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New 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid Reviews

New 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid Reviews

Toyota has marked its presence in almost all vehicle types and a new standard for the restoration of their models to meet for buyers. Toyota Camry Hybrid made his mark for the first time in 1983 and became a successful car. After the 2007 model year, the Camry now comes with new design in 2012 Toyota Camry. The new Camry 2012 is ready to take the edge of the competition Ford Fusion, Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata.

2012 Camry Hybrid is a four-door small car limousine interior is spacious and in a number of options from the base SE model available, the supportiveness of the LE and XLE models top model.

Look for Camry 2012 to obtain details of the lighting mode to the optical fiber front and rear. And wait a little burnt bottom sides of the body suggest a better route, hugging position. No major changes for this four-door sedan in the size or shape in general planned. The Toyota Camry Hybrid   2012 is probably a little wider than its predecessor. But the track that should remain in the middle of the pack in the middle class.

New 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid  publication of the 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid Pub, specifications, capabilities, contributions, photos and prices. Toyota is one of the leading producers in the production of quality wine car. In 2012, the good news the car with a design like the Toyota Camry will begin in 2012. This is the market for Toyota Camry car, ready to work with major car manufacturers Ford Fusion and Honda Accord compete. Toyota Camry is available in many settings, from the base SE model range available, the supportiveness of the LE and XLE models Premium models.
Toyota feature of this architecture has a wheelbase and width.

Toyota Camry Hybrid 2012, under the metallic leather has a range of 2.5 liters of whole muscle. The car engine is a four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve line, the energy produced around 169 horsepower. 3.5-liter V6 was available in the machine, so that generate the dynamic 268 hp. Toyota Motor gearbox is a six-speed automatic transmission and manual transmission mechanism. Four-cylinder engine, the vehicle speed at a distance of 33-34mpg on the highway to support.

Toyota Camry 2012 should be in showrooms in spring 2011. Award 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid price is $ 20.300 $ 29.900.

New 2011 Toyota Camry Reviews

New 2011 Toyota Camry Reviews
the reputation of the Toyota Camry was damaged by sensational recalls Toyota unintended acceleration (see our Toyota Recall page for details.) Buyers are in a quiet Camry interested can find a cozy, comfortable coaches, but We have seen reports of quality problems with the 2011 Toyota Camr. 

The Americans knew exactly what to expect from the Toyota Camry for years. The  2011 Toyota Camry has a long list of virtues, but virtues are impressive not necessarily reflect the reviewes of automobiles. For fans of Toyota, Toyota Camry 2011 May a great buying opportunity, especially more Toyota Camry has been deducted from the strong incentives represent the recent months.
Buyers of midsize cars are now many excellent family car that will meet your needs.

The Camry was the last time for the 2008 model year revision. The Toyota Camry Hybrid 2011, a close variant of the Camry gas only discussed separately.
Toyota Camry 2011 model comes with two different engines and four trim levels and b of the front wheel driven. Model A 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid was introduced Security features include ABS brakes, stability control and balance, airbags for driver and passenger sit in the front of the knee airbag for driver, passenger and side airbags and side curtain with lights during the day.
Toyota Camry 2011 includes aerodynamic design. to update fog lamps, heated mirrors, electric sunroof and tires some of the optional features.

The features in the 2011 Toyota Camry may vary on the trim level selected. 2011 Toyota Camry is very broad. The 2.5-liter engine offers a six-speed manual transmission and automatic transmission, while the 3.5-liter engine offered in exchange for a six-speed automatic transmission.
The 2011 Toyota Camry is reliable and has low cost of ownership.

New BMW 1 Series Coupe BMW M3 M en I am Late in Hockenheim

New BMW 1 Series Coupe BMW M3 M en I am Late in Hockenheim
According to the magazine light, is the smallest BMW 1 Series Coupe M faster than the current model BMW M3 on the track. Sport Auto recorded a time of 1:14.1 minutes in the M 1 at Hockenheim, and have a time of 1:14.2 in an M3 coupe with DCT transmission on the same day.

The 1 ms, 3.0-liter, 250 kilowatt line six-cylinder turbocharged, it seems, is a great match for the larger 4.0-liter V8 to 309kW used in the M3. Both cars also speed 000-100 km / h in 4.9 seconds and travel at a top speed electronically limited to 250 km / h (test results may vary).
2011 BMW M3-2
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Some reasons speculated for the best time of the M 1 comprises the lighter (1495 kg vs 1680 kg [DCT]), and because it offers more torque than the M3 (M 1, a maximum of 500 Nm is on that of the M3 in the 400 comparison nm).

The small 1 M Coupe is not just the pace of the back of the M3 in the legendary Formula One are also better than the V10 BMW M5 E60 1:16.5 already registered, and the BMW M6 that was recorded 1:14.4. M cars fit only sing around the circuit is the BMW E46 M3 CSL, which posted a time of 1:13.5.

