Archive for February, 2010

The new 2010 AC Schnitzer BMW X1

Friday, February 26th, 2010

AC Schnitzer BMW X1, the latest AC Schnitzer edition that will record its world premiere at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, is an wide AC Schnitzer aerodynamic conversion on the BMW X1. The renovation aims to successfully create an expressive styling of the universal sporting ambitions of the vehicle in the overall idea, with signifies the latest welcome addition to the compacted vehicles segment by AC Schnitzer.

Dealing with power & drivetrain, AC Schnitzer offers an upgrading on both the sDrive and xDrive versions of the BMW X1, some to mention are the 2.0 d, 1.8 d, & the xDrive23d diesel engine. To match, the X1 engine bay venting is optimized by the AC Schnitzer Bonnet Vents, improved further with chromed centre webs on hand as a choice. The AC Schnitzer also contains ability logo for the engine styling with or without performance upgrading, & suspension spring kit comes with aluminum strut brace.

The inner styling of the BMW X1 by AC Schnitzer includes silver “Exclusiv” carbon interior trim, aluminium gear knobs with or without digital gear display, “Black Line” aluminium cover for i-Drive system controller, aluminium handbrake handle & pedal set, foot rests & velours foot mats.

The AC Schnitzer also givess a chromed “Racing” tailpipe trim which is accessible for all models, & in development is the AC Schnitzer sportsrear silencer for the petrol X1 xDrive 28i.

The 1 & Only 2011 Jaguar XKR coupe

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Jaguar will unveil the hottest evolution of its supercharged XKR coupe at the Geneva Motor Show in March by introducing 2 new possible performances & styling packs: Speed Pack & Black Pack, those packs are introduced to the XK range at 2011 Model Year. Also, Jaguar will present the customers & choice to further personalize their vehicle to create a car with even dissimilar performance.

The XKR Coupe with latest optional Speed Pack gives an extending top speed from 155mph (250km/h) to an electronically restricted 174mph (280km/h) with engine & transmission recalibration. Each XKR with the Speed Pack will come with body-colored side sills & rear diffuser, & a chrome finish to the window surrounds, upper & lower mesh grilles, side Power Vents & boot lid finisher.

Red brake callipers with a Jaguar ‘R’ logo be seated inside 20-inch Kasuga alloy wheels. Customers who order the XKR Coupe with the Speed Pack will also be available with 7 colors paint palette. The optional Black Pack gives customers to own a bold & purposeful Jaguar with gloss black wheels & outside detailing. Available only with the Speed Pack, XKRs with the Black Pack have a paint palette that will be on hand in Ultimate Black, Polaris White or Salsa Red & gloss black at 20-inch Kalimnos alloy wheels.

In the UK, retail pricing of the XK collection starts at £61,955 for the 5.0 N/A V8 petrol. The Speed Pack expenses £3,500 & the Speed & Black Pack expenses £4,000. Both are accessible on XKR Coupe only.

The new 2010 Citroen DS3 Racing Limited Edition

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Citroen DS3 Racing Limited Edition, the winning team at the back 5 WRC manufacturer’s titles & 6 driver’s titles is going to be unleashed at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. This Citroen Racing is completed with some significant developments on the stability & dynamic control.

A few significant sporting developments have also been conducted, this includes creating extra precise steering with the control system customized for the new tyres, the fitment of stiffer suspension springs, adapting front & rear shock absorbers, lowering the car, & expanding the front & rear tracks.

To attain additional power output from 156hp to 200hp, boost almost 30% over the standard unit, Citroen have adapted & optimized DS3’s powertrain mechanism, tuned the performance of the turbo, & in tune the mapping of the engine control unit. At the outside, DS3 is fitted with large 18? Alloy wheels, chrome door handles, a chrome-finished exhaust, & a carbon finish about the front bumper, lower body trim & wing extensions.

Manufacture of Citroen DS3 Racing limited editions will be finished in a special workshop & fitted with a parts kit. The manufacture will be limited to just 1000 units & is planned for the second half of 2010.

The new launch of 2011 Lotus Elise Facelift

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

The Lotus Elise is now annoying to ensure that they bond rigidly to Lotus’ core values of performance by the new launch of 2011 model year, Lotus Elise Facelift. This new Elise model introduces a number of changes & improvements to give a light weight supercar performance with city car financial system.

