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BMW F32 435i And F06 Gran Coupé Dinan Performance & Springs
| BMW, Technology

Dinan continues to design and supply us with even more outstanding car upgrades that provide extra speed, handling and high performance on the road. This time we have upgrades for the F32/F33/F36 435i, F30 335i, and F10 535i! We would not be able to cover the updates for all of the models, but here are several upgrades for their respective car models: For the F32 435i we have a Performance Spring Set, with which you can have by up to 50% increase in spring stiffness as well as Lowering the vehicle 1" in both the front and the rear. Dinan's Performance Spring set for the F32 435i now guarantees greater control over the body roll. Dinan lowers the BMW 435i by 1-inch in both the front and rear for more aggressive styling and impr...

Dinan’s Performance Tuner Just Got The Newest BMW M’s Faster

Dinan’s Performance Tuner Just Got The Newest BMW M’s Faster

| BMW, Car Tuning, Technology

Dinan’s  objective is designing a sophisticated technology to provide the ability to control and enhance the engine performance, with no threat to voiding your car warranty coverage. The system doesn't interfere with the on-board diagnostic systems. New applications are constantly being introduced for the Dinantronics Performance Tuner because the final objective is applying this system in all BMW line-ups. However the tune is now available for the M series. The F80 M3 and F82/83 M4 already equipped with the tune reach maximum power of 516 hp (384 kW), 489 lb.-ft. (662 Nm) of torque,...

New Euro 6 Eco-Friendly Peugeot Engines

New Euro 6 Eco-Friendly Peugeot Engines

| Peugeot, Technology

Peugeot amazes us with even greater eco-friendly  technology with the all-new Euro 6-compliant versions in its most famous models. Ever since late 2013 Peugeot uses the most effective technology for emission control on the market for all diesel models.The application of the new engines has reduced the CO2 emissions of Peugeot vehicles. Equipped with technically advanced three-cylinder “PureTech” and 1.6-litre THP four-cylinder petrol engines, and with low emission “BlueHDi” diesels, all coming along with “Stop & Start” (S&S) technology. “Peugeot” vehicles now ar...

Vauxhall’s New Large Diesel Engine

Vauxhall’s New Large Diesel Engine

| Car Tuning, Technology, Vauxhall A new Vauxhall master piece power train will be unveiled in the "Insignia" and "Zafria Tourer" series at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, which will be live from 4-th to the 19th of October. A brilliant 2.0 litre diesel engine that is great to drive in long distance travel. Very smooth and quiet, you soon start forget it is even a diesel one. Impressive torque of 400Nm (295 lb-ft) is available fr...

Autocar describes what family cars will be in 2020

Autocar describes what family cars will be in 2020

| Technology The popular British automobile magazine Autocar has prepared a rather interesting report that tries to describe what family cars will be like in the year 2020. According to the magazine future cars will be some of the most fuel efficient ever built thanks to a number of cutting-edge technologies. The report focuses on five new technologies that will shape future cars and make them much clea...

Diesel engines likely to be used in general aviation aircraft

Diesel engines likely to be used in general aviation aircraft

| Technology The US general aviation aircraft industry is likely to see a major change in the near future as diesel engines are more than likely to replace traditional kerosene engines used today. In fact major makers of aircraft and aviation engines have already announced development of diesel engines that will be used in aircraft in the near future so the first diesel-powered airplanes are just around th...

Toyota’s Driver Awareness Research Vehicle

Toyota’s Driver Awareness Research Vehicle

| Technology, Toyota Toyota is researching ways to keep the driver focused on the road without sacrificing any of the benefits offered by sophisticated on-board information systems. The Japan manufacturer is working with Microsoft and Infosys in a co-project named DARV 1.5, the latest generation of Toyota’s Driver Awareness Research Vehicle. DARV 1.5 is a fully functioning car that provides a working platform...

Volkswagen Delivered The First XL1 to a Customer

Volkswagen Delivered The First XL1 to a Customer

| Technology, Volkswagen Volkswagen has finally delivered the first  XL1 to a German customer. The remarkable engineering achievement (XL1) took years of development. Still, it has been whipped by a lot of eco-friendly vehicles, which cost significantly less than €110,000. The manufacturer didn’t comment anything interesting about the significant event. The car boasts an onyx white exterior and a titan black a...

Toyota Makes Next Steps In Hybrid Power

Toyota Makes Next Steps In Hybrid Power

| MotorSport, Technology, Toyota Toyota is undertaking significant developments in the laboratory and on the race track. The aim – to make next steps in the evolution of hybrid power, which will be utilized in hybrid vehicles such as Prius and Camry. The company is targeting improvements in performance and fuel efficiency. The first step has been already made with the announcement of new generation of computer chips that have t...

BMW i8 – Innovative Technologies [video]

BMW i8 – Innovative Technologies [video]

| BMW, Technology BMW has published a nice promotional video of the incredible i8 hybrid sports car. It features a lot of Efficient Dynamics technologies, which aim to make the vehicle faster and more economical. Weight saving is one of the key characteristics, so the BMW i8 is able to combine dynamics and efficiency. 2014 BMW i8 is powered by a 1.5 liter three-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol engine – 231H...

2014 Nissan e-NV200 – Price and Specs

2014 Nissan e-NV200 – Price and Specs

| Nissan, Technology Nissan has announced the pricing of the revolutionary e-NV200 - the 100% electric van that will change the LCV market forever. The model combines the exceptional all-round capability and versatility. It will hit the market in July in both panel van and five-seat combi form, and in two distinct trim levels, the groundbreaking newcomer offers exceptional running cost savings over a convention...

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf – The Future

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf – The Future

| Technology, Volkswagen Volkswagen US has presented 2015 e-Golf, which the first fully electric vehicle for the country. It is stated to go on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. The all-new model is a part of a structured powertrain strategy that will lead to the introduction of new and highly efficient drive systems, and is part of Volkswagen’s holistic approach to sustainability called Think Blue. 2015 e...


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