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The renewed Lister announced a 1000-hp hypercar

The renewed Lister announced a 1000-hp hypercar

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The revived company Lister announced the development of a 1000-hp hypercar, which should become the ideological successor to the Storm model. The teaser of the novelty was published in its twitter by the head of the British brand Lawrence Whittaker. For the first time, the management of the company Lister Motor talked about the possibility of creating a hypercar that could compete with Pagani, McLaren and Koenigsegg cars in 2014. According to preliminary data, the Storm II received a 7.8-liter V12 engine from Jaguar with a capacity of about 1,000 horsepower. Hypercar will be able to accelerate from place to 100 km/h in less than three seconds, and its maximum speed will exceed 400 km per hour. The cost of the car will be about two million pounds sterling (2.78 million dollars). T...
The new flagship crossover Seat: revealed the exterior of the model

The new flagship crossover Seat: revealed the exterior of the model

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Perhaps the public premiere of the new Seat Tarraco by Spanish brand will take place in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Sales of the SUV will begin before the end of this year. On the eve of Seat announced the name of its new seven-seat crossover, which was chosen as a result of a poll conducted in social networks and on a special website. Among the candidates for the third in the crossover brand line were names from Spanish geography. Most votes were given to the Tarraco option. Now the first image of the Seat Tarraco model is posted on the MQB-Coding page of the Facebook social network. It is impossible to verify its authenticity, but the authors of the publication claim that it is genuine. It is assumed that Tarraco technically will copy Skoda Kodiaq, built on the basis of ...
The fastest Lamborghini Aventador will be named in honor of the 48-year-old supercar

The fastest Lamborghini Aventador will be named in honor of the 48-year-old supercar

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The fastest modification of the Lamborghini Aventador supercar will be called SVJ. This is evidenced by the photo of the car dashboard screen saver, laid out in Instagram by the user salentov12. The Italian brand will return to the series the SVJ index, which was first used in the 1970s. Then the factory pilot Bob Wallace built an experimental Miura coupe model, corresponding to the racing regulations of the FIA ​​J. The car received chassis components and body panels from aluminum, plastic side windows, fixed headlights instead of lifting ones, and a retuned suspension. The power of the 2.9-liter V12 engine of the standard "Miura" increased from 370 to 425-445 horsepower. After the completion of the testing program, the car was sold to a private owner. In April 1971, as a result
Lamborghini spoke about the prospects of producing a compact crossover

Lamborghini spoke about the prospects of producing a compact crossover

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The company Lamborghini does not exclude the development of a crossover, inferior in size Urus. However, this project has not been officially confirmed yet. This was told to the Autonews correspondent by Stefano Domenikali, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Automobile Lamborghini. He added that in any case such a machine would not exactly appear on the market until 2020. According to the top manager, in the near future the company plans to create a hybrid modification of its first crossover Urus. Domenicali stressed that this decision has already been approved. Lamborghini Urus made his debut on December 4 at a special event in the Italian city of Sant'Agata Bolognese. The car was equipped with a new four-liter petrol unit V8 with two turbines. The unit, combined with an eight-spe...
The new electric hypermarket Rimac: a power of over 1224 powers and an autopilot

The new electric hypermarket Rimac: a power of over 1224 powers and an autopilot

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A new model of the Croatian manufacturer of electric cars Rimac will receive a power plant with a capacity of over 1224 horsepower, a set of batteries with a capacity of 120 kilowatt and autopilot. This is reported by the publication Autocar with reference to its own sources within the company. According to the source of the publication, the characteristics of the car were revised after the debut of the new Tesla Roadster, which will receive batteries for 200 kilowatt. There are no other details about the novelty of Rimac yet. It is only known that the autopilot of the machine will correspond to the so-called fourth level of autonomy. It allows the electronics to fully control the machine in all situations, but, nevertheless, requires the presence of the driver behind the wheel. ...
Mercedes-Benz may miss the next motor show in Detroit

Mercedes-Benz may miss the next motor show in Detroit

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It seems that the management of the international auto show in Detroit will have to seriously consider how to increase the attractiveness of the event, not only in the eyes of visitors, but also automakers. In foreign media there was information that one of the world leaders in the automotive industry refused to participate in the next motor show. According to the portal Automotive News referring to an anonymous statement by one of the leaders of Mercedes-Benz, the brand is not going to participate in the next motor show, which traditionally takes place in early January. Such a decision, the statement said, was made in connection with the fact that the schedule for the presentation of new models of the Stuttgart brand does not coincide with the date of the showroom, while there are ...
Hyundai will add N Sport versions to its models

Hyundai will add N Sport versions to its models

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Former head of BMW M Albert Beermann, who now heads the Hyundai N division, told Car and Driver in an interview that many of the brand's models can get the N badge. Koreans intend to follow the example of premium manufacturers (Mercedes AMG, BMW M, Cadillac V, Audi S / RS) and increase the lineup of N-models due to N Sport versions. They will not have the same level of performance as the recently introduced Veloster N, but they will have certain sports features. Each car will be set to "more aggressive driving style," said Beermann, and they will also have "different from standard tire models." Cars will receive stylistic upgrades to the exterior and interior. But, they will not get "another engine, bigger brakes, a completely new suspension or axle". It is not yet clear which mo...
Mercedes-Benz applied for the reservation of new model indexes

Mercedes-Benz applied for the reservation of new model indexes

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German automotive manufacturer Mercedes-Benz applied for trademarks to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for new serial models, including for the AMG division. The company wants to reserve indices A 40, CLA 40, SLC 40, SLC 50 and GLE 50 in Canada, as well as CLA 50 worldwide. Earlier, she already reserved two-digit nomenclatures, as reported, for AMG. However, some of them can be designed for the basic model range. That is, Mercedes-Benz can switch from three-digit indices, for example CLA250, to two-digit ones such as CLA 40. The automaker also registered trademarks of CLA 53, G73 and S73 for AMG. This confirms the recent rumors that the nameplate "73" will return to the AMG model. Cars with this index will be equipped with a new hybrid power plant with a 4.0-l...
The new GMC Sierra Pickup debuts on March 1 in Detroit

The new GMC Sierra Pickup debuts on March 1 in Detroit

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According to rumors, the American brand can present at special event the top version of a new generation pickup truck - Denali. The American automobile concern General Motors can present the new generation of the pickup truck GMC Sierra on March 1 of this year in Detroit. The public will be able to see it at the international motor show in New York. This is reported by the publication Automotive News. Chevrolet Silverado 2019 with the same platform was already presented in mid-January at the exhibition in Detroit. Therefore, we should expect the nearest premiere of GMC Sierra, which is expected to have its own exterior and interior design. The engine range will be similar to the Silverado 2019. Only six engines will be offered, including a new six-cylinder 3.6-liter turbo dies...
Lister Lightning on the basis of Jaguar F-Pace will be more powerful than Urus

Lister Lightning on the basis of Jaguar F-Pace will be more powerful than Urus

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British company Lister is developing a new project Lightning based on the crossover Jaguar F-Pace. The future novelty will surpass on power all-road Lamborghini Urus. This is reported by the publication Top Gear with reference to an interview with the head of the company, Lawrence Whittaker. According to the top manager, Lister pays attention to "setting up each element of the car" in order to achieve maximum performance. And the future Lightning will receive a modified 5.0-liter V8 engine with a compressor capacity of 666 horsepower. The same motor is installed in the latest Lister Thunder sports car based on the Jaguar F-Type. Thus, Lightning will be more powerful than the new super-crossover Lamborghini Urus. Whittaker hopes that a lower curb weight will help achieve a maximum...