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MB QUART UNVEILS NEW RANGE OF Kit 2-way SEPARATE
For several years, the MB Quart brand belongs to the American group Maxxsonics. MB Quart is distributed in Europe, but the product is different from the one proposed in the US. To respond to the car audio market integrated and accessible in Europe, MB Quart offers a new range of kits 2 way: QS.
The new range MB Quart QS proposed in Audio Design has 3 models of split kits: 10 cm (QS100) 13 cm (QS130) and 16.5 cm (QS165). relatively compact chassis crossover cable; reasonable depth for woofers, HP these are designed to fit easily into the original locations. To make the most of the built-in radio receiver, these MB Quart kits use an impedance of 3 ohms. This allows for better dynamic without fatiguing amp the radio (a radio are rarely compatible with an impedance of 2 Ohms). Woofer with polypropylene membrane, fabric dome tweeter, crossover 12 dB, manufacturing is traditional and serious. The QS165 cash 90 Watts RMS and offers a frequency response from 56 to 22000 Hz. Prices range from 115-129 Euros, depending on the model, which allows the QS range to offer a quality / affordable price.
KICKER PRESENTS A NEW RANGE OF VERY COMPACT SUBWOOFERS
Distributed in Europe by the German company Audio Design, Kicker American brand presents a new range of subwoofers. Comp RT range has been designed to achieve very compact housings, to easily equip urban and recreational vehicles such as the Polaris.
To be easily mounted in the urban, on motorcycles or recreational vehicles, Kicker Comp RT subwoofers use a very compact chassis shallow. The model of 30 cm at a depth of only 9.6 cm. reinforced polypropylene membrane, stitched Santoprene suspension on the membrane, water proof for recreational vehicles, … these subwoofers have a robust and serious production. Kicker offers 4 models: 16.5 cm (RT671 / 672), 20 cm (RT81 / 82), 25 cm (RT101 / 102) and 30 cm (RT121 / 122). Each is offered in impedance 1 or 2 Ohms. The model 20 cm cash 300 Watts RMS and provides a frequency response of 30 to 500 Hz. These Kicker Comp RT subwoofers are sold in Germany between 99 and 199 Euros.
CLARION DECLINES THE NX706E A FAMOUS MOTORHOME VERSION
Following the success of its top range NX706E multimedia station, who was awarded the 2016-2017 EISA, Clarion offers a motorhome this unit release. Combining specific browser camper, high-tech multimedia features and musicality, NX706EC allow owners of motorhome travel in great comfort.
The GPS provides NX706EC is dedicated to the motor homes and navigates taking into account the size of the vehicle. IGO using NextGen, the browser offers all modern features: 3D European maps, 13000 POI illustrated with photos, POIs specific motorhomes, a taxiway assistant, Text-To-Speech, 3D buildings … With its simple, elegant interface, NX706EC is easy to use. CD / DVD, USB, iPod / iPhone Control, HDMI, Bluetooth with use of Siri function, DAB tuner for digital radio, … Clarion this handset is very complete. Full Digital Ready, it is also compatible with stereo Full Digital System Clarion, which will have a stereo system in his camper. NX706EC is announced at 1099 Euros, held a very reasonable rate account the unit’s performance.
BLACKBOXGUARD HAS A DVR SYSTEM M9 WITH BACKUP CAMERA
Specializing in cameras and parking assistance systems, Blackboxguard presents a new DVR system with backup camera to equip any vehicle.
The Blackboxguard M9 system consists of a 3.5-inch screen with integrated micro SD reader supports up to 128GB, a front camera and a rear camera. The front camera has a viewing angle of 130 °, while the rear camera has a viewing angle of 140 °. This is of course high definition cameras to provide perfect picture quality, even in low light. Videos are time stamped and contain the GPS position, in order to constitute irrefutable proof in cases of road dispute. The reversing camera is connected to the DVR monitor, the rear view is displayed automatically when going astern. Note that the system is also equipped with a sensor to record bumper parked. This system of Blackboxguard M9 is priced at around $ 500 in the US.
