Junkyard Gem: 1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL

The to start with vehicle that Mercedes-Benz formally named the S-Class was the stately W116, built for the 1973 by means of 1980 model several years. Until eventually the mighty 450SEL six.9 came on the scene for 1975, the king of the W116 sedans was the 450SEL, boasting a advanced V8 engine and establish excellent that no manufacturing vehicle of its time (other than the Toyota Century, possibly) could touch. Because the W116s held with each other so properly and tended to draw in the kind of entrepreneurs who will not neglect maintenance, sufficient of them have survived in day-to-day

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French prosecutors step up Ghosn probe over palace party, report says

PARIS — French prosecutors have stepped up their investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds at Renault by former boss Carlos Ghosn, indicating a judge experienced now been assigned to the scenario to launch a official investigation.

The prosecutor’s workplace in Nanterre, on the outskirts of Paris, experienced given that previous 12 months been hunting into a party Ghosn experienced thrown for his spouse at the luxurious Versailles palace amongst other monetary dealings.

It mentioned in a assertion on Wednesday a judge would now study many fees joined to Renault and levelled at an unnamed human being or men and women.

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2020 INFINITI Q60 Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

Although the infotainment made use of to be a large drag on the Q60’s spec sheet, the wait around for a far better technique is ultimately above. Apple CarPlay or Android Auto are now obtainable, which is a large furthermore. In the finish, it is a wash for the Q60 at six for options. 

The lack of simple smartphone integration was a large black mark for the whole Infiniti lineup. With that now on the desk, the Q60 and its siblings’ shares are mounting in the luxury phase. All-wheel generate can be included to any Q60 trim for $2,000. 

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Lithium reserve found in Mandya near Bengaluru, Auto News, ET Auto

Lithium is used heavily for building the electric vehicle batteries.
Lithium is used heavily for making the electrical motor vehicle batteries.

Bengaluru: Superior omen for electrical autos?

Reserves of lithium, a scarce metal crucial to make batteries for electrical autos, have been uncovered in Mandya, 100 km from Bengaluru – a discover that ought to increase local manufacturing of EV batteries.

Researchers at the Atomic Minerals Directorate, a device of India’s Atomic Electricity Commission, have estimated lithium reserves of 14,100 tonnes in a little patch of land surveyed in the Southern Karnataka district, according to a paper to be printed in the forthcoming problem of journal Current Science.

“The existing

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New Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible to make Geneva debut

Mulliner – Bentley’s well known in-dwelling coachbuilding division – has produced visuals of its new Continental GT Convertible ahead of the car’s public debut at the Geneva Motor Show on three March.

In usual manner, the firm has absent to extreme lengths to make the grand tourer as bespoke as attainable, giving clients a variety of refinements to set their autos aside from the standard cars.

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Exceptional exterior options consist of a ten-spoke alloy layout adorning the 22-inch wheels, which each individual dwelling floating, self-levelling badges. In the meantime, a unique ‘Double Diamond’ layout

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