The Ferrari F430 Scuderia will lose the roof

The Ferrari F430 Scuderia will lose the roof According to the Western media, the Italian company Ferrari in the near future will present the open version of the sports car F430 Scuderia, named Spider.It is expected that the premiere of new items will be held in November 2008.Ferrari F430 Scuderia Spider will receive a 4.3-liter naturally-aspirated V8 engine with 510 HP paired with it will work robotized gearbox F1 SuperFast II.avto.ru03.09.2008. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

"His popemobile" was sold for 70 thousand dollars

Six-wheeled armoured car, which Pope John Paul II enjoyed during a visit to Britain in 1982, sold at auction, reports BBC News.At the auction conducted by the auction house Thomson Roddick on Saturday in the Scottish County of Dumfries (Dumfries), "his popemobile" was sold for 37 thousand pounds (70 thousand US dollars).The car was bought by the buyer from Ireland, who wished to keep his name secret. The price that the new owner paid for his popemobile" greatly exceeded the expectations of the organizers of the auction, he hoped to get for the car no more than 20 thousand pounds (38,1 thousand US dollars).Armored "his popemobile", which weighs 24 tons, was specially made for the visit of John Paul II to the UK company British Leyland. Mileage unique cars since 1982 amounted to 11 thousand miles (18 thousand kilometers). After the visit of the Pope in the UK the car was acquired by a private collector. At auction the car was exposed after her previous owner died.lenta.ru04.09.2006. . Читать полностью -->

The first electric car General Motors appears to 2010

The first electric car General Motors appears to 2010The head of General Motors Bob Lutz (Bob Lutz) announced that its first electric car, the company will be in production by 2010. Most likely, this will be a production version of the Chevrolet Volt Concept shown in January 2007 at the Detroit auto show.The main obstacle in immediate early build cars - their batteries. Current lithium-ion batteries have insufficient resource charging according to the requirements of General Motors. Therefore, in the near future we can expect new types of batteries.In an interview with Bob Lutz said: `in spite of the adopted plan, still remains a small possibility of failure of the project`. He also noted that we should not expect an exact copy of the Volt concept, especially what concerns the front wheels, which were made far in advance.CarPark.ru09.03.2007. . Читать полностью -->

Ford Focus with two-liter engine received a "machine" - the

Ford Focus with two-liter engine received a Russian dealers Ford began to take orders for cars Focus with two-liter engine and an automatic transmission, according to a press release. The minimum value of the car depending on body type and configuration is 16 580 thousand dollars to 19 100 thousand dollars.Earlier cars Ford Focus was equipped with automatic transmission only at the Desk with a 100-horsepower engine displacement of 1.6 liters. Now this car is from 15 260 thousand dollars.The choice of engines for vehicles with manual transmission is wider: in addition to the 145-horsepower two-liter engine and a 100-strong engine of 1.6, the buyer offer petrol engines 1.4 liters (80 HP), 1.6 litre (115 HP) and 1.8 (125 HP) and 1.8-liter 115-horsepower diesel.The production of a new modification of Ford Focus with automatic transmission in the Russian plant in Vsevolozhsk will begin in December of the current year.auto.lenta.ru05.10.2006. . . . Читать полностью -->

In Moscow opened a showroom of Fiat design from Ikea

In Moscow opened a showroom of Fiat design from Ikea In the Moscow district of the Troitse-Lykovo opened a new showroom of Fiat, decorated in the signature style of the brand. The design of the showroom and interior design was developed by the artists of the Swedish company Ikea.Fiat cooperating with Ikea worldwide. In accordance with the developed design concept, the walls of the cabin and furniture Ikea can be exclusively white, and presents the Fiat of bright colors. At the Moscow motor show the company "Autoworld" Ikea has installed the interior, issued an information booth and made the floor.Now in the salon, located at Lykowski travel, etc. 11, page 2, presents the model of Fiat Grande Punto, Panda, Brava, as well as commercial vehicles Fiat Doblo. All of these cars can take a test drive.As previously reported, the official sales of Fiat cars in Russia resumed in the autumn of this year. Читать полностью -->

Peugeot opens new dealership in Izhevsk

Peugeot opens new dealership in Izhevsk Showroom 600 m2 allows to demonstrate the entire range, and is equipped with 10 posts service area of 1000 m2 can serve up to 20 cars per day.Last Thursday in Izhevsk opened a new dealership Peugeot `KOMOS - auto`. The new showroom offers a full range of services for the sale and service of automobiles Peugeot.Showroom 600 m2 allows to demonstrate the entire range, and is equipped with 10 posts service area of 1000 m2 can serve up to 20 cars per day.The visitors center is available the entire range of Peugeot, the car can be tested independently within a test drive. Payment can be made both in cash and non-cash through a loan or lease. Purchased car can be insured in any of the presents at the dealership insurance companies.carclub.ru10.10.2008. . . Читать полностью -->

Caparo T1 - street car - Hire

Caparo T1 - street car - HireA year after its founding, the company Caparo Vehicle Technologies has completed the construction of the first super-Kara T1, which is intended for use on public roads. Ultra-light car, built on the technology of Formula 1, was designed by Ben Scott-Gadessa and Graham Halstedom, former engineers from formula one team McLaren.Caparo T1 is equipped with a 2.4-liter turbocharged V8 engine with 500 HP, while the acceleration of a car of mass 500 kg to 100 km/h in just 2.5 seconds, and its top speed is limited at around 322 km/H.The prototype, called XP1, is now undergoing extensive testing and as expected, the first production version of the super-Kara customers will receive at the beginning of 2007. All cars that will be produced next year, has already sold, production Caparo T1 will be 2 cars per week.avto.ru04.10.2006. . . . Читать полностью -->

Presents a new Nissan Cube

Presents a new Nissan CubeJapanese automaker Nissan has unveiled its new generation of compact urban hatchback Cube.The vehicle is equipped with a 1.5-liter engine capacity of 107 HP and stepless variator.The novelty has modern lighting, side glass original shape and roomy interior.Nissan Cube will be sold, most likely, only in Japan.avto.ru19.11.2008. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

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