I.DE.A Sofia, a sports supercar concept at Genava 2010

I.DE.A Sofia
I.DE.A Sofia
Berlin-hybrid four-seat coupe

I.DE.A Institute at the Geneva Motor Show will present a prototype of a hybrid sports car.
The first sketches published to suggest that the Sofia, so we will call the concept, will be a four-door sedan-coupe.
The workshop will show the Turin Motor Show this seductive car, revealing the details next week.

Video : Nissan 370Z with Melissa Haro, Damaris Lewis and Jessica Hart

Melissa Haro
Melissa Haro, American supermodel, zips on the Nissan 370Z in the streets of Las Vegas.
Obviously with the help of a pilot professionsta but in the company of colleagues, and Damaris Lewis, Jessica Hart. All three were key players in the famous Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, the famous collection of swimwear.
The double trio works great.

Audi A1 Black Edition Test Drive video and more details with new pictures

Audi A1 Logo

Quality and technology are two powers that brought him even Audi A1, which has a wide track with sports suspension, steering gear ratio with direct. 4 engines are available, all Euro5, turbo and direct injection.
Two petrol. The 1.2 TFSI by 86 horses (16.3 kgm of torque from 1,500 rpm) and you can touch 179 km / h, accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 12 1 and runs an average 19.6 kilometers per liter (119 g / km of CO2). For those who want more panache is the 1.4 TFSI 122 hp (20.4 kgm) that pushes the A1 at 200 km / h with one click takes 9 1 0 to 100 and states same consumption.

Audi A1 Black Edition

Audi A1 Black Edition

There are also two diesel, both 1.6 TDI. The first has 90 horses (23.5 kgm): Maximum speed 179 km / h, acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 12 "2 and average distance of 26.3 km / liter (99 g / km of CO2). The second touches the 105 hp (25.6 kgm) to 187 km / h, from 0 to 100 in 10 "8 and an average distance of 25.9 kilometers per liter.
Standard on all models the Start & Stop system, but it is a required field double-clutch 7-speed, or the appreciation, on the other Audi models, S-tronic.
The 3-door Audi A1 coming onto the market in late summer (for the 5-door Sportback It was not until year-end) available in 10 colors.

New Concept 2010 Genava : Future Compact IED Tesla EYE

EYE IED For years now, the Geneva Motor Show is the stage that the European Institute of Design in Turin chooses to show the public the project carried out by the students of Master of Arts in Transportation Design - work experience . EYE, this is the name of the concept car that will be presented in the next edition of the Fair, is the result of collaboration with Tesla Motors, the carmaker American is gaining momentum with the production of fully electric cars.

Bridgestone Potenza S001: glued to the ground

Bridgestone Potenza S001
More performance, but less rolling resistance. And what promises S001 Bridgestone Potenza tires, new high performance tire developed by the Japanese to be mounted on cars and premium sport.

The debut of rubber Power S001 is these days. Among the cars that are fitted as standard, the Aston Martin Rapide and the Ferrari 458 Italy. In reality, these are only two models of the wide range of cars to which it addresses the new Bridgestone tire, which at the time of its launch is available in 19 sizes with measures ranging from 18 "to 20".

The rubber Power S001 looks like an evolution of the Potenza RE050A, which joins. The tread is asymmetrical, with grooves wide profile to help drain the water and minimize the effects of aquaplaning. Among other innovations in this tire: more pieces of the shoulder stiff, wide and high adhesion, reinforcement in the heel that increases the longitudinal stiffness and allows efficient braking during cornering.via

2011 Impreza crossover version - Subaru Impreza XV Genava 2010

Subaru Impreza XV
World premiere at the Geneva Motor Show for the new version of the Impreza that the style is crossover ready to face with his trademark sporty appeal even off-road terrain.
Like the Subaru Outback is a long time in the off-road version of the Legacy, the Impreza can now also boast its counterpart version tout terrain.
This is not a prototype but a car already in the final version, ready to be sold short even on the Italian market.
It is developed based on the five-door body of the Impreza latest version but will boast a new look of the grille and wheel arches also adding longitudinal bars and a spoiler located above the rear window.
As for the engines, the new Impreza VX mount the well-known boxer in configurations from 2-liter gasoline and diesel.
Its total length is 4.43 meters, height of 1.77 and height of 1.52 meters. The passage is instead of 2.62 meters.

