Archive for March, 2010

The new RDSport BMW M3 RS46 2010

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

The BMW Company had the 25 years of experience in building the most performing motors. The BMW Company is well-known for being able to produce cars that are built for performance, comfort, style & luxury. The company has an impeccable taste for style & cutthroat driving performance. They have recently exposed the 2010 RDSport M3 RS46 in to the markets.

RDSport has recently set up the use of a V8 4.6-liter engine that provides a great 524 HP (horsepower) in to the drive. The aluminum pistons used herein are forged, larger & lightweight. It uses a billet crankshaft that has a longer stroke. The front brakes consist of 6-piston Aluminum block calipers & the back breaks uses the same aluminum block caliper that has 4 pistons.

Added features can be used by M3 owners everywhere to further enhance their car. It includes diffusers, bumpers, body kits, etc. These are all meant to further develop the car’s performance mainly in terms of giving the intake the extra airflow that it needs.

The new arrival of 2010 Lumma Design Porsche Panamera

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Remain unimpressed by the all set Porsche Panamera performance, LUMMA Design has choose to give the 4 doors of the Gran Turismo from Zuffenhausen a new character. In this alteration, by tailoring a carbon coat to the outer & correct the interior also, the tuners had effectively changed the Panamera into the LUMMA CLR 700 GT, a Porsche Panamera with racing character.

Here the more parts are maked with carbon. The Panamera’s cup spoiler sword, lateral air inlets, rear skirt corners & the entire rear diffuser are made by the carbon, while the side skirt & the rear wing are finished by aluminium stilts. It is having the front spoiler with LED indicators at the rear, wing extensions & rear skirt by the air vents.

LUMMA Design wheel fits the CLR 700 GT with the “Racing Edition“, a forged wheels in 10.5×21 inches with tyres having 265/30 at the front & 12×21 inches with tyres measuring 305/30-21 at the back axle. It is having the engine performance enhancement up to 700 hp. The engine optics kit in red with carbon inlay & the coat of arms logo is already available.

To merge sports & luxury in the interior, LUMMA Design offers the aluminium pedals & the light alloy foot, an entire leather & ultra-suede equipment with silver design stitches, the silver seat-belts for all seats. Here the type plate showing the consecutive serial number, the door sills with the illuminated letter “CLR 700 GT “as well as the velour floor mats & the boot mat with the LUMMA coat of arms logo & leather edging.

The new 2010 Audi A1 e-Tron

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Audi has exposed the latest e-tron model series at the 80th Geneva Motor Show. The Audi A1 e-tron, a Mega City Vehicle prepared with more powerful electric motor for zero emissions driving in the city & an internal combustion engine on board that recharges the battery in excellent conditions.

The 1st e-tron, which first appearance at the 2009 IAA in Frankfurt/Main, is a near-series high-performance sports car with electric motors for all 4 wheels. Now it offers a compact & stylish electric car in the premium class, designed specifically for use in the metropolitan areas of Europe & North America.

It equipped with a 380 volt lithium-ion rechargeable battery with a nominal energy content of 12 kilowatt hours, the Audi A1 e-tron can drive 50 kilometers emission-free in city traffic on the powerful battery. On longer trips, the battery is boosted by a particularly compact internal combustion engine mounted below the luggage compartment. With its range widener, the Audi A1 e-tron can also cover longer distances. The added range, which is aimed for interurban driving, is 124.27 miles.

The Audi A1 e-tron always drives on electric power, since its internal combustion engine is used to boost the battery in isolated cases. The Audi A1 e-tron, has a unique “Aqua Mint, pearl effect” paint finish with a contrasting roof arch which is offset in “High Gloss Steel dark.” It having the more than 2 models, the A1 e-tron is fitted with 18-inch wheels with a 20-spoke turbine design & back diffuser with aluminum trim lacks tailpipes. In adding, the “Aqua Mint, pearl effect” exterior color also carries over into the interior.

The new 2010 Subaru Impreza XV

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Subaru has exposed a latest generation of Impreza for the 2010 model year, Subaru Impreza XV. The XV offers the Impreza’s original and unique symmetrical All-Wheel Drive drivability in all-weather road conditions which is contained in a new exterior.

