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Kicked out the glass and ran away: the deer visited the showroom with expensive cars

Kicked out the glass and ran away: the deer visited the showroom with expensive cars

In the video you can see how the animal rushes about, trying to find a way out of strange and unfamiliar places. The employees of the dealership trying to help him, that is, to take hands and stand on the street, but the deer sees the people of the danger and not given. At some point one of the men almost managed to grab the intruder, but he screamed and broke, and then properly ran and jumped out the window breaking, of course, glass. Expensive cars, judging by the video, the deer didn’t hurt, so the damage from the visit of the forest dweller was relatively small.


Video: YouTube

Ah, I will! The policeman moved an elderly pedestrian across the road

Ah, I will! The policeman moved an elderly pedestrian across the road

In February, “Driving”, he talked about how in Kazan a compassionate cop policeman in his arms moved an elderly citizen through a snow-covered road, and now a similar incident occurred in China.

In the video you can see how a group of young citizens crosses a busy street through a pedestrian crossing, and a retired man with a wand moves after them, barely dragging his feet. When the cars caught fire green, the grandfather overcame only a quarter of the way, and then a policeman on duty came to help him. He turned to his grandfather’s back, crouched, carefully placed it on his back and briskly moved forward. Car drivers waited patiently until the operation to evacuate a slow pedestrian was over, and only then drove off.

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We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

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We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

Nikita Gudkov, 20 hours ago. Photos of Drive and Porsche Company

The Cayenne E-Hybrid is much more expensive than the Cayenne S: from 6,934,000 rubles to 6,521,000. In the Russian market, both “in the base” are equipped with air suspension.

The main thing is the letter “E” at the end of the German registration plate. With the approval of municipalities, it provides access to public transport lanes and gives the right to park for free. In addition to electric vehicles, it is possible to obtain such numbers for rechargeable hybrids, if the power reserve reaches 40 km. Cayenne E-Hybrid is exactly that: to drive without an exhaust to 44 km, it needs to stand at a ten ampere outlet for almost eight hours.

In most EU countries, it is exempt from taxes, and in London it is still free to call at the center, because CO2 emissions, depending on the tires, are only 72-78 g / km. According to the passport. And after my nightly charge, the power reserve indicator shows 36 km. “Turn on the ignition” means only to light the green inscription Ready in the flap – by default the Cayenne E-Hybrid starts on a clean electric traction.

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

Porsche hybrids are distinguished by the fluorescent-green color of the plates and brake calipers (six-piston front, four pistons at the back). Without extra charge, the color of the calipers can be replaced with black, white (for mechanisms with PDCB coating) or yellow (in the case of ceramics).

I cut down all possible consumers of electricity (measurements for the NEDC cycle are also done without an air conditioner). However, heavy rain forced the use of janitors. The empty flat roads of the French Camargue park are an ideal environment for eco-rally. Part of the extinct because of the rain town, part of the highway at speeds of 70-90 km / h, I drive up to the start of the gasoline engine 25.4 kilometers. It already looks like the truth.

Specifically, there is no hybrid decor in the cabin. The basic position of the mantle under the right-hand spoke is indicated by the letter “E”, implying a start on electricity. The modes of maintaining the charge and replenishing the battery in motion are switched on only through the touch screen.

The inflated “six” with a capacity of 340 forces – the same as the usual Cayenne – as soon as it intercepts the initiative of the electric motor, this does not calm down. In normal mode, designated Hybrid Auto, Porsche does not attempt to charge the battery. Let’s wait, say, a rosette. If very necessary – there are sub-modes E-charge and E-hold for intensive charging or maintaining a charge.

On a flat highway and speeds around 90 km / h the battery will be filled in about an hour and a half. In sports modes, the generator also works more – there amp-hour supply is needed to help with accelerations. In any case, by the evening, the value of fuel consumption increases from magical 0.0 l / 100 km to 11 and a half.

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

Quick access to the hybrid submenus gives the touch button Hybrid on the tunnel. The indication of the electric path reserve can be displayed both on the flap and on the navigational chart in the form of a color zone.

Even with the introduction of the new certification cycle WLTP since September, plug-in hybrids will still be in a winning position, although the expense and emission rates will increase. Since the beginning of production of hybrid versions of Cayenne in 2010, their share of sales has increased from 5 to 12%, and I believe the trend will continue. Especially when, by analogy with Panamera, the fastest Cayenne will appear in the Turbo S E-Hybrid version.

