(Video) Iron Man – Behind the Scenes Video of Audi Q7 & R8 Stunt Scene

30 04 2008

If there is one thing the Iron Man Director Jon Favreau to complain about, it is Audi R8 and seven of the film is too well-designed stunt scenes logistical nightmare.

The first stunt scene (in the video above) features a family skid to stop in their Audi Q7 prove a major problem due to the anti-lock braking system, even after the wheels are sprayed on the ground wd40 and splattered with water, it Still does not work. In the end, they spent two hours under the hood and all their tools and torches close combat anti-lock brakes. Unfortunately, this is not the crux of the problem to stop, following the 7 anti-skid is held in the air from the iron man, the car spinning wheels should be round, but this time, traction control system is in the way.

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New Jaguar XF Tuning Kit by Loder1899

30 04 2008

Loder1899 has made its own name (penalty) tuned Ford vehicles, even Jaguar is currently Tata maximum control and Julia loder still pleased to force the Jaguar fans and fine-tuning their bags. This time, Germany fine-tuning the House received a new car and work their magic.

Loder1899 started with a body kit consisting of a new front spoiler, boot spoiler and after the campaign intensified the spread of the nature of the Jaguar XF. Loder1899 also lowered the XF by 35 mm giving it both a faster appeal as well as a lower center of gravity. The look is finished with 20 or 21 inch wheels, pictured are 21 inch silver ‘Hollow Spoke’ wheels.

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Motive BEHEV Electric Car Renderings (detail photo)

30 04 2008

Back to the New York Auto Show in March, X Prize Foundation, and progress gradually automobile insurance announced the X Prize competition, with 10 million U.S. dollars in prize money. The competition is open to any team who can ‘design, build and market 100 mpge (miles per gallon, energy equivalent) of vehicles, people want to buy, and to meet market demand price, size, capacity, safety and performance ‘.

Motive industry has now issued a brief press release, the 100-mile shooting brake, the unknown, but it was called BEHEV (Battery Exchange Hybrid Electric Vehicle). 2 2 adopted the modular composite / aluminium / steel chassis, light weight of the composite panels, front-wheel drive multi-speed quickshift transaxle, and draws its power from a high-performance ice generators. This is just the first draft, and has no known specifications, but we like what we see.

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New Renault Megane III leaked in French auto mag

30 04 2008

Renault has been working on the replacement of the current Megane. The following is the new Clio, from three years ago Megane is an important model for the French car manufacturers to face a well-off volume leaders such as the Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit and the Ford Motor Company the focus of attention. French auto magazine has managed to add some brazen shooting cars, presumably obtained from Renault employees in exchange for a case of wine, a box gauloise and / or a joke on the Americans.

As promised, the new Megane will be a substantial increase in its uniform shape than love it – or – hatred, its current mode, the bending of the upright rear window. Front end borrowed a lot of new Laguna City, suggesting that a common language for the company. Have a certain similarity between some of the production version and the Megane car concept, launched in Geneva, this year.

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New Maserati A8GCS Berlinetta Touring (photo)

28 04 2008

Some of the auto news coming from the Concorso D’Eleganza Villa D’Este was totally unexpected, such as the M1 Hommage, but some others were highly anticipated. The best example is that the return of the carrozzeria tourism superleggera, Maserati and the Bellagio, but also to produce a new vehicle in its sleeve, Maserati A8GCS Berlinetta Touring.

It is a pity the official website of tourism superleggera no new image, is just a tease of personal data, but the Italian car omniauto.it website has published many of the photos, and we can say that the findings merit our attention to.

Although a8gcs seems to be an improved granturismo, car is completely new. It only shares the engine and transmission with the Italian sports car. Rather than as a single vehicle, for example, a8gcs This is an agency within the framework of the automobile, and trelice framework and the physical place. This structure will enable car incredibly light, only about 1,200 kilograms, according to omniauto.it. The engine is placed in front of the car, is what makes it features, long hood and short and small cabin.

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New BMW M1 Concept Hommage Officially Revealed

28 04 2008

Retro style with modern aggressive design …
The concorso-e leganza Villa d’Este, Lake Como, in Italy, by BMW, because this is recovery, in 1999, and the German brand has always found space to show an alarming concept car. Sadly, they did not make it into production so far. Star has some mileage award scheme and the concept of Rolls-Royce 101 ex. In this year’s version of events, BMW will pay homage to one of its most important cars, money supply M1, to celebrate 30, 2008. Bavaria, but the company does not intend to only, to create value, it also hope that the current modern interpretation of that super sports car. M1 money supply to meet the concept. With it, traditionally the villa – e ste’s the concept may be about to change.

It is not only against the concept car seems, may have to give it a chance, even in a small scale. New vehicles may also be appropriate to live in a time of its production BMW to a serious thought. Mercedes – Mercedes-Benz has realized it might be a good idea to provide super, when the single-lens reflex camera production ceased in 2009, it has planned to revitalize the gull-wing, is currently testing, the snakes like the body. Audi, and even has given a try, and did not complain r8 sales and brand image of the benefits. So, why BMW will stay out of such a market »
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New 2009 Porsche 997 Facelift (leaked photo)

27 04 2008

First and foremost, Porsche upgrade 3.6 and 3.8-liter engine direct injection, 345 horsepower (20 hp), 390 nm of torque (20 nm) and 385 horsepower (30 hp), 420 nm of torque (20 nm) . All-wheel-drive models, are limited slip differential as standard, and for the first time a seven-speed dual-clutch drive Porsche the so-called dual-clutch (PDK) and flappy paddles on a new three-year introduction to the steering wheel .

