Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Ricardo and Lifan: soon a 1.2 turbo direct injection

The Chinese Lifan have secured the cooperation of English Ricardo (one of the biggest names in the world for providing expertise and technology in transport) for the construction of a new family of turbocharged petrol engines in a position to compete with Best Western proposals. Adherents to the latest dictates of the downsizing, the new units will be able to respond not only to Chinese regulations, but also to international restrictions in terms of fuel consumption and emissions.

BMW i8: first video advertising

Chevrolet Camaro 45th Anniversary

To celebrate 45 years since the birth of the Camaro, Chevrolet has launched the incredible Indy 500 this year, the 45th Anniversary Special Edition. This particular version is based on the new Camaro model year 2012, whose main attraction is the brand new 3.6 V6 with 328 hp at 6800 rpm, 11 more than the previous engine.

The 45th Anniversary Camaro differs from the standard for the big red-silver sticker on the hood, livery Carbon Flash Metallic, the 20-inch wheels from the new Dark Silver color design, which recalls the color of the frames, headlights, tail lights derivatives from those of the RS package, rear spoiler, and black leather interior as standard, with contrast stitching available in white, blue or red.

Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible by CFC

The German Car Film Components, devotes a pretty stylized film the Volkswagen New Beetle Cabrio first generation: a very strange business decision to launch a product for the cosmetic preparation for a late model career. But the CFC still hopes that his colorful film can add that touch of creativity in the most befitting for cars of this kind.

And nothing prevents you to adapt the kit also the forms of new-generation car. The film covers completely and up to the edge portion of the wheel arches and the bands and the bands among them including sottoportiera. But to be covered are the wing mirrors and the passenger side. All this is complemented by a set of alloy wheels 19 "Wheeled Khum.

Audi A1 Clubsport Quattro: 0-100 km / h in 3.7 seconds!

It's called A1 Clubsport Quattro unusual that the house the car with the four rings at the present Wörtherseetour 2011, meeting of fans of the group to be held June 1 to 4 in Austria. Powered by a 5-cylinder engine, 2.5 liter engine, with turbocharger and direct injection, the well A1 clubsport quattro develops 503 hp and maximum torque of 660 Nm, thus exceeding the value of models such as TT RS and RS3 Sportback.

New Porsche Boxster, waiting in Detroit 2012

Preparing the third generation of the Porsche Boxster, which will debut officially at the Detroit Motor Show 2012. The new model will come from a totally new project and will deviate completely - both for aesthetics and for technical solutions - the next generation 911, waiting a few months ago at the IAA 2011.

Aesthetically, the Boxster is no longer a small 911, but is differentiated by the adoption of unique and original stylistic elements that characterize the design of the bumpers and headlights, while the windshield will be less inclined. The new home of the Zuffenhausen sports will take an unprecedented platform of 60 mm longer than the version it replaces, while the total length should reach 4.38 meters, or 37 mm more than at present.

New Audi A2, the concept debuted in Frankfurt

According to rumors, Audi is preparing the return of the A2, advance as a concept car. The prototype of the long will be shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011 (September 15 to 25). The aim of the German manufacturer would be appropriate to contrast the rival BMW i3 futuristic electric car, which in 2013 - along with the i8 - to inaugurate the brand new eco-friendly "i".

Aesthetically, the new Audi A2 should have the form of a compact MPV to offer the widest possible flexibility and modularity. The future model should also include the solution of the aluminum space frame, able to ensure maximum weight - necessary to contain energy consumption - and the correct torsional rigidity to offer maximum driving pleasure.

Corvette: C7 turbo engine for?

The next generation of the Corvette could change course in the tradition of the house, the C7, according to some recent advances, could take instead of the current, monstrous aspirated V8, a unit of capacity much lower, helped by the additional power of the turbocharger. The American sports for excellence therefore does not exclude to bend the laws of downsizing.

According to the indiscretions gathered by PistonHeads, the engine is intended to replace the existing 6.2 V8 is characterized by a displacement of just over three and no less than four liters. The supercharged unit, so we can imagine a possible architecture V6 will still be able to reach high speeds and far exceed the 400 horsepower in its base version.

