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See how Ford is testing a Ranger pickup truck

See how Ford is testing a Ranger pickup truck

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Ford has shown on video how the new Ranger pickup truck is being tested in various climatic and road conditions. So, on the video posted on the channel of the manufacturer on the YouTube network, you can see that sometimes, due to the complexity of the terrain for a normal driver, the test prototype is controlled by a computer. At test sites and shakers in the state of Michigan, Ford checks the work of the suspension when driving on bumpy roads, the reliability of fastening the components and body of the car. On the Davis dam, with a six-percent slope of the road, the towing capabilities of the pickup truck are estimated, in the desert areas of Australia - outbacks - off-road characteristics of the model. Presentation of the pickup Ford Ranger of the new generation took place at ...
Volkswagen spoke about the night vision system of Tuareg

Volkswagen spoke about the night vision system of Tuareg

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The company Volkswagen revealed details of the night vision system, which was first received by Touareg SUV of the new generation. Technology allows you to "see" at night objects at a distance of up to 130 meters. The system called Night Vision consists of a thermal imager installed in the front of the machine. It can detect the infrared radiation of living creatures - pedestrians, cyclists and large animals - at a distance of at least 10 meters from the car. In addition, the system is able to predict the trajectory of the movement of people. In the event of a hit or probable hit in the "security corridor" set by the system, a visual warning is output to the digital instrument panel. Outside the "corridor" objects are highlighted in yellow, in case of danger - in red. Switching t...
Bugatti is preparing a contradictory version of Chiron

Bugatti is preparing a contradictory version of Chiron

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YouTube-blogger Whitesse JR disclosed information about a special version of the hyper-map Bugatti Chiron. The car, which he called "very controversial," was shown to a small group of brand customers at a private event in Beverly Hills. According to Whitesse JR, he signed an agreement on confidentiality and non-disclosure of information, so he can not disclose all the details. It is only known that the edition of the special Chiron will be "severely limited", and the return of the power plant - 8.0-liter engine W16 with four turbines - will remain unchanged: 1500 horsepower and 1600 Nm of torque. Edition Motor1 suggests that the "contradictory" of the car can speak only a modified design. Bugatti could go beyond changing the color scheme and a set of finishing materials and devel...
Seat helped the skater set a speed record

Seat helped the skater set a speed record

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The Dutch skater Kjeld Nace was able to accelerate on the ice of a frozen lake in Lapland to 93 kilometers per hour. This became possible thanks to a specially designed aerodynamic shield that "pushed" the air in front of the athlete. Heavy construction pulled the crossover Seat Ateca, which was controlled by the Swedish racer Mikaela Alin-Kottulinski. Even in the usual race, skaters reach very impressive speeds. According to Neis, who won two "gold" at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, in the fastest race in his career, he accelerated to 60 kilometers per hour. At these speeds, the athlete spends most of his energy to overcome the force of air resistance. Professor Bert Blochen from the University of Eindhoven, who prepared the aerodynamic shield for the record, calculated that alrea...
Smart glass Ford will help the blind to “see” the landscape outside the car window

Smart glass Ford will help the blind to “see” the landscape outside the car window

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Company Ford has developed a prototype of smart glass, which will allow blind passengers to "view" the landscape outside the car window. To do this, the developers of the Italian division of the brand and start-up Aedo offer to use vibration, with a different intensity, "translating" the picture. The technology called Feel The View takes a snapshot of the objects and translates the image into a black and white image. In this case, each shade of gray color corresponds to its pattern of vibration of the glass. In total, there are 255. According to representatives of Ford, for the blind, Feel The View will help "turn the trip into an unforgettable adventure." Earlier, Ford introduced a saloon carousel, which it plans to use in drones. According to the manufacturer's idea, in the cen...
AutoBattle: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vs. Tesla Model S P100D

AutoBattle: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vs. Tesla Model S P100D

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In the US, drag racing is very popular, and this time the Americans decided to compare the dynamics of some of the fastest cars in the world, which have completely different power plants. The race was created for the sprint races Dodge Demon and electric Tesla Model S in the fastest modification P100D. The video of the arrival appeared on YouTube-channel Dragtimes. Judging by the video, two cars stand each other, and at a distance of ¼ mile they show almost the same time. Despite the fact that the race was held on a professional track for drag racing, the rear-wheel drive Dodge Demon with an 840-horsepower engine still loses the start of the all-wheel drive electric car, whose engines transfer 588 horsepower to the wheels. Nevertheless, the maskload on the quater mile is still fa
Porsche 911 GT3 RS drove on the most dangerous motorcycle track

Porsche 911 GT3 RS drove on the most dangerous motorcycle track

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On the Isle of Man, the famous annual motorcycle racing Isle of Man TT, the driving debut of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS took place. Video with a demonstration of a sports car in motion is placed on the channel of the manufacturer. The purpose of the race was to demonstrate the manageability of the 911 GT3 RS, the ability of the model to pass at the high speed of the bunch of turns of one of the most dangerous racing tracks in the world. Under the hood of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is a 4.0-liter engine with a power of 520 horsepower (470 Nm), paired with a robotic PDK transmission with two clutches. 100 km/h sports car is gaining in 3.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 312 kilometers per hour. As for the Isle of Man, the first race took place here in 1904. Three years later the e...