BAR invites you to the test of the champion Japan

BAR invites you to the test of the champion Japan Many teams of Formula 1 are going to use the first "round" of off-season tests (late November - early December) to evaluate the racing skills of young pilots and selection test in 2003. Was no exception and BAR, and so there is, perhaps, a record number of test-pilots - four. In December in tests, the team will take part champion Japanese racing series Formula Nippon Ralph Firman. Formula Nippon is considered to be one of the best schools for future racing talent," said the chef BAR David Richards. It should be noted that the Firman, on account of which the victory in the prestigious British championship Formula 3 in 1996, for the past 27 years. And behind the wheel of a car Forumla-1 he will sit on the last day of tests this year on December 15.. Читать полностью -->

NAIAS: Dodge showed how it will look Durango

NAIAS: Dodge showed how it will look Durango At the North American International Auto Salon Dodge introduced a concept car that shows how it will look Dodge Durango the next generation. Production car will look like a concept car `85 percent` say company officials. The exterior of the car Dodge decided to dramatically stand out from other American SUVs. In addition, the car has a long wheelbase, high ground clearance and a spacious cabin that can accommodate up to seven passengers in three rows of seats.In the form shown in Detroit, the car was set to 5.7-liter engine produces 345 HP, which is connected with a five-speed automatic. In addition, the car is equipped with numerous electronic systems: from the abs system to monitor tire pressure. Serial production of the new generation Dodge Durango will start at the end of this year.. Читать полностью -->

In Russia started selling Mitsubishi Pajero eXlusive

In Russia started selling Mitsubishi Pajero eXlusive In Russia started selling a special version of the Mitsubishi Pajero eXlusive, which is available for the five-door Pajero Pinin 2.0, Pajero Sport 3.0-V6 AT, three - and five-door Pajero 3-door with a 3.5-liter GDI V6 engine. From the usual versions of the cars are different body color (black or silver metallic), wheels, Le Mans, front ` "protection-kangaroo"`, running boards, spoiler above the rear door, roof rails, tinted glass and eXclusive nameplates.In addition, Pajero Pinin eXclusive got a new instrument panel, Pajero Sport eXclusive - CD-receiver Nakamichi and exterior Pajero eXclusive supplemented with chrome inserts under the door handles.Recommended distributor retail prices:Pajero Pinin 5-door 2.0 AT eXclusive: $27990Pajero Sport 3.0-V6 AT eXclusive: $41190Pajero 3-dr 3.5 GDI V6 AT eXclusive: $49780Pajero 5-dr 3.5 GDI V6 AT eXclusive: $57380At the end of may - beginning of June will begin selling new versions of the Pajero eXclusive c systems MASC, MATC and MEBAC.14.04.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Proton has introduced a new compact hatchback

Proton has introduced a new compact hatchback Malaysian car company Proton, announced this week the new model is a compact five-door hatchback called the Proton Savvy. It should be noted that the creation of this model, Proton did the British company Lotus, so in addition to the practicality of the new hatchback will be different even and high controllability. In particular, the Proton Savvy is one of the toughest and most balanced class chassis, and small size and weight of the new model give her good maneuverability and dynamics.Be completed with this car will be a 1.2-liter petrol engine with a capacity of 74 horsepower and five-speed manual transmission. The maximum speed of the Proton Savvy is 170 kilometers per hour.The design of the car is original - the new items are pretty aggressive solution to the front of the body with a large grille and stylish headlamps, short body overhangs and unusual step line of the side Windows with the rise in the Central rack of a body. The interior design is executed in a minimalist style with a bias in some sportiness. The rear seats of the vehicle are formed, forming a pretty decent Luggage compartment.It may also be noted that the company Proton intends to sell your car, not only in Asia but also in Europe. Читать полностью -->

Romain Dumas will conduct tests for Renault F1

Romain Dumas will conduct tests for Renault F1 Vice-European champion series Formula 3000 Romain Dumas received an invitation from the Renault F1 team to conduct the tests. The French rider is included in the number of candidates for the vacant position a test pilot for Renault F1 next year.Tests scheduled for December 3-4 at the circuit de Catalunya, Montmelo Barcelona. During the session Dumas will drive chassis R202, ispolzovaniem team in the season 2002.. . . . Читать полностью -->

World production comes from a long recession

World production comes from a long recession The global auto industry is gradually recovering from a long recession. One after the other leading automobile companies publish reports for 2002, showing sales growth or, at least, of the profit.The greatest success demonstrate Japanese manufacturers. Thus, the production of Toyota cars in the world increased by 9.7% (up to 5 million 635 thousand units), Honda has progressed by 9.4% (up to 2 million 900 thousand), Nissan 8.1% (up to 2 million 690 thousand). The fourth largest producer Country of the rising sun Mitsubishi Motors increased production by 9.3% (1 million 822 thousand cars). Production of Mazda Motor increased by 13.8% (up to 943 thousand cars). The progress of the Japanese auto industry leaves the hope that all the Japanese economy, which year are in recession will finally get the momentum. Читать полностью -->

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