The sГ©bastien Loeb - champion of Champions

The sГ©bastien Loeb - champion of Champions This weekend on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria held its annual rally race stars.Traditionally, the event of the termination of each racing season, gathered the most popular riders on the planet - and not only professional rally drivers, but koltsevikov and even racing.According to the rules of the competition, all participants are divided into pairs, and then in "parallel" races they compete on the Olympic system "shootout" for the finals.During the race the rally drivers were at odds behind the wheel of the Lancer eighth evolution events group N 2003, buggy Fast&Speed, equipped with a Honda motor, and the final was held on cars Peugeot 206 WRC.The ball usually ruled pilots WRC, and the title "champion of Champions" received "silver" winner of the world rally championship - Frenchman sГ©bastien Loeb. In the final factory racer Citroen 2-0 defeated last year's winner of the race - Marcus Gronholm (loss Finn, pilotirumogo "usual" for themselves 206 th Peugeot, was a big surprise)."Last year I was able to take a second place, and in the world championship this year I also took the silver, commented on the result of SEB. "Well, if this pattern continues, next year I will be the first after Didier Auriol French world champion.In the Junior competition the victory was celebrated Belgian Francois Duval. After losing to Belgium in just one second, second place went to the winner of the world youth championship - Daniel Karlsson.In the Nations Cup for the first time in five years, won't the national team of any country, and the All-star team", advocated by the Brazilian pilot of Formula 1 Cristiano Da Matta, French rally driver Gilles Panizzi and cyclist, Fonsi Nieto.02.12.2003. . . Читать полностью -->

GM has prepared 5 new year's surprises

GM has prepared 5 new year's surprises General Motors has announced a demonstration of new models, including the SAAB 9-2, Buick Terazza, Chevrolet Cobalt, Saturn Relay and fresh concept SUV Hummer.Exhibition in Los Angeles, which smoothly flows from the old to the New year that precedes the main exhibition of vehicles in Detroit, which is traditionally held in January 2-3 weeks later. "We have asked GM to make the main emphasis is on exhibition in Los Angeles to set the pace of market development," says General Manager of the exhibition in Los Angeles Andy Fuzesi.Christmas display of new products for the American market prepares not only GM. As it became known, this exhibition will also be presented already exhibited in Europe coupe BMW 6-series, Maseratti Quattroporte, Lotus Elise 2005 model year and the new Porsche Carrera GT.21.11.2003. . . . Читать полностью -->

Magazine What Car? called Hyundai Getz the best `budget` car - Hire

Magazine What Car? called Hyundai Getz the best `budget` car - HireAuthoritative British magazine "What Car?" Called Hyundai Getz the best car in the `budget` category (Best Budget Car of the Year).Among the competitors Korean mini were Ford Ka, Seat Arosa and KIA Rio. The jury noted the low cost of the car, fresh design and good handling.20.01.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Isuzu enters the European market for commercial vehicles

Isuzu enters the European market for commercial vehicles The company Isuzu torn on the European market for commercial vehicles, according to Avtotransinfo. On a new market, the Japanese rely on light truck Grater full weight of 3.5 tons. First chassis cab will be equipped with onboard and tipper bodies.The carrying capacity of the vehicle model is 1400 kg I dump this figure is somewhat lower, depending on the modification - 1034 or 1180 kg Under the cabin Grater will install the 3-liter turbodiesel engine produces 130 HP, which is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox.13.03.2003. . . . Читать полностью -->

Nissan is preparing to update the Quest minivan - Hire

Nissan is preparing to update the Quest minivan - HireFirst images of the Nissan Quest, the sales of which will begin in 2004. Quest is a minivan, which is sold on the domestic market and in North America.The exterior design of the minivan has a lot in common with the model, which is sold now, but the designers of the California Studio Nissan managed to bring in the appearance of the car parts that do not allow to confuse it with the minivans from other manufacturers.New Nissan Quest will be built on the Altima platform and will be powered by a 240-horsepower V6 engine. Be Nissan Quest will be in the Canton (Mississippi).. . . . Читать полностью -->


NEW DUTIES will KILL the RUSSIAN AUTOMOTIVE industry Ministry of industry and science for the second time in the last month attempting to increase import duties on cars at the age of 3-7 years. If earlier the government had proposed to equate with `customs clearance` and private individuals, now there are plans to increase the duty from 25% to 35%.Recall now that individuals can clear your car as by the so-called aggregate customs payment (customs duty of 25%, excise, VAT), and at the same rate (applies only to cars older than 3 years). In this case, the Treasury paid 0,85 Euro each `cube` with the engine capacity of 2.5 liters and 1.4 euros at a rate of more than 2.5 liters. The latter option is cheaper, but ordinary citizens can only use once a year. (Compare fees and independently calculate the fees you can go on AUTOMATIC CALCULATION of PAYMENTS). Legal entity cyclicality cars only `complex scheme`.The proposal of the Ministry of industry and science, headed by Ilya Klebanov is to equate private legal persons. Читать полностью -->

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