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Day: May 4, 2018

See how Ford is testing a Ranger pickup truck

See how Ford is testing a Ranger pickup truck

News, Video
Ford has shown on video how the new Ranger pickup truck is being tested in various climatic and road conditions. So, on the video posted on the channel of the manufacturer on the YouTube network, you can see that sometimes, due to the complexity of the terrain for a normal driver, the test prototype is controlled by a computer. At test sites and shakers in the state of Michigan, Ford checks the work of the suspension when driving on bumpy roads, the reliability of fastening the components and body of the car. On the Davis dam, with a six-percent slope of the road, the towing capabilities of the pickup truck are estimated, in the desert areas of Australia - outbacks - off-road characteristics of the model. Presentation of the pickup Ford Ranger of the new generation took place at ...
Updated Porsche Macan photographed without camouflage

Updated Porsche Macan photographed without camouflage

News, Spy Shots
After restyling, the smallest crossover Porsche will receive a new multimedia system and new engines in volume of 2.9 and 3.0 liters At the disposal of the publication Carscoops were spy shots of the updated Porsche Macan, on which the car was imprinted without camouflage. As expected, the premiere model will be held in the near future. Judging by the photos, after restyling the crossover will receive more narrow direction indicators, as well as modified headlights and new wheeled discs. It is assumed that the salon will have a digital instrument panel, as well as a 12.3-inch touchscreen multimedia display, which previously appeared on the new Panamera and Cayenne. According to preliminary data, the line of engines will include a new petrol inflatable six-cylinder engines with...
Volkswagen spoke about the night vision system of Tuareg

Volkswagen spoke about the night vision system of Tuareg

News, Video
The company Volkswagen revealed details of the night vision system, which was first received by Touareg SUV of the new generation. Technology allows you to "see" at night objects at a distance of up to 130 meters. The system called Night Vision consists of a thermal imager installed in the front of the machine. It can detect the infrared radiation of living creatures - pedestrians, cyclists and large animals - at a distance of at least 10 meters from the car. In addition, the system is able to predict the trajectory of the movement of people. In the event of a hit or probable hit in the "security corridor" set by the system, a visual warning is output to the digital instrument panel. Outside the "corridor" objects are highlighted in yellow, in case of danger - in red. Switching t...
Bugatti is preparing a contradictory version of Chiron

Bugatti is preparing a contradictory version of Chiron

News, Video
YouTube-blogger Whitesse JR disclosed information about a special version of the hyper-map Bugatti Chiron. The car, which he called "very controversial," was shown to a small group of brand customers at a private event in Beverly Hills. According to Whitesse JR, he signed an agreement on confidentiality and non-disclosure of information, so he can not disclose all the details. It is only known that the edition of the special Chiron will be "severely limited", and the return of the power plant - 8.0-liter engine W16 with four turbines - will remain unchanged: 1500 horsepower and 1600 Nm of torque. Edition Motor1 suggests that the "contradictory" of the car can speak only a modified design. Bugatti could go beyond changing the color scheme and a set of finishing materials and devel...
Skoda told about the open version of the crossover Karoq

Skoda told about the open version of the crossover Karoq

Concept Cars, News
The conceptual version of the crossover Skoda Karoq will be equipped with a 1.5-liter turbo engine and sports shock absorbers from the Octavia RS. The premiere of the finished car will take place at the beginning of summer Skoda company some technical features of the experimental cabriolet version of the crossover Karoq, created by its students. The project involved 23 students of the school Skoda in the Czech city of Mlada Boleslav. Work on the car began in October 2017, when a group of students led by their teachers began to create a cross-cabriolet design. The final draft was approved in January this year. The premiere of the finished car is scheduled for early June. The novelty is based on the serial Karoq, the length, width and size of the wheelbase remained the same - 43...
Lotus has adapted the extreme Exige Cup 430 for ordinary roads

