2014 BMW 435i Coupe

The 2014 BMW 435i Coupe is the German automotive manufacturer’s latest sport premium coupe. It debuted for the first time at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2013 in Detroit.

The model comes with a completely new face and design lines complimented by a brand new highly efficient engine and extra sport options.2013-BMW-435i-Coupe-hillside A

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Coupe Base Price: $46,000
Fuel Tank Capacity: 15.8 gals (60 L) MPG: 23 city/ 33 hwy
Dimensions
Length: 182.6 in. (463.8 cm) Wheel Base: 110.6 in. (281 cm)
Height: 54.2 in. (137.7 cm) Width: 71.9 in. (182.5 cm)
Unladen Weight: 3610 lbs (1637 kg) Ground Clearance: 5.1 in. (12.9 cm)
Luggage Capacity: NA Maximum Seating: 5 people
Performance
Engine: Inline 6 TwinTurbo DOHC Displacement: 3.0 Liter
Horsepower: 300 HP Max RPM: 5800-6000 RPM
Torque: 295 lb-ft @ 1300-5000 rpm Transmission: 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic
0-60 mph: 5.0 seconds Maximum Speed: 130 mph (209 km/h)

Engine

The 435i Coupe comes with a twin turbo four cylinder 3.0 liter engine capable of a total output of 306 horsepower. Alongside with the engine, Audi coupled it with a six-speed manual gearbox as the basic transmission.

You can upgrade to an eight-speed sports automatic gearbox and all-wheel drive.2013-BMW-435i-Coupe-5spoke B

Performance & Handling

BMW used multiple technologies to build a safe and easy to drive vehicle. Improved aerodynamic and a lowered chassis ensure superior down force for better road stability.

Features like Surround View, Top View and Parking Assistant have been added to aid the driver at any given time. Steering and handling have been enhanced to match the standards of this premium sports car.

Exterior

Three black air intakes have been added in the front apron along with a black glossy grille with chrome slats. Air breathers have been placed on the side of the car and the hood, it is no longer straight but curved.

The L-shaped tail lights have been stretched and re-positioned towards the outer edges.

Interior

Despite being a sport model, the interior has been designed to look stylish with ergonomically placed controls around the driver. A sports steering wheel and crystal-clear instruments have been integrated on the dashboard.

The seats are covered in leather which are available in multiple colors. The interior side of the dashboard is also covered in leather of the same color as the seats for a more imposing visual effect.

The model is advertised as having outstanding fuel economy and superior dynamic. From the outside, the design of the car makes it clear that the manufacture focused on building a luxury sports car.

The 2014 BMW 435i Coupe was built to target a select market that is willing to spend above the average on a two-door sports car.

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September 26, 2013 at 6:36 am | No comment

2014 Nissan GT-R

The 2014 Nissan GT-R has been recently announced in a press release published by the Asian car manufacturer.

For the next year’s racing scene, the development team worked on improving several aspects of the car to improve road performance.

This includes re-tuning the engine, better injectors, a flawless transmission, and other key elements without reinventing the series.2014-Nissan-GT-R-in-the-shadows-A

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Super Sport Coupe Est. Market Price: $99,590
Fuel Tank Capacity: 19.5 gals (74 L) MPG: 16 city / 23 hwy
Dimensions
Length: 183.9 in. (467.1 cm) Wheelbase: 109.4 in. (277.8 cm)
Height: 53.9 in. (136.9 cm) Width: 74.6 in. (189.5 cm)
Curb Weight: 3829 lbs (1737 kg) Ground Clearance: NA
Luggage Capacity: 8.8 cu ft Maximum Seating: 4
Performance
Engine: V8 DOHC TwinTurbo Displacement: 3.8 Liter
Horsepower: 545 HP Max RPM: 6400 rpm
Torque: 463 lb-ft @ 3200-5800 rpm Transmission: 6-Speed Dual Clutch
0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds 1/4 Mile: 12.1 seconds

Engine

The 2014 GT-R will be powered by a 3.8 liter V6 engine. Aspiration will be handled by a twin turbocharger system, generating a total output of 545 hp at 6400 rpm.

