2+2 coupé sports car produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo from 1970 to 1977.
The Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 was a sports racing prototype raced by the Alfa Romeo factory-backed team between 1967 and 1977.
The Allan Herschell Company specialized in the creation of amusement rides, particularly carousels and roller coasters.
The Alpine A310 is a sports car built by French manufacturer Alpine, from 1971 to 1984.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) was a sports car racing series based in the United States and Canada.
American Motors Corporation (AMC) was an American automobile company formed by the 1954 merger of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and Hudson Motor Car Company.
An amusement park is a park that features various attractions, such as rides and games, as well as other events for entertainment purposes.
Antoinette was a French manufacturer of light petrol engines.
The Antoinette 8V was an early French eight-cylinder, liquid-cooled, V engine, the first gasoline-fueled, spark plug ignition engine of any kind produced with fuel injection in quantity.
The Antoinette IV was an early French monoplane.
The Antoinette VII was an early French aircraft, flown in 1909.
The Argus As 10 was a German-designed and built, air-cooled 90° cylinder bank-angle inverted V8 "low power" aircraft engine, used mainly in training aircraft such as the Arado Ar 66 and Focke-Wulf Fw 56 Stösser and other small short-range reconnaissance and communications aircraft like the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch during, and shortly after World War II.
Argus Motoren was a German manufacturing firm known for their series of small inverted-V engines and the Argus As 014 pulsejet for the V-1 flying bomb.
An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
The Aston Martin V8 is an automobile which was manufactured by Aston Martin in the United Kingdom from 1969 to 1989.
The Aston Martin Vantage is a series of hand-built sports cars from the British automotive manufacturer Aston Martin.
The Aston Martin Virage is an automobile produced by British manufacturer Aston Martin as a replacement for its V8 models.
In automotive design, the automobile layout describes where on the vehicle the engine and drive wheels are found.
Automobiles Darracq France was a manufacturer of motor vehicles and aero engines in Suresnes, near Paris.
ATS (Automobili Turismo e Sport) is an Italian automotive constructor.
The pioneer era of aviation refers to the period of aviation history between the first successful powered flight, generally accepted to have been made by the Wright Brothers on 17 December 1903, and the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914.
In piston engine engineering, a balance shaft is an eccentric weighted shaft that offsets vibrations in engine designs that are not inherently balanced.
Bentley Motors Limited is a British manufacturer and marketer of luxury cars and SUVs—and a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG since 1998.
The Bentley Mulsanne is a British handmade full-size luxury car produced by Bentley Motors Limited in the United Kingdom.
The Bentley S2 is a luxury car produced by Bentley from 1959 until 1962.
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 Boss 429 Mustang is a high performance Ford Mustang variant that was offered by Ford in 1969 and 1970.
Brabham is the common name for Motor Racing Developments Ltd., a British racing car manufacturer and Formula One racing team.
The BRDM-2 (Boyevaya Razvedyvatelnaya Dozornaya Mashina, Боевая Разведывательная Дозорная Машина, literally "Combat Reconnaissance/Patrol Vehicle") is an amphibious armoured patrol car used by Russia and the former Soviet Union.
BriSCA Formula 1 Stock Cars is a class of single seater auto racing in the UK.
British Leyland was an automotive engineering and manufacturing conglomerate formed in the United Kingdom in 1968 as British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd (BLMC), following the merger of Leyland Motors and British Motor Holdings.
British Racing Motors (BRM) was a British Formula One motor racing team.
Brons, named after Jan Brons, was a Dutch engine manufacturer in Appingedam that existed from 1907-2004.
Buchet was a French motorcycle and automobile manufacturer between 1911 and 1930.
Automobiles Ettore Bugatti was a French car manufacturer of high-performance automobiles, founded in 1909 in the then German city of Molsheim, Alsace by Italian-born Ettore Bugatti.
Buick, formally the Buick Motor Division, is an upscale automobile brand of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
The Buick V8 is a family of V8 engines produced by the Buick division of General Motors between 1953 and 1981.
Cadillac, formally the Cadillac Motor Car Division, is a division of the U.S.-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide.
The Cadillac Eldorado is a personal luxury car that was manufactured and marketed by Cadillac from 1952 to 2002 over ten generations.
Cadillac was the first automobile maker in the world to mass-produce V8 engines.
A canard is an aeronautical arrangement wherein a small forewing or foreplane is placed forward of the main wing of a fixed-wing aircraft.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
A carburetor (American English) or carburettor (British English; see spelling differences) is a device that mixes air and fuel for internal combustion engines in the proper ratio for combustion.
Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
The Chevrolet Series D is an American automobile produced by Chevrolet between 1917 and 1918.
The Chevrolet small-block engine is a series of V8 automobile engines used in normal production by the Chevrolet Division of General Motors between 1955 and 2003, using the same basic engine block.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.
The Chrysler Hemi engines, known by the trademark Hemi, are a series of I6 and V8 gasoline engines built by Chrysler with hemispherical combustion chambers.
Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group since 1976, founded in 1919 by French industrialist André-Gustave Citroën (1878–1935).
The Citroën SM is a high-performance coupé produced by the French manufacturer Citroën from 1970 to 1975.
The Citroën Traction Avant is an executive car produced by the French manufacturer Citroën from 1934 to 1957.
Compacted graphite iron (CGI), also known as vermicular graphite iron (GJV, VG, JV or GGV from the "Gusseisen mit Vermiculargraphit") especially in non-English speaking countries, is a metal which is gaining popularity in applications that require either greater strength, or lower weight than cast iron.
