Nissan GT-R Is Official Super GT Pace Car

14 03 2008
Nissan and Nissan Motorsports International (NISMO) announced today that the new Nissan GT-R will be involved in the 2008 Super GT Series as the official pace car.
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This year also marks the return of the Nissan GT-R in the GT Series GT500, the racing car 493 hp weighs 1100 kg and will be driven by five drivers spread over four teams.This Sunday, March 16, we can finally see how far the new GT-R GT500 rows facing competition on the Suzuka circuit in Japan.

Before the start of the race Nissan will present the new pace car for the opening ceremony, along with the new GT-R will add Pace Car of the Nissan GT-R race cars last (2003 XANAVI NISMO GT-R, 1996 NISMO GT-R LM 1990 Clarion and Calsonic Skyline). The former GT-R’s will do the demo-head with the pace car after the presentation ceremony.





New Mercedes M-Class Facelift (detailed description + AMG tuning)

14 03 2008

The current second generation of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class was on the streets in 2005 in relation to the search for new Mercedes SUV, the car easily. Until now, the 2 Generation M-Class has its way into almost 300000 customers in the world, was it one of the most successful cars in the ever-growing SUV market.
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The class was lifting M with a new housing (bumper redrawn, and designed a new projectors grille), rear fascia (the new bumper with reflector strips, rear lights redrawn with smoked glass look), the new two colors, and four new leather interior leather steering wheel spoke.

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2008 Lotus Exige GT3 – Race Debut In Australia

14 03 2008

Coming this weekend on the German Formula 1 Grand Prix is an updated Lotus Exige GT3. Even more than last year Lotus GT3 conceptual, the world’s fastest Lotus has a highly specialized 1.8-litre engine from the camp brought engine in the Exige S.
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Bereitend the Exige for the 2008 competition in the GT championship, it was no easy task, with the engineers and mechanics often work 20 hour days in the off-season. Upgrades back to the car so important vote on the engine, improving performance 261kw and 305NM. Engineers have focused on reducing drag for the newly belebte’08 model. The new “extreme aerodynamic aids” should prove to be effective, with a lotus press release to mention that every 0.007Cd reduce the drag coefficient is 1.6 km / h adds speed of the car.

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New Ford Focus RS Concept Headed for London

14 03 2008

We have heard the confirmation of a Ford Focus RS model, and we have seen the teaser pics floating around. But we have the information that we have anything physical to go, a tire thread, a wheel, what? Nope. We have this photograph. Plus the teaser image, which have already been published.

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London Motor Show in July is the place to be if you want to check the details. Of course, some time before then WCF would have delivered technical specifications, as usual. But now we are on crumbs thrown down insiders from the engineering “at the table, primarily the Ford Focus RS will not 4WD, but front-wheel-drive. That alone is probably enough to make it a Mazda3 MPS rivals more than a Subaru STI enemy. But wait, there’s more. Looks like we are coming to less than 300 hp – 280 hp speculated on this one, it is certainly much, but also places STI 300 horses on the back, with an additional 8 Horses just in case.

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Ferrari Stretched 360 – not Impressed

14 03 2008

Ferrari tuning, some see it as blasphemous, while some argue that everything, including super prancing pony cars, can be improved. Most companies tuning of the line of new tires, oversized rear spoilers of carbon fibers and body kits, but you can find stronger ‘tuned’ cars.
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One of these cars is very stretched 2000 Ferrari 360 seats 8 people and is now for sale on eBay for 150,000 pounds (195000 euros). This is not a collector’s item, this is a case on its own and comes with two Web site customers and will cost 700 pounds per hour to rent. The eight-seat sport carbon fibre can be accessed through two enormous electrical gullwing doors.Ferrari headquarters, however, are not amused by this unique Ferrari and sent their lawyers to ask Dan Cawley, the current owner, to remove all the Ferrari 360 Modena and badges of the car. Reasoning at the base is that the 6 meter long limousine is no longer a reality and that Ferrari is infringing their copyrights.Cawley asked in return via TimesOnline: “What kind of precedent does it set when you can not do what you want with your property?”
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BMW 3-Series E90 Facelift (spy photo)

14 03 2008

These are without doubt still images from which most of the upcoming BMW E90 3-Series sedan Facelift planned to meet showrooms this summer. Since its launch at the Geneva Motor Show 2005 in the E90 racked up sales of 96000 units in its first year of production, just in the United States. Now, the 3-series is entering its fourth year of production, and these images show how BMW plans to boost the 3-series’ appeal to a formidable competitor against the Mercedes C-Class and Audi A4 sedan recently launched.
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After previous winter tests spy photos, our photographer caught this silver-bluish E90 with a disguised front bumper and camouflaged head and tail lights cruise along the streets of Munich. On the basis of these images are the most visible changes appear to a new rear lot with LED taillights, a new front fascia with a newly sculpted hood and grille and new side mirrors. In accordance with the current BMW headlight design, expect to see accentuated “angel eyes” along with a revised interior, and a new selection of more environmentally friendly engines.

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Iconic GTR Revealed Boasting more than 800hp

14 03 2008

Iconiques, all-American super exclusive car manufacturer, implies that he went to the future and see what a sports car should look, drive, and printing. The company is also concerned about its parade of RTM seems that it is on its bravado in the engine department.
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This service provides, through its 6.9 litre V8 aluminium, a huge 800 bhp / 597kW at least, in a car pounding the scales at a mere estimation 2200 lb / 998 kg tare weight. According to our estimates, these statistics give a 0 to 62 mph sprint in less than 2 seconds! Iconic said more than 200 mph is possible in a quiet place like some freeway in the Pacific, outback, karoo or highway. Sounds manic? You betcha! And we love. We very much!

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