Cologne, KompasOtomotif – The first time the eyes sweeping design, the looming face of Honda CB 750 1969 alerts. It’s similar, but it’s really not. This 1100 Honda CB 2013 models, the modern berjantung old school, dedicated to lovers of classic motorcycles but do not want to be bothered caring for battered machine. His face was handsome, reflecting past men who became an idol in his day. This is evident from the model round headlights and turn signal, fender iron, until the panel meter that looks old school.
The model is simple tank, seat, battery cover, until light and rear fender complement the impression vintage old Honda. engine 1140 cc DOHC inline four-cylinder, liquid-cooled which is claimed to provide output power 90 PS and torque of 93 Nm. This figure is lower than the CB1000R-styled sporty siblings present-which reached number 125 PS and 115 Nm of torque. Although smaller, CB1100 has the torque that can be achieved only at engine speed 5,000 rpm, with a maximum power that can be driven at engine speed 7,500 rpm. records these figures contribute to better fuel efficiency. With a tank capacity of about 15 liters, the bike is capable of penetrating a distance of 365 km. As a safety device, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is moored in the braking system.
While the chassis consists of a tubular steel frame with cradle doubles. 41mm telescopic front suspension and two shockbreaker Showa behind. Honda provides a choice of three colors, Pearly White, Glory Red or Graphite Black. White and red color version is on the side panel with Eternal Silver accents. While the black version comes with side panel color is customizable.
Nissan Japan showing the concept of Hi-Cross in the event the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS) 2012 which opened two days (to reporters). Blend of SUV and crossover car has already been shown in Geneva (March 2012) and the exhibition will be announced at the launch in the United States.
Nissan Hi-Cross is a continuation of the generation Rouge. From behind the crumpled hood of the heart pacemaker 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine, combined with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack matching with continuously variable transmission (CVT) to deliver to the front wheels or all-wheel drive system.
From the exterior compared with Rouge, Hi-Cross more elegant and luxurious impression. Grille design has totally changed the shape approaching Navara pickup. The difference is, the bottom is not flat, but Formatting letters “V” which is adapted to the shape of inverted and larger trapezium.
Changes that are more drastic had seen in the headlights, flat to the side following the line pull on the grille. Then, the width of the lamp to fit the width either side of the grille, which makes the front look more muscular and sinewy, there is a bump on the bumper. Design houses a square fog lamps and chrome given. Regarding other details and will be announced at the show.
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Sao Paulo, KompasOtomotif – Volkswagen kicked off the Sao Paulo International Motor Show with the introduction of new models, Taigun, crossover base developed from the Up!. Although still a concept, it is likely going to be one of the German manufacturer’s portfolio in the global marketplace.
From the figure, this concept car appears ready to go into mass production line. But VW says the concept is a proposed model fills the compact SUV segment. Taigun name comes from an anagram (game characters) Tiguan.
Taigun including subcompact! It can be seen from the length 3859 mm, width 1728 mm and height of 1570 mm! Yes, smaller than the Tiguan, even Nissan Juke. Wheels Wheelbase 2470 mm, 50 mm longer than the Up!. Taigun rear trunk large enough, ie 280 liters increases to 987 liters when the rear seats in the fold.
Crossover is also equipped with the same engine as Up! ie, 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder, injection and turbochargert capable of producing 110 PS and a torque of 175 Nm@1.500 rpm. As for the transmission, 6-speed manual, front-wheel drive system.
“3-cylinder engine with huge torque, ideal for a compact SUV for berkendaraberagam and dynamic conditions,” said Ulrich Hackenberg, VW Board Development field technique, reported by Carscoop (22/10/2012). car weighs 985 kg and can be invited to “speeding” 0-100 kph in 9.2 seconds. Its maximum speed is 186 kpjdan fuel consumption 22.2 kpl. When dipanjang, Taigun fitted with 17-inch rims feature salvation plus electronic stabilization program (ESP) .
Hybrid Car Questions, Malaysia is much more advanced than Indonesia. When here is still a matter of regulatory push-pull combination of a conventional engine-powered cars and batteries, it has tens of thousands of hybrid cars circulating in the neighbor country. In fact, Honda Jazz Hybrid, which was launched in March, is now assembled in Alor Gajah, the factory Honda Malaysia and the official launch is done, yesterday (23/11).
Launch was attended by the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Datuk Mukhriz Tun Mahathir. The price is set at RM 89,900, equivalent to Rp 283 million on the road plus insurance. CKD is less expensive price tag RM 4900 (USD 15.4 million) when compared to CBU version. Quite a few differences, such as the layout of some buttons moved to adjust driving style right wheel. Turn signal lever has been moved to the right, and the Multi-Information Display (MID) that is shifted near the cruise control. CKD version to use drum brakes on the rear and dual airbags for safety features. This means there is a reduction in the specifications, in which devices are disc brakes CBU version on all four wheels and six airbags. There are additional gear mode “L” on the gear lever, and alteration of the information pointing fuel before 1-0 becomes FE.
Another difference was the turning radius, 5.39 meter to 5.41-meter version in CKD and CBU. With the various components of the reduction, the overall weight of 1,666 kg dropped 7 kg in CBU version. A specification is lowered, but there is an underlying reason, the main aim more to popularize hybrid technology in Malaysia. Moreover, the CEO of Honda Malaysia, Yoiciro Ueno said that local components contained in this CKD version reached 10 percent, and will increase gradually in the future. “I am proud to say that 69 percent of the circulation of hybrid cars in Malaysia is owned by Honda. We target local assemblies Jazz Hybrid is sold 4800 units in 2013, “said Ueno.