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.
Connaught Engineering, often referred to simply as Connaught, was a Formula One and sports car constructor from the United Kingdom.
The DFV is an internal combustion engine that was originally produced by Cosworth for Formula One motor racing.
A counterweight is a weight that, by exerting an opposite force, provides balance and stability of a mechanical system.
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Coventry Climax was a British forklift truck, fire pump, racing, and other speciality engine manufacturer.
A crankcase is the housing for the crankshaft in a reciprocating internal combustion engine.
A crankshaft—related to crank—is a mechanical part able to perform a conversion between reciprocating motion and rotational motion.
The crossplane or cross-plane is a crankshaft design for piston engines with a 90° angle (phase in crank rotation) between the crank throws.
The Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" was one of a series of "JN" biplanes built by the Curtiss Aeroplane Company of Hammondsport, New York, later the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.
The Curtiss OX-5 was an early V-8 American liquid-cooled aircraft engine built by Curtiss.
The Daimler Majestic Major DQ450 is a large luxury saloon produced by Daimler in Coventry, England between November 1960 and 1968.
Daimler V-8 engines were designed for the Daimler Company by Edward Turner and produced from 1959 to 1969.
David Brown Automotive is a British manufacturer of limited edition automobiles in Silverstone, England, belonging to British businessman David Brown.
De Dion-Bouton was a French automobile manufacturer and railcar manufacturer operating from 1883 to 1953.
De Tomaso Modena SpA was an Italian car-manufacturing company.
The De Tomaso Longchamp is an automobile which was produced by the Italian automaker De Tomaso from 1972 to 1989.
The De Tomaso Pantera is a mid-engined sports car produced by the De Tomaso car company of Italy from 1971 to 1992.
Delage was a French luxury automobile and racecar company founded in 1905 by Louis Delage in Levallois-Perret near Paris; it was acquired by Delahaye in 1935 and ceased operation in 1953.
Delahaye automobile was an automotive manufacturing company founded by Émile Delahaye in 1894, in Tours, France, his home town.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) is an American diesel engine manufacturer headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, United States and a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Daimler AG.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
For the drag queen reality competition program, see RuPaul's Drag Race. Drag racing is a type of motor racing in which automobiles or motorcycles (usually specially prepared for the purpose) compete, usually two at a time, to be first to cross a set finish line.
A dry-sump system is a method to manage the lubricating motor oil in four-stroke and large two-stroke piston driven internal combustion engines.
Edward Turner (24 January 1901 – 15 August 1973) was an English motorcycle designer.
Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) is an American manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives, locomotive products and diesel engines for the rail industry.
The EMD 567 is a line of large medium-speed diesel engines built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division.
Emerson Fittipaldi (born 12 December 1946) is a semi-retired Brazilian automobile racing driver who won both the Formula One World Championship and the Indianapolis 500 twice each and the CART championship once.
Engine balance refers to those factors in the design, production, engine tuning, maintenance and the operation of an engine that benefit from being balanced.
Engine displacement is the swept volume of all the pistons inside the cylinders of a reciprocating engine in a single movement from top dead centre (TDC) to bottom dead centre (BDC).
Engine tuning is an adjustment, modification of the internal combustion engine, or modification to its control unit, otherwise known as its ECU (Engine Control Unit).
The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
English Racing Automobiles (ERA) was a British racing car manufacturer active from 1933 to 1954.
European emission standards define the acceptable limits for exhaust emissions of new vehicles sold in EU and EEA member states.
Facel S.A. was a French manufacturer of steel furniture and pressed steel components, later complete automobiles to their own design, founded in 1939 to make components for Bronzavia's military aircraft.
FAW Group Corporation is a Chinese state-owned automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Changchun, Jilin, China.
The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA, English: International Automobile Federation) is an association established as the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus (AIACR, English: 'International Association of Recognized Automobile Clubs') on 20 June 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users.
Ferrari N.V. is an Italian luxury sports car manufacturer based in Maranello.
The Ferrari 308 GTB berlinetta and targa topped 308 GTS are V8 mid-engined, 2-seater sports cars manufactured by the Italian company Ferrari from 1975 to 1985.
The Ferrari 328 GTB and GTS (Type F106) was the successor to the Ferrari 308 GTB and GTS.
The Ferrari 348 (Type F119) is a mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive V8-powered 2-seat sports car produced by Italian automaker Ferrari, replacing the 328 in 1989 and continuing until 1995.
The Ferrari 360 is a two-seater, mid-engined, rear wheel drive sports car built by Ferrari from 1999 to 2005.
The Ferrari 458 Italia is a mid-engined sports car produced by the Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari.
The Ferrari California is a grand touring sports car produced by the Italian manufacturer Ferrari N.V. It is a two-door 2+2 hard top convertible.
The Ferrari F355 (Type F129) is a sports car built by Ferrari as an evolution of the Ferrari 348 from May 1994 to 1999.
The Ferrari F40 is a mid-engined, rear-wheel drive sports car built from 1987 to 1992, with the LM and GTE race car versions continuing production until 1994 and 1996 respectively.
The Ferrari F430 is a sports car produced by the Italian car manufacturer Ferrari from 2004 to 2009 as a successor to the Ferrari 360.
The Fiat 8V (or "Otto Vu") is a V8-engined sports car produced by the Italian car manufacturer Fiat from 1952 to 1954.
