Honda flaunts freshened 2014 Civic Coupe at SEMA

I was a big fan of the 2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe, so I was not disappointed when, for the 2013 model year, the Si Coupe went unchanged,despite the many revisions that the Civic Sedan and Civic Si Sedan received as part of the emergency refresh of the 2013 model year.

2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Honda has just unveiled the latest refresh of its Civic Coupe and Civic Si Coupe models at the 2013 Special Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. Compared to last year’s models, the new cars sport a slightly modified look as well as boosted performance that should give fans of the line something to pine for or at least talk about,next year.

In case you’re wondering, the Civic Si is to North Americans what Civic Type-R is to the rest of the world.So this is quite a big reveal on Honda’s hand and it has fell short.Miserably.

2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Honda had announced, with a lone picture of the Civic Si’s rear, the date of full reveal which was at SEMA Auto Show in Las Vegas.Obviously,you can not fully understand how the car looks in entirety by just looking at the rear.

That time arrived and we were introduced to the new Civic Si and it isn’t better anyway.But that’s just us and the rest of the world.Obviously,there are many many fans of Civic and Corolla in Pakistan because, what other cars have we ever had?!

2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Detailed performance specifications were not released but the Si Coupe has a retuned exhaust that enables the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine to produce 205 bhp (153 kW) and 174 lb-ft (235 Nm) of torque – a modest upgraded of 4 bhp (3 kW) and 4 lb-ft (5 Nm).

2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

According to American Honda’s executive vice president of auto sales, John Mendel,With the further advancement of the 2014 Civic Coupe and Si models and an exciting path forward for performance parts drawing on our racing experience we are making a statement about our commitment to the fun to drive character of the Honda brand.

FORD FOCUS WILL GET RUSSIAN ENGINES

Concern Ford, which started in May, construction of the new plant, which will manufacture engines, plans to equip the units of local assembly predominantly model Focus. Recall, the new plant is built in Ford Elabuge.

To date, more than 80% of all sold on the Russian car market Focus equipped with one of the versions of this engine. The plant will produce gasoline engine, which will be equipped with not less than 30% of the cars assembled in Russia. About it in the press service of the agency “AUTOSTAT”.

FORD FOCUS

FORD FOCUS

Launch of the new Ford Sollers plant to produce engines is scheduled for December 2015. The company will produce the gasoline engine 1.6-liter Duratec with three different power – 85 hp, 105 hp and 125 hp, allowing the company to Ford Sollers equip engines of at least 30% of cars produced in Russia Ford. Motor power plant in the first stage be 105 thousand engines and can be further increased to 200 000 units per year. The company will be located in the immediate vicinity of the car assembly plant Ford Sollers.

Recall Ford automobile assembly factory Ford Sollers in Elabuge began in 2012. The company produces cars Ford Transit, the new Ford Kuga, Ford S-MAX, Ford Galaxy and Ford Explorer, a full-scale production of which started in April 2013. Along with the Focus and Mondeo, manufactured at the plant in Vsevolozhsk near St. Petersburg, the total number of models produced by Ford Sollers joint venture in Russia, to seven.

As reported earlier, President and CEO, Ford Sollers Ted Kannis, last year, the company invested $ 100 million, or 3 billion rubles in the development of its business in Russia. “Until the end of 2015 we plan to invest even more, namely 274 million, which is approximately 10 billion rubles,” – he said, noting that Ford Sollers is one of the most important investors in the Russian automotive industry.

Ford driven to Detroit updated F-150

Ford is still decided on the extended use of aluminum in the new generation of the iconic F-150 pickup truck, which is already 37 years old is the best selling light truck America. It is expected that the aluminum F-150 already show at the January Detroit Auto Show, and sales will begin in 2014.

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Appearance of the car is almost completely copied from the conceptual pickup Atlas, demonstrated earlier this year. Completely redesigned Ford F-150 became even more brutal due to the increased number of angles that go perfectly with the square shapes of the body. Concept Atlas, writes Carscoops.com, introduced in futuristic car design notes, which is especially evident when looking at the windscreen and side windows, as well as on the roof and front optics.

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

But not only the exterior of the new Ford F-150 deserves attention. It is important to know that the pickup, despite his openly brutal appearance, lost on 340 pounds compared with the current generation. This was made possible through the use of more aluminum.

