Archives for November 2010

Porsche Cajun

Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The top management of the Porsche company has officially approved release of a new compact crossover which will stand on a step below present Cayenne. Besides, the name for this car – Cajun is confirmed also. It is expected that new Porsche Cajun truth will receive a platform from Audi Q5, it will be modernized in the most serious image. After all if in Audi adjust the cars first of all on comfort, Porsche prepares to construct the present sports car. Only with a bit increased road gleam.

Now many people are assured that Porsches Cajun will exhaust only in a three-door variant. After all crossovers, let even sports, buy all the same in a five-door variant more often. The diesel unit in volume of 2,0 l and capacity of 188 h.p. certainly becomes the base engine for Porsche Cajun, most likely, for the car of mark Porsche it is small. But such version Cajun thanks to the low price can become very popular. Besides there will be still a 2,0-liter petrol unit with a turbo-supercharging (237 h.p.) and two engines in volume of 3,0 l. Petrol will start to give out 328 h.p., and diesel – 237 h.p. Will appear also the hybrid version. It will unite the petrol motor in volume of 2,0 l (210 h.p.) and the 47-strong electric motor.





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Continental GT Tuning

Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Bentley TuningAnderson Germany Tuning Company took version Bentley Continental GT Speed on bleeding and have shown the vision of this uncommon super car. Appearance of the car have decoratedthe changed thresholds and chromeplated radiator lattice, a new cowl with ventilating gills and a boot lid from carbon, a front bumper with the natural light-emitting diodes. The interior is finished by a black skin with a white proline and decorated carbon inserts. Looks amazing. Germans undertook and audit of a motor compartment. After installation of a new exhaust system and sports air filters, reinsertions a software of the control package of the engine, capacity six-liter turbo motor W12 was possible to hoist from 610 to 695 h.p.

Despite a considerable increase of capacity and the increased twisting moment, six-step automatic machine ZF Tiptronic remained in an original form.The future owner pumped over Bentley Continental GT Speed can remotely regulate the special valve established in an exhaust system and to choose one of three levels exhaust soundings.

The bleeding price isn't sounded yet. Probably the price list will declassify only on November, 27th when will open Essen Auto Show. But circulation Anderson Germany Bentley Continental GT Speed is known – Germans plan to pump over strictly 150 cars.

Bentley Tuning

Bentley Tuning

Bentley Tuning

Bentley Tuning

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Opel Corsa Updated

Opel CorsaOpel has officially presented restyling version Corsa. It is necessary to remind that it's already the second modernization for last year. But if this winter Opel has spent little change in a technical part now speech has reached and appearance. Corsa has received a bit other muzzle with a new radiator enclosure and a front bumper. Fog lights, door mirrors and other elements of an exterior also have changed, appears new wheel disks. As a result Corsa began to resemble such models as Astra and Meriva that, you see, is quite logical more.

Besides, the interior has been updated also. There will be new materials of furnish, and the complete set becomes a bit richer. So, the navigating system becomes cleverer - in case of occurrence of traffic jams she will offer an alternative route even in the event that the system isn't engaged.

During this restyling only 1,3-liter diesel engine (95 h.p.) is modernized which has system stop start . According to Opel, updated Corsa 1.3 CDTI Ecoflex will spend for each 100 km of a way only 3,5 l of solar oil!

Opel Corsa

Opel Corsa

Opel Corsa

Opel Corsa

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Audi will exhaust RS3

Posted on Monday, November 22, 2010

audi rs3Audi will exhaust model RS3! The German company even has published photos and the first information on the fastest version Rs3. Under a cowl of the super car will be the 2,5-liter engine with five cylinders which thanks to a turbo-supercharging gives out already 340 h.p. Together with this motor 7-step box S tronic with two clutches will work. Among technical features it is possible to notice that track RS3 hardly became wider in comparison with usual А3 (+30 mm in front and 21 mm behind). Besides, the car has other front fenders which are this time made of plastic and carbon, brake plates in diameter of 370 mm in front and 310 mm behind. And still Audi RS3 can brag of huge 19-inch tire covers and a new exhaust system. And last is made so that the exhaust sound can change at will of the driver – by pressing button Sport the motor starts to bellow a new voice.

Thanks to all completions Audi RS3 is capable to be dispersed from 0 to100 km/h only for 4,6 sec, and the maximum speed is limited by electronics at level of 250 km/h. The price in Germany is known also. There the car will cost 49 900 euros. For comparison - the most simple A3 on sale in this country cost 20 950 euros.

