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Day: February 1, 2018

Atelier Manhart “pumped” coupe BMW M4

Atelier Manhart “pumped” coupe BMW M4

News, Tuning
German tuning studio Manhart continues to work on new Bavarian BMW cars. This time, the M4 coupe was subjected to a complex modification. Manhart when tuning cars is suitable with a serious and pedantic approach. Prepared by experts from BMW M4 received not only the tuning of the exterior, the suspension and the engine of the car were also modified. Visually, the Manhart MH4 550 differs from the stock BMW M4 with a hood with carbon baffles, carbon mirrors, a wing and splitter, wheels and livery. As for the power unit, the standard three-liter turbocharged inline "six" with a return of 431 horsepower received new software MHtronik, carbon elements of the inlet system of the Eventuri and an updated exhaust system. The delivery of the engine was brought to 550 horsepower, while the ...
Mercedes-AMG GT4 will be presented in Geneva in early March

Mercedes-AMG GT4 will be presented in Geneva in early March

News, Spy Shots, Video
Mercedes-AMG GT4 is the working title of the project. For the serial model, it will be different. Which one, we'll find out closer to the premiere. Serial four-door coupe Mercedes-AMG GT4 will be presented at the international motor show in Geneva, which will open from March 6 for media representatives. This is reported by the publication Car Magazine with reference to the CEO of AMG Tobias Moers. According to the CEO AMG Moers, he has already shown some approximate ready-made version of the coupe with four doors. They were delighted with how quickly it was possible to prepare a novelty for the premiere, only a year after the presentation of the concept. The new car is built on the MRA platform, which underlies the new E-Class and CLS. And with the latest model, the novelty ha...
Prior Design released special version of McLaren 570S

Prior Design released special version of McLaren 570S

News, Tuning
The presented copy of the McLaren 570S with aerial kit was covered by a special camouflage pattern. Tuning studio Prior Design presented its special version of the sports car McLaren 570S. The Germans offered an aerodynamic body kit that extended the car's body. The McLaren 570S belongs to the Sports Series lineup from the manufacturer. It is designed to compete with the Porsche 911. However, the German tuners decided to make the more aggressive appearance of the youngest model of McLaren, so that it looked on par with the representative of the Super Series line - the new 720S supercar. The aerodynamic kit for the body of the McLaren 570S consists of many elements. The front bumper received combat tail to improve the distribution of air flow in the front of the car. Extenders ...
Restyling Renault Zoe will receive an increase in power

Restyling Renault Zoe will receive an increase in power

News, Rumors
According to the portal Autoevolution, the new version of Zoe will be called R110, in honor of the 110-horsepower electric power plant. On the characteristics of batteries electric car until information is not, but it is likely that her French will also strengthen. The current model is equipped with a battery capacity of 41 kW / h, which allows you to achieve a run of 300 kilometers per charge, and the engine power is 90 horsepower. Information about the exterior of the restyled Zoe yet, but according to foreign colleagues, the car will receive new optics (probably with LED-elements). More information about the car will be known in Geneva, but already now our partners are sure that the restyling Zoe will be officially presented in July this year.
Alfa-Beast has a hardcore version

Alfa-Beast has a hardcore version

New Cars, News
California company Rezvani introduced the fastest and most powerful supercar in its history - the hardcore Beast Alpha X Blackbird. The model, named after the strategic supersonic reconnaissance aircraft Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, will be released in five copies. The price of each will be 225 000 dollars. "Alpha-Beast" is equipped with a 2.5-liter turbo engine, the capacity of which is 710 horsepower. The engine is built from scratch on the racing components of the firms Carillo and Cosworth. He works in pairs either with a six-speed manual or a six-speed sequential transmission of his own design Rezvani. From zero to 97 kilometers per hour, a supercar can accelerate in 2.9 seconds. In the design of the Beast Alpha X, a carbon composite is actively used. It is made of body pane...
Skoda showed the design of future crossovers

Skoda showed the design of future crossovers

Concept Cars, Hot News, News
The company Skoda has published design sketches of the new concept crossover Vision X, designed to give an idea of ​​the appearance of future SUV Czech brand. The public premiere of the prototype will take place in early March at the Geneva Motor Show. The novelty is a compact urban crossover, the serial version of which can take place on the step below the model Karoq. Distinctive features of the concept car: aggressive bumpers, massive thresholds, a glass panoramic roof, as well as 20-inch alloy wheels. The company noted that the appearance of Skoda Vision X is inspired by the "traditions of Bohemian crystal". The salon has a wide central panel and a separate color display with an "intuitive interface", through which you can manage the multimedia system and network connection f
Geneva debuts the world’s first serial flying car

Geneva debuts the world’s first serial flying car

Hot News, News
The Netherlands company PAL-V announced the premiere of the serial version of the "world's first flying car". The model called Liberty will be presented in early March at the Geneva Motor Show. PAL-V Liberty has been developed over the past ten years. The first prototype was shown in 2008, and the first experimental flight took place three years later. Liberty is a three-wheeled vehicle, which in about 5-10 minutes can be converted into a gyroplane. The mast with the propeller turns automatically, but the driver must independently push the tail and the blades of the main propeller. PAL-V Liberty is equipped with two aircraft engines of the Austrian company Rotax with a capacity of about 100 horsepower, one of which serves for movement on the ground and the other for air. In the f...
Hyundai has started tests of premium crossover Genesis

Hyundai has started tests of premium crossover Genesis

News, Spy Shots
The company Hyundai began road tests premium crossover, which will be released under a subbrand Genesis. Spy pictures of the test prototype of the novelty were published by the publication Motor1. The images depict a so-called "mule" - under the modified body Hyundai Santa Fe hides aggregates of the crossover Genesis. It is assumed that the production car will receive a number of stylistic elements from the conceptual crossover Genesis GV80, shown at the motor show in New York in the spring of 2017. It is assumed that the Genesis SUV will be offered with a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine and all-wheel drive. In addition, a modification with a hybrid power plant will be available later. The first serial crossover Genesis will appear in 2019. The novelty will be able to compete with ...
The ex-head of Lotus showed a modern interpretation of De Tomaso Panther

The ex-head of Lotus showed a modern interpretation of De Tomaso Panther

Concept Cars, New Cars, News, Video
The company Ares Design, which is led by the former head of Lotus, Dani Bahar, presented the prototype of the sports car Project Panther. The presentation of the car, made in the style of the classic sports car of the 1970s De Tomaso Pantera, was held at the headquarters of the brand in Modena. This is reported by AutoClassics. Project Panther is built on the chassis of the Lamborghini Huracan. He has a unique body created by Ares Design's own efforts. At the same sports car is 10 centimeters long than the original De Tomaso Pantera, and its wheelbase is stretched by 12 centimeters. The car has received retractable in the front fenders LED lights and body panels made of carbon fiber. The Project Panther salon retained the overall architecture of the donor machine: chairs, the loc...
Formula-1 abandoned the grid-girls

Formula-1 abandoned the grid-girls

Hot News, News
Formula-1 from the new racing season will abandon the grid-hungles. The same changes will occur in other championships, held in the weekends. This is stated in a message on the official website of Formula 1. "Over the past year, we have been looking at aspects of the championship that need updating, in order to better match our vision for this great sport," said Formula 1 commercial director Sean Bratches. - Grid-gherls have been a key element of Formula-1 for decades, but we believe that this custom does not correlate with the values ​​of our brand and is contrary to modern social norms. We think that this practice is not appropriate for Formula 1 and does not suit fans, old or new, around the world. " In 2015, at the Grand Prix of Monaco, instead of the girls on the starting gr