A Flat-Eight or Horizontally-Opposed Eight (H8) is an internal combustion engine in flat configuration, having 8 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.
The flat-plane crank (sometimes flatplane) is a type of crankshaft for use in internal combustion engines that has a 180 degree angle between crank throws.
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.
A flathead engine, otherwise sidevalve engine,American Rodder, 6/94, pp.45 & 93.
A flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV) or dual-fuel vehicle (colloquially called a flex-fuel vehicle) is an alternative fuel vehicle with an internal combustion engine designed to run on more than one fuel, usually gasoline blended with either ethanol or methanol fuel, and both fuels are stored in the same common tank.
The Ford 335 engine family was a group of engines built by the Ford Motor Company between 1969 and 1982.
The Ford FE engine is a Ford V8 engine used in vehicles sold in the North American market between 1958 and 1976.
The Ford flathead V8 (often called simply the Ford flathead, flathead Ford, or flatty when the context is implicit, such as in hot-rodding) is a V8 engine of the valve-in-block type designed by the Ford Motor Company and built by Ford and various licensees.
The Ford GAA engine is an American all-aluminum 32-valve DOHC 60-degree V8 engine engineered and produced by the Ford Motor Company just before, and during, World War II.
The Ford GT40 is a high-performance endurance racing car with the Mk I, Mk II, and Mk III model cars being based upon the British Lola Mk6, and were designed and built in England, while the GT40 Mk IV model was designed and built entirely within the United States.
The Ford Modular engine is Ford Motor Company's overhead camshaft (OHC) V8 and V10 gasoline-powered small block engine family.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
The sixth generation Ford Mustang (S550) is the current iteration of the Mustang pony car manufactured by Ford.
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) was the Melbourne-based, premium performance arm of automobile manufacturer Ford Australia.
Power Stroke is a name used by a family of diesel engines for trucks produced by Ford Motor Company since 1994.
Ford SAF (Ford Société Anonyme Française) was the French subsidiary of the American automaker Ford Motor Company, which existed under various names between 1916 and 1954, when Ford sold the manufacturing business to Simca.
The Ford SHO V8 engine (Super High Output) was designed and built by Ford Motor Company in conjunction with Yamaha Motor Corporation for use in the 1996 Ford Taurus SHO.
The Ford Taurus is an automobile manufactured by Ford in the United States.
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.
Front-wheel drive (FWD) is a form of engine and transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only.
"Full-size car" is a marketing term used in North America for an automobile larger than a mid-size car.
Funny Car is a type of drag racing vehicle and a specific racing class in organized drag racing.
George Nicholas "Nick" Georgano (1932-22 October 2017 Alvis Archive Blog, 24 Oct. 2017 The Society of Automotive History) was a British author, specialising in motoring history.
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.
GAZ or Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod (Gorky Automobile Plant) is a Russian automotive manufacturer located in Nizhny Novgorod.
The GAZ Chaika (Ча́йка), which means gull, is a luxury automobile from the Soviet Union made by GAZ (Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod, translated as Gorky Automobile Plant (Russian: ГАЗ or Го́рьковский автомоби́льный заво́д)).
The GAZ M21 Volga is an automobile which was produced in the Soviet Union by GAZ ("Gorkovsky Avtomobilniy Zavod", in English: "Gorky automobile factory") from 1956 to 1970.
The Volga GAZ-24 (pronounced Volga; nickname Barja (Barge)) is a car manufactured by the Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod (GAZ, Gorky Automobile Plant) from 1970 to 1985 as a generation of its Volga marque.
GAZ-53 is a 3.5 tonne 4x2 truck produced by GAZ between 1961 and 1993.
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.
Vortec is a trademarked name for a line of small block engines for General Motors trucks.
Gordini is a division of Renault Sport Technologies (Renault Sport).
Norman Graham Hill (15 February 1929 – 29 November 1975) was a British racing driver and team owner from England, who was twice Formula One World Champion.
Harold Arminius Miller (December 9, 1875 – May 3, 1943), commonly called Harry, was an American race car designer and builder who was most active in the 1920s and 1930s.
Henri Farman (26 May 1874 – 17 July 1958) was an Anglo-French aviator and aircraft designer and manufacturer with his brother Maurice Farman.
Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
Hersham and Walton Motors (HWM) is the world's longest established Aston Martin business (having acquired the franchise in 1951) and is well known as a racing car constructor.
The Hispano-Suiza 8 was a water-cooled V8 SOHC aero engine introduced by Hispano-Suiza in 1914, and the most commonly used engine in the aircraft of the Entente Powers during the First World War.
The Holden Commodore is a medium to large sedan sold by Holden since 1978.
The Holden Kingswood is at the 'everymans' level of the full-size car range that was manufactured in Australia by Holden, from the beginning of the HK series in 1968 through to the conclusion of the WB series in 1984.
The Holden Monaro is a rear wheel drive coupé that was produced by Holden between 1968 and 1977 and between 2001 and 2005.
Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) is the officially designated performance vehicle partner of Australian marque, Holden.
The Holden Torana is a mid-sized car manufactured by Holden from 1967 to 1980.
is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
The Honda Crossroad refers to two specific types of SUVs made by Honda.
The Honda Legend is a V6-engined full-size/ mid-size luxury/ executive car produced by the Japanese automaker Honda since 1985 that currently serves as its flagship vehicle and provides the basis for the Acura Legend, RL and RLX the flagship vehicle of Honda's luxury Acura division in North America.
