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Day: January 24, 2018

TopCar has worked on the BMW X6

TopCar has worked on the BMW X6

News, Tuning
Specialists tuning studio took a standard crossover and turned it into something special. The key element of the transformation of the BMW X6 was the wide-body aerodynamic body kit Lumma CLR X6 R. In addition, specialists atelier repainted the body of the X6 from white to amethyst, after which the car began to look very impressive, even without exclusive excerpts. The finishing touch was a set of 22-inch wheels and a sports exhaust system. Also included were the Lumma nameplates, contrasting yellow brake calipers and car body stickers and a set of LED fog lamps. Inside, the car was completed with a set of aluminum pedals Lumma, also exclusive rugs on the floor and in the trunk. About technical upgrades of this instance, nothing is reported, but Lumma has programs for differ...
The new BMW M5 Competition Package will receive 625 hp

The new BMW M5 Competition Package will receive 625 hp

News
If 600 hp for you a little, wait until April, when the conveyor will get a more "hot" version of the M5. The web appeared pleasant for fans of the Bavarian charged sedan BMW M5 news. One of the users of the forum Bimmer Post said that the package of Competition, confirmed earlier for the model, is just around the corner. If BMW was informed about the debut in 2018, now there is information about the beginning of April. This was announced by the head of the BMW Driving Experience program during the BMW M Ice Experience event in Sweden. The message was published by an old member of the forum and with reference to the current source in the company, so there is no reason not to trust him. But, one more important news about the Competition Package was the information about the opti...
Startup will install 3D-printing of cars according to client’s design

Startup will install 3D-printing of cars according to client’s design

News
A young American company intends to organize a revolution in automotive production with the help of 3D printing technologies. Hackrod promises to change the "traditional approach to the production of cars" and is currently developing a new technique that "will provide rapid prototyping of customized vehicle solutions and will make the consumer co-author in the process." In simple words, Hackrod wants us to be the designers of our own cars. This is made possible by technology that uses special software to create prototypes that are implemented in real life using 3D printing. The company will initially demonstrate various ready-made auto design patterns and offer them to customers. "Hackrod claims to be the author of the first car, designed in a virtual reality, designed by arti...
Small cross Suzuki: a new image

Small cross Suzuki: a new image

News
The company Maruti Suzuki, the Indian daughter of Suzuki, distributed the second teaser of the new prototype. The manufacturer positions the Future-S concept as an "urban SUV". The public premiere of the car will take place in early February at the Indian Auto Expo. Thanks to the first teaser, published a couple of weeks ago, we know that the SUV will have an unusual exterior design. And judging by the new picture, the cross also received LED lights. It is expected that the Maruti Suzuki Future-S will be reincarnated in the serial model at the end of this - early next year. The main market for the cross will, of course, India. In the company's product line, the commodity version of Future-S will be on the step below the Vitara Brezza all-terrain vehicle. According to prelimina...
Hatchback Kia Rio got a sports version

Hatchback Kia Rio got a sports version

Hot News, New Cars, News
The company Kia introduced the five-door hatch Rio GT-Line, intended for the European market. The public premiere of the novelty will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Externally from the standard hatch, the new version of Rio differs bumpers and the presence of fogs with the design of "ice cubes". The exterior mirrors and the spoiler are painted black. Also, the Kia Rio GT-Line received adaptive headlights, 17-inch wheels, twin exhaust system pipes. In the interior of the novelty - a truncated steering wheel, on the front panel there was an insert as carbon, on the central tunnel and doors there are decorative elements of dark gray color. The seats of the certified hatchback are covered with black artificial leather. Also for the Rio GT-Line are: a multimedia system ...
BMW and Daimler will do joint car racing

BMW and Daimler will do joint car racing

News
The company BMW and concern Daimler AG are close to the merger of their carring services - DriveNow and Car2Go, respectively. About this, with reference to its own sources, Reuters reported. A joint venture of two German cars will receive independent management. The largest shareholders of the car-clearing service will be BMW and Daimler AG. As part of the merger, the new company will also receive, for example, ParkNow parking application developed by BMW. Reuters interlocutors noted that the companies decided to combine their services to fight against Uber. Concern Daimler AG launched Car2Go in 2008. With the help of the service in a short-term lease, you can take Mercedes-Benz and Smart cars. The company's fleet consists of 14,000 cars that are located in 26 cities in the US...
Mini tested its first electric car behind the Arctic Circle

Mini tested its first electric car behind the Arctic Circle

News, Spy Shots
The company Mini began testing its first electric car. For this purpose, an environmentally friendly car was brought to the Arctic Circle. Spy photos from the tests were published by Autocar. So far, the pictures show only a test mule, where the engineers of the German brand roll over the nodes and assemblies of the future model. The serial version of the car will appear in 2019. According to unofficial data, the range of the novelty will be 305 kilometers. Up to 100 km the electric Mini will be able to accelerate in 7.5 seconds. It is not ruled out that the novelty will be sold under the name Mini Cooper E. The assembly of the three-door hatchback will be adjusted in the UK. In this case, the production of the transmission for the machine will take place in Germany. At last y...
Land Rover showed saloon three-door Range Rover Coupe

Land Rover showed saloon three-door Range Rover Coupe

Hot News, News
The company Land Rover has published the first teaser image of its new luxury two-door crossover called the Range Rover Coupe. The public premiere of the car should take place at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year. The only teaser image shows the salon of the future crossover. The car will receive four seats. The front seats are upholstered in white leather, and the rear seats are dark blue. The central console is new, covered with wood. Previously, the crossover had already been seen on tests. At the moment it can be said that the car will receive a V-shaped grille, LED optics and a sport exhaust system. According to unofficial information of the publication Motor1, the price of a novelty can reach 227,900 dollars. In total, it is planned to produce 999 copies of the ca...
Autopilot Tesla crashed into the fire truck on the track

Autopilot Tesla crashed into the fire truck on the track

News
In the United States, another traffic accident occurred with the participation of an electric vehicle Tesla with an activated autopilot. As reported by Carscoops, Model S moved on the highway in California at a speed of more than 100 km per hour. As a result, the car crashed into the fire service car. As a result of the incident, there were no casualties. According to the driver of the electric car, the autopilot of his car is to blame for the accident, which did not react to the emergency car. The Tesla Model S received severe damage to the front and is unlikely to be repaired. In turn, the fire engine as a result of an accident damaged the lantern and the bumper. Local law enforcement authorities are investigating the incident. In the Tesla has repeatedly stressed that the auto...
Tesla will deprive Elon Musk the salary

Tesla will deprive Elon Musk the salary

News
The company Tesla decided not to pay Elon Mask salary. In accordance with the new system of incentives for the head of the brand, he will be able to count on remuneration only if the financial indicators are in line with the planned ones. "Elon will not receive any guaranteed compensation - neither salary, nor bonuses, nor shares that are granted during the time of work," the message of "Tesla" says. The incentive program is designed for 10 years and consists of 12 tranches. Each of them is an option for one percent of shares in circulation. In order to get the first reward, Mask should achieve Tesla's market capitalization growth from the current 59 to 100 billion dollars. Each subsequent tranche of the Mask will be received as soon as capitalization grows by another 50 billi...