Tuesday, September 30, 2008

ACS3 Sport Cabriolet Based on the BMW M3 Cabrio

The way AC Schnitzer describes the BMW M3 Cabrio, I'm surprised they don't have to get out every half a mile for a change of trousers, but lets be honest – the rest of us would probably have to do the same as well.

The model is labelled the ACS3 Sport Cabriolet, a sports suspension by suspension guru Manfred Wollgarten is claimed to have thoroughly mastered the physics of driving the M3. Around the bonnet's powerdome are two AC Schnitzer Vents which emit a howling sound during driving.

The sides feature flexibly moulded side skirts which emphasise the wheelarches, these house the 20" Type V lightweight wheels and AC Schnitzer's 8-pot high performance braking system. Other features found on the model include a carbon fibre rear diffuser and a sports rear silencer with chromed tailpipes in "Racing“ design

The acclaimed tuning house has yet to get to work on the award winning 309 kW / 420 HP V8 engine, but we are assured we can expect announcements in this area some time in the future.

MINI Cooper Performance Upgrades by Hamann

In early 2007, BMW Group tuning specialist, Hamann, was quick to produce an aerodynamics styling kit for the new second generation R56 Mini, but took over a year and a half to complete the program with engine performance upgrades mainly consisting of reprogrammed ECUs.

Nonetheless, the Bosch Motrotnic ignition control unit has be remapped, and the 1.6-liter turbo engine in the Cooper S, which normally produces 175 hp / 128 kW, has been increased to 204 hp/ 150 kW at 5,500 r.p.m. and torque of 300 Nm at 1,600 – 5,000 rpm.

However, Hamann offers an even more powerful kit for the Cooper S. Called SPORTKIT CS 230, it adds on top of the ECU upgrade with an improved intercooler and sport muffler making 230hp / 169 kW at 6,050 r.p.m. and 330 Nm torque at 3,860 r.p.m. As a result, top speed increases to 238 km/h and 0-100 km/h increase by at least 0.5 seconds.

For the Cooper D which normally has 110 hp, it now makes 26hp / 20 kW more for a total of 136 hp / 100 kW at 4,000 r.p.m. and a maximum torque of a huge 300 Nm at 1,750 – 2,000 r.p.m.

AC Schnitzer X5 Falcon

German BMW tuning specialist, AC Schnitzer, from Aachen has a new widebody kit for the BMW X5. Called the Falcon, it gets its name from the front and rear wheel arch flairs which are lovingly referred to as broad “wings”.

The kit includes front spoiler, rear skirt and front/rear fender flairs. AC Schnitzer further emphasizes the 'bird of pray' theme with two triangular metal-rimmed air intakes in the bonnet. Add AC Schnitzer's lowering spring kit, sport exhaust system plus 22-inch wheels for the completed look.

For the 3.0 litre diesel engine, ACS offers an electronically upgraded which bumps power from the standard 286hp (210 kW) to 310hp (228kW).

Details for Aston Martin one-77

Two door sports coupe with two seats Two by sports coupe with two seats
Available as left or right hand drive Available as left or right hand drive
Carbon fibre monocoque body structure Carbon fiber monocoque body structure
Hand crafted aluminium exterior body panels Hand-crafted aluminum exterior body panels
Active aerodynamics with deployable rear spoiler Active aerodynamics with deployable rear spoiler
Approximately 1500kg vehicle weight Approximately 1500kg vehicle weight

Read mid-mounted, 6 speed Automated Manual Transmission with Auto Shift Manual/Select Shift Manual (ASM/SSM) electro-hydraulic control system Read mid-mounted, 6-speed automated manual transmission with Auto Shift Manual / Select Shift Manual (ASM / SSM) electro-hydraulic control system

Suspension and brakes
Front and rear, pushrod actuated, adaptive ride height suspension Front and rear, pushrod actuated, adaptive ride height suspension
Carbon Ceramic Matrix breaking system Carbon Ceramic Matrix breaking system
Dynamic stability control and traction control system Dynamic stability control and traction control system

Front mid-mounted, 7.3 litre manually aspirated V12 engine incorporating dry sump lubrication system Front mid-mounted, 7.3 liter manually aspirated V12 engine incorporating dry sump Lubrication system
Max Power - over 700 bhp (710 PS, 522 kw) Max Power - about 700 Bhp (710 PS, 522 kw)
Max Torque - over 750 Nm (553 lb ft) Max Torque - over 750 Nm (553 lb ft)

Deliveries start from the end of 2009.
Source: 925.nl

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Benzs.blogspot_ Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S Revealed

Production of the new Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S will take place at the Formula 1 workshops of McLaren in Woking, England. The car will be made available by January 1, 2009.

