Michelin Reinvents the Tweel

Written by Richard A. Brink

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could channel water literaly throughrepparttar tread, thus improving aquaplaning resistance considerably. Inrepparttar 102723 looks department, as you can see fromrepparttar 102724 photo,repparttar 102725 Tweel is extremely low profile. At speed,repparttar 102726 spokes seem to disappear, givingrepparttar 102727 appearancerepparttar 102728 vehicle is floating on air, while also revealingrepparttar 102729 brakes and associated suspension hardware. If that werent enough, to add a little "Bling Bling"repparttar 102730 spokes ofrepparttar 102731 Tweel could be chromed or painted to any desired color for that ultra custom look.

As for maintance, there is very little. There is no air to check, no more mounting and balancing, and no more flats.

Now before you run out to get yourself a set, you must understand that Michelin says they are ten years away from havingrepparttar 102732 Tweel in mass production. That said, as you can see they already have a fitment available to at least bolt on an Audi, and withrepparttar 102733 benefits being so great, can it really be that far off?

Richard A. Brink


Richard A. Brink is CEO of Internet Busines Realities. Richard writes articles for several sites in the IBR network including, AftermarketGoodies.com .

2005 Honda Accord Coupe: The Weekly Driver Review

Written by James Raia

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Despite its coupe status, front-seat passengers have comfortable leg, body and head room. Back seat passengers (two fit comfortably) have easy access. Side rear-view vision is slightly impeded by headrests and side pillars. The driver's seat, while comfortable for a six-foot, 185-pound driver, is void ofrepparttar superior seat cushioning of high-end vehicles.

Standard interior features are plentiful: leather-trimmed seats, AM/FM, six-disc CD with six speakers, XM satellite radio, heated front seats, power window and door locks, illuminated visor vanity mirrors, cruise control, exterior temperature gauge, sunglass holder and well- positioned armrests and storage compartments.

Finding fault withrepparttar 102722 Accord is difficult, but cargo room could be better, and average city mileage numbers aren't special. Yet,repparttar 102723 Honda Accord has built its reputation throughrepparttar 102724 years for good reasons. It does everything well, and offers reliability and great resale value.

Whether a buyer opts forrepparttar 102725 base LX four-door, four-cylinder sedan,repparttar 102726 EX V6 four-door sedan orrepparttar 102727 EX, V6 coupe,repparttar 102728 sportiest model of all, it's hard to improve uponrepparttar 102729 Accord or find any vehicle with more to offer forrepparttar 102730 price.


Safety features Dual-stage driver and front passenger dual-stage front, side and side curtain airbags. Antilock brakes.

Fuel Mileage (estimates) 20 mpg (city), 30 mpg (highway).

Warranty Bumper to bumper, 3 years/36,000 miles; Power train, 3 years/36,000 miles; Corrosion, 5 years/unlimited mileage Base price $28,880.

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