Archive for April, 2010

The new 2010 Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Lotus had exposed the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid concept at the 80th International Geneva Motor Show. This concept showcases new developments in plug-in, range-extended electric propulsion, new electronic technologies to develop driver involvement, the adaptability of the Lotus Versatile Vehicle Architecture that underpins the Evora 414E Hybrid & a new roof system & interior concept from Lotus Design.

For the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid, Lotus Engineering has developed a drivetrain system consisting of twin motors each limited to providing 152 kW of power & 400 Nm of torque to each wheel via free, single speed, reduction transmissions integrated into a single housing, enabling torque vectoring dynamic control of the vehicle.

Additional range is provided by the Lotus Range Extender engine, an optimized 1.2 liter, 3 cylinder engines, providing 35 kW of power at 3,500 rpm via the integrated electrical generator. It is having the latest Lithium Polymer battery chemistry with over 100 kW discharge capability. The battery pack offers 17 kWH energy storage capacity. All the operation & management of the range extender engine, the power management of the batteries & motor control are controlled by Lotus’ electronic control units & software systems.

The new 2010 G-Power BMW 760i Storm

Friday, April 9th, 2010

G-POWER, a company well known on changing the BMW M models, has currently centered on the BMW flagship in the comfort & developed an overall concept to adjust aerodynamics, rims & increase engine performance. G-Power BMW 760i Storm is an notable example for the performance of the G-POWER manufactory which now closes a gap in the BMW program.

The core part of the G-POWER performance enhancement for the 6,0l V12 bi-turbo engine is a important changes of both “TwinPower” turbo chargers used by BMW. As a result, The G-POWER 760i accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h within 4.2 seconds, after 11.9 seconds, already 200 km/h are achieved, & the top speed is 345 km/h. Besides, additional 181 hp are gained which enhance the overall performance to strong 725 hp at 5,500 r.p.m & render the maximum torque of 1000 Nm at already 2,000 r.p.m.

For aerodynamics kit, the G-POWER modifies the BMW 760i with styled front skirt made of carbon fibre. At the rear, a full carbon rear spoiler & a full carbon diffuser which emphasize the 4 x 100 mm end pipes with integrated G-POWER logo generate more down force at the rear axle.

The wheel houses of the BMW 760i are filled with forged three-part G-POWER SILVERSTONE RS aluminum wheels measuring 9.5×22 & 10.5×22 inches which are made-up with the Michelin tyres in the dimensions 265/30 ZR 22 at the front axle & 295/25 ZR 22 at the rear axle.

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car 2010

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car, debuted at the new Formula-1 season in Bahrain last month, was claimed to be the most amazing & powerful Official F1™ Safety Car of all time.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has a unique vehicle concept in ensuring excellent driving dynamics; the aluminum space-frame body keeps the vehicle weight down to 1620 kgs Powered by 6.3-liter V8 engine that creates a peak output of 420 kW (571 hp) & a maximum torque of 650 Nm, the gullwing model can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds.

As the standard-production SLS AMG, the Official F1™ Safety Car features the same engine, power transmission, and suspension & brake system. Compared to the standard-production SLS, the AMG F1 is distinguishable on the outside by its prominent F1 logos, carbon-fiber exterior mirrors & the characteristic roof light bar with integrated TV camera. It assembles on an all-new carbon-fiber hood whose shape has been tested in the wind tunnel to guaranteed optimum airflow at the rear aerofoil.

The new 2010 TechArt GTStreet R Porsche 911 Turbo

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

TechArt GTStreet R Porsche 911 Turbo is the latest example of the TECHART GTStreet program which has been recognized for years as a success formula on dynamics & incorporating racing engineering.

The improve performance TECHART TA 097/T3.1 performance kit, which boost the power of the standard model from 500 to 660 hp. It also having the TECHART’s sport clutch & alterations to the transmission ratio of the standard 6-speed gearbox, the GTStreet R can sprint from 0 to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds.

In this TECHART GTStreet R aerodynamic kit, this has considerably lowered the front apron with carbon splitter. This package is supported with the adjustable rear spoiler with air inlets & rear apron with integrated carbon diffuser. It is having the complete leather finishing in interiors.

