Today: 28 May 2017
Best fairground Geneva Motor Show, held from the 9 19 on March called the Bugatti stand. The award in this nomination is awarded by the Club of Advertising and Public Relations 14 recent years. "The jury chose the Bugatti stand for efficient design on a small exhibition area, stand elements workmanship and detail", - says the automaker's statement. At the stand of the brand in Geneva it was shown only one car - painted in dark blue hypercar Chiron, one of the first collected by the client machines.
The company Lexus introduced a racing modification "charged" coupe RC F. The novelty will take part in the competition category GT3 season 2016 years. Development coupe, which was attended by experts of subsidiary company "Toyota» - Toyota Technocraft, conducted about three years. The car, built on the basis of "civil" model is fully compliant with the International Automobile Federation (FIA). Weight dvuhdverki not exceed 1300 kilos. Lexus RC F GT3 equipped with the upgraded five-liter atmospheric engine V8, developing over 500 horsepower. The motor is combined with a six-speed sequential gearbox with paddle gearshift paddles. Behind the wheel compartments perform 55-year-old American pilot Scott Pryuett, which will be part of a new racing team "Lexus» - F Performance Racing.
Lebanese company W Motors - the developer of the first Arab supercar Lykan Hypersport- is preparing to debut a new model. It will be called Fenyr SuperSport and will be presented on November 10 International Motor Show in Dubai. New developed in collaboration with the corporation Magna Steyr and the German tuning company RUF, responsible for the technical stuffing. Body supercar will be made entirely of carbon fiber, and the motor will develop more than 1000 horsepower. Weight model will 1200 kilos. More detailed information about Fenyr SuperSport yet. It is expected that the annual W Motors will collect copies of 25 supercar. The cost of each machine will exceed a million dollars.
Yamaha has unveiled a prototype robot that can manage 200-strong motorcycle racing YZF-R1M. Premiere of new items was held at the Tokyo Motor Show. At the moment, the system is still under development. Before the engineers have set the task to create a robot that can operate sportbike not subjected to any technical modifications. They expect that Motobot able to compete with real people on a race track, "controlling complex movements of the bike and its control system at speeds of 200 kilometers per hour." The ultimate goal of the project is the development of electronic auxiliary functions and safety systems for sport bikes, similar to those used in modern cars.
Ecology and new forms of energy have become major fashion trends at the open on Wednesday at the Tokyo Motor Show 44-th Tokyo Motor Show 2015. Carmaker Toyota for the first time demonstrated a hydrogen-powered concept car FCV Plus, which is able to "share" unused electricity. "If you say very briefly, it is the battery or power station on wheels. Vehicle FCV Plus is able to produce a surplus of energy and "give" it to the service of an apartment house or "share" to the electricity grid region ", - explained the RIA Novosti representative of the company car benefits. After the machine runs out of time use as a car, it can continue to serve as a home generator.
The Japanese car company Honda Motor announced on Tuesday plans to release a commercial self-2020 year vehicles. As the transfer news agency Kyodo, the machine will be equipped with cameras, radar and satellite navigation systems. The sale will be received cars that will be able to comply without a driver on the road Rows and maintain an appropriate distance, as well as to call on the toll roads, or to move down to them. Earlier plans to launch a self-car 2020 was also announced by Toyota and Nissan. In early October, the international innovation forum in Kyoto, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan creates a self-managed vehicles to represent them at the Olympics in Tokyo 2020.
Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton won the United States Grand Prix and became champion of the Formula early-1 2015 years. The Briton won the title for the third time in his career and second time in a row. Hamilton's team-mate Nico Rosberg finished second in the United States, Sebastian Vettel - third. Race after rain completely weekend in Austin was held on a drying track. The riders started on intermediate tires and in the first third of the race to win the pilots fought racers Mercedes and Red Bull. At some point the leader Daniil Kvyat and left, and Dan Riccardo, but then they were overtaken by Hamilton and Rosberg. The race was interrupted several times the pace penalties and virtual pace penalties.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Japan announced Friday the creation of innovative system indicator direction of the vehicle, which will be at night rays of light projected onto the street visual warning about the actions of the driver. According to a press release of the corporation, the car will create illumination on the road surface around it and thereby quickly and accurately will know the pedestrians and other drivers, or in which direction it will move, or when the stop, or open the door. System direction indicator Mitsubishi Electric will demonstrate with its concept car EMIRAI3 xDAS on the Tokyo car show Tokyo Motor Show 2015 29 from October to November 8.
