- Mazda3 1.6 Diesel 115 CV
- 2011 Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC
- Ford 1.6 Ecoboost, 1.6 TDCi and 2.2 TDCi
- BMW S 1000 RR
- Triumph Daytona 675 special edition
- Suzuki Burgman 400
- Peugeot Vivacity 50
- Moto Guzzi Drago 1200 8V
- Aspes Sirio Hybrid Scooter
- Kawasaki VN 1700 Voyager
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 02:50 PM PST
The Mazda3 has been renewed in the appearance and mechanics at the beginning of 2009, adopting a more aggressive front and dynamic style and saving weight here and there to optimize fuel consumption and emissions. Going on the road to maximize energy now comes the new 1.6 diesel engine 115 hp, updated and improved version of the previous 109 hp common rail. In addition to 6 hp gain over the outgoing model, the new MZ-CD 1.6 allows Mazda to reduce fuel consumption by 2.2% and combined to cut 1, 7% reduction in carbon dioxide. The manual gearbox, now a 6-speed, gain ratio, while the filter is maintenance-free type. The new engine is available on the Mazda3 hatchback body with five doors and also on novel 4-door sedan, first introduced on the Italian market.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 02:42 PM PST
The introduction of some new features for versions of the Civic powered by the 1.8 liter i-VTEC engine with some upgrades in the equipment. Versions Civic 1.8 i-VTEC 140 hp represent the top of the range of the Civic 5-door and have combined fuel consumption of 6.7 liters per 100 km with CO2 emissions of 155 g / km. The engine on the Civic 1.8 i-VTEC can be combined with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed automatic transmission.
The prices of the new Civic 1.8 i-VTEC start at € 19,990 Civic 5-door 1.8 i-VTEC GT, while the three-door versions 1.8, available only in Type S construction, start at € 21,390 turnkey of 1.8 i- VTEC Type S.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 11:49 AM PST
Ford announced the new models Mondeo, Galaxy and S-Max, soon, will adopt the new EcoBoost engines 1.6, 1.6 TDCi and 2.2 TDCi. The most important novelty is represented by the 1.6 EcoBoost petrol engine with 160 hp and 240 Nm of torque, paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox and equipped with direct injection, turbocharged and Ti-VCT system variable valve timing. The engine in question is also equipped with Auto-Start-Stop device, which in early 2011, will be adopted by all of Ford EcoBoost family of engines.
Furthermore, both the Mondeo and the Galaxy S-Max models are available with the new diesel 1.6 TDCi 115 bhp and 200 bhp 2.2 TDCi Duratorq family. The 1.6 TDCi 115 PS engine is used – in conjunction with the device, Auto-Start-Stop – the eco-friendly ECOnetic version of the Ford Mondeo, with emissions below 115 g / km of CO2.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 10:55 AM PST
Finally, the motion of the mystery has made its appearance. He became a need, this is true, but in the end, it was shown in all its glory. Theatre of the presentation was the Monza race track, just during the fifth stage of the world superbike.
The electronics however stands out in every way. The four-cylinder engine optimization facts were absolute. The electronic engine management system is in fact the very first livello.Spiccano titanium valves (that move through courts bilanciari to absorb the inertia), the two injectors per cylinder, slipper clutch and exhaust butterfly valve between the end to optimize the delivery of the couple.
Another area in which stands the bike is undoubtedly the management of the vehicle, which can be easily carried by the driver.
These are a summary of the specifications of the S 1000 RR, that this team will be the first BMW motorcycle in the house can attract more enemies instead of BMW’s history fans.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 10:44 AM PST
Britain’s Triumph for the Summer 2009 presents a new fresh look in the Daytona 675 Special Edition. This super shows of the aggressive and slender lines, enhancing its character.The lighter frame of the class and the compact three-cylinder engine come together in this powerful tool suitable for use in track racing and fun. From the graphical point of view there is a first for a motorcycle Triumph: The background is the unprecedented Pearl White, who allows you to obtain an elegant contrast with the blue decals.
We go to the motor characteristics. The latest version of the 675cc three-cylinder exceeds 450 rpm, the upper limit of the previous engine 2008. The new exhaust system, 2kg lighter than previous models, a different processing of electronic and new versions of the head, with valves and modified combustion chamber, ensuring well-128CV at 12,600 rpm and a maximum speed of rotation that brings the red line at 13,950 rpm.
The motorcycle manufacturer in the UK has therefore created a motorbike with a great handling and agility, characteristics that make the Daytona 675 is a two-wheeled vehicle from the pack.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 10:42 AM PST
Do you own a Suzuki Burgman 400? It would have to answer the call of the parent on the Japanese maxi scooters to a defect in the unit. The problem affects 8274 models produced between 2005 and 2006, because the ECM controls the engine could be affected by a malfunction and cause loss of engine speed. The House of Hamamatsu has launched a recall regarding the means by chassis numbers between JS1CG111100100032 and JS1CG111100114069.
