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Day: January 19, 2018

The new Nissan Juke can debut this year

The new Nissan Juke can debut this year

News, Rumors
The Japanese brand is preparing to bring to market a compact SUV of a new generation. It was assumed that the second generation Juke will be presented in 2017, but the premiere never happened. According to the Japanese edition of Best Car, the new deadline for the debut of the serial crossover is August of this year. It is possible that the prototype model will be shown earlier. It is expected that the cross will be built on the CMF-B platform, which also underlies the latest Nissan Micra. The new Juke as a whole retains the dimensions of the predecessor, with the wheelbase increased by about 50 mm. In the design of the cross-country exterior, the features of the Nissan Gripz concept presented in 2015 are likely to be traced. In the Japanese market, a hybrid modification with ...
Ferrari is preparing the most powerful supercar with a V8 engine

Ferrari is preparing the most powerful supercar with a V8 engine

News, Rumors
The Ferrari company is preparing a charged modification of the supercar 488 GTB, which, perhaps, will receive the traditional name GTO (Gran Turismo Omologata). The model will become the most powerful civil car of the brand, equipped with an eight-cylinder engine. The first information about this machine was published by the site of FerrariPhotoPage. The novelty will be equipped with an upgraded version of the engine, which is installed on the racing version of the Ferrari 488 Challenge. Thus, the supercar will receive a turbocharged V8 with a capacity of 3.9 liters, which will be able to issue about 700 horsepower. The engine itself will weigh about ten percent less than the usual 488. The GTO modification will receive the largest amount of carbon in the construction than in any...
Autopilot Tesla cheated with orange

Autopilot Tesla cheated with orange

News
Owner Tesla Model S from Utah was able to fool the electric car pilot system with the help of orange. To activate the autopilot function, he fixed the fruit on the steering wheel and was able to drive along the highway about 45 kilometers, reports Gizmodo. The autopilot function is part of the Tesla autonomous system. It is used to keep the car within the occupied band, automatic parking, and also when running an active cruise control. A prerequisite for the function - the driver should always keep his hands on the handlebars. For this purpose, sensors are integrated in the steering wheel, which monitor the pressure and the applied force. In this case, the orange helped create the appearance that the driver's hands are on the steering wheel, allowing the car to move in normal mode...
Toyota released the jubilee special version of Hilux Invincible 50 Chrome Edithion

Toyota released the jubilee special version of Hilux Invincible 50 Chrome Edithion

New Cars, News
The novelty was transformed visually thanks to the installation of branded accessories from Toyota. This year, Toyota celebrates the 50th anniversary of the mid-size Toyota Hilux pickup model. In this regard, the Japanese manufacturer has released a special version of the latest generation model called Invincible 50 Chrome Edition. The launch of production of the first generation Toyota Hilux in Japan took place on March 21, 1968. A year later, the pickup truck was introduced to the European market. Since then, Hilux has become one of the most successful models in the Toyota lineup. This popular pickup for 50 years sold over 18 million units. To date, Hilux is available in six countries and is sold in 180 countries. Jubilee special version Invincible 50 Chrome Edition is offer...
Lexus is considering a successor to LFA

Lexus is considering a successor to LFA

News
Although dealers still have unsold supercars, the brand is thinking over an ideological successor. Lexus produced only 500 copies of the LFA between December 2010 and December 2012 and 10% of the total was reserved for the extreme version with the Nürburgring package. Since last summer on the Network there was information about the availability of new cars on sale from dealers, it's not necessary to talk about the stunning commercial success of LFA. Rumors have repeatedly appeared about a new supercar with a V10 engine, but the manufacturer denied them. Now, Lexus Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken said this week at the Detroit Motor Show that the brand needs a promo car, according to CarBuzz. In addition, dealers are asking about the successor to the LFA and the com
Lexus LC tried on a special suit

Lexus LC tried on a special suit

News, Tuning
Japanese tuners have developed a spectacular body kit for the flagship Lexus coupe. Even in the standard version, the large sports coupe Lexus LC 500 looks very tempting, but with stylistic upgrades from Japanese tuning masters the car becomes really special and can compete with many modern supercars in terms of appearance. Sportcar Lexus has changed and began to look much more aggressive due to the joint work of specialists from Liberty Walk and Artisan Spirits. The coupe was equipped with a wide-body kit, a set of exclusive wheels of contrasting two-ton color, painted the roof in black and darkened the optics. The photo shows that the kit includes recycled front and rear bumpers, branded wide Liberty Walk wheel arches on bolts, side skirts and a rear-spoiler lip. Nothing is ...
Photospies photographed the second-generation Audi Q3 optics

Photospies photographed the second-generation Audi Q3 optics

News, Spy Shots
Audi continues to test the prototype of the new, second-generation crossover Q3. This time tests passed in Scandinavia, and as it often happens, photo-spies appeared quite unexpectedly nearby, thanks to which photos of crossover optics appeared. Judging by the pictures, the new Q3 will have a different optics, not only the predecessor, but the older and younger "brothers" in the model line. The front optics will receive small cutouts on the sides, the shape of the navigation lights will change. It is also clearly seen that the shape of the engine grill as well as the bumper will change slightly. there is enough change in the rear too: the tail lights will get a different shape with sharp edges in the license plate area, and the shape of the LED strip inside their housing will als...
Kia prepares for the debut the renewed minivan Carnival

Kia prepares for the debut the renewed minivan Carnival

News
Van of Korean brand will change the design of the exterior. Also, the model will receive a new transmission. Restyling Kia Carnival debuts in South Korea in March this year, local media reported. It is expected that the minivan will receive other bumpers and grille, upgraded headlights and lights. In addition, the model can expand the list of available equipment. The engines are likely to be the same. In the Korean market Carnival is presented with a gasoline engine 3.3 GDI (280 hp) and a 2.2 E-VGT (202 hp) turbodiesel. At the same time, the eight-speed automatic transmission will replace the six-speed automatic. The pre-reform minivan costs from 27,550,000 won. Freshened model, probably, will rise in price. Earlier, another Korean brand renewed its minivan - SsangYong Kora...
BMW 3 Series G20 “lit up” on the highway

BMW 3 Series G20 “lit up” on the highway

News, Spy Shots
The Bavarian brand continues to actively test the new generation of the 3 Series sedan, which received the G20 index. Usually tests of fresh German prototypes take place on the legendary Nürburgring track, but during the New Year holidays, major trails are closed, and automakers are sometimes faced with road tests. So it happened this time too. Those who say that BMW around the world have test tracks - will be right. But the German autobahns are known all over the world, and it is there that you can check the chassis's high-speed characteristics, and identify weaknesses in it. Perhaps, just in this aspect the Bavarians also worked, and possibly checked the work of the stabilization system, because the video shows that the wet road can contribute to aquaplaning. The new generation
Aston Martin is negotiating with the legendary supplier of engines for Formula 1

Aston Martin is negotiating with the legendary supplier of engines for Formula 1

News, Rumors
The British company Aston Martin has repeatedly stated its intentions to return to the elite segment of motorsport with its own motor. But the construction of the engine for the Formula 1 car is not easy (which is confirmed by Honda's failure for several seasons in a row), and the British decided to enlist help in this matter from other firm, whose reputation in motorsport is beyond doubt. As reported by the portal Autosport.com, its assistance in creating the engine for the Formula 1 cars is ready to render the company Cosworth, which has more than 40 years of experience in this racing series. The negotiations with Aston Martin were hinted by the head of Cosworth Bruce Wood: We would like to work with these partners. We have worked with Aston Martin for many years, we also wo...