Emilio J. Lezcano

Journalist - Editor - Photographer Professional Race Car Driver

MUSEO REAL DEL AUTOMOVIL DE JORDANIA

Por Emilio J. Lezcano  –  carsNtravel.com

Uno de los museos más interesantes que recuerdo haber visitado es el Royal Automobile Museum de Jordania.  A diferencia de otros, dedicados solamente a la industria automovilística, el Museo Real del Automóvil representa también la historia del Reino Hachemita de Jordania, la vida de la monarquía, sus protagonistas desde los años ‘20 hasta el presente, y también los principales eventos e historia jordana.

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2012 Audi Q7 TDI quattro

By Mauricio Lezcano carsNtravel.com

The premier luxury SUV in the Audi lineup provides impressive carlike handling and functional utility for every day driving. New for the Audi Q7 for 2012 is the S line version of the TDI model. The new S line package includes enhanced design elements, such as lower bumper and door trim in contrast paints, exposed dual exhaust tailpipes with polished tips, and matte Black trim on roof rails and around side windows.

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NORMAN DEWIS OF JAGUAR

JagBook[1] Developing the Legend

 Paul Skilleter with Norman Dewis

 P J Publishing Ltd.

This is a story both of personal achievement and of a heroic
period in Jaguar’s history.  In a career spanning 33 years at Jaguar,  Norman Dewis tested and developed a remarkable series  of cars including:

C-type  –  D-type  –  XK 140/150  –  2.4/3.4 and Mk 22 saloons
Mk  VII/Mk   VIIM     –    E-type    –   XJ13    –    XJ/XJ-S  –   XJ40

Plus, he rode with Stirling Moss in a C-type in the 1952 Mille Miglia, drove a 190mph works D-type  in  the  highly  dramatic 1955 Le Mans, raced in the Goodwood 9 Hours, and set an amazing 173 mph production car record at Jabbeke in Belgium with an XK 120. Completing over a million test miles at 100mph-plus average, Norman Dewis also played a crucial role developing the revolutionary Dunlop disc brake, and survived high-speed crashes and roll-overs in the days before seat-belts – and without ever breaking a single bone.

Filled  with  personal  insights  and  fascinating technical details,  this book tells the unique story of a great Jaguar character and the equally great cars he worked with.

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