“This is a soccer mom’s car, but it’s kind of wicked, and I like that.” Back in 2013, one of my first track tests ever was of the Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon at Willow Springs Raceway in California. What was said about this wagon back then still rings true now, even more so. Horsepower and torque have both increased in the seven years since, but the smile it’ll put on your face has remained.
Don’t be fooled by its looks, the E 63 S wagon is a performance car. Under the hood is a “handcrafted AMG 4.0 liter biturbo V8” that will throw you into the back of your bolstered seat as 603 horsepower and 627 lb-ft of torque propel you from 0-60 miles per hour in 3.4 seconds. But there’s something different about this car, well a few things. First, what would cost you $125,000 at a dealership can be yours for much less, the cost of a few entries. Second, it comes with $20,000 cash, and the delivery and taxes covered.
The best part? The proceeds from this raffle go to charity, so when you’re driving down the street in your new AMG, you won’t have to worry about feeling guilty, because you helped a good cause, specifically, International Medical Corps.
“International Medical Corps is a global first responder that delivers emergency medical and related services to those affected by conflict, disaster and disease, no matter where they are, no matter the conditions. They’re battling the novel coronavirus, and COVID-19 disease, in the United States and globally with a multi-pronged approach that includes training and capacity-building for healthcare providers; prepositioning and deploying medicines, supplies and equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE); deploying emergency medical field units and screening stations; assisting with case management; and countering misinformation through fact-based communications about healthy behaviors. Their Epidemic Response Teams—made up of physicians, nurses, logisticians, and mental health and sanitation experts with decades of experience—are ready to quickly deploy to provide medical support in health facilities, hospitals and communities in the US and abroad.”
Also, check out some of the other car giveaways Omaze has instead. But if you want this wicked wagon, enter quickly as the deadline to enter is July 16, 2020 at 11:59pm PT.
Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability is subject to change. No donation or payment necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes. See official rules on Omaze.
How Car Tires Are Manufactured
🚗 Cars are complex machines, each part made in highly specialized and specific ways, car tires included. Here is how car tires are manufactured.
🚕 Car tires are the part of your vehicle that keeps you moving forward. But have you ever wondered about how car tires are manufactured? Read ahead for a quick overview of the process.
❋ Design and Plan 👇
Designing the item you plan to manufacture is the first part of any industrial process. Car tires have been around for a long time now, and the manufacturing process is becoming increasingly digital. The design is usually created through engineering software, and the dimensions and curvature are handled with precision. After that, the tire-making machines receive this digitized format.
❋ Select Materials 👇
Most tires consist largely of rubber, both natural and synthetic. Oils, pigments, antioxidants, and other materials mix with the rubber to create each part of the tire. Tires must be crafted from quality, durable materials, including chemical agents, metallic cables, and fabric reinforcers.
❋ Melt and Mold 👇
Heat and friction work together to produce the final rubber composite that will mold the other parts of the tire. Tires are not one singular piece of rubber—they contain tread rubber, sidewall rubber, fabric-coated plies, and bead wires, among other components. A factory worker or automated apparatus then uses a tire-building machine in the shape of a collapsible drum to glue and set the tires. Finally, the tires cure over time, and subsequent heating and steaming help them fully coalesce
❋ Distribute Widely 👇
Quality control is important with tires—after all, tires must handle transporting drivers for thousands of miles on the road. After rigorous testing, the manufacturer packs the tires and distributes them to various sellers. These include tire stores all across the United States, from Trenton, New Jersey to Anderson, Indiana.
🟥 Knowing how car tires are manufactured can help you better select the parts for your vehicle. Because all cars are different and have specific needs, you should consult with a tire expert before choosing your next set of wheels.
👉↘ Source: Christina Duron is a freelance writer for multiple online publications where she can showcase her affinity for all things digital. She has focused her career around digital marketing and writes to explore topics that spark her interest.
Feast your eyes on the all-new, all-electric GMC Hummer EV
GMC has a new all-electric version of its classic Hummer oversized SUV. This thing is a beast, as you might expect, with an advertised 350-mile range and a 3-second zero to 60 mph time. It’s a bit ridiculous to be honest, which is kind of what the Hummer has always been about so that makes sense.
Alongside a teaser, GMC released a number of press photos of the 1,000 HP bruiser, so take a look below. It definitely looks like a Hummer – which may or may not be your cup of tea.
ALYI Highlights Next Steps
Dallas, TX – October 20, 2020 – OTC PR WIRE – Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTC PINK: ALYI) today announced plans to publish a comprehensive progress update next week targeting a Wednesday, October 28th release date.
Management indicates a number of major endeavors underway in important stages of development to include RevoltTOKEN financing partner’s efforts to finalize ICO details, next steps after finalizing the multiparty milestone agreement announced last week, and a new design path development for the company’s long-term plans for future electric vehicles in Africa.
Management anticipates wrapping up details on the above-mentioned endeavors by next Wednesday and being ready to release a comprehensive update.
For more information and to stay up to date on ALYI’s latest developments, please visit www.alternetsystemsinc.com.
Disclaimer/Safe Harbor: This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Reform Act. The statements reflect the Company’s current views with respect to future events that involve risks and uncertainties. Among others, these risks include the expectation that any of the companies mentioned herein will achieve significant sales, the failure to meet schedule or performance requirements of the companies’ contracts, the companies’ liquidity position, the companies’ ability to obtain new contracts, the emergence of competitors with greater financial resources and the impact of competitive pricing. In the light of these uncertainties, the forward-looking events referred to in this release might not occur.
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