Spada Codatronca Monza

The Spada Codatronca Monza is a special racer dedicated to participate in luxury events such as the Monza circuit. It was requested by Aznom company and was designed by Paolo, Ercole Spada and Domiziano Boschi of Spadaconcept.

Spada Codatronca Monza
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The body of the Spada Codatronca Monza is based on a tubular aluminium chassis. It is coated with a carbon fiber and composite materials. The car is powered by Italtecnica V8 7 liter engine. It is fitted with 2 rotrex centrifugal superchargers that produce 720 CV with over 90 kgm of torque. The engine is teamed with 6 speed transmission with a very short gear ratio.

Spada Codatronca Monza

 

The Spada Codatronca Monza accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h speed in only 3 seconds.It reaches a maximum speed of 335 km/h.

The design of the Spada Codatronca Monza is inspired by the spyders of the ʼ60.The car is actually a prototype – there is only one built. The Italian company could produce a Spyder edition of the Codatronca on demand.

Rolls-Royce Phantom painted by Hussain Albagali

The exceptional car customizer Hussain Albagali has created a special art program for the Rolls-Royce Phantom. The special livery was shown on a special exhibition in Abu Dhabi Motors showroom.

Rolls-Royce Phantom painted by Hussain Albagali

Hussain Albagali is an expert in futuristic styling of cars. It presents himself as an automotive concept design & multimedia producer.

The Rolls-Royce Phantom family blends innovative technology and craftsmanship with timeless car design. Each car of the luxury Phantom lineup has a unique personality.

Rolls-Royce Phantom painted by Hussain Albagali

Rolls-Royce Phantom painted by Hussain Albagali

Rolls-Royce Phantom painted by Hussain Albagali

Cinquone Stradale USA Tribute by Romeo Ferraris

Romeo-Ferraris-Cinquone Stradale USA Tribute

Romeo-Ferraris-Cinquone Stradale USA Tribute

The extremely attractive Cinquone Stradale USA Tribute by Romeo Ferraris features an exterior inspired by the American flag. The tiny vehicle is based based on a Fiat 500.

The Cinquone Stradale USA Tribute delivers 235hp coming from a 1.4 liter four cylinder engine fitted with a turbocharger. The US-themed car features a wide body kit with bloated fenders, modified bumpers, a ventilated hood and revised side skirt.

The hallmark of the two-seater car is its aerodynamic kit.

About Romeo Ferraris

Romeo Ferraris has been working in automotive business since 1959. His first project was Giancarlo Baghetti’s Lancia. Since then, he has experimented with 67 models in Italian, European, World Championships, and Offshore races. He also started developing the powerful 9.000 cc offshore diesel engines.

In 70s Romeo Ferraris focused on the speedboat business.

Self-driving vehicles

The hybrid Lexus RX 450h is one of the amazing vehicle featuring Autodriving function. By pushing a special button you could took your hands off the steering wheel and lift your foot from the accelerator. The car will make decisions like continue driving, alert the driver that it’s time to take back control or pull over to the side of the road.

The Lexus hybrid is designed to drive itself just like a person. It would following the curves of the road, speeding up, slowing when a car cut in front. The self-driving-car project has been developed by Google’s department.

Another model in this extraordinary lineup is Toyota Prius. Many auto manufacturers such as Volkswagen are working on self-driving systems in order to bring the innovative technology to the market. In next 10 year we will be able to enjoy the full autonomy and move without wasting our time.

Image: Flexcar Atlanta

Self-driving cars rely on different sensors to gather data about the environment. Smart processors interpret the results and make driving decisions. Amongst the benefits are: safe driving and efficiency. Manufacturers claim that on-board computer will be able to  drive a car safer than a person. Some auto builders are working on traffic jam assist, which combines the information from radar and cameras to allow hands-off highway driving.

Google’s project includes infra-red laser units on the car roof that work together with the cameras and radar systems. This connectivity is essential to Google’s approach. The vehicle compares data to detailed maps created by Google and downloaded to the car. The vehicle can upload its map to Google.

Image: Official Lexus UK

 

 

Aussie Invader 5R

The Australian racer Rosco McGlashan claims that the vehicle Aussie Invader 5R is capable of breaking 1,000mph using high-end technology. The Australian will try to break the land speed record in 2014. The streamlined, bullet-shaped car is nearly built. It is considered the fastest land-speed car.

Aussie Invader 5R

Another team from UK will also challenge the 1,000mph record with the hybrid Bloodhound SSC.

Aussie Invader 5R

If successful, the adventurers will travel faster than a bullet, flying from 0-1,000mph in 20 seconds. That is an important step to push the boundaries of human knowledge and endurance. Reaching and maintaining such speeds requires innovative components and state-of-the-art technology.

BloodhoundSSC

The Aussie Invader 5R will cost $4 million (£2.6 million). The 16-metre (53-foot) vehicle will be powered by a missile rocket fuelled with liquid oxygen and a kerosene-based bio- fuel.

