Mazda CX-5 and Mazda 3 facelift

The current edition of the Frankfurt Motor Show marks the launch of the Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV, but also the compact Mazda3 facelift version, exposed for the first time in Europe.

The exterior appearance of the SUV Mazda CX-5 suggests dynamism and energy, the declared purpose of the head designer, Masashi Nakazama, is to express a strong sense of vitality and agility. However, the CX-5 combines the aesthetic with the practical side, the model featuring a large 500 liter trunk and Karakuri system patented by Mazda, which comes with the option of folding absolute novelty 40:20:40.

Rear seat passengers have at their disposal one of the largest spaces in the class, while the driver and front passenger can use multiple storage spaces. Driver’s comfort is supported by a 5.8 inch touch screen positioned on top of the center console of the new system HMI (Human Machine Interface), which reduces to maximum eye movement the driver, and the new navigation system. In addition, CX-5 provides the ability to connect via USB or Bluetooth, while music lovers will enjoy the same sound quality offered by the brand BOSE audio system.

CX-5 fitted with engines of 2.0 liter gasoline, front-wheel drive and manual gearbox with six reports will generate 165 horsepower under a combined average fuel consumption of only 6 litters/100 km, benefiting also by the i-STOP system. Similarly, the diesel engine trim2.2-liter, with the same configuration as above, targets of 4.5 litters/100 km fuel consumption and emission levels of 119 g / km. Thus, the diesel CX-5 will respect the Euro 6 norms.

SKYACTIV- the new body has a higher coefficient of safety and stiffness and an altered architecture, designed to absorb shocks and distribute more efficiently in the case of an impact from any direction. However, the new model integrates the latest systems among which Smart City Mazda Brake Support (SCBS) that automatically brakes when the car radar sensor warns of potential collisions at low speeds and Lane Departure Warning seeking unintended changes in direction through a chamber video.

All attributes that have made the Mazda 3 model were transferred to the public favorite facelift version, in addition bringing significant improvements both outside and inside or under the hood. For example, front and rear bumpers have been redesigned, two new types of wheels available, 16 “and 17” center console displays a new nuance of black materials on board have a higher level of quality, chrome rings buttons are visible, lighting board is a new color and in addition, will be introduced an electronic indicator optimal shifting in time.

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How to Buy a New Porsche Cayenne

If you are passionate about cars than having a Porsche Cayenne must be a dream finally coming true. You do not have to worry if you are planning to buy this car because there are a lot of buyers on the market. Most people want it because it is German, because it is safe and efficient and last but not least because of it is medium size. Here we are going to give you some advice on how to buy a Porsche cayenne.

The first thing you have to do is do some research on the internet, being informed is the key to every important purchase. It is in your advantage that you know all the models and technique information before you go to a dealership.

If you are determined to buy a Porsche you should go dealership hunting. It is important that you visit a number of dealerships just to make sure that you are getting the best price on the market. Talk to each dealer and write all the necessary information. Once you are done with this go home and look over your notes and if you are not impressed with what you found start looking for dealers again. One thing you must not forget is test drive the car because this is the way you see if you want one or if it does not meet your expectations.

You have the possibility to buy a number of different models of Porsche. If you are a beginner you should start with the Porches standard Cayenne which has a V6 engine, manual transmission, all wheel drive and 290 horse power. If you want a more powerful car you should pick the Cayenne S which has 385 horse power, a V8 engine and all wheel drive. If you are not thinking about money you can choose and excellent model which is called Porsche turbo, it has an excellent engine: V8T and 500 horse power.

Before you pick a model think about what you want from your car. If you want a safe and comfortable car then you should go with a standard model which is also cheaper than the rest of the models. On the other hand if want a car with speed and high performance than you should go for the sport model, like: Porsche Cayenne Turbo. The price is higher for this model but it is worth it.


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Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe

The Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe is the only model from the Phantom series who is orientated to the driver. The model is sleek, extraordinary details and a powerful presence. The manufacturer has said in  an interview that he wanted to impress the driver with a dynamic car body so that it will compensate with the Phantom’s dynamic driving.

The Rolls Phantom was designed in order to celebrate both the sport and the luxury the brand offers with every car. The inspiration for the model came from the Phantom II Continental produced in the 30s and the 101EX experimental car.

This model of Phantom is the most driver orientated model ever built by Rolls. It is equipped with a V12 engine and has a light aluminum frame specific for this series. It is more dynamic and agile than the others because of its shorter wheel base, gear box tuning and more rigidity.

The electronic elements on the gear box can be adjusted quickly with just the push of a button. This is why the car is more driver orientated and gives more feedback regarding the state of the road at any given time. Even though it is so practical it is still comfortable and has its specific luxury touch  specific.

You can notice the sport features of the Phantom Coupe very easy. All you have to do is notice the low slung carriage and the powerful profile. The profile is enhanced by the 12 inch wheels which are obviously exhausted.

