Presentation on theme: "Ideal for door to door journeys Comfortable Can own your own private car Quite cheap Ideal for short distance Can be used to transport goods Can leave."— Presentation transcript:
Ideal for door to door journeys Comfortable Can own your own private car Quite cheap Ideal for short distance Can be used to transport goods Can leave when you want Can go to where you want AdvantagesDisadvantages Traffic – cause delays Pollution Accidents Roads take up a lot of land
SSC Ultimate Aero: 257 mph+, 0-60 in 2.7 secs. Twin- Turbo V8 Engine with 1183 hp, base price is $654,400. Tested in March 2007 by Guinness world records, The SSC Ultimate Aero takes the lead as the fastest car in the world beating Bugatti Veyron. Nissan Terranaut: It seats three people in an interior quite obviously modeled after a U.S.S. Enterprise shuttlecraft. The spherical laboratory is accessed from a seat that swivels 360 degrees to give any intrepid scientist access to all of the vehicles workstations. Those workstations leave room for only one passenger- side door, while the drivers side has two swing-out doors with no b-pillar. First invented vehicle!
Can become overcrowded Remote areas are poorly served Can be expensive Noise and air pollution Ideal for intercity use Can transport bulky goods Fast Generally very punctual AdvantagesDisadvantages
Maglev (Magnetic Levitation) trains can travel at speeds of up to 310 mph (500 kph). For more info: train.htm Steam engines (heat engines using boiling water to produce mechanical motion) have a long history, going back at least 2000 years. For more info: Click here to view the London Underground Network:
Quite slowIdeal for Transportation of bulky goods Transportation of hazardous goods Luxurious cruise liners Long distance travel Bad weather can cause delays If ship runs aground it causes a lot of damage Few destinations Leisure sailing Advantages Disadvantages
The world's most luxurious cruise liner that really is a 'floating city - Oasis of the Seas These amazing images show the world's largest ever cruise liner taking shape, complete with 'beach pool', shopping mall, rock- climbing walls, outdoor amphitheatre, and New York-style loft suites. The ship under construction at the Aker Yards of Turku in Finland. Almost 1200 feet long, 154 foot wide and rising 213 feet above the water line, the Oasis of the Seas will be able to host 3,000 crew to service every passenger's need. It will also boast a rock wall, over 15 restaurants and bars, a casino, a theatre, two night-clubs and the largest freshwater pool on any cruise liner. Built for Royal Caribbean International, when Oasis of the Seas launches next November, she will be the largest and most revolutionary cruise ship in the world. For more info check this out: e /Pictured-The-worlds- luxurious-cruise-liner-really-floating- city.html
Fast Comfortable Ideal for long distances Fast delivery of goods Ideal for light and valuable goods Can be expensive Limited storage space High running costs Lots of space is needed for airports Noise pollution Advantages Disadvantages
The first plane was invented by the Wright Brothers on December 17, After a lot of experimenting over planes, Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright became the first inventors to fly a plane with a person in it. The plane flew for almost one hundred and twenty feet in twelve seconds. Their plane was named as Flyer attached with two wings on either side. The wings were made out of wood and were 40 feet wide. Rocket planes aside, the SR-71 Blackbird holds the current record speed of 2,242 mph!