Thursday, April 8, 2010

Audi TT 2011

Audi has bragged updated TT 2011

Audi TT 2011.jpg  And the sedan and Audi TT Roadster updated in 2011 were slightly freshened exterior and interior, along with the emergence of four-cylinder 2.0-liter version of the TFSI, 211 hp power and having low fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. In the combined cycle fuel consumption will amount to 6.7 liters. 100 km., compared with the model 2010, the new version added the 11 "horses".

   The company also reported that four-wheel drive version of the Audi TT is able to accelerate to the first hundred for 5.6 seconds. However, so far no mention of the available transmissions, will be a hand-held versions or modified six-speed S Tronic dual-clutch.

Audi Q7 2011 will receive three new V-6 engine and eight-speed gearbox

Audi Q7 2011.jpg   After the announcement of the updated Audi TT 2011, the German company has announced several upgrades for selected Audi Q7 2011, including several new engines and new automatic eight-speed gearbox.

  Upgraded 2011 Q7 looks not much different from the existing version. The company found it advisable to postpone the supercharged 3.0 TFSI V-6 from S4 under the hood of an SUV. This option gives 272 hp and 400 Nm of torque, a modernized version capable of 333 hp and 440 Nm.

Sedan Buick Exelle GT came out on test

Sedan Buick Exelle GT.jpg   Hatchback Buick Exelle recently appeared on the automotive market, called the Excelle XT and is equipped with 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, power 184 hp However, Buick decided that a single model for the line a little and began to develop sedan Buick Exelle GT, which is currently being tested.

   Sedan can already draw on a 2.0-liter engine at the Buick Regal, 220 hp power If Buick Exelle GT really come on the market, the new version of the Golf GTI will get a serious contender.

Porsche 911 Turbo improved

Sportec has improved Porsche 911 Turbo

Porsche 911 Turbo.jpg   Porsche 911 Turbo - Supercar, which is able to offer the practicality and comfort for everyday use. And for those who need a little "spice", the Swiss tuning-studio Sportec offers this package.

   911 received a new front cover, new sills and a more powerful rear spoiler, and, for more sophisticated buyers, there are carbon fiber spoiler, air intakes and carcass side mirrors.

   In the interior, new bucket seats, new aluminum pedals and support for the feet.

   The "old" 3.8-liter engine now produces 580 hp (6 150 rpm) and 650 Nm of torque (between 1 950 and 5 000 rpm). Such characteristics have been achieved at the expense of new software ECU. This allows Porsche 911 Turbo to leave behind the first hundred in 3.2 seconds, to catch up to 200 km / h in 10.3 seconds, top speed of 323 km / h.

   The tuner also has upgraded suspension supercar select suitable absorbers, due to which the landing of the vehicle is lowered by 20 mm. The braking system was also replaced by a new, more productive.

   Porsche 911 Turbo Sportec SP580 is installed on 20-inch alloy wheels, shod with sporty tires Michelin PS.

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9ff DR700 – a new package for Porsche 997 Turbo

9ff DR700.jpg   Tuning studio 9ff presented another package received abbreviation DR700, for the Porsche 911 (997) Turbo.

   Based on the DR530, DR580 and DR640, DR700 package received a special valve exhaust system, through which it became possible to control the sound and the intensity of "roaring" engine. It will also have access to unique exhaust pipes, sports catalyst, air filter, new intermediate heat exchangers and the modified system ECU, in addition, significantly optimized gearbox that hand, that PDK.

BMW before a motor show in Leipzig

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   Besides the fact that the BMW had earlier announced the debut of the BMW 5 Series Touring on a motor show in Leipzig, the German company also reported about other world premieres, including sedans 5th Series, the new BMW X5 and the new BMW 3.

  Also will debut BMW Z4 sDrive35is and BMW 535d Gran Turismo.

   Home autoshow must pass from 10 to 18 April this year, which also will feature a wide range of different options, systems, optional equipment, including the development of BMW ConnectedDrive and Original BMW Accessories.

Prototype Mercedes-Benz E-Class with the extended wheel base

Mercedes-Benz E-Class with the extended wheel base.jpg   The Chinese car market has always been a tendency for the cars with extended wheelbase. The Chinese have added to the length of all, whether Buick, Volvo, BMW or Audi. New to this release was the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2010.