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2011 BMW M3 Coupe - Latimer the highest praise I can get a sports car, give meaning that good performance both on the track and while driving slowly through the city. Why? Everyone can make a car without compromise. 2011 BMW M3 Sedan, WA Logger - AutoWeek Magazine Editor Motorsport MAC Morrison: This is one of my favorite cars of the performance in the real world, although there were relatively heavy, bloated and overly complicated in recent years. 2011 BMW M3  Gray Frozen  Track Edition - Top Speed ​​BMW M3 before frozen  frozen gray  issue a few months, a limited edition BMW Track BMW M3 Coupe 30-piece dress with a gray surface. We all know that car.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Comfort Getting Popularity for Safety and Environmental Protection

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Comfort Getting Popularity for Safety and Environmental Protection

The design was revised and new technical developments have further enhanced levels of security with the right lighting crash and adaptive brake lights. The car is much more comfortable as a result of new interior materials, with better fit and support in the seats. All models have new infotainment systems with Bluetooth connectivity, and the engines are more economical as a result of threenew BlueEFFICIENCY models.

Since March 2009 an ECO start-stop function on the A 150 and A-170, with manual transmission and three-door A 160 CDI from an optional BlueEFFICIENCY package which improves fuel economy benefit of 11 percent shooting with 64.2 miles per gallon . Independent experts have class A get valid international certificate for the environment already by the class C and class held S.

The Mercedes-Benz A-class is younger and more confident than before. Scan lines of the newly designed headlamps harmoniously combine the front and flanks, while the redesigned bumper reinforces this impression, and lower air intake is now much wider, affecting the width of the body. The grille is also new in design which underlines the progressive will of the class.

Three finishing lines for customers to choose from
The design is distinguished from the differences between the lines of organization and equipment of the class. The openings on the front of the entry level are dark gray.In the Elegance and Avantgarde SE models are silver and gray metallic iridium Atlas high brightness, respectively. Both models feature stainless steel exhaust, fog lamps with chrome trim projection headlights, chrome handle bar and side skirts in body color. The three lines can be identified by their conceptions of each wheel and interior design.All models now have a large outdoor area outside mirrors and door handles are in the color of the vehicle for all models painted.

 Interior: revised with larger bins and new materials
AVANTGARDE ELEGANCE SE and SE lines have seats that are available covered with an attractive combination of the combination of leather and synthetic fabrics in three colors. In addition new decorative elements of gray smoke, brushed aluminum interior diagonal improve SE AVANTGARDE line, while putting in wood complements the appearance of the ELEGANCE SE.

Fuel consumption: The A 160 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 64.2 mpg
With fuel economy from 42.8 to 64.2 miles per gallon, the new generation of Class A is very efficient. With the introduction of an optional BlueEFFICIENCY package for the three-door A 160 CDI, the fuel efficiency of diesel engines of latest generation direct injection of more than 11 percent, or 6.6 miles per gallon since improved over the previous model. Available from autumn 2008, the package includes measures to the engine, aerodynamics, rolling resistance, energy management and weight improved. It also has a diesel particulate filter. The sum of these measures means that the A 160 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY a fuel consumption of 64.2 mpg is impressive and, as a result of CO2 emissions by 82 hp shot is 116 g / km.

And start-StopThe ECO start / stop function reduces fuel consumption and exhaust emissions by automatically switching the phases of the motor idling. ECO start-stop from spring 2009 for the 150 and A 170 is available when the five-speed manual twin cities and is both badged BlueEFFICIENCY. When traveling at low speeds, the driver should the manual transmission into neutral and the brakes. The engine is then cut and the ECO display appears in the dashboard.

The A 150 BlueEFFICIENCY (95 hp) achieved 48.7 miles per gallon, what 139 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer. In city traffic, the new ECO start / stop function result in a fuel savings of up to nine percent.
Ecology: The Class A is the first compact car with an environmental certificate
Environmental compatibility of vehicles not only on the basis of the emission standard and the measurement of fuel consumption to be evaluated but considers the entire life cycle of the vehicle the vehicle. An environmental impact assessment, which analyzed more than 40,000 procedures is the foundation of the international environmental certification ISO 14062 standards (Design for Environment).

Mercedes-Benz is the world of automobile brands to receive this award. The analysis shows that CO2 emissions were seven percent below the previous 2004 model, and reduces nitrogen oxide emissions by 13 percent.
Carbon dioxide emissions throughout the life cycle of the A 150 BlueEFFICIENCY with the ECO start / stop are reduced by five percent, so that the environmental audit a remarkable reduction in CO2 emissions more than 12 percent over the previous model as the means.

The concept of recycling a vehicle is also considered. 95% of the class can be recycled, will conform with EU regulations come into force from 2015 and renewable raw materials are used in the production, including the use of flax, the seeds olive, cotton, coconut, wood veneers and abaca fibers.