The source of the Impreza 5 door model, the Impreza XV uses a stiffer suspension. A strut-type suspension system was created for the front & a double wishbone suspension for the rear. It is also highlighted by claddings around wheel arches, a latest design of front grill & bumper, & thicker rear spoiler & roof rails. The interior design of the Impreza XV was differentiated from all other models.

The Subaru boxer diesel 2.0-liter DOHC turbocharged engine, & is fitted with an aluminum alloy cylinder block consists metal matrix composite journal. To get best diesel combustion, the stroke was extended by 11 mm & the bore was shortened by 6 mm evaluated to the SUBARU BOXER 4 cylinder 2.0 litre petrol engine (EJ20). The turn off pitch was shortened to 98.4 mm, which is similar to that of SUBARU BOXER 6-cylinder petrol engine, while the petrol engine (EJ20) has 113.0 mm.

The Subaru Impreza XV having other features like engine mounting system, symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive system, active torque split AWD, centre differential AWD with viscous LSD, electronic control 4-speed automatic transmission with SPORTSHIFT, SPORTSHIFT E-4AT, dual-range 5-speed manual transmission, 6-speed manual transmission for Subaru Boxer Diesel, 205/55R16+6.5J aluminum wheels, and a flat tyre repair kit (optional for 2.0D model).

The new 2010 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera, manufacture its entrance to continue the success of its predecessor which was launched in 2007, is mentioned as the latest extreme model in the Gallardo line-up. The Gallardo Superleggera launches the slimmest road-going model in Lamborghini’s range with a dry weight of no more than 1340 kgs (2954 lbs).

It uses the carbon-fiber components for the exterior & interior also. It is supported with 19” units wheels made of forged aluminum that save 13 kgs (28.6 lbs). Here the wheel bolts are made from light & rigid titanium, while the tires are 235/35 ZR19 at the front & 295/30 ZR19 at the rear & come from the Pirelli P Zero Corsa series. It is looks like super sports car design.

In the Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera, LP stands for “longitudinale posteriore” & refers to the orientation of the V10 engine – which is mounted behind the driver, just like every Lamborghini engine. The number 570 refers to the maximum power output in CV, which compares to 419 kW & is available at 8,000 rpm. Uniformly impressive is the pulling power- the torque curve peaks at 540 Nm at 6,500 rpm.

The V10 has a displacement of 5204 cm3 & achieves a specific output of 80.5 kW per liter. Extraordinary features on this long-stroke engine with an aluminum crankcase include dry sump lubrication & a cylinder angle of 90 degrees. The Gallardo Superleggera is also considerably more resourceful, compared with its predecessor, its fuel consumption in the EU driving cycle is cuts by 3.5 liters per 100 kilometer (0,9 gal), or 20,5 percent, to 13,5 liters/100 km.

Nissans new Micra 2011

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Nissan Motor exposed the company’s latest Micra, the 4th generation of the compact city car, at the 80th International Geneva Motor Show. At a look, Nissan Micra offers the latest features including spacious interior, all new 3-cylinder petrol engines with supercharged & direct injection version, & all new platforms.

Holding its compact dimensions, in these Micra is slightly longer & slightly lower. Mounted onto Nissan’s new signature V-platform, the suspension has been aimed to be both compact, minimizing intrusion at the rear for maximum trunk space, but not at the cost of the car’s on-road dynamics.

In Europe, a simple engine line-up sees just 2 engines options & both are variations on Nissan’s all-new naturally aspirated HR12 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine. Inheriting its DNA from the HR16 4-cylinder engine powering the Note & Qashqai, in this Micra engine employs valve-timing control. Power is rated at 59kW (80ps, while torque production is 108Nm).

Both engine selections in Europe are on hand with either a 5-speed manual gearbox r Nissan’s latest CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). The wide gear coverage enables the 1.2-litre engine to attain the economy level of a 1.0-litre plus brisk acceleration. Moreover, Nissan will also gives supercharged 1.2-litre direct injection iteration by a start-stop system fixed as standard in Europe. Nissan will start the sales in Thailand in March & European sales will start in November this year.

The latest Toyota RAV4 2010

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

The 1st generation of Toyota’s RAV4 which was launched in Europe in 1994, the latest & increased Toyota RAV4 2010 model range identifies the latest addition to the Toyota family by featuring a new, chrome-accented front design, emphasizing the vehicle’s wide track & constant attitude. The Toyota RAV4 is making its European introduction at 2010 Geneva motor show.

