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Toyota NORI Concept

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 10:22 AM PST

Toyota presents the Concept NORI, made in the design competition of the salon in Los Angeles for cars below 454 kg. The Japanese word means the NORI seaweed, chosen as the symbol of the unprecedented building solution, which provides a unique structure that combines the chassis and body, called Podul and justified the use of bioplastics obtained from seaweed, combined with carbon fiber.

In the frame are also included solar panels, also parts of the structure known as PSI (partial Shape Inserts) can be changed through an electrical charge that can change the color. Details of the engine are really skinny, Toyota merely states that the car is powered by 4 electric motors and the battery can be recharged or replaced quickly.

Nissan IV Concept

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 10:17 AM PST

In addition to Nissan sedan Ellure presented during the show in Los Angeles is also the fourth concept car, built according to the style proposed discriminating made mandatory to participate in the Los Angeles Design Challenge. Then a maximum weight of 454 pounds and a vocation for “green”, here interpreted through the use of biological materials and technical solutions Hollywood. The frame is in fact made from organic materials including a polymer plant (derived from a particular ivy) reinforced with silk produced by spiders, which promises high flexibility.

Nissan IV also uses a transparent photovoltaic material 99% lighter than traditional glass, while the batteries that power four electric motors located in the wheels are also of biological origin and act in harmony with a super-capacitor used to collect 60% of the kinetic energy otherwise dissipated. The 2 +2 Japan is made after a production cycle with zero emissions.

Mazda MX-0 Concept

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 09:52 AM PST

Mazda MX-0 presents the concept design competition as part of the show in Los Angeles for vehicles below 1000 pounds. The symbol MX-0 was not chosen at random, calling it the MX-5, a symbol of lightness and sportsmanship and used as the basis for the design of this prototype design. Each component was revised, reduced to a minimum and lightweight, yet never forgetting the pleasure of driving and performance, the main point of the project. The propulsion is provided by electric motors, which, however, do not know the technical data.

The interior space is designed with the 2 +2 scheme, with a sporty driving position and a front passenger and two rear folding seats, used only for children. According to Mazda, such a vehicle might make sense to trade in 2020, when they could be produced 500,000 units per annum with fully automated production processes and reduced environmental impact to a minimum.

2010 Mitsubishi New Colt

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 04:52 AM PST

Mitsubishi proposes a range of new car dealerships in the province of Messina and Reggio Calabria. This time the choice is the Colt model * Climatic Sound. The car is given a starting price of EUR 8690.00. Mitsubishi price with incentive, even without the car wrecks. This compact car has great reliability at a competitive price of all the dealers also offer a rate of Euro 99.00 per month for 96 months.

The amount financed is 7832.00 Euro. At your option, fire and theft insurance for 2 years including the installment for a total cost of € 373.50. A choice also accident insurance, sickness and loss of employment for one year included in the installment for a total cost of € 99.00.

With regard to the preparation, this model offers, according to the dealership: 4 airbags, ABS, air conditioning, radio CD MP3. Details and conditions, however, can also be found on the website of Mitsubishi. A great price, then, for a car design considered evergreen. Its engine is the 1.1 cc 75 hp, gasoline and LPG.

Its consumption is of 5.7 liters per 100 km in combined cycle. Among the features that must be emphasized to understand the valid reasons for a purchase like this, it is to indicate that the Colt New Sound * Climatic emits 114 g / km of CO2. Its engine, in fact, extensively tested, it offers excellent performance tests.

Honda Air Concept

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 04:47 AM PST

Honda presents the Air Concept Design Competition in the salon in Los Angeles for vehicles weighing less than 454 kg. Honda has focused on a hypothetical target of users who have a lifestyle, “hyperactive”, building design and a roller coaster kits Skydiving. Many diverse elements, where the theme is still the speed of air: the propulsion of the vehicle is in fact entrusted to a pneumatic system with compressed air, with a suction system that increasing pressure in the tank allows up to 160 km range theory.

The body is made of polymer vetegale origin, while the tank is housed in the same frame, which also incorporates the support structures of the four individual seats set, made of reinforced glass. Honda has introduced a series of solutions that went beyond the premise of the project, resulting in a theoretical weight of only 363 kg.

Aprilia Atlantic 300

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 04:26 AM PST

Aprilia Atlantic 300, the house is back with his Aprilia scooter crowd who had temporarily taken out of production. Back with a new engine and the agility that we already knew. The market segment where it is located Aprilia Atlantic 300 is much appreciated by the public, mid-size scooter 250cc / 300cc.

The customer facing half as it tries to do everything a scooter. Limiting costs and initial purchase of the vehicle, takes home a scooter agile in city traffic, the location ideal home – work, allowing him a trip out of town on weekends with short or the bypass highway.

The mid-size scooter market is mostly saturated by Japanese Yamaha Xmax 250 and 300 and Exciting Exciting Korean Kimko 300 R.

Aprilia Atlantic 300 features a single cylinder 278 cc liquid-cooled, capable of delivering a maximum power of 22.4 hp at 8,000 rpm and maximum torque of 22 Nm at 6,500 rpm.

The chassis is composed of steel frame, open cradle, the front fork 35 mm capable of 105 mm of travel and double rear shock absorber adjustable for preload.

