Wednesday, February 27, 2013

2014 Audi RS Q3

First RS model in the Q-Series at Geneva Motor Show, the 2014 Audi RS Q3 will celebrate its world premiere.

Audi RS Q3 2014

Audi is expanding its RS series and offers from autumn 2013 to the Q3 even in a particularly sporting variant. Visual level, the strong off-roader to RS-specific design details such as the RS front bumper, the RS rear bumper with prominent diffuser insert, the elliptical-shaped tailpipe or the striking roof spoiler.

Inside, the sporty accents then continued, and the passengers are treated with Alcantara / leather sports seats with embossed Audi RS Q3 lettering in the back, black piano lacquer deposits and generously distributed RS logos.

The heart of the RS Q3 is of course be 2.5 liter TFSI engine that helps the SUV to a sports car like performance. With an output of 310 hp (228 kW) of Q3 RS sprints in just 5.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h and up to 250 km / h fast.

Audi RS Q3 2014

Its maximum torque of 420 Nm, the engine delivers 1500 to 5200 rev / min, which has a very wide speed range the enormous thrust is available. On average, the motor should be content with just 8.8 liters of petrol per 100 kilometers.

It is shifted tronic as standard with the 7-speed S. Over the standard Audi drive select driving dynamics system with the modes auto, dynamic and comfort, the driver can influence the flap control of the exhaust system, the accelerator response and the shift points.

Thus, the force is also well placed on the road, has the RS Q3 via the proven quattro all-wheel drive with an electronically controlled and hydraulically operated multi-plate clutch. To increase the sportiness, the RS Q3 was lowered by 25 mm, making the off-road capabilities were somewhat limited, but this setup for this car without this should not stand in the foreground.

Audi RS Q3 2014 interior

As standard, the RS Q3 among other still has the RS-specific driver information system, the Audi sound system with 10 speakers, xenon plus headlights and LED taillights. On request there is also available for the Q3 driver assistance systems, the MMI navigation equipment or a Bose sound system with 465 watts and 14 speakers.

Deliveries of the Audi RS Q3 is scheduled for fall 2013, prices have not yet been fixed.

Audi RS Q3 2014

Audi RS Q3 2014

Audi RS Q3 2014

Audi RS Q3 2014

Saturday, February 16, 2013

2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo Europe

In May 2013, the 2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo, Nismo model is the second in Europe at the start.

Nissan 370Z Nismo 2014

No sooner is the Nissan Juke Nismo arrived at the first dealer is also the very next Nismo model for Europe, the 370Z Nismo, waiting in the wings. The only available as a coupe and with the close ratio 6-speed manual gearbox Nissan 370Z Nismo is rolling in May 2013 at the dealership.

Visual level, the 370Z sharpened on a more aggressive overall design along with low slung grille spoiler and the Nismo logo. At the rear, creating a prominent spoiler and an implied diffuser additional downforce and therefore an even better roadholding.

Nissan 370Z Nismo 2014

The 19 "alloy wheels from RAYS and the red-painted calipers round out the visual changes to the sporty Japanese decline. Yet not only looks a lot has happened, even if the performance were the technicians tickle a few more horsepower out of the engine.

Instead of the standard 328 hp (241 kW), the 370Z Nismo comes to a power of 344 HP (253 kW), torque has been increased from 366 Nm to 371 Nm also something. For the sprint from 0 to 100 km / h takes 5.2 seconds, top speed is 250 km / h

Inside, you can see this special version of the 370Z on a covered with Alcantara steering wheel and red marker for the straight-ahead position of the steering and electrically adjustable sports seats with stitched into the back Nismo logo.

The price of the Nissan 370Z Nismo has not yet been announced, it will happen just before the launch.

Nissan 370Z Nismo 2014

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