The exterior design of RAV4 is described by a wider horizontal bar-type radiator grille design suggestive of the Verso & Avensis, a full-width front bumper, adding of chrome accents to the radiator grille, fog lamp surrounds, & an integral roof spoiler. It will be available in an option of 10 body colors, including 3 new to the model range: Pearl White, Dark Steel & Regency Red.

In the core part, the RAV4 2010 redefined by the elimination of any break lines, the tight panel gaps & the same of surface levels. Benefiting engine line-up from Toyota Optimal Drive technologies, the whole RAV4 2010 offers an expanded range of 2WD & 4WD variants. The 4WD alternate consists of multidrive S & manual transmission versions of the ?2.0 liter Valvematic petrol engine, as well as manual & automatic 2.2 D-4D 150 diesel models.

In brief, the Toyota RAV4 2010 range offers customers better flexibility in selecting their ideal grade & powertrain combination. The 4 grades are UP1, UP2, Leather/Alcantara® & Premium are now available with a wider choice of engines. Both UP2 & Leather/Alcantara® grades are newly available with either the 2.2 D-4D 150 6A/T or 2.2 D-4D 180 6M/T engines. In addition, high power D-4D diesel engines to the 2 mid grades & new 17” alloy wheel design are also available.

The brand new 2012 Ferrari 612 Scarlatti

Friday, March 19th, 2010

If you’re persuaded to buy a Ferrari for status, you might be interested to learn the 612 Scarlatti could come in hybrid appearance. As previewed by the HY-KERS concept, which is recently first appearance at the Geneva Motor Show.

The Ferrari’s next-generation car of 612 Scarlatti is having a longer wheelbase, a new exhaust system, a revised design of front bumper, & a budging hood. Depending to our men on the ground, the mule was being run alongside 2 other prototypes with some slight changes. The hybrid would probably feature a 3-phase electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack.

It gives the power likely come from a V12 engine & it provides an overall maximum power of 397 kW (533 hp/ 540 PS) & 588 Nm (434 lb-ft) of torque. It is having the 7-speed dual-clutch transmission; the 612 must accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in lesser than 4 seconds, before topping the speed at above 200 mph (322+ km/h).

Since this car will be expected to be launched in 2012, search for Ferrari to start testing a prototype of the making model later this year.

The new 2010 Citroen Survolt Concept

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

CITROEN is proposing a latest automotive vision with Survolt. Started by the Revolte concept car exposed at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Survolt is the extension of CITROEN’S exploration of unique & original electric vehicles. Survolt Concept turns accepted notions through its totally new vision in a complete blend of high-fashion glamour & motor-racing extravagance.

Survolt features 2-tone paint, shades of fuchsia & charcoal grey, & plays with materials & volumes. It is more characterized by the strong contrasts among the voluptuous bonnet & sculpted flanks with forceful wheel arches. At the frontage, the distinctive Citroen emblem reigns on top of the large oval-shaped grille, while its slim & horizontal head lamps are inspired by sports coupes. At the backside, Survolt offers the stylish light signature of Revolte joined with a spoiler in a necessary reference to motor sport. Inside, Survolt’s cockpit is designed like a floating cell with a glass setting held within the chrome-finished roll bars.

With its compact dimensions of 3.85 meter long, 1.87 meter wide & 1.20 meter high, Citroen Survolt Concept re-appropriates sports car styling cues to form an all-latest & revolutionary concept. Like the Revolte concept car, Survolt is motorized by electricity, thus combining sports performance with environmental respect & sustainable development.

The new 2010 Porsche Panamera ‘Stingray’

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Russian tuners TopCar are presentation off their pack up of modifications for the Porsche Panamera called the “Stingray.” The inner side uses a carbon trim by a checkerboard look. Joint with the pierced, quilted nappa leather the interior features more different models.

Its outside features a new front bumper, carbon fiber hood, skirts, & rear 2-part spoiler, bumper, & diffuser. Finishing trim contains tail lamp covers & carbon fiber look window reveal moldings. The company states the aerodynamics is extensively improved over the stock vehicle with these changes.

The engine has been re-tuned to generate 542 HP (550 PS / 405 kW), though these changes were not detailed. A new exhaust was also jointed. The TopCar Porsche Panamera Stingray will unveil at Dream Car 2010 in Moscow on April 2, before getting a wider opening at Top Marques Monaco on April 15.