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Day: March 2, 2018

About actor Paul Walker will make a documentary film

About actor Paul Walker will make a documentary film

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The film will be directed by Adrian Baitenhais, the creator of the tape "I'm Heath Ledger". The working title of the film is "I'm Paul Walker" In the US, a documentary film about the actor Paul Walker, who died in an accident, will be removed. The film will be directed by Adrian Baitenhais, the creator of the tape "I'm Heath Ledger". The Paramount Network and Network Entertainment companies participate in the project, Deadline reports. The working title of the film is "I am Paul Walker". The film will include interviews with colleagues and friends of the actor. Also in the film will show some aspects of his biography and career. Paul Walker was killed in a car accident in California in 2013. An accident occurred in the city of Santa Clarita, which is located north of Los Angel...
The manufacturer of the motorcycle equipment made for Pagani the roof-origami

The manufacturer of the motorcycle equipment made for Pagani the roof-origami

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The company Pagani in cooperation with the manufacturer of protective equipment Dainese has developed an innovative soft roof, which can be folded as origami. It consists of a modular carbon fiber skeleton and a technical fabric called Pagani Fabric. A material consisting of several layers with water repellent impregnation has special deformation zones, which allow it to fold together with the frame. This solution improves the strength of the structure and reduces the amount of space required to store the folded roof. Earlier, the head of Pagani Horatio Pagani confirmed the work on the electric supercar. Such a car in the model range of the brand will not appear until 2025. Until then, the brand will continue to use the engines Mercedes-AMG V12. In September last year, Webasto...
The first electric Jaguar fight with the Tesla Model X

The first electric Jaguar fight with the Tesla Model X

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The company Jaguar published a video in which the first serial electric car of the British brand - I-Pace - competes in the dispersal with the crossover Tesla Model X. The video was posted on the official YouTube channel of the automaker. The electric car Jaguar I-Pace was operated by the pilot of the Formula E team of Panasonic Jaguar Racing Mitch Evans, while the Brazilian Tony Kanaan, who won the race "500 miles of Indianapolis" in 2013, was driving the Tesla. The cars competed in the acceleration from the place to 96 km / h and the subsequent braking. In the first race, the Jaguar was opposed by the base Model X with a 329-horsepower electric motor. When the speed limit reached 96 km / h, the British electric car was on the whole body ahead of the American crossover. In the s...
Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 turned into a hybrid with a very complex all-wheel drive

Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 turned into a hybrid with a very complex all-wheel drive

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The company GKN Driveline, specializing in the development of electric drives, has turned the Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 into a plug-in hybrid with a mechanical and electrical traction distribution system between the wheels. For the modification, it was necessary to redesign 99 nodes and install 1340 new components. In the gearbox of the charged crossover, GKN specialists integrated the Twister mechanical gearbox, which replaced the main gear and the front differential. On the rear axle, the electric drive eTwinsterX was installed, the feature of which is a two-speed gearbox with an electric actuator. Thanks to a pair of multi-plate clutches, the unit can smoothly adjust the torque applied to each of the semi-axles. The power of the electric motor integrated into the eTwinsterX unit ...
Lamborghini will bring to Geneva the fastest open Huracan

Lamborghini will bring to Geneva the fastest open Huracan

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On the motor show debut the extreme supercar Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder, which will receive a 640-horsepower engine and active aerodynamic elements Company Lamborghini will present at the Geneva Motor Show an open version of the extreme supercar Huracan Performante, which will receive a prefix Spyder in the title. This follows from a video posted on the official YouTube channel of the Italian brand. Lamborghini Huracan Performante with the body coupe debuted in the spring of last year. Supercar equipped with a significantly modernized 5.2-liter atmospheric engine, developing 640 hp and 600 Nm of torque. Two-door can accelerate from place to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds, and its maximum speed is 325 kilometers per hour. The supercar turned out to be 40 kg lighter than th...
Americans will create an off-road amphibian for a transcontinental tour

Americans will create an off-road amphibian for a transcontinental tour

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The American company Scuderia Cameron Glikenhaus, known for its ultra-light supercars, will develop a waterfowl SUV for transcontinental travel. The car's renders are published in Facebook on the page of the company's CEO James Glikenhaus. The concept of an off-road vehicle-amphibian provides for the creation of two cars - with a four-door and two-door body, which at the moment have the name Expedition and Steve, respectively. Technical characteristics are kept secret. Judging by the images, an off-road vehicle will be equipped with a swimming platform and two external motors, with the help of which the device will be able to overcome water obstacles. Off-road cars will demonstrate their capabilities, climbing on Ojos del Salado in the Andes - the highest volcano on Earth, whose ...
Pagani will release an electric supercar

Pagani will release an electric supercar

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The head of Pagani Horatio Pagani confirmed the work on a fully electric supercar. The novelty, which will become the fourth model in the line of the brand, will not appear until 2025. According to Pagani, with the tightening of environmental standards, it will be increasingly difficult to make V12 engines, which are appropriate for them. Such engines can be used until 2025, so a team of more than 20 engineers has already been assembled to work on the electric model. The systems of autonomous management do not correspond to the values ​​of the company, therefore they will not appear on the cars of the brand. "We are making toys that they buy to control them," says Pagani, "something that is built to enjoy driving can not go on its own." Also Pagani is working on a third model,
New Touareg: the first photos of the interior

New Touareg: the first photos of the interior

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The company Volkswagen continues to gradually reveal the details of the next-generation Touareg SUV. This time the Germans published the first photos of the interior of the model. As the newspaper Automotive News writes, the new Touareg will receive a 12-inch electronic instrument panel and a 15-inch screen on the center console, from which the multimedia complex will be controlled and the rest of the electronics. However, some physical buttons still remain - for example, to adjust the volume of the audio system. The new concept of interior decoration of cars of the brand will be called Innovision Cockpit. Earlier, Volkswagen demonstrated partially camouflaged Touareg in dynamics and showed a sketch of the model, on which it is possible to see the profile of the machine and th...
Cupra built an electric racing hatchback

Cupra built an electric racing hatchback

New Cars, News
Cupra, which became separate from the Seat brand for the release of charged cars, presented an electric racing hatchback called e-Racer. The premiere of the car will be held next week as part of the Geneva Motor Show. Detailed information on the power plant of the Cupra is not yet available. It is known only that it will give out 408 horsepower, and for a short time for a sharp acceleration - 680 hp. It is also unclear whether the car is a concept or will compete in races. Now the Seat brand is represented in the WTCR Touring Championship, which was formed after the merger of the WTCC and TCR series. At the start of the first stage, together with the Leon gasoline in April will come VW Golf GTI, Hyundai i30 N, Honda Civic Type R, Audi RS3 LMS, Peugeot 308 and Renault Megane RS...
Fiat prepares for premiere a compact cross-hatch

Fiat prepares for premiere a compact cross-hatch

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The Italian brand intends to expand the line of versions of its small five-door Argo. The compact hatchback debuted in the spring of 2017, it is designed for South America. The first market for Fiat Argo was Brazil, there is also a production model. And already this year, the Brazilian five-door hatch may appear a cross-version, according to a local portal AutosSegredos with reference to its own sources. Probably, the "off-road" Argo will differ from the standard model with increased ground clearance, the presence of an unpainted plastic kit and rails. As the portal notes, Fiat decided to create a new modification to spur sales of Argo: cross-hatches in Brazil are quite popular, there are almost every major competitor of the Italian brand. In 2017, 188,654 five-door hatch Chevrol...