In fact, every single source I spoke to said the same thing: you must hire a customs broker in the United States, because there's so much paperwork, and it's so complicated, that you, as a normal human with little understanding of tedious government forms, could never do it on your own. One person, a reader named Brad who imported an E30 Touring and seemed generally nonplussed by the whole importing thing, said that not hiring a customs broker would probably involve getting a hotel in the port town and going back every single day with the forms filled out a slightly different way in hopes that it'll pass muster this time. … [Read more...] about Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Shipping A Car To The U.S.
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And since you commenters seem to think it's so easy, we figure a newly vacant weekend editor position is a great opportunity for you to find out just how truly cruel that dual-headed mistress is. Can you thread the needle to get both unique visitors and the love of our readers? If you can, then you've got what it takes to work here. … [Read more...] about Who Wants To Be America’s Next Top Car Blogger?
Audi presents long-wheelbase A4 for the Chinese market * First long-wheelbase version in China’s premium B segment * Marketing and Sales Board Member Schwarzenbauer: “We will export the success of the new Audi A4 to China” * Market launch in January 2009 Audi is the first premium brand to introduce a prestigious long-wheelbase version in the upper mid-size category exclusively for the Chinese market: the Audi A4L’s wheelbase is 60 millimeters (2.36 inches) longer, which benefits rear-seat passengers in particular. The A4L thus offers unrivalled spaciousness in its segment. Manufactured at the plant in Changchun, China, the new Audi A4L made its debut yesterday in Beijing. Peter Schwarzenbauer, Member of the Board of Management for Marketing and Sales at AUDI AG, and the President of the FAW-VW joint venture, An Tiecheng, emphasized the importance of the new Audi A4L for the Chinese market. Schwarzenbauer said: “The long-wheelbase version of the Audi A4 is … [Read more...] about Extra-Long Wheelbase Audi A4L Revealed In China
The airplane ad is hilariously vague, but I guess you’d have to know what you’re looking at to be in the market for a fighter jet anyway. As to whether or not it’s a good deal, well, the U.S. government is apparently trying to get $1,670,000,000 from the Bulgarian government for eight F-16s, so $208,750,000 apiece. Yeah, I’m going to go ahead and guess that that one in Flordia needs a little more than an A/C recharge. … [Read more...] about Why Buy A Bugatti Centodieci When You Can Have This F-16 Fighter Jet For Less?
"In the Miller cycle, the intake valve is left open longer than it would be in an Otto cycle engine. In effect, the compression stroke is two discrete cycles: the initial portion when the intake valve is open and final portion when the intake valve is closed. This two-stage intake stroke creates the so called "fifth" cycle that the Miller cycle introduces. As the piston initially moves upwards in what is traditionally the compression stroke, the charge is partially expelled back out the still-open intake valve." … [Read more...] about Mazda Goes Miller Cycle With Demio for Japan
It's definitely both a Zagato and an Aston Martin product. The most obvious and forceful Italian touch is the three-dimensional grille, which looks like dozens of zees embossed in a delicate metal. The giant carbon fiber taillight pods also scream Italian. … [Read more...] about Aston Martin V12 Zagato: Lust Object Realized