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Day: February 20, 2018

The tuner made a very luxurious Mitsubishi Lancer, which is outwardly far from steep

The tuner made a very luxurious Mitsubishi Lancer, which is outwardly far from steep

News, Tuning
Atelier Vilner presented a new project based on the sedan Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart model 2011. The car, named Allroads Ronin, is inspired by the traditions and life of the samurai. The car has a protective body kit of black plastic and roof rails, but at the same time a luxurious interior. The main motif of the salon is a relief pattern on the doors, the central armrest and headrests. It is made by the method of thermo-force fastening from velor and repeats the drawing on the armor of samurai. For finishing the instrument panel, the upper part of the doors and the central seats, Japanese "amaretta" fabric is used. All plastic parts inside the interior are painted in silver metallic and are made in the style of a samurai sword of katana. The steering wheel received a new profile...
Honda joined the race on Civic Type R with a video game

Honda joined the race on Civic Type R with a video game

News, Video
Honda Company organized a race between a professional racer and a gamer to demonstrate how real the world of racing is close to virtual. In this case, the driver in the real world, thanks to the technology of mixed reality, could see the "ghost" of his opponent's car. The race was attended by the pilot of the IndyCar series Graham Rahal and professional gamer Peter "the SLAPtrain" Jakins. They both went to the Civic Type R on the "Road Atlanta" race track, only Jakins used the Forza Motorsport 7 video game. On Rahal's car, special equipment was installed, which in real time showed the position and maneuvers of the Jakins machine on the windshield. The hatch hatch Honda Civic Type R is equipped with a two-liter 4-cylinder turbo of the VTEC Turbo family, the output of which is 3...
The first owner of racing Lamborghini Huracan in the United States was a 14-year-old student

The first owner of racing Lamborghini Huracan in the United States was a 14-year-old student

News
A fourteen-year-old schoolboy from La CaƱada Flintridge in California became the first American owner of the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo. Since the age of seven, Stephen Aghahani has been professionally involved in carting and racing in the National Motor Sport Association (NASA). This is reported by The Drive. Updated Huracan for the Super Trofeo Superbowl sports division Lamborghini Squadra Corse introduced in September last year. The machine is built in cooperation with Dallara Engineering, which developed the chassis for the prototypes "24 Hours of Le Mans" and Bugatti Chiron. Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo received a new body kit made of carbon fiber with an upper air intake and a fin, like the prototypes of the LMP1 class and the Formula-1 cars. The racing
Lotus released the fastest road car in its history

Lotus released the fastest road car in its history

New Cars, News
The company Lotus introduced a new modification of the sports car 3-Eleven, which received the prefix 430 in the title. The novelty has become the most extreme and fastest car in the history of the British brand, which is allowed to ride on public roads. Lotus 3-Eleven 430 equipped with an upgraded 3.5-liter V6 compressor motor, developing 436 hp. and 440 Nm of torque. The unit is combined only with a six-speed manual gearbox. The roadster can accelerate from place to 100 km / h in 3.2 seconds - 0.2 seconds faster than the standard 3-Eleven with a 416-horsepower engine. The maximum speed was 290 km per hour. The novelty rides a circle on its own track "Lotus" in Hetela in 1 minute 24 seconds - 0.8 and 2 seconds faster than the Exige Cup 430 and the usual 3-Eleven, respectively. ...
New supercar Ferrari revealed before the premiere

New supercar Ferrari revealed before the premiere

Hot News, New Cars, News
At the disposal of the Japanese edition of Autocar were the first official photos and information about the new supercar Ferrari - the most extreme version of the model 488. The novelty will be called Pista, which in Italian means "track". The Ferrari 488 Pista will be equipped with an essentially modernized 3.9-liter V8 engine with two turbines, giving out 721 hp. and 770 Nm of torque - at 51 strength and 10 Nm more than the standard 488. Thus, the novelty will become the most powerful in the history of Ferrari car, equipped with an eight-cylinder engine. The weight of the coupe is 1280 kg - 90 kg lighter than the usual version of the model. For the sake of reducing weight to the design of the car will expand the use of composite materials. In particular, the hood, roof, bumpers...
BMW presented M4 Convertible 30 Jahre Edition

