2010 OSHKOSH EXTREME RACING LIGHT CONCEPT
The Oshkosh Extreme Racing Light Concept Vehicle competing in the 43rd running of the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Oshkosh builds a large variety of bigger machines, ranging from fire trucks to rigs capable of hauling up to 70 tons.
Oshkosh using hybrid system with diesel engine to send power to a generator which, in turn, directly powers the wheels. In place of batteries, the setup relies on ultracapacitors to store and deliver energy.
The arrangement is said to reduce fuel consumption by 20 percent thanks to the elimination of components such as the torque converter, automatic transmission, transfer case and driveshafts.
2012 FORD MUSTANG COBRA JET
2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, named after the legendary Cobra Jet drag racers of the late 1960s, was relaunched in 2008 at the SEMA show and revised in 2010. Now Ford Racing is updating the car once again with a slew of new upgrades and options. Let’s view detail after jump.
The 2012 Mustang Cobra Jet will come standard with an aluminum block (previously an option) and the 5.4-liter V8 now also boasts a fortified crankshaft and upgraded forged connecting rods. The rear suspension and brakes have also been improved, and springs rates both front and rear have been optimized. New black anodized Weld Racing wheels are wrapped with Cobra Jet branded Goodyear tires with an all new compound. Finally, three colors will be offered red, white and blue with an optional graphics package.