Hongqi is a Chinese luxury car marque owned by the automaker FAW Car Company, itself a subsidiary of FAW Group.
Horch was a car brand manufactured in Germany by August Horch & Cie, at the beginning of the 20th century.
Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed.
Société Anonyme des Anciens Etablissements Hotchkiss et Cie was a French arms and, in the 20th century, automobile manufacturer first established by United States gunsmith Benjamin B. Hotchkiss.
Arthur Charles Hubert Latham (10 January 1883 – 25 June 1912) was a French aviation pioneer.
The Omega is one of Hyundai Motor Company's three current V8 engines.
The Tau is a family Hyundai Motor Company's V8 gasoline engines, replacing the Omega.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County.
is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Nissan.
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.
Iveco, an acronym for Industrial Vehicles Corporation, is an Italian industrial vehicle manufacturing company based in Turin, Italy, and entirely controlled by CNH Industrial Group.
Sir John Young "Jackie" Stewart, (born 11 June 1939) is a British former Formula One racing driver from Scotland.
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi.
The AJ6 (Advanced Jaguar 6-cylinder), and the similar AJ16, were inline-6 piston engines used by Jaguar cars in the 1980s and 1990s.
The Jaguar V12 engine was a V12 automobile engine produced by Jaguar Cars.
James Simon Wallis Hunt (29 August 1947 – 15 June 1993) Autocourse Grand Prix Archive, 14 October 2007.
James "Jim" Clark, Jr OBE (4 March 1936 – 7 April 1968) was a British Formula One racing driver from Scotland, who won two World Championships, in 1963 and 1965.
Karl Jochen Rindt (18 April 1942 – 5 September 1970) was a German-born racing driver who represented Austria during his career.
John Surtees, (11 February 1934 – 10 March 2017) was an English Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver.
Jordan Grand Prix was an Irish Formula One constructor that competed from 1991 to 2005.
Juan Manuel Fangio Déramo (24 June 1911 – 17 July 1995), nicknamed El Chueco ("the bowlegged one", also commonly translated as "bandy legged") or El Maestro ("The Master"), was an Argentine racing car driver.
Keijo Erik Rosberg (born 6 December 1948), known as "Keke", is a Finnish former racing driver and winner of the Formula One World Championship.
Kieft Cars, founded by Cyril Kieft, was a British car company that built Formula Three racing cars and some road going sports cars in a factory in Derry St, Wolverhampton.
Koenigsegg Automotive AB is a Swedish manufacturer of high-performance sports cars, based in Ängelholm, Skåne County, Sweden.
The Koenigsegg Agera is a mid-engined sports car produced by Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg since March 2011.
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars and SUVs based in Sant'Agata Bolognese and tractors Lamborghini Trattori in Pieve di Cento, Italy.
The Lamborghini Jalpa is a sports car produced by the Italian automotive manufacturer Lamborghini from 1981 to 1988.
The Lamborghini Silhouette P300 is a two-door two-seat mid-engined rear-wheel drive sports car, that was made in small numbers by Lamborghini between 1976 and 1979.
The Lamborghini Urraco is a 2+2 sports car manufactured by Italian automaker Lamborghini.
The Lamborghini Urus is an SUV manufactured by Italian car manufacturer Lamborghini.
Lancia is an Italian automobile manufacturer founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia as Lancia & C..
The Lancia Astura is a passenger car produced by Italian automobile manufacturer Lancia between 1931 and 1939.
The Lancia D50 was a Formula One racing car designed by Vittorio Jano for Lancia in 1954.
The Lancia Dilambda is a passenger car produced by Lancia between 1928 and 1935.
The Lancia Thema (Type 834) is an executive car produced by the Italian automaker Lancia between 1984 and 1994, and one of four cars to share the Type Four platform alongside the Alfa Romeo 164, Fiat Croma and Saab 9000.
The Lancia Trikappa is a passenger car produced by Lancia between 1922 and 1925.
Italian automobile company Lancia were the first to manufacture cars with V4 and V6 engines in series-production.
Léon Levavasseur (8 January 1863 – 26 February 1922) was a French powerplant engineer, aircraft designer and inventor.
Leslie George Johnson (22 March 1912 – 8 June 1959) was a British racing driver who competed in rallies, hill climbs, sports car races and Grand Prix races.
is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese car maker Toyota.
Leyland Motors Limited was a British vehicle manufacturer of lorries, buses and trolleybuses.
The Leyland P76 is a large car that was produced by Leyland Australia, the Australian subsidiary of British Leyland.
Light truck or light-duty truck is a US classification for trucks or truck-based vehicles with a gross vehicle weight up to and a payload capacity up to 4,000 pounds (1,815 kg).
Lincoln, formally the Lincoln Motor Company, is a luxury vehicle brand of the American manufacturer Ford Motor Company.
Automobiles superlatives include attributes such as the smallest, largest, fastest, lightest, best-selling, and so on.
This is a list of Rolls-Royce branded motor cars and includes vehicles manufactured by.
The Lotus 38 was the first mid-engined car to win the Indianapolis 500, in 1965, driven by Jim Clark.
Lotus Cars is a British automotive company that manufactures sports cars and racing cars in its headquarters in Hethel, United Kingdom.
The Lotus Esprit is a sports car that was built by Lotus Cars at their Hethel factory in the United Kingdom between 1976 and 2004.
