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Aston Martin Vantage S 2011

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 08:51 AM PST

The Aston Martin V8 is currently selling in our market, has received a new twist by the British brand to get a new version that will be marketed under the name S Vantage, an increase of power as the main Atrato and as a new aesthetic that will differentiate the V8 version. The engine fitted is the same 4,735 cc V8, with the exception that instead of the 426CV that develops in the V8 version, the Vantage S variant power rises to 436CV. This power is obtained at an engine speed of 7,300 laps, while the maximum torque of 490nm is obtained at the 5,000 turns. The acceleration achieved in developing this new sport has not yet been announced by Aston Martin, as opposed to top speed, which has already been announced with a value of 305km / h.

Seat Ibiza SC Comercial

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 08:47 AM PST

Seat just put on sale in dealer network official commercial version of the Seat Ibiza SC, a model of the € 12,635 paa the gasoline version and 70 hp 1.2 liter. The Commercial Ibiza is characterized by including a partition panel for the cargo space, and replacing the rear-side windows covered with metal. As for equipment, the model has ABS, driver and passenger airbags, radio CD/MP3, and so on, without forgetting that you can optionally purchase several packs, as Confortdrive (fog lights) or Winter Package, heated seats.

2011 Volkswagen Race Touareg Qatar and Touareg Gold Edition

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 08:42 AM PST

Volkswagen presents the Qatar Motor Show Touareg two special models: the Race Touareg Touareg 3 Qatar and the Gold Edition. The first is a model based on the Dakar Rally, ready to roll on conventional roads, so it has been tweaked accordingly (for example, the width of its body, almost two meters). The Touareg Gold Edition, meanwhile, puts its emphasis on luxury, and goes so far that includes parts coated with 24 carat gold. Your tires are 22 inches, the new design and in its interior in Nappa leather upholstery and Alcantara.

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Bicolore

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 08:38 AM PST

A month before he reports to the Geneva Motor Show the new model to replace the V12 Murciélago, Lamborghini has in the Hall of Qatar a special edition called Bicolore, which is destined for European markets and Asia Pacific. Obviously, this version includes a special two-tone color scheme for your exterior, black roof where you can combine up to five options, called Giallo Midas, Arancio Borealis, Grigio Telesto, Bianco monocerus and Blu Caelum.

In addition, this version includes alloy wheels Skorpius with 15 clubs design and finished in titanium gray. The mechanical part is still the powerful 560 hp V10 engine with a top speed of 325 km / h Throttle from 0 to 100km / h in 3.7 seconds.

Kia Picanto 2011

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 08:27 AM PST

The new Kia Picanto shows all the innovations of this popular supermini that will be officially unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show scheduled for March 3 to 13, 2011. Presentation that was already anticipated in these days of the first official photo of the passenger. But not only that it was confirmed the proposed range of engines.

Looking at the photos of the interior, noting the decision to adopt a two-spoke steering wheel. Solution is surprising because the last time less car makers have adopted this option, preferring to three four races. Always keep the choice of classic shoe for the wipers.

Regarding the supply of engines, you can choose between two different solutions: there is a 1 liter 3-cylinder petrol bi-fuel (petrol and LPG) and flex-fuel. It is a system capable of feeding the engine with different fuels.

Then there is the 1.2-liter 4-cylinder, but in this case the solution is the only fuel available. As the offering will be divided among the four engines will be marketed direct consequence of the market where the models will be proposed.

There will be a redesign of the two motors Kia by technicians. The aim is to be able to contain fuel consumption and emissions compared with today talking about 95 (for the 1,000 cc) and 105 g / km (for the 1,200 cc).

Infiniti M35h

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 06:54 AM PST

Infiniti combines power and ecology with the new Infiniti M35h. This is a natural technological evolution of the Infiniti M, vehicle recently seen in our country with the engine M30d. A pregnancy that required two years of work, but that has led to impressive results: power of 364 hp, acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.5 seconds, combined fuel consumption of 7 l/100 km, emissions equivalent of 162 g / km on average.

The hybrid system pioneered by Infiniti is based on a mix of petrol-engined V6 3.5-liter V6 with 306 hp and 350 Nm electric motor and capable of a power of 68 hp and maximum torque of 270 Nm at 1,770 rpm.

This is a car and relies on the transmission to the rear wheels combined with a 7-speed automatic transmission that has an electric motor connected to the crankshaft by a secondary clutch. ?

