Hyundai Grand i10

welcome back - Because it is still the number 2 under Maruti Suzuki - India - Hyundai fat maneuvering segments . Yesterday , ( 05.09.2013 ) , in Chennai , the South Korean manufacturer is launching Grand i10 to fight in the city car class in order to be number 1 .
Hundai i10 is the second generation will be on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which starts next week . Appearance, is now more aggressive , flowing , follow the philosophy of Hyundai cars of today , the fluidic sculpture . The cute is more beautiful , as well as aggressive with smaller headlights combined large air grille .

Modern design that flows through to the back , with stop lights larger futuristic design . Logo on the rear door similar to the i20 , a round large enough . Increased wheelbase 10cm from the old model , promises a more spacious room .

Alloy beige - black interior , supported more modern dashboard . Steering wheel comes many buttons to play music or looking for information through MID , including answering the phone on and off . It is said , the quality of the material is the same as the i20 .

In addition to a broader , more overhead space lega.Kenyamanan also obtained through air holes for the rear passengers . On an audio memory capable of storing thousands of phone numbers and music karenan 1GB . Also included is added plugs to recharge the phone battery or laptop .

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Machine , and the two options are seeded 1.100cc U2 CRDi ( diesel ) paired with a second-generation 5 - speed manual transmission . Engine power output is 71 PS@4.000 rpm and torque 163Nm@1.500-2.750rpm . Claimed , fuel consumption reaches 24 km / liter , while meeting the Euro5 standards .

Other power sources , dual VTVT petrol Kappa 1.200cc with 5 - speed manual transmission or 4-speed automatic . Power output 83 rpm and torque 116Nm@4.000 PS@6.000 rpm .

For safety , in addition to ABS , also added two airbags ( opstional for some types ) . All variants are equipped parking sensors and steering wheel that can be hung upside down .

Hyundai India split four types , Era , Magna , Sportz and Asta . While the pegged price , ranging up to 653,000 rupees 437,000 rupees ( USD 73.5 million to USD 110 million ) dependent type and engine type cars .





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2014 BMW 4 Series Review, Price, Engine, Specifications

BMW has released details of the latest pictures of the BMW 4-Series Cabriolet version or open roof. The plan, 4-Series Cabrio will be produced in the near future.

As reported by Inautonews, after BMW 4-Series Coupe version was launched, the German manufacturer is preparing 4-Series Cabriolet version. This model will be launched and displayed on the mat Frankfurt Motor Show is held in September.

Affairs kitchen runway, the production version of the 4-Series Cabriolet is expected to use the 428i and 435i engine, or engine that is also used by the BMW 4-Series Coupe.

The first model will be powered four-cylinder turbocharged engine with a capacity of 2.0 liters. Engine can generate power of 240 horsepower (179 kW) with maximum torque of 345 NM (255 lb-ft).

While the second model will be supported by a six-cylinder engine capacity of 3.0 liters, which is capable of producing an output of 300 horsepower (224 kW) with maximum torque of 406 Nm (300 lb-ft).

Details details BMW 4-Series Cabriolet is still very limited for now. Full details will be given at the time of introduction of BMW officially to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013.

After the long-awaited, latest BMW coupe sedan that is often shown in the exhibition as a 4 Series models were officially launched. 2014 BMW 4 Series soon be marketed in the land of Uncle Sam first with a price under $ 500 million.

2014 BMW 4 Series Coupe is a successor model of the 3 Series has a design similar to the headlight fascia especially 3 Series F30. However, performance will be better than the diusungnya 3 Series.

For the American market will get two types of machines with 3 variants choice. First there is the BMW 428i with 4 cylinder petrol engine with a 2.0 liter turbo. The resulting power can reach 240 hp or 10 hp more than the 2013 BMW 328i inline 6-cylinder engine.

Furthermore there are two types of machines that use a BMW 435i 6-cylinder gasoline engine with a capacity of 3.0 liter turbo. Performance that can be produced is 300 hp. BMW 428i will be marketed starting price of U.S. $ 41.425 or approximately USD 409 million, the BMW 435i with U.S. $ 46.925, equivalent to Rp 463 million.