The LS based GM small-block engine is the primary V-8 used in General Motors' line of rear-wheel-drive cars and trucks.
Luxury vehicle is a marketing term for a vehicle that provides luxury—pleasant or desirable features beyond strict necessity—at increased expense.
The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II.
In mathematics, a manifold is a topological space that locally resembles Euclidean space near each point.
Marc Birkigt (8 March 1878, Geneva – 15 March 1953, Versoix) was a Swiss engineer who moved to Barcelona, Spain when he was hired as an engineer by Emilio de la Cuadra, founder of Hispano-Suiza automobiles.
Marcos Engineering was a British sports car manufacturer.
Mario Gabriele Andretti (born February 28, 1940) is an Italian-born American former racing driver, one of the most successful Americans in the history of the sport.
Maserati is an Italian luxury vehicle manufacturer established on 1 December 1914, in Bologna.
The Maserati Bora (Tipo 117) is a mid-engined two-seat coupe manufactured by Maserati, powered by a V8 engine.
The Maserati Coupé and Spyder (Tipo M138) are grand tourers produced by Italian automaker Maserati from 2001 to 2007.
The Maserati Khamsin (Tipo AM120) is a grand tourer produced by Maserati between 1974 and 1982.
The Maserati Quattroporte is a four-door luxury sports sedan produced by Italian car manufacturer Maserati.
Matford was a car and truck manufacturer in France from 1934 to 1940.
The McLaren MP4-12C, later known simply as the McLaren 12C, is a sports car designed and manufactured by McLaren Automotive.
The McLaren 650S is a British sports car designed and manufactured by McLaren Automotive.
McLaren Automotive (formerly known as McLaren Cars) is a British automotive manufacturer based at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey.
The McLaren M838T engine is a 3.8 litre 90 degree twin-turbocharged flat-plane V8, designed and developed in collaboration with Ricardo plc.
The McLaren P1 is a British limited-production plug-in hybrid sports car produced by McLaren Automotive.
Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile marque and a division of the German company Daimler AG.
The Mercedes-Benz 600 is a high-end large luxury sedan and limousine produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1963 to 1981.
The Mercedes-Benz M100 engine was introduced in the 1963 Mercedes-Benz 600 with 6.3 litres, and later also used in the Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 from 1968 onwards, and even larger, in the 1970s Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9.
The Mercedes-Benz R107 and C107 are automobiles which were produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1971 through 1989, being the second longest single series ever produced by the automaker, after the G-Class.
The Mercedes-Benz W108 and W109 are luxury cars produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1965 through to 1972 and 1973 in North America only.
The Mercedes-Benz W116 is a series of flagship luxury sedans produced from September 1972 until 1980.
Mercury Marine, founded in 1939 as Kiekhaefer Mercury, is a division of the Brunswick Corporation.
MG, the initials of Morris Garages, is a British automotive marque registered by the now defunct MG Car Company Limited,The M.G. Car Company Limited, incorporated 21 July 1930.
The MG Rover Group was the last domestically owned mass-production car manufacturer in the British motor industry.
A mid-size car (occasionally referred to as an intermediate) is the North American/Australian standard for an automobile with a size equal to or greater than that of a compact.
Midland F1 Racing (also known as MF1 Racing, or simply "Midland") was a Formula One constructor and racing team.
The Mitsubishi 8A8 engine is a range of V8 powerplants produced by Mitsubishi Motors since 1999.
The Mitsubishi Dignity (Japanese: 三菱・ディグニティ Mitsubishi Diguniti), whose name was derived from "the English to describe the peerless grandeur and majestic stateliness of the model", is a limousine originally manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors from late 1999 as the flagship of the company's domestic range, alongside the smaller Proudia luxury car, and was reintroduced 2012 to Japanese buyers based on the Nissan Cima.
The Mitsubishi Proudia (Japanese: 三菱・プラウディア Mitsubishi Puraudia) is a luxury car manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors, positioned just below the flagship Mitsubishi Dignity limousine in the company's range.
The Mooncraft Shiden (also known as 紫電, SHI-DEN or MC/RT-16) is a Japanese Super GT GT300 class prototype race car.
Morbidelli was an Italian motorcycle manufacturer founded by Giancarlo Morbidelli in Pesaro.
The Morgan Motor Company is a family-owned British motor car manufacturer that was founded in 1910 by Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan.
Moto Guzzi is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer and the oldest European manufacturer in continuous motorcycle production.
The Moto Guzzi V8, or the Otto motorcycle was designed by Giulio Cesare Carcano specifically for the Moto Guzzi Grand Prix racing team for the 1955 to 1957 seasons.
Mugen Motorsports (M-TEC Co., Ltd) (無限) is a Japanese company formed in 1973 by Hirotoshi Honda, the son of Honda Motor Company founder Soichiro Honda, and Masao Kimura.
For multiple-cylinder steam engines, see Compound steam engine and Triple-expansion steam engine A multi-cylinder engine is a reciprocating internal combustion engine with multiple cylinders.
Muscle car is an American term used to refer to a variety of high-performance automobiles.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
Nelson Piquet Souto Maior (born August 17, 1952), known as Nelson Piquet, is a Brazilian former racing driver and businessman.
, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.
The Nissan President (Japanese: 日産・プレジデント Nissan Purejidento) was a Japanese luxury limousine produced by Nissan from 1965 to 2010.
The VH series consists of 4.1 and 4.5-litre engines built from 1989 to 2001 by the Nissan Motor Corporation.
