Wednesday, November 21, 2012

2013 Infiniti FX Vettel Edition

The Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel has the 2013 Infiniti FX Vettel Edition not only put his name to, but also worked in the development.

Infiniti FX Vettel Edition 2013

As brand ambassador for Infiniti Sebastian Vettel drives an Infiniti FX 50 S Premium. But the young world champion had a few suggestions of how to provide the classy SUV with Formula 1 genes, to make it more sporty.

The result is the Infiniti FX Vettel Edition, which is limited to 150 pieces. 50 pieces will be coming to Europe. The Infiniti FX Vettel Edition is already recognizable at first glance by its detail modifications to the body. Carbon-fiber elements of F1-quality, such as the completely new front bumper replace individual body components to create a new look.

Other changes the side mirrors mark with carbon case, side panels made ​​of carbon fiber, the. Reduced by 20 mm ground clearance and wheel arches in the vehicle color With the optional rear spoiler made ​​from carbon fiber elements will then increase the output by 30%, and the drag coefficient is reduced by 5%.


Each of the 150 models is marked on the outside with three Vettel badges, which are intended to underline the exclusivity of the car further.

Infiniti FX Vettel Edition 2013 interior

Another plaque is also found in the well properly upgraded interior. The plaque is located in the interior with carbon fiber panel in the center console, behind it is framed in the bright blue button with which you can open the exhaust valves electrically to enjoy the thrilling V8 sound experience even more.

Finest Alcantara sport seats with 14-way electric adjustment should provide comfort and good side support. The Alcantara is found then also to the A-and B-pillars and the roof lining.

Standard luxury features of the FX as the electrically opening tailgate, an excellent sound system or navigation system remain the sporty Infiniti receive.

Infiniti FX Vettel Edition 2013

By modifying the performance of the 5.0 liter V8 has been increased from 390 HP (287 kW) to 420 hp (309 kW), torque increased from 500 Nm to 520 Nm. The power transmission is still a 7-speed automatic transmission to all four wheels. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h is done in 5.6 seconds, top speed is electronically governed at 250 km / h.

For even better handling options include a revised chassis and a revised damping. The strictly limiterte FX should make good on the track as well as when used as Figuar sedan.

Sebastian Vettel but not only played an important role in the development, it will also play a central role in the implementation of the model. As part of the VIP service of the 150 customers around the globe, there will be an exclusive VIP invitations to events, driver training with top riders, sessions on F1 simulator and a ride in a three-seat F1 model.

All customers will also receive a special Infiniti FX Vettel Edition iPad, through which they are the current production status of their vehicle can always keep up to date. Who has the wherewithal and the special Infiniti wants to own should, therefore, more quickly, before the limited edition is sold out.

Infiniti FX Vettel Edition 2013

Infiniti FX Vettel Edition 2013

2025 BMW ePatrol Concept

As part of the Design Challenge at the LA Auto Show BMW shows the ePatrol how it views the Police Car of the Year will look 2025th. Called 2025 BMW ePatrol.

BMW ePatrol 2025

The Design Challenge 2012 as part of the Auto Show in Los Angeles, has the theme "Highway Patrol Vehicle 2025", and so, too, BMW has taken his thoughts, like a police car might look in the future.

Compared to Mercedes Ener-G-Force Concept that will also show look like a G-Class in 2025, could have the BMW designers have no guidelines and their imaginations run wild.

The result is an extremely futuristic mix of cars, motorbikes and robots that could play in any science fiction movie a major role when it comes to getting around in 2025.

Likewise, the shape is futuristic as the drive system, which relies on a purely alternative energy supply and is powered by a magnetic drive.

The "FPU" (Flying Pursuit Unit), a kind of drone, which is housed in the roof and remotely to start the manhunt is it still the most realistic for 2025 feature on BMW ePatrol.

BMW ePatrol 2025 interior

Monday, November 5, 2012

2013 Mini Countryman Updated

In November, mini brings a slightly revised New Mini Countryman on the market. Especially in the Interior a lot has done this.

Mini countryman new 2013

Mini offers for the new model year the countryman in addition in the colors brilliant copper metallic and blazing red metallic, larger model conservation measures have affected but the Interior.

