drive it! presents the fastest and most luxurious cars of last century: the Audi R 15 plus as it prepares to race in Le Mans and the Maybach SW 38.
present it!: The VW Amarok - Volkswagen presents its first pick-up model.The four-door Amarok is available in both Trendline and Highline versions as well the basic model. Buyers can choose among two fuel efficient gasoline engines and three Diesel engines: offering 122 HP or a Biturbo 163 HP. Two All-Wheel-Drive versions are available in addition to the rear wheel drive only basic model. And depending on customer needs, permanent or driver-activated AWD, can be chosen. The Amarok is being launched in South America and is due to arrive in Europe by late summer.
compare it!: Suzuki Swift Sport vs. Renault Twingo RS - These two urban roadsters show that small doesnt have to always mean weak.This time we compare Renaults chic Twingo RS against the Swift Sport from Suzuki. Both have 1.6- liter gasoline engine. The Twingo RS delivers 133 horsepower; the Swift Sport provides only 125 HP but nevertheless can accelerate to 100 km/h in just 8.9 seconds and has a maximum speed of 200 km/h. The Twingo uses its horsepower advantage to win the sprint in 8.7 seconds and has a top speed of 201 km/h. But is that enough to win it all?
admire it! The Audi R15 Plus - Built purely for power and efficiency.Its a question of hundreds if not thousandths of a second. The objective is to push the Audi R15 plus to the limit its always a challenge to triumph in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, after all. This special model is designed, constructed and simulated on the basis of the Audi R15 TDI. The designers were asked to improve further on a fully-fledged sportscar ... right down to the last detail. drive it! takes a look behind the scenes as the engineers work on the Audi Le Mans racer.
Vintage: Maybach SW 38 - Maybach has always stood for luxury and elegance in automobile construction.That was no different in 1936 when the Maybach SW 38 was introduced. To continue to provide the same power despite diminishing fuel quality, engineers increased engine size in the successor to the SW 35 from 3.5 liters to a 3.8-liter engine in SW 38. Later it grew to 4.2 liters. Maybach was founded in 1909 and originally built engines for Zeppelins. It built cars for about 20 years until 1941 - producing some 2200 vehicles.
compare it!: Suzuki Swift Sport vs. Renault Twingo RS | drive it
These two urban roadsters show that small doesnt have to always mean
weak.This time we compare Renaults chic Twingo RS against the Swift Sport
from Suzuki. Both have 1.6- liter gasoline engine. The Twingo RS delivers
the Swift Sport provides only 125 HP but nevertheless can accelerate to 100
km/h in just 8.9 seconds and has a maximum speed of 200 km/h. The Twingo
uses its horsepower advantage to win
the sprint in 8.7 seconds and has a top speed of 201 km/h. But is that
enough to win it all?
The Motor Magazine - 15.09.2010 | drive it
This time, drive it! has something for everyone, whether it's a racing car
that goes like a rocket or a cozy three-wheeled caravan. With more than 500
horsepower and a
maximum speed of over 300 kilometers an hour, the Wiesmann GT burns up the
track. A test driver says it's the most challenging car he's ever
driven.And motorcycling fans take part in a celebrating the birthday of the
legendary BMW enduro-bike, the GS. And finally, we took it easy while
checking out some unusual caravans.
admire it! The Wiesmann GT MF - 5Like its trademark gecko, the Wiesmann GT
MF5 is quick. Hop in for a ride and let its 507 horsepower engine with a top
speed of 310 kilometers give you that racetrack feeling. The Wiesmann
brothers have been building their dream cars by hand since 1988.At their
workshops near Münster, they spend 350 hours making each car, which
incorporates BMW's M5 and M6 technologies. A choice of 400 different types
of upholstering leathers, together with a wide range of thread, carpet and
interior paints, guarantees a tailor-made interior. The no-frills MF5 model
can be had for €180,000, although extras can cost much more. drive it!
tested the Wiesemann where it's meant to run - on the racetrack.
