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Dodge Demon received a 1 000-hp pumping from Hennessey

Dodge Demon received a 1 000-hp pumping from Hennessey

News, Tuning
The tuned muscle car in the "demonic" performance is able to score the first "hundred" in less than 2 seconds. Hennessey Performance specializes in tuning American cars and another project is no exception. The last project of the studio is based on the extreme Dodge Demon coupe, which was released by the manufacturer especially for fans of drag racing. After the tuning, the power of the coupe increased to 1,000 hp. Recall, the Dodge Demon is equipped with a compressor V8 Hemi capacity of 6.2 liters, the return is 840 hp. and 1,044 Nm of torque. In this configuration, the car can accelerate from zero to 96 km / h in 2.3 seconds, and a quarter mile passes in 9.65 seconds. In Hennessey Performance, they found such results unsatisfactory and prepared the HPE1000 package for th...
Volkswagen recovers twin-engine Golf for Pikes Peak

Volkswagen recovers twin-engine Golf for Pikes Peak

News
In honor of the return to Pikes Peak, where Volkswagen will perform in the class of electrical prototypes, the brand engineers have restored the legendary twin-engine Golf - the first car built specifically for the "Race in the Clouds". Arrivals at the Pikes Peak this year will begin on June 24. The hatchback is equipped with two motors (they are installed in front and rear) with a volume of 1.8 liters each. The units are equipped with turbochargers KKK with a boost pressure of 1.6 bar and Hewland racing gearboxes. The maximum power of the power plant is 652 horsepower, but in order to improve reliability after restoration, it is reduced to 500. The operation of the motors can be controlled directly from the cab: the traction is transmitted to all wheels or only to one axis, depe...
Supercar Pagani has become part of the decor of the living room

Supercar Pagani has become part of the decor of the living room

News
Racer and collector of supercars Pagani Pablo Perez installed in the center of the living room of his house a vertical rack on which the carbon Zonda Revolucion is fixed. A photo of an unusual art object is placed in the Instagram-account pperezc. According to Drivetribe, the installation is just a carbon-fiber full-size supercar model, without any mechanical components and assemblies. However, in one of the comments to the post in Instagram it is stated that earlier it was a real Pagani Zonda Revolucion. This machine was equipped with a six-liter atmospheric V12 AMG, the output of which is 800 horsepower and 730 Nm of torque. The box is a six-step "sequencal" with a gear change time of 20 milliseconds. From zero to 100 km/h supercar is able to accelerate in 2.5 seconds, and its ...
AutoBattle: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vs. Tesla Model S P100D

AutoBattle: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vs. Tesla Model S P100D

News, Video
In the US, drag racing is very popular, and this time the Americans decided to compare the dynamics of some of the fastest cars in the world, which have completely different power plants. The race was created for the sprint races Dodge Demon and electric Tesla Model S in the fastest modification P100D. The video of the arrival appeared on YouTube-channel Dragtimes. Judging by the video, two cars stand each other, and at a distance of ¼ mile they show almost the same time. Despite the fact that the race was held on a professional track for drag racing, the rear-wheel drive Dodge Demon with an 840-horsepower engine still loses the start of the all-wheel drive electric car, whose engines transfer 588 horsepower to the wheels. Nevertheless, the maskload on the quater mile is still fa
Porsche 911 GT3 RS drove on the most dangerous motorcycle track

Porsche 911 GT3 RS drove on the most dangerous motorcycle track

News, Video
On the Isle of Man, the famous annual motorcycle racing Isle of Man TT, the driving debut of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS took place. Video with a demonstration of a sports car in motion is placed on the channel of the manufacturer. The purpose of the race was to demonstrate the manageability of the 911 GT3 RS, the ability of the model to pass at the high speed of the bunch of turns of one of the most dangerous racing tracks in the world. Under the hood of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is a 4.0-liter engine with a power of 520 horsepower (470 Nm), paired with a robotic PDK transmission with two clutches. 100 km/h sports car is gaining in 3.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 312 kilometers per hour. As for the Isle of Man, the first race took place here in 1904. Three years later the e...
Atelier ABT turned Audi R8 into an art-car

