The flying machine will give owners a hassle

The flying machine will give owners a hassle The world's first flying car Terrafugia Transition successfully tested. The manufacturer certifies that the miracle machine is ready massively to conquer the roads and skies in 2011. Recall that the Transition may travel along the ground and fly through the air - the transformation from car to plane and back passes quickly and safely.However, potential owners flying machine waits a few unpleasant surprises. Firstly, the normal driver's license for Transition management is not enough. If you are going to buy an unusual novelty, will have to take special courses and get a certificate, sport pilot. Even if you are not going to rise to Transition into the sky, you will be obliged to become a pilot, otherwise flying car you can't see.And the second trouble - ordinary insurance does not cover the risks associated with flying. Читать полностью -->

American dealer created for your Jaguar XF body kit

American dealer created for your Jaguar XF body kit One of the largest American dealers of Jaguar company Galpin presented its own programme of improvements for the new sedan Jaguar XF, which includes only the original styling kit, changing only the exterior of the vehicle and not affecting its technical stuffing.The body kit includes a two-tone body color, tinted Windows and tail lights, 22 inch wheels Forgiato, painted in black and red, as well as a new leather-trimmed seats, in the same colors that painted the car body.The cost of such styling kit is not currently known.Recall that the serial production of the sedan Jaguar XF at the plant began the brand in the UK in late November of last year. For the machine offers three petrol engine 207 to 416 horsepower and modern engines. All motors coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission.auto.lenta.ru14.03.2008. . . . Читать полностью -->

Porsche has prepared Cayenne S for TRANS-Siberian rally

Porsche has prepared Cayenne S for TRANS-Siberian rallyPorsche has developed a special version of the Cayenne S Transsyberia. These cars will be released in a limited edition of 26 pieces and will participate in the upcoming TRANS-Siberian rally, which starts in Moscow on August 2 and will be completed in Ulaanbaatar on August 17. The participants have to travel more than six thousand kilometers.The engine is not subjected to any modification is eight 4.8-liter gasoline engine capacity of 385 horsepower (500 Nm). Up to a hundred kilometers per hour Porsche accelerated for 6.8 seconds and a top speed that is limited by the capabilities of off-road tires, is 190 kilometers per hour.In preparation for the rally Cayenne S got orange plastic body kit, snorkel, winch on the front bumper, the additional row of lights on the roof, and special 18-inch wheels made of light alloy with off-road tires dimension 255/55.In the cabin of the car is equipped with sport seats, a navigation system and a steel safety cage. To reduce the weight of the machine, the developers have removed the rear row of seats, some panel lining and interior sound insulation. In the trunk of the SUV pinned spare wheel, two 20-litre cans and boxes of tools.Previous TRANS-Siberian rally was held in 2006. Читать полностью -->

The premiere of the new Honda CR-V will be held at the Paris motor show

The premiere of the new Honda CR-V will be held at the Paris motor showThe world debut of the completely new generation of the popular "SUV Honda CR-V will take place in the autumn of 2006 in the framework of the Paris international motor show. But now the Japanese brand has extended the first official pictures of its future products.According to them, the next generation CR-V received a completely new exterior car stands by the original decision of the front of the body with unusual ventilation slot in two-tone front bumper located under the grille. In addition, the new relief door sills of the car body and rear rack body has a complex and rather unexpected form.The interior of the SUV has also undergone major changes - completely redesigned front panel received a new instrument cluster and gearshift lever are now presented on a special "rush" the Central console. Steering wheel Honda CR-V is made in the same style as the new Civic, and has an original two-tone finish.As expected, in Europe a new generation SUV will come with a 2.4-liter petrol engine, known by the Honda Accord, as well as with the new 2.2-liter turbodiesel. Prices for the novelty has not yet been announced.The ribbon.ru23.08.2006. . Читать полностью -->