Safety: preventing the brake lights depending on traffic
The adaptive brake light technology is standard. After an emergency braking from a speed of more than 30 mph, the brake lights flash rapidly to warn following traffic, so drivers to react faster and avoid a collision. Mercedes engineers found that the braking responses of drivers on average 0.2 seconds faster in emergency braking situations if a flashing red light is given in place of conventional brake lights. Class A continues to set standards in this market segment in terms of occupant protection, and now adds to its security technology are already widely used with safety lighting for indoor crash response. It turns off automatically set after a serious accident, so that the occupants with better orientation and support to emergency services.

Active Park Assist: ultrasound and electric steering makes parking
Drivers-Class A may now decide actively for the park service. This system is running, exploring the miles of road to 25 hours for suitable parking spaces, to identify the car. As soon as a suitable place, the driver is has the ability to parking. identified when entering the room and then just accept the slow speed and vice versa. Active park assist takes over the management and automatically moves the car in the parking lot. The parking lot is 1.30 meters higher than Class A, which currently no other car can automatically park in such a small space.
A-Class Comfort Mercedes-Benz
The car also has Hill Start Assist, which prevents moving backwards when the driver brakes on the accelerator pedal is moved to a small hill to start.
Audio: new units offer Bluetooth, a color display and navigation throughout Europe
Like all new 2008 models of the Mercedes A-Class is with information, communication, navigation and entertainment systems, such as Audio 20, Audio 50 and COMAND. Audio 20 radio take a double tuner, color display, Bluetooth interface for mobile phones, a phone keyboard, CD player, automatic volume control and a connection for external audio devices in the glove compartment. Audio 50 is also equipped with a navigation system in Europe DVDs and DVD-player, while the surface area is characterized by high COMAND HDD navigation, a music register, a slot for SD memory cards and voice command. LINGUATRONIC operates the telephone, audio and navigation system controls the entire word practice, so the driver can simply say what they want.

Interface: The iPod can be controlled by buttons on the steering wheel
Driver Class A can also benefit from allowing the new optional media interface, the drivers onto an MP3 player, USB stick or external audio connection.The media interface allows the user to the device, the control of the infotainment system via the multifunction steering wheel, cargo and see the titles of music in the dash and the console display on Central. Connecting an iPod or similar requires a suitable cable which is available on the Mercedes-Benz accessories range.

The A-Class Comfort Mercedes-Benz
It is a goal that should never lose sight of: the joy of driving
A-Class Comfort Mercedes-Benz
Variability is standard A-Class. If you need a perfectly flat load floor without disturbing trigger threshold on the street is the A class with the optional EASY-VARIO system that simply increasing the rear seat cushion, lean front and rear move soil height adjustable can hold in the highest position . The 1: split folding rear seats are standard, so you can fold the right side of the back seat and even lead to a left rear passenger, for example. If you need more space. And even if you are not one of the many possibilities of conversion, Class A-still room for five people, four suitcases, a duffel bag and a toiletries bag.

A star on his forehead. Five stars in it
A car with the Mercedes star is a promise of quality and flawless finish. In class G to experience the promise of a very special way. The generous width of the vehicle provides a feeling of freedom, even if the vehicle is. The high seating position ensures good visibility in all directions at all times typical though, and the design of the dashboard is easier to clean thanks to the user interface.

With the G-class comfort begins as soon as you open or close doors, even in this case, you will appreciate our attention to detail. As you can see, if you're a fine leather-related change of course location when you park to go even easier. A service that earned five stars in all their own.

Mercedes bensz SLS 2011 Kicherer 63 Lanzada Super GT Sport

Mercedes bensz SLS 2011 Kicherer 63 Lanzada Super GT Sport

Mercedes Benz AMG SLS has received a new package of amendments to the development of Kicherer and significant changes under a new name: SLS Kicherer 63 Super Sport GT. The exterior of the vehicle is equipped with various carbon fiber elements, including a network of hand and a set of fins for hood and fenders. The car is now dressed in black satin sheet "

Among the skin and a redistribution of the ECU and sport exhaust system that increases the output 6.3-liter V8 from 630 hp and 700 Nm power (up to 571 hp and 650 Nm). Kicherer SLS offers GT Sport Super 63 with 0-62 mph in 3.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 200 mph (320 kmh). The vehicle drives Kicherer RS-1 forged wheels that use a three-piece construction and come in a size 21 and 20 inches (front / rear). In addition, the tuner installed an adjustable suspension, the driver can lift the car 30 mm at the push of a button.

Inside, he received the sign of the carbon fiber door panels, center console, side skirts and the rear seats. Heres how to describe the SLS Kicherer Super Sport 63 GT and as often as we see in the streets of the SLS Germany in the meantime, the AMG supercar seems to sell like hot cakes.

High-Tech Interior Mazda3 2011 preview

High-Tech Interior Mazda3 2011  preview, 
When the appearance of the popular Mazda 3 was refreshed last year, its new smiling face didn't immediately win over some people, including us. Of course, the 2011 Mazda 3 looks the same, but now that folks have had a chance to warm up to the perpetually grinning car, it seems that the Mazda 3 is having the last laugh.