It will travel faster than the speed of sound. The supercar features nine-tonned body when fully fuelled. It is designed with a downward-tilted nose-cone and small adjustable wings or canards on either side of the front section designed to counter any lift.

2013 VDS GT 001 and GT 001-R

The Belgain race team VDS Racing Adventures is going to build their own car to compete in GT2 races. The vehicle is named GT 001-R. It is targeting clients and enthusiasts that will participate in the 24 Hours of Dubai race. Only 22 units of the street-legal GT 001 will be sold.

2013 VDS GT 001

The design of the exclusive Belgian supercar is inspired by the Mustang styling. The nose of the the vehicle blends the appearance of the various generations of the Mustang range. The GT 001-R is fitted with a lightweight chassis. It is powered by a 480-horsepower 4.2-liter Maserati V8 engine mated to a six-speed sequential transmission.

2013 VDS GT 001

2013 VDS GT 001

2013 VDS GT 001

2013 VDS GT 001

2013 VDS GT 001

2013 VDS GT 001

 

 

 

 

Venturi America electric enduro car

The Venturi America is a door-less electric car that will be built in only 100 examples. The Monaco’s auto manufacturer Venturi Automobiles claims that the extraordinary car America is a high-riding sports car. The America blends the performance, balance and handling of a sports car with a high body and a tire mounting typical for buggies.

Venturi America electric enduro car

The open cockpit design of the America vehicle is inspired both by Smart and Jeep models.

Venturi America electric enduro car

The Venturi`car is powered by an electric VM300–400 powertrain producing 300 horsepower (220 kW) and 295 pound-feet of torque. The 53 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery guarantee a range of 186 miles (up to 300 km ) with a top speed of 124 miles per hour.The mashine comes with 3 selectable modes that allow the driver to opt for maximum driving range or maximum performance -nCruising, Sport and Super Sport.

America High Voltage Buggy is in perfect harmony with nature. It is a zero-emission crossover designed for adventure. The charge time is 4 hours with external booster (20 kW), and 10 hours from single-phase socket (230V – 32A).

Venturi America electric enduro car

The America is designed in Monaco but it is assembled in France at the Manufacture de Véhicules Electriques (Electric Vehicle Plant).

Venturi America electric enduro car

 

Tech specs

Type
High-riding electric sports car
2-seater
Rear wheel drive

Electric powertrain: VM300-400
Powertrain specially designed by Venturi
Power: 220 kW (300 hp)
Torque: 400 Nm (de 0 à 5000 rpm)

Technology: 3-phase PMS (Permanent Magnet Synchronous)

Driving modes
Cruising (low adherence) for maximum range
Sport for the best torque / range compromise
Super sport for maximum torque

Battery system
Pack developed by Venturi
Electronic BMS developed by Ventec
Technology: Lithium Ion Polymer
Energy: 53 kWh

Performance
Top speed: 200 km/hr (on race track)
Range: 300 km at a stabilized speed of 90 km/hr

Recharge time (80%)
4 hrs on an external charging system (20 kW)
10 hrs on a 230V-32A monophase charger

Structural composite carbon-nida monocoque chassis

Composite carbone bodywork

Weight: 1,425 kg

Dimensions:
Length: 4,121 mm
Width: 1,960 mm
Height: 1,386 mm
Wheelbase: 2,672 mm

PPNMC Noao Race Prototype

NOAO is the exotic name of the electric race-ready vehicle developed by Pole Performance Nevers Magny-Cours. The car already set a record on the Grand Prix track at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours in France.

PPNMC Noao Race Prototype

 

The NOAO uses a twin electric motors delivering 227 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, the power unit is combined with a 1,000cc three-cylinder range extender.

PPNMC Noao Race Prototype

 

The car has a light body – just 2,182 pounds (990 Kg).

PPNMC Noao Race Prototype

 

Tech specs of PPNMC Noao

  1. Dimensions (length x height x width) 422.00 cm x 117.00 cm x 180.00 cm
  2. Weight: 990 Kg
  3. Engine architecture: 3 Cylinder
  4. Power: 122 Ch
  5. Propulsion: Rear Wheel Drive
  6. Torque: 220 Nm
  7. Max speed: 200 Km/h
  8. Battery type Lithium Ion
  9. Battery full charge time 01 h 00
  10. Charger’s voltage 380

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The Trident Iceni Grand Tourer is coming with a diesel engine

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The new Trident Iceni Grand Tourer is coming with a diesel engine. The British brand is developing its new project which will be on display at the Salon Privé 2012 in London. The two-seat sports car features a dark, matte exterior and a contrasting intensive-red interior.

The Trident Iceni Grand Tourer accelerates from 0to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of almost 200 mph. The power is coming from a 6.6-liter turbocharged diesel engine that can run on bio diesel, mineral diesel, palm oil and linseed oil. The powertrain produces 430 horsepower and 950 lb-ft of torque.

