Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Private show Audi A7 Sport back

The official premiere of "five-door coupe" Audi A7 Sport back be held this fall at the Paris Motor Show. However, Audi held in Moscow on indoor display of this model.
News from Audi is designed to combine the comfort of a business sedan with a dynamic and elegant sports coupe.
A7 Sport back is built on the platform, which will in future be used in the new Audi A6. The size of the compartment is somewhat less flagship A8 - 8 cm shorter wheelbase and overall length of 17 cm. The size of the boot reaches 1390 liters, if you fold the rear seats.
The base engine, with which Audi A7 will be available in Russia - 2,8 FSI. His power - 204 hp, and it allows you to over clock the machine from standstill to 100 km / h in 8,3 seconds. A more powerful engine - 300 hp 3.0 TFSI, with him gaining A7 "hundreds" of 5.6 seconds. Paired with the engines running or 7-speed "robot S-tronic, or CVT Multigrain.
In any configuration Audi A7 Sport back gets four-wheel drive Quattro. The appearance of the front-drive version is expected later, and it will be available only with the variator.
In the basic equipment - parking assistant, dual-zone climate control, Xenon headlights, dynamic control system Audi drive select, electric door trunk.

Lexus introduced the front-wheel drive sedan business

ES 350 - the so-called business-class sedan, first presented by Lexus brand . Presentation of the new items was held in the framework of the Moscow Motor Show.
Lexus ES at 3 cm longer than its "neighbor" to the model number - Sedan GS, and 2.5 cm above.
In a series of sedans brand Lexus ES 350, developed on the platform of Toyota Camry, stands front drive (other Lexus sedans or rear-or four-wheel drive). From Camry inherited and power train - V6 engine volume 3.5 liters and power 277 hp, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Up to a hundred kilometers per hour ES 350 accelerates in 7 seconds, the maximum the same speed - 230 km / h.
Standard equipment includes leather upholstery, Parkton, light sensors and rain, Stability, and 10 airbags. In a richer configuration Luxury audio system available Mark Levinson, navigation, panoramic roof and interior decoration "under the tree.

Mazda showed the face of its future models

Mazda introduced a new concept car that demonstrates the vision of design perspective models brand. The prototype is called Shinari and executed in the genre of "four-door coupé.
Above the concept car worked American, Japanese and German design studio Mazda. The car is made in a style that was called Kodo - translated from the Japanese "spirit of the movement and it determines the exterior of the new Mazda vehicles in the near future.
At the present time is working on the interiors - the Japanese expect to improve the quality hallmarks and elaboration salons to the level of German premium, such as BMW and Audi.
Shinari replaces the previous concept punishment - Nagare, submitted in 2006, and was created under the leadership of new chief designer of the company Ikudo Maeda. Mazda began looking for a new face for its future models after the resignation of Lawrence van der Akera.

Friday, August 27, 2010

New items from AvtoVAZ - R90 wagon

Presentation of the new model of AvtoVAZ, built on the platform of the French Renault, held in the framework of the Moscow Motor Show. Debutant - touring under the name R90.
With new items AvtoVAZ plans to acquire niche budget increased capacity. Length Lada R90 - 4,45 m wheelbase - 2,90 m, width - 1,74 m. The car is presented in seven-seater version, but the production is planned and five-option. Trunk volume seven-seater car will be 135 liters, and in five-seat version - 560 liters.
In the basic configuration - two airbags, ABS, central locking, child seat anchorages for ISOFIX. For the exchange offer two airbags, air conditioning, audio system, adjustable steering column, power windows.
New Lada developed on the platform of B0, where a family of Renault Logan, and is essentially a station wagon Logan MCV, marketed in Europe under the brand name Dacia.
Production of the new wagon is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2012.

