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LAST DIVERSE AUTO NEWS

THE NEW AUDI S5 SPORTBACK PLAYS MARITAL COUNSELORS

Audi today unveiled a new advertisement for the second generation of A5 Sportback. The 5-door coupe is here abused by a wife on the nerves, but not in the way you might think …

Nothing can stop an angry woman, not even an Audi S5 Sportback! But rather than spend his nerves on the German coupe, the wronged wife preferred here to use it to let speak his rage … at the wheel. It must be said that its 3.0 V6 twin-turbo 354 hp is enough to forget almost any concern by allowing a 0 to 100 km / h in 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 250 km / h. The story does not say if the husband found his Audi S5 Sportback later ..


Audi S5 Sportback


1400 CH FOR THE FORD MUSTANG V2 HOONICORN KEN BLOCK

After taking the wheel of the Focus RX for his Gymkhana number 8, the American driver Ken Block will find the seat of his Mustang “Hoonicorn” for the 9th episode of his motorized adventures. But the muscle car is not quite in his normal state …

While the V1 Hoonicorn developing 845 hp thanks to its V8 6.7 atmospheric, this new version boasts a nearly double power! The cavalry here goes to 1 400 hp, always transmitted to all four wheels via an full transmission. How the witches Ken Block were they able to achieve such a result? « Simply » by adorning the V8 two big turbos and by feeding the methanol. To make the car even more spectacular, turbochargers sit proudly outside of the hood (which makes this Hoonicorn the unicorn only two branches!). See you in a few months to discover in action in the next Gymkhana.

1400 CH FOR THE FORD MUSTANG V2 HOONICORN KEN BLOCK

 

A TESLA ROADSTER FOR $ 1 MILLION ON EBAY

A prototype Tesla Roadster is for sale for $ 1 million, Want to get your hands on a copy of Tesla Roadster really special? Well we found your happiness, but it is not quite accessible …

Finding a Tesla Roadster on the used market is not easy, the electric sports having flowed about 2 500 copies worldwide only. So that can explain the high fares on the hexagon (around 64 000 USD depending on mileage). But the other side of the Atlantic, a seller did not hesitate to put a Tesla Roadster on eBay for the price of one million dollars. The reason ? It is one of 33 prototypes designed by the brand before mass production of the Roadster. The seller presents the car as a true pioneer and thus claims his side will only rise with time. To justify his comments, he does not hesitate to mention the astronomical prices that are conducting the older Ferrari at auction. The question is why he does not expect that prices for Tesla Roadster fly to sell his own prototype for several million dollars …

Tesla Roadster

 

SPYSHOTS SUPERLEGGERA LAMBORGHINI HURACAN

The Superleggera Lamborghini Huracan trains on the Nürburgring, After Spyder and propulsion version the range of Lamborghini Huracan is about to receive a radical variation resuming the Superleggera badge. Expect an oscillating power around 650 hp and weight down by about a hundredweight.

But as we can already see from these spy photos relayed by Motor1, Huracan the Superleggera is also distinguished by a particularly aggressive body kit. The front sport of Sant’Agata adopts an aerodynamic blade to increase ground support. The most significant changes, however, are in the back with the arrival of an enormous fixed spoiler, a larger air diffuser and tailpipes inspired by Huracan GT3 competition. The presentation of the Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera will likely be held in March 2017 at the Geneva show.

SUPERLEGGERA LAMBORGHINI HURACAN

 

LEXUS NX 300H F SPORT EXECUTIVE AND CT200H PREMIUM EDITION

Lexus NX 300h and CT200h full of special versions, Small innovations are linked to Lexus: IS 300h after the facelift, the Japanese manufacturer unveils CT 200h Premium Edition as well as the F Sport versions Executive and Sport Edition NX 300h.

The side of the CT 200h Premium Edition, the equipment is taken to the CT 200h Pack, the heart of the range. It therefore embeds standard backup camera, the fog lights in the front or the electrochromic rearview mirror. The CT 200h Premium Edition differs, however, outside its 17-inch alloy wheels with silver finish and board by its upholstery leatherette. As the CT 200h Pack, it starts at $ 30,590.

AND IT’S NOT OVER…

The NX 300h Sport Edition builds also finishing « Pack ». He therefore adopted the daytime running lights and the fog lights LED, the aluminum roof rails and 18-inch wheels. The NX 300h Sport Edition is a bit more exclusive sporting rims, mirror caps and radiator grille in black lacquer finish. It also offers the navigation system and keyless access Smart Entry. Available from $ 44,990, the NX 300h Sport Edition will be offered with two-wheel drive.

Finally, the NX 300h F Sport comes Executive as to style him the range of SUV by combining the look and dynamic performance of the F Sport finish with oversized equipment NX 300h Executive. It enjoys, among others, the panoramic vision system 360 degrees, Mark Levinson audio system, heated steering wheel, Technology Pack (head-up display, helps maintain trajectory) or adaptive suspension. Allow at least $ 63,790 for the Lexus NX 300h F Sport Executive.

LEXUS NX 300H F SPORT EXECUTIVE AND CT200H PREMIUM EDITION