The new Zonda Roadster has been designed around truly innovative technology ideas with special care to given to safety.
- the new carbon fiber central chassis structure features high structural rigidity level: 18.000 Nm/degree in torsional rigidity, 9.000 N/mm in flexional rigidity, for a dry weight of 1280 Kg;
- the roll bar, elliptical in section, is built out of carbon and chrome-molybdene alloy and is linked to the rear section of the chassis through a finely handworked Ergal element; - the full-carbon body shows a new engine hood configuration, and a new front hood design where two NACA air vents work as air extractors; - the 7.3 Mercedes Benz AMG engine transmits its 555HP/750Nm power and it is controlled
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Cisco's Worst Nightmare (and Sun's and IBM's and Nortel's and...2002-01-24 13:59:05 by preownedgoods
The deal had hit a snag--a big snag called Cisco. Late last summer John Lynch's company, Asset Recovery Center, in Eatontown, N.J., was on the verge of selling 59 used Cisco routers to New York brokerage firm Credit Suisse First Boston for $1.3 million. Then Cisco got wind of the deal. 'Cisco threw up tons of roadblocks to try to stop the sale,' says Lynch. The router maker's sales representatives told CSFB that the used equipment wouldn't work, and even if it did, CSFB would be unable to get service contracts for it and would be left hanging if it broke later on. Only after convincing CSFB that the equipment was in perfect condition did Lynch land the deal. 'Cisco probably lost out on a $4 million order,' says Lynch. 'Better yet,' he adds, chuckling, 'I got the equipment certified as...
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