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Indians built an off-roader Hammer, similar to Wrangler

Indians built an off-roader Hammer, similar to Wrangler

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Indian company DC Design has presented at the motor show in Delhi own modification of the off-road car Mahindra Thar - Hammer. The car received a hard roof, modified bumpers and wider front wings. This is reported by Motoroids. In addition to the exterior, the SUV also changed the interior: they installed new door panels with leather trim, the roof mounted LED lighting, stylized the center console and was equipped with separate rear seats. The Mahindra Thar SUV is equipped with a 2.5-liter diesel engine delivering 105 horsepower and 247 Nm of torque. The transmission is a five-speed manual with a lowering row. The rear axle has a self-locking differential. At Auto Expo 2018 debuted another novelty from DC Design - mid-engine sport car TCA, whose name stands for "titanium, carb...
The Tesla roadster carried to space was carried to satellites

The Tesla roadster carried to space was carried to satellites

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The Tesla Roadster, which was sent into space as a payload for the newest carrier Falcon Heavy, was recognized as a companion. About this in his Twitter space command of the US Air Force. "Yes, we added Tesla Roadster to the satellite catalog," the report said. Also, the agency appended a screenshot of the corresponding table to the tweet. In the list the electric car received the serial number 43205. The electric car Tesla Roadster went to space on February 6. This car previously belonged to the Mask itself. The successful launch of the newest Falcon Heavy booster rocket took place from the cosmodrome at Cape Canaveral (Florida). On the driver's seat in the electric car is a mannequin, named Starman. Tesla, a company focused on the production of electric vehicles, was founded...
Kia Sportage will get a new look in the style of the new Forte

Kia Sportage will get a new look in the style of the new Forte

News, Spy Shots
At the disposal of the online edition of Paultan were spy photos of the restyled new Kia SUV. Judging by the pictures, the all-terrain vehicle will receive optics, made in the style of the new generation Cerato sedan, which was shown earlier this year at the Detroit Motor Show. It is assumed that the crossover will differ from the pre-styling model headlamps with four LED elements, another radiator grille and other air intakes in the spirit of the concept car SP. Behind there will be LED lights of another form, a modernized protective bottom platinum, as well as a modified rear bumper. As expected, the interior is also waiting for some modernization. Technical details about the new Kia Sportage SUV are still kept secret.
Rally car Lancia Stratos will be rebuilt as a 550-hp coupe

Rally car Lancia Stratos will be rebuilt as a 550-hp coupe

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The Italian workshop Maniffatura Automobili Torino (MAT) in cooperation with the firm New Stratos Gbr announced the restart of the project for the release of the modern version of the famous rally car Lancia Stratos. The premiere of the novelty will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. While the current Stratos only know that it will be a coupe with an engine capacity of over 550 horsepower, which can work in tandem with an automatic transmission. The developers also noted that the platform will create a racing GT-modification, all-terrain version of Safari, and a "supercar for every day." The circulation of novelties will be limited to 25 copies, each of which will cost at least 835 thousand dollars. The first prototype of the revived Lancia Stratos, presented in 2010, was...
Volkswagen Announces New Generation Touareg

Volkswagen Announces New Generation Touareg

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The company Volkswagen published the first design sketch of the large SUV Volkswagen Touareg third generation. The premiere of the model will be held on April 23 at the Beijing Auto Show. Appearance Tuareg was developed under the supervision of the chief designer of the German brand Klaus Bischoff. The automaker noted that the crossover will receive "expressive design, innovative technologies and excellent handling." The appearance of the SUV Volkswagen Touareg will be performed in the style of the five-meter crossover Atlas. In particular, it will acquire a similar chrome-plated radiator grille, connected to the LED headlamps of the head light. The crossover will be available with a fully digital instrument panel and a new multimedia complex with the ability to control gestures....
The supercars McLaren, Mercedes and Porsche are collided in Columbia

The supercars McLaren, Mercedes and Porsche are collided in Columbia

News, Video
In Colombia, there was a serious accident involving supercars McLaren 650S, Mercedes-AMG GT S, Porsche Boxster S, and Land Cruiser Prado SUV. Video, which shows the consequences of an accident, posted on YouTube. The incident occurred on the route Bogotá-Tunja on a stretch between the cities of Villapinson and Choconta. Accident was provoked by the driver of one of the supercars, who made an unexpected maneuver on a slippery road after the rain. Judging by the video, all cars received significant damage, and the SUV caught fire. Participants in the accident were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Subaru announced 50th Anniversary special versions

Subaru announced 50th Anniversary special versions

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Subaru of America brought to the Chicago Motor Show a version of the 50th Anniversary for every car in the lineup of the 2018 model year. The jubilee models will be released in a limited edition on the basis of top-end pickets. Models Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, Legacy and Outback in the jubilee performance will be issued in a circulation of 1,050 units each. The BRZ model will be produced by 250 units, WRX - 600 and WRX STI - 200 cars. The features of the cars will be the new exclusive color of the body of the Heritage Blue, satin chrome-plated badges and elements of exterior decoration, the logos of Subaru of America 50th. The cars will be equipped with unique cast wheels (except BRZ) and satin chrome exterior mirrors (with the exception of BRZ, WRX and STI). Inside is a b...
Lancia slightly updated its single model

Lancia slightly updated its single model

New Cars, News
Under the brand Lancia, owned by the concern Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, today produce only one model - hatchback Ypsilon, which is sold only in Italy. Hatch of the current generation is produced from 2011, and the last serious restyling has been underway in 2015. The current update has been reduced to "shake-up" kits and expand the palette of the body colors. However, in the Italian market Ypsilon has a strong position - by the end of 2017 it is the second most popular model in this country, second only to the compact Fiat Panda. So, according to Focus2Move, last year Lancia sold in Italy 60 320 hatchbacks (-8,1%), the Fiat model sold in a circulation of 146,033 copies (-0.8%). Hatchback Ypsilon 2018 model year is presented in three versions: Elefantino Blu, Gold and Platinum. From ...
The first Ford GT in Scandinavia was given to a partially paralyzed Dane

The first Ford GT in Scandinavia was given to a partially paralyzed Dane

News, Video
The first copy of the Ford GT supercar, delivered to Scandinavia, was partially paralyzed by racing driver Jason Watt. Video from the ceremony of the car transfer to the client is published on the official YouTube channel of the European division of Ford. In the mid-1990's, Watt performed in various Formula Series and Body Championships. In 1999, Jason got into an accident on a motorcycle, as a result of which the lower part of his body paralyzed, but even after that, Watt continued to race. In 2002, on a specially prepared car, he became the champion of the Danish Touring Championship. At the ceremony to receive the car, Watt said that his 655-hp GT will be the fastest car in the world, which can be parked on the ground for disabled people. The first owners of the GT in the w...
Brad Pitt got into an accident on Tesla electric car

Brad Pitt got into an accident on Tesla electric car

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Actor Brad Pitt got an accident in Los Angeles. During the accident Hollywood star was behind the wheel of an electric car Tesla. Also in the accident two more cars were damaged - Nissan Altima and Kia Soul. Among drivers and passengers there were no injuries, according to Hello. Who has become the culprit of the accident is still unknown. However, it is reported that after the incident the drivers shook hands and did not present any mutual claims. Sam 54-year-old actor refused to comment on the accident. Last month, another Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom had an accident during a test run at the Formula E stage in Marrakech. The star of the Pirates of the Caribbean did not manage to control, while driving the Renault car. As a result of the incident, Bloom himself was not injured....