Monday, October 25, 2010

New Mercedes-Benz CLS

Just two months later, the CLS 250 CDI Blue Efficiency supplemented with 150 kW / 204 hp), the engine range. The combined fuel consumption of this model is the EU standard 5.1-liter diesel per 100 kilometers corresponds to CO2 emissions of 134 grams per kilometer. From December 2010, the CLS 500 Blue Efficiency with V8 engine and 300 kW / 408 PS can be ordered, comes in April 2011 in the trade. The price has not called Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-benz cls

All four engines are new to the CLS, they provide a fuel savings of up to 25 percent over previous models. Also new and standard on all CLS are the advanced automatic transmission 7G-Tronic Plus and the ECO start-stop function. To increase efficiency also helps the standard electro-mechanical direct-steer system, which celebrates the CLS in the luxury car segment, its world premiere. It enables the driver to program the steering feel. They also allowed the active parking assistant which park the vehicle independently.

As the first car in the world, the CLS is to request a fully dynamic LED lighting system. It combines LED technology with bi-xenon headlights. The CLS also has a dozen driving assistance systems. New features include the Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist. You can see not only unintentional lane change or vehicles in the blind spot, but can by gentle braking action, the correct direction when the driver ignores the visual or sensory hazard warning.

Limited to the first year after the launch of the CLS "Edition 1". The characteristics of this special model are the matte exterior finish charge Manganitgrau shape, the shiny metallic leather Designo Corteccia Pearl, floor mats with "Edition 1" lettering, black Designo roof lining and aluminum pedals. As interior trim in the "Edition 1" to light brown satin poplar, ash or black gloss can be selected as an optional AMG Carbon.

Friday, October 15, 2010

2012 Ford Focus ST

At the Paris Motor Show (2 to 17 October 2010) Ford will present for the first time the third generation of the Focus to the public. These will be available from early 2012 a sporty version called the ST.
2012 Ford Focus ST

An outlook to the Cologne show also on the Seine. The sporty version of the series has a 184 kW/250 hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder with horsepower and is Benzindirekteispritzer enthusiasts points.

The previous model equipped with the ST was a 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine with 166 kW/225 hp and reached a top speed of 240 km / h

Even outside of the ST calls attention to itself, but the paint comes in a striking shade of orange ("Tangerine Scream") therefore. The Cologne manufacturer that stirs anticipation of a car that will compete for the VW Golf GTI. The price of the sporty Focus are not fixed yet.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Peugeot 5008 Review

Framed by the long triangular headlights shows the Peugeot 5008 with clenched lips a slightly cooler pouting face. The gentle rise in the windshield is optional panoramic roof, which stretched up to the second row of seats, even the rear passengers are free to look to the heavens.
peugeot 5008

Relatively unspectacular are the well-contoured and also suitable for long-range front seats that give the driver a good view of traffic ahead. An additional (second) rear view mirror allows the children in the rear at all times to keep in mind. Centered drivers are self-explanatory controls. Conveniently located on the center console is wide and high the shift lever.

Seating and storage options
Through rear doors that soar into tight parking spaces dangerously far, the passengers get into the second row. Three individual seats, each with Isofix attachments are ideal for the support of the children who find pockets and small tables in the front seat storage space for games and stuffed animals. In another floor, small pockets are integrated.

Adults can also easily take place, however, must be displaced by 13 inches seats are then pushed back in order to have enough leg room. The three side by side it is small for corpulent people. The retractable floor in positions six and seven are of course only suitable for shorter people up to 1.75 meters tall.

Great is the cargo space, hiding behind the wide-opening tailgate. Seven of the trunk is sufficient for even one or two small bags, a five-seater up to 679 liters of luggage stowed. Bulky goods can be transported as soon as the second-row seats are folded - it creates a virtually flat surface. If the back is folded down the front passenger seat, can fit up to 2.76 meters long objects in the car. The 60 centimeter high loading lip makes loading without a twinge in his back.

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