Power for the SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S comes from the hand-built 5.5L V8 AMG engine producing 650-hp with a maximum torque of 604 lb-ft. Mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission that allows for a 0 to 62 mph sprint in just 3.7 seconds with a top sped of 208 mph. Mercedes-Benz also added a stiffer suspension, lowered the body by 10 millimeters at the front and back, improved the handling dynamics and added 19-inch lightweight aluminum wheels with red brake calipers.

Earlier last month, we saw spy shots that revealed that Mercedes-Benz and McLaren were working on a convertible version of the SLR McLaren 722. Today the two revealed the Mercedes-Benz McLaren Roadster 722 S, an open-top 722 that will see a limited production run of 150 units.Read All

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Ferrari four-door coupe by Igor Krasnov

The designers on cardesign.ru have presented a series of renderings in the past. They have included the next generation Mazda3 and a rendition of the potential Renault Alpine. Now a designer on the Russian site has taken the bold step in creating a bunch of illustrations depicting what a Ferrari four-door supercar may look like. There is most likely very little chance that Ferrari would create a model like this, but with the Aston Martin Rapide and Porsche Panamera on the horizon plus the Lamborghini Estoque Concept making its debut in just a few days, the four-door supercar could be the latest trend for super car makers.

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Benzs.blogspot_ Note to Subaru: whoops, your agency doesn't know your product

It's a fact that the English language is currently being sliced to ribbons. Spelling and grammar have gone out the window, and elocution is such a lost art that we're amazed when a speaker can manage a paragraph. It's interesting to see where these shortcomings manifest themselves. One would assume that an advertising agency, being in the business of communicating, would double- and triple-check a message before sending it out for the world to see. Imagine our surprise, then, when across our digital desks slid a memo from Carmichael Lynch trumpeting the Minneapolis, MN agency's relationship with Subaru of America.Read All

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Lamborghini the Estoque four concept early sketches leaked?

Lamborghini will unveil the Estoque four-door concept a the Paris Motor Show that begins in just a few days. We have so far been treated to three official teaser shots of the model which were kindly rendered together to show a complete shot of the rear, but it has still left a huge gaping hole in a speculation closet.
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Benzs.blogspot _ Corvette ZR1 UK Pricing set at a gut wrenching £109K

You can imagine the excitement that awaits the Europeans when the find out the U.S. pricing for the Corvette ZR1 starts at a reasonable $103,300, a quick check on the exchange rate would work out at just over €71K or £56K. Therefore you can equally imagine the horror to find out that the poor British are going to have to stump up a gut wrenching on-the-road price of £109K (around $200K).

This price could increase even further as dealerships look to capitalize on the exclusiveness of the model, General Motors will allow just two examples to hit the streets in 2008 with 2009 figures limited to single digits.

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

LP710/2 Lamborghini by Edo Competition

Last we heard from Edo Competition's Lamborghini LP 640, it had just received a 23hp boost to 663hp and clocked a record breaking 345.7 km/h (214.8 mph) run, making it the fastest top speed ever recorded by a Lamborghini at the high-speed test track in Nardo, Italy.

Never content, the quest for more power has brought the Edo team back to the LP 640 with successful results. This time, through new exhaust headers, new high flow catalytic converters, new mufflers, a new exhaust tip, new performance camshafts, modified cylinder heads and new high flow air filters plus reprogrammed engine controls, the company from Ahlen, Germany has added another 47hp for a whopping total of 710hp and 700 Nm (516 ft-lb) . The result is 0 - 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.2 seconds; 0 – 200 km/h (124 mph) in under 10 seconds.

