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Waiting Honda Brio With 7 Seats

Actual news of the Honda Brio, a small car from the Japanese manufacturer is rumored to be coming soon in version Multi Purpose Vehicle. According to Director of Marketing and After Sales Service Honda Prospect Motor, Jonfis Fandy, info of the presence of the Honda Brio MPV version is still sketchy, but it implies that its presence is not an impossible thing.

According to him, in 2013 it will present two new cars from the manufacturer Honda are still included in the category Citycar and MPV. And both are likely to be present as well be a world premiere at the upcoming event IIMS. The possibility of the presence of Honda Brio in the MPV version is supported also by the reality that in this attack cars family cars (low MPV) will be very intense. As is known in addition to MPV cars that have existed such as Toyota Avanza, Daihatsu Xenia and Suzuki Ertiga, will emerge a new family car from other companies such as Chevrolet and Mazda Spin VX-1.

As we know that Brio city car is a car that will share the basic as well as his brother the Honda Jazz. Starting from a car possible hacthback version, Brio is also now comes in a sedan version. So it is not impossible that this one small vehicle would be re-packaged in the form of another and the family car is a very possible.

When the car is going to be versatile brio launched officially and how the price of Honda Brio in this versatile type of car will be sold? They say the car will be on display to the public at the biggest automotive exhibition in Indonesia IIMs to be held in September 2013.

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What is a Car Restoration?

First of all let me tell you a little about what isn’t a car restoration, then we’ll move on to what is a car restoration. Let’s dive right in here, the top of the list of things that a car restoration isn’t starts with a collision repair, at least in the sense that we can break it down, and do a complete full estimate.

I say this because it’s the first thing that I always get asked to do, and it’s the last thing that is possible for us to do. The short sweet explanation is this; we have to tare the entire car apart to do an estimate, and by then the work has already begun.

We can’t just quickly through the car back together so you can take it to the next place. No shop will take a job that has been started by another shop, in most cases. There is a reason behind this, we don’t want to get left with fixing the things that they may, or may not have done.

Lastly on the subject of estimates, you really don’t want to come and take your car away in boxes. This is your other option; doesn’t sound very appealing huh? In the end it is all up to you, but this is one of the main reasons that most real restoration shops will not do an estimate on your car.

My shop most definitely will not do an estimate on your car, and the truth is that we are not a collision shop. We don’t have a book, or a program that gives us a list of hours that it takes to do things. Mostly because there is no way for anybody to know every variable that comes in to play.

 

All though some of the work that we do appears to be allot like collision repair, it is truly nothing like the same thing. We aren’t all about speed, we are about getting it done the right way every time. It can take some time, but it will be right if you have the time to spend.

The next thing that we are not, is a tuner shop. Our shop specializes in cars 1974 and older. We didn’t used to go newer then 1963, but that has changed along with the fact that these cars are getting hard to find these days.

People are restoring cars that used to be considered parts cars. Because they can’t find anything else, this obviously makes extra work for the restoration shop that is doing the work. An average car can cost $100,000 or more in just labor alone.

I tell people to be ready for anything that might happen, it’s always better to be sure that you have what you need before you begin the work. Make sure that you know what you want when the restoration is complete, discuss your vision with the shop that is doing the work.

Make sure that the shop knows what you want when your car is complete. Rather it’s a factory stock restoration, a resto-mod, or a hot rod. In the end for both you and the shop to feel like they had a good experience, discuss every detail of the job with the shop doing the work.

Now for what a restoration is; first of all the restoration shop should be a place that you enjoy visiting, and seeing the progress on your car. OK beyond this a restoration shop does body repair work, interior repair work, mechanical repair work, and the list goes on.

We dismantle the entire car piece by piece, determining what pieces are good, and what pieces need to be fixed, or replaced. This is not the same thing that any collision shop does, they do what it takes to get that car out, and move the next one in.

We look at every parts of the car, not just a damaged quarter panel, or peeling paint. Every job that rolls out of a real restoration shop has to be perfect, and nothing less will do. A restoration shop wears a lot of hats, we are a hot rod shop, a custom car builder, a custom auto paint shop, and more.

Essentially we do what ever the customer wants us to do, we never have use after market parts if the customer doesn’t want us to. If a parts isn’t available, we will fabricate it, yes we ware a lot of hats, and we love it.

We love the creative part of the process, we are in this for the art work sake of the job. Our passion is to see these cars on the road, not to get this one out, so the next one can come in. Our passion is creating show winning cars, and cars that people will love their entire lives.

