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Month: March 2018

The open version of the McLaren 570S received a racing version

The open version of the McLaren 570S received a racing version

News, Supercars
The novelty with the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine became lighter by 33 kg, and also got a new exhaust system and 10-spoke rims Company McLaren has presented a track version of the supercar 570 Spider. The car received a special package called Track Pack. Thanks to him, the weight of the open modification of the sport car dropped by 33 kg. To do this, some parts have been replaced by analogues of CFRP. The car also received a new exhaust system and 10-spoke wheels. The car was equipped with the same 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine developing 570 hp and 600 Nm of torque. Supercar can accelerate to 100 km / h in 3.2 seconds, and its maximum speed is 330 km per hour. The prices for the novelty start at 19 613 euros. The standard version of the 570S Spider was presented at the fes...
Swedes will start producing unmanned trucks without a cab in the fall of 2018

Swedes will start producing unmanned trucks without a cab in the fall of 2018

News, Video
Swedish startup Einride announced the beginning of deliveries of autonomous electric trucks T-Pod, which will receive software from Nvidia Swedish startup Einride will begin deliveries of unmanned T-Pod trucks, the feature of which is the lack of a cabin, in the fall of 2018. In this case, the devices will receive an automatic control system with software from the company Nvidia, reports Techcrunch. The prototype of an autonomous truck T-Pod was introduced last summer. Due to the failure of the cabin and the elements of mechanical control, the length of the device was only 7.3 meters. At the same time, the T-pod carrying capacity is 20 tons, which corresponds to the trucks of the "8 level". The truck is equipped with a fully electric power plant, powered by a battery pack of 2...
The Formula-E race car with two planes was shown on video

The Formula-E race car with two planes was shown on video

News, Video
Behind the wheel of the car was the Belgian racer Jerome D'Ambrosio, serving in the Formula-E for the Dragon Racing team The company Qatar Airways decided to arrange an unusual race between the electric car of the Formula-E under the name Spark SRT_01E and two passenger liners Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350. The race took place on the territory of the international airport Hamad, which is located in the capital of Qatar - the city of Doha. Behind the wheel of the car was the Belgian racer Jerome D'Ambrosio, serving in the Formula-E for the Dragon Racing team. Power Spark SRT_01E is 270 horsepower. The car weighs 868 kg and accelerates to the first hundred in three seconds. Formula E is an auto racing class that was founded in 2012. Electric vehicles with open wheels par...
Toyota installed in engines of American Camry pistons of another size

Toyota installed in engines of American Camry pistons of another size

News
The Japanese company will recall the sedans in the US and completely replace them with engines due to the use of larger pistons The company Toyota announced the recall of new generation Camry sedans in the US due to the installation of larger pistons in the engines than required. This is reported by the publication Carscoops. In total, 1730 sedans of the 2018 model year will be repaired. A malfunction may result in uneven engine operation, smoke and soot emission in the exhaust system, as well as "abnormal" motor sound. In some cases, the defect can cause a decrease in motor performance and its shutdown. As part of the recall campaign, the manufacturer will check the cars for non-standard components and, if found, will replace the power unit completely.
Jaguar will put an end to the R-modifications

Jaguar will put an end to the R-modifications

News
It seems that the British brand decided to reorganize its model range, and it will be done in the most radical way. Recently reported that Jaguar Land Rover is going to expand the line of SVR-modifications crossover I-Pace. But as it became known to the British portal Autoexpress, along with the extension of the SVR line, the company is going to "abandon" the line of R-versions. According to the head of the SVO-unit Wayne Burgess, who spoke with British journalists, from now on the company will focus on cars in the modifications of S and SVR. This decision is due to the fact that in 2014 the positions of the Special Vehicle Operations division were significantly strengthened, and the cars produced with the SVR nameplates began to compete directly with the R-series cars. Excessive...
Mazda2 received a special version of Sport Black Limited Edition

Mazda2 received a special version of Sport Black Limited Edition

News
The special version will differ only in the styling package. Engine revision was not performed. In the UK, starting April 3, sales of a special version of the compact five-door hatchback Mazda2 under the name Sport Black Limited Edition will start. The circulation of the novelty is limited to 500 units. External styling special version implies the presence of a new aerodynamic body kit. The kit includes a front splitter, stands for thresholds, a rear spoiler on the tailgate. All the new elements are painted black regardless of the color of the body. Black also became the body of the side mirrors, the fin antenna and 16-inch alloy wheels. Sport Black Limited Edition will be available only with a version of the 1.5-liter Skyactiv-G engine for 90 horsepower. But the novelty can b...
Renault Captur second generation: fresh details

Renault Captur second generation: fresh details

News
Next year Renault will introduce the second generation of the popular crossover Captur. Prior to the premiere is still far away, but the first details about the car appear now. According to the French portal L'Argus, the novelty will be built on the new modular platform CMF-B, which will also form the basis of the crossover Nissan Juke, and the compact hatchback Clio, whose debut is to be held at the Paris Motor Show this year. The body of the crossover, according to our colleagues, will slightly increase in size, and its wheelbase will also slightly extend, but there is no precise data on this. Also there will be serious changes in the range of power plants. The three-cylinder motor with a volume of 0.9 liters will be replaced by a new, liter HR10 engine per 100 horsepower, a...
Honda has prepared a cross-cabriolet for a non-existent market

Honda has prepared a cross-cabriolet for a non-existent market

News, Video
Crossover, the roof and racks of which were cut with a grinder, will be available for purchase on a non-existent market on April 1 Honda Company April Fool's Day April Fool's Day ("Fool's Day") presented a comic car - an open version of the model CR-V. "Fully uncontrollable" crossover will go on sale in the "nonexistent market" on April 1. The company noted that the published images of the cross-cabriolet are not renders, but the photos are completely real car. Honda engineers cut the roof, as well as the central and rear racks with an angle grinder. The creators of the car noted that after the work "the rigidity of the body has decreased by 100%". The crossover is planned to be sold approximately "for half price, as buyers will receive only half of the car".
Lexus uses customers’ DNA to produce ideal cars

Lexus uses customers’ DNA to produce ideal cars

News, Video
The Japanese company announced the launch of a comic program by April 1, according to which buyers will take DNA analysis for the production of individual cars The company Lexus, together with the biotechnology firm 23andMe, came up with a new rally by April 1. The automaker said it would use DNA tests to produce ideal cars for each of its customers. A fictitious program was called Genetic Select. According to her, the buyer comes to the dealer, where he surrenders his saliva. A few days later the client comes for his car, created taking into account the characteristics of the body, found by the analysis of his DNA. So, in the video published in YouTube, it is shown that the girl gets a RC F compartment with larger cup holders, toned glasses and special seats. In addition, due...
Ford published a price tag for the special Mustang Bullitt

Ford published a price tag for the special Mustang Bullitt

News
In January of this year, Ford introduced a special version of the Mustang Bullitt coupe, created on the motives of the film "Bullitt", filmed in 1968, at the Detroit Auto Show and starring the well-known actor Steve McQueen. Three months later, the company published a price tag for the model. Americans estimated the coupe at 46,595 US dollars, another $ 900 buyers will have to pay extra for shipping. This is $ 2,605 more expensive than the standard Mustang GT. From the standard GT, Mustang Bullitt differs, first of all, visually. The body of the car can be painted in a dark green or black color, on the grille there is a Bullitt nameplate. To the limited Mustang R19 disks with low-profile rubber are used. Ford Mustang Bullitt is based on the modification GT, which under the hoo...