2010 Fiat Abarth Punto Evo

Informmation Specification Modification Image Review 2012 Fiat Abarth Punto Evo
The new 165 HP Multiair 1.4 turbo petrol engine is the result of a winning partnership between Fiat Powertrain Technology and Abarth race-derived know-how. Since the Fiat Powertrain engine was first presented at last year�s Geneva motor show, Abarth engineers have been working hard to squeeze every last drop of power out of it and to improve its sporting performance in typical Abarth style.
Multiair engine technology has revolutionised the world of petrol engines. Compared to a conventional petrol engine of equivalent size, a MultiAir engine develops more power (up to 10%) and more torque (up to 15%), while consuming significantly less (up to 10%) and emitting less CO2 (up to 10%), fewer particulates (up to 40%) and less NOx (up to 60%).
The genius of the Multiair engine is embodied in its electro-hydraulic valve control system. Both fuel consumption and pollutant emissions have been slashed by using the engine�s intake valves to control the air flow directly, without a butterfly valve in the intake. Using this already advanced technology as a starting point, Abarth�s development department has made a series of modifications to arrive at the innovative new 165 HP Multiair 1.4 16 V. Power output, for example, has been optimised by the intelligent application of a new, larger turbocharger from Garrett. The result is superb performance with peak torque of 250 Nm (25.5 kgm) at 2250 rpm, and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in only 7.9 seconds.
The car's interior has been completely updated too. The new materials have an appearance and finish inspired by the surface of motor racing circuits, bringing all the excitement of the track into the car. The new central control console is divided into two sections. The audio section is characterised by a black surface and a central LCD display. Underneath, a separate section houses the air conditioning controls. The top of the console houses the air vents and a storage compartment.

The purpose-designed Jaeger instrumentation features larger dials for the speedometer and rev counter, new race-inspired graphics, and a new anti-glare cowling covered in leather with open red and yellow stitching. The visual link with the new textured seats is obvious. The seats and seat backs are upholstered in soft black leather while the seat sides are finished in high-tech fabric to give the ideal balance between comfort, breathability and wear resistance. Customers can still choose the optional "Abarth Corse" seats by Sabelt. These seats offer a perfect blend of racing characteristics including light weight and the ability hold the body steady against lateral and longitudinal forces.

The genius of the Multiair engine is embodied in its electro-hydraulic valve control system. Both fuel consumption and pollutant emissions have been slashed by using the engine�s intake valves to control the air flow directly, without a butterfly valve in the intake. Using this already advanced technology as a starting point, Abarth�s development department has made a series of modifications to arrive at the innovative new 165 HP Multiair 1.4 16 V. Power output, for example, has been optimised by the intelligent application of a new, larger turbocharger from Garrett. The result is superb performance with peak torque of 250 Nm (25.5 kgm) at 2250 rpm, and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in only 7.9 seconds.
That gray color might look familiar to you if you've ever seen an Italian warplane. The color is named after the airfield across the road from the company's historic headquarters in Turin. Inside, the EsseEsse gets "Abarth Corse by Sabelt" seats in black leather and Blue&Me sat-nav. The Punto also features an array of upgrades to the suspension, brakes, rolling stock and more. Full details can be found in the press release after the jump. source:zulva.com,autoblog.com,autospies.com

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2012 fiat doblo Specifications Image Review

Informations Modifications Specifications Image Review 2012 fiat doblo
The Fiat Doblo has always been about space � one that�s versatile,practical and value for money for the family driver. Now the all-newversion builds on those qualities, yielding improved comfort, style,economy, safety and running costs.
Highly acclaimed and with more than a million variants sold since itfirst went on sale in 2000, the Doblo has forged a formidablereputation as a hard-working hold-all. And whether it�s for leisure orwork the new model aims to cement its standing with best in classinterior space and lowest exhaust emissions.
Eight versions of the Doblo featuring seating for up to seven willbe available when it goes on sale this month, with prices ranging from�12,295 to �17,145 (OTR). As well as a sophisticated new appearance,all incorporate innovative bi-link rear suspension for a high level ofcomfort. The longest wheelbase in the segment doesn�t just mean moreroom for passengers but more space for their luggage too, with a roomy790-litre boot that can be expanded to a class-topping 3200 litres.
There is a choice of three high-tech engines, all of which producemore power and torque than their predecessors while drinking less fueland emitting less carbon dioxide. The 1.6 16v and 2.0-litreturbodiesels employ Fiat�s ground-breaking MultiJet technology tocombine best-in-class fuel consumption and exhaust emissions withlively yet smooth responses. They also feature a new six-speed manualgearbox while the 1.6 will also become available with an automatic.
The interior of the 2011 Fiat Doblo has been designed with family requirements in mind. The company says it offers safety and comfort with a high degree of functionality. The 2011 Fiat Doblo comes as standard with five seats, but the seating capacity can be increased to seven seats with the addition of a third row.
The 2011 Fiat Doblo comes equipped with a Hill Holder function, ESP Electronic Stability Program, EBD Electronic Brake Distribution and ABS anti-lock brakes.

