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MG motor e-vision electrical concept supercar goes into manufacturing in 2020

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the MG e-vision’s sportsback-style design pays hommage to the brand’s hundred-year heritage, while bringing a sense of fun as well as ambition to the low emission industry.

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Motor Medic Answers Your Engine’s Call – An Interview

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Change the oil and rotate the tires. Good to go? Not so fast…there might be one more vital service you’re forgetting. How often should you do an intake system cleaning? Go ahead and take a guess. I wonder if you will be as far off as I was? I was surprised when Robert Stuck, Trade Marketing Manager for Radiator Specialty Company Chemical Solutions, told me the answer.

Radiator Specialty Company is the parent of RSC Chemical Solutions and still family owned after 91 years. Perhaps you recognize names like Liquid Wrench, Titeseal, and the infamous Gunk? Motor Medic is the 4th brand under the RSC Chemical Solutions banner and that’s the one for your intake system. The product is called Fuel Pro Complete.

Have an answer yet on that mileage interval?

“Engine performance over time drops with carbon build up and you will loose fuel efficiency and experience rough idles,” Stuck explains. “These are the big reasons why we believe customers need to service their intake system with Fuel Pro Complete by Motor Medic.”

The kit comes with everything needed to clean your intake system. There is a bottle of fuel injector cleaner that goes through the gas tank like a traditional “pop and pour.”  That will clean your fuel system through your fuel lines and with a port injection system, clean through your valves, combustion chamber, exhaust, and catalytic converter. The second item is an aerosol cleaner, with an application hose that fits directly onto your brake booster vacuum line. Once mounted there, Fuel Pro Complete by Motor Medic cleans the plenum, down across the intake valves, into the combustion chamber, and finally, into the exhaust.

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“This is very aggressive against carbon build up and a highly functioning chemical,” Stuck said.

But I have a new car? I don’t need to do something like this?

 “What we are seeing with this new GDI technology is you are no longer washing fuel across the back side of your valve before it goes into the combustion chamber. The fuel never goes across your valve but what is nice about Fuel Pro Complete is that we introduce this chemical up stream of your valve – and we will now wash your valves, which is not happening in any GDI motors. Putting something in the gas tank is still cleaning only half the system. You are never washing fuel across the back side of your valve and as a result, have a huge amount of carbon building up there over time. That is where the aerosol works and you will be attacking it from both sides: the air intake side and from the fuel side.” ~ Robert Stuck, Trade Marketing Manager, RSC Chemical Solutions

Stuck is trying to educate consumers on the importance of not ignoring an intake system on any vehicle. Fuel Pro Complete by Motor Medic is designed for both multi-port and direct injection engines. The pop and pour stuff is easy but when hooking into a vacuum line, that can get tricky. However, Stuck assures customers will never be left with a can and their own devices.

On the Fuel Pro Compete website, the find your port resource is helpful. Put in your make and model and then you can see the typical setup for your vehicle, with red circles drawn around the vacuum line. Stuck believes in the value of that for customers.

“So many products are pushed to the shelf and there is not too much information given to the consumer,” Stuck explained. “We have given a lot of education through the video, detailed worded instructions, and building the database called ‘find your port’ on the website.”

Customers with further questions can either e-mail or call.

“Both of those go directly to me,” Stuck said.

My guess at the mileage interval was 100,000. In my day as a Service Advisor, we would recommend fluid flushes/exchanges in the 50 to 60,000 mile mark, depending on driving habits/conditions, but always balanced against the owner’s manual. I figured an intake service might be a little farther out, but I was way off according to Motor Medic’s research.

“With testing and scopes and given the information we have gathered, we believe this is a 6 to 10,000 mile cleaning,” Stuck said. “That’s about the industry standard by most dealerships too– every other conventional oil change or every synthetic oil change.”

Fuel Pro Complete by Motor Medic is available nationwide at O’Reilly Auto Parts, a select number of AutoZone locations, and Amazon.com. The kit retails (as of this writing) for around $ 30.00 USD. However, my local O’Reilly Auto Parts in Detroit had it on sale for $ 14.99 USD.