The photograph published on this page refers to the version dedicated to the American market and has moved away from the XV that will be available in the Impreza Subaru dealerships from summer 2010.

More technical details and designers, along with new images, will be published on the World Off-Road, in conjunction with the Geneva Motor Show.

2011 Jeep Wrangler Islander comes to 2010 Geneva

2011 Jeep Wrangler Islander
2011 Jeep Wrangler Islander
After over 20 years, the exclusive development Islander back in the Jeep range. The layout Islander limited edition is available on the Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Equipped Version of Jeep Wrangler Sport, Islander is an exclusive development inspired by the theme of the beach and expresses all the fun of the open-air driving.
Jeep Wrangler Islander distinguishes itself has shades Surf Blue Pearl Coat and is also available in colors Stone White Clear Coat Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat and Brilliant Black Crystal Clear Coat.

Jeep Wrangler Islander Detroit 2010Ulteriori exterior features include the decal Islander 'Tiki Bob' on the hood, running boards, black and Moab wheels with tires from 17 inches by 32 inches.
The interior of the present version Islander seat covers Dark Gray Surf Blue inserts and blue stitching. Logo Islander 'Tiki Bob' is embroidered on the back. Even the leather steering wheel has visible stitching color Blue. Mopar rubber floor mats complete the motif inspired by the beach.
The exhibition Jeep Wrangler Islander will be available for MSRP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price) of 1,120 U.S. dollars.

New 2011 Ford Kuga with 2.0 TDCI engine 4x4

2010 Ford Kuga 4x4 2.0 TDCI
Comes a new engine for the Ford Kuga at the Geneva Motor Show: Ford Sport utiliy will be submitted with the 2.0 TDCi engine from 163 horses that will allow it to reach a top speed of 197 kilometers and hour, accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h 9.6 seconds. The new engine Kuga will soon be available exclusively for the version with four-wheel drive. In combination, optionally, manual transmission or automatic Ford PowerShift.

2011 Maserati GranCabrio photos and details

Black 2011 Maserati GranCabrio
2011 Maserati GranCabrio
2011 Maserati GranCabrio
Maserati GranCabrio - four proper seats, comfortable, inviting and inclusive. Never before has an open-top Maserati was offered so much. Never before has a car with the Trident badge had allowed a whole family or four friends on a trip in the fresh air to enjoy. The Maserati GranCabrio chemistry magic begins when you look at it too: It's pretty scary, with top up or down. Yes, it is based on an elaborate plan, for very specific reasons, which can be summarized in three words: "focus. Fabric, Ultra-High-tech fabric, weighs very little, infinitely less than metal and helps the car driving performance: the entire system weighs only 65 kg. And fabric is smooth, it complements the range of paint finishes of the car six times more than the number of colors in which it exists, from a black to a high-tech titanium-gray color in a warm chocolate.

Twenty eight seconds, the time it takes until the Maserati GranCabrio will go back to a safe cocoon. A flying one also, thanks to a Cx of 0.35 with the roof, which increased by a mere trifle, to 0.39, with the top down.

Design is at the service of comfort. The days when someone travels to the back of a sports car were persons have resigned with physical complaints are now complete at last: rear passenger assist in Maserati GranCabrio nactor, but co-stars ot the trip. The legs, even for those who are over six feet high, is keinemehr crammed into the spine is no longer maintained in an unnatural position, but comfortable and physiologically designed to seat backs so that sportsmanship does not support forced compromise on comfort.