Both rear fenders are equipped with hatches: in the right – refueling, in the left – charging. Large wheels (up to 22 inches in diameter) are also available for the hybrid, and there is no off-road package.

If the very first, not yet recharged, the Cayenne Hybrid by the standards of the Porsche was traveling ugly, then the current E-Hybrid is distinguished from the petrol versions by the sensations it is almost impossible. Weak still the place is the work of the brakes. Although the moment of transition from regenerative braking to hydraulic is completely flattened, it sometimes feels like an effortless jump in the pedal force. But among the hybrids this is probably the best setting. Experience and technology are worked out both on the superstar 918 Spyder, and on Panamera, where the “active” pedal stop is also implemented, which prompts the moment when the engine is switched on during acceleration.

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

Decoration and spaciousness of the cabin from the transition to a hybrid configuration have not suffered, and acoustic comfort has even improved, because the internal combustion engine is less likely to work.

Although the “S” letters of the hybrid Cayenne are no longer there, it corresponds to the gasoline “esque” dynamics: five seconds to a hundred, a spirited acceleration from any speed without a hint of a hitch when connecting and disconnecting the engine. A fully-controlled chassis with air suspension and active shock absorbers (there was no other on the test) was also tuned in the spirit of the collected Cayenne S. The extra 310 kilograms of electricians did not affect the handling and the ability to “screw in” in turns easily. And the smoothness of the course became better: all types of irregularities are smoothed more noble – this is the most comfortable Cayenne.

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

Instead of dokatki – traction battery and cable. Inductive charging Porsche rejects: heavy, unsafe, inefficient, not so easy to use. With a basic inverter (3.6 kW) from a 32-amp Cayenne network, four hours are charged.

It is a pity that it is still quite noisy. The bus rumble dominates, and it is especially obtrusive when driving on a quiet electric traction. The layout and convenience of the cabin are unchanged. The lithium-ion battery reduced the trunk by 125 liters, displacing the dock. Under the floor, only the charging cable is placed, allowing charging for 2.3 hours from a 32-amp three-phase network. However, to use it, you need an optional inverter of twice the power (7.2 kW).

Heavy machine with a complex power plant for driving properties almost does not differ from the usual versions. This allows Europeans to choose that Cayenne, which meets their economic and social preferences, without losses in the drive.

Without the possibility of daily charging from an external source, the E-Hybrid is not needed. Therefore, being present in Russian price lists, the hybrid Cayenne attracts tens of customers a year from the power, like the similar Panamera. And no benefits – except that the tax in Moscow is 15 thousand less: you pay as for the base Cayenne, and not for the “esque”. A surcharge of more than 400 thousand rubles relative to the S version – a waste of purely image … Thus, having become acquainted with the main variants of Cayenne, we are waiting for the main version – the only diesel remaining in the Porsche line.

