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Day: April 24, 2018

Volkswagen tested on the track 680-hp racing electric car

Volkswagen tested on the track 680-hp racing electric car

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In the summer of 2018 Volkswagen I.D. racing car. R will try to set a record among electric cars in the competition at Mount Pikes Peak Volkswagen published a video in YouTube, which shows the tests of the electric car I.D. R. In the summer, this car will take part in the competition for climbing Mount Pikes Peak in the US, also known as the "Race in the Clouds." Volkswagen I.D. R, presented at a special event in France, received two electric motors, which in total develop 680 hp. and 650 Nm of torque. The mass of the car was only 1100 kilograms. The racing electric car can accelerate from a place to 100 km / h in 2.25 seconds. In the race at Mount Pikes Peak, which will be held on June 24, the car I.D. R will be run by a two-time winner of "24 Hours of Le Mans" Romain Dumas. ...
The last hyperkar Koenigsegg Agera RS was dispersed for two kilometers to 390 km/h

The last hyperkar Koenigsegg Agera RS was dispersed for two kilometers to 390 km/h

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The last copy of the Koenigsegg Agera RS - Agera RSN Hypercar - set a new speed record at the VMax200 event, which is held several times a year at various British airfields. On the runway of Kendryu Barrex, a length of 2.1 kilometers, the car was able to accelerate to 389.5 kilometers per hour. The record speed was demonstrated in the final races to the factory test pilot Koenigsegg Niklas Lilje. He improved the result of the LMP1 driver Oliver Webb, who in 2016 at the wheel of Koenigsegg One: 1 reached a speed of 386.2 kilometers per hour. In addition to this record, in the asset Koenigsegg Agera RS there are five more achievements. Hypercar became the fastest car in the acceleration from the place to 400 kilometers per hour with the subsequent stop, beating in this exercise Bug...
Rolls-Royce introduced special versions of Wraith and Dawn

Rolls-Royce introduced special versions of Wraith and Dawn

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Rolls-Royce introduced a limited edition Adamas, which included the Wraith and Dawn models in a special version The company Rolls-Royce introduced a special series of cars called Adamas. It includes 40 models of Wraith Black Badge and 30 Dawn Black Badge in a special version. The novelty became the first in the history of cars Black Badge with a two-tone body. The cars received a corporate figure "Spirit of Ecstasy", which is made of 294 layers of carbon fiber used in the aerospace industry. The clock in the cabin is encrusted with 88 black diamonds, which form the sign of infinity. On the ceiling is an interpretation of the diamond theme in "Starry Sky", which consists of 1340 fiber optic elements. Also cars differ matte instrument panel from metal and special engraving on thresho...
Fast and Furious will become a cartoon serial

Fast and Furious will become a cartoon serial

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Streaming video service Netflix will release a series of animated films, based on "Fast and Furious". The plot line of the cartoon will not be associated with the main franchise and will tell about teenagers "fighting with a criminal organization operating under the guise of an elite racing league," Variety writes. The central hero of the series will be Tony Toretto - a cousin of Dominic (in the movie he plays Vin Diesel). Together with friends, he recruited a government agency to infiltrate the criminal syndicate in the guise of racers. The executive producers of the series will be screenwriter Tim Hedrick ("Voltron: Legendary Defender"), Brat Haaland ("Long live King Julian") and actor Vin Diesel. In addition to the main movie, the "Fast and the Furious" franchise also inclu...
Mercedes showed a compact sedan based on the new A-Class

Mercedes showed a compact sedan based on the new A-Class

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The company Mercedes-Benz has presented a four-door version of the model A-Class of the new generation. The public premiere of the novelty will be held on Wednesday, April 25, at the Beijing Motor Show. The sedan was shown in an extended version of the LWB, which is available in the Chinese market. The size of the wheelbase of the novelty was 2789 mm, which is 60 mm larger than the standard hatchback. Sedan inherited the basic stylistic elements from the prototype Concept A, presented in 2017 at the motor show in Shanghai. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan will be offered with the MBUX multimedia system with two large displays and a self-learning voice control system that understands spoken language. The range of engines of the sedan included two 1.33-liter petrol turbo-units wi...
Ford Fiesta turned into a delivery van

