Saturday, March 6, 2010

The most reliable used cars

7700.jpg   The most reliable were Porsche, Toyota, Mercedes, Mazda and Subaru. The most unreliable - Kia, Alfa Romeo, Renault and Chrysler.

  The most reliable cars on the results of operation in Germany - Porsche. Such conclusions were drawn

Friday, March 5, 2010

Star Time To Mazda 6 and Mazda MX-5

  Japanese automaker Mazda has shown in Geneva updated version of the Mazda 6, as well as a special modification Roadster MX-5, issued on the occasion of the 20-year anniversary of the sports car.

Europeans saw the VW Amarok

3333.jpg  Active and passive safety systems and comfort functions in the pick-up correspond to the level of cars. This VW Amarok is extremely strong and enduring.

  Many of the technologies used in the car, shown at the Geneva Motor Show, the first found application in the segment of the midsize pickups. Among them is worth mentioning twin-turbocharged in

Studio Carlsson has developed its own first supercar

77.jpg   Despite the fact that in recent years, automakers have invested much effort and resources to the development of "green" cars, some companies, such as tuning-studio Carlsson, do not forget about the creation of super-models who are not familiar with the concept of "saving" and "ecology".

The most "green" car

At the spy photos, made somewhere in the forests of Russia, a new concept promises to be the most environmentally friendly vehicle. According to the developers, they managed to achieve a reduction of gasoline consumption to zero!396.jpg

Engine power yet is only 1 horsepower, but it is supposed to connect additional power plants. Also provides a navigation system and "autopilot", which allows returning home from somewhere not far away. In addition to all, the vehicle can find by itself the nearest gas station and fueled with little (or, even, without) input from the driver. The body is painted in green, highlighting the "greenness" of the vehicle

Pagani Zonda Tricolore at the Geneva auto show

122.jpg  Pagani Zonda Tricolore is a kind of gift to the anniversary of the Italian national aerobatic team (Frecce Tricolori), which next year marks 50 years.

The new Cayenne

 I remember, at one time, the    Porsche company was heavily   criticized for the fact that the sports car manufacturer decided to produce an SUV. Some very clever "experts" predicted failure, saying that Porsche buyers would never

Ford has reduced the consumption of gasoline at the Mustang to 7,8 l/100 km

  Ford Motor Company announced that the fuel consumption of new model Ford Mustang with a 3.7-liter V6 engine is 7.8 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.

   As the newspaper notes, is less than the nearest competitor «muskuler» Chevrolet Camaro with a 3.6-liter V6, which is equal consumes 8.1 liters per hundred. This engine develops a Mustang one horsepower more power than the engine Camaro.


Aston Martin introduced two special edition

   Aston Martin has used the Geneva Motor Show to present two special editions.

11.jpg  V-12 Vantage Carbon Black Edition has a unique color of the body (which requires 50 man-hours to hand paint the body), carboxylic elements of the body and special wheel discs.

Conqueror II Range Rover Sport by Hamann

11.jpg   Tuning studio Hamann released details about a recent project. Conqueror II Range Rover Sport SUV offers numerous improvements, both in terms of productivity, both in terms of interior.

Porsche Panamera performed Mansory

396.jpg  Tuners essentially working with a 4.8-liter heart of the car, equipping it with a new turbine, new stainless steel exhaust system and refined the system ECU. Standard 500 hp and 700 Nm of torque has been increased to 690 hp and 850 Nm, allowing the car to reach 100 km / h in less than four seconds. Speed was increased to 25 km / h, reaching a total of 328 km / h.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

The finalists of the "World Car of the Year"

  In Geneva, the international jury of 59 journalists selected the finalists of the "World Car of the Year - 2010". From the long list, which include 10 positions in each of the nominations, the vote created a shortlist of three candidates for one of the most prestigious automotive awards. Thus, in the main nomination - "Car of the Year" - for the victory will fight these do not resemble each other model, as

Schumacher back in F1


  Michael Schumacher, returning after a three-year break in Formula 1, decided to change not only the team, leaving Ferrari for Mercedes GP, but also the personal manager - Willi Weber.

U.S. car market grew by 13%

ъ_1.jpg   In February 2010, Americans bought 780 463 new vehicles (including SUVs and pickups), reports Automotive News. This figure is 13% higher than year-ago results, but only for the past two months in the United States has sold 1 479 456 cars - 10% more than during the same period last year. Given these figures analysts adjusted annual sales forecast to 10.36 million vehicles. For comparison, a year ago it was only 9.1 million cars.

Bentley Continental became three-door hatchback

637.jpg   Italian design studio Carrozeria Touring Superleggera presented at the Geneva Motor Show hatchback Flying Star, established on the base convertible Bentley Continental GTC.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Toyota Corolla 2010 was awarded Top Safety Pick from IIHS

   Not all the news from the camp of the company Toyota - bad. Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) does not check the work of the accelerator pedal, brake, etc., when it decides to assign the title of Top Safety Pick any car.

