Hyundai is investing in India $ 600 million

Hyundai is investing in India $ 600 millionThe Indian branch of Hyundai Motors until the end of 2007 to invest in the production of 600 million dollars and brings to market new Sonata emberГЎ.On the Sonata is a new 2.4-liter VTVT (Variable Timing Valve Train) with a variable distribution of power 165 HP with a torque of nm. Version with manual transmission will cost 24 890 euros, and with machine - 26 527 euros.Koreans oppose this model leaders class, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Ford Mondeo and Mercedes C-class.Hyundai plans to sell about 150 cars per month and the first to import them in the form of kits screwdriver for Assembly with a finished body. If things go well, the cars will be almost fully assembled, welding and painting on location.Investments in primarily for construction of the second plant in the country with a rapidly growing market.The new plant will produce 150,000 cars per year at first, and by 2007 to increase capacity to 400,000 units.Starting with Sonata emberГЎ, Hyundai plans to 2007 completely new models in the Indian market. It will include updated Santro Xing (Atos Prime), Getz, Accent and Elantra, which will collect in the country. Other models, such as Tucson and Terracan will be fully imported.autonews.ru18.08.2005. . Читать полностью -->

In 2008 machines in Russia spent $ 70 billion

In 2008 machines in Russia spent $ 70 billion The forecasts for 2009 is not optimistic: experts expect demand.In 2008, Russians spent on the purchase of automobiles (including import of second hand cars) more 70.4 billion dollars. These data are presented in the review of the analytical Agency `AUTOSTAT`.In monetary terms, the market growth was 28.5% compared with 2007, when the machine was spent 54,8 billion dollars. Just last year it was purchased 3.2 million cars, which is 14.3% more than in 2007. The average price of cars rose from 19 340 $ 22,000 dollars. share cheap car Russian brands decreased by 5% from 27% to 22% (700,000), the share of foreign cars increased from 73 to 78 %. Of the 2.1 million cars sold in the Russian Federation, 600 000 collected on the territory of Russia.The forecasts for 2009 is not optimistic: experts expect demand. Читать полностью -->

Mercedes C-Class from Lorinser

Mercedes C-Class from Lorinser Recently, Mercedes-Benz presented the new generation C-Class, and tuning Studio Lorinser, specializing in German cars brand, offers a package of additional options for the diesel version of the C 320 CDI.First of all, the German specialists increased power tonirovannogo 3.0-liter motor with standard 224 HP to 261 HP, resulting in acceleration to 100 km/h is 7.2 seconds, which is half a second faster than the standard model.In the C-Class from Lorinser especially striking air intakes in the wings, massive spoiler on the front bumper and side body kit with six `gills`, which, apparently, are nothing more than decoration. At the rear there's a new bumper with a cutout of falsificator and large engine exhaust, elongated shape.CarClub.ru19.03.2007. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Audi refused to release the R8 V12 TDI

Audi refused to release the R8 V12 TDIAfter disputes within the company, Audi decided not to release the most powerful version of sports car R8 V12 TDI. According to a source inside the German automaker, the refusal of the production of the vehicle caused by too high costs for the modification of the model under the 6.0 liter diesel engine, and the likely limited sales.Presented at the North American auto show in 2008, the concept of the block had planned to install the 6.0 liter diesel V12 engine, which was previously installed on another concept of the company - Q7. The capacity of 500 horsepower allows you to overclock the Audi R8 V12 TDI to 100 km/h in 4,2 seconds. The maximum vehicle speed is limited to 298 km/h Direct injection fuel system and a particulate filter that can match the environmental requirements `Euro 4`.carpark.ru08.05.2009. . . Читать полностью -->

The Mazda6 has been converted into Chinese tastes

The Mazda6 has been converted into Chinese tastes Chinese automotive company First Automobile Works (FAW) has introduced a new model - a sedan Benteng, whose name translated from Chinese means "pressing forward". This car is built on the basis of the Mazda6, which manufacture in China engaged in just FAW.Novelty is equipped with four-cylinder 16-valve engine rated at 161 horsepower, the maximum torque which reaches nm. This motor is equipped with a five-speed manual gearbox, and the car itself already in the basic version can boast anti-lock braking system brake system brake force distribution, traction control, vehicle stability control and six airbags.Interestingly, from the basic model FAW Benteng not inherited any body panels - design sedan was developed almost from scratch and with an eye on the preferences of the Chinese market. And, it should be noted that quite well. The car is very modern and solid, and his face can be distinguished original headlights and unusual line of the side Windows. The interior of the sedan is also markedly different from the interior of the Mazda6, with the exception of the control unit of the air conditioner and some other decorations. Читать полностью -->

New York 2009: Subaru Legacy

New York 2009: Subaru LegacyAccording to the tradition of recent years, each new generation of cars increases in size. Was no exception and the new sedan Subaru Legacy, compared with its predecessor, the car has grown in length 35 mm, width 90 mm, and a height of 80 mm Wheelbase has been extended by 45 mm, giving passengers more space.For the new generation Subaru Legacy with a choice of three engines: a 2.5-liter naturally-aspirated engine with 170 HP paired with a manual transmission or CVT, 2.5 liter turbocharged engine (265 HP) and 3.6 liter engine (256 HP) with 5-stonechats `machine`.carpark.ru09.04.2009. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Mercedes creates high-tech displays,

Mercedes creates high-tech displays,Mercedes Benz has announced today the release of a new vehicle display, the image which will be different for the driver and passenger. For the first time it will install the updated S-class, which will be released in the first half of 2009.The Germans have been doing this system, but working version managed to create quite recently. Similar technologies in February showed the company and Bosch Blaupunkt, which, incidentally, helped Mercedes with the development of this display.The cost of new items has not been disclosed, but on the basis of functionality, we can safely conclude that cheap it will not be exact. Moreover, touchscreen monitor-only controls a driving module of the system, the passenger will have to have fun the old-fashioned way - buttons and toggle . . Читать полностью -->

In Moscow hijacked `gold` Porsche 911

In Moscow hijacked `gold` Porsche 911A source in law enforcement bodies of the capital, said that was stolen a unique Porsche 911 is covered with real gold. The theft occurred at the time of sale of the vehicle. The owner estimated the loss of 20 million rubles.According to one version, at one time the owner of the car has attracted a jewelry company, which spent Porsche 911 about 18 kg of gold. Experts in the field of tuning argue the opposite, that the vehicle applied the paint, though exclusive and expensive, but the paint instead of gold.carpark.ru03.04.2009. . . Читать полностью -->

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