i30 N Fastback

Hyundai teases the upcoming i30 Fastback N

Hyundai confirmed that the i30 Fastback N is in its final stages of development, releasing a photos of a camouflaged prototype.The car is currently being tested on a variety of road surfaces around Europe, including the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany, where Hyundai has its own technical center.The i30 Fastback N will be the first C-Segment five door coupe, and the third model in the high performance N line-up ...

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Ford Focus RS (MK1) VS Honda Civic Type R (EP3)

ExteriorInteriorSpecifications   Model Ford Focus RS MK1 Honda Civic Type R MK2 (EP3)Production 2002-2003 2001-2004Segment C CDoors 3 3Layout FWD FWDEngine Displacement 1988 cm3 1998 cm3Cylinders L4 L4Induction Turbocharged Naturally AspiratedFuel Gasoline GasolineFuel System Multipoint Injection Multipoint InjectionPower (hp) 212 200Power (kw) 158 147Power (@rpm) @5500 rpm @7400 rpmTorque (Nm) 310 196Torque (@rpm) @3500 rpm @ 5900 rpm0-100km/h 6,7 sec 6,8 secTop Speed (km/h) 232 km/h 235 km/hTop Speed (mph) 144 mph 146 mphConsumption (lt/100km) 10,1 8,9CO2 (g/km) 234 g/km 212 g/kmGearbox 5 MT 6 MTWeight 1278 kg 1170 kgLength 4183 mm 4140 mmWidth 1762 mm 1699 mmHeight 1440 mm 1420 mmWheelbase 2615 mm 2581 mmFront Track 1514 mm 1471 mmRear Track 1514 mm 1491 mmBoot Space 350 314Tire Size 225/40 R18 205/45 R17Front Brakes 325 mm Ventilated Discs 300 mm Ventilated ...

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Honda Civic Type R sets new record at Estoril circuit

Honda Civic Type R (FK8) continues setting front wheel drive production car lap records in famous tracks all over Europe, as part of the Type R Challenge 2018.This time, the fastest FWD hot hatch on sale, set a new lap record at Estoril circuit in Portugal, with a time of 2 min 01.84 seconds. This is more than 2 seconds faster than the previous record of 2.04.08 that was set in 2016 ...

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Hyundai i30 N technical presentation in Melbourne

The Australian chapter of N Performance organized a technical presentation for the owners of the Hyundai i30 N in Melbourne.A total of eleven cars in various colours arrived at South Society Café for a breakfast meet & greet, together with some future owners and prospective buyers of the Korean hot hatchback.After breakfast, the pack headed to Hyundai Australia P/L Workshops where the technical presentation took place.Geoff Fear, Hyundai’s official N tech, talked to ...

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Audi RS3 Sportback by ABT Sportsline

Audi RS3 Sportback by ABT Sportsline

The Audi RS3 Sportback is the most powerful and fastest accelerating hot hatch on sale at the moment, but that didn't stop ABT Sportline from offering a series of upgrades.The German tuner managed to upgrade the five cylinder 2,5 liter TFSI engine that now produces an astonishing 368 kw / 500 hp and 570 Nm of torque, thanks to the ABT Engine Control (AEC) unit, the ABT intercooler and the special ...

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Peugeot 308 GTi by Arduini Corse

Peugeot 308 GTi by Arduini Corse

Arduini Corse, a newly established tuning company, presented a heavily modified version of the Peugeot 308 II GTi, with extensive visual and mechanical upgrades.For those who are not familiar with the name, the company was created by racing driver Massimo Arduini, an official Peugeot Italy pilot with years of experience in motor racing.The 308 GTi by Arduini Corse is distinguished by a unique body kit that includes extra-wide fenders to house the ...

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Yesterday, Renault Sport unveiled the new Megane IV R.S. Trophy together with a short video, in which Nico Hülkenberg races the car on the track against a Renault RS18 Formula 1 car.The F1 driver who is also an ambassador for Renault Sport models, said about the new hot hatchback: "I have been involved in the Mégane R.S. development process since last year and I'm very pleased to see an even sportier version added to the ...

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Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO II VS Ford Escort RS Cosworth II

ExteriorInteriorSpecificationsModel  Lancia Delta I HF Integrale EVO II Ford Escort MK5 RS Cosworth IIProduction 1993-1995 1994-1996Segment C CDoors 5 3Layout AWD AWDEngine Displacement 1995 cm3 1993 cm3Cylinders L4 L4Induction Turbocharged TurbochargedFuel Gasoline GasolineFuel System – Multipoint InjectionPower (hp) 215 230Power (kw) 158 169Power (@rpm) @5750 rpm @6250 rpmTorque (Nm) 314 310Torque (@rpm) @2500 rpm @2500 rpm0-100km/h 5,7 sec 5,7 secTop Speed (km/h) 220 km/h 233 km/hTop Speed (mph) 137 mph 145 mphConsumption (lt/100km) 10,6 10,1CO2 (g/km) – 230 g/kmGearbox 5 MT 5 MTWeight 1340 kg 1275 kgLength 3898 mm 4211 mmWidth 1767 mm 1735 mmHeight 1365 mm 1405 mmWheelbase 2479 mm 2551 mmFront Track 1506 mm 1525 mmRear Track 1504 mm 1575 mmBoot Space 261 379Tire Size 205/45 R16 225/45 R16Front Brakes 281 mm Ventilated Discs 278 mm Ventilated DiscsRear Brakes 251 mm ...

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Ford Fiesta ST inside an underground salt mine

Ford released a new short film from the series "Greatest Driving Roads", which was shot at a rather unusual driving location - Europe's largest salt mine -  located 400 meters below ground!World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans sat behind the wheel of the Fiesta ST, providing plenty of jumps and slides: “The salt is actually like fine gravel to drive on, quite slippery to be honest, especially on road tyres. ...

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ASTON MARTIN V8 CYGNET

Aston Martin V8 Cygnet

Aston Martin surprised all of us today with the announcement of a very special one-off creation for a single customer. The V8 Cygnet is a work of the "Q by Aston Martin - Commission" service and also the first hot hatch from the British auto manufacturer.For those that are not familiar with the model, the Aston Martin Cygnet was a premium A-Segment city car largely based on the Toyota IQ. The ...

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