The Lada Sport problems with the new motor

The Lada Sport problems with the new motor On the fifth stage of the world championship WTCC, which took place on 30-31 may in Valencia, the main task for the Lada Sport team began testing a new powertrain in the race. Upgraded two-liter engine on the car, the LADA 110 develops power 280 HPViktor Shapovalov said that the need to objectively assess the situation: `we had so little time on testing engine is that from the very beginning of the weekend it became clear that the race will be a test for us. Nevertheless, our initial goal is to achieve greater speed and power is achieved. Now you need to work on reliability engineering`. The next stage WTCC will take place at the Czech circuit of Brno on June 20-21.carpark.ru02.06.2009. . Читать полностью -->

Mercedes Chablis - car great endurance

Mercedes Chablis - car great enduranceThe Polish branch of Mercedes-Benz, has prepared a special version of the E-class Chablis. The car has an exclusive color of the body and package options. All released 30 such vehicles.Inside, the cabin has received a two-tone leather upholstery (black and Golden), inlay, front-panel inserts maple tree. Under the hood is a 3.0 liter petrol engine, with a capacity of 224 HP, to this was added 7-speed automatic transmission.CarPark06.02.2007. . . Читать полностью -->

The sporty look of the new Honda CR-V

The sporty look of the new Honda CR-VAfter the premiere of the new generation Honda CR-V, a well-known company first Mugen has released a tuning package for this model. Changes not so much, but the car gets its individuality, which significantly distinguishes it from the crowd monotonous cars.Full sports package for Honda CR-V consists of a new front grille, special aerodynamic pads bumper, front bumper, spoiler on the tailgate. The sports tuned suspension became a little tougher, but standard wheels replaced with 19-inch alloy.CarPark.ru12.03.2007. . . . Читать полностью -->

BMW has unveiled the new X3

BMW has unveiled the new X3 BMW has officially unveiled the restyled version of the compact crossover BMW X3. The changes affected the appearance of the vehicle and the range of its power units.The car received new front and rear bumpers, different optics head and rear lights. In addition, changes have occurred in the interior of the BMW X3 - machine install new steering wheel and higher quality materials.Updated crossover is equipped with five engines, three of which previously, this model was not installed. The most powerful engine for BMW X3 - liter diesel engine with a capacity of 286 horsepower, torque which is 428 Nm.New petrol engines, which are equipped with NMW X3 is a six-cylinder engine volume of 2.5 and 3.0 liters. Their power is 218 and 272 horsepower, respectively. And three-liter petrol and diesel engines are equipped with only a six-speed automatic gearboxes transmissions. Читать полностью -->

Jaguar is preparing a competitor to the BMW M5

Jaguar is preparing a competitor to the BMW M5Jaguar just a few days ago at the Frankfurt motor show presented a new generation of XF sedan. And now today it was reported that the British are tests `charged` version of the XF, which will be called the XF-R. Recall that under the hood the usual XF will put petrol engines volume of 3.0 L. (238 HP) and 4.2 HP (298 HP in naturally aspirated form and 416 HP compressor). Will and diesel volume of 2.7 liters (207 HP).The main competitors Jaguar XF-R will be such cars as the BMW M5 and Audi RS6. This means that to compete with these models XF-R must have an engine capacity of more than 500 HP (recall that the BMW M5 has 507 HP and Audi RS6 immediately 580 HP).auto.mail.ru25.09.2007. Читать полностью -->

On MIAS 2008 AVTOVAZ will show thirteen models

On MIAS 2008 AVTOVAZ will show thirteen models From August 26 to September 7, Volzhsky automobile plant will take part in the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS 2008).The main exhibit booth will be a concept crossover Lada C-Cross. This design combines the advantages of a SUV and town car.Another interesting novelty will be the layout quadruple-wheel drive crossover that was created in the framework of all-Russian competition of students ' works `Future LADA`.Here you will see and `charged` Lada Kalina Sport with the 1.6-liter 16-valve engine. By the way, about this car already, you can read in the August issue by the LA.Lada Priora CNG dual-fuel already exhibited at Interauto-2007 in Moscow. She be on the stand this year. As fuel this car can use both petrol and natural gas.Traditionally, AVTOVAZ pays great attention to their sport. Racing cars of the plant can be seen on a separate stand Lada Sport. Читать полностью -->

Kleemann has built a 600-horsepower Mercedes SLK

Kleemann has built a 600-horsepower Mercedes SLKTuning shop Kleemann, the headquarters of which is located in Denmark, has announced its own version of the Roadster Mercedes SLK AMG c 5.5-liter V8. This car has even got its own name - Kleemann SLK 55K S8. In the extensive programme of improvements, the power base 360-horsepower motor is increased to 596 horsepower by installing a brand mechanical Kleemann supercharger, a new exhaust system and modernization of timing. Maximum torque in this case increases to nm, which is already reached at 2000 revolutions per minute. Implement all 596 horsepower helps differential lock installed on this car.From zero to hundred kilometers per hour SLK 55K S8 may accelerate in 3.7 seconds and to 200 km / h in 12.3 seconds. Its maximum speed is electronically limited to around 300 kilometers per hour. Читать полностью -->

Mercedes-Benz has ceased production of the model S-Class

Mercedes-Benz has ceased production of the model S-ClassOn Thursday, the conveyor of the plant Sindelfingen Mercedes-Benz, Stuttgart, went down last car model Mercedes S-Class the previous generation. It was the sedan version S 430 4Matic, designed for the North American market.It is worth mentioning that the Mercedes S-Class 220 series was released in 1998, and during all the time of its production was sold about 500 thousand of these sedans. However, since the autumn of this year it is substituted with the following completely new generation S-Class, the official premiere of which will take place at the motor show in Frankfurt, and almost immediately after that, the novelty will appear on sale in Europe.It may be recalled that the Mercedes S-Class is currently one of the most successful models in its class. During his nearly 40-year history of this car were sold worldwide, more than 2.7 million similar sedans. Now the S-Class takes up about 30 percent of luxury sedans. In fairness it should be noted that his competitor, sedan BMW 7-Series in recent years have considerably increased the pace of sales, and even passed on this indicator his rival from Stuttgart. Читать полностью -->

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