ALPINE ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCED A PREMIUM MULTIMEDIA STATION FOR SKODA OCTAVIA
Alpine continues to develop its range alpine style: high-end multimedia stations with large screen, specifically designed for certain cars. The combined alpine X09D-0C3 is for the Skoda Octavia 3.
The X901D-OC3 of Alpine Electronics is dedicated to the Skoda Octavia 3 from 2013 to 2016. The handset comes with all necessary accessories for its installation. It is of course fully compatible with the Skoda bodies (AC display, steering wheel …). Compared to the original multimedia car radio, the model is distinguished by its Alpine XXL screen 9 inches, providing excellent visual comfort. It is particularly nice to be able to display navigation map and audio source simultaneously. premium handset, The Alpine X901D-0C3 do everything or almost: HDMI, USB, iPod / iPhone Control, Bluetooth, navigation, rear camera input, radio, audio and video playback from USB media … The Alpine system for Skoda Octavia will be positioned to 1699 Euros.
TEASERS MINI COUNTRYMAN 2 TOTAL HYBRID
Mini the rechargeable hybrid is on approach, While BMW is already in the democratization of rechargeable hybrid in its range, Mini has not taken the step of electrified mobility. But it will soon be the case with a new model just «tease» by the brand.
And according to the few pictures released by Mini, the first model to ship a rechargeable hybrid is none other than the future Countryman. The prototype immortalized here in the presence of Sebastian Mackensen and Peter Wolf, two of the most senior officials of Mini, indeed presents five doors and roof rack, which leaves very little room for doubt.
The manufacturer has not confirmed the mechanics that will be used in the next Countryman, but there is a safe bet that it will be the one already seen on the BMW Active Tourer 225xe. It combines a 3-cylinder 1.5 turbo petrol and an electric motor for a combined output of 224 hp. The minivan to the propeller, it is satisfied with a consumption of 2 l / 100 km and offers an electric range of 40 km.
Mini has not specified the date of presentation of the new Countryman. The Los Angeles show at the end of November the event will probably chosen for its public debut.
GENOVATION INVENTED THE ELECTRIC CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7
The Chevrolet Corvette going electric thanks to Genovation, the fans of Corvette and environmental advocates probably do not share the same enthusiasm for sport V8 engine. But here’s a version that should get everyone agrees with its overpowering electric powertrain.
You remember to Genovation? This is the company behind the speed record for an electric car, prowess she had made possible through a C6 Corvette revisited by him. Today Genovation again about her by announcing the commercialization of a C7 Corvette 100% electric, the GXE. This is precisely the Grand Sport version C7 intermediate between standard and Z06, which is the basis for this conversion. The atmospheric V8 6.2 466 hp instead leave here with a set of electric motors developing no less than 660 hp, match what the power of the C7 Z06. Side autonomy, it will settle about 200 km, and this without having a heavy foot of course. One imagines that the operating range is reduced as a skin sorrow when used on circuit.
THE RETURN OF FOUR LIGHTS ROUND IN BACK
Potential buyers of the GXE will also face another lackluster figure: its price. With a ticket to $ 750 000, is about 680 000 euro, this electric Corvette actually shows almost ten times more expensive than the Z06, at least as good and above all else practical to use. Finally, interested parties should be patient because not Genovation plans to deliver the GXE that from 2019.
BMW M4 DTM CHAMPION EDITION GTS IS EVEN MORE EXCLUSIVE
This weekend, the DTM, German Touring Car Championship, saw the BMW driver Marco Wittman win his second title. The opportunity for the brand to the propeller to launch a limited edition of an already very special model: the M4 GTS.
Only 200 examples of this BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition will be produced. What probably make the M4 GTS the most popular among collectors, the model (not so) standard was built over 700 pieces for her. The BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition is recognizable by its pronounced delivered Alpine White of the colors BMW M. The rims also benefit from a matt anthracite finish while the front bumper gets share of carbon fiber fins and sides.
COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT IN COCKPIT
The technical part is identical in contrast to that of the M4 GTS. water injection thus find the 6-cylinder 3.0 twin turbo 500 hp and 600 Nm. It allows a 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 305 km / h (electronically limited). Moreover, the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition gets rid also of the rear seat to accommodate a roll bar. For now, BMW has made official that the German price of the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition: $ 150,500.
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 ..
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.
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 …
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.
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.
On the sidelines of the reveal of the new generation Civic at the Paris Motor Show, Honda unveils a study already advanced a badged version of Type R of its popular compact. The formula for this sporting version remains faithful to the habits of the Japanese manufacturer with maximum extravagances. No technical details officially released on the other hand even if short sounds like what the block 2.0 VTEC Turbo that the current generation squad Civic Type R would reach its power to 310 hp to 340 hp see 350 hp.
The sporty Renault Concept for Paris Motor Show now has a name: TreZor. And style promises to be very surprising.
With Renault TreZor super sports prototype that opens like a jewelry box, the manufacturer wants to show he is ready for all daring to stand out from its rivals.
Two syllables, a « z » in the middle, yes, the TreZor has a nomenclature similar to that of DeZir. It must be said that this new concept will have the same objective as his counterpart unveiled in 2010, namely foreshadow the future of Renault style spectacularly. As the DeZir, the TreZor is thus be in the form of a 100% electric sports, the « z » referring to the acronym Z.E for « zero emissions ». It will for now be content with this teaser to get an idea of the concept, the proportions of which are described as «amazing» by Renault. The windshield, which presents a priori a scarlet hue seems very low indeed. Also note the vents highly stylized cover.
Six years after signing the Dezir prototype, which introduced the new design language of the brand, Laurens van den Acker, design director, continues its momentum by developing the concept car (so it is not intended to be marketed) TreZor. In office since 2009, the Dutch can consider that he has fulfilled his contract. For two years, the design is it not again become the criterion for purchase a number of the firm’s models?
Presented on the Renault stand the Paris Motor Show, this coupe seats two hypersportif electric propulsion, lacking doors and opens like a jewelry box, vehicle largely subliminal messages. It means first that Renault intends to go upmarket and reserve a more sophisticated treatment to some details. We can guess that the grille of future cars will thin and light signature that the C-shaped front will endure The cap furnished with gills and alternation between satin surfaces at the front and engineered rear with hexagonal facets suggests the will to hoist Renault out of the swamp undifferentiated generalist brands.
THE FRENCH LUXURY
However, this prototype contains the principles that made the success of the revival style of the house: strict proportions (big wheels, reduced cantilever limited glazed area), simplicity of forms (curved wings, pronounced shoulders, front without too many frills) and fluidity of the silhouette. Inside, deliberately uncluttered, TreZor has an extensive display L-shaped and installs a steering wheel with geometrical lines. A command between the two occupants to switch to autonomous driving mode. The materials are noble (red wood for the dashboard) and some choices aimed a nod to the « French luxury » like trunks maintained with straps installed in front of the cockpit. Only element of continuity with the Renault design of the 2000s, the internal environment (for chairs and very enveloping) is inspired by the world of furniture. Both outgoing and mysterious, spontaneous and controlled, this concept car sets the bar very high. « Now it’s up to me,» smiles Laurens van den Acker. The new page outlined by this prototype will open with the next generation Clio in 2018.
All ears. On the hood were carved scales component a kind of the honeycomb. These « gills » are open to refresh the cabin and, above all, cool the batteries installed in the front.
Private driver. The logos installed on the sides of the car and back changing color when the car goes into autonomous driving mode. In this configuration, we should not be surprised to see the driver lose interest in the road.
Bodysculptée. The side rolls and the concave parts are designed to visually muscle car, as well as the wings and the curved cover. However, this apparent musculature prevents overcharging. The influence of German design.
Red stroke. As a prototype, TreZor takes liberties with the stresses of everyday life. It has no doors (the upper part of the body lifts) and adopts a stunning red glass. One way to lighten the silhouette and bring “heat” to the project.
laser treatment. Under the effect of laser technology, the headlights are refined. They integrate with a light signature C-shaped, inaugurated on the latest models of the brand.