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Day: February 10, 2018

BMW X2 Rebel Edition received a body with tattoos

BMW X2 Rebel Edition received a body with tattoos

News, Tuning
The Italian division of BWM intends to bring a new X2 crossover to the local market next month, and as so often happens, the Bavarians have prepared a pleasant surprise for local fans - cars in the special version of the Rebel Edition, which boast an interesting exterior. This special version is based on the modification xDrive25d in the package M Sport X, which means that under its hood is a two-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder with direct injection of fuel and a yield of 231 horsepower. The torque of the motor reaches 450 Nm at 1,500-3,000 rpm, it works in tandem with an eight-speed automatic. The motor accelerates the crossover to 100 kilometers per hour in less than seven seconds, while in the mixed cycle, according to the passport data, X2 spends 4.7 liters per 100 km. But th...
Mopar showed accessories for the new Ram 1500 pickup truck in Chicago

Mopar showed accessories for the new Ram 1500 pickup truck in Chicago

News, Tuning
The company Mopar, which is the firm's tuner for the car concern FCA, presented a range of accessories for the Ram 1500 pickup truck of the new generation at the opened international auto show in Chicago. At his booth at the exhibition Mopar showed a copy of the version of the car Ram 1500 Big Horn Sport bright red. He demonstrates only a small part of the additional equipment for this model. The pickup is equipped with a ride height increase kit of 50 millimeters, which also allowed the installation of 35-inch off-road tires and 18-inch alloy wheels with poor locks without damaging the wheel arches. The latter are also equipped with protective mats made of black matte plastic. For the convenience of landing and disembarking passengers are installed black aluminum steps with anti...
Indians built an off-roader Hammer, similar to Wrangler

Indians built an off-roader Hammer, similar to Wrangler

News
Indian company DC Design has presented at the motor show in Delhi own modification of the off-road car Mahindra Thar - Hammer. The car received a hard roof, modified bumpers and wider front wings. This is reported by Motoroids. In addition to the exterior, the SUV also changed the interior: they installed new door panels with leather trim, the roof mounted LED lighting, stylized the center console and was equipped with separate rear seats. The Mahindra Thar SUV is equipped with a 2.5-liter diesel engine delivering 105 horsepower and 247 Nm of torque. The transmission is a five-speed manual with a lowering row. The rear axle has a self-locking differential. At Auto Expo 2018 debuted another novelty from DC Design - mid-engine sport car TCA, whose name stands for "titanium, carb...
The Tesla roadster carried to space was carried to satellites

The Tesla roadster carried to space was carried to satellites

News
The Tesla Roadster, which was sent into space as a payload for the newest carrier Falcon Heavy, was recognized as a companion. About this in his Twitter space command of the US Air Force. "Yes, we added Tesla Roadster to the satellite catalog," the report said. Also, the agency appended a screenshot of the corresponding table to the tweet. In the list the electric car received the serial number 43205. The electric car Tesla Roadster went to space on February 6. This car previously belonged to the Mask itself. The successful launch of the newest Falcon Heavy booster rocket took place from the cosmodrome at Cape Canaveral (Florida). On the driver's seat in the electric car is a mannequin, named Starman. Tesla, a company focused on the production of electric vehicles, was founded...
Kia Sportage will get a new look in the style of the new Forte

Kia Sportage will get a new look in the style of the new Forte

News, Spy Shots
At the disposal of the online edition of Paultan were spy photos of the restyled new Kia SUV. Judging by the pictures, the all-terrain vehicle will receive optics, made in the style of the new generation Cerato sedan, which was shown earlier this year at the Detroit Motor Show. It is assumed that the crossover will differ from the pre-styling model headlamps with four LED elements, another radiator grille and other air intakes in the spirit of the concept car SP. Behind there will be LED lights of another form, a modernized protective bottom platinum, as well as a modified rear bumper. As expected, the interior is also waiting for some modernization. Technical details about the new Kia Sportage SUV are still kept secret.
Rally car Lancia Stratos will be rebuilt as a 550-hp coupe

Rally car Lancia Stratos will be rebuilt as a 550-hp coupe

News
The Italian workshop Maniffatura Automobili Torino (MAT) in cooperation with the firm New Stratos Gbr announced the restart of the project for the release of the modern version of the famous rally car Lancia Stratos. The premiere of the novelty will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. While the current Stratos only know that it will be a coupe with an engine capacity of over 550 horsepower, which can work in tandem with an automatic transmission. The developers also noted that the platform will create a racing GT-modification, all-terrain version of Safari, and a "supercar for every day." The circulation of novelties will be limited to 25 copies, each of which will cost at least 835 thousand dollars. The first prototype of the revived Lancia Stratos, presented in 2010, was...
Volkswagen Announces New Generation Touareg

Volkswagen Announces New Generation Touareg

News
The company Volkswagen published the first design sketch of the large SUV Volkswagen Touareg third generation. The premiere of the model will be held on April 23 at the Beijing Auto Show. Appearance Tuareg was developed under the supervision of the chief designer of the German brand Klaus Bischoff. The automaker noted that the crossover will receive "expressive design, innovative technologies and excellent handling." The appearance of the SUV Volkswagen Touareg will be performed in the style of the five-meter crossover Atlas. In particular, it will acquire a similar chrome-plated radiator grille, connected to the LED headlamps of the head light. The crossover will be available with a fully digital instrument panel and a new multimedia complex with the ability to control gestures....
The supercars McLaren, Mercedes and Porsche are collided in Columbia

The supercars McLaren, Mercedes and Porsche are collided in Columbia

News, Video
In Colombia, there was a serious accident involving supercars McLaren 650S, Mercedes-AMG GT S, Porsche Boxster S, and Land Cruiser Prado SUV. Video, which shows the consequences of an accident, posted on YouTube. The incident occurred on the route Bogotá-Tunja on a stretch between the cities of Villapinson and Choconta. Accident was provoked by the driver of one of the supercars, who made an unexpected maneuver on a slippery road after the rain. Judging by the video, all cars received significant damage, and the SUV caught fire. Participants in the accident were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.