2018 Honda Civic Type R Touring in Championship White 2018 Honda Civic Type R Touring Class: Compact Car Miles driven: 469 Fuel used: 20.9 gallons Real-world fuel economy: 22.4 mpg CG Report Card Big & Tall comfort ratings are for front seats only. "Big" rating based on male tester weighing approximately 350 pounds, "Tall" rating based on 6'6"-tall male tester. Room and ComfortB+ Power and PerformanceA Fit and FinishA- Fuel EconomyC+ ValueB- Report-card grades are derived from a consensus of test-driver evaluations. All grades are versus other vehicles in the same class. Value grade is for specific trim level evaluated, and may not reflect Consumer Guide's impressions of the entire model lineup. Big & Tall Comfort Big GuyC Tall GuyB Driving mix: 55% city, 45% highway EPA-estimated fuel economy: 22/28/25 (city, highway, combined) Base price: $34,700 (not including $895 destination charge) Options on test vehicle: None Price as tested: … [Read more...] about Test Drive: 2018 Honda Civic Type R
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2012 Nissan GT-R Features More Horsepower, New 'Black Edition,' Revised Fascias and Carbon Fiber Interior Trim– Nissan's Multi-Dimensional Supercar Offers 530-Horsepower, 448 Lb-Ft of Torque – Now in its fourth year of availability in the North American market, the 2012 Nissan GT-R has a new look, new colors, new wheel design and, most important to fans of pure power, more horsepower under the hood. In addition, a new 'Black Edition'– with unique seat trim, interior colors and wheels – joins the GT-R Premium model. The latest iteration of Nissan's legendary supercar will be available at official 'GT-R certified' Nissan dealers across the Únited States beginning in February 2011. The 2012 Nissan GT-R's advanced VR38DETT 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 now produces 530 horsepower (versus the previous 485 horsepower) and 448 lb-ft of torque (versus the previous 434 lb-ft) – a result of modifying the boost pressure of the turbocharger, valve timing and air fuel … [Read more...] about 2012 Nissan GT-R
The new Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster: Hats off to the Beast of the Green HellWith this latest addition the AMG GT family now has 16 members: five two-door coupés, four roadsters, two customer sports racing cars and five 4-door coupés. 'The new AMG GT R Roadster is far more than the combination of the thrilling vehicle dynamics of the GT R with the special flair of our GT Roadsters. It is the essence of two worlds, blending to deliver our brand pledge, Driving Performance, in a very special way. With our GT R Roadster we have without doubt once again developed a brand-defining sports car. It too embodies Mercedes-AMG in form, function and vehicle dynamics and enriches our GT family with a highly exclusive variant limited to 750 units', says Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Management Board of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.The AMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo in the AMG GT R Roadster delivers an output of 430 kW (585 hp) and maximum torque of 700 Nm. This is available over a wide engine speed range … [Read more...] about 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R
Members of the Blue Man Group use PVC pipe as a percussion instrument during a performance. That's just one use of this versatile material. We've got many others. © Chris Ryan/Corbis You've taken steps to prepare for Armageddon, a zombie apocalypse or the next meteor that turns L.A. into a giant sinkhole. There's gold bullion in your fireproof safe, a gas mask under your bed, and you've mapped an escape route that will take you far from urban dangers to a rural oasis where you plan to live sustainably until further notice. If so, PVC pipes should figure into your survival plan. These rigid, inexpensive polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes represent a trifecta of durability. They are waterproof, flexible and fire-resistant -- and you can buy a supply at your neighborhood hardware store. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) was first discovered by a German scientist in 1835, but it took decades to figure out practical applications beyond the laboratory for this strong, durable material. In … [Read more...] about How can a PVC pipe help you survive?
Playing music doesn't have to cost a fortune. You can make musical instruments from everyday materials. The PVC pipe instrument was made famous by the Blue Man Group [source: Blue Man], but you can become a musical virtuoso in your own right. Read the steps listed below and learn how to make your own PVC pipe instrument. Materials: 2 foot (61.97 centimeters) PVC pipe, 2 inches (5.08 centimeters) wideMeasuring tapeMarkerSawSandpaper4 rubber stoppersPacking tape Here's what to do. Buy 2 feet (61.97 centimeters) of PVC or ABS pipes. The only difference between the two is the color. The width of your pipe is up to you. The wider your pipe, the louder the sound will be [source: True]. The recommended width is 2 inches (5.08 centimeters) wide.Divide the pipe into four sections, as follows: a 4 inch (10.16 centimeter), a 5.5 inch (13.97 centimeter), a 6 inch (15.24 centimeter) and an 8.5 inch (21.59 centimeter) pipe. Carefully measure and mark each section.Cut the pipe into the four pieces … [Read more...] about How to Make a PVC Pipe Instrument