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 network has video from the St. Petersburg company Sherp terrain vehicle, designed by Alexei Garagashyanom. The car was rated at least 3 850 million rubles. Many Western media devoted notes rover, and a car blog Jalopnik called him the "best all-terrain vehicle in the world." SUV, production of which began in the year 2015, was patented Tubeless low pressure tires and wheels special paging system and steering gear with friction disc brake and separate high reliability. Features allow the fuel system for a long time to operate the ATV without fuel starvation at critical angles.
The site for the sale of collector cars ads Hemmings appeared ZIL-4112R for 1,2 million - released in 2012, the prototype of the presidential limousine. Then it was reported that Vladimir Putin personally tested the car, and she did not like him, but later this was denied. whether the president any other prototype, known to test. Putin noted that he "is not involved in choosing the design and equipping new items." Representatives of the plant "ZIL" also denied the information that the "Garage special purpose" ( "EOU") has tested the machine, and in the "rut" said that this car is seen, but the test is not performed.
Ferrari has introduced a four-seater supercar called GTC4 Lusso, which replaced the FF model. Public premiere of new items will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. The novelty has received its name in honor of several classical models of the Italian brand: 330 GTC, 330 GT and 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso, «which was one of the most popular cars of Enzo Ferrari." Digital «4» in the title refers to the presence of all-wheel drive. Novelty equipped modernized 6,3-litrovyi twelve-aspirated, whose capacity has increased to up to 660 680 horsepower. The maximum torque of the motor reaches 697 Nm (at 5750 rpm), the 80 percent thrust is already available from 1750 speed.
Ford has decided to skip the Paris Motor Show, which will take place this fall. According to Automotive News referring to the representative of the European division of the brand, the time of the Motor Show did not coincide with the schedule of domestic premieres of new models. "The whole point is to choose the right place and the right way to tell the world the news about his - said the" Ford ". - And the Paris Motor Show - this is not the case. " Paris Motor Show alternating with the Frankfurt and it is held every two years. Motor Show is one of the largest in the world. For example, in 2014, the exhibition was visited by more than 1,2 million. Ford's 2014-m shown in Paris, the new S-Max and the updated C-Max.
"Volkswagen" has developed a new turbo "four" working volume of half a liter. Petrol and diesel units will be used on existing models of brands that make up the group. This is with reference to its sources said the publication Auto Express. The petrol engine range will replace the unit 1.4 TSI, which is used, for example, Volkswagen Golf and Skoda Octavia. It is assumed that the engine will make its debut with the updated "golf" to the end of the year. The new turbodiesel engine to replace the "heavy fuel" 1,6 working volume liter. The unit will make its debut with a restyled hatchback Audi A3 modification at the end of the year 2017.
Coachbuilder Pininfarina released the first teaser of his new development, which the Italians call "unbelievable concept car." Public premiere of the prototype will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. In the picture visible front splitter, which suggests that it would be a sports car. The red line can mean that the concept car will be built on the basis of one of the models of Ferrari. Further details about the new product will be announced later. At the end of the year 2015 the new owner of "Pininfarina" became the Indian company Mahindra & Mahindra, which bought 76,06 percent stake securities coachbuilder. According to unofficial data, the amount of the transaction amounted to 168 million euros. At the same time the Indians immediately promised that the "Pininfarina" fully preserve their independence.
In the future, all models of Porsche will receive a version with hybrid power plants. Such information is contained in an interview with the head of the German brand Oliver Blume newspaper Westfalen-Blatt. Summary yet unpublished material proved to have told Reuters. In 2018 year a hybrid version with the ability to recharge the batteries from a household electrical outlet will have a family of next-generation 911. Sports car can pass pure electric to 50 kilometers. At the end of 2018, Porsche confirmed the development of a serial electric vehicle, which will create in the style of the Frankfurt concept Mission E. The novelty will receive approximately 500 engine with horsepower and battery life will last for 600 kilometers.
The Russian company Cognitive Technologies, creates software for unmanned "KAMAZ", conducted a survey and found out how the respondents would have behaved in extreme driving situations in place of artificial intelligence. The survey suggested that as a result of a collision threat to life or bodily injury for the participants of the accident is inevitable. In one of the questions was modeled appearance of a dog on the road with a double solid line markings, 60 percent of respondents chose "Continue and ask the dog." Respondents were offered schemes and description 16 road situations (Online Cognitive Technologie presented only five cards), which is involved with the autonomous vehicle control systems. The intervention of the driver in the process control is possible.
Toyota fourth consecutive year topped the world rankings in car sales (based on 2011, the first place in the list took the concern General Motors). In 2015, the Japanese company was able to realize 10,15 million new cars - on 0,8 percent less than in the year 2014. This was reported by Bloomberg. "Toyota" was the only company that from January to December was able to sell more than ten million vehicles. In second place is Volkswagen, whose sales fell by two per cent - up to 9,9 million cars. Closes the three leaders of the American concern General Motors with an index 9,8 million vehicles, up 0,2 percent more than in the year 2014.
Company Volkswagen will bring to the Geneva Motor Show a concept crossover T-Cross, the production version is due in 2018 year. This model is able to compete with Nissan Juke and Mazda CX-3. This is with reference to its own source said the publication Autocar. The novelty will take place in the lineup of the German mark on a step below vsedorozhnika T-Roc. The prototype of this model is shown in the spring of 2014 years, and the beginning of commercial production planned for version 2017 year. According to a source Autocar, a project to launch a series of two compact SUV actively promoted the new head of "Volkswagen" Matthias Mueller.
