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Day: January 22, 2018

Bugatti will start making brake calipers with 3D printing

Bugatti will start making brake calipers with 3D printing

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Bugatti will be the world's first automaker to make brake calipers using 3D printing. This is reported by the press office of the French brand. Titanium calipers are made with the help of special 400-watt lasers. The metal powder is heated to 700 degrees and is applied by 2213 layers. The entire process takes at least 45 hours. The weight of each detail is 41 cm long and is 2.9 kg, which is two kilograms lighter than an aluminum analog. In this case, titanium is much stronger than aluminum and is able to withstand a pressure of 125 kg per millimeter. In Bugatti noted that the technology of manufacturing calipers borrowed from motorsports and aircraft. At the moment, the company Bugatti produces the only model - the hypercar Chiron. The coupe is equipped with a 1500-horsepower ...
Alfa Romeo decided to develop a new sports car

Alfa Romeo decided to develop a new sports car

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The leadership of Alfa Romeo gave a green light to the release of a new sports car, which will be called the 6C. About this, with reference to its own source, is reported on its Facebook page by Pogea Racing. According to preliminary data, the premiere of the sport car will be held in 2019, and the serial production of the model will start a year later. Official information about the novelty yet. It is assumed that the top version of Alfa Romeo 6C - Quadrifoglio - will receive a 2.9-liter six-cylinder with two turbines with a capacity of 510 horsepower. At the moment, this engine is installed on the most powerful modifications of the sedan Giulia and crossover Stelvio. Earlier it became known that Alfa Romeo is developing a flagship crossover, which will take place on the step ab...
Geely introduced a new version of the Emgrand 7 sedan

Geely introduced a new version of the Emgrand 7 sedan

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The restyled Emgrand sedan for the China with ICE, Geely unveiled last week. In the home market, they still sell the fully electric version of the model, and it has also been updated, and if the pre-reform electric car has an EV300 index, then the refreshed car was called the EV450. Externally from the standard Geely Emgrand-2018, the electric car is distinguished by the design of the front part: the "green" version has received a "stub" instead of the radiator grille and other headlights. For the electric car there are also new wheels. The stern is almost identical to a gasoline sedan, the interior is also decorated in the style of a regular Emgrand. The delivery of the electric motor Emgrand EV450 has not yet been disclosed. The claimed power reserve on one charge is about 400 ...
Updated Toyota Land Cruiser Prado turned into a “working horse”

Updated Toyota Land Cruiser Prado turned into a “working horse”

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The British office of Toyota presented the simplest modification of the updated SUV Land Cruiser Prado. The version, which received the name Utility, was described by the automaker as a "workhorse". The basic version of the "Prado" will be offered in the UK as a three- and five-door body. For it, only one engine is available: a 2.8-liter diesel, which develops 177 horsepower. On the three-door variant it is combined with a mechanical gearbox, and on a five-door version - with it or automatic transmission. The list of standard equipment Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Utility (in the UK model simply called Land Cruiser Utility) includes 17-inch steel wheels, keyless access, cruise control, air conditioning, assistants, and roof rails. Prices for a three-door SUV start at 32,795 pound...
Nissan will help reduce electricity costs

Nissan will help reduce electricity costs

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Nissan will develop household energy storage systems. The first solution in this area, called Nissan Energy Solar, the automaker introduced at the symposium Electric Ecosystem Experience. The platform of the Nissan Energy Solar consists of solar panels, an xStorage Home energy storage module and a control system that controls the process of accumulating and consuming energy. For example, it will allow you to accumulate excess electricity during the day and use it only at night to charge an electric vehicle. Platform Nissan Energy Solar is available only for residents of the UK at a price of 3881 pounds sterling. Its use on average by 66 percent reduces electricity costs. Earlier a similar system was introduced by Mercedes-Benz. Together with the manufacturer of solar panels Vi...
Chevrolet Camaro will add another manual transmission

