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Lancia Grand Voyager 2011

Posted: 14 Feb 2011 11:50 AM PST

Lancia at Geneva presents the Grand Voyager, so a list by entering a new full-size MPV derived from the Chrysler model of success on the international markets for 27 years now. In addition to the mask of the Italian, the new model is distinguished by the LED headlights. At launch, features Silver, Gold and Platinum Pentastar will be matched to both the 3.6-liter V6 petrol 283 bhp to 163 bhp 4-cylinder 2.8 diesel. The station, equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission, said an average consumption of 12.3 l/100 km, while the diesel capable of 360 Nm of torque states in the combined cycle 8.4 l/100 km and 227 g / km of CO2.

5.14 meters long with a wheelbase of 3.1 meters wide and 1.72 high 1.99, the new Grand Voyager lance tip exclusivity especially for the interior, where they are offered high quality materials and Nappa leather upholstery composition richer. The three rows of seats provide a big thanks to Stow’n'go modularity, which allows you to fold the seats into the floor, passing rapidly from 7 to 5, with a big boot available. The UConnect multimedia system with touch screen allows passengers to manage external audio sources or to use the 30 GB hard drive, with voice commands and Bluetooth and USB connectivity, plus the option of satellite navigation with three-dimensional maps. The passengers in the second and third row can also count on a dedicated DVD player with dual LCD 9 “with wireless headphones.

Infiniti Etherea Concept 2011

Posted: 14 Feb 2011 11:44 AM PST

Infiniti spreads the first images of Etherea, a concept car that will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2011. This anticipates a compact luxury car model series that will be the new entry-level Infiniti range, designed especially for younger buyers. The heads of the mark sought to unite the Japanese style sedans, coupe, hatchback and crossover for a line of innovative and, above all, a concept of “luxury” innovative. 4.4 meters long, partly reflects the style of Essence, a prototype sports coupe unveiled in 2009, especially in the shape of the rear pillar.

Interior and mechanics are still unknown and will be unveiled at the Swiss show, however, from previous advances now seems certain the presence of a source drive Mercedes, thanks to agreements between Daimler and the group Renault-Nissan could be either the 1.8 petrol 204 Hp combined with front-wheel drive.

Honda Sh 300i 2011

Posted: 13 Feb 2011 06:11 PM PST

Honda presented to the press the new Sh 300th, the pride and jewel of the Japanese market, especially in Italy where they were more than 14,000 pieces sold over the years. And the Tokyo company has spared no expense, look renewing and increasing the performance of an already highly competitive.

After the great boom of recent years, the 300th Sh experiencing a moment of second youth with the robust redesign fielded the neighboring Golden Wing, already a leader in recovery in Asia.

The new model 300 comes with all the aesthetics of new and improved driveability, excellent result, in itself given the high quality standard fielded by Honda in the previous model. The new image that comes out, edited by Gianfelice Marasco, is characterized by elegance and freshness, with the usual attention to detail to represent the added value of the product.

The frame echoes the layout of the previous model but with some slight revision, as they are totally the new 16-inch alloy wheels, which are six races like its predecessors, but with a more modern design and a lighter.

Green light for the chassis, which improved with the new settings for the suspension and increasing the diameter of the front wheel axle, 15 to 20 mm. Honda has also adopted for the new SH 300th a new rear tire belted radial monospiral.

Confirmed, however, the liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine capable of delivering 27 hp and credited to reduce the fuel consumption to almost 30 km / l. Pricing starts at € 4600 (including the rear top box) to € 5,000 for versions equipped with ABS.

2011 Audi Q3, Audi Q5 and Audi A3

Posted: 13 Feb 2011 04:18 PM PST

At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show Audi will present three new key. According to rumors, in fact, the German car manufacturer will unveil three models preview. The first car will be the new Audi Q3 SUV, Sports Utility Vehicle that will lower the price of the Audi crossover, built on the platform of the Volkswagen Tiguan, the new Q3 will be equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder engines.

Second innovation is the new version of the Audi Q5 Hybrid, the ecological version of the SUV to the success of the automaker, with an internal combustion engine and an electric engine, ensures low fuel consumption and low emissions, but without denying driving pleasure, even if, according to some rumors, it would seem that this car will be commercially available label only towards the end of 2011. The third car will be rather a new concept car, this is a compact three-volume, which anticipates the new generation Audi A3 will be available only from next year.

This new version of the Audi A3 will be built on MQB modular platform, which is the same as the new Volkswagen Jetta and will be available in five versions: a four-door sedan, but which will be sent to the U.S. auto market, a compact convertible, a three-door coupe similar to the Audi A5, a traditional hatchback and an Avant station wagon. The entries follow each other for some time and seem to be increasingly likely, though not yet the official from the German. What remains now is to wait for the upcoming Geneva Motor Show 2011 for a closer look at these new arrivals in Audi.

Porsche Panamera by Anderson Germany 2011

Posted: 13 Feb 2011 04:10 PM PST

The German tuner Anderson Germany launches its aesthetic package dedicated to the Porsche Panamera 4S. The kit includes new front and rear fascias, and new side skirts and rear wing aerodynamics. The air inlets and outlets plus an aggressive give the whole car body as well as ensure better airflow to the engine.

Anderson has taken steps to increase the power of the standard 4.8 V8 from 400 to 485 hp through a new electronic mapping of the unit, designed to optimize the operation of the renovated sports catalysts and exhaust system. The car is based on alloy wheels 22 ‘apt 265/30 front and 295/25 tires on the rear. The structure can also be adjusted downward the car up to 40mm. Also modified the interior with fine leather trim, alcantara and carbon in contrast with the red stitching.

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