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Gleagle IG Hybrid

Gleagle IG Hybrid
IG Geely or with the product name Gleagle IG criticized by China Car Times. “Small cars are only suitable for use in the city. However, the door that opens upward makes it difficult, even to nudge the car parked next to it. Doors can also hit the roof of the parking lot, “writes the media.

Surprisingly again, the media does not know exactly where the car was made. They estimate that only cars made in Lin Hai, Zhejian Province, not far from the headquarters of Geely, Hangzhou.

Interestingly enough, the hood of this small hybrid car is also fitted with solar panels. According to Geely, the panel used to charge the battery. As a source of prime mover, this car uses the engine capacity of 1.0 liters.

To couple power hybrids, electric motors, and batteries supplied in accordance with the desire and ability of consumers. “Costs flexible,” wrote Geely. This was done because Geely electrical and battery system that offers the lowest price of 10,000 yuan or USD 13.2 million.

“Consumers can choose different standards according to their needs, like buying a digital camera that uses a variety of memory cards,” added Geely in the site about this concept car sales.

He also explains, in particular for electrical components, there was a contradiction between the price of batteries and the distance. The further the distance that can be generated from battery-powered, large increases in size. The price is also so expensive.

IG is on display today has undergone a change from the prototype on display before. If previously only used three seats with the concept of a triangle, now, the car has two seats in front (including the driver) and two behind.

Explained all, the car is equipped with a large alternator and start & stop system. We stopped at the intersection waiting for the green light, the engine will die. Engine will live longer automatically once trodden on the accelerator. System used is the mild hybrid or a combination of series and parallel (the same used Prius).

Honda Li Nian

Honda Li Nian
Honda is reported to use the new brand, Li Nian, to market these cars in China.

Cheap car launch will take place next year. This product as well as an attempt to rival Nissan’s car sales dominating the Japanese brand in the City of Bamboo Curtain.

Executive Vice President Koichi Kondo said Honda, manufacturers have been holding local partner, Guangzhou Automobile, to produce cheap cars. Machines used 1.6-liter capacity and carry a new brand, Li Nian.

“Sales of cars with engines below 1.6 liters to a very good right now. We see Li Nian as a product that can compete in the same segment, “Kondo said as quoted by Bloomberg (20/1/2010). However, the target price for cheap cars is not explained.

New generation of the BMW Z4

(picture from okezone)

Munich – German auto, BMW re-introduce the newest series Z roadster, Z4. This car will reportedly be displayed in the exhibition Detroit Auto Show in January next year.

BMW Z4 appear with a body design that is more aggressive, and draw the line firmly underline the sporty impression. Just look at the appearance of two new Grill designed. Front bumper of a bend in the middle of the face, with the combination of light taper, the radiating aura of a sports car.

In the background also receive improvements. Design stop Lamp and rear bumper made up aggressively. However, the most colorful is the roof that can open-close only in the time just 20 seconds.

Meanwhile, the kitchen pacemaker trusted 2.5 liter six-cylinder line that can produce 204 hp power. This energy flowed through the six-speed level that is set automatically. BMW also provides variants of 3.0 liters, which can produce 258 hp, with maximum Torque 228 lb-ft.

When you feel less forceful, please select which has a capacity of 3.0 liter engine twin turbo. this machine is able to produce up to 306 hp power, capable of acceleration 0-100 km / h in only 5.2 seconds of time.

Interior Z4 made nuanced blend of black and white, which is equipped on some wood accents the instrument panel. Looks sporty but very comfortable to be in a relatively long time. BMW will be planned to start producing cars in 2010.