Video: on track with the SLS Mercedes AMG Roadster

AMG Mercedes SLS V63S by Vth

The German tuner Väth has presented the kit V63S dedicated to the AMG Mercedes SLS. The objective of the technicians was to squeeze in the bottom of the 6.3-liter V8 Coupé Stuttgart, bringing the truly remarkable performance levels, which will delight fans of the most demanding sports riding. Thanks to the work of Väth, the AMG Mercedes SLS V63S manages to improve where there already seemed almost perfect.

Campaign from Mercedes-Benz to the World Cup starts

Yesterday was presented at the Mercedes-Benz Niederlassung Frankfurt / Offenbach first time, what the German soccer fans can enjoy the World Cup campaign, "Together, the star" in the coming weeks in the German media. The campaign of DFB general sponsor Mercedes-Benz has a clear goal: "Our women's team to support on their way to star in their own country and push them all the best for the third world title," says Anders Sundt Jensen, Head of Brand Communications Mercedes-Benz Cars.

Fiat: the United States is also a segment C

In North America, a letter is sufficient to define the contours of the Fiat brand, to determine the size of your list. "We will propose only limited in size cars, up to C segment - said Laura Soave, head of Fiat's market stars and stripes -. There will be more bulky models. This burden will therefore be reserved for Chrysler, while the Lingotto will stop at the Bravo A new generation will be transformed into Qasqhai crossover style with clean lines and proportions more attractive than the current series.

Fiat Bravo Crossover: U.S. targets

Tesla Roadster record: 100,000 km in 2 years

For many, the Tesla Roadster is an electric car might be used every day, but to reserve the trip out of town or around the evening in the company of his girlfriend or friends. In reality, however, the discovery of electricity is a model suitable for intensive use and versatile, to be carried out in different road conditions and traffic.

Witness the record reached by the small German Hansjorg von Gemmingen driving his Tesla Roadster, which has come to take as many as 100,000 km in less than two years, as well as confirming the customer Tesla with most distance ever to the edge of this sport powered by electricity. The number 83, Mr.

Rating: No liability for rampaging young cattle

Breaks through a pregnant heifer caused the fence and then on the street, a traffic accident, the owner must pay is not the first calving heifer for the damage the car holder. This disclaimer of Kuhbauern applies even if the fence around the animals at the eruption site may not have been in a proper condition.

Then, in a recent decision by the Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein passed (Ref. 7 U 13/08), and the claims of the affected motorists turned away. As the German Bar Hotline reported here came the so-called privilege of liability of the owners of livestock to bear. For pets that are kept for business or for profit, sees the Civil Code expressly provides that the keeper is not liable if the damage would have occurred even with adequate supervision, said the attorney hotline.

Volkswagen Power Days on track Golf GTI, Passat and Scirocco R 3.6

There's nothing to do, to see what it's worth a sport, get off the track, to attack the curbs and pushing hard out of corners. A possible practical applications in events such as Days organized by Volkswagen, where the wheel of R Scirocco, Passat Variant 3.6 V6 4Motion Golf GTI and the immortal, we walked several laps on the track in Misano during a weekend-based horses and adrenaline here is how it went.

By ZF-wheel drive which reduces power consumption

At the European All-Whell Drive Congress Graz (Austria) ZF has introduced its new all-wheel drive for front-mounted transverse cuts the increased consumption brought about by this type of traction. The aim, in which case most of the driving situations in which the four-wheel drive is not required: the straight-line traction placed on all four wheels offers no benefits in terms of dynamism and agility.

Mercedes CLS: new application for iPhone 4

Mercedes is launching a new application for iPhone 4 on CLS: it is called HR 360 ° and Sense is a path through interactive multimedia content associated with innovative characteristics of the car, wanted to meet the five senses. Augmented Reality can trigger the user experience through the face, inside the vehicle access and navigate the video and 3D animation.

Unfortunately the application is only available for the iPhone because it uses four of its two cameras, which are necessary for the proper functioning of this app.