New generation of business-class sedan Sonata

The company Hyundai introduced at the Moscow Motor Show a new generation of business-class sedan Sonata. 
New features designed in the spirit "flowing lines, a refined and dynamic silhouette. A new generation of Sonata na20 mm long and 5 mm wider than the predecessor and the wheelbase longer by 65 mm, which benefited the internal space.
Narossiyskom car market will be offered with two engine choices, both of the family ThetaII: 2,4 liter (178 hp, 228 Nm) and 2.0 liter (150 hp, 198Nm). They are aggregated with the new six-speed automatic transmission with manual Shiftronic switch, or with the same six "mechanics".
In the list of options - navigation system with touch screen, Bluetooth, Satellite Radio XM Satellite Radio, connectors for iPod and USB.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

The most powerful Porsche 911 GT2RS presented in Moscow

At the Moscow International Motor Show, the premiere of the most powerful sports car in the history of Porsche.
Under the hood, Porsche 911 GT2RS - six-cylinder boxer engine with a 3.6 liter twin-turbocharged, which develops 620 hp and 700 Nm. Acceleration to 100 km / h takes 3.5 seconds, top speed - 330 km / h. GT2RS - rear-wheel drive, comes with manual transmission.
Porsche 911 GT2RS has the most lightweight design, so, suspension parts are made of aluminum instead of steel, rear glass - plastic, the hood is made of carbon fiber. It's used the lithium-ion battery, which is lighter than standard. Through these decisions, vehicle weight is reduced to 1370 kg - this is 70 kg less than the weight of the base Porsche 911 GT2.
External contrast GT2RS - large air intakes in the front bumper, new rims with central mount, extended arches and large rear spoiler.
The most powerful Porsche to be released in an edition of 500 copies and offered in Russia and Europe.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The new Hyundai sedan

A prototype of a new sedan Hyundai, developed specifically, presented at the MIAS-2010 under the name RB.
Design innovations made in the concept of "current line", as all the latest Hyundai. Attract your attention, coming on the wings of head optics, L-shaped fog lights and a large hexagonal radiator grille.
Under the hood, RB will stand four-cylinder engines family Gamma 1,4 liter (107 hp, 135 Nm) and 1.6 liter (124 hp and 156 Nm). Engines equipped with CVVT (continuously variable valve timing) and multipoint fuel injection. Transmission - five-speed manual or a four "automatic", the latter will be available from any of the motors.
RB will produce sedan factory in Hyundai in St. Petersburg, in the industrial zone heater. Start of production planned for January 2011, and in the spring of that year, the new sedan will join lineup of the company.

The premiere of the new Toyota Highlander

Crossover Toyota Highlander new generation presented in Moscow. Sales in Russia will begin this fall.
The best place for Highlander», - says the president of OOO "Toyota Motor" Takeshi Crossover must take place in the Toyota lineup between the RAV4 and Land Cruiser Prado. The appearance of the crossover determines front wings, the shape of which reflects the characteristic of this class of machine power and reliability, and smooth line sidewalls connecting door handles, rear fenders and headlights.
The body of the seven-seat car has a length of 4785 mm, wheelbase 2790 mm, the clearance of 206 mm and a width of 1,910 mm. With these dimensions, the Highlander spacious lounge and a roomy trunk. When folded the seats of the second and third row can make room for a very oversized luggage.
The machine is equipped with V6 3,5 liter engine that develops 273 hp and 337 Pm torque. Transmission - automatic five-speed. Maximum speed - 180 km / h, acceleration time and "hundreds" - 8,2 seconds.
In the basic equipment includes audio system with despleem 3,5, rearview camera, three-zone climate control, keyless start system, cruise control, leather upholstery, powered front seats, door actuator boot and 19-inch alloy wheels.
Start of official sales Toyota Highlander is scheduled for October 20, and receive pre-orders will take place already during the Moscow Motor Show, immediately after the premiere.

Peugeot is preparing the first diesel-electric hybrid

Technical details have become known the world's firstDiesel-Electric Hybrid Truck Program Underway.: An article from: Energy Optimization News diesel-electric hybrid, announced Peugeot. The new power plant will debut at crossover Peugeot 3008, which will premiere this fall in Paris.
Peugeot 3008 is equipped with a two-liter diesel engine producing 163 horsepower paired with an electric motor, developing 37 hp and 200 Nm of torque, so the total characteristics of the power unit - 200 hp and 500 Nm. Transmission - six-robot.
Electric motor is responsible for four-wheel drive, providing traction on the rear wheels. Two engines can operate independently of each other, and together, such as when over clocking, or when driving on slippery roads.
Average fuel consumption of hybrid systems - 3.5 liters per 100 km in the combined cycle and emissions of CO2 - 99 g / km.
The exact date of the appearance of a hybrid crossover in the sale, as well as the prices has not yet named.

