Archive for the ‘2011 Cars’ Category
The world premiere of a compact car Volkswagen Cross Coupe was taking place on a motor show in Tokyo these days.
The conceptual crossover combines the innovative wheel-drive system and the most economical and environmentally friendly hybrid engine.
At the auto show SEMA 2011 in Las Vegas, was presented to two-seater sports car show Mazda MX-5 Spyder. Designers emphasized the high dynamic performance car, giving further streamlining the lines of the body, providing the front bumper and large air by reducing clearance. Two mounting on the back holding a light roof. The machine has a 2.0-liter engine. The petrol version of the same aggregate capacity of 126 hp installed on standard serial MX-5.
Mazda is not the first time on this engine is environmentally friendly fuel. It provides high performance and can be implemented into the existing infrastructure without changing the equipment stations.
17-inch 10-spoke wheels shod of ADVAN RS in high-tech tires Yokohama AO48 225/45R17. The machine is equipped with a muffler inlet and exhaust systems, Brembo brakes and lightweight lithium-ion battery from racing Braille Battery.
A little known even in Spain itself Quimera company is preparing to launch electric production sports car – Quimera AEGT. The car, which sat behind the wheel of one of the youngest pilots racing Championship WTCC – seventeen Oriole Pepe, have demonstrated for the track “Motorlend Aragon.” Spaniards call their creation the most powerful and fastest production electric vehicles in the world, and soon they are going to organize a race monoserial where they will participate from 10 to 14 Quimera AEGT.
The car has a carbon-fiber monocoque and body on the side of the lithium-polymer batteries, which feed three electric motors with total capacity of 700 hp (1000 N • m). On the assurances of the Spaniards, until the first hundred car accelerates in 3.0 s and a maximum speed exceeding 300 km / h. Of particular pride for the Spaniards is the fact that they are the world’s first managed to develop and prepare to launch serial production of such a vehicle. Thus, Spain became the home of the fastest electric vehicle to date. True, the Spanish in the car is not so much – Lithium-polymer batteries Korean, electric motors – U.S., alloy OZ Racing – Italian.
Serial production of the machine will start in September. The next year starts racing monoserial, however, if the Spaniards will be able to find enough participants. It is not excluded that such a project may cause some interest from officials FIA, which strongly promoted in all sorts of motorsport “green” technologies. But there will be road modification Quimera AEGT – is still unknown. The Spaniards did not call price of the car, and from this figure will depend very much.