Posted on August 13, 2011
By the middle of next month, the German company will present the "Audi Urban Concept" at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Sporty, lightweight, has not yet unveiled its advantages.
We must tackle running its mobile roof as shown in the prototype presented, have no more than four feet in height. We are talking about the Audi Urban Concept, a small but powerful hybrid car that the prestigious German automaker officially presented at Frankfurt next month.
Heretofore, some features know 2.8 meters long, tandem, of lightweight materials (the basic structure has been made of plastic reinforced with carbon fiber) and two electric motors (each coupled to respective rear wheels ). It would have LED headlights.
Although we have to wait until September for details of the Audi Urban Concept, and industry experts have cautiously welcomed and at the same time.
For now, it is defined as "non-conventional" in the sense that while it is a classic ecological prototype also combines a sporty design, high efficiency (at least recited) and all in a rather small weight.
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Posted on May 18, 2011
The first units would go on sale in 2013. The combination of traditional combustion and electric motor will allow you to reach up to 320 kilometers per hour.
Two months after the conclusion of the International Motor Show in Geneva, the latest in the world of high-end vehicles continue. Now, now owned Jaguar, Tata Group, has announced that its X75 model will be released in 2013 with the amazing speed of 320 kilometers per hour.
The CX 75, and christened the "supercar" most important hybrid designed so far, issued less than 99 degrees of CO2 per kilometer driven, a fact that has been well received by both environmental groups and by industry sector strong commitment to retraining.
Ecology aside, the fact is that the Jaguar CX 75 is the result of an agreement between Tata and the engineers of the Williams Formula 1 team. They will, in fact, responsible for developing the hybrid engine and carbon parts for the chassis.
Commercially, Jaguar bid looks to compete more strongly with the signatures of German luxury cars that lead the segment. For now, we know that to be a "hole" between the elite of high-end, the company will produce only 250 cars to an estimated price of $ 900,000 per vehicle.
The self-acceleration whose speed would be about 100 kilometers in three seconds, is considered by Jaguar as a good example of technological cooperation with industry motorsport.
Text: Andrés Bacigalupo
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Posted on March 23, 2011
The Italian brand dazzled at the Geneva Motor Show with its coupe model "Aventador". Sporty and super luxury, can reach up to 350 kilometers per hour.
Weeks before it opened its doors in Geneva Motor Show-event concentrated over a century-sector developments in MV Experiences we had them on the new models that Land Rover would present there.
But, without subtracting any merit to the British manufacturer, all eyes of the automotive world have landed on Lamborghini, whose "Aventador" has captivated fans of luxury sports do not skimp on technology.
The cost of the vehicle, which only be available in Europe in mid-year, around 300 thousand Euros and their technical numbers give a clear idea of its benefits. Has a relatively light weight (1650 kilos) for a car of its kind and may reach up to 350 kilometers per hour.
This sleek coupe-quattro permanent four-wheel-also can surprise with its initial velocity: in just 2.9 seconds reaches 100 kilometers per hour. It has a gearbox 7-speed offered by its five modes of use (three automatic and two manual).
Aesthetically, the Lamborghini Aventador, which follows the line of sports "strong" inaugurated by Diablo and Murciélago - maintains certain aesthetic and functional own signature: doors that open up and mid-rear engine layout.
Inside, there are less interesting detail, though-say experts, is quite "continuity" regarding the Bat. It differs from it, however, because both your board and center console are the most important dimensions.
Text: Andrés Bacigalupo
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Posted on February 19, 2011
A hybrid vehicle, the new model of the Range Rover Evoque and a version of "Horrible". These are some of the news that the company will present in Geneva next month.
The March 3 opens on Geneva Motor Show and, like every year, there is always a lot of expectations on the models presented large firms, especially those aimed at high-end vehicles.
For now, we know that the prestigious Land Rover formalized the news about "Range-e", a prototype diesel hybrid power. According ahead from the automaker, this model has an engine 3.0-liter TDV6 diesel with automatic transmission ZF eight-speed. Also, can reach up to 193 kilometers per hour.
The other big attraction will be the coupe and 5-door versions of the new Range Rover Evoque. In this case, Land Rover has built the innovative concept of customization and enable customers to adapt alternatives Evoque to your tastes. Both exterior and interior design, buyers can choose between the lines "Pure" (cool and contemporary), "Prestige" (luxury) and "Dynamic" (sport).
Exclusive and limited
Finally, Land Rover has informed that during 2011, will be released exclusive Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate Edition Evoque and Land Rover Discovery White and Black. In limited editions, as expected.