Passport data

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid


Body type

station wagon

Number of doors / seats


Length, mm


Width, mm


Height, mm


Wheelbase, mm


Track front / rear, mm


The equipped weight, kg


Gross vehicle weight, kg


Luggage space, l


Power point

Internal combustion engine, type

gasoline with direct fuel injection and turbocharging


front, longitudinally

Number and arrangement of cylinders

6, V-shaped

Number of valves


Working volume, cm³


Max. power, hp / rev / min

340 / 5300-6400

Max. torque, N • m / rev / min

450 / 1340-5300

Electric motor, type

synchronous, with permanent magnets, with external rotor


between the gasoline engine and the gearbox

Max. power, hp / rev / min


Max. torque, N • m / rev / min

400 / 100-2400

Max. power plant power, hp / rev / min

462 / 5250-6400

Max. torque of the power plant, N • m / rev / min

700 / 1000-3750



automatic, eight-step

Drive unit

permanent full


Front suspension

independent, pneumatic, double lever

Rear suspension

independent, pneumatic, multi-link

Front brakes

disk ventilated

Rear brakes

disk ventilated

Tires front / rear

255/55 R19 / 275/50 R19

Ground clearance, mm


Operational characteristics

Maximum speed, km / h


Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km / h, s


Combined fuel consumption, l / 100 km


Toxicity rate


Fuel tank capacity, l




Traction battery capacity, kW • h


Power reserve on electric traction, km



We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

The “third” Cayenne is built on the MLB Evo platform (two-lever front and multi-link rear), originally designed for hybrid versions. Adaptive shock absorbers, three-chamber air suspension, active anti-roll bars, working in the 48-volt network, composite brakes or cast iron with tungsten carbide coating – all this is available on the E-Hybrid version. Service 12-volt battery – also lithium-ion, located under the right seat. Transmission – with electronically controlled multi-plate clutch in the drive of the front axle. Under normal conditions, most of the torque goes to the rear wheels.

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

In the previous generation, the E-Hybrid was a Cayenne S model, and now it’s “just Cayenne.” Nevertheless, the electric motor became more powerful by 43%, and the total power of the power plant increased by 46 hp. and at 22 hp. Exceeds the power of the current gasoline “Eski”. The clutch drive located between the ICE and the electric motor is now electromechanical, and not electrohydraulic – for faster and more accurate operation. The operating voltage of the traction network is 382 V. On a clean electric power, the Cayenne E-Hybrid can accelerate to 135 km / h, and a speed of 60 km / h is achieved in 6.3 seconds versus 4.7 in the combined mode. The declared electricity consumption is 20.6-20.9 kWh / 100 km.

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

The traction battery cells are unified with hybrid Panamers, but are enclosed in the original case. Compared to the previous generation of hybrid Cayenne, the capacity of the battery increased by one third with the same weight of 138 kg and the same size. The key to success is the denser layout of prismatic lithium-ion sections of Samsung, and the new achievements of chemists. In reality, of about 14.1 kWh, about 11 kWh is used (the range is from 15 to 95% of the charge). At 30-degree frost, a separate liquid thermostating system warms the battery to an initial operating temperature of about -5ºC for half an hour. The estimated service life, for which the battery degrades by 20%, is 10 years or 160 thousand kilometers.

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

Differences in the power plants of the Cayenne E-Hybrid all-terrain vehicle and the Panamera E-Hybrid hatchback are few. The petrol engine 3.0 V6 has one turbocharger instead of two, and the place of the “robot” ZF was taken by the eight-step hydromechanical “automatic” – Cayenne needs off-road confidence and the ability to carry a 3.5-ton trailer.


We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

Initially, the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid was shown to journalists in 2007 (pictured). In the body of the first generation Cayenne, a 288-volt nickel-metal hydride battery was installed, and a 46-strong electric asynchronous motor-generator between the V6 petrol engine and the “automatic”. Much attention was paid to the work of all systems that had previously been powered by a working internal combustion engine: power steering, vacuum brake booster, air conditioner and so on. In the series, the car went only in 2010, already with a change of generations, called the Cayenne S Hybrid.

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

After just four years, the hybrid version was substantially redesigned. There was a possibility of recharging from the network (plug-in), and the battery became lithium-ion. The claimed range of electric traction is from 18 to 36 km. The power of the electric car has grown to 95 hp, and the total capacity of the power plant has reached 416 hp. against 380 hp in the first generation of the hybrid. Produced from 2014, the car was named Cayenne S E-Hybrid.

Behind the scenes

We feed from the network Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid a new generation

Judging by the guides, we were in the interesting places of Provence: Montpellier, Arles, Avignon … Alas, nothing could be seen. Partly because of the usual schedule of “running-jogging,” and also – because of heavy rain from morning to night, deprived and the ability to shoot a video about the car.

So it is necessary to deal with the boor in the wrong lane!

So it is necessary to deal with the boor in the wrong lane!

Recording is made by DVR in the car of a witness, awaiting green signal on Pushkin street. In the video you can see how the left in the opposite lane going the Kia Optima, but on the very crossroads rests on the folding on Pushkin street Mitsubishi Outlander, and behind him — KAMAZ-truck. To disperse the machine could not because of oncoming traffic here is only one lane, so I had the driver of the Kia to retreat.

