Saturday, December 18, 2010

2013 Lotus Elan

British sports and sports car manufacturer Lotus introduces a new lineup, from which drivers can demand the high performance required to reach the ultimate in motorsports thrill. The fresh name, 2013 Lotus Élan, is a clever innovation of the company. It is set for release in the second half of 2013, it will excite and draw the interest of every car enthusiast and aficionado.
The all-new Élan has a striking appeal, muscular and athletic yet smooth and aerodynamic. Its look is fit for high-performance racing. It uses a 4.0 liter V6 pressure-charged engine; it also available on hybrid. This vehicle has a 444 horsepower and 343 pound feet of torque. The 2013 Lotus Élan has an incredible speed – it can accelerate 0-62 mph in under 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 193 mph; its 2,855 pound lightweight helps in achieving this speed.
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2012 Exagon Furtive-eGT

The automotive industry has long ago realized that fossil fuels won't last forever. An alternative source of power should be developed before resources dry up, but these should be as strong and powerful as the fuel. Of course, electricity is the most viable candidate for that. Since then, automakers have been developing and improving electric-powered cars but apparently, as of now it can't be mass-produced yet. But in the sports car section, there are lots of happenings. The French racing team Exagon Engineering, for example, has just created an electric GT car.
As for the speed, the 2012 Furtive-eGT has a top speed of 155mph and accelerates from 0-62mph in 3.6 seconds.
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2011 Ferrari SA Aperta

Ferrari exhibited during the 2010 Paris International Motor Show their limited SA Aperta (only 80 have been produced). This is in line with the celebration of the 80th anniversary of Pininfarina. SA Aperta enjoys Ferrari’s signature V12 front engine. The aerodynamics of Asperta is outstanding because of the well positioned windscreen. The fact that Aperta stoops lower to the ground adds to its compactness. Aperta has a revamped chassis to assure a standard firmness similar to a Berlinetta. The weight of the chassis has also been reduced to deliver a high, dynamic performance.
This has been integrated in the Aperta when it marvelously exemplifies the sporty impression of the Ferrari 599 via the 670 CV engine underneath its bonnet.
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2011 Porsche 911 Speedster

The 2011 Porsche 911 Speedster is a hybrid of its ancestors, the 356 Speedsters, and the current generation of Speedsters. Adopting the classic two-seater, the raked windscreen, the double-bubble hardcover and the flat contour of the hood, together with the superior driving performance of its contemporaries, are the striking features of the 911 Speedster. The new Speedster has a 3.8 liter flat-6 engine that carries an additional 23 hp, totaling to 408 hp. Additional protection gears are included for the safety of the drivers and passengers and these are the seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK), Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB).
Porsche Exclusive, a company enhancer that focuses on the individualization of Porsche cars, initiates the idea of the Speedster hybrid.
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2010 Renault DeZir

DeZir marks the dawn of a series of cars that will be the foundation for the design and style of future cars. It is an expression of the company’s vision—simple, sensuous and warm. It is environmentally-friendly because it is 100% powered by electricity. Its front end exhibits a full-width air-intake and the chrome finish of the diamond contrasts of the grille both honor the Renault logo. The lightness of the interior is inspired from a romantic encounter, thus, a splash of white leather calmed with red lacquered accessories. A dashboard, which uses graphics similar to video games, allows the driver to see the real-time signal of the energy supply.
The lithium-ion battery, located behind the bench seat, provides an upgraded power of 150 hp and a torque of 226 Nm. The body is made from Kevlar®, thus minimizing the weight.
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2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition

The newest Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition is a joint effort of Autombili Lamborghini and Blancpain after their great triumph in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo. The union of the two giant companies obviously produces an invention where the highest degrees of engineering from both the industries of automotive and chronometry are employed. One key factor to a competent racing car is its weight. The two giants have come up with a lightweight vehicle by using carbon-fiber, thus improving the mechanical quality.
Within 3.4 seconds, the Gallardo accelerates to 100 km/h and continues until it reaches 200 km/h and marked only at 6.8 seconds after. Its V10 engine that can carry 5.2 liters can generate 570 hp.
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2010 Lamborghini Siesto Elemento

The Lamborghini Siesto Elemento is an expression of the manufacturer’s global role in leading with the newest technology of carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP). With a weight of 999 kg, including the 5.2 L V10 engine and permanent all-wheel drive, a decrease in fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emission is definitely observed. Lighter cars improve the power-to-weight ratio, and in this case 1.75 kg/hp, resulting in a more outstanding and dynamic performance. The design uses one of the newest applications in science—nano-technology. This technology allows a full-bodied surface, and the shimmering red crystals.
The perfectly located spoiler and diffuser, and the Pyrosilic tapes lead to optimum aerodynamics. It has become the Superman of sports cars because of its vast output of 570 hp, superior grip and stability of the permanent all-wheel drive, and a sensitive and highly revving V10 power unit. These six features or elements give the drivers a different driving experience.
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2010 Lotus Elite Prototype

The arrival of the 2010 Lotus Elite comes from integrating the newest technological developments of Lotus with the imaginative and playful elegance in design. Its body is compact yet still has a superb and graceful unassuming modern classic look. It is a perfect example of ironies in sports cars. Its light weight of 1650 kg is fit for racing yet it still guarantees the compactness of the vehicle. Its V8 cylinder engine with a capacity of five liters allows a dynamic high-performance, yet shows a low emission of carbon dioxide, roughly only 215 g/km of CO2.
The power has also an integrated energy recovery system stirring up 612 hp and 720 Nm of torque. It can accelerate to 100 km in an average of 3.6 seconds, with the top speed at 315 km/h.
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2010 Peugeot EX1 Concept

Dubbed as a car of the future, the 2010 Peugeot EX1 is completely powered by electricity. With a mishmash of modern artistry and original style, the EX1 is designed to provide powerful driving impressions to celebrate the 200 years of adventure of Peugeot. The design of EX1 is based on the concept of a water droplet, having the rear section constructed closely to the rear wheels. This shape enables the reduction of the passenger compartment. And adding the fact that it is manufactured from carbon/honeycomb composite, a more favorable distribution of weight is observed.
The source of power is electric motor, one on each axle with a maximum output of 125 kW and torque of 240 Nm. A sophisticated yet futuristic way of entering the vehicle is done through a reverse-opening door.
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2011 BTR-II 650 EVO Porsche 997

Only BTR-II 650 EVO, the latest from speedART, has an imposed PDK gearbox in Porsche models making it an exceptionally powerful auto.

This bi-turbo racer has an engine with 650 hp and a torque of 900 Nm. This high spec is the reason for a reinforced PDK gearbox.
BTR-II 650 EVO will sprint from 0 to 200 kph in 9 seconds and has a top speed of 335 kph. The boost in power was due primarily to the tuned up motronic and larger VTG-turbo chargers. That is supplemented by sport exhaust and a duo of tail pipes. Heat dissipation is made better with larger intercoolers.
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