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.
Chevrolet has plans to make a mid-engined supercar Corvette. Such a layout pattern can be obtained as in the current generation - a modification ZR1, and in the following. This is with reference to its sources said the publication Motor Trend. It is possible that with a mid-engine, modification ZR1 will get a new name. In early June, the American automaker has registered the name Zora, honors the creator of the "Corvette" engineer Zora Arcus-Duntova. It is assumed that the supercar will receive motor power 750-800 horsepower. Publishing sources say that in the process of developing the current generation Corvette Chevrolet engineers have studied the possibility of a mid-build, but as a result of this option was abandoned.
Dodge officially unveiled the company "charged» SRT-version of the updated sedan Charger, which received 707-strong (881 Nm) petrol engine 6.2 V8 Hellcat with a mechanical supercharger. The automaker called the novelty of the most powerful and fast chetyrehdverki in the world. First Hellcat engine was used on the coupe Challenger. The engine received a forged crankshaft, new pistons, aluminum cylinder head and piston pins with carbon coating. The engine is combined with vosmidiapazonnoy automatic transmission. In Dodge noted that the quarter-mile "hot" sedan travels in 11 seconds, acceleration from zero to 160 kilometers per hour, followed by a full stop, the model goes 13 seconds, and its top speed is 326 kilometers per hour.
, Cadillac Escalade SUV updated on the American market. The model has received an eight-speed automatic transmission (previously established dedicated six), the system of circular cine and multimedia complex with networking 4G the LTE access point and Wi-Fi, supports up to seven devices. "Escalade" is equipped with 6,2-liter eight-cylinder petrol engine developing 420 623 horsepower and Nm of torque. The model proposed standard (2946 millimeters) and a long wheelbase (3302 mm) and as a rear or all wheel drive. Dynamic characteristics of an SUV with the new transmission yet. With the same "automatic» Escalade could accelerate zero to 96 kilometers per hour in 6,4 seconds.
British manufacturer of sports cars and road racing cars Ginetta presented design layout of their sport prototype for participation in endurance racing. The car was the first shown as part of the newly created class LMP3. In its preparation to attend another British company Juno, which Ginetta acquired 7 August this year. Sportprototip, according to the class rules LMP3, will be equipped with 420-horsepower engine V8. As for the chassis, then work on setting Ginetta-Juno is still ongoing. Car has aerodynamic testing, and the assurance of the team leaders, "good results." Machines will LMP3 about 15 centimeters shorter sportprototipov LMP2 and LMP1, but their width in this case will fit older machines series.
Successor sports car Nissan 370Z, which will be called Z35, will be equipped with a rigid folding roof. According to the Australian edition of Motoring, dvuhdverka acquire a body of type "Targa". Competitors will model Porsche Boxster, BMW Z4 and Audi TT. In Nissan believe that the creation Targ make model more attractive compared with their opponents, and will attract more potential customers. 370Z successor in the base will be offered with a hybrid power plant, which will include a two-liter "turbochetverka." A similar unit is used on a sedan Infiniti Q50. The engine has been provided by Mercedes-Benz. His return is 211 horsepower. The top version will get 333-hp engine 3.0 with direct fuel injection.
Potential buyers of hybrid hypercar Ferrari LaFerrari, which costs at least 1,2 million euros, willing to pay for the amount of the car twice. For this price the dealer is willing to negotiate with the Italian company to expand the quota request to expedite production and delivery. On it informs edition CarDealer Magazine. Publication of such information provided by Peter Brook, managing director of UK-based Oracle Finance, which deals with the financing of car buyers. The company helps customers purchase in installments or on credit, new and used expensive machines of various brands, including Aston Martin, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus, Pagani and Porsche.
Austrian company Marchi Mobile sold, allegedly the most expensive in the history of the motor home. An unnamed customer from Dubai paid for camper called EleMMent Palazzo three million dollars. On it informs edition BoldRide. Two-storey car longer than 12 323 square meters and square meters, which the manufacturer calls a "Palace on Wheels", the insert has a body made of pure gold. Cab is for better visibility located on the second tier. Machine weight - 20 tons. Inside EleMMent Palazzo has a seating area with the possibility of its transformation into a bar, which is carried out after pressing a button. In addition, there has a cocktail lounge with sofas, bedroom with 40-inch TV.
