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Arden Range Rover Sport AR5

Posted: 02 Dec 2010 12:57 PM PST

Three years after the version with gull-wing doors Arden proposes a new body kit for the Range Rover Sport, referred to in this manner AR5/10. The SUV is characterized by the British car body with oversized wheel arches and redesigned bumpers, side skirts for the most profitable and alloy wheels “Arden Dakar” with a diameter of 22 inches, in addition to the exhaust system and brake system developed to provide more performance. Also new are the headlights with LED daytime running lights. The AR5 / 10 can be ordered in conjunction with the TDV8 engine V8 Supercharged 3.6 and 5.0, with the latter credited with 560 hp (+50 compared to the stock version) for a 0-100 km / h in 5.9 seconds covered.

McLaren Edition SLR

Posted: 02 Dec 2010 12:07 PM PST

McLaren will produce 25 new units of the SLR coupe, called SLR Edition and characterized by a new aerodynamics: the front air inlets has a lower profile and more pronounced, while side air vents have a new rounded shape. Unpublished also the extractor and the rear bumper.

This special version, which comes one year after the official end of production of the SLR, also proposes new regulations buoyancy, while the 5.4-liter supercharged V8 has not undergone any changes. The car was unveiled a bit ‘on the sly at the show in Essen and do not yet know the price list: in the absence of an official of the parent expect further details to confirm the information gathered so far.

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander DI-D Mivec

Posted: 02 Dec 2010 11:59 AM PST

Mitsubishi submitted to the Bologna Motor Show in the Outlander model year 2011. A few months after the redesign, with the introduction of new front end common to all models of the Japanese, the note SUV is updated with the introduction of a brand new 2.2-liter diesel engine Di-D Mivec developed entirely by engineers from Mitsubishi capable of 177 hp and 380 Nm of torque.

The Euro 5 engine with MIVEC variable valve timing and a 2000 bar common rail system, signed 4N14, is the elder brother of the proposed new 1.8 Did the ASX and will be offered in conjunction with the 6-speed manual transmission. It remains to list the 2.2 156 hp, and capable of PSA rise, however, of 380 Nm of torque, matched only at the TC-SST dual-clutch gearbox. For both engines is available as standard AWC all-wheel drive, which allows you to electronically select 2WD mode, 4WD and Lock to lock the center differential.

The 156 hp version touches 100 km / h acceleration in 11.1 seconds and reaches 198 km / h, with an average consumption of 7.2 l/100 km and emission of 189 g / km. The most powerful states, respectively, 9.8 seconds 177 hp, 200 km / h, 6.3 l/100 km and 165 g / km, even in the face of a lower weight of 60 kg.

2011 Nissan GT-R

Posted: 01 Dec 2010 11:14 PM PST

Please have your watch or timer, because it is the only way to get an idea of how little is three seconds. This is just ridiculous time specification used 2011 Nissan GT-R catapulted out from standing up to 100km / h. The increased power of the 480CV with which previously had until the 530CV that will be available in version 2011, have meant that the Japanese model gets significantly better records than the model with the one that has rivaled in recent times, the Porsche 911 Turbo, this requires 3.4 seconds and 3.3 seconds on the Turbo S version.

The announcement was made by the Japanese after performing several tests on Japan’s territory, resulting in both the acceleration while the tire and development of series, despite the different temperatures with tests that were conducted -14.9 to 18.6 º C

Kerkhof & Visscher Renault Megane RS

Posted: 01 Dec 2010 11:10 PM PST

The Dutch dealer Kerkhof & Visscher has developed a specific packet processing for the Renault Megane RS, improved to 310 hp (+60 hp) and lighter than 40 pounds. The Bye-Motions (the name conferred on it) is also characterized by the magnesium alloy OZ burnished effect, the Brembo brakes with Ferodo pads and many details in the cockpit, dominated by the leather upholstery with plot diamond. The supercharged 2.0 receives a complete new exhaust system, intercooler and a control unit plus more permissive. The package cost is between 1,800 and 4,000 €, but can be further enriched with several components including the cooling system of the Megane Thropy V6. Quisquiglie. Because the dealer manager Chris Visscher has confirmed the upcoming introduction of the Megane RS even more extreme, two-seat, 150-pounds lighter than the standard version. “We want to get a power to weight ratio of 4 kg / hp”, specifies Visscher.

3 Electric Cars Bollorè Prokhorov

Posted: 01 Dec 2010 07:23 PM PST

Bolloré pursuing its efforts towards the electric car. This time the well-known entrepreneur is able to forge a partnership with the Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov for the production of electric cars. As you recall, Bolloré was going to send to the production Bluecar in collaboration with Pininfarina, which met with many difficulties. Now the eclectic entrepreneur back with his Russian colleagues and always points in the production of cars with zero emissions.

The news has been directly Russian entrepreneur who said that there will be a presentation at the end of the year. The intention is to produce three versions of electric-powered cars and marketing them in 2012, based on a starting price of about $ 10,000, about 7,000 euro at current exchange rates.

The company made up of two businessmen plan to produce at least 10,000 vehicles a year and that the zero-emission cars will be sold first in the Russian market and, subsequently, be marketed in the rest of Europe. The memory goes back to the story of Bluecar, the car that Bolloré and Pininfarina, in the recent past has done so much to talk about himself.

The two, however, have strengthened their cooperation by signing an agreement that makes it possible for Pininfarina to exit the joint venture, where there is massive investment. As a counterpart, Bollorè should retain ownership of industrial Bluecar.

Anderson Germany Lamborghini Gallardo White Racing Edition

Posted: 01 Dec 2010 04:48 PM PST

Anderson presents the changes Germany dedicated to the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 package with White Racing Edition, featuring new pearl white paint. The body kit consists of widened wheel arches, bumpers and rear wing minigomme fixed, while the alloy wheels 20 “offer the combination of white and black, the dominant theme of the entire process. The same fact is also used in combination with new leather upholstery dedicated. The 5.2-liter V10 engine, thanks to a new sport exhaust and reprogrammed engine control, it gains 30 hp and is capable of delivering 590 hp.

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