Audi A1 Quattro Clubsport: 503 hp

Audi presented at the Wörthersee Tour 2011 a special version, and conceptual, the Audi A1, which will have a mechanical 2.5-liter turbo capable of developing 503 hp. This is a prototype that can anticipate future aesthetic line of S1. It is but a prototype that Audi will show at the Wörthersee Tour 2011 (a show where all the sacred cows of the VAG group will be present), but they are few voices that suggest that this model incorporates many aesthetic details with which count the and expected future Audi S1.

Trivia: in traffic people feel stress seven times more than women

Gender equality can not be traced to some inside the passenger compartment of a car: a question of stress, emotions, thoughts. A survey commissioned by TomTom reveals that people feel stress to an extent far greater than women, despite a state of apparent calm that masks the feeling of "fight or flight".

When I'm stuck in traffic people see increase its voltage level up to 60%, while women stop 8 .7% and are more prone to distraction by singing or listening to the radio. In reaching these conclusions, the study's authors looked at certain chemicals in the saliva and submitted the results to psychologists.

Chrysler also wants Fiat's share of Canada

After the refinancing of debt of 7.6 billion dollars that Chrysler had against the governments of the United States and Canada, Fiat could detect 1, 7% owned by Ottawa, for a value of $ 400 million. The move would follow the announced acquisition of the shares held by the United States, which will lead to the Lingotto American control of the House within days.

The possibility was disclosed directly by CEO Sergio Marchionne that the group is aiming to stride to a more likely merger of the Lingotto and the manufacturer of Michgan. For his part, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said he was available to the transaction even though Fiat has an option to purchase accordingly.

Lotus possible sale to Toyota

Lotus could abandon the current Malaysian property and enter into a joint venture with a large manufacturer such as Toyota, which already supplies engines to the British home. In an interview with Inside Line, Dany Bahar has assumed this important change to meet the costs of future technological developments related to the containment of consumption and emissions with a view to increase production up to about 8000 units per year, one third of such as targeting the U.S..

Audi at the "Wörthersee Tour 2011"

Audi is also in this year at the Wörthersee Tour in Carinthia, the great meeting of the Audi, Seat, Skoda and VW fans from 1 to 4 June 2011 represent. The meeting takes place this year at 30 Plays instead. Audi A1 shows the Clubsport Quattro. The heart of the Audi A1 Clubsport Quattro is a five-cylinder 2.5-liter, turbocharged and direct injection.

Compared to its base in the Audi TT RS and RS 3 Sportback TFSI performance has grown again to 370 kW / 503 PS and 660 Nm. The maximum output of the engine is ready 2500-5300 tours. As with the A4 DTM exhaust flows from the left flank just before the rear wheel. The 1390 kg lightweight A1 Clubsport quattro sprints to 100 km / h in 3.7 seconds.

Hyundai: 5 million cars in Europe since 1977

Hyundai: 5 million cars sold in Europe

Great goal for Hyundai commercial: the Korean manufacturer has crossed the milestone of 5 million cars sold in Europe. Arriving in the old continent in 1977 by the first generation of the Hyundai Pony, the brand has been able to conquer the Asian major market share, with a range of models designed for European motorists.

The success of Hyundai in Europe is not new to those working in 1986 had reached 1,000,000 cars sold, reaching a height of two million in 2001. Since then, the birth of the European headquarters in Frankfurt in 2003, the expansion of the range, the opening of new foreign branches and a greater presence on the territory of the sales network and service have led to the 5 million share of the contracts signed.

ACE: Jam-season begins

Already by mid-week will be expected to greatly increasing excursion and tourist traffic. The Auto Club Europa (ACE) is expected to Christ's ascension and the next bank holiday weekend to the more "stop" as "go" on the highways. In Berlin, Brandenburg, Lower Saxony, Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein, the schools are on Friday (bank holiday) closed.

On the highways it is especially on Wednesday afternoon, on Saturday and Sunday afternoon close. The ACE recommends to start on Thursday morning, when there are no trucks on the highways on the road. There is an increased risk of congestion on the A7 Ulm - feet on the A8 Stuttgart - Salzburg, and on the A95 Munich - Garmisch-Partenkirchen and on the A99 bypass Munich.

