Monday, January 24, 2011
Mercedes SLK offers a more angular design than its predecessor, many details were inspired by big brother SLS AMG.
Since this is a convertible, it must be said that the Germans have decided to keep the hard-top roof, but they improved with a glass panel called Magic Sky Roof. Available as an option for 2,000 euros, It is able to change transparency by simply pressing a button, for example, can become opaque to prevent overheating in case of a passenger hot summer days.
Aesthetic kinship with SLS AMG interior feels and where the vents are distinguished big retro look, a completely new board tools and a higher level of the previous generation equipment, which includes, among others, AIRSCARF system that warms the throat and head lamp units and a new automatic adaptive 7 reports.
Regarding the range of engines, the new SLK has got three engines: two petrol units of 1.8 liter, 185 hp each, which will equip the SLK200 model, and one of 205 hp, which will drive the SLK250 model. Entry-level version can be ordered with a manual gearbox with six gears, the new SLK, which helps to accelerate from 0-100 km / h in only 7 seconds. Top of the line, SLK350, will be animated by a V6 3.5-liter direct-injection, which will be able to develop a total power of 305 bhp. Connected to a seven-speed automatic transmission, it can sprint from 0-100 km / h in just 5.6 seconds.
Great surprise to those prepared by a Mercedes diesel four-cylinder engine is twin-turbocharged 2.1-liter that produces 205 hp. Subsequently, the new SLK range will be introduced and an AMG version, which will feature a 430 horsepower V8 engine.
Mercedes-Benz SLK will be available starting January 17 at a starting price of 38,675 euros with VAT included, valid for the SLK200 model.
Subaru has announced that the European version of the model awakening will be presented in world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in the early days of March.Subaru awakening will be the first compact MPV developed specifically for the European market Japanese manufacturer that offers a generous interior space.
In terms of style, Wake is basically a redesigned version of the Toyota Verso S, the only changes being made at the front. Versatile interior of the new model shows a number of other benefits such as material quality, comfort, functionality and maneuverability.
In terms of engines, European customers will be able to order two new engines Wake: a 1.3-liter gasoline and a 1.4-liter turbodiesel.Thanks to its ingenious design and innovative technology, Subaru Woke guarantees greater security, increased efficiency, and care for the environment by a CO2 emission level of just 113 g / km.
In Romania, the new Subaru awakening will be available for sale since March, immediately after the launch in Geneva.
Swedish Saab released the first official photo of the new 9-5 wagon SportCombi.Versiunea midsize sedan will be unveiled in March in Geneva.From an aesthetic point of view, 9-5 SportCombi has the same sporty look with a low posture and a dynamic and attractive, whose inspiration was, as with the sedan, the Aero X concept features a Scandinavian's estate plunged to the rear roof line, where we find a very sloped rear window, flanked by specific Saab panoramic side windows.
Intelligent management elements include floor foldable luggage adaptable, flexible U-rail system setup in the trunk space and storage space under the floor with a waterproof compartment for wet items. Also available in a programmable gate electrically operated.
Smart Space includes a load floor that folds adaptable, providing more storage compartments, with a volume of between 527 and 1,600 liters (depending on the position of the rear seat, 60/40 folding).
The new wagon will be offered the same range of turbocharged petrol, diesel and bioethanol as 9-5 sedan. SportCombi is equipped with an advanced all-wheel drive Saab XWD and advanced features such as adaptive chassis control DriveSense Saab, adaptive cruise control, Bi-Xenon adaptive headlights Smart Beam, keyless access and starting, three-zone climate control and display Head-Pilot Up Display that projects information onto the windscreen as airplanes.
Order book for the SportCombi opens in March, the first deliveries will take place in September.
Japanese sedan coupe design anticipates future model lines with the same name, the new generation Impreza is expected to occur in 2012.
