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Application iPad for Jaguar Concept C-X75

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:40 AM PST

iPad implements a new application to celebrate the Jaguar C-X75. The event is scheduled in the Los Angeles Motor Show and will do a series of images, video and interviews with those who designed and built the most beautiful car with the Jaguar brand. Two of the men most representative of the legendary British brand is Ian Callum, Director of Design, and Tony Harper, Director of Research. The application wants to put in the spotlight a beautiful concept car, marked its Jaguar, hybrid car from 330 km / h.

The C-X75 does is bring in a whole history full of tradition and technology, but projected into the future. All dedicated service to the media shows the living history of the English house from cars, all very famous, such as the Jaguar C rather than D-type racing.

The gallery of images and video will never forget the powerful Mk II as well as an elegant E-type, gradually flowing past history photographs, video and revive the old memories and stories of daily life lived by men who have physically constructed the myth of Jaguar.

All this deals with the application for iPad which can be downloaded as usual, from the iTunes store for free, writing in the search engine simply the name of Jaguar 75 HD. In addition to this app, there’s even one made for iPhone users, which will have a version made for their electronic devices smaller.

BMW M3 6-cylinder engine V8

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:36 AM PST

BMW M3 will choose to set up the only version with six-cylinder engine, instead of the V8. The sport of the house of Monaco of Bavaria expected that the next generation of the 3 Series became the racing division will leave the German motor that had chosen the V8 just to return to the old. No longer, then, but six-cylinder V-cylinders side by side, as far back as 1993 when the engine that powered the E36 M3, then abandoned with the end of the production BMW M3 E46.

The decision will then see the N54 engine, turbo, capable of providing a power of 340 horses, an equipment that we will see the debut of a small sedan signed by Motorsport: the 1 Series Coupé.

Before arriving, however, on the 3 Series sedan, the engine must be changed such that the engine in question will lead to nothing less than to reach or exceed the threshold of 450 horsepower. A power that is developed by Audi RS5, a bitter rival of BMW. The new M3 will take the form of a year, probably inspired by the stylistic standards that have been laid down for models of the BMW 5 Series and 6 Series.

Not only that, but the future will also have a version 3 Series ActiveHybrid, with a crew that includes a six-cylinder petrol engine mated to an electric motor of 40 Kw. You just have to wait to see the work, then, the new sports compact racing department of Motorsport.

2010 Toyota Aygo

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:33 AM PST

Toyota proposes a range of new car dealerships in Reggio Calabria and its province. This time the choice is modeled on the Aygo Connect. The car is given a starting price of € 7,950.00. The price is reported to 1.0 cc 3 doors Now MY ‘09. This car has great utilitarian reliability at a competitive price at all. In fact, the list price at the time of commercial launch was 9951.00 €. So a saving of € 2000.00 more than a few.

With regard to the preparation, this model offers, according to the concessionaires: the navigator, 4 airbags, ABS, air conditioning, radio CD MP3, Bluetooth hands-free. Details and conditions, however, can also be found on the website of Toyota. A great price, then, for a car with a modern design and functional.

A small town is extremely versatile and plays an important card on the side of reliability. Its engine is the 1.0 cc 68 hp, gasoline. Its consumption is extremely parks, are 4.5 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 Toyota Aygo Connect emits 106 g / km of CO2.

Its engine, in fact, extensively tested, it offers excellent performance tests. The top speed is 157 km / h, with one click from 0-100 km / h in 13.7 seconds. Capacity of the boot that goes from 139 dm / dm to 900 cub / cub. The classification with 4-star EuroNCAP evaluates the safety of the car and peri children.

2011 Porsche Panamera diesel version

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:30 AM PST

In an interview with German newspaper Westfalen-Blatt, “the president Matthias Muller confirmed the introduction of the Porsche Panamera Diesel in the second half of 2011. This version will join the already announced Panamera Hybrid, also waiting for the market next year. Muller said the decision was taken to produce the Porsche Panamera diesel as a result of success in the market from Cayenne Diesel.

The President of Porsche has not confirmed the specifications of the Panamera diesel, but the car mechanics should share with the Porsche Cayenne Diesel, powered by the 3.0 TDI V6 with 240 hp and 550 Nm of torque, combined with the Tiptronic gearbox S 8-speed. The Porsche Panamera in diesel version will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just over 7 seconds.

The arrival of the Porsche Panamera Porsche Diesel Intelligent Performance part of the program that has reduced the consumption of the Cayenne up to 23% and will lead to reduced consumption of the new 911 for 16% of the new Boxster and Cayman for 15%. The House of Zuffenhausen could reduce consumption of its vehicles by combining direct injection, Stop & Start device and weight reduction. Finally, Matthias Muller has also confirmed the introduction of Cajun compact SUV that will share the platform with the Audi Q5 and will debut on the market in 2014 or, at best, in 2015.