New Mazda in the MIAS-2010

Mazda will present at the Moscow Motor Show starts tomorrow nontrivial number of cars.
The central exhibit booth will be Mazda Roadster MX-5 - this model is executed in 2010 for 20 years. Will see Russian novelty version of the MX-5 with two-liter engine and automatic transmission, and besides it - a concept car Mazda MX-5 Super light and sporting a variation called the Open Race.
Premier company - Mazda 5, CD-van, only one in its class with sliding doors. Sales to begin in December and delivered to our market will be with 146-horsepower 2-liter engine, and "automatic".

Morgan announces sports hybrid

Morgan, a British sports car manufacturer of small series, intends to release a production version of the prototype LIFE Car. However, in contrast to the concept, the engine is powered by hydrogen; serial car will be a hybrid.
The power plant will LIFECar2 diesel-electric and will provide a power reserve of 1600 km, with the electric car can go 24 km. The body is made of light alloys and plastics, developed in Oxford, Cranfield and other universities in Britain, and weighs about 800 kg. Due to the small mass is achieved and excellent dynamics - is called the acceleration time from zero to 96 km / h (60 miles / h) - 7 seconds.
The exact date when the sports gabbroid moodily not yet known, however, reported that the cost in the UK range from 40,000 pounds.

A new face for the Infiniti G

A rejuvenating appearance Nissan Skyline sedan in the back of V36, known in other markets as the Infiniti G37, will allow tuning kit, presented by Access Evolution.
The modifications include Body black matte film new grille, front and rear spoilers from the Carboniferous. In addition, the alloy wheels are offered Forgiato and the modified braking system with calipers painted in bright green color.
The whole set will cost amateur Nissan in 6157 dollars.

Lancia Stratos-soon premiere

Revived Lancia Stratos is preparing for the official premiere, which will be held at the Paris Motor Show this autumn.
The car created studio Pininfarina to order chapter’s manufacturer of automotive components Brose Michael Stoschek.
A mid-engined sports car built on a shortened chassis of Ferrari F430 Scuderia; he also became a contributor to 483-horsepower V8. Car body is made completely of carbon fiber, making it weighs only 1,240 kg, and power supply capacity is an impressive 364 hp ton. At the same time to reach the ideal weight distribution on axes - 50/50.
The car had already passed the test rides at the test site FIAT in Balloch. According to preliminary data, will be released a limited batch of 20 copies.
Originally Stratos Rally was a prototype built for the factory team, and according to the rules of FIA Lancia launched a homologation of the party. Total from 1972 to 1974 were produced 492 copies.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

New Volkswagen Tiguan

He had promised and did this: Volkswagen enters the compact SUV sector with a model tailored for success. 4.4 meters long, with a range of 4 engines, the Tiguan is compared with the latest Jeep Compass and Patriot, and expects Ford Kuga, which advertises itself as the fiercest competitor in terms of value for money. 
Now available on dual-charged petrol 1.4 TSI 140 PS and 2.0 common rail of equal power with tip tonic, between February and March so are the 2.0 TSI 200 hp and 170 hp 2.0 TDI. Already our prices, ranging from a minimum of 27,275 euros to 32,975 euros, 33,175 considering the changes become automatic. Of the three trim levels, Trend & Fun, Sport & Style and Track & Field, particularly interesting is the last, which carries a front bumper specific to the terrain and a button that changes the settings of the motor and electronics to tackle the difficult terrain. Among the options, the automatic parking and a browser capable of lead climbing.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

New Wrangler

The United States began production of the next version of the iconic Wrangler SUV and its five-door version of the Wrangler Unlimited. The famous Jeep 2011 model year has changed significantly, although the exterior, these changes, traditionally, touched in the least degree, mostly have additional colors for the body - Detonator Yellow, Deep Cherry Red, Sahara Tan, Cosmos Blue and Bright White.
But the interior is much improved new components and advanced materials. Major changes include a new steering wheel with audio control buttons, and cruise control, redesigned instrument panel and e-filling, in particular, appeared multimedia system with the ability to connect external devices via USB and Blue tooth. 
Also, changed the center console, air ducts have metal casing. Is finally powered and heated mirrors. As for the power line, the former row "Six Wrangler replaced by 3.8-liter V6 engine family pent star. It is expected that the North American market cars should be available soon at dealers.

