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Ferrante V Concept

Posted: 14 Nov 2010 12:20 AM PST

The car you see in the photo does not exist. Although it is extremely realistic, it’s just a design studio. The author is undeniably skilled with the graphical representation, the Ferrante V Concept is so real that it seems to touch it.
His name is Fabio Ferrante and is a student at the Politecnico di Torino.
The name of the car has nothing to do with the position of the cylinders, and even with some models of the past.

“The idea of the” V “starts in September of 2009 when I decided to create a car dedicated to my girlfriend, whose name begins with the letter V just” confessed the young designer. But the supercar was not born from nothing, the Ferrante draws inspiration from a famous car, the star of American TV series Supernatural.

Nissan 370Z Black Edition

Posted: 14 Nov 2010 12:17 AM PST

The Nissan 370Z Black Edition is the version dedicated to celebrating forty years of family sport called Z. The first was the Nissan Datsun 240Z, which dates back to 1970 and then replaced with the 280Z. The previous model however, is the current 370Z Nissan 350Z, marketed until last year. The name of the 3 started in 1984 with the 300ZX. With this Black Edition, the 370Z will celebrate all his ancestors, from the 70s to today.

As can be seen in official photos from the soul is a dark setting, as there were many, and the Aston Martin DBS V12 Vantage Carbon Black Peugeot RCZ Black Yearling.

Also in the 370Z, we find a special external coloring, self-healing properties, both the version available in the color black quartz. RAYS alloy wheels are 19 inch with red brake calipers.

The cabin is heated by the red leather and the 40th Anniversary badge affixed to various strategic points. The Nissan 370Z Black Edition is powered by the famous 330 hp V6 and 3.7 liter. Top speed is electronically governed to 250 km / h while the change from 0 to 100 km / h takes 5.3 seconds to the sport.

Dok-Ing XD

Posted: 14 Nov 2010 12:14 AM PST

Among the concept cars that will make their entrance at the Geneva Motor Show 2010 will be even this small driver, the Dok-Ing XD.
Do you wonder where does it come out? The Dok-Ing Croatian company is specialized in the development and production of robots and other multi-purpose intelligent machines. Has 18 years of experience in the field, but it is the first time he became deeply involved in construction of a four-wheel power.

To build it took four years, but the result is not bad. The car comes with an attractive design and size of downsizing loyal to the ruling.This is a three-seater like the Smart created for use in urban areas. Aesthetically stands for the opening “winged” the doors, unusual for a car. At the level motorsport Dok-Ing XD has two options: the first, cheapest, is represented by an electric motor from low autonomy, while choosing the second version will benefit from a range of 250 km with only two hours to recharge.

The Geneva Motor Show 2010 will be for the Dok-Ing a crucial window of visibility for declaring the move to production vehicle. The Croatian company will follow up to the XD only if he can enter into a partnership with any car manufacturer or, alternatively, finding adequate funding to start production on their own.

Porsche 911 Turbo S

Posted: 14 Nov 2010 12:09 AM PST

The house has this morning released the official photos of the new Porsche 911 Turbo S, Turbo version of the sports evolution. We will find this little fireball at the next Geneva Motor Show, expected for March 2 – days in which to open its doors to the gentlemen of the press. The new 911 Turbo S is a six-cylinder boxer 3.8-liter V Turbo as the “normal”, with direct injection and twin turbocharger with variable turbine geometry. Compared to the Turbo has 30 more horses, arriving at 530 of the GT2.

The top speed increases to 315 km / h while the sprint from 0 to 100 km / h improves by 0.1 seconds. Consumption and emissions remain unchanged. Those who are only optional for the Turbo, the new Turbo S occur as standard.

We find the PDK double-clutch seven-speed transmission with steering wheel controls, Dynamic Engine Mounts to automatically customize your driving style and finally the PTV, Porsche Torque Vectoring device which increases the stability and steering precision by adjusting the brakes rear wheel (right or left depending on the direction taken). The new Porsche 911 Turbo S comes standard with the Sport Chrono Package, which costs up to 4584 euro for the Turbo.

2011 Ford Shelby GT500

Posted: 14 Nov 2010 12:07 AM PST

It ‘hard to resist the charm of the powerful American muscle cars have become a true symbol of motor sports in Stars and Stripes, what attracts many of the Camaro and Mustang are not only powerful image and look to devour asphalt but also the incredible, and perhaps unrealistic, displacement of the engine fitted. At the next exhibition in Chicago in 2010 will be presented one of the Yankees most extreme racing cars, the Shelby GT500, the latest evolution of a Ford Mustang.

Developed by the “usual” team Ford SVT (Special Team Veichle) the GT500 carries with it a novelty that could confound the purists of the Muscle Car, the famous and massive cast-iron V8 gives way to a modern, lightweight aluminum unit 5.4 liters.

The cylinders are always eight of the new engine but the weight reduction is quite remarkable, they are about 42 pounds lighter than the traditional motorone, but this “diet” is an increase of about 10 horses over the previous GT500. In fact the 550 horses available for this particular Shelby that can be managed in an easy manner also electrically assisted power steering all’inedita adoption.

The Shelby GT500 was also tamed from the point of view of vibrations, in fact many devices tend to make life more comfortable on board the exuberant American.

For the insatiable SVT has provided a package of upgrades SVT Performance Package that includes alloy wheels 19 and 20 inch, limited-slip differential and racing trim.