Jaguar XFR Stratstone Le Mans Limited Edition

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:17 AM PST

This special edition of Jaguar XFR, the “Le Mans Limited Edition,” was produced by the large chain of UK dealers “Stratstone” and will be available in only 50 specimens. For every car sold will be donated £ 5000 to the Royal British Legion, an association that deals with helping people and families of those who serve or have served in the British Armed Forces. The changes only affect the aesthetics of the car, under the bonnet lurks in fact the “usual” 510-hp supercharged V8.

The car body has thus gained a new grille with black grille and front edge to match, the gills for the chrome vents on the hood, alloy wheels 20 ‘with blacks and the system hub red sports brake “Jaguar R”. For the interior finishes are available in piano black and aluminum for the dashboard, leather galore with contrast stitching and badge Stratstone Le Mans “for the gear selector. The car is available in “Polaris White” and “Midnight Black”.

2011 Audi q5 hybrid quattro

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:15 AM PST

According to Audi, the arrival of the new BMW X3 will not undermine the success of the Q5. He said Johan De Nysschen, the CEO of Audi USA in an interview with Automotive News “during the show in Los Angeles. The manager said that “the new X3 will not affect the sales of Audio Q5, especially overseas.” De Nysschen also showed that the compact SUV from Ingolstadt has +77% in sales this year compared to 2009.

Audi expected to increase sales of the Q5 in 2011. In particular, the U.S. market next year will sell around 1,000 units per month in most of the car. With regard to the challenge with the Bavarian competitor, the sales figures in the U.S. are on the side of Ingolstadt: in fact, from January to October were registered 18,735 units against 5,135 units Audi Q5, BMW X3. Despite the arrival of the second generation, the Bavarian SAV hardly be able to overturn the result in 2011.

Suzuki Jimny Limited Edition and Grand Vitara, SX4 and Swift Anniversary

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:07 AM PST

Suzuki celebrates 40 years of his wheel-drive vehicles with a series of limited edition versions. E ‘thus arose the Suzuki Jimny Limited Edition, available with 1.3 petrol engine and 1.5 DDIS. It is distinguished by the chrome details, the logos of 40 years on the body, chrome-plated protection bars and the black paint of many exterior features.

At the same time, Suzuki has also introduced versions of the models Anniversary Grand Vitara, SX4 and Swift-wheel drive. The Anniversary Grand Vitara is available with 1.6 petrol engine and 1.9 DDIS, the SX4 with 1.6 petrol and 2.0 and the Swift DDIS with only the 1.2 petrol version. Versions Anniversary, recognizable by the anniversary logo, will enjoy the range of 4 years of free roadside assistance and 2 vouchers included in the purchase price. Each of the models will be available in only 200 copies for the Italian market.

Audi A4 TDIe and Start TDI 120 Cv

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:05 AM PST

Audi A4 TDI e version has the new 136 hp and 120 hp TDI Start, available in both sedan and Avant body. The TDI e version has been further optimized to minimize fuel consumption and emissions, reaching respectively 4.4 l/100 km and 115 g / km thanks to the Stop & Start system, recovering energy during braking, with 6-speed manual transmission Longer, lower stance and aerodynamic modifications. Only available in front-wheel drive, the TDI e will be given a 34,050 Euro 35,600 Euro in sedan and Avant in that.

Start the A4 is instead a new production at the base of the A4 range, given 2-liter TDI engine with 120 hp, front wheel drive and manual transmission. They are offered as standard electric mirrors, air conditioning and a stereo chorus with a monochrome screen, no data are available accessories such as mirrors folding, multifunction steering wheel, endinebbia, front armrest and information system for the driver. Start the A4 TDI 120 hp is priced at 29,120 Euro 30,670 Euro in sedan and Avant versions.

2011 Baojun 630

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 11:04 AM PST

The collaboration between SAIC, General Motors and Wuling led to the recent creation of the new brand Baojun, for the Chinese market where it will debut soon with a utilitarian economy. However, the first car of the ‘Mr Horse “(the literal translation of this term Baojun) will be the 630 sedan, built on a Chevrolet Epica, 1.5-1.8 liter gasoline engine with Euro 4 and the body is not very original but not unpleasant.

Under the terms of the partnership, the 630 will be assembled in the factory in Liuzhou in 100,000 units annually. The sale is expected to start from early 2011 at a price of around 11,000 euros and is planned to open about 100 outlets in China.

5 Star Safety Rating for Ford C-Max and Grand C-Max

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 02:27 AM PST

Ford is a brand that has worked his own to offer quality products, year after year has been gaining whole (if they ever lost) compared to the conventional European “life.” A good example of doing good American house are the latest EuroNCAP test results, which has faced its latest models, the C-Max and the Grand C-Max.

Besides Ford, have passed their tests many brands (here we speak of any). Including Audi with its new A1 (5 stars), the Mini Countryman (5 stars), the Jaguar XF (only 4 stars), the Kia Sportage and Come (five stars both), the Landwind CV9 (a ridiculous 2-star) The new Nissan Micra (surprisingly, 4 stars, a fatal result for Nissan and its new car), the Seat Alhambra (5 stars), and Amarok Volkswagen (4 stars) and new Passat and Sharan (5 stars the two) .

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