Maranello – F150, the most expensive model of Enzo Ferrari as a replacement, according to Auto car yesterday (19/11), ready to be sold in the spring of next year. Explained, compared with the latest models McLaren, P1, F150 more sophisticated technologies, particularly materials for the body. No less interesting, aerodynamic body design utilizing Formula 1, nevertheless, still refers to the base Enzo combined with some other Ferrari models. For example, the FXX and Millechilli, concept cars on display at the symposium on engineering headquarters Ferrari, Maranello, Italy in 2007. Supersport monokok body is now made of carbon fiber that weighs down 70 pounds or 20 percent lighter than the Enzo.
The ability of the machine – F12 Berlinetta, V12, 6.3 liter – also increased to 850 PS from the previous 750 PS. Additional 100 PS obtained from the electric motor works by using Hy-KERS technology. According to Amedeo Felissa, CEO of Ferrari, in addition to the electric motor, the system was also installed new torque vectoring.
Unlike Berlinetta, F150 put the engine behind the cabin and in front of the rear axle. Position using a double-clutch transmission and the differential is positioned a bit low. The goal, engine crankshaft aligned with the center of the wheel. While the battery is also placed, lower, right behind the driver’s seat. Atmosphere of the cabin is designed like a Formula 1 car style, including the seat upright and your feet slightly higher than the seat. Steering wheel and pedal position is similar to a Formula 1 cockpit. Apparently, the new design reduces the overall weight.
Dearborn – Ford Fiesta ensure that the future use the EcoBoost engine, 3 cylinder, 1.0 liter with a turbocharger. The model was marketed early next year with the first target is the United States. For Europe supplied two engine options with the difference in power output, the 100 PS and 125 PS.
Despite the small engine capacity, the power generated is not inferior to that used Fiesta today, the 4-cylinder, 1.6-liter 120 PS. “This EcoBoost engine privilege,” said Joe Bakaj, Vice President Powertrain Engineering at Ford. No less important, the engine sound smooth, minimal vibration and remain responsive, No less important, consumption fuel-efficient.
Ford has done a series of tests on the model to be sold in Europe, the engine produces 125 PS power with 5-speed manual transmission, As a result, reached 0-100 kph sprint in 9.4 seconds and a maximum speed of 196 kph. Fuel consumption is claimed to be 23.3 kpl. Full detail the U.S. version will be available next week at the LA Auto Show.
European car manufacturer, Volkswagen was forced to withdraw 2791 Volkswagen Beetle cars in the United States and Canada. Recall was done because the airbag sensor is embedded in the front passenger seat problematic.
In an official statement, Volkswagen reported by Reuters on Wednesday (21/11/2012) National Institute for Highway Safety in the U.S. (NHTSA) detects VW Beetle to be drawn is models years 2012-2013. That means the car was launched to the market in 2011-2012. Volkswagen says there is a serious disruption to the airbag sensor especially cars with leather seats.
The sensor will not detect the possibility of children sitting wearing a car seat in the front seat. Supposedly, if you have, a child is sitting in the car seat; the airbag sensor detected and will not inflate even if there is an accident.
Well because the sensor is faulty, then the airbag will inflate even if there is a passenger-seat-child and would make a serious injury for a child using the car seat. VW also recommends car users to place their child in the back of the car. As a precaution, Volkswagen will call all the owners of VW Beetle and immediately checked on the sensor module.
not just electric cars are proliferation, electric motors were too. Italian motorcycle is one such example. This is a motorcycle called CRP Energica who looks very much like a superbike.
CRP Energica by Motorcycle, in fact it is still a prototype, but the manufacturer has confirmed that it will soon CRP produce it in bulk. According to the plan, this bike will first introduce them in the EICMA Show in Milan, Italy before the production they did in 2014.
Furthermore, motor targeting European and American market is said to be a development of the CRP eCRP 1.2 that won the 2010 TTXGP race on the European Championship and took riders Alessandro Branetti as champions.
CRP Energica itself reinforced by a battery-powered 11.7 kWh. It’s one of the strongest battery electric motor electric motor than previously known and exist as a holding Brammo Empulse 10.2 kWh battery and the Zero S has a 9.0 kWh battery.
In addition, CRP claimed kalai Energica able to explore 150 miles before having to be in charge and reach speeds of over 220 km / h thanks to the power 134 hp and 118 lb-ft of torque capable of issuance. In the 2014 sequel, CRP Energica expected to be released at a price of 18,000 euros, or approximately USD 220.5 million.
Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) is currently only known as a segment on four wheels, but it turns out the term SUV can also be placed on two-wheeled vehicles such as motorcycles. In addition, this is Brutus.
Not the enemy, which is Brutus of Popeye the Sailor, but a motor could devour SUV all terrain. Motor is born by a company called over and currently displayed in prestigious EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy. Over Brutus was designed by Alessandro Tartarini Lambretta was previously a designer and son of the founder of Italjet motorcycles.
This motor is said to be a pre-production concept that will be the SUV in the segment of two-wheeler. After the display, this bike is scheduled to be produced in 2013. Judging from its design, this bike looks really menguratkan aura stocky and muscular. Frame diekpos issued increasingly fierce aura. Moreover, Brutus Over the fierce look more daunting by the application of thick Maxxis Bighorn tires are designed to cope with rough terrain including sand thickness. In addition, when the temperature drops, the motor is even said to bulldoze the sandy terrain without changing anything. However, for him to explore further afield, it also provides various accessories over including base skis for both wheels.
At heart, Brutus has a 750 cc engine capable of spraying power up to 49 hp. And even though this is a ferocious-looking sport bike, Brutus did not have any teeth because the transmission is a continuously variable transmission. But a reverse gear when the motor is set up for later install a sidecar.