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Honda SH300i

Posted: 26 Nov 2010 04:30 AM PST

Who in the hot season will decide to buy a Honda SH300i can take advantage of attractive discounts, since the house in Tokyo has launched a special promotional package.For the lucky ones who decide to take the big step at that date, Honda will award a gift of the Japanese Journal of the trunk, as well as a “good” holiday from the value of 300 € at the best facilities in the industry.

We must also say that you can choose in addition to destinations within the site also mentioned the tour operator to be used, since you can make a choice among the six best specialists in the field.

In light of what is possible, therefore, consider these mini-incentives worth mentioning, as they are offered to the public at a time when corporations are not brought to these approaches under the prevailing crisis.

Nevertheless, the Japanese decided to make an extra effort to confirm small sample of sales in the industry “powered scooters.”

Honda VT1300CX

Posted: 26 Nov 2010 04:27 AM PST

The Honda VT1300CX is one of the news that the Japanese launch in the European market since 2010. This bike was also already in the U.S. under the reputation of Honda Fury, with excellent feedback from the public. This fact represents a two-wheel experiment successful. The House of the Rising Sun has managed to create a means, that despite the source, echoes and reflects in all respects tradition motorcycle made in usa. VT1300CX is the fact that for decades the classic chopper is on the crest of the United States.

As for the engine compartment, this bike features a 1312cc V-twin-cylinder liquid-cooled 52 ° with electronic fuel injection, double balancer shaft and a motor crankpin single. All cooled by an imposing radiator concealed at the bottom of the frame. The sleeve upper hand under the front cylinder head.

The chassis is a tubular high-strength steel that can give maximum performance in all respects. Are aluminum rims and swingarm.

Of note, however, is the chassis of the vehicle, which is based on two key figures: 32 ° tilt of the fork and alias that is the length 1805 mm wheelbase. These data clearly reveal the shape of this two-wheeler which is undoubtedly one of the longest among those in circulation.

Beyond this we must also mention the particular design of the tank, which has the features of a drop, resulting in visual impact but also on issues raised by the very low capacity (12.8 l). However, since it does not appear to be disadvantageous in light of reduced consumption.

Also be specified, the colors of this chopperone Japanese, which goes on sale in two versions: blue or black.

Audi A4 Update on efficiency

Posted: 26 Nov 2010 04:22 AM PST

The German carmaker Audi has announced several changes to the range of one of its most successful car, the Audi A4. These include in particular the introduction of two new engines in the Audi A4 sedan and Audi A4 Avant also in Start. The new engines are more efficient in terms of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, thanks to regenerative braking in conjunction with the Start & Stop system and other technical work on the car. Lowered suspension and aerodynamic also allow a significant reduction in drag.

The Audi A4 Avant and sedan versions offer a new 2.0-liter TDI with 136 hp with the values of consumption and CO2 emissions extremely low. The sedan consumes 4.4 liters per 100 km and emits 115 g / km of CO2, the Avant 100 km with 4.6 liters of fuel and emits 120 grams per kilometer in the atmosphere of harmful gases. The list ranges from 34,050 Euro to 35,600 Euro for the sedan Avant.

The Audi A4 Start, both sedan and Avant, has a new engine from 120 hp 2.0 TDI with manual six-speed transmission and front wheel drive. In sedan is offered at 29,120 euros, while the Avant costs 30,670 Euro.

“Similar results were obtained thanks to the series of energy recovery during braking, in combination with the Start & Stop – the manufacturer says – and a series of technical interventions on the car. Specifically, the 6-speed manual transmission has a gear ratio slightly elongated. In addition, the onboard computer with efficiency program informs the driver on the best driving behavior to maximize fuel economy. “

Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4

Posted: 26 Nov 2010 03:14 AM PST

In anticipation of the season 2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage made some changes to the race, meet the specifications approved for the various leagues GT4. The sports Gaydon shares the main framework (aluminum frame, 430 hp engine and suspension architecture) with the V8 Vantage “smooth”, but the difference for a special aerodynamics package with front spoiler multiple profiles, for the extractor carbon fiber and the bottom car redesigned so as to increase downforce. Inside the vehicle then this is the complete rollover bar, the only added after the removal of coatings and accessories that has saved over 300 pounds. Safety features also include the new Bosch ABS system with sportier.

2011 New Infiniti Car

Posted: 26 Nov 2010 01:20 AM PST

In the near future, Infiniti will draw attention to himself for the many new cars. The first step is represented by the concept car that will be exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show, held in March 2011. The car will prefigure the all-new compact front-drive coupe with a 3-door body that will share the platform with the new Mercedes E-Class

Moreover, according to reports from Autocar, would ready the next generation of Infiniti G. The indiscretion was granted by an insider of the premium brand of Nissan, which said that the front of the car will be dominated by the LED headlights. The car will be exposed as a show car at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show or the Detroit Motor Show in 2012, while production will start during 2012.