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

For Americans pickups family F-150 – is a true legend. Hard to believe, but for the past 37 years in a row (!) “One hundred and fiftieth” remains the most popular light truck of America, and the first generation Ford F-Series came exactly 65 years ago. On the anniversary of legends Ford produced a new generation of cult car, having presented many surprises fans models.

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Sources also reported in Ford portal Automotive News , that weight reduction will bring the road racing fuel consumption to around 7.8 l/100 km, while the current generation of the F-150 is spent on the road about 10 l/100 km.

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

It is assumed that will be made of aluminum hood, doors and fenders new items. But whether to keep the new F-150 spar frame, and what other items will be made of winged metal, not yet reported. But it is known that efficiency will also run the latest 10-step automatic, jointly developed with GM and hybrid propulsion system, created in partnership with Toyota.

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

However, along with the economy and the price rise is inevitable because new items more expensive aluminum parts and the cost of re-production. Thus, according to the American analytical agency IHS Automotive , each of the two plants to produce the F-150 would have to take about 6 weeks for the conversion issue under aluminum body.

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

However, the new Ford F-150 will be available no earlier than the second half of the new year, so that the auto giant is still time to reconfigure their factories. During the announcement of the pick-up will be known all the other details, and including the retail price.

New Range Rover Sport 2014

Company LandRover has promised to introduce diesel-electric version of the SUV Range Rover and Range Rover Sport in September as part of a motor show in Frankfurt.

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport

According to Land Rover engineer Stuart Frith, the new diesel-electric hybrid SUV will go on sale in Europe later this year. In Frankfurt, they will debut simultaneously with the Range Rover Sport, equipped with diesel V8.

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport

The fact that the hybrid Range Rover Sport is almost ready for the premiere, said one of the project leaders Stuart Frith. However, he did not say what kind of power plant is equipped SUV, mentioning only a turbodiesel in its composition. 

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport

According to some reports, the engine Range Rover Sport shared concept Range_e 2011.

At the Frankfurt show, which will be open to the public from 14 to 22 September, Land Rover will showcase two new versions of its recent innovations – Range Rover Sport. This is the Internet portal worldcarfans.com.

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport

Eco-friendly version of the hybrid powertrain will be primarily focused on the North American market. Run in the idea of ​​a diesel hybrid of British engineers started back on the past RR Sport: diesel V6 rated at 242 hp (This engine is no longer in the range), assisted by an electric motor of 93 hp It is expected that the serial hybrid will have a cruising range of more than 1,000 km, of which about 30 km car can drive on electric. Fuel consumption in a country mode is expected to reach 4 l/100 km.

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport

It is not known whether will receive a serial hybrid Range Rover Sport this setting in the same manner, or SUV for a new generation of its several upgrade.

Range Rover Sport

Range Rover Sport

However, Land Rover has announced that in addition to hybrid versions, are planning to soon introduce and most affordable. This Range Rover Sport will receive a 240-horsepower four-cylinder turbo engine of the familiar Range Rover Evoque.

Peugeot RCZ R will be available in the coming week

Already next week, the French begin sales of the hot car in the lineup, - Peugeot RCZ R , which is the first, as usual, consumers will see the British car market. The starting price trends, the world debut of which, we recall, was held in the framework of the summer festival of Speed ​​at Goodwood, will start with a price tag to 31,995 pounds.

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

This sports car is based on a modified version of a simple RCZ 2013. Model with a hot R index was developed with the participation of the sports division of Peugeot Sport, and has absorbed all the best achievements obtained during the 2-year history of European racing monoserii RCZ Cup. In the outer guise Peugeot RCZ R visible features of the concept car Peugeot Onyx, which was presented to the public last year at the Paris auto show.

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

The main difference from the standard RCZ her brother is charged under the hood. Here at R-version, you’ll find an upgraded four-cylinder 1.6-liter THP designed concern PSA jointly with BMW.Thanks to the modifications of the engine delivers power to 270 horsepower (at the usual RCZ power is 200 hp).

