Abt showed new sport package for the three models of Audi

Abt showed new sport package for the three models of AudiAt the international motor show in Essen known tuning house Abt Sportsline has introduced three new sports package for models German brand Audi: A4, A5 and R8. Among the improvements for all of these machines are aggressive aerodynamic body kits, modernization of engines, wheels, increased dimensions and installation lowered sports suspension and more powerful brakes, developed by Abt yourself.The first novelty is the program completions for family cars Audi A4, called AS4. Because of this tuning package power standard 1.8-liter turbo engine is increased from 160 to 200 HP and maximum torque increases to 310 Nm. Also, improvements available for 143 and 190-horsepower diesel engines of 2-and 2.7-liter, after which the upgrade will be to develop 170 and 230 horsepower, respectively.In addition, there is another option of tuning motors - Abt Power S, through which the power of a 1.8-liter gasoline engine and two - and three-liter diesel engines will increase to 240, 200 and 300 horsepower, respectively.Also Abt has developed a sport package for diesel engine modifications Audi A5 coupe with a 240-horsepower three-liter turbodiesel. After modifications the power of the motor will increase to 300 horsepower. The maximum torque of 600 Nm. Читать полностью -->

Mercedes will save on the V12 engine at the expense of BMW

Mercedes will save on the V12 engine at the expense of BMWThe BMW mechanics have already collected every conceivable professional award for their masterpieces. But what could be better than recognition of your authority a sworn rival? Apparently, Mercedes and BMW are not going to be limited to the unification of the `hidden parts`: it is planned to continue cooperation and in such a sensitive image areas as engines. The head of the development Department of the BMW Klaus Draeger (Klaus Draeger) confirmed that the parties negotiating the work on the new 12-cylinder engine.What is a joint development with regard to BMW, we have learned by the example of cooperation with the French PSA. (How would earnestly tried to hit our heel in the chest gallamini, French new generation of petrol engines 1.6 - only settings `brains` on the machines PSA Yes the stigma of the plant in Dourine.) And if Mercedes spoke about cooperation with the Bavarians, literally, it should be understood as `we will pay part of their job`. However, for the Mercedes engine is not a fetish, unless it concerns the `compressor` `eights`.The most important thing for a buyer of a Mercedes S600 - label bi-turbo, and the new flagship BMW motor will be equipped with a pair of turbochargers. Aluminum V12 engine will likely be the closest relative 407-strong `bicuriosity` 4.4 with direct injection. Читать полностью -->

Atelier Abt finalized diesel Audi A6

Atelier Abt finalized diesel Audi A6The engine has grown from a staff of 233 HP to 300 HPThe company Abt Sportsline has introduced a tuning program for the Audi A6 wagon, equipped with a 3.0-liter diesel engine.As a result of revisions capacity nominal engine has grown from a staff of 233 HP to 300 HP and a maximum torque reached 600 Nm.Acceleration Abt Audi AS6 Avant to `hundreds` takes 6.9 seconds. The maximum speed compared to the serial model increased by 7 km/h up to 249 km/H.carclub.ru19.09.2007. . . . . Читать полностью -->

The fastest mode of transport in Israel - bike!

The fastest mode of transport in Israel - bike!Proven: for the speedy movement within one of the largest Israeli cities of tel Aviv and its environs it is best to not use the bus or car, and bike.The transport experiment was conducted on a known street congestion, pollution and numerous accidents street Jabotinsky connecting the four cities - tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Bnei Brak and Petah-Timavo.To get from point a to point B the cyclist took 20 minutes. The bus, which was on special, free from other transport lines, finished seconds later. Thus ahead of the bus was driving a police scooter, Shanyavsky way illegally occupied track drivers.Taking part in the race the car was finished much later. He got stuck in a few traffic jams.avto.ru26.09.2008. . . Читать полностью -->

Nissan GT-R. Purely Japanese sports

Nissan GT-R. Purely Japanese sportsNew Japanese sports car Nissan GT-R may well be the most technologically advanced car ever created. Like the previous versions, the new Nissan GT-R became the `showcase` technical achievements of the company Nissan, including the latest system 4WD and turbocharged V6 engine, maximum power of 480 HP and a torque of 588 Nm, with better performance, fuel economy and emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere in the class. Add to this low weight, and has already proved the high speed track of the nГјrburgring was completed in 7 minutes 38 seconds).Unique lightweight rear wheel drive Nissan GT-R offers a combination of aluminum, carbon and special steel grades, which together with the shape of the car has allowed to reduce the aerodynamic resistance to 0.27. `Nissan GT-R is an extraordinary car, the flagship of our technologies, " said Carlos Tavares (Carlos Tavares, Executive Vice President of Nissan. `No other car is not able to combine the speed, ease of movement, comfort and safety`, he added.carpark.ru29.10.2007. Читать полностью -->

Mazda MX-5 has become the leader in used roadsters - a Car

Mazda MX-5 has become the leader in used roadsters - a CarMazda MX-5 was named by the readers of British car magazine Auto Express 'Best second hand Roadster of the year". This award went to a Japanese car in the annual rating of used cars. MX-5 for the second year in a row wins a prize in this nomination. The choice of the readers of Auto Express explains the fact that the car is affordable and attractive, so to beat him so hard".Mazda MX-5 "jump on" a model of Porsche and Audi. The car has rear-wheel drive, comfortable gearbox, equipped with powerful engines. Motorists celebrate and excellent build quality MX-5.By the way, the British in General are big fans of the brand Mazda. Читать полностью -->

Fiat has prepared for Geneva environmentally friendly 500 hatchback

Fiat has prepared for Geneva environmentally friendly 500 hatchbackFiat has prepared for Geneva autoshow "environmentally friendly" modification of the 500 minicar, which was called Aria. This car is only a concept car and is designed to demonstrate new technology of the Italian company, which improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2).The novelty will receive a 1.3-liter diesel engine with 90 horsepower, paired with a six-speed robotized Dualogic gearbox and meet environmental standards "Euro-5", which come in Europe in force in 2009. Also Fiat 500 Aria is equipped with an automatic stopping and starting of the engine, which allows the urban cycle to improve fuel efficiency by almost ten percent, and the special Pirelli tires with reduced rolling resistance. In addition, the weight of the vehicle will decrease due to the application of the design of lighter materials. The level of carbon dioxide emissions from Aria will be 68 grams per kilometer.The interior of such a minicar made from recycled and environmentally friendly materials. According to representatives of Fiat, some of the technologies presented in the model 500 Aria, will be applied in serial machines of the brand, starting with the current year.auto.lenta.ru19.02.2008. Читать полностью -->

Carlsson modified diesel version of the Mercedes ML

Carlsson modified diesel version of the Mercedes MLWell-known German tuning company Carlsson, specializing in modifications, Mercedes-Benz, presented a program of improvements for the diesel version of the SUV Mercedes ML. A new sport package, called CD32, includes an aerodynamic body kit, as well as upgrading the engine and suspension.Thanks to the improvements the capacity of a standard three-liter six-cylinder diesel engine will increase from 224 to 269 HP and maximum torque is available from 1800 rpm to increase by 102 Nm - 510 to 612 Nm. The dynamic characteristics of such a vehicle are not reported.In addition, tuning Mercedes-Benz ML received a new exhaust system that is controlled by electronics suspension and proprietary 22-inch wheels with tires Dunlop SP Sport 9000 dimension 285/30.auto.lenta.ru14.12.2007. . . . Читать полностью -->

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