The scooterone Noale has fourteen inch rims on which is fitted with a 120/70 front and 140/60 rear.

The braking system is characterized by a single 260 mm front disc and single disc 190 mm for the rear.

Aprilia will attend sessantasettesimo Salone Internazionale of Milan (EICMA 2009) from ten to 15 November at the stands G65, G70 of the pavilion at the ten and green planet pavilion 13 to four.

Ducati Hypermotard 1100 Evo

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 04:23 AM PST

Ducati Hypermotard 1100 Evo will be the new name of motardona Ducati. The changes are the ones that everyone is waiting, then the unchanged line, but more power and less weight to the maxi motard top of the range of Ducati.
Brand new start with names, we no longer have the 1100 and 1100 S, but the model so-called “normal” is called Evo 1100, while the peppered version is the 1100 SP Ages.

We move on to the engine, Hypermotard 1100 Evo has the proven 1098cc twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled, which delivers an output of 95 hp at 7,500 rpm compared to 90 hp in the previous version, and a maximum torque of 103 Nm at 5,750 rpm.

With work on the chassis and engine of the previous 179 kg dry rose to the current 172. The airbox instead was equipped with an air intake increased. The unit has improved now newly signed Siemens. As the new Hypermotard 796, the handle is wider and the saddle is more comfortable.

The chassis is composed of the trellis frame, Marzocchi front fork, 50 mm and ZF Sachs rear shock, fully adjustable.

The effective line remains virtually unchanged, is embellished with side panels in carbon fiber.

The flagship Evo SP is characterized by the designer Ohlins suspension, handlebars raised from special Marchesini forged aluminum wheels, Brembo brakes from the plant and the fantastic black and white livery with red frame.

KTM 690 Duke R

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 04:21 AM PST

KTM presents edition of the Milan International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA 2009) the Duke 690 R of a single-cylinder naked house of Austria. The KTM 690 Duke R is different from the normal version for a spicier and special motor racing. The R version is characterized by a more aggressive look with the front fork and rear fork blacks, contrary to the chassis in orange, white side panels with special blacks and orange on which stands the inscription Duke R and front fender in carbon fiber.

The KTM 690 Duke R has a single cylinder 690cc engine, is capable of delivering a maximum output of 70 hp at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque of 70 Nm at 5,500 rpm.

The chassis is made from chrome-moly frame (powder coated), branded by the WP front suspension with 48 mm upside-down and the back is WP monoshock with pro-lever, both fully adjustable.

The braking system is characterized by a 320 mm front discs with Brembo radial calipers and 240 mm rear disc with single piston caliper.

The Duke 690 R is equipped with alloy wheels with five spokes of Marchesini, seventeen-inch tires that fit a 120/70 front and 160/60 rear.

Ducati 1198R Corse Special Edition

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 04:20 AM PST

1198R Ducati Corse Special Edition is the home of Ducati superbike more peppered his 2010 list. At the festival in Milan, one can only gape in front of this monster by 180 hp. The 1198 R Corse Special Edition was created to honor the new logo “Ducati Corse”, is characterized by several special prestige like the beautiful brushed aluminum fuel tank, the Ducati Traction Control and race kit.

The 1198R has the proven L-Twin engine to 1198cc, with Desmodromic four valves per cylinder, liquid cooled engine, capable of delivering a power of 180 hp at 9,750 rpm and maximum torque of 134 Nm at 7,750 rpm.

The chassis is composed of the Trellis frame in ALS 450 steel tubing, the front fork 43 mm upside-down Öhlins signed with fully adjustable TiN, the aluminum rear swingarm and monoshock rear TTXR always Öhlins fully adjustable, with rebound.

The home of Ducati superbike has forged rims light alloy seven-spoke seventeen inches on which is fitted with a 190/55 and 120/70 for the rear to the front.

The braking system consists of a two semi-floating discs for the front 330 mm with radially mounted Brembo calipers with four pistons and two pads and a single 245 mm disc for the rear and 2-piston caliper.

Piaggio Scarabeo 500 and 300 Special

Posted: 19 Nov 2010 04:16 AM PST

The Aprilia Scarabeo scooter is well known as a new production class for all engine sizes, 125, 200, 300 and 500 and continues to collect consensus despite the passage of time. The challenge starts from the designer Aprilia in 1990, when preparing a final design is clearly in conflict with the sporty lines, almost hi-tech fashion of most existing models of the manufacturers competing contrasting soft lines, elegant, classic.

The fears are still many, in fact, luck plays on the name … Scrabble.
No fear, a booming and they are to confirm this, well in time 750,000 units were produced.

The success is undeniable because the technical skills that accompany it are beyond question, offering unparalleled comfort and safety, data from large wheels and a chassis perfect.

Home of Aprilia Scarabeo 300 Special enriches a few details that give it a sporty touch, but always unique, for a balanced use of black rims, new brakes and windshield lowered.

The larger version of Scrabble has a single cylinder engine, four stroke, to 492cc, capable of delivering a maximum output of 39 hp at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque of 43 Nm at 5,500 rpm, while the 300 Special is powered by single cylinder four-stroke 278cc, capable of delivering a maximum output of 22 hp at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque of 22 Nm at 6,500 rpm.

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