Developed jointly by Seat and Volkswagen Motorsport, the model is a racing car designed to compete in the International Series TCR. Given its purpose, the model has been equipped with a wide body kit and aerodynamics that includes new front bumper, vented hood, and wheel arches. The body kit also includes revised side skirts and a sports rear bumper. Since the car was designed for competition, it has been equipped with a series of aerodynamic style settings, including a front splitter and a rear spoiler carbon fiber. The Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is mounted on wheels racing 18-inch Michelin tires. Volkswagen also added a roll cage and racing seat with head protectors. Power is provided by a four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo that produces 330 horsepower and is connected to a sequential six-speed transmission featuring shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel. This allows the vehicle to accelerate from 0-100 km / […]
The appearance of the Lamborghini Centenario is fiercer than the Aventador SV, completely coated carbon fiber to achieve a weight of only 1,520 kg and power-weight ratio of 1.97 kg / hp. The body was not modified by simply making it more aggressive, but also to improve aerodynamic efficiency that is enhanced by the new rear spoiler that gives the Centenario additional downforce at high speeds. The interior of the cabin has a center console dominated by a large 10.1-inch touch screen with support for Apple carplay and Internet browsing. The system also incorporates a software installed telemetry and two cameras can record all the action inside and outside the vehicle. The front luggage compartment is also a designated space for two helmets. On the mechanical side, Lamborghini installed a steering system on the rear wheels and upgraded the 6.5-liter V12 engine naturally aspirated 770 horsepower. Centennial will be the […]
Recently talking to a German newspaper, Oliver Blume, CEO of Porsche said it not be even remotely interested in autonomous driving technology. This despite the fact that the other three German premium brands, BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz are working on autonomous technology. “You want to drive a Porsche for yourself. The iPhone is carried in the pocket, not on the road,” Blume said. While Porsche will not launch a model of autonomous driving, the company continues working in its attempt to reduce CO2 emissions, offering hybrid versions of all its models, including the iconic 911 Sport also model electric sedan E-Mission to the market in 2020.
Also in Geneva, Lamborghini introduced its new model called “Centenario” marking the 100 years of life of the company founded by Ferruccio Lamborghini in 1916 Elio Arturo. The appearance of the Lamborghini Centenario is fiercer than the Aventador SV, completely coated carbon fiber to achieve a weight of only 1,520 kg and power-weight ratio of 1.97 kg / hp. The body was not modified by simply making it more aggressive, but also to improve aerodynamic efficiency that is enhanced by the new rear spoiler that gives the Centenario additional down force at high speeds. The interior of the cabin has a center console dominated by a large 10.1-inch touch screen with support for Apple carplay and Internet browsing. The system also incorporates a software installed telemetry and two cameras can record all the action inside and outside the vehicle. The front luggage compartment is also a designated space for two […]
Ford Argentina announced the launch of the new Ford Ranger 2016 for next April 17 in the province of Misiones. The restyling of the pick up of the Oval manufactured in Pacheco, was presented last week in the neighboring country of Brazil week. In that country, all versions feature 7 airbags, ABS brakes, traction and stability control, seat belts 3-point Isofix attachments, among other items. The XLS version includes power steering, limited slip differential rear, air conditioning, SYNC system with AppLink and assistant emergency, lumbar driver seat with height adjustment and electric mirrors, fog lights, alloy wheels 17 inch and darkened headlamps. The Limited version includes rear camera, sensors front and rear parking lane change system, collision warning system and adaptive cruise control. Sync browser system, driver seat covered in leather, automatic digital air conditioning two areas, power driver seat with 8 positions, rain sensor, electrochromic internal rearview mirror, automatic […]
Symptoms that something goes wrong Today I have the impression that solve some mysteries in one article: “I hear a horrible noise when turning,” “the rattles sometimes steering wheel, and is heard as if something were scratching below the engine” … It will be symptoms of different breakdowns, and seeing the little car can guess, but many of these descriptions usually come from the same disease: the constant velocity joint . It is a matter of importance, because the stop turning the wheel, ducking and keeping an eye on the inner side of the wheel we were quiet, or go to the workshop. In the case of cars with rear-wheel drive or it costs more to see and have to drag the belly on the ground, but it is difficult to catch the fault before the face. You catch him in time mean € 100 and expected to all parts […]
The distinctive, fresh smell isn’t the only great thing about driving off in a new car. Every last inch of it is spotless, it handles beautifully, and there are no irritating faults to deal with. New cars are great, but for a lot of us they’re unaffordable! After buying a used car, there are certain maintenance jobs which will make it a much more enjoyable drive. (image source: Wikimedia) As soon as you get your used car home, start by cleaning the whole thing. I’m not talking about what we usually do when we say we’re “cleaning the car”. Do a deep, thorough job on every last part of it. Depending on the history of the vehicle there may be quite a few stenches lingering around. Shampoo the carpet and all the upholstery twice, to get rid of that pre-owned smell. Take out the seat cushions and the spare, and […]
Brands and manufacturers present in the American market have entered into a pact with the federal government so that by 2022, all vehicles are required to carry the AEB or automatic emergency braking. But, Subaru decided to do this well before. The Japanese brand wants to deploy a number of technology in their cars until 2019. In other words, three years before the mandatory deadline. The company is already famous for optimum results in the IIHS tests and NHTSA, rivaling Volvo. The AEB allows the vehicle to detect vehicle, pedestrians, cyclists, animals and other obstacles on the road and alerts the driver if there is an imminent accident. If the driver does not react in time, the technology applies the brakes automatically in order to avoid a collision or minimize the damage.
The best way to define a Abarth 500 is to say that it’s a small but useful utility. We all know his potential and ability to grab looks right in the city. You’ll quickly accelerates and emits a roar that has nothing to do with the Fiat 500, but know that it is possible to increase power by Alpha-N. The German coach proposes improving the performance of each and every one of the versions of the 500 Abarth makes or has made in recent years. How? With enhancement kits EvoX. More power and more torque For starters, the standard Abarth 500 can move from its 135 hp serial 170 hp and 238 Nm of torque thanks to Alpha-N. The rise is also noticeable in the Abarth 500 and Abarth 595 SS Tourism, leaving aside the 160 HP factory to stand at about 199 hp and 239 gourmands Nm of torque. […]