New Honda CR-Z Hybrid Sports Coupe Concept: First Official Photos Revealed

30 09 2009

Honda will be introduce their gasoline-electric hybrid CR-Z Concept (replacement of the legendary CR-X) at next month’s Tokyo Motor Show. Only a few changes will be made to the production model that is scheduled to be launched in Japan in February 2010 and the rest of the world.

2009 Honda CR-Z Concept  img_1 | AutoWorld

At a first glance, the so-called “CR-Z Concept 2009” doesn’t seem to be that different from the unique CR-Z concept car that was displayed at the 2007 Tokyo show. But earlier look reveals that Honda’s designers thoroughly reworked the sport coupe’s front and rear ends as well as the profile.

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New 2010 Toyota 4Runner Officially Revealed (photos and video)

28 09 2009

The redesigned 2010 Toyota 4Runner has officially revealed. The new 4Runner became taller, longer and wider. Base SR5 models have fender extensions with mud guards, an exclusive fencing, and a measure roof rack. The off-highway focused Trail shape skin a unique hood dipper, super guards, and dark start- and tail light. The scale topping Limited model boasts a chrome grille, 20-edge wheels, and body-color accents.

2010 Toyota 4Runner img_1 | AutoWorld

The traditional sport styling is backed up by strong body-on-trick construction and two superior four-circle urge systems. SR5 and Trail variants are ready with a two-swiftness part-time four-turn effort logic, while the 4Runner Limited is equipped with a round-time four-controls-need order with a locking middle differential. If your adventures take you off the beaten avenue, you’ll be fortunate to know the Trail type features a norm electronic-locking differential.

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New 2010 Nissan Altima Leaked (details and photos)

24 09 2009

The new images of the updated Nissan 2010 Altima was leaked to the web on the same day the company issued a recall for 26,398 Altimas and Maximas.

2010 Nissan Altima leaked img_1 | AutoWorld

The 2010 Altima receives the reworked front fascia, now it features a slightly more prominent upper grille and a lower intake that’s molded in body color plastic instead of black. Flanking that lower opening are new foglights that sit inside boomerang-shaped recesses. We can’t make out much of the car’s hind quarters, but it seems the tail lamps have grown a in size.

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Free Nitro for All: AmericanMuscle takes Nitrogen Tire Inflation to the Masses

24 09 2009

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Always in pursuit of maximum performance and reliability, race teams from NASCAR to Formula 1 have filled tires with nitrogen gas for years based on the many benefits it offers over conventional air inflation. In another huge step toward superior customer service, aftermarket Mustang part retailer AmericanMuscle.com is now offering free nitrogen inflation with all wheel and tire purchases. That’s right, we said FREE.
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Tuning: Mansory CYRUS based on Aston Martin DBS or DB9

24 09 2009

Mansory tuning house presents the Cyrus aerodynamic kit for the the Aston Martin DBS or the DB9. The Cyrus emphasises masculinity and power with the carbon fibre wing extensions, newly designed rear skirt with the integrated diffuser and provides space for four stainless steel and pipes of the sonorous sport exhaust system.

Mansory CYRUS tuning package based on Aston Martn DBS or DB9  img_1 | AutoWorld

The two slotted right domes on the carbon fibre bonnet send extra air into the 12 cylinder engine. The car squats on large 9×20 front and 10.5×21 rear specially-insincere striking rims wrapped in 255/30ZR20 front and 295/25ZR21 rear Dunlop Sport Maxx tyres. The coilover suspension has been adjusted to lower the centre of gravity and upgrade street property for providing the best road holding.

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Beauty Girls at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show (photos)

17 09 2009

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UPDATED: with new beauty babes!!

As usual, we do not pass by the beautiful ladies who attended at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show! It’s time to honor those women who are charged with keeping our attention focused on those vehicles they’ve been paid to lean against. View full gallery with awesome pretty car girls in continue…
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Renault Zero Emission Z.E. Lineup at Frankfurt 2009: Fluence, Zoe, Kango and Twizy Concepts (photos and video)

17 09 2009

This year Renault introduced four new concept cars at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show: Fluence Z.E., Zoe Z.E., Kango Z.E. and Twizy Z.E. All of them are “zero emission” vehicles and use similar technology to the Nissan Leaf EV.

Renault "Zero Emission" Concepts at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show | AutoWorld

These concepts are an all-electric and can travel for 160 kilometers on a single charge. Once the battery is dried up, the battery can be charged using three different methods: a standard charge that takes between four and eight hours, a quick charge which is done in only 20 minutes or alternitavely, through the automated ‘Quickdrop’ system that removes and replaces the batteries in just three minutes. Solar paneling is also built in, to reduce the need for electricity from the grid. We will try to make a small overview of these cars.