The appearance of the car is sporty and rugged, and is distinguished by a body with a slightly arched roof line, larger bosses. Concept Impreza's grille is taken from the new Legacy, while the sharp lights with LEDs, massive air intakes and hood are new details that will most likely be found in future series models.
The interior is high-tech and many are distinguished by color displays, together with the blue ambient lighting, gives a sporty atmosphere.
Under the hood of the new Subaru Impreza Concept was placed a 2.0-liter boxer engine with four-cylinder boxer unit derived from 2.5 liters. Connected to a CVT transmission, it promises a low fuel consumption and lower carbon dioxide emissions.
New FF (acronym for Ferrari Four (4 seats and 4 wheel drive) and defines a completely new concept sports car Grand Tourism. Thanks to innovations, the new model is not just an evolution but a revolution for the Maranello manufacturer.
Also, FF is the replacement of Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, but the most practical car ever produced by the "horse prance.
The new fireball is powered by a V12 engine with direct injection and a displacement of 6262 cc, which generates a maximum power of 660 hp at 8,000 rpm and 683 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm.
Associated with a dual-clutch transmissions, propeller helps FF to reach a top speed of 335 km / h and sprint from 0-100 km / h in just 3.7 seconds. Announced average consumption of 15.4 litres/100 km is Italian and CO2 emissions of 360 g / km.
4 × 4 system developed by Ferrari for the new FF is called 4RM and weighs 50% less than conventional all-wheel drive system used by other manufacturers. It keeps perfect weight distribution (53% on the rear axle) and offer maximum performance regardless of weather conditions.
Also, engineers have installed on their new Ferrari model SCM3 art electromagnetic shock and Brembo braking system with carbon and ceramic items.
From an aesthetic point of view, the new Ferrari FF displays a Shooting Brake type design. Designed by Pininfarina, the model is a mix of 458 Italian and 599 GTB, the back of a wagon being specific.
Inside, the new FF offers four seats and a space for passengers and their luggage, which can be transported in the trunk of 450 liters. Its volume can be increased up to 800 liters. FF Ferrari will be available in six body colors and interior upholstery created specifically for this model.
Public debut of the new Ferrari will produce in FF the Geneva Motor Show in early March. Forza Rossa, Ferrari importer in Romania, said the four units will be allocated this year and the first car will arrive in June.
The price of petrol version is available for 95 horses and the Attraction equipment. The most powerful C4 1.6 THP petrol engine with 155 horsepower, Exclusive equipment, costs 21,050 euros.
The front of the new C4 is defined by a set of boomerang-shaped lamp units borrowed from the C5 and massive chrome grille, details that give a touch of sportiness. Behind the car is distinguished by new tail lights, which resemble those of the new Astra, while the general appearance of the buttocks is a simple one, that highlights the brand logo.
Although the car has increased overall, C4 compacts have specific dimensions. Thus, the new C4 now measures 4.33 meters (5 cm) in length, 1.79 meters (2 inches) in width and 1.49 meters (3 inches) in height, figures and places it between Renault Megane Opel Astra.
An important advantage of the new Citroen C4 is the trunk, consdierabil whose volume increased from 320 liters as the previous generation had, at 408 liters, which is the highest class to which it belongs.
The interior is completely new. Fixed hub steering wheel and tachometer above the central console have gone, but interesting details have emerged as the vents with a particular form of board and clocks that combine analog digitalis.
New Citroen C4 proposes cutting-edge technologies, such as blind spot monitoring system and assist in running the tape or eTouch, a system that "reads" the driver's driving style and offers guidance for a more economical driving.
The new C4 is available in Romania in three equipment versions - Attraction, Seduction and Exclusive - and six engine versions. Benzinarelor family consists of three units - 1.4 VTi 95 bhp mated to a manual five reports, 1.6 VTi 120 bhp 5-speed manual transmission or an automatic four reports and the 1.6 THP 155 hp, just a box associated 6-speed robotics. Fans will have available diesel 1.6 HDi engine, offered in three output: 90, 110 and 150 hp.