The main reason is that the Mazda 3's fun-to-drive personality has been not only preserved but also enhanced as part of last year's makeover. This means the steering is still communicative, the chassis even more athletic and the ride somewhat smoother, with less vibration coming into the cabin. Furthermore, the new-generation car with the base 2.0-liter four is better on gas compared to the older Mazda 3 base model, which was rather thirsty compared to fuel-sippers such as the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla. Though the base engine's performance is merely adequate, the available 2.5-liter mill is one of the most responsive and energetic in the segment. 

While the exterior of the Mazda 3 might be controversial, the interior is hard to criticize. The 3 has long been known as having one of the nicest cabins in the economy car segment. One might even mistake the interior of a fully optioned Grand Touring version with its interesting design architecture and leather upholstery for that of an entry-level luxury car.

The 2011 Mazda3 comes with a 2.0-liter inline-4 that produces 148 horsepower and 135 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual is standard, while a five-speed automatic is optional on all but the 3i SV. Estimated fuel economy is 24 mpg city/33 mpg highway and 27 mpg combined with the automatic -- the manual stands at 25/33/28. This is a few mpg less on the highway than class leaders.

The Mazda 3s is powered by a 2.5-liter inline-4 good for 167 hp and 168 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual is standard here, with a five-speed automatic optional. In performance testing, a manual-equipped 3s went from zero to 60 mph in 8.1 seconds. Estimated fuel economy is 22 mpg city/29 mpg highway and 25 mpg combined with the automatic (20/28/23 with the manual). Both fuel economy and acceleration are on par with similarly powerful small cars.

The 2011 Mazda 3 is a class leader in terms of interior design, quality and feature content. Most Mazda 3 hatchbacks and sedans sold won't be the upper Touring and Grand Touring models, but they'll still greet their owners with high-quality materials, comfortable front seats, ample space and easy-to-reach controls. However, the stereo controls in particular aren't as simple as those in a Civic or Elantra. The optional navigation system is a bit tedious to operate and has a small display screen, but we've generally found it to be useful, and it carries a relatively affordable price.

The Mazda 3 sedan is a bit less spacious than its competitors, particularly in back where long-legged people might feel cramped. However, the driver seat offers a wide range of adjustment (especially if equipped with the power adjustments), and the tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel is a welcome feature. Taller drivers should note that the optional sunroof chews into front headroom considerably. The 3 hatchback would be our body style choice, since it offers all the sedan's high points while adding a greater level of practicality. Cargo capacity (with the rear seats up) is 17 cubic feet with the hatch, but only 11.8 with the sedan.

Standard safety equipment on the 2011 Mazda 3 includes stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes (with brake assist), active front head restraints, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. In Edmunds testing, the 3s Grand Touring came to a stop from 60 mph in 119 feet -- a solid performance for this type of car.

In government crash tests, the Mazda 3 earned five stars (the highest rating) in frontal impact protection for both driver and passenger. In side impact testing, the 3 scored five stars for the front passengers and four stars for the rear. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testing, the 3 earned the highest rating of "Good" in both frontal-offset and side-impact tests.

Next Generation 2011 Mazda MX-5 Most Popular Sports Cars

Next Generation 2011 Mazda MX-5 Most Popular Sports Cars,
The heart of the 2011 Mazda MX-5 remains a highly-responsive MZR-series 2.0-liter powerplant making 167-horsepower (158 for automatic transmission-equipped models). The MZR is light and compact, featuring chain-driven double overhead camshafts, a lightweight flywheel, variable intake valve timing, electronically controlled port fuel injection and coil-on-plug ignition.

The sophisticated 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine gives strong performance, has an inspiring exhaust note, and most important of all, is tremendously responsive. It reacts to driver commands with lightning-quick reflexes, and offers progressive power delivery. Such linearity is the key to all of the Mazda MX-5′s driving controls.

The MAZDA MX-5 Miata more than two decades of pure exhilaration. For over 20 years, the Mazda Miata has defined the roadster. No wonder it's the most popular two-seat sports car in the world. And the 2011 only improves on the legend. Perfectly balanced, lightweight and incredibly responsive, think of it as an extension of your body. This is what a hardtop convertible roadster is meant to be. Get started now by Searching for Inventory or Requesting a Quote.

We knew the MX-5 Miata was unique for its incredibly responsive handling, lightweight body and ultra-sporty good looks -- and leading automotive journalists seem to agree. Read some of the MX-5 Miata accolades below and find out what people are saying about this award-winning roadster.

The 2011 Mazda MX-5’s fun and modern exterior design retains the iconic feel of the earlier generation MX-5 Miatas while simultaneously moving it into the future. The body is shaped to make the cockpit the widest portion of the car, delivering a roomier, safer design that still expresses the compact look of a lightweight sports car.

