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BMW 2.0 turbo

Posted: 30 Jan 2011 03:35 PM PST

BMW officially announces the return of the 4-cylinder engines in the U.S. market, a split that is missing in this market since 1999, will be the new 2.0 turbo first to cross the borders of the United States. The House insists on the fact that this unit provides performance data and maximum torque from engine 6-cylinder naturally aspirated 3.0, with values of consumption and emissions are much more favorable. It was not specified on which cars will be equipped with this engine in the range (the first car to be fitted will be the X1). But it is likely that you’ll have a wide spread in the Munich line-up and gradually replace the less powerful aspirated 3.0 unit.

Ferrari FF SW

Posted: 30 Jan 2011 04:52 AM PST

If the other day we talked of what could be a FF Ferrari coupe (with a rather good, by the way), this recreation is going to the opposite extreme and presents and the edge of madness in Maranello, a Ferrari station wagon FF. To mourn. If you thought you’d seen it all, here is a proof that things can still get worse. Further. For the name would you suggest, I am rooting for Ferrari FF + F (Ferrari rather than ugly Ugly Ugly.) By the way, if you do not get many arcades still have another photo, version II (to choose from, according to taste).

Ferrari F150 for 2011 Season

Posted: 30 Jan 2011 04:36 AM PST

This morning it was submitted in the new Ferrari F150 Maranello, the car of the Horse will have the task of winning world titles in the 2011 season of Formula 1, after the sad end of last season. The F150 in the name recalls the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy is celebrated this year, but it does also in substance, in fact as we see from the pictures back on the wing is the tricolor and the side flap is the logo for the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy.

The F150 is the 57th Ferrari Formula 1, the internal code is 662. The F150 is a clean break with the past, with the innovations that were made mandatory by the new regulation. In 2011 it returns the Kers, was forbidden to use the double diffuser and rear wing tip, as you can not have holes on the front of the fund. Instead, the rear wing debuts mobile, which will be operated by the pilot with an electro-hydraulic control.

The 056 engine was not changed, just as he wants the regulation, however, has taken steps to improve reliability. Conversely, the braking system was completely revised in collaboration with Brembo. Compared to last year’s F10, the front is higher, the mouthpieces of the side vents are small and have also changed the air intake above the driver’s head.

Debut suspension date, with the back completely new. The drains are in a position similar to that of the 2010 season finale, while the cooling system has been developed, aiming mainly at the Kers and new outlets.

Porsche Panamera 4S Middle East Edition

Posted: 30 Jan 2011 12:53 AM PST

A Panamera exclusively for the Middle East is one that Porsche has applied to the first edition of the Qatar Motor Show, the new Auto Show, held in Doha and is organized by GL Events. It’s called 4S Porsche Panamera Middle East Edition and is a Panamera 4S that was made in 66 specimens.

The Panamera “Middle East” is distinguished by the color Barring “Carrara White Metallic” interiors for the first time on a red leather Panamera “Carrera Red” for a combination of strong visual impact. From Panamera 4S “Western”, the Middle East Edition 4S Porsche Panamera naturally inherits the 4.8-liter V8 engine 400 hp, which together with the Sport Chrono Package Plus (includes computer with stopwatch, extra button Sport Plus, analog and digital chronometer, performance indicator on PCM and Features “Launch Control “) allows the German sedan to 100 km / h acceleration in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 282 km / h.

The Panamera 4S Middle East Edition is the first car that the German manufacturer launches a special version specifically for the Middle East region, a region that recorded for the brand grew by 20% in 2010. In the last year were in fact delivered 6842 Porsche compared to 5694 in 2009. Of these over 50% were Porsche Cayenne (about 3,600 units), while the second was its most popular car, the Panamera (1,900 individuals, approximately 30%). The remaining 20% of customers opted for a 911, a Boxster or Cayman.

Mercedes Viano facelift 2011

Posted: 30 Jan 2011 12:44 AM PST

Updates in form and substance for Mercedes Viano people carrier the German for the 2011 MY receive a slight facelift, improved facilities and Euro 5 engines, more powerful and efficient. The most obvious is right in front restyled, now closer to the design of other vehicles of the Star, but for the end user is even more interesting is the increasing power of version 2.0 CDI Viano entrance, climb at 136 hp . Confirmed the three types of bodywork Viano compact (length 4,763 mm, 3,200 mm pitch), Viano long L (length 5,008 mm, 3,200 mm pitch) and EL Viano extra long (length 5,238 mm, 3,430 mm pitch). Viewfinder Viano facelift are the competitors of all time, from Renault Espace, VW Sharan, Ford Galaxy and Chrysler Grand Voyager, the future Lancia Phedra. Other historic rival is then the Volkswagen Transporter, slightly more oriented toward the commercial vehicle market.

Dagger GT Supercar

Posted: 29 Jan 2011 11:27 PM PST

When it comes to supercar reference nowadays is only one: the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport. With its 431 km / h top speed, acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.5 seconds and its 8.0 W16 engine from 1,200 hp and 1,500 Nm of torque is now the Hypercar par excellence. But there who will do better: they are the American Racing TranStar who designed a car capable of 2,000-hp pulverize the numbers recorded by the Veyron. This is the Dagger GT.

The Dagger GT does not exist yet, but its designers are convinced to be able to achieve the desired performance. It will be homologated for road use and will have a 9.4 V8 twin turbo engine with a power of 2,000 hp (or 2,500 in the racing version). The technical specifications will still be customized to the client’s discretion.

The services that the company has set out to achieve are staggering. The acceleration of the new car should be gone from 0 to 100 km / h in 1.2 seconds and top speed is expected to reach, that’s incredible, the 505 kmph! Similar figures are able to fade the Bugatti Veyron in every respect.

If ever TranStar Racing engineers were able to build this monster authentic records, the company does know that the price should be about $ 600,000 or more depending on grade and engine chosen.

Noble M600 Supercar

Posted: 29 Jan 2011 11:23 PM PST

The Autosport International Racing Car Show in Birmingham was an opportunity to attend the presentation of the new British supercar: the Noble M600. At the same time the manufacturer has also released a series of photos of the production version of this sports car which goes on sale in April. The rate of production of a car is announced a month, while the price at which you can buy has not yet been announced. It will be offered three versions with different power levels.

The most powerful version of the Noble M600 is powered by a 4.4 V8 twin turbo engine that generates 650 hp and 820 Nm of torque. With this engine, mounted in a central position, the supercar accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3 seconds flat CryptoStream can reach a top speed of 360 km / h.

The transmission is assigned to the manual six-speed transmission. Another feature that allows the brilliant performance of this car is its weight: 1,250 kg. The less extreme variants have respectively 550 and 450 hp. The car can be ordered in fifteen different colors.

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