Submitted by Dan Buzdugan on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 13:35
The concept has two seats and removable lightweight doors. The conventional steering wheel is being replaced by a joystick mounted on the center console that can be operated by either passenger, while it also includes all vital features for regular road use such as indicators, headlamps and taillights.
Submitted by Dan Buzdugan on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 13:24
The new Clio Cup is powered by the same 1.6-liter direct-injected turbo unit, tuned by Oreca Magny-Cours that produces 220 hp and a constant torque of 270 Nm. Gear changes are done by a Sadev six-speed sequential transmission that shifts gears in just 100 milliseconds.
Submitted by Dan Buzdugan on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 06:43
It covers performance parts as well, as a matter of fact, car is on LSD, not the psychedelic drug, but the car has been finally fitted with a Limited Slip Differential. The LSD will be a clutch type unit and feature a 30% lockup. LSD may be offered for other models eventually, depending on how well it sells for the 4 Series.
Submitted by Dan Buzdugan on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 03:58
The interesting part comes from under the hood, where we can find an Euro6 complied unit, a twin-turbo V8 5.5L engine, which is capable to boast 585HP and wooping 900NM of torque. The engine is so flexible, that they included an ECO Start/Stop function.
After seeing the first glimpse of the new S63 AMG "accidently" in the video showcasing the new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz now officially started teasing the new S63 AMG.
In the video below you can see the new front fascia, some parts of the interior and for a short period of time, even the whole body.
As the front dashboard says, S63 AMG will be powered by a V8 biturbo producing around 557 HP. Along with the beast engine, 7-speed AMG Speedshift gearbox and AWD will be included in the package.
Submitted by Dan Buzdugan on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 13:38
They applied an aerodynamic body kit with a front splitter, extended side skirts and a rear spoiler, there's also a ventilated hood, carbon fiber mirror caps, sport springs and 21- / 22-inch alloy wheels with Pirelli Sport tires. For the interior it can be outfitted with premium leather upholstery, carbon fiber trim and a new steering wheel.
The concept is 4350mm long, 1833mm wide and 1576mm tall, with a wheelbase spanning at 2670mm. It's a plug-in hybrid making use of a 1.5-liter transversely-mounted gasoline engine driving the front wheels. It works together with an in-house electric motor and a lithium-ion high-performance battery which enables the vehicle to have an average fuel consumption of only 2.5 liters / 100 km (94 mpg US or 113 mpg UK) and CO2 emissions of less than 60 g/km. The vehicle has a total power output of 190 HP (140 kW).
Submitted by Dan Buzdugan on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 13:01
The car sits on 19" glossy black alloy wheels and comes with black chrome inserts on the door mirrors, handles and boot trim. Other highlights include Carmin-colored brake calipers, wheel hubs, black canvas roof and door mirror housings. The cabin comes with bucket seats wrapped around in Nappa, leather and Alcantara, along with a Carmin finish for the dashboard, seat housings and gearshift.