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

The front-drive car is different from the stock RCZ coupe lowered by 10 mm suspension, a fixed rear spoiler, diffuser and newly designed alloy wheels 19 inches in diameter, behind which are hidden 380-millimeter brake discs. The company noted that the stopping distances at a speed of 130 km / h in just 61 meters. The interior of the coupe’s designers set sports seats with combination skin (leather / Alcantara), as well as more compact steering wheel and gear lever, which is topped with an aluminum knob.

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

Peugeot RCZ R

They have been specifically designed to accommodate the new Big brakes and optimization of cooling, and red lettering adorns the front calipers Peugeot Sport. new car is available in 4 colors: Moroccan Red, Nera Black, Mercury Grey and Opal White. Peugeot RCZ R also offers options to choose from to personalize your car: shiny or matte carbon roof, stickers on the body and black mirror housings. Due to the 270-horsepower gasoline engine coupe is the most powerful production model in the brand’s history.

Honda Civic Type-R has surfaced slowly

According to recent information obtained, the car will be much stronger than expected! Turbocharged and direct-injected 1.6-liter gasoline engine, most likely, which will host the vehicle is likely to have a power even greater than 250 hp. This engine is likely to have an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transfer is also available.

Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Weighs less than 1,200 kilograms and is planned to be a successful model of Honda Civic Type-R, Nurburgring preparing to record a new lap. If the process is successful, the car is the fastest model with front-wheel drive system to be announced! Sizlerinde As will be apparent, the current record is in the hands Megane RS Trophy. This tool is seized with a tour record 8 minutes and 8 seconds.

Unfortunately, the three-door hatchback model is not among the plans yet, but another alternative version of the company’s five-door version, as well as the possible removal.

In 2014 or 2015 the Istanbul Motor Show fast approaching the anniversary of the encounter with the hope that the new Honda Civic Type-R!

Fiat 500L has a new top-end configuration

The special version Beats Edition is based on the Fiat 500L Trekking and features a powerful stereo 520 watts. The double gray and black hue of his body is another of his hallmarks.

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

MINI managed to make us believe that the MINI Countryman is a proper MINI only bigger, and Fiat are having a degree of success in convincing car buyers that the 500L is just a grown-up Fiat 500.

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

The Fiat 500L Beats Edition is getting the updated Beats sound system, which has been apparently developed specifically for this model by Dr. Dre and by Jimmy Iovine, the Interscope Geffen A&M Records chairman and record producer. The vehicle can easily stand out from a crowd, thanks to its two-tine grey and black livery, which is available in glossy or matte finishes, and it’s complemented by the red and satin chrome.

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

In addition to good sound, the novelty is gray-black exterior with black matte or glossy inserts to choose from, and more – leather and fabric trim with red stitching. On the market it will be released this week.

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

Speaking of new engines, the Fiat 500L Beats Edition is now getting a Diesel and gasoline engines with different volume 1.6 and 1.4 liters respectively are developing the same 120 horsepower. But vary with the amount of torque diesel delivers 320 and gasoline engine 215 Nm. Different and the dispersal of Fiat 500L with new motors up to 100 km / h Diesel accelerates in 10.7 seconds gasoline engine – 0.5 seconds faster.

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

2014 Fiat 500L Beats Edition

Modification Fiat 500L Beats Edition will be sold exclusively at the European countries.

New Subaru WRX STI Cars new generation

In the network appeared the first edition Autoforum official photos sports car Subaru WRX STI. Shortly before it was published online teaser sedan, which will debut at the Motor Show in Detroit.

New Subaru WRX STI

New Subaru WRX STI

New Subaru WRX STi sportsedan repeats the way of his brother WRX - official images of the much anticipated new items also leaked onto the internet a few days before the official launch (in this case, the model will debut on January 14 at the motor show in Detroit). And what else unites WRX STi c WRX? While we are led not all the details, but a few pictures say a thousand words.

New Subaru WRX STI

New Subaru WRX STI

If we talk about technology, we have already reported that powertrains with WRX STi, most likely, share wagon Subaru Levorg for the Japanese market. If so, the new STi Squad horizontally opposed four-cylinder turbo engine with direct injection 2.0 and peak impact 300 hp and 400 Nm. As the gearbox must be offered a 6-step mechanics or CVT Sport Lineartronic eight fixed stages. Drive, of course, would be the full-time, but only equip locking center differential – rear gear (and front) will remain free, and thrust vector control will ensure the brake running electronics.