What is a car restoration, it’s returning your car back to factory, or better specs. It’s being able to customize your car any way you like, you should enjoy the process of a restoration, you should always receive the highest quality work possible, if all of these things happen, you will love it.

In short a car restoration is exactly what you want it to be, nothing more, and nothing less. The whole idea is to have fun, that is what hot rodding, and restoration have been about from the beginning. It’s still the same thing that is has always been, a few guys having a good time with an old car.

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Suzuki APV Fixed Interest

Success Suzuki APV long slide since 2004 that has several times experienced development, are still much in demand. Suzuki APV is one of Suzuki products that consumers desire as a family vehicle.

Suzuki APV spelled success is not comparable with Suzuki Ertiga being “famous” now. But Suzuki APV is still a role model for some consumers who want a family car, hence APV has a more spacious cabin.

Beginning the first time Suzuki APV gliding homeland, a huge consumer interest to have this Suzuki APV mainstay. Suzuki APV could permeate APV car market at that time was fierce. The success of this Suzuki APV still continues, less than a year later, on 19 April 2005, APV successfully entered the international market, the type of APV Van, Commercial Van, Panel Van and Pick Up.

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Do Black Cars Need Special Wax?

Black cars generally are chosen by people who like a dignified look on their automobiles. Some people consider them to have pedigree. Others cannot think of any other color for a car other than black. In fact Henry Ford once said that the customer could choose any paint they wanted for their cars as long as it was black!

First let’s enumerate a few things about black painted cars.

They Scratch Faster

Ask anyone who had washed a new vehicle that was painted black about what he first notices on the paint. Scratches will certainly be his first reply. Because of the nature of most common scratches on cars, they usually will be colored white. White against black is one of the easiest things to see. People usually interpret this as black colored cars “scratching faster.”

Swirl Marks Are More Noticeable

 

All cars even the most pampered ones will get swirl marks that are very annoying. Black cars are so unforgiving that swirl marks can be seen from a mile away during a bright sunny day. There is nothing more unsightly than a super glossy car showing off its cobweb scratches.

They Easily Show Dust

Dust particles are extremely visible on a black car. Car detailers often call them dust magnets. In fact without the use of special products cars detailed to perfection could be laden with dust particles that are not apparent on other colored paints.

They Heat Up More

California was not joking when it wanted black painted automobiles off its roads. Science suggests that on the average a black colored one heats up faster than lighter colored ones. And with more heat on the surface of the paint more degradation follows.

All those reasons above means that a car with black paint will require a lot more maintenance than lighter colored cars. The nature of scratches, dust and dirt means than they will stand out in a black colored car.

Normal waxes on these cars do work. But filling up streaks and scratches with green colored car wax will only serve to make them more visible. A lot of people just leave it at that. “Black cars just scratch faster.”

However judicious use of products meant for black cars can literally make miracles happen. Next time you shop around make sure to pick out car wax products meant for your black paint. If you can’t find one read for products meant for darker colored vehicles.

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Setting a budget

As well as picking a great new car, working out monthly costs really is the most important thing you can do…

And if you plan to buy using new car finance or a bank loan, it will also help you work out how much money you will need to make repayments on time.

Don’t forget that this figure is just a starting point: you should include your expected outlay on fuel, servicing, insurance and road tax to work out how much you will need to keep yourself on the road.

It’s a very good idea to have these figures to hand before you visit a new car showroom, it will help you stay focused on your spend – whatever the showroom staff say!
How much will my car cost per month?

If you are planning to buy a new car, it’s a good idea to add up all the monthly payments you’ll have to make to keep yourself on the road.

Be sure to include your loan or finance payments, as well as the monthly outlay on fuel, road-tax, insurance and servicing. Your dealer should be able to help you with the approximate finance cost and likely servicing bills.

Online insurance firms will provide you with a no-cost estimate of a year’s insurance.

Fuel costs can be worked out by dividing your expected annual mileage with, and then multiplying that figure by the cost of a gallon of fuel. If you can’t get exact figures make sure to over-estimate – that way you won’t find yourself caught out by expensive fuel bills or maintenance costs.

It’s also worth looking at the price of parts. Check that your new car doesn’t need expensive or hard to find tyres or other such consumables, such as brake pads and discs.
How much will it be worth in the future?

Take a look at predicted re-sale values for the model you’re going to buy and see how much money you’ll be able to make back when you come to sell your car further down the line.

Manufacturers like BMW and Volkswagen always have strong re-sale values but mass-market brands, and cars that sell in very high numbers are more likely to depreciate more quickly.

