The best compact cars that arrive until 2019

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Objective: selling. New machinery segment compact cars is activated in the coming months: new VW Golf, Audi A3, Hyundai i30, Mercedes Class A ...The best compact cars coming to marketThe best compact cars coming to marketThe best compact cars coming to marketThe best compact cars coming to market

The compact cars have formed, Historically, Market premier class. The Volkswagen Golf, Renault Megane, C4 Citroën... they have always been the models that have led all sales charts. Today largely overshadowed by the SUV, which appear every month and as the vehicles most sought after by customers all brands are struggling today to renew their products and continue to grow. These They are the best compact to arrive to the market until 2019.

Rate your car for freeVolkswagen Golf VIII: mid-2018

He Volkswagen Golf remains the best-selling model today throughout Europe. Like his brother, the Audi A3, the new Golf (always one of the most anticipated cars of the year) will have a evolution in two phases: first, in this 2016, a slight renewal; and then, in 2018, a future generation, in this case the eighth. Here we stop, because it will be showing greater evolution. Mechanically, 1.4 TSI versions will give way to the new family of turbocharged petrol engines with 1.5 liter capacity, the efficiency will not only depend system cylinder shutdown. The new bases were settled for in the efficiency, lightness and safety equipment. There will be a makeover too groundbreaking, but a greater differentiation between the five-door body, which will no longer have such a small boot volume, and the rest of the range, such as family or Variant station wagon Sportsvan. There will also be new modular engine family 1.5 TDI three-cylinder with power levels between 75-120 CV. The GTD, GTi and an already rooted GTE continue making history in the Golf, while the electric range is already talk of a 50 percent additional autonomy from today.

All about the future VW Golf VIII

Hyundai i30: Spring 2017

The third-generation Hyundai i30 will highlight being the first to have a version N, which is like begin to call the brand to sports variants. his engine will be the 1.6 TDGi and, almost certainly, its maximum power will be above 200 hp. At present the same engine yields 186 hp in the Turbo version of i30 and also used in the Veloster. Outwardly the front It will closely resemble the current i40. On the side we must mention the darkened trim connecting the gate with glass rear door, the style of the current i20.

This is the current Hyundai i30

Hyundai i30Volvo V40: end 2018

Volvo works at peak performance. With the newly updated high-end saloon format (S90) and SUV (XC90), It is now up to the other extreme. The next step is staging a V40 new generation of compact and unpublished derivatives XC40 and C40. To do this, Volvo has developed a modular platform to accommodate all these different variants ... and more. They say the mark with CMA new platform will reduce development time to 20 months, when the current V40 needed 42 in 2012. The new platform shared with the top SPA S90 and XC90 of much of its cutting-edge technology. This means that the future will have its relevant version V40 Twin Engine, which it is called Volvo as its new hybrids.

Everything about future family Volvo 40

BMW 1 SeriesBMW 1 Series: 2017-2018

He Future BMW 1 Series will resemble structurally and his cousin dimensions Mini. It will change a lot. BMW want to leave gaps in future models-and now that Mini has entered in the compact segment with the new Clubman- and will do just the opposite with its 1 Series 3 and 5 doors. It will be somewhat smaller, not so much as an Audi A1 (less than 4 meters), but very close to the 4.25 meters long the new Mini. Therefore, the Series 2 will from now on a long journey and many surprises up his sleeve ... and under the skin. Because it will be the 1 Series model to yield to the practical rigors of technicians. The front-drive platform Mini will therefore base supporting the new baby of the brand with a size / habitability better than the current relationship. Farewell to propulsion, but without loss of good feelings. The shorter length does not mean less battle in the future 1 Series, which will carry a more advanced command post. Engines 3 and 4 cylinder gasoline and diesel, with block 1.5 liters different power levels for the initial versions, and 2.0 liters top end, will form the conventional offer. And there will be variant high performance MPerformance. It will continue to have all-wheel drive and 8-speed automatic transmission.

All about the future BMW 1 Series

Mercedes Class A: 2018

The next generation of compact Mercedes (W117 in internal code) will revolve around the premiere of a new modular platform, which will further exploit the flexibility to which the segment is provided. And, with it, becoming much more technology and much less weight to the new Class A. The industrial and technological revolution will be, because the designs will color only, in view of the current success. Among the many bodies that mark the star offered in this category, You will not miss a daring Shooting Brake, because we know that Mercedes designers bet for a new even more exclusive variant, only two side doors. Among the variants derived from Class A, CLA, for example, evolve line conventional hatchback with three volumes currently presenting to a coupé-style silhouette over four doors. Moreover, the development team of the brand is considering all technical requirements will require a Unpublished Class Cabrio. Men AMG develop their own sports from the future Class A, which will be a direct rival to the Audi TT. Not forgetting that the same genetic be shared equally by the future Class B within compact minivans and even a new variant SUV GLB.

All about the future Class A

Audi A3Audi A3: 2018

Recently renovated, the future Audi A3 will come in 2018. more efficient, spacious, equipped and better connected will be. This fourth generation, completely new, show you how not distinguishing features of future Audi, but more interesting will go inside. It will be removed again weight above (up to 50 kilos), even in their new versions with 3-cylinder gasoline which, by 2020, they will have a secondary power supply 48V and a small electric motor with which to achieve a "soft annealing". Nothing to do with pure electric e-tron. All engines are Ultra, which implies urea additive in diesel, gasoline retained while the cylinder deactivation becoming the Miller cycle new 2.0 released in the Audi A4. The German group is also working on improving its transmissions dual function -always inertia clutch and a new more efficient and advanced all-wheel drive. As well will come gestural control or Internet hyperconnection with information exchange to the outside. Advances in semi-autonomous driving reach the A3 with an assistant driving to jam with extended speed up to 60 km / h.