When it comes to the interior the Phantom Coupe has a lot to offer, it gives you that calmness and comfort you want when you are on the road. It has leather interior which gives it that glamorous look and it is equipped with chrome fittings which gives it that powerful look.

These are the features of the Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe. As you can see it is a very luxurious car and able to give you all the comfort that a driver needs when he is going on a long journey. You have the leather interior, the chrome fittings and the powerful engine. If you are planning to buy one you should know that they are not cheap but the price is obviously worth it. The Rolls Royce is a classic glamorous car which gives you a certain standard in society, that of a powerful man with influence and high income.


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Mercedes ML550

This model of Mercedes Benz, the ML550, is part of the series M Class and it was intoduces to it in 1998. The car is equiped with 5 doors, seven seats and with a very powerful engine. The engine of this particular model is a V8 with 382 horsepower and with a capacity of 5.5 liters. Even though the Mercedes was first produced in 1998 over the years it has suffered some modification, like the exterior enhancement done in 2009.


The engine and the transmission of the car

The 2011 model has an engine with three valve per cylinder at a 8 cylinder injection engine and a compression ratio of 10.7 to 1. The maximum power it can reach is of 382.2 horse power with 6.000 revolutions per minute. The car is equipped with a four wheel drive and a transmission with seven gears. It does not consume much, only a gallon every 15 miles.


The dimensions of the car

Mercedes ML550 is  71.7 inches in height, up to  188.6 inches in length and as much as  75.6 inches in width. The passenger seat is very spacious with  a capacity of 107 cubic feet and a back space of  41 cubic feet. Since it is an SUV it is very heavy:  4.795 pounds, it has a high ground clearance:  8.7 inches and the capacity of the fuel tank of 25 gallons.


Chassis and performance

This new Mercedes launched in 2011 is very impressive, with a maximum capacity of  7.200 pounds and a payload between  1.365 and 1.365 pounds. The chassis comes with anti lock brakes and a turning circle of 42.7 feet and last but not least an independent suspension in the front.


As you can see from what we have presented to you here this new model of Mercedes Benz is a very powerful and luxurious car. It is very strong and fast since it can reach up to 382.2 horse power. Like the manufacturer has said the Mercedes ML 550 is a luxurious SUV which can satisfy the needs of the one who can afford them. If you are planning to buy one do a little research first just to make sure that you are making the right choice. Whenever you want to do something important information is the key. This is a big investment so make sure that you pick wisely and not under stress or under the influence of someone.


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Mercedes Benz E Class Colors

The Mercedes Benz E Class was released in 2011 and it is a very powerful car but luxurious at the same time. The car can have a V6 or V8 engine and it is equipped with a revolutionary trim which is convertible. This year the E class has come with a few upgrades both interior and exterior. On the interior we have new elements such as ESP controls and new Control switches. On the exterior we have also new elements such as new grille mesh on the trims. The line includes trims such as: E350, E550, E350 Bluetec and E63 AMG. This models have the specific feature of a luxury car which is leather interior. If you want to buy this car you will find it in a wide range of colors. Here we are going to present to you some of the combination of colors which you can choose from.


Black and Blue

If you want your car to be in black and blue you have the possibility to choose from a wide pallet. If you are thinking of buying a black car than you are part of a wide range of buyers because black is the most popular color for this car. Most people choose this color because it is elegant and because black reflects colors well at night. If you do not want an all black car you can go for the  Obsidian black which is a combination of black and gray. If you want a blue car that you can choose the capri blue metallic which consists of a combination of blue metallic colors.


White and silver

If you want to buy a Mercedes E class in a lighter color  the manufacturer offers different shades of silver and white. You can go for the diamond white metallic which is a combination of white and a couple of shades of gray. The gray gives the car a deeper look and the white gives the car a winter look. In this category you can also go for the  iridium silver metallic color which is a combination of different shades of gray and a bluish gray


If you are thinking of the color of the interior you should know that you can choose from a few colors such as beige,  almond mocha leather,  almond black leather, black leather and deep grey leather. If you want to have that luxury look you should go for a light leather.


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Bentley Continental Specifications

One of Bentley’s lines is called the Continental GT and is where the 2011 version belongs to. This new model is equiped with a lot of new features such as: a reduced fuel consumption, a very powerful engine under the hood and it is lighter than the other models. This 2011 model has become one of the best selling models Bentley has had to offer which is why the Continental has sticked to tradition. It has kept the tradition of being a touring car but the manufacturer has added some upgraded technologies while still keeping the focus on the luxury features which is specific for Bentley. The Bentley Continental GT was launched in 2010 in Europe but it reached the U.S only in 2011.


