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Lagonda: The range will consist of 2-3 models

Ulrich Bez, the big boss of Aston Martin, has revealed that the British Car of the Lagonda brand reborn with a range of two or three models. The offer will consist of a sporty crossover, sort of a station similar to an Audi allroad, but of course the most prestigious-and a large flagship designed to pick up the thread of the Lagonda was designed in 1976 by Sir William Towns.The model discussed...

Renault Fluence Z.E. Won Challenge Bibendum 2011

The electric Renault Fluence Z.E. won first place on the podium in Rally inter-city 300 km, exceeding not only ultra-performance roadsters but also electric vehicles based on hydrogen and fuel cells.In addition to first place Z.E. Renault Fluence won five trophies yet.Renault Fluence Z.E. was first to "test the handling" of the ADAC circuit. In the hands of Gregory Fargier, the pilot of the...

Mazda2 Will Have A Gasoline Engine Which Consumes Just 3.3 litres/100 km

Mazda has announced that direct injection engine "SKYACTIV-G 1.3" 1.3-liter gasoline engine (84 hp and 112 Nm), the first of the new generation SKYACTIV will be launched on the market with new-generation Mazda2.The new engine-G SKYACTIV rate reaches record 1.3 compression of 14.0:1 and provides high efficiency, especially under load at low revs. To avoid riding - a known problem with...

Volvo Warning Systems And Gaining Autofranare Balancing Test By ADAC

ADAC, the largest car club in Europe, and braking assistance systems tested seven models. The only system in the test which has been rated "very good" was at the Volvo, with convincing performance in any traffic situation.The emergency brake assist Volvo can save lives. Proof of this claim is comparative test conducted by ADAC, the largest car club in Europe, which for the first time tested...

Audi Launched Its New A6 Avant, From 40.850 Euro

Audi A6 Avant launched the next generation, the most successful Business-Class station wagon in Europe, featuring the brand's entire technological experience. The model will be available on the market in the second half of the year, at a base price of 40,850 euros.Light body, with large portions (20%) created from aluminum, sets new standards, as well as wide selection of support systems and...

ADAC Reliability Rating, Opel Meriva The Best MPV

Above average results with top marks and Corsa, Astra and Zafira. In the ranking of reliability ADAC Opel said all four results were above average, and finished the Opel Meriva headed.Champion flexibility for the period 2005 - 2010 received top marks in almost every year and is recognized as having "a considerably smaller number of failures than the average" (second place in 2008). Because of...

Fiat TwinAir is "Engine of the Year 2011" on your V8 Ferrari 458 Italy is "the most powerful engine"

Fiat Group has obtained not less than six awards in the 2011 Engine: four victories for the revolutionary TwinAir 0.9 liter engine and two 4.5-liter V8 unit from the Ferrari 458 Italy.Jury of 76 automotive journalists and experts from 36 countries, not only chose a winner in his category TwinAir engine (under 1000 cm3) but they said International Engine of the Year 2011 (Year Engine), giving and...

Renault Scenic, Special Edition For The 15th Anniversary

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the pioneering class of compact vans, Renault has introduced a limited edition version created. Based on Scenic Expression, the Special Edition includes additional features, convenient for customers.In 1996, Renault launched the Scenic - the first compact MPV has enjoyed a successful career. Fifteen years later, the third generation of the stack is still in...

MUGEN Euro Will Create An Ultra-Efficient Honda CR-Z

Update! MUGEN Euro develop an ultra-tuned version of the Honda CR-Z hybrid model, which will deliver similar performance "Type R" and could even be a better consumer. The premiere will debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed in July.Update May 18:Honda (UK) and Mugen Euro today revealed the first official pictures with the CR-Z Mugen - ultra-efficient hybrid coupe.Developing new Honda CR-Z goes to...

Mazda Technologies Were Awarded SKYACTIV

Mazda has won the international award for innovation in technology SKYACTIV Fleet World Honours. Mazda has been honored with this award on 11 May 2011, the Royal Automobile Club in London.Fleet World Honours are awarded annually automotive manufacturers, service companies and those who made the highest standards of excellence in the field of operation.Mazda's first model that will incorporate...

Audi A9 Planned For 2014

To achieve its objective of becoming a premium class leader by 2015, Audi continues to launch new models. While the range extends down to the A1 and A2 imminent, the German manufacturer is planning a new flagship - A9.Audi plans to launch a coupe / cabriolet A9, which could be launched in 2014, writes Car Magazine. So far details are scarce, but the new Audi flagship model will be a large class...

Aston Martin Cygnet: Electricity In 2013

Aston Martin will have a power, in detail Cygnet zero emission. The city car luxury development that will in fact Toyota is continuing on the IQ, to which the Cygnet owes much of its members and will further lower the average emissions across the range. Toyota may have the IQ EV electric back in 2012, Aston Martin, according to the advances of CAR Magazine, should wait until 2013.The IQ EV,...

U.S.: By 2025 All New Cars Must Consume No More Than 3.8 l/100km

For the moment it is just a proposal floated last October and already rejected by all the manufacturers with no margin for negotiation. The reason turns out to be easy to understand.The U.S. federal agency Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to increase to 62 miles per gallon (3.79 l/100km) the minimum consumption for all new cars (excluding trucks) registered in the United States...

Eurocopter EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style

Mercedes has opened a new internal division, called the Mercedes-Benz Style and intended to provide input on design to other companies operating in sectors other than automotive and transport.Furnishings, lifestyle products and industrial design in all these areas will range pencil creative Mercedes. And to inaugurate the new activity at large, have entered into an agreement with Eurocopter...

Audi A1: The Debut Of The New 1.6 TDI 90 CV

New engines come to enrich the range of Audio A1, now brought in a new variant characterized by better values of consumption and emissions. Thanks to the characteristics of the 1.6 TDI 90 bhp, the small German record an average consumption of just 3.8 litres/100 km, equal to a distance of over 26 kilometers on one liter of fuel. These values are accompanied by the figure for average CO2 emissions...