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audi rs3

audi rs3

audi rs3

audi rs3

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Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2010

Cadillac Urban Luxury ConceptCadillac will soon present new model which will compete in the market to BMW 1st series, Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-class . It will be smallest Cadillac for all history of the existence company. But Americans are assured, that she will exactly allow Cadillac to make break in the European market. And not only on European – in the USA recently small machines too use decent demand. Especially if they have not ordinary design or the non-polluting engine.

While the serial model at Cadillac isn't present. Is available only Urban Luxury Concept, but he let us to know, in what style small Cadillac will be made. The length concept makes only 3,8 m. That concept is even less, than, for example Volkswagen Polo. «It is very small outside, but is thus capacious enough inside, – Clay Dean, the director of North American design division GM and the representative of a brand Cadillac has told. The given model has been conceived and designed in Los Angeles where drivers should face daily close parking at inhabited and office buildings and even on suburban sites».

For Urban Luxury Concept engineers have created the hybrid three-cylinder engine with a working volume of 1,0 l and a turbo-supercharging which spends only 4,2 l/100 km in a city cycle and 3,6 l/100 km on highways.

Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept

Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept

Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept

Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept

Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept

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Porsche Cayman R

Posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Porsche Cayman RPorsche has published the first information about the new hot model which has received name Cayman R (in the alphabet of Porsche a letter R is reserved for special sports models).

New version Cayman looks amazing. It's not only is more powerful on 10 h.p. in comparison with Cayman S, but also on 55 kg is easier. (Cayman R has the motor in volume of 3,4 l which gives out 330 h.p.). Besides, Cayman R has received also more rigid suspension, and also the strengthened brakes.

Thanking to bigger quantity of horsepowers and weight drop new version Cayman together with gear box PDK with two clutches is capable to be dispersed from 0 to100 km/h only for 4,9 sec (it is all on 0,2 sec faster, than at Cayman S, but for owners of Porsche the exit from 5 seconds is very important). Besides, if to order package Sport Chrono acceleration time to hundred in general is reduced to 4,7 sec. The maximum speed new central-motor coupe with a mechanical gear box makes 282 km/h, with PDK – 280 km/h. Average fuel consumption makes 9,7 l/100 of km with a mechanical box and 9,3 l/100 of km with PDK.

The main idea of concept Cayman R consisted in consecutive simplification of a design to improve technical characteristics, dynamics and manoeuvrability of this two-seater. At own weight only 1295 kg engineers of Porsche have managed to finish an indicator of specific weight of a coupe to 3,9 kg/h.p. (with a mechanical box) and 4,0 kg/h.p. (with PDK). The greatest economy was provided with use of the facilitated components and refusal of some equipment providing comfort. As an option as at 911 GT3/GT3 RS and Boxster Spyder, the easy litievo-ion accumulator is offered. The new top model central-motor coupe is completed also with the most easy 19-inch wheels which only are available in Porsche program: all complete set of wheels weighs on 40 kg less.

New Porsche Cayman R will go on sale in February, 2011.

Porsche Cayman R

Porsche Cayman R

Porsche Cayman R

Porsche Cayman R

Porsche Cayman R

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Mercedes CLS 63 AMG

CLS 63 AMGMercedes-Benz has presented the first information about the new charged car which has been created by masters from studio AMG. This time Germans have decided to work over new generation of four-door coupe CLS which has received name CLS 63 AMG.

The main advantage of this car disappears under a cowl. There motor V8 is established, but not by volume 6,3 l as it would be possible to think. Here volume 5,5 l, but with a turbo-supercharging. This cursor gives out in usual version 520 h.p. And after all is also unusual version with package AMG Performance Pack. In this case capacity of the motor is equal already 550 h.p.

Together with the engine the 7-step automatic transmission works traditional for AMG, thanks to which big CLS can rush on autobahn with a speed of 300 km/h (it is possible and more, but the car is equipped by electronic collar). Acceleration time from 0 to100 km/h takes 4,3 sec (if AMG Performance Pack setup).

Certainly, occurrence of so powerful engine has forced engineers to work over a suspender: the track hardly became wider, there appears new absorbers. Well and brakes have received huge 355-millimetric disks. Haven't forgotten in AMG and about appearance, and also have a little finished interior – in the car attention involve not only sports armchairs, but also a new wheel which is a little flat from above and from below.

CLS 63 AMG

CLS 63 AMG

CLS 63 AMG

CLS 63 AMG

CLS 63 AMG

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G-Power BMW M6 Hurricane RR

Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2010

G-Power BMW M6 Hurricane RRIn spite of the fact that BMW M6 is sent on pension, the Bavarian sport coupe all the same managed to become, as is told in the press release, «by the fastest two-door two-plus-two in the world». Certainly, in this case hasn't done without participation virtuosos of tuning from G-Power Company. In August of this year Germans have already made the fastest sedan in the world – G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane RR which could be dispersed to 372,1 km/h. Now the same recipe and the same components has been decided to use and on sport coupe G-Power BMW M6 Hurricane RR.

