Honda 2006 Ridgeline Pickup has Superior Honda Replacement Parts at Parts Train to maintain its Exceptional PerformanceWritten by Jenny Mc Lane
"The Honda Ridgeline delivers all capabilities of a truck with none of traditional truck trade-offs.," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. The Honda Ridgeline is pickup truck segment's first four-wheel, fully independent suspension system combined with an advanced fully automatic four-wheel drive system to "deliver superior ride and handling versus traditional truck designs
It has innovative new truck body construction and steel reinforced composite bed to deliver half-ton hauling capability and 5,000-pound towing. The Ridgeline has a number of exclusive new features including a Dual-Action tailgate and industry's first In-Bed Trunk. The In-Bed Trunk features 8.5 cu.-ft. of secure, lockable and water resistant storage space. The spare tire is stored in a sliding tray inside trunk and can accommodate a full-size spare tire.
Due to its wide bed and minimal wheel arch intrusion, Ridgeline can also carry 4-foot wide sheets of building material flat on floor, something no other compact or mid-size truck can do. It has a fully integrated truck frame with two longitudinal frame rails and seven high-strength steel cross members that create a fully boxed, deep channel, ladder frame structure fully integrated into upper body of vehicle. Body bending rigidity is more than 2.5 times stiffer than best performing body-on-frame compact truck competitor is and rear torsion rigidity is more than 20 times stiffer.
Volvo S80 2005: Volvo's Flagship Luxury Sedan, Versatile Volvo Auto Parts, Performance Parts, and Replacement PartsWritten by Jenny McLane
The S80 offers luxury, interior comfort and a stylish body. The suspension is highly sophisticated. It offers a smooth ride and feels extremely stable on highway. Moreover, Volvo's safety engineering leads auto industry. The S80 contains standard amenities such as a rear DVD entertainment system, heated front seats, an interior air quality system, available metallic exterior paint, infrared reflective windshield, and rain-sensing wipers. Exclusively available on T6 Premier is optional integrated rear refrigerator, which includes a shelf compartment and four glasses. Standard features available are fog lights, Four-C Chassis, and bi-Xenon headlights. A new Sport Package is available for 2.5T and 2.5T AWD, which includes sport seats, a five-speed automatic transmission, and 17-inch alloy wheels.
Safety is what Volvo is known for, and S80 reaches new levels. With side-impact airbags, side curtain airbags, anti-whiplash seats, as well as a sophisticated steel structure that's computer designed around crash-resistance, S80 achieves coveted 5-star crash-test rating in front and side collisions, as well as a 5-star rollover-resistance rating. Contemporary Volvos are sleek, and S80 led that Swedish revolution applied to rest of Volvo line, even to best-selling XC90 sport-utility vehicle. The S80 has soft lines with a gently sloping hood, steeply raked windscreen, slightly bowed roofline and coupe-like rear window.
Flared wheel wells gently wrap striking alloy wheels. Its 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine is a good workhorse and it is very quick. Fitted with an intercooled turbocharger, 2.5T makes 208 horsepower but feels like more, with 236 pound-feet of torque available at a low 1500 rpm. The speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion steering gives S80 a light touch and a steadiness in curves. In addition to all-wheel drive, 2.5T AWD comes with Volvo's Dynamic Stability and Traction Control, one of most sophisticated electronic stability control systems around.