Sabtu, 07 Februari 2015
From the side, we can see large side air intakes which makes the coupe looked more aggressive. At the rear, the company redesigned the circular LED tailights and added more fine lines. The coupe car also gets rear diffuser and new twin exhausts. Ferrari engineer upgraded car aerodynamic which boasts 50% more downforce than the previous model and reduced drag. There’s a sophisticated aerodynamic underbody that incorporates vortex generators.
Under the hood, Ferrari offers a new engine V8 3.9 liter produces 661 hp at 8,000 rpm. and 760 Nm of torque. The powertrain is mated to 7-speed dual clutch with Variable Torque Management which deploys engine’s massive torque smoothly and powerfully right across the rev range. The 488 GTB can reach 100 km/h from zero in 3 seconds and it can run from 0 to 200 km/h in 8.3 seconds. Its top speed is 330 km/h. Ferrari claims that the car can lap Fiorano track in 1 minutes and 23 seconds!
2016 Ferrari 488 GTB will make its debut at 2015 Geneva Motor Show next March.
According to Porsche, the Cayman GT4 is 30mm lower body position and generously sized brake system consist nearly entirely of components from 911 GT3, including chassis components. GT4’s exterior is almost the same with regular Cayman. The company just adds a fixed large rear wing, a redesigned hood with an air inlet, a bumper with new design which features bigger cooling vents, a lip spoiler, rear diffuser, and two exhausts.
When you buy the car, you will be offered the option lists, including PCCB ceramic brake system, full shell seats made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), a custom Sport Chrono Package with the unique Track Precision app and a Club Sport Package.
2015 Porsche Cayman GT4 will make its debut at 2015 Geneva Motor Show next March and will be released in the same Month in Germany.
Minggu, 25 Januari 2015
The engineer increase its height of 65 mm and featured All-Wheel Drive system. But in Europe and selected countries, the S60 Cross Country will also be available in front wheel drive. The mid-size sedan is offered with 18-inch and 19-inch wheels with high profile tyres. Volvo claims that the tyre improves comfort and all-road capabilities and also reducing road noise. For the powertrain, Volvo offers 2.0 liter 5-cylinder petrol engine with turbo and produces 250 hp. There’s a diesel engine choice 4-cylinder D4 produces 187 hp. Later, Volvo is going to add another engine choice, D4 diesel 5-cylinder 2.4 liter.
The four-door SUV concept comes with hybrid powertrain. Its conventional engine is VR6 petrol 3.6 liter produces 276 hp and accompanied by 54-hp electric motor in front and 114 hp electric motor in rear. Total horsepower that it can produce is about 355 hp and the top speed is 209 km/h. Driver can activate ‘E-Mode’ that enables shutting down the VR6 engine and let the 114-hp electric motor moves the car up to 32 km.
Inside, Mercedes presents luxury design with high quality material. Sporty look is seen from 3-spoke flat-bottomed steering wheel, and using carbon fiber in some areas. Under the hood, there’s a V6 3.0 liter engine produces 362 hp and mated with 9-speed automatic transmission and Mercedes’ all-wheel-drive system, 4Matic.
Unfortunately, the exterior design is not like what I expected before that will have a spectacular design. It’s a plain design even though it comes with latest Audi design language. The new Q7 is more like bigger Q3. For the engines choice, Audi offers 3.0 liter V6 petrol engine with supercharged produces 328 hp and 440 Nm of torque. For diesel lover, there’s a V6 3.0 liter powertrain which produces 268 hp and 600 Nm of torque. Both of those engines are mated to 8-speed automatic transmission. For Asian market, Audi will offer 4-cylinder engine 2.0 liter TFSI produces 248 hp and 370 Nm of torque.
MKX is the first Lincoln that is featured adaptive steering and high-end Revel audio system. Another isnteresting feature is Lincoln Drive Control that optimize performance and offer three driving mode:Normal, Sport, and Comfort. The car’s exterior and interior design is almost the same with its smaller sibling, MKC.
2016 Lincoln MKX will be launched at USA this fall, followed by other markets, such as China, South Korea, Mexico, and Middle East right after that.