The ability of the Direct Response Hybrid is capable of moving the Infiniti with the zero-emission electric motor up to about 80 km / h. According to the test Finally, this combination is capable of operating in electric-only mode for 50% of the route. Consumes 5.7 l/100 km on the highway. In the city 9.2 l/100 km.

Honda Accord Facelift 2011

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 06:10 AM PST

During the Geneva Motor Show (3-13 March) will present the Honda Accord restyling, subject to some minor changes introduced to increase comfort and reduce vehicle fuel consumption. The renewed Japanese sedan, in business since 2008 (series VIII) will be recognized for turning out the lights in clear plastic front, the front grille with chrome trim and the unusual bi-Xenon headlamps with Active Cornering Lights device, which activates an ’special light when the driver activates the turn indicator. Even minor tweaks to the front fascia, where there are new fog lights, while the rear of the sedan will receive a plaque cross-plated metal. Will also be made available colors Alabaster Silver, Graphite and Celestial Blue Pearl Lustre. The changes will be reserved for the passenger-only Type-S sports version, which will gain seats, leather-fabric mixed black / gray, metal inserts used on the handbrake, shift knob, steering crown and door panels and backlit instruments blue instead of red.


The restyled Honda Accord will be equipped with refurbished engine 2.2 i-DTEC diesel with 150 hp and 350 Nm, converted into Euro 5 and made cleaner thanks to the changes intended to aerodynamics, tires and clutch (decrease friction) emissions will decrease as of 9 g / km in combination with manual transmission and 11 g / km in combination with the automatic transmission. The Japanese technicians eventually will increase the noise by using on-board rear glass thicker than 0.9mm and optimizing the performance of the suspension. Marketing in Europe will be affective from April.

2011 Peugeot 508 Outdoor

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 06:05 AM PST

Interesting spy photos for the version “Outdoor”(or “Allroad” if you prefer) Peugeot 508 SW is designed for fathers with a spirit of adventure. As you can see the car’s ground clearance much higher than the standard version. And it is very likely that under the dress there is also the permanent four wheel drive.

This mule was photographed in Sweden. The car will be the second model to feature hybrid technology “HYbrid4″means the system is composed of a 2.0 turbo diesel unit with 163 hp and an electric motor 37. According to the latest rumors, the 508 SW Outdoor will debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March to reach the market in the last quarter of 2011.

Triumph America and Speedmaster 2011

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 06:01 AM PST

Triumph is about to take on the Italian market versions of the 2011 Speedmaster and America models, extensively reviewed both the technical and aesthetic approach to works of American homes that continue to dictate the segment of custom bikes.

The two models, seen at Intermot 2010 and then EICMA 2010, broadly confirm the good impression created in the course of two prestigious international exhibitions.

In particular, Triumph America 2011 looks like a pretty classic cruiser, driven by a parallel-twin engine with a displacement of 865 cc and capable of delivering a maximum power of 61 bhp. The major changes compared to the past can be found on the chassis with the introduction of a front wheel 16 “rear and 15 ” tires both with high-shouldered, also from the ergonomic point of view there are variations such as el’arretramento stem the progress of the platforms that together at the saddle equal to 690 mm, allow better management of the 250 kg of the bike or the new side stand, now more easily accessible. Finally, with regard to aesthetics, the new Triumph motorcycle cruiser will be available in monochrome or in Metallic Phantom Black Eclipse as bicolor Blue and Crystal White.

Kylie Minogue Lexus CT200h

Posted: 26 Jan 2011 04:29 AM PST

The Japanese car manufacturer Lexus, Toyota’s luxury brand group, has chosen the pop star Kylie Minogue as a testimonial for her Lexus CT200h. The image of the singer and fashion designer has been chosen as the ideal to complement the brand new hybrid car with the car and will appear in television commercials and print advertising and billboards. The compact sedan will also be the main sponsor of Aphrodite-Les Folies UK tour 2011 Kylie Minogue, who will receive a special CT200h specially made for her.

“Kylie is the perfect ambassador for the new Lexus and Lexus CT200h – said Belinda Poole, director of Lexus UK – He has energy, style, and is enormously popular with audiences. For this will help you get the Lexus brand directly to customers. ”


As part of the tour’s launch of its new album the singer will perform a series of live performances, including two concerts at the O2 Arena in London on 7 and 8 April. The stage that will host the show has a million moving parts, seven lifts, 600 light sources and a special Fly System inspired by the Broadway musical “Spider Man “.

“I am absolutely thrilled to be working with the launch of the new Lexus hybrid car CT200h – said Kylie Minogue – I was lucky enough to see the car in preview: is both glamorous and elegant and will certainly be bringing a silent revolution ” .

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