   Some media reports have appeared that the company Mercedes-Benz intends to give its products some "Chinese characteristics". And, judging from the spy shots, there already exists a prototype E300L.

Honda hybrid

Honda develops the hybrid version of a sports compartment

Honda hybrid.jpg   Honda CR-Z, which is already available at authorized dealers may be the basis for the development of an entirely new project.

   There are reports that Honda took up the development of a hybrid sport coupe next generation, which would eclipse all the sports cars, including CR-Z. Details on the project virtually no rumors say only that Honda refuses to previously planned hybrid V-6 engine instead of the 2.5-liter four-cylinder

Chevrolet will launch the safety car Indy 500 in a series

Chevrolet Camaro   Chevrolet Company intends to release a limited edition version of the civil safety car used in racing, Indianapolis 500, the central event of American Championship IndyCar Series. Pace car for these events is built on the Camaro SS coupe and virtually nothing, except for special flashing light, no different from the serial cars.

   Civilian "Pace Car" will be offered through an exclusive orange shirt with white "racing" stripes and 20-inch wheels made of aluminum alloy. At the front door of the car will be printed stickers with the logo "Indianapolis 500" on the front wings of the Chevrolet Camaro will label with the same image, but on the seat headrests embroidered with

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG has once again visited tuners

Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG.jpgTuning studio Vath Automobiltechnik, issued its own package for the Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, which updates and enhances the exterior characteristics of the powertrain.

Now the power of Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG makes 680 hp, an increase of 173 hp, compared with the serial version. Of the 5.5-liter V-8 engine, engineers also managed to squeeze Vath 840 Nm of torque. Similar improvements are made through the use of a special collector's patented designs fans, and other innovations.

"European" Kia Optima (Magentis) has allowed to glance under the hood

2011 Kia Optima.jpg   Journalists were able to learn more about the European versions sedan Kia Optima new generation, which in some markets is known as the Magentis.

   In Europe, the model Kia Optima, debuted at the International Auto Show in New       York last week, will only appear next spring, although in the U.S. and South Korea, sales of rival Ford Mondeo and Citroen C5 will begin later this year. In American showrooms will be two versions of the car, equipped gasoline engines output 203 and 278 hp, and then appear and hybrid modification.

Aston Martin One-77: The roof will be useless?

Aston Martin One-77.jpg   British company Aston Martin, who had managed to sell all 77 instance of One-77 supercar before the assembly of the car in the next couple of years may bring to market an open version of the One-77 coupe. And although the company from commenting on this topic abstain, do not be surprised if Aston Martin follows the example of Lamborghini, established at the base coupe Reventon Roadster.

Toyota Prius hybrid

Toyota Prius hybrid became the best selling car

Toyota Prius hybrid   The hybrid model Toyota Prius became the best-selling car in Japan on the basis of sales in March 2010 and for fiscal year 2009, reports The Wall Street Journal with reference to the Japanese association of automobile dealers.

   Contrary to the global travel 400 thousand "Prius" in connection with the failure of the brakes, the Toyota was in the past month to put into the domestic market, 35 thousand hybrid cars. As a result of the financial year from April 2009 to March 2010 inclusive, in the domestic market were sold about 270 thousand of hybrids. It was reported earlier that the Prius became the market leader in Japan and for the calendar year 2009.

New supercar from Lamborghini in anticipation of an autumn debut

New supercar from Lamborghini in anticipation of an autumn debut.jpg    With the advent of spring calendar, many automakers turned to test new models in the Nordic countries, sending them to the south of Europe, but engineers Lamborghini, who are working on a successor supercar Murcielago, no hurry to return home.

   A few days ago in Scandinavia for the second time this year, was seen on tests a new supercar, Lamborghini, which journalists called Jota. Externally, new is not too different from its predecessor, although in general the

Ford Focus sold in 12 hours

All stock of the most powerful Ford Focus sold in 12 hours

Ford Focus sold in 12 hours.jpg   All copies of the most powerful modified cars Ford Focus - Focus RS500, which was scheduled to release an edition of 500 pieces were sold according to preliminary applications for only 12 hours since the beginning of acceptance of orders. The prices of the novelty has not yet been announced.

