The first "ears" in the Formula Rus

The first Last week during the tests, the Formula Rus on a suburban road in Myachkovo in a serious accident got a regular participant of the championship Michael Samal.In one of the turns Samol `grappled` wheels with Maxim Trainim. Car Michael turned over flew up and crashed to the ground, after which the machine upside down dragged several meters on the asphalt. Fortunately the driver escaped with only a slight shock.`After my accident, I was only slightly scratched helmet and managed to do without injury. says Michael Samal. Moreover, immediately after the coup I had time off `a lot`. This suggests that the switch `mass` is set correctly, and the designers have foreseen such a situation as mine`.The organizers of the Formula Rus do not hide their satisfaction - arc security, located above the head of the racer, worked perfectly and has protected the rider from serious injury.`The basis of arc security are two steel pipes with a diameter of 25 mm, to gain which used steel sheet, " says chief designer of Formula Rus Alexander Antonov. Читать полностью -->

30 day limit

30 day limit What will happen if you take diesel Mercedes E-class travel on American racing oval, press the pedal to the metal and not let her within a month? I do not know? During this time equipped with modern turbo car will pass 100k miles, which is 4 times the diameter of Earth at the equator, or approximately 8% of the distance from the earth to the moon.At first glance, the idea seems crazy, but the Thrifty Germans from Stuttgart, by a strange coincidence, decided to take a chance and get involved in such an adventure, which in case of failure threatened to seriously bring down the image of the brand. However, the idea has been full. Almost without stopping three completely standard silver sedan E320 CDI spun in a circle Laredo in Texas if initiated within 30 days. A short stop was made only at the time of refueling, changing pilots and maintenance. Refueling on average took about 2 minutes and complete the oil change and all filters could spend no more than 10 minutes Piloted vehicles three teams of 6 people each, and most of them had experience in Formula 1 or the championship, DTM, at least in the role of test-pilots.The total 30-day super-marathon was the establishment of a number of world records, which confirmed the international automobile Federation FIA. In its class of cars with turbo engines Mercedes mounted directly 22 record, but to the category of absolute world records can be attributed to the three most outstanding achievements:50 thousand miles at an average speed of 225.456 km/h100 thousand km with an average speed 225.903 km/h100 thousand miles at an average speed of 224.823 km/h07.05.2005. Читать полностью -->

In Russia there was a magazine about luxury cars

In Russia there was a magazine about luxury cars Publishing house "storm Media has released the first issue of car magazine Supercar designed for admirers of luxury models of cars. New monthly publication printed in Finland with a circulation of 50 thousand copies and distributed on a commercial basis and free of charge - in restaurants premium and clubs.According to publishers Supercar'and the popularity of the magazine is supplemented by, because "an increasing number of car owners is beginning to accept the idea of "machine weekend", which is intended not so much to perform utilitarian functions, but to serve his master "hallmark". "Storm Media" clarifies that Supercar designed for the audience of affluent people aged 25-45 are interested in receiving information about the best cars in the world". Among the heroes of the first non Cayenne, Lamborghini Miura, Pagani Zonda F, Dodge Viper SRT-10.. Except automotive topics the reader is promised a significant number of articles about travel, technology, leisure, Hobbies and style.Commenting on the publication of the first issue of the journal, its publisher Vadim Kuchugury said: "Russia is a country that is developing very rapidly. Although we are not a traditional automotive nation, as the British, Germans or Americans, we very quickly came and growing category of people who know good cars, own them and even collect. Читать полностью -->

The top version of the Chevrolet Corvette will show in Detroit

The top version of the Chevrolet Corvette will show in Detroit Specialists of the company Chevrolet has complete tests of the new, fastest and most powerful version of the model Chevrolet Corvette, which will traditionally receive the name of the Corvette Z06. The premiere of this new product is scheduled for early 2005 and will, most likely, at the auto show in Detroit.The main difference Z06 from the base models will be hiding under its hood is a powerful similarly V8 engine, whose power will be at least 500 horsepower. However, according to experts, this engine without any problems and can boost up to 900 horsepower. In addition, the car will get an upgraded gearbox, new suspension settings and a powerful braking system.Externally Corvette Z06 will be different more aggressive appearance and will have a slightly different front and rear optics, a new body kit and bred in the center of the rear bumper exhaust pipe. In addition, the new product will be available only with a coupГ©. The cost of the car have not yet been reported.25.10.2004. Читать полностью -->

Mitsubishi introduces a new Colt CZ3

Mitsubishi introduces a new Colt CZ3 Mitsubishi Motors has released the first official pictures of the new Colt CZ3, which will be available in early 2005.This version will be shorter than its 5-door sister, with a lower roof line, wide nut, enlarged doors and rear side Windows in the form of semi-circle. It cannot be called simply a shortened version of all the external panels (except for the hood and front bumper) was developed specifically for this model, and were not taken with a 5-door hatchback, and has a much more sporty. The new car will get the label Colt CZ3, and charged version with engine with 150 HP will be called Colt CZT.All models will receive either a 5-speed manual gearbox, or semiautomatic Allshift, and a choice of four engines: 1.1-liter 75 HP, 1.3-liter 95 HP, polutoralitrovom power 109 HP diesel engine of the same volume with power of 95 HPColt CZT designed specifically for young racing fans: only this version will be the engine MIVEC Turbo DOHC with 16 valves, developing 150 HP and reaches a hundred km/h in 8 seconds. Its top speed is 210 km/h World premiere Colt CZT will be held at the Paris motor show in September this year.14.07.2004. . . Читать полностью -->

The constitutional court may cancel CTP

The constitutional court may cancel CTP The constitutional Court of the Russian Federation on Tuesday, will start the verification of constitutionality of the Federal law "On mandatory insurance of civil liability of vehicle owners".As have informed "Interfax" the press service of the constitutional court, requests the court addressed the group of deputies of the State Duma, the State Assembly of the Republic of Altai and the Volgograd regional Duma. Applicants believe that it is unacceptable to force citizens to the conclusion of the insurance contract. From their point of view, it infringes on the property rights of citizens, and for certain categories of citizens, such as the poor or pensioners, the application of this law leads to the deprivation of the right to use their property, since in the absence of CTP policy is tantamount to a ban on the use of a private car.Applicants believe that the enforcement of the contract of compulsory insurance is contrary not only to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Civil code, according to which the citizens and legal entities are free to contract. Forced to the conclusion of a contract is not permitted; the duty to insure your life or health may not be imposed upon a citizen by law. They indicate that many citizens perceive the contract of insurance as an additional tax. Particularly unfair, according to the applicants, the law to those drivers who for many years have never been involved in crashes. Читать полностью -->

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