The person who posted this video yesterday in group “Autogamy of Krasnoyarsk” the social network Vkontakte, said that driving the Optima was the employee of traffic police, but later this information was not confirmed. As reported online edition “NGS.NEWS” with reference to traffic police that the offender was a 55-year-old man. Concerning it made administrative materials according to p. 4 of article 12.15 of the administrative code “Driving in violation of traffic regulations on a strip intended for oncoming traffic”, it provides for a penalty of a fine of 5,000 rubles, or deprivation of the right of management by vehicles for the term from 4 to 6 months.

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Mercedes Says Goodbye To Noise In New EQ Teaser

The future will be oddly quiet.

Mercedes’ coming onslaught of electrified vehicles is no secret. For the last two years, the German automaker has shown off several EQ – the company’s electric sub-brand – concepts. The first Mercedes EQ model showed up at the Paris Motor Show in 2016. However, only recently has Mercedes teased the EQC, its first production all-electric crossover. Yes, it’s covered in camo, but there are still some clear details carried over from several of the concepts. One thing enthusiasts dread is the lack of aural pleasure associated with electric vehicles. The sounds of valves, combustion, and the exhaust add to the driving experience. That’s something EVs will have to overcome – and something Mercedes is saying goodbye to in a new video of the Mercedes Concept EQ.

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Mercedes isn’t being quiet about its EQ sub-brand of vehicles being silent. The short video, a brisk 38 seconds, shows the Mercedes Concept EQ cruising down a desert runway with an assortment of strange engine sounds playing over the video. The German automaker hired the talents of beatboxer Daniel Jovanov aka “Human Car Sounds” to provide engine noise for the noiseless concept. Even in the video description Mercedes says its EQ vehicles will be “powerful, dynamic, sportive and intelligent, but also entirely noiseless.” The vehicles should have the plenty of performance. They’ll just lack the symphony of a combustion engine.

There are, of course, safety implications with noiseless cars – especially for head-down texting pedestrians that flood today’s crosswalks. With an engine and all its musically mechanical bits spinning and banging no longer the norm, automakers may have to resort to artificial car noises to help alert pedestrians to the new silent EV vehicles. We doubt Mercedes will hire Jovanov to turn its quiet EQC crossover into sounding like a rotary-powered drag car. The automaker will likely employ some sort of electric whine or whistle to give the appearance of something from the future. Then again, maybe pedestrians should just pay more attention. 

Source: Mercedes-Benz via YouTube

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Mercedes Says Goodbye To Noise In New EQ Teaser

VIDEO: Part two of Harry Metcalfe’s Rolls Royce Silver Shadow adventure

We recently learned of Harry Metcalfe’s journey to the Arctic Circle in his 1969 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow, a car that isn’t typically associated with sub-zero adventures. However, despite it being a 49 year old British luxury car, from an era when British luxury cars weren’t the most reliable, it held up beautifully. With only some very minor tweaks necessary to keep it running in tundra-like conditions, the Roller was surprisingly reliable.

In this second part of his adventure to the Arctic Circle, Metcalfe hunts down the famous Northern Lights, one of the most stunning and beautiful natural occurrences in the world.

The scenery at the most northern parts of Norway is absolutely gorgeous. It’s the sort of thing that takes your breath away, with snow-capped mountains, old picturesque towns and frozen lakes. And, according to Metcalfe, the Rolls Royce Silver Shadow is the perfect car for it. Norway seems to have pretty strict speed limits, with the highest legal speed you’ll find on most roads being around 80 km/h (about 50 mph). So the Silver Shadow is perfect for it, as it’s not very fast but it’s very good at just wafting along at sane speeds and allowing the scenery to come to you, in a quite, comfortable and classy cabin.

VIDEO: Part two of Harry Metcalfe’s Rolls Royce Silver Shadow adventure

When he finally gets to the Northern Lights, the photographer he hired takes some amazing photos. There are a couple of the Rolls Royce in the middle of the road with the stunning green glow above it. It must have been breathtaking in reality, both seeing such a stunning sight and experiencing the climax of that journey. What an adventure.

It’s also not the sort of thing anyone would ever do, and it may be the first time anyone’s ever done it, in a Rolls Royce Silver Shadow. So kudos to Harry Metcalfe for having the courage to take such a car there and showing it to us all.

007’s Aston Martin DB5 under the hammer

007's Aston Martin DB5 under the hammer

May 24, 2018 12:18

Auction house Bonhams will auction an Aston Martin DB5 in July, one fashion model that is widely regarded as the ultimate James Bond car.

