Mercedes-Benz: Debut 5 New Models in Geneva

26 02 2008

Mercedes has just released their plans for the next Auto Show in Geneva, where the company will begin five new models.
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The Mercedes SL which was recently revealed will make its official debut at Geneva, with an updated freshened face and inside. Two new six-cylinder engines will be offered, the SL 280 produces 170kW and SL 350, which now produces 16% more power for a total of 232kW. The LS 350 also features an additional 10Nm torque, which allows for a 0-100 km time of 6.2 seconds, a full four-tenths of a second quicker than the previous model. Improving performance, but also greater fuel economy in this case, as the SL 350, SL 500, SL 600 and all consuming less than 0.4 litres of fuel per 100 km by previous models. As part of the facelift, models now feature a redesigned front end with a single horizontal bar, the addition of intelligent lighting and AIRSCARF option.

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Audi TT-RS Spied Again (spy fotos)

26 02 2008
Both big fat oval pipes have yet another aspect that the new TT RS-top canvas stretches its legs in the snow. Previously, we have identified both the coupe and roadster versions of the TT dog tested, the new photos are a bit long in the tooth now.
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In an interesting perspective of the TT RS is precisely that both coupe and roadster seem destined to a public appearance synchronized same way as A5 and S5, these images are of a car straight out of the showroom, bar oversized headlamps and other testing equipment. Are the twins 270kW Ingolstadt to stop the Audi show in Geneva? Audi can just toss one there, the other to leave New York.

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Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype-S: Hot Hatch Images Leaked

26 02 2008
Oh, my love Geneva, you will never cease? Look how Mitsubishi is the story of the turf after a few weeks. Seems the Lancer sedan, the least in prototype S-shape, is shown as a basic food for the consumption of Geneva. We have the first Internet-officials fled the pictures of what will come, and Subaru Impreza male was better.
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Probably be back as a sport, Lancer is in the market, with a 180 kW / 241 PS and 2.0-litre engine 343Nm, the same as the Evo X weakened, but to interact with customers such as Focus ST, Mazda3 MPS and Astra OPC. The direct competitor is more naturally the Impreza WRX.

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Lamborghini LP 550 Spied in Portugal (spy fotos)

26 02 2008

We reported a few weeks ago that took maybe Lamborghini LP550 prepare a version of its Gallardo supercar. It seems our intuition was right. Before you are the first spy photos of the Lamborghini Gallardo refreshed midlife ahead.
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Our spy photographers spotted this test mule black mat in Portugal tests alongside a Maserati Gran Turismo and the Porsche 911. It is difficult to pinpoint any visual reference with all updates matte black ribbon covering painting bright orange, but our eyes will focus on a small number of differences from the car. First, the headlights seem to be smaller. The current flagship cars running high enough amounts to a judgement that this court headlights of vehicles. The front splitter is also amended.

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Official Release: Chrysler 300C SRT Diesel

26 02 2008

It seems even the Chrysler 300C mobster crew receive all environmentally on us. Why, it becomes a diesel engine.
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Let’s face it, the U.S. auto industry is not exactly known for producing the most environmentally friendly automobiles for the world. Stateside gas is cheap, even with recent increases because of oil prices, it is still relatively cheap compared to most other developed regions of the world. GM, Ford and Chrysler generally build larger vehicles that run on gasoline for domestic markets where 25 mpg is considered quite frugal.

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Audi Q5 Prototype (spy photos)

26 02 2008

“Sometimes it’s really hard to be a spy car,” says our man behind these spy photos Audi Q5. “There were two prototypes of the Q5 off late Sunday evening. Who accompanied them are about 5 cars control of the roads ahead, and looking out for photographers. Consequently, I did not get a front shot. Better luck next time. “
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All the time around the world, it is cold and snowing somewhere. Therefore, our spy guy will be more alert, hiding behind the bushes obscure or levitating inside a garbage waiting to jump on the car manufacturers who unsuspecting innocent on a midnight drive. Yeah, sure. Snap! Gotcha!

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TechArt GTStreet Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet Revealed

23 02 2008

The standard Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet never really missing in the department with his power of 480 hp, maximum speed of 193 mph, and a 0 to 60 mph time of only 3.8 seconds. That has not prevented, tuning TechArt closet by his car a surprising some settings. The company is with the Motor Show in Geneva its beginnings GTstreet new convertible, based on the Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet.
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TechArt’s GTstreet convertible has a powerful engine with 630 hp, with the car to reach a top speed of 345 km / hour (214 miles / hour). Being shown alongside the new bond will be TechArt’s GTstreet cut, began last year, the automatic exposure. The company believes GTstreet their vehicles, which are among the fastest and most powerful road deserves the sports car in the world.

