Results of the Geneva Motor Show
In Geneva, where he assembled the "cream" of the modern automobile industry, leading manufacturers boast technology and look to competitors.
The most important news we have collected in Special topic, where you can watch the video - and photo galleries for each model interesting. Ferrari, for example, has brought to Geneva supercar F12 Berlinetta - the most powerful and fastest model of the brand, which, moreover, claims to be the most beautiful; Bentley crowd gathered around EXP 9 F - its first SUV.
Ford and Honda presented future competitors in the compact SUV, a Chevrolet, Hyundai and Kia - new competitors in the segment of the C-Class station wagon. European fans of crossovers is to look at the "brothers" Peugeot 4008 and Citroen C4 Aircross (both developed on the platform of Mitsubishi, which has brought to Geneva own novelty).
Ten best crossovers Geneva Motor Show
Home Premiere in class B - Peugeot 208, which replaced the 207th model. This hatchback also presented two special model - luxury and sports. The latter can be a worthy competitor to the "hot" Fiesta (ST), which also made its debut in Geneva. Budget alternative - redesigned Hyundai i20 with a three-cylinder engine.
Small car lovers can look after myself Volkswagen up!, Skoda Citigo and SEAT Mii - a three-or five-door models, "twins", which are technically from each other are the same. Alternative - kids Citroen C1 and Peugeot 107, which recently underwent a facelift.
As for the family car, the young couple for city driving suit Ford B-Max, a large family is not close to a new minivan Dacia Lodgy.
Many were in the prime segment preimum: Volvo V40, the new Mercedes A-Class, Audi A3 and the Porsche Boxster, four-door coupe BMW 6-Series, as well as an updated Lexus RX.
Nissan Murano the first generation - a model that was created exclusively for the American market. But Nissan Murano for sale in the United States has been so successful that Nissan cars of this brand were sold worldwide, and, gradually, become the real hit. A new generation has advanced technical features and decent design. The car gives us the opportunity for effective and comfortable use in any season, any weather and on virtually any road.
Sale of second-generation Nissan Murano launched in Japan in 2008. Then, as the developers had to be hard work. Cars Nissan previous generation showed very good sales in the market of America, and lower the bar below the mean is simply to recognize the company's activities ineffective. The engineers worked hard, and about 80 countries around the world wanted to let the company to market with a single purpose - to sell Nissan Murano. The number of cars sold are staggering - half a million units.
The second generation only strengthened the position of his elder brother. The new Murano has been modern, but was able to keep the origins and traditions. Designers have realized what they could offer Nissan cars and what I could wish sophisticated buyer. They are almost perfectly modernized car that millions love, made him a modern, more aggressive and highly prestigious.
The most attractive to buyers is the design of the car. Appearance model can be confidently put five out of five. Of course - leave the driving performance of its predecessor far behind.
Excellent appearance, excellent control of management, high level of comfort, a pleasant lounge with a car in the same style - all can offer cars Nissan Murano the second generation. We can say that the Murano - a luxury car. Sale of first-generation Nissan Murano has proven the quality and beauty of the model, and the second generation turned it into a real luxury on wheels.
General Motors has plans to start production of a new electric luxury brand Cadillac. Electric car still has the working title of ELR will be developed based on the concept Converj, which was shown as early as 2009. Cadillac ELR will be a sporty coupe with premium, calculated on the four passengers. Cadillac ELR likely - it will equip the main electric motor with lithium-ion battery and an auxiliary gasoline engine-generator.
News / Announcement: Vorsteiner Tuning Program for the Ferrari 458 Italia
The company Vorsteiner is proud to announce a new program of 458-V. Uncompromising design of our aerodynamic components fit perfectly with the style of Ferrari. The specialists of the company was to not to deviate from the classic lines of Ferrari, and to emphasize them and to improve the look of the car and its dynamic characteristics.
In the body kit includes a new optional spoiler front bumper. To maintain a balance of downforce on the car axis, we have also added a rear spoiler and rear diffuser with increased aerodynamic fins.
All body parts are made of lightweight and ultra strong carbon fiber autoclaved. You can not doubt the quality of materials and ease of installation.
We also offer forged alloy wheels. They are available in sizes 20 or 21 inches, and are powder coated to any color on request.
The most expensive cars in the world on display in California
In the town of Monterey on the California coast started exhibition of rare and exclusive cars from around the world.
Jaguar set to a number of cars in the E-Type 50th Anniversary model
Each year in the resort town of Monterey in an unusual Motor Show, where the wealthy motorists can buy yourself a new "toy" for a couple of million dollars, and mere mortals - to look at the exotic cars of all time.