Technique information

The Bentley Continental is equipped with a W12 engine which has 48 valve twin turbo, 567 horse power, a capacity of 6 liters and 12 cylinders. The car also has 512 pounds of torque and weighs 5.225 pound and is 15.75 feet in length. Because of its magnificent engine it can transit from 0 to 60 miles in just 4.4 seconds having a speed of 198 miles per hour. Other elements which were added to the standard Bentley engine are: the V8 which was added in order to reduce fuel consumption: 19 mpg on the highway and 12 mpg in the city.


The design of the interior

This four seat car has also kept the tradition starting with the  covered in hard sewn leather which matched the wooden inlay. The interior of the car is covered mostly in leather, to be more exact 80%. The rest of the interior is covered with wood which is first treated with UV in order to prevent sun bleaching. The interior is also equipped with a touchscreen with which you can navigate, also with a system which controls your comfort and a telephone.


Bnetley has upgraded its technologie in such a way that it has the posibility to produce one piece using only one piece of aluminium which is shaped under heat. The car is equped with a Naim audio system which aims to perfect the sound of the music and to deliver it at the same quality no matter in what position you are in. Before any of these cars are released to the maket they are tested for about six houers by the manufacturer, it is taken for a testdrive.

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Facts About the Ferrari Cars

Ferrari cars have benn known for years for their luxury lines and for the speed given by their impresive engines. Nowadays owning a Ferrari means that you have a certain status in the sociaty, that you are wealthy and influent. Even so the producer still keeps the perpous of his cars: making race cars able to impress even the pickiest racers. The perception of the Ferrari has changed in the last few years but most people still remember what is the purpose of the car.


The beginning

Enzo Ferrari produces his first car in 1940 and he named it Tipo 815. He started his business after he left his designer job at the Alfa Romeo company. He could not name his first car Ferrari because at that moment he was still under contract at his last job.


The fame of the brand

The model which made and is still making Ferrari popular is the Gran Turismos which has only two seats. The first model appeared in the 40s and the last one in 2007 and it is called 599 GTB Fiorano Ferrari.


The meaning of the Ferrari symbol

The popular symbol of Ferrari consists of a black horse with the initials S.F placed beneath him. The meaning of the horse is very interesting, it was placed on the car in honor of a famous pilot called  Francesco Baracca. The pilot fought is the first World War where he also died. On the plane with which he fought was painted a black horse. It is known that the pilots mother asked Ferrari to place the horse on his cars. The symbols S.F also have a meaning, they translate into Scuderia Ferrari which in English means  Ferrari Racing Stables.


The fastest car made by Ferrari

The fastest car made by Ferrari was launched in 2002 under the name of Ferrari F60. It has an impressive engine, a V12 which can go from 0 km to 100 km in approx. 10 seconds.


Models made famous

Over the years Ferrari cars have been used in many movies and TV shows. Some of the movies where a Ferrari was used are:  Ferris Bueller’s Day Off where the  250 GT California model appeared,  Miami Vice where  Ferrari Daytona model appeared, Cars where Pixar used the  Ferrari F430 and  Le Mans where the  Ferrari 512 appeared. Beside movies the Ferrari also appeared in many shows.


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The Features of an Audi R8

The Audi car is a German car and launched the R8 in 2000. The Audi R8 is a sports car and it raced in Japan and in Europe where it won a couple of competitions. Six years after the Audi R8 was launched the manufacturer changed the racer into a sports car suitable for driving in town. The model was available in America two years later,in 2008. The company has up to now three models of R8: R8 standard, R8 Spyder convertible and R8 GT.

Features available on all Audi R8 cars

  •  all wheel drive system which sends the power to the four wheel
  •  a magnetic ride system
  •  the driver can change the suspension so that it suites him better
  •  a transmission which is automatic whit six speeds

The engine

Every model has a specific engine. First we are going to present to you the engine of the R8

  • a V8 engine with a capacity of 4.2 liters
  • 420 horsepower at 7.800 rpm
  • weighs 317 foot pounds of torque when the car reaches 4.500 rpm
  • can go from 0 mph to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds
  • is an engine which saves fuel with: 19 mpg on the highway and 12 mpg in the city

Next we are going to present you the engine of the R8 GT and R8 Spyder

  •  a V10 engine with a capacity of 5.2 liters
  •   525 horses when the engine reaches 8.000 rpm
  •   weighs 391 foot pounds of torque when the car reaches 6.500 rpm
  •   can go from 0 mph to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds
  •   is an engine which saves fuel with: 19 mpg on the highway and 12 mpg in the city

All the models of R8 have leather interior and lumber support. It has a lot to offer: Sirius satellite radio, a bluetooth for the microphone placed on the driver’s seat belt. A feature which the standard version does not have but the other two have is the parking camera which helps you park your care in a safe way. The models are also equipped with an excellent Olufsen sound system and with Nappa leather on the seats.

These are the features of the Audi R8 cars. They were produces in such a way that anyone can find from the three one that he likes.

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