Driving Impressions 
An innovative software program developed with Microsoft, called eco:Drive, is available to new Fiat Dobl� drivers. The system uses the USB port to analyse the driving style helping the driver to optimise behaviour in terms of consumption and hence emissions.
Specifically, eco:Drive gathers information on vehicle efficiency and your driving styles as you drive. All data is sent through the USB port of the Blue&Me infotainment system to a standard USB key, which can then be read on a computer. You can then take a careful look at fuel consumption and emissions for each trip (and create your own eco:Index) and get tips on how to achieve a more eco-friendly driving style. You can actually improve your score by progressing through a series of tutorials: motorists who are keen on becoming more eco-responsible drivers can expect a 15% improvement in their driving style, which means cutting CO2 emissions by 15% and an annual fuel saving of 120 to 200 Euros.
Specifically for the eco:Drive system, the Fiat brand was recently nominated "Green Champion" by the Green Organisation, a group devoted to acknowledging, rewarding and promoting best environmental practices worldwide.
Eight versions of the Doblo featuring seating for up to seven Will be available Pls it goes on sale this month, with prices ranging from � 12.295 to � 17.145 (OTR). As well as a sophisticated new appearance, all incorporate innovative bi-link rear suspension for a high level of comfort. The Longest wheelbase in the segment does not just mean more room for passengers but more space for Their luggage too, with a roomy 790-liter boot That can be expanded to a class-topping 3200 liters.

There is a choice of three high-tech engines, all of the which Produce more power and torque than Their predecessors while drinking less fuel and emitting less carbon dioxide. The 1.6 16V and 2.0-liter turbodiesels employ Fiat's ground-breaking MultiJet technology to combine best-in-class fuel consumption and exhaust emissions with lively yet smooth responses. They also feature a new six-speed manual gearbox while the 1.6 Will Become also available with an automatic.

The 1.4 16V petrol engine range is the perfect starter with a punchy 95bhp, and like its diesel siblings it complies with Euro 5 emissions standards. Whatever the engine, all models come with Start & Stop and also feature a gearshift indicator to tell you Pls it's the most fuel-efficient moment to change gear.

The Fiat Dobl� is designed and built to achieve the highest levels of safety. It is the result of the many devices offered (standard or optional according to market or outfit) starting from those devoted to passive safety which equip the entire range: front airbags and next-generation side bags, which are larger in size with respect to traditional side bags for protecting both the head and the chest.
The road holding of the new Fiat Dobl� is constant and predictable through the adoption of electronic dynamic control systems for braking and steering. There is the ABS system with EBD (Electronic Brake force Distribution) and, above all, ESP (Electronic Stability Program) with Hill Holder to assist starting uphill (this is the only vehicle in its segment to have this function available across all engines).
Additionally, the new model has all the dynamic and comfort features that allow users to embark comfortably and safely on any journey. There is a powerful and effective braking system, tyres designed specifically for maximum comfort and safety, and the innovative suspension structure: independent-wheel McPherson type at the front and independent-wheel Bi-link with anti-roll bar at the rear. These are a state-of-the-art solution for improving comfort, road-holding and driveability, increasing roominess and on board space and lowering the loading threshold.

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2012 Fiat MOPAR 500 Chromed & Carbon