The Mazda MX-5 interior design theme balances comfortable snugness below shoulder level with openness above, to give the impression of riding in open air.

The T-shaped instrument panel is consistent with Mazda design-DNA while the center console accentuates the backbone of the car. Strong horizontal and vertical theme lines connote rigidity and sports car capability. The black center stack is as simple and functional as possible. The arched hood over the instrument cluster and four circular vents are part of the 2011 Mazda MX-5′s cabin identity

2011 MX-5 Miata Sport Touring Grand Touring
Engine type MZR 2.0L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with VVT
- Manual transmission 167 hp @ 7000 rpm
- Automatic transmission 158 hp @ 6700 rpm
Torque 140 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
- Manual transmission 7200 rpm
- Automatic transmission 6700 rpm
Displacement (cc) 1999
Bore x stroke (mm) 87.5 x 83.1
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system Electronically controlled multiport fuel injection with tuned air intake
Recommended fuel Premium unleaded
Valve train Chain-driven dual overhead cams, 4 valves per cylinder with variable intake valve timing (VVT)
Ignition system Direct coil-on-plug electronic ignition with platinum-tipped spark plugs
Engine block Aluminum alloy
Cylinder head Aluminum alloy
Crankshaft Forged steel
Connecting rods Forged steel
Emission control type (Fed/Cal) Tier2 - BIN5 / LEV-II ULEV
Fuel Economy
Manual transmission (city/hwy)‡ 22/28 21/28
Automatic transmission (city/hwy)‡ 21/28
Type Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Manual transmission 5-speed with
short-throw shifter 6-speed close-ratio with
short-throw shifter
Automatic transmission 6-speed Sport with Adaptive Shift Logic and steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters
Differential Available torque-sensing limited-slip (manual transmission only)

Frame Aluminum Power Plant Frame
Brakes 4-wheel disc
- Front 11.4-inch vented disc
- Rear 11.0-inch solid disc with aluminum brake calipers
- ABS 4-wheel, 4-channel with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Steering type Rack-and-pinion
Power assist Hydraulic Power Assist Steering (HPAS)
Overall steering ratio 15.0:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock 2.7
Turning circle diameter, curb-to-curb (ft) 30.8
Suspension 4-wheel independent
- Front Double wishbone, coil springs with stabilizer bar
- Rear Multilink with stabilizer bar
- Stabilizer bar (front) Hollow
- Stabilizer bar (rear) Solid
- Springs Available sport-tuned coil springs
- Front strut tower brace Standard
Shock absorbers Gas-filled, double acting; available Bilstein®
Wheel size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Tire size P205/50R16 V-speed-rated radial tires P205/45R17 W-speed-rated radial tires

2012 MAZDA5 Perfect Vehicle For Schlepping Reviews

2012 MAZDA5 Perfect Vehicle For Schlepping Reviews,  There's a reason the minivan is considered the quintessential vehicle for parents. You see, it's the perfect vehicle for schlepping around the kids and the stuff that comes along with them. No other vehicle can match the minivan's huge interior space, three rows of seating, sliding rear doors and low ride height. Yet as great as a minivan is, it can be overkill for families with just one or two little ones. That's where the 2012 Mazda 5 comes in.

The 2012 Mazda 5 has been completely redesigned. The 2012 MAZDA5 is available in three trim levels – the entry-level Sport, Touring and top-grade Grand Touring. The well-equipped MAZDA5 Sport is powered by a 157 horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and is available with either a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission.

Completely redesigned for 2012, the latest Mazda 5 is an evolution of the previous model. Highlights include a bit more power, more comfortable seating and swoopier styling. At its core, however, the 5 remains a mini-minivan for those with modest family transportation needs. With two seats in each of its three rows, it only seats six compared to the seven- or eight-passenger seating of a big minivan (now that's an oxymoron). But if occasions to haul multiple passengers are few and far between, the Mazda 5's design has a sizable (size being the operative word here) practical advantage over compact crossover SUVs.

There's another advantage the Mazda 5 has over its quasi-family mobile competitors -- it's fun to drive. Like the Mazda 3, it goes around corners with control and poise. Some automakers may boast that their minivans or SUVs "handle like a car," but the Mazda 5 actually does. In fact, it handles like a really good car. Because of its smaller size, it's also much easier to maneuver through tighter spaces, and you won't have to think twice about squeezing into compact parking spots.


The 2012 Mazda 5 is a three-row, six-passenger compact minivan available in three trim levels: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. The base Sport comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, full power accessories, keyless entry, cruise control, automatic climate control (with rear vents and fan controls), a height-adjustable driver seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player and an auxiliary audio jack.

The 5 Touring adds 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, a rear spoiler, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a trip computer and Bluetooth. For the Touring, the optional Moonroof & Audio package adds a sunroof, satellite radio and a six-CD changer. This package is standard on the 5 Grand Touring, which also gets automatic xenon headlights, heated mirrors, automatic wipers, driver lumbar adjustment, heated front seats and leather upholstery.

