Sporting a 59 foot wingspan, the Qinetiq unmanned aerial vehicle is likely capable of setting a new world record for sustained unmanned flight. The previous record was set in 2001 by a jet-powered vehicle. The Qinetiq Zephyr, on the other hand, is powered by nothing but sunlight. The solar craft was able to stay airborne over the course of two nights using solar energy stored on-board during the day. The team in charge of the vehicle claims that it has stayed airborne for 54 hours, but this is n
Having reviewed many vehicles in my day, I can tell you unequivocally that not all satellite navigation systems are created equal. Just checking the sat nav box on the options sheet doesn't guarantee you'll be getting a system that's easy to use and will get you where you want to go. Those who know me will tell you that I've often sung the praises of Ford's sat nav systems, specifically the ones found in Lincoln models. My first experience with these factory-installed Pioneer units came from a r
Lincoln has officially changed the name of its entry-level luxury sedan from Zephyr to MKZ, and is reintroducing it for 2007 with a new engine, styling tweaks and the availability of all-wheel drive for the first time ever on a Lincoln car.
When the MKZ replaces the Zephyr in
Lincoln’s lineup it will carry with it a higher price tag to offset the cost of additional features. Chief among
the new hardware is Ford’s new 3.5L V6 and six-speed tranny, both designed in-house. All-wheel drive and a
nip-tuck up front also set the MKZ apart from the Zephyr.
Lincoln Zephyr, soon to be known as the MKZ, be bringing the average age of Lincoln drivers down a notch or two?
Automotive News reports that while the average age of a Lincoln owner is 60 (and the Town Car's drivers are 70
), the Zephyr's average buyer during the first three weeks of March was 56.