The SDV8 in Range Rover and Range Rover Sport offers the model 2015 even more steam: The 4.4-liter diesel engine mobilized from its eight cylinders now in addition to 250 kW / 339 hp a maximum torque of 740 Nm.
The 40 extra Nm available here at hand, especially in the rev range 1700-2300 tours. This increases the acceleration in gears five to eight by up to 6.5 percent – and thus intermediate sprints and the Überholvermögen of Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. The increased torque of course benefits also the tensile properties. It has also been adapted to the new eight-speed automatic transmission of the two Range Rover SUVs. The information provided by ZF unit received a new torque converter with two dampers. Regardless of the torque increase the fuel consumption and emissions of SDV8 remained at its low for this power class level Continue reading
For Peugeot Germany the first half of 2014 went last year positively. By end of June 2014, the growth of the Lion Brand 2.5 percent was in new car registrations over the previous year.
Sales of the Peugeot models topped in its development marginally the entire German car market, which increased by 2.4 percent over the same period. The consistently solid higher positioning of the brand is also now clearly in the business. So the local Peugeot dealer brought again more upscale vehicles of trim lines at the man. The share of the top features of the Peugeot 2008 Allure was about 71 percent at end-June, with other models he was similarly high. The income per sold Peugeot cars could be so over 2013 increase further. Continue reading
The new Audi A3 e-tron met as a Surprise three wishes at once: How Audi announced not wrong, here’s a battery-electric vehicle, a plug-in hybrids as well as a performer on the basis of the compact A3 platform.
That the new Audi A3 e-tron has a 1.4 TFSI gasoline engine with 150 horsepower on board, causing a driving style that strives for pure electric mode. Huh? So isset, the E-motor with a maximum of 102 hp and tight 330 Nm of torque provides enormously smooth and carefree progress, the noise of the climate control on the lowest level is due to the almost silent drive A3 test to be heard at our Audi perfectly, while the tire noise the 17-inch tires directly excludes loud and vulgar. Relaxation rather than fatigue. And in this idyll roars with a desire to kick down at once the gasoline engine at high speed and a vehemence that had until then gentle elegance of the A3 Sportback e-tron can not be expected. Continue reading
The Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale by Zagato is one of those special editions in a single chassis, combine features and very personal approach, with a result that insurance does not leave anyone indifferent. We are facing an Alfa Romeo, but its chassis and engine is original Dodge Viper and its final design is signed by Zagato. Three firms with history and different understandings of sportsmanship, but the Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale found a link that can now be yours for a price of $ 699,900 (USA)
An Alfa, with heart and sculpture Viper Zagato
Only 9 units manufactured by hand by Zagato to pay tribute to the 100 years old by Alfa Romeo in 2013. Taking as starting the previous generation Dodge Viper in specification ACR, the Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale is one of the fastest and powerful Alfas ever built biscione emblem on the front. No reminiscent of Ferrari or Maserati, Alfa has this American muscle and Italian design. Continue reading
As we report from the official account of Tesla, the images that adorn the news are just recreations of people AutoExpress. Aside from its appearance, the new car is a reality and is in development to be launched sometime in 2017. The name will be known, Tesla Model III, and its place in the market, much closer to the general public. The electric car are running to a segment in which vehicles are like the BMW 3 series, Audi A4, Mercedes c-class.
Rumors had been circulating about it on the net quite some time, with the name of Model E, which would be complementary to the range of the American firm. That is, they had a large saloon on the Model S, and a crossover – electric SUV – called Model X, play something different. Continue reading
A couple of years ago we decided to convert my bipolar personality in our great advantage when to get in the skin of the client that buys a SUV, analyze the reasons which invite to purchase, and the reasons why an SUV does not deserve penalty. Today is a Hit study by the insurance search portal, which offers a no less striking reflection. From a purely economic point of view, an SUV is considerably more expensive than a familiar category, engine and equipment, equivalent. The difference can be up to 9,000 euros difference, with calculations as discussed below may even be optimistic.
If you are in the decision process of buying a car, that is, if in the coming months you will renew your car, you may have crossed your mind the idea of buying a SUV, an SUV a crossover, as you prefer to call it. In Which car should I buy? have already developed an article on the costs you have to consider when buying a SUV. Continue reading
It seems that a major revolution brewing in the ranks of Porsche and no, not by the arrival of a new model in particular, but for the renewal of the mechanical framework of the brand with a new generation of platforms and mechanical where no shortage of engines Boxer 4-cylinder supercharged.
2017 seems to be the key to this new stage in signing Stuttgar year is that as pointing from Autocar will be the year that we will gradually knowing the generational replacements Porsche Cayman, Boxster and 911 thus reaching 2019 with the homework done for counting in its range of sporty models with the new platform and new mechanics. Continue reading
Some Germans had a brilliant idea, give a second life to an exciting car that would otherwise have ended up in a scrap or at best, as giving some classic pieces. And it’s not talking about a GSi, but a modest Kadett 1.6, with an intermediate finishing then, does merit to become cult car in social networks, capable of putting a serious damper on a Ferrari 458 Italy and to show what can be achieved thanks to the supercharger and a tire capable of transmitting such force on the asphalt.
This Opel Kadett received a swap, engine transplant, for which 1.6 sutituyó its original with a four-cylinder 2.0-liter equipped with a huge turbo capable of reaching a maximum pressure of 2.45 bars, a power of 685 hp. A beast that, after starting to pull, no one resists almost any sport, for that is powerful and expensive. Continue reading
Dodge-Chrysler announced that production of the SRT Viper, Dodge Viper from 2015, returned to be launched in late June. After a break of more than two months at an alarming accumulation manufacturing units in stock Viper, the resumption of the production is in the air leaving the future of American sports. Commercially, the Viper is not working well at all, finding as the Chevrolet Corvette will exceed sales month after month.
If we do if the rumors about the future of the Viper, we may be witnessing the end of this sport as we know it. Since the cessation of production of the previous generation, there have been many criticisms of the Viper expecting a quantum leap in countless aspects, highlighting the urgent need to implement an automatic transmission. Continue reading