Lexus promises new hybrids

Lexus promises new hybrids Following the hybrid version of the Lexus SUV in the next two years is going to bring to the European market several hybrids. In 2006 appears GS450h sedan. The V6 engine displacement 3.5 l, and a powerful electric motor developing a total power 300 HP In 2007, Lexus promises a hybrid version of the flagship LS c a V8 engine and four-wheel drive transmission. //Auto, Motor und Sport28.06.2005. . . Читать полностью -->

The Renault Laguna coupe will soon appear on sale

The Renault Laguna coupe will soon appear on sale Coupe, based on the Renault Laguna, will be on sale in October 2008.The new product will be available with engines from 170 to 235 HPThe range of prices for Renault Laguna Coupe - 31 900 to 47 300 euros.avto.ru22.09.2008. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Jaguar will make XKR coupe is more powerful

Jaguar will make XKR coupe is more powerfulIn early July this year in the framework of the international Festival of speed in Goodwood Jaguar plans to introduce a special modification XKR coupe, which will be called Goodwood Special. It is reported by the British online newspaper PistonHeads with reference to the statement by the chief engineer of the brand Jaguar's Mike Cross.According to him, the novelty will be painted in a bright green color, and will also receive grille, air vents on the bonnet, trim headlights and Windows, and mirrors made in "glossy graphite" color. In addition, the engine compartment will be modernized version of the 510-horsepower five-liter V8 engine, equipped with a mechanical supercharger. Cross noted that the power of the engine of the Jaguar XKR special will increase, but the exact number and dynamic characteristics refused.Whether this machine is exclusively show car, or after some time she appears in the series - not specified.auto.lenta.ru30.06.2009. . . Читать полностью -->

Nissan is preparing an open-source version of the Murano crossover

Nissan is preparing an open-source version of the Murano crossover It is expected that the novelty will receive a 3.5-liter V6 rated at 265 HPInitially, the initiative to develop a crossover open-top captured Audi showed last year at the International auto show in Los Angeles, the concept of the Audi Cross Cabriolet Quattro. And now they rushed the Nissan.According to unconfirmed information, the Japanese are preparing an open version of the car, which will be built on the basis of the Murano crossover. Most likely, the folding top is soft, as it is easier to design, and also takes much less space.It is expected that the novelty will receive a 3.5-liter V6 rated at 265 HP and a choice will be available as a four-wheel version, and modification leading from the front axle. Price Nissan Murano Convertible at the North American market will be around $40 thousand.carclub.ru16.08.2008. . . Читать полностью -->

The head of the Russian Volkswagen may leave his post - Hire

The head of the Russian Volkswagen may leave his post - HireThe head of the Russian division of Volkswagen (Volkswagen group Rus") Oscar Akhmedov may to the end of the year to leave his post, the newspaper "Kommersant" citing "several participants in the market".Akhmedov - only Russian, managing the office of a major automaker in the country. The leaders of the Russian subsidiaries of the other car companies are foreigners. Akhmedov was appointed to his post, once headed by Audi brand consistently been the leader in its segment in sales growth. It was expected that Akhmedov will also effectively increase the popularity of the brands Volkswagen and Skoda in anticipation of the opening near Kaluga Assembly plant VW.According to "Kommersant", Akhmedov himself decided to withdraw from Volkswagen. And this is due to the fact that he was unable to convince automakers to reduce the retail price of the machine. About the care Manager will likely be announced in December this year. Читать полностью -->

Citroen dealt with a million C3

Citroen dealt with a million C3 Citroen has sold the first million C3 and moved to the second. This model appeared on the market in March 2002. Five-door hatchback became a best seller in the compact car segment in 2004 in Western Europe were sold 267.000 C3.The reason for this most likely was a combination of spacious salon with good technical characteristics. The French company produces C3 versions C3 Pluriel, C3 VTR and C3 XTR. In addition, concern about the environment, the manufacturer has released the C3 Stop&Start and C3 Gaz Naturel natural gas.Collect Citroen C3 plants in Alna (suburb of Paris), in Madrid (Spain) and Porto Real (Brazil).23.07.2005. . Читать полностью -->

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