New engines for Insignia

Opel will incorporate the new engines Insignia range, 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine with 140 hp, and diesel ecoFLEX technology capable of delivering 130 or 160 hp, depending on the version. Opel continues to renew its models, and this time is turn to the Insignia, which receives its improved versions 2.0 CDTi diesel engine and a new petrol turbo engine with 1.4 liters of displacement.

Aventador Lamborghini LP 700-4: The test track in Express Car News

Campagnano - After the recent presentation of the Lamborghini Aventador the Roman circuit of Vallelunga, We offer you two interesting Test Video made on the track, the first analyzes its dynamic behavior the other is devoted mainly to the technique of supercritical new Lamborghini. Recall that with the Aventador Lamborghini LP 700-4 the House of Sant'Agata Bolognese sets a new benchmark in the world of sports supercar.

Aston Martin V12 Zagato: preparing to run

The Peugeot 308 facelift gets ready to debut

Is about to debut on the market the new Peuget 308, whose adventure begins in the market in the first week of June. The renewed French media shows several very interesting novelty, mostly aimed at making this model one of the most environmentally conscious in its class. Particularly noteworthy is the new micro-hybrid drive-and HDi 112 hp, a version that provides very low fuel consumption and emissions, the best segment of the second Peugeot.

My2012 Porsche Boxster: advances on new generation

The new generation Porsche Boxster, and the third will have a design more personal and more differentiated than that of the 911 and will also be equipped with 4-cylinder boxer engine and a raft of measures aimed at enhancing their already excellent road holding. E 'reveals what Car referring to sources inside the German house.

The new spider of the filly, Series 981, however, share some chassis parts and components with the "Carrera". The Boxster Mk3 is not an evolution of the current model but a completely new car: its design is more sporty and aggressive than the current while maintaining a recognizable identity.

The Prize In / Arch-Ance 2011 at Museum of Turin

Microhbrida technology for Citron C3 and DS3

Citron brings to our country buy new versions microhbridas for their models C3 and DS3. stas contarn with a 1.6-liter diesel engine and 90 hp, which is associated with a manual five relationships.

Audi A1 Quattro Clubsport

Audi at Wörthersee Tour 2011 presents the A1 Clubsport Quattro concept, which anticipates the future sports version of the A1, which could take the name S1. Hardly, however, we will see on the model chosen for the road the engine concept: the small A1 is in fact installed the same 2.5-liter 5-cylinder Turbo RS3, prepared for the opportunity to develop 503 hp and 660 Nm of torque, available between 2500 and 5300 rpm.

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London: Obama and his procession of cars will have to pay the congestion charge

To resolve the controversy is even bothered the Pope "During the visit of the Holy Father all the roads were closed to traffic. The transfer of a President Obama instead requested more flexible security measures, without the need to block the traffic. " For this reason, the entire presidential procession was liable to pay the congestion charge, applicable taxes, in central London to the most polluting cars.

BMW M3 by Vorsteiner GTRS3 Candy Cane

A few days after appearance of the package dedicated to BMW 5 Series sedan, the indefatigable tuner Vorsteiner has released a development kit GTRS3, specifically designed for the BMW M3 and produced in a limited edition of only 100 copies. The brand new update developed by the American tuner has been dubbed for the occasion, "Candy Cane", because of the white livery, enhanced by details that characterize the red car.

Vath Mercedes AMG SLS V63S

Vath V63S dedicated to presenting the kit AMG Mercedes SLS: thanks to the mapping unit and the development of a new exhaust system, the engine goes from 571 hp and 650 Nm to 615 hp and original 680 Nm of torque, reducing the time Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h 2 / 10 until a time of 3.6 seconds and allowing you to touch 330 km / h Peak.

For the occasion, the SLS has also been positioned in its magazine with a drop of 25 mm and were taken unprecedented 20-inch wheels with 265/30 front and 315/25 rear tires. The braking system has been revised with major components, while aerodynamics have been improved with new front spoiler, side skirts and rear spoiler active carbon fiber.

