Ingolstadt: the struggle of the higher powers

Ingolstadt: the struggle of the higher powers Did not have time to come to the Paris salon presentation of the new Audi A8, as the German company announces the upcoming expansion of its range. Inherited from its predecessor, the A8 will get sectility W12 engine with a capacity of 430 HP This unit, pushing the heavy sedan to "hundreds" of less than 5.5, and adjusted his suspension settings display Audi leaders in the battle with the Mercedes-Benz S600 and BMW 750. Next summer will appear elongated by 20 cm A8. It is clear that these inches will benefit most in this car, the rear passengers.Another novelty - A8 with the station wagon, in contrast, emphasizes non-traditional approach of Ingolstadt. Indeed, such a machine in the range there are no competitors. "Great car" will be installed all the same engines as the sedan, including the 360-strong S8, turbodiesel and TDI "top" W12. Читать полностью -->

In Geneva Studio Bertone will present a new concept car - Hire

In Geneva Studio Bertone will present a new concept car - HireIn Geneva Studio Bertone will present a new concept carAt the international motor show in Geneva italianesque design Studio Bertone will present a concept car, built on the platform of the Z8 Roadster. The Maestro himself Burton tried to give the car features a sports car of your dream: the long bonnet, the roof, breaking at an acute angle, and expressive and short back. The power unit Italians also borrowed from Roadster: this 5-liter V8 engine with 400 HP12.02.2003. . . . Читать полностью -->

Cadillac is experiencing extreme version of the models of the CTS and STS

Cadillac is experiencing extreme version of the models of the CTS and STS In the bowels of the American company Cadillac in full swing we are working on finishing two extreme versions of sedans Cadillac CTS and STS. These models are constructed on the basis of already "charged" Cadillac CTS-V and STS-V, and got his name prefix Plus. Now prototypes of new products are tested on the track at the Nurburgring.Sedan Cadillac CTS-V Plus will have forced up to 500 horsepower V8 engine and sedan STS-V Plus will receive sectility V8 from the last generation Chevrolet Corvette, the power of which will be about 700 horsepower. From zero to hundred kilometers per hour, this "monster" will be able to accelerate in less than five seconds. In addition, both the sedan will be equipped with independent multi-link rear suspension, and upgraded the front, and get the most powerful brakes.Incidentally, it is worth noting that now Cadillac is completing the development of all-wheel drive version of the Sigma platform, which underlies both of the car, so it is possible that the "charged" sedan will get the all-wheel drive system.Outwardly from the base versions of the Cadillac CTS-V and STS-V will be different, new, huge wheels, extended wheel arches, and a special aerodynamic body kit. In addition, both cars will have the updated interior, designed in sporty style. Читать полностью -->

Nissan makes a huge SUV

Nissan makes a huge SUV Nissan leads US test a new full-size SUV, which still has no name. The car rides on a test polygon in such a way that nobody could understand how it will look like a serial pattern. However, despite this secrecy, there is already some data about the engine that will be installed under the hood of a new Nissan. Most likely, as the power unit will be used with 5.2-liter V8.The debut of "big" SUV Nissan will take place in mid-2003.. . . Читать полностью -->

General Motors has developed a chair with lifting mechanism

General Motors has developed a chair with lifting mechanism General Motors has developed a new seat "Sit-N-Lift with electric drive. They will greatly facilitate the process of entry and exit of these minivans as the Chevrolet Venture, Pontiac Montana and Oldsmobile Silhouette. The seats were designed specifically for people over 50 years old, and for those who have problems with the locomotor apparatus. New car seat will be governed by electric actuators for all parameters, will provide more convenient access to the back row, will be able to rotate around its axis. Range of motion up-down will be about 43 see Also automobiles will be equipped with retractable footrests. The new chair will appear on the GM vehicles model year 2005.21.10.2003. Читать полностью -->

IRL. Marriage has experienced an overload 200g

IRL. Marriage has experienced an overload 200g Kenny Marriage, caught at the last stage IRL in a terrible accident, he was transferred to Saturday from intensive care unit to a regular room."Kenny is getting better," says the wife of former IRL champion Anita Marriage. - He can eat solid food and look out the window. Kenny was very touched by the attention that was it the last days we received a lot of letters with wishes for a speedy recovery, and it really helped him.". . . Читать полностью -->

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