New Subaru WRX STI

New Subaru WRX STI

It is important that in the case of a manual gearbox for blocking symmetric center will respond to the viscous coupling, and machines with a continuously variable transmission – electro multi-plate clutch with standard distribution thrust 45:55 in favor of the rear axle.

New Subaru WRX STI

New Subaru WRX STI

Judging from the photo, the new Subaru WRX STI is different from the recently introduced WRX sedan more aggressive aerodynamic body, alloy wheels gilded hue, as well as a massive spoiler on the trunk lid.

New Subaru WRX STI

New Subaru WRX STI

In Ukraine, the most accessible version of the sports sedan worth 405,600 USD.

 

Electro-Golf coming to Frankfurt

Volkswagen has unveiled its plans for the Frankfurt Motor Show. Among the 53 vehicles that the Germans are planning to put on the stand will be presented just three premiere. Two of them will join the family of Golf, a third not yet known.

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

In general, stand, according to the plans VW, will have to beat the theme “electric mobility” – that this subject will be used in the design of the exhibition. In addition to the 61-meter LED projector “electric mobility” show and one of the world’s premier – VW e-Golf, equipped with a 115-horsepower electric motor and 26.5-kilowatt lithium-ion batteries. This Golf accelerates to 100 km / h in 11.8 seconds and can drive on a single charge up to 175 km.

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

The second exhibition will premiere September electric e-Golf. For “erkoy” he can not keep up: Engine 115 hp and 270 Nm and a lithium-ion battery capacity of 26 kWh can only reach 135 km / h and a maximum speed up to a hundred in 11.8 seconds. Between charges, which can carry from normal household socket, electric car may wind up to 175 km.

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Engineers have laid three strategies movement. Mode Normal – a standard that uses the full potential of the engine. Activating Eco reduce power to 95 hp, and the electronic speed limiter to come down to 120 km / h Least of all electricity consumed in the mode Range, turns off the air conditioning and reduces the maximum speed of 95 km / h.

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

VW did not extend to the representatives of the third new product, which is planned to show in Frankfurt.Manufacturer limited only vague hints for another couple of those plans to promote the exhibition – is the World Rally Championship, and a private all-wheel drive 4Motion.

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Volkswagen Electro-Golf

Frankfurt Motor Show opens on September 12. For members of the press exhibition will run a bit earlier – on September 10-11.

Toyota Camry sedan updated

At the Motor Show in New York, the main novelty was the Toyota CamryThe one that is the best selling sedan in the U.S. for the past 12 years.

At the Motor Show in New York debuted an updated Toyota Camry sedan in modifications for the American market. In the sale of a model that will be assembled at the plant in Kentucky, will go this fall.

Toyota Camry Updated

Compared to its predecessor, the redesigned Toyota Camry sedan became 45 millimeters long, and its track is increased by 10 millimeters. In terms of design, the model changed grille, bumper appeared upgraded with larger air intakes, new lighting fixtures, as well as a revised rear bumper. In addition, the range of options for paint finishes added two new shades.

Toyota Camry Updated

Toyota Camry Updated

To modify XSE will be offered an exclusive 18-inch wheels, you migrate to other suspension dampers and springs, as well as the private setting of the stabilization system.All of these improvements, as they say in the company, allowing you to make the most sporty sedan Camry in history.

Toyota Camry Updated

Toyota Camry Updated

Engine of Updated Toyota Camry

Engines were old. This 2.5-liter engine (180 ps) and 3.5 liters (270 ps) and a hybrid unit that outputs 200 hp But here it is necessary to stress once again that we are talking about engines that are put on American cars.

Toyota Camry Updated

Toyota Camry Updated

Toyota Camry Updated

XSE version But engineers paid special attention. According to the manufacturer, improved steering and suspension made ​​this version Camry “most sports in the history of the brand”. Sales of the updated sedan will begin this fall, and the assembly will be held at the company in Kentucky.

Toyota Camry Updated

Sale of the updated car will start in the U.S. in the fall. Well, we hope that in August of this year on a motor show in Moscow, the Japanese and European version of the upgraded Toyota Camry.