By comparison, having a dealership do the service might run over $ 120.00 USD.

What was your guess on the mileage interval?

*Carl Anthony is Managing Editor of Automoblog.net and resides in Detroit, Michigan

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Toyota’s Kikai Concept Brings A Little Analog Vibe To Tokyo Motor Show

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Although it looks like a mix between a hot rod, a buggy and a golf-cart, the Kikai is probably one of the most eye-catching concepts unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show.
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The new coming auto announced as Rolls-Royce Dawn. Dawn is a lovely new open-prime motor vehicle with a identify that indicates the refreshing chances that each new working day holds – an awakening, an opening up of one’s senses and a burst of sunshine. It will be the most social of tremendous-luxury motor autos for those gorgeous individuals who desire to bathe in the sunlight of the world’s social hotspots.

The car was unveiled to representatives of the marque’s one hundred thirty-sturdy world-wide vendor network at the 2015 Rolls-Royce Planet Dealer Conference in Los Angeles, California nowadays.

Rolls-Royce Dawn is the up coming stage in the renaissance of Rolls-Royce Motor Vehicles which started in 2003 with the start of Phantom and subsequent introductions of Ghost and Wraith. It justifies the continuing investment decision of the BMW Group into the world’s pinnacle super-luxury brand name.

Dawn’ properly expresses the character of the new Rolls-Royce. In its tentative, inchoate, anticipatory point out, dawn is the globe coming to light from the ethereal dark of the evening. The early-day chill of dawn gives an erotic tingle on the skin, awakening the senses and passions as the working day begins. Like Eleanor Thornton, thought by numerous to be the inspiration driving the Spirit of Ecstasy, the Rolls-Royce Dawn will also confirm alone to be the muse that prospects its owner to feel that at the begin of the day, anything is feasible.

The new Rolls-Royce Dawn will revive one more famous and uncommon Rolls-Royce title initial employed in 1949, but only ever utilized to 28 extremely specific drophead bodies between 1950 and 1954. A new beginning for Rolls-Royce at the time, the original Silver Dawn was the very first Rolls-Royce to be supplied with a manufacturing unit-built body. The drophead Rolls-Royces that carried the title Dawn continued to be mentor-created for specific customers, guaranteeing their uniqueness and rarity.

The new Rolls-Royce Dawn is beguilingly visceral. It excites each males and ladies – they want it, they require it and they want to immerse by themselves in it. It is languid and beautiful, new and fragrant and awakens the passion of your lifestyle.

New daily life, new opportunities, clean horizons – a tingling, anticipatory ambience in the air – all signified by a new Dawn. Rolls-Royce Dawn will start during the initial quarter of 2016.

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Report: The next-gen Honda CR-Z could get a turbo motor

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Report: The next-gen Honda CR-Z could get a turbo motor

The authentic Honda CR-Z wasn’t precisely a smash strike. In idea and on paper, as a delicate-hybrid that was affordable, fun-to-travel, and effective, did not exactly play out as such.

It was mildly exciting-to-drive, it was not as efficient as expected, and that chipped absent at its affordability factor.

But Honda’s not providing up as CARandDRIVER reports there could be a following-generation CR-Z with a turbo motor. This helps make best perception because Honda just unveiled their 1st-at any time large-functionality turbocharged 4-banger for the new 2016 Honda Civic Sort-R. So even Honda’s heading turbocharged, signaling a achievable end to Honda’s custom to maintain their motors in a natural way-aspirated, lively, and quite rev-satisfied.

The CR-Z’s idea was also to revive the spirit of the unique CR-X, which was a smash-hit and an absolute hoot to drive in Si form. But once again, the final CR-Z fell a little bit brief.

The new model is speculated to be larger than the present product even though the two.0L turbo-four should be detuned from its unique point out of tune, creating 280hp. There is even the possibility that this new CR-Z could be pegged as a performance design and variant to the standard US-marketplace Civic.

Expect a prototype or notion someday in 2017 at Detroit.

– By: Chris Chin

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Bajaj Boxer 150 Cafe Racer Showcased At Turkey Motor Show

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A Bajaj Boxer one hundred fifty modified into a cafe racer was showcased to the audiences at an event in Turkey and presents the Hero Splendor Traditional some hefty competition.

