Senin, 30 Mei 2011

Mazda RX-9 uses technology from Toyota


Mazda aggressively developing its technology, including next-generation car model RX-9. That said, according to international reports, sportcar uses a rotary engine that Mazda's unique and never been used in the model RX3. In fact, the heart pacemaker is ever won the Le Mans 24 endurance race at 1991 with the Mazda 787B.

Only, rotary engine RX-9 in this brand-new environmentally friendly hybrid alias, while the electric motor borrowed from Toyota. The two principals last year signed a cooperation.

However, a report from Motor Trend magazine America that leaked from Toyota's just part of the electric motor. Although the hybrid, the RX-9 will continue to use gasoline engines. In fact mentioned, the possibility of rotary engine will be equipped with technology such as KERS in F1, whose function is to charge the battery when deceleration occurs.

New Great Wall Wingle double cabin


Great Wall Motor to certification Euro5 for a double cabin pickup, Wingle diesel marketed in Europe and Australia. The factory in Baoding Great Wall is producing Wingle diesel starting August 2010. The plan, in 2011 will produce up to 140,000 units per year.

Wingle gasoline engine has been certified the same from the European Union since last year. Currently, the pickup of the rear similar to the Isuzu D-Max is sold in Italy, Romania, and Australia. Three other models of the Great Wall that has been certified emission standards are similar and Coolbar sedans and SUVs Florid Hover 5.

Senin, 16 Mei 2011

2012 New Mercedes SLS Roadster Roof Fold


Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster has been showing pictures of new models with models of soft-top roof. 6.2-liter V8 Supercar engine with 563 HP power will be exhibited at the Frankfurt Motor Show next September.

The biggest change appears on the door that no longer scissor (gullwing) because the roof supports the concept that can be folded (open-close) in 11 seconds. The car did not have to stop when the roof opened and closed. The process can take place when the car in the speed of 48 km per hour.

According to Mercedes, construction chassis is very light because of using aluminum. This has been a consideration since the early development of the car. Hence, its sides reinforced to improve the solidity and strength.

Meanwhile, the body weight of 2 kg heavier than the 241 kg coupe model. Excess weight is a donation of two structural reinforcement (reinforcement). On the other hand, the cross-strut member added. So also between the soft-top and tank of fuel.