With an aerodynamically optimized rear wing with an adjustable lip, the Edo team should have no problem breaking their last record as they calculate the vehicle is capable of a top speed greater than 360 km/h (224 mph) .

MTM RS6 R Avant

Audi's RS6 Avant with its 580 bhp 5.0-liter FSI twin turbo V10 engine is the most powerful car ever produced by the marque and tuning specialist, Motoren Technik Mayer GmbH (MTM) from Wettstetten, Germany has got a performance focused tuning package which boost the performance of this super-fast station wagon even more.

With electronic ECU modifications only, MTM engineers have boosted power to 656 bhp at 6,180 rpm. Upon request from the customer, MTM has the ability to electronically regulate top speed in increments of either 279, 290 or 310 km/h. Torque grows to 785 Nm from the standard 650 Nm, allowing zero to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds (standard 4.6 sec) - vertebrae crushing power all for only 3,999 EUR.

Adding onto this entry-level package, MTM is currently preparing an even bigger one. By adding a stainless steel exhaust system with throttle control downstream from the catalytic converter and a sports air filter and additional 46 bhp is conjured for a total of 702 bhp. This kit is available for 9,950 EUR.

MTM has taken a reserved styling approach, which includes a carbon-fiber front spoiler lip and a carbon-fiber rear diffuser. Also, six-piston monoblock brake calipers with slotted brake disks are available for the front, plus sport dampners. Rounding out the sports suite are 21" MTM bimoto wheels.

MTM offers this entire suite of compoents for the RS6 R which includes power-boosted engine, modified breathing, exhaust system, suspension struts and 21-inch wheels for a package price starting from 15,500 EUR.

Porsche Cayman S by Inden Design

German tuning firm Inden Design just couldn’t wait for the official Cayman S Sport to be revealed, and so they did what they are in business for; tuned their own. The new exhaust system fitted in the car – what a cracker that looks too – helped it push 19 more bhp to 314 bhp. Apparently the exhaust flaps work with the control unit which works in conjuction with a small microprocessor. This processor is embedded in the system and is freely programmable.

A sports kit which one needs not tell you about as you can already see it yourself, lists 19-inch alloy wheels running on 235/35 R19 tyres on the front side and 305/25 R19 for the rear. H&R height adjustable coil covers add to the performance package of this 3.4-litre baby Porsche.

Porsche Cayenne by JE Design

German tuner, JE Design, is known for specializing in VW Group models, but now announces they will start to include Porsche, starting with the Cayenne facelift.

With expertise that already encompasses the VW Touareg and Audi Q7, including the Cayenne was a natural transition, according to JE Design PR.

The styling program for the Porsche Cayenne (957 model) includes front fascia, LED daytime running lights, headlight masks, side sills, extended rear fascia with diffuser styling, "Shark Attack" roof fin and 22-inch wheels.

Other componenets include LED entry lights and a 35m lowered suspension via electronic lowering module. If your Cayenne isn't equipped with the air suspension, JE Design offers a coilover suspension providing 30 to 70 mm drop.

JE Design is currently preparing various interior carbon treatments.

Specter Werkes C6 Corvette GTR Revealed in Detroit

Following up on the teaser images Specter Werkes released earlier this year, the Federales (formerly the Policía Federal de Caminos) over at Jalopnik.com were present at the official unveiling last week in Cauley Ferrari in West Bloomfield, MI.

As the top-of-the-range tuning kit, the Specter Werkes C6 Corvette GTR is powered by Specter's emissions-legal Matrix II engine package for the LS3 engine. It is basically a "stroker" engine package that increases displacement from 376 cubic inches (6.2L) to 416 cubic inches (6.8L). Combined with stainless steel headers and a low-restriction air intake, the engine is rated at 535 horsepower and 530 lb-ft of torque.

The GTR's widened bodywork includes front fascia, carbon fiber splitter, extractor hood, front fenders, doors, rocker panels, rear fenders, rear fascia and carbon fiber rear diffuser. Other body components include carbon fiber mirror caps, carbon fiber headlamp bezels, unique tail lamps and center high-mounted stop lamp.

The Corvette GTR package carries a base price of $34,995. Each vehicle is hand-built, numbered and fully documented for the customer.