All about the future Audi A3

Renault Megane Sport Tourer: September 2016

The same month in which it sells the new Renault Scénic minivan will arrive Renault Megane Sport Tourer. And claims to be the model wider trunk category. It will also be very adaptable and intuitive seating configuration. Also equip aluminum roof bars. Aesthetically, the Renault Mégane Sport Tourer shares most of the Renault Mégane GT elements with 5-door body, it ie specific honeycomb grille with enlarged air intakes, specific bumpers, chrome frame windows, metal trim to shape the rear diffuser ... A Family attractive, capable and most sports. Promises.

All about the future Renault Mégane Sport Tourer

Renault Megane Sport TourerFiat Tipo SW: September 2016

As the Renault Mégane family, Fiat presents its variant SW New Type also in September. Compared to their brethren in range, It is 20 centimeters longer than the 5-door model and 4cm the Fiat sedan, reaching a length of 4.57 meters total. Yes, they all share the same wheelbase -of 2,64 meters- so that its larger size responds primarily to increased rear overhang. Inside there are no differences in design as the dashboard in front of the five-door, although compared to the sedan and incorporating a new color touch screen 7 inches that is handled as a tablet and which is accessed Uconnect multimedia system HD Live. Declares a load capacity of 550 liters and the truth is that at first glance gives the impression of being able to accommodate a lot of luggage. Such capacity places him among the best in the category, because only the Honda Civic Tourer, Volkswagen Golf Variant and SEAT Leon ST declare more liters, with the Peugeot 308 SW at the same level Italian model.

All about the future Fiat Tipo SW

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Jaguar XF 2015: video, photos and data of the second generation

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qualitative and quantitative leap that makes Jaguar XF with 2015, the second generation of its premium midsize sedan. In its technical genes, it highlights the massive use of aluminum and a clear commitment to technology.Jaguar XF 2015: pictures and data of the second generationJaguar XF 2015: pictures and data of the second generationJaguar XF 2015: pictures and data of the second generationJaguar XF 2015: pictures and data of the second generation

2015 looks set to be the year of the saloons for Jaguar. The resounding and unprecedented premiere of the new XE-its access model to compete against rivals such as the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class will have its continuity with the staging of the new generation -the second- of the XF.

The arrival on the market of Jaguar XF 2015 It will occur along the autumn, but first you will have a prominent role in the New York Hall -It is held from 1 to April 12 in the Great apple. The first and most important quality of new XF found in their genes, since the mass use Aluminum (same as him XE) In its construction will direct consequence an important weight reduction, to the point that the British firm ensures that the XF II is up to 80 kg lighter than its direct competitors. Namely, 75 percent of the components of the new XF will be manufactured in such a lightweight and durable material, allowing in turn be up 190 kg lighter than the previous XF.

The lightness of the new XF is not its only virtue, because in structural terms has also been able to optimize its aerodynamics, running to declare a drag coefficient Cx of only 0.26 (Before 0.29). And we know, the sum of aerodynamic lightness + directly impacts both agile handling and lower fuel consumption. In fact, the group brand Tata Motors announces an average expenditure of 3,9 l / 100 km and a level of emissions 104 g / km CO2 for release 2.0 Diesel 163 hp 38.74 mkg power and torque.

Interior Jaguar XF second generationFull illumination LED headlights and taillights new XF, the first Jaguar car incorporating this technology.

Between 163 and 380 hp

The ultra-efficient diesel engine Ingenium from 163 hp mentioned will be followed by a 2.0 180 hp and 43.84 mkg of torque. Both four-cylinder diesel blocks may be combined with either a six-speed manual transmission as an automatic eight-speed. It will crown the supply of diesel by 3.0 V6 biturbo 300 hp and 71.38 mkg of torque.

For those who prefer the gasoline, he XF 2015 It will be available with three alternatives: one tetracilíndrico 2.0i 240 hp turbo and supercharged compressor 3.0 V6 340 and 380 hp.

Almost identical in size

Metro in hand, the second generation Jaguar XF It is only 7 mm shorter and lower 3 mm, while the data does change significantly is on the distance between axis, with a increased 5.1 cm to total 2.96 m. This modification by the redesign of the interior are based, as Jaguar, for the XF step forward in terms of greater space for the occupants, especially in free space for legs and knees.

Jaguar XF second generationChassis changes

Jaguar promises balanced behavior with the right amount of comfort, agility and refinement aboard the new XF. First, the front suspension has a deformable parallelogram scheme, while the hindquarter Integral Link rear suspension is mounted. These changes have to join a suitable weight distribution of 50 percent axis.

The electric power steering and the passive damping system They are also key genes XF. For those who wish to vary settings of springs and dampers, it may use the system Adaptive Dynamics, while drivers who want to fully customize your car's dynamism can 'play' with alternative device configurable Dynamics, with individual choice of the operating parameters of the suspension, steering, the engine and the response time of the automatic transmission.

Versions permanent AWD They can count on the system Intelligent Driveline Dynamics (IDD), with the role of torque distribution to the rear axle is raw. And in very extreme low grip conditions, can become operational technology All-Progress Control Surface, which automatically controls the brakes and accelerator-the driver only needs to steer the wheel.

Technology, technology blessed

In a car that wants to belong and be premium with all laws, bet without reservation by the technology it must be quite clear. After ensuring maximum dynamism, we must mention the system Torque Vectoring by Braking control torque distribution curve. In the chapter on security and driving assistants not lacking systems like Emergency braking Autonomous (AEB), assistant care-fatigue measurement, sensor traffic sign recognition, intelligent speed limiter and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with control system at low speed.

Prices

Have revealed the sale prices version of the 3.0 V6 petrol engine in two power levels and associated with all-wheel drive. On the one hand, the Jaguar XF 340 hp costs from 71,856 euros in its basic finish 'Mashed potatoes'; the cost of access becomes 75,237 euros of termination 'Prestige' of 77 739 euros in 'R-Sport' and 79,269 euros in 'portfolio'.

On the other hand, we have the top end, the XF S, with 380 hp and that part of the 81,313 euros.