Ferrari ahead of the pack: here comes the helmet designer

A little 'vintage. A little 'hi-tech. Surely designer. The helmet is an actual style object for urban bikers or for those who want to enjoy their cars on the track. Or, for those fortunate enough to own vintage sports cars such as the so-called "boats", equipped with high performance and safety rather precarious.

Why, then, in addition to those of known brands, do not focus on the "jaw jaw", the prancing horse of Ferrari? In the rich (in every sense ...) catalog of the Ferrari Store, there are helmets for aviation type that are well suited for use motorcycle or even better, when you're behind the wheel of a GT Maranello maybe trying to do time at Misano and Imola.

Arrinera: with Lee Noble supercar for the first Polish

The Polish Arrinera Noble Automotive has hired Lee as a consultant to conduct the first Polish supercar. The project was first announced in 2008 as Veno Supercar, but the arrival of Noble could really lead to the creation of a production model. According to information gathered by Inside Line, a manufacturer of Warsaw could use a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 from 638 hp, probably the same as the Corvette ZR1 and now has spread to some graphic reconstructions of the car, complete with the classic mid-engine layout with doors opening vertically in Lamborghini style.

Use: in 2013 compulsory energy label

In the United States has just approved a rule requiring that all vehicles sold in the country since 2013 expose a label that clearly indicates the official energy consumption and emissions of CO2. This will help consumers to understand the model that go to the authorities to register and to begin to investigate possible lanes on highways means less pollutants into the fate of what happens today for cars with more than 2 passengers.

Videos: small step for a Ferrari 599 GTO

The responsibility should be divided equally between the owner and camerman. Indeed, it deserves all the blame for not having averted a case definitely avoidable collision. The owner of the Ferrari 599 GTO recovery in this video (filmed in Cologne, Germany) is then obliged to assess the damage caused by a non-serious but annoying rubbed, filmed by a camera and then with the public.

Video: Autocar test the Bentley Continental GT

Monday, May 30, 2011

Stretched Bentley Mulsanne: a longer version of ArmorTech Motors Group

Armortech The Russian company, specializing in automotive tuning, created for fans of the genre in a Bentley Mulsanne and wanting a longer version also reinforced. That's right, you can choose to ... Read more ...

SLS Mercedes AMG Roadster, the official video

A few hours after the release of official information of the new Mercedes AMG Roadster SLS, the Stuttgart public network in an exciting video that portrays the fascinating sport convertible variation of SLS "gull-wing" and rightful heir of the legendary 300 SL of 1957 . The short movie, a little more than a minute, showing the Teutonic roadster in action and enhances the beauty of its muscular and its technical characteristics and dynamics.

Baden-Württemberg Minister President in consultation with Porsche

Baden-Württemberg's new prime minister Winfried Kretschmann is visiting at the invitation of Matthias Müller, Porsche's CEO, the headquarters of the sports car manufacturer in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. During a tour of the production of the prime minister also spoke with staff and trainees of the company.

Kretschmann Prime Minister said: "The visit to the Porsche AG today was in a very harmonious atmosphere and gave me a deep insight into the company granted. Porsche is certainly one of the great success stories of our country. "He was able to obtain get an idea of the performance and the quality awareness of the company, said Kretschmann.

Fiat Freemont at Republic Day

On the occasion of Republic Day scheduled for June 2 in Rome, which will see the usual parade of the Armed Forces, Fiat will attend deploying his "battalion" of 70 specimens of Fiat Freemont. Just hit the market - last weekend to open in dealerships get to know the new car - the last born of the house in collaboration with Fiat Chrysler, will lead the parade of delegations of heads of state taking part in the event.

Škoda Octavia LPG comes back

Škoda now has the new version of the Octavia LPG available. LPG is comparatively inexpensive. More and more stations have the alternative fuel. Cars are also tax incentives for LPG drive. Skoda Octavia offers the LPG as a Saloon and combination in the three versions Classic, Ambiente and Elegance. Octavia is the LPG it from 18 to 240 Euros.