There are a number of dealer-installed extras that will be available later in the model year, including remote ignition, an iPod interface, a Garmin portable navigation system and a DVD entertainment system.

The MAZDA5 Touring takes everything on the MAZDA5 Sport and pumps it up a notch. MAZDA5 Touring is equipped with a five-speed automatic transmission, 17-inch alloy wheels with P205/50R17 all-season tires, sport side still extensions, rear liftgate spoiler, fog lamps, Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob and trip computer.

The MAZDA5 Grand Touring model adds a power moonroof, xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights, automatic on/off headlights, heated door mirrors, rain-sensing windshield wipers, anti-theft alarm system, driver’s seat lumbar support adjustment, heated front seats, in-dash 6-disc CD changer, leather-trimmed seats and Sirius® satellite radio.

Next 2012 Mazda3 First Application Of SKYACTIV Technologie

Next 2012 Mazda3 First Application Of SKYACTIV Technologie
Mazda has announced that the first recipient of its new SKYACTIV four-cylinder engine will be the face-lifted 2012 Mazda 3, set to debut at the New York auto show in April. The exterior styling has been tweaked, but the real story is, of course, the engine.

Redesigned for the 2010 model year, the refreshed 2012 Mazda3 is Mazda’s first application of SKYACTIV technologies in North America, receiving an all-new SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine as well as the all-new SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission and all-new SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission. It also features improved sporty driving dynamics, responsive handling and a comfortable cabin space.

Although the company hasn’t yet released specs on the SKYACTIV engine as it will appear in the 3, we know quite a bit about it from our drive of several prototypes equipped with the mill last August. You can read all the details here, but here’s the recap: The iteration we’re likely to see in the Mazda 3 is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, which was good for 163 hp and 155 lb-ft during development. When it’s burning regular 87-octane gasoline, though, torque decreases by about five percent. For reference, the current 2.0-liter in the 3 makes 148 hp and 135 lb-ft, while the optional 2.5-liter four produces 167 hp and 168 lb-ft.


The 2012 Mazda3 achieves a high compression ratio of 12.0:1 and delivers 155 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 148 lb-ft of torque at 4,100 rpm. (The PZEV version of this engine sold in California and other states produces 154 hp at 6,000 rpm and 148 lb-ft of torque at 4,100 rpm).

Compared to the current Mazda3 MZR 2.0-liter engine, the maximum power of the SKYACTIV-equipped 2012 Mazda3 is increased by approximately five percent (from 148 horsepower at 6,500 rpm) and torque is increased by approximately 10 percent (from 135 lb-ft at 4,500 rpm). With improved torque, coupled with a drive control system that utilizes coordinated controls of the engine and transmission, Mazda3s with SKYACTIV technology excel in dynamic response, further maintaining the Zoom-Zoom idea of oneness between the car and driver.

Fuel economy also gets a boost from the combination of a SKYACTIV engine and transmissions. When equipped with the SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine and optional SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission, the 2012 Mazda3 sedan will achieve an EPA rating of 40 mpg on the highway, an approximately 21-percent improvement over the current MZR 2.0-liter engine equipped with the optional five-speed automatic transmission. With a fuel tank capacity of 14.5 gallons, the 2012 Mazda3 sedan with SKYACTIV has the potential of a 540-mile range, with still a gallon of fuel remaining.

Previously only available with the MZR 2.5-liter engine, the Mazda3 five-door hatchback model will now be offered in the U.S. with the SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter gasoline engine. This Mazda3 hatchback is estimated to deliver 27 city/38 highway (SKYACTIV-MT) and 28 city/38 highway (SKYACTIV-Drive AT). The slightly lower highway estimates can be attributed to different aerodynamics and the higher weight ratio between the sedan and hatchback.

The higher fuel economy of the 2012 Mazda3 equipped with SKYACTIV is a direct result of combining all the best features of the technology in today’s transmissions. For SKYACTIV-Drive, the key advantages of a conventional automatic transmission, Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) were integrated.

Also available on the 2012 Mazda3 is the highly-acclaimed Mazda MZR 2.5-liter engine. Alongside the SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter, the MZR 2.5 is a technology powerhouse as well. It offers an aluminum block with cylinder-bore liners made of a steel-molybdenum alloy offering strength and stiffness generally not seen in large-displacement four-cylinder engines. A forged-steel crankshaft provides strength at high revs, but rigidity to ensure low NVH characteristics.

Mazda3 sedan and hatchback models equipped with SKYACTIV-G gasoline engines will be further distinguished with exclusive elements, such as an all-new engine cover featuring a deep blue metallic paint finish with black sections along either side; headlamp units outfitted with a transparent blue ring around the center lens to emphasize the vehicle’s distinctive character; and a badge featuring a “SKYACTIV” logo against a clear-blue background.

