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Old cars will supersede the new roads of Moscow

Old cars will supersede the new roads of Moscow

In the center of Moscow on 20, 21 and 22 July the movement will be restricted in connection with the preparation and holding of “excitement”. About it reported in a press-service of the Center for organization of traffic (TSODD), reports TASS.

Road completely blocked at Exchange square from 00:01 on 20 July to 16:00 on 21 July and 22 July between 01:00 and 05:00. On the street Ilyinka from the Exchange to the red square movement limit from 00:01 until 16:00 on 21 July and from 01:00 to 05:00 on July 22.

“The GUM rally” will be held on July 21. It will take part 133 crew on the historic cars of the Soviet brands GAZ, ZIS, ZIL, “Moskvich” and “Zaporozhets”. They will run one hundred km from the red square, traveling to historical places of the capital.

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.

Volkswagen highlights new powertrains

Volkswagen highlights new powertrains

April 30, 2018 15:11

During the International Vienna Motor Symposium in Vienna has given Volkswagen a light on new powertrains that will eventually find their place in production models.

Volkswagen emphasizes during the motorcycle symposium that next year the Golf will be the first Volkswagen with a 48V-mild hybrid system on board. The car can not be powered by the 48-volt assistance only switching off when stationary, but also when rolling out. In addition, the starter generator helps accelerate at the first meters. All in all, according to Volkswagen would save about 0.3 liters per 100 km. After the Golf is the rest of it model range turn.

Volkswagen also announces the arrival of the new 1.5 TGI Evo, an engine with variable turbine geometry that lends to natural gas. The block is 130 hp strong and is being produced for the first time this year. In the current Gulf, with DSG transmission, the consumption must be 3.5 kg of natural gas per 100 km, good for a range of 490 kilometers. Then another 190 kilometers can be driven on petrol.

More engine news comes in the form of a completely new 2.0-liter TDI. This diesel engine also benefits from mild hybrid technology. The new 2.0 TDIs are available in capacities from 136 up to and including 204 hp. According to Volkswagen, the new blocks are lighter, more fuel efficient and on average they deliver 9 percent more power and torque. Extensive Specifications will follow later.