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Chery Riich M5

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 08:59 AM PST

Riich, premium brand Chery, will soon introduce the M5, with door notchback variant of the M1, from which the House of Molise dr1 DR. This is a car not objectively pleasing to the eye, because in our country sedans in three volumes derived from car in two volumes – even successful – have never been appreciated by the Italian public.

The entrepreneurial vision of Massimo Di Risio not led him to introduce in Italy a sedan version of the dr1 to avoid a failure like the Opel Corsa TR or serious damage to the image as “mythical” Fiat Duna. 2010 will, however, a busy year for the market introduction of the DR DR2 and DR3 cars. This year is also expected to DR4, derived from the C-segment car Chery A3 already waiting for the Geneva Motor Show, where she gave packages.

Mercedes G55 AMG by VATH

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 08:55 AM PST

The German tuner VATHI play a Mercedes G55 AMG. The juice is pumped Geländewagen so with elegance and sobriety for all those people who do not like being observed. Of course, joking. Normally tuners do not care the least elegance of their products. And if the car is stylistically to prepare “good office” of his own, the final result may be controversial, and fascinating for those who love the genre.

The G55 AMG by Vath, then there’s a rain of LED lights and various scattered here and there, black racing stripes on the roof, bonnet and tail, a new sports suspension (-35 mm height). The car is based on light-alloy wheels 22 “tires that fit ADV ST Yokohama 295/35. The braking system also proportionate with 390 mm discs. The interior is scheduled for a mixture of leather and Alcantara.

The prominent air intake located on the engine hood is designed to oxygenate the mighty 5.5-liter V8 with a supercharger. The latter increased from 507 hp to 680 Series insured by the electronic mapping of Vathi. The couple touches instead NM 840. Merit also renewed intake and exhaust system (with side terminals located under the rear door on the standard version already!). The car is so capable of touching 265 km / h top speed.

Saab 92010 Sixten Concept

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 08:53 AM PST

92010 Concept Saab Sixten, let’s say now, is little more than the figment of a fan of the Swedish brand. That, like many others, is experiencing a new period of enthusiasm and hope after the acquisition of the house by Spyker. The designers of which we are talking about today, in reality, we know already: This is Ed Gray, author of the recent 9 + Tribute.

This new prototype in its name pays homage to Sixten Sason (his real name was Andersson, ed), Swedish designer known for some Husqvarna motorcycles, but also for many of the most popular Saab models. The number 92010 is a homage to the 92,001, the Ur-Saab, the first Saab ever built, designed precisely to Sason.

From then on, the brand has remained true to its design philosophy for decades, and after years of distortion of the brand, this seems to be born just like 92010 Sixten invitation to a back-to-roots approach to their new Dutch-owned called indirectly by evoking the DNA of the past through the future creations.

Ferrari 599 GTO

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 08:51 AM PST

Ferrari 599 GTO presented, which is defined in no uncertain terms from the house as the most powerful car in the history of Ferrari. The GTO is derived from the 599 GTB Fiorano, with respect to which the 6-liter V12 has been gaining in strength from 620 to 670 hp at 8250 rpm, while the weight decreased to 1495 kg dry weight (1605 kg curb weight), with a power to weight ratio of just 2.23 kg / hp: 100 km / h from standstill is reached in 3.35 seconds, while top speed is over 335 km / h.

To achieve this goal has been made extensive use of composite materials, also the thickness of the glass surfaces has been reduced, has been reduced transmission and exhaust system was built with hydroforming process. The aerodynamics, derived from the 599 XX, has been completely redone to obtain a value equal to 144 kg of downforce at 200 km / h. The front end has been revised to reduce the width, increase downforce and improve cooling of the oil cooler, while the sides and rear have been optimized to support the work of the extractor. The trunk has a new aerodynamic part.

The V12 V-65 ° has a displacement of 5999 cm3, with a bore of 92 mm and stroke of 75.2 mm, and delivers a maximum torque of 620 Nm at 6,500 rpm, matching the Euro 5 legislation. The intake system has been completely revised with shortened conducted to enhance the power at high revs and a clearing system between banks. Engine is mated to the 6-speed F1 gearbox with shift times of 50 milliseconds, and the possibility of multiple scales. The average consumption of 17.5 l/100 km is declared, with 411 g / km of CO2 emitted.

Fiat 500 C by Diesel

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 08:47 AM PST

Fiat 500C by Diesel debuted in key markets. This arrangement had previously been proposed as a single unit for the charity auction held in Cannes from AMFAR (American Foundation for AIDS Research) in May last year and continues the already successfully started commercial operation with the construction of 500 by Diesel, sold in 6500 specimens.

The car will debut April 12 at the Fiat Café in Aoyama in Japan, but already on April 15 will be in Italy in preview at the Salone del Mobile in Milan. Will be on sale in Italy from May from 18.000 Euro in the same Euro 5 engines for the 500 1.2 69 bhp petrol and 1.4 16v 100 bhp, 1.3 MultiJet 75 bhp with DPF and 1.3 Multijet II 95 hp, mated to manual 5 and 6-speed automated or Dualogic.

