Friday, July 4, 2014

2015 Honda FCEV Concept

In Los Angeles, Honda has presented the concept version of its new fuel cell vehicle. Called 2015 Honda FCEV Concept.

2015 Honda FCEV Concept

The Honda FCEV Concept gives an outlook on the successor of the FCX Clarity. The design of the FCEV Concept is again a lot more futuristic than that of the FCX Clarity.

The ultra-aerodynamic body acts like freshly sprung from a science fiction movie, but it should offer five passengers plenty of space and comfort.

The extra space is also the new technology due to, first, the fuel cell is completely placed in the engine compartment, thereby considerably more space for passengers and luggage is available. The new fuel cell stack Honda has also made ​​some significant improvements, which should continue to drive the series forward capability.

2015 Honda FCEV Concept

Compared to the FCX Clarity power density of the fuel cell stack has been increased by 60 percent, while the size of the unit was reduced to 33 percent.

The range should be at 480 kilometers and can be refueled with 700 bar in just three minutes, which provides a tremendous advantage over the many hours of charging batteries.

With the production version of Honda FCEV will be but probably can be expected until 2015, then the infrastructure for refueling should already be better than today.
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2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept

2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept Debuts at the Geneva Motor Show, 2015 comes on the market.

2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept
2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept

The styling is closely linked to the performance. The Civic Type R Concept shows a pretty clear from the outside what he has to offer. Prototype testing at the Nurburgring confirm that many styling elements fulfill important functions and not only have aesthetic value. Reduced air resistance, improved downforce, cooling and optimized airflow were key considerations for the design team.

The construction of the front spoiler provides greater output, the vertical wings and the cut-out shape of the front bumper to help to reduce the air resistance and to control the air flow to the front wheels. The deep, wide status of the Type R is underlined by a red stripe on the front spoiler again.

2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept

In addition, the new headlight design and LED daytime running lights and clear-cut, horizontal fog lamps front of the new Type R Concept gives a strong character. Upper and lower front grille have been enlarged and air outlet openings on the bonnet ensure the cooling of the high-performance engine. The front and rear fenders were widened to accommodate wide tires and equipped with air outlet openings to allow air movement.

One of the features of the concept is the new rear spoiler with LED taillights, which has been integrated in the rear wing and emphasizes the futuristic look of the new Honda Civic Type R. In shape and angle of the double rear wing, the feedback from the prototype testing was implemented to generate additional downforce.

2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept

2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept

The sporty design is supported by 20-inch wheels with a red ring, red calipers and red stripes on the lower edge of the front spoiler. These design elements increase the energetic appearance and reflect the inspiring driving experience that promises the Type R.

While further details of the performance are not yet known, Honda has already confirmed that the next Type R will be the first European model with a new VTEC TURBO engine from the "Earth Dreams Technology" series. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder with direct injection and turbocharger should be with its characteristics and a capacity of at least 280 hp to the new reference in this category.
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2015 Jaguar F-Type Project 7 revealed at Goodwood

2015 Jaguar F-Type Project 7 revealed at Goodwood the far extreme variant of the Jaguar F-Type series.

2015 Jaguar F-Type Project 7

The Jaguar F-Type Project 7 will be celebrating its world premiere at the Festival of Speed ​​at Goodwood. Limited to 250 vehicles sports car is an evolution of the concept shown in 2013 Cars.

With its aerodynamically enclosed "hump" behind the front seats, he quotes the legendary three-time Le Mans winner, the Jaguar D-Type, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

2015 Jaguar F-Type Project 7 interior

2015 Jaguar F-Type Project 7

The fastest Jaguar production model ever built, the F-Type Project 7 is driven by an increase to 575 hp Supercharged V8 engine with 5.0 liter displacement.

The street-legal super sports car sprints so in just 3.9 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h, the maximum was limited to 300 km / hr.

2015 Jaguar F-Type Project 7

As standard, the fastest Jaguar also has a "Carbon caramic Matrix" braking system, numerous aerodynamic modifications and a numbering system, which refers to the respective copy of the limited edition of 250 pieces limited edition.

The F-Type Project 7 2015 is available in the colors Ultra Blue, Italian Racing Red, British Racing Green, Ultimate Black and Glacier White. A price has not betrayed you, but you can assume that this is for the 250 customers without it do not matter.
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Thursday, July 3, 2014

2015 McLaren MSO 650S Coupe and Spider

At the Festival of Speed ​​at Goodwood McLaren has presented with the MSO 650S a special version of the 650S.

2015 McLaren MSO 650S Coupe and Spider

The "McLaren Special Operations", abbreviated as MSO, has the MSO 650S Coupe and presented at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​MSO 650S Spider whose extradition for launch in late 2014.

The special model of the super sports car differs mainly visually and is an even more exclusive version of the 650S. When exterior design a variety of carbon elements and the new alloy wheels are particularly noticeable.

2015 McLaren MSO 650S Coupe and Spider

2015 McLaren MSO 650S Coupe and Spider interior

But the interior also offers even more exclusive and also offers a lot of carbon-fiber trim elements and a special Alcantara upholstery.

The McLaren MSO 650S coupe and the MSO 650S Spider will be available through the McLaren dealer network, prices are advance only for the English market.

In England, the coupe will cost 252,500 pounds, the open McLaren MSO 650S Spider starts from 272,500 pounds.
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2015 Ford Focus ST Revealed At Goodwood

Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​the freshly revamped 2015 Ford Focus ST has celebrated its premiere. For the first time, he also comes with a diesel engine.

2015 Ford Focus ST

The new Ford Focus ST has first shown at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​in its revised version. He has also received new light units and shines with a modified interior with a new 8 "color touch screen in the center console like the other Focus models.

The new version of the ST can again convince with an extremely dynamic appearance. A black radiator grille, side skirts, a new rear bumper, a revised front fascia and a prominent rear spoiler add a sporty character and give the Focus ST is a very unique appearance.

2015 Ford Focus ST

For the first time, however, the Focus ST is also available with a diesel engine. The 185 hp (136 kW) 2.0-liter TDCi diesel engine gives the compact car to a sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 8.1 seconds. By the maximum torque of 400 Nm, the diesel is also in the intermediate sprint from 80 to 120 km / h very fast on the road and completed the job in just 9.7 seconds.

Despite all the sportiness of consumption should be at just 4.4 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers, with CO2 emissions of 114 grams per kilometer. Also been modified, the proven 2.0-liter EcoBoost petrol engine with an output of 250 hp (184 kW).

With this engine, the fuel consumption has been reduced by approximately 6% and stands at only 6.8 liters per 100 kilometers. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h takes just 6.5 seconds, and top speed is 248 km / h

2015 Ford Focus ST interior

Ford has improved the driving dynamics, the new ST is even better and safer lying in the street. Even sportier also reflects the interior, which boasts new Recaro sports seats in cloth - cloth / leather - or pure leather are available.

The new Ford Focus ST 2015 is expected to be ordered from the autumn of 2014. Prices, however, has not yet named Ford, nor an exact launch date.
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