GAS trains 3 new models

GAS trains 3 new models In 2004, the Gorky automobile plant will begin production of three new models! We are talking about the upgraded `Volga`, which will get the value `GAZ-31105`, medium-duty truck `Valdai` lifting capacity 3.5 tons and SUV `Tiger`, `kazovtsy` show on the road exhibitions for several years now.According to Deputy General Director of OJSC `GAS` Vladimir churaeva, in January 2004 with pipeline Gas will go model `GAZ-31105`. Recall that in this year in Nizhny Novgorod began to produce modernized `Volga` with slightly different optics, new Beskaragai suspension and another transmission. In 2004, the restyling of the `Volga` will continue - this time the main blow will be given to appearance.`GAZ-31105` externally would be a kind of combination of all of the usual `Volga` and models `GAZ-3111`, which was removed from production. For example, from the last car went headlights, which not only make the car's appearance more attractive, but also will be better to Shine. In addition to the headlight you will see a new grille, fenders, hood, bumper, etc.In the cabin changes will not be too much, but buyers modernized `Volga` rejoice that the light will be engaged in a new stalk switch and the steering wheel with the front seats are easier, writes km.ru .Next year it is planned to produce about 70-75 thousand modernized `VOLG`, and, according to Vladimir churaeva, the restyling of the car will allow him to stand on the conveyor another 4-5 years, after which the GAS will begin production of fundamentally new car.Second in the list of new products from Gas is medium-duty truck `Valdai` capacity of about 3.5-5 tons. At the moment on the Russian market of trucks of this class presents only one such model - zilovskoye village `Bull`. Читать полностью -->

Production began Nissan Pathfinder Armada

Production began Nissan Pathfinder Armada Japanese automaker Nissan Motors Co. began production of the new model SUV Full-Size SUV - American terminology) Pathfinder Armada in our own factory in Canton, Mississippi, USA).Production of this model, the representatives of the Nissan explained by the desire to increase their sales in the most popular in North America sector. Nissan has no plans to export Pathfinder Armada on any other markets.Total investment in the plant in Canton was $ 1.4 billion. The company also produced the Nissan Titan, Altima, Maxima, Xterra, and Frontier. The factory's production capacity is 40 thousand cars per year.Pathfinder from Nissan Armada full - size SUV built on the platform of the new Titan pickup. As Titan, RAM Pathfinder Armada all steel. Читать полностью -->

In June, the U.S. will be the largest exhibition concept cars

In June, the U.S. will be the largest exhibition concept cars In June, 16th annual exhibition of the Eyes on Design will be presented to the world's largest collection of concept cars.The audience will be presented more than 125 cars from GM, Ford, DaimlerChrysler and other manufacturers. The exhibition will be collected a variety of concepts, from the Buick Y-Job 1938 to Cadillac Sixteen 2003. Y-Job is the first concept car in the history of the automotive industry.GM will introduce the concepts Firebird I, II and III far from the 50-ies. Among the most interesting concepts from other manufacturers can be called a 1953 Buick Wildcat I, 1954 Pontiac Bonneville Special, made in response Pontiac Chevrolet Corvette, 1954 Bonneville Special, which was released just two copies, 1954 Packard Panther `Daytona`, 1964 Pontiac Banshe. Collector and restorer of cars joy of Bortz will bring to the exhibition several cars from his collection. Читать полностью -->

Porsche is preparing a futuristic skateboard

Porsche is preparing a futuristic skateboard At the annual festival "Gravity Car Derby Festival 2003", which will be held in the USA, Porsche will present not the usual concept Soapboard, car, designed for speed down the slide.When designing the designers of the North American branch of the Porsche withdrew from the usual canons in the creation of such clunkers when the vehicle is a trolley on 4 wheels between which squatting is the driver, creating a skateboard on three wheels with the cockpit, where the pilot is lying.Representatives of Porsche argue that the cockpit will be able to comfortably settle people of any size, and in order to accelerate enough to move the body in different directions. Immediately after the race at the festival of unusual vehicle will be auctioned on eBay to benefit the charitable organization `America Works for kids`.Source: www.autonews.ru19.08.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Ralf Schumacher in Moscow

Ralf Schumacher in Moscow Tuesday, July 15, Moscow first visited one of the leaders of the current world championship in Formula 1, the winner of the last two stages of Ralf Schumacher.German racer BMW WilliamsF1 in the capital of Russia invited insurers is one of the early sponsors of the team of the German company Allianz and its Russian partner company ROSNO. The reception of Ralph took place in a luxurious office ROSNO on Ozerkovskaya embankment.The road to Ralph Ozerkovskaya ran through the center of Moscow. The German pilot, first visited Moscow, showed the historical city centre and the Red square.Schumacher Jr. had the opportunity to experience the delights of transport in Moscow by car along the seafront to the building ROSNO German racer style with rolled up on a BMW Z3. However, the organizers of the tour did not take the risk and let the Germans behind the wheel only for 300 meters to the gate of the company...However, Moscow traffic jams have taken their toll - Ralph missed the event for 15 minutes, and the staff ROSNO, met German star in the yard, patiently roasted in the sun.On arrival in ROSNO Ralf Schumacher said a few warm words addressed the audience and presented the prizes to the winners of various competitions. There, on the porch of the office ROSNO held a small improvised press conference. Читать полностью -->

Opel Vectra upgraded

Opel Vectra upgraded Two years after the start of sales of Opel Vectra undergone little processing. Moreover, it affected both the appearance of the car and its `filling`.First of all, Vectra received a new diesel engine: this three-liter V6 engine with direct injection rated at 177 HP and a maximum torque of 370 Nm. To 100 km/h Vectra V6 CDTI accelerated for 9.3 seconds, and its maximum speed is 226 km/h On the company's statement, the average consumption per 100 kilometers is 7 liters of diesel.Modernization has been steering gear steering. In addition, the company's engineers modified the front suspension, order `peritracheal` as levers, and a stabilizer bar. Also, was modernized and ESP. According to representatives of Opel, all it needs to make a Vectra more obedient to manage.Externally, the car has not changed much. Читать полностью -->

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