Bajaj Boxer 150 Modified Cafe Racer

The Boxer cafe racer sporting activities the identical one hundred forty four.8cc motor with twelve HP of power

Cafe Racers are the newest way to appear retro in a contemporary planet. Brought again to life by the Royal Enfield Continental GT, Hero MotoCorp adopted fit with the Splendor Professional Basic that undoubtedly is a occupation nicely accomplished while Mahindra as well had its notion iteration primarily based on the Centuro showcased at the 2014 Vehicle Expo. Now Bajaj Auto has pulled a similar stunt and showcased the Boxer a hundred and fifty Cafe Racer at the 2015 Turkey Motor Display and yes, it seems excellent. The Boxer is not on sale in India at present.

The low-expense 150cc bike is recognized for its load carrying potential and rugged entire body. The Cafe Racer showcased gets a host of alterations that surely add to the appeal with the gloss blue concluded paint task as properly as matte black complete on the fuel tank, entrance forks and rear shocks. There is also customized created one seat, an underbelly exhaust with carbon fibre coating and circular change indicators that include the retro attraction. The bike already receives a round headlight cluster and a new taller windscreen installed that completes the appear at the entrance. In addition, the Cafe Racer rides on 17-inch alloy wheels with slick tubeless tyres.

Undoubtedly an appealing proposition, the Bajaj Boxer one hundred fifty Cafe Racer is driven by the same 144.8cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine creating twelve HP of electricity twelve Nm of torque, paired to a 4-speed gearbox. Unfortunately even though, there is not even a front disc brake on the bicycle. Even though the Boxer Cafe Racer definitely appears the element, do not get your hopes high. The design showcased was a a single-off modified by a consumer and only shown by Bajaj at the location. The business at current has no ideas as these kinds of, but relying on the reaction could perhaps look into launching a Boxer Cafe Racer to just take on the Hero Splendor Basic. In the meantime we are off producing a cafe racer out of an Activa, since cafe racers seem to be all demonstrate and no go these days.

Bajaj Boxer Cafe Racer Showcase

The blue and matte black mix absolutely adds to the looks of the bicycle

Bajaj Boxer Cafe Racer Turkey

The bike also gets an underbelly exhaust and personalized solitary seat

Bajaj Boxer Cafe Racer Reveal

The Boxer Cafe Racer was a client modified bicycle and not produced by Bajaj

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We obsessively covered the 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Roars into Geneva Motor Show

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Lamborghini Aventador SV Right Front

Lamborghini Aventador SV Right Front

Very first Impressions

We all understood this would ultimately happen, this meaning that Lamborghini would unleash a a lot more potent variation of this extremely effective V-twelve Supercar.  And the Aventador is already an amazing auto to generate and to stare at. Kudos for Lamborghini to select the 2015 Geneva Motor Display as the venue to reveal its most strong, V-12 super automobile to day.

So what features differentiate the Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce from the normal edition?

What is New

Very first point that differentiates the Aventador SV from the common model are the seems to be. I suggest, just seem at it!  Isn’t it gorgeous? It nearly seems to be like the Aventador ditched some of its body panels and upgraded by itself to some of the panels left over from the hyper-high-priced Veneno. We previously realized the standard Aventador employed carbon fiber for its monocoque development. However, in the Aventador SV, carbon fiber is also used for the doorways, rocker panels and fenders.

This transition from Aluminum to carbon fiber has diminished the general bodyweight of the Lamborghini Aventador SV by one hundred ten lbs . to three,362 pounds, when when compared to the regular Aventador.

The next difference you will recognize between the Lamborghini Aventador SV and the standard variation is the improve in the power department. In contrast to the normal Aventador, the normally aspirated six.five V-12 in the SV receives a redesign. An optimized variable valve timing and variable intake system, change ups the power output to 750 horsepower and provides a fifty nine hp bump in excess of the regular V-twelve.

It now redlines at 8,five hundred rpm.

