Maserati Gransport Spyder

Maserati Gransport Spyder The growing demand for open models forced the company to reconsider its previous plans to resume production of its own spider, the name of which was attributed to the additional epithet Gransport.New Spyder received a 4.2-liter V8 engine, production Ferrari, with a capacity of 295 kW, which corresponds to the strength of four hundred horses. The maximum torque of 452 Nm, and fuel consumption per hundred of 17.5 liters. For acceleration to 100 km/h double car, in the back which can accommodate up to 300 litres of Luggage, takes five seconds, but at around 285 km/h speed limits e `collar`.After experiencing a momentary disgrace, the spider returned to new kits, with streamlined spoilers and sills, trim richer and more modern transmission. The sound of the exhaust system brought to such a degree of perfection that when recessed in the floor of the accelerator pedal even the most resistant and not prone to nervous shudders people on the back run down my spine.Grandsport is the first sign of the coming spring, for twenty seconds electromotoric move the roof, and now the wind eroset the driver of the hair reflecting the sunlight on the leather trim: However, even if it is raining, in the soul of the person who clicks on the engine start button and puts his hand on the wheel, the sun always shines. In showrooms from Maserati Gransport Spyder for sale ?109 900. Not to mention that his last year's predecessor, comparable with Gransport for all characteristics, cost less than the average for Europe model rose ?12 000.The main problem that have a negative impact on the sales of Maserati, company executives believe, oddly enough, too good reputation of its products. Читать полностью -->

Lincoln Zephyr will be on sale in the autumn

Lincoln Zephyr will be on sale in the autumn Affordable mid-size sedan Lincoln Zephyr appears at U.S. dealers in the fall. The car is created on the Mazda6 platform. It is equipped with a 221-horsepower V6 with a volume of 3 liters and 6-speed automatic transmission. Ford said Zephyr in the United States at prices ranging from $29 995. //The Carconnection18.06.2005. Читать полностью -->

Touareg will be a hybrid

Touareg will be a hybrid Volkswagen has published information about a hybrid version of the Touareg, which will go into series production in 2010.Unlike hybrid Porsche Cayenne with a 3.6-liter atmosferica V6 FSI, Touareg hybrid will get a turbocharged V6 engine TSI volume of 3 liters and capacity of 333 horsepower. Petrol unit is accompanied by an electric motor, which is installed between the V6 TSI and the new eight-speed automatic transmission.The motor runs on Nickel batteries located under the Luggage compartment. Charged battery from regenerative braking.On one motor Touareg can move at the speed of 50 km/h. While the petrol engine is switched off and disconnected from the transmission by a sliding clutch, the emissions are zero.If you want to squeeze out of the crossover, the maximum, the engines begin to work together. In combination they give 374 HP and dispersed Touareg up to hundreds for 6.8 seconds. Pull hybrid is 3.5 tons.The Germans say that the Touareg hybrid system was not developed for the production of powerful sports cars, and to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy. Читать полностью -->

Volkswagen has created a bio-concept

Volkswagen has created a bio-conceptA group of three young designers Volkswagen California Studio company demonstrated its vision of the future cars. The results of their efforts was the concept Nanospyder moving on hydrogen fuel and electric motors.Patrick Faulwetter, Daniel Simon and Ian Hilton created Nanospyder for special designers ' competition `Design Los Angeles`, which will be held at the motor show in this American city in November. The task of this competition is to create an environmentally friendly vehicle of the future. This competition is held in California is not accidental, because in this state are the most stringent limits on emissions into the atmosphere.Nanospyder you can assemble and disassemble at the microscopic level, it is composed of billions of tiny programmable nanoparticles not exceeding half of a millimeter in diameter`, according to developers. Each such particle can be programmed so that it was hard or soft, depending on the needs, despite the fact that the frame of the car is always hard. The inner panel of the vehicle, if they can so be called, created from organic particles, which in the case of stroke may increase its volume or simply to swell, forming, thus, a sort of airbags.The results of the competition, where in addition to Volkswagen Nanospyder presents several conceptual hire will be announced on 30 November 2006 at the auto show in Los Angeles.Last competition of designers from VW won, receiving the award for his concept of the Mobile Lounge.avto.ru02.11.2006. Читать полностью -->

Unique MINI Life Ball will play the lottery

Unique MINI Life Ball will play the lottery may 16, 2009 will be held in Vienna 71 charity ball Life Ball is the largest event in Europe dedicated to the fight against AIDS. This year for the ninth time in a row he will be supported by the company's MINI. Life Ball 2009 - this is a fascinating connection of fashion and music in the style of Katy Perry decorated the Duo The Blonds. This ball will be the beginning of a four-year cycle, in which the four elements: water, fire, air and earth will be realized in artistic form, as the main characters life.The main event charity ball will be a raffle which will be drawn vehicle MINI Life Ball. Every year the world's best designers create special MINI Life Ball, decorated in different styles: the Finished car is sold at auction, and the profit goes to charity - help AIDS patients. This year MINI Life Ball performed by the Duo of designers the Blonds for Katy Perry. Читать полностью -->