The engine will pair with Mazda’s new SKYACTIV six-speed automatic transmission, which features an aggressive lock-up clutch for the torque converter. This, combined with the efficient engine, has Mazda hoping for an EPA rating of 30 mpg city/40 highway for the 2012 3—that’s up from bests of 25/33 and 22/29, respectively, for the current 2.0 and 2.5. Stick lovers can rest easy, as the engine will also be available with the company’s slick six-speed manual—although the company isn’t yet revealing the fuel economy for that combo.

The SKYACTIV engine and transmission will eventually be installed in the next-gen Mazda 6, it makes sense for the company to install it first in a small car, where it can reap the PR benefits of the magical 40-mpg figure. We’ll have more updated specs on the 2012 Mazda 3 as we approach its official unveil in April.

Reviews Karimun Estillo 2011 More Sporty

Reviews Karimun Estillo 2011 More Sporty,  Here we tries to give a little review about the Suzuki Karimun 2011. I first saw this car, we found few changes from previous versions, especially on the body, especially the front body is totally revamped. This we can see from Bonet who seemed more advanced, also head light, over fenders, grille, so according to our conclusion that on the front of this 2011 Suzuki Karimun have been replaced with a design that is very, very different from previous models.

2011 Suzuki Karimun Estillo did look more sporty, it can be proven by looking at the design of "A Pillar" that can be said to be designed more up his nose, and almost the same design on the front that existed at the Suzuki SX-4 (similar). While on the back, is still exactly the same as previous versions Estillo Karimun design. Because the design of the front of a fairly significant change, then the dimension is also changed. 2011 Suzuki Karimun Estillo longer 105 mm and 15 mm lower., While for the width and wheelbase remain the same as the previous version.

If it had been our review of the Body and design, then this is the engine / Engine. Suzuki Karimun 2011 using machine type "K Engine", and this machine has been designed by Maruti Suzuki India for use in various types of Suzuki cars, like the Estilo, A-Star, Splash and others. If the Karimun Estillo previous years, they used the machine F10D engine (4 cylinder, SOHC, 1061 cc), whereas in 2011 they put Karimun Estilo one K10B K-coded engine. From the data we saw, for the amount of capacity and number of engine cylinders, as well as kitchen runway on K engines are smaller, at only 998 cc and only 3 cylinders, but the DOHC engines already support this as well as the material used is aluminum. It is intended that the machine lighter and provide output and greater torque than the old machine. On the old machines, the number of outputs ranging from 64 rpm 68 PS/6.200 PS/6.200 rpm, while the engine torque range from 84 nautical outpur Nm/3.500 Nm/3.500 rpm to 90 rpm, and acceleration is softer and not felt the power lost in each teeth.

In the interior of the Suzuki Karimun Estillo 2011, you will find a lot of changes. When you first enter the cabin, you will see colors that are served are beidge or two tone brown and shades of a very shown compared to previous versions. Terbuah seat of a material that is quite luxurious, and using a quality fabric combined with two colors so it looks a little exclusive. Not only there, on the steering wheel is also designed so as to give the feel of chrome.

Next Generation Renault Dacia Duster 2012 Reviews

Next Generation Renault Dacia Duster 2012 Reviews
Renault Duster is blessed with ESP, ABS, EBD, Traction control, Parking sensors.The stunning look and more advanced features of the SUV are the specialties of this car. Renault Duster is well furnished with Folding Rear Seats, Rear AC Vent, Tinted glass, Door mirrors, Leather seats, Music system, Driver seat adjustment, Steering adjustment, Rear armset, Rear defogger, Rear Wiper, Remote Fuel Filler, Remote boot, Central locking, Power windows, AC.

Renault launching new Renault Dacia Duster. Renault Duster include maximum engine power of 105 bhp @ 5750 rpm and maximum torque of 148 Nm @ 3750 rpm and it is fitted with Renault Duster Petrol engine and has 1600 CC, 12 valves. The car is equipped with DOHC 16 valves (4 valves per cylinder) 1.6 L diesel engine with 1600 cc of displacement which will produce more and more power and torque.

Specification Renault Dacia Duster

  • Engine Location Front
  • Drive Type Front Wheel (standard), 4WD
  • Weight2557 lbs | 1159.836 kg
  • Engine Configuration: I
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Aspiration/Induction: Normal
  • Displacement: 1600 cc | 97.6 cu in. | 1.6 L.
  • Valves: 16 valves.
  • 4 valves per cylinder.
  • Valvetrain: DOHC
  • Horsepower: 85 BHP (62.56 KW)
  • HP to Weight Ratio: 30.1 LB / HP
  • HP / Liter: 53.1 BHP / Liter
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Feed: Fuel Injected
  • Gears: 5
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Gears: 6
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Doors: 4
  • Length: 169.9 in | 4315 mm.
  • Width: 71.7 in | 1821 mm.
  • Height: 64.2 in | 1631 mm.
  • Wheelbase: 105.2 in | 2672 mm.
  • Front Track: 61.4 in | 1560 mm.
  • Rear Track: 61.7 in | 1567 mm.
  • Front Overhang: 32.4 in | 822 mm.
  • Rear Overhang: 8.1 in | 205 mm.
  • Rear Legroom: 7.2 in | 183 mm.
  • Front Shoulder Room: 0.0 in | 0 mm.
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 55.1 in | 1400 mm.