In conclusion

Progress in all senses new XF, a premium saloon which it presents a good basis for German trio stand up to the BMW 5 Series, Audi A6 and Mercedes E-Class

In terms of connectivity and entertainment, the second-generation Jaguar XF will feature the latest developments in the information system, navigation and entertainment InControl Touch Pro, equipped with a 10.2-inch touch screen and Dual View technology.

Prices of the new Mercedes C Class, from 34,950 euros

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Mercedes-Benz has announced the official prices of the new generation C-Class hit the market in March at a price of 34,950 euros starting. Initially available with three engines: diesel CDI BlueTec 220 170 hp gasoline and C 180 and C 156 hp 184 hp 200.Prices of the new Mercedes C Class 2014Prices of the new Mercedes C Class 2014Prices of the new Mercedes C Class 2014Prices of the new Mercedes C Class 2014

With infinite changes design that resemble the Class S and new construction methods that lighten the average about 100 kg, and presents the new generation of Mercedes Class C, available in the Spanish market from next month March.

Model (Berlina)

CV

CO2

Price (EUR) *

180 C

156

116

34,950

C200

184

123

39,850

220 C CDI BlueTEC

170

103

39,450

  • * Taxes included (21% VAT and IM)

He New Mercedes C Class 2014 It grows in length, with a total of 4,686 mm (+80 mm), a width from 1,810 mm (+40 mm) and a wheelbase 2,840 mm (+80 mm). With these changes, it is clear the commitment interior space for occupants, in addition to increased cargo volume, with a capacity of 480 liters boot.

Initially, the New Mercedes C Class It will be available with new gasoline and diesel four-cylinder, all equipped with start-stop function ECO and adapted to meet the anti-pollution standard Euro 6. As to fuel consumption, it announces a reduction of around a 20 percent respect to previous Class C.

He standard equipment specific to the Spanish market of the New Mercedes C Class It includes leather multifunction steering wheel, the Audio 20 CD radio with 17.8 cm screen. (7 ") and touch panel, the interior lighting package, moldings black glossy lacquered effect with chrome. Equipment outdoor series includes LED headlights, high-performance tail lights (except reversing light and intermittent) in LED technology and optical fiber radiator grille with the Mercedes-Benz star integrated and two louvres in iridium silver rims multirradio design 16 "(70R), rear bumper with black diffuser, the rain sensor, and the fuel tank of larger capacity (66 liters).

Our opinion

Very good impression that we cause the new generation of Mercedes Class C. In terms of design, we believe that has achieved a successful combination of elegance and sportiness, while Mechanically offer a varied mechanical advertised, with numerous options to choose .

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E-HDi technology, silence idling

The start-stop will reach the HDI Diesel and Peugeot Citroen in the fall of 2010. A similar system to that used by the Citroën C2 and C3 gasoline or Class Mercedes and Smart, but this time applied to a diesel engine.The e-HDI PeugeotThe e-HDI CitroenIt will be called e-HDI. The 'e' comes from power, because it is considered that cars with this acronym are microhybrids that stop the engine at stoplights and they reboot automáticamante when you restart the move. E-HDI technology will be applied to proegresivamente all Citroen and Peugeot diesel cars, starting with the 1.6 HDI. Subsequently reach the 1.4 HDI and HDI 2.0. Consumption savings in the approved cycle are small -low 0.2 liters per 100 km (five grams of CO2 per km) - , but in actual use in congested urban traffic, boast a consumption savings of 15 percent in city. He first to arrive will be the Citroen C5 1.6 e-HDI, subsequently it applies the new Citroën C4 and C4 Picasso. In the first to receive Peugeot in 2011 they will be the future Peugeot 308 and 508, 407. There is no substitute price for these versions, which estimate that It will cost several hundred euros Further, derived from the multiple changes made. They hope, however, that savings in consumption, comfort and tax cuts for the lower CO2 emissions end up luring buyers. All the e-HDI come coupled with the elongated transmissions developments and tires with low rolling resistance. They believe that by 2012 30 percent of buyers of Citroen and Peugeot diesel will choose for e-HDi versions.microhybrids diesel stop at the traffic lights there are many on the market, but all the start-stop Diesel counted so far with a conventional starter reinforced. The e-HDI used to get up during operation 'start-stop' an outburst by belt; that is to say, 'Simply' making the car alternator reverses its direction of rotation have the e-HDI. This is achieved one silent boot. Entrecomillamos the 'just' because to make the e-HDI virtually It has revised the entire engine from head to toe.With a maximum output power of 2.2 kW (3 hp), the electric motor can not move the car, but restarts the engine in very short times, in difficult conditions 400 milliseconds, 280 milliseconds with all in favor. This results in a much less noticeable performance and more natural than other devices 'start-stop', with less noise and vibration despite being Diesel. VA 'overrun' time, so that not restarted as soon as the clutch pedal is touched to engage reverse (with which sometimes needlessly rebooted), but when the pedal being at end of travel. Sometimes restart the march and if you look at the instrument panel looks like needles rpm and speed 'wake up' at a time.

