Updated Kia Opirus will present in Paris

Updated Kia Opirus will present in Paris The updated generation of Kia Opirus sedan will be held this autumn in the framework of the automobile exhibition in Paris. Moreover, as stated by the representatives of the South Korean company, despite the superficial similarity with already known model, this new product is almost completely new car.Externally updated Opirus really not much different from the current generation. He changed the shape of the hood, a new, more "slicked" grille, redesigned headlights and extended by 20 mm rear overhang, a new trunk lid and new rear lights. In addition, the sedan will be equipped with a larger, 17-inch wheels.The interior Opirus updated noticeable - here is a new front panel with a dash of another form, revised front seats with heating and ventilation, and the ability to adjust the pedals by means of actuators.Major improvements have been made to the technical stuffing of the car. First, Opirus now will be equipped with new and 3.8-liter engine V8 engine with 266 horsepower and a five-step "automatic". From zero to hundred kilometers per hour sedan can be accelerated for 7.5 seconds and a maximum speed of 230 kilometers per hour. Читать полностью -->

The Italians will start in a series 700 HP car on the basis of Corvette

The Italians will start in a series 700 HP car on the basis of CorvetteThe Italian company SpadaConcept plans in the near future to start production of the new supercar, which will be a production version of the concept car Codatronca, first introduced last year. On it informs edition of Top Gear.Commodity version of SpadaConcept Codatronca will be built on the chassis of the Chevrolet Corvette. This car will get similarly eight-cylinder engine Corvette, which will be offered in three different capacities: 512, 513 and 700 horsepower. The most powerful modification will be able to accelerate from zero to 96 km / h in just 2.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 335 km / h.According to representatives of SpadaConcept, to produce the new product will be in cooperation with the Italian company Carrozzeria Castagna, known for its "carbon" luxury Aznom. Currently not yet submitted official photos of the production version of the concept car Codatronca, so do not know whether the car is futuristic features of the appearance of the prototype, and will at the rear of the body a special display in real time the speed at which the machine moves.Just SpadaConcept plans to release only 20 copies of luxury Codatronca. It is expected that the cost of such a vehicle will be about 400 thousand US dollars.auto.lenta.ru30.04.2008. Читать полностью -->

Declared value Toyota Sienna 2007 Car

Declared value Toyota Sienna 2007 CarThe Department of Toyota Motor company in the United States announced the cost of the car Sienna 2007. The family of new minivans will arrive in dealer points in mid-December.Model Sienna 2007 received an updated 3.5-liter V6 engine with a capacity of 266 HP Despite the increased power (51 HP more in comparison with previous versions), the fuel consumption remains the same. All versions are equipped with 17-inch tires type Run Flat tires and aluminum alloy wheels. Picking LE, XLE and XLE are equipped with satellite radio.The cost of a Toyota Sienna 2WD from 24 155 35 465 dollars, Toyota Sienna AWD from 29 to 37 295 665 dollars.japancar07.12.2006. . . Читать полностью -->

The first Russian Isuzu

The first Russian IsuzuOAO "Severstal-Auto" (SVAV) will begin production of medium-duty truck Isuzu NQR 71 on the capacity of the Ulyanovsk automobile plant (uaza) in June 2007, this is stated in the report of the Russian company.Sales of Isuzu cars of this model in the next three years should be about 10 thousand cars.In accordance with the agreement, "Severstal-Auto" will draw on the capacities of the Ulyanovsk automobile plant production of medium-duty truck Isuzu NQR 71 capacity of about 5 tons and heavy truck Isuzu CXZ 51 capacity of about 20 tons.Recall that the "Severstal-Auto" and the Japanese motor company Isuzu signed an agreement to build trucks in Russia in February 2006Part of Severstal-Auto" includes JSC "Zavolzhskiy motor works" (ZMZN) and OJSC "Ulyanovsk automobile plant" and JSC "small passenger car Plant".The company already produces cars UAZ and SsangYong, soon Severstal-Auto" will begin production of Fiat cars.WHEELS22.04.2006. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

From "Tin" to Ferrari

From Automobile magazine Automobile Magazine has compiled a list of the `25 best cars in the history of automotive industry`. This list will be included in the September issue of the American magazine and will consist of five categories of vehicles in each category 25 machines that experts of the magazine considered the best. The publication argues that not all may agree with their opinion and according to the chief editor Gavin Conway (Gavin Conway), a list was prepared for readers of many surprises.The first category in the list of Automobile Magazine is a `car driver` (the machine the most technically advanced and convenient for driving). The best in this category is recognized as the Lotus Elan. In the seventies this car was a coupe classic layout with a body made of fiberglass.By then, the body Elan 16 points connected with the thin frame of the machine, was achieved by the high rigidity of the coupe, it was possible to achieve excellent controllability.Since this design is used on all production sports cars Lotus. For the English name in the list of Americans settled: star BMW Motorsport in the eighties is `pocket` sports car BMW E30 M3. Читать полностью -->

Sports model Audi will have diesel engines

Sports model Audi will have diesel engines The next generation of sports sedans Audi S6 can get a diesel engine, according to Autoweek.com.This was stated by the project Manager S6 Kirstin Engelhardt (Kirstin Englhardt). He said that the car will be equipped with four-wheel drive transmission.Now Audi S6 establish a five-liter V10 gasoline engine, based on the engine from the Lamborghini Gallardo. In addition, the same power unit installed and on the flagship S8. Model S4 satisfied with the eight-cylinder engine, the new Audi S3, which will appear this fall, will receive a two-liter turbo engine, with capacity of 265 horsepower.Maybe soon in the model range Audi will appear diesel car. It is expected that the latest Audi R8 can be equipped with a diesel engine.The ribbon.ru06.04.2006. . Читать полностью -->

Set a new altitude record for off - Car

Set a new altitude record for off - CarThe Chilean Gonzalo Bravo and Eduardo Channel driving an old Suzuki Samurai has set a new world altitude record for an off - road in his car, they managed to climb to the top of the volcano Ojos del Salado on the height 6688 m above sea level. Interestingly, to conquer the volcano, the team managed only from the third attempt - the previous two ended in failure.How long will hold the new record is not yet known. There are reports that several automakers are preparing their cars for the conquest of the various peaks.mail.ru28.04.2007. . . . Читать полностью -->

In Russia started selling the new coupe Alfa Romeo

In Russia started selling the new coupe Alfa RomeoAt the exhibition "Made in Italy", which takes place in Gum from 9 to 30 April, took place in the Russian Premier-wheel drive coupe Alfa Romeo Brera. Distributor of Italian brand is Major.In Russia Brera will be available with two petrol engines - four-cylinder engine with a volume of 2.2 liters and output of 185 horsepower, and a 3.2-liter V6 with 260 horsepower. Both versions are available with both manual and automatic transmission.The minimum value of the Alfa Romeo Brera is 41 600 thousand euros. The car with the engine of 2.2 liters and the "machine" is 43 100 thousand euros. Prices for version with a V6 engine are 52 700 and 54 thousand euros 400 with manual or automatic transmission, respectively.Earlier in Russia was presented version of the outdoor Brera - Alfa Romeo Spider convertible. Its price starts from 43 600 thousand euros.lenta.ru12.04.2007. Читать полностью -->

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