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Peugeot 107 Experience

Posted: 29 Jul 2011 06:16 AM PDT

Peugeot has launched an interactive on your Youtube channel: the Peugeot 107 Experience (see link at the source). The French manufacturer has commissioned four companies in the Continental Video Productions, which was first published. Two versions will be made ??to represent the views of a man and a woman. The funny thing is that these movies can be customized by users through Facebook. A social experiment to generate interest and publicity surrounding the city car Peugeot 107.

After choosing one’s own universe of interest between VIP, Share, Glam and Fun, the experience begins. The custom video can then be shared on Facebook, Twitter or email. In addition, it can also be customized with data to send to a friend as a surprise. An interesting little game that promises to occupy a few hours of many users of social networks by circulating the name of the Peugeot 107.

Porsche 550 Release Date

Posted: 28 Jul 2011 05:03 PM PDT

The CEO of German carmaker Porsche, Matthias Mueller, confirmed officially, in an interview, the debut of a new spyder very small, less expensive Porsche Boxster (the new generation is currently under development and will be marketed from next year is another story) has long been talk of the arrival of an entry-level model, which allows one hand, the maturation of Boxster and sizes and prices in the other ‘ Porsche landing in the great family of new customers. Only now, however, the Chief Executive Officer has released some details (a few, actually) to this sport, which should be packaged according to rumors in collaboration with Volkswagen and Audi (these two brands in turn will produce a sports car for each) .

According to the manager, now Porsche engineers are developing a virtual descendant and heir of the Porsche 550: produced between 1953 and 1957, the Spyder 550 is best known in connection with the actor James Dean, on board a copy of the sports Cavallina in Stuttgart, he died on the road (from then on that unit of Porsche 550 was renamed the Little Bastard: some of his shares after the incident of Dean, were sold, but every car that used brought calamity to the owners or pilots or anyone else. Today it belongs to a mysterious buyer, possibly Saudi Arabia). In the hope that the sad reputation of the Porsche 550 Spyder is not transferred to the new brand has the intention to bring into the world, Matthias Mueller has already announced the start of work on the development of this sport more affordable Boxster.

The new roadster in Zuffenhausen automaker will have a mid-rear engined 1.6-liter petrol engine with supercharging system, capable of delivering approximately 200 horsepower and comes on the market in the summer of 2014. According to reports, its pricing will start at around 39 thousand euros.

Opel Astra Sports Tourer Release Date

Posted: 28 Jul 2011 04:58 PM PDT

The German carmaker Opel has announced that the C-segment hatchback Astra Sports Tourer, presented during the past year and available on the market for even a year (the market in Europe began in September of 2010), has reached a successful that exceed the expectations of the same management: model, with the rest of the Astra family (including the new GTC three-door variant which will be exhibited at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011) and the most recent of the Opel (and Insignia Meriva, Zafira, but also – that we will see during the same festival in Frankfurt -), now form a strong foundation for growth (although, as we said a few minutes ago, according to rumors, General Motors wants to sell the home of the Lightning, as this represents cause of loss: it is another story, perhaps not even true).

The new Opel Astra Sports Tourer, assembled in Britain in the plant at Ellesmere Port, has already been produced in over 100 thousand copies in less than a year after its debut on the market: the hatchback model is a leader in its segment in many countries of the Old Continent. More precisely, the best market here in Europe, the new Opel Astra Sports Tourer is Germany, where they were sold over 40 thousand units of the station wagon segment C, followed by Italy and England. Preferred engines, ie those most requested by customers, are the 1.4-liter turbo engine (140 hp) 1.7-liter CDTI diesel engine and the (available in two versions: 110 horsepower and 125 horsepower). The car, the Opel Astra Sports Tourer, however, is also available with a 1.4-liter gasoline engine normally aspirated 101 horsepower, 1.6-liter gasoline engine with a naturally aspirated 116-horsepower, 1.6-liter gasoline engine with a supercharged 179 horsepower, with an engine 1.3-liter CDTI diesel engine 95 hp and a 2.0-liter CDTI diesel with 160 horsepower. There are three trim levels (elective, Cosmo and Cosmo S) and as many transmissions: five-speed manual (1.4 petrol 101 hp, 1.6 petrol and 1.3 CDTi 116 hp), six-speed manual (all others) and automatic sequential six-speed transmission (optional, to 1,500 euros, 1.4 Turbo, 1.6 and 2.0 CDTI Turbo Diesel).

The new Opel Astra Sports Tourer in Italy, is offered with prices ranging from 18,400 euros (1.4 101 hp petrol elective) and 25,650 euros (2.0 CDTI Cosmo S).

Peugeot Furgone Boxer Release Date

Posted: 28 Jul 2011 04:53 PM PDT

Peugeot offers new list prices with Euro 5 engines for the truck that delivers Boxer 2.2 HDi 110 to 150 hp. Also now available is the 3.0 engine alternator with the last model is valid for all engines. With 50 euro more you can also buy a kit to susceptibility Navigator, while the air conditioning is automatic. A van in the diesel version costs 25420 euros from the combined consumption 7.9 l / per 100 km with emissions of 208 g / km. However, there are two other versions of the Peugeot Expert from 24350 Euro, Tepee from 26410 euros.

Cadillac CTS-V Coupè Release Date

Posted: 28 Jul 2011 04:51 PM PDT

An explosive speed of 370 Km / H with over 1000 hp is the new kit offered on the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe with its V-8 cylinder engine The interesting fact is also sprint from 0 to 100 km / h happens in just 3.7 seconds. All this is determined by an aerodynamic kit made out of carbon fiber, which are useful to avoid the heat emitted on the bonnet and the underbody air diffuser. The exhibition also includes some changes to the interior, Brembo brakes are signed with 1,286 Nm of torque, intercooler and electronic renewed. The package V1000 Hennessey has not yet priced, but we know only that it will be reserved for 12 units.