21.08.2003Porsche is preparing Cayenne for the people"

21.08.2003Porsche is preparing Cayenne for the peopleIn order to increase sales, Porsche is preparing a "simplified" version of its Cayenne SUV available for "ordinary" consumers.A new modification of Cayenne will get a 3.2-liter V6 engine with a capacity of 240 HP, greatly inferior to the original version.The changes will make Cayenne cheaper than its main competitors, such as the Jeep Grand Cherokee, BMW X5 and Volvo XC90.Presentation lightweight SUV is planned already at the Frankfurt motor show.Source: "Behind the wheel". . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Mansell will return to Formula One?

Mansell will return to Formula One? According to the reports, Motorsport News, former champion of Formula One Nigel Mansell interested to become a counselor in one of the current teams. As Niki Lauda Englishman succeeded in the sport and therefore knows a lot about him."I will be able to confidently take the position of consultant, I even enjoyed it would have done," he said. "I wouldn't want to ride all the races, but even at my age I would pouchavstvovat in the tests. In any business you have to be an honest broker. It would be very interesting, it would be nice to be a part of something and succeed. But full working week - absolutely not. Читать полностью -->

Who among Russians will go to the GP?

Who among Russians will go to the GP? Became known the names of four Russian young pilots invited to special tests during which the representatives of the team Minardi will be able to directly assess the ability of each of them. The only condition to participate in such tests is the lack of management experience powerful formulas we tested occurs. However, all Russian pilots will participate in group tests, which invited more than 20 young athletes from all over the world.Here are the names of four Russians: Alexander Dr., Roman Rusinov, Victor syropjatov, Daniel Move.. . . . Читать полностью -->

Brabus did A-class

Brabus did A-class Immediately after receipt of the new Mercedes A-Class on sale, the tuning house BRABUS has introduced a refinement of the engine and suspension, body kits and modification of the interior. Aerodynamic package for BRABUS A-Class gives the car a sporty and elegance. All parts of the body kit is made of high quality polyurethane. The stylish wide spoiler front bumper has a built-lanterns, and between them there is a huge air intake, contributing to additional cooling of the brakes. Side spoilers aerodynamic skirts BRABUS create the illusion of a sporty and understated body. In the rapids has 4 bulbs that illuminate the small space around doors and light up when the doors open. Читать полностью -->

New York: Ford Mustang GT-R

New York: Ford Mustang GT-R Ford is celebrating the 40th anniversary model Mustang, which prepared the debut model Mustang GT-R at the motor show in new York.`We just took the engine from the Ford Racing catalog and used the best components, while maintaining the philosophy of the GT-R`, - say representatives of the Ford. Under the hood of the Ford Mustang GT-R is hiding a 5-liter aluminum V8 engine with two camshafts. Its capacity is 440 HP at 7.000 rpm and maximum torque reaches 542 Nm. Upon client's request, the engine power can be increased to 500 HP Engine segregation with manual 6-speed gearbox, which drives the rear wheels.20-inch wheels hide a powerful brakes with 370 mm discs front and 335mm rear. Themselves rims shod in tires dimension 275/35 front and 315/30 - back.Exterior Ford Mustang GT-R has enhanced wings, carbon fiber hood with air intakes, rear diffuser and vpechatlyayuschim wing. Exhaust pipe displayed on the rear wings, front wheels.Ford Mustang GT-R unfortunately remains a dream. Читать полностью -->

The production of cars in Russia is growing

The production of cars in Russia is growing Production of cars in Russia for the first nine months of 2004 grew by 12.6 percent compared with 2003 and amounted to $ 839 000 pieces. With leadership, as before, belongs to the Volga automobile plant. Since the beginning of the year AVTOVAZ has released 538 280 vehicles, which is a 4.4-percent more than the year before. Enterprises foreign Assembly plant sent 197 550 kits, which is 45 percent higher than the 2003 rate.The second place by the volume of production is the Izhevsk automobile plant, which from the beginning of the year has released 85 073 car which is 17.9% more than the previous year. Of these, about half are models of vases, and the remainder of the cars "Iz". Third place traditionally holds the Gorky automobile plant, issued in the first nine months of 2004 55 185 hire models "Volga", which is 30.5 percent more than in 2003. Читать полностью -->

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