Friday, August 20, 2010

The European premiere of the Chinese

The Moscow Motor Show 2010 will be the European premiere of Great Wall - debuts crossover Hover M2. 
Novelty gets four-wheel drive as standard, off-road kit and high ground clearance. M2 is equipped with a petrol engine capacity of 105 hp, packaged with a five-speed manual transmission.
Sales Hover M2 will start this fall, the price of basic kit .
In addition to the newcomer, the company will present vehicles of all three lines of its range - trucks, passenger cars and SUVs.

A new Sang Yong Actyon

Sang Yong Actyon New - under that name company Sollers presented in Moscow a new crossover Korean brand. The prototype of this model was known as the SsangYong C200, and made his debut back in 2008. On the domestic market car called Korando.
In contrast to the frame SUV Actyon first generation is the new crossover vehicle with a monocoque body, and is planned on this basis in the future to update the entire range of SsangYong.
Initially the car will be offered with a diesel engine capacity of 173 XDi 200 hp and a 2-liter. Later the expected appearance of the 150-strong petrol engine. Transmission - six-speed manual or six-same "automatic" with manual switching.
Actyon New will be available with both front and all-wheel drive. The price at which the company Sollers will sell the car at rosiyskom market, is still unknown, but company representatives argue that it would be highly. We believe that innovation will be cheaper than, for example, those of its competitors as the Ford Kuga or Hyundai ix35 
Sollers plans to expand production of the crossover at its factory in the Far East this December, and since the beginning of 2011 the new Actyon will be on sale.

Honda will present a crossover-coupe

The Moscow Motor Show Honda will be the Accord Cross tour. This crossover in the style of "four-door coupé was presented last year in the U.S..
The car is built on a platform of family Accord (more precisely, the American version, which differs markedly from European), but significantly longer and higher, moreover, increased ground clearance. Trunk volume with rear seats folded up to 1450 liters.
Version of the Russian market will be equipped with a 177-hp motor 2,4 l, as well as proprietary AWD system SH-AWD.
Details of models and prices, as well as the timing of the start of sales will be made public after the presentation

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Hyundai will show new Sonata

According to the company Hyundai Motor, the successor model, NF - business-class sedan i45 - the market will keep familiar name Sonata.
The premiere of the new sedan will be held at the Moscow Motor Show in August. The appearance of new items determines the design concept of "flowing lines, and as for the engines, then, for example, in the U.S. market sedan from Hyundai Motor is offered with 2.4 liter capacity of 198 hp However, information on the range of engines will be released directly to the premiere.
It is known that the machine will be equipped with six-speed "automatic Shiftronic with manual shift or the same six-speed manual transmission.

Moscow news Lexus Car

Mark Lexus will present at the Moscow Motor Show sedan ES, as well as the basic version of the crossover RX.
Under the hood ES350 - Aluminum motor V6.Moschnost 3.5-liter engine - hp 277 and -346 Nm of torque, which provides the vehicle acceleration from "hundreds" for 7 seconds and a top speed of 230 km / h.
Cars can be equipped with audio MarkLevinson with 14 speakers, two-zone climate control, and navigation system with hard drive, the panoramic roof and rear view camera. Also available are the USB connector and Bluetooth.
Lexus RX 270 will be the youngest in a series of crossovers RX, which currently includes the RX 350 and gibradny RX450h. This model with front-wheel drive, 2.7 liter engine with 188 hp and six-speed "automatic" differs from the more powerful counterparts fuel economy - RX 270 consumes just 9.8 liters of gasoline per 100 km on the combined cycle.
In addition, Lexus will present CT 200 - the first compact hatchback premium, as well as his entire lineup, including the Sedan and Coupe IS, SUVs and GX LX, Sedans GS and LS.

New flagship Suzuki

The company Suzuki show at the Moscow Motor Show its new flagship model - sedan Kizashi. Earlier, a car was offered in Japanese and American markets, now it was the turn of the premiere.
Suzuki Kizashi debuted last year in New York. The model is a D-class sedan in length 4650 mm and wheelbase of 2700 mm. The machine is equipped with an aluminum engine block, the volume of 2.4 liters and power 178 hp It is aggregated with six-speed manual gearbox, or with the variator CVT. Kizashi is also equipped with AWD system i-AWD.
On the domestic market Kizashi sold in the autumn of 2009.  prices for new product will be announced after the premiere.
In addition to the flagship sedan, Suzuki plans to show at the motor show model SX4 2010 model year, Swift, Splash, Grand Vitara, as well as its motorcycle line.