The chassis has been strengthened Porsche stability management (the PSM), and the greater the front and rear disk brakes to fill the new style, 18-inch wheels standard Carrera and 19-inch wheels for the United States Carrera

The lighting of the leading lights of the day running and side lights, coupled with the re-design, resulting in rear lamps that, and bi-xenon headlamps become standard on the 3.6-liter models.

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New Alfa Romeo MiTo Spy photo

25 04 2008

Today New Alpha Romeo Mito was spied on testing. New Alfa is small homemade car. The photos, taken in Turin, show the usual muletto of MiTo engaged in the development of the last details with a view to presenting Journal.

From official resources have become aware that the initial range of engines provides 4 engines, gasoline and diesel, with power from 90 to 155Cv.

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Keating Supercars Revealed TKR and SKR with Rocket Power

25 04 2008

The search for the fastest car in the world title is still far from complete. If the Bugatti Veyron seems to be unbeatable with its 1001 HP and more than 400 km / h, it was the South-South cooperation Ultimate Aero and pushed the bar a little higher, at exactly 413.83 km / h with its HP 1199 and 1247 kg. Now, British car manufacturers want to regain the crown from the possession of the McLaren F1 in a manner very convincing, more precisely with the TKR Keating. Since there is no official data on the performance has been made available on that day, you can imagine what 1190 kg and 1500 hp supercar can do, but you do not have much imagination to the records May rapidly in dust…

The new car version and its soft, the Swedish kroner, were last Wednesday in South Portland, United Kingdom. The two are on a steel space frame structure, but it allows a structure made of carbon fiber to support the weight even more. The bodies are made of fiberglass, carbon fiber, but also the facilities are available as an option. These vehicles are Keating 4.31 m long, 1.87 m wide and 1.15 m in height. The British automobile manufacturer is already orders for them, but the supplies did not occur by the end of the year. No hurry, because the customers have to wait for their luck in any case: SKR and the TKR is being built in a limited quantity to them and to ensure that only quality standards.

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Saab 9-3 Convertible Specail Yellow Edition for US (car photo)

25 04 2008

At this spring Saab 9-3 convertible yellow version of the return in its third iteration. The first yellow version was released in 1991, according to Saab is a collectors item. Similarly, for the second version of the Yellow River in 1997.

On the basis of 210-horsepower 2.0 tons, this limited edition lynx yellow convertible features 17-inch alloy aviation research and effective after the spoiler, plus a long list of standard equipment, such as premium audio system, XM radio and onstar . 2008, Saab convertible yellow version of the suggested retail price of 42,830 U.S. dollars, including destination charges.





New Audi S3 Sportback – More Power

25 04 2008

With the release of the facelifted Audi A3 is the route S3 Sportback in the head, with its 3-S3 brothers and sisters at the top of the food chain A3. The Sportback S3 uses the same re-engineering, direct-engine turbo 2.0 TFSI that the S3 production of 265 hp (195 kW) with 350 Nm of torque.

The body has slowed S3 Sportback slighty of 0.1 seconds 0-100 km / h in 5.8 seconds (3 doors S3 takes 5.7 seconds), but the 250 km / h maximum speed is also for the 3 – Door and Sportback versions. A six-speed manual gearbox with manual engine is the provision of torque, which is the standard quattro (all wheels) transmission.

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New Peugeot 308 RC Z Concept Confirmed for Production

25 04 2008

Peugeot’s Director General Mr Jean-Philippe Collin confirmed in Lisbon the Motor Show today, the Peugeot RC-Z concept in fact go into full production.

The last production model of the great world beginning 2009 to Messe Frankfurt, two years after the concept car. The Peugeot RC-Z concept was with much enthusiasm and conviction of decision-makers remain loyal to the brand, as the term as possible, which means that they are from the traditional presentation of their trophies.

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New 2009 Audi A3 Facelift Revealed (photo)

25 04 2008

The facelifted Audi A3 will continue to sell this summer as a 2009 model, and has raised the profile of Audi’s sports compact sedan with the premium added that the same technology S tronic 7 high-speed dual-clutch transmission and magnetic ride system. Design updated to better adapt to a new generation of Audi with the same problem recently discovered five compact utility vehicle, the same curve with the headlamps’ wings’ element. Because these changes, three of the A3 growth of 2.5 cm length of 4.24 meters, while the A3 sportback level is still the same length of 4.29 meters.

Internal as follows suit with the details of aluminum and re-designed switches and controls. The instrument cluster, and now a black dial with red needles, transfer of the indicators, so that drivers know which gear is recommended by the automotive and high-resolution fonts for the white driver information. The backbone for the A3 grade has increased to 1,080 liters and sportback can accommodate 1,100 liters, with the quattro version of the slightly less cargo space, particularly because the rear axle.

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