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Honda’s entry in F-1 was announced in January 1964. Ever since the company had won an overall victory at the Isle of Man TT Race, one of motorcycling’s most prominent races, there had been great anticipation concerning Honda’s possible move into car racing. Particularly, the employees of the research center were confident that there was no race that could not be won with their technology.  Source: world.honda.com

Honda’s entry in F-1 was announced in January 1964. Ever since the company had won an overall victory at the Isle of Man TT Race, one of motorcycling’s most prominent races, there had been great anticipation concerning Honda’s possible move into car racing. Particularly, the employees of the research center were confident that there was no race that could not be won with their technology. Source: world.honda.com

Enzo Ferrari created his first Ferrari car in 1940, the Tipo 815. The car was created after he had left Alfa Romeo where he was first a racer, and then a car designer. Enzo Ferrari had left Alfa Romeo while he was still under contract, and because of this he was not allowed to call the car a Ferrari. Instead he called it the AAC Tipo 815 (Auto Avio Costruzioni).  Source:driving.ca

Enzo Ferrari created his first Ferrari car in 1940, the Tipo 815. The car was created after he had left Alfa Romeo where he was first a racer, and then a car designer. Enzo Ferrari had left Alfa Romeo while he was still under contract, and because of this he was not allowed to call the car a Ferrari. Instead he called it the AAC Tipo 815 (Auto Avio Costruzioni). Source:driving.ca

"We are very proud of the McLaren MP4-12C and all the teamwork, intelligent thought and sheer effort that have gone into developing this car. What drives people at McLaren is passion – if you cut them, they bleed McLaren. And there is no doubt in my mind that the 12C fully reflects that focus, drive and determination in its performance, style and ownership potential," said Ron Dennis, McLaren Automotive Chairman.  Source: supercars.net

"We are very proud of the McLaren MP4-12C and all the teamwork, intelligent thought and sheer effort that have gone into developing this car. What drives people at McLaren is passion – if you cut them, they bleed McLaren. And there is no doubt in my mind that the 12C fully reflects that focus, drive and determination in its performance, style and ownership potential," said Ron Dennis, McLaren Automotive Chairman. Source: supercars.net

Ferrari 360 (1999-2004); Sales 17,000.  The best-selling Ferrari in history. The company made a special one-off model - the 360 Barchetta - as a wedding present to Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo  Source: telegraph.co.uk

Ferrari 360 (1999-2004); Sales 17,000. The best-selling Ferrari in history. The company made a special one-off model - the 360 Barchetta - as a wedding present to Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo Source: telegraph.co.uk

Ferdinand Porsche founded the company called "Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche GmbH" in 1931. Initially, the company offered motor vehicle development work and consulting, but did not build any cars under its own name. One of the first assignments the new company received was from the German government to design a car for the people, that is a "Volkswagen". This resulted in the Volkswagen Beetle. The Porsche 64 was developed in 1939 using many components from the Beetle.  Source: en.wikipedia.org

Ferdinand Porsche founded the company called "Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche GmbH" in 1931. Initially, the company offered motor vehicle development work and consulting, but did not build any cars under its own name. One of the first assignments the new company received was from the German government to design a car for the people, that is a "Volkswagen". This resulted in the Volkswagen Beetle. The Porsche 64 was developed in 1939 using many components from the Beetle. Source: en.wikipedia.org

Japanese auto major Honda has launched the 2013 edition of it’s popular SUV- the Honda CR-V in India. The 2013 Honda CR-V carries the same 2.0-litre petrol and the 2.4-litre petrol engines. The 2.0 litre petrol engine on the CR-V churns out 155bhp and 190Nm of torque while giving an economy of 13.7 kmpl whereas the 2.4-litre petrol engine produces 190bhp and 226Nm of torque and gives an economy of 12kmpl.Source: igyaan.in

Japanese auto major Honda has launched the 2013 edition of it’s popular SUV- the Honda CR-V in India. The 2013 Honda CR-V carries the same 2.0-litre petrol and the 2.4-litre petrol engines. The 2.0 litre petrol engine on the CR-V churns out 155bhp and 190Nm of torque while giving an economy of 13.7 kmpl whereas the 2.4-litre petrol engine produces 190bhp and 226Nm of torque and gives an economy of 12kmpl.Source: igyaan.in

Since the launch in 1972, Honda Civic has grown into one of the most widespread cars in the world. As of 2006, over 17 million Civics have been sold around the globe. A top-seller in Canada for 14 consecutive years, the series has seen a total of nine generations so far.  Source: biggeststuff.com

Since the launch in 1972, Honda Civic has grown into one of the most widespread cars in the world. As of 2006, over 17 million Civics have been sold around the globe. A top-seller in Canada for 14 consecutive years, the series has seen a total of nine generations so far. Source: biggeststuff.com

Many luxury car makers offer bespoke programs, where buyers can get their cars uniquely customized, but McLaren took the notion of bespoke design a bit further with the X-1. At the request of an anonymous buyer, McLaren designed and build a completely custom car with a unique, carbon fiber body.The X-1 is based on the tub and chassis of the MP4-12C. The design was informed by the 1953 Chrysler D'Elegance Ghia, 1959 Buick Electra, and 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K. Source: reviews.cnet.com

Many luxury car makers offer bespoke programs, where buyers can get their cars uniquely customized, but McLaren took the notion of bespoke design a bit further with the X-1. At the request of an anonymous buyer, McLaren designed and build a completely custom car with a unique, carbon fiber body.The X-1 is based on the tub and chassis of the MP4-12C. The design was informed by the 1953 Chrysler D'Elegance Ghia, 1959 Buick Electra, and 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K. Source: reviews.cnet.com

In 1964 Bruce and his small team built the first true McLaren sports car – the M1A – which became a top contender in sports car racing both in Europe and America.  After proving its credentials the orders rolled in and 24 examples were built.  Its successor, the M1B, was quicker still and carried Bruce’s nascent team into the inaugural Can-Am (Canadian –American Challenge Cup) championship.   Source: media.mclarenautomotive.com

In 1964 Bruce and his small team built the first true McLaren sports car – the M1A – which became a top contender in sports car racing both in Europe and America. After proving its credentials the orders rolled in and 24 examples were built. Its successor, the M1B, was quicker still and carried Bruce’s nascent team into the inaugural Can-Am (Canadian –American Challenge Cup) championship. Source: media.mclarenautomotive.com

The McLaren team became the second Formula 1 squad to unveil its 2013 challenger with the public launch of the Mercedes-powered MP4-28 on Thursday morning.  McLaren finished the 2012 season in third place in the constructors' championship en.  Source: autosport.com  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOHQKCILqdM

The McLaren team became the second Formula 1 squad to unveil its 2013 challenger with the public launch of the Mercedes-powered MP4-28 on Thursday morning. McLaren finished the 2012 season in third place in the constructors' championship en. Source: autosport.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOHQKCILqdM


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