Informations Modification Specification Image Review 2012 Fiat MOPAR 500
The Fiat brand marks its return to the North American market with the 2012 Fiat 500 (Cinquecento). With its beautiful Italian styling, timeless functionality, efficient design and innovative technology � the same attributes that made the original version a timeless icon � the new Fiat 500 is relevant for an entirely new generation of drivers.Following is a list of Mopar accessories that will be featured on the 2012 Fiat 500:
� Door-sill guards with 500 logo
� Roof/hood decals feature a double-blue stripe
� Katzkin leather interior, black with blue accents
� Carbon fiber-style hand brake
� Carbon fiber-style shift knob with leather boot
� Rear window-mount rack
� Snowboard carrier
� Wheels, black gloss� Chromed exhaust tip
Following is a list of Mopar accessories that will be featured on the 2012 Fiat 500:Door-sill guards with 500 logoRoof/hood decals feature a double-blue stripeKatzkin leather interior, black with blue accentsCarbon fiber-style hand brakeCarbon fiber-style shift knob with leather bootRear window-mount rackSnowboard carrierWheels, black glossChromed exhaust tipChromed mirror coversChromed fuel doorChromed grille surround, front and backWheel center capsKey fob coverStrut tower brace
It gets a variety of exterior mods, including a chrome exhaust tip, fuel door, mirror covers, snowboard carrier and glossy black wheels, as well as a roof decal with a blue double stripe that makes its way down the hood. Interior options include door-sill guards with the 500 logo, Katzkin black and blue leather interior, and carbon-fiber handbrake and gearshift levers with leather boots.

The new 200 midsize sedan also gets an enhanced exterior, including a gloss-black mesh grille, 3-inch suspension drop, foglight bezel with light bar, vented hood, front lip, 19-inch wheels, deck-lid spoiler, rear valance and exhaust tip. The color theme is black and tungsten, and buyers also have the option of a Katzkin leather interior just like with the Fiat.
Driving Impressions
The Mopar Ram Runner, inspired by Baja-style desert racing, is a 4�4 unlike any other Ram. the rigors of off-road racing require large tires, plenty of ground clearance, extreme durability and a sophisticated suspension system capable of withstanding tremendous impact. these features are combined into a package that is stable at speed and rock-solid in the corners. Inspired by trophy trucks, steel front fenders and rear bed-sides are replaced with fiberglass, allowing tremendous suspension articulation with zero interference. source:howtobreak-80.org,topgear.com,insideline.com
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2012 Fiat Bravo E-torQ

Informations Specifications Modifications Image Review 2012 Fiat Bravo E-torQ
A modern automobile, packed with technology, with excellent level of comfort, safety and performance. Manufactured in Brazil, the new Fiat Bravo has exceeding attributed to be a strong rival in the prestigious segment of medium hatchbacks. And it arrives to consolidate Fiat�s innovative reputation, proving that evolution does not know limits.
And evolution is really its brand. Fiat Bravo arrives to please the most demanding consumer: differentiated design, cutting-edge technology, with equipment that makes it truly complete; generous internal space with a lot of sophistication; besides sportiveness, with its refined and high efficiency mechanics.
An exactly beautiful automobile. Without doubt, the design is one of Fiat Bravo�s strengths. Its aggressive and dynamic lines � inspired partly in the design of the Large Family automobiles � bear sportiveness together with the celebrated Italian design, but maintaining the new family feeling of the Fiat models.
Fiat Bravo arrives with two potent motorizations � the national 1.8 16V E.torQ with mechanical transmission or Dualogic, and the imported 1.4 T-Jet with 6-gear transmission � and three finishing versions � Essence, Absolute and T-Jet � very well equipped.
Fiat Bravo, for example, can be equipped with up to seven airbags � two frontal, two front sides, two for the protection of occupants� heads, besides one for protection of the driver�s knees. With Dual Drive� electric steering, it arrives with avant-garde technology like fog lights with cornering system, NAV� Radio, Xenon headlights, front parking sensor, folding external rearview mirrors and a new Skydome sunroof.
Within the best Fiat tradition, the new Fiat Bravo brings a lot of technology. There are diverse equipment that make the driver�s life easier or that broadens the occupants� safety, some of which make their debut in the Fiat series, in models of the segment or even in Brazil. They contribute to make Fiat Bravo a complete automobile, equipped with all resources to offer the best and safest life on board. Get to know them.
Contained within NAV� Radio. Novelty in the Fiat series, the system adds RDS (Radio Data System) radio, MP3, CD player, trip computer functions and satellite navigation system (GPS). The device interface is a 6.5 inch liquid crystal screen, 256 colors and 400 x 240 pixel resolution.
The E.torQ 1.8 16V engine puts together high performance and economy, with excellent torque at low rotations. Driving only with gasoline, its power is 130 hp at 5,250 rpm; with ethanol, 132 hp at the same rotation. And the maximum torque of 18.4 kgfm with gasoline and 18.9 kgfm with ethanol, is reached at 4,500 rotations. But at 2,500 rpm, the engine already produces 93% of its torque.
Now the 1.4 16V T-Jet engine equips the sportive version of the hatchback. This compact gasoline turbo engine produces no less than 152 hp of power and 21.1 kgfm of torque at 2,250 rpm.

