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Company Peugeot has replaced the van Partner on Rifter

Company Peugeot has replaced the van Partner on Rifter

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The company Peugeot introduced a van called Rifter. The model received a new platform and replaced the Partner. The premiere of the car (together with the "twins" Citroen Berlingo and Opel Combo) will be held at the Motor Show in Geneva. The Peugeot Rifter is built on the modular EMP2 platform. The model is available in two versions: 4.4 and 4.75 meters long. A version with five and seven seats is also available. The volume of the luggage compartment of the standard modification will be 775 liters, the maximum, for an extended version with a folded second row of seats - 4000 liters. In addition, there are sections in the arches and ceiling, the total volume of which is 14 liters. The range of compact engines consists of 1,2-liter gasoline engines with a capacity of 110 and 130 ho...
Indian Tata will show Europeans a new model

Indian Tata will show Europeans a new model

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Tata is trying not to miss the prestigious exhibition in Switzerland - the Indians have been exhibiting their concepts at the motor show since 1998. Last year, local media reported information that in 2018, Tata will not go to Geneva to save money, but the teaser of the next show car refutes this data. And this despite the fact that cars companies in Europe do not sell. The name of the new concept is not yet disclosed, its characteristics are also kept secret. Indian journalists believe that in Geneva Tata will demonstrate a sedan built on the modular platform AMP (Advanced Modular Platform) of its own design. The same cart is the basis of the concept hatchback 45X, presented in February this year in India as part of the Auto Expo. Judging by the picture, like the hatch, the appe...
The new charged Seat Ibiza Cupra was revealed before the debut in Geneva

The new charged Seat Ibiza Cupra was revealed before the debut in Geneva

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Spanish automotive manufacturer Seat intends to introduce a new generation of the charged hatchback Seat Ibiza Cupra at the international exhibition in Geneva in early March this year. However, his appearance is already declassified thanks to the CupraSport account in the social network Instagram, which published "live" photos of the novelty. Let's remind, that earlier company Seat presented a new subbrand Cupra under which will collect all powerful versions of the models. Therefore, this novelty will actually apply to Cupra. Unlike the standard versions of the Seat Ibiza, the Cupra variant received a new bumper with a wider splitter, which is most likely made of carbon fiber. Also, the novelty has a different grille and a new spoiler over the trunk door. All external and interna...
Hyundai Santa Fe new generation presented officially

Hyundai Santa Fe new generation presented officially

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The design of the new Hyundai Santa Fe company Hyundai revealed in early February, at the same time the prices of the version intended for the home market were announced. On Wednesday, February 21, the brand held a public presentation of the novelty in Korea and revealed all the characteristics of the model. In comparison with the predecessor, the length of the new Santa grew by 70 mm and reached 4,770 mm. The width of the fourth generation model is equal to 1,890 mm (+10 mm), the height of the previous one is 1,680 mm, and the wheelbase is enlarged to 2,765 mm (+65 mm). The coefficient of aerodynamic resistance is 0.337 (in the previous Santa - 0.34). The share of high-strength steels in the body structure has grown 2.5 times, torsional rigidity is now 15.4% higher. Like the thi...
Porsche refused to diesels. Absolutely

Porsche refused to diesels. Absolutely

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Porsche has ceased production of the latest diesel models: Macan S Diesel and Panamera 4S Diesel. Cayenne off-road car after the change of generation was never presented with the unit on "heavy fuel". The decision is connected with the change in the structure of demand and the tightening of emission standards for harmful substances. This is reported by the publication Autocar. In 2017, 97 thousand crossovers Porsche Macan was sold. Of these, only a small part is diesel cars. The share of Panamera with diesel engines in the global sales of the model was 15 percent. At the same time, 50 percent were for hybrid modifications and 35 percent for cars with gasoline engines. Chief Executive Officer Porsche Oliver Blum in an interview with the publication said that diesel cars are not im...
Alfa Romeo returned to Formula-1: this is how the car will look like

