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.
Nissan has introduced a virtual supercar created for racing simulator Gran Turismo 6 15-in honor of the anniversary of the game series. Earlier, the Japanese manufacturer said that this car will start "a new chapter in the history of Nissan», and some foreign media speculated that some elements of the design of the machine in the future may appear on real models - GT-R next generation. Producer representatives noted that this car "gives you the opportunity to see how the future might look like a supercar." At the same time the company believes that the "real world also ready for a" machine such as Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo.
Company McLaren Automotive to build a strong track 1000-option hybrid supercar P1, who will receive the title prefix GTR. In the UK, the new product will cost 1,98 million pounds (about 3,35 million U.S. dollars). According to the "McLaren", the company intends to create "the world's best track car for the driver." Novelty compared to the civilian P1 get more aggressive appearance, advanced track, improved aerodynamics, increased downforce, slick racing tires and a forced-on 84 horsepower hybrid propulsion system. The price P1 GTR will participate in at least six international racing competitions ...
Renault has bought from the British sportscar manufacturer Caterham stake in the project to revitalize the brand Alpine. French moved 50-percent stake in the joint venture Societe des Automobiles Alpine Caterham, founded to develop new technical stuffing Alpine sports car and found it to market. Now, "Reno" has become the sole owner of this company, which will be removed from the title mention of Caterham. The deal was the actual confirmation of the termination of the partnership between Renault and Caterham. First to break the relationship became known in March. Reasons for non-cooperation are not called. Treaty between the French and the British was signed in November 2012 year.
The company will build a Pagani Huayra supercar extreme modification and call her «Nurburgring Edition» - after the eponymous German race track. This was reported by one of the users of the site Teamspeed citing chief test pilot producer Davide Testi. Detailed information about the future, "charged" supercar yet. We only know that the novelty will be a limited edition - 15 25 or copies. Huayra supercar debuted at the beginning of 2011 years, and its sales in Europe began in October 2012-th. Coupe received mechatronic chassis with adjustable shock absorbers, a monocoque made of carbon fiber and titanium, as well as 700-strong six-liter twelve-cylinder engine with a supercharger and a seven-speed dual robotic gearbox.
Chevrolet has circulated a detailed technical specifications supercar Corvette Z06 - the most powerful production car ever made by concern General Motors. This model debuted at the Detroit Motor Show in January, but then called the manufacturer only approximate capacity - 625 861 horsepower and torque. Now announced the final figures - 650 880 forces and Nm. Novelty is equipped with 6,2-liter eight-cylinder engine with a mechanical supercharger Eaton, direct injection, continuously variable valve timing system, and turn off half the cylinders under light loads.
It has been voted the publication L'Automobile official images of the crossover BMW X6 second generation. The public debut of the model is expected to be held in August this year at the Moscow Motor Show. Originally a novelty, the design of which is aligned with the model X5, will be offered in versions with 306-strong three-liter "turboshesterkoy" 450-and eight-strong unit volume 4,4 liter and diesel six-cylinder motors 3.0, developing and 258 381 force. "Charged» M-modification will be presented only in the next year. Now such a crossover set 555-strong twin-turbo unit 4.4 V8. The current BMW X6 available in the Russian market with three diesel and two petrol engines.
British sports car manufacturer McLaren Automotive has announced the first profit in the last three years, ever since I started making cars. According to the results of 2013-operating income amounted to mark 12,4 million pounds (20,7 million), while revenue excluding taxes - 4,5 million pounds (7,5 million dollars). Just last year it sold 1359 model instances MP4-12C and 36 flagship supercar P1. Revenues from sales of cars made 285,4 million pounds (478 million dollars). In 2014 the number of showrooms of the brand, which will be presented in 28 countries to increase from 50 70. To develop new and improve existing models Britons spend 70,6 million pounds (118,2 million dollars).
McLaren company plans to release in three body styles new supercar, which is currently being tested under the symbol P13. Mid-engined car will be released not only in versions of "coupe" and "convertible", but in the embodiment of Gran Turismo with a small luggage compartment in the rear. On this edition of Car and Driver said a source in the British brand. How designers will be able to place a rack in the mid-engine car, the source publication did not elaborate. He only said that with the body externally P13 GT is similar to the classic Jaguar E-Type more than its modern successor to F-Type. In addition, the source said that the coupe will get P13 curved rear window.
Mitsubishi Motors Company introduced an updated version of the electric vehicle race, which will take part in competitions on the rise in the Pikes Peak mountain. Compared to last year's one, the novelty, dubbed MiEV Evolution III, began to 68 horsepower stronger. Novelty equipped with four electric motors - one for each wheel. The total return was 450 kilowatt units, equivalent 611 horsepower. Last year engines MiEV Evolution II developed 543 horsepower version and betrayed 2012 325 years horsepower. Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III also received a lightweight tubular chassis, which used new materials. Electric vehicle equipped with an improved aerodynamic elements, including a new front spoiler, increase downforce cars.
The company has prepared a special version of Subaru coupe BRZ, which was called Series.Blue. The model has not undergone technical changes, designers only have equipped her body kit developed by specialists units STI, and changed the color of decorative inserts in the cabin on the blue. Novelty was splitter, door sills and body more aerodynamic elements on the rear bumper. Manufacturer claims that the update has reduced the drag coefficient to a 0,28 0,27. Spetsversiyu coupe equipped with black 17-inch wheels and red brake caliper with the emblem of STI. The logo also appeared on the button to start the engine. Contrast stitching salon changed red to blue. Blue Box appeared on the steering wheel.