2010 Carlsson C25 first official pictures - Exterior and interior

2010 Carlsson C25 first official pictures exterior
Knowing that the C25 weighs about 1950 kilograms, the sprint to 100 km / h in 3.7 seconds. Top speed is 352 km / h. With only 25 pieces to build could you ever think that this is not an apple and an egg from the door goes. Not less than 429,000 euros, without taxes, of course, takes this car (and you can have expensive options for you). However, you sure that you drive around with a uniekum. For Carlsson ensures that only 1 copy in one country can and will drive around. So nice plus.

2010 Carlsson C25 first official pictures interior
2010 Carlsson C25 first official pictures exterior

Modified 2011 Audi A8 Hofele Design specs and pictures

2011 Audi A8 Hofele
Hofele will the Geneva Motor Show their version of the new Audi A8 show. After external adjustments are also the motor adjustments. The 4.2l V8 FSI will in 5.3 seconds to 100 km / h sprint and this is because the engine has 400 hp and 475 Nm. The 4.2l V8 TDI to 395 hp and 880 Nm in 5.2 seconds will have to 100km / h spurten.Hofele has the appearance of the new A8 adjusted by means of: luchtinhappers with new bumpers, side skirts, sports exhaust, control valve noise optimization, integrated spoiler in the trunk

2011 Audi A8 Hofele

2011 Hyundai Elantra Commercial ads video "lipstick note"

Canada. It is not only where the Americans to load up on Olympic medals. It is also the home of TV commercials, you'd never see in the U.S., because they are simply too nervous and bad for our young'uns eyes. Case in point: A new commercial that is running the Hyundai Elantra Canada Day ad buys. In it is a cute brunette with one, it comes into Elantra that it leaves the owner of her lipstick-enhanced bodies impressed by the wipers. And the owner? Now it seems pretty jazzed by the possibilities. Watch it unfold after the jump. We turn your 24 / 7 Cialis and Enzyte saturation coverage on U.S. television.


Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG commercial ads video with Michael Schumacher

New safety car Formula 1 will be the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG at 2010.

Production of Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG began in January 2010. This car is equipped with atmospheric engine V8 engine 571 horsepower. For comparison, the power of modern engines "Formula 1" - about 720 horsepower. According to the manufacturer, from zero to a hundred kilometers per hour supercar capable of accelerating from a 3.8 seconds. Speed SLS AMG - 315 km per hour.

In advertising, the road version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which appeared in January this year, withdrew the team racer Mercedes GP, seven-time champion of Formula 1, Michael Schumacher.via

Hamann presented a 275-strong hatchback Fiat 500

Hamann Fiat 500
German studio Tuning Hamann, specializing in fine-tuning sports cars and cars premium brands, produced sports package for the "charged" hatchback Fiat 500 Abarth esseesse - HS Race. It includes the installation of an aerodynamic body kit body made of composite materials, and refinement of the engine, which, after modernization will develop 275 hp (380 Nm). It is reported by the publication Inside Line.
Hamann Fiat 500
Such indicators studio engineers Hamann achieved by improving the cylinder head of the standard 160-strong 1,4-liter turbo Fiat 500 Abarth esseesse, installing new forged pistons, and other rods, sports exhaust system, upgraded turbo and reprogramming the engine control unit. Also tuning hatchback was racing clutch, four-brakes and limited slip differential.

In addition, the company produced Hamann tuning packages for the 135-strong car Fiat 500 Abarth, which allow to increase the horsepower to 160, 180 or 210 horsepower.

The cost of these sports packages have not yet reported.

Fiat Ducato with the "CJT milestone" excellent

Fiat Ducato chassis.
Burstner Ixeo based on the Fiat Ducato
Since 1984, the association awards the caravanning and tourism journalists (CJT) the "CJT milestone" for extraordinary contributions to the promotion and development of caravanning, camping and tourism in Germany. For the first time in its history, the award goes to a manufacturer of base vehicles. Receives the award for the Fiat Ducato, has greatly influenced the German motor home market in the past three decades. Without the Fiat Ducato motorhome would have to write not such a big success story, founded the CJT the award of the "milestone" to Fiat Professional, the truck division of the brand.

