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The custom-made BMW M4 looks great.

The custom-made BMW M4 looks great.

News, Tuning
On public roads, BMW cars are very common, their bodies painted in black, silver or white. Apparently the owner of this particular instance of high-performance M4 did not want to mix with the general flow. His car received a purple hue of the body, which was called the Daytona Violet. I must say that it is this color that gives the “charged” BMW M4 a special refinement. But the coupe owner decided not to limit himself to a rather original color. He ordered a set of Forgestar F14 alloy wheels for his car with different tire dimensions — 20 × 8.5 in front and 20 × 10.5 in the rear.They are painted with black gloss paint, making it a great combination with the body color of the Daytona Violet. In addition, the high-performance Bavarian coupe BMW M4 received a lot of elements t
What will happen to the Grand-prix Formula 1 in Mexico?

What will happen to the Grand-prix Formula 1 in Mexico?

News
The question is quite relevant, since at the present time the championship stage is in danger of extinction and the next season in Mexico may be the last. So what is the reason for such a radical decision, and is it not rumored? The foreign edition of F1i published a news story that reported on the reluctance of local authorities to support the stage in 2020. Accordingly, the next season of the Grand Prix of Mexico will be held for the last time.  However, Ana Gabriela Guevara, a former athlete and member of the National Sports Committee, does not lose hope. “We need to understand how to solve this problem. But we understand the reason for this decision: the government does not want to spend the taxes of its citizens on the organization and conduct of F1. ”  She al
GM created a special Chevrolet Orlando for Mickey Mouse fans.

GM created a special Chevrolet Orlando for Mickey Mouse fans.

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A special series, which received a very limited edition, was timed to the 90th anniversary of the famous cartoon character. On the car accessories to the "anniversary" series indicate special nameplates. So, next to the brand logo is the name of the Disney mouse “Mickey Mouse”. Family Chevrolet Orlando joined the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the first appearance on the screens of the cartoon hero Mickey Mouse, painted by Walt Disney. In honor of this memorable date, the American concern General Motors has produced several copies of its updated seven-seater compact van, where modern design is organically combined with Disney attributes. These are special nameplates with the image of the famous mouse and his name "Mickey Mouse". Also, the new “festive” series cars recei
Alfa Romeo has published a photo of his new concept Freccia

Alfa Romeo has published a photo of his new concept Freccia

Concept Cars, News
Such a tendency now - what was popular in the last century, gets a second wind. So the designers of the Italian automaker decided to use the concept of the distant 1970 as the basis for a completely new crossover. Long ago, the guys from Alfa Romeo presented the concept car Montreal to the world. The 2-seater coupe was positioned as a sports car from the future. The serial production of this model, which I must say immediately appealed to many motorists, lasted from 1970 to 1977. Now, on the basis of this coupe, it was decided to create a conceptual version of an entirely new crossover Italian brand. Pretty futuristic 2-door crossover was called Freccia. Instead of directly imitating the design of Montreal in 1970 or slightly modernizing its exterior, the Alfa Romeo desi...
Indonesian motorists continue to buy Datsun Cross SUVs

Indonesian motorists continue to buy Datsun Cross SUVs

News
From the very first day of official sales, the people of Indonesia have shown unprecedented interest in the new product. According to local media, the queue for the most popular complete sets of three-row SUV lasted for several months. In November, the model once again became the bestseller of the brand. The Datsun Cross compact crossover, which received a high ground clearance of 200 mm and 15-inch wheels, made its debut on the Indonesian market in January 2018. With the advent of the first commodity cars, the manufacturer did not delay: shortly after the official premiere, local motorists were able to purchase the first copies of the novelty. During its presence in Indonesia, according to local automotive publications, this model has sold over 50,000 vehicles, and buyers have li...
Rivian R1S will be the basis for the Pininfarina crossover

Rivian R1S will be the basis for the Pininfarina crossover

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American technology will be the basis of the Italian car, which should become a worthy competitor to the Lamborghini Urus crossover. Electric power plant will be borrowed from the Croatian company Rimac. The guys from the company Rivian hit the world when they were shown an electric truck and a crossover at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Now the news has come that the American company can unite with the Italian design studio Pininfarina, which is widely known for its projects to change the appearance of cars. Converted exteriors have affected the automotive public for many decades. Apparently, the overall model will be the all-electric crossover Rivian R1S, which by the designation of the Italian company will be called PF1. Note that the Pininfarina brand is owned by the Indian ...
Valentino Rossi for the seventh time won the Monza Rally Show

Valentino Rossi for the seventh time won the Monza Rally Show

Moto, News
The victory in the competition was predicted by Finn Teem Suninen, factory pilot of the Ford WRC. However, the Italian motorcycle racer managed to get ahead of him for more than a minute. Nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi at the rally in Monza played at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta sports car and showed its capabilities last Saturday during the 45-kilometer Grand Prix stage. Then he beat Suninen by 11.9 seconds. Despite the big gap, in the final stages he had to fight Finn, Roccolo and Cairoli, who were not going to give up the victory to the Italian so easily. In particular, in the Master Show (a series of dueling races in front of the spectator stands), Rossi lost first place to Antonio Cairoli, whose Hyundai I20 WRC was 80 hp weaker. Ford's Valentino.  Howev...
New Volkswagen electric car will cost as diesel Golf

New Volkswagen electric car will cost as diesel Golf

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Volkswagen board member Jürgen Stackmann revealed some details about the first electric car from the new I.D. Orders for a hatchback, which is likely to receive the name Neo, will begin to be taken in the spring of next year, and its price will be comparable to the cost of the current diesel Golf. Shtakmann published several posts on Twitter, where he said that customers would be able to choose their favorite car on the site, specifying the model, color and the necessary package of options. It seems that the order procedure will be similar to the purchase of a Tesla electric vehicle. With the American company Volkswagen will be related and the ability to update the firmware of machines "by air". Hatchback VW I.D. Neo will be offered in several versions with a battery pack with
Stallions against arrows

Stallions against arrows

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In the ending season of Formula 1, the top two lines in the protocol are occupied by two teams - one gave the world a car, the other made it the most desirable thing on the planet. One already a hundred years ago won silver, the other became famous in the red color, and their full-time battle on the track is not the first time. If we had visited the Grand Prix race 80 years ago, we would have seen exactly the same picture - the red and silver cars are flying to the finish to race, and no one knows who will win. These two cases from the past reveal the history of the rivalry of these two great teams. 1935. Silence and magic Ferrari became a car manufacturer after the war, but before that the team of Enzo Ferrari was the court stable of Alfa Romeo - the only force capable then somehow...
Carlos Ghosn is charged

Carlos Ghosn is charged

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Japanese prosecutors filed formal accusations against former Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi automotive alliance leader Carlos Gon. This is the agency Kyodo, citing a source in law enforcement. Carlos Ghon is accused of concealing income of 5 billion yen (about 44 million dollars). At the moment, 64-year-old top manager continues to remain under arrest. (more…)