На разогреве у Формулы-1
April 18, 2016

The opening act for Formula 1

Support race of the Formula 1 during the Grand Prix of Russia will be Russia Mitjet Series. Note that this is the first Russian racing series to receive this honor.

In the framework of the race weekend, viewers will see the third stage Аrctic Ser series Mitjet 2L, which consists of two 20-minute races. The grid track will be released about 20 pilots. Among them such athletes as two-time European champion in rally cross Timur Timerzyanov, champion of Russia in circuit racing, team driver Lukoil Racing Team Sergey Afanasiev, winner world Championship endurance 2015 Alexey Basov, winner world Championship endurance 2015 David Markozov, champion of Russia Boris Shulmeyster, champion of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am Alexey Karachev and other.

An important event in the history of Russian series will be the fact that this year’s international finals Mitjet Series in which takes part more than a hundred pilots from several countries, will also be held in Russia – in October 2016 at the track Sochi Autodrom.

Между TT и R8
April 18, 2016

Between TT and R8

Audi will borrow the chassis from a Porsche Boxster for your new R6 mid-engine sports car, which will take place in the line between the TT and R8. While the project is under the code name PO455.

It is expected that R6 would look like a cross between the TT and R8 will get a system full of drive and new five-cylinder engine with a turbocharger, which will debut “charged” coupe TT RS. In addition, the car will be available in two versions — coupe and convertible.

The timing of the appearance of Audi R6 is not yet known.

Компромисс?
April 18, 2016

A compromise?

Moscow authorities are considering the option of creating a special site for street racers. The relevant proposal was made by the head of the Commission of Moscow city Council on legislation, regulations, rules and procedures Alexander Testes after a collision street racing with the police on Saturday April 16. It is expected that such a place can allocate on the territory of “New Moscow”, of course, if the initiative is approved.

А может пикап?
April 18, 2016

Maybe the pickup?

The company Tesla plans to oust popular in North America, the Ford F-150, Dodge Ram and Chevrolet Silverado, releasing its fully electric. According to preliminary data, the car will present in 2018. The rest of the information about the car has been kept in strict confidence.

Note that the production truck will allow Tesla to further strengthen its position in North America. This segment in the USA is the most popular. According to the statistics provided by The Wall Street Journal, in March 2016 the best selling models in the U.S. steel Ford F-150 (73 884 copies), Chevrolet Silverado (47 966 samples) and Dodge Ram (44 874 instance). For example the Trinity of the most popular models in Russia, according to AEB, for March 2016 is as follows — Hyundai Solaris (678 7 instances), Kai Rio (5 832 instance) and Lada Granta (5 181 copies).

Зона торможения
April 18, 2016

The braking zone

A new road sign called “Zone of inhibition” that has developed in the traffic police of the Kaluga region. It offered to install for a hundred meters to the unregulated pedestrian crossing, where previously recorded accidents. According to the chief of regional management of traffic police Alexey Kholopov, a new road sign will make drivers to be careful and concentrated at the entrance to transition.

A formal application for installation of new signs has already been sent to the office for the promotion of road safety. It is noted that she has received verbal approval. Test sign on the roads of the Kaluga region.

Миллион пикапов в ремонт
April 18, 2016

A million pickups in for repair

Over a million heavy pickups, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, released from 2014 to 2015, Recalling worldwide General Motors because of defective seatbelts. Work on the replacement of the belt anchorages, and on checking the tensioners, will be performed at the expense of the automaker. The press service of the company notes that to date there were no recorded instances of herbs that are associated with the defect.

Мы вам покажем!
April 18, 2016

We will show you!

Promises sound very ambitious: a concept car that will debut at the Beijing motor show at the end of the month, aims at the premium segment and promises to be the “most advanced SUV in the world”. In terms of design and in terms of functionality, which will produce a future car to a new level of interactivity. Hybrid crossover with possibility of charging from the power supply develops 376 total forces and 700 Nm of torque. This electric range is 50 kilometers, the fuel consumption does not exceed 3.6 litres, acceleration to “hundreds” took about six seconds, and top speed is 224 km/h.

Нетипичное поведение
April 16, 2016

Atypical behavior

The journalist of our newspaper was able to close and take a picture of a couple of sedans Fiat Tipo, which is now being tested at the site and public roads.

Нетипичное поведение

A budget model made its debut on the European market in the beginning of this year, Production is located in Turkey and involves the production of hatchback and station wagon, which most likely Russia will not reach. Direct competitors are the Fiat Tipo Volkswagen Polo, Lada Vesta and other popular in our country sedans.

Нетипичное поведение

Tipo is equipped with several options power units of 1.4 and 1.6 liters, capacity from 94 to 120 HP is Possible to install both mechanical and automatic transmission.

Нетипичное поведение

About the release date of the car is still too early to say, but almost certainly the Fiat Tipo will be presented at the Moscow motor show this year.

Отвалилось колесо? Не беда!
April 15, 2016

The wheel fell off? Not a problem!

Crash usually accompanied by screams of terror, swearing, or simply silence, but not this time. In a turn on a race track in the town of Buttonwillow that in California, the Honda S2000 sports car came off the wheel. When the driver saw the car ahead of it and roll to the horizon, positive emotions there was no limit. It seems that for him this experience was much better than to drive a sports car on the highway.

Самый экстремальный Vantage
April 15, 2016

The most extreme Vantage

The most extreme version of the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, has received an index GT8, equipped with a 4.7-liter naturally aspirated V8 with a capacity of 446 forces. It ten horses more than the standard V8 Vantage S.

Самый экстремальный Vantage

The unit can be paired with seven-speed robotized transmission Sportshift II, and with a six-speed manual transmission. To “hundred” coupe accelerates in 4.4 seconds and top speed is 305 kilometers per hour.

Самый экстремальный Vantage

Due to the installation of lighter Li-ion battery, titanium exhaust system, extensive use of carbon fiber in the roof, seats and doors, while also replacing a glass or polycarbonate analogs of the car essentially “lost” to 1510 pounds, per hundred lighter than the V8 Vantage S.

Самый экстремальный Vantage

In addition, the company’s engineers reconfigured Aston Martin supercar suspension, changed the geometry of the springs and installed new dampers with 19-inch wheels, “shod” in the tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2.

Самый экстремальный Vantage

Track supercar V8 Vantage GT8 will be a limited edition of 150 copies.