Even with all these modifications, the torque output remains unchanged at 509 lb.ft., which we are totally ok with. The Lamborghini Aventador SV also gets a new lightweight exhaust system which reduces the again strain even though improving the V-12 engine’s exhaust observe. All of the power sort the upgraded V-twelve is sent to all 4 wheels by way of a 7-velocity automatic manual transmission and everlasting all-wheel-drive system.

Lamborghini Aventador SV Right Rear

Lamborghini Aventador SV Right Rear

More Changes

An additional variation amongst the regular Aventador and the Lamborghini Aventador SV is the suspension and chassis set up. The common Aventador’s push-rod suspension is now upgraded with magnetorheological dampers, which adjusts to different road problems through variable driving modes. The Lamborghini Aventador SV also gets a revised electro-mechanical steering technique that adjusts the steering ratio based mostly on the velocity of the car and the picked driving mode.

The steering technique is also tuned for balance for the duration of large speeds and maneuverability for the duration of lower speeds. The Lamborghini Aventador SV rides on 20 inch rims up front and 21 inch rims out back. All four rims are wrapped in Pirelli P Zero Corsa high-performance tires.  The standard brake system on the Aventador SV are carbon fiber rotors with carbon ceramic brake pads, which make certain that the Lamborghini Aventador SV comes to a cease as rapidly as it accelerates to sixty mph.

With all of these chassis and energy prepare enhancements, the Lamborghini Aventador SV accelerates to 60 mph from in a scant 2.eight seconds and reaches terminal velocity at 217 mph.

In get to maintain the new Lambo stable at high speeds, the aerodynamics in the Aventador SV are optimized by one hundred fifty per cent, even though the downforce has been improved by one hundred seventy p.c in contrast to the common Aventador. Other key variations amongst the new Lamborghini Aventador SV and the standard product are the adjustable, carbon fiber wing, front splitter and rear diffuser, which channel air underneath the vehicle to keep it planted to the ground at triple digit speeds.

Lamborghini Aventador SV Right Side

Lamborghini Aventador SV Correct Aspect

Creature Comforts

Even though all of the motor and chassis enhancements are great, the engineers at Lamborghini did not go away the inside on your own when transforming the normal Aventador into the Aventador SV. Inside of, the carbon fiber monocoque is noticeable at the transmission tunnel and at the doorway sills. Carbon fiber parts have also been used to design the new sport seats and doorway inserts in the Aventador SV. To lessen the weight within the Aventador SV, the engineers deleted the carpets, removed specified sounds cancelling elements and the infotainment method.

Even so, if you so want the infotainment technique in the Aventador SV, the individuals at Lamborghini will incorporate it back at no added cost.


Inside of, the Aventador SV also receives a new instrument cluster with a predominantly yellow TFT screen, a blue change light and a new g-pressure indicator.

So, there you have it: these are all the alterations that differentiate the Lamborghini Aventador from the regular design. If, you skipped out on the Veneno, do not fret simply because the Aventador SV makes the same quantity of horsepower but this car is even lighter and more rapidly. In accordance to Lamborghini, the Aventador SV will be prepared for sale in Europe in the spring at a retail price of 327,one hundred ninety Euros.  At the recent exchange rate, that translates to near $ 366,000 USD, which is more affordable than the million dollar Veneno.

So, what are you waiting around for?  

Get your checkbooks all set and line up at your local Lamborghini dealership!

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Your A-to-Z Guide to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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Welcome to Carscoops&#39 A-Z guidebook to all the new cars, principles and debuts at the 2015 Geneva Motor Display that opens on March three and operates via March fifteen.
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nanoflowcell QUANT F sports sedan set for 2015 geneva motor show

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premiering at the 2015 geneva intercontinental motor show, the nanoflowcell ‘QUANT F’ is an electric sports activities sedan that reaches a best speed of more than three hundred km/h and has a assortment of 800km.

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What Car Would You Choose For A Ferrari FF V12 Motor Swap?

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Our most recent everyday eBay Motors ritual has led us to this extraordinary discover: a full Ferrari V12 motor from an FF. For $ sixty nine,995, dare I acquire this dynamite motor capable of 652 horsepower?
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