New FIAT Car

At the Moscow International Motor Show, MIAS-2010 the company FIAT will present several new vehicles. On the opening day will be named the price, completion date and the start of sales of the new sedan - FIAT Linea.
Dealers received cars assembled, is adjusted at the factory SOLLERS-Naberezhnye Chelny in Tatarstan. Cars from the first installment of a new generation turbo fitted T-jet volume 1,4 liter 120 hp and manual gearbox.
In addition, the company's booth, which will be located at 14 Hall 3 of the pavilion, there will be premiere FIAT Punto Evo, cult model FIAT 500 at the most affordable and complete set of POP FIAT Panda in the modification of Mamy, specially arranged for young mothers and children. At the MIAS-2010 will be exhibited as bestsellers FIAT in the budget segment of the market - sedan FIAT Albea and versatile wagon FIAT Doblo Panorama. 

The first snapshot of the new Lada

Shortly before the official debut by photographer-spy became known appearance of a new model of the WHA. Spy shot Lada Granta appeared on the Internet.
The name for the budget AvtoVAZ car was not so long ago chosen by the results of the contest, and premiere new items to be held at the Moscow Motor Show.
The new model is built on a platform of Lada Kalina. As expected, Lada Granta will be on the assembly line in late 2011 and will replace the "classics" - the model VAZ-2105 and 2107.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Porsche preparing a new 911

Porsche is preparing a successor to the current 911. The premiere of the new generation is expected to take place in Frankfurt Motor Show 2011.
The new Porsche 911 will be equipped with new six-cylinder engines, more powerful and cost-effective, freshened exterior design, better quality interior trim. Increase and a list of optional equipment.
Radical changes appearance of a cult model does not undergo: mirrors move from racks on the door and there will be LED headlamps. For the sake of the latest requirements for pedestrian safety design change chuck and the rear of the car will be improved for better aerodynamics.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Subaru will make the FT-86 powerful

Coupe FT-1986 joint development of Subaru and Toyota versions of Subaru will be more powerful than 60 hp
Toyota plans to equip a two-liter sports cars Subaru boxer engine rated at 200 hp and Subaru engineers decided to use a turbo unit from the model Imreza Sti, whose output 260 hp. 
In both options, the machine will receive six-speed manual gearbox Subaru. Also, the two compartments are the same, most body panels, will differ only bumper, optics, grille and wheels. For the project to use the platform Subaru Legacy rear suspension of the Impreza.
Toyota has already exhibited the almost completed car at the Geneva Motor Show this year, but the debut of new items postponed to 2013 - a Toyota decided to modify the engine to its best efficiency.

Enter The Market Volkswagen Amarok

The first pick German concern. The manufacturer promises that the new product will set new standards in the pickup segment, carrying up to one ton. 
The official premiere will be held at the Moscow International Motor Show, immediately after Amarok can be ordered from dealers. Pickup will be available to Russian consumers in three trim levels.
Amarok is equipped with a turbo diesel engine with injection Common rail, 2-liter, which differ very low fuel consumption, while having good traction abilities.
2,0 biTDI develops power 163 hp and consumes 7.9 liters of diesel per 100 km and 2,0 TDI requires a hundred kilometers of the road just 7.5 liters with a power of 122 hp The level of emissions is less than 200 g / km.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Mercedes on the MIAS-2010

Mercedes Benz has prepared for the Moscow Motor Show this year with two premieres, one of which - a world scale.

Main novelty at the booth - updated coupe CL. The car was absolutely new bi turbo V8 engine with a capacity of 435 hp, which accelerates the coupe to 100 km / h in 4.9 with. Updated and car design: a new grille, headlights and expressive topography bonnet are designed to emphasize sporty and elegant appearance of novelty. Interestingly, the previous generation of this model was presented in 2006 in Moscow.

Face lifted R-class combines in its exterior features Mercedes SUV and sedans due to an entirely new front updated hood, fenders, grille and optics.

