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EDAG Light Car Sharing Concept

Posted: 07 Feb 2011 08:11 AM PST

EDAG will present the prototype at the Geneva Motor Car Sharing Concept Light, Car Light of Evolution presented at the 2010 event in Switzerland. Renewed in line with a novel composite body, the electric 6-seater city car has also received a new lithium-ion batteries located under the floor of the passenger, for an autonomy of 100 km, while maximum speed is 100 km / h. The car was designed for a system of car sharing, and to emphasize this goal, there are systems that project advertising signs around the car.

Peugeot 601 2013

Posted: 07 Feb 2011 08:09 AM PST

According to a preview launched today by AutoBild, Peugeot could bring in a couple of years, an unprecedented high-end sedan-coupe. This model, tentatively set by fellow Germans as the 601, would have an edge over the brand new 508, and therefore a change-an approach much more intriguing to the all-too-prim-607, never able to break into the hard segment of large luxury sedans.

The 601 should be built right on the technical basis of 508, whose platform in the coming years will create a true family of models. As well as the sedan, the station, and this hypothetical sedan-coupe, will also include the family Outdoor, that is characterized by greater ground clearance than the SW starting.

The 508 Outdoor will be presented in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Returning to 601, of course, his engine range will match that of the 508. At the top of the offer, however, there will also be the 1.6 turbo and 200 bhp 3.0 V6 HDi engine developed by Peugeot-Citroën with Jaguar-Land Rover cars in Coventry on the drive that comes to delivering 275 hp.

Seat Exeo Multitronic

Posted: 07 Feb 2011 05:33 AM PST

The new Exeo is equipped with the 2.0 TDI with 143 hp and 320 Nm of torque,matched a Multitronic continuously variable automatic transmission .

The introduction of the Exeo Multitronic spurred the Spanish house for a minor amendment to its flagship model, which derives directly from Audi A4.
As stated by Seat, rear bench seat has been redesigned to offer more space for passengers, have also been introduced including new rear lights with LED technology.

The new Multitronic also offers the opportunity to activate a manual mode that simulates a seven-speed sequential. Seat says consumption of 5.8 l/100 km for the new Exeo Multitronic, while maximum speed is 208 km / h and 0-100 km / h is covered in 9.3 seconds.Standard are dual-zone climate control, bi-xenon headlights with cornering lights, audio system with eight speakers, alloy wheels with tire pressure sensors and seven airbags, including driver’s knee. As an option you can request hi fi Bose, sound-side windows, sunroof and rear side airbags.

The only setting available is the Style: the price of the sedan is € 28,910 and € 29,910 for the ST part. As of today February 7, you can order the car, even though deliveries will start only in May.

Hyundai Veloster Rally

Posted: 07 Feb 2011 04:24 AM PST

The Hyundai Coupe has a sister Veloster rally. The manufacturer has released teaser image of this car, whose series version was presented at the Detroit Motor Show 2011. While it has not yet fallen attention to this presentation, therefore, here check the model racing car. Have not been announced more details about the model, which is framed in the photo from far away while performing a jump on a dirt field. In this shot you can see the suspension and then the Red Bull livery of Veloster rally.

The revelation of this teaser has sparked the curiosity of the fans, even though the Korean company has announced that it will announce the details during a press conference at the Show in Chicago in the coming days. The new Hyundai Coupe comes with a house look like a real three-door hot hatch and a host of innovative technologies from the engine and transmission. Under the hood of the model number is located on 1.6 engine range in-line four-cylinder 138 hp at 6,300 rpm and 166 Nm of torque at 4,850 rpm.

Scooter Kymco Dink 125

Posted: 07 Feb 2011 04:18 AM PST

Kymco has decided to set up a limited number of its Dink 125, scooter since his arrival on the market has proven to be valid and meet the needs of many users attracted by its sporty design and its practicality but also by its much competitive.

Sales, despite the crisis of 2010, have both won Kymco Dink 125 to enable him to reach the top ten best-selling two-wheeler (2493 units sold) and then the house has decided to relaunch in 2011 with a special version of this maxi-scooters.

The new model, available from their February 2011 at a price of € 3449 (€ 3400 against the base version), has a matte black, smoked windscreen and aluminum wheels, along with numerous carbon inserts (on the sides, stem and fenders), gives the bike an even more sporty look.The house is planning to launch a second version always the same scooter in 2011 which almost certainly will be equipped with ABS and will be priced at 3990 €: in this case, however, the arrival times in the dealers seem not yet certain.