Avoid wild colour schemes, or spending big on non-standard optional extras like heavily tinted windows, exhausts or bodykits – as these will add nothing to the value of your car when you come to sell it, and could even make it worth less.

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Mazda VX-1 Ready to Collaborate

Mazda VX-1 as a new player in the MPV segment is expected to be present in the near future. MMI as apm Mazda Indonesia has opened a flagship mpv pivot for this, and the program booking fee of Rp 10 million was offered when there are consumers who are interested to order first.

It was said by one of the Mazda dealer sales, “Messages and booking was able Rp.10 million, but the price of Mazda VX-1 is not known with certainty, it is likely to be launched in June and priced below Rp. 200 million.

Additional information, Mazda VX-1 is the product of collaboration with Suzuki Mazda and therefore models with Suzuki Ertiga 11-12. This seven-passenger MPV looks similar to Suzuki Ertiga only distinguishing emblem and Mazda for VX-1 using leather for upholstery seats.

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Again Prepare fastest Bugatti Cars in the World

Bugatti has just lost the crown of world’s fastest production car after the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport record broken by Hennessey Venom GT. However, Bugatti likely will not stay silent. Bugatti is rumored to be preparing a faster car anymore.

As reported earlier, the Hennessey Venom GT which took the base of the Lotus Elise is able to demonstrate the ability of highly thanks to 7-liter V8 engine with a power up to 1,244 bhp.

In a test at the U.S. naval base in Lemoore, California, the car could run at a maximum speed of 265.7 miles per hour or 427.6 km / h at a distance of 2 miles.

That figure is enough to beat the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport which has a speed of 415.211 miles per hour up to a longer distance which is 4 miles.

Well, Bugatti also did not stay silent. On their Facebook, Bugatti showed a teaser photo. It is estimated Bugatti Super Veyron teaser of the rumored up to 1,600 hp powered.

On the Facebook page, the Bugatti included a caption that reads, “The stage is ready.’s Almost time for us to share the latest example of Bugatti amazing performance, do not let your eyes closed in Facebook during the next few days,” wrote the French brand .

Expected, Bugatti Veyron Super will shown at Frankfurt Motor Show held next September.

There are indications that this car upgrade aka quad-turbo W16 engine with a capacity of 8.0 or 9.6 liter to produce power up to 1,600 hp.

Bugatti chief vehicle engineer Jens Schulenburg also been confirmed that the new car Bugatti will use the rim of a lightweight carbon fiber as well as of the hybrid power train.

With the use of carbon fiber, the car weighs 249 kg’s supposed to go down that can make it accelerate from rest to 100 km / h in just 1.8 seconds. Crossed the line 3 seconds psychology and even 2 seconds.

While its top speed, when the more courageous rider on the track is adequate, then the car is expected to run up to 463 km / h.

However, to get these fast cars, estimated to cost huge. Therefore, in addition to produced in limited numbers, this car was expected to be priced up to U.S. $ 2.5 million or approximately USD 24.4 billion.

If that’s true, then the addition will be the world’s fastest production car, the Bugatti Veyron Super else will likely be the most expensive car in the world.

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All-new Ford Focus Comes with 4 Variants

(FMI) officially launched the latest generation of the medium sedan All-new Ford Focus at IIMS 2012. There are 4 variants are offered with two petrol engine variants of 1600 cc and 2,000 cc. The price starts from Rp 324.9 million to Rp 369 million to the hatchback and sedan models. Competitors Toyota Altis and Honda Civic is more confident through its features are now more attractive.

Full, 5-door Focus 1.6L Trend PowerShift 6-speed AT for sale Rp. 324.9 million, 4-door Focus 1.6L Trend PowerShift 6-speed AT Rp. 338.5 million, Focus Sport 5-Door 2.0L 6-speed PowerShift AT Rp. 349 million, and the Focus Titanium 4-Door 2.0L 6-speed PowerShift AT Rp. 369 million. “The new Focus represents the strength and excellence of the One Ford global strategy to serve customers in the country. We have gone further in every aspect to deliver quality, fuel efficiency, safety and smart technology that exceeds our customers’ expectations

Ford Focus is a leading feature that provides connectivity SYNC hands-free in-car voice activated. This system connects virtually every type of cell phone or digital media player into their Focus via Bluetooth and USB connections respectively. Motorists can make a call or play his favorite music at any time via voice commands and controls on the steering wheel without taking eyes off the road and hands remain on the wheel.

Another excellent feature is the Active Park Assist, a system with just the push of a button, the driver’s all-new Focus can parallel park with ease, without using hands. Active City Stop, ie suppression system in low-speed collisions by monitoring the road ahead, and brake automatically if the sensor detects a car in front stopped suddenly.