The gas tank is housed in the spare wheel. Standard equipment includes equipment from the Classic line tire repair, split folding rear seats, Maxi-Dot display and LPG fuel gauge, so that the driver is informed about the gas and gasoline inventories. Optionally, the Octavia LPG via a wizard lights and a radio / dynamic.

Audi A9: it is the flagship sports

It is not until a few years, but in 2015 should finally reach the future Audi A9, premium car segment, which should be placed above the flagship A8. Very few news leaked out at the headquarters in Ingolstadt. It is not in fact know if this will be a 4-door coupe, or even a classic 2-door convertible model.

But what is clear is that the future Audi A9 will deal directly with cars like the Aston Martin Rapide (and here is a trend towards a 4-door coupe) and the Mercedes CL (coupe traditional). As expected in a large margin for Audi latest technology with the use of lightweight materials for body and body, seen on the A8 and R8 sisters.

Ford Fiesta RS WRC works driver Hirvonen to second place in Argentina

In a thrilling finale Mikko Hirvonen / Jarmo Lehtinen finished the Rally Argentina in second place. The Finns missed with their Ford Focus RS WRC victory by just 2.3 seconds. Jari-Matti Latvala / Miikka Anttila saw from a long time as the designated winner of the sixth season run and led the rally, as they had to stop prematurely their turbo-wheel drive vehicle with a damaged landing gear just before the end of the second stage.

Volkswagen Power Days: success at Misano

After Vallelunga, home of the sport are calling Volkswagen Misano Adriatico to offer fans two days of high-adrenaline. It's not every day you try one or more cars on the track to find out what they offer in terms dynamic and that is why Volkswagen has created the Power Days, where you can live safely in the thrill of sports riding.

We took part in the event during the weekend of 28 and 29 May, making a stop in the track where the Moto GP, mixed with the common drivers arrived at the racetrack. Everything has been organized to provide sports experience to 360 °, on the square in front of the circuit were outlined two areas dedicated to agility exercises, while the main attraction is the ability to turn on the track accompanied by a professional driver.

F-Cell World Drive reaches Oslo

After successful journey of more than 30 000 kilometers through 14 countries and three Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell on Wednesday, 1 June 2011, Stuttgart achieve their goal. The finale to this unique world tour will celebrate the Stuttgart car maker Mercedes-Benz Museum in due and invites all interested parties to participate.

Already from 15.00 clock is possible, electric vehicles of the Stuttgart automotive group experience. The B-Class F-Cell, the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, the A-Class E-Cell E-Cell and Vito are test ride. Now the vessels at the stage of Stockholm, Sweden, in neighboring Norway to Oslo have completed.

Boris Bally: tables and chairs RECYCLABLE signs

The artist and industrial designer Boris Bally has presented its new collection of tables and chairs. Originally from Rhode Island (United States), a huge fan of metal objects since 13 years, Bally describes his work as "a body governed by the eccentric range of objects that the formal all'umoristico.

Each work leads to distortions and reflections of our world order. " All of these words to justify the prices of individual items: the chairs cost at least $ 1,100 (770 euro), while the tables are required 900 to $ 4,500.

Fiat, Ferrari and Chrysler seconds Marchionne

In a long interview with Swiss weekly NZZ, Sergio Marchionne took stock of the situation on the integration Fiat-Chrsyler with an overview on the situation in Italy, at the United States. The spoke again to the Ferrari, for whom it is possible the stock market in the coming months. Just about the Maranello has focused the attention of the manager, which sets the IPO as the only way to determine its real value.

Mercedes-Benz AMG Roadster SLS costs 195 160 Euro

After the AMG Gullwing SLS presented as a roadster. The super sports car coming in the fall of 2011 from the market and may 1 June, ordered. The soft-top of the SLS AMG Roadster opens and closes in eleven seconds, and can operate at speeds of up to a speed of 50 mph. The potency of the powerful 420 kW / 571 hp AMG 6.2-liter V8 engine and front-mid seven-speed dual clutch transmission, this open two-seater will cost in Germany € 195 160.

