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Day: November 9, 2017

The new Aston Martin Vantage will be shown on November 21

The new Aston Martin Vantage will be shown on November 21

News
The global premiere of the new Aston Martin Vantage will take place very soon, as announced today by the British brand. The most beautiful and most "wild" Aston in the model line of the company draws inspiration from the concept DB10. One of the last cars of James Bond. But with fashionable LED headlights and a unique "light strip" at the stern. It was already reported that the new Aston Martin Vantage will receive the same V8, which already uses DB11. The engine, developed by Mercedes-AMG and tuned by specialists from Aston Martin, produces 510 hp and 675 Nm of torque in the same DB11. And this allows him to accelerate to hundreds in 4 seconds and show a top speed of 310 km/h. But in the case of Vantage everything will not be so tough. The engine of the mute will "dissolve" a...
The new Bentley Continental has been prepared for 24-hour racing

The new Bentley Continental has been prepared for 24-hour racing

News, Supercars
Bentley introduced the second-generation Continental GT3 racing coupe. His predecessor spent 528 races, won 45 of them and 120 times on the podium. The manufacturer hopes that the new coupe next season will win the title in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and the new competition - Intercontinental GT Challenge, which lasts for only two years (in both series includes 24-hour races). The racing compartment is built on the basis of Continental's new generation. The training was carried out by a team of engineers from Bentley Motorsport in cooperation with the technical partner of the brand M-Sport. At the moment, the car began a six-month test program, which included the imitation of a 24-hour marathon. Instead of a six-liter W12 engine equipped with a civilian vehicle, the "s...
Mercedes-Benz V-Class got a body kit from TopCar

Mercedes-Benz V-Class got a body kit from TopCar

News, Tuning
For the van of the German brand there are very few sports skirts on the market and tuners from the Russian studio decided to correct the situation. Specialists of the company TopCar Design have developed an aerodynamic body kit for Mercedes-Benz V-Class, which received the name Inferno. A kit from Russian tuners continues the basic idea of ​​factory design, but in comparison with the original one it looks more aggressive. In TopCar decided not to limit by simple overlays, but they developed completely new bumpers. The front includes many elements: a new radiator grille, aerodynamic lining on the left and right, a central spoiler, lower lip and DRL. The rear is also not simple: a large aggressive diffuser, aerodynamic lining on the left and right, carbon tips of the exhaust sys
ABT has prepared a power upgrade for Audi A5 and S5

ABT has prepared a power upgrade for Audi A5 and S5

News, Tuning
The German tuners has developed new tuning packages for liftback and sport cabrio. First, experts of ABT Sprotsline took up the Audi S5 Cabriolet, the stock V6 turbo which produces 354 hp. and 500 Nm of torque. With the ABT Engine Control module, the engine power increases by 20% - up to 425 hp. In addition, the car is equipped with a new silencer with a pair of black chrome exhaust tailpipes. And there is a set with a rear skirt, front splitter and a range of 19- and 20-inch wheels FR, GR, DR, ER-C, available in various shades. The Audi A5 Sportback model received conventional chrome-plated nipples, not black ones. Also in the studio a two-liter 4-cylinder turbo TFSI, which in the standard version develops 252 hp, but with the module ABT Engine Control, is increased, it incre...
Leap Motor Company announced sports car

Leap Motor Company announced sports car

News
A new Chinese manufacturer has published a teaser of its first model - the electric sports car LP-S01. The public premiere LP-S01 is scheduled for November 10 this year, while the start of sales is scheduled for March 2019, informs the resource CarNewsChina. It is reported that the electric power plant of the future novelty includes a single engine with a payback of 170 hp. and 250 Nm of torque. The battery pack of the sports car will provide a power reserve of 360 kilometers. The acceleration time from zero to the first "hundred" will be 6.9 seconds. The LP-S01 equipment list includes an "intelligent driving system", an infotainment system with a Wi-Fi access point, a keyless access system with a face recognition function, and a special application that allows the transfer of...
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 unveiled before Dubai debut

