- Dakar 2011
- Alfa Romeo Giulietta G430
- Group Lotus Formula 1 2011
- Audi R18 TDI
- Porsche 911 GT3 RSR MY 2011
- Porsche 918 Spyder
- McLaren GT3
- Mercedes Class C 63 AMG
- Cowon D3 AMOLED and Android 2.1
- Maybach 57S
Posted: 01 Jan 2011 01:16 PM PST
The third edition of the Dakar “South America” that runs between Argentina and Chile, which is the 33rd of the raid created by Thierry Sabine, this year seems to have found the splendor of the 80 race is for riders and fans of the line off-road of a lifetime. In the collective goal of the Lake Rose in Dakar – the vision that symbolized the satisfaction of having reached to the end – two years now have been replaced scenarios dream Fiambala dunes of the Atacama desert, the Cordillera the Andes. The allure of challenge therefore remains unchanged, it is true that tomorrow we will be away from Buenos Aires in fact 430 vehicles between cars, motorcycles, quads and trucks, 68 more than those enrolled in the 2010 edition. For all the appointment is on the starting line in Buenos Aires, where tomorrow at 20.30 Italian, will host the traditional opening ceremony of the competition.
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Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:57 PM PST
When you think about the Alfa Romeo is usually the red image, but this year’s Bologna Motor Show was presented with a customized version of the Giulietta green, very attractive.
Designed and equipped by the fashion house Conte of Florence, but the tires were supplied by Marangoni which has mounted special of the “M-iGreen Power”, made for this car in the 235/35R19 size. In addition there is an electric scooter in the trunk Segway i2, in the version made especially for HT by Marangoni
Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:53 PM PST
Renault sold its last tranche of the Formula 1 team, so next season will return to the F1 Group Lotus. The French company has sold a majority stake last Genii the Capital last year and the last sale of the remaining stake to private equity funds has enabled the Group Lotus to actually buy the team, with the team from Renault will start the 2011 season Lotus Renault GP name and run with the traditional colors of black and gold.
Renault will remain in the circus providing engines to Red Bull and two Lotus, because next year there will be two teams with Lotus name, though among them there is nothing in common.There will be the Team Lotus, which came into F1 in 2010 and the Group Lotus, which begins in 2011.
Renault for its part will remain in F1, and will pursue studies and research with partners, and research programs in areas such as KERS.
Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:44 PM PST
Audi has introduced the new R18, the car with which the house of Ingolstadt in 2011 to take part in endurance races. The big change from the R15 is the presence of the dome, abandoned in 1999 by the German company, in favor of an open version, but again now, even to fight on equal terms with rivals from Peugeot, which just ended a run in 2009 Audi wins 24 Hours of Le Mans with the 908 HDI FAP.
The fairing should ensure greater aerodynamic efficiency. The other big news is the engine, a new 3.7 V6 TDI, an engine much smaller than the previous V10 5.5, for the sake of regulation.Diesel cars by 2011 it will have an engine displacement of 3700 cc. The exchange rate has remained the classic six-speed, obviously with the appropriate changes. Inotlre on the R18 is a system that recovers the energy lost in braking.
Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:38 PM PST
Porsche presented the 2011 version of MY 911 GT3 RSR, the top version for the competitions of the house in Stuttgart. The main novelties are the engine of the car, which was updated in aerodynamics and that has been revised for the occasion. As can be seen from the picture, there is a new front spoiler very elaborate, whose task is to increase the downforce of the car, also the front wheels are larger, for better grip and less understeer.
The red zone has been the engine at an altitude of 9,400 rpm, while according to the technical Porsche has improved the handling of it.
Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:34 PM PST
The British magazine Top Gear, which surely many of you know, presented the award as “Man of the Year” in Wolfgang Dürheimer, now former head of the Porsche research and development center in Weissach.
According to the study of Dat, the 911 Carrera is the car that ever loses its value unless the German market, followed by the Boxster and Cayman.
Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:31 PM PST
McLaren has confirmed that officially go into production a version of the GT3 supercar MP4-12C, albeit in limited numbers. As part of the project, the car will be born from the collaboration with the SRC Racing, will compete in several European GT Championship races in 2011, while the final version will be ready for customers in 2012.
In the past, McLaren Racing and CRS worked together, producing the McLaren F1 GTR Le Mans winner 15 years ago, more than six Longtails for the Le Mans 12 years ago.
Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:23 PM PST
The first official pictures and video of the new Mercedes C-Class 2011: a few days after arriving a few clicks of the sports version of the C63 AMG sedan Monaco of Bavaria, with Evo Cars Magazine. The photos reveal an aggressive front fascia, a grid cut by a single bar and a new optical body. There is also an image of the interior: in essence the point was left unchanged with the exception of the seats and the seat design with very sporty side of the padding, the AMG sports steering wheel from the classic look.
Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:16 PM PST
South Korea’s Cowon has introduced a new portable media player that seems to promise good performance: it is called D3 Cowon Plenue, and do not be fooled by the impression optic phone, why not support 3D graphics, as is the case for another model of PMP always Cowon, which was released a few weeks ago.
Posted: 31 Dec 2010 11:11 PM PST
The dealer Saudi “AutoKingdom” has sold the first copy of Xenatec Cruiseiro, imposing coupe built on a Maybach 57 S with the support of the same German brand. Buyers will be able to enjoy the warranty, that shall not cease even after the interventions made to change the mass around doors and bumpers, which must be added a few finishing details including the 20-inch alloy wheels. It remains unchanged, the impressive 6.0 V12 bi-turbo 612 hp and more than 1,000 Nm The asking price for the sample picture is equal to $ 943,000, equivalent to € 715,000.
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