The flagship sedan Cadillac CT6 get top-end modification, which will complement the new eight-cylinder engine with two turbines. This is with reference to the head of the American brand Johan de Naison informs edition Car and Driver. Twin-turbo engine displacement of V8 4,2 liters will be combined with the eight-speed automatic transmission. Engine output is not specified, but de Naison said that it "exceeds 400 horsepower." This top manager said that the new version of the sedan will not be part of the "charged» V-line. Currently, motor range includes Cadillac CT6 265-strong two-liter "turbochetverku», 335-strong six-cylinder aspirated volume 3,6 liter, three-liter and supercharged engine V6, developing 400 forces.
Team Formula-1 Red Bull faces a fine of 30 thousand euros for the use of the car to the ski slopes. This writes the Tiroler Tageszeitung. In mid-January as part of the ski festival "Hahnenkamm" Red Bull team has organized the show, during which the pilot of the Toro Rosso Max Verstappen drove the snowy slopes of the Austrian resort of Kitzbuehel. The driver drove the car on RB7, to participate in the Grand Prix of the season 2011 years to finalize the control electronics and shod in tires with chains. Check-in took place at the height of 1600 meters above sea level. The number of spectators exceeded 3,5 thousand. The purpose of the show was to draw attention to the Austrian Grand Prix Formula-1.
The Russian tuning studio TopCar developed advanced carbon fiber body kit for the sports car Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S. Set valued at 40 thousand euros, including six thousand euros for the installation. For comparison, the prices of basic Roadster Porsche Boxster begins in Europe from 50,1 thousand euros. Body kit, whereby "the car gets a new carbon fiber body," named Stinger GTR. It consists of 30 individual elements made of carbon by vacuum forming. At the moment, one of the kits have already sent TopCar dealer in the United States. The previous program of improvements to the Russian tuner 911 Turbo and Turbo S included 911 24 carbon fiber body panels and trim elements in 24-carat gold.
The company Ferrari named the winners of the design competition Top Design School Challenge, among whom was a Russian student Roman Egorov. Student Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences (Germany) won the "special attention" of the jury. Prototype Russians called Ferrari FL. It was the only work in the competition, which was shown to the interior concept supercars of the future. According to Yegorov, in 2040, the "Ferrari" will use automated interface "man-machine". The main prize was awarded to six students of the French Institute of Design of Valenciennes concept car Manifesto. The jury was impressed not only the appearance of the supercar, but also the manner in which access to the interior. The car is constructed with fully reclining upper body panels.
Motorsport division of McLaren opened its own racing academy, which was formed from the support programs for young drivers. Currently it consists of three riders. The announcement was made at the British exhibition Autosport International. As the pilots entered the racing academy Stryuan Moore (20 years) and Alex Fontana (23 years), who last season played in the Japanese Formula-3 and championship GP3 respectively. They were joined by Andrew Watson (20 years), had already took place in the program of support of young pilots "McLaren". Last year, he ranked first series International GT Open and participated in the British GT Championship at McLaren 650S. Later they were joined by other pilots who will be selected by the company.
Exhibition «Consumer Electronics Show» (CES) 2016 years has become a platform for the demonstration of a number of new car models, but, fortunately, manufacturers have reserved some surprises for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It is worth paying attention to the concept car Audi «H-Tron Quattro», a hydrogen car with a record distance run without refueling - 600 kilometers. The model is equipped with three fuel tanks, hidden under the passenger and luggage compartments that can be filled with just four minutes. The fuel cell produces an output voltage up to 110 kV and a lithium-ion battery provides additional power to 100 kW short-term peak power during acceleration.
Company Acura unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show concept large hatchback called Precision. The prototype "gives a clear idea of what style will be fulfilled future machine brand". Overall length of the new items was 5182 millimeters, width - 2134 millimeters and a height - 1320 millimeters. The size of the wheelbase is 3099 millimeters. Thus, the hatchback turned out only a few centimeters shorter than the long wheelbase BMW 7-Series, and the width and height was close to the Chevrolet Tahoe and Nissan 370Z respectively. The prototype was created in Californian design studio of the Japanese company.
Audi has unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show CES in Las Vegas, a concept car interior of the future. The manufacturer has used it for a new generation of its modular multimedia platform, which was a system of gesture recognition, tactile feedback displays, as well as the opportunity to interact with "smart watches" and tracking the well-being of the driver. For the concept of the company has developed a new electronic instrument panel - it is now 14,1-inch AMOLED-display. The center console is a further two displays, the top of which is traditionally responsible for the management of multimedia and navigation, and the bottom - for climate control.
On sale is a unique instance of the supercar Pagani Huayra - car built on the chassis number 001. Realization of the machine, located in Saudi Arabia, the company is engaged in Seven Car Lounge. The car was released in 2013 year. At this point supercar passed 3600 kilometers. The cost of the first copy of Pagani Huayra is available only upon request from a potential buyer. According to Pagani Huayra Registry, blue supercar formerly belonged to an unnamed citizen of Qatar, and then became the property of Pagani Automotive. The car was repeatedly seen in London and Italy. The total circulation of 100 Huayra car. They were sold at the beginning 2015 year.
At the crossover BMW X3 next-generation hybrid, and you may receive "charged» 435-strong version. This is with reference to its own source said the publication Autobild. X3 will be the first off-road vehicle of the German mark, which will form the basis for a new modular architecture. The platform will significantly upgrade the steering control, increased space in the cabin and improve visibility. At the crossover, a hybrid version with the ability to recharge the batteries from a household electrical outlet. The composition of the power plant will include a set of lithium-ion batteries, the internal combustion engine and an electric motor. Total output units will be 252 horsepower.