Friday, March 18, 2011

Supercars | Virage Supercars

TheVirage new Aston Martin Supercar looks pretty much the same as their other models, but this is the so called new Virage model, if you take a good look at the pictures you'd say "hey its the Aston Martin DB9, oh maybe not it looks sort of different but what? where did the change take place!?" well frustrate no more because we are going to point out the exterior changes made in this Virage, supercarsfirst off a newly different headlight, the new carbon front splitter, the new wings, the new sill treatment, the new rear diffuser and a new five-vane grille. Now you'd easily tell the difference between the DB9 and the New Virage, that is when it is parked steady, but when it blow pass by you.. well good luck with the confusion.

Everyone knows Aston Martin cars is all about the comfort, the luxury then the speed, this only proves 1 point that Aston Martin cars isn't about racing its about beauty and comfort and performance, so with a £150,000 this elegant GT Virage gives you a 6.0 liter V12 engine that produces a 490bhp that accelerates from 0-62mph in 4.6 seconds and gets a top speed of 186mph it comes with a Touchtronic 2 automatic transmission while a manual paddle shift is also there when your in the mood to groove, with the improvement made on the chassis the Virage became more smooth and sharper when clearing out corners the faster you get the sharper it becomes, it also has a sports mode feature that tightens up for an even better traction control the ride will become a little bit stiff though. The interiors are also remade and refined, and the new carbon ceramic brakes are also equipped.

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Supercars | FT86 Supercars

ForFT86 those who are a big fan of Toyota's sports coupe and its legendary rear wheel drive AE86, we have just the right news for you as we gave you the excitement of Toyota's new FT86 concept car the last time, this time the FT86 is nearly becoming a reality with a little bit of improvements made on its concept this one would be called the FT86 II, it will be launched side by side with its co developer Subaru with a race car version of its own.

WithSupercars Toyota's mind set on a race car version we expect this FT86 to be as exciting as their previous sports coupe such as the Celica and Supra, or better yet it might just become the second legendary drift car with Subaru's knowledge of a flat-cylinder engines combined with Toyota's expertise in a rear wheel drive platform this just might be possible.

The changes made on the FT86 II, the lower air intake is a bit taller and more sporty than before, its wheelarches looks tougher than it was, and the LED day running lights now runs with its arc down from the headlamps to its spoiler, we could say the the surfacing looks more like a designed made by Subaru. The FT86 II is a compact sports coupe and has a dimension of 4235mm length, 1795mm width and 1270 height, it will be equipped with a boxer engine most likely designed by Subaru and combined with a 6 speed manual transmission.

Toyobaru promises to show its final version of the FT86 in the 2012 showrooms. So we better watch out.

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Supercars | Mini Rocketman Supercars

LatelyMini Rocketman everyone noticed that the BMW Mini doesn't deserve to be called mini since the size and frame of the car isn't as mini as it use to be, but fear not for BMW has released its new plan for their mini to relive the old mini in its new face. This is the new Mini Rocketman concept car, it is very intriguing since the size isn't the only thing we should look out for, but rather having a small sized car that contains more than its size. How did they do it? that's what we're about to find out.

SupercarsFor all the people out there who thinks that this Mini Rocketman Concept car is just a dream come true, well we are here to tell you that your dream just might become a reality since this car is already been reported to be release come 2016, so no more "It's just a concept car" phrase. the only thing that could come between us and this new Mini is if the world ends in 2012.

So what's the dimension of this Mini Rocketman, it's almost the same size as the 1959 Alec issignois's original mini, but made not to look like a joke, the tougher looked Mini is 3419mm long hugely trimmed down from our current mini, it is 1907mm Wide and 1398mm in height, Given that dimension, they were able to fit a 3+1 seating in a shrunken three-door hatchback body style, and by having those unique double-hinged doors and split tailgate the passengers accessibility of this car became easy and possible.

The powertrain of the Mini Rocketman is yet to be announced but this is what we know because of its small size light weight they say this car might just get a 94mpg economy figure.

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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Supercars | Jaguar B99 Supercars

Onesupercars of the flashing light in the 2011 Geneva motor show is the new Jaguar B99 concept, B stands for Bertone and the 99 tells us that it has been 99 years since the foundation of the firm.
Bertone's other designs includes the 1957 XK150 that only has 4 units, there is also the 1966 Jaguar FT, the 1967 Jaguar Pirana, and the 1977 Jaguar Ascot and now the latest 2011 Jaguar B99.

ItJaguar B99 is a compact 4 door saloon, with a dimension of 4.5m long and 1.95m wide, no wonder it is said to be Jaguars newest Compact Saloon. The Jaguar B99 Concept is inspired by the XF and XJ although it look a bit like a future car the Jaguarish design still remains on the headlights and the rear lights.

