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Nissan Micra DIG-S 2011

Posted: 18 Feb 2011 06:17 AM PST

Nissan announced today the technical features of the Micra DIG-S, the new version equipped with 1.2 three-cylinder engine by 98 hp and 142 Nm This turbocharged direct-injection engine with a compressor and the Japanese compact car emits only 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer and requires 4.1 liters of fuel per hundred kilometers, while the maximum speed is 180 km / h. These values refer to the version Visia, and worse in regard to the trifle better equipped and therefore heavier Acenta (99 g / km), emissions increase up to 115 g / km when is this CVT automatic transmission.

Direct-Injection Gasoline Engine Supercharger (short for S-DIG) is characterized by the use of the Miller cycle, the multi-point electronic fuel injection and the compression ratio of 13:1, measures that have yielded a value of power comparable to a four-cylinder 1.5. For all versions (Visia, Comfort, Acenta and Tekna) supplied the Start & Stop system and regenerative braking, as well as new front and rear spoilers who cX reduce from 0.33 to 0.29. The official presentation is planned during the Geneva Motor Show (3-13 March).

Hyundai i40 2011 Release at Geneva

Posted: 18 Feb 2011 02:24 AM PST

At the Geneva Motor Show 2011, Hyundai will present to the public in the new i40 wagon version. The new i40 was designed and engineered in Rüsselsheim, Germany, offers a very modern design, which should enable it to gamble on an equal footing with other D-segment cars like Ford Mondeo, Citroen C5 and Skoda Octavia.

The Korean house has not yet announced the engine range, but it is almost certain that there will be a 1.6 petrol 140 bhp, the new 2.0 GDI direct-injection petrol 174 bhp and a 1.7 turbodiesel versions from 135 hp and Blue 115 hp (already in ix35).
The new i40 will offer a heated steering wheel, the back of the rear seat adjustable inclination and a special automatic system which controls fogging of the windshield.

Hyundai i40 will also feature on the Triple 5 unlimited mileage warranty, ie 5-year warranty, roadside assistance and free checks.

The market launch of i40 in family version is planned for the summer while the sedan should arrive towards the end of 2011.

Ford Fiesta Sport+ 2011

Posted: 17 Feb 2011 10:47 PM PST

Ford has unveiled the first photos of the Fiesta Sport +, tasty version of its popular small car destined for European markets. The small sportivetta could make his debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, which opens to the press on the 1st of March and be-commercialized (with minor changes) in Britain, as the Fiesta S1600.

The Fiesta 1.6 Sport + differs from standard not only for aesthetics, but also for the mechanics: the four-cylinder engine sees its power increase from 120 to 134 hp and torque from 152 Nm to 160, enough to bring the 0 – 100 from 9.9 to 8.7 if the maximum speed from 193 to 195 km / h.

Externally, the Sport + is characterized by two specific colors, Performance Blue and Frozen White, with two longitudinal stripes in contrasting shades. Novel design of the bumpers and skirts, even the twin exhaust is new as well as the white circles from 17 “. La Fiesta Sport + will be offered in Germany in late spring at a price of € 18,090.

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