Jun 8 2010

The Difference Between Auto Insurance And Bike Insurance

Whether you like it or not insurance is a part of driving. It is usually expensive and a hassle to have to deal with but it is something that has to be done. It doesn’t matter if you are driving a car or a motorcycle you need to have insurance coverage, it’s the law. There are however important differences in the way bike insurance works and the way car insurance works and it is important that you are aware of this. Understanding these differences will help to make sure that you get the right coverage for your vehicle.

There are a lot of similarities between bike insurance and car insurance. The both serve the same purpose and that is to pay for any damage done in accident. The most important reason to have insurance and the reason that you are required by law to have it is to protect other people if you cause an accident. This is true for both cars and motorcycles. There are some important differences between car insurance and bike insurance and they mostly have to do with the differences between a driver of a car and the rider of a motorcycle, is what Carole Nash Insurance Consultants say.

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Jun 7 2010

On Hold: New Jaguar supercar

Recently Jaguar hinted that they will be introducing a new F-Type roadster to the market and expand their XF family. During the motor show in Detroit last ear, Mike O’ Driscoll, the Jag boss, hinted that an aggressive new supercar is in the works but there is a loud buzz that the new speed monster might be on hold.

According to spy reports filed, the new Jaguar supercar is being worked on by engineers to fit the bill as the Audi R8 nemesis in the market. It is supposed to have a newly designed aluminum chassis that was inspired by the lines of the XJ and the XK. The designs that went out before suggests using aluminum panels over a composite tub and alloy. The engine will be a jacked up version of the supercharged 5.0L V8 used for the XFR.

A milder version of the said engine has already been tested and was able to zoom an XFR which was in near-stock state to 225 mph in the Bonneville Salt Flats. The new supercar is expected to at least match this number with blasting from 0 to 60 mph taking less than 4 seconds.

If the original plan pushed through, the XJ220 of the 21st century is due for the spotlights in one of the major auto shows. It seems the works for the new supercar has been put on hold to focus on the development of the new Jaguar F-Type