All this power makes the GT-R go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds. The transmission is controlled by a six-speed dual clutch to enhance manual gear shifting.2014-Nissan-GT-R-released-B

Performance

Nissan designed the GT-R to offer an improved racing experience. Tweaked aerodynamics offer the car better stability and road grip at high speeds while the transmission and breaking adds an improved handling sensation during cornering.

Exterior

For the exterior, the upcoming Nissan GT-R looks similar to the previous model. The aggressive front end is complemented by a large hood and a larger air intake. Looking at the rear are several carbon fiber elements which has been added, including the spoiler

Interior

The interior of the car now features a black and red theme with leather covered seats and wheel. Also, despite being a sports car, it provides enough room for three passengers.

Between the driver and the front passenger, Nissan placed a tachometer with a digital gear display. All the panels have been placed to surround the driver.

The 2014 GT-R offers significant improvements when compared with the previous model and most of them are focused on a driving experience not to be forgotten in extreme conditions. You also get stock Bose® audio system with AM/FM/CD to enhance your audio experience.

With an improved engine and more horsepower, the car moves away from the urban environment and steps more and more into the racing scene with better acceleration, aerodynamics and improved road grip.

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September 25, 2013 at 4:08 pm | No comment

2013 Wiesmann GT MF4-CS

Wiesmann, a leading maker of "puristic sports car" from Germany, is known for putting together some of the most unique-looking super-cars in the world.

They handcraft each vehicle, and to date, they have produced 1,500 cars.

Their newest addition and for this year's edition is the 2013 Wiesmann GT MF4-CS which debuted at the Geneva Motor Show.2013-Wiesmann-GT-MF4-CS-nice-form-B

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Super Sport Coupe Est. Market Price: €193,193
Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.5 gals (70 L) MPG: 19 combined mpg
Dimensions
Length: 166.1 in. (422.0 cm) Wheelbase: 98.7 in. (250.7 cm)
Height: 47.2 in. (120.0 cm) Width: 78.7 in. (200.00 cm)
Curb Weight: 2976 lbs (1350 kg) Maximum Seating: 2
Performance
Engine: 4.0 Liter V8 DOHC Compression Ratio: 12.0: 1
Horsepower: 420 HP Max RPM: 8300 rpm
Torque: 296 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm Transmission: 7-Speed Double Clutch
0-60 mph: 4.4 seconds Top Speed: 182 mph (293 km/h)

Engine & Performance

The 2013 GT MF4-CS comes with a high speed V8 engine that produces 420 horsepower and 296 lb ft (400 Nm) of torque. The power to weight ratio of this sports car is just 32Kg/hp. You can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds and get the top speed of about 182 mph (293 km/h).

You can choose from the standard 6-speed manual or BMW M’s 7-speed dual clutch transmission.

The sports brake have been used to improve braking and a specially tailored rear axle ratio for quicker acceleration. One main feature about this car is its reduced weight at 44 lbs (20 Kg) sitting on Michelin Cup tires.

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Exterior

This race car has a very distinctive and recognizable appearance. It has a wide wheel arch and a modified front matched with a huge splitter.

Daytime running lights enhance the front and the rear wing made of carbon fiber gives the vehicle a striking sporty design. The Club sport package includes a roll bar plus an adjustable chassis that has been developed by the manufacturer to adapt to road conditions, and the driving style of the driver.

The roof is made of carbon which gives the vehicle enough rigidity with less weight. The car features extra light polycarbonate windows.

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Interior

This GT MF4-CS comes as a hardcore sports car since things like radio; air conditioning and navigation are not available.

The door panels and the interior is laden with Alcantara on every surface. Racing bucket seats with a harness provide optimum comfort for the driver.

This vehicle features exposed roll bars and a unique quick-grab fire extinguisher behind the seats speaks to the readiness for performance of this car on the track or anywhere else.2013-Wiesmann-GT-MF4-CS-straightaway-D

September 24, 2013 at 4:08 pm | No comment

2013 BMW M4 Coupe Concept

The 2013 BMW M4 Coupe Concept shares many design similarities with other BMW models.

