Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster, officially presented


SLS Mercedes AMG has acquired open source version. SLS is soft, it would be criminal to disfigure such form of luxury hardtop, which add up paunchy virtually any machine. A Mercedes, by the way, not only preserved the wonderful line of luggage and 173 liters of its volume. The fabric top with the mechanism revealing and puts it in seven seconds at a speed of 50 km/h, the heavier car is just something in the 40 kg. So the hurricane dynamics has not suffered, 6.3-liter V8 continues its 563 by car accelerates to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds. Inside, of course, the museum environment, with a clear dominance of leather and polished metal. Sound relevant - Bang & Olufsen. Play, for example, Babyshambles will be in the sports seats AMG, just do not forget from time to time to glance at the display media of the same production, which in real time, collects a lot of any useful information on the car. The price of Mercedes is anounced about 195,160 €.

Monday, May 30, 2011

McLaren MP4-12C: cheaper Ferrari

McLaren MP4-12C is a supercar will be cheaper Ferrari. At the announced prices McLaren MP4-12C will cost Britain 168,500 pounds which is less than 3000 pounds of Italian cars. Under the hood of McLaren-3,8 liter twin turbo unit, developing 600 hp and seven step robot with two clutches Graziano. Acceleration to 100 km/h takes just 3 seconds and up to 200 km/h, Top speed 320 km/h in 10 seconds. MP4-12C will be sold in 19 countries, with 50% of cars are produced for the European market, a little less - for America and the rest - for Asia.

Friday, May 27, 2011

The new minivan Zafira

The new minivan Zafira presented by Opel. The model is built on a new platform with nezavisimory front suspension with MacPherson struts and torsion beam with the mechanism of Watt, in the back. The wheelbase has increased to 2,760 mm, front track - up to 1,584 millimeters, while the rear - up to 1,588 millimeters. Trunk volume increased by 65 liters. Zafira has the latest generation of the original system Flex7. The third row of seats can be folded, got a flat floor. The second row consists of three individual seats, each of which can also be folded flush with the floor. Range of available engines will satisfy any buyer. Three-liter engine capacity of 110, 130 and 165 horsepower complement two petrol turbo, volume of 1.4 liters and output of 120 and 140 horsepower. Six-speed gearbox the choice of mechanical or automatic.



BMW X3 M perepadet three turbines?


Zateynik will build the engine from BMW, note the three turbines. It is assumed that it is rolling a shaman dance trio will be pumping air into the six-cylinder total volume of 3.2 liters, is quite enough for 449 hp. The first try on new clothes X3 M 2012 model year. All these rumors themselves Bavarians does not comment but the X3 to announce a wide range of brand new engines; There was whether a BMW with three turbines  but the 449 hp-strong X3 it would be interesting;

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Russian residence permit for electric vehicle


In Russia to complete certification testing of the first production electric vehicle Mitsubishi i-MiEV . So good news for the fans of electric vehicles . Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric motor will be supplied with a maximum output of 49 kW (67 hp). One charge of battery electric vehicles enough to overcome 150 km. Full charging takes place within 6-8 hours from ordinary household outlet with a voltage of 220 volts. Quick-charging electric vehicles up to 80% can be achieved within 30 minutes at special filling stations. June 2011 the Car will begin to sales in Russia .

Eagle E-Type LS


Jaguar E-Type 1961 is the most beautiful car in the world of a motorist gray and preferably with a cane. The company Eagle, appear to work just such worthy gentlemen, they just love all cars produced before 80, but the E-Type for their icon.
E-Type would still be fine. But the Eagle did not drop the face and under the hood - a 4.7-liter six-cylinder 310 horsepower yes five-mechanics, and there is no turbo with robots in two clutches, like so. Restorers, incidentally, claim that this noble instrument enough for acceleration to 100 km / h in less than 5 seconds. Agility required to venerable Esquire low weight, it just a ton, and the ratio of power to kilograms, he did not lose much last 911 Turbo.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

McChip Mercedes C63 AMG


A tuned Mercedes AMG is better than anything, You can only connect your laptop to the engine management system and inflated the fuel consumption of up to 50 liters - 70 to 100 km. You can still stick some particularly loud exhaust system. As Example the Mercedes C63 AMG, the guys from the studio with the telling name McChip these rules in the head and held for 10, 000 € you can get new software for the ECU, which will extend the scale to a peak power of 575 hp and torque curve and fling at all to 692 Newton's. As early as 7474 the European money will put the car downright Gothic wheels 19 of the first diameter, covered with tires Michelin.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Exclusive Aston Martin


British company Aston Martin and Italian design office Zagato again decided to show a joint project. This time is amazing worldly-wise millionaires will be Aston Martin V12 Zagato, built in honor of 50 years of fruitfill cooperation between the two companies. However, the new Aston Martin V12 Zagato does not lose its identity - is noteworthy special shape of the grille, huge air intakes in the front bumper, captivating stop, not to mention the aluminum body, hand and roof in a corporate style Zagato. And finally, most importantly - the motor. Under the hood lurks a 6-liter V12 power of 517 hp, while torque is 570 Nm. All this power makes it possible to disperse the car to "hundred" in just 4 seconds.  