Lotus has adapted the extreme Exige Cup 430 for ordinary roads

New Cars, News
The company Lotus introduced a new model of the Exige family, built on the basis of the extreme modification of the Exige Cup 430. From the latest novelty called Exige Sport 410, oriented to conventional roads, it received an engine, chassis, suspension and aerodynamic components. Sport Lotus Exige Sport 410, whose mass is 1054 kilograms, is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with a power-driven supercharger. The output of the unit is 416 horsepower and 420 Nm of torque. The engine is combined with a six-speed manual gearbox. From the place to 96 kilometers per hour, the sports car can accelerate in 3.3 seconds (0.1 seconds slower than the Exige Cup 430). The maximum speed of 410 in the body of the coupe is 290 kilometers per hour. Carbon plastic aerodynamic elements of the t...
Seat helped the skater set a speed record

Seat helped the skater set a speed record

News, Video
The Dutch skater Kjeld Nace was able to accelerate on the ice of a frozen lake in Lapland to 93 kilometers per hour. This became possible thanks to a specially designed aerodynamic shield that "pushed" the air in front of the athlete. Heavy construction pulled the crossover Seat Ateca, which was controlled by the Swedish racer Mikaela Alin-Kottulinski. Even in the usual race, skaters reach very impressive speeds. According to Neis, who won two "gold" at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, in the fastest race in his career, he accelerated to 60 kilometers per hour. At these speeds, the athlete spends most of his energy to overcome the force of air resistance. Professor Bert Blochen from the University of Eindhoven, who prepared the aerodynamic shield for the record, calculated that alrea...
Jaguar updated its bestseller F-Pace

Jaguar updated its bestseller F-Pace

Hot News, New Cars, News
The British brand introduced the crossover F-Pace 2019 model year. The design of the model has not changed - the all-terrain vehicle has acquired new equipment. Like the debut on the eve of the Range Rover Velar-2019, the Jaguar F-Pace received a modernized adaptive cruise control, which was supplemented by an enhanced steering assist function based on the current lane hold system. Cruise operates at speeds up to 180 km / h. In addition, the all-terrain vehicle was equipped with an automatic emergency braking system (operates at speeds up to 160 km / h). The rear view camera, as well as the front and rear parking sensors are now available in the "base". Also in the list of standard equipment of all versions of Jaguar F-Pace came the multimedia system of Touch Pro with a 10-inch t...
The Tesla electric wagon will be able to travel up to 1000 km without recharging.

The Tesla electric wagon will be able to travel up to 1000 km without recharging.

News
The Tesla Motors electric truck, which is currently known as Semi, will be able to drive up to 600 miles (966 kilometers) without recharging the batteries. This edition Electrek said the head of the American automaker Elon Musk. Earlier in the Tesla gave other data relating to the maximum mileage of Semi trucks. So, it was reported that in the standard version Tesla Semi can drive up to 500 km, and in the top - up to 800 kilometers. However, now, according to Mask, the company received other figures, which are based on the current information received during the intensive tests. Earlier, a video appeared on the Internet, in which it was shown for the first time how electric vehicles of Tesla Semi are being tested together with trailers. According to unofficial reports, the trucks...
Volkswagen announced a road version of the racing Golf

Volkswagen announced a road version of the racing Golf

News
At the Worthersee festival in Austria, the "civilian" version of the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR will debut, which will be equipped with a 290-horsepower engine The company Volkswagen has published teasers of the "civil" version of the racing hatchback Golf GTI TCR, which will be allowed to ride on public roads. The premiere of the car will take place on May, 9th at festival Worthersee in Austria. Judging by the images, the novelty will receive special rims, twin exhaust pipes, as well as a large rear diffuser. Road modification Volkswagen Golf TCR will be equipped with a two-liter petrol supercharged engine, developing 290 hp and 370 Nm of torque. The engine will be combined with a seven-speed robotic gearbox with two clutches. Let's remind, the motor of racing Golf TCR develops ...