UAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record

© Photo : Augustaanlage the Guinness world record Jaguar E-PaceUAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : Jaguar

Last week, Russian UAZ presented at once two novelties, one of which will make owners of the «Gazelles» to grab calculators, Lada gradually reveals details about the two wagons Vesta, and the Guinness Book of records has replenished with new car records. These and other automotive events — digest, RIA Novosti.

«Gazelle» get out of the way

Last week the Ulyanovsk automobile plant (UAZ) announced immediately two promising new products in its lineup.

© Photo : WSWS ProUAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : WSWS Profi

In September 2017 the UAZ will start the production of a new commercial model «Pro», which must compete with the «Gazelle». The novelty will be offered with two types of platforms with loading capacity of 1.5 tons (up to five Euro pallets). Under the hood will accommodate the new engine ZMZ-PRO 160 HP, and traction to the rear axle to flow through the transmission Korean. The car will be available in two trim levels — «Standard» and «Comfort». Their cost is called only with discounts for trade-in: 649 000 699 000 rubles, respectively. In the list of standard equipment will include ABS and EBD, driver airbag, electric Windows, heated and power adjustable side mirrors. In the more expensive versions are air conditioning, alarm system, fog lights, adjustable driver seat height and lumbar podpora, audio system with two speakers, USB and MP3, electric heating of the windshield around the perimeter, heated seats and high-capacity battery (75A). In the list of options for surcharge: locking rear differential, Parking assist, multimedia system with 7-inch touch screen and the ability to integrate the navigation system.

© Photo : WSWS Pro hybrid installationUAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : WSWS Pro hybrid installation

The second novelty of UAZ is still in development. On International industrial forum «Innoprom» the company has demonstrated a prototype hybrid versions «Pro». The actuator consists of a gasoline engine, starter-generator and electric motor producing 105 kW (143 HP) and 469 Nm. Energy is stored in batteries. According to the manufacturer, a hybrid truck can travel without refueling to 1000 kilometers, of which up to 100 km solely on electric.

How many cars in Russia?

According to the statistics of the MIA of Russia, the country registered a reading of 52.5 million vehicles. The journalists said the first Deputy interior Minister Alexander Gorovoy. If we compare this figure with the population of Russia (according to 2017 — 146 804 372 people), then in theory it will turn out that every third inhabitant of our country owns one machine. If we exclude corporate and departmental transport, statistics, of course, will be more modest. The Ministry also noted that the fleet is growing too rapidly and the capacity of roads for them has not kept pace.

Lada and GAZ

At one of the stands of the exhibition «Innoprom», «AVTOVAZ» held a presentation of Lada Vesta CNG sedan that runs on compressed natural gas. July 10-this car can be purchased in the official salons of the brand, the dealers will ask for it almost 600 thousand rubles taking into account government subsidies.

© Photo : PJSC «AVTOVAZ»Lada Vesta CNGUAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : PJSC «AVTOVAZ»Lada Vesta CNG

Vesta CNG equipped with a 1.6-liter engine capacity of 106 HP, which can run both on petrol and on CNG. The gas is stored in metal-composite cylinder with a capacity of 90 liters, which is placed in the trunk. The volume of the latter was smaller, but the space for the spare wheel remained. According to the automaker, the use of gas will reduce fuel costs three times.

«Avoska»

Audi has unveiled the new sedan A8 is the most advanced to date model of the German mark. At first the car will be equipped with five engines: a 3.0-liter diesel and a gasoline V6 power 286 and 340 HP, 4.0-liter V8 with a power of 460 HP (gasoline) and 435 HP (diesel) and 6.0-litre W12, with a capacity of 585 HP All motors are equipped with an 8-step «automatic».

© Photo : AudiAudi A8UAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : AudiAudi A8

From now on in Audi A8 will be hard to find keys: they were in minimal quantities only on the steering wheel. The whole center console is now touch. About this technique already were burned once British Jaguar, let’s see how will be released in «German».

© Photo : AudiAudi A8UAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : AudiAudi A8

Some solutions applied for the first time: in addition to the usual massage chairs, the expensive models will be set right passenger seat massage for my legs! In addition to 12 ultrasonic sensors, five cameras, infrared cameras and four radar in the Audi A8 mounted laser scanner. This not only helps in the movement of the driver, but will do without the person driving on autopilot. While the sedan can drive only on certain roads, but its full functionality is promised to be activated in 2019.