Mini, in particular, the perceived quality of the Interior has improved and better quality materials used. At first glance, you will notice some new designed ring mounts for the central instrument panel and the four air vents.

You are in the future uniform in color carbon black held and have in addition an inner ring in black high gloss or the chrome line Interior in chrome.

Mini countryman new 2013 interior

Also new are the door panels, which now offer a more comfortable arm rest and are home to even the Windows, which were previously somewhat unfavourably positioned at the bottom of the center console. Is by eliminating the power Windows in the center console there now a better access to the below this storage compartment.

From autumn 2012, the mini countryman has also as standard via a three-seated rear seat, on request you can order surcharge-free and the two seats with individual seat character.

Still, seven engines to choose from, whose range of services ranging from 90 HP 218 PS stand for the mini countryman. From autumn 2012, the engines with manual transmission meet even the EU6 emission standard, which takes effect in 2014.

Mini countryman new 2013

Mini countryman new 2013

2013 New Volkswagen Santana

Volkswagen has developed a new 2013 Volkswagen Santana for the Chinese market, which has now celebrated its premiere in Wolfsburg.

Volkswagen Santana 2013 new

Mid of 80's Volkswagen initiated not only the mobilization of an entire country with the Volkswagen Santana in China, but at the same time laid the Foundation for a long-lasting partnership with the Chinese automotive industry and a new era in the modern automotive industry.

With nearly four million sold copies, Santana is one of the most successful models in China of Volkswagen. There, the saloon characterizes the streetscape like no other car.

The world debut of the new Santana, produced by Shanghai Volkswagen automotive in China took the first Santana generation on Monday evening during a premiere party at the VW plant in Wolfsburg held the development site.

Volkswagen Santana 2013 new

Completely newly developed the current generation of Santana, the design is VW typical clear and precise. Thanks to the intelligent room concept and of 2.603 mm long wheelbase, noticeably more knee room is available in the Fund, the volume of cargo space is generous with 480 litres.

Safety, comfort and high-quality appearance were in the development in the focus. Accordingly are important features such as ABS, front, side and head airbags, ESC electronic stabilization program, air conditioning/gearbox, electric sunroof, alloy wheels, parking sensors and a leather interior as standard or optional, depending on the trim available. The Santana is available in China in versions trendline, Comfortline and Highline.

Powered 211. Special is the Volkswagen Santana exclusively by four suction units from the new developed gasoline engines class EA feature of this ALU units with four-valve technology and high efficiency is the exhaust manifold integrated in the cylinder head.

1, 4-Litre variant produces 90 HP and consumed an average of just 5.9 l / 100 km, the 110 PS strong 1, 1.6-litre limit himself to 6.0 litres per 100 kilometres. Compared to its predecessor, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by up to 28 percent were reduced.

Volkswagen Santana 2013 new

2013 Renault Fluence

On the Istanbul motor show celebrates the newly revised 2013 Renault Fluence premiered.

Renault Fluence 2013

The Renault Fluence is very popular especially in the East and Asia, therefore celebrates the newly revised version also in Istanbul their premiere.

Especially the front end was heavily revised and now presents itself in the new brand look with large logo in the grille. The changes are very good the Fluence, compared to his predecessor, he is now much more dynamic.

New LED day driving lights round out the new look further, the rear and the Interior was now equipped with digital valves were also slightly modified.

Renault Fluence 2013

The motorization, the customers between three aggregates can choose. As a gasoline engine, a new 1.6 l 16V engine with 115 HP power available stands on an also new X-tronic CVT,-automatic transmission is coupled. Compared to its predecessor, fuel consumption by 15% was reduced to 6.4 liters per 100 kilometers.

The two diesel engines are more fuel efficient. In addition to the dCi 110 EDC with Doppelkupplungs-also stronger is gearbox dCi 130 available. The consumption of strong diesel is 4.6 litres per 100 km, CO2 emissions 119 g / km.

The production of the new Renault Fluence will begin in January 2013 at the Oyak-Renault plant in Bursa in Turkey. First copies will be rolling in the spring for the traders.

Renault Fluence 2013 interior

Renault Fluence 2013

Renault Fluence 2013

Renault Fluence 2013

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