McLaren created red-and-black version of P1

McLaren presented a special version of supercar P1. The car was created in the company MSO by request. The company did not disclose information about the customer.

Information about the fastest Mini is leaked

Company Mini mentioned the most powerful and rapid variation of its hatchback version about a year ago, at the show in Detroit.

Bentley replaced the Chief Designer

Chief Designer of Bentley and in general of the concern Volkswagen AG left the Belgian Luc Donkervol′ke, who was responsible for the look of all Bentley cars, starting from 2012 onwards.

Volkswagen Tiguan will be in three versions

As the announcement tells us, the next generation of the crossover, the 2015 VW Tiguan will be more than one model in itself. The regular Volkswagen Tiguan five door will carry on and that will be the least surprising version.

5 advices how to avoid the crashes in strong winter

Soon strong winter will knock our doors and the streets will be full of snow the snow, that is why ee decided to write down some useful advises how to avoid accidents in a snowy weather.

Jan 29, 2015

Volkswagen Tiguan will be in three versions

As the announcement tells us, the next generation of the crossover, the 2015 VW Tiguan will be more than one model in itself. The regular Volkswagen Tiguan five door will carry on and that will be the least surprising version. Volkswagen offer a three door (or at least three door looking) body style. All of these variants and ideas are made available good manners of Volkswagen’s brand modular MQB platform which seems to be quite the chameleon. As part of a mild refresh for 2012, VW increased the Tiguan's level of standard equipment; base models remain more expensive than many rival vehicles, in part due to a larger complement of standard features. All Tiguans include a decent sound system with a CD player, an iPod adapter, SiriusXM satellite radio, and hands-free Bluetooth calling.

Renault Alpine appearance is already public

After a recent premiere Alpine Vision Gran Turismo concept representative of Renault told some details on their new sports car. It was announced that during the year, the company plans to sell approximately 5000 cars after the start, but gradually (as "fading" demand), this number will be reduced to 3000. According to the representative of the company the production of the car will be launched in 2016, and on the European market (and some other) a new model will appear only in 2017. Representatives of Renault have revealed not so many details about the new product, which the company developed jointly with specialists from Caterham. Renault even bought a part of Caterham last year. Nevertheless, technical characteristics still remains in secret. The only thing we know is that under the hood of the car is set up a 1.6-liter turbocharged 300-horsepower unit. The car will weigh about 1100 pounds. 

An updated BMW M135i hatchback

BMW had distributed pictures of "charged" version of the updated model 1-Series-M135i. Snapshots of the machines released through 12 days after the premiere of the restyled "Penny".
The main differences from regular updated M135i version "penny" is silver inserts on the front bumper in the side air intakes, body silvery mirrors and painted blue brake calipers.
BMW M135i sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in just 5.1 seconds (automatic: 4.9 seconds) and reach a top speed of 250 km / h – the upper limit allowed by the speed of the vehicle electronic control systems. Average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle is 8.0 liters (7.5 liter) / 100 km and CO2 emission level is 188 grams (175 grams) per kilometer. Power train exclusively for performance BMW M compact car is also equipped with adjustable cooling system, M control tuning engine performance and sound, plus a newly developed six-speed transmission with manual dry sump lubrication. The standard 18-inch M light alloy wheels on the BMW 135i M fitted with different tire sizes: 225/40 R18 on the front axle and 245/35 R18 at the rear. A high-grip tires, designed specifically for this model, ensuring that both torque and acceleration optimal braking torque is transmitted to the road surface. An eight-speed sports automatic transmission with the dynamic gearshift paddles integrated in the steering wheel available as an option.

Ferrari FF will get 700 hp engine

It is expected that Ferrari company will transfer  FF model's roof and aerodynamic elements. 6.3-liter V12 will remain in place, but its capacity will increase up to 700 HP. It will moderate with a new 8-speed automatic and an upgraded four-wheel drive system.
Ferrari currently develops new turbo engine with the electric compressor. By its volume, it will be less than the current atmospheric CO2 emissions, but the V12 will be definitely below, that it is very important for Ferrari-environmental restrictions. A new turbo engine will be used for a range of models of the Italian company such as: M458-T Italia, FF, F12, California, as well as a new entry-level model. Ferrari will present per new model per year. At the same time special versions, very exclusive ones will be produced too.