The Iceni Grand Tourer is also offered with an optional upgrade that boasts 660 hp and 1050 lb-ft of torque. The price of the vehicle stars at £75,000 ($119,000 USD).

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Official information
ALL-NEW GROUND BREAKING BRITISH SPORTS CAR –THE TRIDENT ICENI – CONFIRMED FOR SALON PRIVÉ

London, 22 August 2012 – Iconic British sports car maker, Trident, will display its all-new Iceni Grand Tourer at Salon Privé 2012, held at West London’s Syon Park from the 5th to 7th September.

Beautiful, innovative and unique, the Iceni’s outstanding performance and vital statistics are thanks to Trident’s patented Torque Multiplication technology. With a top speed of nearly 200mph and a 0-60mph sprint in just 3.7 seconds, the Iceni is built to order in Norfolk and priced from £75,000.

A mid-front mounted 6.6-litre turbo-diesel is used to capitalize on the Torque Multiplication technology, capable of running on mineral diesel, bio diesel, palm oil and linseed oil, it delivers 430bhp and a staggering 950lbs ft of torque at under 3250rpm. An option to upgrade to 660bhp is also available, delivering 1050lbs ft of torque.

At a constant 70mph the specially tuned engine runs at just 980rpm, produces 700lbs ft of torque, is capable of 68.9mpg and will keep going for over 2000miles on one full tank of diesel.

Trident Sports Cars managing director, Phillip Bevan, says: “We are very pleased to be at Salon Privé which this year is a great celebration of all things British and home grown talent – something we feel very strongly about at Trident. It is also a place where sports cars and super cars of this calibre are sold, and we look forward to taking new orders for the Iceni at Syon Park this September.”

FORMAT OF THE SHOW
Wednesday 5th September 2012 – Salon Privé Tour d’Elégance from The Royal
Automobile Club at Woodcote Park (Leaves at 10am)
Salon Privé Press Day and product debuts (11am to 5pm)

Thursday 6th September 2012 – Boodles Ladies’ Day (11am to 5pm)
The Diamond Jubilee Ball in support of
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity (7pm to 1am)

Friday 7th September 2012 – Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance
Judging Day (11am to 7pm)

Tickets for Salon Privé can be purchased at www.salonprivelondon.com or by calling the Ticket Hotline on 0808 100 2205. Entry is fully inclusive of Pommery champagne, lobster luncheon, English afternoon tea and full access to all areas.

About Salon Privé
Now in its seventh year, Salon Privé is firmly established as the UK’s most prestigious Supercar Show & Concours d’Elégance. Several new British debuts, as well as the Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance at Salon Privé place it among the leading automotive shows of the world, alongside the U.S.’s Pebble Beach and Italy’s Villa d’Este.

SSC Ultimate Aero XT

Only five units of the Ultimate Aero XT supercar will be produced, according to the SSC North America. The exclusive edition will feature many key characteristics from the hyper-powerful Tuatara supercar. The American auto manufacturer plans to end the production of the Ultimate Aero, so the XT model is the final production run of the lineup.

The heart of the Ultimate Aero XT is a twin-turbocharged, dual-intercooled aluminum block V8 engine. SSC claim the XT is capable of 1,300 horsepower. The powerplant is mated to a paddle shift-operated seven-speed gearbox.

The unique exterior paint schemes used in the SSC Ultimate Aero XT limited edition will never be used again by SSC. The exclusive car is fitted with a 44/56 front-to-rear weight distribution, and runs on 19×9.5-inch alloy wheels, and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tyres.

Official information
SSC Announces Limited Production of Five Ultimate Aero XT’s

WEST RICHLAND, WA (08/02/2012)

SSC North America, the American supercar manufacturer and creator of the Guinness World Record breaking Ultimate Aero, is proud to offer a very “Limited Edition” of the Ultimate Aero to enthusiasts worldwide. This limited, extreme edition will utilize some key assemblies that will be featured in the upcoming revolutionary Tuatara.

“The demand for us to deliver additional Ultimate Aero’s has been overwhelming,” says Jerod Shelby, Founder, Lead Designer and CEO of SSC. “We have just raised the bar again by adding some of the cutting-edge elements from our Tuatara, to this very small production run of Ultimate Aero XT’s.”

These five very unique, collectable Ultimate Aeros will be classified as the 2013 Ultimate Aero XT. Each 2013 Ultimate Aero XT will feature a 1300 horsepower version of the Tuatara power plant, 7-speed Tuatara paddle shift and the Tuatara cooling, fuel and braking systems.

The aggressive paint scheme with colors chosen by the customer will never be used again on an Ultimate Aero or American supercar. It certainly will stand apart from any other Ultimate Aero in the market today.

After the 5 limited edition Ultimate Aero XT’s are sold, production of the Ultimate Aero will permanently conclude.