It is agile, dynamic and evokes strong emotions.

Some of the features of this vehicle are big air inlets, a low rear and a rear diffuser.

The car is visually attractive in addition to its enahnced performance capabilities, this BMW is worth the wait.2013-BMW-M4-Coupe-Concept-ready-to-come-out-A

Design

Every design element complements the technical demands of the high performance vehicle. The car's design allow drivers to see what they can expect from the up and coming model - power, control and good handling.

This model looks a lot like the classic M model. For this reason, experts believe that it will have a modified version of the 435i's turbocharged engine. This power coupled with a lightweight design is exciting car enthusiasts around the world.

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Exterior & Interior

Like other cars from BMW, this model is a high power vehicle which has everyday suitability. This is a concept that BMW tries to implement when designing a new car.

The body features a classic face with a double kidney complimented a double bar kidney grille. Up front, you will find twin round headlamps with LED technology. Vertical air vents provide function and style according to BMW standards.

Up top, you have a lightweight roof that add to its performance

The only complaint experts have is that they do not like the gold color of the vehicle. That being said, most experts say that the outstanding features of this model make its color irrelevant.

Soon

When the vehicle becomes available in the market, you can expect a hefty price tag. The style, power and design of the model has made it highly desirable.

The fact that it is a BMW only adds to its appeal. Industry insiders believe that the vehicle will be worth the cost as it combines what is right in all BMW's vehicles.

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September 23, 2013 at 2:44 pm | No comment

2013 Ok-Chiptuning Audi R8 Phantom Black Panther

"Black Panther" is an apt description for the 2013 Ok-Chiptuning Audi R8 Phantom Black Panther given its all black color scheme. Adding Phantom to the name goes helps describe its mysterious, sexy styling.

This Audi R8 went through visual enhancements as well as a boost in performance. The car's black metallic finish features aerodynamic wrappings too.

When the Audi R8 was introduced in 2008, it was thought of as a little sister to the Lamborghini. The Audi R8 Phantom Black Panther is a game changer in that regard, now rivaling its once "big sis."

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Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Super Sport Coupe Est. Market Price: NA
Fuel Tank Capacity: 19.8 gals (75 L) MPG: NA
Dimensions
Length: 174.6 in. (443.5 cm) Wheelbase: 104.3 in. (264.9 cm)
Height: 49.3 in. (125.2 cm) Width: 76 in. (193 cm)
Curb Weight: 3605 lbs (1635 kg) Maximum Seating: 2
Performance
Engine: 5.2 Liter V10 DOHC Horsepower: 620 HP
Torque: 420 lb-ft Transmission: 6-Speed Manual AWD
0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds* Top Speed: 198 mph (319 km/h)

* Base 2014 Audi R8

Engine & Performance

Ok-Chiptuning of Germany has come up with a new tuning package based on the Audi V10 "R-Tronic" system that provides the Black Panther coupe with more speed and power.

The most impressive part of the R8 Phantom Black Panther is under its hood. There you will find a 5.2 liter V10 engine that supplies 620 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. The addition of support flaps on the exhaust system and software optimization accounts for much of its power.

This supercar moves from 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds and 62-124 mph in another 6.9 seconds. The top speed should be slightly above the 200 mph mark.

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Exterior

On the outside, the German car manufacturer succeeded in creating an upgraded version of the R8 V10 with just a few minor, yet impressive changes. Additions to the cars exterior include a new carbon front lip and a perfectly integrated rear diffuser.

The façade features a black metallic grille which matches the rest of the body's Phantom Black Panther color scheme. The taillights were altered, more reminiscent of the R8 GT.

Interior

The R8 Phantom Black Panther's interior is simple, but still elegant. The distinctive Audi logo of inter- connecting circles is displayed on the center of the oblong steering wheel.

The chrome gear shifter is a distinguishing feature on the inside. The rest of the controls are a series of knobs and push buttons located along the instrument panel at the center within the easy reach of the driver.

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September 23, 2013 at 3:08 am | No comment

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