Thursday, June 26, 2008

Koenigsegg CCR: A fast car that is also a fast seller

People always have a craze for fast cars. Everyone desires to own a pair of wheel that is both fast on the road and looks great. Koenigsegg have launched the Koenigsegg CCR, which definitely fits the bill and has efficiently got the perfect blend of necessary features.

Koenigsegg CCR is a much better car than other cars that the manufacturer has launched in the past. Its powerful engine allows it to reach speed to a limit closing 395 kilometers per hour (kmph). The acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is reached in just 3.2 seconds.

While driving at high speeds, there may be a problem in having full control of the car. If the car does not have a good braking system, there are chances of accidents. Realizing this braking system in the Koenigsegg has been supplemented with features for better control. This is evident from the presence of ventilated disc brakes, both at front and rear of the car.

The Koenigsegg CCR is a two-seater car. For its sporty look, the car is very popular among the new generation of car lovers. The wheels in the car are magnesium alloy ones and they are built with center locking. When the car was first launched into the market, it was then the fastest car in the world. Currently, Koenigsegg CCR holds the pride of being the third fastest car in the world.

The engineers at Koenigsegg have strived hard to provide their customers with a car that would appease them. With great looks and an equally good performance, Koenigsegg CCR has turned out to be a favorite amongst those car lovers, who like owning fast cars. The sales figures prove beyond doubt that the car is in great demand with everyone across the globe.

Tech Specs

Body: Two-door roadster

Engine: 4.7 liter V8

Transmission: 6-speed manual

Torque: 678 units

Power: 806 hp

Tires: 255/35 (Front) & 335/30 (Rear)


For: The car has a great acceleration and powerful engine.

Against: The suspension in the car can be improved


Friday, June 20, 2008

Fiat Topolino: A stylish response to the need of small car buyers

The resurrection in the usage of small cars is quite evident from their ever increasing sales figure. This love for the small cars is surely going to stay in the market for quite a long time. This is the reason why most car manufacturers are coming up with small and trendy cars. Fiat is not holding itself back in this race.

Fiat has always been famous for small cars and the latest in line is their classy, trendy and stylish Fiat Topolino. Although the styling inspiration has been taken from the exciting Fiat design, but its micro dimension, which is just 3 m, would definitely give you the flavor of a fresh design.

Besides, Fiat Topolino features a totally modified and tailored layout. The engine of this car is mounted beneath the boot, which provides a lot of space to the inside of the car. As the car is very small, this space is very much important to comply with the safety and crash regulations.

If you are looking for a dare devil on the roads, then this car might not suit your needs and requirement. However, it would provide you with decent speed. It is equipped with 900cc two cylinder petrol engines. Apart from this, Fiat Topolino is also fitted with a start-stop system, which automatically switches the engine to off mode when not in use.

Another very important feature down the sleeve of Fiat Topolino is that it is very fuel efficient and environment friendly. The inside of the car is also very comfortable with enough leg space for both the driver and the passenger.

Technically speaking, this car will not be able to match up with the speed monsters, but is surely going to leave a long lasting impact on its consumers.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Lamborghini Reventon: Another trendsetter from Lamborghini

You think of fast and trendy cars and the name Lamborghini will just pop into your brain. No doubt, for a long time, this car manufacturer has kept this reputation intact. Galore of cars from their stable have made long lasting impact on the consumers. Now with the new Lamborghini Reventon, they have opened a new chapter in the field of fast cars.

With stunningly beautiful body completely inspired by fighter jet, Lamborghini Reventon is the most extreme super car ever built. This car has a pointed nose front section, which gives an impression of the fighter jet ducts and provides stability to the car along with rear diffuser and rear wing when it reaches a maximum speed of 211 miles per hour. Besides, the exterior is carbon fiber, glued and engaged to a steel structure.

The high speed of the Lamborghini Reventon is quite evident from the specification of its high tech engine system. This car is fitted with longitudinal V12 and 6496 cc engine, which boosts the car with extra energy. Literally speaking, with a power of 641bhp at 8000 rpm and with a torque of 487lb-ft at 6000 rpm, this car can fly.

Braking system of this car has also been highly developed with front and rear disc brakes which give excellent support to the car at sharp edges and turns. However, the main forte of Lamborghini is its thin film transistor LCDs, which is housed in a carbon fiber casing. Here, the drivers have the option to choose from three information settings and just by pressing a button, they can switch the settings from digital to analog.

Lamborghini Reventon is unique in itself. Each one of us would love to drive this mean machine.

Tech Specs

Body: 2 door coupe

Engine: 6.5-liter V12

Transmission: 6-speed manual

Torque: 487 units

Power: 641 hp

Tires: 245/35 ZR18 (Front) & 335/30 ZR18 (Rear)


For: excellent amalgamation of luxury and style.

Against: very expensive


Wednesday, June 11, 2008

New Subaru Impreza WRC car: Excellent rally car

Automobile manufacturers from all over the world generally build cars that can be used by everyone. However, there are some cars that these automobile manufacturers come out with, which are meant exclusively for being trendsetters. Subaru has recently come up with the new Subaru Impreza WRC car, which they have built exclusively for the World Rally Championship.

The world rally cars from Subaru have created a name for the brand in the world of rally championships. Subaru Impreza WRC has been getting great reviews from most rally enthusiasts across the globe.

The car has been provided with an electronic engine management system. The 6-speed transmission in the car is of the electro-hydraulic type. The suspension system in the car is quite good with MacPherson strut suspension, both at the front and the rear of the car.

Brakes in the Subaru Impreza WRC are ventilated disc ones, which are provided both at the front and the rear of the car. The tires that are used in the car are from Pirelli, which are special championship control tires specially meant for rallies. The car is also provided with a color LCD monitor in the interior that has eight data screens, from which you can select the data of your choice.

With such great features, Subaru Impreza WRC is armed with all the great features that are needed by rally cars. The WRC series cars have a great reputation of being hot favorites at rallies all over the world. They have been winners at many such rallies. The expectations with the new Subaru Impreza WRC are high. From its visible features, it seems that they will prove true to their expectations.

Tech Specs

Body: 4-door hatchback

Engine: 2.0 liter H4

Transmission: 6-speed manual

Torque: 650 Nm

Power: 300 hp

Tires: Pirelli


For: Excellent tires, worthy of being championship tires

Against: Power can be increased to make more impact