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Jaguar built a unique 34-year-old XJ for the drummer Iron Maiden

Jaguar built a unique 34-year-old XJ for the drummer Iron Maiden

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At the Geneva Motor Show, the premiere of the Jaguar XJ, which was built by Jaguar Classic for the drummer of the Iron Maiden group, Niko McBrane, was held. The car, which became part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the model, received original stylistic decisions and a "musical" name - the Greatest Hits. Restomod built on the basis of model XJ6 of the sample of 1984. The modification of the body, cabin, power plant and suspension took 3500 hours, and 4000 new parts and components. In particular, Jaguar received a new front and rear bumper, wings, thresholds, adjustable suspension, LED lights, door handles and side mirrors from the XJ Series II, seats with a new profile, a modern multimedia system with a touchscreen display and a new air conditioner. At the same tim...
Flying car Italdesign and Airbus turned into Audi

Flying car Italdesign and Airbus turned into Audi

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Audi joined the project to develop a flying car, which is conducted by Italdesign and Airbus. At the Geneva Motor Show, a new version of the prototype Pop was introduced. Up, which was stylized under the cars of the German automaker. Prototype Pop. Up debuted a year ago. This concept car differs from the car presented in 2018 only in design. The basis of the prototype Italdesign and Airbus - capsule-salon, designed for two people. Depending on the conditions, it either is attached to a platform on wheels, or to an aircraft with four screws. In both cases, the prototype uses electric traction to move. According to the idea of ​​the creators, the use of a particular platform will be determined using a mobile application, in which you must enter the destination. After that, the s
Skoda Fabia: how the hatch changed

Skoda Fabia: how the hatch changed

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Skoda Fabia managed to change the generation. And now also has undergone restyling: the updated car has received new light-emitting diode optics, the changed cowl and optional 18-inch wheel disks. If the changes in appearance can be called retouching, then the modernization of the interior was much more profound. The hatchback received an updated dashboard (including optional digital), some other driver's and passenger's seats, as well as a new multimedia system with a 6.5-inch touchscreen display. In addition, the modernized infotainment system integrates support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink protocols. Several new active and passive safety systems also became available on Fabia. In particular, the updated hatchback can be equipped with the function of monitorin...
The most frightening machine in Geneva was the modular sports car Sin

The most frightening machine in Geneva was the modular sports car Sin

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British company Sin Cars presented a modular sports car S1 at the Geneva Motor Show. The machine can be configured for any task, for example, for use on ordinary roads or a track, and also to choose any body design for it. At the heart of the Sin S1 is a tubular chassis, on which the necessary components are hung. In this case, additional nodes can be reinstalled to the already existing modification of the sports car. When using the machine on the track, you can choose between a powerful coupe or a configuration with an open cockpit in the style of Caterham. The S1 engine is represented by a gasoline, hybrid and fully electric installation. Standard internal combustion engines are units of 2.0 and 3.5 liters capacity of 255 and 365 horsepower. With them the sports car can acceler...
Open supercar Italdesign equipped with two roofs

Open supercar Italdesign equipped with two roofs

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The company Italdesign brought to the showroom in Geneva an open version of the supercar Zerouno, which was named Duerta. The novelty is equipped with a removable carbon top, as well as a cloth roof, which can be used in case of worsening weather during the trip. From the Zerouno coupe, the novelty features a modified rear and top body. In addition, changes were made to the chassis, but which ones are not specified. The two-door is built on the Audi R8 platform. Italdesign Zerouno Duerta is driven by an atmospheric 5.2 V10 engine from Audi. The output of the unit is 610 horsepower and 560 Nm of torque. The engine is combined with a seven-stage, automatic gearbox with two clutches. The maximum speed of a full-drive super-car exceeds 320 kilometers per hour. Until the end of ...
Porsche revealed super powerful 911 GT3 RS at Geneva

Porsche revealed super powerful 911 GT3 RS at Geneva

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Company Porsche has presented the updated supercar 911 GT3 RS. As told to the correspondent of Autonews.ru, the quota for our country is only 16 cars. Those wishing to purchase a sports car will have to pay 13.1 million rubles. The machine is equipped with a modernized 4.0-liter atmosphere. The power of the unit is 520 horsepower. The engine is paired with a specially tuned seven-stage "robot" with two clutches. Thus, the novelty became the most powerful model with an atmospheric motor in the line of the German brand. Up to 100 km / h 911 GT3 RS can be accelerated in 3.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 312 km per hour. To reduce the weight of the supercar in the design of the car widely used carbon. This material is made of doors, hood, wing and sports seats. Also for the car is...
Indians showed in Europe right-hand sedan on electric traction

Indians showed in Europe right-hand sedan on electric traction

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The company Tata introduced a prototype right-handed premium saloon with an electric power unit. The concept car is called EVision Sedan. He was shown at the Motor Show in Geneva. The concept car was built using the Omega EV modular architecture, but the Indians did not provide any technical data about the car. The company noted only that the management of the distribution of energy in the prototype is based on data on the route and the traffic situation, and the concept car batteries can be "refueled" using a fast charging station. The prototype received adjustable rear seats and two screens on the center console that open, if necessary. In addition, under the central console is free space, which, according to the creators of EVision Sedan, adds "a sense of space and luxury." ...
Updated Jeep Cherokee received three all-wheel drive systems

Updated Jeep Cherokee received three all-wheel drive systems

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The company Jeep introduced an updated version of the Cherokee SUV for Europe at the Geneva Motor Show. The novelty has received serious changes in the design. So, the model is equipped with new LED optics and other bumpers. Also, the SUV differs from the pre-styling version with updated wheel arches and a modified trunk door. In the cabin of the car installed a 7-inch TFT-touch screen, another dashboard and new chairs. The driver is available digital radio DAB, Bluetooth and climate control. The luggage compartment volume increased by 30 liters in comparison with the pre-style model. The car can be purchased from one of three all-wheel drive systems - Jeep Active Drive I, Jeep Active Drive II or Jeep Active Drive Lock. Also the car has received more than 80 systems of active and...
All the details about the new Audi A6

All the details about the new Audi A6

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A presentation of the new Audi A6 was held at the Geneva Motor Show. The eighth generation of the sedan differs greatly from its predecessor both externally and internally. The model became 7 mm longer (4,939 mm), 12 mm wider (1,886 mm) and 2 mm higher (1,457 mm). The sedan is built on the MLB EVO platform, like all new Audi models. The car is not at all like its predecessor. The A6 has a powerful, aggressive front, and the front lighting line is made in such a way that it seems as if the car is always looking at the road. The car has wide, convex wheel arches. The wheels themselves are larger than those of the previous generation. In the simplest configuration, the disks are 17-inch, top-mounted - 21-inch, but, perhaps, in the S-line package, even 22-inch will appear. Separately...
Mercedes-AMG G63: as before, only more powerful

Mercedes-AMG G63: as before, only more powerful

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Masters from Affalterbach did not come up with a bicycle and put under the hood of a new Gelentwagen the four-liter supercharged V8 in their assets with two turbines with variable geometry of the impeller. He replaced the former giant 5.5-liter V8. The new engine produces 585 hp. and 850 Nm of torque, which is 14 forces and 90 Nm higher than the yield of the previous unit. The inflatable eight-cylinder engine works in tandem with the 9-speed automatic transmission AMG Speedshift TCT and the AMG Performance 4Matic all-wheel drive system, which now distributes traction between the axles in relation to 40:60 in favor of the rear. The tandem of the new engine and transmission allows the car with a mass of almost 2.5 tons to accelerate from place to 100 km / h in 4.5 seconds, which is...