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Oprl and Renault are preparing a new generation of LCV


Production of commercial vehicles will continue to cooperate by Opel and Renault, is being prepared in 2013 the next generation model Vivaro / Trafic. Production of this van will start simultaneously in English Opel-Vauxhall plant in Luton and the French factory Renault in Sanduville. Machines will be built on a single platform, and differ from each other design. Since 1996 Opel and Renault are jointly developing commercial vehicles, when it happened to the market the first generation model Movano / Master. In 2001, cooperation has been extended by model Vivaro / Trafic. At the moment, two companies have released more than a million of these cars.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Genesis Prada 2012


Hyundai The company has announced the release to market a new model - Genesis Prada. While the novelty, though, only show up in Seoul - that there was a press conference at which they were announced details of a new car.
Genesis Prada model is based on Genesis in 2012, which was released in February this year. Car which has received a prestigious award for the Automobile 2009 in North America, completed the engine Hyundai Tau V8, which for three consecutive years from 2009 is included in the list of 10 best engines according to the magazine Ward. Engine Tau 5.0 GDi in Genesis 2012 has a maximum power of 430 hp and a peak torque of 52.0 kg-m and is complemented by an eight-automatic gearbox, which allows drivers to fully enjoy the power of the vehicle dynamics and control.
Genesis Prada comes in three special colors: Black Nero, Blue Baltico and Brown Moro, which are applied using a three-layer coating technology with the stereoscopic effect of the golden pearl. Grille emblem and door handles are the same color of dark chrome, recalling the unique buckle Prada bags coated with palladium. Among other innovations proposed by Prada, 19-inch alloy wheels and tapered external antenna.
Inside, an updated dashboard and interior are now made using leather handmade «saffiano» - branded premium leather Prada, which emphasizes the luxurious and elegant style.
Genesis Prada will be available for individual orders, and the icon for the limited edition Genesis Prada logo and GP500 further emphasize the exclusivity of this car. Hyundai, along with Prada will hold special marketing events for VIP-clients to ensure their maximum comfort.
Hyundai plans to produce 1,200 cars in Korea, and then export a limited number of markets in the Middle East and Asia, including China.

Hubrid supercar jaguar

In British brand history Jaguar C-X75 will be the most advanced model. Experts predict Jaguar, a hybrid supercar will be surprisingly low emissions CO2 - less than 99 g / km, while it can reach speeds over 320 km / h.
Hybrid supercar will be the embodiment of uncompromising style of Jaguar, as well as new designs and technological solutions. Powerful and dynamic, he remained faithful to the stylistic ideas of the concept car that debuted at the Paris Motor Show 2010. At the same time, P-x75 meets the requirements, allowing him to get approval for use on public roads.
An important part of the transition from concept car to the serial C-x75 was the choice of powertrain. Jaguar continues to work on the use of natural gas microturbines, which was shown at the original concept. The company Tata Motors, which owns the brand Jaguar, acquired a significant stake in the company and intends to Bladon Jets in the medium term to develop this ultra modern technology, which in future will play an important role in the development of the brand and model number of Jaguar.
Simultaneous operation of the internal combustion engine and electric motor C-x75 is one of the world's fastest production cars. While its acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h less than 3 seconds and top speed - over 320 km / h. Most importantly, these high dynamic performance combined with extremely low emissions CO2 - as expected, this value is less than 99 g / km thanks to lightweight design, C-X75 and a modern power plant.
It is planned to release only 250 copies of the C-x75, each of which will cost from £ 700,000 to £ 900,000 - depending on the market and local taxes.

BMW is preparing a version of the M-X1


BMW gets a full M-version. While BMW X1 is only available M-styling package. As well BMW Motorsport division is preparing a version with 320-horsepower 3.0-liter engine as the coupe and convertible 6-series. In tandem with the motor will work 8-speed automatic transmission, and besides, it is expected the modified braking system and a stiffer suspension. As exact dates have not yet been announced but, It is expected that the sale of BMW X1 M will appear soon.  

Kia makes a cheap car in China


A good news from Shanghai came ; As well it is still happy just for the Chinese - that it is addressed to Premier KIA K2. Koreans do not have to reinvent the wheel and carefully redrawn good old Rio. On the engines while they are silent, but it is assumed that under the hood of K2 will house a 1.4-liter engine with 108 hp and 1.6-liter capacity of 133 hp As KIA promises a novelty only the Chinese market but whatever maybe it will bring to us as excellent reinforcements Hyundai Solaris to compete with the sedan Volkswagen Polo.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Porsche GT3 RSR racer adapts to public roads


A new version of the Porsche911 GT3 RS Network crawl rumors, To be precise about the road version of the highly modified racing RSR racer. A limited edition of 600 copies car will be allowed to people. Four-liter engine to 493 hp dispersed, which is 45 more than the maternal modification and 50 than the standard GT3 RS, which is equipped with the famous 3.8-liter engine.

Monday, May 16, 2011

New supercar from Gumpert


Model Tornante will supplement its range by German supercar maker Gumpert. Debut of new items was held at the Geneva Motor Show. The mass of new items - a little less than 1300 kg. Under the hood - biturbo-engine from Audi, which gives a volume of 4.2 liters 700 hp and 900 nm. Robotized gearbox TT40e with a switching time of only 40 ms, which works in tandem with motor provides acceleration to 100 km / h for 3 seconds and a top speed above 300 km / h.