145-horsepower Renault Twingo RS will present at the Geneva motor show

145-horsepower Renault Twingo RS will present at the Geneva motor show Renault finished testing the most powerful, "charged" modification of my little Twingo hatchback, which will receive the name of the Twingo RS. The debut of this car will take place next spring at the auto show in Geneva, and in the summer of 2008, the novelty will go on sale in key European markets.Recall that earlier this car was supposed to be shown even at the auto show in Frankfurt. Then it was reported that the Twingo RS will get a two-liter naturally-aspirated engine from Clio, deforsirovannym to 140 horsepower. However, now there is information about what the fastest Twingo will save 1.2-litre turbo engine, which is already installed on the modification of GT, but its capacity will increase from 120 to 145 horsepower. The maximum speed of novelty will be more than 200 kilometers per hour.Plus, Twingo RS will be equipped with a stiffer suspension, upgraded brakes, and will also receive an aggressive body kit with extended wheel arches and large wheels. In the cabin appears bucket seats and trim in sporty style.To compete Renault Twingo RS will have with a 120-horsepower Mini Cooper and 150-HP Fiat 500 Abarth, which is preparing for her debut.auto.lenta.ru21.12.2007. Читать полностью -->

Bugatti will bring in Geneva a special version of the Veyron

Bugatti will bring in Geneva a special version of the Veyron At the international motor show in Geneva, which opens in early March of the current year, the company Bugatti plans to introduce a new special version of the Veyron supercar. It is reported by network edition Worldcarfans.com.A new modification of the Bugatti Veyron will be created together with the fashion House of Hermes, which the automaker has worked in 20-ies of the last century. It is expected that this car will have a unique interior design and the exterior of the vehicle will receive a small change. More detailed information about the special series Veyron appears immediately after the premiere of cars in Geneva.Recall that the previous special series Veyron Pur Sang - was released in a limited edition of just five instances and differed from the base of the car is reduced by 100 pounds weight, special trim and the body made from carbon fiber and polished aluminum.auto.lenta.ru11.02.2008. . . Читать полностью -->

Infiniti is preparing a new compact coupe

Infiniti is preparing a new compact coupeInfiniti company plans next year to one of the largest international dealers to submit a concept version of the new compact coupe, which had not yet received its own name. It is reported by British magazine AutoExpress.According to the magazine, the new rear-wheel drive coupe Infiniti will be built on the platform of the convertible Nissan 370Z, whose sales in the European market will begin in the first half of next year. The car will be equipped with six-cylinder petrol engine displacement of 2.5 liters. Such a unit will be paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or Semichastny "automatic". The exact capacity of the motor and the dynamic characteristics of the new coupe Infiniti is not yet known.It is expected that the new Japanese brand will compete with the BMW Z4 and Porsche Cayman. Information about the release date on the market for this car, and its value is not currently reported.auto.lenta.ru24.06.2008. Читать полностью -->

"GAS" will produce the car for 10 thousand dollars

"GAZ group" started looking for a foreign partner for release in Russia available cars cost from 10 to 14 thousand dollars. According to RBC with reference to the statement by the managing Director of the automotive business of the Corporation "Russian machines", Erik Eberhardson, talks with some Western brands, including American General Motors and the canadian Magna, has already begun. To name his partner on the production of cheap cars GAZ plans closer to spring.Detailed information is available on a new machine is not yet revealed, but Erik Eberhardson only said that it would be "either a large car class, or a small class". With his future partner "GAZ Group" to create a new model intends to purchase only the platform. When the novelty can appear on sale at the moment not reported.Recall that the production of another new automobile model "Gas", which will be the successor of the current "Volga" and will be called Siber, will begin in March of the current year. This car is a slightly upgraded version of the Chrysler Sebring previous generation. Читать полностью -->

Honda Pilot will be released April 15 - the

Honda Pilot will be released April 15 - theOn spy sources it became known that the new Honda Pilot will appear on April 15. Previously, she was already presented to the public at the motor show in Detroit.Under the hood it is a V6 engine displacement 3.5 l, and the machine itself has good dynamics and spacious interior, according to World Car Fans.auto.utro.ru12.04.2008. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Toyota recalls Corolla Verso cars for airbag

