Day: April 1, 2021

2007 SALEEN S7-LM: The Great American Supercar

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Typically built in Italy, Britain, or Germany, when it comes to supercar America is usually overlooked. However, one of the most successful supercars on the race track actually comes from the USA.

Developed by legendary race car driver Steve Saleen, Saleen Automotive got its start producing modified Mustangs in 1984. Utilizing race-proven parts on street cars was not a new idea but it was an idea that was undeniably made better by Saleen. After accomplishing nearly all of his goals for the Mustang, Steve began focusing on another lifelong goal of his in 1997. Code named “Project Molly,” the S7 would go on to become the first American car to be built with super car status.

Unveiled in 2000, the first S7 featured a 550-horsepower 427-cid V8 and a sleek carbon fiber body. By 2005, the car was fitted with a

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What Percentage of Your Income Should Go Toward Auto Loan Payments?



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Housing expenses such as mortgage payments or rent and insurance are usually the biggest monthly line item in most people’s budgets. Not far behind are transportation costs, particularly if you own a car — and certainly if you finance your purchase.

See: 7 Crucial Things You Need To Apply For an Auto Loan

If you plan to get an auto loan, you need to first figure out the answer to the question “How much car can I afford?” Figure out how much you can afford to pay by calculating your monthly budget. Do this before you set foot in a dealer’s shiny showroom where they might try to seduce you into buying and financing more car than you can afford.

How Much of My Paycheck Should Go Toward Car Loan Payments?

You’ll hear different advice about how much you should allocate

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2021 World Car Awards top three finalists announced



a car parked in a parking lot: 2021 World Car Awards


2021 World Car Awards

The World Car Finals will take place next month on April 20, 2021, and ahead of the grand finale the World Car Awards announced the top three nominations for each of the five categories for the 2021 edition. A jury of 93 international automotive journalists selected the finalists by a secret ballot based on their evaluation of each eligible vehicle as part of their professional work which was tabulated by KPMG.

The 2021 World Car Awards is divided into five categories- World Car of the Year, World Urban Car, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, and World Car Design of the Year. The top three nominated for the 2021 World Car of the Year include Honda-e, Toyota Yaris, and Volkswagen ID.4. The trio beat the likes of Audi A3, BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe, BMW 4-Series, Kia K5, Kia Sorento, Mazda MX-30, and Mercedes-Benz GLA to complete

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