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The 600-hp Polestar hybrid was tested beyond the Arctic Circle

The 600-hp Polestar hybrid was tested beyond the Arctic Circle

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Power units and electronic systems of the hybrid coupe Polestar 1 were tested at extremely low temperatures Former factory tuner Volvo, and now an independent company Polestar, published a video with the tests of the hybrid sports car Polestar 1. Tests were held outside the Arctic Circle in extreme conditions at minus 28 degrees Celsius. In the tests, the engineers of the Swedish brand optimized the chassis settings and traction distribution function, and also checked the operation of power units and electronic systems at extremely low temperatures. The hybrid coupe Polestar 1 debuted in October 2017, and its next show will take place at the end of April at the Beijing Motor Show. The car with a body from carbon was equipped with a hybrid power unit, which included a two-liter...
In the style of the flagship: official photos and videos of the new Lexus ES

In the style of the flagship: official photos and videos of the new Lexus ES

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The company Lexus has published a photo of the ES sedan of the seventh generation, as well as a short video clip in which the novelty is imprinted. The front of the model is designed in the style of the "senior" sedan Lexus LS. Information about the "filling" of the new ES has not yet been revealed, all details will appear on the day of the premiere - the car will make its debut on April 25 as part of the Beijing motor show. Obviously, the basis of the new Lexus ES is the architecture of TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture), it also includes almost all the latest models of Toyota (including Camry and RAV4), as well as a compact crossover Lexus UX. Among the features of this architecture - the rear two-link suspension instead of McPherson struts and the lowered center of gravity...
Children’s armchairs began to be equipped with airbags

Children’s armchairs began to be equipped with airbags

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In the UK, Maxi-Cosi began selling the first child seat, which is equipped with special airbags. The novelty is called AxissFix Air and is intended for the passenger growth from 61 to 105 centimeters. Airbag testing was shown on the video edition of Motor1. The device is equipped with an Isofix fastening system and can be rotated 360 degrees. On the sides of the armchair there are two small airbags. Airbags can open in 0.05 seconds in case of an accident. The company said that airbags can reduce the impact force by 55 percent for the head and neck. The device is already available for purchase at a price of 780 dollars. To buy such a child seat while you can only in the UK.
Brand DS came up with a sports car for 2035

Brand DS came up with a sports car for 2035

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DS brand, owned by Citroen, has published a video clip of a new concept car called X E-Tense. The car demonstrates how the models of the brand will look in 2035. The video was posted on the channel DS France on the YouTube network. On the video you can consider the profile of the concept car, as well as the driver in the helmet. Presumably, X E-Tense is a sports car, which will be presented in two versions: with the closed body and in the form of a single speedster. The name E-Tense probably refers to the car E-Tense FE 19, speaking in the championship of Formula-E, and confirms the information that the power plant concept car will be electric. The racing car is equipped with a 340-horsepower electric motor and a battery pack with a capacity of 54 kilowatt-hours. In 2016, ...
More than 20 prototypes of new cars were assembled at the “closed” Nurburgring

More than 20 prototypes of new cars were assembled at the “closed” Nurburgring

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The web has a video, which shows more than twenty prototypes, tested in the "closed" Nurburgring. The video is posted on the YouTube channel EMS Nordschleife TV. The rollers are shot on special days, allocated by the owners of the "North Loop" for testing their products to almost 30 automotive companies, tire manufacturers and suppliers of auto components. At this time on the road are not allowed private cars. In the video, you can see the prototypes of the charged versions of Lamborghini Aventador and Mercedes-AMG GT supercars, aтв test samples of three future BWM models - Z4, 8 Series and X7. The last lapping tests were carried out by the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the track Ferrari 488 Pista. Earlier there was a selection of incidents at the Nurburgring, which by lucky
Mercedes-Maybach will build a very luxurious concept with gold details

Mercedes-Maybach will build a very luxurious concept with gold details

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The company Mercedes-Maybach has published a teaser of a luxury concept car, whose public debut will be held in late April at the Beijing Motor Show. The manufacturer did not provide any additional information, so it is unclear to which segment the car will belong. The video shows that four separate seats will be installed in the salon of the novelty. The decoration uses white leather, aluminum, wood, as well as gold - brand logos are made of it. Among other features of the concept car is a floating central console with three displays. On one of them you can consider the silhouette of a car resembling a coupe-like crossover. In addition, the conceptual Mercedes-Maybach will receive a two-section rear window. This decision the manufacturer used when building a retrofuturistic elec...
In the Netherlands they made a singing road. And immediately dismantled it

In the Netherlands they made a singing road. And immediately dismantled it

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The Dutch authorities only had to dismantle the singing cover of the road, installed in Jelsum village, in just a few days. The reason for this was the complaints of local residents, according to which a loud melody created by passing cars "drove crazy and prevented sleep." This is reported by Dutch News. Special marks on the right side of each strip should have forced drivers to comply with the speed limit. When driving through them at a speed of over 60 kilometers per hour, the anthem of the province of Friesland was performed. However, if several cars were passing by at the same time, the sounds turned into cacophony, even more causing discontent among the residents of nearby houses. Next to Jelsum there is also a military airfield, from which fighters are constantly taking of...
Ford Mustang racing cars drift on three wheels

Ford Mustang racing cars drift on three wheels

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The sports division of Ford Performance introduced new cars for the Formula Drift championship of the 2018 season. They are built on the basis of the RTR-version of Ford Mustang and equipped with eight-cylinder engines with power of more than 900 hp. The video with the drift-car race is published on the channel Ford Performance on the network YouTube. Ford Mustang RTR - a special modification of the coupe, developed in cooperation with the American drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. In the top version - Spec 3 - the sports car is equipped with a Ford Performance compressor, a new intermediate cooling system, a modified fuel system and an exhaust tract. After completion, the output of the 5.0-liter G-8 is about 700 horsepower. Racing cars feature characteristic trapezoidal LED blocks in th...
The evolution of the supercar Dodge Viper was shown on video

The evolution of the supercar Dodge Viper was shown on video

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In a six-minute video showed the history and major modifications of the famous supercar, withdrawn from production in the summer of 2017 On the YouTube-channel Cars Evolution appeared another video, dedicated to the history of famous brands and models. This time a video is published which shows the development and major modifications of the American supercar Dodge Viper (also produced under the SRT brand). The very first supercar wore a Phase SR I index and was produced from 1992 to 1995. It was equipped with a 405-horsepower eight-liter V10 engine and a six-speed manual gearbox. The car could accelerate from place to 96 km / h in 4.6 seconds. In 1996, a more powerful version with a 421-horsepower engine appeared, ands a GTS-modification with a motor, boosted to 450 hp. The se...
Look at the most expensive burnout

Look at the most expensive burnout

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"Donuts" and bernaut in the empty parking area cost the owner of Bugatti Veyron Mansory Vivere several tens of thousands of dollars. So much is the set of tires for hypercar, the price of which is 2.5 million euros. The video with the race is published on YouTube-channel DailyDrivenExotics. Each tire for Bugatti Veyron will cost the owner about $ 10 thousand. At the same time, the cost of a complete set of wheels including delivery will be $ 150,000, the organizers of the race estimated. From the usual Veyron Mansory Vivere is characterized by a shortened hood, modified bumpers and side skirts, as well as enlarged air ducts on the sides of the body and the original diffuser. Practical all these elements are made of carbon fiber. Hypercar is equipped with wheel discs Mansory, b...