The VK engine (formerly known as the ZH) is a V8 piston engine from Nissan.
Nitromethane is an organic compound with the chemical formula.
The Northstar engine is a family of high-performance 90° V engines produced by General Motors between 1991 and 2011.
Oldsmobile was a brand of American automobiles produced for most of its existence by General Motors.
The Oldsmobile V8 refers to a series of Oldsmobile engines beginning with the advanced 1949 Rocket which were, along with the 1949 Cadillac V8, the first post-war OHV V8 engines produced by General Motors.
Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, is a valvetrain configuration which places the camshaft of an internal combustion engine of the reciprocating type within the cylinder heads ("above" the pistons and combustion chambers) and drives the valves or lifters in a more direct manner compared with overhead valves (OHV) and pushrods.
An overhead valve engine (OHV engine), or "pushrod engine", is a reciprocating piston engine whose poppet valves are sited in the cylinder head.
Packard was an American luxury automobile marque built by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, United States.
Peerless Motor Company was an American automobile manufacturer that produced the Peerless brand of motorcars in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1900 to 1931.
Pegaso ("Pegasus") was a Spanish manufacturer of trucks, omnibuses, tractors, armored vehicles, and, for a while, sports cars.
Peugeot is a French automotive manufacturer, part of Groupe PSA.
Philip Toll Hill Jr. (April 20, 1927 – August 28, 2008) was an American automobile racer and the only American-born driver to win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship (Mario Andretti, an Italian American driver, won the World Drivers' Championship in 1978, but was not born in the United States).
A pickup truck is a light-duty truck having an enclosed cab and an open cargo area with low sides and tailgate.
A piston is a component of reciprocating engines, reciprocating pumps, gas compressors and pneumatic cylinders, among other similar mechanisms.
A plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is a hybrid electric vehicle whose battery can be recharged by plugging it in to an external source of electric power as well by its on-board engine and generator.
Pontiac is a now-defunct car brand that was owned, made, and sold by General Motors.
Pony car is an American class of automobile launched and inspired by the Ford Mustang in 1964.
The Porsche 918 Spyder is a mid-engined plug-in hybrid sports car manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Porsche.
RPE RP-V8 is the name of a V8 engine series developed by Radical Sportscars in Peterborough, England for use in the SR8 sportscar.
In a vehicle with a pusher configuration (as opposed to a tractor configuration), the propeller(s) are mounted behind their respective engine(s).
Radical Sportscars is a British manufacturer and constructor of racing cars.
The Land Rover Range Rover (L405) is a British luxury SUV made by Land Rover.
Badge engineering, sometimes called rebadging, is the practice of applying a different badge or trademark (brand, logo or manufacturer's name/make/marque) to an existing product (e.g., an automobile) and subsequently marketing the variant as a distinct product.
Groupe Renault is a French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899.
The Renault 8G was a family of French liquid-cooled V-8 aero engines of the World War I era that produced from to.
Repco is an Australian automotive engineering/retailer company.
Ricardo plc is a British publicly listed company named after its founder, Sir Harry Ricardo, originally incorporated and registered as Engine Patents Ltd.
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The Rolls-Royce – Bentley L Series V8 engine was introduced 1959 and is still in production.
Rolls-Royce was a British luxury car and later an aero engine manufacturing business established in 1904 by the partnership of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.
The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled V-12 piston aero engine of 27-litres (1,650 cu in) capacity.
The Rolls-Royce Meteor and later the Rover Meteor was a British tank engine developed in the Second World War.
The Rolls-Royce Meteorite was a V8 petrol or diesel engine of capacity and was derived from the Rolls-Royce Meteor.
The Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud is a luxury automobile produced by Rolls-Royce Limited from April 1955 to March 1966.
The Rolls-Royce V-8 was a car produced by Rolls-Royce in 1905 intended to compete with the then popular electric cars used in towns.
The Roots type blower is a positive displacement lobe pump which operates by pumping a fluid with a pair of meshing lobes not unlike a set of stretched gears.
The Rover 75 is an executive car that was produced by British car manufacturers Rover Group and later by MG Rover, under the Rover marque.
The Rover Company Limited was a British car manufacturing company that operated from its base in Solihull in Warwickshire.
The Rover V8 engine is a compact V8 internal combustion engine with aluminium cylinder heads and cylinder block, originally designed by General Motors and later re-designed and produced by Rover in the United Kingdom.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 was a British biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War.
The 14-bis (Quatorze-bis), also known as Oiseau de proie ("bird of prey" in French), was a pioneer era canard biplane designed and built by Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont.
Scania AB, formerly AB Scania-Vabis, is a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles – specifically heavy trucks and buses.
Shannon Racing Cars was a Formula One constructor from the United Kingdom with Aiden Jones, formerly a mechanic for Prince Bira and Prince Chula, and Paul Emery as the principals.
Simca (Société Industrielle de Mécanique et Carrosserie Automobile; Mechanical and Automotive Body Manufacturing Company) was a French automaker, founded in November 1934 by Fiat and directed from July 1935 to May 1963 by Italian Henri Théodore Pigozzi.
The Simca Vedette is a large car, manufactured from 1954 to 1961 by the French automaker Simca, at their factory in Poissy, France.
Clinker nodules produced by sintering Sintering is the process of compacting and forming a solid mass of material by heat or pressure without melting it to the point of liquefaction.
The Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin was a British fighter aircraft manufactured by the Sopwith Aviation Company.
The SPAD S.VII was the first of a series of highly successful biplane fighter aircraft produced by Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) during the First World War.
The SPAD S.XIII was a French biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War, developed by Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) from the earlier and highly successful SPAD S.VII. During early 1917, the French designer Louis Béchereau, spurred by the approaching obsolescence of the S.VII, decided to develop two new fighter aircraft, the S.XII and the S.XIII, both utilizing a powerful new geared version of the successful Hispano-Suiza 8A engine. The cannon armament of the S.XII was unpopular with most pilots, but the S.XIII proved to be one of the most capable fighters of the war, as well as one of the most-produced, with 8,472 built and orders for around 10,000 more cancelled at the Armistice.Sharpe 2000, p. 272. By the end of the First World War, the S.XIII had equipped virtually every fighter squadron of the ''Aéronautique Militaire''. In addition, the United States Army Air Service also procured the type in bulk during the conflict, and some replaced or supplemented S.VIIs in the Royal Flying Corps (RFC), pending the arrival of Sopwith Dolphins. It proved popular with its pilots; numerous aces from various nations flew the S.XIII during their flying careers. Following the signing of the Armistice of 11 November 1918, which effectively marked the end of the First World War, surplus S.XIIIs were sold in great numbers to both civil and military operators throughout the world.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Sport-utility (vehicle), SUV or sport-ute is an automotive classification, typically a kind of station wagon / estate car with off-road vehicle features like raised ground clearance and ruggedness, and available four-wheel drive.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
The Standard Motor Company Limited was a motor vehicle manufacturer, founded in Coventry, England, in 1903 by Reginald Walter Maudslay.
Stoewer was a German automobile manufacturer before World War II whose headquarters were in Stettin (Now Szczecin, Poland).
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).
Studebaker was an American wagon and automobile manufacturer based in South Bend, Indiana.
A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.
The Suzuki Hayabusa (or GSX1300R) is a sport bike motorcycle made by Suzuki since 1999.
Tadeusz "Tadek" Marek (1908–1982) was a Polish automobile engineer, known for his Aston Martin engines.
Automobiles Talbot S.A. was a French automobile manufacturer based in Suresnes, Hauts de Seine, outside Paris.
Tatra is a Czech vehicle manufacturer in Kopřivnice.
The Czechoslovakian Tatra 77 (T77) is the first serial-produced, truly aerodynamically-designed automobile.
Tatra T815 is a truck family, produced by Czech company Tatra.
The tax horsepower or taxable horsepower was an early system by which taxation rates for automobiles were reckoned in some European countries, such as Britain, Belgium, Germany, France, and Italy; some US states like Illinois charged license plate purchase and renewal fees for passenger automobiles based on taxable horsepower.
Top Fuel dragsters are the quickest accelerating racing cars in the world and the fastest sanctioned category of drag racers, with the fastest competitors reaching speeds of and finishing the runs in 3.64 seconds.
Touring car racing is an auto racing competition with heavily modified road-going cars.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, 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.
Panasonic Toyota Racing was a Formula One team owned by the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota and based in Cologne, Germany.
The Toyota UR engine family is a 32-valve quad-camshaft V8 piston engine series which was first introduced in 2006 as the UZ series it replaced began phasing out.
The Toyota UZ engine family is a Gasoline fueled 32-valve quad-camshaft V8 piston engine series used in Toyota's luxury offerings and sport utility vehicles.
Toyota Motor Corporation's V family of engines were a longitudinally mounted V8 engine design.
A transverse engine is an engine mounted in a vehicle so that the engine's crankshaft axis is perpendicular to the direction of travel.
The Triumph Motor Company was a British car and motor manufacturing company in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Triumph slant-four is an engine developed by Triumph.
The Triumph Stag is a 2+2 sports tourer sold between 1970 and 1978 by the British Triumph Motor Company, styled by Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti.
The Triumph V8 is a 3.0 litre V8 developed in house by Triumph for the Triumph Stag.
A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.
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.
TVR is an independent British manufacturer of high-end sports cars.
The TVR Cerbera is a sports car manufactured by TVR between 1996 and 2003.
The TVR Speed Eight was the name of a normally aspirated V8 car engine designed and manufactured by TVR.
The TVR Tuscan Challenge is a one-make series dedicated to the second incarnation of the TVR Tuscan sports car (Initially developed as a road car and then built for the race series), and takes place throughout the United Kingdom.
A two-stroke diesel engine is a diesel engine that works in two strokes.
A two-stroke (or two-cycle) engine is a type of internal combustion engine which completes a power cycle with two strokes (up and down movements) of the piston during only one crankshaft revolution.
A V engine, or Vee engine is a common configuration for an internal combustion engine.
A V10 engine is a V engine with 10 cylinders in two banks of five.
A V12 engine is a V engine with 12 cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of six cylinders each, usually but not always at a 60° angle to each other, with all 12 pistons driving a common crankshaft.
A V6 engine is a V engine with six cylinders mounted on the crankshaft in two banks of three cylinders, usually set at either a 60 or 90 degree angle to each other.
V8 Vegetable Juice, sometimes just called V8, is a trademarked name for a number of beverage products sold worldwide that are made from eight vegetables, or a mixture of vegetables and fruits.
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.
V8 Hotstox is a British stock car racing formula that races on British short oval racing circuits.
