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Bugatti Chiron preparing hybrid modification

Bugatti Chiron preparing hybrid modification

News, Rumors
Bugatti company does not exclude the emergence of a hybrid version of the hypercar Chiron. This was reported by the head of the brand Wolfgang Dyurhaymer. Hybridization was seen as one of ways to improve the efficiency of the V16 engine. "We learned what ingredients are necessary to defend its position and raising the bar. We have developed this engine 13 years ago. First, we were able to increase the capacity up to 1200 and then to 1500 horsepower. At the moment, the engine uses 95% of new components, "- said a top manager. In this case the company does not exclude problems with the layout of the machine in the case of transition to a hybrid power plant. For the first time Chiron was presented at the Geneva Motor Show this year. Under the hood of the hypercar set the same 8.0 liter
“Charged” Audi RS6 wagon will appear in 2017

“Charged” Audi RS6 wagon will appear in 2017

News, Rumors
The German company Audi is preparing a new generation of the charged wagon RS6, which could see the light in the next year and will have off-road modifications. The first car will start to supply the Chinese market, where such cars are a great demand among local motorists. The model will be equipped with four-liter twin-turbo engine V8, which capacity will make 560 horsepower (700 Nm). The standard version of the Audi RS6 with this engine accelerates from zero to hundred kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds. The maximum speed of the model force is electronically limited to 250 kilometers per hour. Despite the fact that the first copies of new items will leave for China, it is possible that in other countries it will also appear. For the first time the emergence of such a mode...
Exclusive series Lotus Elise

Exclusive series Lotus Elise

New Cars, News
Lotus has introduced a new version of the sports car Elise - 250 Special Edition. The Roadster was the most easy and quick version of the model, which allowed riding on public roads. Ever since Colin Chapman Lotus has always sought to build the lightest sport or car racing. Any savings in weight are always welcomed. Sometimes even the expense of security. What is surprising is that for the anniversary of the "new" factory, now is a veteran Lotus Elise, lost weight again? To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of moving to Norfolk Lotus began early this year, when launched into a series of exclusive edition Lotus Evora. Now it's time for a veteran of the plant - Lotus Elise. It's not just the Elise. This is Elise Cup 250 Special Edition. Such cars will be built only 50 pieces. What is ...
Hamann BMW M2 Aero Kit

Hamann BMW M2 Aero Kit

Tuning
Hamman tuning atelier is currently working on aero kit for the popular BMW M2, and it seems they are willing to storm the tuning market its own development. These are the first images of Hamman BMW M2 sporty they announced last year, and it looks a little peculiar. Perhaps this is because Hamman BMW M2 uses white body kit and that makes it a little wide. Hamman has to do a lot more with the final version if they want to have a truly incredible collection. What they propose at this stage includes quite massive front spoiler, which is located on the front bumper and gives BMW a larger girth, a pair of side skirts, and even imaginable rear diffuser with some rear spoiler. We can assume that if these pieces would be brilliant black or wrapped in carbon fiber, the end result would ...
Brabus Mercedes C-Class W/S205 Aero Kit

Brabus Mercedes C-Class W/S205 Aero Kit

Tuning
Mercedes-Benz Brabus has shown what they have in store for owners of the latest generation wagon and sedan C-Class W/S205. Set of aero Brabus Mercedes C-Class will be available in two versions: version with the AMG Sport Package in the basic version or without this package. This is one of the few reasons when prefer actually given without Mercedes AMG package, because when you touching new Brabus you do not need any additional prefer. You can say that we are talking about a sedan C-Class with a rather unattractive bumper that looks like the gills of a large sea creature. Much better situation with the Brabus Mercedes C-Class Wagon, which has AMG Sport Package and therefore got thinner aerodynamic kit including front spoiler, side skirts, rear diffuser and spoiler plus pipes. This i
Japanese drivers are finally able to buy Acura NSX

Japanese drivers are finally able to buy Acura NSX

News
Honda returns back to Japanese market its model NSX after 11-year permit, and will now import cars from the United States. The first generation NSX was designed and manufactured in Japan from 1990 to 2005. The new model NSX back after it has been upgraded and changed the design in the US. Currently NSX sold in the US under the brand Acura. Now Honda taking orders for NSX in Japan and is expected to hit the European market by the end of 2016. Each model NSX is hand picked by team of dedicated specialists in Honda Manufacturing Center, in the United States. The Japanese automaker expects to sell 6,000 units worldwide over the next three years. The new NSX will be equipped with a hybrid transmission, connecting three electrical engines in 3.5-liter, twin-turbo, V6 engine w...
Honda patented 11-speed gearbox

Honda patented 11-speed gearbox

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Japanese car manufacturer created a 11-speed gearbox with three clutches. The unique development from Honda with three clutch provides the most rapid and smooth shift between gears, and 11-channel should provide maximum fuel economy. Now Honda has 9-speed automatic box, which has developed a German company ZF. There is also a 9-gears "robot" with two clutches, which is set to sportcar Honda NSX. While it is not known which models Honda will establish a new transmission. Three years ago, Land Rover has created a revolution by creating a 9-speed transmission and double clutch. Today concerns Ford and General Motors use 10-speed "automatic".
Kia Optima: Sedan & Estate plug-in hybrid goes to the UK market

Kia Optima: Sedan & Estate plug-in hybrid goes to the UK market

New Cars, News
Kia has decided to enter the market of hybrid cars charged from a socket with a new model called Optima PHEV. Model promises 202 hp power and the autonomy of the drive's electric range by 53 kilometers away. Car manufacturer Kia is planning to lower overall CO2 emissions of its cars by 25% globally by the end of this year. Koreans take the first step in this direction by introducing a new model called the Kia Optima PHEV. Thus, the machine is the first hybrid model of the manufacturer, which can be recharged from the wall outlet. The hybrid system consists of a 2-liter petrol engine capacity of 154 hp working together with the installation of electrical power 67 hp, as well as lithium-ion battery capacity of 9.8 kW. The total capacity of Kia Optima PHEV will make 202 hp and 375 N...
Mercedes-Benz is developing a C-Class All Terrain

Mercedes-Benz is developing a C-Class All Terrain

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Mercedes-Benz company continues to strengthen its position in the segment of the so-called "off-road" wagon. Germans recently announced T-Modell All Terrain based on the E-Class, which will debut at the Paris Motor Show, and in the near future plan to introduce "walkable" T-based version of the C-Class. Mercedes-Benz C-Class All Terrain is based on wagon. Car clearance increased, the lower body perimeter protection off-road body kit, while the wheel arches have installed plastic dilators. And, of course, the version of All-Terrain will initially be equipped with 4Matic all-wheel drive transmission. It is possible that the wagon will also have air suspension. The novelty will be equipped only with powerful engines ranging from 204 to 333 hp. Paired with the engine will run nine-g...
Volkswagen has launched a new convertible Beetle Dune 2016

Volkswagen has launched a new convertible Beetle Dune 2016

New Cars, News
German carmaker Volkswagen has released a new car VW Beetle Dune 2016 model year. Novelty is the first representative of the "bugs" family with a folding roof. The new German car VW Beetle Dune - is another representative of the beloved family of "bugs", the machine has a golden body and a hinged roof. The concept of this model has been presented in 2014 at the Auto Show in Detroit. In fact, the gold color is very sensitive to weather conditions. No wonder almost all commercial photos of the new VW Beetle Dune were made exclusively in the sunny weather. When the sun shine bad and heavy rainfall the luxury golden color disappear, so we wrote that this machine is designed for buyers of those cities, where almost always summer and the sun. However, developers are also not stupid