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Gemballa Porsche Cayenne Tornado 958

Posted: 15 Dec 2010 09:29 PM PST

Gemballa comeback – thanks to entrepreneurs and Swarts Andreas Steffen Korbach – with the Tornado 958, interpretation in tuning the new Porsche Cayenne. The main feature of the Gemballa Tornado 958 is the use of carbon fiber instead of plastic and steel. In this way, bonnet, doors, front and rear bumpers, side skirts and tailgate carbon made it possible to reduce the mass of the car in the order of 70 kg.

As for the aesthetic characterization, Cayenne Tornado 958 is equipped with front bumper changed through the adoption of large air intakes and LED headlights vertically shaped. At the rear, however, the SUV Zuffenhausen has been completely modified with the introduction of new headlights, bumper with integrated dual exhaust with 4 outlets and roof spoiler. In addition, wider wheel arches have increased the width of the Porsche Cayenne to 205 cm. Bodykit complete the 22-inch alloy wheels.

The German tuner has also revised 4.8 V8 Turbo engine, providing two options: Stage 1, which boosts power to 580 hp through changes to the electronic control unit, while Stage 2 brings the power up to 700 hp and maximum torque up to 1000 Nm also has been upgraded braking system with Brembo 6-piston front and rear 420 mm by 405 mm 4-piston. The Tornado 958 kit will be available in 2011 only 30 copies of the new Porsche Cayenne. In addition to marking the return of Gemballa, the Tornado 958 model will be the first celebration of thirty years of the German tuner.

Citroen e-HDi C3 and DS3

Posted: 15 Dec 2010 09:11 PM PST

After the models C4, C5 and C4 Picasso, Citroen C3 and also the DS3 will have their own versions of e-HDi, equipped with the 1.6 HDi 92 hp motor in conjunction with Stop & Start device. The e-C3 HDi will be available in two versions, 93 g / km of CO2 and 3.6 liters per 100 km with steel rims or alloy 15-inch and 98 g / km and 3.7 liters per 100 km with 16-inch alloy wheels. Instead, the DS3-Citroen HDi So Chic will be available in setting and in the range from 95 g / km of CO2 with 15-inch alloy wheels and 98 g / km of CO2-inch alloy wheels with 16 or 17 inches.

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