European quota for the new generation Ford Mustang was chosen for thirty seconds after you start taking orders. Applications for the model took on the official website of the evening 24 May, simultaneously with the final Champions League "Real" - "Atletico" (American brand is a sponsor of the event). Applications for the new "Mustang" filed 9 300 thousand users, but can only make an order first 500 people - so much for European cars allocated Ford. The company will contact customers who have acquired the right to order a sports car in the coming weeks. Customers spread across twenty European countries. Each of them received an invitation to visit the nearest dealership, where at the end of the year it will be possible to choose the final configuration of the machine.
BMW is not going to create their models for nine or ten step "automatic". This is with reference Klaus Frolikha responsible for compact and mid-size model of the Bavarian brand, reports Autoexpress. Nine-"machines" at the moment is at Mercedes-Benz and Land Rover, as Hyundai, Kia, Ford, GM and Volkswagen are developing desyatidiapazonnyh transmissions. "We ran some tests. The difference in efficiency between the six-and eight-step "automatic" is from seven to eight percent, which is a good result. But almost no transmission devyatidiapazonnoy advantages over vosmidiapazonnoy. Plus, the transmission gear with plenty of added weight machines.
"GAZ Group" received a single European vehicle type approval on the family car "Gazelle-Next». Through this GAZ will officially deliver this model to the EU countries. On it informs edition of Avto@mail.ru. To get certified, manufacturer engineers over a year perfecting and testing carried out model. Total confirmed 43 compliance with safety requirements, and received international certificates 113, 74 of which components. Currently GAZ is looking for dealers who would be able to organize a network of sales and service "Gazelle-Next» in the European market. The fact that "GAZ Group" plans to sell "Gazelle-Next» in Europe, it became known last spring.
Cadillac is shared new details about a restyled version of the sedan CTS 2015-model year. American brand confirmed change its emblem, and also reported that the novelty will be equipped with active grille. In addition, the "Cadillac" announced the emergence of new electronic assistants, including systems Teen Driver, which will limit some features for young drivers. Grille updated CTS will open automatically to maintain optimum engine temperature and closed to reduce drag. This feature will be available in all trim models, except for the "charged" version under the symbol V, collected based on the model ...
Company Lincoln made the final decision not to sell their cars on the European market. Instead, focus on the implementation of producer cars in the United States and China. On this edition of Autocar said the head of "Ford" Alan Mulally. "Lincoln" has officially confirmed its output to the car market of China in mid-April of this year. A little later, the Americans presented at the Beijing Auto Show concept SUV MKX, is a harbinger of the next generation model of the same name. Toward the end of the year 2014 Americans will sell in China MKZ sedan and a compact crossover MKC, which will be the cheapest in the class of small premium vsedorozhnikov.
Audi has introduced a restyled family hatchbacks A7 Sportback, which received modern power plants, new lighting equipment and modified multimedia systems. The world premiere of the model together with a supercar R8 LMX with laser lights and TT coupe next generation will be held in late August this year at the Auto Show in Moscow. Dorestaylingovyh from different design options hatchbacks grille, bumpers, exhaust pipes and new headlamps. They are now in the basic version will be LED, and an extra charge for the model proposed matrix lighting fixtures equipped with a dynamic display turns lighting system of road signs and alert pedestrians to approaching cars.
Volkswagen has extended the first official images of the Passat next generation received index B8. The public debut of the sedan and station wagon will take place at the Motor Show in Paris October, and by November of European cars will reach dealers. Novelty is based on a modular platform MQB, which reduced mass model compared to its predecessor on 85 kilograms (to 1,3 tons). Overall length remains almost the same - 4,7 meters, but the height is reduced by 14 millimeters (up 1456 millimeters). In addition, in the cabin "Passat" will roomier (reserve space for rear passengers knees 33 increase by a millimeter), and the amount of luggage, for example, will grow by wagon 47 liters.
Dodge Company introduced an updated version of the top-end oil-Challenger SRT car with the engine Hellcat. Novelty equipped new 6,2-liter compressor "eight", which is the most powerful engine V8, ever produced concern Chrysler: it is assumed that its power exceeds 600 horsepower. The engine received a forged crankshaft and connecting rods, cylinder heads made of aluminum alloy, and piston pins with carbon coating. Precise data on the impact of the motor is kept secret, but according to the manufacturer, its capacity is "more 600 horsepower." Earlier it was reported that this unit will issue 640 forces. Engine combined with a six-speed "mechanics" or ...
Nissan has declassified updated version of the most powerful coupe 370Z Nismo. Novelty will be available in the U.S. market in July this year. On the supply of cars in Europe and, in particular, in the Russian information yet. The car is still equipped with an engine capacity of 3,7 350 l liter capacity. with. and 374 Nm of torque. Unlike its predecessor, the unit restyling 370Z Nismo can be paired with one of two transmissions. Besides MKPP6, which was completed before the upgrade model, coupe can be equipped with more and seven-step "automatic". Has undergone some changes and appearance coupe. Novelty was modified head optics, made in the style restyling Juke.
To 2021 issued annually, the number of cars in the world will increase by 21 million units, half of all cars will be produced in China. To such conclusion experts of the American research company IHS Automotive. In 2013 year the world produced more 87 million vehicles, 22 million of which have been released in China. Beginning with 2009 years after the economy began to recover after the crisis, the global production of cars increased by 25 million. Experts predict that in the next seven years, the production of cars in general slow to grow, but its output machines in China will quickly gain momentum.