TECHART multifunctional day-driving light system, which is combined in the front apron & has E approval & fulfils ECE R87 regulations used for better handling in all conditions, is the answer. Further, 911 Turbo is also fitted with the TECHART Formula 5 spoke light alloy wheels in dimensions of 19 & 20? & for optimum road holding, TECHART suggests fitting either Conti Sport Contact 3 or Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Plus tires.

The brand new 2010 BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid is a concept which is foundation on the new BMW 5 Series Sedan. At the same time, it also represents the development of the BMW ActiveHybrid X6 & the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 with their drivetrain technology already in production.

The drive system attributed in the BMW Concept 5 Series ActiveHybrid consists of a straight-6 gasoline engine with TwinPower Turbo technology, 8-speed automatic transmission, & electric drive. Drawing its energy from a high-voltage, the electric motor creates maximum output of 40 kW.

Unlike conventional hybrid, by combining the combustion engine & the electric motor, both the BMW ActiveHybrid X6 & the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 are able to offer significantly lower fuel consumption & emission ratings also at higher speeds.

The one more unique feature is energy management the car’s ability to adjust its operating plan not just to the current but also to upcoming driving conditions. To do this, the power electronics from the start evaluate data indicating a possible change in exterior conditions or the driver’s wishes & prepare the components in the drivetrain as well as the car’s electronic system for a possible change in requirements.

The brand new 2011 Lexus CT 200h

Monday, April 5th, 2010

The new Lexus CT 200h, Lexus’s first 5 door compact car it is also the first full hybrid vehicle to be begun in the premium compact segment. It is designed & developed target to the European market in mind; this full hybrid model will present a new gateway to the Lexus range & target to the, younger customers to the brand.

Lexus CT 200h is built on a new platform with a dedicated double wishbone & trailing arm rear suspension system. It is then supported with developed coil springs & shock absorbers which are situated individually, & a latest developed front anti-roll bar. For Hybrid Drive system, the CT 200h joins a 1.8-litre VVT-i petrol engine with a powerful electric motor. Drivers have the selection of 4 different drive modes: ECO & NORMAL place.

In the interior, Lexus has kept the asymmetrical dashboard design seen in the LF-Ch show car. In future the dashboard is dividing into an upper Display Zone, with an eight-inch LCD multi-display screen; & a lower Operation Zone, with the shift lever & other controls such as Lexus’s Remote Touch multi-function controller.

The new 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Alfa Romeo is having the special features are stylish goods brand Italy Independent has release a special Alfa Romeo Brera model, the Alfa Romeo Brera Italia Independent Special Edition. But the new Alfa Romeo Limited Edition car does not only carry its unique style to real roads.

The core features are a sports steering wheel covered in black leather with red stitching, aluminium pedals & footrest, plus the optional Poltrona Frau Leather upholstery in black with red stitching.

Buyers can also give the 2.2 JTS or the 3.2 V6 with 138kW & 194kW respectively. Drive selectors will either be a 6-speed manual transmission or the Selespeed automatic Q-Tronic.

It comes with an 18-inch matt black alloy wheels with a turbine design, also having the aluminium fuel cap, & red brake calipers used for differentiate it from normal stock.

The new 2011 Mercedes SLS AMG GT3

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Mercedes-Benz launched a latest race car during the New York Auto Show earlier today. Engineers used plentiful quantities of carbon fiber to modify the car’s exterior. It now characteristics a new front valance with larger air intakes leading to a huge carbon splitter. Flicks were mounted at the front of each wheel well, now wider, to increase down force. Venting in the hood allows engine heat to free, while vents behind the wheels raise air flow. The smooth under-body decreases drag & leads to a new rear diffuser, with a huge rear wing sitting up top.

In this Mercedes engine has been modified slightly, stating that the AMG 6.3 liter V8 engine is virtually identical to that which is used on the stock car. The car runs up to 60mph in 3.7 seconds, slightly faster than the 3.9-second time posted by the base car. To build driving race-friendly, the engine is mounted to a sequential 6 speed race transmission.

In this Benz car comes with an AMG race brake system comprised of ventilated discs, 6-piston front & 4-piston rear calipers. It uses instead of the AMG carbon ceramic brakes optionally available on the SLS, which do not well in the FIA GT3 authorized 18-inch wheels. Center-locking alloy wheels calculate 12×18 inches up front, & 13×18 inches in back. In this Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 will come to the market at the beginning of 2011, with the pre-order process starting up later this year.