For a lot more pictures click the source link below. For more details see press release below.

BMW X6 Styling and Performance Package by AC Schnitzer

Following the teaser illustration of the neon green CLR X650 from Lumma and off-the-shelf bolt-on mods from Hamann and Hartge, AC Schnitzer gets top marks in our our book for being the first tuner to present a real life styling package, although limited, for the new BMW X6. Although some critics have stooped so low as to compare the X6 to the atrocious Pontiac Aztec, the controversial X6 is a sales success an

d surely, the owners of these eccentric vehicles will certainly want to tune them.

Enter AC Schnitzer's aero kit, which consists of a front bumper fascia with diagonal air intakes plus repositioned fog lights, and a massive rear bumper fascia with diffuser center skirt plus integrated exhaust pipe openings. In contrast to the original, all components are painted body-colour throughout, to give a 'closer to the ground' appearance. The striking wheels are AC Schnitzer's new 22-inch Type VII multi-piece alloy wheels painted black. Missing from the overall kit are side skirts and miscellaneous fender flaring components and typical roof wings. However, we're not complaining. Overall, we think this package is just right.

Under the hood AC Schnitzer has prepared a new Motor Control Unit for the 3.0dX and 3.5dX diesel versions. Unfortunately, no performance data is available yet. However, AC Schnitzer admits that it has developed a unique suspension spring kit for the X6 on the North Loop of the Nürburgring and promises: Despite its high body, the X6 by AC Schnitzer in this configuration will show a clean pair of heels to many sports saloons.

Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Blanchimont

With prices starting at 464,100 EUR in Germany and 390,000 EUR for export, the Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Blanchimont, seeks to fill the gap left by the S-Class and Maybach while maintaining the concept of bespoke manufacturing and maximum performance.

Conceived in cooperation with leather and lifestyle brand Etienne Aigner AG, the CK65 RS Blanchimont is fully equipped with all comfort and safety features Mercedes offers in the S-Class.

However, the interior is where the CK65 RS Blanchimont shows its talent. Available from more than 30 different combinations of Aigner leather, Aigner Alcantara, aluminium and a combination of selected woods, all materials are fitted exclusively by hand in a process that requires individual stages of cooling and setting. The production and installation of the entire interior takes over two weeks.

Besides the fit and finish of the interior trim, the high end entertainment and business package is where the CK65 RS Blanchimont revels. The Carlsson Office Concert Hall Infotainment System with components by Alpine and Focal features Focal's three-way intercom system, 7-inch monitors behind the headrests, 15-inch monitor integrated into the roof, an assortment of sub-woofers, speakers and amplifiers integrated into the vehicle body plus Alpine's F#1 Status DVD tuner with 6.1 surround sound.

Another highlight includes a WLAN UMTS router, enabling three laptops to go online, wireless and completely independent of each other. You don’t need a UMTS card – all you need is a WLAN-enabled laptop. So users have their own personal hot spot right inside the car – in fact, they can even use it a short distance away from the CK65 RS Blanchimont.

The Blanchimont with its 6.0-liter V12 bi-turbo engine receives a newly tuned electronic control unit, sports air filters, stainless steel sports exhaust system plus improved intercoolers. The result is 705 hp (10 more than the CK65 RS Eau Rouge) and an electronically limited torque of 1,100 Nm. Top speed of 320 km/h (electronically limited) together with an acceleration of 0-100 km/h in just 3.9 seconds makes “the Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Blanchimont the most powerful luxury limousine in the world.” declares Markus Schuster, CEO of Carlsson Autotechnik GmbH.

Wald W204 C-Class Black Bisson Edition

In contrast to the recent Wald BMW M5 kit, that was described as “tastefully crafted” and not “too extreme”, Wald has taken the W204 Mercedes C-Class and crafted an aero kit which clearly expresses their bipolar tendencies.

With flagrant usage of vent or louver design in just about every lower body component, Wald has taken their Black Bisson Edition to a level that will either be loved or loathed the world over.

Despite the picnic table rear wing and vented fender panels, the only redeeming aspect is the rear bumper fascia design (excluding side louvers) with its integrated twin tapered oval exhaust tips.

