AvtoVAZ wants 2011 to release three new models

AvtoVAZ wants 2011 to release three new models The Russian company "AVTOVAZ plans for 2011 to begin limited production of three new models, the first of which is "charged" Lada Kalina, which will receive the name of the secondary index R2. This machine will be on sale next year. Two other car is Kalina and Priora with a body "coupe".New sports modification of Kalina hatchback is completely independent development of AVTOVAZ. Such a machine will get a new petrol engine of 1.6 liters, which will be established on the basis of similar motor installed on the Priora sedan. In addition, this car will be equipped with rear disc brakes, upgraded transmission and 15-inch wheels.In addition, the "charged" Lada Kalina will be more "athletic" appearance, reduced ground clearance, other than the base model, the trim and some new options that will be offered only for this version.Premiere sports modification "Kalina" will take place at the Motorshow "Interauto-2007" in Moscow. It is expected that in the year of such machines will produce no more than 2500 pieces. Читать полностью -->

Scientists invented the x-ray for cars

Scientists invented the x-ray for cars Experts at Cambridge University have developed a system that in a few seconds allows you to determine which parts of the car need to be replaced.Inside the engine of the machine are mounted electronic sensors, each of which has its own unique number. Then the machine at very low speed passes over a special area of 1 m length, equipped with microwave receivers and antennas. They transmit the information to a computer which compares it with the existing database. So the mechanic can instantly find out what the item is worn.The authors of the project believe that the development will reduce the maintenance and repair of vehicles. In the future, motorists will be able, stopping in the garage, equipped with this system, to see what parts need to be replaced, and which will serve again.Innovation British engineers were interested in the Research center for Fiat in Turin and, probably, in the near future will appear on production cars, writes Motortrader.com.auto.utro.ru07.08.2007. . Читать полностью -->

The first electric car Audi appears to 2018

The first electric car Audi appears to 2018 Audi plans over the next ten years to begin mass production of its first electric vehicle. About this in an interview with German magazine Welt am Sonntag said the head of the German mark Rupert Stadler (Rupert Stadler).According to him, in the near future cars with diesel and electric motors will gain more popularity and that when such cars will increase the demand, Audi will bring to market its first model with "zero emissions". No detailed information about the project to build electric vehicles Stadler is not presented.Recall that the German automakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz has already announced its plans to build electric cars. In March this year the company began negotiations with the Austrian company Magna Steyr regarding joint development and production of machines of this type.Earlier it was reported that the first production electric car, the BMW will be a compact car, which, according to the project Manager for the creation of environmentally friendly cars Friedrich Eichiner (Friedrich Eichiner) may become like "the motorcycle body, and its sales will reach 100 thousand copies a year.auto.lenta.ru06.05.2008. . . Читать полностью -->

The new crossover BMW was shot by photographers during the tests

The new crossover BMW was shot by photographers during the tests In the Internet appeared the spy pictures of the new crossover BMW, which will be called V3, writes the site Motor Authority.The prototype of the car of the photographs based on the universal "3 series", the body of which is marked E. Judging by the photo, the front of the machine will be different from the wagon. In particular, clearly visible new filesresearch radiator. V3 will have rear and four-wheel drive and six - and four-cylinder engines.According to rumors, BMW is currently developing two new crossovers-based platforms "third" and "fifth" series. They will differ from existing universals increased cabin space and clearance. With their appearance in the model number of the Bavarian company's new series "V".The idea of creating a line of crossovers came from BMW in 2004, but their development was delayed due to a lack of resources that have been directed to other key models of the concern. Читать полностью -->

Mazda Nagare design fantasy or future serial auto?

Mazda Nagare design fantasy or future serial auto?Mazda used the Los Angeles auto show, which opened in minuvshey Friday to unveil its new concept named - Nagare.The goal that put Mr. Acker (Acker) the head of the Studio Design Division in front of his subordinates was to create a bright prototype, which would have riveted the attention and no one was left indifferent.Mazda Nagare is the first concept which was introduced to the public in the near future we will present several innovations made in the same or similar style with Nagare. It is expected that the following concept Mazda will unveil at the Detroit or Geneva motor show. Despite the appearance that just doesn't fit in with the current roads even the most expensive and cleanest cities in the world, the leadership of the Japanese company said that the series of design concepts including Mazda Nagare Concept created not for pathetic stand at the dealers, but as a future production car. The chief designer of Mazda, Franz von Holzhausen said, we are developing concepts for order to show that we really intend to build and assemble.oneauto02.12.2006. . Читать полностью -->