The micro hybrid PSA proposal offers an additional advantage to microhybrids reinforced starter motor (Audi, BMW, Fiat ...) which require the engine is completely stopped so that the gears can be engaged and restart. The e-HDI, with its alternator belt, You can restart if necessary with the car moving. Thus, in the e-HDI below 20 km / h if the deadlocked the engine stops it gets, so you reach the traffic lights in total silence; if it is pressed in clutch gear again put the boot seems instantaneous and gives the feeling that the engine is always ready. The e-HDI system is available with both manual gearbox and with the manual piloted. In this case it is the brake pedal which regulates the phases of engine start-stop and the motor stops just approaching the traffic light under 8 km / h.Citroen first applied in 2004 the automatic engine stop at traffic lights, with also automatic restart. A system Valeo developed soon use the Smart and later the Mercedes Class A. Apply to gasoline engines was relatively easy, it costs little and saving restart them is higher than diesel because of its higher consumption. Restarting the Diesel, however, has forced almost to rethink the entire engine, so it has taken the revision of HDI to comply with antipollution regulations Euro 5 to implant the device start-stop since the beginning of the project.e-HDI is not only a new, more powerful, able to rotate reversely to move the engine itself and to start it alternator. There are changes in the engine itself, the electronic network and control equipment is new battery, new equipment based electric booster capacitor... There are 15 suppliers involved in the car to change the acronym for e-HDI HDI.In the HDI engine, take the 'e' means changing lubrication turbo feed pump injection is changed, change the crankshaft bearings and dual-mass flywheel is incorporated, engine mounts are modified and added a choke stopped for a soft motor. There is nothing.A starter motor is designed to withstand 50,000 performances. The usual start-stop use a starter reinforced with a lifetime of 200,000 to 300,000 starts. The belt system and starter-alternator (or reversible alternator) PSA say was designed for a life of 600,000 start-ups. According to his calculations, the system could survive making six starts every minute or a half of a starter every 450 meters walk you through.PSA states that the battery will have a conventional life with a technology called tight to support the workload. To achieve this account with the help of an electrical system called eBooster, which overlaps if necessary to provide additional 5 volts if the battery 'languishing' work during hard times. eBooster is a team of capacitors, schematically similar to that feed flashes photography. The capacitors are able to supply a high electrical power for up to five consecutive starts, and architects are largely boot speed e-HDI. It is designed to last 15 years without any maintenance. Outstanding tens of seconds to recharge the capacitors, and can also do so during withholdings, accumulating enough energy regenerative braking.Investment of 300 million euros
3 years of development
One million e-HDI sold for 2013
124 patents for reversible alternator
30 patents for the e-HDI

Official! BMW will launch a 8 Series as their sport more luxurious

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The launch of the new BMW 8 Series will arrive next year, but this month in the Competition Villa d'Este will see a design studio. We, and we can tell you how ...And will be 8 new BMW SeriesAnd will be 8 new BMW SeriesAnd will be 8 new BMW SeriesAnd will be 8 new BMW Series

BMW already has officially announced its new Series 8 and even a mysterious teaser has revealed that, as is fashionable among almost all manufacturers, born to create excitement without leaving barely see or intuit features the silhouette of the model. However, it has been confirmed that this month will teach us for the first time a design studio model. It will be from 26 May at the prestigious D'Eleganza contest Villa d'Este.

This study design is, in fact, an anticipation of anticipated sports coupe what BMW will launch in 2018 and that, however, we can already show you in photos generated by our illustrator Schulte. In the gallery you can see how will this new BMW 8 Series and its family of models.

Developed through CLAR same platform BMW on emerging today new 5 Series and 7, the German brand wants to position this new Series 8 sports as a higher class than the 6 Series Coupe. "The BMW 8 Series will build on our great tradition of luxury sports coupes, adding a very original car to our range", say from the brand itself. "The 8 Series Coupé will form the basis of our claim to leadership in the luxury segment. It will be a true luxury sports coupe".

According to various US publications say, the production version of the BMW 8 Series will see in Villa d'Este will compete in a range of more than 150,000 euros, positioned as a luxury car and placing in the group just below the Rolls-Royce Wraith. Alongside the coupe version, in 2019 will reach the Convertible / Roadster variant... as well as other top version and a spectacular V12 engine. BMW does not confirm whether there will be moments at the same time, a version M8. We keep reporting ...

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS, sports rage at 500 hp

The family of the seventh generation of the legendary 'Nueveonce' continues to grow. The Geneva Motor Show is the setting for the most powerful of the latest Porsche 911 world premiere aspirated engine variant: the 911 GT3 RS, with 4.0 liter boxer engine, 500 hp and a weight of just 1,420 kg.New Porsche 911 GT3 RSNew Porsche 911 GT3 RSNew Porsche 911 GT3 RSNew Porsche 911 GT3 RS

It has been a long time coming, but is here. The first time we talked about the last Porsche GT3 version of the 911 was two years ago; Now, on the occasion of the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, arrives with the corresponding name RS, which gives the German supercar one even sportier character. We go from the 475 hp 911 GT3 to 500 hp the new 911 GT3 RS (+50 hp from the previous generation), extracted from atmospheric engine six-cylinder boxer and 4.0 liters.

Of course, those 500 hp in the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS They are transferred to the rear wheels that, through a automatic dual-clutch PDK seven-speed, can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.3 seconds, reach 200 km / h in 10.9 seconds and reach 322 km / h top speed. You do not get, though, or the 560 hp 911 Turbo S registration or acceleration from standstill: 3.1 seconds.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

To achieve these figures has much to do besides power, weight This sport. Porsche has worked conscientiously on the body, with the extensive use of aluminum in combination with magnesium (Ceiling), the plastic reinforced with carbon fiber (On the hood) and other lightweight materials. Declares before the scale 1,420 kg, 10 kg less than the 911 GT3.

The sum of sportiness goes hand in hand also in the dynamic section: Integrated roll cage, new cooling elements to cope with increased mechanical power, specific ventilation ducts, new front spoiler and rear downforce to win spoiler and in the transfer of 500 hp to the ground, Variable rear differential lock through torque control vector on the rear wheels. To this we add the sports steering wheel in Alcantara interior upholstery in black and red, carbon fiber inserts and central rev counter in white.

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS has made a turn to the legendary circuit Nordschleife in time 7 minutes and 20 seconds, a record not inconsiderable. As to prices, will reach dealerships in Spanish may at a price of 208,509 euros.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Few models and needed to complete a range of Porsche 911 of his seventh and last generation so far (991). With the arrival of the new 911 GT3 RS and 500 hp, it only remains to be seen whether Porsche dares the most radical of all, the 911 GT2 and its corresponding RS variant, which in the previous generation were developing 530 and 620 hp respectively.

