Thursday, August 22, 2013


Honda Unveils the NSX CONCEPT-GT Designated for Entry in the 2014 SUPER GT Series GT500 Class

Honda has unveiled the NSX CONCEPT-GT, a racing machine designated for entry in the GT500 class of the 2014 SUPER GT Series* Round 5 "2013 AUTOBACS SUPER GT" at Suzuka Circuit.

The NSX CONCEPT-GT is a dedicated racing vehicle based on the NSX Concept, the next-generation super sports model that made its world debut in January 2012 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

This vehicle complies with the Japan Automobile Federation's GT500 regulations for 2014. Along with a mid-mounted 2.0 L inline direct-injection 4-cylinder turbo engine, the vehicle is equipped with a racing hybrid system.

Prior to today's debut of the NSX CONCEPT-GT, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. showcased the running of a prototype NSX at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 4, the final day of "the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio," which which serves as Round 14 of the IndyCar Series.


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Ferrari 458 Speciale

A Ferrari Speciale for special emotions.

It’s called the 458 Speciale: it’s Ferrari’s new sportscar, the fruits of the innovation and extreme technological research that have gone into a car as outstanding as the 458 Italia.

The aerodynamic efficiency (an E index of 1.5), a more powerful aspirated V8 engine (605 cv) and the highest power density (135 cv/l) in the history of Ferrari road cars, an extraordinary weight/power ratio (2.13 kg/cv), electronic control of the slip angle (SSC): these are some – but not all – of the characteristics that make this car truly Speciale and that are destined to become standard for the Ferraris of the future. The aptness of the car’s name is easily shown by its performance figures: accelerating from 0-100km/h in 3s (or 9.1s for 0-200km/h) and a best lap time round Fiorano of 1m 23.5s.

The new 8-cylinder mid-engine berlinetta, which will be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show on September 10, was designed with the target of raising performance and driving emotion to the highest levels, while still guaranteeing ease of control in every situation.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013


Take performance to the ultimate level with XKR-S. It is the most powerful production sports car that Jaguar has ever produced, with a 5.0 litre V8 Supercharged 550 engine that can achieve 0-60mph in just 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 186mph where permitted.

Distinguishing itself with a host of unique exterior and interior design features, plus its own powerful sound signature from a Performance Active Exhaust, XKR-S Coupé is honed to deliver pure exhilaration. Grip and control is maximised for pin sharp handling with bespoke Adaptive Dynamics, a 10mm reduction in ride height and revised suspension.

Inside, XKR-S Coupé provides all of Jaguar’s legendary elegance and comfort but with a distinctive edge. Beautiful contrast stitching and carbon leather detailing feature throughout, while the headlining is a luxurious Poltrona Frau® Jet leather.
  • Discover the thrill of the uprated V8 Petrol Supercharged engine with 550PS and peak torque of 680Nm.
  • Acceleration: 0-60mph in 4.2 seconds
  • CO2 Emissions: 270g/km
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmissions


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Saturday, August 10, 2013

2013 Saleen 351 Mustang

The Saleen 351 Mustang Black Label is the crown jewel of Saleen styling and performance in one package. Offering 700HP and featuring the Saleen Red Butterfly Induction hood, the Black Label model is the most extreme Saleen Mustang to date.
  • Supercharged 351CI DOHC V8 Engine
  • Saleen Supercharger with Asymmetric Multi-lobe Screws
  • Saleen Signature Series 700HP Engine Upgrade
  • Torque: 655 ft-lb
  • Low Pressure Drop Internal Intercooler
  • High Volume Intercooler Water Pump with Closed Single Pass System
  • Remote External Heat Exchanger
  • High Performance Calibration
  • 62lb Fuel Injectors
  • Cold Air Induction with High Performance Air Filter
  • Forged Aluminum Pistons
  • Forged Steel Crankshaft
  • Forged Steel Connecting Rods
  • CNC Ported Aluminum Cylinder Heads
  • High Performance Valve Springs and Camshafts
  • High Performance Dual Exhaust with High Performance Mufflers
  • Polished Stainless Steel Exhaust Tips
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Saleen Close Ratio Shifter
  • High Performance Clutch and Light Weight Flywheel
  • 3.73:1 Final Gear Ratio
  • Saleen High Performance Suspension
  • 625 AMP Maintenance Free Battery

Steve Saleen poses with the latest S351

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Friday, August 02, 2013

Peugeot 208 GTI vs Renault Clio RS 200 EDC

IMPORTANT: tableau réalisé à partir des données constructeurs

Peugeot 208 GTI
Renault Clio RS 200 EDC
Prix à partir de24.700€25.190€
Nb Cylindres4 en ligne4 en ligne
Soupapes / cylindre44
AlimentationInjection directeInjection directe séquentielle + Turbo
Puissance - RPM200ch - 6800200ch - 6000
Couple - RPM275Nm - 1700240Nm - 1750
Boîte de vitesse66 double-embrayage
Vitesse max.230km/h230km/h
L x l x h3962 x 2004 x 14604063 x 1732 x 1448
Freins AvDisques ventilés étriers flottantsDisques ventilés
Freins ArDisquesTambours
Pneus205/45 R17205/40 R18


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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Honda Acura NSX

Acura NSX Prototype to Break Cover at Mid-Ohio Raceway Prior to Honda Indy 200

Acura released an image of a prototype NSX supercar, announcing that the running prototype will take to the racetrack just prior to the Honda Indy 200 IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The NSX prototype with custom graphics will lap the road course in advance of the race on August 4, 2013.

Global development of the NSX, slated for launch in 2015, is being led by engineers at Honda R&D Americas, Inc. in Raymond, Ohio. Additionally, it was announced in May that the next-generation Acura supercar will be produced at the newly established Performance Manufacturing Center in nearby Marysville, Ohio.

The prototype model maintains the styling and proportions of the NSX Concept that debuted at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, while packaging the production vehicle’s mid-mounted V-6 engine mated to Acura’s innovative new three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All Wheel Drive) system.

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