May 6th, 2012
Honda presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2012 (March 8 to 18), several new products. The focus is on two sports car concepts, the near-production prototype of the new CR-V, and a new 1.6-liter diesel motor. Most spectacular is probably the study of the next Honda NSX.
Honda NSX as a study
On a new Honda NSX many fans are waiting eagerly. But they have to wait until at least 2015. The technical layout of the concept car shown in Geneva, combines a V6 engine with technologies such as the SH-AWD, the sports-hybrid system Super Handling All-Wheel Drive. It includes, among other things, two electric motors that act on the front wheels and help for example when accelerating. They also influenced by the handling, acceleration and braking. The NSX-study was presented under the name of Honda’s Acura luxury brand at the Auto Show in Detroit in 2012. In the U.S., the car is also designed and built. While the Yanks get him as Acura, he received in Europe, the Honda logo.
May 6th, 2012
Large, powerful and confident
This cliché also meets the Toyota Hilux: Big, powerful and confident the 5.25 meter long car seems just made for feats. The facelift has given the powerful mobile recently an even more striking front end with polished chrome grill. A scoop on the hood of the seasons as well as powerful performance 17-inch Alus. Our test car is a Double Cab with 171-hp three-liter diesel and the luxury features “Executive”.
Running boards provide easier access to the interior. There is plenty of room, even the second row is roomy acceptable. If you fold the rear seats up, the fund can be utilized as storage space for everything you do not want to carry on the back. Fine leather surrounds the passengers, the seats are comfortable front heated. An entertainment and navigation system with large display is one of the other standard amenities of the Executive line.
May 6th, 2012
While the entire automotive community is waiting for Geneva Motor Show oppening, Japanese automaker Nissan has gone even further, fueling interest in the new generation Altima, which will be shown at the New York auto show in April.
However, no specific details have been published, in addition, the new Altima boast the use of advanced transmissions that distinguish up to 40% less friction than in the present. Under the hood of the car remain-cylinder V-engine with 3.5 liters and output of 270 horsepower.
For the 2013 Altima, Nissan will be provide a couple of choices – engines: a 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder and a 3.5-liter DOHC V6. The 4-cylinder version has been modernized to be lighter and more efficient: it brings a total of 180 HP and a maximum toque of 185 lb-ft. Nissan explains that this engine will deliver a fuel economy of 27 mpg city, 38 mpg highway, and 31 mpg combined.