Because of problems with the ignition, and the risk of fire around the world will be withdrawn 4,9 million cars Japanese automaker Mazda, 1,2 million of them - in the United States, informs AP. According to the company Mazda, a review in the United States affects, in particular, the model Protege, MX-3 and MX-6, made in the period of 1989 1998 years. According to the company, factory marriage in these cars can cause overheating and ignition of the electrical contacts in the socket plug TASS reports. Repair of all the recalled vehicles will be made free of charge. According to Mazda, the company's not aware of any accidents in the United States associated with the specified fault. In other countries it zeregistrirovano 13 cases of fire, but no one was hurt.
Scientists at Stanford University have built a DeLorean sports car with a system of autonomous control. However, they initially did not plan to create a car that could just ride around the city, and would like to learn to drift the car without the driver and cut "donuts." This writes Wired. A car bought in May 2013 22 years of thousands of dollars from a resident of California who used it for daily travel. DeLorean was chosen by scientists specifically because of the association with the movie "Back to the Future" and future technologies that are out there on display. In the course of the project the gasoline engine was replaced with a DeLorean built-in rear-wheel electric motors developed by startups Renovo of "Silicon Valley."
Volvo, bring on the Motor Show in Los Angeles, which will open in mid-November of this year, a conceptual "time machine." In the company specified that the prototype has nothing to do with time travel, and intended to show the potential of "how long the car can return to the driver." Detailed information about the development of yet, but it is probably on autopilot. The prototype was developed the past few years the center of Volvo in California. It will be built modular platform SPA, which is now used on the SUV XC90 new generation and for the next three years will be another 14 Swedish car brand. The company clarified that the concept will be equipped with control electronics and software, which in the future will make their debut in the production models.
Factory studio of Dodge - Mopar - has prepared a package of improvements for the updated coupe Challenger, which turns the car into dregster. The set is called Drag Pak and while being tested. Dregovaya version of the HEMI engine has received an eight volume of seven liters. The engine combines racing transmission developed on the basis of three-stage automatic transmission Chrysler 727. Returns powerplant news and its dynamic characteristics are not specified. In addition, dvuhdverka received 15-inch wheels with tires width 4,5 inches (11,43 centimeters) in front and nine inches (22,86 centimeters) behind. Dregovoe coupe equipped with adjustable front shock absorbers and four-link rear suspension. Civil modification Shallenger.
On Thursday, 28 August, Ford launched the Mustang coupe series production of the new generation. Release of a sports car, which will be the first global model for its 50-year history, the company started in Flat Rock, Michigan. In addition, Ford Mustang for the first time will receive a modification of RHD. This version will sell for 25 markets, including the UK, Australian and South African. LHD variant initially present at 56 markets. Americans expect that eventually sports car will be sold in 120 countries around the world. New "Mustang" debuted late last year. Sports car got independent suspension both front and rear. According to the company, the setting of these elements was carried out taking into account ...
At the motor show in Moscow, debuted a prototype of a new race "Lada", built on the basis of a sedan Vesta. The car will take part in the championship World Touring the WTCC next year. Unlike racing "Grants" on which the factory team "AvtoVAZ" appears in the WTCC this season, the body of a new car is not painted in red and yellow. This is due to the change of sponsor - instead of "Lukoil" manufacturer will now cooperate with "Rosneft". Specifications "Vesta" has not yet been disclosed. Previously only been reported that the motor vehicle will develop about 500 horsepower. It clarifies the issue "Championship" Tests racing "Vesta" is scheduled to begin in January. Team hopes that the novelty will allow "the first races to fight for points and qualify for the podium." Now, after eight stages WTCC Russian team ranked in the standings manufacturers third and last place, behind Honda and Citroen.
