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Day: February 15, 2018

The first fighting machine of the Formula-1

The first fighting machine of the Formula-1

New Cars, News
The Formula 1 Haas team showed the car for the new World Championship season. The car, called the VF-18, was the first combat vehicle presented with the head protection system of the pilot Halo (translated from English means "halo"). The new car is the evolution of the previous car - VF-17. Another notable change, along with Halo, was the absence of the fin in the rear of the car. The head of the Haas Gunther Steiner said that the engineers of the team tried to make the car as easy as possible, so that the team had additional opportunities in working with ballast. He added that the chassis had to be refined due to Halo, as the new element raised the center of mass of the car. The Haas pilots in the 2018 season will be Roman Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen. In 2017, the Frenchman ...
New Toyota Supra appeared before the premiere

New Toyota Supra appeared before the premiere

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The online edition of SupraMKV published a scan of a Japanese magazine featuring the conceptual coupe Toyota Supra Racing - the forerunner of the serial version of the reborn supercar Supra. The public premiere of the novelty will be held in March in the framework of the Geneva Motor Show. Judging by the picture, the appearance of Toyota Supra Racing is very close to the prototype FT-1, presented in 2014. In this case, the new concept will receive a racing body kit with a rear wing and deflectors on both edges of the front bumper. Plus, it will have a yellow head optics, racing wheels with tires Bridgestone and understated ground clearance. The civil version of the revived Toyota Supra will share the chassis with the third-generation BMW Z4 roadster - German and Japanese experts ...
Renault will open the first store in Sweden with electric cars

Renault will open the first store in Sweden with electric cars

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Renault will open the first Electric Vehicle Experience Center in Stockholm. In the concept store, which will be located in the largest shopping center in Sweden Täby Centrum, the entire range of electric cars of the brand will be presented. The store will be divided into several zones. There will be a showroom, a zone of information about the charging infrastructure, local legislation, conditions for purchasing related services for electric cars, and a waiting room. Visitors to the center will be able to take a test drive and buy an electric car they liked. The current line of Renault electric cars consists of a Zoe hatchback, a Kangaroo Z.E van and a Twizy city car. Renault Kangaroo Z.E is equipped with an electric motor with a capacity of 60 horsepower (226 Nm) and a 22-kil
Skoda sent liftback Superb to Mars

Skoda sent liftback Superb to Mars

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Skoda prepared its response to Elon Musk, who sent his Roadster to space. The Czechs published a parody video showing the preparation of the Superb lift for a trip to Mars. After checking the rear-view mirrors and the adaptive lighting system, the driver, whose outfit is very similar to his colleague named Starman, starts a 2.0-liter TSI petrol engine. The display of the multimedia system shows the inscription: "Do not panic, Elon!", And the car goes off. Thanks to a 280-horsepower engine, the liftback quickly arrives in a small French village called Mars, where several hundred people currently live. 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 pla...
All-New Kia Ceed Hatchback Unveiled

All-New Kia Ceed Hatchback Unveiled

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Company Kia has presented a hatchback Ceed of new generation. The manufacturer changed the spelling of the model name, removing the apostrophe, changed the design of the exterior and interior, and expanded the equipment list. The public debut of the car will take place in early March at the Geneva Motor Show. The new Ceed kept the independent suspension "in a circle", but changed the platform: now instead of the chassis of the J4, a stronger and lightweight K2 truck is used. Overall dimensions of the hatchback remained almost unchanged. At the same length, the car was only 20 millimeters wider and 23 millimeters below. The size of the wheelbase at the same time remained the same - 2650 millimeters. The capacity of the trunk increased by 15 liters - up to 395 liters. Hatchback ...
Skoda Kodiaq received a top version of L&K and a new engine

Skoda Kodiaq received a top version of L&K and a new engine

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The premiere of a new version of the flagship crossover Škoda will take place in March at the Geneva Motor Show. The L&K series (Laurin & Klement) received its name in honor of the founders of the Czech brand Vaclav Laurin and Vaclav Klement. With such badges sell the most equipped cars of the brand. At the moment, L&K versions are available for the Skoda Octavia and Superb lifts, and soon the "luxury" version of the Kodiaq crossover will be on the market. The all-terrain vehicle in the new version has 19-inch alloy wheels of special design, LED optics, chrome grille, modernized rear bumper. In interior Kodiaq L&K - decorative elements of orange color, black glossy insert on the front panel, aluminum overlays on the pedals. Armchairs and steering wheel are upholstered in leather.
Citroen Berlingo a new generation were presented

Citroen Berlingo a new generation were presented

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The French brand revealed the passenger version of Berlingo third generation. The van will make its debut later this year. Van Citroen Berlingo first generation entered the market in 1996, in 2008 debuted the Frenchman of the second generation. As stated in the company, in just 22 years, more than 3.3 million cargo and passenger versions were produced. And last year in 17 countries the second Berlingo became the most popular model of the brand. The new generation is designed to consolidate this success. The third Berlingo is built on the EMP2 platform, which lies in almost all the latest models of the PSA group. The minivan will be available for the first time in two versions - M and XL. The length of the "short" is 4.4 meters, the wheelbase is 2.78 meters. In the "stretched" ver...
The new Jeep Wrangler received a V8 from the Camaro SS

The new Jeep Wrangler received a V8 from the Camaro SS

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American atelier Bruiser Conversions has prepared the first tuning for the new generation Jeep Wrangler SUV. The stock engine of the car is proposed to be replaced by a 6.2-liter V8 from Chevrolet Corvette C6 and Camaro SS. The engine, which will work with an eight-speed automatic transmission, produces 456 horsepower and 576 Nm of torque. From the factory Wrangler can be equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine (285 forces and 353 Nm), a two-liter turbojet (272 and 400 Nm) or a 3.0 V6 diesel engine. Public debut of the new generation Jeep Wrangler took place in November last year. The model was built on a more solid and light frame, and aluminum was used in the bodywork. For the first time the SUV has already been equipped with a spoiler and 33-inch off-road tires. Another innovat...
Ford said goodbye to the hot hatch Focus RS orange special version

Ford said goodbye to the hot hatch Focus RS orange special version

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Ford will mark the completion of the production of the "charged" Focus RS of the current generation for the European market by the release of the special version of the Heritage Edition. Fifty last cars that will come off the assembly line in Zarluwi, Germany, will receive the orange color of the Deep Orange body and an extended set of standard equipment. The cars of the "farewell" series will be distinguished by gray brake calipers, and black-painted wheel disks, mirror housings and a rear spoiler. The list of interior equipment will include Recaro seats, partially finished leather, panoramic roof, heated steering wheel and decorative elements made of carbon fiber. Ford Focus RS Heritage Edition will be equipped with a limited-slip differential with mechanical locking in the fro...
Dyson decided to release three electric models

Dyson decided to release three electric models

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The range of Dyson electric vehicles will consist of three models. In this case, the very first of them will become a "test stone" for the vacuum cleaner manufacturer: the production will be small, and its release should teach the company how to interact with new suppliers and orientate in the auto business. This is reported by The Financial Times. Earlier it was assumed that Dyson's electric vehicles will be equipped with solid-state accumulators, which the company intends to develop on its own. However, they are not planned for the first model. At the end of last year, Anne-Marie Sestri left the company, directing the direction to create this type of batteries. She joined the Dyson after having bought her Sakti3 battery manufacturer for $ 90 million. Whether these events are co...