BMW is working on an inductive charging method of its high voltage batteries of both BMW i cars and future plug-in models. The advantage to this would be a cable-free connection between the supply point and the vehicle's high-voltage battery. BMW Group and Daimler AG have signed an agreement on the...
Nissan have given the world some dependable, reliable cars. But, they have also given us some fantastic monsters too. Skyline, anyone? But, the Geneva Car Show has been full of surprises this year. No more so than the release of the Nissan Sway. Nissan has always been well known for coming up with versatile, affordable yet good looking hatchbacks. But, the concept of the Sway was launched yesterday at the show. It certainly held a lot of sway with motor lovers at the convention.
Brabus tuned a powerful Mercedes-Benz S65 dubbed the Rocket 900, fitting it with a 6.3 liter displacement 12-cylinder engine, enhanced fitted turbochargers and a new exhaust system to create 900hp and 1,500 Nm of torque.
Volkswagen's latest Sport rendition to the Coupé Concept GTE will boast an advanced plug-in hybrid system connecting a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 engine with a pair of electric motors and a six-speed dual clutch transmission. It will produce a combined output of 374hp and 369 pound-feet of torque and has a top speed of 155mph.
Koenigsegg unveils another addition to its range with the Regera. It is the company's first hybrid hypercar featuring the same 5.0 liter twin-turbo V8 as the Agera but with smaller turbos. It generates 1,100hp while an additional three electric motors pumps out another 700hp. The combined effort boasts over 1,500 hp and will hit the 400km/h mark in under 20 seconds.
Koenigsegg revealed the Agera RS at the Geneva Motor Show. It packs the same 5.0 liter twin-turbo V8 and with an impressive 1,160 horsepower. It's got an addition of a front splitter, front winglets, side skirts, underbody and active rear spoiler and is lighter than its predecessors.
Here's Aston Martin DBX concept car. It features an all-electric powertrain with electrin in-wheel motors and high grade carbon ceramic brakes and cameras substituted for mirrors. Check out the preview below:
Getting your automotive and electrical goods prepped for another winter can be a headache, but the last thing you want to do is leave your investments out in the cold. If you’re ready to pack in the clubs and store your golf cart for the winter, make sure you remove the vehicle’s battery after you’ve got it safely parked and away. Fluctuating or downright nasty temperatures can severely damage or ruin your battery, meaning when it’s finally time to hit the fairway, you’ll be out of a ride and in need of a costly replacement.