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Day: April 13, 2018

The last Demon will be launched with a hammer, complete with the last Viper

The last Demon will be launched with a hammer, complete with the last Viper

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The company Dodge decided to sell the latest released copies of the Challenger SRT Demon coupe and supercar Viper at the auction house Barrett-Jackson. Money from the sale of cars will go to charity. Both cars are painted red, called Viper Red. The approximate cost of a set of two cars is not yet called. Bidding will be held in mid-June. The minimum cost of the Demon from the dealer in the US is $ 84,995, while the Viper cost 95,800 dollars before the removal from production. The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon coupe debuted in April 2017. Under the hood of the car is installed 850-horsepower engine 6.2 V8 with a drive supercharger. From the place to 96 kilometers per hour the oil-car accelerates in 2.1 seconds. The model is also equipped with drag tires, a set of tools and is not equ...
The last supercar Pagani Huayra will make it look like a car Lewis Hamilton

The last supercar Pagani Huayra will make it look like a car Lewis Hamilton

New Cars, News, Supercars
The company Pagani built the last instance of the supercar Huayra in a special modification called L'Ultimo. The car was commissioned by Brett David, head of the Prestige Imports dealer center in Miami, which imports Lamborghini, Lotus and Pagani. In accordance with the wishes of David, the design of the car is made in the style of the car four times champion of Formula 1 Lewis Hamilton. The construction of the supercar took eight months - to the dealer center the car will get in June. This will be the last, hundredth in a row, a copy of Huayra, which will be produced by Pagani. Supercar is equipped with a six-liter twin-turbo V12 engine produced by Mercedes-AMG, developing 730 horsepower and 1000 Nm of torque. The transmission is a seven-speed automatic transmission with two ...
Mercedes-AMG will have a competitor Porsche Cayman

Mercedes-AMG will have a competitor Porsche Cayman

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The company Mercedes-AMG is considering the production of another model. The novelty will compete for buyers with Porsche Cayman and Boxster. At the same time, the company does not plan to produce its own SUV. About this, with reference to the head of the manufacturer Tobias Moers, the publication of Autocar. "The market needs a car like a four-door Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe," Moers said. "But as for the SUV, there are already enough AMG-derivatives, so we will build another model." Probably, it will be a small and relatively accessible sport. The nearest landmark is the Mercedes-Benz SLC, however it is more powerful and corresponding to the concept of Mercedes-AMG. The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe will appear this year. Motor sports car range consists of two М8 with a capa
Mercedes-Maybach will build a very luxurious concept with gold details

Mercedes-Maybach will build a very luxurious concept with gold details

News, Rumors, Video
The company Mercedes-Maybach has published a teaser of a luxury concept car, whose public debut will be held in late April at the Beijing Motor Show. The manufacturer did not provide any additional information, so it is unclear to which segment the car will belong. The video shows that four separate seats will be installed in the salon of the novelty. The decoration uses white leather, aluminum, wood, as well as gold - brand logos are made of it. Among other features of the concept car is a floating central console with three displays. On one of them you can consider the silhouette of a car resembling a coupe-like crossover. In addition, the conceptual Mercedes-Maybach will receive a two-section rear window. This decision the manufacturer used when building a retrofuturistic elec...
Updated Kia Sportage GT Line first seen on tests

Updated Kia Sportage GT Line first seen on tests

News, Spy Shots
Company Kia has started road tests of the updated crossover Sportage. This time, photo shooters managed to shoot a sports version of the restyling model called GT Line. The photos were published by Motor1. The car premiere will take place in the second half of 2018. The all-terrain vehicle will receive optics made in the style of the new generation Cerato sedan, which was shown at the Detroit Motor Show earlier this year. It is assumed that the crossover will differ from the pre-styling model headlamps with four LED elements, another radiator grille and other air intakes in the spirit of the concept car SP. Technical details about the updated Kia Sportage are still kept in secret. According to unofficial data, the car can receive a combined power unit, which will operate under th...
The serial compact Geely appeared on the new photos