In Germany, a new sports car manufacturer - VSpeed Automotive. The company, founded by engineer Bernd Nёmerom, unveiled its first model, dubbed V77 Gran Turismo and built on the base coupe Chevrolet Corvette previous generation. On it informs edition De Telegraaf. Overall length of the sports car is 4531 millimeter width - 1951 millimeter height - 1216 millimeters, and the wheelbase is 2686 millimeters. Body panels compartment (center console and trim) are made of carbon fiber. Weight distribution in the ratio 50: 50. Weight news reaches 1399 kilograms - on 56 pounds lighter base Chevrolet Corvette S6. In the engine compartment mounted 477-strong "eight" in volume 6,2 liters. From zero to "hundreds" of such a car can be accelerated for 3,9 seconds. "Maximum speed» - 320 kilometers per hour.
New modification hypercar Venom GT Hennessey from the American company can accelerate to 466 kilometers per hour. This car will get F5 prefix in the title and will be officially unveiled in 2015 year. On this edition of Top Gear said CEO John Hennessy. RWD Venom F5 will get the same seven-liter engine with two turbines V8 that his predecessor GT, in February, set a world speed record (435,3 kilometers per hour). However, the power unit will be increased up to 1244 1400 horsepower. Motor will be aggregated with a six-speed sequential manual gearbox type. According Henneessi, the company considered translation machine to an automatic transmission with two clutches.
Infiniti will be the flagship model "kupeobrazny" sedan that will rival Porsche Panamera. Novelty will equip the hybrid power plant with total capacity of about 700 horsepower. Its members will include V-shaped six-cylinder engine with a turbocharger. On it informs edition Automotive News. Novelty is based on the rear wheel drive platform Mercedes-Benz, and a number of design elements borrow from the concept car Essence. The first image appeared in August chetyrehdverki 2013 year. The illustration was a signature brand chief designer Alfonso Albaisy. According to preliminary data, the future rival "Panamera" will be called or Q80 Q90 - with the exact name in the Infiniti still undecided.
The company Aston Martin has produced a special version of the open supercar DB9 Volante, dedicated equestrian theme. In the interior, the car used images of horses. Convertible sold at auction to be held in one of the days of horse shows in California Atherton (5-10 August). Spetsmodifikatsiya made in a single copy for the Aston Martin dealership in Los Gatos, which is located thirty minutes from Atherton. Externally, the car is different from the usual DB9 only a light beige color. Convertible seats, steering wheel, front panel and door inserts are finished in natural leather dark beige. In addition, Alcantara seat trim used ivory ...
Toyota company will call its first production hydrogen car Mirai (in Japanese - "future"). It is reported by Bloomberg, citing its own sources. According to the agency, the name is already registered Mirai "Toyota" in the U.S. Patent Office as a trademark, but officials refused to confirm the manufacturer until this information. Earlier conceptual models and commodity options demonstrated with index «FCV» - Fuel Cell Vehicle (car on fuel cells). The model will be equipped with Mirai 136-strong powerplant fuel cells. In the motion causes motor car, for which energy is produced by a chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen.
The company introduced the extended version of the Cadillac compact sedan ATS, designed specifically for the Chinese market. For a basis of model taken dorestaylingovyh version - without a new grille with two horizontal bars and with the old logo is still there laurel wreaths. Compared with the normal version wheelbase new items, received the title prefix L, increased by 85 millimeters, and its size is now 2860 millimeters. Updated Cadillac ATS was introduced in early July. Besides the new grille and emblem, it appeared enhanced multimedia complex with voice control Siri Eyes Free from the company Apple, as well as the functions of the machine system restrictions for young drivers Teen Driver.