GTstreet RS based on Porsche GT2 by TechArt

Hot on the heels of the GTstreet Cabriolet, TechArt busts loose with yet another GTstreet offering, this time in the form of Porsche's venerable 530hp (390 kW) 911 GT2 aptly dubbed, GTstreet RS.

The GTstreet RS surpasses the 911 Turbo based GTstreet with 70 more hp for a total of 700hp (515 kW) and 860 Nm of torque. Power is achieved through the use of modified turbochargers, enlarged carbon inlet pipes, specially developed intercoolers, a sports flap exhaust combined with high-performance headers, modified pressure sensor and a sports air filter.

GTstreet RS front apron is fitted with a lower carbon splitter. Also from the top of the bumper fascia a special air duct has been constructed to enable air to pass directly behind the radiator and out through the newly created carbon outlet vents thereby reducing the buoyant force on the front axle considerably. Proving the aerodynamic kit is just as functional as visual, the GTstreet RS achieves in the wind tunnel 10 kilos of downforce on the front and rear axles at a speed of 140 km/h (87 mph).

Other GTstreet RS exterior trimmings include aero-bonnet, headlight shades, mirror shades, GTstreet sill panels and carbon roof spoiler. The GTstreet RS rear spoiler is particularly striking with its carbon winglets and gurney flaps. The GTstreet RS rear apron with carbon diffuser, air outlet and carbon air wings complete the programme for this club sports car.

Price for the 700hp GTstreet RS starts at €350,000 ($550,000 USD).

TechArt GTstreet Cabriolet

First revealed at the Geneva Auto Salon 2008, Porsche tuner TechArt have released full details and pricing for their GTstreet Cabriolet model.

Based on the new Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet, the package takes the already extraordinary 911 Turbo with its standard 480 hp (360 kW) and increases it to 630 hp (463 kW). This is achieved through a comprehensive TechArt TA 097/T3 engine upgrade which includes a sports air filter insert, carbon engine styling kit, carbon sports exhaust system, high performance intercooler, stainless steel exhaust manifold, T30 VTG turbocharger, high performance valve exhaust system with sports catalytic converter, black chrome tail pipes and Motronic 097/T3 fuel management system.

With the last component including the TechArt short shift kit with ball bearing gear cables, the GTstreet Cabriolet reaches a top speeds of 214mph (345 km/h), going from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in just 3.6 sec (3.5s tipronic S).

Catering to form and function the GTstreet is fitted with an aerodynamics kit consisting of a front apron with an extendable carbon fibre splitter, which creates downforce over the front axle and provides ventilation to the radiator and front brakes, carbon fenders which are 10 mm wider than the series fender for a unique look, rear apron with integrated carbon diffuser which also adds downforce and integrates the black chrome tail pipes.

Inside the GTstreet leather upholstery is available in black and phantom grey with coloured decorative stitching in addition to a matching 3-spoke steering wheel with air bag. The optical package in red/phantom grey/carbon or matte black rounds off these additional extras.

The TechArt VarioPlus threaded chassis builds on the electronically adjustable PASM absorption system of the 911 Turbo. The possibility of lowering the vehicle up to 25 mm can be individually adjusted as can the absorption system, which can be changed from ‘normal’ to ‘sport’ with the press of a button.

Brakes receive TechArt’s 6-piston monobloc aluminum calipers up front and 4-pistons in the rear. TechArt Formula III forged one-piece wheels size 8.5Jx20 (front) with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Plus tyres in 245/30 ZR 20 and 12Jx20 (rear) with 315/25 ZR 20.

Price for the GTstreet Cabriolet starts at €255,000

2009 MINI Cooper Convertible

MotoringFile, ground zero on the web for all things MINI, has the scoop on the long-awaited 2009 MINI Cooper Convertible. Someone slipped MF seven official shots of the Detroit-bound R57 Cooper ragtop along with some additional inside information.

Obviously, it's based on the current chassis and powertrains, so you know what you're going to get there. Additionally, the JCW package is supposedly going to be available at launch as well.