Jan 22, 2015

Hyundai presented an updated Veloster Turbo

Hyundai Company presented an updated hatchback Veloster Turbo. The updated version is already available on the local market in other countries it will appear in some months.
The car got modified bumpers, different grille, new headlights and taillights, and new alloy wheels. In the hatchback’s salon now you can see new racing seats.
Under the hood of the car is the 1.6-litre petrol engine T-GDI. Engine capacity is 204 horsepower. For the European version of the hatchback engine power will be reduced to 186 horsepower. The power unit will work together with the seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. In addition, the driver will be given the opportunity to choose from six options sound engine. 

Mercedes-AMG GT got a new design

German tuning Company German Special Customs (GSC) has prepared a package of updates for Mercedes-AMG GT sports car. The car had an aerodynamic body kit, which includes modified bumpers, revised side skirts and a massive rear wing. In addition, the sports car contrasts from the old one with the front splitter, a ventilated hood, and new air inlets, aggressive back diffuser and exhaust system. Technical details of the novelty are kept in secret. The standard version of the AMG is equipped with a 4.0-litre GT V8 engine. Motor power of 462 HP and 600Nm of torque. «Charged» version of the sports car Mercedes AMG GT S is equipped with the 4.0-liter gasoline V8 engine with dual turbochargers. Motor power will amount up to 510 horsepower. 

Mercedes AMG GT S got seven level gearbox with double clutch. «Charged» version is equipped with a rear electronic differential. The fast ride also has a sport suspension AMG Ride Control, electronically controlled shock absorbers and three different modes-Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus.

Ford soon will release a new Galaxy

Ford Galaxy minivan will appear on the European auto-market already in the middle of the year. The fourth-generation model will share its platform with CD4 and power units with the new S-Max. The new Ford Galaxy will debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Ford promises to bring to the European market a whole armada of new models in 2015. S-Max, C-Max and Grand C-Max, the C-Max Energi, Coupe and convertible Mustang, hot-hatch Focus ST, the Edge crossover, new versions of Mondeo. The Galaxy is actually a large S-Max. The model will be based on the same front-drive platform of CD4 with front Struts McPherson and optional multi disk clutch connects the rear wheels. With regard to the power units, the seven seats car will have turbo diesel 2.0 engine with the power up to 120, 150 and 180 HP as well as 160/180-horsepower-Turbo engine 1.5 and 2.0.
In addition to the spacious interior transformation opportunities (second and third rows of seats-are with electric folding) Galaxy the fourth generation will also receive adaptive steering, which changes the gear ratio depending on the speed, the steering column with powered front row passenger seat, the intelligent servo drive luggage door sensor in the bumper, analog-to-digital instrument panel, SYNC multimedia complex 2 with 8-inch touch screen and voice control plus front massage chairs with heating and ventilation.

Mercedes launched the production of the smallest track

Mercedes-Benz Company started a serial production of its new car CLA Shooting Brake. For the production of the smallest track the brand chose the factory in Hungary. The sale of the car will begin in March of the next year.
The car is based on the A-Class model. The length of the car is 4630 mm, width-1777 mm and a height is 1435millimeters. Trunk volume is equal to 495 liters. The total length of the luggage compartment increased up to 1328 millimeters. Externally, the CLA Shooting Brake is a smaller copy of the CLS wagon. The motor range of the car consists of three petrol engine 122 HP to 156 HP. In addition the car has two diesel power units. The power of such engines is 136 HP and 211 horsepower. 

Jan 20, 2015

Mercedes-AMG will build a hyper-hybrid

Less than a year that the representatives of Mercedes-AMG GmbH changed their opinion on the need to create a luxury car, challenging the monsters such as McLaren P1. And in spite of the fact that before Tobias Mears, the Senior Manager of sports models of Daimler had negative opinion when he was asked about the flagship development, now he mentioned Porsche with its famous 918 Spyder: "we want the public to see us at the same level as the other German manufacturers of sports cars." For doubters, the head of the sub brand of the new mission clarified that the Mercedes-AMG will bring the racing technology on the public roads. The technical details are not known yet, but probably it will have a gasoline engine, leading rear axle, and two electric motors, rotating front wheels, and the combined impact of the power plant can exceed 1000 HP. 
Once again, Mears urged not to wait for the all-wheel drive version of the Coupe GT Mercedes-AMG.

Nissan X-Trail is a “car of the year” in China

Crossover Nissan X-Trail new generation was announced as a “car of the year” in China. This title was awarded by the Chinese Media, which is mainly focused on writing about the car productions and brands. 
The representatives of media noted that new Nissan X-Trail, which entered to China’s auto market last March, was perceived in a good way by Media as well as by clients and dealers.

