2012 BMW 1 Series 5 door spied

2012 BMW 1 Series 5 door spied

Future Cars
30 Mar 2011
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There have seen a few videos with the upcoming BMW 1 Series 5 door model circulating on the Internet for some time now, but these latest photos from WCF reveal the 2012 model wearing less camouflage.

The 2012 BMW 1 Series 5 door was recently spied doing runs on the Nurburgring test track, and due to the fact that the car shows more skin we are able to conclude that the new model is slightly larger that the current generation.

SsangYong SUT 1

SsangYong SUT 1

Concept Cars
07 Feb 2011
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The South Korean automaker announced it will debut the SsangYong SUT 1 concept at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.

According to their description the SsangYong SUT 1 is a traditional pickup truck with a more contemporary look, measuring 4,985 m in length, 1,910 m in width, 1,755 m in height, and with a wheelbase of 3,060 m.

Robert Kubica Could Miss 2011 F1 Season

Robert Kubica Could Miss 2011 F1 Season

Motorsports
07 Feb 2011
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Robert Kubica has been involved in a high-speed crash in Italy on Sunday, during the Ronde di Andora rally stage.

The 26-year old Formula 1 driver has suffered fractures to his left arm and left leg after his Skoda Fabia S2000 rally car has hit a church wall, and was taken by helicopter to a hospital near Genoa.

Even though his injuries were not life threatening, Robert Kubica has already undergone a 7 hour surjery to his arm, with medics remaining reserved in offering details on how long it will take him to recover.

Mercedes W02 Formula 1 Car

Mercedes W02 Formula 1 Car

Motorsports
01 Feb 2011
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After the initial teaser which we saw yesterday with the Mercedes W02, Mercedes GP has officially unveiled their 2011 Formula 1 car at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia today.

The Mercedes W02 Formula 1 car features a silver livery with light green areas highlighting their main sponsor, Petronas, and after Nico Rosberg has tested the car this mourning, Michael Schumacher will follow later this afternoon.

Toro Rosso STR6 2011 F1 Car

Toro Rosso STR6 2011 F1 Car

Motorsports
01 Feb 2011
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The Toro Rosso STR6 2011 F1 car has been launched in Valencia, and this new challenger represents the second model designed by Scuderia Toro Rosso, after the team has split from Red Bull Technologies at the end of 2009.

The Toro Rosso STR6 2011 F1 car follows the high nose trends and just like in 2010, while the main drivers will be Sebastian Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari. Daniel Ricciardo, the British F3 champion has been promoted to test and reserve driver.

Red Bull RB7 2011 F1 Car

Red Bull RB7 2011 F1 Car

Motorsports
01 Feb 2011
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Another 2011 F1 challenger this time from Red Bull Racing who unveiled the Red Bull RB7 in Valencia.

The new monopost will have to defend last year’s titles with drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, and just like the rest of the Formula 1 cars unveiled for the 2011 season, the Red Bull RB7 comes with a higher nose and a modified rear wing, which is in accordance with the new rules dictated by FIA.

Sauber C30 2011 F1 Car

Sauber C30 2011 F1 Car

Motorsports
01 Feb 2011
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Sauber has also unveiled their C30 2011 Formula 1 car in Valencia, with drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez lifting the covers off the new monopost which according to Technical Director, James Key, has eliminated the weak points of the previous C29.

The Sauber C30 2011 F1 car features a KERS system and engine provided by Ferrari, and has the same high nose as the other race cars just unveiled for 2011.

Lotus Renault R31 2011 Formula 1 Car

Lotus Renault R31 2011 Formula 1 Car

Motorsports
01 Feb 2011
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Robert Kubica and Vitaly Petrov have lifted to covers off the Lotus Renault R31 in Valencia, with the new 2011 Formula 1 competitor being described as aggressive and innovative.

The Lotus Renault R31 is the second car part of next year’s season to be using a Renault engine, with the French manufacturer teaming up with Lotus in a multi year deal. The car features black and gold livery, and among reserve drivers, the Lotus Renault team will use Romain Grosjean, Jan Charouz, Ho-Ping Tung, Fairuz Fauzy, with Lotus recently announcing Bruno Senna to the list as well.

Lotus T128 2011 Formula 1 Car

Lotus T128 2011 Formula 1 Car

Motorsports
31 Jan 2011
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Team Lotus has also unveiled a set of images with their Lotus T128 monopost for the 2011 Formula 1 season, with official specifications expected to be released after the Valencia test tomorrow.

The Lotus T128 is using a Renault sourced V8 engine and a transmission system from Red Bull, and as you probably know Team Lotus is currently undergoing legal proceedings against Group Lotus, over the right of using the Lotus name.

Mercedes W02 2011 F1 Car

Mercedes W02 2011 F1 Car

Motorsports
31 Jan 2011
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The Mercedes W02 which is the Formula 1 car to be used by Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg in the 2011 season will be officially unveiled tomorrow, February 1st.

Until then we have a single image that shows the Mercedes W02 thanks to which you will be able to spot some of the changers that were imposed due to the new regulations. These include the car’s new ‘nose’ which is positioned higher, plus the airbox features a more traditional design.