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Frankfurt motor show full of news


At motor show in Frankfurt the car makers showed themselves in a good light. They introduced not only the concepts and prototypes but also the series appearances of long expected automobiles.

   Porsche 918 Spyder

   spyder1New generation of the hybrid supersports is complete. Porsche introduced the model 918 Spyder which is a competitive completing of automobiles Ferrari LaFerrari and McLaren P1. It is concerned the best model of the producer and according to many people it will be the moral successor of the vehicle Carrera GT. Porsche 918 Spyder is the strong car with the hybrid petrol-electric drive with performance, whereupon the petrol 4.6-litre V8 engine will offer the performance of 608 horsepower (447 kW) and combined performance of the hybrid system is to 887 horsepower (652 kW). The maximum speed of the car is to 345 km/h. The car is made of plastic reinforced by the carbon fibre, it has double trapezial hanging in front, more-parts rear axle and progressive technic materials complement the carbon-ceramic brakes.

   Protoype of first SUV from Jaguar

  Jaguar1 The aristocratic Jaguar showed the prototype of its first SUV at the motor show. Except for the futuristic interior it could be equably included in showroom without drawing the negative attention.Design of the front mask is practically the same as design of the saloon car XJ and renewed sedan XF. It keeps the natural lines and traditionally massive cooler mask. The rear part of vehicle is inspired by the supersport F-Type and its narrow rear lights. Model C-X17 is for the time being only a prototype, it should be sold in two years.

   Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

  Aston1The carbon bonded chassis, weight of 1 884 kg, 6-litre 12-cylinder engine with performance AM1 with performance of 573 horsepower and opened roof. The car producer Aston Martin showed new Vanquish Volante, structurally the most solid convertible in its history. The technology of bonding the chassis in automobile industry does not have an analogy, it was used only in aviation. Model Vanquish Volante connects the best from the world of Aston Martin – sportness, premium materials, top driving qualities and astounding performance.

   News from Audi

   Audi1Also the popular A3 in the version of convertible finally waited to see the making young. A3 Cabrio is the first Audi built on the platform MQB. This is known for its lightness and firmness which gives the space to dynamically excel also to the stronger cars such as Škoda Octavia RS with relatively low performance. In the case of small A3 Cabrio it means not only the first.class experience of driving but also the acceptable consumption with regard to used engines. Besides the version cabrio, Audi showed in Frankfurt also the new A3 1.6-litre TDI ultra, facelift for the saloon cars A8 and S8 and prototypes of cars Nanuk Quattro and Sport Quattro.

   Mercedes-Benz S 500 Plug-In Hybrid

  benz1 The saloon car battery-operated. An ecological variant of the top car S500 from Mercedes has the consumption of only 3 litre on 100 km and it can ride 30 km solely on the electric drive. The
electromotor with performance of 109 horsepower, which pumps the energy from Li-Ion battery and petrol 6-cylinder with performance to 333 horsepower, secure this trailig throttle. Driving mechanism works in four modes, when the mode Hybrid enables the acceleration from 0 to 100 km/k in the course of beautiful 5,5 seconds and the highest speed to 250 km/h. In the mode E-Mode the driver drives on electricity then, while E-Save saves the energy for later. After switching to Charge, the car charges the batteries by the recuperation during braking and then it uses it again in the mode E-Mode.


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