According to Quality Quidditch Supplies, the broom is made of ash wood with a tail of birch twigs and is capable of reaching 150 miles per hour in 10 seconds. In the Harry Potter series, Harry receives the Firebolt as a gift from Sirius Black, his godfather after he escapes the clutches of the Dementors from Azkaban.
2000: the Nimbus 2000 is the broom Harry receives in his first year at Hogwarts. At the time, it is the best broom available, and is ideally suited to the Seeker's job.
Only one Invisibility Cloak, the third of the three Hallows, and supposedly the Cloak of Death himself, does not suffer the ravages of time, and cannot be damaged by magic. Harry, Ron, and Hermione are uncomfortably aware at this point that the Cloak in Harry's possession matches this description perfectly.
Harry Potter is the direct descendant of Ignotus Peverell, the brother who received the invisibility cloak from Death in the Tales of Beetle the Bard. Voldemort is directly related to Cadmus Peverell, the one who received the resurrection stone. As for Dumbledore, everything is but speculation, as of now.
From top to bottom, none of it really makes sense – it's incredibly invasive: it tracks your eye motion through your webcam, it scans your knuckles as some weird form of identification, it uses facial recognition to make sure that you're not someone else – and above all, it can be bypassed rather easily.
MagnaFlow, an aftermarket exhaust manufacturer, says that its customers can expect horsepower gains of around 10 percent (which is a pretty commonly-quoted figure).