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Porsche showcases rare 959 S owned by former F1 driver

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Porsche showcases rare 959 S owned by former F1 driver

O The 959 is one of the rarest Porsche models. Only 292 cars were produced, but if we talk about its sports version, then the rarity still increases to even greater levels. The 959 S version was only entitled to 29 examples, one of which is currently owned by Nick Heidfeld, a former F1 driver who took his copy to Porsche Classic for a complete restoration.

The 959 S had just 4,183 kilometers on its odometer when Heidfeld delivered it to Porsche Classic premises in 2017. This meticulous restoration took several years because the technical inspection that had to be done still required several checks.

“If such a technologically innovative vehicle is not regularly used, damage is unfortunately inevitable. The drive and chassis needed a major overhaul. Restoring a 959 is always a special and wonderful mission,” said Uwe Makrutzky, Head of Porsche Classic Factory Restoration.

According to Porsche, the experience of restoring this model is huge, since all 959s have already passed through the Porsche factories at least once.

After mechanical and engine restoration, a sports car from the 80s was ready to pass into the hands of its owner, again with the original characteristics of a six-cylinder boxer unit, with a volume of 2.9 liters and an output of 515 hp. This is because when looking at the engine data, the Porsche Classic saw that it had undergone changes before Nick Heidfeld bought it. The German pilot gave permission to reset the initial characteristics.

In terms of performance, it’s worth remembering that this Porsche 959 S accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.7 seconds and is capable of a top speed of 339 km/h. At the time of release (1985), it was the fastest production car in the world and the most technologically advanced.

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“I have been privileged to drive many powerful cars, but to be behind the wheel of this high-tech legend is something special. Ever since I was a teenager in the late 80s I have been a car fanatic and this Porsche has always been special. Here, we don’t feel like this is a 30-year-old car, it looks much more modern,” said Nick Heidfeld, quoted by Porsche.

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Beacon Pines (Switch) is getting a new trailer with a September 22 release date

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Publisher Fellow Traveler and developer Hiding Spot Games today announced on Twitter the release of Beacon Pines for Nintendo Switch on September 22. It can be purchased at Online store BR for 100.76 BRL. The game will still be available for Xbox, PC via Steam e epic store on the same date.

A little about the game:

LEARN THE TRUTH

Something strange is going on in the old warehouse, and Luca and his friends seem to be the only ones who have noticed. Sneak at night, make new friends, discover secret truths and collect words that will change fate!

USE AMULETS TO RECORD EVENTS

As you help Luka investigate the strange happenings in Beacon Pines, you’ll collect special golden amulets engraved with words. They can be used at defining moments in a story to fill in the space of a word and change everything that follows it.

DISCOVER NEW WAYS

As a reader of the book, you’ll explore defining moments in history using the Chronicle: an interactive story with branches that expand as you choose. By researching a group of events, you will be able to unlock new amulets for use in another branch, allowing you to switch between different versions of the story to unravel the mysteries of Beacon Pines.

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On the Epic Games Store until August 25, you can get a special set of Rumbleverse for free.

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On the Epic Games Store until August 25, you can get a special set of Rumbleverse for free.

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Rumbleverse is an exciting battle royale.

On the Epic Games Store until August 25, you can get a special set of Rumbleverse for free.
© Replay/epic gamesOn the Epic Games Store until August 25, you can get a special set of Rumbleverse for free.

BUT Epic Games Store revealed free content for the week of August 18-25, this time with a special pompous boxer for the game Rumbleversethe recently released exciting battle royale.

Rumbleverse was released on August 11th and brought a completely different dynamic as it combines battle royale with hand-to-hand combat very much inspired by lucha libre and WWE with lots of acrobatic moves. In addition, the game is completely free and has many items to use in combat such as chairs, boards, ladders, and tables.

The Bombastic Boxer set includes a complete set including boxing headgear, boxing gloves, boxing jersey, boxing shorts and boxing shoes, plus an exclusive background and title card. In addition, a 120-minute Fame Booster bonus will be activated on the account.

How do I get the Rumbleverse bundle for free?

To redeem a game, you must have an Epic Games Store account. Create it on the official website or log into your account, go to the “Shop” tab and scroll down to find the “Free Games” tab and select Bombastic Boxer Content Pack from Rumbleverse, add it to your cart and complete your purchase with a 100% discount. After that, the game will be available in your library and can be installed at any time.

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Are you about to install Android 13? Beware that there are problems in unresolved applications

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Android 13 Google apps problemas

Android 13 is already a reality and Google smartphone users can install this version. This is still a short list, but it opens the door for other manufacturers to use.

Now that it is available, reports are starting to appear that are not positive. Everything points to problems using various applications, including banking.


Are much news which Google has invested in Android 13, in particular, to protect users and their data. They have been introduced in various test versions released and have finally reached maturity in the latest submitted version.

This new system, still limited to Google Pixels, is gradually moving to smartphones. It's still a small audience, but it lets us know how it will behave in the future. Unfortunately, the news in this area is not the best.

Many reports point to problems using various applications on this new Google system. They seem to have compatibility issues and don't work properly for android system users.

Problems with Google apps for Android 13as

The solution that seems to exist is just waiting for new versions of those apps to come out. Developers should check the issues and release updates to Android 13 versions of their apps with issues within a few days to resolve the issue.

If in previous years one of the solutions could be to return to the previous version of the Google system, then this is no longer possible. One of the measures taken just prevents the regression of the version by blocking the smartphone in the latest version.

This is bad news for Android 13 and for Google, although it's only for developers. All applications should be updated in the coming days, which will allow you to receive support for the new version and fix the problems found once and for all.

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