Schumacher and Rosberg made a presentation Mercedes SLS F1

  The parquet floor of the Geneva Motor Show a new pace car, rolled out Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg.

  Designed to replace the SL 63 AMG, which was used as the Safety Car, in the seasons 2008 and 2009, SLS AMG even more suited to its direct function in the class of Formula-1.

Porsche 911 Turbo modified by 9ff

     The German tuning-studio 9ff has released a package for the new Porsche 911 Turbo, transforming supercar into this monster.

  The tuner offers three levels of modification, allowing customers to choose between the fine tuning and finalizing the complete engine.

Lincoln MKS by Hennessey

   American tuning-studio Hennessey Performance has developed a new package for the model Lincoln MKS. The standard output of 355 hp and 474 Nm of torque from the engine EcoBoost V-6, increased to strapping 435 "horses" at 5 400 rpm and 549 Nm at 3 000 rpm.

Bentley introduced the world's fastest convertible

   At the Geneva Motor Show, producer of luxury cars, Bentley introduced the world's fastest convertible. New unambiguous name Continental Supersports Convertible.

Toyota can not fix the defects after the revocation

  Some owners of Toyota cars have informed, that their cars continue to be accelerated spontaneously after in cars the pedal of an accelerator and pad has been replaced, writes Los Angeles Times.

  In just the last two weeks in a state agency on road safety NTHSA received information on seven such cases. According to the agency, they will begin to explore the on-board electronic system for Toyota to find a primary source of failure.

Top -10 The most man's cars

  The fashion to divide cars on man's and female has come rather recently, and to take even photos with advertising Corvette of the end of 70th years - so there only girls. And now - men easy go by Citroen C2, and women confidently drive Hummer. All has cardinally mixed, but you have a chance: below a rating of the most man's cars, at the wheel which you hardly will see lady. So, ten the macho-cars

GM in a second time refused to release a hybrid coupe Cadillac Converj

   Management General Motors refused a plan to launch a mass-produced hybrid coupe Cadillac Converj, built on the platform of Chevrolet Volt.

  In the beginning, GM going to put this model on a conveyor in 2011, but then because of the crisis, they had to stop the project. Hybrid coupe once again placed in the production plan of the concern after the fall of General Motors' received loan of $ 50 billion.

Aston Martin Cygnet official debut of the concept

   In Aston Martin at last have dared to present this concept at the Geneva Motor Show. And the question of start of a mass production of concept Aston Martin Cygnet remains only a matter of time. The company said that many of its traditional customers who buy "monsters" under the hood which is V-12, also need a city car for daily use.

Mercedes-Benz F 800

  Undoubtedly, the main star of the stand of the company Mercedes-Benz at the Geneva Motor Show, was the model F 800. Five car shows the future generation of CLS, which can be equipped with both electric and hybrid modules, thanks to the flexibility sovey platform.

The new Mercedes G 350 BlueTEC in Geneva promises to be one of the most "green" in its class.

   Mercedes company detailed a new version of its 31-year-old SUV G 350 BlueTEC, the new version promises to be one of the most "green" in its class.

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado New. The first information about the three-door version

  Toyota were shown official photos of its new SUV model Land Cruiser Prado. While the automotive public was shown a five-door version of the car. The other day on the Internet has become possible to see the first unofficial photos performance three-door Land Cruiser Prado New.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Sports concept car Citroen debuted in Geneva

  At the Geneva Motor Show the company introduced a sports version of the Citroen concept car Revolte, which was first introduced in September last year at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Appearance Revolte was created in explanation of the legendary model 2CV, dubbed "The Ugly Duckling", and design a new prototype called Survolt became more aggressive. The machine has started aerodynamic body kit with large spoilers, air intakes and extended wheel arches.

Unique BMW will be sold at auction

  Unique BMW 328 will be exposed on auction RM Auctions in Monaco.

   Auction house RM Auctions found a fresh toy for autocollectors. On May, 1st on auction in Monaco will be exposed unique BMW 328. The Bavarian motorcar giant has released about 500 copies of the model, but the one, wich come into the hands RM, is really unique.

Bugatti presented the fastest and most expensive sedan in the world

  On Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show Bugatti showed a new model of the company - the four-door supersedan, called 16C Galibier. This car will be the fastest and most expensive sedans in the world - novelty will reach a maximum speed 350kilometers per hour, and the price,according to preliminary estimates, will start from 1.5 million euros.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Audi A8 tuning at first

  Specialists of studio "Hofele Design", have repeatedly demonstrated their skill refinement of luxury sedans, became the first in the world, who has "pumped" Audi A8 sedan new generation, represented the public at the end of last year.

Top-10 useful automobile gadgets

   The attractiveness of modern cars is largely determined by their "stuffing", so they are equipped with more powerful electronic devices. However, some never or almost never used by the masters, and some totally useless. Fortunately, useful gadgets much more - great news for car owners. Rate this list, in which there is habitual, and quite exceptional device.