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Auto Show Detroit Autorama 2015

Prices Pictures Car Reviews : - Auto Show Detroit Autorama 2015 - The Detroit show this year was more global than ever before. He was also very relevant. The new metal production was usually the guy who could relate to without much explanation , and concepts were attractive , but not too fancy .

Toyota - Lexus had a great show. Finally, there is clear evidence of what the company president Akio Toyoda, and its engineers have promise for a while.

You want to make cars that are more of the device: Rent really crave the people .

The Toyota FT-1 looks good, and especially shows how the company is developing a voice distinctive design for all cars.

But if there is a production of spin-off (big if) is a way away. Lexus, shown for the CR- F, is a few years ago the parent company in getting its distinctive design .

And the RC -F should take a bit of an event and see - brake calipers behind the headlights come naturally aspirated engine.Not so happy for VW Audi show.

VW has meant growth in the…

First Ride: The Chevy Camaro Z/28 Part 2

OK, this is the entire mechanism. Anything else?
Aerodynamics has toyed with. , Thanks to the openings square jaw front splitter, hood and valve cover, a rear spoiler are fitted with an extra lip and a few other small things that not only Z/28 Free will all lift, which generates an output 150 pounds, also . Chevy bowtie logo in front of the radiator grille is also emptied to allow air movement.
And the suspension has a fundamental right to have to make all the above changes for the better review. Highlights: front springs are 85 percent stiffer than a Camaro SS rears, 65 percent are heavier. Bushings rear suspension to give 25 percent vs. 50 percent stiffer and less flexible more steering feel.
All work is done, the team of "light" the Z/28, the rear seat is not a framework to have to save weight, the rear glass is 0.3 mm thinner than the standard, and the air conditioning is 12.9 kg is only included as an option.
What's it like to drive?
Along the way, it's …

First Ride: The Chevy Camaro Z/28 Part 1

What's this? Looks like a Chevy Camaro ...
It is. But look a little closer. This is not a regular Camaro. This is version Z/28 an appearance in the line-up of the fifth generation car for the first time. The name, a bit like the code used Z06 Corvettes jumped up, has its roots in the internal code of the production of GM. The Super Sport package Camaro (SS) was known as the Z/27. So, as the new car was even more extreme, became known as the Z/28. And the name is fixed since.
Where does it fit in the Camaro range?
Not the most powerful model - the compressed 580bhp, has ZL1 300 pounds heavier this honor. However, focusing on the track anyway. When the ZL1 is designed to blow away the competition on the road, the Z/28 all devices has not been developed to send a best lap time deprived. When Chevy says: "We have given everything not make it go faster, or was required by law.
So what is left?
The LS7 V8 engine is given a breath of cold air from the previous generation of the …

First Drive: Chevy SS

Chevy SS - This looks strangely familiar .As it should be. Is Australian fighter built sedan, which we know in the UK as the Vauxhall VXR8 , and the people Down Under know and love, as Holden VF Commodore . Now it is the U.S. export as a spiritual successor to that budget scorching four-door Chevy Impala SS .Wait, is not the Commodore as the Pontiac G8 in the U.S. known ?It was. But if Pontiac has Schnitzel GM brand family after the restructuring in 2010 , the G8 went with him.So it is exactly the same as the Vauxhall VXR8 , only Chevy SS badge on it?No, this is not the compressor , active damping and a choice of manual transmission. And many other details that need to visit two websites to check one by one .Can we call it a four-door Camaro ?Yes and no. Yes on the same Zeta - mounted Australian engineering platform as the Camaro and gear are no different. But there are some differences , such as wheelbase and some tools that make them significantly different.What is offered than o…

First Ride: The C7 Corvette Convertible

I've been waiting to hear more about the new Stingray Convertible . What 's the story?Developed at the same time as the hard top, you would think that the convertible was unnecessary , since all ' Vettes now Targa - style removable roof panel . So you can get your fresh air and have a solid roof over your head when finished. But then topped version of software is running and makes all the sense in the world. There are several reasons for this.
What?This naturally as a wide , unobstructed view of the outside. You can clearly hear the harsh exhaust note . Airflow with the roof down and windows up is actually better , less fuss , as deleted in the hardtop with the roof section . And with the roof down , the Roadster version looks much better than the hardtop .What about the lack of trunk space - but there must be some problems ?While there is an enormous amount of space back there , but the good news is that there is a constant size . The roof mechanism is walled off the b…

Revealed : Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R

In October last year, Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 had the incredible -o-meter TopGear twitching in its upper reaches , when the series came at the Nürburgring in 7m 37.47 . But this is just blew it to pieces - is the Z/28.R , a new endurance racer based on the road car .Set to the 24- hour race at Daytona Rolex, Florida debut , the Z/28.R ' of Stevenson Motorsports and CKS Autosport for the Grand Sport class is designed based on the production. And all the fins and wings are not just fluff hairstyle - front splitter , rear wing and keel to generate all the help output . But vented under the hood, it is not the same 7.0 -liter LS7 V8 in production Z/28 and unique, spur gear roadgoing car rear locking differential rear .

In fact, over the aircraft only with no voodoo race here at all. As director of motorsport Chevy , Mark Kent, says: "In addition to team series - mandate and specialized for long-distance race , the race car on a production specifications is so close require…

Chevy 2014 Corvette Stingray

The Chevy 2014 Corvette Stingray was finally unleashed by General Motors Co on 13th January, in the North-American International auto-show, in Detroit. This is actually the 1st new version of this iconic sports car in 9 years and it only shares two parts with the 2013 Chevy model. The 2014 Corvette has a unique styling which it picked from the 1963 stingray and all the other newer Corvette models. Other than performing better than the 2013 Chevy, this 2-seater sports car will definitely give you better gas mileage than all the other models.

The Specifications With this 7th generation Chevy, Chevrolet retained their 2-door hatchback shape, but with an additional all-new aluminum-chassis and an intensely designed bodywork which is composed of composites & carbon-fiber reinforced plastic.

The vents in the fender & the hood of this car were designed to allow air to effortlessly pass through its body to lower the aerodynamic lift. And to make it even beautiful, Chevrolet …