Alfa Romeo returned to Formula-1: this is how the car will look like

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Team Formula 1 Alfa Romeo Sauber introduced the car for the 2018 season. The coloring of the car became red and white, and on the back there was a large logo of the Italian automaker - the title sponsor of the team. "Alpha" returned to the championship after more than 30 years of absence. The car will be equipped with a new engine Ferrari, while in the season of 2017 the team used the engines in the modification of 2016. Also, the car has a system to protect the head of the pilot - Halo. For the team in the new season will perform Marcus Eriksson and the champion of Formula 2 Charles Leclair. Last year, the Sauber team took the last, tenth place of the Constructors' Cup, earning only five points. Their team brought Pascal Verlaine, who was a partner of Marcus Eriksson. Earl...
Special version of Morgan Plus 8 will be the last car of the brand with atmospheric V8

Special version of Morgan Plus 8 will be the last car of the brand with atmospheric V8

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British company Morgan in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the model Plus 8 will release a special version of the retrosterster. The public debut of the novelty, fifty of which will be the last machines with atmospheric engines V8, will be held at the Geneva Motor Show. At the heart of the roadster Morgan Plus 8 is an aluminum chassis. The engine is a 4.7-liter eight-cylinder BMW, the output of which is 372 horsepower and 490 Nm of torque. The unit works in conjunction with a six-speed manual gearbox. From the rest to 100 k/h Plus 8, whose mass is 1100 kilograms, it accelerates in 4.5 seconds. The maximum speed of the car is 249 kilometers per hour. A series of images and a video, distributed by the manufacturer, presents a car painted in blue with yellow accents. It symbo...
The tuner made a very luxurious Mitsubishi Lancer, which is outwardly far from steep

The tuner made a very luxurious Mitsubishi Lancer, which is outwardly far from steep

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Atelier Vilner presented a new project based on the sedan Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart model 2011. The car, named Allroads Ronin, is inspired by the traditions and life of the samurai. The car has a protective body kit of black plastic and roof rails, but at the same time a luxurious interior. The main motif of the salon is a relief pattern on the doors, the central armrest and headrests. It is made by the method of thermo-force fastening from velor and repeats the drawing on the armor of samurai. For finishing the instrument panel, the upper part of the doors and the central seats, Japanese "amaretta" fabric is used. All plastic parts inside the interior are painted in silver metallic and are made in the style of a samurai sword of katana. The steering wheel received a new profile...
Honda joined the race on Civic Type R with a video game

Honda joined the race on Civic Type R with a video game

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Honda Company organized a race between a professional racer and a gamer to demonstrate how real the world of racing is close to virtual. In this case, the driver in the real world, thanks to the technology of mixed reality, could see the "ghost" of his opponent's car. The race was attended by the pilot of the IndyCar series Graham Rahal and professional gamer Peter "the SLAPtrain" Jakins. They both went to the Civic Type R on the "Road Atlanta" race track, only Jakins used the Forza Motorsport 7 video game. On Rahal's car, special equipment was installed, which in real time showed the position and maneuvers of the Jakins machine on the windshield. The hatch hatch Honda Civic Type R is equipped with a two-liter 4-cylinder turbo of the VTEC Turbo family, the output of which is 3...
The first owner of racing Lamborghini Huracan in the United States was a 14-year-old student

The first owner of racing Lamborghini Huracan in the United States was a 14-year-old student

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A fourteen-year-old schoolboy from La CaƱada Flintridge in California became the first American owner of the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo. Since the age of seven, Stephen Aghahani has been professionally involved in carting and racing in the National Motor Sport Association (NASA). This is reported by The Drive. Updated Huracan for the Super Trofeo Superbowl sports division Lamborghini Squadra Corse introduced in September last year. The machine is built in cooperation with Dallara Engineering, which developed the chassis for the prototypes "24 Hours of Le Mans" and Bugatti Chiron. Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Evo received a new body kit made of carbon fiber with an upper air intake and a fin, like the prototypes of the LMP1 class and the Formula-1 cars. The racing