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Without R1, a supercar of sin

British firm Without Cars officially reveals its first supercar street, R1, rear-drive beast with 525 hp and a low weight.Without R1, the new lightweight supercar BritishWithout R1, the new lightweight supercar BritishWithout R1, the new lightweight supercar BritishWithout R1, the new lightweight supercar British

without Cars It is mainly known in the racing world. The British brand is now launched with R1, a supercar street light, with opening scissor doors and Chevrolet engine origin 6.2L V8 developing 525 hp power. All this to the rear axle through a six-speed manual transmission (In the future will feature sequential shift) to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.5 seconds and achieve 273 km / h.

Part of the secret of these benefits is in its building: tubular frame, approved by the FIA, with carbon composite body, do you declare a weight 1,100 kg. To all this we must add the 19-inch wheels alloy, sports brakes, adjustable suspensions at two positions, fuel tank style F1, sports exhaust system, electronically drop rear spoiler and, already inside, finished carbon fiber Recaro sport seats and racing harnesses.

In addition to carrying its racing experience to their road car, the British firm Without Cars also looks certain level of comfort for your future customers. To do this, inside the R1 it has elements of equipment like air conditioning, dashboard and center console with customizable buttons, multifunction steering wheel type and iPad 7 inch screen with Android system. And all this, and with its 525 hp with a level of fuel consumption more than worth: about 9.8 liters per 100 km.

He without R1 It will be manufactured in the United Kingdom collaboration with the British supplier 'ProFormance Metals'. Its assembly plant plan to produce 120 units each year at a starting price of 72,000 pounds, about 101,400 euros. Before his arrival in the road, the R1 will continue its tour of presentations by various European points, to finish as 'final party' in the Frankfurt Auto Show in September.

Peugeot 308 2017: all keys, photos, videos …

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The renewed Peugeot 308 2017 hides an immense load of new technology under its skin. We go over in detail their primary keys.Peugeot 308 2017. This is the new compact Peugeot in picturesPeugeot 308 2017. This is the new compact Peugeot in picturesPeugeot 308 2017. This is the new compact Peugeot in picturesPeugeot 308 2017. This is the new compact Peugeot in pictures

He Peugeot 308 2017 the we drive in just a couple of weeks and will go on sale within months substituting therefore the generation of 2014, the first made EMP2 on architecture, the first with i-Cockpit, with three-cylinder engines... Renewal, perhaps not hide that revolution in interior or exterior design they have experienced the SUV 3008 and 5008, but the Peugeot 308 becomes the spearhead within the PSA group a new generation technologies which will soon be extended to other household products, and among which especially those aimed at get more efficient engines and more respectful, standardizing and anticipating future regulations.

Inédito 1.5 BlueHDi engine 10 hp more and 4% more efficient

absolutely new, Peugeot has applied 308 2017 the knowledge acquired in the Peugeot 908 Le Mans winner in 2009, including the combustion system. New is not only the block, now with 1.5 liters instead of 1.6, but also the butt 16 valves, turbocharger, electronic and, above all, its exhaust line where we find solutions forward in time... hides 200 new patents duly registered by PSA. With regulations Euro 6c just around the corner (September 2017) which imposes emission rates Nitrogen oxides (NOx) in real conditions of lower circulation 2.1x are those obtained in laboratory tests, Peugeot goes even further developing an exhaust purification system able to meet a factor according NOx below 1.5, ie the value to be implemented from 2020.

So, this 1.5 BlueHDi says goodbye additive FAP (Which can incinerate the filter particles) and welcomes the AdBlue with which neutralize the corresponding NOx SCR catalyst (Selective Catalytic Reductoin, reduction catalyst simply NOx trap). In addition to being more powerful, it is also lighter, it promises better response than the previous 1.6 BlueHDi and elasticity of a good 2.0 HDi.

1.2 Pure Tech / 130: the three-cylinder releases "lungs"

Let's continue with more environmental news. If a recent study I had put gasoline engines in question by the emission of particles -mal of Diesel- endemic, Peugeot already staged the second generation PureTech 1.2 engine 130 hp with a particulate filter (GPF) with an efficiency of 75 percent. It has been achieved reduce consumption by 4 percent with these four strategies: higher rate of exhaust gas recirculation, pressure greater injection (250 bar), reduction internal friction and redesigned turbocharger. It also benefits a new automatic gearbox as we detailed in the following point.

Peugeot 308 2017 automatic transmissionPeugeot 308 2017: new 8-speed automatic transmission

Regarding the manual gearbox 6-speed serial equip said PureTech 1.2, It is a development hundred percent again, is 11 kilos lighter, so compact 5-speed transmission, thanks to the new technology pinions and gears, improved accuracy, welcome and speed interlocks, which, if met, will be welcome in the Peugeot 308 manual transmission. Among automatic transmissions, there's also a novelty, in this case from the manufacturer Aisin. Its about new change of torque converter 8 relationships, box carry serial versions 180 hp 2.0 BlueHDi and will be optional on other engines in the range. Improvement by 7 percent consumption This version is 2 kilos lighter the previous automatic transmission 6 speed and allows activation of Stop&Start below 20 km / h. Indeed, notes the new name of its new fully electronic control, by the way, very successful design: Shift by Wire and Park.

Peugeot 308 2017: More and better connected

Touch screen with the recent generation born 308 now takes capacitive function (Available from the second trim level) easier to use and faster reaction and function MirrorLink. connected to Tomtom Traffic, allow, on the one hand, have information in real traffic of different parameters, and optimizing traveling times. Linked to the smartphone, the system has now recognizing voice commands to call, write text messages or dictating information to the browser.

Peugeot 308 2017Peugeot 308 2017, new systems driving aid

The new standards recently launched in SUV 3008 and 5008 are now extended to compact model improving preventive safety. Coverage includes these elements: collision risk alert capable of detecting a moving vehicle between 5 to 140 km / h, to a stationary vehicle if we drive below 80 km / h or pedestrian or cyclist if circular less than 60 km / h; active alert lane change, between 65 and 180 km / h with trajectory correction included; he active cruise control with distance and speed regulation, recognition traffic signals with recommendation speed, improved system blind spot monitoring or alert lack of attention possible driver fatigue contemplated by this welter of measures that the Peugeot 308 minimizes the risk of accidents.