Volvo has officially unveiled a new SUV XC90. The premiere model, the first time since the year 2003 generational change took place in Sweden. Previously, the manufacturer announced that will not participate in the Moscow Motor Show, explaining the extremely high cost of renting exhibition space. Design of the model is made in a new style of Volvo, which was engaged in the development of an ex-employee of Volkswagen Thomas Ingenlat. For the first time such a concept was presented on the prototype Concept Coupe, which debuted at last year's Frankfurt Motor Show. Later, a similar design was demonstrated by two more prototypes: Concept Estate and XC Coupe. SUV XC90 new generation became the first "Volvo", built ...
Prior to the Grand Prix Russia - less 50 days. Prior to the first-ever Grand Prix of Russia have less 50 days, so that the circuit under construction in Sochi came another influential commission. Unlike visits officials FIA and FOM, this time the track is directly checked the one who will have to fight for it in early October - Sebastian Vettel. Earlier, the four-time champion "Formula-1" together with the ex-pilot David Coulthard has visited Sochi and even drove a circle on the construction site, although the race was more like a rally than a race F1. Now, the press service of Infiniti Red Bull released a video in which you can see a high degree of readiness is located in the Olympic Park race track.
Chevrolet introduced spetsversiyu pickup Silverado 1500, dubbed Rally. "Rally" modification differs colored body elements and the presence of limited slip rear differential. Sales of new products in the United States will start 4 September this year. Special model is available in two versions - Rally 1 and Rally 2. Both versions offer the repainted body-color grille, black side mirrors and door handles. Rally 2, in addition, includes a locking rear differential, and 22-inch wheels and sills painted in black. In addition, the pickup version Rally 2 has black stripes on the hood and the load compartment cover, hitch ...
Australian company Joss Developments has decided to raise funds for the development of its first supercar using crowdfunding service Kickstarter. The company expect to 1 October this year to collect 480 thousand Australian dollars (445,5 thousand dollars). At the time of writing, the news was received only 6,5 thousand dollars. In Joss argue that this amount will be sufficient for the completion of the engineering and product design, as well as creating a test prototype. While fully funding the company expects to build the first working model by the end of the supercar 2015 year. After a year and a half after that is scheduled to begin production of mass-produced copies.
Lamborghini company is going to make a civilian version of the rear-wheel drive supercar Huracan, Autocar reported, citing the head of Stephan Winkelmann. Now there's only rear-wheel drive coupe with a racing LP 620-2 Super Trofeo, which debuted in mid-August and will take part in competitions in 2015 year. "We have done so (rear-wheel drive version - note the" motor ") with Gallardo, therefore such a possibility exists. We are a manufacturer of all-wheel drive supercar, but why should we abandon models with rear-wheel drive? "- Said Winkelmann. Chapter Lamborghini also noted that the company is considering the possibility of further expanding the range Huracan. It is, in particular, the roadster, which should appear in 2015 year, as well as a lightweight version of the track.
Sports division Ford - Ford Racing - spread the first image of a new special modification Mustang, known as RTR. The announcement was developed by the American manufacturer, in collaboration with drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and will be offered as a set of accessories in the official dealerships "Ford". The novelty will receive an aggressive body kit with new bumpers, enlarged air intakes, rear spoiler and a massive Diffusers. Modification RTR will be available in two versions - Spec 1 and Spec 2. It is expected that, as a similar version to the previous generation model, the first of them will offer only the external improvements, and the second - the modernization of the engine, suspension and exhaust system. Tuning the program to prepare for ...
The British company David Brown Automotive intends to expand its product range, according to Autocar. Now the company is listed in the lineup only retro sports car Speedback GT, built on Jaguar XKR. "We are confident that we have good options, but there is still a lot of work to put into production a hundred copies Speedback. Now we are not prepared to say that we do after this model, but the new car will fit "Spidbeku" price and quality "- said Brown. David Brown Automotive Company was founded in the year 2014 son of former head of Aston Martin David Brown and Alan Mobberli, who previously held the position of chief designer of Land Rover. Last for the project came out of retirement.