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Fisker Surf goes to mass production

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Presented on a last year’s showroom in Frankfurt electric car Fisker Surf start in a mass production.

The car, because of unusual body style received comparison with super car Ferrari FF, in movement is resulted by two electric motors total capacity of 408 h.p. and a twisting moment of 1 330 Nanometers. Units with a zero exhaust receive a food from lithium-ionic of the battery in capacity 20 Kw. Accumulators charge the solar batteries established on a roof and the 4-cylinder gasoline engine in volume of 2.0 liters. Fisker Surf it is dispersed with 0 to 96 km/h for 5,9 with, speed limit of the car makes 201 km/h. In an electric mode the five-door car overcomes to 80 km, with working engine the maximum cruising range reaches 402 km.

Assembly Fisker Surf organize at the Finnish factory Valmet Automotive in the city of Uusikaupunki Valmet Automotive where today the North American company makes sedan Karma. Fisker plans to exhaust approximately 3,5 thousand cars of electric car Surf. The Production version of the sports versatile person show in September at an exhibition in Paris, and model sales begin in the end of current year or in the following beginning.

According to MotorAuthority, in 2013 company fills up a grocery ruler with the third car under the account the cabriolet with a rigid roof appears which.

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse - fastest roadster in the world

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Probably that in connection with toughening of requirements to ecological compatibility (fuel consumption and blowouts) manufacture of Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport will be stopped, but the French motor-car manufacturer showed new supernatural version Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse which debuts on the Geneva showroom next month. In new version Super Sport a key role the engine, W16 plays, the unit with the increased turbo and inter coolers which gives out 1200 h.p. and the maximum twisting moment in 1,500 Nanometers.

Fast success Super Sport convinced us to increase productivity of a roadster of Bugatti. Once again our engineers persistent work proved that Bugatti can constantly expand borders technically possible», the president of Bugatti Wolfgang Durheimer told. In Super Sport we used all our achievements in Grand Sport, transforming driving with open top into unusual sensations on high speeds», - the president explained.

New high performance car from Spain - GTA Spano

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The newbie of world car industry - the Spanish company GTA Motors - announced a premiere on the motor-show in Geneva the serial version of model Spano which intend to sell in many countries of the world. Two door model Spano, the first-born of the Spanish manufacturer, in a conceptual kind has been shown the public three years ago. About distinctions between serial model and super car in GTA Motors prefer not to extend. It is expected that commodity super cars it will be constructed on the easy chassis executed from carbon and the titan, and receives carboplastic a body.

In a motor compartment of the car the 8.3-litre gasoline engine with a mechanical supercharger settles down. Capacity V-shaped “tens” makes 820 h.p., the maximum twisting moment reaches 960 Nanometers. The motor is aggregated with seven-step gear box. The novelty in the equipped weight of 1 350 kg develops the maximum speed of 350 km/h, being dispersed to first “hundred” 2,9 with. In 2009 representatives GTA Motors declared that agreements are entered into with dealers about sales Spano to Russia, the United Arab Emirates, the USA, Germany and Italy. The super car makes cost $725 000.

Tuned performance Porche 911 Turbo from Vorsteiner

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Tuning firm from Vorsteiner (California, the USA), specializing on operational development Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche, have presented a new aerodynamic package for sport car Porsche 911 Turbo (997) which has given to the car more aggressive character.

The tuning package under name V-RT practically completely consists from carbon details. In a front part sport penalty Porsche 911 Turbo (997) there was a new bumper with the increased air intakes and additional optics, and also the bottom spoiler. According to the manufacturers, the new bumper is a little bit easier, than what instal on the standard car. In a “fodder” part of model also there was a modernised bumper with more dimensional lateral vent holes serving for cooling интеркулера. Has not done without installation and carbon choke tube with the built in four branch pipes of an exhaust system. In a bodi-whale tuners have engaged exclusive light-alloy wheels dimension of 19 and 20 inches.

Price of Tesla Model S

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Company Tesla Motor which for the first time has declared by creation high-speed electropenalty, named cost of the new, more “budgetary” model which debut display else only should take place within the next few days, and sales and at all will begin at all next year.

The premiere of sedan Model S will take place on March, 26th current year, and in sale Tesla Model S will arrive in the end of 2011, but the price of the car is known already today. Electromobile cost in a base complete set will make $57,400, and taking into account the tax discount at purchase of ecologically pure car $49,900 will turn out.
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Thus, sedan Tesla will manage to the buyer in the sum half conceding to cost of a roadster, the price on which begins from $109 thousand, перeдает Autonews. Moreover, Model S is much cheaper than the basic competitor - the hybrid sedan Fisker Karma which cost starts from $87,900.

According to company Tesla plans, originally Model S showed up in the markets of the USA and Europe and only then electromobiles will arrive to Asia.

Hybrid Koenigsegg Quant

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

To the message on the next working out hybrid a superpenalty today already hardly someone will be surprised. And here news about creation a sport penalty on “solar pull-rod” quite is worthy.

koenigsegg quantKnown company Koenigsegg presented in Geneva concept car Quant. Four-seater hybrid sports car is developed by concern in common with experts from company NLV Solar which is engaged in manufacture of the devices working on solar batteries. As they say in the press release, the concept car is not any fantastic working out, and quite real car. The model cruising range should make about 500 km then additional charge of batteries which will occupy about 20 minutes is necessary to Increase duration of a way will help a special covering of a body with photo-electric elements and system transforms to kinetic energy at braking. Power of Koenigsegg Quant will make 512 h.p., as much as possible twisting moment - 715 Nanometers. The power-plant weight is reached by 140 kg, weight of this car - 1780 kg. Rear-drive the car is capable to type first “hundred” for 5,2 sec, the maximum speed - about 275 km/hour. For safety of passengers and the driver electric Koenigsegg Quant six “clever” pillows of safety, electronic system of stabilisation, ABS and other technologies answer. The price and exact terms of manufacture of the car are not called