The 500C is characterized by Diesel from 16 “wheels, the rear grid with fake air intakes and the Diesel logo, chrome exterior details and yellow brake calipers (for the 1.4 100 hp). Interiors are dark denim fabric, yellow stitching, the extra pocket sewn on the seats, the Diesel logo, the specific gear knob and satin chrome finish of the dashboard. The combinations are cromatatiche 3: green with black roof, black or red with black roof and a special Midnight Indigo Blue mica with ivory tops.

Ferrari California Surfista by DMC

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 07:58 AM PST

The German tuner DMC Ferrari has filed another amended and made even more unique than it was from the outset. The car chosen for these interventions is a Ferrari California. Since DMC is known for creating high-level body kits dedicated to sports cars and luxury, the expectations for this version of California were high. Judging from the photo we can be satisfied. The car to be built by the Germans called Ferrari California surfer and also includes upgrades to the engine with more power. Starting precisely from this characteristic, the Ferrari California surfer boasts 20% more power than the original version. The 4.3 V8 engine of the car changed from DMC delivers it well 550 hp, 460 hp against the California standard.

The cosmetic changes have not been many since the tuner has preferred to keep the already stylish look of the car. Some details have been updated, particularly with the introduction of new aerodynamic components in place of the factory. The carbon fiber front diffuser provides a more sporty appeal to California. The rear diffuser and other elements of the tail are made of carbon fiber.

The car was painted with a pearly white with three black stripes that run along its entire length. The setting is completed by 21 “blacks and 245/30Z R21 tires in front and behind 345/25Z R21. We still do not know the price of the Ferrari California surfer.

Renault Twingo Walkman Limited Edition

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 07:25 AM PST

Renault Twingo filed last Friday the Walkman, a limited edition of its small in collaboration with Sony. The Walkman, which will be used in France at a price of 10,850 euro, will be distinguished from the starting model for a series of adjustments, even on an aesthetic level.

The Walkman Twingo stands out for a sportier bumper design and burnished headlights. But, as the name, it is obvious that the main innovation is inside the cabin: the sound system (Sony, of course …) consists of a CD radio with MP3 connectivity, Bluetooth and a Sony Walkman MP3 player and video. Among other standard features then there are fog lights, electric heated mirrors and climate.

The model will be produced in 2500 units and will only be available on the markets of France, Belgium, Portugal and Lussembrugo in conjunction with the 75 bhp petrol and 1.2 dCi 65 bhp (at a price of 12,550 euro). The CO2 emissions of the two engines are at 114 and 113 g / km respectively. Finally, the body colors, metallics will be four (optional to 410 euro) and a pastel.

Ford Focus RS500

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 07:23 AM PST

Ford announced the price of the Focus RS500 in Germany. The special version of the RS will sell for € 46,050, € 10,000 more than the list price of the standard RS: RS base in Italy is offered from 35,151 euros and is therefore likely that touches share 45,000 Euros for the latter limited edition version. The sharp difference from the normal model is justified by several factors, not least of exclusivity, as only 500 copies will be available in Europe, unless Ford decides to expand production because of the success of reservations from a few hours’ online ad. The RS500 also features changes to the engine, which bring the power to 350 hp, offers a few extras as standard and is offered only in the exclusive color combination of black exterior paint (obtained with a 3M film) and internal fabric, or red leather .

2010 Renault Laguna Coupé

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 06:59 AM PST

Renault has released official images of the Laguna Coupé Monaco Grand Prix in progress, special series made in 400 copies for the whole European market. May be ordered in three engines – a power range between 150 and 240 horsepower – for a base price of 38,000 euro, supported by a budget is impossible to enrich it further. From the pearl white paint, which creates a color contrast with the black used for alloy rims (18 inches), mirrors and roof. This contrast extends to the cockpit, where the leather dyed corvina are enlivened by stitching with white fabric.

The French manufacturer has equipped its sports high-end with most of the accessories on the price list, including four-wheel steering system 4CONTROL; are also available navigation system, dual zone climate control, Bose stereo system with 10 speakers, amplifier Digital and USB input. Should be reported bi-xenon headlamps, LED tail lights and parking sensors. The Renault Laguna Coupé Monaco Grand Prix has three propulsion units, from 2.0-liter diesel version offered in 150 and 180 horsepower. At higher rank (and cylinders) are the 3.0 V6 diesel with 235 hp, while the top is placed the gasoline 3.5-liter V6 with 240 horsepower.

2010 BYD i6

Posted: 10 Nov 2010 06:56 AM PST

The Chinese manufacturer BYD, which recently announced a partnership with Mercedes for the production of electric cars for the Asian country, today unveiled the first official photos of the new I6, Sedan three volumes that present the upcoming Beijing Motor Show. The house then goes on its way to the steps that are seeing forced to extend the range at a dizzying rate: in the event of the Chinese capital in addition to the present BYD i6, also L3 and S6 SUV. If we fall in the number of launches including the latest G3 and F3 DM, we arrive at five presentations in six months. Though.

The i6 is derived from the sedan and F6 is distinguished from this template to cut a more comfortable and stylish, and its generous standard equipment, which includes, inter alia, xenon headlights, ABS with EBD, 6 airbags, keyless start system go and infotainment system with navigation and DVD player.

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