One of the most obvious visual changes in the new convertible is the use of pop-up roll hoops instead of the fixed units featured on the old car. This, in addition to looking cleaner, should improve rearward visibility with the top down. Speaking of the top being down, the new car includes a cutesy little gimmick called the 'Always Open" gauge.

Located next to the tach housing, it tells the driver the percentage of miles driven with the top open. Look also for new paint and top colors outside, plus a new black chrome interior trim package inside. MotoringFile says we'll see the car in showrooms come Spring 2009.

Look for more info on the new MINI convertible as we get closer to the Detroit Auto Show. In the meantime, hit up MotoringFile for their full preview report. Thanks to Gabriel for the heads-up.
Source: MotoringFilevia:autoblog

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Benzs.blogspot _ Fiat 500 F1 Limited Edition

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Seat Leon Facelift Spied

Although the heavy camouflage might suggest that this is the all-new third generation Seat Leon, it's actually the mid-cycle facelift of the Spanish mid-class hatch, likely to make its debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Given the fact that the Leon was released only in 2005, we don’t expect the new model to arrive before 2012.

While the car’s flanks won’t be retouched, there will be some slight modifications to the taillights and rear bumper – plus a drastic makeover at the front. The latter will bring the car into line with the all-new Exeo, which is set to debut in Paris next week. Engine-wise we expect the same four-cylinder petrol units delivering between 102 and 240 hp plus the well-known diesel engines with 105, 140 and 170 hp.
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Spied:Acura MDX Facelift

Honda engineers are hard at work testing a refreshed Acura MDX and seen here are first photos of running prototypes. Design-wise, the major changes seem to be limited to the front end. We can see through the camouflage that a new grill is definitely in the works.

It appears to be a very similar grill to the one on the all-new 2009 TL. We'd speculate that redesigned headlights and a revised lower bumper fascia are also in order, however, it's not clear if there will be any changes under the hood, despite statements from Honda saying they'd like to offer a V6 diesel in the MDX by 2010 or 2011.

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Friday, September 26, 2008

Bentley Waves Goodbye to Arnage with Final Series

Ever since its debut in 1998, the Bentley Arnage has enjoyed a decade of success, but as they say – all good things must come to an end. So rather than let the model fade away into the history books, Bentley have created the “Final Series” which will have an exclusive run of 150 units before bringing the Arnage production to a close.

The power obsessed rich folk who manage to get their hands on one of these models will be treated to the 500bhp twin-turbo 6.75-liter V8 engine from the Arnage T model whilst interior and exterior updates are inspired by both the Arnage R and Brooklands Coupe.

Upon completion of the limited edition model, the Arnage will make way for an all new generation which the marque currently has under development.Read All

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Paris Debuts _ Kia Cee'd and Soul Hybrid Concepts

Kia’s new ISG (Idle Stop&Go) system, which automatically switches the engine off when the car is idling – and on again when traffic moves, will be available on Kia cee’d petrol models from early 2009. Fuel consumption and emissions is reduced by up to 15 percent in typical city driving conditions.

In addition to the previously released Soul urban crossover production version, Kia has just announced three more world premiers at next weeks Paris Motor show. With plans to progressively introduce ‘eco-friendly’ technologies across its model range in 2009 and beyond, Kia will showcase their latest developments which include the Soul Hybrid Concept, cee’d Hybrid Concept and cee’d ‘Idle Stop&Go’.

The Kia cee’d Hybrid like the Soul Hybrid, also uses the 1.6-litre engine and 15 kW electric motor. Environmental performance targets are 58.9 mpg and a CO2 figure of 114 g/km.has been created by Kia R&D to take part in ‘real-world’ test activities in Europe.

This Soul Hybrid features Kia’s Gamma 1.6-litre petrol engine, mated to a 15 kW, 105 Nm AC synchronised electric motor, Kia’s own CVT (continuously variable transmission), ISG (Idle Stop&Go) and ‘regenerative braking’ to re-charge its power pack. The prototype is designed to achieve a fuel consumption of 57.6 mpg and a CO2 figure of 117 g/km. The Soul Hybrid concept has a panoramic powered folding fabric roof, plus a transparent bonnet and floor, so the new hybrid powertrain and battery pack can be viewed by show visitors.
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