Hyundai has unveiled the new Sonata/NF Hyundai has released the first pictures and details about the revamped Sonata sedan, which will premiere at the motor show in Chicago on 6 February. In Russia, this model is known under the name NF.The front of the car was slightly resemble the Genesis sedan, a new chrome grille and bulging hood. Also available are new colors and 17-inch wheels and a new design.Standard equipment Hyundai Sonata now includes connectors for the USB and iPod devices, two-zone climate control, heated seats, stability control and ABS, and optionally available navigation system with touch screen.Inside has changed the design of the dashboard, Central console and dashboard. For trim used the same materials as for Hyundai Veracruz SUV. Also has a new interior color `Cocoa Brown`.The model will be offered to North American customers with two types of gasoline engines. Cheap version is equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 175 horsepower with a maximum torque of 228 Nm. Читать полностью -->

Land Rover is developing a compartment for off-road

Land Rover is developing a compartment for off-roadLand Rover is developing `off-road coupe`, which would be affordable and pleasant handling. This step is part of an ambitious plan to attract brand attention and sympathy of a new generation of buyers.Three-door coupe will be distinguished by a low roof line and high ground clearance. The new product will give a gloss lineup relatively inexpensive four-wheel drive vehicles, which the company launched in the last few years. As they say members of the Land Rover, it will be a TT under the brand LR.carclub.ru29.12.2006. . . Читать полностью -->

The firm Р•lfin will be a new sports car - Hire

The firm Р•lfin will be a new sports car - HireThe automaker Р•lfin engaged in the production of exclusive sports cars, in August 2008 will show a new model.New that will replace the machine Type-3 Clubman, will be equipped with engine capacity of 260 HP and six-speed manual gearbox.New Р•lfin will cost in Europe about 40 000 euros.avto.ru07.07.2008. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Toyota raises prices on the Russian market

Toyota raises prices on the Russian market Toyota last Friday announced higher prices for cars sold in the Russian market. According to representatives of the local office of the company, this measure caused by the need to recoup the costs associated with the growth rate of the ruble against the dollar and higher prices for energy and metals. Experts also believe that the way in Toyota want to balance supply and demand in the local market and to reduce turn on some models.It is planned that the price increase will take place in two stages. First, prices will rise on the machine Toyota Corolla, Corolla Verso, Land Cruiser Prado, Land Cruiser 100, Hiace and Lexus IS 250, RX 350 and LX 470, dated from July of the current year. Then raised the price on the Toyota Camry and RAV4 - since August 2006. The price increase will be from 0.9 to 3.9 percent. Читать полностью -->

Volkswagen started tuning

Volkswagen started tuningVolkswagen decided to start selling your own tuning kits. Already in the autumn of this year when purchasing the Passat you can order the installation kit V-Line. The aerodynamic kit consists of original front and rear bumpers, a different grille, spoiler, stylish alloy wheels 18 inches, etc. in Addition, together with V-Line you will be able to take more and more sports suspension with reinforced springs and a lowered ground clearance.The cost of this model set V-Line will be in Europe 3215 . . Читать полностью -->

Volkswagen and Pirelli made car - Hire

Volkswagen and Pirelli made car - HireVolkswagen has released a special version of the Golf GTI, which was called the Golf GTI Pirelli. This car made on the occasion of 25 years ago, a similar vehicle, dedicated to the cooperation between Volkswagen and Pirelli. But if the machine sample 1983 had under the hood 112 HP motor, but the current received 230 HP (the engine has a volume of 2.0 liters turbo). In the result, the maximum vehicle speed is 245 km/h and 0-100 km/h is 6.8 seconds.From the standard Golf GTI version of the GTI Pirelli has great tires dimension 225/40, dressed in a stylish 18-inch wheels (tire model P-Zero, which Авто@Mail.Ru already told in the article "Test the new Pirelli - understanding comes at 200 km/hour). In addition, the salon GTI Pirelli has a very rich equipment and a few inserts labeled Pirelli.mail.ru19.05.2007. . Читать полностью -->

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 -->

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