Aston Martin V12 Zagato to Nrburgring

After the positive indications coming from the road version of the new Aston Martin V12 Zagato, all the fans were waiting to see how the car would behave during the endurance race held last weekend at the Nordschleife. The race is a sort of preliminary test in view of the participation of two V12 Zagato to 24 hours to be held at the Nurburgring at the end of June.

At the stroke of 4 hours, belonging to the League ADAC ACAS H & R Cup, attended by over 150 competitors. In particular, in addition to the Aston Martin V12 Zagato, there were 4 other models in the British car manufacturer, including a V8 Vantage, driven by Smurf, and a V12 Vantage, conducted by Kermit.

Lamborghini Aventador: video test EVO Uk

EVO UK has also tried the new Lamborghini Aventador at the Vallelunga circuit. Harry Metcalfe's comments are especially enthusiastic and added a key element in guidizio the new Italian supercar for the first time a V12 Lamborghini road is ready to tackle the track, thanks to a very advanced handling which allows to use the 700 hp delivered by 'unpublished L539 engine through four-wheel drive and automatic gearbox ISR.

Abandoned children in the car: the fault is the parents' stress

Hot Wheels: jump record at Indianapolis

In the U.S. viewers of sports events like "the show within the show." And the Indianapolis 500 is no exception, as there was held an exhibition to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the event. A sponsor of the event was "Hot Wheels", a famous line of toy cars for Mattel, which has re-created a full-scale runway similar to that sold in the shops (for building which have occurred several weeks of work).

Tesla prepares the crossover electric Model X

After more details of the Tesla Model S sedan (pictured), which can travel up to 480 km on a single charge, the manufacturer in California has announced that by the end of this year will be unveiled for the concept of the Model X crossover in the intentions of the designers will try to combine "the functionality of a minivan with the appeal of an SUV." The presentation will coincide with the release of the prototype stage of the progenitor of the Tesla-branded cars, the Roadster - 1650 units delivered in 31 countries - the production phasing out in December.

Prices SLS Mercedes AMG Roadster

Mercedes has confirmed the commercial launch of SLS AMG Roadster next autumn, will cost an estimated production of 195,160 Euro in Europe, including taxes. The spider will be ordered as early as June 1st, to allow customers to personalize their own copy. The cars will be assembled in Sindelfingen, while the AMG 6.3-liter V8 engines come from the establishment of specialized AMG Affalterbach.

Peugeot 508: New engine and fuel

The latest addition to Peugeot's home market, the model 508, renewing the range of engines to upgrade the engines and reduce fuel consumption and emissions. The news involving both engines, ... Read more ...

SLS Mercedes AMG Roadster: the Gullwing topless

After having spied during testing in Europe and America, we can finally see a large photo gallery, all the beauty of the new Mercedes AMG Roadster SLS, last masterpiece of Mercedes-AMG sports division, SLS AMG convertible fascinating evolution "gullwing "and spiritual heir of the legendary Mercedes 300SL Roadster, 1957.

Compared with the coupe from which it derives, the latest creation from the atelier of Affalterbach loses the doors to "gull-wing", but gains a classic, but technological fabric roof with three layers, with an opening system built using electro- components in steel, aluminum and magnesium.

Veteran Car Team from Treffen Abarth

Bolzano hosted the thirteenth edition of the 'Match-Treffen ", the international gathering for cars and motorcycles registered until 1966, held under the aegis of Asia. The meeting helped the Veneto Club Cars and motorcycles that he worked for 50 years. About sixty of prestige vintage cars have a fine show in Piazza Walther parading before the President of the Veteran Car Team Brancalion David and Annelise Abarth, widow of the never forgotten Austrian manufacturer of sports cars.

United States: Used car prices are the highest for 16 years

The consequences of the economic crisis has pushed U.S. drivers to change their car with a year later than the "rhythm" of 2007. This factor affects the price of used, never so high in the last sixteen years to collect a car dealers spend an average of $ 11,660 (€ 8,150), 30% more than in 2008. Emblematic of the reconstruction site Usatoday.