Engine «Tuple»

New details about the project «Cortege» told the media head of the advanced technology and development FGUP «Scientifically-research automobile Institute» (NAMI) Cyril Kazmirchuk. According to him, already known V8 and V12 engines will be added one more — inline four-cylinder with a capacity of about 250 HP

© SSC RF FSUE «NAMI»design of the sedan from the project «Cortege»UAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© SSC RF FSUE «NAMI»design of the sedan from the project «Cortege»

According to the employee of US, but the V8 unit with a design capacity of 650 HP was developed with Porsche Engineering, the remaining two engines created by the Institute itself. The first batch of 14 cars of the project «Cortege» needs to be transferred to the FSO at the end of 2017. In the spring of 2018 luxury project «Cortege» will carry the new Russian President during the inauguration.

Eighty-four fine

This week, the channel 360 reported the owner of the record, which once paid for 84 penalty for violation of traffic rules. He did it only after the bailiff service has banned the malicious defaulter to operate the machine. In order not to lose a driver’s license, the motorist posted 247 thousand rubles and 79 thousand rubles for the failure of earlier claims.

Inside the «barn»

A couple of weeks ago Lada unveiled two new wagon: SW Vesta and Vesta SW Cross. However, a long marketing tradition, photos of the interior and other details, «AVTOVAZ» decided to keep it, but not for long.

© Photo : PJSC «AVTOVAZ»Lada Vesta SW CrossUAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : PJSC «AVTOVAZ»Lada Vesta SW Cross

The interior will be made with the use of orange accents, seats, panels, and instrument panel (probably only in a richly-equipped versions). Trunk volume is 480 liters with unfolded seats and 825 litres when folded. Another 95 litres are hidden under the floor of the cargo compartment. Performance is not the greatest, but here are the numbers at boot up to window sill line, and not under the ceiling, as usual.

© Photo : PJSC «AVTOVAZ»Lada Vesta SW CrossUAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : PJSC «AVTOVAZ»Lada Vesta SW Cross

Lada Vesta and Vesta SW SW Cross can be purchased with heated rear seats and USB port for passengers of the second row. Also in the list of equipment depending on the configuration can be seen climate control, cruise control and multimedia system with touch screen.

«Phantom» By John Lennon

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the release of the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Beatles brand Rolls-Royce will once again show the famous Rolls-Royce Phantom V John Lennon. Now the car is in the collection of the Royal Museum of British Columbia in Canada.

© Photo : Rolls-RoyceRolls-Royce Phantom V John LennonUAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record© Photo : Rolls-RoyceRolls-Royce Phantom V John Lennon

The car will be brought to London for an exhibition of Rolls-Royce Phantoms, The Great Eight, which will be held in the block of bond street. By the way, it was here in the late 1960s, Lennon was often driving in his car. The first limousine was black, but then the musician painted it in psychedelic colors. Inside instead of the rear seats has been fitted with a double bed, TV, telephone, fridge and a record player and radio with external speaker.

UAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record

On this car the Beatles came to awarding the order of the British Empire, and in 1969 Lennon returned to him in the Palace to give up the title in protest — including against the Vietnam war. Later Rolls-Royce Phantom V of John from time to time is used by participants of groups The Rolling Stones and The Moody Blues, and Bob Dylan.

The Guinness World Records

Reasons to recall the famous Guinness Book of records just two. The first gave a new compact crossover Jaguar E-Pace is presented this week. During the presentation of the model of British car performed the stunt with the coup — a «barrel». Running Terry Grant, holder of 21 Guinness world records, the car jumped a distance of 15 meters, turned over around its axis by 270 degrees. Among production cars, this has not happened.

UAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record

The second record does not belong to the vehicle and its driver, and the juggler Dalton Smith. The young man jumped over the three standing in a row of the Nissan Juke, only once landed between them. The result was updated a world record in the category of «jump on «pogo stick» through the maximum number of challenges in a number of cars.» Execution of the jump was recorded on a new camera Nissan JukeCam with a 360 degree, integrated into the crossover for her in the car there is a special attachment on the front. In car camera works as a DVR, but can easily be moved on a helmet or any other place of active leisure of its owner.

UAZ-hybrid «Phantom» by John Lennon, 84 a fine on the person and the Guinness record

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