Setra and Mercedes-Benz election win "Best Bus"


In the category "Best Coach" won the Setra S 431 DT double. The top model of the new TopClass 400 convinced the participants, especially in the areas of security, appearance, and innovation. The Setra S 417 HDH - also a member of the new Top Class 400 - and the Setra S 419 GT-HD the new ComfortClass 400, the second and third place at the Ulm traditional brand were awarded.

The category of "Best coach" won the Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid. Fared particularly well received, the vehicle produced in Mannheim for safety equipment and handling.
Mercedes-Benz Citaro G Bluetec Hybrid.
Mercedes-Benz Citaro G Bluetec Hybrid

The criteria for the award of the editorial voice of the readers were informed before the points Appearance / design / appeal, innovation, safety features, build quality, driver jobs, handling / ride quality, passenger comfort and driver visibility to the outside. In addition, the editors took into account the personal overall impression. A total of 13 European manufacturers of buses stood for election.

Triumph imposes special edition of the Daytona 675 SE

Triumph Daytona 675 SE
Triumph continues its series of Special Editions (SE). Thus, from April, the Daytona 675 SE limited edition to be available. The most striking feature is the special Pearl White paint, which contrasted with a blue frame. This further accents come with white stripes on sides and wheels and accessories.The Triumph Daytona 675 SE also features on the new adjustable alloy lever for clutch and brake from the accessories of the brand. Additional carbon-fiber components such as the heat shield, the exhaust end cap, the cockpit trim and the rear mudflaps are other features of the 125-hp three-cylinder model.

2011 Mitsubishi ASX pictures gallery with details

2011 Mitsubishi ASX
2011 Mitsubishi ASX
2011 Mitsubishi ASX

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will be its premiere Mitsubishi ASX completely new compact crossover on the 80th International Geneva Motor Show was held at Geneva Palexpo in Switzerland in March 2010.

The Mitsubishi ASX is the European-spec version of the Japanese Mitsubishi Space Runner, which is scheduled to go sale in Japan from February 2010. MMC new compact crossover will seat 5 and successively in European countries are introduced from the late spring of 2010, strengthen and MMC passenger car presence in the region, following in the footsteps of the great and recently redesigned Outlander mid-size crossover.

Among other drives available to the European-spec version will be an all-new Euro 5-compliant 1.8L turbo direct injection diesel engine jointly developed by MMC and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and is equipped function "Automatic Stop & Go" technology . Together with a 6-speed manual transmission, this combination is to ensure high environmental efficiency.

2011 Koenigsegg Agera details and pictures

2011 Koenigsegg Agera
2011 Koenigsegg Agera
2011 Koenigsegg Agera
Koenigsegg Agera also uses the latest technology in braking, including a controlled system of ABS, 392x36 and 380x34 ventilated and drilled ceramic discs for unparalleled braking performance and zero Fade regardless of track or road condition.Thanks optimized for breathing and Twin Turbo, power is now 910 liters. pp. running on regular gasoline. Maximum torque of 1100 nm and is achieved at 5100 rpm. There are more than 1000 Nm of torque from 2680 to 6100 rpm.

A new traction control system to respond quickly in the industry, with automatic adjustment feature for different road conditions and driving style, as well as several manual settings.

Koenigsegg has also developed a new type of internal illumination, which is the worlds frst in the automotive industry - Ghost light. Light shines through the keys of aluminum billets and surfaces by means of an invisible nanotube, creating excellent visibility of the characters, as well as very clean and stylish appearance, framed on all new center console and carbon fbre tunnel Assembly.

In addition, the driver can easily select the information that he wants to appear before him, all the new Multi-Info cluster in conjunction with the updated Infotainment display, ranging from basic functions to the G Force meter, electricity meters, Sat-Nav, music, Lap -timer or a compass - to better match current traffic conditions, whether highway cruising, touring country roads, city navigation, or serious driving track. In addition, the interior of the new Koenigsegg Agera lines and seams, which gives Beutiful fuidity to the interior.

