29 January 2013, 03:04 PM
Opel has presented the new 2013 Zafira Tourer 2.0 CDTI BiTurbo. This is the fastest diesel-powered seven-seater in the compact van segment in the world. With a price of €35,405, it is one of the most expensive, too.
The 2.0 liter CDTI BiTurbo has 195HP (143 kW) and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 8.9 seconds and a top speed of 218 km/h (135 mph). Other interesting discipline – 80 km/h to 120 km/h takes 8.5 seconds in 5th gear. The 2013 Opel Zafira Tourer BiTurbo has a fuel cons
20 September 2011, 11:00 AM
M3, M5, M6 ... What was really lacking in this sequence was a smaller M1, which – with due respect to its famous predecessor of the same name – has now been officially called "1 Series M Coupe" by BMW. The engineers at BMW M GmbH are mighty proud of their smallest M-Racer, which thanks to an in-line six cylinder engine with TwinPower Turbo-charging and direct fuel injection, sends out a whopping 340 hp on the crankshaft. Alongside so much power, even a Porsche Cayman R must back off.
As one o
25 January 2010, 05:17 PM
BRABUS fits the high-speed eight-cylinder four-valve engine from the ML63 AMG with a twin turbo system and implants it into the largest Mercedes SUV. By doing so the luxury manufacturer from Bottrop elevates the GL 63 to a new performance dimension.
The twin turbo system is yet another high-tech development so typical for BRABUS. The BRABUS engineers have developed special cast exhaust manifolds with integrated turbine housings and bypass valves for the V8 engine. For faster response the turb
04 March 2009, 10:22 AM
With the new BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo, ALPINA presents its fourth generation of automobiles based on the BMW 7 Series. Prominent predecessors include the BMW ALPINA B12 6.0 and B7, which raised the bar in the high-performance luxury saloon segment. Newly interpreted and in every way state-of-the-art, the B7 Bi-Turbo unites exclusiveness, athleticism and comfort in perfect harmony.
Yielding exquisite levels of torque and power from the charged 4.4 litre V8, and in conjunction with the electronic
02 March 2009, 11:02 AM
BRABUS ML 63 Biturbo with 310-km/h Top Speed 650 hp / 478 kW Twin-Turbo Power for the Mercedes AMG ML 63.
Innovative engine technology has been the mainstay of BRABUS product portfolio for more than three decades. The new BRABUS ML 63 Biturbo, based on the Mercedes AMG ML 63, celebrates its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2009. It sets new standards for SUV performance and styling. The new BRABUS B63 Biturbo 6.3-liter V8 engine produces 650 hp (641 bhp) / 478 kW and propels the 4x4 to a to
19 February 2009, 11:02 AM
BRABUS G V12 S Biturbo: The world’s most powerful off-roader comes from BRABUS. It is built by hand based on the latest Mercedes G-Class. The exclusive five-door is powered by a BRABUS SV12 S displacement engine. Like all special models of BRABUS – recognized by the German Vehicle Registration Agency as a vehicle manufacturer – the BRABUS G V12 S Biturbo comes with a comprehensive luxury package. The ultra-powerful 4x4 starts at 379,000 Euros.
The BRABUS SV12 S engine is based on the V12 Bitu
15 May 2007, 03:47 PM
730 hp / 537 kW of power, 1,320 Nm of top and a top speed of 340 km/h: With the BRABUS SV12 S Biturbo coupe based on the latest Mercedes CL 600 model BRABUS presents the world’s fastest and most powerful coupe.
At the heart of this exclusive automobile is the BRABUS SV12 S Biturbo engine. It is based on the turbocharged Mercedes 600 twelve-cylinder engine and represents the most powerful street-legal V12 engine in the world. Installing a special BRABUS crankshaft with longer stroke, combined
27 April 2007, 03:46 PM
In ALPINA’s more than 40-year history of manufacturing automobiles, turbo-charged engines have consistently set enduring accents. Launched in 1989, the BMW ALPINA B10 Bi-Turbo is just one example of the cult status some of these automobiles achieved. In fact, ALPINA’s turbo-charging history began in 1978, based on the 5 Series and 6 Series of the day (E12 & E28 and E24). The new BMW ALPINA B3 Bi-Turbo continues this tradition for the first time on the basis of the BMW 3 Series with its world