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Porsche made Boxster and Cayman more powerful

Porsche made Boxster and Cayman more powerful

What might impress sophisticated audience? Maybe a spaceship? So Porsche decided to follow a well-worn path and revealed two upgraded models – coupé Cayman and roadster Boxster. The upgrade was not that significant, however, more power was added together with three special letters – GTS. Expand

Exclusive supercar Ferrari F12 berlinetta

Exclusive supercar Ferrari F12 berlinetta

Though the one and only supercar Ferrari F12 berlinetta was covered with a cloth, it was still spied out. Carscoops website has published a photo of the special edition of this supercar. Most probably it will be called the SP America. It was built by Special Projects, a division of the Italian company. This division has previously produced a single unit of the FF model for a customer from Japan. It was called the FXX and it was a coupé with sloping roof. Expand

Special vehicles for Russian government officials

Special vehicles for Russian government officials

The Russian Scientific Automotive Institute (NAMI) has revealed drafts of special vehicles intended for the Russian government officials. The concepts of a SUV, minivan, and limousine will be ready in 2016. The Cortege project is definitely gaining momentum. Some of the statements are really interesting – the SUVs will be assembled at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant which belongs to Sollers, and up to 40,000 vehicles are expected to roll off the production lines annually. But it has not been decided yet when and where they are going to produce the presidential limousine. The price of a full-size executive limousine will start at about 20 million RUB (approx. €406,000). Expand

New technologies and secrets by Bentley

New technologies and secrets by Bentley

New technologies developed by Bentley were unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show using the example of the Bentley Hybrid Concept. It is based on Mulsanne model and its hybrid powerplant will allow shaving off CO2 emissions by 70 per cent while at the same time its output is promised to be increased by 25 percent. Expand

New BMW Luxury Vision

New BMW Luxury Vision

The next-generation BMW 7 Series will arrive in 2016. Meanwhile, the company revealed a concept of an executive car at the Beijing Motor Show. So how does the car of the future look like? Expand

Do not forget

Do not forget

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No Silk Way Rally for Russia this year

No Silk Way Rally for Russia this year

Silk Way Rally – a famous annual rally raid (Russian Dakar), very popular among racing drivers – will not be held in 2014. This decision made by the organising committee was published on the official site of this event. The race was held with government support but due to considerable expenses and efforts spent for hosting Olympic Games and the preparations for the upcoming Formula 1 Grand Prix, which will be held at the newly built track in Sochi, the international rally raid had to be cancelled. Expand

SMP Racing pilot Mikhail Aleshin speaks about Texas Motor Speedway

SMP Racing pilot Mikhail Aleshin speaks about Texas Motor Speedway

2014 season of the American IndyCar Series goes ahead. The Russian driver from SMP Racing team Mikhail Aleshin has a successful debut in this championship. Another test day was spent at the Texas Motor Speedway (Texas, USA). Expand

Audi TT SUV concept revealed

Audi TT SUV concept revealed

An Audi TT Hybrid SUV concept was revealed at the Beijing Motor Show. It is a potential rival to Porsche Macan, Range Rover Evoque, and BMW X4. As stated by the manufacturer, total capacity of the crossover is equal to 408 hp.  Expand

Performance tests: Porsche Macan S Diesel vs Audi Q5 3.0 TDi vs Mercedes-Benz GLK350 CDi

Performance tests: Porsche Macan S Diesel vs Audi Q5 3.0 TDi vs Mercedes-Benz GLK350 CDi

AutoBild journalists published the results of performance tests with three diesel-powered crossovers – Porsche Macan S Diesel, Audi Q5 3.0 TDi and Mercedes-Benz GLK350 CDi.  Expand

IndyCar: Madness in Long Beach

IndyCar: Madness in Long Beach

The second race of IndyCar Series held on the famous street course of Long Beach was rather eventful and ended with an unexpected victory of the British pilot Mike Conway and a great result demonstrated by Mikhail Aleshin, who was sixth to cross the finish line. After a relatively calm race in St. Petersburg, the second Grand Prix of the leading overseas formula series turned into a real thriller abundant with action, overtakes and crashes. Expand

First race of the FIA World Endurance Championship brought SMP Racing third place in the LMP2 class

First race of the FIA World Endurance Championship brought SMP Racing third place in the LMP2 class

On Sunday at 03:00 PM Moscow time two cars of the Russian SMP Racing team lined up on the start of the race held at the British Silverstone Circuit. Car number 37 driven by Kirill Ladygin, Victor Shaitar, and Anton Ladygin had earned third starting position, while the car number 27 in the hands of Sergey Zlobin, Nikola Minassian, and Maurizio Mediani was fourth on the starting grid. Expand

200 and 1 millimetres for the new Range Rover

200 and 1 millimetres for the new Range Rover

A long-wheelbase Range Rover (which has already been rather long) went on sale in Russia. It is now 201 mm longer. It will be available in four trim levels with knee airbags for the driver. Expand

Two Aston Martins with branded price

Two Aston Martins with branded price

British company has not prepared any surprises for the visitors of the New York Auto Show this year apart from the price tags for the cars presented on their stand: V8 Vantage GT costs $99,900 while the DB9 Carbon Edition is set at the price of $199,995. Expand

One Golf for 400 horses

One Golf for 400 horses

There are only a few days left before the beginning of the Motor Show in Beijing. Volkswagen will unveil a boosted version of the Golf R there. Two-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine produces 400 hp and 450 Nm of torque instead of 300 hp produced by the standard version. Expand

Two podium finishes by SPM Racing pilots in the first race of the 2014 European Le Mans Series

Two podium finishes by SPM Racing pilots in the first race of the 2014 European Le Mans Series

Two SMP Racing crews climbed the podium of the first race of the 2014 season held at the Silverstone Circuit. Two Russian SMP Racing crews won pole positions for the four-hour race of the European Le Mans Series, which was held on April 19th at the Silverstone Circuit in Great Britain. First pole-sitter in the GTE class was car number 72 in the hands of Sergey Zlobin, Victor Shaitar, and Andrea Bertolini, while the car driven by Kirill Ladygin, Aleksey Basov, and Luca Persiani won the GTC class pole. Based on the results of qualifying, car number 71 with Anton Ladygin, David Markozov, and Olivier Beretta kept it close to their colleagues securing third position. Expand

Customised Tesla Model S electric car

Customised Tesla Model S electric car

American company decided to turn the electric car into supercar with the help of tuning. Saleen has already revealed this information and has even demonstrated several sketches of the sedan. Expand

Aviation-style Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Aviation-style Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Mercedes-Benz showed the interior of its future GT supercar created by its AMG division. Based upon the teasers, it features aviation-style design – fascia, centre console with eight control units and round ventilation deflectors. Mercedes claims this model to be more successful and functional than the SLS AMG. The premiere might firmly establish itself in the market niche of comfortable Gran Tourismo coupés. Expand

Extra-long Maybach to arrive in November

Extra-long Maybach to arrive in November

New Maybach, liquidated and then resurrected by Mercedes-Benz, will be revealed at auto shows in Los Angeles and Guangzhou. As reported by Automotive News, Mercedes-Benz S-Class Maybach will be equipped with 12-cylidner engine used in S600 or S 65 AMG models. The supercar will produce 630 hp. Expand