BMW presented M4 Convertible 30 Jahre Edition

Hot News, New Cars, News
The company BMW introduced a special modification of the convertible M4 - 30 Jahre. The novelty was prepared in honor of the 30th anniversary of the appearance of the first "charged" 3 series without a roof. The novelty already in basic equipment is offered with a sports package Competition. With it, the return of the three-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder reaches 450 horsepower. Also, these cars are equipped with a sports exhaust system, an active rear M-differential, light seats and special adaptive suspension settings. The jubilee special version is available in dark blue and bright yellow. Also from the usual M3 it can be distinguished by a black glossy grille and ventilation holes on the front wings in the same design. A nameplate with the name of a special modification appears...
Hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander updated and got a new engine

Hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander updated and got a new engine

Hot News, New Cars, News
The company Mitsubishi Motors introduced an updated hybrid crossover Outlander PHEV, which underwent significant modernization. The public premiere of the novelty will be held in early March within the framework of the Geneva Motor Show. In the power plant new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV now used a 2.4-liter gasoline engine, working on the Atkinson cycle, which replaced the previous two-liter unit with the Otto cycle. The company has not yet named the characteristics of the new unit, but noted that it differs from its predecessor with increased torque, smoother operation and improved economy. Plus, the generator's power and the rear electric unit was increased by 10%, and the power consumption of the traction battery increased by 15% - to 13.8 kilowatt-hours. Finally, the modes Nor...
The first tests Citroen C4 Cactus: soft and authentic

The first tests Citroen C4 Cactus: soft and authentic

Car Reviews
In late October last year, Citroen introduced the updated hatchback C4 Cactus. Compared with the pre-styling version, the model has not only got a new look: now the hatchback is equipped with a suspension with hydraulic stops and new PureTech motors. The main feature of the C4 Cactus is certainly a suspension, and to achieve complete isolation of the cabin from driving on the potholes of Citroen failed, and the back of the car suffers more from this. Nevertheless, on the move the C4 Cactus is softer and smoother than cars of a similar class. It is more comfortable and pre-styling version, and we can even say that Citroen with this car returned to the habits of the old school hatchback CX. About the comparison with the Volkswagen Golf and even the Peugeot 308 there is no question...
The company SsangYong showed a new crossover

The company SsangYong showed a new crossover

Concept Cars, News
The Korean brand has published a design sketch of the electric conceptual SUV, which debuts at the Geneva Motor Show. The prototype was named e-SIV, it is the "ideological continuation" of the SIV-1 and SIV-2 concepts presented in Geneva in 2013 and 2016 respectively. The name of the new crossover is deciphered as an electric Smart Interface Vehicle ("smart car with an intelligent interface"). The length of the e-SIV is 4 460 mm, the width is 1,870 mm, the height is 1,630 mm. The wheelbase is 2 675 mm in size. The concept is equipped with an electric motor with a power of 190 hp. The maximum speed of the novelty is 150 km / h, the claimed power reserve is about 450 kilometers. Also in the company said that the electric car is equipped with an autopilot. As previously reported,...
The most affordable crossover Lexus debuts in March

The most affordable crossover Lexus debuts in March

Concept Cars, News
The Japanese premium brand distributed a teaser of a new compact SUV. The world premiere of a small crossover Lexus will take place in March this year at the Geneva Motor Show. The model was called UX. Recall, as early as in 2016, the Japanese presented the same conceptual SUV, so in Switzerland, most likely, debuts pre-series or even a commodity version of the cross. Details about the novelty are kept secret. According to preliminary data, the Lexus UX will be the most affordable model in the SUV line of the brand. Today this role is played by cross NX. In addition, the UX crossover is designed partly to replace the failed on the market hybrid hatchback Lexus CT 200h. The main competitors of the novelty will be Mercedes-Benz GLA and Infiniti QX30. It is expected that the new cros...