Gambar Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale

Gambar Alfa Romeo TZ3 StradaleThe Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale by Zagato is based on the Viper ACR mechanical chassis with a carbon fibre body. "Bellezza necessaria" is the inspiration of this car which matches for the first time an USA power train and can represent the first American Alfa Romeo.

Following Zagato's gentlemen-driver heritage, TZ3 Corsa has been commissioned by the Alfa Romeo Zagato collector Martin Kapp. The first Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale has been delivered to the US Alfa Romeo and Zagato collector (and Saratoga Automobile Museum's board member) Eric King. The TZ3 Stradale n°2 and n°3 will be delivered in Japan and Europe.

Both TZ3 Corsa and TZ3 Stradale boast a typical Kamm-tail (K-tail) layout. This solution became famous in Italy with the "Coda Tronca" bodies which were tested by Zagato in the beginning of the 60s. They reached their apex on the Alfa Romeo TZ and TZ2. Kamm Effect is part of the functional design approach that aims to the aerodynamic efficiency. According to this, the CX can be lowered by keeping compact volumes at the same time. The reduction of the wind resistance is assured with the Kamm Tail design, without any need of a very stretched "drop" shape of the tail.

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Gambar Lotus Exige S Roadster 2013

Gambar Lotus Exige S Roadster 2013More raw than a Japanese tasting menu, the Lotus Exige S Roadster combines its coupé twin's mesmerizing grunt and handling with an open air experience that makes the driver feel all the more at one with the road.

In true Lotus fashion the finely tuned suspension delivers a responsive ride and sublimely agile handling, whilst the supercharged 3.5 V6 engine with race-derived technologies delivers stunning performance. Reaching 100 kph from standing in a neck-snapping 4 seconds (0 - 60 mph in 3.8 seconds) and 0-160 kph (0-100 mph) in 8.5 seconds this little roadster packs a punch both on and off the track. The top speed for the Lotus Exige S Roadster is 233 kph (145 mph) and it produces just 236 g of CO2 per km.

The Roadster comes with a six-speed manual gearbox, but will also be available with Lotus' Serial Precision Shift (SPS), a paddle-operated automated manual transmission, which makes life more relaxed in the city and more F1-like when it's let off the leash. The SPS gearbox means the driver never has to take their hands off the wheel, it prevents errors during shifting, and it is lighter and more compact than a normal torque-converter transmission.

The car comes with two different suspension settings. There's the standard setting for an active driving experience suited to public roads; and an optional setting as part of the Race Pack for maximum performance, developed for track use. The launch control system can be activated when the car is in Race mode.

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Gambar Maserati GranTurismo Sport 2013

Gambar Maserati GranTurismo Sport 2013The powerful 4.7-litre V8 engine can now deliver a maximum power of 460 HP (338 kW) and a peak torque of 520 Nm, without penalising fuel consumption and emissions. These parameters, coupled with the electro actuated gearbox featuring MC Shift technology for faster gear changes (down to 100 ms), enable the Maserati GranTurismo Sport to reach an impressive top speed of 300 km/h, accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.7 seconds. The version with automatic transmission and MC Auto Shift management software (which is also used in the GranCabrio Sport and Quattroporte Sport GT S) also benefits from significantly enhanced performance, achieving a top speed of 298 km/h and acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds.

With regards to the suspension, the new Maserati GranTurismo Sport is fitted with the Sport Skyhook system, an evolution of the continuous damping control system that makes the car even more reactive and fun to drive, whilst at the same time increasing passenger comfort. In SPORT mode the car is pin sharp in responding to the driver's input, while in normal mode it constantly adapts the damping to absorb the roughness of the surface for a smoother ride. All this equates to a superb handling capability that combines sports performance and comfort in all driving conditions.

The Maserati GranTurismo Sport is available with two different types of transmission: a ZF 6-speed automatic and a 6-speed electro actuated gearbox, with dry twin-plate clutch (not available in North America). The first enhances driving comfort without compromising on performance, while the second offers a more involving driving experience.

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Gambar Cadillac XTS 2013

Gambar Cadillac XTS 2013Cadillac apparent the 2013 XTS, the newest accession to the Cadillac affluence auto lineup. It arrives in showrooms in U.S. and Canadian showrooms in the bounce of 2012 as the a lot of technologically avant-garde assembly car in the brand's history.

Larger than the CTS, the new Cadillac XTS delivers the space, breeding and affecting attendance that are Cadillac signatures, but with absolutely new and technically avant-garde methods acquainted for a new bearing of affluence customers. It aswell marks the admission of CUE, a absolute in-vehicle acquaintance that merges automatic architecture with auto industry-first controls and commands for advice and media control.

In accession to the CUE interface and connectivity, abounding added avant-garde technologies are basic to the new XTS. It will be the alone affluence auto with accepted Magnetic Ride Ascendancy - the world's fastest-reacting suspension. Avant-garde technologies that enhance eyes and assurance beleaguer the disciplinarian are accessible as well.

Positioned anon aloft the centerpiece CTS ancestors in Cadillac's revamped lineup, the new XTS appearance a 3.6L absolute bang engine and avant-garde all-wheel drive system, appearance a about-face to more-efficient achievement in a ample affluence sedan.

Cadillac CUE is the awful customizable user interface that exemplifies XTS' alloy of avant-garde technology and aesthetic design. The affection of CUE, which stands for Cadillac User Experience, is the accepted eight-inch (203 mm) awning in the "center stack," the faceplate beneath the awning and the council caster controls. CUE appearance several industry firsts, including capacitive-touch ascendancy with adjacency sensing, action acceptance and accustomed articulation recognition.

