Two years after signing the contract with the BMW Group for the supply of diesel engines equipped with the Toyota Verso now for the first time a model with a self-ignition of the Munich automobile manufacturer.
The four-cylinder engine with 82 kW / 112 hp does the Toyota Verso 1.6 D-4D service. This is the compact Toyota Van future available with three diesel engines and two petrol engines covering a power range up to 130 kW / 177 PS. The new 1.6-liter diesel engine from the collaboration with BMW is the entry into the diesel engines for the Verso represents and embodies with CO2 emissions of just 119 g / km, corresponding to a consumption of 4.5 l/100 km at the same time the economical engine of the model. The engine mobilizes 1750-2250 tours with a maximum torque of 270 Nm. Continue reading
The six-cylinder models of the Porsche Cayenne to roll in January 2014 Platinum Edition in the trade. Those Cayenne and Cayenne Diesel are most comprehensively equipped and have many of the most desired options as standard on.
Externally, the Porsche Cayenne Special models can be identified at numerous detailed finishes in platinum silver metallic. Shimmer in such a way as the side and center air intake grille, the side windows, and the tear-off edge of the rear roof spoiler and the trim of the trunk. As standard, the Uni-paint finishes are available in black and white, surcharge offer to the Porsche dealer Meteor Grey Metallic, Deep Black Metallic and mahogany metallic. In addition, exclusively for this is Cayenne available edition paint Carrara White metallic available as an option. The scene round out the 19-inch Cayenne Design II wheels with colored coats of arms. Continue reading
As of now, the BMW M GmbH is limited to 100 units Edition for the BMW X6 M at: the BMW X6 M Design Edition. This special model is distinguished by particularly athletic, visual highlights from both the interior and the exterior.
The interior of the BMW X6 M Design Edition evaluates the Merino-Volllederausstattung including dashboard in black/red topstitching Mugellorot with Mugello. Also, the X6 M special edition is the BMW Individual interior trim piano black lacquer reserved with a specific edition plaque. From the outside, the BMW X6 M Design Edition is to identify 21-inch BMW M wheels in double spoke design and carbon elements. As exterior colors, the metallic shades Alpine White, Sapphire Black and Melbournerot are available. Together they form a sporty yet elegant color harmony, which is reserved in this combination exclusively in the 100 copies of the BMW X6 M Design Edition. Continue reading
The new Peugeot 308, which in 2013 celebrated its world premiere at the IAA and moved into the showrooms of the German Peugeot dealer end of September, with five stars achieved the top rating in the Euro NCAP crash test.
The Peugeot 308 was by the independent organization Euro NCAP under the new, stricter guidelines evaluated. With the highest rating of five stars in four categories: occupant protection for adults and children, pedestrian protection and assistance systems, the new Peugeot 308 2013 its excellent level of safety to the test. For this purpose, carried out primarily the standard equipment with electronic stability program and traction control, two front, side and curtain airbags, Isofix fixtures with three mounting points, speed limiter or regulator and the electric parking brake and hill-start assist from the middle of the trim line “xx” is a contribution. Continue reading
The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will start a career as a police car. Two copies with the innovative and economical diesel hybrid drive, the battery can be recharged from a standard electrical outlet; Volvo has now handed over to eye the Federal Police.
The two Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid, see the future in the federal police Sankt Augustin and Pirna use. The two Volvo models were fitted together with the competent partner Baumeister & Trabandt from Korschenbroich to police vehicles. Now that has Volvo hybrid duo a roof joists “zircon” the company Pintsch Bamag that is turned on and off via a control element on the center console, and storage net in front passenger footwell for stopping trowel. In addition, both have combined Volvo get a foliation as a radio patrol car. Continue reading
Although the new BMW 4-factory can show some power and torque, the BMW tuner Hartge offers a comprehensive optimization program for both the BMW Coupe and the BMW convertible.
The BMW 4-tuning program initially includes sport springs for the models 420d, 428i and 435i. They cause Tiefelegung 15-20 mm at the front and from 5 to 10 mm behind. For the standard 230 kW / 313 bhp BMW 435d xDrive there are tuning the engine to 266 kW / 362 hp at 4400 rpm and 730 Nm at 1800 tours. The under-positioned power for BMW 430d sets of 190 kW / 258 PS to 222 kW / 302 hp at 3900 rpm, its torque raises 655 Nm at 2250 tours. In addition, the BMW 420d xDrive and 420d of 4 models of 135 kW / 184 PS to 160 kW / 218 PS are trimmed at 4000 rpm, with torque climbing to 450 Nm at 1800 tours. Continue reading
At the Essen Motor Show 2013 with Citigo Sport, Fabia Monte Carlo, Rapid Spaceback, Octavia, Octavia RS and the recently revised Yeti and Superb Combi is there to see the same seven standard Skoda models – and the Rapid Sport.
The most recent model Skoda Rapid is on this year’s Essen Motor Show, which on 30 November opens its doors twice Gas: The brand new Rapid Spaceback grants its passengers with its large panoramic roof an excellent view. In addition, the latest Skoda models according to the claim of the Czech VW subsidiary numerous clever and practical details on – “simply clever” just. Not without reason, Skoda for years the most successful in Germany import brand dar. Continue reading
On the Guangzhou Motor Show in south China the facelifted Lexus CT 200h has been unveiled recently. The new edition of the full hybrid compact car rolls in the first quarter of 2014 in Europe in the trade.
The CT 200h brings the wider and more prominent grille drawn Lexus Diabolo a sportier appearance. In the side view is the revised Lexus hybrid model to newly developed 16 – and 17-inch alloy wheels in a ten-spoke design capture. At the renovated rear of the Lexus CT 200h, the new bumper that stands out, now submits to more horizontal structure. The unique reflectors in the Lexus-typical “L” design and the black middle part emphasize the low center of gravity. Continue reading
For an Audi S3 test to Monte Carlo? Always! Of course, we are interested primarily for urban peculiarities. Because the gain of the S3 sedan some interesting curves. The new Audi S3 limousine waiting for us with wild-open large air intakes left and right of the single-frame grille, the rear grab two exhaust pipes to a diffuser.
The tornado line and the 19-inch alloy wheels with asymmetric double-spoke dominate the edge. Without any effort you can open the driver’s door of the S3. The interior is lined with black leather. At the shoulder regions of the seats ensure corsa red inserts for loosening that blend magnificently with the existing red decorative stitching everywhere. On the sports seats S3 limousine it sits comfortably and undergoes lateral support full. The place soon we find after pressing the start button. Continue reading
Lately, form the “middle” of BMW coupes a class by itself. Accordingly, once give itself design and character – but with the Eibach suspension can be further enhanced driving pleasure in the BMW 4-Coupe.
The new BMW 4- series comes from the factory with a dynamic setup. Using the Pro-Kit driver find their personal ideal line but even easier. The performance Eibach springs lower the center of gravity of the BMW 4-Coupe a little way from and to optimize the handling. Also the sporty appearance of the 4- Coupe benefits from lowering. Continue reading