- Porsche Cayenne Coupe Merdad
- Fiat 500 Mopar
- Cadillac CTS-V Coupé Race Car
- Hyundai Curb Concept
- Audi A9
- Audi e-tron Spyder
- Cadillac CTS-V Coupé SCCA
- Audi Q7 V12 TDI by Anderson Germany
- Buick Verano
- Subaru Stella EV Electric
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 02:15 PM PST
This time the task of tuning made by Merdad not merely refine the sub-mechanics and bodywork of the Porsche Cayenne. With the Cayenne Coupe, in fact, the trainer puts heavy hand of German car chassis, giving rise to the 2 rear doors for an unusual SUV coupe, architectural form recently proposed by the Range Rover Evoque. The operation borders on the field usually reserved for workshop and body to the prototypes, but the engineers were not long in English qualms at the prospect of shortening the pitch of the Cayenne to give it a more sporty, inherent in the genetic makeup of the mark Zuffenhausen.
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 02:12 PM PST
At the Detroit Motor Show (15-23 January 2011), the Chrysler Group also reserve a space to its line of processing official Mopar stands between them and the Fiat 500 in 2012, revised and corrected in key aesthetic tuning. This is a special version of the rich list of Mopar accessories available for the small Italian American, a little ‘as in Europe for processing Abarth.
The cockpit is transformed with the Mopar package consisting of sill with custom logo, style knobs carbon exchange and handbrake and Katzkin leather accented with blue. The only mechanical modification concerns the addition of a specific link strut braces for the suspension.
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 02:05 PM PST
The recently announced Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car finally reveals his final appearance, in practice corresponding to what is anticipated by the official drawings. The 2-port race of the prestigious American brand is in fact ready to debut at the Detroit Motor Show (15-23 January 2011), with the first race scheduled for the next 25 to 27 March in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 05:36 AM PST
Hyundai of North America presented at the Detroit model in concept form, called Curb, which has an aspect of crossovers (at Juke but longer) and a side view, at least in the picture they’ve shown, nor is very-very aggressive and really aesthetically pleasing. The interior is “another story” and it is clear that is a concept, because they have spread denotes graphics look too futuristic (and unhelpful, at least the central console, it must be said). However, as a compact crossover model is not bad. We’ll see if it evolves so that you can hit the streets
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 05:31 AM PST
Audi had plans to produce a new flagship, a luxury sedan bigger and more comfortable than the current flagship of the brand, the Audi A8. According to rumors the new Audi A9 (the name of the possible super sedan with the four rings) could be constructed using the same platform that will be used for the production version of the spectacular Lamborghini Estoque prototype. Would face each other on the market with Porsche Panamera, Mercedes CL-Class and the car in the future will result from the concept car BMW GranCoupé.
The platform chosen is the one used in the latest Audi A8, light and strong, but in a longer version using technology MLB (modular longitudinal architecture) of the manufacturer. The Audi A9 should benefit the whole range of engines of the brand, while the Lamborghini Estoque could be powered from 5.2 V10 Lamborghini Gallardo.
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 05:28 AM PST
Exposed between the halls of CES in Las Vegas there is a second-tron Spyder and Audi, this time in red ruby but without any change from the specimen shown during the show in Paris. The discovery of Ingolstadt, still lacking the “green light”to win the production, is equipped with a hybrid platform consisting dall’inedito 3.0 TDI twin turbo (300 hp, 650 Nm) mounted in a central position and a pair of electric motors with power total of 88 hp and 352 Nm of torque through a seven-speed DSG is possible to launch the e-tron Spyder from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.4 seconds and let it run up to 250 km / h, consuming just 2.2 liters of diesel per hundred kilometers.
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 05:26 AM PST
The next SCCA American League – reserved for production-based series – see also deployed to the way the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe, Sport entrusted to drivers Johnny O’Connell (three-time champion of the ALMS GT1) and Andy Pilgrim (winner of the SCCA World Challenge GT) which will be presented officially at the Detroit Motor Show. Waiting to know the technical specifications – including any sacrifices required to supercharged V8 engine -, Cadillac announced that the race debut is scheduled for the weekend of 25-27 March in St. Petersburg (Florida), during the first stage of the championship.
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 02:45 AM PST
The tuner Anderson Germany presented its elaboration of the Audi Q7 SUV. First you work on the engine increasing the power of 10%, combining this intervention to the modification of the suspension and brakes. Aesthetically, the changes were not particularly striking and the one that is most noticeable are the massive alloy wheels blacks 22-inch 295/30 tires mounted. Additional changes from the team of production are applied to the interior to make this version of the Q7 even more exclusive.
The interventions on the outside of the Audi Q7 by Anderson in Germany consist of some elements such as trim carbon fiber for the frame of the grid, the wing mirrors, roof rails on the roof and rear diffuser. Air intakes and exhausts were painted black while the taillights are brown.
Within the preparation of the Q7 is equipped with carbon fiber trim for the console, door panels and steering wheel. The seats are leather and Alcantara black with white stitching and customer choice can install custom LED lights.
Posted: 07 Jan 2011 02:21 AM PST
Buick will present at the Detroit Motor Show (10-23 January) an unprecedented four-door notchback sedan platform on General Motors’ Delta II, “named Verano and proposed a four-cylinder Ecotec 2.4-liter (177 hp). The Buick Perano divides the backbone with medium-sized cars made by U.S. group – including the Opel Astra, Chevrolet Volt and Orlando – but is characterized by a length of 4.67 meters, a width of 1.81 meters and a height of 1:48 m For a step of 2.68 meters. This policy of sharing is also reflected in the cockpit, almost identical (differing only materials and finishes) to those already proposed dall’Opel Astra.
Posted: 06 Jan 2011 05:27 PM PST
Subaru has launched the Star EV electric on the Japanese market in 2009. The car ahead of many competitors, is equipped with an electric engine by 63 hp and 170 Nm of torque and a fast charging system that allows it to reach 80% of battery life in just 15 minutes. The maximum speed is 100 km / h, while the maximum range is 100 km. By 2011 will be delivered about 400 units planned, but Subaru is already evaluating the possibility to conclude the adventure of the model, when in 2012 the full range Stella will end their business careers.
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