Atelier ABT turned Audi R8 into an art-car

News, Tuning
German tuning studio ABT Sportsline prepared an art car for the Wörthersee Festival on the basis of the Audi R8 coupe. The image covering the body of the car was created by the artist and cartoonist Timo Wurz, together with the company SIGnal Design, responsible for printing images on film. The slogan of the art project: "The monk meets Abt". The car depicts several women in combination with patterns from pink rhombuses and white circles. Wurz previously worked on special projects for Volkswagen, Suzuki, Daimler and the Lamborghini dealer in Beverly Hills, as well as with Disney, Marvel and DC Comics. The all-wheel-drive supercar Audi R8 is equipped with a ten-cylinder engine 5.2, which on base cars gives out 540 forces and 610 forces on the plus version. The last of these opt
Opel Grandland X will receive an extremely economical turbodiesel

Opel Grandland X will receive an extremely economical turbodiesel

News
After Opel came under the "umbrella" of the alliance Groupe PSA, the brand took a course to expand the lineup. Last year, the Germans introduced their new mid-size crossover Grandland X, which received compact petrol and diesel engines for four cylinders. But as it became known, soon his motor line will expand. As the press service of Opel reports, soon the crossover will receive a powerful and economical BlueHDI turbo diesel engine from Peugeot 3008 with a volume of 1.5 liters and a payback of 130 horsepower. The torque of the engine reaches 300 Nm. The motor can work either with a six-speed manual, or with an eight-speed automatic transmission EAT8. With a manual transmission, the average fuel consumption with this engine will be 4.2 liters per 100 kilometers in a mixed cycle, with an...
Volkswagen Amarok prepared for extreme off-road

Volkswagen Amarok prepared for extreme off-road

News, Tuning
German tuning studio announced for the pickup a whole range of upgrades, enhancing off-road capabilities. In the catalog of BBM Motorsport there is a wide range of improvements for Volkswagen Amarok, the total cost of which is about 20 thousand euros. Note that in Germany the car is sold at a price of 32 076 euros for the base version, up to 58 072 euros for the top version of Aventura. For example, in the atelier you can install on your pickup a 100 mm suspension kit for the Delta 4 × 4 production for 2,067 euros, a set of 18-inch wheels fitted with 305/60 Cooper STT Pro tires, which will cost another 3,772 euros . "Puffy" off-road tires would be well covered with wing extensions (2,119 euros) and add 30 mm track widens for 297 euros for each axle. In addition, the BBM can of
Jeep released the latest generation Wrangler JK

Jeep released the latest generation Wrangler JK

News
The SUV Jeep Wragler JK, produced for 11 years, sold more than 2.1 million copies The company Jeep has released the last copy of the third-generation Wrangler SUV, bearing the designation JK. The four-door car in the performance of Rubicon Unlimited came off the assembly line in Toledo, Ohio. Jeep Wragler JK is produced since 2007 and for its life cycle sold more than 2.1 million copies. In place of the SUV came the JL generation model, which premiered in November 2017 at a motor show in Los Angeles. The new Wrangler retained the frame structure, but at the same time received an aluminum body, due to which the mass of the car decreased by 90 kilograms. The off-road vehicle was equipped with a new two-liter four-cylinder turbo engine, operating under the mild hybrid scheme - pa...
Mitsubishi adapted Pajero Sport for cargo transportation

Mitsubishi adapted Pajero Sport for cargo transportation

New Cars, News
The Japanese company introduced a commercial modification of the Pajero Sport SUV, which received a cargo compartment instead of the rear seats Mitsubishi introduced a commercial modification of the Pajero Sport SUV for the UK, which in the local market is sold under the name Shogun Sport. The premiere of the novelty took place at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham. The car, left without a rear row of seats, received a flat floor behind the front seats and darkened rear windows. The useful space in the luggage compartment is 1500 liters. The SUV is equipped with an 181-strong 2.4-liter turbodiesel, which works in tandem with an eight-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel drive system. The standard equipment of the new items includes leather interior, heated seat...