New 2011 Audi RS5 Coupe Officially Revealed (details and photos)

1 03 2010

German automaker has officially revealed the new Audi RS5 Coupe which should become the main rival BMW M3 Coupe. Developed by Audi’s quattro GmbH division, the RS5 Coupe makes use of a revised version of the 4.2-liter V8 engine found in the previous RS4. The new RS5 will go on sale in Europe this Spring with a base price of around €77,700.

Power comes from a 4.2-liter V8 that produces 331 kW (444 hp / 450 PS) and 430 Nm (317 lb-ft) of torque. It is coupled to a seven-rate S tronic transmission which allows the 1,725 kilogram (3,803 beat) sedan to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, before topping out at an electronically limited 250 km/h (155 mph). If that isn’t swiftly enough, Audi can delete the alacrity limiter to enable the car to hit 280 km/h (174 mph). Despite this immense performance, the RS5 only consumes 10.8 liters of gasoline per 100 km (21.78 US mpg).

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Second Audi e-Tron Concept Appeared in Detroit (photos)

15 01 2010

The new version of the Audi e-Tron concept, that first exposed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, has appeared in Detroit. When looking at the Frankfurt e-Tron a R8 directly comes to care. The Detroit e-Tron is actually 27 cm (10.63 inches) shorter in piece and 12 cm (4.72 inches) narrower and only 1 cm (0.39 shuffle) shorter in height. It has a sickening stress of around 1,350 kg (2976.24 lbs), which is 250 kg (551.16 lbs) excluding than the Frankfurt e-Tron.

Two electric motors drive the front and rear axles. Together they make 150kW (204hp) and 2,650 Nm (1954.54 lb-ft) of torque which can be liberally pied between the wheels as necessary. The car is said to accelerate from 0 – 100km/h in 5.9 seconds and is imperfect to 200km/h (124mph).

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New Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept Unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show (details and photos)

15 01 2010

Cadillac has revealed the new luxury XTS Platinum Concept at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The XTS  Concept previews a workable hope Cadillac luxury sedan that incorporates flow technologies.

The 5.1 metre (200.8 inches) long XTS Platinum has a cork-in amalgam usage for exciting-only pouring capabilities. Its array can be recharged in about five hours from unfilled. The accompanying 3.6-litre Direct Injection V6 petrol engine helps put out an estimated 260kW (354hp) and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque. Drive is through all four wheels.

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New Peugeot SR1 Concept Car Revealed (details and photos)

15 01 2010

Peugeot has revealed the first photos of the new SR1 Concept car. It’s a Grand Tourer that comes with two doors and a hard top. The construct is a foretaste of what the French marque policy to do in language of upcoming target focus. The new SR1 will be exposed at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

Typical of a GT, the SR1 skin a large sculptured bonnet, flowing wings, a low centre of gravity, sweeping sides and a chiselled rear create. LEADING headlights are a highlight, as is the new redesigned Lion badge.

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New 2010 Mercedes E-Class Convertible Officially Revealed (photos and videos)

22 12 2009

Mercedes-Benz has introduced the new 2010 E-Class Convertible that will trade the outgoing CLK drop-top and compete with the BMW 3-Series and Audi A5 cabriolets. The the four-seater E-Class convertible will be launched in March 2010.

Basing on the new E-Class Coupe, the convertible form gets an electrically operated fabric roof instead of a retractable hardtop while other changes over its tin-top sibling involve the redesigned rear wings and stalk lid. One of the sole features of the 2010 E-Class Convertible is a ground-breech retractable snake spoiler located on top of the front windshield. Calling ‘Aircap’, the method factory with a rear deflector to helps to lead bend over the passenger compartment.

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New 2011 Audi A8 Revealed: Official Details, Photos and Video

1 12 2009

The all-new fourth generation 2011 Audi A8 luxury sedan has unveiled in Miami. The new A8 acquired a new design, an improved line of engines, a new technologies such as night vision assist with marking of detected pedestrians and Audi pre sense safety system, an updated MMI operating system with hand writing recognition touch pad, new driver assistance systems, full LED headlights.

Leaving the evolutionary styling of the outside and interior departure, the new 2011 A8 continues to make using of a lightweight aluminum body. The common wheelbase A8 (a LWB will trail at a later meeting) trial 5,137 mm (16.85 ft) in segment, 1,949 mm (6.39 ft) in width and 1,460 mm (4.79 ft) in height, with a 2,992 mm (9.82 ft) wheelbase.

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General Motors Cancels Sale with Magna and Russian Sberbank and Decides to Keep Opel

4 11 2009

General Motors nowadays announced that the group’s Board of Directors decided to cancel the sale of Opel to a Russian-backed group led by Magna and keep it under control.

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The U.S. automaker said that it took this certitude because of an “improving custom environment for GM over the older few months” as well as the importance of the Opel/Vauxhall brands to the firm’s universal approach. GM‘s president and CEO Fritz Henderson said in a primed statement that the company will portray its restructuring idea for its European section to Germany and other governments and hopes for its favorable consideration. The U.S. automaker expects that the restructuring of Opel will price around €3 billion, or about $4.4 billion at today’s switch rates.

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Car Accident: BMW X5 tear to pieces (photos)

4 11 2009

BMW X5 full crash img_6 | AutoWorld

We don’t know where it happened (probably in Russia), how many people were affected and how this accident could happen!! According to some information BMW X5 had all injuries as a result of repeated overturning at high speed. In continue you can view more terrible photos…

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New Volkswagen Golf MkVII Leaked?!

14 10 2009

Not much time passed since the release of the last VW Golf MkVI but we already have information on the next-generation Golf MkVII. And our information on this new hatchback, slated for a 2012 unveiling.

2012 VW Golf VII renderings img_1 | AutoWorld

The recently revealed promotional video of VW L1 Concept suddenly show us a groupe of designers which work on clay styling model of the next-generation Golf. But the photo proves that work is well underway on the new Golf, suggesting a particularly condensed lifecycle for the unfilled MkVi car.

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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 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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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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