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Listen to how the titanic exhaust of McLaren sounds

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McLaren's Special Operations (MSO) division, which develops exclusive versions of supercars, unveiled the titanium exhaust system for the Sport Series - 540C, 570GT and 570S. The manufacturer has published a video in which you can listen to its sound. As they say in McLaren, the novelty is five decibels louder than the standard steel release, which is installed on the basic variants of the Sport Series, while the full sound of the system "opens" after five thousand revolutions per minute. Titanium output allows you to make supercars at 4.8 kilograms easier, as well as redistribute the center of gravity. In the UK, a new graduation system costs 4,750 pounds sterling The younger model of the Sport Series family - 540C - is equipped with a 540-strong twin-turbo "eight" and a robo...
The most powerful Porsche drove the Nürburgring faster 7 minutes

The most powerful Porsche drove the Nürburgring faster 7 minutes

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The updated 520-horsepower supercar Porsche 911 GT3 RS drove a 20.6-kilometer round on the "North loop" for 6 minutes and 56.4 seconds The most powerful Porsche supercar with an atmospheric engine - the updated 911 GT3 RS - was able to drive the Nürburgring's "North Loop" in 6 minutes and 56.4 seconds. Onboard video was published on the official YouTube channel of the German brand. In the races participated test pilots Porsche Lars Kern and Kevin Estre, who made two attempts. The latter managed to show the best time - 6 minutes and 56.4 seconds. The French rider admitted that the sensations were such, "as if driving a race car Porsche GT3 R". The updated Porsche 911 GT3 RS was introduced in March at the Geneva Motor Show. The Porsche 911 GT3 RS was completed with a modernized six-
Audi spend high-speed tests of the first electric crossover

Audi spend high-speed tests of the first electric crossover

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The German brand tested the electric crossover e-tron quattro on the Nürburgring, the serial version of which will debut in 2018 The company Audi conducted high-speed tests of its first electric crossover, which took place on the "North loop" of the Nurburgring. A video with tests was published on the channel Automotive Mike on YouTube. The serial crossover, which is expected to be called the e-tron quattro, will make its debut this year. The novelty will be equipped with three electric motors with a total capacity of 320 kilowatts, which is equivalent to 435 horsepower. It is assumed that the electric car can accelerate from a place to 100 km / h in about 4.5 seconds. The battery pack will allow the crossover to go without recharging about 500 kilometers (according to the Eur
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...