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Porsche Cayenne Lumma CLR 558 GT

Posted: 10 Feb 2011 02:56 PM PST

At the Geneva Motor Show will bring its Lumma CLR 558 GT based on Porsche Cayenne. The body is extremely elaborate, bordering on hard tuning: the trainer has taken steps to completely replace the front fascia and rear. Both are designed to dovetail perfectly with the oversized wheel arches. On the side, as well as countless openings for air, make a fine show if new alloy wheels are 22 ‘with 295/30 front and 335/25 rear tires.

The most prominent element in the queue is definitely the rear extractors which integrates the central outlet to 3 outputs (the side with a diameter of 80 mm, while the central reaches 100). Several elements made of carbon fiber used in the car body. Under the hood beats a revived version of the 3.0 turbodiesel capable of delivering well 276 hp (from 240) and 630 Nm of torque (from 550). Using the system with air suspension as standard, the bodywork has been lowered by 40 mm.

Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon

Posted: 10 Feb 2011 02:54 PM PST

Cadillac is part of Europe with their models at the Geneva Motor Show and has chosen for his return to the CTS-V Sport Wagon. The car will share the booth with the Swiss XTS Platinum Concept, unveiled a few weeks ago at the Detroit Motor Show in order to anticipate the future of the brand of style, with prupulsione hybrid. The CTS-V Sport Wagon models will be added to the CTS-V CTS-V sedan and coupe, all equipped with the 6.2 liter V8 from 564 hp with manual or automatic transmission, Electronic Magnetic Ride Control suspension and Brembo brakes.

Not yet formalized the list price and equipment for the Italian market, but we can take as reference the lists already available in Spain, where the CTS-V sedan and coupe are offered, respectively, 85,574 and 89,478 Euro, a competitive price, given the performance of the cars are capable of. Spain is already available in the SRX crossover, which we await further news for our market.

Alfa Romeo 159 Super

Posted: 10 Feb 2011 02:51 PM PST

Alfa Romeo present the 159 Super, special equipment available for sedan and Sportwagon, which incorporates the same version just presented for the MiTo. Evoking a name that has made the history of Alfa Romeo, the 159 Super repeats the contents of the model year 2011 with a number of accessories included. The Super is in fact recognized by the wing mirrors satin, the 17-inch wheels, navigation system with European cartography, cruise control, parking sensors, Blue & Me system with Bluetooth connectivity and multi-function leather steering wheel. The Alfa Romeo 159 Super will be available with propulsorer 2.0 JTDM 136 hp at a price of 23,700 euros for the sedan version and 24,900 euros for the Sportwagon. The Alfa Romeo 159 Super will be available with propulsorer 2.0 JTDM 136 hp at a price of 23,700 euros for the sedan version and 24,900 euros for the Sportwagon.

Bmw Vision ConnectedDrive

Posted: 10 Feb 2011 02:46 PM PST

BMW will present at theGeneva Motor Show Vision ConnectedDrive , a prototype compact 2-seaterroadsterthat anticipates the production model , calledZ2 to date , expected in 2013 . The car proudly presents a new generation of three-dimensional multimedia system and inaugurates a new styling for the German, with a different cut of the front and lights designed by Adrian Von Hooydonk and expected patterns already forthcoming. Curious sliding doors, reminiscent of the BMW Z1, while the shapes of the body in layers take up the theme with the icon launched the 2009 Vision EfficientDynamics.

No information was released about the basic mechanics of the car, while great emphasis is placed on the description of the system ConnectedDrive. The exponential increase of available information has prompted a different approach to border management system, which BMW has evolved into a new dashboard with trimensionale heads-up display, with various levels overlap each other and selectable by the driver, so they can keep in the background the less important data, while potendoli draw a simple gesture and overlaying this information with those of reality that runs in front of their eyes in the concept of “Augmented Reality”.

With full use of Internet connectivity and other vehicles will also be possible to develop novel applications in safety and viability, while the micro-cameras integrated into the headlights and rear can gather information to be sent to the driver. The new control system has also enabled a totally new design of the entire passenger compartment, with fewer items and a layered structure highlighted by several games of light: red / orange security level, blue for Infotainment, Silver for comfort. The passenger can count on the Passenger Information Display, a dedicated system controlled by a surface conductive fabric

Shelby GT350 2012

Posted: 10 Feb 2011 02:41 PM PST

Shelby at the show in Chicago new variants of the GT350, on a limited edition Ford Mustang that will be offered in new colors red and blue and even a convertible version. After the first series of limited GT350 45th Anniversary coupe, these new variants will be offered as a model year 2012 and only 350 total units will be assembled in order to maintain the exclusivity and value to collectors of the model.

Customers can choose between versions 5 liter naturally aspirated V8 with 430 hp with supercharger and those with 525 or 624 hp with manual and automatic transmission as an option only for the Aspire. The cost of processing Shelby, thus excluding the value of the base Mustang GT’s V8, is 26,995 and 33,995 dollars for the aspirations for the displacement, with more construction options available to personalize your copy.

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