Archives for March 2011

Mustang GT Boss 302

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2011

mustang gt boss 302Ford autoconcern has presented to the famous model Mustang GT special version Boss 302. Forty two years ago American masters have developed the well-known car which during the existence has won a large quantity of professional races. Besides, the given car became one of symbols of the american automotive industry. At least, in sector of manufacture sport cars. The vice-president Ford's global product development Derrik Kuzak has declared that the decision on creation new Boss was hardly gave to the company. Despite it, in Ford company with confidence can tell that for a reconstruction of the legendary car the right moment right now has come. In the name of the car in figures the engine working volume is designated. To reach an object in view: to show on racing tracks excellent results reflash standard engine Mustang, thereby increasing power to 440 horsepower. The limiting twisting moment equals 380 Nm. Together with the engine works a six-speed manual gearbox.

Boss 302 sprints and feels confident enough for speeds up to 250 kilometers per hour. Besides it, the given model is the first in family Mustang (behind an exception a superpenalty, under name SVT) which has ability to reach lateral speedup more than 1,0 g. Undoubtedly, developers couldn't leave and a running gear without attention. Boss it is completed by adjusted absorbers, the most rigid springs and bigger diameter the rear antiroll bar. In comparison with standard GT Mustang Boss 302 is underestimated on one millimeter behind and on eleven millimeters in front.

However it is not enough to present sport car to be excellent in steering and quickly to be dispersed. It's necessary to be able to stop operatively. At a novelty for it braking system having four-piston caliper Brembo, firms Pirelli put in rubber 19-inch wheel disks with dimension 285/35 behind and 255/40 in front answers. The Mustang front suspension is superior to the GT and base models.

The company Ford besides standard Boss plans to exhaust special version 302 Boss Laguna Seca named in honor of the well-known racing line which possesses for 10 percent more rigid body and the most powerful brakes. The prices of the company Ford on both novelties yet didn't declare.

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mustang gt boss 302

mustang gt boss 302

mustang gt boss 302

mustang gt boss 302

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Most powerful Porsche Panamera

Porsche Panamera Turbo SPorsche has officially presented the fastest version Panamera. We will remind that earlier the most abrupt there was model Panamera Turbo which had the 4,8-liter unit capacity of 500 h.p. But now on the first place will stand Panamera Turbo S which will receive same on volume power unit, but capacity already 550 h.p. and a twisting moment in 750 Nm. Moreover, in a mode Sport and Sport Plus serial package Sport Chrono Turbo, and also in a normal mode of movement by sharp pressing of a pedal of an accelerator against the stop the eight-cylinder unit by means of function Overboost gives out whole 800 Nm (at simple Turbo - 700 Nm). The capacity increase in comparison with Panamera
Turbo speaks two important improvements:

the improved turbocharger with turbine wheels from a titano-aluminum alloy and the adapted steering of the engine.

use of an innovative titano-aluminum alloy reduces weight of a turbine and compressor wheel. Moment of inertia of weights as a result decreases and, thus, time of the response of the engine is reduced.

Thanks to the modernized unit, in mode Launch Control the most powerful Panamera is capable to be dispersed from 0 to 100 km/h of all for 3,8 sec, and the maximum speed of model is equal 306 km/h (at 500-strong Turbo indicators hardly were more modest: 4,2 sec and 303 km/h). And, despite such tremendous dynamics, fuel consumption Panamera Turbo S still is at rather low level – at use of special 19-inch tire covers Michelin with low rolling resistance it makes only 11,3 l on 100 km (with usual rubber – 11,5).

Cost Panamera Turbo S in Germany makes 167 076 euros, the Beginning of sales - June, 2011.

Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Porsche Panamera Turbo S

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BMW M3 Matte Edition

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2011

BMW M3 Matte EditionThe Chinese market becomes priority for the largest autocompanies. This is evidenced not only the desire of all, without exception, companies build their factories there, but also such things as issuing a limited edition supercar which some created specifically for the Chinese market. Here and BMW has dared to make model M3 Matte Edition. It will be on sale exclusively in Heavenly Empire. From the technical point of view Chinese BMW M3 will differ nothing from cars habitual to us.

But body M3 Matte Edition will be painted unique bronze-gray or considerably black color with matte outflow. In addition there will appear red brake calipers, original 19-inch wheel disks, and the air intake will be painted in black color. There will be some changes and in interior which specially under tastes of Chineses will be finished by carbon inserts, and the seats and armrests proshyut thick red thread.