All-new Focus presents a DOHC 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 170 PS power and 200 Nm of torque. This engine produces power nearly 20% larger than the previous 2.0-liter Focus engine and result in increased fuel savings of over 10%. Provided in the form of second Powertrain Duratec Ti-VCT engine 1.6-liter that produces 125PS and 159Nm of torque with fuel economy is outstanding.

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BMW M6 sports coupe

BMW has a new hero as the “king of the road” that All-new BMW M6 Coupé.

M6 Coupe sports car was launched PT BMW Indonesia in IIMS 2012 auto show on Tuesday.

BMW Indonesia president director Ramesh said the BMW M6 Coupé Divyanathan bring the performance number one packing with innovative luxury and comfort.

“The high demand for BMW M cars, the main reason for the presence of the All-new BMW M6 Coupé in Indonesia,” he said.

The model carries a capacity of 4.4 liter V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology that can generate power to 560 hp and torque of 680Nm.

The model was equipped with M Double Clutch Transmission with Drivelogic seven-speed, Active M Differential.

“A lot of people who look down upon this car because the model over to the sedan not a sports car, but do any of these models can be directly at the Sentul race without tuning,” said Communications Director of PT. BMW Indonesia, Helena Abidin.

The model has accelerated from rest to reach a speed of 100 km / h in just 4.2 seconds. Na fuel consumption 10.1 km / l and emissions of 239 g / km.

“Despite the power increase by 10 percent and 30 percent of peak torque up to 680 Nm, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions can actually be reduced to 30 percent,” said Ramesh.

The model uses lightweight materials made from carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) on the roof.

Dark colors on the roof creates elongated silhouette on a two-door sports car. The use of lightweight materials on the roof makes the central point of the car’s weight remains in the bottom thus improving stability.

Safety features include front and side airbags, head protection airbags for front seat and rear.

The seating model has an electric control for height, forward and backward and angle sert headrests with integrated active head restraint to reduce potential injuries due to rear-end collision.

For multimedia, the model has the iDrive system with a 10.2-inch flat-screen monitor frame of chrome, also equipped with Navigation system Professional.

With this feature, the driver can choose between several programs such as the DSC mode, the character of the engine, Dynamic Damper Control mapping, M Servotronic responses and M Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) Drivelogic.

The model is also equipped with Comfort Access System, Head-Up Display is colored with data specific driving M, Bang & Olufsen High End Surround Sound System with 16 loudspeakers and a 1200 watt output.

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Official McLaren Super Car Sightings

After years of lively discussion, the successor to the legendary McLaren F1 car finally disclosed officially. McLaren car called P1 has just made his debut in Paris.

The appearance of this car is as seductive flavor and this is the first appearance and last before McLaren was officially launched in early 2013.

The car was shown at the Paris Motor Show which is being held. At the car show, whose real name Mondial de l’Automobile McLaren explains that this is a preview of the successor to the McLaren F1 supercar that is planned will they reveal in the coming months.

“McLaren P1 will be the result of a history of 50 years on the track and on the streets,” said Executive Chairman Ron Dennis McLaren.

“Twenty years ago we limit the McLaren F1 supercar performance and our goal is to define P1 McLaren once again,” he added.

“Our goal is not always to be the fastest in the business topspeed but a series production road car the fastest and most profitable in the circuit. This is a true test of all abilities supercar and technical statements are more important. Our goal is to make McLaren P1 to be the most interesting, most capable, the most technologically advanced and most dynamic ever achieved supercar ever made, “said McLaren Automotive Managing Director Antony Sheriff.

The design looks very sexy, but still continued into account the technical side such as aerodynamics and downforce which makes it a road car capable of racing cars. This car also has the function of the DRS (drag reduction system) like a race car.

Unfortunately, McLaren did not want to divulge the machine what would be the heart. Only Chief Design Engineer McLaren Dan Parry-Williams says that the car body will be made of lightweight carbon fiber materials but this will be a powerful exotic cars that will have great power but still easy to control and not wild.

“Downforce is amazing really makes driving easier and faster. As you go faster, you actually feel more in control. Every body panel, air intake and exhaust is designed to guide the air from the most efficient and maximize cooling, “straightforward Head of Vehicle Technology McLaren Automotive, Simon Lacey.

Rumors thrive if the machine is to be used with a capacity of 3800 cc V8 engine that is able to bring this car accelerates from rest to 100 km / h in just 2.5 seconds.