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Well after numerous spyshots, the current 991 series are officially to have active all-wheel drive system 911 later in 2012.
Not surprisingly there are only four versions of the all-wheel drive 911 – as the 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S and each as Coupé and Cabriolet. They sport the same traits as the rear-wheel drive versions: their lightweight body design, suspension, engines and gearboxes are identical, the only exception being modifications related to the all-wheel drive. This means that despite a higher level of engine and driving performance, all four models consume significantly less fuel than the previous models; total savings for individual versions are as much as 16 per cent. In addition, the new 911 Carrera 4 is up to 65 kg lighter in weight. Continue reading 2013 – The new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 – Official→
Ron Howard’s film Rush depicting the 1976 Formula 1 World Championship battle between James Hunt and Niki Lauda, Is due for release on September 20 2013 and you can read more about it here.
Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and Daniel Brühl (Goodbye, Lenin!) portray the two pro drivers, James Hunt and Niki Lauda, in this upcoming drama. The rivalry reached its apex at the F1 championships of 1976, when the Austrian Niki Lauda survived a crash in his Ferrari 312 T2 on the German Nürburgring track.
Set against the sexy and glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing, Rush portrays the exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed—handsome English playboy Hunt and his methodical, brilliant opponent, Lauda. Taking us into their personal lives on and off the track, Rush follows the two drivers as they push themselves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance, where there is no shortcut to victory and no margin for error. If you make one mistake, you die. Continue reading Ron Howard’s Rush – Official Pics & Release Date→
Here are the latest spyshots of the final production prototype of the MK7 Golf. The cars is still under heavy camouflage so most of the detail and styling cues are still under wraps.
However what is interesting in this new model is the brand new MQB chassis that will be shared with the Audi A3 Etc. It will have a longer wheelbase and will also have more aerodynamic features.
The range-topping Golf models will use a new 2.0-liter TFSI Petrol engine with more producing around 240 hp on the GTI and around 310 hp in the Golf R which will be equipped with VW’s 4Motion 4 wheel drive system.
VW accidently gave us our first look at a very early clay prototype of the Mk7 Golf featuring a agressive snout and more steeply raked windscreen through an official video back in 2009.