All-carbon fiber KTM X-Bow Black Edition arrives

All-carbon fiber KTM X-Bow Black Edition arrives

KTM’s track-tuned machines aren’t exactly softies to begin with, but the new X-Bow Black Edition takes things to an entirely new level. With a body constructed entirely of carbon fiber, the new Black Edition ushers in a new era of lightweight performance for the brand. The composite material is used for the car’s entire monocoque cell, its austere… High Gear Media Network Feed

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2016 Alfa Romeo 4C And 4C Spider Get Louder, More Carbon Fiber

Alfa Romeo today announced the 2016 changes for its 4C and 4C Spider sports cars. Highlighting the changes are more carbon fiber and an even louder exhaust note. The 4C and 4C Spider, which share a carbon fiber monocoque chassis, are offered with a new Carbon Fiber Trim Package that adds carbon fiber on the interior vents, instrument cluster… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Vitesse-AuDessus Reveals New One-Piece Carbon Fiber Wheels

Vitesse-AuDessus Reveals New One-Piece Carbon Fiber Wheels

Earlier this month, we wrote about the stunning work Maryland firm Vitesse-AuDessus is doing rendering the bodies of supercars like Ferrari’s LaFerrari in pure carbon fiber. And now, customers who’ve chosen to give their cars the treatment can get a set of wheels to match. ALSO SEE: Porsche 918 Spyder Driver Showing Off Crashes In Car Park: Video… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Watch How BMW Adds Carbon Fiber To Its 2016 7-Series: Video

Watch How BMW Adds Carbon Fiber To Its 2016 7-Series: Video

BMW proved with its i3 and i8 that carbon fiber in the form of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) could be used effectively in the mass production of vehicles. Now the automaker is implementing the lightweight yet sturdy stuff in its regular models, starting with the 2016 7-Series flagship sedan. This video from YouTube channel Cars gives us a… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Close Look At The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R’s Carbon Fiber Wheels

Close Look At The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R’s Carbon Fiber Wheels

Carbon fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and thus improving acceleration, braking and handling while simultaneously curbing fuel consumption and emissions. But the expense of the material and finicky production process has mostly reserved its use for high-end cars. That’s… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Ford Moving Quickly To Insure Cheap, High-Volume Carbon Fiber Production

Ford Moving Quickly To Insure Cheap, High-Volume Carbon Fiber Production

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] latest halo car will utilize loads of carbon fiber bits, but with its $ 400k price tag and 250-car annual production cap, the spectacular GT will be the polar opposite of cheap and high-volume. ALSO SEE: Stock 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 0-185-MPH Run: Video As we’ve seen with the new aluminum F-150, however, the… High Gear Media Network Feed

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