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It became known the name of the hardcore version of the BMW M2 coupe

It became known the name of the hardcore version of the BMW M2 coupe

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A more powerful modification of the "charged" BMW M2 coupe will be called Competition. This is evidenced by a photograph of the car's instrument panel during the download, published on the forum site Bimmerpost. According to preliminary information, the rear-drive coupe BMW M2 Competition will be equipped with the same three-liter six-cylinder engine as the usual "charged" second series, but forced from 370 to 410 horsepower. The engine can be paired with a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-band robotic transmission. The usual coupe BMW M2 dials "hundred" in 4.3 seconds. The maximum speed is 270 kilometers per hour. The dynamic characteristics of the hardcore version are not yet reported. As previously reported, the variant of the Competition will lose its rear row of s...
Toyota announced the premiere of a new sports car

Toyota announced the premiere of a new sports car

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The company Toyota has published a teaser image of its new sports car and announced its premiere at the Geneva Motor Show on March 6. At the same time, the Japanese brand did not open the name of the novelty, confining itself to the message about the "revival of the legend". Most likely, we are talking about a new sports car, which is positioned as a successor to the Supra. In the model line of the Japanese brand, the car will take a step above the GT86 and will be the new flagship of the Japanese company. At the same time, the car will be sold under a new subbrand of Gazoo Racing. The new Supra will share the platform with the third-generation BMW Z4 roadster - German and Japanese specialists are jointly developing a chassis for the new generation sports car since 2014. Thanks t...
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. ...
Hyundai has started testing a 275-strong fastback

Hyundai has started testing a 275-strong fastback

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Hyundai began road tests of the charged version of the fastest i30, which will receive a prefix N in the name. The first spy photos of new items published by Autoevolution. From the standard car debuting last summer, the N-modification will feature a new suspension, reinforced braking mechanisms and aerodynamic body kit. In particular, it will include side skirts and a rear diffuser with a red stripe. In addition, the sports fastback will receive another radiator grille and twin exhaust pipes. The novelty will be equipped with a two-liter supercharging unit, which is installed on a hot-hatch Hyundai i30 N, where it develops 275 horsepower. Such a motor, working in tandem with a six-speed manual transmission, allows the hatchback to accelerate from place to 100 km/h in six seconds...
Range Rover has overcome 999 steps on the way to “Heaven’s Gate”

Range Rover has overcome 999 steps on the way to “Heaven’s Gate”

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The company Land Rover published a video, which shows how a hybrid SUV Range Rover Sport P400e overcomes a huge ladder on Mount Tianmen in China. The car was able to climb the 999 steps and reach the cave "Heaven's Gate." The SUV was ruled by the Chinese-Dutch racer Tong Hopin, who is in favor of the Jaguar Racing team in the electric car championship Formula E. First, the car drove through a complex mountain road consisting of 99 steep turns, and then crossed a staircase of 999 steep steps. "I participated in the tests of Formula-1, won in the class LMP2 in the 24-hour Le Mans and competed in Formula E, but certainly it was one of the most difficult races in my career," Hopin confessed. The updated SUV Range Rover Sport, which received a hybrid version of the P400e, was intro...
Mustang 1960’s turned into a Lego model

Mustang 1960’s turned into a Lego model

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The company Lego together with Ford released the model of the Mustang 1968 racing coupe. The novelty has become part of the Speed ​​Champions lineup. The set consists of 183 parts. It also includes a figure of a rider with a classic suit, stickers and a sign with the time of passing the race. Sales of the set will begin on March 1. The cost of the kit will be 14.99 dollars. These are not the first Ford models that Lego launches. Previously, the company introduced kits for assembling the current generation Mustang coupe and the F-150 Raptor pickup truck. They entered the Speed ​​Masters lineup. At the same time in the Speed ​​Champions series there is a Ford GT of the latest generation, as well as the GT40. The Speed ​​Champions lineup also includes, for example, the McLaren
BMW will show its biggest crossover in November

BMW will show its biggest crossover in November

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BMW Company will present a serial version of its largest crossover X7 at the Auto Show in Los Angeles in November. The main markets for new products will be China and US, according to Autocar. The assembly of the model will be adjusted at the plant in Spartanburg (South Carolina), where they already produce X3, X4, X5 and X6. The main competitors of the crossover will be Mercedes-Benz GLS, Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator. The design of the novelty will be slightly different from the prototype Concept X7 iPerformance, which was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year. BMW X7 will be built on the modular architecture of CLAR, debuting on the flagship sedan 7-Series of the new generation. From the younger crossovers of the Bavarian brand X7 will differ primarily in a...
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 Santa Fe 2019: the new videotieser

Hyundai Santa Fe 2019: the new videotieser

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Exterior and interior of the new Hyundai Santa Fe Koreans, in general, have already been declassified, having spread in early February several images and video of the model. Moreover, in the homeland of the brand already accept applications for the all-terrain vehicle. Nevertheless, the company Hyundai has published the second video with the new SUV. This time, the upper part of the two-tier head optics, the cascade grille and the rear bumper are demonstrated. The world premiere of the fourth generation Hyundai Santa Fe will be held in South Korea on February 21 this year. The European version will be presented in early March as part of the Geneva Motor Show. On the home market, the crossover can be ordered with the all-wheel drive HTRAC, gas turbocharged 2.0 and turbodiesel 2.0 ...
The Germans liked the bonus exchange of diesel cars Volkswagen

The Germans liked the bonus exchange of diesel cars Volkswagen

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Volkswagen decided to extend the program, allowing subsidies to customers to exchange old diesel cars for new more environmentally friendly options. As the press service said, with the help of this measure, about 150,000 such cars were withdrawn from service over the past six months. "We decided to use our bonuses and switch to new models with the Euro-6 engine standard more people in Germany than we expected," said the head of the sales department Fred Kappler. He noted that the concern decided to extend the claimed program until March 31, 2018. We will remind, the scandal because of diesel engines of the German concern has inflamed in September, 2015 in the USA. The reason is the software used, which makes it possible to underestimate the emissions of EA189 series exhausts in t...