Just Koenigsegg Agera created to maintain the position Koenigsegg as one of the most interesting and most efficient cars on the road, on the road, on the planet. Nevertheless, the preservation of the largest trunk in the industry and the novel Koenigsegg doors and removable / stacking capabilities Hardtop, what really makes all the cars Koenigsegg stand out.

Koenigsegg Agera will be done in parallel with the award-winning CCX and CCXR models. Koenigsegg This gives the opportunity to live up to our clients various wishes and requirements. Agera exhibited at the 80 th International Salon L'Auto in Geneva. Pre-Car Show will be put through its phases in the coming six months before the start of production car Agera. Finally, Agera also short for Ageratos Greek word which in Greek means "age."

A 5-door hatchback Mini: Is it possible?

5-door hatchback Mini
5-door hatchback Mini
The thinkers of decline in Mini and will decline as they can the concept. The idea is to divide a good idea into a full range which already includes today a "break", a cabriolet, a city car and an SUV soon. Will probably then a coupe and a roadster.

Discovering Countryman, Theophilus Chin Gamberg and began to chart his palette to imagine a hypothetical 7th model that seems most relevant: here is the 5-door Mini, a sort of compact Oxford rival Audi A3. Certainly, such a machine seems very unlikely since it would take customers to BMW Mini but philosophy since its resurrection by BMW is likely to leave a car like that.

It just has to see the realism of the images and little emotion she brings to realize that the view in the current Mini range will ultimately not shock many people!

F1 Safety Car 2010 Mercedes SLS AMG all pictures

 F1 Safety Car 2010  Mercedes SLS AMG
 F1 Safety Car 2010  Mercedes SLS AMG
 F1 Safety Car 2010  Mercedes SLS AMG
 F1 Safety Car 2010  Mercedes SLS AMG
 F1 Safety Car 2010  Mercedes SLS AMG
 F1 Safety Car 2010  Mercedes SLS AMG
It's a habit since 1996, Mercedes AMG is the official supplier of safety car in F1. Generally, there is no Class A Diesel but what is more extravagant in line with the star. And inevitably, having designed and marketed off the most successful in its history last year, Mercedes had no choice but to stick the stickers and flashing lights of the 2010 F1 Safety Car.

This season, one that will announce the groupings on the track will be a Mercedes AMG SLS, it succeeds SL63 AMG, and should give a little less sweat and a little more fun with his driver Bernd Mayländer. The car will be completely "stock" except for a rear silencer freer.

The gallery, which supports the strip light (LED is new) has been tested in wind tunnel history that the race leader did not take the helmet (Massa if you hear us ...), mirrors are carbon. Inside, the console sees 4 new buttons appear to control the lights and horn that activates the safety car on track when he returns. 2 monitors central enable passengers to watch the race live, while the radio is connected directly with the race director. A second rear view mirror allows the passenger, Pete Tibbetts FIA, F1 monitor behind the Safety Car. The "Marshalling System" that displays the color of flags waved on the track in the cars is also found in this SLS, in 2 copies, one for the driver and one for the passenger.

The C63 AMG will Break the medical car in 2010.

1996: C 36 AMG (W 202) from 1997: CLK 55 AMG (C 208) 2000: CL 55 AMG (C 215) from 2001: SL 55 AMG (R 230) 2003: CLK 55 AMG (C 209) from 2004: SLK 55 AMG (R 171) from 2006: CLK 63 AMG (C 209) from 2008: SL 63 AMG (R 230) from 2010: SLS AMG (C 197)

All AMG Medical Cars at a glance 1996: C 36 AMG (W 202) 1997: C 36 AMG (W 202); E 60 AMG (W210) from 1998: C 55 AMG Estate (S 202) from 2001: C 32 AMG Estate (S 203) from 2004: C 55 AMG Estate (S 203) from 2008: C 63 AMG Estate (S 204)

Specifications for Ford Figo

Ford Figo
Ford Figo
Ford Figo
Despite the fact that information about Ford Figo Indian assembly appeared relatively long time, until this week the full detail of the new model was not released.

