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Problems with the release of Tesla Model 3: the right equipment in Germany

Problems with the release of Tesla Model 3: the right equipment in Germany

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Tesla can not reach the planned production volume of the Model 3 electric car due to equipment that has not yet been delivered from Germany. This is with reference to the head of the American automaker Ilona Mask informs Automotive News. This is a line that is necessary for the production of batteries. In order to reach the declared volume of electric car Model 3 production, Tesla needs to assemble this equipment at its enterprise in the American Reno. "The line must be dismantled, transported to a gigafabric and assembled there. We do not have a question about whether it works or not. The issue in the disassembly, transportation and installation in a new location, "- said Mask. At the moment, Tesla cars plans to produce 2500 copies of Model 3 every week, starting from the end...
Italians turned the sedan Bentley Mulsanne in the compartment

Italians turned the sedan Bentley Mulsanne in the compartment

News, Tuning
Atelier Ares Design, which is led by the former head of Lotus Dany Bahar, presented a coupe based on the sedan Bentley Mulsanne. The presentation of the novelty, which completely altered the rear end of the body and slightly changed the interior, was part of the opening of a new plant in Modena. Part of the work on the modification of the machine was carried out by German tuners Mcchip-DKR. In particular, they made for the coupe new body panels made of aluminum and carbon fiber. About any refinement of the power unit is not reported. The Mulsanne sedan is equipped with a 6.75-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, which produces 512 horsepower and 1020 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with an eight-band "automatic". From zero to 100 kilometers per hour the model accelerates in 5.5 seconds...
Headquarters Polestar will be a snow white cube

Headquarters Polestar will be a snow white cube

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The Swedish architectural bureau Bornstein & Lyckefors has developed the design of the headquarters of the company Polestar. A special feature of the building, made in the form of a white cube, will be the whole glass facade, allowing up to 60 percent of sunlight. The new headquarters of the brand is a three-level construction with a total area of ​​3800 square meters. A total of about 200 employees will work there. Inside it there will also be a show-room. Locally Polestar headquarters will be located in the same place as the headquarters of Volvo - in the city of Gothenburg. In addition to the head office, Polestar is building its first plant in Chengdu, China. He will start work in 2019. The first model of an independent brand will be a hybrid coupe Polestar 1. The machine,
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

News, Rumors
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

News, Spy Shots
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...