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Day: April 14, 2018

The world’s first road that charging electric vehicles on the move is opened

The world’s first road that charging electric vehicles on the move is opened

News
The pilot project started in Sweden: a two-kilometer stretch connects the Stockholm-Arlanda airport with the nearest transport hub. The first in the world route, on which you can charge electric vehicles on the go, appeared in Sweden. This is a two-kilometer section, in the roadbed of which special rails are built. The electric current passes through them by means of a contact that is attached to the connector on the bottom of the electric vehicle. As reported by The Guardian, in order to recharge the electric car, the driver must connect the cable to the vehicle before commencing traffic. In this case, when the vehicle leaves the "charging" section of the road, this contact will disconnect automatically. In Sweden, by 2030, they plan to reduce the level of dependence on fossi...
Mitsubishi released the final Pajero in Germany

Mitsubishi released the final Pajero in Germany

News
The German representative office of the brand reported the termination of sales of the flagship SUV. In addition, the German off-road vehicle sales market will complete a specially prepared for this occasion limited edition Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition. In total, 1,000 such cars will be produced, and in a three- and five-door body. The three-door "final" version is built on the basis of the initial configuration of the Base, which was supplemented by 18-inch wheels, aluminum bottom protection, heated front seats, automatic braking, cruise control and other equipment. Three-door Pajero Final Edition was estimated at five thousand euros more expensive than the base version - 37 thousand euros. The five-door version is offered on the inverse principle - it's the most expensive...
Porsche Macan Turbo from O.CT accelerates faster than Cayenne Turbo

Porsche Macan Turbo from O.CT accelerates faster than Cayenne Turbo

News, Tuning
In addition to the performance enhancement package, the tuning company O.CT has not offered anything for the Porsche Macan Turbo yet. The Swiss tuning studio O.CT moved away from projects with supercars and presented performance packages for the crossover. It's about Porsche Macan Turbo, which with tuning from this office has become faster than the Cayenne Turbo. Recall that at the moment the fastest factory version of the Porsche Macan Turbo Performance is equipped with a 3.6-liter gasoline turbocharged V6 engine with a power of 440 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque. The acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h for this modification is 4.4 seconds, and the maximum speed is 272 km / h. The first performance package of Stage 1 from O.CT, which includes only flashing the motor control un...
The latest TopCar’s project was a 750-horsepower Porsche 911 Turbo S

The latest TopCar’s project was a 750-horsepower Porsche 911 Turbo S

News, Tuning
Tuner has worked on the style and technical stuffing of the popular sports car. The Porsche 911 Turbo S in the 991.2 body received a special gray matte shade of the body Frozen, borrowed from the BMW palette with contrasting yellow accents, a set of 21-inch spectacular ADV.1 wheels with a five-spoke design and a body kit of Stinger GTR from TopCar, including new bumpers and wings (front and rear), diffuser, wing and a lot of carbon finishing elements. In technical terms, this car is characterized by increased brakes and an upgrade of the exhaust system. The car's power is increased to 750 hp. What improvements have been made, is not specified. Stock version of the car is equipped with a petrol opposed six-cylinder engine with capacity of 3.8 liters, the return of which is 580 hp ...
More than 20 prototypes of new cars were assembled at the “closed” Nurburgring

More than 20 prototypes of new cars were assembled at the “closed” Nurburgring

News, Spy Shots, Video
The web has a video, which shows more than twenty prototypes, tested in the "closed" Nurburgring. The video is posted on the YouTube channel EMS Nordschleife TV. The rollers are shot on special days, allocated by the owners of the "North Loop" for testing their products to almost 30 automotive companies, tire manufacturers and suppliers of auto components. At this time on the road are not allowed private cars. In the video, you can see the prototypes of the charged versions of Lamborghini Aventador and Mercedes-AMG GT supercars, aтв test samples of three future BWM models - Z4, 8 Series and X7. The last lapping tests were carried out by the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the track Ferrari 488 Pista. Earlier there was a selection of incidents at the Nurburgring, which by lucky
Pininfarina will develop an electric hypercar

Pininfarina will develop an electric hypercar

News
The total capacity of competitor Bugatti Chiron from Pininfarina will exceed 1480 horsepower. Premier novelties should be expected in two years The Italian body atelier Pininfarina plans to develop a fully electric hypercar. The premiere of the car should take place in 2020. According to Autocar, the novelty will receive a number of racing technologies Formula E, which will share the concern Mahindra. The competitor of the car will be Bugatti Chiron. All details about the hypercar are kept secret. According to unofficial information, the total power of the car will be more than 1480 hp. According to Mahindra's General Director Ananda Mahindra, the car will combine "power, beauty, and technology of modern electric cars." To create its new lineup, Pininfarina has already receive...
Lincoln will develop a compact crossover

Lincoln will develop a compact crossover

News, Rumors
Production of the compact compact crossover Lincoln will be launched in China in 2022 The company Lincoln plans to develop a compartmentalized compact crossover. The car will be one of five novelties, the production of which will be adjusted in China. This is reported by Reuters, citing a source inside the company. Assembly of the car should not begin before 2022. Also in China, Lincoln is going to produce a hybrid crossover, for which the name Aviator was revived. The prototype of the future car was presented at the Geneva Motor Show this year and received a showroom with seven seats. The technical details of the hybrid powerplant are not yet given. It is assumed that its composition will include a petrol twin-turbo unit V6, which works in tandem with an electric motor. The a...
Mercedes spoke about the electric version of the new Sprinter

Mercedes spoke about the electric version of the new Sprinter

News
Mercedes-Benz eSprinter of the new generation will be able to drive 150 km without recharging and take on board up to one ton of cargo The company Mercedes-Benz named the characteristics of the electric version of the new generation of the Sprinter van. The van was introduced back in February, but details about its "green" modification appeared only now. Mercedes-Benz eSprinter is equipped with a fully electric installation, developing 84 kW (115 hp) and 300 Nm of torque. The maximum speed was 120 km / h, but for the increase of the power reserve it was limited to 80 km per hour. The novelty will be offered with two sets of batteries: 41 and 55 kilowatt-hours. In the first case, the van will be able to travel 150 km without recharging, and in the second the power reserve is li...