New machine James bond will be a Ford Mondeo

New machine James bond will be a Ford MondeoIn the new film about James bond, which will be called "Casino Royale" (Casino Royale, starring Daniel Craig (Daniel Craig) will sit behind the wheel of a sports modifications of Ford Mondeo sedan, according to the newspaper The Sun. Also in the movie 007 will ride on a traditional Aston Martin model DBS, which is created based on the V8 Vantage.Ford, which owns and British company Aston Martin, paid the creators of the film 14 million pounds for the participation of their cars in the shooting. For comparison, the fees of the contractor as bond, Daniel Craig will be two million.During filming it was revealed that Daniel Craig does not know how to drive cars with a manual transmission. On this and Ford and Aston Martin, involved in shooting, will be equipped with an automatic transmission.The ribbon.ru04.03.2006. . . Читать полностью -->

Putin awarded the head of Renault's order of Friendship

Putin awarded the head of Renault's order of Friendship Vladimir Putin signed a decree on awarding the Chairman of the administrative Board of the company Renault, Louis Schweitzer, the order of Friendship for his great contribution to the development of Russian-French cooperation, the press service of the President of Russia.Louis Schweitzer was one of the initiators of OAO Avtoframos", which was originally created on a parity basis with the government of Moscow, and last year came under the control of Renault. It is at the facilities of "Avtoframos" in Moscow organized the production of the Renault Logan. Total investment Renault in the Russian plant amounted to about 230 million euros.29.07.2005. . . . Читать полностью -->

Sydney opened the international motor show

Sydney opened the international motor showSydney opened the international motor show in 2006. This year it was moved to the end of October, so that manufacturers have enough time for delivery of their cars in Australia with the last Paris motor show.At the motor show will be presented such instances as Nissan Foria, Saab Aero, Honda Sports 4, as well as a new Holden commodore, designed specifically for the Australian market.Traditionally, serious attention is paid to a variety of automotive accessories and additional equipment. The exhibition presents the latest developments in the field of satellite navigation, gaming consoles, and car cinemas.avto.ru31.10.2006. . . . Читать полностью -->

Toyota showed the gaming machine on wheels

Toyota showed the gaming machine on wheels The company Scion, owned by Japanese Toyota showed in new York (USA) conceptual Hako coupe, which can evolve into a new generation of youth model xB, reports the Detroit Free Press.Translated from the Japanese language the word "Hako" means "square". The concept was designed by the Studio Tokyo Design Division, and was based on serial Scion xB. The exterior of the new model is distinguished by straight lines, tinted Windows, 18-inch wheels, led headlights and taillights, as well as reduced rear view mirrors in sporty style.The car resembles a slot machine: the shift lever is in the form of a joystick, a steering wheel, equipped with a monitor that simulates the dashboard, and manage on-Board electronics can be using the trackball. Front seats are made from polyurethane, they can be easily cleaned from dust and dirt, driving the area coloured orange, passenger - black.Two separate monitor built-in "torpedo" show pictures from cameras mounted in the front air intakes and air lenses fisheye. "With the help of this camera you can take pictures of the area and then show your friends where you were," said Jack Hollis (Jack Hollis, General Manager for Scion.The Scion brand was created by Toyota in 2003. The main focus of the brand makes to young clients, creating a unique youth model.auto.lenta.ru20.03.2008. Читать полностью -->

Serious claims of the new Lexus is-F

Serious claims of the new Lexus is-FThere are rumors that Lexus is developing a new lineup of cars that pretend to compete with such well-known representatives of the luxury segment of the market such as BMW, Audi and Mercedes. New car-based series IS get the index of F, which means "fast" - fast.And as a preliminary proof of their seriousness, tomorrow is the luxury brand of the Toyota company intends to disclose sedan is-F, the official premiere is scheduled for January at the auto show in Detroit. Presumably, the capacity of the new is-F will make more than 400 HP, that the RS4 and M3 coming. As an illustration, while only dual exhaust pipe of a new car Lexus.CarClub07.12.2006. . . Читать полностью -->

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