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New Audi R8 e-Tron Concept Officially Revealed: Four Electric Motors with 4,500Nm of Torque (photos + video)

16 09 2009

The new Audi R8 e-Tron Concept has officially revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi’s super concept powered by four electric motors, two each at the front and rear axles driving all four wheels, that produce a combined output of 230kW or 313HP along with a maximum, yes you are not mistaken, 4,500 Nm (3,319 lb-ft) of torque!! It’s a fantastic result of engineering.

Audi e-Tron Concept LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show img_1 | AutoWorld

The new E-Tron accelerates from 0 – 100km/h time of 4.8 seconds, a top pace of 200km/h and a breadth of about 248km on plump lithium-ion vigor. Recharging the 213kg battery push at the back to detailed post requires six to eight hours on a common 220V conduit while a 400V close will do the job in about two and the half hours.

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New Seat IBZ Tourer Concept Revealed in Frankfurt (details and photos)

16 09 2009

Spanish automaker has revealed official details and photos of their new Seat IBZ Sport Tourer Concept in Frankfurt. Seat does confirm that the car will come to market in 2010.

SEAT IBZ Concept LIVE at Frankfurt 2009 img_2 | AutoWorld

UPDATED: LIVE uveiling at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show (photos)

When laying out Seat‘s procedure for the arrival, visitors leader Erich Schmitt strut of the Sport Tourer as being one of ten new models thumping the bazaar over the coming months and days. The Volkswagen-owned variety has struggled to grasp a significant disclose of the marketplace, but the Sport Tourer may be the method the band needs.

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New VW E-Up! Electric Concept Revealed (details and photos)

16 09 2009

Volkswagen has revealed the new all-electric VW E-Up! Concept car at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new concept is a three-door minicar powered by an 80Hp electric engine that drives the front wheels. The German automaker plans to begin production of the Up! Family in 2011.

VW E-Up! Concept LIVE at Frankfurt img_3 | AutoWorld

The E-Up! concept is 3.2-meter long, 1.64 meters in width and 1.47 meters in height with a wheelbase of 2.19 meters and it’s smaller than a Fiat 500. However, VW’s designers managed to add in 3+1 seats which means the front passenger seat is positioned 50 mm onward, credit to the instruments being pushed foster up front.

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BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show (photos and video)

16 09 2009

The new BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept was officially unveiled at a preview event to the IAA in Frankfurt. Company chair and CEO Dr. Norbert Reithofer said something very interesting regarding his circle’s chosen outlook powertrain solution.

BMW Vision EfficienctDynamics Concept LIVE at Frankfurt Preview Event img_1 | AutoWorld

“The car wishes to evolve through innovation,” said Reithofer . “We are the engines more effective and make the compute of vehicle technology more optimally. In addition, Hybrid is also for us a temporary solution. And especially for large metropolitan areas, a car is required for electric source. We will resume our research work which hydrogen affection.”

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New Bugatti 16C Galibier Concept Revealed (photos and video)

15 09 2009

The all-new exclusive Bugatti 16 C Galibier Concept car has revealed at a private event in Molsheim.  The Bugatti CEO Franz-Josef Paefgen describes the Galibier is one of several concept studies with which the company is considering for the future of the marque.

Bugatti 16 C Galibier Concept img_1 | AutoWorld

The new Galibier Concept powered by a 8-litre 16-cylinder flex-fuel engine with two-stage supercharging. It could produce between 588kW (800hp) and 735kW (1,000hp), all which is channeled to all four wheels using the AWD system. Standard fuel is gasoline but ethanol can be used as an alternative. To cease it operation away from the driver is a set of effective carbon ceramic brakes.

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New Lamborghini Reventon Roadster Officially Revealed (photos)

15 09 2009

The first official details and photos of the exclusive Lamborghini Reventon Roadster revealed. Lamborghini says that “less than 20” Roadsters with extremely exclusive performance features will be built at the plant in Bologna and will be priced at €1.1 million ($1.6 million).

Lamborghini Reventon Roadster LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show img_1 | AutoWorld

UPDATED: LIVE unveiling at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show (photos)

Built chiefly from carbon fibre and high-dilution steel the Reventon Roadster displays good stiffness and at the same time is light enough to kick out exceptional performance. It weighs 1,690kg (3,725 lbs) or just 25kg (55 lbs) more than the Coupe. The dimensions are 4.7m long, 2.1m wide, 1.1m high and the wheelbase is 2.7m. Both passengers sit appealing close to the ground but fortunately the suspension can be raised by 40mm at the front to improve opening into steeper everyday obstacles.

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