Nov 28

Here’s 5 Most Beautiful Car of the Year 2012

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One key to the success of any car is its design. Even if the car is not too well-known brand, with the help of a good design, it can attract positive attention from the most scathing critics though. Focus on a car beauty is the main reason so many brands that invest millions of dollars in the design studio.

One of the most important steps towards the success of any project is to get the design right. Not pretentious but also should not be too bland, Today, designing a car is one of the toughest jobs in the automotive industry, it takes a certain skill and experience to make it. The hardest part in designing a vehicle is a major element such as aerodynamic balance with a modern design that pays homage to the original design language of the brand.

This year, we have seen some cars that have wowed the public with the beauty without sacrificing aerodynamics and brand image. Here are five cars that we think is the most beautiful car that was launched this year. (Topspeed)

Aston Martin Vanquish

This car is known as the successor of the Vanquish design Ian Callum, who featured in the James Bond film “Die Another Day,” some elements of its predecessor immediately recognized in the 2013 draft Vanquish Marek Reichman. For those who do not know who Reichman, he is the person responsible for the outstanding design of the One-77. Therefore, the design of One-77 also entered into this Vanquish, such as taillights and chrome garnish long through the door.

Although it is often criticized as an Aston Martin DB9 with a bit airscoop and horizontal lines, Vanquish looks very pretty and energetic, the characteristics of which are standard for every Aston Martin. remained loyal to three words attached to Aston Martin: Power, beauty and soul. Continue reading

Nov 28

Audi Make the World’s Most Economical Citycar

The German premium car manufacturer, Audi devising a compact vehicle that claimed later became citycar teririt in the world.

Reported Worldcarfans, Tuesday, November 27, 2012, they immediately boast, citycar racikannya will have fuel consumption of 235 mpg U.S. (99.9 km / liter). A fantastic figure.

“This car will use the Audi A1 platform that has been equipped with mild steel materials. With light weight fuel consumption must be very frugal,” says Head of Audi’s Technical Development, Wolfgang Durheimer told Autocar UK.

They also use traditional materials are very light for the interior as well as other components. Four-passenger car diesel engine that will be equipped with 1.0-liter 2-cylinder mated to an electric power.

This new Audi Citycar will be thrown into the market in the next 3 years. Curious? We wait.

Nov 28

Features ABS On Motor Will Required In Europe

Features Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is likely to become a standard for motors in the future. The European Parliament had already agreed to it. They support a rule requiring ABS is on motors that circulate in the blue continent began in 2016.

The rules were approved by the 643 members of the European Parliament and the other 16 members opposed and 18 abstentions. By doing so, the rule would not apply but still must be approved by each member of the European Union.

Arrival of the rules that apply to motorcycles above 125 cc is expected to affect many motorcycle manufacturers in the world to immediately apply the ABS on their bikes. While the rules for motorcycle engined underneath expected to be completed by 2019 to come.

One motor manufacturer, BMW, has said it will make the ABS as standard for all motors starting in 2013.

Besides the issue of ABS, the European Parliament also agreed to extend the Euro4 emission standards on new motorcycles in 2016 and Euro5 in 2020.

Currently, motorcycles in Europe are still many who apply Euro3 emission standards.

Other rules discussed in the European Parliament is a limitation of the engine power. European Parliament hopes motors that operate on public roads only have a maximum power up to 100 hp. To date, only France is the only country that uses such restrictions.

Another rule that is discussed is an obligation to implement the system automatically turns on the lights when the engine is turned on. In addition, the European Parliament also hoped that in the future all of the motor also apply the system on-board diagnostics for monitoring systems to monitor the damage and provide emissions data.

Nov 28

Blue Bird Rejuvenate Fleet Unit And Adds Premium Silver Bird

Blue Bird Group (BBG) and PT Mercedes-Benz Indonesia will collaborate in rejuvenating one of a fleet of premium taxis Silver Bird. BBG rejuvenate the Mercedes-Benz E 200 and C 200 Classic.

Currently, Blue Bird Group has 240 unit Silver Bird Mercedes-Benz C Class, and the Blue Bird Group is ready to rejuvenate and add 400 units of Silver Bird. With 80 units of Mercedes-Benz C Class and 320 units of Mercedes-Benz E Class.