For the new model Fiat Autom�veis offers two years of contractual guarantee and five years for perforating corrosion guarantee. During the validity of the general guarantee the Fiat Bravo owner has right to Confiat 24 hour assistance, which executes emergency services like towing, mechanical emergency and reserve vehicle in any place in Brazil.
The scheduled checkups occur every 15 thousand kilometers. The same kilometer run is valid for oil changes, unless there is severe use: in this case, the company recommends changing the oil every 7.5 thousand km. In case the automobile operates less than this, oil changes must be annual.
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2012 Fiat Freemont Available 4�4

Informations Specifications Modifications Image Review 2012 Fiat Fremont Available 4�4
The 2011 Geneva motor show will host the debut of the new Fiat Freemont, which will go on sale in the second half of 2011. The Fiat Freemont built on the base of the Dodge Journey, is the first Fiat vehicle to come out of the partnership with the Chrysler Group. It will be produced in the Mexican plant of Toluca, where the 500 is produced for the US market.
The very name conjures up a sense of freedom, the pleasure of life in the open air, of adventure and the possibility of facing any situation that arises in daily life with equanimity.
The Fiat Freemont is in fact a �factotum vehicle� designed to meet the diverse needs of families and those seeking a spacious, comfortable and versatile vehicle to cater for the frenetic pace of everyday life or weekend leisure time.
 Recycling back with new bumpers, LED lights, lights.The some new design elements in modern flexible. It has all the plastic panels with chrome, the new dashboard, center console screen entertainment system with a touch of color and innovative high impressive, Fremont Fiat in 2012, covering the metropolitan version of alloy wheels 17 �radio CD, with a touch-8, a total of 4 inches, the SD card and DVD entitled, Bluetooth, rear parking sensors, driver, light switch, rear tinted glass, roof rails glass.
 The Fiat Fremont is a much more refined version than the Dodge Journey. It is built with Fiat�s 2.0-liter MutltiJet Turbo producing 140 hp or 170 hp, and it is mated to a front-wheel drive manual transmission. However, Fiat will later offer the vehicle in 4x4 versions with 170 HP 2.0 MultiJet and 276 HP 3.6 gasoline V6 engines, both with automatic transmissions. In addition, a Chrysler�s 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with an automatic transmission will be available as well.
 The Fiat Fremont will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, and we will have more details by then. All in all, the Fiat Fremont is a much better looking crossover than the Dodge Journey. And the interesting part is that it will be built along side with the Dodge Journey at the same plant in Toluca, Mexico. source:carguideblog.com,visitmyhub.com
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2012 Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst S

Informations Modifications Specifications Image Review 2012 Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst S
Vauxhall�s already powerful VXR8 sedan has gotten rave reviews for providing tons of power at an affordable price but now the company has decided to take things to the next level by introducing the VXR8 Bathurst S Edition.
The special edition is outfitted with a Walkinshaw Performance 122 Supercharger that cranks up the standard car�s 431 horsepower to an earth shattering 560 horsepower. Horsepower isn�t the only big change as the new supercharger also increases the LS3 V8 engine�s torque output from 550Nm to a diesel-like 715Nm. Vauxhall insists that they could have gotten even more power out of the supercharger but for drivability and durability reasons, the company decided against it.
As part of the supercharger package Vauxhall added a large capacity intercooler, high-flow fuel injectors, a separate cold air intake and Walkinshaw-developed ECU map. They also had to modify the transmission in order to handle the increased engine output by adding a high-torque capacity clutch.
 Vauxhall models, usually released as Opel outside of the U.K., very rarely find themselves onto the pages of RSportsCars. The Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst S is not like other Vauxhall models, though. The VXR8 Bathurst dispenses with 560 horsepower by way of a supercharged LS3 V8, and puts that power to the road through a composed and stylish sedan chassis.

The VXR8 Bathurst looks decidedly non-British, with its strange hybrid styling of the large Pontiac G8 GXP, a Ford Fusion or Australian-market Falcon, and perhaps some Holden Commodore thrown in for good measure.

Makes sense; the VXR8 is loosely based from both the Holden and G8 models, featuring the GM-sourced LS3 V8 found in both models. Unlike the G8 GXP, though, the 2010 VXR8 Bathurst S features a true manual 6 speed transmission.

