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Aston Martin Lagonda Exclusive

Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

The first pictures which are completely opening appearance of sedan Aston Martin Lagonda which is urged to become one of the most expensive in a model range of the British producer became available. Photos from operation on car transportation in one of the Arab countries were published by the Oman Air company. It is known that it's a question of the pre-series car which founders call precisely "an exclusive masterpiece of automobile art". However, these pathos words really have bases — division Q specializing on implementation of individual orders is engaged in release of Lagonda. It is known also that this sedan will be on sale only in the countries of the Middle East, and, on hearings, the price of the car will exceed a mark of 1,2 million pounds sterling.

According to informal information Aston Martin Lagonda is constructed on the VH platform, the general with the Rapide model. Under a cowl of a sedan the 6,0-liter V12 engine developing about 600 horsepowers will take place. The eight-step automatic transmission transfers a torque to a rear axle thanks to what the car is capable to accelerate from a place to 100 km/h in 4,2 seconds.


It's no secret that the Aston Martin Lagonda, which will be released in an edition of less than 100 copies, can make a good competition Bentley and Rolls-Royce.


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Lexus NX 200t on Moscow Autoshow

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Lexus NX - is a brand new premium crossover of Lexus. This SUV was the most affordable model in the line and took a seat on the step below the model Lexus RX. The first rumors about the appearance of a compact crossover from Lexus we heard in 2012. A little later there was a concept car with futuristic design - Lexus LF-NX. This concept has been accepted with enthusiasm at the auto show in Frankfurt and became the basis for a future model.


Version NX 200t is the most powerful in scale and gives out 238 horsepowers and 350 Nm. Interesting feature of Lexus NX - adaptive suspension, rear power seats, adapted for compressed audio formats Mark Levinson audio system, wireless charger for mobile phones, cameras around and a set of advanced safety systems working with the camera and radars. Lovers of sports image packet is addressed F Sport, including a more aggressive exterior and interior design, 18-inch wheels, sport shock absorbers, as well as the monitoring system components and assemblies of the car (boost pressure, oil temperature, steering angle,), the indications of which are displayed on the display.

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New Subaru WRX S4

Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014

In Japan Subaru company presented two new models: WRX S4 and WRX STI Type S. The Subaru WRX S4 model on the majority of the characteristics is similar to standard WRX S4, however received more rigid body, the changed settings of a suspender, and also forced turbocharged power unit with a working volume 2,0 liters which power was increased from initial 268 horsepower to 300, and the maximum torque from 350 Nm to 400 Nm. As transmission in Subaru will be used onlyWRX S4 Lineartroni variator with preset of seven ranges. The car will receive a modified front bumper with the integrated LED day running fires, a rear spoiler, and also updated mouldings on thresholds and a set of light alloy wheels with new design dimension of 18 inches.

Subaru WRX STI Type S will receive the same opposite turbine motor as the WRX S4 model, but with slightly other settings thanks to which it's maximum power will make 305 horsepowers, and the maximum torque of 421 Nm. As transmission in WRX STI Type S the six-step mechanical gear box with more accurate switchings will be applied. The exterior of Subaru WRX STI Type S received the same updatings as well as at WRX S4 — updated bumpers, mouldings on thresholds, optics and wheels. 

Interiors of both cars received sports chairs, decorative metal and carbonic inserts, and a new pressure control devices of a turbo-supercharging. Both models will be implemented in domestic market of Japan. About possible emergence of novelties in other world markets yet isn't reported. 


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Suzuki CIAZ and Suzuki iV-4

Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014

Within the forthcoming international Moscow showroom the Suzuki company will present two new conceptual models: sedan of Suzuki CIAZ and compact crossover of Suzuki iV-4. The conceptual sedan Suzuki CIAZ was for the first time shown within the Indian motor show, and next month the serial version of this car will start arriving on the Indian car market under the name Maruti. On the Moscow showroom Suzuki will show the conceptual version intended for the European market. According to the preliminary data, the new sedan will be equipped both petrol, and diesel motors with a working volume from 1,4 to 1,6 liters.


Suzuki iV-4 crossover which feature are ample opportunities on its personalisation becomes the second novelty. The name of the iV-4 car means "identity", and figure 4 means that it is equipped with system of an all wheel drive. In the future, besides receiving the status of the serial car, the concept of Suzuki iV-4 can become a basis for the successor of a crossover of Suzuki Grand Vitara.


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Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe

The first image of the new Volkswagen model focused on the Chinese market and created on the basis of a concept of Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe (NMC) got to the Internet, presented within the Beijing showroom. The official debut of a novelty allegedly will take place at the end of the current year during carrying out the Chinese showroom in Guangzhou. The estimated cost of the new car in Heavenly Empire will make about 180 thousand yuans or 29 thousand dollars.

In comparison with the concept presented earlier, the serial version of the car will receive simpler radiator lattice, a front bumper and head optics. Also on the commodity version rims of smaller dimension will be established.

It is remarkable that after emergence of images of the serial Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe version, a number of automobile critics right there suggested that the new model is the Chinese Volkswagen Jetta version of new seventh generation. Indirectly this assumption is confirmed on the example of the Volkswagen Passat model which in China is on sale under the name Magotan.

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