Captur, The Newest Urban Compact SUV from Renault

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BMW Prepare for Roadster Z2

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The competition among global automakers increasingly stringent. This makes the BMW wants to continue to innovate and now BMW is reportedly preparing a new roadster that they named the BMW Z2.

Roadster that will carry the drive system front-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive will be BMW sports car in  entry-level class.

Autocar proclaim that this car is one of 23 new BMW and MINI cars that will use the new platform UKL1 which will be out in 2014.

In this car there is a 2.0-liter aluminum engine. Which already has a turbocharged engine is said to be capable of spraying power up to 300 bhp.

For the price, according to BMW officials, the car is inspired by the BMW Z3 will have the cheapest price among the family of BMW Z.

Although using front-wheel drive, BMW promises that the car will be offered the sensation of driving the same cars with rear-wheel drive.


Rolls-Royce Create a New Sales Record

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One of the famous luxury brand in the world, Rolls-Royce created a new sales record for 108 years of existence. Over the past year, Queen Elizabeth II favorite brand was successfully sold 3575 units or increased 1 percent from the previous year.

This is the third increase in Rolls-Royce - now in the BMW AG - respectively. "Our main target is to make a new record in 2012. I am delighted to announce it and so we could celebrate 100th year with a new sales record," said Torsten Muller-Otvos, CEO of RR.

Otvos claimed this achievement is not easy. Because last year a lot of challenges to be faced. Rols-Royce increased sales occurred throughout the region, ranging from the Middle East, up 26 percent, Central Europe 21 percent, Asia Pacific 18 percent, Saudi Arabia 63 percent and Germany 15 percent. Rols-Royce judge, the United States and China, remains the main market in the last year.


Jaguar cancel to produce a Supercar

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Due to the ongoing economic crisis, Jaguar finally officially cancel their production plans of hybrid supercar, Jaguar C-X75. The prototype of this car will soon be auctioned.

Jaguar global brand director, Adrian Hallmark confirmed that the world economy does not allow Jaguar to produce a supercar that brings the hybrid system.

In fact currently Jaguar already has 5 prototypes of Jaguar C-X75. As a result, the prototype model of this car will soon be auctioned. Three units prototype of  Jaguar C-X75 will be auctioned in May.

While one unit prototype of Jaguar C-X75 will enter the Jaguar museum and the units will be used by Jaguar for promotion.

"We feel we can make this car, but looking at global austerity measures currently, this seems the wrong time to start selling a supercar worth 800,000 to 1 million pounds," said Hallmark as quoted by Autocar.

Jaguar C-X75 first revealed as a concept at the Paris Motor Show in 2010. In this car, the conventional engine combined with four electric motors mounted in each wheel.

In May 2011 Jaguar has also been confirmed that the C-X75 will apply carbon fiber chassis designed by F1 team, Williams.

Spur kitchen configuration changes. 1.6-liter engine supported by the turbocharged and supercharged applied with two electric motors mounted on both front wheels car.

The power of spur kitchen this car reaches 888 bhp with 590 lb-ft of torque to break the acceleration from rest to 100 kmph in only 2.8 seconds.

Despite failing to produce, Hallmark said that the investment they have in ensuring for the C-X75 will not be in vain. Because 60 percent of the car technology that is planned to be produced between 100-250 units can be used for Jaguar cars in the future.


New VW Golf In the Crossover Form

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Volkswagen introduced the Golf Plus family, the Golf Plus LIFE, is claimed to better meet consumer desires in terms of features and arrangement of the cabins are priced from 21,200 euros . Options available for 7 petrol and 1 diesel.

As a variant l "well", the crossover is equipped with a "Climatronic" air conditioning system that can automatically adjust the cabin temperature on each side of the cabin. Also there winter pack, heating package including front seats and headlight cleaners, RCD 310 radio for emergencies, ParkPilot, extra lights and multifunction display.

Other bids, Matrixine seat with drawers underneath, improvement upholstery and materials are extra comfortable seats occupied. The interior is decorated with leather, including the steering wheel, gear lever and handbrake.

From the outside, the difference Golf sport hatchbak with crossover is only on 16-inch rims and the word "LIFE" on the body side. Others are wrapped in a chrome grille, fog lamps, LED lights around the license plate and roof rails as its trademark.

Storage is so free to store goods for its capacity ranges from 395 to 505 liters. When the rear seat is folded will increase to 1450 liters. Total maximum carrying weight reached 637 kg of luggage.

Golf Plus is currently the most successful products in the Golf family because it offers a higher body, flexible and functional five-door. With a higher seat, all passengers easy access to the cabin as well as a broader view.


GM and Peugeot-Citroen Create a Small Engines

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General Motors announced a partnership with PSA Peugeot-Citroen to develop a new generation of small capacity engines. This is a revision of preliminary approval, develop a great car for the European market. 3 cylinders engine would be used on a small car with a capacity of 1.0 and 1.2 liters for the U.S. market.

Some manufacturers have introduced small engines, including Ford's EcoBoost (1.0 liters) for the Fiesta. While in Asia, a small engine was used by Nissan in March, Mitsubishi Mirage and Honda through Brio. In Japanese kei car with a 660 cc engine sales continue to grow.

Because there is development, GM has not released a model that will be using the machine. Reportedly the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic is the largest and most logical candidate.


Kia Launches ProCee'd GT in Geneva

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Kia has ensured the development of new variants of GT Pro Cee'd, launching plans, specifications of the engine and a little sketch. This model will be a competitor VW Golf GTI and come forth with 3-door models.

Using a machine developed together with Hyundai and has been used in the Hyundai Veloster, the GDI, 4-cylinder 1.6 liter turbo, 186 PS and 265 Nm of torque. For Kia, its power boosted to 200 PS. For the transmission, manual 6 speed selected by the system front wheels.

Also shown a change in the exterior. Among other front porch with large vents around the fog lamps and the red trim at the bottom. The lattice grille and lower air vent use honeycomb model. The launch will be conducted in Europe in 2013, precisely at the Geneva Auto Saloon.


Nissan Leaf Make a New Records

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Nissan Leaf make a new record in the Guinness World Records with the longest electric car parade categories. The convoy was conducted at Silverstone, UK, last weekend, followed by 225 cars. The previous record was followed only 128 cars made by Chrysler in the United States.

Leaf convoy participants are users who live in the UK. In addition to creating a record, Nissan also wanted to get input from Leaf owners. "It's a nice moment. We are very excited to be a new record longest convoy of electric cars," said Paul O'Neil, Product Manager of Nissan Leaf.

Formerly Leaf also made a record, by the fastest retreated as far of 1.61 km. The record was recorded on behalf of Terry Grant who act at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​in June.


The New Light Design of Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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After some time always do a test with a sheath, finally was found also Mercedes-Benz (MB) E-Class facelift is showing her new face. Poorer premium sedan had considerable facial surgery. It appears from the design of the headlights, similar to the C-Class is equipped with LEDs and grille to remove the pontoon style.

This facelift version will have all the latest technology from Mercedes-Benz, the night assistant, dynamic light assistant, intelligent lane assistant, intelligent brake assistant, congestion assistant, magic ride control and heads-up display. Glass roof fitted with a magic sky control.

This is what the face of the E-Class after having surgery!


 

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