BMW M3 Matte Edition

BMW M3 Matte Edition

BMW M3 Matte Edition

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Brilliance A3 from China manufacturer

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2011

brilliance a3The Chinese company Brilliance Automotive has become famous earlier, for failed crash tests. Because of which the European automobile press has taken up arms in due time on Brilliance that has forced out company even temporarily from the European market. However, recently it have again dared at Old World conquest, and in addition to the modifed sedans Brilliance BS4 and BS6 has presented a new compact crossover Brilliance A3. If earlier design for their cars Brilliance ordered at eminent Italian bodywork studio, such as Pininfarina this time Chinese decided to develop their own first crossover on behalf of the A3. And do not come up with anything better than borrow the appearance from BMW X1. And if the "face" and "feed" vehicle have little in common with the Bavarian crossover, when viewed in profile, once it becomes clear what kind of car was a source of inspiration for designers. The Chinese, of course, referred to as that the car is completely independent development, and their partners from BMW, Brilliance having a co-production in 2003 is likely to pretend that nothing happened.

As to technical characteristics it's still a bit information. It is known only that the car will be equipped with the 1,6-liter petrol motor capacity of 100 h.p. and the engine in volume of 1,8 l (136 h.p.). Both units are issued Brilliance under the license of Mitsubishi and will be aggregated from a four-stage license automatic transmission, or with five-step mechanics.

In the long term occurrence under a cowl of a diesel engine of own working out isn't excluded. The official debut of the car will take place in the middle of April on the Shanghai showroom, and till the end of the year Brilliance A3 will go on sale at the price nearby $20 000 for base version.

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brilliance a3

brilliance a3

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Spada Codatronca Concept

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2011

spada codatronca conceptItalian bodywork studio are considered as one of the best in the world. Formed in 2007, studio Spada Vetture Sport a year after his birth brought to the prestigious exhibition "Top Marques Monaco" supercar Spada Codatronca, which has generated mixed reactions. The car has been constructed on modular base of Chevrolet Corvette and had on arms the well-known seven-liter eight-cylinder motor LS7 capacity of 630 h.p. (668 Nm.) The car also had Dynamic characteristics rather decent – dispersal to first hundred occupied 3,4 sec, and the maximum speed is 340 km/h. But the car involved attention in itself not thanks to the passport data, but thanks to the design.

The most amazing thing that worked on the design is not some obscure inhabitant of the Celestial Empire with incomplete secondary education, but former stylist studio Zagato coachwork Ercole Spada. However, his brainchild is difficult not to call that masterpiece, but also a beautiful car. "Dreams give birth to monsters of the mind" - that characterized the French automotive press debut Spada Codatronca.

spada codatronca concept

It would seem, after such cool welcome Erсole Spada should draw corresponding conclusions. But all has occurred just what isn't needed. On April, 14th in Monaco on all to the same fair of vanity – Top Marques – debuts roadster Spada Codatronca Monza. According to Ercole Spada, the car will be executed in stylistics of airplanes of the beginning of 20th century. It won't have a windshield and a roof, but all the others body details will be borrowed at coupe Spada Codatronca. Plus to all capacity of the motor will be finished to 700 h.p. Interesting, whether will be wishing much to go with speeds for 300 km/h without a windshield? But such trifles Ercole Spada seemingly, don't confuse. In general, for a long time it is already noticed that among founders supercars very often there are people, to put it mildly, the strange. Though and not deprived of certain talents. Unfortunately, not to all of them the destiny of Enzo Ferrari, Ferdinand Porshe or Horacio Pagani is prepared. Simply enough to look on Spada Codatronca, to understand that Ercole Spada precisely not from their number.

spada codatronca concept

spada codatronca concept

spada codatronca concept

spada codatronca concept

spada codatronca concept

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Chevrolet presented new Colorado

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2011

chevrolet coloradoGeneral Motors has published photos of the new pickup Chevrolet Colorado which official premiere will pass in a course of a small showroom in Bangkok on March, 25th. Although we must not forget that one of the main markets for Colorado will be just Asia, and the first country to begin selling model, will be Thailand. At once it is necessary to tell – before us not serial model, but a prototype. However in Chevrolet don't hide that the car which in the end of this year will go on sale, will differ from concept only in details. Also it is clear that under cowl Colorado will put a 2,8-liter diesel engine. It's characteristics aren't disclosed.