Renault "will charge" Sandero

Renault will release a special version of its budget hatchback Sandero. Cars will be called the Renault Sandero Get Up and released a limited edition.
Representatives of the group called Get Up sports modification, however, appear under the hood forced powerful engine is not expected, however, as stiff suspension. Differences between the new versions of the standard Sandero - in appearance.
Sandero Get Up to receive such trappings of "charged" cars, like the original design alloy wheels 15 inches in diameter, tinted taillights, door handles and mirrors, painted in body color, chrome muffler pipe and fog lamps.
Salons refresh red stitching seats and red lights as instruments. The staffing will include equipping radio with mp3, onboard computer and air conditioner.
While the new version will release limited to 2000 copies and will be offered to buyers in South America. However, it is possible that soon Sandero Get Up and gets into the European market.

Opel Allegra - future competitors Smart

 Opel is working subcompact model, which will compete in this city "baby", the Peugeot 107, Fiat 500 and Smart. Reportedly, the new Opel will be called Allegra.

The length of the machine will be only about three meters, while it will have a full cabin for four people with all kinds of options, from climate control to a transparent roof. Allegra will correspond to the latest safety requirements.

The engine lineup of the new Opel will make petrol and diesel engine capacity of 0.6 - 1.0 liter, also reported that the work proceeds and on a fully electric version of the car.

Premiere of new products expected in 2012.

Audi - new engine for R8 Spider

Extend the range of powerful sports car Audi: R8 Spider is firm with eight-cylinder engine. Sales of the new modification will soon begin in Europe.
4.2 FSI engine provides the car accelerated to "hundreds" of 4.8 seconds and top speed is 399 km / h. In tandem with the engine running or manual transmission or a sequential box R-tronic. Power plant - 430 horsepower, and fuel consumption per 100 km is 13.9 liters with R-tronic transmission, and 14,9 l - with manual gearbox.
Quickly stop the car to help ventilated disc brakes with calipers front and vosmiporshne chetyrehporshne - behind.

Honda withdraws 400 thousand cars

Honda to recall almost 400,000 cars in the U.S. in connection with the possible malfunction of the mechanism of ignition. Under revocable campaign fallen machine model Accord and Civic production in 2003 and Element 2003-2004 years of manufacture with automatic transmission.

The problem is that during wear the ignition key can be removed without taking the position selector Auto "Parking". If this does not take the parking brake, cars can come in motion.

During 2003 and 2005 cars of this brand is already spoken for this problem. Notice of revocation of the owners will get to the end of September.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

The second generation of New Beetle

The company Volkswagen released the first information about the future of second generation model New Beetle.

Judging by the photos, the car retains many features in common with the first New Beetle, but the famous Volkswagen Beetle of the twentieth century in its lines are no longer visible - probably no accident the chief designer of VW Group, Walter de Silva said that the new product "will be a big step forward."

But suddenly appeared some similarities with the contemporary Fiat 500.

The second-generation New Beetle is built on a model Jetta in 2011.

Under the hood of cars will be submitted to various 4-cylinder petrol engines from 105 to 210 hp and two diesel power 105 and 140 hp

In addition, an expected 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine with 170 hp and a variant with a hybrid power plant.

The premiere of the new Beetle is expected in 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Chrysler will release a hybrid by 2013

The American group Chrysler, a strategic partner which this year became the FIAT, preparing the production version of its last year's concept car 200C EV. The emergence of new models on the market is expected by 2013.

The new sedan expected to share the platform with promising models of Lancia. Chrysler 200C will be equipped with a hybrid power plant with total capacity of 268 hp, consisting of gasoline and electric motors and lithium-ion batteries. Cruising on a single battery charge is expected to more than 60 km, and using a petrol engine - about 640 km. The hybrid will be able to develop a maximum speed of 190 km / h, and the first "hundred" change it for 7 seconds.

The car will receive multimedia system uConnect, as well as all the most modern security system. It is reported that the U.S. market price of cars will be around 35 thousand dollars.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Toyota is preparing two premieres

Toyota Motor presents its stand at the Moscow motor show under the slogan "your best choice. Our quality assurance", which is designed to reflect the concept of companies doing business,: The company establishes him not only in selling cars of excellent quality, but also strives to provide clients with comprehensive support at all stages of owning a car.

Toyota prepares for auto show world premiere of a new generation of crossover Highlander, as well as present on the Russian market Pickup Hilux.

Hyundai will introduce a new model

New from Hyundai, created specifically for the market, is brought before the public during the Moscow Motor Show in late August. The name for the machine is not chosen yet, but we already know that it will start production early next year on the venture company in the Leningrad region.

