- 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R
- Fiat 500 Mopar Detroit 2011
- Hyundai Veloster Detroit 2011
- 2011 Ford Vertrek Concept 1.6 EcoBoost
- Ford C-Max Energy C-Max Hybrid
- Porsche 918 RSR
- 2011 Chevrolet Sonic
- Volkswagen Passat US Release
- 2011 Toyota Prius C Hybrid Concept
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 11:26 AM PST
Kawasaki has announced its readiness to call on the U.S. market the new Ninja ZX-10 R cha after a few weeks ago, the U.S. branch of the house of Akashi was forced to withdraw all copies in circulation for a problem at that time was not clarified.
Now we know something more: the withdrawal of banknotes in circulation in the U.S. was due to a defect of the intake valve spring (this spring will surge during the normal operation of the engine on the road or track leading to a sharp decline in performance movement), problem now solved by the engineers of the Japanese giant that will equip the new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 R new camshafts and valve springs for the new, things that should have solved the root of all problems.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 07:31 PM PST
The new Fiat 500 for the United States, recently introduced on the market, went through the hands of the house tuning Mopar, very famous especially overseas. The Fiat 500 is a special version of the Mopar small Italian city car, which was prepared for the occasion with lots of accessories available from Mopar. The Fiat 500 is exposed to the Mopar Chrysler stand the show.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 05:15 PM PST
After a long series of rumors and images spy Hyundai has finally released the first pictures of Veloster, the original three-door coupe 4.22 meters long, 1.79 meters wide for a total of 1,172 pounds. The designers of the Korean brand has designed a bold and courageous body of the car, especially in the area and the rear wheel arches, while the front again and update the style typical of the recent family feeling. Very impressive glass roof which also continues to the rear, small, trapezoidal cut in half by a spoiler that is incorporated into the third stop light. Complete kit of “oddities” a trapezoidal tailpipe and a decidedly oversized extractor-like, quite secondary in comparison to the second side door (opening traditional and non-upwind) for the right side. The Hyundai Veloster is fitted with 215/45 tires on 17-inch wheels, while there are two different sets of optional 18-inch wheels with 215/40 tires.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 04:58 PM PST
Ford presents the show in Detroit vertrek Concept, a prototype of the future global crossover that Ford realized for all markets. Based on the same platform as the new Focus, it offers the new 1.6 EcoBoost combined with Auto Start-Stop system and wants to combine the mechanical efficiency with a very innovative and aggressive design for this segment, especially for the American market. The aerodynamic efficiency is improved by 5% compared to the current Escape and Kuga thanks to the evolution of Ford’s kinetic design and, in the official press release, is already looking to the model series, clearly describing the future application of 1.6 and 2 liter engines TDCi last generation the final version, destined for European markets. The dimensions are very similar to the vertrek Kuga: 4.53 meters long (+9 cm, all concentrated in the past), large 1.87 (+ 3 cm) high and 1.67, just like the current crossover.
The four individual sports seats, a new concept, are separated by a large multi-function center console, while the boot capacity has increased in size SUV worthy of, 828 to 1879 liters. According to the official statement, so the production model will offer up to 20% more luggage space than the current Kuga.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 04:51 PM PST
A few days after submitting the Focus Eletric – exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – Ford put new pieces in the process of “electrification” showing the C-Max C-Max Energy and Hybrid models with hybrid or plug-in hybrid “Simple. ” Both versions – is produced in the United States (Wayne, Michigan) and in Europe (Valencia, Spain) – will be implemented from the C-Max five-seater and will be marketed in the Old Continent is not before 2013, twelve months after launch in North America.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 04:46 PM PST
It is called Porsche 918 RSR and is the perfect synthesis of technology on the 911 GT3 R Hybrid views and the stunning 918 Spyder, the mid-engined boat that reflects the heritage of the Carrera GT. The 918 RSR is the future of technology that Porsche will use the next few years in the racing world. E ‘was officially unveiled at the NAIAS 2011.
For once, before rattling off the numbers of this fantastic creation, we speak of two advanced technologies that make it so: that acts as a flywheel battery-efficient system and a brake energy regeneration. Devices borrowed to complete the GT3 R Hybrid, enabling power to the two electric motors mounted on the front wheel. Each well produces 102 hp.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 04:15 PM PST
Chevrolet presents the sedan and hatchback Sonic at the Detroit Motor Show 2011. As anticipated, the model presented in Europe as Sonic Aveo has been renamed the United States, where it will be available in both 5-door, both as a sedan. Assembled all’Orion Assembly Center in Michigan, Sonic will offer the 4-cylinder Ecotec turbo 1.4-liter 138 hp and 200 Nm of torque and the 1.8-liter 135 hp and 167 Nm, combined with manual or automatic transmission (reserved to 1.8), the same as the older sister Cruze.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 04:12 PM PST
From mid-August, Volkswagen will start marketing the sedan previously called NMS (New Mid-size Sedan), named for the occasion Passat without such a name involves any relationship with the European version of the same name. Between the two Passat fact there is nothing in common. The version of the Atlantic “- produced in the plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee – Measuring 4.87 meters in length (step of 2.80 m) and 1.83 meters wide and has drawn inspiration from a bridge as proposed by the Jetta and is available with 2.5 petrol engines from 170 hp to 280 hp and 3.6 in addition to the classic 2.0 TDI 140. Available as a standard practice in the automatic DSG six-speed version.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 04:06 PM PST
The Detroit Auto Show is also the stage of submission of the Prius Concept C, it takes inspiration directly from the next generation of the hybrid Japanese waiting for the first half of next year. The Japanese manufacturer said that the version of this great series of concept cars will enrich the offer of the hybrid variety of the house and will have smaller, consuming less than the current Prius.
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