If for any reason the unit had already been replaced, you still need to verify that this is the correct one installed. The operation under warranty will last about 45 minutes – 1 hour. Remember to bring your scooter in the shop with all the keys available. If you received the letter take it with you to make the appointment, as the songs are sorted by Suzuki.
A new grain for Suzuki. In fact, already had been made in recent months other references relating to Burgman125cc Suzuki 200cc and 2007 for a problem with the brake discs, and the Suzuki Burgman 650 for ISC valve defects, produced in the same year.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 10:35 AM PST
In an effort to adapt to new regulations that allow the driver to carry an adult in the passenger seat, is renewed after nine years the Peugeot Vivacity 50, a scooter looking young and attractive. 1910 mm long, up from the earth to the seat 786 mm, weighing 95 kg and 8.5-liter tank, with its characteristics of compactness and light weight has the credentials to be appreciated by fourteen year olds, as well as adults who want to a two-wheeled vehicle extremely handy for city use.
Peugeot Vivacity 50 allows two people to travel in, then change his design to have more functionality. For this it has two compartments for helmets under the seat where a save-face helmet and a shield in front jet with visor. The flat floor is suitable to rest bags or shopping bags, and any other object you can use the glove box which is accessed through a door on the outside of the shield made modesty.
The instruments are mixed analog-digital, 2-stroke air-cooled 49.9 cc powered carburetor and electric start kick starter, front disc brake and rear drum. The front shield with a lighthouse with a smooth surface and flashing bulbs mini-Peugeot make the vehicle very attractive.
The French motorcycle manufacturer offers different pearl or metallic colors, from red sensual, elegant black bald, going to trendy polar white pearl. Vivacity 50 is in the list to 1,600 euro and can travel about 30 kilometers on one liter of gasoline.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 10:23 AM PST
In many so far have speculated a possible creation by the Moto Guzzi Griso a variant of the sport. These assumptions are, however, continued only strongly denied by those working or not. But when the topic was about to fall into oblivion has been widely alleged scoop able to give a significant shock to the environment. There were in fact the ear of the designers of motion in art Obiboi Oberdan Bezzi (manager, inter alia, an interesting blog) the rumors according to which the Guzzi is really willing to give life to a sport that can make the throat to a wider public younger than the usual coterie of fans and thick.
The bike in question has been dubbed by the same name with Obiboi Moto Guzzi Dragon, a name echoes with enthralling medieval certainly reveals a vocation to be the same streetfighter.
The answer is in the face of rumors that soon. The Dragon is in fact (we use an optimistic future) of the Griso certainly more manageable, especially in the face of a smaller distance between axles with closing angle bracket on 24.5 °.
This is what we know so far, even if it is floating on the more theoretical and the practical. There remains, therefore, that guests can get their mail on the cover image of the bike (made by Oberdan Bezzi) and patients awaiting feedback or denials that only time can give us.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 10:22 AM PST
Recently, the world of motorcycles, as well as in the car, we tried to create innovative models and eco-profile of the yield qualitatively valid.Several attempts have been made about it, although in many cases the results have left much to be desired.However, though one should not generalize, especially when you consider the Hybrid Sirius 50 cc, or the hybrid launched in these days of Aspes. For those unfamiliar with the Aspes have to say that ciclomotociclistica is a company operating since 1961 in the production of scooters. This house, originally founded by brothers Sorrentino, has had several owners, except 2008 when he landed in the hands of reliable Menzaghi Motors has invested in the development of innovative scooter.
This scooter presents a selection button on the handlebars allows the rider to choose between different modes of gait. The preset speeds are three engine (4t catalyzed combustion engine that lets you recharge the battery while driving), mixed mode (mixed mode that includes the use of electric motors up to 25 km / h over the use of motor spark off with the first) and electric (with exclusive use of the electric motor only).
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 10:18 AM PST
Prosperous times for the European riders. Among ecoincentivi, newcomer lowcost and promotions of various kinds, has become a must change its motion, or update the park two wheels owned.Of course, not all brands offer incentives for larger purchases (except for suzuki scooter), but each company has made little effort to meet the needs of consumers.
The lucky ones who managed to sign up at least a piece of this limited edition will also have the privilege of receiving the first iPod that came specifically designed for this bike. This ipod comes from the synergy between Apple and Kawasaki, so that the main logo of the player will be accompanied by official emblem of the VN 1700 with the addition of the serial number identifying the same motion.
Also on the iPod software that stands out for its originality. In fact, among the default content-a promo video of the bike, the list of all outlets in Europe and Kawasaki to finish a lot of information on the innovative K-Care Insurance (the extended warranty it is an unlimited mileage.
Those interested can obtain this special edition ipod in the first days of August, following a request from the official website of Kawasaki.
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