Then two types of engines will be available option xDrive Coupe models. For BMW 428i xDrive Coupe will be released at a price of U.S. $ 43.425 or USD 428 million. Then for the BMW 435i xDrive Coupe priced at U.S. $ 48.925 or approximately USD 483 million.

The prices differ only around U.S. $ 1.800 or USD 17 million more expensive than the BMW 328i 2013. If launched in Indonesia are expected to complain the price difference is not too far away.

The birth of new variants in the ranks of the Bavarian luxury sedan has anticipated many bimmers. All-New 2014 BMW 4 Series was born to be a successor to the triumph of the BMW 3 Series Coupe models.

As the latest model of sedan coupe, BMW 4 Series has quite a lot of difference compared to the 3 Series Coupe. If the first for the 3 Series coupe models of the highest only in the BMW 335i, the BMW 4 Series is now available a wide selection of engine types as well as the New BMW 3 Series F30.

Regarding changes visually, what the main attraction is more exciting than the 3 Series Coupe? Being the price which will be marketed for the 2014 BMW 4 Series Coupe is also not too far away with the latest generation 3 Series F30.






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2014 Toyota Corolla

Yesterday Thursday night (06/06), Toyota did the World Premiere of All-New 2014 Toyota Corolla in Santa Monica, California USA. 11th generation Corolla comes with a more sporty character than the previous model.

Espoused style has similarities with the Toyota Avalon models only All-New Corolla Altis 2014 is a high-dimensional. Dramatic changes came from the fascia with a large grille design, LED technology brings Headlight then also followed in the rear lights.

If the external display is more sporty, while entry into the cabin impression of luxury in the premium class car more viscous than the previous model. Changes in body dimensions 11th generation Toyota Corolla is also making a wider passenger space.

Dimensional All-New Toyota Corolla Altis 2014 to 77 mm or longer to be 4.650 mm. With the long wheelbase of 2,700 mm or 99.8 mm longer than the previous model. Body width to 1,776 mm (16 mm wider), 1,455 mm then the car high or 10 mm shorter.

All-New Corolla Altis 2014 is also supported by the more sporty with two options namely transmission system 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic. However, for the lowest option automatic transmission variant or type L only available 4-speed.

For All-New Corolla Altis S, LE and LE Eco will have a slight edge in the transmission CVT (continuously variable transmission). Because now using CVTi type-S, where 'i' means intelligent being 'S' means Shift.

Toyota Motor Corporation finally reveal the secrets of the production version of the all-new Corolla that had been hermetically sealed.

The model was not much different from the Corolla Furia Concept on display at the Detroit Auto Show 2013 earlier this year. Of course, with a number of changes that make this 2014 edition Corolla looks more mature.

Image released by Toyota, a glimpse of the new Corolla thick with Furia design. Like the concept car, 2014 Corolla has a snout with a large lower grille and intakes thin at the top, combined with the main lamp design like yours Camry. This combination makes the front looks like a ferocious cat, although the look is not as aggressive as stern muzzle design.

2014 Corolla design sketch look sharper and aggression compared to the previous generation. Not only that, this midsize sedan is claimed to be environmentally friendly, but the 1,800 cc engine capable of producing 140 diusungnya horsepower.

In addition to have adopted the latest generation injection technologies Variable Valve Timing (VVTi), the car is equipped with a continuously variable transmission.

LE Eco is the most efficient variant of Corolla 2014. Minimal friction tire rotation and advanced aerodynamics to help the car achieve high fuel efficiency of 40 mpg with emissions.

Corolla 2014 is the first compact sedan equipped with standard features LED low-beam light. This car is also equipped with Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming.

Other variants, Corolla S, looks more sporty and aggressive. This variant is equipped with a CVT, features manual shift mode with 7 virtual gear, but the manual transmission is also available. This model also comes with a Sport mode to sharpen the response and the speed of the vehicle.

