Monday, May 24, 2010

Porsche 911 GT3 R Review

Porsche 911 GT3 R presents for the racetrack.
Porsche is also in the motor racing season 2010 remains at the customer sport. The new Porsche 911 GT3 R, which comes complete ready to race to the customer replaces the 911 GT3 Cup S in the program by Porsche Motorsport.
Porsche 911 GT3 R

The 911 GT3 R will be raced in series based on the international FIA GT3 regulations, at the start. The development focus was on improving driveability and easier handling of the vehicle. The 911 GT3 R features a 4-liter six-cylinder boxer engine Porsche 911 GT3 R is for racing forenoon 480 hp (353 kW). The force is transmitted from a sequential six-speed gearbox to the rear axle.

World Premiere
Its world premiere of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R at the Racing Car Show Autosport International in Birmingham (until 17 January). "Since the first announcement that we bring the 911 GT3 R on the market, we are seeing a very strong demand," said Uwe Brettel, Head of Motorsport Sales. "The planned annual production for 2010 is almost sold out."

Development base
The basis for development of the 1,200 kg lightweight 911 GT3 R is in September 2009 for one-make cup racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Thanks to an enlarged 0.2 liter engine capacity, the GT3 R delivers 30 hp more than the Cup car. Both race cars are built on the wide body of the street-legal 911 GT3 RS. The anti-lock braking system (ABS), traction control and an electronic clutch function used to Porsche makes 911 GT3 R for racing vordie getting used to the new GT3 race car than its predecessor to make it much easier and make the car even for ambitious amateur racers easily manageable .
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Racing suspension
The flared wheel arches both front and rear show the comparison with the previous model enlarged track width out. The underbody of the vehicle is completely covered and a rear diffuser. The adjustment of the rear wing was increased in comparison with the previous model. The highly developed race suspension can be extensively adjusted: At the front are height-adjustable MacPherson struts with adjustable Sachs two-way shock absorbers and double coil springs (main and auxiliary spring) are used. Rear, the GT3 R features a height-adjustable multi-link rear axle with rigidly mounted axle brackets, adjustable Sachs two-way shock absorbers and double coil springs.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Opel Corsa Color Race

The new Corsa Color Race in yellow-black finish evokes the memory of Opel models like the Kadett B Kadett C Coupe Rally or GT / E, which were directed at the time with sports optics at an affordable price, especially to young buyers.

Opel Corsa Color Race 2012

Corsa Color Race
The Corsa Color Race can now be ordered at prices starting at € 15 560. Opel Corsa Color Race brings back memories, he has a checkered checkered flag pattern on black paint part of the bonnet, roof and tailgate. Are as basic colors in addition to the classic Opel racing color Sunny Melon Yellow and White Casablanca and magma red available.

The interior takes on the exterior with accents of color seat stitching and the surrounds of the air vents, panoramic sunroof and leather steering wheel are standard. Optional technologies such as halogen curve Opel Corsa Color Race Erinnerungenund cornering AFL and the heated steering wheel evokes available. The Opel Corsa Color Race features 17-inch alloy rims in high gloss black and tires in size 215/45 R17.
Opel Corsa Color Race
As engines of three petrol and turbo diesel will be offered, including the new 1.4-liter engine with 64 kW / 87 hp and an average fuel consumption (oh EU standard) of 5.5 liters per 100 kilometers fuel needs. Also the choice of two engine versions with 80 hp and 90 hp, the alternative with Autogas (LPG = Liquefied Petroleum Gas) can be operated. The 1.7 CDTI diesel as the most powerful 92 kW / 125 hp at 4,000 rpm and represents a torque of 280 Nm. The consumption is 4.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Toyota Yaris Life Review

The Yaris Life has lights with darkened interior paneling in the front bumper and integrated fog lamps. In addition, silver-colored door handles painted and covered the 15-inch steel wheels with hubcaps exclusive. As an alternative to the familiar exterior colors of the Yaris Life in quartz blue or ultramarine blue metallic is available.
toyota yaris leaf
In the inner space of the amber-lit analogue displays and controls. In addition to the automatic air conditioning are now standard steering wheel and gear knob covered in leather. Optional features include a DVD navigation system with 6.5-inch touchscreen color display, a Bluetooth handsfree kit and an acoustic parking aid at rear.