Having a Compact Saloon Jaguar also has a counterpart of the Jaguar B99 in a full race GT version that will project more of an aggressive impression will also be in the 2011 Geneva motor show until then pictures of this supercar is yet to be shown, while the interiors for both of this spectacular unit is also still unavailable. This two units is one of those things that makes the 2011 Geneva motor show worth looking out for.
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Friday, February 11, 2011

Supercars | Porsche Boxster Supercars

Well so whaporsche boxstert's new? nothing much just another Porsche Boxster Black Edition on the loose, so what is so interesting in this new black edition obviously power is the main addition and some standard facelifts making it look more like a limited edition Boxster and because of this prices tend to increase.

Sosupercars let's start off with the equipped engine, Porsche Boxster Black Edition's platform still remains a mid engine, it is a flat six 3.4 liter Spyder spec engine letting off a 316bhp @ 7200rpm, 10bhp better than the previous Spyder Spec, and a 273lb ft @ 4750rpm of torque, with the standard 6 speed manual transmission this Black Edition trims down the acceleration of 0 to 62mph to 5.2 seconds while enabling the consumption remain the same.

On the facelifts the name Porsche Boxster Black edition saids it all, don't expect the interior to be white or anywhere to be because everything is black in this edition including the leight weight 19 inch alloy wheels, the roll bars, air intakes, exhaust pipes, the fabric hood, the compartment and well even the Boxster S emblem is black

If you plan to separate yourself from a normal boxster you are going to need £47,426 because that's where the Black edition will start at and this car will hit the UK road on March 2011.
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Friday, February 4, 2011

Supercars | Porsche Boxster Supercars

Theporsche boxster savior of Porsche company back in the mid 90's has its 3rd generation in the line and is about to be released, the 2012 Porsche Boxster is slowly taking off its disguise and showing the final skin of the true production unit of the new Boxster. It will first appear in the 2012 Detroit motor show and will hit the road next summer.

Assupercars the birth of the new Porsche Boxster comes near we take a closer look on the changes it has made, as we can see the front end was already 100% purely exposed and this is exactly what the real thing would look like, sharper and feistier, and also produces mighty aggressive impression. While under this Porsche Boxster 981 is an all new chassis, this new Boxster will 10mm lower than before, it would also be wider, by stretching its wheelbase by 60mm the interior space increases by an inch, and the length of this 981 Boxster was also increased by 37mm, but even with a larger frame they've still manage to trim down the weight by 15kg on both the entry level and the S model.

About the power, the 2012 Porsche Boxster entry level will be equipped with a 2.7 liter flat six that will be able to produce a powerful 265bhp and producing a 207 lb ft. of torque, while the Boxster S will be equipped with a 3.4 liter flat six that will produce a 315bhp and a 266lb ft. of torque the power increase was a good news but the better news is with the additional features such as the stop and start technology plus the weight reduction and a new and more efficient engine the fuel consumption was reduced by 18% and here is the best news a new 2.5 liter flat four turbocharged engine is on its way and it might even make the official unit more powerful and efficient than it is now.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Supercars | Ferrari FF Supercars

TheFerrari FF 2011 Geneva motor show will be interesting why? big auto names such as the Ferrari will be showing off their new car known as the Ferrari FF, it is the direct replacement of the 612 Scaglietti, the FF means Ferrari Four, which in this new GT features a four seater and Ferrari's first ever 4 wheel drive system, it is actually one of the reasons why this car would be so interesting.

It is said that the Ferrari FF 's 4 wheel drive weighs 50% less than a common 4 wheel drive system, and they managed to balance their torque distribution on all the 4 wheels, with the light weight and the 4 wheel drive combined giving this supercar a perfect weight distribution and as a result the traction control and the acceleration of this car becomes amazing.

TheSupercars Ferrari FF is equipped with a new 6.3 liter direct injection V12 engine that produces a 651bhp @ 8000rpm, while getting a torque of 504lb ft @ 6000rpm, and combined with a transaxle dual clutch transmission, this car can accelerate from a standpoint to 62mph in just 3.7 seconds and able to reach a top speed of 209mph, it is obvious that the 612 Scag would be crunching the dust with those numbers.

The dimension of the Ferrari FF would be 4907mm long, 1953mm wide and 1374mm tall. It is safe to say that this new GT would cost no less than £220k

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Supercars | Ford Focus Supercars

Theford focus 1998 Ford Focus Reinvented the image of what we call "Family Hatch" and from this point on they plan to make it even better, with this all new 2011 Ford Focus, they didn't just improve the performance but they made the efficiency even better than it was before.

Sosupercars what do we really have in this 2011 Ford Focus, the main improvements was what they call the Ecoboost, it is what their new supercharged 1.6 petrol engine is referred to, 2 versions are made both with 177lb ft of torque and able to push up to 199lb ft with its overboost function which was made for a quick overtaking techniques, one with the 148bhp accelerates from a standpoint to 62mph in 8.6 seconds while the other having more powerful 180bhp accelerates from 0 to 62mph in just 7 seconds, with both having an amazing diesel like consumption of 47mpg while emitting just 139g/km.