Ferrari 4×4

Posted: 14 Nov 2010 12:01 AM PST

Ferrari is struggling with the development of four-wheel drive, according to spy photos from Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Some examples of special 612 Scaglietti were caught during the testing took place between the mud and snow resort in Argentina. The authors of the photos have collected testimony from testers who said the presence of 4 × 4 system on the car in disguise.

However, four-wheel drive will not be adopted by the replacement for the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, however, should lead to the debut of the hybrid. Already in the past have been caught some of forklifts with all-wheel drive 612 Scaglietti, which hypotheses were confirmed by Matteo Torre, communications director of the Maranello. According indescrezioni, Ferrari will soon offer a car-wheel drive, which the system will operate up to 140 km / h and will be recognized by the shooting brake style body.

BMW Small Z2 roadster

Posted: 13 Nov 2010 11:05 PM PST

After the X7 and the production version of the Concept CS, including the possible re-emergence of the implementation of the BMW Z2. As reported by “Topspeed”, the Bavarian house would be seriously thinking about the little roadster to be placed one step below the Z4. The BMW Z2 represent the variant of the spider with a new series which also shares the platform, shortened by 10 cm in the passage.

The most interesting aspect of the Z2 will be the mass exceeding 1000 kg. In order not to affect the weight of the car, the roof will be canvas and manually operated. The range of engines will be made up only 4-cylinder units which develop power between 120 hp version of the entry-level and more powerful 250 hp version, equipped with the 2.0i Turbo engine that will give respectable performance: 240 km / h top speed and 0-100 in less than 7 seconds.

The BMW Z2 should debut on the market at the end of 2013, while at the Paris Salon of 2012 will be posted on the concept car that will prefigure the majority of the contents of the small Bavarian roadsters, including the combination of devices EfficientDynamics. Later, the car could also be brought to hybrid versions ActiveHybrid ActiveE and electric propulsion. As regards competition, the BMW Z2 will have to deal with the Mazda MX-5 and the Volkswagen BlueSport series.

Chrysler Grand Voyager Novembre

Posted: 13 Nov 2010 11:02 PM PST

Proposes a range of new Chrysler car dealerships in Italian. The choice is modeled on the Grand Voyager. The car is offered by dealerships starting price of 32,900.00 euro. A car minivan large space at a discounted price of 7340.00 euro extraincentivi thanks to Chrysler and the contribution of the participating dealers. With regard to the preparation, this model offers cutting-edge devices: 6 airbags, ABS, metallic color, electronic speed regulator.

In addition, the tri-zone climate control, navigation system, U-Connect GPS, Bluetooth, three monitors from 6.5 “CD MP3 radio, immobilizer, transponder and electronic traction control. The model also includes alloy wheels. In short, a large SUV where comfort is taken to the nth degree. An ergonomic design of the bridge that provides the highest concentration while driving.

The construction quality of the Grand Voyager makes the car with the highest residual value in its class, 5 star EuroNCAP. Details and conditions, however, can also be found on the website of Chrysler. The model is sold with the scrapping of cars registered up to 30/11/2000. A great price, then, for a car with a huge capacity and design evergreen. Its consumption is of 8.8 liters per 100 km.

Among the features that must be emphasized to understand the valid reasons for a purchase like this, it is to indicate that the Grand Voyager emits 233 g / km of CO2. Its engine, in fact, widely tested, so large displacement, it offers excellent performance tests: a 2.8 cc diesel turbo with 163 hp. A basic version of the engine, which offers lower power consumption compared to the previous version. A maximum speed of 185 km / h.

2011 Hyundai ix20

Posted: 13 Nov 2010 08:43 PM PST

Hyundai goes on sale in Spain its new minivan, which replaces the Matrix, called ix20, with attractive prices starting from 14,990, but with very basic equipment and enough cut in terms of engines. However, there will be a CRDI diesel version of 77 and 90 hp. All of them, yes, they have ESP, six airbags, air conditioning, TCS, audio system with radio / CD and six speakers and MP3, RDS and USB inputs, AUX and iPOD. All models in Spain will also have an initial discount of € 1,500 as a launch promotion. Diesel models start from € 15,990

Civic Type R Mugen

Posted: 13 Nov 2010 08:06 PM PST

Everyone will remember the start of last summer when we offer the first indications and videos on the Mugen Honda Civic Type R, an extreme version of Japanese sports, voracious appetites whetted after, the Japanese said that the two doors of 240 horses was made only 20 copies. Of course it was a disappointment but to console has just been presented an exhibition inspired by the Civic that rare and powerful sports car, Honda Civic Type R Mugen.Cambia the order of its parts

This new production follows the aesthetically racing version, but keeps the engine “normal” Type R. Of course it is still a 2.0 liter 198 horsepower and with a far from docile temperament, but the sound and the brutal power of the Mugen stay away.

For the Civic Type R has achieved a striking bodykit that the door to look like so much with her older sister, new front and rear bumpers, side skirts and tail apron with large tailpipes are the elements that characterize the aesthetic transformation.

They were also chosen of the beautiful 19-inch alloy wheels from the new: a unique color for the Championship White bodywork, the shells for the matte black exterior mirrors and a series of badge remind us that we are in the presence of a creature Mugen. The only plus mechanical than the standard Type R is the installation of a limited slip differential;

Will be produced and marketed only 200 units of Honda Civic Type R Mugen, two of which will be entrusted to Team Dynamics to participate in the 2010 championship BTCC (British Touring Car Championship).
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