Updated: 2013-09-16 08:17
FERRARI 458 SPECIALE , the latest super car made by the Italian carmaker is powered by an exceptional V8 naturally aspired engine that can produce output of 445 kW at 9000 rpm.
The car weighs only 1,290 kg, which enables an extraordinary acceleration: from zero to 100 km/h in 3 seconds.
THE BRITISH BRAND'S FIRST-EVER SPORTS CROSSOVER CONCEPT VEHICLE JAGUAR C-X17 features all-new advanced aluminum monocoque architecture on which a range of future Jaguars will be built. The company said that the first volume product from the new architecture will be a premium mid-sized sedan set to hit the market in 2015.
COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS GENERATION, THE NEW AUDI A3 CABRIOLET is longer, wider and a little lower, giving a more dynamic impression. It is also lighter and more fuel-efficient. It has three engine options: 1.4-liter TSI, 1.8-liter TSI and 2-liter TDI that are twinned with either a seven-speed S tronic automatic transmission or a six-speed manual.
Built by China's Chang'an Automobile Group, the Chang'an CS75 SUV made its debut in Frankfurt. It has a 1.8L turbo engine and a six-speed automatic transmission, offering peak power of 120 kW and top torque of 220 Nm. It is 4,648mm long, 1,849mm wide and 1,694mm high, with a 2,700mm long wheelbase.
The Porsche 918 Spyder super sportscar with plug-in hybrid drive can offer an impressive, dynamic performance combined with the fuel consumption of a compact car. It is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds but uses only between 3.0 and 3.3 liters of fuel every100 km.
Balanced proportions, a low center of gravity and powerful engines enable the BMW 4 Series Coupe to raise the bar in its segment in terms of aesthetics and dynamics. The individual identity of the two-door model - underlined by the "4" on its nameplate - is reflected both in its design and in its top-quality equipment features.
Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG IS MAKING ITS WORLD PREMIERE at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The powerful saloon car has a superior performance guaranteed by the AMG 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine with maximum power of 585 hp and top torque of 900 Nm. With lightweight construction and an efficient drive system, its fuel consumption is about 10 liters per 100 km.
The new-generation Volkswagen Golf R is equipped with the carmaker's latest 300 hp TSI engine, 30 hp more powerful than the previous model but uses 18 percent less fuel. It can accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in just 5.1 seconds with a manual gearbox. The performance can be improved to 4.9 seconds with the DSG transmission.
(China Daily USA 09/16/2013 page9)