“This collaboration is very precise and highly optimized to provide the best service to the community. We started in 2007 with the C Class., And now we do the renovation and replacement of 80 units of C Class is ready to operate today, and in January 2013 as many as 320 units of E Class is ready to operate. Rejuvenation This will last for one year, with the rejuvenation of 40 units per month, “Said President Director of Blue Bird Group, dr. H. Purnomo Prawiro at Hotel Shangrila, Monday (26/11/2012).

Until now, Blue Bird Group has 900 unit Silver Bird, and will continue to grow to 1,200 units.

“We are also proud and grateful for the partnership with Blue Bird. For us, it is a proof of trust and good reception from customers Blue Bird on Mercedes-Benz,” said President Director of PT. Mercedes Benz Indonesia, Dr. Weidner.

“Our commitment is to always provide the best service to Blue Bird, by providing the fleet with high quality standards. Both in terms of safety, comfort, reliability, and value of care provided through the prestigious Mercedes-Benz E-Class and C Class,” he added.

New fleet of C 200 and E 200 Classic Classic provided to Blue Bird is equipped with BlueEFFICIENCY technology developed exclusively by Mercedes-Benz.

The feature of this type include the 1.8-liter engine with a power 184 hp and torque of 170 Nm, 7G Tronic, lighter weight, better aerodynamics, tires with low rolling resistance, as well as the application functionality ECO engine start / stop are packaged to reduce fuel consumption efficient.

Do not stop there, premium taxi fleet is also equipped with a GPS that can take passengers more quickly, free from flooding. Even the passengers were able to make a reservation at Taxi Mobile Reservation of Blue Bird.

“We hope this cooperation can always existed because we believe that this partnership will lead to sustained positive growth for Blue Bird and Mercedes-Benz Indonesia.” Said Weidner.

“Mercedes-Benz has a long history as a leading premium car manufacturer in the world. Through a partnership with Mercedes-Benz Indonesia, we believe this will be a major factor for us to satisfy customers. We hope this cooperation will be sustained, and most importantly, our loyal customers will feel pampered with excellent service from Silver Bird, “Purnomo lid.

Nov 28

Army Got a New Motor Fleet

Army has a new fleet to escort guests VIP aka super important. Motor Yamaha FJR selected was 1300. This motor will replace the aging fleet of motorcycles.

This motor will be used to escort the Head of State and guests of the Head of State level. A total of 20 units of Yamaha FJR 1300’s carried off by the army.

“We plan to launch the new units will be prioritized in the Region IX / Udayana, Bali because many receive visiting heads of foreign countries, in addition to the real conditions in which the motorcycle escort was there were too old,” said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Pramono Edhie Wibowo.

Yamaha FJR 1300 the Army selected with consideration of sophistication and great acceleration in the field, this motor uses inline 4-cylinder engine 1298 cc liquid-cooled electronic fuel injection-powered 145 hp and torque of 134.2 Nm, monoshock suspension and final drive using a coupling.

From some of the big bike showroom in Jakarta. Price varies Yamaha FJR 1300, approximately USD 395 million before tax. With a rough estimate of the price plus tax to be approximately USD 450 million.

“It’s still a regular spec, yes, if the spec army I do not know. But yes the baseball much different, but the addition of strobe same communication tools just right,” said Owner Michael Hobby Motor Sofyan.

Nov 28

Kia Pro Cee’d Will Prepare Powerful Engine 200 Hp

Kia reportedly preparing a “hot-hatch” to compete with the Volkswagen Polo GTI, Opel Astra GTC and the Hyundai Veloster.

Reportedly, the “hot-hatch” is to take the base from the KIA Pro Cee’d premiering at the Paris Motor Show last September, and most likely will use a 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder turbo GDI Gamma G4FJ powered 201 hp and 195 Nm of torque which is also contained in the Hyundai Veloster turbo.

KIA CEO, Hyoung-Keun, confirm if the car will be rear-wheel drive. If there is no obstacle, this hatchback car will come in a short time if the production is given the green light. And this car will be a mainstay hatchback KIA. “In my imagination, this car will be rear-wheel drive,” said the man who was familiarly called Lee’s.