The serial compact Geely appeared on the new photos

New Cars, News
In the base of the Ministry of Industry of China there were photos of Geely compact. This model is a serial embodiment of MPV Concept, debuted in the spring of last year in Shanghai. On the trunk of the commodity single-volume scanner there is a nameplate VF11. This is probably an intra-factory index, and the novelty will be sold under a different name. Exterior of the van is made in the corporate style of Geely, for which Peter Horbury, previously worked at Volvo, is responsible. Information about the platform not yet. Most likely, MPV is based on Giley's own platform. The length of the serial MPV is 4,706 mm, width - 1,909 mm, height - 1,664 mm, wheelbase - 2,805 mm. The model will be offered with a five-, six- or seven-seater saloon. Also for the new Geely are: 17- or 18-inch whe...
Frame SUV Nissan Terra: so far only gasoline

Frame SUV Nissan Terra: so far only gasoline

New Cars, News
In China, an official presentation of the Terra SUV was held. The model is based on the Nissan Navara pickup of the latest generation. In addition to the Celestial, the novelty will be sold in other Asian markets, the full list is not yet disclosed. In the line of the brand SUV will occupy the niche of the previous Pathfinder (this model with the change of generations turned into a crossover) and Paladin (created on the basis of Navara before last generation). One of the main competitors of the new Nissan will be Toyota Fortuner and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The length of the Terra is 4,882 mm, the width is 1,850 mm, the height is 1,835 mm, the wheelbase is 2,850 mm. Ground clearance - 225 mm. For comparison, the dimensions of Toyota Fortuner: 4 795/1 855/1 835 mm, wheelbase - 2,745 ...
In Africa will produce mass electric vehicles

In Africa will produce mass electric vehicles

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Probably, you have never heard of attempts by African companies to break into an automotive Olympus, but the situation may change. By the way, we are talking about the company not from South Africa, which is the most automobile country in the African continent, where factories of many brands are located. The company Kiira Motors is based in Uganda, whose cabinet has recently allocated 24 billion shillings (local currency), which is approximately 6.5 million dollars at the current rate, for the construction of the plant. Moreover, this is only part of the investment, and in total it is planned to invest 40 million dollars. The enterprise is expected to reach full capacity in four years. Kiira Motors was founded in 2007, as a result of the merger of a group of teachers and students...
Ford showed how the cheapest new Focus looks

Ford showed how the cheapest new Focus looks

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The company Ford has published photos of the most affordable version of the new generation hatchback Focus - in the basic Trend package. In Germany, the prices for such a car will start from 18.7 thousand euros. The top version of Titanium costs from 25.2 thousand euros, and with the maximum number of options the cost reaches almost 40 thousand euros. The basic Focus is offered only by a liter EcoBoost engine with a capacity of 85 horsepower and a six-speed transmission. The equipment for the Trend version includes air conditioning, power windows, as well as an audio system with a small color screen and Bluetooth. At the same time, the car does not have fog lamps, halogen headlights and 16-inch "stamping" with hoods. Cast discs will cost an additional 750 euros, climate control a...
Head of Volkswagen Matthias Muller resigned

Head of Volkswagen Matthias Muller resigned

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The head of the German autoconcern Volkswagen, Matthias Müller, left his post. This decision was taken by the company's supervisory board, the press service of the German brand reported. By mutual agreement, the top manager will leave this position immediately. Chairman of the Supervisory Board Hans Dieter Petch thanked Mueller and called his work "outstanding." "He took over the management of the concern in the fall of 2015. That's when the company faced the biggest problem in its history," Petch said. In this post Mueller will be replaced by Herbert Diss, who previously was the chairman of the Volkswagen brand. Despite the new appointment, he will retain the old post, the Financial Times reports. This was not the only permutation in the concern. Also, the CEO of Porsche Oliver