Available alone on the Cadillac XTS is the 12.3-inch (312 mm) reconfigurable cluster. It appearance active clear displays showcased a allotment of four driver-selectable themes, alignment from basal to all-encompassing information. And while it is the arresting aspect in the XTS' abstruse character, CUE is allotment of a added absolute and layered access to the car's design, capabilities and performance

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Gambar Suzuki G70 Concept 2012

Gambar Suzuki G70 Concept 2012Suzuki is showcasing the G70 at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. This archetypal fabricated its admission at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show as the REGINA, and it now wears a G70 brand which originates from a appellation adopted during the development process. While the ambition of abbreviation CO2 emissions is an complete have to throughout automotive development, Suzuki aswell believes that A-segment models should consistently be customer-responsive. With this in mind, Suzuki has focused on developing an A-segment car with CO2 emissions no college than 70g/km for bazaar barrage in the abreast future, featuring - as the name suggests - the G70's ecology technologies.

Although the Suzuki G70 is a petrol model, its ammunition abridgement and emissions are on a par with those of a hybrid, acknowledgment to its weight of just 730kg and a annoyance accessory added than 10% lower than that of a Suzuki A-segment assembly model. It aswell appearance a direct-injection turbo petrol engine and an Engine Auto Stop Start arrangement with adorning braking. All in all, the G70's CO2 emissions do not beat 70g/km.

Technical specifications

  • Overall length: 3,550mm
  • Overall width: 1,630mm
  • Overall height: 1,430mm
  • Wheelbase: 2,425mm
  • Seating capacity: 4 persons
  • Power unit: 800cm3 direct-injection turbo petrol engine; Engine Auto Stop Start system with regenerative braking
  • Weight: 730kg
  • Transmission: CVT. Front-engine/front-wheel drive

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Gambar Honda Ridgeline Sport 2012

Gambar Honda Ridgeline Sport 2012Honda's four-door, five-passenger auto receives administration upgrades and bigger artery ammunition abridgement for 2012, forth with a new Honda Ridgeline Sport archetypal that provides high-value appearance targeted at the access four-wheel-drive barter segment.

The 2012 Ridgeline is now accessible in four models, including the Ridgeline RT, new Ridgeline Sport, Ridgeline RTS and Ridgeline RTL. Upgrades on all models for 2012 cover a active grille design, aerodynamic improvements, abrasion abridgement measures in the engine and a new EPA ammunition appraisement of 15/21/17 city/highway/combined mpg, up 1 mpg in the artery rating.

The new Honda Ridgeline Sport archetypal adds the afterward appearance to the Ridgeline RT: absolute atramentous 18-inch aluminum admixture auto (+1 inch from RT animate wheels); absolute atramentous bore grille with atramentous surround; covering captivated council caster with audio controls; abetting audio ascribe jack; fog lights; rear aloofness glass; all acclimate attic mats and atramentous headlight and anchor ablaze housings.

The Ridgeline represents an absolute and avant-garde access in the half-ton auto barter articulation by prioritizing its architecture and appearance based on the capabilities that abounding recreational barter buyers about charge and use. The Ridgeline is congenital with a closed-box, unitized physique anatomy for a different aggregate of capability, autogenous admeasurement and adequate ride achievement from its absolute foreground and rear suspension. It aswell delivers a advanced ambit of accepted auto capabilities with a best tow appraisement of 5,000 pounds and a half-ton burden rating, all while alms different appearance like a ample In-Bed Trunk

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Gambar Volvo XC60 Hybrid Concept 2012

Gambar Volvo XC60 Hybrid Concept 2012

At the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Volvo Car Corporation will bare an avant-garde gasoline constituent hybrid. The Volvo XC60 Constituent Amalgam Concept is an electric car, a awful economical amalgam and a able high-performance car all formed into one. At the blow of a button, the disciplinarian decides how the accessible ability from the aggregate of the high-performance gasoline engine and the electric motor is to be utilized.

"The technology in the XC60 Constituent Amalgam Concept is as able as it is unique," says Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation. "You can accomplish absolutely blooming advance on the alley after compromising on any of the affluence car's acclaimed properties. No added architect has succeeded in carrying ammunition abridgement and electrical ambit on this akin in a capable, ample achievement car with 350 application on tap."

Pure Hybrid Power - three cars in one

The driver chooses the driving mode via three buttons on the instrument panel. The buttons give the car three distinct temperaments: Pure, Hybrid or Power.

  • In Pure mode the car is powered solely by its electric motor as much as possible. The operational range is up to 35 miles (charge depleting range, U.S certification driving cycle) with zero tailpipe emissions in urban traffic. The range according to the European certification driving cycle NEDC is 45 km.
  • Hybrid mode is the standard setting whenever the car is started. The gasoline engine and electric motor cooperate to provide maximum driving pleasure with minimum environmental impact. According to the European certification driving cycle NEDC, CO2 emissions are 53 g/km (2.3 l/100 km) - which translates into fuel economy of over 100 mpg. Using the U.S certification standards, which include emissions from the production of the electric energy, the combined fuel economy in continuous driving is 50 mpg. The car has a total operating range of up to 600 miles (960 km).
  • In Power mode, the technology is optimized to create maximum possible power. The gasoline engine with 280 hp and 380 Nm (280 lb.-ft.) is combined with the electric motor with 70 hp and 200 Nm (148 lb.-ft.). The electric motor's instant torque delivery contributes to the car's acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds (0-100 km/h in 6.1 seconds).

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