The 2011 Ford Focus also features the automated parking assist system and to make it even more convenient they added a rain sensing wipers and auto headlight high beams, other features include an 8 inch navigation system, a low speed collision warning and mitigation, a lane departure warning and mitigation, a driver drowsiness alert function, an adaptive cruise control, blind spot detection, a programmable speed limiter and a traffic recognition.
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Friday, January 14, 2011

Supercars | Mercedes SLK Supercars

AtMercedes SLK last our long awaited 3rd generation SLK has been finally introduced, this is the official 2011 Mercedes SLK it is the newest roadster of Mercedes released just after the 2011 Detroit motor show. From the looks of its design we can see that the idea came from both the CLS and SLS combined, the interior wasSupercars inspired by the SLS design, the exterior design such as the front wings and the bonnet are made from aluminum for the purpose of improving its weight loss and an even weight distribution.

On the roof, this 2011 Mercedes SLK still sticks to its popular 2 piece folding metal roof, and with just a click on the Magic Sky control panel, the opaque roof you have turns into a transparent roof in which you can enjoy the view of an open air without the blow of the wind in your hair.

The All new Mercedes SLk offers a couple of engine trims all petrol powered direct injection technology with a stop/start system. The base model SLK 200 comes with a standard 6 speed manual transmission with an option of an automatic box is equipped with a 1.8 liter four pot that produces a 181 horsepower and accelerates from 0 to 62mph in 7 seconds and pushes a top speed of 147mph. While the SLK 250 and SLK 350 is equipped with a standard 7 speed 7G tronic transmission, with the SLK 250 producing a 201bhp and performs 0 to 62mph in 6.6 seconds and gets a top speed of 150mph, and until the AMG swoops in, the current top in line would be the SLK 350 equipping a new generation 3.5 liter V6 engine that comes with a 302 horsepower while accelerating a 0 to 62mph in 5.6 seconds and slides a top speed of 155mph, this new engine is 25% more efficient than its previous model.

Mercedes SLK Supercars will be on the market in June 2011 in UK. Prices are yet to be announced.
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Monday, January 10, 2011

Supercars | Porsche 918 Supercars

ThePorsche 918 new and exciting concept car of 2010, introducing the Porsche 918 RSR Concept, it is the sportier version of the 918 Spyder Concept, well if you think this version was just a simple tweak on the 918 spyder then you're mistaken, RSR Concept has made some major changes that took monsterous effect on the speed and performance of this car.

Thesupercars 918 Spyder's Hybrid system is just too kind to be called a racing car, that's why the Porsche 918 RSR Flywheel system kicks off some of the parts, such as the rear mounted lithium ion battery pack and the electric motor that the 918 Spyder takes pride on 0 emissions, on the other side the 2 electric motors remain just like the Spyder, each one drives a front wheel, but this time they're both linked to the flywheel system, which they will serve as a generator that charges the flywheel accumulator (located inside the cockpit) and stores the energy that spins up to 36,000rpm and with a push of a button the energy is release back into the 2 motors that boosts up its acceleration and lessen its fuel consumption, aside from the energy generations the 2 motors did, it also has a torque vectoring function which is responsible for its upgraded agility.

Porsche 918 RSR Concepts core still relies on a petrol powered engine, which is mid mounted in the chassis, still a 3.4 liter V8 engine but this time it produces a 555bhp @ 10,300rpm compared to 918 Spyder's 493bhp with a 9200rpm red line, and adding an additional 201bhp given by its electric motors it gives this Porsche 918 RSR an outstanding number of 756 horsepower.

Other changes made on the Porsche 918 RSR includes the paddleshift version six-speed sequential ‘box, and the addition of a roof and the swing up doors. In order to increase the downforce they've equipped a new rear wing, a front lip spoiler, and a front spatsare.

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Monday, January 3, 2011

Supercars | Veyron 16.4 Supercars

TheVeyron 16.4 Bugatti Veyron a name known to be the worlds fastest car, until the American SSC Ultimate Aero enters the picture and left the Veyron with critics, but because of that Bugatti was inspired and created an upgraded version of their supercar, known as the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport. Out to claim back the title of being the fastest car in the world.

Forsupercars those who has a complain that the previous Veyron was too slow, then this might be the car for you the Veyron 16.4 Super Sport version, and yes it is a limited edition and only 30 units will be produced, this new supercar will prove that cosmetic is not the only change it has made.

The Veyron 16.4 was confident about the upgrades made, things such as the engine tweaks structure changes was also made, like the front intakes are made wider than the previous, and so as the double exhaust and the rear diffusers are larger than before, and the large overhead air scoops was replaced with a deep air ducts, all these took effect and produced a headline super figure of 1183 horsepower with 1106lb ft of torque and a top speed of 268mph.

Now for those people who are intrigued in the Veyron 16.4 super sport, it already made its debut in Pebble Beach on August 2010, the unit cost around €1.65-1.85m tax included.

Veyron 16.4 Performance
top speed: 431.072 kph / 267.70 mph
0 - 1/4 mile: 9.7 seconds
0 - 100 kph: 2.5 seconds
0 - 200 kph: 6.7 seconds

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