   The official told the magazine in the UK received more than 500 orders for this car, though the quota for this country is 101 Ford Focus RS500. In total, the novelty will be sold in 20 European markets, and the smallest number of "charged" hatchback will be delivered in Ireland - only three cars. In all countries RS500 will be offered only in the back, painted matte black, and 19-inch wheels in black with tires of dimension 235/35.

BMW and Volvo will leave Americans without wagons

   Company BMW and Volvo have decided to abandon the sale of the North American market models with the wagon. Instead, both the producer are going to focus on promoting crossovers.

   At Volvo V70 wagon has already wiped out from his own line of the 2011 model year due to the fact that over the past six years, the demand for this model has fallen more than five times. If in 2004 the U.S. sold more

Porsche 9ff GT9-R

The owner has left the fastest in world Porsche

Porsche 9ff GT9-R.jpg   In the UK county of Leicestershire there was one of the most "expensive" car accidents recently: owner of exclusive supercar 9ff GT9-R, which is the fastest in the lineup Porsche, hoping to set a world speed record, smashed car, which costs nearly 1 million euros.

   The accident occurred at the local airfield, but the runway was too short for that. Autodriver had to resort to emergency braking: as a result of a car worth more than 823.5 thousand euros thrown to the ground and crumpled. Car owner himself, fortunately, was not injured.

Chevrolet Aveo 2012

Chevrolet Aveo 2012.jpg   On the test went prototype hatchback Chevrolet Aveo 2012, which had previously been observed in black camouflage, but in connection with the coming of spring, change it to a lighter, resulting in the visible new features in next-generation Aveo.

   The prototype is still trying to preserve the mystery of new technologies, but earlier, possibly by chance, the network got the official photos of next-generation Chevrolet Aveo, which is given on the model of almost complete picture of what is now confirmed and re-camouflaged prototype. Hatchback

In six million GM cars were found problems with brakes

In six million GM cars were found problems with brakes.jpg   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration USA (NHTSA) opened an investigation into complaints of motorists on the problems with the brakes on pickups and SUVs of Concern GM. On suspicion of a defect brake system were about 6.2 million cars built between 1999 and 2003.

   Employees NHTSA received 110 complaints about the deterioration of the braking system on the GM cars, and in three cases, the failure led to the accident. In addition, 37 cases of brake failure were confirmed by results of testing of machinery dealer.

Honda Odyssey 2011

Honda Odyssey 2011   The current generation Honda Odyssey, according to most experts and owners, is the best in his breed, but the company faced the fact that the car is outdated, especially if we pay attention to the development of the project Toyota Sienna. At present the company Honda has taken a short pause, apparently, is waiting for the summer, ready to launch the new Quest. At the same time, Chrysler is finalizing the production of Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan and too early to discount the Volkswagen Routan.

Alfa Romeo Giulia now sedan?

Alfa Romeo Giulia.jpg    As already mentioned, the new model Alfa Romeo Giulietta intended to replace the market several hatchbacks, but now there is information on the development of the sedan Giulia, which would leave it replaced the 159.

Based on the platform C / D, sedan gets front suspension McPherson, as well as the Alfa 159, it is likely

New VW Passat will appear in Paris?

New Passat    According to the some sources, Volkswagen is going to release an update to one of their most popular midsize sedans. And the updated Volkswagen Passat can be submitted already at the motor show in Paris. The future plans of the company transformation and even some versions.

Audi R8 V10 – World Performance Car

Audi R8 V10   The same 59-member jury from 25 countries, who called Volkswagen Polo - Car of the Year, awarded the Audi R8 V10 title of World Performance Car. In this competition R8 V10 bypassed such monsters as the Ferrari California and the Porsche 911 GT3.

The jury was impressed with the reasonable value of the car, its dynamics, chassis and powerful 5.2-liter V-10 that develops 525 hp (386 kW) and 530 Nm of torque.

Ford Edge - the safest for the animals

Ford Edge   Animal lovers will be pleased to hear that the Ford Edge was named the safest car of the year, for the transport for animals. The list of nominations, which only had 10, Ford received 4.

   Other cars in the top ten were Ford Transit Connect, Flex and Lincoln MKT.

   "Most people hardly think about the safety of animals, HoTs at the speed of even 40 km / h, the car becomes a real shell."