Suzuki Kizashi

Suzuki Kizashi (キザシ) is a mid-size car, unveiled at U.S. 30 July 2009. The Kizashi is on sale in Japan October 21, 2009, in North America on December 1, 2009, Australia and New Zealand May 11, 2010. The Kizashi is the first mid-size car that Suzuki has sold in the Australian market. Japanese Kizashi means 'women', 'sign' or 'warning' may move to other automakers that the Kizashi is an example of Suzuki's upcoming products in the future. Kizashi sedan aims to be the flagship of Suzuki and now exceeds Japanese government regulations regarding the outside dimensions and engine size for vehicles classified as 'compact'.

Standard equipment includes front-wheel drive and a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that develops 185 hp (138 kW) and 170 lb.-ft. (230 Nm) of torque. Available transmissions are a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT. CVT version reduces power to 180 hp (134 kW) and has a 100 km / h (62 mph) time of approximately 8 seconds. The Kizashi has alloy wheels 17 and 18 inches, Akebono Brake origin, a selection of areas of cloth or leather seats and a 425-watt Rockford Fosgate audio system with iPod and Bluetooth connection. Four wheel drive (based on i-AWD system like the Suzuki SX-4) is optional and includes a pilot in the active-TA to save fuel.

The engine range is expected to include two petrol engines of 2.4 liters with a displacement of 3.6 liters, respectively, and a motor drive 2.0-liter turbodiesel for the European markets. TA should be the norm though AWD is an option available for some models and a paddle shift six-speed automatic. In December 2010, the Kizashi 2 awards won in New Zealand car: Supreme winner of the AA Motoring Excellence Awards 2010 and the New Zealand Herald Car of the Year award.The car was praised for its incredible attention to detail, refinement and comfort.

Volvo C30

Volvo C30 is a small car produced by Volvo Cars. C30 is a three-door, four-seat hatchback powered by straight and right-4-5 engines. The car is a sedan version of the S40/V50/C70 range, and uses the same Ford C1 (P1 or Volvo) platform. It is marketed as a premium sedan or 'sport coupe' specially designed for buyers of Volvo for the first time and the youth market. Production should be 65,000 units per year, 75% of sales on the European market. The production car was officially unveiled at the Paris Motor Show 2006.

The exterior styling of the C30 is based on 2001-SCC concept car, which was inspired by the 1800th, setting remained P1800 Coupe. It also shares many components with the Volvo 480, in particular body style 'Sportback' and the tailgate glass. According to Simon Lamar, Studio Chief Designer, 'the 1800th became an icon for Volvo' inspired design of the Volvo C30. The interior design is similar to S40 and V50, the most parts, including the table edge, 'floating' center console and steering wheel are shared by three cars.

In late 2006, the C30 was launched in Europe. Engine choices are 1.6-liter inline-4 (gasoline or diesel) 2.5L inline-5 turbo (2.4L diesel). 2009 has increased the choices of a 6-speed Powershift dual-clutch automatic transmission 2.0 L petrol and diesel engines, 1.8l E85 flex-fuel engine, 1.6 liters and a 'guide' the efficiency of diesel engines and optional start / stop. Trim lines are the SE and SE Lux, Great Britain, and Kinetic, Momentum and Summum (less and most of its features), most other European countries. R-Design package adds interior and exterior accessories including aluminum trim on the dashboard, the R-Design logo on the steering wheel, seats and floor mats, rear spoiler and body kit.

The C30 is available in Canada in March 2007 as a 2007 model, and in October 2007 in the United States as a 2008 model. In Canada, the T5 2.4iy available. United States, the T5 engine is available. For 2008, the U.S. C30 was sold in two trim lines, version 1.0 and version 2.0. For 2009, they moved to T5 R-Design, with the latest addition to single plates.

Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat is a great family car built by Volkswagen cars in six design generations since 1973. Slotting between the Volkswagen Golf / Jetta, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Phaeton and Volkswagen in the current configuration, the Passat and its derivatives have been badged differently Dasher, Santana, Quantum, Magotan, travel, and Carat. In 2008, the Volkswagen Passat CC expanded with the launch, '4-door coupe' version of the Passat.

Passat has been placed in the middle of the saloon / salon market segment in its introduction in 1973. Sales of the aging Beetle were declining, and most air-cooled rear-engine models like the Volkswagen Type 3 and 411 and 412 were based on older technology. Following the acquisition of Volkswagen Audi Group in 1964, Volkswagen has used the technical expertise to develop new modern drive a car with front wheel drive with a water-cooled engine, and thus the Passat and Golf (the latter introduced in 1974) was the first of a new generation of Volkswagen cars. The first Passat was developed in part by Audi 80/Fox and until 2005 the two shared a story.

During its development phase, the Passat has been appointed as internal EA400 (Entwicklungsauftrag 400, or 'Development Order 400'), and long before its launch, the Volkswagen Type 3 production plant in Wolfsburg been shut down to release the capacity for new ones. car Wolfsburg was able to increase production with care: before Passat began producing lines were used to set up small volumes year Audi 80 cars brother who had been released a year earlier. directly Passat nameplate from the German word for trade wind - and the period of its history where Volkswagen vehicles named storms, including also the course (after the Gulf Stream, Jetta (after Jet Stream) and Scirocco (Sirocco after).