A Honda Accord LX Sedan in 2008, the assets in good condition with 45,000 miles is proposed to be $ 16,175, equivalent to a four-year lease of $ 373 per month. At the same time offering the new Honda Accord, in the three-year lease, to "only" $ 250 / month. The market crisis also stems from the difficulty in obtaining new financing or financed by the sustainable elements of "noise" always related to the crisis.

F1 Monaco: without that last safety car ...

Not always the Monaco Grand Prix, very long, over seventy laps, unable to keep your attention until the end of the race. This year we have to admit, we were glued to the TV for an hour and a half to find plenty to see who among the three heroes would have checked. Eight laps from the end, these were the positions.

Vettel to command, only one tire change, with tires that were more than fifty laps on the back and were allegedly failing. Alonso behind him, two tire changes, certainly cooler than Vettel having made half revolutions. Behind him Button, three tire changes, with the last train that had just ten laps.

Audi: More information on TDI biturbo 3.0

The Audi A6 Avant is the first car of the Volkswagen group to use the 3.0 TDI engine with Twin Turbo, and the changing of mono-cylinder turbo, which is in turn brought in combinations of 204 and 245 hp. This new unit is receiving modifications to the intake and earns a variable geometry turbo (the most compact of the two), controlled by an electric actuator.

The two nuts are placed in the V drawn from six cylinders. The 3.0 twin-turbo V6 produces 313 hp and 650 Nm of torque, allowing the A6 and A7 to reach one hundred per hour from a standing start in 5.3 seconds, consuming 6.4 liters of diesel per hundred kilometers and emit 169 grams of CO2 for every thousand feet.

Fiat Dino Concept: a coup to dream

There are models that almost 30 years of their production output are still regrets lovers: The Fiat Dino is part of law in this exclusive club. Founded in 1967, the Fiat Dino was born thanks to a collaboration between Ferrari and the Turin-based company and was produced in coupe and roadster. Driven by 2.0 V6 engine with 160 horsepower - up to 2.4 L and 180 hp for the second series - the sport of Turin was able to give a great pleasure to drive thanks to rear-wheel drive and a refined suspension layout.

The new Jaguar XF, from 45,900 euros

The English brand announces the launch of the redesign of the Jaguar XF in Spain. The big news is the access variant equipped with the new 190 hp diesel that starts from a price of 45,900 euros. What do you think? Leave your comments, the most interesting will be published in the journal Hwy. Alternatively, this news debate on our forums.

In late April this year, Jaguar showed us an update of its XF saloon and barely a month later, the British brand announces its launch in our country. The main novelty of the range is the new four-cylinder diesel engine and 190 horsepower, which is the sedan variant of access and that part of a price of 45,900 euros.

Hot Wheels: Tanner Foust jump record at Indianapolis

On the occasion of the centennial edition of the Indianapolis 500, Team Hot Wheels and the driver Tanner Foust have set a new world record by jumping a car more than 101 meters, beating the previous record of 9 feet. The amazing structure built for the record consists of a flight of 27 meters, 30 meters high and was assembled inside the Indianapolis Speedway, with a shape reminiscent of some of their toys "history" of Hot Wheels.

Top Gear: spotted at the Monaco Grand Prix

BMW: all the novelties that we will see in Frankfurt

If at the Shanghai Motor Show we saw a preview of the new BMW M5 will make its debut in the final version at home, that the next International Motor Show to be held in Frankfurt September 15 to 25 next year. Here at last we will see the sports version berlinona in final form and with the V8 engine with 555 horsepower capable of competing with the direct competition from Mercedes E63 AMG and Audi RS6.

BMW X7: the production model in 2013

After months of silence, spoke again of BMW X7, a project that the German company has considered especially in relation to the demands of some foreign markets, such as the American one. The idea is to create a full-size SUV with 7 seats and a roomy trunk, to contrast with models such as Cadillac Escalade.

The project has undergone several changes over the years: canceled in 2008, back on the tables of technical managers in 2010, could debut as a product of the series in 2013 with the project code F17, according to the expectations that Autoevolution.