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Porsche Baby Boxster 4 cylinder

Posted: 20 Jan 2011 06:34 PM PST

Porsche admits, “which officially is developing a 4-cylinder boxer engine: to declare to Autocar was the head of the research team and development of the German Wolfgang Durheimer, who added that the unit” could be applied to the Boxster, Cayman and …. 911 “. But first things first.

At the thought of that engine, we shoot in the head the idea of the new, rumored “baby boxster (0356 for some), the sporty entry-level built in collaboration with Audi and Volkswagen, this engine seems made for her. “Deep throats”are about a displacement of 2500 cc and the possible production versions, aspirated and turbo. The latter is rated at 360 hp.

And it’s probably because it brings up the 911. The rest is the same Durheimer fuel this hypothesis: “If necessary, this could end up under the engine 911. Our decision is that, for this model, to remain on a flat-six. But there are opportunities – for a 4-cylinder to 911 – for the future. “

2011 Saab 9-5 Wagon

Posted: 20 Jan 2011 06:22 PM PST

Announces the debut of Saab 9-5 Wagon at the Geneva Motor and disseminates the first official image of the model. The car will be booking from March, but the deliveries will begin only in September 2011, when the 9-5 sedan will join in the lists. The line of the rear volume confirms the strength and sophistication of style sedan, confirming what had hitherto seen in spy photos, with the glazed surface wraparound headlights and rounded shapes. The range of petrol and turbo diesel engines will be taken from the 9-5 sedan, such as the XWD system and the availability of manual and automatic transmissions.

Will be available in the luggage compartment floor and folding adjustable to position the load, the U-Rail system for securing the luggage compartment and a waterproof bottom, in addition to folding rear seat with 60/40 scheme without removing the headrests. The space available will vary from 527 to 1600 liters, with a maximum length of 1962 mm and the rear hatch will be opened electrically (with an open programmable) both inside and outside the car by remote control or touch panel CONUN above the rear license plate. The threshold load for easy access, is positioned 648 mm above the ground.

Audi A1 S line Xe

Posted: 20 Jan 2011 06:16 PM PST

Audi S Line A1 presents the XE, with a new package of accessories. Beauty accessories are added because S Line alloy wheels 16 “or 17″ and Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights integrated, which radically altered the image of the front of the little German. The S Line package may be required for the XE version 1.4 TSI 122 hp and 105 hp 1.6 TDI. The combined package to version Ambition has a cost of $ 1,500 and offers alloy wheels 7.5 x 17 “5 spokes and 215/40 tires, while that given to Attraction offers alloy wheels 7 x 16″ with 10 spokes and tires 215/45, with a surcharge of Euro 1800.

BMW X1 M Sport Package

Posted: 20 Jan 2011 06:10 PM PST

Here are the first pictures of the BMW X1 in setting M Sport Package. The package includes front and rear fascia and alloy wheels sports “M “(17 ‘or 18 ‘) and low stance. To complete the look outside the frames of the windows in black. Inside, make a fine show if seats in Alcantara and tissue sections, 3-spoke multifunction steering “M”, the gear knob and hand brake in perforated leather and aluminum interior trims. This exhibition will be available in conjunction with color Alpine White, Le Mans Blue, Black Sapphire, Space Grey, Vermillion Red and White Mineral and options for all engines, including the newly introduced 2.0 Turbo petrol TwinPower.

Renault Xmod and Scenic Model Year 2011

Posted: 20 Jan 2011 06:06 PM PST

Renault has the Xmod and Scenic MPV model year 2011. Launched in 2009, versions 5 and 7 seats, have been renovated in the equipment and interior finishes. The range is now divided on the variants Attractive (which takes the place of comfort), and Dynamique Luxe and intermediate level is available from the new seat fabric with Teflon stain resistant treatment. Prices range between 20,000 and 31,000 Euro.

In detail, the Attractive offers standard ABS, ESP, front and side air bags, front wheels 16 “Flexwheels, manual air conditioning, fog lights, MP3 radio, speed limiter and leather steering wheel, while the Dynamique Sport adds alloy wheels 16 (Scenic) or Shuss 17 “(Xmod), dual-zone automatic climate control, sliding center console, Tom Tom Navigator 2.0 Live, mixed fabric leather seats, rain sensor and automatic headlight switch. The top of the range Luxe also proposes parking sensors, Bluetooth, alloy wheels Sari 17-inch, rear-view mirror photochromic, roller blinds and tinted windows.

At a technical level, to signal the presence of the system Gear Shift Indicator, which indicates the optimum point to change to reduce fuel consumption and the new version of the 1.5 DCi 110 bhp engine, now capable of 128 g / km of CO2, while the rest of the range petrol and diesel remains unchanged, with its variants and EDC Proactive automatic transmission.

Infiniti EX Black Premium

Posted: 20 Jan 2011 06:02 PM PST

Infiniti Introduces New Premium EX Black, an exhibition exclusively dedicated to Japanese compact SUVs. Based on EX30d GT Premium diesel 238 hp, it has Malbec Black paint, alloy wheels 19 “exclusive, Graphite leather, piano black inserts and aluminum interior, glass roof, handrails in polished aluminum and a Bose sound system .

The car will be marketed in 150 specimens for the European market at a price of 61,950 euros and the purchase will entitle entry to the exclusive Relais & Châteaux 5C Club for an overnight stay with dinner and breakfast for two people, a consortium of more than 500 of the most prestigious hotels and restaurants in the world which can be accessed only by invitation.

Aston Martin Cygnet White and Black launch edition

Posted: 20 Jan 2011 06:00 PM PST

Aston Martin introduces the special Cygnet White and Black versions, available from April for a base price of just under 40,000 Euros and, above all, reserved for the time customers already own cars Aston Martin. The city’s luxury car Aston, derived from the Toyota IQ, will be offered in version 1.33-liter 98 hp petrol with manual gearbox or CVT continuously variable: in the first case touches 100 km / h in 11.8 seconds while consuming average 24 km / l and 116 g / km of CO2, while the second values are respectively 11.6 seconds, 22.9 km / l and 120 g / km.

The Cygnet White and Black offer standard alloy wheels 16 “with 175/60 tires, leather upholstery and Alcantara and a special kit to measure luggage signed Bill Amberg. The two versions are distinguished by exterior colors, with chrome strips on the version of White and Black and matt black on the interior with light colors on White on Black and completely dark. In both cases stands the highest attention to detail and finishes that have placed their English home in the cockpit to ensure the same standards of its own supercar.

2011 Jeep Wrangler

Posted: 20 Jan 2011 05:55 PM PST

Saturday and Sunday 22 and 23 January will launch the Jeep Wrangler renewed marketing of the Italian as the model year 2011. The iconic American off-road, whose most important innovation consists dall’inedito 2.8 CRD turbodiesel with 200 hp, will debut in Italy with a base price of € 31,000, a figure that relates to your Wrangler 2.8 CRD Sport with manual transmission in progress .

Besides the new engine, the renewal that focused on the Wrangler has focused on the interior: dashboard, console and instrument panel have been completely redesigned, and the overall quality of materials and finishes has made a big step forward. Next to the drive diesel is of course the petrol 3.8 V6 Euro 5, provided 200 hp and manual transmission is also next to the automatic sequential five-speed always.

The 2011 Wrangler is also able to consume and emit less than the previous model. And he does so with solutions such as the start & stop, available in conjunction with manual transmission. For the rest it should be noted that there is a new body-colored hardtop optional on Sahara version, but beyond all, the centerpiece of the Wrangler are and remain its offroad capabilities.

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