Toyota recalls Corolla Verso cars for airbagToyota has announced a new recall of vehicles for repair. This time service campaign affects 206 thousand copies Toyota Corolla Verso, at which a detected malfunction of the mode switch passenger air bags. Namely, according to the publication Auto Motor und Sport, in some cases, the cushion can remain activated even after a forced shutdown.The recall affects cars produced in the period from January 5, 2004 and may 3, 2006. The bulk of revoked vehicles was implemented in Europe (196 500 pieces), including in Russia. However, the exact figure of the Russian Corolla Verso, affected service campaign is not yet known.Work on remedying this defect, as they say representatives of Toyota, will be limited to replacing the defective switch and will be held free of charge.The ribbon.ru26.07.2006. . Читать полностью -->

The Italians buy Fiat 500 worse than foreign

The Italians buy Fiat 500 worse than foreignOn Thursday the company Fiat has announced that the greatest demand minicar "500" demand in foreign markets than in Italian. "Outside of Italy were sold 54 percent of all Fiat 500. This situation, when foreigners were interested in the cars of our brand more than in their home country, "Fiat" was never," said the publication of Automotive News Europe Executive officer of Fiat Lorenzo Sistino.According to him, since the beginning of sales of the Fiat 500 in July 2007 in 59 markets has sold a total of 360 thousand copies of this model. This year, the company expects to realize 180 thousand cars, and by 2011 to increase the number sold in foreign markets "patiotic" due to the beginning of their deliveries in the United States. As previously reported, in America, the Fiat 500 will be positioned as a more affordable competitor to the MINI, and the production of the hatchback is planned to be deployed to the Mexican factory Chrysler collecting PT Cruiser.In addition, in July in Italy, France and the UK will be a new modification of the Fiat 500 with rear wheel drive convertible. This year, the automaker intends to sell 5000 cars, and in the next 35 thousand copies.It can be noted that for all time of existence of the classic Fiat 500 from 1957 to 1977: the company released almost four million copies of this model.auto.lenta.ru26.06.2009. Читать полностью -->

"FAVORITE AUTO BRAND" IN 2006!

Publishing House Third Rome together with the General information sponsor www.auto.ru/ begin the preparation of the annual contest "Favorite Auto Brand. The competition for 3 years and its popularity among the nominees is growing.In 2006, the scheme of the Competition "Favorite Auto Brand will slightly change. Now the competition will be held online. The difference competition "Favorite Auto Brand that your favorite brand choose the direct users of the site visitors www.auto.ru/.The contest "my Favorite Car Brand is among the companies representing products for automotive service. The choice of the brand-the winner is determined on the basis of the results of a questionnaire published on the Internet site www.auto.ru .The winners of the Contest "my Favorite Auto Brand" are defined in several nominations: "Oil", "Bus", "England", "Audio", "Security system", "Auxiliary additives and anti-friction additives".The aim of the Competition is to attract the attention of target associations and business structures to the development of the automotive sector of the market, promote the improvement of product quality, facilitating the filling of the Russian market of high-quality brands. These goals are in harmony with the purposes of the Publishing House THIRD ROME, that's why the THIRD ROME became the organizer of this project.The Competition results will be announced in the fall of 2006 and published in the magazine "World Cars".news.auto.ru13.05.2006. Читать полностью -->

The new coupe Ferrari 430 Scuderia will present in Frankfurt

The new coupe Ferrari 430 Scuderia will present in Frankfurt 11 September at the Frankfurt motor show Ferrari will officially present the new version of the model 430. The novelty has received a prefix in the name Scuderia. It is expected that the car will represent Michael Schumacher.The weight of a new modification F430 is 1 250 kg, 100 kg less than the standard model F430. To reduce weight, the engineers managed due to the widespread use of carbon fiber. Behind the driver and passenger has a 4.3-liter V8 engine with 510 HP In tandem with his work, new gearbox Superfast, passing from one level to another in just 60 milliseconds.It should be noted and the latest electronics. Novelty is equipped with a single electronic system that combines electronic differential E-Diff and traction control with F1-Trac.The cost of the Ferrari 430 Scuderia currently unknown.autonet.ru19.07.2007. Читать полностью -->

GAZ bought the British car company LDV

GAZ bought the British car company LDVRussian automotive company "GAZ Group" has acquired UK firm LDV, producing light commercial vehicles. The amount of the transaction were not disclosed.LDV is one of the last independent brands in the UK. Her enterprise in Birmingham has about 850 employees. "GAZ group controlled by Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska."GAZ group plans to develop the production of Maxus in Birmingham, expanding product line, increasing sales and reaching new markets", - said in the statement.LDV produces more than 13 thousand cars per year. Its most well - known model is the recently launched into a series of Maxus van, which, in particular, used the British postal service. According to "GAZ Group", in 2006 the turnover of the LDV will reach 140 million pounds (more than $ 260 million).steer.ru02.08.2006. Читать полностью -->

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