Some may find the VXR8 Bathurst's styling a bit overblown, what with its EVO-esque front end and big side air inlets. Those who appreciate the heft of the car's blower, though, should like these features just fine.
 2012 Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst S SpecificationsChassis
Brakes (Front) 6-pot caliper disc
Brakes (Rear) 4-pot caliper disc
Wheels Optional 20 inch
Suspension Stiffer, height-adjustable springs and Walkinshaw-developed coil-over dampers
Layout Front Engine, RWD
Transmission 6 speed conventional manual with high-torque capacity clutch
Type: Supercharged LS3 V8
Induction Walkinshaw 122 Supercharger
Displacement 6.2 liters
Horsepower 560 bhp (570 with optional high-performance exhaust system)
Torque 528 lb-ft. (715 Nm)

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2011 Vauxhall Astra VXR

Informations Specifications Modifications Image Review 2011 Vauxhall Astra VXR
THE wraps are off the hottest Astra ever! In a world exclusive, Auto Express can reveal the high-performance version of Vauxhall�s new family car � the eagerly anticipated Astra VXR.

Taking over from the current model � one of the most ferocious hot hatches in its class � the flagship is even more aggressive. It has a rakish look and a raft of new technology, including a fresh turbocharged powerplant and uprated suspension that will offer even sharper handling.

The Astra VXR arrives in showrooms in 2010, and will go into battle with the Ford Focus ST and Volkswagen�s all-new Golf GTI, which is due at around the same time. Other manufacturers will be bringing out revised and uprated hot hatches by then, too, so the VXR needs to be on top of its game. As you can see from these images, it builds on the styling of the Astra, adding an array of go-faster items to the three-door family hatch�s sleek, coup�-like shape.

As befits the VXR brand, it gets a ground-hugging bodykit and massive air intakes at the front, as well as a diffuser-style rear bumper, complete with a central exhaust.

Details such as 19-inch alloys, a roof spoiler and a range of bright body colours finish the hot hatch look. Inside, as with the rest of the Astra range, the newcomer gets a totally redesigned cabin, as seen in our exclusive spy shot (see panel, opposite). High-quality soft-touch materials will be used, while equipment including a Bluetooth phone connection and a stereo compatible with MP3 players is set to appear.

Each Arctic Edition also gets a generous �1965 worth of options included in its price. Heated leather Recaro front seats, tinted glass and Black 19-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels all now form part of the Astra VXR Arctic Edition�s armoury.
And for the first time on a VXR product, customers can also specify their Arctic Edition with the Panoramic Windscreen, a �920 option that offers a window on the world that extends back over the front seats with heat-absorbing glass. And if the skies are grim, a full-length shading system with pull-out sunblinds is also included.
Of course, none of this diminishes the Astra VXR Arctic Edition�s exceptional performance. With 240PS of power and 320Nm of torque between 2400 and 5000rpm, it�ll hit a top speed of 152mph, with 60mph arriving from standstill in just 6.2 seconds. Lowered and uprated VXR sports suspension, ultra-low profile 235/35 x 19 tyres and 321mm front ventilated brakes discs complete the Arctic Edition�s dynamic package.
And what better way to test a new Astra VXR Arctic Edition than at Vauxhall�s VXR Power Events. Starting this month and culminating in the VXR Power Festival at Silverstone in August, Power Events gives VXR drivers and enthusiasts the chance to test their mettle (and their metal) in a series of driving challenges.
 On the VXR, the interior will be enhanced by heavily bolstered sports seats, a chunky steering wheel and brightly coloured trim inserts. The current Astra VXR isn�t lacking in fireworks � it was the most powerful hot hatch available until the Mazda 3 MPS arrived � and the newcomer will continue this ethos.

However, with pressure to reduce emissions and increase fuel economy, the second-generation VXR will replace the 237bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged unit with a new 1.8-litre motor. It will still be turbocharged and boast around 240bhp, allowing a 0-60mph time of six seconds and a 150mph top speed, but it will be cleaner and more economical, too.

There is also the outside chance of a diesel VXR. With a new range of 2.0-litre CDTI units debuting in the Insignia later this year, Vauxhall bosses have the option of a high-perfomance oil-burner � particularly as the line-up includes a 168bhp version.
Lowered and stiffened springs, plus electronically controlled dampers, should ensure that the Astra VXR is a grippy, agile and involving hot hatch. What�s more, the dampers, steering and throttle response can all be sharpened at the touch of a button. While the Insignia VXR will get a new four-wheel-drive system, the Astra will remain front-wheel drive, which means engineers will have to work hard to contain the torque steer and improve the poor traction of the current generation VXR.

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