In the Elise range will consist of the variants of Lotus Elise, Lotus Elise R, & Lotus Elise SC supercharged engine. Elise’s key changes to the 2011 model year contain others new development body design, new all in one incorporated headlights, better aerodynamics, new cast & forged wheels, & vehicle warranty which increases from 2 to 3 years & 36, 000 miles.

In addition, Lotus Elise also gives additional changes for the 2011 model year that contain new technology of 1ZR-FAE 1.6 litre engine with Valvematic & Dual VVT-I, shared fuel use 6.14 litres / 100 km (46 mpg), latest 6 speed close ratio gearbox, & cruise control which is obtainable as part of the Touring pack.

It will make its first appearance at the 80th International Geneva Motor show to be held next month. The Elise range will be in showrooms from April 2010 & prices will be announced in March 2010.

New Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible 2011

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Bentley has introduced the 2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible, a latest series of continental models created from the GTC Speed. The growth of this Supersports Convertible’s design is a re-construal of the Bentley Continental technology with key engineering design changes that contain revised front air intakes by new bonnet vents, flared rear wings, & etc.

Supersports Convertible features large vertical intake apertures with double bonnet vents to ensure positive air extraction. It is planned to provide additional airflow to the twin turbocharger intercoolers & cooling system of the amplified power and torque of the W12 engine. To add a touch of style, the radiator, lower grille & dual bonnet vents are done in a Smoked Steel.

Combining the style of the Continental GTC, all-new flared rear wings that put up the 50mm (2 inches) wider rear track are intended to emphasize the Supersports Convertible performance. It is hence supported with a glossy black finish to the headlamp casings & rear lamp clusters, 20-inch forged alloy wheels by Smoked Steel-finish, & large diameter tailpipe trims. In addition, the Supersports Convertible presents an electrically operated hood with a variety of 8 hood color, lightweight carbon fibre throughout the cabin, & Alcantara™ soft-grip leather.

The 2011 Bentley Continental Supersports is also supported by the FlexFuel equipment that allow the W12 6-litre power to run on petrol, E85 bioethanol or any mix of these 2 fuels – all from a only 1 tank. FlexFuel technology was pioneered on the Continental Supersports Coupe in 2009 & is now introduced on all 2011 Continental varieties.

The New 2010 Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid car

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Kia Motors has newly functional a green technology on a vehicle they unveiled at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid idea. This new Hybrid Concept, which is based on the Kia Forte platform, launch a lower profile of hybrid vehicles concept which is carried out in EcoDynamics philosophy of a curvaceous shape with ground-breaking fuel-stretching and emissions-spiteful technologies.

Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid Concept is intended in a lowered mono-volume curvaceous shape for enhanced aerodynamics, while the use of lightweight and eco-friendly recycled materials is what had prepared it called EcoDynamics. To hold up this, the Ray” employs new “cool car” technology, with nano-laminate films & cool-glazing materials to decrease solar heat & show how keeping the inner cool while dipping air conditioning loads & greenhouse emissions. In adding, The “Ray” interior is also stuffed with eco-friendly recycled materials, which is reinforced by green technology characteristic of the all-new GreenEdgeTM system by Infinity® Audio.

Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid idea is powered by an all-aluminum 153-horsepower Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 1.4-litre engine mated to a permanently-engaged preset ratio Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), which is used in mixture with a 78kw electric motor. To give confidence economical driving, the “Ray” is equipped with an engine-power saving alternator management system & a toggle gear-shift indicator. Moreover, the manually-designed low-rolling resistance tyres by a hexagon pattern in narrow 20-inch (195/50R20) creation also give to advance efficiency.

2011 Ford coupe named Shelby GT500

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

The 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 is a latest performance package for the Shelby GT500 developed by Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT) engineers for both the coupe & convertible models. As the primary improvement, this new performance gives all-new aluminum-block 5.4-liter supercharged V-8 engine, which is lighter than its predecessor. Moreover, it also offers an optional package used for both models.

It Powered by the new engine package with Plasma Transferred Wire Arc (PTWA) liner coating which is able to amplified power & fuel economy, the 2011 Shelby GT500 is claimed to be the 1st modern Shelby without the gas guzzler tax. To support the engine, 2011 Shelby GT500 featured by new exhausts sized 2.75-inch.