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Maybach Landaulet: Green-Lighted for Production

23 02 2008

In a move that will not surprise many people, Maybach has approved the scandalous Landaulet open-top sedan for production. The 62 S-based Landaulet design study was presented for the first time in November last year, and his open cabin coupled with a driver of the closed area harkened classic luxury in the era of the mark which draws its name. Reaction supported the Landaulet at auto shows have led to its production.
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As evidenced by car, the hand-built Landaulet will be based on the Maybach 62 S. The fifth line model Maybach obvious distinction comes from the rear of the roof, which was replaced by a soft power and glass top. Two exterior colours are available: Black or Baltic Silver Nevada. The 20-inch wheels can be polished or match the color of the body. Interior treatments are just as limited, with three choices of leather lining and two finishes. The Landaulet can also be used with custom paint and interior trim as any Maybach. The Landaulet the passenger is subtly upgraded, with a wind deflector and the largest rear headrests which also reduce turbulence. The bi-turbo V12 engine is also a slight boost power to 450.

Maybach has Landaulet price to EUR 900000 ($ 1.35 million US), and it is a limited production model, of course. The first Maybach Landaulets main will be constructed in the fall of 2008.





The running costs of a Ferrari ?!

23 02 2008

It is very difficult to get the club Ferrari property. The number one obstacle is money, or the lack of progress in this area. Suppose that you have just won the lottery, and you have decided that these beatings brand new Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. That is a lot of money, but you marked three fat found your new bank accounts, and you are satisfied, you can waltz right in the snob local merchants and Ferrari to win a little respect on the part of the seller.
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You are sitting down and the seller confirmed that your bank accounts will, in fact, buy and glossy Rosso V12 pure red blood sits on its platform carpeting in the exhibition space. Remember, the seller smirk short. They ask, “What is so funny?”. He says, “O Lord nothing, nothing. Allow me to demonstrate your new Grand Touring.”

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BMW + Google: World Debut for Unrestricted Internet Use at Geneva

23 02 2008

BMW’s stand at Geneva show a special-purpose vehicle that is fully capable of the Internet. Using a BMW ConnectedDrive calls, users will be able to complete a wide range of tasks online, simply by moving their mouse around. In this case, the mouse is not the type, but BMW iDrive knob.
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Surfing the web is apparently very easy. Like a machine as a laptop PC with Windows or Mac, Internet surfing involves typing in URLs to visit web addresses. This is possible. And maybe saving favorite sites, as on your computer. BMW has set up a special server to manage the expected influx of Internet use. They therefore guarantee rapid connetions using EDGE technology, which is up to four times faster than GPRS. Unless there are additional screens at the rear DVD, the Internet will stop once the vehicle exceeds 5 km / h, standard safety measure in most factories equipped TV / DVD in vehicles entertainment and information systems.

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Black Bugatti Veyron for Sale on eBay!!!

22 02 2008

Such opportunities do not come too often. Keen on a Bugatti Veyron black? Well now your chance, you have at least a fairly cool $ 1850000 USD. The vehicle is based in California, and I am sure that the mass clambering Hollywood is the key.
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I am not only the dealer is very wary If all pneumatic test drivers who come to see the vehicle. 1001bhp must be treated with respect, and the average rock star to Hollywood movie star is without doubt the resolve to lack the necessary level of expertise driver for the administration of these 8.0L, 64 valves quad turbo W16 road rocket.

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Alfa Romeo Brera and Spider Facelift Revealed

22 02 2008

A few days ago, we have recast with the Alfa Romeo 159 sedan and family rooms. Alfa seems very affûté this time, they have two more Liftings today – the beautiful Brera Spider and surprising. Like 159, the changes are quite subtle, but important around.
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Mainly, the considerable weight of the vehicles has been reduced by the use of light alloy wheels, suspension parts made of aluminium, aluminium and Bremszangen mono-block brake.

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Hyundai Genesis Coupe caught in Sweden (spy foto)

22 02 2008

Although we spyware stereotypes to the next rear wheels Hyundai Coupe Genesis, and now have the football concept Genesis as a reference for the next version of production, all new photos taken in Sweden as a spy to many new details, and not The few of the car, for the domestic production and the back seat. Let’s start first with the outside world, where we can see the sculptures of an air less with chrome slats for good measure. The two are also fully discovered, and offer a high point in the fluid of the characters that the length of the vehicle.

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Spy photogs got excellent images, within the country, even the show, the center of production of the console, gauge cluster and a ground for the gearbox, the automatic with a manual exchange capacities. Maj paddle apparently will not be offered, but there are heated seats and the chairs are well developed. The rear bucket seats are strictly with their own sports drinks console, a pair of keepers and some storage cubby. Attach the rear legs looks fairly well understood, but at a height of this point is unknown.

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