Audi TT RS undergoing road tests - Car

Audi TT RS undergoing road tests - CarThe most powerful modification of the new coupe Audi TT, which will receive the name of the TT RS and which should appear on the market either in 2007 or in 2008, now has already started road testing. Moreover, according to some sources, the new product can be released in two versions - civil TT S, with an engine capacity of about 280 horsepower, and "extreme", with engine capacity of about 350-360 HP.The first modification, TT's, will be equipped with a modified engine from the Audi S3 is a two-liter gasoline turbo engine, whose power is assumed to increase from 260 to 280 horsepower. This car will be equipped with all-wheel drive and will be able to accelerate from zero to hundred kilometers per hour approximately 5.3 seconds.Second, the most powerful version of the Audi TT RS, according to some information, get the V6 engine displacement 3.6 liters - improved version of the already famous 250-horsepower 3.2-liter motor. However the capacity of the new unit is expected to bring up to 350-360 HP that will make Audi coupe serious competitor to the BMW Z4 M Coupe and Porsche Cayman S.While both cars will be equipped with the upgraded suspension, more powerful brakes, as well as get sports seats and new interior trim in sporty style. According to some reports, the Audi TT RS in Europe will cost from $ 75 thousand.auto.lenta.ru30.10.2006. . Читать полностью -->

In Moscow appeared first high-speed low-floor tram

In Moscow appeared first high-speed low-floor tram This unusual tram was ordered to provide rolling stock planned in the capital of streetcar routes.In the future, in Moscow it is planned to build a streetcar line to connect remote from Central stations radial branches of the subway. The first speed tram line should appear in the South-East of Moscow along the highway of Enthusiasts. It will connect the metro station `Ploshchad Ilyicha` and `Novogireevo`.Three car is equipped with two cabins governance and doors on both sides, as in subway trains. In the cabin of the new tram height which is only 20 cm, is a special padded seat 58 places, instead of 30 in the usual trams Kolessa in the capital today. Also the new car is equipped with two lifts for boarding and disembarkation of persons with disabilities in wheelchairs.When riding this tram is virtually silent and is able to accelerate on the straights up to 40 km/h, with a maximum nameplate 65 km/h Instead of rear view mirrors on the car there are a tiny video camera, the image from which the operator sees on a special screen.Test results of the new tram will take a decision on the possibility of using this type of trains on the routes Moscow. As for the prices, while the representatives of the plant not known, however, promise that the new tram will be 2-3 times cheaper canadian and Czech competitors.The new trams will be tested on the 10th route Krasnopresnenskaya tram depot street between Tallinn and metro station `Shchukin` since September 2006.autonet.ru26.08.2006. Читать полностью -->

Updated Hyundai Elantra will appear at the Beijing auto show

Updated Hyundai Elantra will appear at the Beijing auto showNext week at the Beijing auto show South Korean automaker Hyundai will present an updated model Elantra.External differences from its predecessor is the new front, very similar to the model Acura CL/TL. Behind the main change in the new lights. Beauty Hyundai Elantra practically remained unchanged.carpark.ru12.04.2008. . . . Читать полностью -->

Americans no longer love Infinity

Americans no longer love Infinity Falling demand for cars Infinity in the US have forced Nissan to reduce the production of this model.According to a representative of Nissan Motor plant in Tochigi (Japan) will reduce the volume of the release of Infinity by about 10 thousand units.According to Bloomberg, sales of the brand Infinity in the first eight months of 2008 decreased by 1.7%avto.ru26.09.2008. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Unique Bugatti Veyron Vincero for sale in Dubai

Unique Bugatti Veyron Vincero for sale in Dubai In Dubai for sale luxury car Bugatti Veyron Vincero. It is not surprising that the vehicle is sold in this city, where in recent years focuses a lot of money and buyers willing to buy very expensive things.While the cost is not known, and can only enjoy the gorgeous views of the car in the photos, which are located within the publication.automotonews.ru20.12.2008. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Nissan GT-R: the victory over the snowy road