In Russia the crossover will go on sale only this year. Last year this car model’s sales were on the top ten position and it is the most popular SUV in Russia.

The most compact model from Opel

New budget hatchback Opel Karl will be shown at the Geneva Motor Show, which will be held in March. In the model lineup Opel Karl is a step below than Opel Corsa and it will become the most compact and the cheapest car in the brand. The length of the car is 3.68 m and the height is 1.48 meters. The weighs of this novelty is 939 kilograms. The name Karl car received in the honor of one of the sons of Opel brand’s founder. The novelty is built on the platform of the new compact hatchback Chevrolet Spark. Opel Karl will be available in equipment of three levels: Essentia, Enjoy and Cosmo. The engine Karl will get from the model called Adam, so it will have three or four-cylinder engines. The new turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder petrol engine, which produces 115 horsepower and 166 lb.-ft. of torque, is likely will become the base. Motors will work with the five-speed manual transmission. Cost of this new model will be about 9.5 thousand of Euro, which would allow Opel to compete with brands such as Dacia and Datsun. In the UK the model Karl will be called Vauxhall Viva.

Jan 14, 2015

Honda showed the concept "FCV"

The company Honda presented at the motor show in Detroit its updated conceptual hydrogen car as FCV model ". Car will be produced in Japan in March 2016 onward, then the novelty will appear in the markets of Europe and the United States. "Honda's FCV" got led lights, aerodynamic wheels and smooth lines of the body. In the Interior of the car are used materials such as leather and wood. The concept is equipped with a special transmission, thanks to compact size that has managed to increase the space in the cabin. It should be noted that for the first time, the concept was introduced in Japan in November of 2014. After that, Honda said that it would like to invest 13.8 million dollars in the development of hydrogen refueling stations in the United States.

Ford GT supercar debuted in Detroit

Ford chose Detroit Auto show in order to present its conceptual sports car GT, which is a successor of the original model, produced in the period from 2004 to 2007. The prototype is equipped with turbo V6 family of EcoBoost engine, which is more than 600 HP Engine combined with the 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Dynamic characteristics of the car remain in secret. However, the manufacturer stated that the construction of a luxury car were used exclusively light, but at the same time very durable materials. Monocoque is made of carbon fiber, while the body is made of carbon fiber and aluminum combinations. The doors open up luxury car, and the rear spoiler that is active is leaving or retract depending on road conditions. In addition, the Coupe received a 20-inch alloy wheels and tires Michelin Super Sport Cup 2, which have been produced specifically for this model. Car has a racing wheel is a formula-1 style, a fully digital instrument panel and third-generation SYNC multimedia complex. Production version of the GT will be released in 2016. 
The number of produced models, as well as their costs, will be known later.

Detroit Auto Show is already run

More than 40 world and North American premieres are expected to be shown at one of the world's most prestigious international auto show in Detroit, which will be open from 19th of January. Up to 17 January, only journalists and industry experts can enter the showing halls. Then, during eight days the novelties of automobile market will be available for all interested persons. One of the anticipated revolutions “has already become a reality: the world leader in the market for electric vehicles, Tesla Motors in the foreseeable future, may have to squeeze a little bit. GM introduced in Detroit its new vehicle with an electric motor — Chevrolet Bolt. This electric car is planned to be substantially cheaper than its opponent — 30 thousand dollars. Tesla expects to go to the quantity market in 2017 and its price will be 35 million dollars. Both cars with a single charge will travel about 360 kilometers. However, the Detroit Auto show will delight and other novelties. In particular, GM has already announced about the plans to cooperate with Google for creation the technology that allows cars to operate in automatic mode. "We're definitely open to such cooperation," said the head of the technological unit of the auto giant John Lokner. 
Among other novelties experts recommend, in particular, to draw attention to the project of Hyundai-Santa Cruz. The fans of more extravagant cars certainly will be interested in Alfa Romeo 4 c Spider. However, as manufacturers warn, to acquire such "spider" with 237 horsepower will be extremely difficult. According to their data, manually will be build up no more than 3 thousand examples. The cost of each is expected to range from 60 to 85 million dollars. Mercedes-Benz will present its draft F015 and Infinity would demonstrate their intent Q60. Their ideas will share also Cadillac, BMW, Lexus and many other manufacturers.

Detroit Auto show will run until 25 January.