Body Russian Volkswagen plan to do on Gas

Body Russian Volkswagen plan to do on GasGorky automobile plant plans to produce body parts for Volkswagen cars of Russian production, according to the newspaper "Vedomosti". This Gas will create a joint venture with the Italian company Magnetto, Minister of investment of the Nizhny Novgorod region Dmitry Svatkovsky.Investment in a joint venture can reach 22 million euros, said Friday the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev. At the same time, the new plant will be able to produce body parts not only for Volkswagen, but also for other Russian factories of foreign automakers. In addition, it is possible to manufacture the JV and body parts for cars Gas.In the Russian subsidiary of Volkswagen does not comment on this information. However, according to the newspaper "Vedomosti", later this month, VW intends to carry out the tender, the winner of which may be the Italian company Magnetto or canadian Magna.Russian Volkswagen plant will start producing cars in Kaluga in 2007. Earlier it was reported that the company signed with the Ministry of economic development of the investment agreement, which provides for a temporary reduction of customs duties on the import of automotive components in Russia. Читать полностью -->

The smallest pickup truck Hummer will show in Chicago

The smallest pickup truck Hummer will show in Chicago On Monday in the Internet appeared the first information and the official pictures of the new truck Hummer - H3T. World premiere of the smallest pick-up in the model range of the brand will be held at the motor show in Chicago, which opens on 6 February of the current year. Recall that at the moment Hummer produces only one pickup - H2 SUT.Compared with the SUV Hummer H3, on the extended platform is built new, wheelbase five-pickup increased by 8.6 inches and is 3,41 meters. The length of the loading area of the vehicle is 1.5 metres.For four-wheel drive pickup truck Hummer H3T will be offered two petrol engines volume of 3.7 and 5.3-liter 245 and 304 horsepower, respectively. The first of them will be equipped with five-speed manual transmission or four-speed automatic. A more powerful motor will be paired only with an automatic transmission. Читать полностью -->

Citroen will release six instances of "computer luxury"

Citroen will release six instances of Company Citroen plans to start production of the "computer car GT, which first appeared in the game GranTurismo 5 platform PlayStation 3, and its layout was then presented at the international Motorshow in Geneva in 2008. According to British magazine Autocar, citing unnamed high-ranking sources within the automaker, all will be collected six instances of this machine, the resolution on the issue which has already been granted by the Director of products and marketing Citroen the surrounding parkland Besson (Vincent Besson).It is expected that the production version of the mid-engined supercar Citroen GT will retain many of the characteristics of the prototype, including carboxylic design and some elements of futuristic interior. What is the power plant will be used for this vehicle is not reported, but according to some, the novelty will receive eight 500-horsepower motor company Ford or GM, as well as the gearbox with a choice of speed paddle petals. More detailed information on commodity Citroen GT appears during his presentation at the September motor show in Frankfurt. First running version of the supercar will be submitted in early July at the Festival of speed at Goodwood.According to Autocar, the cost Citroen GT will be about 1.1 million pounds (about 1.3 million euros).It is worth noting that the PC version of the car was equipped with doors of type "gull wing", 21-inch wheels, active aerodynamic elements and hybrid fuel . Читать полностью -->

Ukrainians want to build an automobile plant in Nizhny Novgorod instead of Peugeot

Ukrainians want to build an automobile plant in Nizhny Novgorod instead of PeugeotUkrainian automobile company "Bogdan" intends to build its own car plant in Russia, according to "Kommersant". For these purposes, the Ukrainians are planning to buy a plot of land near Nizhny Novgorod, which also claims the French company Peugeot Citroen, expecting to start production of its cars in Russia.It is expected that "Bogdan" will gather in Russia Chevrolet vehicles. According to analysts, we are talking about models Lanos, which are now available Zaporozhye automobile plant, as well as more modern Aveo Lacetti and, however, there is no agreement with the owner of the brand by GM not achieved. It is also possible that in addition to the cars on the new production will collect light buses.In Russia Bogdan plans to produce about 50 thousand cars per year. In addition to Nizhny Novgorod, the Ukrainian company is considering three sites, including in the Krasnodar region. Now "Bogdan" in talks with the Ministry of economic development and expects to sign an agreement that will allow the company to obtain customs duty exemptions on the import of components in Russia. Читать полностью -->

Tuner Steinmetz made Opel Corsa OPC powerful

Tuner Steinmetz made Opel Corsa OPC powerfulOn Tuesday, the German tuning company Steinmetz, specializing in the development of the Opel cars, spread information about the new program completions for "charged" hatchback Opel Corsa OPC. It is reported by network edition Opel Corsa OPC from the base of the car features a new grille, different front spoiler, stickers on the sides of the body with the logo of the Atelier Steinmetz, aluminum fuel tank cap, as well as the original wheels dimension from 16 to 19 inches.The capacity of 1.6-liter petrol turbo due to the installation of a new exhaust system tuning specialists of the company have increased ten horsepower - from 192 to 202 horsepower. In addition, the car has been lowered by 30 millimeters suspension, as well as small changes in the interior.The cost of such a sports package have not yet been . . . Читать полностью -->

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