Both record cars have the same engine – five-liter 10 equipped with two superchargers ASA Т1-316, developing capacity in 800 h.p. and a twisting moment in 800 Nm, seven-step robotized speed gearbox SMG Drivelogic, and even wheel disks at both cars same – 20-inch shod skating rinks Silverstone Clubsport with low ride rubber Michelin dimension 255/35 in front and 285/30 behind.

In appearance and a change interior not such considerable, as under a cowl. The car has got new carbon front bumper and a rear spoiler on a boot lid, and also new "toolkit" with the speedometer marked to 400 km/h, carbon mouldings on a front panel and doors, a sports wheel fitted by punched skin. Dynamic characteristics at both cars are almost identical: first hundred car overcome for 4,3 sec, the second – for 9,5 sec, and here 300 km marks G-Power BMW M6 Hurricane RR reaches faster – for 24,9 sec, against 25,3 sec at G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane RR. The maximum speed G-Power BMW M6 Hurricane RR is unknown, but, most likely, it also is in area of 370-373 km/h.

The most surprising that cost of both cars identical – 252 100 euros.

G-Power BMW M6 Hurricane RR

G-Power BMW M6 Hurricane RR

G-Power BMW M6 Hurricane RR

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Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2010

Lamborghini Sesto ElementoAccording to the western mass-media, the management of the Italian company Lamborghini has made decision to begin a batch production concept Sesto Elemento which has been shown more recently on a showroom in Paris. However a batch production in this case would be necessary to put words in inverted commas. After all Italians want to make no more than 10 copies of this super car that will automatically made him valuable model of Lamborghini mark. Guiding price Sesto Elemento – 2,5 million euro. Let's remind that Sesto Elemento differs from other Lamborghini not only design, but also use of the advanced technologies. So, the car body is entirely made from carbon. From carbon all is executed practically. Power structure, plumage, the monocook, suspender elements, wheel disks, not numerous components of an interior and even some elements of final system! As a result the weight of the car is equal only 999 kg, Motor V10 developing 570 forces, speed up carbon devil to 100 km/h for 2,5 sec. And maximum speed is limited on a mark of 300 km/h.

It is necessary to notice that soon Lamborghini should present one more of super car – it is a question of the successor of model Murcielago. According to preliminary data, the new car name Jota, and in its movement will result the engine capacity of 700-750 h.p.
And still Lamborghini wants to begin off-road car release in 2-3 years. Speak, it will be constructed on Audi Q5 platform.










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Vortex F1 bolide for roads

Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Vortex F1If legendary English designer Colin Chapmen has know that developed by it in the middle fifties of the last century sport car Lotus 7 will worry not only him, but also becomes object for imitation and the ancestor of the whole subspecies of sport cars, he strongly would be surprised. Idle time if not to tell, the primitive two-seater with open wheels and weak-willed enough motor in the course of time became not simply cult, but also has led to a birth of others same road formulas. It is Enough to remember such sport cars as Ariel Atom, Brooke Doubler and Toniq-R – all of them are spiritual descendants legendary Lotus 7. Now this good company will be diluted next with the road formula – the American sport car Vortex F1.

Company Vortex Motors located in Seattle developed the sport car within four years and has officially presented it on passing these days in Las Vegas SEMA showroom. The car will be issued in two versions – base and Ultimate. The base version will receive two-liter turbo motor General Motors capacity of 290 h.p. and a six-step manual transmission. To first hundred car is dispersed for 2,9 sec, and the maximum speed makes 210 km/h. The body of a double sport car is made of aluminum and carbon. Weight Vortex F1 doesn't exceed 635 kg. In the USA this version will cost $49 995.

And version Ultimate will differ more difficult design and, accordingly, higher price. Unlike base version, it will receive a body from carbon, capacity of the motor will make already 330-360 h.p., the braking system will be strengthened and will appear six-speed transmission. Works on version Ultimate still proceed, therefore dynamic characteristics yet aren't informed. But the price – $69 995 is known. Both versions "are put" in low-ride rubber Hankook by dimension 275/40 R17 in front and 315/35 R17 behind.

Following trends of a world automobile fashion, Vortex Motors in passing works and over electric version of the sport car and among the direct competitors Americans name electrosport car Tesla Roadster. It is expected thaе electric version Vortex F1 will be issued next year. As well as other similar cars, Vortex F1 will be issued by small circulation – at the best in a year some tens cars will be made all.

Vortex F1

Vortex F1

Vortex F1

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