Ford Fiesta turned into a delivery van

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A compact hatchback has a new modification, which was left without rear seats and windows The company Ford introduced a new modification of the updated model Fiesta - a small delivery van with two seats. The premiere of the novelty took place at the Commercial Vehicles Exhibition in British Birmingham. Ford Fiesta Van left without rear windows and seats. The car, the length of the luggage compartment which was about 1.3 m, is capable of taking up to 500 kg of cargo on board. The van is equipped with special fasteners for transportation, as well as a removable partition. The novelty will be available 1.1-liter three-cylinder 85-horsepower engine and a supercharged engine with a capacity of one liter of 125 horsepower. The diesel line is represented by 1.5-liter engines, giving ...
Haval told about the new crossover F5

Haval told about the new crossover F5

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The Chinese company will present at the Beijing motor show a sports crossover F5, which will receive a turbo engine and a robotic gearbox Company Haval April 25 will present at the Beijing Motor Show a sports crossover called F5, which will be part of the new F-line. About this from China. Haval F5 will be equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine, which has 92 patents and a system of continuously variable valve travel (CVVL). The output of the unit will be 171 hp and 285 Nm of torque. According to unofficial data, in the future in the line of motors will be a two-liter supercharged unit that produces 200 horsepower. Haval F5 will be equipped with a seven-step robotic DCT7 transmission. The automaker noted that this is the first preselective transmission with two clutches,...
Dongfeng in Beijing: long-range electric coupe and SUV with 200-horsepower turbo engine

Dongfeng in Beijing: long-range electric coupe and SUV with 200-horsepower turbo engine

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Coupe demonstrates the development of design and technology of the Chinese company, and the crossover is already a serial model that will be released to the home market this year. The Beijing Motor Show will open its doors only tomorrow, April 25, but some companies participating in the motor show decided to reveal their novelties in advance. To such concerns and Dongfeng. Home premiere Dongfeng - conceptual coupe eπ. The letter "e" means an electric drive, and the number "pi" symbolizes "the infinite possibilities of the future". The coupe received doors like "butterfly wings", instead of external mirrors, video cameras were installed. In the cabin - a full-width display, the steering wheel extends from the front panel, if you activate the manual control: yes, the concept ha
Resurrection of Isdera: the company built a new supercar

Resurrection of Isdera: the company built a new supercar

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Asian investments help the German manufacturer to return to life. About Isdera for a long time nothing was heard. It existed, but was engaged, for the most part, in the restoration of its own cars, produced earlier. In 2017, the situation for Eberhard Schultz changed dramatically - it was bought by the Sinfonia investment fund from Hong Kong. Thanks to the money of the new Asian owner, Isdera has a new headquarters in the town of Saarwellingen near the border with France, modern production facilities and equipment. So far, the company has been fulfilling orders for the Chinese WM Motor. The Germans are developing and building electromobiles under the Weltmeister brand, with the serial crossover EX5 debuting the other day as part of the Beijing Motor Show. In parallel, work is als...
Infiniti will develop a platform specifically for electric cars

Infiniti will develop a platform specifically for electric cars

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The company Infiniti announced the development of a completely new platform for an electric car, created based on the concept car Q Inspiration. This prototype debuted last winter at the Auto Show in Detroit. This was announced at the press conference on the eve of the opening of the showroom in Beijing, the president of the manufacturer Ronald Kruger. On the new platform it is planned to create several models at once, the first of which will be presented in 2021. One of them will be a sedan with the appearance of the concept car Q Inspiration - its production is deployed in Beijing. The design of the new platform provides for the possibility of creating machines with both a fully electric "stuffing" and hybrids with an on-board "e-Power" extension in the form of a compact gasoline ...