Chevrolet Camaro will add another manual transmission

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The company Chevrolet is going to add a Camaro coupe with a 6.2-liter V8 petrol engine with yet another manual transmission. Together with the current six-speed transmission, the model will also have a seven-shelf box from the Corvette. This is reported by AutoGuide. Information about the new gearbox for the Camaro was found in the documents of the California Air Resources Board. It also indicates that the coupe will be offered only in one version with a motor 6.2. AutoGuide notes that this may indicate a rejection of the 650-hp version of ZL1. In the US, the current Chevrolet Camaro is offered with two V8 engines with a capacity of 461 and 650 horsepower, a V6 unit that produces 287 forces, and a two-liter turbo-quater of 300 horsepower. Motors are combined with a six-speed "mec...
Sedan XJ new generation turn into an electric car

Sedan XJ new generation turn into an electric car

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Company Jaguar will present the XJ sedan of the new generation at the end of this year, reports Autocar. According to the publication, the car sales in Europe will begin in 2019. Competitors of the new items will be the BMW 7 Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The new generation sedan will receive an electric motor and become the flagship of Jaguar. The power reserve will exceed 480 kilometers. Technical characteristics of the machine are kept secret. Director of brand design, Ian Callum, in turn, confirmed the development of the novelty. "The future of XJ has caused us a lot of controversy. In the end, we came up with something special, "- said the designer. Last summer, presented a charged version of the new generation XJ sedan, which will compete with Mercedes-AMG S63. The c...
In Geneva bring a hypercar with a 9.0-liter V8 and a top speed of 500 km/h

In Geneva bring a hypercar with a 9.0-liter V8 and a top speed of 500 km/h

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Previously, an unknown company Corbellati will bring a hypermarket Missile to the Geneva Motor Show in March. According to the idea of ​​the creators, the car will become the fastest hypercar in the world: its maximum speed will exceed the 500 km per hour. At the heart of Corbellati Missile is a chassis made of carbon fiber. Body panels are also made of this material. Hypercar is equipped with a 9.0-liter Biturbo V8 engine, the output of which is 1825 horsepower and 2350 Nm of torque. Combines the unit with a six-speed transmission. The length of the car is 4670 millimeters, width - 2040, height - 1170 millimeters. The wheelbase of the hypercar is 2850 millimeters. The ground clearance is 120 millimeters. The equipment Corbellati Missile includes a self-locking differential, a
Changan revealed a new stylish hatchback

Changan revealed a new stylish hatchback

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Chinese concern Changan Auto held a presentation of a new generation of hatchback Eado XT with an interesting design, reminiscent of Mazda 3. This is reported by CarNewsChina. The new model Changan Eado XT belongs to the C-class. Its body type hatchback has a length of 4505 mm, a width of 1820 mm and a height of 1490 mm. The wheelbase stretched to 2700 mm. The motor scale includes two copies. Atmospheric 1.6-liter engine produces 125 horsepower. With it can aggregate a six-speed manual gearbox or similar automatic. The second 1.5-liter petrol turbo power is 170 horsepower. For the turbocharged engine there is a seven-speed robot DCT. With the generation change, the hatchback Changan Eado XT received a modern design. Its lateral line of glazing and the rear part of the body resemb...
BMW M3, switched to the “Dark Side”, showed on the web

BMW M3, switched to the “Dark Side”, showed on the web

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The American enthusiast showed his styling option for the 431-strong BMW M3. While the division of BMW M is engaged in the development of the next-generation M3, the craftsmen do not stop tuning their current generation specimens with the F80 body. One of them presented his stylish M3 from the USA on the Internet. This painted in matte black BMW M3, it seems, moved to the "Dark Side", known to everyone for the cult fantastic cinema franchise "Star Wars". The car began to look new after installing the 20-inch two-piece Brixton Forged PF1 Duo Series wheels in the color Satin Black. From behind you can see the nozzles on the exhaust pipes from the company Akrapovic. The suspension of the BMW M3 was understated due to the use of KW coilers. The owner also equipped his charged s...