The new system Visiopark 1, capable of generating on the screen peripheral vision environment by outer chambers, and the system parking aid also complement the measures to facilitate the day with the Peugeot 308.

Peugeot 308 2017: exterior design

Changes are subtle, but greatly help upgrade the image Peugeot 308. You will distinguish new headlights, projector elliptical halogen in the first three trim levels and full led for the rest. also new grill, taillights black dyes in the case of versions Hatchbach, new design wheels or different bumpers for sportier finish. But a picture is worth a thousand words as you can see from the video that opens this article with the Peugeot 308 in motion. Soon, I will tell how it goes.

Peugeot 308 2017: Six trim levels

Lines Access, Active, Allure and sports Line GT, GT and GTi, the latter, with "his" specific engine 270 hp. Regardless of the decoration and equipment of each of these versions, the true heart is its new generation i-Cockpit in which Peugeot, unlike the SUV 3008 and 5008, has decided to keep its digital watches. We invite you to see how is the new Peugeot 308 through the following video.

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Citroen C3, now with automatic EAT6

Interesting novelty in the Spanish range C3 to power combining engine 110 hp 1.2 PureTech with automatic switching EAT6 six speeds.Now on sale the Citroen C3 1.2 PureTech EAT6Now on sale the Citroen C3 1.2 PureTech EAT6Now on sale the Citroen C3 1.2 PureTech EAT6Now on sale the Citroen C3 1.2 PureTech EAT6

Just a few months after arriving in the Spanish market, Citroën introduced and interesting changes in the range of utility C3.

If a few days ago was the SUV Peugeot 3008 which passed to incorporate the EAT6 automatic change of torque converter, now turn to touch him Citroen C3. This type of transmission may be asocial at 1.2 turbocharged gasoline engine PureTech three-cylinder and 110 hp.

The trim levels with which you can choose the Citroen C3 1.2 PureTech 110 hp EAT6 They are called Feel and Shine and the starting price with this type of engine and transmission starts at 16,200 euros.

In terms of consumption and emissions, for him C3 1.2 PureTech 110 hp EAT6 the French company PSA Group announced an average expenditure of fuel 4.9 l / 100 km and a CO2 emission level of 110 g / km, so this version is exempt from VRT in Spain.

Citroen C3Citroen C3: What does the change EAT6?

For a car as the Citroen C3, the introduction of EAT6 automatic change of torque converter It brings added value, as well as greater versatility and variety in its range.

In terms of driving, the French manufacturer claims that this type of transmission ensures faster, fluidity and softness in the transitions between gears. One of the peculiarities of this EAT6 change found in its two operating modes -Sport and Snow-, in addition to the standard or normal. In the first case, the Sport, it directly influences the electronic parameters of the transition between gears providing much faster in each of the changes, thereby helping to increase the feeling of sporty driving their commanders. For its part, the Snow mode automatically adjusts the operating parameters change as individuals and asphalt complicated conditions with presence of snow or low motor skills.

New Honda CR-Z 2015, the Japanese sport hybrid is renewed

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The hybrid sports coupe with dyes Honda, the CR-Z, is facing renewed marketing in the United States. With 130 horsepower, the new Honda CR-Z will be sold in nortamericano soil from $ 20,145, about 15,700 euros to change, and consumption levels ranging between 6.3 and 6.9 liters per 100 kilometers.New Honda CR-Z 2015New Honda CR-Z 2015New Honda CR-Z 2015New Honda CR-Z 2015

Four years after hurl it to the market Honda CR-Z in the United States, sporty compact coupe with hybrid mechanical of the Japanese firm, now comes the turn to doing a facelift for the US market. The CR-Z remain intact qualities: A image and sporting behavior, and ones consumptions remain below 7 liters per 100 kilometers (According to the EPA test cycle in the United States).

his mechanics still formed by the gasoline engine 1.5 i-VTEC which, accompanied by a electric motor, delivery 130 hp power (137 hp in the latest update in Europe) and maximum torque depending on the type of transmission is engaged: the six-speed manual transmission, the pair is 19.3 mkg, while the stepless automatic transmission CVT It is estimated at 17.5 mkg, and delivered in both cases from 1,000 rpm.

New Honda CR-Z 2015 United States

In section equipment, Honda North America includes serial Bluetooth and USB connections, rear view camera, cruise control, climate control and six speakers, among other elements. Face to increase sportsmanship CR-Z, Honda Performance Development It offers different accessories for this purpose: sports suspension kit, a kit supercharging limited slip differential, sports exhaust system, alloy wheels 18 inches, specific clutch semi-metallic carbon, etc.

In two trim levels (Basic and EX), with two transmissions available and with the possibility to incorporate browser series, the prices New Honda CR-Z-and sale- for the United States go from 15,782 euros to 18,912 euros.

Peugeot 308 Style, boosting the average equipment

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Peugeot launched Style special finish on the model 308, a termination also available in the range 208, 3008 and 5008 and characterized by an intermediate enhance equipment and incorporate the new diesel engine BlueHDi 1.6 120 hp.Peugeot 308 StylePeugeot 308 StylePeugeot 308 StylePeugeot 308 Style

The Peugeot 308 style reaches the end of the French compact with important new power purchase medium finish, both in five-door body and family (SW).

As for the equipment, find interesting elements such as the outline of the moon chrome finish, fog lamps, the browser, front seats 'sport' and chrome rods roof, the latter if we choose the 'Sportwagon'. you can also add duotone alloy wheels 16 inches design and 'Topaz'.

308 Style also debuts Diesel engine 120 hp 1.6 BlueHDi, associated automatic gearbox six-speed EAT6 and in compliance with antipollution regulations Euro 6. In terms of CO2 emissions, the French firm declares levels of 92 g / km.

welcoming us to PIVE plan and financing conditions of the brand, we can access a Peugeot 308 Style for a price starting 15,900 euros (16,900 euros for the family).