“We need products that can help increase our brand image. We have tried several concept cars and found the Pro Cee’d potential. We will try to be more forward, began to study from Geneva next year, and test and attract consumer response before this product launch, “he concluded.

Nov 07

Here’s Biggest Truck In The World

Biggest truck in the world is named Caterpillar 797F Mining Truck. This monster truck is operated at the mine to transport coal, rock or sand in large quantities. Truk weighs 456 kilograms, 6.4 meters high and 14.6 meters in length. It can be seen drawing comparisons with a Caterpillar truck SUV. It has an engine power up to 4 thousand horse power, can carry 300 tons of material and can run up to 67 kilometers per hour.

Nov 07

Toyota Prius Generation 4 Will Appear More Radical

It has been about 15 years since Toyota launched the Prius for the first time. At that time, the Prius is a hybrid car at the edge of revolution. Toyota then followed up with a parade of hybrid cars, expanding the use of fuel-saving technologies for the Lexus lineup and strengthen the Prius brand.

Now, with nearly every car manufacturer took the hybrid car market, Toyota is planning a radical look for the next-generation Prius.

“Some consumers want to see major changes in the latest Prius. As architects we make the same pattern in the two previous generation,” said Chris Hostetter, group vice president of Strategic Planning of Toyota Motor Sales USA. Although it has not chosen which design will be approved, but Hotetter insists there will be major changes in the new model later. It is estimated, a new generation will be sold by the end of 2013 or early 2014.

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This year, the Prius can achieve the greatest achievement of global sales record with most suppliers from California and Japan. Even since yesterday increased its revenue exceeded the target due to substantial demand of the market in both countries, although there was a slight decrease in China.

According to the data analyst, until March 2013 profits from sales of the Prius stands at 780 billion yen, or about Rp 93 trillion. This figure is the highest achievement in the last 5 years and exceeded the target of 760 billion yen / Rp 91 trillion.

Nov 07

Yamaha YZF-R250 Prepare To Fight CBR 250R and Ninja 250

Milan – Competition manufacturers in motor sport 250 cc segment seems to be getting stronger. After Honda and Kawasaki means fun playing unopposed, Yamaha is now reportedly ready to give birth opponent for CBR250R and Ninja 250. This year is also the motor that will be named the YZF-R250 will be displayed.

Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki Ninja 250 in the last few years playing without a rival in the classroom full-fairing sport bike 250 cc engine. Meanwhile, Suzuki Inazuma play naked bike segment of the same engine.

Despite arriving late, Yamaha motorcycle market was like tasting a quarter liter counts continue to grow in developed countries.

According to the plan, the motor will be named Yamaha YZF-R250 will be exhibited at the EICMA Motorcycle Show to be held in Milan, Italy in the middle of this month.

Motor which has a code name ‘Project 1W’ with design inspiration from the Yamaha R6 is expected to shake up the market 250 cc CBR250R owned and Ninja 250. And just like the last two opponents, ABS versions may also be given as an option.

As for the heart, the kitchen runway this bike will likely be filled by a two-cylinder engine capable of producing about 35 bhp power and will be able to bring it to accelerate to 100 km / h in under 7 seconds.

competition more exciting, ninja 250 FI, CBR 250, Inazuma and also Yamaha

Nov 07

Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, More Cool With Twin-Turbo

While not knowing the detailed specification of the whole body twin-turbo Cobra Jet, but the race car uses a twin-turbo and the kitchen was redone by a 5.0-liter V-8, predicted that the performance of the engine becomes more efficient in generating power.

2013 Cobra Jet Mustang supercharger uses two – but the supercharger needs 100 horsepower to turn the blower only 2.9-liter engine. That is considered automotive enthusiasts no power is lost for a car equipped supercharger.

Manufacturing Ford must have known that since ancient times, so the innovations made in the hope of racing cars produced not experience lag.

Borg-Warner Turbo based on the same design and can be found in the Focus ST cars, with low friction ball bearings deliver a rotary engine can spin up to 150,000 rpm in a short time. It certainly will further accelerate the speed of maximum acceleration and speed, the car is responsive!

Twin-turbo project on the Cobra Jet is not finished, but his appearance at the SEMA show car will soon enter tough consumer garage.