The little big bet Audi

Posted on August 13, 2011

A middle of next month, the German company will present the "Audi Urban Concept" in Frankfurt. Sporty, lightweight, not yet announced its advantages.

Must be approached its retractable roof and running as shown in the presented prototype, have no more than four feet tall. We are talking about the Audi Urban Concept, a small but powerful hybrid car that the prestigious German automaker officially presented in Frankfurt next month.

Heretofore, know certain characteristics: 2.8 meter long, tandem, of lightweight materials (the basic structure is 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 sporty design, high efficiency (at least declaimed) all in a well reduced weight.

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Jaguar CX 75: a very fast hybrid

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, Jaguar, currently owned by Indian group Tata has announced that its CX 75 model will be released in 2013 with the amazing speed of 320 kilometers per hour.
The CX 75, and named as the most important "supercar" hybrid designed so far, emit less than 99 degrees of CO2 per kilometer, a fact that has been well received by both environmental groups and the industry sector that 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.


250 units

Commercially, bet Jaguar 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 at an estimated price of $ 900,000 per vehicle.
The car whose acceleration rate would be about 100 miles in three seconds-is considered by Jaguar as a good example of technology cooperation with industry motorsport.

Written by Andrés Bacigalupo
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The latest offering from Lamborghini

Posted on March 23, 2011

The Italian brand dazzled at the Geneva Motor Show with its coupe model "Aventador". Sporty and super luxury, it can reach up to 350 kilometers per hour.


Weeks before it opened the Geneva Motor Show that I -event concentrated a century developments of the sector we had them in MV Experiences on new models that Land Rover would present himself 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 that do not skimp on high technology.
The cost of the vehicle, which only be available in Europe by 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 stylish coupe-from permanent four-wheel drive can also surprise with its initial velocity: in just 2.9 seconds to reach 100 kilometers per hour. It has a gearbox 7-speed offered by its five modes of use (three automatic and two manual).


Preserves the style

Aesthetically, the Lamborghini Aventador, which follows the line of "strong" sports inaugurated by Diablo and Murciélago - maintains certain own aesthetic and functional features of the firm: doors that open up and center rear engine layout.
Inside, are no less interesting detail, though they assure the experts is quite "continuity" regarding the Bat. It differs from it, however, because both your board and center console are the most important dimensions.


Written by Andrés Bacigalupo
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New models of Land Rover

Posted on February 19, 2011

A hybrid vehicle, the new model of the Range Rover Evoque and a version of "super luxury". These are some of the news that the company will present in Geneva next month.


The March 3 will open the Geneva Motor Show and, like every year, there are always high expectations on the models presented large firms, especially those targeted at high-end vehicles.
For now, we know that the prestigious Land Rover formalized the news about "Range-e," a prototype hybrid diesel powered. According ahead from the automaker, this model has a diesel TDV6 3.0 liter engine with automatic transmission ZF eight-speed. Furthermore, it 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 the different alternatives Evoque customers to adapt to your tastes. Both exterior and interior design, buyers can choose between the lines "Pure" (cool and contemporary), "Prestige" (luxury) and "Dynamic" (sports).


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.

Written by Andrés Bacigalupo
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