Kymco is also promoting a campaign of incentives for the purchase of its scooter manufacturers and is one of the most active in this early 2011 which seems to be the year of redemption for a fund motorcycle back from a very dark period in the traditional markets reference.

The hope is that this is not just a rebound for physiological or Kymco or for the market in general and that the recovery is really around the corner instead.

Tesla Model X Crossover

Posted: 07 Feb 2011 04:09 AM PST

The presentation of the Tesla Model X crossover will take place as announced by the same manufacturer Tesla Motors, by the end of this year. Till now it was quite certain that the occasion chosen to unveil the new car would be the Los Angeles Motor Show, rumors and news circulating on the Internet would suggest that the event will take place in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. In addition to this car, Tesla also plans to market the Tesla Model S sedan next year.

To date the company had offered only the electric Tesla Roadster supercar, but now the leaders of the manufacturer felt the right moment to expand its offerings. Crossover and sedan share the same platform, but have not been made yet known specifications of the forthcoming Tesla Model X.The new crossover should have four-wheel drive, although it is not clear which technology will be used by the manufacturer to obtain this result. The most plausible possibility is that it is currently under development a new engine. As for food, it is almost certain that will use the same lithium ion batteries as the sedan.

If the choice was confirmed in Frankfurt (or Los Angeles) for the international launch of the car, it would be the first time that Tesla uses one of the largest showrooms in the world to bring his car, the Roadster is that the Model S, in fact, were presented at smaller events.

Alfa Romeo MiTo Sprint

Posted: 07 Feb 2011 04:06 AM PST

The Alfa Romeo MiTo Sprint is the new special edition of the Italian city car for the market in the UK. The initiative is part of the sponsorship by the manufacturer against UK Athletics (UKA). The cars in this series are offered in the colors of the British flag: red, white and blue and have a wide range of standard units higher than the standard models of the car. The MiTo is distinguished from the Sprint version of the base both inside and can be purchased with prices starting at 13,295 pounds (15,765 euros).

Aesthetically, the Alfa Romeo Sprint, as well as exclusive colors that are called Hawthorn White, Alfa Red and Blue Tornado, has rear spoiler, alloy wheels 16 “, front fog lights and ID badges Sprint. The car also has Alfa DNA system which optimizes engine performance, brakes, steering, suspension and gearbox, with three driving modes: Dynamic, Normal and All Weather.Inside, the Alfa MiTo English special offers extras such as cruise control, steering wheel and leather gear lever, radio with steering wheel controls, Bluetooth hands-free kit Blue & Me and media player with USB connectivity.

The engine offers for the Alfa Romeo MiTo Sprint are three. The entry level is the 1 .4 16V 95 hp at a price of 13,295 pounds, then there is the 1 .3-2 JTDM turbodiesel with 95 hp, which costs 14,845 pounds (17,603 euros), the engine is the top of the range 1 .4 TB MultiAir automatic transmission with 135 hp Alfa TCT to 16,395 pounds (19,441 euros).

Ford Mondeo, S-Max e Galaxy 1.6 TDCi Start&Stop

Posted: 07 Feb 2011 03:55 AM PST

Ford introduces the list in 1.6 TDCi 115 hp engine with Stop & Start Mondeo, S-Max and Galaxy. The Duratorq TDCi engine is equipped with Start & Stop system, able to only reduce by 5% CO2 and 10% consumption and offers a maximum torque of 270 Nm between 1750 and 2500 rpm, which is crucial to handle cars of this size and weights. Equipped with a particulate filter, the 1.6 diesel is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and can count on the ECOnetic technology, with systems such as Brake Energy Regeneration, active front air intakes and the Eco Mode to indicate dell’ottimale gear shift point.

The Mondeo 4-door and 5 door Wagon 1.6 TDCi, declaring an average consumption of 4.7 l/100 km with emissions of 125 g / km, but it is also proposed setting up ECOnetic 115 hp, with gear ratios elongated, specific calibration of engine control unit, low-friction tires and aerodynamic kit: With these changes the consumption down to 4.3 l/100 km, with an average of 114 g / km of CO2. The range Mondeo 1.6 TDCi will be offered starting at 26,250 Euros and, on the occasion, it also introduced the EcoBoost 1.6 variantr 160 hp and 6-speed automatic transmission for the 2.2 TDCi.Ford S-Max and Galaxy 1.6 TDCi 115 bhp with the state instead of an average consumption of 5.2 l/100 km with emissions of 139 g / km. The S-Max range will be available starting at 29,750 euros, while the Galaxy will be offered starting at 31,250 Euro. The occasion will also be introduced EcoBoost 1.6 160 hp engine.

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