Despite the same characteristic gray coat color, this is not the famous copy from the Goldfinger film from 1964. The car to be auctioned shone in GoldenEye from 1995, a film that blew new life into the James Bond series after a period of six years. GoldenEye kicks off with a race between the Aston Martin DB5, owned by actor Pierce Brosnan, and a Ferrari 355 behind the wheel the Dutch actress Famke Janssen in the role of Russian gang member Xenia Onatopp. The Aston Martin DB5 used to be also to be seen in the films Thunderball (1965), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Casino Royale (2006) and Skyfall (2012). In addition, the car briefly came into the picture in The World is Not Enough from 1999 and recently in the film Specter from 2015.

The DB5 was purchased by the current owner in 2001 for £ 149,828, at around € 170,800. That made the car the most expensive James Bond object at the time world. Bonhams now charges an amount of at least € 1.36 million.



Seat teases a large seven-seat crossover

Seat teases a large seven-seat crossover

In the model family VAG new "brothers" that big crossover Skoda Kodiaq, but from a Spanish analogue of the Seat Tarraco. The premiere will be held soon, and while it is possible to settle for a teaser published by the company in social networks.

The latest seven-seat crossover Seat Tarraco for a moment appears in a small video company Seat posted on his official Twitter page.

Of course, to fully judge its appearance while it is impossible — is visible only head optics branded design Seat. But for a long time to wait for a public debut of the novelty will not have: according to preliminary data, it will be presented in the autumn in the framework of the motor show in Paris.

Incidentally, the name for the crossover — Tarraco — chose literally the whole world. It was selected on the basis of extensive voting, launched at last year’s Frankfurt motor show. For option "Tarraco" voted almost 150 thousand people, and in addition to his victory claimed the name Avila, Aranda and Albaran.

New crossover got its name in honor of the city in the Spanish province of Catalonia with the current name of Tarragona (former Tarragon), which was considered one of the largest cities in the Peninsula in the era of the Roman Empire.

The flagship model Seat built on "sepulchrally" platform MQB and will receive constructive architecture, similar models Kodiaq Skoda and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace. Motor gamma, to be expected, also common to all these models — the petrol turbo engine TSI with a 1.4-2.0 l and diesel engines 2.0 l TDI with the same power range 150-190 HP.. Maybe Seat add the line "Tarraco" and the powerful 220-horsepower gasoline version.

The Spaniards have already confirmed that the start of production and official sales Seat Tarraco in Europe will take place before the end of 2018.

Cameras-lanterns were put on a map

Cameras-lanterns were put on a map

The Dozhd television channel has mapped places where the city authorities installed new cameras for photo-video recording of traffic violations Street Falcon.

Most cameras are installed inside the Garden Ring. For example, on Novy Arbat and Petrovka there are 11 of them, 10 on Tsvetnoy Boulevard, eight on Neglinnaya Street, and six on Tverskaya Street.

Also, “Street Falcon” are located outside the center. There are five on Aviamotornaya Street in the South-Eastern District, and three on Bolshaya Dorogomilovskaya Street in the West.

In total, 100 “Street Falcon” cameras appeared on the streets of the capital, which in appearance resemble street lights. New complexes of automatic fixation of violations are able to monitor compliance with the rules of stop and parking. So, a stop in the wrong place “Street Falcon” will notice in 10 seconds, and drivers who have not paid parking will be fined every 15 minutes.

Volkswagen is preparing to start in Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Volkswagen is preparing to start in Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Video about how VW is conducting final preparations for the participation of his car at Pikes Peak is already placed in the network.

The famous rally, which starts on June 24 of this year, Volkswagen will bring ID. R. the video shows how the latest aerodynamic setup for race distance of 20 kilometers.

The test vehicle was held in a wind tunnel. The use of 3D printing technology allows you to quickly change body parts to optimize the parameters of the car.

There were made 2000 of the necessary components. It is very possible to quickly change the configuration options of body to choose the most optimal.

The race will be presented a fully electric car, supported by two electric motors, each of which is responsible for its axis. The total electrical power is 680 HP.

Acceleration to 100 kilometers the car will take 2 and a half seconds. Therefore, in VW, not without reason, hope to beat the speed record on the course.