In internal combustion engines, variable valve timing (VVT) is the process of altering the timing of a valve lift event, and is often used to improve performance, fuel economy or emissions.
Vimodrone (Vimodron; historically Modrone or Vico Modrone) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about northeast of Milan.
Vittorio Jano (János Viktor; 22 April 1891 – 13 March 1965) was an Italian automobile designer of Hungarian descent from the 1920s through 1960s.
Voisin was a French aircraft manufacturing company, one of the first in the world.
The Volga (p) is the longest river in Europe.
Volkswagen AG, known internationally as the Volkswagen Group, is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
The Volvo Group (Volvokoncernen; legally Aktiebolaget Volvo, shortened to AB Volvo) (stylized as VOLVO) is a Swedish multinational manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg.
This B18 was a straight-four automobile engine produced by Volvo Cars from 1961 through 1968.
Volvo Cars (Volvo personvagnar), stylized as VOLVO in the logo, is a Swedish vehicle manufacturer established in 1927.
Volvo Philip was a concept car built by Volvo in 1952.
The Volvo S80 is an executive car produced by the Swedish manufacturer Volvo Cars from 1998 to 2016 across two generations.
The Volvo Snabbe and Trygge was a series of light trucks produced by Swedish automaker Volvo between 1956 and 1975.
The Volvo XC90 is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV manufactured and marketed by Volvo Cars since 2002 and now in its second generation.
VR6 engines, and the later VR5 variants, are a family of internal combustion engines, characterised by a narrow-angle (10.5° or 15°) V engine configuration.
A W8 engine is an eight-cylinder piston internal combustion engine in a W configuration.
Wärtsilä is a Finnish corporation which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets.
Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited, currently racing in Formula One as Williams Martini Racing, is a British Formula One motor racing team and constructor.
The Wolseley Viper is a British-built, high-compression derivative of the Hispano Suiza HS-8 liquid-cooled V-8 engine, built under licence by Wolseley Motors during World War I. It powered later models of the S.E.5a, SPAD VII and other British or British-built aircraft designed for the Hispano-Suiza.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wright Aeronautical (1919–1929) was an American aircraft manufacturer headquartered in New Jersey.
is a Japanese manufacturer of motorcycles, marine products such as boats and outboard motors, and other motorized products.
is a Japanese diesel engine manufacturer founded in Osaka, Japan in 1912.
The ZiL-111 was a limousine produced by the Soviet car manufacturer ZiL in 1958–1967.
ZIL-114 is a limousine from the Soviet car manufacturer ZIL introduced in 1970 to replace the ZIL-111 series which was gradually becoming out of date. In almost all respects, the ZIL-114 improved on the 111, 111A and 111G models. The engine, a ZIL-built pushrod V8, was increased in capacity from to, resulting in an increase of power by 30 percent (to 300 hp SAE Gross at 4400 rpm and at 2750 rpm) and of maximum speed from approximately to. Transmission was two-speed automatic, with hydraulic torque converter. A three-speed gearbox was offered beginning in April 1975. Front suspension was by torsion bars. Although the rigid rear axle with leaf springs was retained, the ZIL-114 saw the replacement of drums by power-assisted disc brakes (with no fewer than three circuits) on all four wheels to cope with the more powerful engine. It was the first Soviet car with four-wheel disk brakes. It also had a pedal-operated handbrake. There were more luxury appointments than found on previous ZIL models, with such features as air conditioning added to the furnishings of the ZIL-111. Power windows, power door locks, and a remote-control driver's mirror were standard. Measuring long and weighing, it was also equipped with power steering. The styling was updated somewhat in 1971; with the front end looking similar to that of such cars as the 1966 Imperial but having different shapes and details. Small numbers of the 114K, with a cutaway roof to allow occupants to stand, were built. Two copies of an ambulance variant, the 114EA, with a sedan delivery body and higher roof, were also built. The ZiL-114N was reskinned with the body panels of its successor, the ZiL-4104. The 114 continued in limited production until the late 1970s when it was replaced by the even larger and heavier ZIL-4104. About 150 ZiL-114s were produced. The ZIL-117 was a short-chassis sedan version with only five seats and a much shorter wheelbase. It was also available as an unusual four-door convertible (like the ZIL-111V). The ZIL-114 was an official state car and transported only members of the Politburo of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the top leaders of the country, whereas the shorter ZIL-117 was used by secretaries of the Central Committee, as well as escort vehicles in the motorcade of heads of state, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the head of the Council of Ministers. In October 1971, the 114 was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the widest car in production, then from October 1974 to 1976 as the heaviest.Maurice A. Kelly. Russian Motor Vehicles: Soviet Limousines 1930-2003. Veloce Publishing Ltd., 2011, p. 44 A black ZIL-114 is used as the main feature in the video for the world-famous song "Je t'aime" by Lara Fabian.
ZIL-41047 is a limousine built by ZIL of Russia.
The 1956 Formula One season was the tenth season of FIA's Formula One motor racing.
The 1961 Formula One season was the 15th season of FIA Formula One motor racing.
The 1962 Formula One season was the 16th season of FIA Formula One motor racing.
The 1963 Formula One season was the 17th season of FIA Formula One motor racing.
The 1964 Formula One season was the 18th season of FIA Formula One motor racing.
The 1965 Formula One season, which was the 19th season of FIA Formula One racing, featured the 16th World Championship of Drivers and the 8th International Cup for F1 Manufacturers.
The 1966 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Brands Hatch on 16 July 1966.
The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.