Some more upgrades are also carried out for the exterior, including standard HID headlamps, 19” aluminum wheels & Goodyear Eagle F1 Super Car tires, & a possible glass roof. And for the convenience in the interior, the car is stuffed by MyKeyTM programmable car key.

The optional box up offers unique styling, lighter wheels, a higher rear axle ratio & stiffer springs, which is on hand on both the Shelby GT500 changeable & coupe. For the convertible model, the improved features include structural rigidity by lateral stiffness, the stiffened V-brace, & etc.

2011 Brand new BMW X5

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

The new BMW X5 is a modified version of the 1st generation of BMW X5 through expressive design with 1st class equipment features, innovative drive technology, & new ranges of engines.

The new BMW xDrive technology which contributes even additional effectively to distribute drive forces to the front & rear axles in a 40-60 split in normal driving situations; suspension technology perfect prerequisite for supreme driving dynamics on tarmac; Adaptive Drive which everlastingly monitors & calculates data on the road speed, steering viewpoint, lateral & longitudinal acceleration, body & wheel velocity plus height levels; high-performance brake system & tires with emergency running properties;

Due to its V8 engine offers BMW Twin Power Turbo technology & High Precision Injection, output of the new BMW X5 xDrive50i has increased with 39 kW compared with the precursor model. The exclusive 4.4 litre turbochargers engine develops an output of 300 kW/407 bhp in an engine speed vary of 5,500 to 6,400 rpm.

It includes 4-zone automatic climate control, audio system with CD drive & AUX In connection, a multifunction steering wheel, electrically operated front seat height & backrest change with active front seat ventilation, a rain sensor with included automatic headlight control, a heated steering wheel, a panorama glass roof, an electrically operated rear door, an automatic soft-close task for all doors, a CD changer and a USB audio interface, and a rear section entertainment system by a TV function for both analogue & digital television reception. It also has more premiums quiet features.

Safety features while drive a car

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Never drink alcoholic beverages before driving. This is the main frequent cause of serious accidents. If you drink, use a non-drinking designated driver, or a call taxi.

Check your car over mechanically, with headlights, brake, and taillights, and the brakes or have this done by a proficient mechanic.

Turn on your lights at any time visibility is low, such as at dusk, while raining, in tunnels, and similar.

Mentally get ready for driving because If you are diverted, upset, or unusually tired and sleepy, do not drive.

Follow traffic rules, lights and signs, but use your judgment too. Don’t undertake to beat red lights. When you try to dash a red light, there are many critical hazards.

Use turn signals to indicate where and when you’re going to turn. Other drivers must to know this. It’s one of the common good manners.

Trucks are a particular hazard. Give them extra space. They cannot see other vehicles as well as you can in a car.

Blow the horn only when it’s needed to avoid an accident. Otherwise it is one of the bad-mannered; it is adds to noise pollution.

Don’t turn your vision. Avoid decals, dangling objects from the rear-view mirror, & similar.

For safe driving use your mirrors. Excellent safe driving includes not only a great awareness of what is leading of you, but what is after you, what is next to you.

2010 Renault Clio 20th Anniversary unique Edition

Monday, February 15th, 2010

The ‘20th’ limited edition versions of Renault Clio are right away recognizable by specific ‘20th’ badging on their B pillars, with the gloss black finish of their front bumper mouldings, exterior mirrors and side protective moulding end-pieces which contrast by the body colour exterior door handles.

Within the cabin, the dashboard features observable stitching, plus anthracite grey air vents and centre console, in adding to ‘20th’ badging on the frontage door sills. Based on the Dynamique equipment level, the ‘20th’ limited edition versions of Renault Clio are too equipped with manual or automatic weather control, cruise control with speed controller and an 80W Radiosat-CD with MP3 playback, plus Bluetooth® & Plug & Music connectivity.

TomTom® navigation device features IQ RoutesTM technology and higher Lane Guidance which take day-by-day traffic pattern information into account while computing routes. The ‘20th’ limited edition versions of Clio are offered in a choice of 6 body colours: Metallic Grey Blue, Pearlescent Black, Platine Grey, Dyna Red, Cassiopée Grey, & non-metallic Glacier White.

The engines obtainable for Clio “20th” are the same as those which feature of the Dynamique Version, these limited edition versions to comply with the 3 criteria needed to qualify for the Renault eco2 signature. In France, the versions powered by the dCi 70 & dCi 85 engines be eligible for the state’s €500 eco-bonus subsidy.