Engines and transmissions
The Yaris Life in all engine and transmission options available. The 1.0-liter VVT-i engine delivers 51 kW / 69 hp and is combined with a factory five-speed manual transmission. In addition, the 1.33-liter Dual VVT-i stands with start-stop automatic (with manual six-speed gearbox) to choose from. He has a power of 74 kW / 101 hp. An optional six-speed MultiMode transmission with steering-wheel shift paddles is also available. The 1.4 D-4D diesel engine with particulate filter offers 66 kW / 90 hp and, like the 1:33 Dual VVT-i connected either via a manual six-speed manual transmission or automated multi-mode transmission. None of the Yaris-drive versions emit more than 120 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

Monday, May 10, 2010

GMC Granite Concept

Lisa Hutchinson, director of product marketing for the GMC describes as an urban utility vehicle granite that lay next generations of customers who value design and functionality to address is. Young Professionals was in the process, the target group.

More than just opposite
Immediately catch your eye are the doors opening in opposite directions. This in itself is not spectacular, but this principle is almost a standard Concepts. But one thing is still different: The Granite engineers have dispensed with the B-pillar. And that has not only a visual but also a practical effect. Both passenger and rear seat can be folded toward the center console. Thus a loading bulky cargo as is with a mountain bike that literally in pieces eingestelltDetroit 2010: GMC Granite Concept - can be new compact from overseas, anything in the way. Ample storage space and compartments for all sorts of odds and ends can also be the little things in life go away with.

A turbocharged 1.4-liter engine from the GM series verbauchsoptimierter four-cylinder engines with small displacement drives the Granite concept in conjunction with an advanced 6-speed automatic transmission.
The wheelbase is 2631 mm, the total length of 4097 mm. In width to the Granite extends over 1786 mm in height over 1536 mm. The compact dimensions - the VW Golf VI measures 4210 mm - make it easy to maneuver in urban environments. From producer side is heard, that the preferred area of ​​application of the Granite trips with friends to clubs or recreational activities, as wood or even composing Transport.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Mitsubishi L 200 Review

Engine variants
For the new  L 200 three engine variants to choose from. The 2.5-liter turbo-diesel develops in the variants with pure rear-wheel drive 94 kW / 128 hp and four-wheel versions 100 kW / 136 hp. In Top 2.5 DI-D +, it brings the engine to 131 kW / 178 hp Mitsubishi Announces New UL 200 over a maximum torque of 400 Nm (automatic: 350 Nm). The top speed is 179 km / h, average fuel consumption to EU standard 8.1 liter.
mitsubishi L200
2WD entry-level version
The Mitsubishi is available as an entry-level 2WD long bed with 2.22 meters from 18 990 euros. The payload of up to one tonne braked towing capacity 1.8 tons (12% slope). Fuel consumption is moderate from 7.2 to 7.4 liters per 100 kilometers.

Double Cab 2WD
L 200 double cab 2WD than now available. He has the same engine as the single cabin, but adds a self-locking rear differential, central locking and electric windows. The cargo area is all double cab models has grown by 18 centimeters. On request is available for the L200 2.5 DI-D Double Cab Intense + an electronically controlled 5-speed automatic transmission with sport mode, which adapts to the INVECS-II technology, the switching times of the individual driving style.
mitsubishi L200
A new cockpit design provides for even more cars inside atmosphere. So it is in the Intense version of Mitsubishi Announces New L 200 preliminary examinations include a multifunction steering wheel, a light / rain sensor, a phono input, a new cockpit fairing and a multifunction display. Still, there is the electrically retractable rear window. The front seats are padded more comfortable and provide better lateral support. The safety equipment includes driver and front passenger airbags, belt tensioners and belt force limiters in front, ISOFIX child seat anchorages for standard (outer rear seats, crew cab only), a Sicherheitspedalerie and optimized front for pedestrian protection. In addition, the 2.5 DI-D + and Club Cab (extended single cab) on front side airbags and the double cab additional overhead airbags.

mitsubishi L200

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