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016 with renewed design

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The Mercedes-Benz CLA arrive in July 2016 with a slight facelift both versions with conventional and familiar body such as sport 45 AMG.Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016 will the arrival of the update is the first generation This car with coupe body aesthetics. It will do both with its conventional body as familar with the Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake (family). For him Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG, the most powerful and passionate version will also come changes that will materialize from July 2016, when it arrives in showrooms. The official launch of the revamped model will arrive in the New York International Auto Show, open to the public from 25 March to 3 April 2016.

The exterior styling now benefits from series to feature front front grille shaped diamond, and a revised front bumper. The rear, meanwhile, features trim at the outputs of the exhaust system, now integrated into the rear bumper. As an option, the 'Night' package dresses the part between the two tailpipes with a molding finished in black or chrome color. In the range of colors available for the Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016 We are the new addition of 'Blue Metallic Cavansite', adding to its aesthetic appeal to five different designs 18-inch wheels with five double spokes and which can be combined with the finish AMG Line. All these details help in the perception of a higher quality picture and close to the sportiest versions.

Among its interior improvements, we find revised materials such as seat covers, trim and chrome details of its interior. A system functions infotainment accessed through an 8-inch screen and arranged as a tablet.

He Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG It is also available with body Shooting Brake and receives slight changes with this update range. Some of these adjustments are reflected in the AMG rear spoiler, lines front apron, with a deeply revised aerodynamically and cooling- and rear diffuser front. The optional package 'AMG' highlights the aggressive design. Standard, uses a 18-inch wheels with 10-spoke design and can be replaced by a 19 inch optional, to choose between matte black colors or gray titanium.

Among the equipment, we found the system Collision Assistance Plus (Standard and able to stop automatically), the Keyless Entry and driving schedule Dynamic Select, receiving special training for the Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG. Headlights LED High Performance They offered as optional equipment.

Mercedes-Benz engines CLA 2016

The engines of Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016 novelty bring the Diesel engine 180 1.5 d BlueEfficiency Edition 109 hp -with box manually changes, the petrol engine 1.6 180 BlueEFFICIENCY 122 hp and 2.0 petrol mechanics also in version 220 184 hp, the latter asociad 4Matic AWD and coupled to the automatic transmission 7G DCT seven speeds.

He Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG 2016 the gasoline engine has 2.0 on a power level 381 hp, with AWD 4Matic and coupled to the sports gearbox AMG Speedshift seven speeds.

The other engines are thus provided:

Diesel

Mercedes-Benz CLA 180 d - 109 hp

Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 d - 136 hp

Mercedes-Benz CLA 220 d - 177 hp

Gasoline

Mercedes-Benz CLA 180 BE - 122 hp

Mercedes-Benz CLA 180-122 hp

Mercedes-Benz CLA 200-156 hp

Mercedes-Benz CLA 220 4Matic - 184 hp

Mercedes-Benz CLA 250-211 hp

Mercedes-Benz CLA -218 250 Sport CV

Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 4Matic - 381 hp

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Suzuki cars presented at the Tokyo Motor Show

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There is still a month to start the Tokyo Motor Show and brands like Suzuki begin to unravel what news presented at your local appointment.Brand new Suzuki at Tokyo Motor ShowBrand new Suzuki at Tokyo Motor ShowBrand new Suzuki at Tokyo Motor ShowBrand new Suzuki at Tokyo Motor Show

He Tokyo Motor Show It will capture our eyes in the last days of October. On the 27th of that month opens Japanese appointment, which marks China will put everything on the grill to unveil their latest developments in cars and technology. Suzuki It will be one of them.

His stand will be fraught with prototypes. Check out the photo gallery to see for yourself. First, will the Suzuki Xbee (Opening photo), which is pronounced as "Crossbi" a concept of small SUV square shapes and retro style. There are already comparing it to the FJ Cruiser, but distinctly smaller format.

Tokyo will be present at three formats or different color combinations: A Suzuki Xbee where yellow predominates; one Xbee Outdoor Adventure in beige, more elegant look; and XBee Street Adventure black. Three views for this prototype that could pass for a production car.

Suzuki e-Survivor Concept

Suzuki e-Survivor Concept and others

Perhaps the most striking prototype Suzuki present at the Tokyo Motor Show is the Concept e-Survivor you see in the picture above. his Campero open design and spirit While it could pass for a Jeep bet rather than the Japanese, especially for your particular grill with lit touches. Their open wheel and its particular bumpers They give this strange and futuristic touch at the same time.

Compact format, the e-Survivor Concept Suzuki has a mechanical hundred percent electric: Features individual motors in each of the four wheels, making it a four-wheel drive car. Its interior is open and space for only two seats. We are very curious to see how the doors open, because currently we do not have many details.

In addition to the aforementioned Suzuki Xbee and e-Survivor, brand based in Hamamatsu Japanese capital it takes two different versions of its small minivan Spacia in prototype form (one blue and one with a much more prominent grille) and a small delivery truck called Tiger Ichi Concept.

Suzuki Spacia

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Aspid GT-21 Invictus, the Spanish Lotus

In times of crisis imagination and passion fortechnology and innovation, the small manufacturerAspid Cars dreams gives us his new prototype,GT-21 Invictus, a concept car which provides the basisa super sports car 450 hp, four-seateronly 990 kg. Are we witnessing the 'LotusSpanish'? We checked.Aspid GT-21 Invictus, the Spanish LotusAspid GT-21 Invictus, the Spanish LotusAspid GT-21 Invictus, the Spanish LotusAspid GT-21 Invictus, the Spanish LotusAsp and IFR Automotive, Maybe this brand and this automotive engineering company do not seem a lot, but fortunately everything indicates that over the next few years will grab a lot of news headlines. The latest creation Asp by the name of GT-21 Invictus, a sports spectacular four seats in configuration 2 + 2.