American company Polaris, which manufactures ATVs, motorcycles and snowmobiles, introduced three-wheeled vehicle called Slingshot. Model, made in the style of a sports car KTM X-Bow, able to compete with tricycle Morgan, Campagna and Epic. Overall length of a novelty, built on a steel frame, is 3800 mm, width - 1960 mm, height - 1318 millimeters, and the wheelbase and the value of clearance and reach 2667 127 millimeters respectively. Weight - 782 kilograms. In a move driven tricycle 2,4-liter gasoline engine GM Ecotec power 173 horsepower (225 Nm). Gearbox - a five-speed.
The network has a special version of the sports car pictures new generation Mustang, dubbed F-35 Lightning II Edition. Coupe devoted inconspicuous American fighter-bomber Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II. Pictures published on the site forum mustang6g.com. Novelty, which is based on a top GT-version "Mustang", received titanium characteristic yellow color of the body, made in the spirit of combat aircraft. Coupe also has acquired a wider front carbon splitter, rear diffuser and yellow brake caliper. Inside, there was a modified dashboard and sport buckets Recaro. Modernization of the power plant is not reported. Common Ford Mustang GT is equipped with five-liter "eight", developing 435 horsepower.
The BMW Roadster refurbish 507, which belonged to the American singer Elvis Presley on 1958 1962 year. Car in the Munich headquarters of the company sent its last owner, a California engineer Jack Castor. The car was in his garage with 1968 year. On it informs edition Auto Motor und Sport. This roadster rolled out in 1957 year and was part of a test fleet BMW. Presley bought the car a year later for 3 750 thousands of dollars when military service was held in Munich. Before issuing the car was replaced with the engine, transmission and windshield. Singer also asked repaint it from the original white to red. After the service, Presley took the car with him to the U.S., and two years later sold it to Tommy Charles, an employee of the New York Auto Show Chrysler.
BMW is the centenary of the brand, which will be celebrated in 2016 year, will release hybrid supercar i9. Novelty should be the ideological successor model M1 - mid-engine coupe produced since 1978 1981 on year. On it informs edition Auto Motor und Sport, citing its own sources. According to the newspaper, BMW i9 will be a more powerful version of the model i8. Now it is equipped with a hybrid power plant, which includes gasoline 1,5-liter engine horsepower and 231 131-hp electric motor. Acceleration to "hundreds" took 4,4 seconds. Top speed is limited to sports car 250 kilometers per hour. It is expected that i9 can recruit the first hundred kilometers per hour in seconds 4.
Bentley SUV will be the fastest car in the class. On it informs edition Car & Driver with reference to the marketing director of the British brand Kevin Rose. New products will be offered with eight-cylinder petrol engine, the hybrid power plant based on it and the twin-turbo engine W12, which enables the SUV to gain 320 kilometers per hour and will make it the fastest on the market. In addition, by the end of this year to decide on the Bentley whether to include range diesel units. If approved it is expected to become a modernized version 4,2-liter "Eight» Audi. In the "Bentley" confident that the best-selling SUV will be a hybrid version.
Opel will cease production of hybrid Ampera, which is the sedan version perelitsovannoy Chevrolet Volt. The production model, which became the winner of the European competition "Car of the Year-2012», completed in 2016 year, after the Americans withdraw the market "V" of the new generation. This is with reference to its own source reports Automotive News. Decision to withdraw the "Amps" assembly line due to low demand for chetyrehdverki, which went on sale in 2011 year. Last year, thousands were sold 3 184 hybrid that 40 percent lower than a year earlier. In the first five months of this year Ampera 332 acquired rights - to 67 percent less than the same period 2013-th.
Ford Motor Company following the publication of accurate data on the engines of the new generation Mustang family disclosed information about the future package of improvements that will be offered as an option and improve the controllability of the car. Set will not affect the power plants "Mustang" - it will change the cooling system, steering settings, as well as suspension and brakes. Set Performance Pack will only be available for two versions of the new Mustang - with 310-horsepower EcoBoost V6 volume 2,3 liter and five-liter engine with recoil V8 435 forces. Both versions will have migrated springs, bushings and rear monotube shocks, more powerful cooling system, thicker rear anti-roll bar.