December 10, 2009
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Mitsubishi RVR as Concept cX
Principal parties, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), finally gives a name RVR for crossover vehicles. This is not a new name, but a continuation of the model of multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), produced in 1991 and 2002.
At that time, for the European market, Mitsubishi Space Runner name, while for the American market called Expo LRV and to Asia and Oceania still wear RVR. Chrysler when it also sells products under the name Colt Vista Playmouth.
Many changes in this concept car since 2 years ago introduced the name Concept CX. Striking changes appear on the grille and the air cavity designs that do not boxes, and large, but it was divided into two. So also with the fender, which is now reduced.
The back also got a touch. Appearance is no longer the box, but slightly curved like the Honda CR-V or Chevrolet Captiva.
In the engine room, this crossover using a capacity of 1.8L MIVEC engine gasoline. This vehicle has a length of 4.3 meters with a high aerodynamic.
In Japan itself, RVR will be introduced in the spring, while the introduction of globally implemented in North America, Europe, and Asia region, including China. There is also a test plan to be implemented in the near future.
December 12, 2008
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Even more storm difficulties at the funds, launching the Ford Focus RS 2009. Interestingly, Ford produced a few months after the concept was first displayed at the British Motor Show.
From the point of view, hatchback car has some differences with the previous generation Focus. Looks more sporty exterior gril colour with black and underneath the big air cavity.
On the back, wing adopted from the rally car, only smaller size. Sure, there are at the bottom of the diffuser the left and right ends of mind muffler. A view supported by the more gallant fourth wheel rim using 19 inches.
Meanwhile, interior, the effect of sport sedan is very thick front seats with the second semi-backet from Recaro, plus the panel in the dashboard of carbon fiber and aluminum rod drive.
How do the engine ? Ford Focus RS this motorized 5-cylinder 2500 cc terbocharged equipped and have maximum energy 296 dk. From the results of the tests, the maximum speed can reach 257 km / hour. And for acceleration from 0 to 100 km / hour applied only 5.9 seconds.
Shows a sports car, the Focus is also slid limited-differential, sport suspension and given the braking devices are qualified, considering the energy of the car.
For the UK, 2009 Focus RS has received orders of around 1,500 units and a unit price of around Rp 400 million (25,000 pound with the exchange rate of Rp 16,000).
picture from AUTOEXPRESS.CO.UK