2011 Lotus Exige Revives the hard-core S260 reviews

2011 Lotus Exige Revives the hard-core S260 reviews
In the case of the 2011 Lotus Exige, we'd give up quite a lot. It's loud, cramped, harsh, impractical and unforgiving. Yet a true driving enthusiast -- one who intends to use this car at its full potential on a racetrack -- finds these sacrifices only minor inconveniences compared to the unparalleled driving experience this little sports car delivers.

Starting with a very lightweight aluminum chassis that is chemically bonded (instead of welded or bolted) for rigidity, the Exige follows the core Lotus principle of founder Colin Chapman: "Simplify, then add lightness." Everything about the Exige is built for lightness, from the fiberglass and carbon-fiber bodywork to the deletion of unessential convenience features. Reduced weight allows a small-displacement engine to deliver supercar performance. In this case, it's a supercharged 1.8-liter Toyota inline-4.

The resulting weight-to-power ratio comes in at an impressive 8.33 pounds per horsepower, a ratio even more favorable than the likes of the Audi R8 or Porsche 911. Opting for the even more powerful Lotus Exige S260 Sport will give a driver even more to smile about. And let's not overlook the Exige's handling, which has the immediate response of a manic hummingbird. Once you factor in the feel through the steering and even the seat of your pants, it's as if you have nerve endings that extend to the contact patches of the tires.

This combination of driving dynamics and visceral feedback leaves the Exige with little in the way of competition at its price point. Porsche's Boxster Spyder represents the closest rival for a track-tuned weapon, but while the Spyder is much easier to live with on a daily basis, it isn't nearly as communicative. For ultimate driver engagement and thrills, it's hard to beat the 2011 Lotus Exige.

The 2011 Lotus Exige is a midengine, two-passenger rear-wheel-drive coupe that is offered in two trims: the S240 and the S260 Sport.

Standard features for the Exige S240 include forged-aluminum wheels (16-inch front, 17-inch rear), Yokohama Advan A048 high-performance tires, Lotus/AP Racing and Brembo ventilated and cross-drilled brakes, Bilstein dampers with Eibach springs, air-conditioning, power windows and locks, sport seats with Probax anatomical padding, black cloth upholstery, a leather-trimmed Momo steering wheel, a four-speaker Alpine stereo with a CD player, and adjustable traction control and launch control.

An optional Touring Pack adds additional acoustic insulation, a cupholder, an interior stowage net, a full carpet set, iPod connectivity, center console divider and leather upholstery for the seats, door panels, handbrake and center console. The Track Pack adds manually adjustable Ohlins dampers and height-adjustable springs. A paint-protection film, limited-slip differential and special-order exterior colors are also optional (although some of these colors are more expensive than all the other options combined).

Powering the 2011 Lotus Exige S240 is a Yamaha-engineered and Toyota-built four-cylinder engine. This supercharged and intercooled unit produces 240 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. The version in the Exige S260 Sport gets a slight increase in output to 257 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual is the only transmission offered.

Lotus claims a 0-60-mph acceleration time of 4.5 seconds for the S240, while the S260 Sport is estimated at 4.0 seconds. Despite the Exige's high sporting potential, fuel economy does not suffer, as both models return 20 mpg city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Among any car currently being produced, the Lotus Exige has the most sparsely appointed cabin you're likely to encounter. The few controls available are not very user-friendly (especially the tiny radio buttons), and the trim amounts to bare metal and hard plastics. The sport seats offer excellent lateral support and are surprisingly comfortable, but accessing them requires a high level of flexibility in order to limbo past the low roof line while clambering over the high door sills. If you're tall, you'll probably find the cabin as enjoyable as a straitjacket, as your right leg can get painfully wedged between the steering wheel and shift lever.

Storage space is also hard to come by, since there is neither a glovebox nor interior pockets. The comically small trunk can only accommodate 4 cubic feet of cargo, and that cargo would have to fit past a very narrow opening. Furthermore, anything placed back there will be slow roasted by heat from the engine and exhaust. Fortunately, the Exige is fast enough to get home from the supermarket before your ice cream becomes a milkshake.

Since the lightweight Exige strives for all-out performance, safety equipment is as bare-bones as federally mandated rules allow. Front airbags, antilock brakes and traction control are included, but side airbags and stability control are not available.

Braking tester of a similar Lotus Elise yielded a very short 110-foot stop from 60 mph. We expect the Exige to meet or better this figure.

Base From TBA
Unveiling Unknown
Availability Unknown
Status Speculative
Engine 3.5L 276 hp V6
Body Style Coupe
Segment High-Performance Exotic Sport
Size Compact