Apparently, Chevrolet decided to take the example of Rolls-Royce, which earlier reported that "the engine power is enough. ". Or how else to explain a phrase from the official press release:« The car is set in motion by the powerful 2,8-liter turbodiesel engine which gives out a twisting moment, sufficient for transportation of cargo and trailer trailing ».

chevrolet colorado

chevrolet colorado

chevrolet colorado

chevrolet colorado

chevrolet colorado

chevrolet colorado

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Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2011

In Porsche decided to modernize the racing hybrid 911 GT3 R Hybrid which has been shown for the first time last year. Recall that the main feature of this machine was not a 480-strong petrol engine, but the fact that this powerplant worked together with two electric motors of 60 kW each. And, the energy saved up at braking at Porsche was stored not in accumulator batteries, but in a special flywheel-generator which was to the right of the driver on a place of a passenger armchair.

And now for 24-hour race in a Nurburgring which starts on June, 25th, Porsche has prepared the second version of the supercar
. It's called 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0. The new model differs from the predecessor in smaller weight and lower fuel consumption, but thus dynamics of model remained at former level.

However in the second version of model capacity of the gasoline engine has been lowered to 470 h.p. (the motor works with rear wheels), but the motors don't give out 60 kw, and 75 kw each (they transfer the power to front wheels). Thus, within several seconds the pilot 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 can receive additional capacity about 200 h.p. This capacity depending on programming automatically is connected by pressing an accelerator pedal. Besides, the pilot can connect additional capacity from the electric drive also manually, for example, during overtaking.

Outwardly new GT3 R Hybrid too differs from model 2010. By optimizing the cooling system of high-voltage components of the hybrid system it was decided to abandon the large holes for cooling the front of the rear wings. It reduces aerodynamic resistance of the car and promotes fuel consumption drop. As a whole the weight of the car managed to be reduced from 1 350 to 1 300 kgs. Also the interior 911 GT3 R Hybrid has been completely processed. The most part of displays and monitors has moved on a steering wheel. Steering of other functions is carried out by means of keys with illumination on the central extension housing developed to the driver. The main priority in this case were ergonomics and visibility for the pilot control devices - primarily in the dark.











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Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG coupe

Mercedes-Benz has published the first information about the new supercoupemodel С63 AMG Coupe which will be the main competitor two-door BMW M3 and Audi RS5. From the technical point of view a coupe not too strongly differs from shown before a sedan and versatile person C63 AMG. The model will be equipped with the same 6,2-liter engine V8 with forced aspiration which has two versions. In simple version the motor gives out 457 h.p. and 600 Nm. But if to order special AMG Development Package capacity of the motor will make already 487 h.p. For comparison Audi RS5 can brag 450 h.p. , and at BMW M3 under a cowl in general only 420 h.p. In case of installation AMG

Development Package the coupe can be dispersed from 0 to 100 km/h of all for 4,4 sec, and the maximum speed will be limited on a mark of 280 km/h (at the 457-strong version the arrester will work on 250 km/h).

Despite huge power under a cowl, the coupe has a drive gear only for a rear axle. Outwardly the most powerful coupes differ from usual cars other aerodynamic weather-cloth, a new cowl from an aluminum alloy, 18-inch wheel disks dimension 235/40 in front and 255/35 behind. Sale С63 AMG Coupe will begin in Europe in July of this year. In Germany the car will cost 72590 euros.











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Honda Brio will go on sale

Posted on Sunday, March 20, 2011

honda brioHonda definitively declassifies budgetary city variant Brio, which is focused to Asia with it's growing markets. Under earlier spent announcements, a compact will actually have multiple versions with a national flavor. Founders count that already during the current year they can sell 40 thousand copies. Honda company hopes that the South Asian market of city cars will continue to develop and grow roughly so it is necessary to be engaged in finishing before logic end of idea which has been sounded in Delhi on a January showroom 2010 where Honda New Small Concept debut has taken place. Received name Honda Brio for a batch production, the compact hatchback has mission for the markets of China, Thailand and India. Brio has length of 3,6 meters that not so differs from dimensions known for Honda Jazz. The given version will share with a novelty as an economic power-plant. The gasoline engine on 90 h.p. has work possibility together with steples variator or with a five-step mechanical gear box. Its competitors, first of all, will be Suzuki Alto and Hyundai i10.

For Thailand the hatchback will receive rich enough complete set which includes clasp brakes, EBD, airbags two pieces and ABS. The Thai buyer can get Brio at the manufacturer for 9 400 euros. It is necessary to notice that only in Thailand purchase this year almost 40 thousand copies is planned.

For the market of India Honda company plans to prepare other version focused on its requirements. As already it was informed earlier, the novelty will possess more modest complete set and, accordingly, and lower cost. Occurrence of cut down version Brio is expected during the current year. As to the European market Honda company doesn't plan to supply new item.

honda brio

honda brio

honda brio

honda brio

honda brio

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