Ford wants to make super-mini

Ford wants to make super-mini Ford is looking for partners for the production of this mini-car that would rival Fiat Seicento, Renault Twingo and the Volkswagen Lupo.Company representatives emphasize that it is quite possible production of such a model and without helpers, if they are not there.Most likely, the new CD will be released in versions of three-door hatchback and a minivan Opel Agila.Partner Ford - Japanese Mazda already has a CD called Carol and sold in the Japanese market. Carol was built by Suzuki, and he has a child - microvan AZ Wagon/Spiano. Both machines are built on a platform of Suzuki Alto.At the moment the company is considering several options be shortened platform B256, which is the last Fiesta, or will be developed platform.Among the possible engines are called 1.3-litre Duratec, which now stands on Ka, but it will be one less cylinder.Ford Ka was always a bit more and a bit more expensive than other cars in this segment. In 2000, Ford decided to stop the program on the development of the successor of this model, but the new version continued to appear were issued Streetka and Sportka with the new engine: 1.6-liter, 90-horsepower Duratec."If the Ka engine was a bit more powerful, it could compete with the Audi TT," said the chief engineer of the European branch of Ford Malcolm Thomas.22.04.2003. . . Читать полностью -->

Pontiac G6 - more sportiness!

Pontiac G6 - more sportiness! Sports sedans in the United States, now in the price. Department of General Motors, Pontiac company could not pass by these trends, and presented at the motor show in Detroit sportsedan G6. Of course, the most important sports sedan is the engine. As the base engine for the G6 offers a 170-horsepower 4-cylinder engine. Alternatively, you can choose a 3.6-liter power 200 HPWell, the top version will receive a 3.9-liter engine with 240 HP But the engine power to the rear wheels is transmitted only through the `machine` with manual gearshift. Only for top version can be ordered with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Читать полностью -->

Subaru has registered the trade mark "Boxer"

Subaru has registered the trade mark Opposite the motor on the new Subaru Legacy/Outback 3.0 L will now be officially known as Boxer.Previously the "boxers" these engines were called in the vernacular. The new designation will appear on the cover of the engines upgraded machines.The phrase Subaru Boxer will be used in all official documents of the company. However, dealers are advised to complement the new name interpretation - `the engine with horizontal cylinders`.Source: Газета.Ru". . . . Читать полностью -->

Young racers competed in Nelidovo the road

Young racers competed in Nelidovo the road In the city of Nelidovo Tver region was the fourth stage of the Russian Cup motocross youth.The competition was attended by 168 athletes from 20 regions of the country. Age: from 5 years to 21 years. Tver region was represented by riders from Nelidov, Rzhev, Konakovo, Tver, Ostashkov.Motor sports Federation, Tver region has existed for three years. According to the results of the racing in the team standings team of the region took fifth place. Among the winners were young racers Nikita Rodin from Konakovo and Vladimir Smorodin of Rzhev. Special prize "For will to win" presented Tver athlete Alexey Bogatyryov. Читать полностью -->

The Russians showed Tucson

The Russians showed Tucson This car class SUV will cost our country $25 990. On the car put a 2-liter 4-cylinder engine with a capacity of 142 HP in combination with a 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-cylinder 2.7-liter V-twin engine with 175 HP with "automatic" H-matic (the price for this version starts from $29 990). "This car is designed to give a sense of freedom and help in achieving all the goals regardless of the route of your trip. The main advantage of this sports wagon with off-road capabilities - the versatility and practicality" - according to the press service of the official importer of Korean brand in Russia.19.08.2004. . . Читать полностью -->

Recently started selling five-seat wagon IZH-21261.

Recently started selling five-seat wagon IZH-21261. So far, the universal family "Ode" exists in a single package with a carbureted engine VAZ-2106 and rear-wheel drive. This version of the car is from 159,5 thousand rubles.Later it is planned to deliver in the wagon more powerful fuel injected motor AFFECTIONS-331 displacement of 1.8 liters, and run four-wheel drive version of the Fabula. It is possible that such modifications will appear later this year, but no specific information about the timing of release of these versions and their value yet.26.05.2004. . . Читать полностью -->

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