Nissan GT-R: the victory over the snowy road In the Internet appeared the video of the Nissan GT-R, showing the system of a full drive ATTESA ET-S car in the snow. To watch this video you can within the publication.Recall that the Nissan GT-R equipped with a V-neck and 3.8-liter 6-cylinder engine with two turbines, which can generate power of 480 HP (at 6 400 rpm) and torque of 588 Nm ( from 3 200 to 5,200 rpm), 6-speed gearbox with double clutch. To `weave` the car accelerates in just 3.4 seconds.steer.ru28.01.2008. . . . Читать полностью -->

Czech pie, test drive Skoda Roomster

Czech pie, test drive Skoda RoomsterFrankly, the upcoming test Roomster did not arouse much enthusiasm. I don't like the potential buyer of this machine is most often go one of personal belongings carry only the camera, and the route is usually a move from point a - a `home`, B - `on the job`.Black minivan Roomster in picking Sport looks impressive and even a little aggressive: great lights, large air intakes, beautiful alloy wheels with low profile tires. Smooth side sill lines, large glass area and `automobile` before Stripping the car grozesti. Roomster looks original. Inside is very spacious, and the glass roof that can be safely called the principal founder of positive mood! Sorry, during the movement of the driver to consider the sky fails, but passengers are very happy. The combination of dials, buttons, materials: vwaudi. Читать полностью -->

BMW M5 new generation will appear in 2011 - the

BMW M5 new generation will appear in 2011 - theBMW plans in 2011 to begin mass production sports sedan M5 new generation. It is reported by the British publication Autocar, citing unnamed sources familiar with the situation.According to preliminary information, the novelty will be equipped with a 5.5-liter distilling.com turbo engine with 550 horsepower, which can be paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or Semichastny robotic transmission M DCT dual-clutch. Magazine Autocar says that the new petrol unit for the M5 will have direct fuel injection and automatic stopping and starting of the engine, helping to improve fuel efficiency. What will be the dynamic characteristics of the BMW M5 new generation is not currently known.Recall that the current generation M5 is equipped with a five-liter V10 power of 507 horsepower. From zero to hundred kilometers per hour the car with a body "sedan" accelerated 4.7 seconds. The wagon M5 acceleration to "hundreds" will occupy one-tenth of a second longer. Читать полностью -->

Peter will take the cars `flashing lights`

Peter will take the cars `flashing lights` Starting next week, police in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region with the help of the Federal security service will hold a rally on the identification and removal of illegally installed on the car signals, as reported by the chief of police of St. Petersburg and Leningrad region Vladislav Piotrovsky.When discussing this issue at the Legislative Assembly, the deputies did not find out on what basis are equipped with signals you can hire members of the government, moreover it is not clear what methods will be guided by the police, removing these signals.However, according to Vladislav Piotrovsky, members of the government of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region use the signals in really necessary, and being rowdy on the roads drivers, independently establishes the lights on the cars. To deal with them will be quite strictly, up to and including termination of driver's licenses.auto.km.ru01.12.2006. . Читать полностью -->

Chrysler will reduce range and will reduce the number of dealers

Chrysler will reduce range and will reduce the number of dealers In the framework of the restructuring of Chrysler intends to cut its product line and to reduce the number of dealerships. Number, and what model it is planned to discontinue currently not known. It is reported by The Detroit Free Press, citing unnamed sources familiar with the situation.Earlier in an interview with Automotive News, the Vice-Chrysler President Jim Press (Jim Press) reported that the "main problem" of American automaker is the similarity of many models among different brands of the concern that confuse buyers and has a negative impact on sales. In this regard, similar machines will be removed from production, but instead, they will create a completely new model for those market segments where the car group Chrysler are not yet available. The press said that, first of all, Chrysler intends to engage in the development of new SUVs and crossovers.Currently in the U.S. there are about 3700 dealerships various brands owned by Chrysler. Читать полностью -->

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