present it! Volvo in 2011 - In the coming year, environmental protection
will be writ large at Volvo. It's the first time a front-wheel drive model
of its XC 90 SUV will be available in Europe alongside the all-wheel drive
models that have been on sale up to now. That's because not everyone takes
their SUV off-road.With a small diesel under the hood, fuel economy is a
real feature on the front wheel drive XC 90. And it's cheaper as well, with
a selling price some €5,000 lower than the all-wheel drive model. Also
new in Volvo's palette is a two-liter gasoline engine that's available for
Volvo's small SUV, the XC 60, and in its S80 sedan.
examine it!: The BMW GS Endurobike turns 30 - The BMW GS enduro bike has
been a symbol of freedom and adventure for three decades. The secret of the
motorcycle's popularity is that it perfectly blends sturdiness and off-road
maneuverability with long-haul comfort. One of the GS' biggest fans is
rally driver Jutta Kleinschmidt.She started her career by winning the
women's race at the Dakar Rally on a GS. A visit to this year's GS meet at
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a good way to find out just how well-loved the
classic motorbike is.
test it! The Lexus IS 250 The Lexus IS 250 is supposed to give the Audi A4,
the BMW 3-series and the Mercedes C-class a run for their money on the
European market. Lexus is using the IS 250 to succeed on the old continent,
particularly in Germany. It offers a choice between diesel and gasoline
present it!: The VW Amarok | drive it
Volkswagen presents its first pick-up model.The four-door Amarok is
available in both Trendline and Highline versions as well the basic model.
Buyers can choose among two fuel efficient gasoline engines and three
Diesel engines: offering 122 HP or a Biturbo 163 HP. Two All-Wheel-Drive versions are
available in addition to the rear wheel drive only basic model. And
depending on customer needs, permanent or driver-activated AWD, can be
chosen. The Amarok is being launched in South America and is due to arrive
in Europe by late summer.
The Motor Magazine - 09.04.2010 | drive it
present it!: Audi R8 Spyder The Audi R8 has always been one of the most
eye-catching cars on the road. Now the German carmaker has released the
convertible version, and it is also turning heads. In fact, the technical
data alone is enough to make those heads start to spin.The 10-cylinder
engine gives the Spyder 525 horsepower from just 5.2
liters of displacement. The car can rocket from a standstill to 100 km/h in
just 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 313 km/h. The suspension is tight,
but forgiving -- unlike the prices, which, in Germany, start at €156,000.
taste it!: Nissan Qashqai Three years ago, Nissan introduced the Qashqai.
Since then, the crossover model has sold over 500,000 units worldwide. The
seven-seater Qashqai+2 is an especially popular variant. The combination
station-wagon/SUV was designed in Europe, and is built at the companys
Sunderland factory in northern England.The majority of visible changes in
the facelift were made to the front end of the car, where hood, fenders,
grille and headlights were completely reworked. At the back, the Qashqai
was given new taillights and a roof spoiler.
test it!: Citroen DS3 Sportier, more dynamic -- and not retro. The Citroen
DS3 is a member of the upstart generation at the venerable French carmaker.
The designers have developed a stylish little runaround based on the C3
platform that could end up giving BMW's Mini some stiff competition.The DS3
has an idiosyncratic look, and offers a huge range of color combinations
for individualists. Similar to the Mini, prices for the latest Citroen
start in Germany at just over €15,000.
vintage: Adler 1914 In the early 20th century cars were still a luxury
bought either by the extremely rich or those obsessed with technology. The
1914 Adler marked a turning point in the car world.Its advanced technical
features plus a robust and dependable construction were a winning
combination for customers looking for a practical and quick means of
transportation rather than a sophisticated toy.
Proform Under Rail Bed Liner - Volkswagen Amarok Fitting
A simple step by step video of how to fit an under rail load bed liner to
the Volkswagen Amarok including how to retain your tie down points.
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Der VW AMAROK 4MOTION ist der Hammer! (HD 720p)
Endlich ist der Volkswagen AMAROK auf europäischem Boden angekommen. 100%
fürs Gelände, sowie 100% für die Straße geeignet. Auf einem
Testabschnitt von 32Km konnte der AMAROK bei entsprechender Fahrweise bei
mehreren Fahrten zwischen 6,4 und 7,2 Liter gefahren werden.