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BMW xDrive Live

Posted: 19 Dec 2010 02:48 PM PST

At the start BMW xDrive Live, traveling show that, for the eighth consecutive year, and in some of the most important Italian skiing and that allows you to test the qualities of the range BMW xDrive, assisted by the riders of Team to Drive Driving. During 32 test days of the previous year, 1,810 tests were carried out on the road in 244 during the Snow Day The models that have attracted the most attention were the BMW X1 BMW X6 Sav. Special interest was shown also news from the top of the range where the 750th and the X6 xDrive M and model full hybrid BMW X6 ActiveHybrid.

xDrive-Live in 2011 was preceded by a pre-tour that is now in its third edition and includes the 16 dealerships throughout the country, with some evenings focused on the evolution of skiing from 1910 to today, that, besides being a BMW of the many initiatives, it is also the best opportunity to learn about the new all-wheel drive Group. A photo exhibition in the world of skiing and a selection of vintage ski with an exhibition of some contemporary exclusive ski.

Later it was possible to enter the technological development of new equipment for the new season and new products BMW xDrive, demonstrating the constant attention of the Group for their customers and fans. During the evening were then presented the activities of Rent and Go over to the new line of sportswear Kristian Ghedina. The tour started on Nov. 3 and running for 16 Italian places will end before Christmas, a dealer in southern Italy. In the first twelve stages were involved 2,000 clients.

Peugeot EX1 Concept

Posted: 19 Dec 2010 02:46 PM PST

Three and a half seconds. Record not yet official, but still impressive value: the Peugeot Concept EX1 has scored in recent days on the classic amazing acceleration 0-100. With a time of 3.49 s, the house of the Lion has overcome all the power cimentatesi so far in the test.

To witness the attempt, which took place in the airport’s military Chengdu, in China, there were 200 guests. A firm groped the French explorer Nicolas Vanier and a Chinese blogger. The latter, in particular, has scored new records of acceleration on the eighth of a mile and quarter mile.

For the record, the EX1 is powered by two electric motors, one for each axle, capable of delivering a total power of 340 hp and maximum torque of 480 Nm

Volkswagen Up! Electric London Taxi

Posted: 19 Dec 2010 03:03 AM PST

Volkswagen seems to have developed a real ball for electric taxis. After Volkswagen Taxi Milan analogy proposal made in Berlin, the German carmaker has now pulled out of the hat the idea of an electric car for public transport to be submitted no less than in the capital of taxi traditional London. For this innovative service, the company chose a vehicle based on the new city car Volkswagen Up! which is expected to retire the legendary Black Cab of the capital. A challenge rather difficult, but you can never say.

The Volkswagen Up! adapted to taxi electric engine is powered by a battery with a range of about 300 km. The power delivered by the electric motor is 113 hp and its top speed should be about 120 km / h. Not bad for a car designed only to travel in congested traffic in London.

“Currently, our prototype does not yet meet the standards for taxi in London, ” the manufacturer said, adding that it is derived from the Volkswagen Up! gives you an idea of what is the road taken by the mark in the city car of the future.

The concept car’s electric London cab has individual seats for passengers instead of the traditional bench and offers amenities such as air conditioning and an infotainment system with touch screen. A network of public transport to zero emissions could help lower the very high levels of pollution which has caused London? Maybe so, but will be made first. And from the prototype to the meter is a long way.

Mini Paceman Concept

Posted: 19 Dec 2010 02:57 AM PST

Mini has released the first images of Paceman Concept car to be built on a Countryman and powered by the 1.6 petrol version with 211 hp. With this prototype, the designers of the British brand providing a foretaste of the future practical and very fitting three-door Sport Activity Vehicle, attacking the Range Rover Evoque condensation in lower proportions on the formula: SAV Oxford it measures 4.11 meters in length, 1.79 1:54 in width and height. The body of the car (by Marcus Syring) is characterized by a flat roof, the bottom side as opposed to the pavilion with paint “a step” for the glazing and bare-bones – especially in the muscular rear spoiler included – while the 19-inch alloy wheels are decorated with arches with plastic inserts crude. Details of all accessories in leather handles and applied along the door that conceals the fuel filler.

The Mini Concept Paceman All4 also has four-wheel drive, which is also home Countryman and developed to deliver the couple at the same percentage (50:50) between the two axes where driving conditions are optimal. This solution enables the four-cylinder turbo to download the 260 Nm (280 with overboost operation) without hesitation, especially under acceleration. The official launch is planned during the Detroit Motor Show (10-23 January).

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Posted: 19 Dec 2010 02:02 AM PST

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Posted: 19 Dec 2010 01:49 AM PST

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Posted: 19 Dec 2010 01:32 AM PST

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Posted: 19 Dec 2010 12:51 AM PST

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LS2 Helmets 569 Scape

Posted: 19 Dec 2010 12:44 AM PST

LS2 Helmets has developed the model 569 Scape, a modular helmet suitable for both summer and in winter. LS2 Helmets Scape 569 has a outer shell HTTP (Thermoplastic High Pressure Technology) and a high internal resistance in different densities of EPS, which is useful in the best way to absorb the energy spread in the event of any impact.

The model is tested both as a helmet is as integral with the removable chin guard that can pass the tests for approval and at the same time easy to remove due to the simplicity of coupling.

The visor is made of 2.2 mm of polycarbonate with treatment resistant and has a small lever that locks in the closed position and the system TSS (Twin Shield System) which, through an internal sun visor, you always have a visibility .

The ventilation system provides air to enter through two adjustable taken over and the output from an ejector seat on the back cover. The interior, non-allergenic, breathable materials are removable and washable, the strap is a fine adjustment with quick release and the helmet is designed to house or other Compact Bluetooth intercom of this type are available as options.

The helmet is available at a price of 149 euro in three versions all one color for sizes ranging from XS to XXL. In the same series there are still 569 other versions such as the Track and Clover (helmet in three versions for the first and only one color background with silver staining for the second, both at 119 €) or the Rose and the Wind Party (graphic versions € 129).

Honda Scoopy SH300i 2011

Posted: 19 Dec 2010 12:34 AM PST

The Honda Scoopy is a bestseller, and it’s something, because it has very good qualities, at a reasonable price. With a displacement restrained (279.1 cc) in single-cylinder engine, four-stroke four-valve liquid-cooled, has some great alloy wheels 16 inches, which certainly cooperate to the city driving is not only easier But safer. In addition, your final drive (belt) makes it quieter and easier to maintain (no oil, for example).

For Spain is offered in two models: the SH300i, at a price of 4,889 €, and the SH300i C-ABS, at a price of € 5,449. As you can imagine, the latter incorporates ABS (almost essential element at this point and highly recommended). The price includes both built-top box

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