"Charged" Renault Megane is preparing for the premiere of

Specialists of the French company Renault has already launched a series of road tests of new "charged" modification of the Renault Megane last generation. This car was developed with the participation of sport Renault Sport division of the French automaker, and in the sale of novelty should appear in the second half of next year.According to preliminary information, the "hot" Renault Megane will be equipped with 3.5-liter 24-valve V6 engine, borrowed from the model Vel Satis. The power of this engine will make around 250 horsepower, and from zero to one hundred kilometers Megane with the same motor will accelerate in less than six seconds. The maximum speed of the new products will reach 250 kilometers per hour.It should also be noted that modernization would be not only powertrain of the car is "charged" hatchback will get a new sports suspension, reinforced body, improved braking system and a new gearbox. In addition, the new product will differ from the basic version is slightly changed design of the body, the presence of stylish wheels with sports tires, and also other decorations. It is also worth noting that it is not clear which body will get a new modification Renault Megane - or three - or five-door. Читать полностью -->

The VW Polo Cup: finish on a high note!

The VW Polo Cup: finish on a high note! Won the individual and team standings at the final stage of the Russian Cup Polo, racers `Instant racing` has put a beautiful point in the season, held their dictation with the first race. Andrey Selivanov the second time this year rose to the highest step of the podium, and Anton Smekalin, divided on the stage in seventh place with Mikhail Stepanov, won the Cup of Russia. Try Maxim Chuvaev and Sergey Khabarov (`KORUS-Motorsport`) to bypass the stuntmen in the struggle for the team trophy was not successful, but in the individual competition they both entered the top three winners.Her fighting spirit Maxim Chuvaev, issued at the start of the sixth stage leader in the individual competition, demonstrated in Sunday morning warm-up, breaking the record for the St. Petersburg route, established two years ago, his namesake Maxim Trainim. However, the arrival of the first developed for the racer `KORUS-Motorsport` failed. Having lost at the start a couple of positions, Maxim fought with Ivan Tomas, and when `Dynamo` long arc for a moment lost in the course (not included fifth gear), he tried to pass it on to the outside radius at the entrance to the 2nd floor. Читать полностью -->

The company KIA will increase production in Slovakia

The company KIA will increase production in Slovakia South Korean manufacturer KIA Motors, you may increase the volume of production in the Slovak plant in Bratislava, believes the government of Slovakia. Probably the plant's capacity will be increased to 300 thousand units.Now KIA is building on the North complex of two plants - vehicle Assembly and Assembly of components for the store Hyundai Mobis. Total investment in this project amounted to at the moment ?1 billion.26.05.2005. . . . Читать полностью -->

In Canada gathered 2 million Honda Civic

In Canada gathered 2 million Honda Civic The car was first imported into Canada in 1973 and in 1988 put on the conveyor. For 30 years, it has sold 1.1 instances, the rest exported.Honda Civic almost immediately became popular, in the first year of production it was released in the amount of 37.5 thousand units, and 100-thousand mark this car has already cleared in 1992. The first million Civic gathered through 9 years in 1997 for the production of a second it took 6 years.Today the factory Honda in Canada also produces luxury passenger model Acura, Odyssey minivans and SUVs Acura MDX and Honda Pilot. Every year there is 390 thousand cars, which is coming to the canadian market, and also exported to USA, Japan and 10 other countries.Total investments Honda in its own factory in Canada over the years has reached $1.8 billion01.10.2003. . . Читать полностью -->

Perhaps Smolensky still will buy the rights to the MG

Perhaps Smolensky still will buy the rights to the MG Rumors that the owner of the British company TVR, Russian businessman Nikolai Smolensky can buy the bankrupt MG, continuing to grow. According to the British magazine Auto Express, Smolensk hopes to expand production activities TVR and move operations from the factory in Blackpool on a larger factory in Longbridge, previously owned by MG Rover. According to AE, now Smolensk took a wait and want to understand how much it will cost him the right to build cars MG TF and the purchase of equipment. Informal information comes from sources close to the company TVR that claim Smolensk really applied administrators of MG Rover, the auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers. Furthermore, the company TVR it has nothing entrepreneur allegedly applied myself.Recall that MG Rover went bankrupt in April of this year, the result of which was fired more than 6,000 people and closed the plant in Longbridge. Now there is an investigation of the reasons for the bankruptcy of the company, the perpetrators of which is still considered her former owners, four of Directors of Phoenix. Читать полностью -->

Sales of Lada Kalina will start in may and

Sales of Lada Kalina will start in may and The management of the Volga automobile plant promised that the mass sales model Lada Kalina will begin in may this year. According to the Vice-President of JSC "AVTOVAZ" Michael Moskaleva, with this month's brand cars will appear in the official dealers of the company.According to the publication "Newspaper.ru", while the new "Kalina" will be issued only in the basic configuration. The more expensive version will appear only next year. While the selling price of the modification of the novelties will be 7.2 thousand US dollars, and retail prices, most likely, will start from 8.2-8,7 thousand dollars. Until the end of 2005 it is planned to produce 20,000 cars Lada Kalina.In addition, in 2005, Volzhsky automobile plant plans to launch its own program of consumer credit on preferential terms. Now experts AVTOVAZ define the set of banks that in the future the plant will operate on its own program.28.04.2005. Читать полностью -->

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