The car is designed on a platform of Hyundai Verna and will be produced with two types of body: sedan and five-door hatchback and equipped with a petrol engine volume of 1.4 or 1.6 liter (109 and 122 hp respectively). Transmission - five-speed manual or automatic quad.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Nissan is preparing a crossover convertible

Nissan will present an open version of the crossover Murano. Premiere is expected at the auto show in Los Angeles in late November this year.

In the spring of 2011 novelty will be available.

Nissan Murano Convertible will have five seats and get a soft folding roof. To maintain rigidity, the car loses the rear doors - this will avoid excessive weighting design.

Peugeot will present a concept car on the platform Citroen

Peugeot will present at the Paris motor show concept car on the platform Citroen DS4 HighRider, first shown in spring at Geneva Motor Show, but the exterior gets new-style prototype Peugeot SR1, as presented in Geneva. 

The new concept will give an idea about the appearance of new compact models Peugeot near future, in particular, Peugeot 208, which is scheduled to be presented in 2011. 

Perhaps it is about the representatives of the new premium sub-brand. In March, executive director of Peugeot, Jean-Marc Gall said that the coupe RCZ, recently debuted a family of 508 and a promising model, planned for 2012, will be sold under the provisional name "hors-serie". 

The company already exists Citroen line of premium - brand DS. Already sold a compact hatchback Citroen DS3, and soon filled up the model range C-class, inspired by the Citroen DS4 HighRider.

A new generation of Hyundai Elantra

July 27 Hyundai Motor introduced in Seoul next generation sedan Elantra (in the Korean market - Avante). 

The fifth generation model has a more sporty and modern appearance in comparison with the previous one, and will be equipped with new powerful and economical power unit family Gamma with direct fuel injection. 

The new engine develops 1.6 GDI 140 hp and a torque of 167 Nm. In conjunction with six-speed automatic transmission, it reduces fuel consumption up to 6 l/100 km. 

The new Elantra offers a large list of options previously unavailable for cars in the compact class, such as parking assistant, heated rear seats, light thresholds and color display in the dashboard. 

Elantra is also a well-equipped security system: side airbags and curtain airbags in the initial configuration, active head restraints, as well as for the first time in the classroom, stability VSM. Optionally available system tire pressure monitoring and warning system for emergency braking.

Monday, August 2, 2010

New budget Toyota

Japanese automaker Toyota plans to introduce the 2012 budget car, whose price will not exceed 11.5 thousand dollars. 

The new car will be offered first on the markets of China and Southeast Asia. 

The budget model will be made based on the Yaris. Producers of plans to reduce the cost of production by an average of 30-40% by manufacturing parts for the car in the same countries where they will produce and sell the car. However, Toyota's small inexpensive car company develops and Daihatsu, its "child" would be sold under the brand name Toyota. 

On the plans for an inexpensive car, calculated on the developing markets of Russia, Brazil, India and China, Japanese conglomerate said back in 2006.

The car as art

Can an old, rusty, long obsolete its age car MG Midget to become a work of art? American artists and designers Jean Wiley and Al Conte have demonstrated that it can. Their art project "The Wicker car, which was first introduced in the U.S. on the" Media Mix, leaves no one indifferent. 

Gene Wiley and Al Conte discovered Midget early 60s in the neighbor's yard (it was used for storage of firewood). Designers gave the car a second life, and renovated, striking the imagination image. To revive the car were used re-cycled materials, as well as artificial matter, composed of processed particles. 

Through the use of spare seat belts, the total length of about 460 meters, attached to the metal body of the car, Wiley and Conte have created a sense of wicker baskets. According to the artist, ceramist Jean Wiley, also owns the art of weaving, the basis of this project is the idea of "recycling, reuse, finding a second life items and eco-orientation". 

When you create a vehicle's interior designers worked closely with Joe Miller. The company, which employs Joe - Sterling Miller Designs - specializes exclusively in the design and manufacture of products of high quality cladding material DuPont Corian. Seats, carpets and windshield frame is made of this progressive material. 

Bouquet of Roses ceramic replaced gear selector, but from the dashboard as if the rose flowers. The artist-potter Al Conte dipped fresh flowers in paper clay and beauty froze. For the rear position lamps material also served as a pottery with printed pattern, the theme of the picture became psychedelic celestial bodies orange, red and yellow flowers.