Discoveries International Auto Show in London
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The Auto Show London finally taken seriously
After having spent in the shadow of major world events such: Paris, Frankfurt, Geneva, Tokyo and Detroit for nearly two decades, the British International Motor Show finally benefited from global media coverage.
Last Tuesday was a day reserved for the press people. Since yesterday, it opened its doors to the public and until August 3 next to the ExCel Exhibition Centre London. Leaders expect to receive living beyond 450 000 visitors.
Since yesterday, we now know what the true nature of a dozen vehicles that were unveiled at this occasion, including the following examples ...
Alfa Romeo Mi-To
Renaissance manufacturer Fiat European soil, enables its affiliated brands also return to the front of the stage. Among these, Alfa-Romeo is probably the one that best takes out of the game since the unveiling Among its small Mi-To which benefited a global media coverage. According to some, the return of the brand in America, would allow the latter to join the troupe.
Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed
It is said that people who possess deep pockets are never completely satisfied and the arrival of the Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed, is an eloquent example. Not satisfied with the 550 horsepower V12 engine of the said basic version, this new version increased the number of horses 600 and damn the planet, they will be so little has to offer, they can not harm him, according to some argumenteurs.
Cadillac CTS, driving right
We all know that the British drive on the left and therefore the vehicles built or exported to that country, have an interest in having a solo block and a flying up to the right, otherwise your product may never find a buyer. The last American car in list answer this requirement is the Cadillac CTS, which will be available out there after a month of September.
Ford Focus RS
Ford Focus that we have in America is a car pepere next to those offered in Europe and whatever engine that is found under the hood. Here, the most efficient car enthusiasts find themselves driving cars whose power varies between 150 and 200 horsepower. On the Old Continent, there must be at least 300 horses to meet and blaring their Ford Focus RS is DEDICATED.
Honda OSM Roadster
No, this concept car has not been conceived by the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, but it means 'Open Study Model', which tells us more clarity, the intentions of Honda engineers to develop a vehicle of this type. This little roadster demonstrated for the very first time we can offer an attractive green car driven by a motor, but the data are REMAINED secret.
The latter was conceived as a tribute to the Jaguar XK120 of 1948, which celere 60 years. This convertible Jaguar was the first car brand to have the XK engine family. For its part, the XKR-S will be produced in only 200 copies, one hundred dedies the German market. Its top speed electronically steered, from 250 to 280 km / h, compared to the basic XKR.
Until now, it was known under the surname of Project Eagle. And here in London, it was announced that the series will be called model of Evora. This new sport coupe a 2 +2 configuration is placed in the range of Lotus products, including small Elise / Exige and Esprit model. Its original Toyota engine is a V6 3.5-liter 280 horsepower, mated to a six-speed manual gearbox has point to the line.
Auto salon in the UK without a car brand Morgan is like a Detroit without a Callaway. Back to the future for Morgan LifeCar with a combination of retro style year '30 served by an engine has fuel cell fed to the hydrogen, providing a range of 550 km. This small iconic British company produces cars for over 70 years.
Toyota Aygo 'Crazy'
If you are looking smaller than the Toyota Yaris, you should look on the side of the European Toyota Aygo, which was presented at London version bodybuildée fed with steroids. Its central 1.8-liter engine turbocharged develops a power of 280 horses malefique. Exercise for tuning enthusiasts and rally racing, the latter could give them some value.
The most anticipated of all, especially the most realistic of the group unveilings, has disappointed person, quite the contrary. This newcomer who benefited from DNA GTC concept presented in Geneva last year, will replace the Opel / Vauxhall Vectra, spawning themselves the Saturn Aura. Thus, the new Insignia model will serve as the future development of the Aura, even become the Insignia Saturn.
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