It is not the first prototype created by Aspid Cars. In 2008, He presented in the London Motor Show he sporty two-seater Super Sport. Now, with the GT-21 Invictus Aspid It takes a step forward to show lightweight sports, aggressive aspect and dimensions more generous than its predecessor. It has a length of 4,447 mm by 1,902 mm wide and 1,226 mm high, while the wheelbase is at 2,560 mm.We have already commented that the lightness It is one of the main keys Aspid GT-21 Invictus. In its construction, it has intervened the best of both worlds: motorsport and the aeronautics. Conveniently combined with the use of new materials such as alloys aluminum high strength, new steels lightweight and high rigidity composite (A synthetic material made of resins), Aspid Cars announced with great fanfare that the empty weight of GT-21 Invistus It is below the ton, specifically 990 kg.Aspid Cars is a small sports brand created by Ignacio Fernández Rodríguez and engineering company IFR Automotive. Its creator has extensive experience in the automotive sector. In fact, in the past was closely linked to the exciting world of racing and racing through their work Seat Sport, Prodrive and Mitsubishi Ralliart at WRC (World Rally Championship).The engine that drives this jewel of engineering is BMW source. Under futuristic bodywork, Aspid GT-21 Invictus hides a V8 4361 cm3 of 450 hp at 8,300 rpm, while the maximum torque is declared 44.86 mkg at 3,900 rpm. This whole arsenal of anger moves to the rear wheels through two types of transmission: An automatic gearbox double clutch seven-speed or a manual six-speed gearbox, the driver finally will be to choose one or another option.

With this mechanical basis, benefits official declared for the Aspid GT-21 Invictus they fall short of the best sports moment with a maximum speed exceeding 300 km / h, an acceleration of 0 to 100 km / h in less than 3 seconds and a sprint from 0 to 200 km / h in 10.6 seconds. It is not bad, no?Aspid Cars It has announced that it is close to reaching an agreement with several international investors to continue developing this dream car and then start manufacturing. In fact, conversations about the exact place where it will occur are already well advanced. A positive and encouraging sign is that manufacturing will create approximately 200 new jobs. So, when you could put on sale Aspid GT-21 Invictus? Early estimates indicate that it will in 2014 when we can see on the roads around the world.
MOTOR
Type: V8 at 90
Displacement: 4,361 cm3
Power: 450 hp at 8,300 rpm
Torque: 44.86 mkg at 3,900 rpm
TRANSMISSION
Drive: Rear
Change: automatic dual-clutch 7-speed / manual 6-speed
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT AND CAPABILITIES
Length / width / height (mm): 4,447 / 1,902 / 1,226
Battle (mm): 2560
Dry weight: 990 kg
Fuel tank: 72 liters
Porter: 275 liters
BENEFITS
Maximum speed: 305 km / h
Acceleration 0-100 km / h: -3 seconds
Acceleration 0-160 km / h: 6.8 seconds
Acceleration 0-200 km / h: 10.6 secondsWhat do you think of this news? Debate on forums with other motorsport enthusiasts.

Alfa Romeo Spider 4C and 4C 2016, the sport is renewed

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The Alfa Romeo 4C and 4C Spider announce more equipment, adding new details in carbon fiber and an exhaust line Akrapovich: ... even more sportiness.Alfa Romeo Spider 4C and 4C 2016, most equipped sportsAlfa Romeo Spider 4C and 4C 2016, most equipped sportsAlfa Romeo Spider 4C and 4C 2016, most equipped sportsAlfa Romeo Spider 4C and 4C 2016, most equipped sports

There is no doubt that the Alfa Romeo 4C, both in variant coupé as in 4C Spider convertible, it is one of the most exhilarating sports they have hit the market in recent years. his monocoque carbon fiber, Weighing just 1,000 kg and a 240 hp turbo engine They are responsible for making delight any lover of driving, becoming all times in a two-seater car hued feelings. Well, no personality trait that will change now, but the Italian brand itself just advertise for United States immediate upgrade with a view to enhancing its sporty image. Shortly after it is scheduled to hit Europe.

Aesthetically, the new Alfa Romeo 4C and 4C Spider 2016 just show modifications, maintaining a very sporty look now, yes, reinforced by some extra element carbon fiber divided by the body. More important is announced, however, the possibility now must add a new exhaust Akrapovich developed titanium. Alfa Romeo specified in your ad if you increase your power, or if reduce weight, but we can bet that yes. Is a similar system which they have already mounted many Porsche, BMW and even the Renault Mégane RS last.

What does confirm Alfa Romeo now is that this new exhaust system 4C and 4C for Spider It will also strengthen its sporty sound. Electronically controlled by valves, the symphony vary according to the driving mode selected. All a safe pleasure for the ears, especially in its variant Spider, which will add to visual impact you'll appreciate also nothing to sit on his cabin.

Alfa Romeo 4C and 4C Spider: more equipment

The new Alfa Romeo Spider 4C and 4C also offer within it a new line with carbon fiber inserts (Carbon Fiber Trim Package, call) to wrap aerators, instrumentation, gear lever or manual paddles behind the steering wheel. A upholstery so far non-existent in two-tone leather Tobacco / Black and a new audio equipment signed by Alpine with new higher quality speakers and Bluetooth, USB and iPod connectivity will be other of improvements. For its part, the 4C Coupe variant will include a new leather glove with own lock, while the 4C Spider upgrade your burglar alarm system.

Mechanically, and except for the question of what can escape to bring the new Akrapovich, the Alfa Romeo 4C and 4C Spider no news. his engined 4 cylinder 1.7 TBi would theoretically yielding 240 hp, with a maximum torque of 35.7 mkg between 2,200 and 4,250 rpm. The set will be associated with a TCT automatic dual clutch transmission 6 speed, with the homologated sports 0 to 100 km / h in just 4.5 seconds and an official from consumption 6,8 l / 100 km.

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