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Day: February 19, 2018

Showed a new race car of the Formula-1 Red Bull. And he’s black and blue

Showed a new race car of the Formula-1 Red Bull. And he’s black and blue

News
Team Red Bull introduced the car for the new season of Formula 1 - RB14. The car is painted in black and blue camouflage colors, but this is not the final version of the coloring. The final design will be shown in Spain before the start of the winter tests. The car has a system to protect the head of the pilot - Halo, installed above the cockpit. At the same time RB14 now does not have a "shark fin" behind and T-wings. The first to drive the new car is Daniel Riccardo. He will drive the car during the filming days at Silverstone, which will take place before the tests begin. The teams are entitled to two such days per year, however during this time their cars should not travel more than a hundred kilometers. Last week, his car showed the team Williams, which will act Russian S...
Family of triple champion of Formula 1 will produce supercars

Family of triple champion of Formula 1 will produce supercars

News
On Monday, February 19, officially announced the appearance of the automotive company Brabham Automotive. It belongs to David Brabham, the son of three-time champion of Formula 1 of Sir Jack Brabham. Information about what exactly the company will deal with, yet. A year ago, information appeared that Brabham would start producing supercars, developed with the support of investors from the United States. Promoted cars were planned with the help of Formula-1 - just as McLaren does. To do this, Brabham even wanted to buy a team of Force India, but how successful negotiations were, it is not known. In Formula 1, the Brabham team appeared in 1960, surviving in the championship until 1992, when due to lack of finance it was closed. During this time the team took part in the 402 Grand P...
Porsche 911 new generation filmed without camouflage

Porsche 911 new generation filmed without camouflage

News
Sales of the car can begin before the end of this year. The public premiere of the car can be held at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The network has published the first image of a sports car Porsche 911 of a new generation. Initially, the picture was published on the Instagram Ninastegmaier user page. Apparently, the photo was taken in the test center of the brand in Germany. How there was a girl, laid out a snapshot, is still unknown. However, later she removed the photo, but the image was managed to lay out a number of foreign automobile publications. The rear of the car is very different from the current generation of the sports car. So the car's lights are connected by means of a special strip. Also the machine will be equipped with another rear window and another bumper. In...
Volkswagen announced a new large sedan

Volkswagen announced a new large sedan

Concept Cars, News
The company Volkswagen told about its premiere for the Geneva Motor Show. The motor show will open in early March this year. At the exhibition, will debut a new, fourth in a row, a representative of the family of concept electric cars I.D. - a large sedan Vizzion. On the eve of the presentation of the novelty, the brand extended its design sketches. The length of the prototype is 5.11 meters, so the concept will be a "classmate" not even VW Passat, but the production four-door sedan VW Phaeton. External appearance I.D. Vizzion is made in the same style as other models of the family: hatchback I.D., minivan I.D. Buzz and crossover I.D. Crozz. The rear doors of the sedan open against the motion, the saloon is four-seater. By the way, inside the dashboard is installed a "shelf", con...
Volvo XC40 received a new engine

Volvo XC40 received a new engine

News
Swedish premium manufacturer introduced the first three-cylinder engine in its 91-year history. A completely new three-cylinder petrol engine with a volume of 1.5 liters with direct fuel injection technology was developed by the company's engineers using a modular design similar to that of the four-cylinder Motors of the Drive-E family. The three-cylinder engine is combined with a six-speed transmission, but next year will be available eight-speed as an option. In accordance with the strategy of Volvo Cars to continue to reduce costs by increasing the scale of production, a new three-cylinder engine will be produced on a single conveyor with four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. In addition, the composition of the power range of the Volvo XC40 SUV, presented in the fall of ...
First photos of Peugeot 508 of new generation published

First photos of Peugeot 508 of new generation published

News, Spy Shots
Photo-shooters managed to shoot a Peugeot 508 sedan of a new generation. The pictures were published on Peugeot Heritage page on Facebook. In the photos the car is presented without camouflage. Judging by the pictures, the novelty will receive a design in the style of the Instinct concept. New 2019 Peugeot 508 will be equipped with other bumpers, LED optics and sport exhaust system. The car will receive a special interior of i-Cockpit of the second generation, which is already used on crossovers 3008 and 5008. A distinctive feature of the interior of the novelty will be a fully digital instrument panel. The car will be built on the EMP2 platform. According to unofficial data, the 1.2-liter petrol turbo engine will enter the engine's range. Also, customers will be offered 1.6 and ...
The new Opel Combo moved to the PSA platform and motors

The new Opel Combo moved to the PSA platform and motors

Hot News, New Cars, News
The German brand introduced the Combo minivan of a new generation, which received the name of the prefix Life. The cargo modification will debut later. Van Opel Combo Life is built on the "cart" EMP2 French concern PSA Group and is actually the "twin" of the third generation Citroen Berlingo debuting last week. Recall, the previous Combo is a rebuilt version of Fiat Doblo. The front part of the new minivan is made in the corporate style of Opel, and on the side and back is the same Berlingo. But the airbagp of german car did not get this: the air-filled capsules remain a "chip" of the Citroen models. Like Berlingo, the passenger Combo will be offered in two versions - standard, 4.4 meters long, and stretched, which has a 4.75 meter. For the latest version, a third row of seats is...
The VW with Porsche 911 engine was put up for sale

The VW with Porsche 911 engine was put up for sale

News, Tuning
German dealer for the sale of exclusive cars CAR special put up for sale a passenger van Volkswagen SpaceCamper TH5, equipped with a Porsche 911 Turbo (997) engine. The 3,6-liter turbo produces 480 horsepower (620 Nm). The maximum speed of the van is 270 kilometers per hour. The price of the car is 139 800 euros. The construction of the car was carried out by the German company TH Automobile. The van was strengthened by the floor panels, and the components of the Porsche 911 platform appeared in the chassis. At the rear of the car there is a motor compartment completely transferred from the donor sports car. In 2013, this minivan set a speed record for campers on the Italian Nardo circuit - 270.9 kilometers per hour. Up to 100 km / h SpaceCamper TH5 can accelerate in 4.9 seconds. ...