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 unveiled before Dubai debut

Hot News, News, Spy Shots
Under the hood of the evil version will be installed a six-liter V8 engine from Z06, with a hinged compressor, or a completely new V8 engine, which received the LT5 index. A few network sources unveiled the appearance of the upcoming new charged version of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2018 model year. In the Internet, a possible cover of the future issue of the magazine Car and Driver was published, on which the novelty is presented in all its glory, and beside it there is the inscription "750 horsepower". A photo of a test sample ZR1 in camouflage was also published by spies. This is reported by the resource CorvetteBlogger.com. The world premiere of the newest Chevy Corvette ZR1 will happen just a few days at the international motor show in Dubai. Although earlier experts called ...
Kawasaki introduced the Sport Tourer Ninja H2 SX supercharged

Kawasaki introduced the Sport Tourer Ninja H2 SX supercharged

Moto, News
According to the manufacturer, the 200-hp novelty will be more economical than the sport-touring Kawasaki Z1000SX. The Japanese manufacturer of sports motorcycles introduced a new product in the Sport Tourer class - Ninja H2 SX with a 1.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a boost of 197 horsepower. The novelty will join to representatives of the range line of the most powerful serial motorcycles Kawasaki Ninja - models with forced induction Ninja H2 and Ninja H2R, debuted three years ago. The so-called "balanced boost technology" was developed by Kawasaki, with special emphasis on driving sports bikes through city streets. The Ninja H2 SX is equipped with a four-cylinder 16-valve motor with liquid cooling and supercharging. Its working capacity is 998 cubic centimeters. The new ...
Uber and NASA decided to create a flying taxi

Uber and NASA decided to create a flying taxi

News
It seems that soon the world will begin to remind more and more of the footage from the film "The Fifth Element" when, in the flying taxi of Bruce Willis (who is also Korben Dallas - one of the main characters in the film), Mila Jovovich, fell through the roof. And all because Uber and NASA announced the creation of software and infrastructure for a flying taxi. As reported by The Guardian, the director of production Uber Jeff Holden signed an agreement to develop an application that will regulate taxi traffic in the air. The agreement with NASA Jeff Holden commented: "We invite the (aviation) authorities to cooperate, and we also begin the dialogue at a very early stage, so that all project participants can understand the essence of our plans." At the moment it is known that ...
Tesla Model S indirectly harms the atmosphere more than Mitsubishi Mirage

Tesla Model S indirectly harms the atmosphere more than Mitsubishi Mirage

News
There is an opinion that electric cars pollute the environment less than cars with classic internal combustion engines. However, as shown by a large-scale study, not everything is so obvious. According to the Finantial Times newspaper in its article, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently conducted a study in which it was discovered that electric cars could pollute the environment even more than cars with traditional ICEs. As an example, the Americans considered how many carbon dioxide emitted three models - the Tesla Model S P100D, the BMW 7 Series 750i xDrive and the Mitsubishi Mirage. As it turned out, in this fight the victory was confidently won by just a small Japanese hatchback, but it all depends on where the electric car is being charged and in what way the regio...
The date of the premiere of the BMW i8 Roadster became known

The date of the premiere of the BMW i8 Roadster became known

News, Rumors
The Bavarian brand is not going to rest on its laurels after the recent presentation of the "hardcore" sedan M3 CS, and this month will introduce another new car. As reported by the portal Bmwblog, as part of its strategy for electrifying the lineup, BMW is going to present 25 electrified models by 2025, 12 of which will be fully electric. We are talking about the concept cars presented in Frankfurt, BMW i Vision Dynamics, i3 S, MINI Electric Concept, and also a brand-new car - the BMW i8 Roadster, based on the i8 Spyder Concept. The soft roof of the BMW i8 Roadster will fold in 14 seconds at speeds of up to 60 kilometers per hour, it is also known that the novelty will have a hybrid powerplant under the hood, which will increase in power compared to the coupe version from 362 to...