New ABT AS8 Based on Audi A8 Revealed at 2010 Geneva Motor Show

4 03 2010

ABT Sportsline tuner has unveiled a modified 2011 Audi A8 at the Geneva Motor Show. Project called as AS8 and features a new front spoiler, aggressive face skirts, a revised rear apron, and classy 20-creep wheels (21-inchers are also available).

What’s about performance, Abt tweaked the 4.2-liter TDI engine to products 385 PS (283 kW / 380 hp) and 880 Nm (649 lb-ft) of torque. This represents a modest fuel of 35 PS (26 kW) and 80 Nm (59 lb-ft), compared to the customary car.

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New Porsche 918 Spyder Sports Plug-in Hybrid Concept Revealed in Geneva (photos and video)

4 03 2010

Porsche has unveiled a striking concept car, the new 918 Spyder, at the special pre-show event in Geneva. The mid-engined sports car has introduced as the new “ecology vs. performance” issue.

The 918 Spyder “Super-Sports” concept is powered by both a 500-horsepower V8 and a pair of electric motors (one for each axle) producing an additional 218 hp or 160kW. On the ecological surface it is talented of 3.0 litres/100 kilometers (94 mpg imp / 78 mpg US) with just 70 grams of CO2 emissions per kilometer. That gives a combined power output of 528 kW (718 PS / 708 hp) resulting in a 0 to 100 km/h tear in just 3.2 seconds, top zoom of 320 km/h (198 mph), and a lap time on the Nurburgring Nordschleife in excluding than 7:30 record, which is closer than the Porsche Carrera GT.

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New 2012 Ford Focus Wagon & 5dr Hatchback LIVE Unveiling at Geneva Motor Show (photos)

3 03 2010

The next-generation 2012 Ford Focus Wagon and Focus Hatchback have introduced at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. New levels of refinement and technology to the booming C-segment in the United States.

The new Focus is based on Ford’s global C-segment platform, which also features the C-Max and the Grand C-Max models. Ford strategy on deriving ten different models from the platform by 2012. The Focus will come in 6 bodystyle iterations in Europe by 2012 as well, counting a four-door sedan, and a five-seat and seven-seat MAV variants (the C-Max replacements).

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New Lexus CT 200h: Official Details and Photos Leaked

1 03 2010

The first official details and photos of the new Lexus CT 200h has revealed. The car features newly-developed front-wheel drive platform, the smallest Lexus ever is powered by a 1.8-liter gasoline engine mated to an electric motor with power going through an E-CVT transmission.

The gorged amalgam is based on the LF-Ch concept revealed at the Frankfurt show in 2009. It skinned a 1.8-liter four-cylinder VVT-i petrol engine and a lure synchronous exciting motor. The band has not available performance details, but they do say that the motor is “powerful.” Nickel-metal hydride is worn for the high voltage string. Power is sent to the front wheels via an electrically-controlled contiuously alterable transmission, or E-CVT for short.

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New Mercedes F800 Style Concept Revealed (details and photos)

1 03 2010

The new details on the Mercedes F800 Style Concept, which previews the next-generation 2011 CLS-Class, have emerged.

The F800 Concept features a bold front-end, LED lights, and ‘revolve-and-slide’ rear doors. According to Mercedes-Benz’s Head of Design, Gorden Wagener, “The exciting vehicle-like roof line, and in common the vehicle’s balanced proportions, provide it a chic sporty look that reinterprets the Mercedes-Benz intention idiom and emphasizes the sculptural person of the F800 Style. The effect is a harmonious blend of innovative form and perform, which conveys a sensation of great styling and expert.”

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Refreshed 2010 Mazda CX-7 Debuts at Geneva Motor Show

6 03 2009

Early 2010 Mazda CX-7 crossover has made its facelift debut at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto and nowadays it has been revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. New for 2010MY are a larger grille, updated front and rear fascias and a refashioned interior but the most significant change is veiled under the hood as Mazda decided to expound a new door-glassy edition of the CX-7 equipped with the same 160-horsepower 2.5-liter naturally-aspirated 4-cylinder that we find in the Mazda6 and Mazda3.

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Mazda’s designers efficient the new CX-7 exterior styling with a new front cushion, fine rock tail lights and a new rear apron. In the chalet, changes embrace the restyled gauges on the instrument panel, newly intended pinpoint air-vents that look like they came from the Audi parts bin and a 4.1-creep affect TFT information pageant.

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LIVE in Geneva: 2010 Mazdaspeed3 (MPS) Revealed (details + photos)

5 03 2009

The new 2010 Mazda3 MPS (Mazdaspeed3) has revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. New design style and an upgraded version of the MZR 2.3-liter DISI turbo engine makes this hatchback a very sporty and hot.

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Among the main styling changes of new Mazdaspeed3 is the addition of a new covering mounted air intake for the intercooler, MPS undivided front fender and bumper designs, bi-xenon headlamps and sporty black external decorate accents. Other styling rudiments contain a large rear spoiler, cloudless LED taillights, and absolute 18-edge aluminum alloy wheels.

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