Wednesday, February 27, 2013

VW Golf GTi

VW Golf GTi
VW has released the first pictures of the new Vw Golf GTi, sports car with debut scheduled for the Geneva Motor Show.

For the first time, the VW Golf GTi will be available with two power levels: the 'standard' 220 hp version and a designated Performance GTI version with 230 hp. In common the 2.0 TSI turbocharged engine with direct injection and maximum torque of 350 Nm.

According to Volkswagen, the less potent version takes 6.5 seconds to reach 100 km / h and has a top speed of 246 km / h. The Performance version gets 6.4 seconds from 0-100 km / h and 250 km / h top speed. Both use a six-speed manual gearbox or automatic transmission with dual-clutch DSG six relations in option.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Audi A3 e-tron

Audi A3 e-tron interior
Audi continues to make progress in the world of alternative energy, with special focus on plug-in hybrid technology.
In early March at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi will show the new Audi A3 e-tron, a more realistic view of what the future of mobility reserve and a true example of efficiency.

The A3 e-tron comes with a gasoline engine 1.4 TFSI modified with an output of 150 horsepower. Through a clutch that works with an electric motor of 75 kW (102 hp). This electric motor, disc-shaped, is located beside the new gearbox e-tronic with six-speed, which distributes the power between the front wheels. Thus, both the two engines complement each other, offering a combined maximum power of 204 hp and a maximum torque of 350 Nm

The Audi A3 e-tron can accelerate from 0-100 km / h in 7.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 222 kilometers per hour. And what is more surprising: according to ECE plug-in hybrid car, the average fuel consumption per 100 kilometers is just 1.5 liters with CO2 emissions of 35 g / km.

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