The respected British magazine, also confirmed that the Infiniti will also introduce the electric hatchback will come from Nissan’s luxury Leaf. Among other projects, the Nissan would be thinking of the Infiniti Division Performance Line set up which should achieve high performance cars and accessories under the brand IPL. G after the G Coupe and convertible, Infiniti M sport should also propose the IPL.

2011 Lorinser Easybrid

Posted: 26 Nov 2010 01:13 AM PST

Lorinser will present at the show in Essen Easybrid system, installed for the occasion on a Smart ForTwo. The idea is to add an electric motor to a conventional car, so you may achieve a low-cost hybrid, which can travel in electric only mode with zero emissions. The solution has been studied considering cars with drum brakes on the rear axle, like the Volkswagen Polo, Renault Twingo and Fiat 500, in addition to the Smart For Two. The system includes two electric motors mounted on the wheel hub coaxial with function recovery of braking energy in very small dimensions: in fact the batteries are mounted in the spare wheel compartment or under the frame.

If we exclude the specific application on the Smart, the system also allows you to transform Easybrid small cars in front-wheel drive wheel drive, with all the benefits of the event bad weather or low grip surfaces. I paid about 30 kW in total are in fact adding to those of the internal combustion engine and the driver to decide whether to use only one of the engines or the combination of the two, for higher performance. In the specific case of the application Smart, the autonomy of lithium batteries in electric mode is the third km, while the total is 550 km, whereas the petrol version.

Lorinser is already playing for a long time and is expected to test marketing the system already in 2011, with a commercial formula that will involve the supply of energy companies with subscription formulas for users and rental charges for the battery packs. The cost of installing the system Easybrid is about 5000 euros, without considering possible incentives, but do not know the details of the installation (such as the modification of the same braking system) nor the specific approval of the vehicle turned.

Project Kahn RS600 Sport Autobiography

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 09:53 PM PST

The English trainer Khan Project provides a new interpretation of the Range Rover Sport, renamed for the occasion RS600 Sport Autobiography and marketed at a price fixed according to the equivalent of € 87,660. The RS600 package adopts a very aesthetic and eye-catching “square” (especially the front, where waste and sharp angles), redesigned to accommodate wheel with alloy wheels with 22 inch diameter. The interiors are customized through the use of exclusive leather and the finest components, including the indicators with blue backlighting and the open-door handles and stainless steel pedals. can then order an upgrade package for the V8 Supercharged with final power of 600 hp.

Landwind CV9

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 08:06 PM PST

Chinese cars have a reputation for unsafe. Insurance really is, what happens is that when the crash tests are as catastrophic as the Lanwind CV9, which is the car in question, cause such a stir that we only think of evil, as in all facets of life. The Landwind CV9 has achieved two-star Euro NCAP sad, although it has improved its score of two stars with respect to the X6 model of the brand, which got 0 stars in ADAC crash test in Germany in 2005

2011 Aston Martin Vantage GT4

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 08:03 PM PST

Aston Martin Vantage GT4 updates its model with a sporty new V8 engine, inspired by the Aston Martin Vantage V12, along with improved aerodynamics and increased its downforce. The 4.7-liter engine has rescheduled an improvement and increase in horsepower and torque.

As the model made its debut in 2009, the car of 2011 is made with an aluminum chassis, which also has street model. Competitors may choose, for the first time, a traction control system and ABS developed by Bosch, and Bosch Motorsport specifically optimized for the Vantage GT4, which provides improved performance in both wet and dry conditions.

Saab 9-4x rule out diesel

Posted: 25 Nov 2010 07:58 PM PST

Risky rate of the last decision of the Swedish firm Saab 9-4x No diesel engined. What does this mean? Of course, in Europe, a bump as big or more than the car itself. To survive in the European market is crucial to have a diesel engine catalog, which will be the most hog sales (especially in this type of car).

In the absence diesel may choose only two mechanical gasoline for 2.8T V6 300Hp and a 3.0 of 265, also six cylinders in V (Europe only will the 3.0, and is sufficient) End post

From Autoblog Saab have informed that they are aware that without a diesel mechanic will not have much success in Europe, but still the head of the company, Jan Ake Jonsson, has said he is more than likely never see a 9-4x diesel .

The case for diesel engines are not for breaking ties with GM, they were without him, and now have to start looking or develop an engine, test it, bring it to production, so ratify it. They say that this whole process would be lost at least 80% of the commercial life of the vehicle (the estimated five or six years)

Jonsson also confirmed that the company will begin distribution in China in 2011 and may soon confirm a distribution agreement for Russia.

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