Under the hood of Ford Figo will be 1.4-liter diesel engine Duratorq, as well as the 1.2-liter gasoline unit of SEFI. The diesel option gives 69 hp at 4 000 rpm, while the petrol version has a 71 hp at 6 250 rpm. Both versions are equipped with five-speed manual gearbox.

Body Ford Figo can be painted in any of seven colors - Squeeze, Diamond White, Panther Black, Chill, Colorado Red, Moondust Silver and Sea Grey, Smart can do only two colors. Infotainment system in Figo is equipped with an MP3 player and the ability to connect to the iPod. The only semblance of flight computer is a system that warns the driver about how at the moment there is fuel.

Volvo C70 modified in the studio Heico Sportiv - Video

Tuners atelier Heico Sportiv, specializing in the final design of Volvo cars and to have for the first time at the stand of the international Geneva Motor Show exhibit to the public their works, will present a revised version of the convertible C70.

Employees atelier Heico Sportiv not have to make fundamental changes to the exterior of the car, limiting the installation of two-door model of the new front "apron, rear diffuser and the four nozzles chrome sport exhaust system. In the styling package for the Volvo C70 includes alloy wheels dimension of 20 inches, which can be viewed on a car whose suspension has been lowered by 30 mm.

In the cabin of the Swedish model, customers will find familiar leather trim, and original wooden gear lever knob.

According to an official press release, Heico Sportiv, studios finalize two motors Convertible, whose characteristics are still being kept secret. The official premiere tuned version of Volvo C70 will be held on March 2.

2011 Lexus CT200h Hybrid Hatchback officially introduced the

2011 Lexus CT200h Hybrid Hatchback
2011 Lexus CT200h Hybrid Hatchback
Lexus CT200h Hybrid Hatchback
The company issued a Lexus official details on the new hybrid model - hatchback CT 200h. The car, which will debut at the Geneva Motor Show, will have to compete with BMW 1-Series and Audi A3.

The main difference between new items from the Lexus - the hybrid propulsion system, unified with Toyota Prius. This uses the same 1.8-liter gasoline engine, working cycle Attkinsona, and Hybrid Drive powertrain with an integrated electric motor. At the power plant will be three modes - "eco", "organic" and "sport", but only the electric (in the hybrid uses a nickel-metal hydride batteries), novelty can pass about two kilometers at a speed of 45 kilometers per hour. Specifications are not announced, but it is worth recalling that a similar installation on "Prius" has a capacity of 136 horsepower.

In terms of size Lexus CT 200h is comparable to the German competitors: its overall length is 4320 mm (from the BMW 1-Series - 4239 mm), width and height - 1765 and 1430 millimeters and the wheelbase is 2,600 millimeters, which is 60 millimeters shorter than "penny" BMW. Weight machines are not specified.

The size of the luggage compartment - 345 liters with the rear seats raised, and 700 liters - when folded.

Sales Lexus CT 200h should appear before the end of this year.

Porsche Panamera once again become a concept

porsche panamera
In this paper, the Geneva International Motor Show, before the opening of which remained a matter of days, will be attended not only by numerous auto manufacturers, but several companies involved in fine-tuning of models, which include studios TechArt, developed the concept car, Concept One.

Under the guise of Concept One hides a revised version of the four-compartment Porsche Panamera. On the outside, thanks to the efforts of the German model tuners TechArt, a new front bumper with extended air intakes, a hood with slits for cooling "engine" side "skirts". In the rear of the model fitted adjustable spoiler, a new diffuser and four-pipe exhaust system. "Obut" Concept One in a gray 22-inch alloy wheels, behind which lurk in the red calipers.

Beauty products leather and Alcantara. Optionally available a new three-spoke sport steering wheel and 10.2-inch monitor with built-in DVD-player.

In an official press release TechArt studio reports that engineers have improved 500-horsepower gasoline engine, increasing its capacity of 150 hp, but the dynamic characteristics of the machine will be known only after the debut of Concept One at the motor show in Switzerland.

Porsche panamera gear
Porsche panamera interior
Porsche panamera