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 -->

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