From major auto show in Paris or Geneva, the local festival going wild different level of glamor. There is no "simple" cars and futuristic concepts, no close pavilion with the crowd of onlookers, only luxury cars that are in the park on a manicured gazonchikah.
In a separate building are traded, where once again resold rarities of the last century. Starting prices range from one hundred thousand to one million dollars, and the third fall of the hammer grow several times. The most expensive lot was a racing Ferrari in 1957, which has sold over 16.4 million.
For a couple of days the only auction house RM Auctions sold the car for $ 80 million.
It also hosts an annual beauty contest (Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance), which is attended by the most part, old collectible cars.
Voisin C-25 Aerodyne - the winner of the beauty contest
This time the prize (Best in Show) received the "French» Voisin C-25 Aerodyne 1934 edition, which has had to be noted in the category of European classics. This model is created by Gabriel Voisin, better known as the pioneer of aviation, rather than as a designer of cars. Was issued 28 such machines, preserved specimens dispersed to private collections.
As for modern cars, there is the most notable guest was the new Bugatti Veyron L'Or Blanc Edition - Ceramic supercar for $ 1.65 million.
Bugatti Veyron L'Or Blanc Edition - one of the most expensive supercars in the world
Presentation of the model took place at the Eurovision Elegance at Pebble Beach (Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance).
Design of the new Lexus GS is to be expected repeats style concept LF-Gh, presented in the spring in New York. The new form of the lattice, according to the manufacturer, will be the hallmark of future models.
New products will be built on the modernized platform of its predecessor - the wheelbase remains the same, but change the width of the car, and will be retuned front and rear suspension. Machine weight decreased by 70 kg, slightly widened track (+40 mm front and 50 mm at the rear).
The next generation Lexus GS will be offered with a 3.5-liter six-cylinder petrol engine with 306 hp and all-wheel drive (distributes the torque between the front and rear axles in the ratio of 50/50 to 30/70, a more affordable version of this same engine will only rear-wheel drive) and an eight unit in volume of 4.6 liters.
To 96 km / h GS 350 sprints in 5.7 seconds at a top speed of 228 km / h "Six" is working with a sequential automatic transmission with gearshift 'paddles' for manual control.
Interior completely changed, and now looks more like the interior of the supercar LF-A. In the eye catches a large (up to 12.3 inch) touchscreen display. Of innovation - a "smart" climate control, which automatically determines whether the passengers in the car, and regulates the flow of air.
The new Lexus GS as much as 10 airbags, including airbag'i to protect the feet of the driver and front passenger and side "curtain" for the people sitting at the back.
Another "trick" - a system to prevent the collision. Special infrared sensor monitors the driver's eyes, and if he is not looking at the road in a potentially dangerous situation, alarm sounds. If the driver does not react in time, the car automatically brakes.
In Europe, the new product will present at the Frankfurt Motor Show, opening in mid-September. Production of the new model will begin in December, and deliveries to dealers will begin in February 2012.
Infiniti has declassified a large seven-seat crossover
The exhibition debuted in California luxury crossover Infiniti JX. On sale will be new in the spring.
Serial Infiniti JX will release next year / Infiniti
The premiere was held at the new Infiniti exhibition Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Monterey (USA). Formally, this is a concept, though as close to a production version. This is reported by Auto News.
If we believe the automaker, JX crossover will be the most spacious in its class. The second row seats can be moved back and forth by 5.5 inches (15 cm). While in the second row can be installed child seat, which will not interfere with the third-row passengers to easily climb into the cabin and go outside. Most rear seats, according to the company, not for children.
At Infiniti JX will be the most modern electronics, including Blind Spot Intervention System and Backup Collision Intervention, which work in tandem. When switching to reverse gear unit determines obstacles or objects that are at this point will intersect the trajectory path and informs the driver. In the event of a threat of collision triggers emergency braking.
Already in the database has a crossover premium Bose Studio Surround stereo system with 14 speakers, as well as multimedia Infiniti Connection Telematics, which is able to automatically synchronize the calendar with the owner of the smartphone, and, for example, to pave the shortest route to your destination.
Under the hood promises to deliver a powerful V6, but not the exact characteristics of the Japanese motor is not called. Machines will be available for two types of drive: full and front. The crossover will be the first Infiniti, which will sport a continuously variable transmission, which reduces the expense of fuel consumption.
World premiere of Infiniti JX series held at the Auto Show in Los Angeles in November. At the same time become known and motor range and specification.