Car of the Day 11/19/18

Today’s car of the day is this Jaguar XJS that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Jaguar XJS is a luxury grand tourer that was made between 1975 and 1996 (model years between 1976 and 1996). This is from the first generation, which was made between 1975 and 1981 (model years between 1976 and 1981). The engine is a 5.3 liter V12 that produces 285 horsepower and 294 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 7.5 seconds and has a top speed of 152 mph.

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Car of the Day 11/18/18

Today’s car of the day is this Hummer H2 that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Hummer H2 is an SUV that was made between 2002 and 2009. The engine of this one is a 6.2 liter V8 that produces 393 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed automatic. This SUV does 0-60 mph in 7.7 seconds and has a top speed of 98 mph.

Car of the Day 11/17/18

Today’s car of the day is this Rolls-Royce Dawn that I saw in Tarpon Springs yesterday. The Rolls-Royce Dawn is a luxury car that’s been in production since 2015 (the first model year was 2016), and was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The engine is a 6.6 liter twin turbo BMW N74 V12 that produces 563 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. This car weighs 5,644 pounds. The starting price of the Dawn is $346,300.

Car of the Day 11/16/18

Today’s car of the day is this Mercedes-AMG GTS that I saw in town yesterday. The Mercedes-AMG GT is a supercar that’s been in production since 2014 (the first model year was 2015). The engine is a 4 liter twin turbo V8 that produces 515 horsepower and 494 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed DCT. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds and has a top speed of 193 mph. This car weighs 3,461 pounds since the chassis is an aluminum spaceframe. The starting price of the AMG GTS is $133,395.

Car of the Day 11/15/18

Today’s car of the day is this ‘79 Ford Pinto that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Ford Pinto is a subcompact that was made between 1970 and 1980 (model years between 1971 and 1980). The engine of this one is a 2.3 liter OHC straight-4 that produces 88 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 12.2 seconds and has a top speed of 97 mph.

Car of the Day 11/14/18

Today’s car of the day is this 1970 Subaru 360 that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Subaru 360 is a subcompact that was made between 1958 and 1970. The engine is a 0.36 liter straight-twin that produces 25 horsepower and 25 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. This car has a top speed of 60 mph. This is also the oldest Subaru I’ve ever seen.

Car of the Day 11/13/18

Today’s car of the day is this Corvette Z06 that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. It’s from the C6 series, which was made between June of 2004 and February of 2013. The Z06 was made between 2005 and 2013 (model years between 2006 and 2013), and was unveiled at the 2005 North American International Auto Show. The engine is the LS7, which is a 7 liter V8 that produces 505 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds and has a top speed of 197 mph. This car weighs 3,130 pounds since the chassis is made of aluminum, and the body panels are carbon fiber and composite.