After the finish of the NASCAR race at the Watkins Glen racetrack, the winner Chase Elliot did not burn the rubber and twist the traditional "donuts": his Chevrolet ran out of fuel and he could not even get to the prize podium. But his team-mate Jimmie Johnson drove from behind, and pushed Elliot to the pit lane. "I did not think that Chase ran out of gasoline. I was sure that he stopped to pick up rubber or to arrange something else in this spirit. But when he realized what was the matter, he drove up and gave his car a push. It was great to watch him waving his hand from the window. And the fans in general like crazy! "- said after the finish seven-time champion of the NASCAR series Jimmie Johnson. Racing series NASCAR held since 1949. Their top league is the Monster Energy NASCAR ...
According to insiders, in the new high-performance version of the Jetta GLI, under the hood there will be a slightly redesigned modification of the same 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, the power of which will obviously be much less than 493 horsepower. (more…)
The company Ares Design, which is managed by the former head of Lotus, Dani Bahar, showed photos of the pre-series prototype of the Project Panther. The machine, built on Lamborghini Huracan units, will be limited to 21 copies. The price of each will be at least 515 thousand euros (more…)
In the first half of this year, Ferrari became the most profitable brand. The company earns 69 thousand euros from each car sold. For comparison, this figure for the group Jaguar Land Rover is 800 euros. This is stated in the study of the German professor Ferdinand Dudenheffer. (more…)
German studio Pogea Racing presented a new project for the development of the sport car Alfa Romeo 4C, which was named "Centurion 007 - The Green Arrow". The tuner has prepared a special design for the exterior and interior of the model, and also modernized the technical stuffing. (more…)
The German manufacturer revealed the characteristics that the first mass electric vehicle of the brand will have. The manufacturer claims that the key feature of the Audi e-tron will be the recovery system, which will provide up to 30% of the electric crossover power reserve. For the first time in the car, three recovery modes will be combined, with which the system will cover more than 90% of the deceleration, that is, the battery will be charged in almost all brake maneuvers. Audi has not yet reported the capacity of the battery pack, reporting only that the stock of e-tron will be more than 400 km for a new cycle of WLTP. The power unit of the crossover consists of two electric motors, the maximum output of which is 360 hp (265 kW) of power and 561 Nm of torque. The time, duri...
Ford has declassified the new crossover designed for the Chinese market. For the model, the name Territory was revived: an all-terrain vehicle with this name was produced in Australia in 2004-2016. The new SUV is developed together with the Chinese Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC) - in China Ford has a joint venture with this firm, it will also produce a SUV. (more…)
The automakers will be punished after the new norms come into effect in 2020-2021. With their violation, brands that sell their models on the European market can accumulate up to € 14 billion in fines in two years. This is stated in the report of the analytical agency IHS Markit. "Automakers that have not met the carbon emissions requirements for cars sold in the EU can be fined more than € 14 billion by 2021," - the IHS Markit research company said in a report. According to enacted regulations, carbon dioxide emissions should not exceed 114.8 g / km. In accordance with the baseline scenario prepared by IHS Markit, on average the emissions of vehicles sold in European countries by this time will amount to 122.9 g / km. IHS Markit experts predict that 25 automakers are working to
Lamborghini company published on its Facebook page a new image of the hardcore version of the Aventador coupe called SVJ. In the signature to the photo, which shows part of the body of the car, painted green, the manufacturer indicated that the capabilities of the supercar "drive crazy." (more…)