WRC followed F1 changes the scoring system

WRC followed F1 changes the scoring system The world rally championship after F1 can change the scoring system. Session of the Commission on the Australia FIA were in favour of such a change, which may be ratified by the Federation. As in F1, it is assumed to accrue points in the championship the first eight finishers pilots on a 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 system.David Whitehead, the head of team Hyundai: "This is a positive step forward. The new system will help the teams to move forward and will reward them for their efforts".. . . Читать полностью -->

WRC/Rally: Alister McRae - pilot Mitsubishi next year? Alister McRae has good chances to extend the contract with Mitsubishi for the next year.The expiration of the current agreement with the British, the Japanese team expires at the end of this season, and in the absence of McRae on recent samples of drivers arranged in a Mitsubishi, there are rumors that next year behind the wheel of this car "stables" he will not sit down.However, the management team such rumours are not welcomed. Before the tests, which were attended by several budding racers, it was stated that Alister McRae will not come on them, as Mitsubishi does not require additional evidence of good shape Scot.After test Manager "stables" Derek Dance again explained the position about the future McRae: "Sixth place in New Zealand is fantastic, and it once again reminded us of his abilities. Now we just try four more pilots to fill the second vacancy.26.05.2003. . . . Читать полностью -->

"Dozens" dressed in "Capri"

AVTOVAZ started painting cars "tenth" family in the new color - "Capri". This blue-green metallic chameleon".According to specialists of the plant, in September, he released an experimental batch of machines of this color, in which only 1 700 "dozen".Unusual shade is named after the island of Capri, owned by Italy (by the way, just call and pants length just below the knee).This is not the first "chameleon", implemented in the company, several years ago there was a silvery Golden-green cars (color "Mirage"), and in the spring with some Golden red-brown ("parade").Among the most popular at the plant remain silver Vases - color "snow Queen", in which every month (depending on demand) color 10-25 thousand cars.30.09.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Chrysler and Jeep is better to repair in Moscow

Chrysler and Jeep is better to repair in Moscow The competition was organized by the company "DaimlerChrysler automobile RUS" and was held in August 2003. In the national stage was attended by 17 employees at all dealerships brand Chrysler/Jeep in Russia. They had a limited time to answer questions relating to the diagnosis and repair of engine, transmission, suspension, electrical, brakes and axles cars Chrysler and Jeep.Best of all with this challenge, the staff of the Moscow dealerships "Autolist" and "Nord Auto M". They will represent the Russian dealer network on the international stage of the competition. It will be held in September this year on the European Assembly plant "Steyer assembly plant in Austria26.09.2003. . Читать полностью -->

Chrysler is preparing to `jump through the crisis`

Chrysler is preparing to `jump through the crisis` The new collection will be created on the basis of already shown in the beginning of the year in new York full-size sedan Chrysler 300C (photo below) and the Dodge Magnum wagon, presented at the Frankfurt motor show (above).A distinctive feature of the LX family will be bet on the power. Especially for top-end variants of these machines create a new the 5.7 liter Hemi V8 engine with 340 HP, which gives exceptional dynamism and provides acceleration from standstill to 100 km/h in 6.5 seconds.Now to go work on the launch of a series 300C sedan and wagon Magnum at the factory in Brampton, Ontario. At the same time on their basis are preparing a new version of the LX family, which will start selling in the spring of 2004.New cars Chrysler belong to the class of full-size cars of the middle class. However, they are bigger than the other representatives of this family, including Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse and even the flagship models of General Motors Cadillac Deville (more than 10 cm in length!) .However, Chrysler hopes to offer its new cars cheaper than competitors. According to a statement from chief marketer Dodge David Kimball, base model Magnum 2.7 liter V6 engine the company is ready to exhibit at the price of $22 795.23.10.2003. . Читать полностью -->

MG Rover is preparing a compact Roadster

MG Rover is preparing a compact Roadster English company MG Rover plans to revive one of their classic models, the popularity of which came in the 60-ies of the last century. This model is a compact Roadster Midget, the production of which, according to the publication AutoExpress, planned to be deployed by 2005.Future innovation will have a really compact dimensions: its length will be slightly more than 3.5 meters and a width of 1.6 meters. While the main focus when creating the car is not in his power, and sharp handling. The engine for the innovations provided until one - 1,6-liter engine capacity of 101 horsepower. It is not excluded that the basic version will receive a 90-horsepower, 1.4-liter engine. However, as expected, lightweight and compact Roadster even with such `weak` motors will have good dynamic characteristics.Positioned the car on the step below Roadster MG TF and its size, and price. Читать полностью -->

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