Originally Corolla Model 2014 has a 106.3-inch wheelbase with shorter overhangs, such as the current generation. However, the wheelbase increased in line with the increase in length and width of the vehicle. As a result, the rear passenger leg room to grow 3 inches participate.

2014 Corolla driven wheel size of 17 inches, but the sport suspension is likely to distinguish the S, L, LE and LE Eco.

In the picture it's release, 2014 Corolla interior looks elegant with a touch-screen infotainment system. Regarding the price, Toyota plans to release a final price and package options details towards the end of this year.

How to plan its launch in Indonesia? Is this sedan also exhibited in the arena Indonesia International Motor Show 2013 in September? Let's wait.






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Ramadhan 2013 1434 H


Fasting Month
Fasting month or Ramadhan is a holy month in which the followers of Islam should refrain from lust. Literally, Fasting can mean restraint, the term, Fasting means abstaining from food, drink, and all the works that could invalidate the fast start Fajr until Maghrib.

When Fasting Month / Ramadan in 2013?
Fasting month of Ramadan or month of 2013 is expected to begin on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, and ends on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. However, the actual schedule of the fasting month will be announced close to the date given initial and final determination of the fasting month is set based on observations of the moon-sighting.

Fasting Month Tradition in Indonesia
Muslims practice their religion Fasting during the month of Ramadan, which ended with the celebration of Eid or Eid. Fasting during the run of worship, they should control the passions and refrain from eating, drinking, and did not commit misconduct or saying dirty words. The purpose of fasting is to exercise patience and make Muslims competing to do good in the hope that goodness will continue to spread despite the month of Ramadan has come to an end.

At the end of the fasting month, Muslims celebrate their victory over lust. In the last weeks of the fasting month in Indonesia, people usually flooded shopping malls to buy clothes, shoes, or new equipment prayers to celebrate the end of Ramadan and welcome Idul Fitri. Hari Raya Idul Fitri or Lebaran is the biggest holiday in Indonesia where the residents return to their hometown to gather with family and stay in touch with neighbors while wearing new clothes and nice.

Typically, the first and second day of the fasting month holiday to serve as public schools in Indonesia. The majority of both public and private companies generally begin dismiss employees in the last days of the fasting month until a few days after the holiday.

Initial estimates for Ramadan 2013 (1434H) for Indonesia, most likely re-marked by the classic distinction between Muhammadiyah and the Government (if each party has not changed its paradigm). New moon occurs during the 14:15 pm July 8. Too young to dirukyat afternoon. When the sun sets at 17:51 pm, the height of the new moon is only 0.4 ° in Jakarta. For Muhammadiyah, is already eligible wujudul hilalnya. As for the interim government is insisting imkanur rukyat above 2 °, would not ratify the parties claimed to have seen the new moon on July 8 in the trial ithbat. Therefore, 99% of Muhammadiyah 1 start of Ramadan will be different with the government. Muhammadiyah will definitely start fasting on July 9, 2013 (starting July 8th Taraweeh), whereas 99% of the government will decide fast on July 10, 2013 (Taraweeh July 9)

How Shawwal?

Government and Muhammadiyah will jointly determine the 1 Syawal 1434H on August 8, 2013. This is due to the new moon occurs in the early morning (at 4:51 pm) on 7 August. Real month high on August 7, in astronomy, is still very low diintip afternoon: 3.5 °. But because of pressure on the red and celebrate together the spirit and presence that eyed ormas2 bionic will insist on sighting of the moon visible in the height of 3.5 ° (height in Jakarta) make a decision affirming ithbat seem celebrate the 8th of August (fasting 29 days).

Conclusion: Muhammadiyah will be a full 30 days fasting in Ramadan 2013, while the Government of Indonesia will participate fasted 29 days.
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2014 Kia Cadenza, Review, Price, Engine, Specifications


Kia Cadenza sedan will be a worthwhile opponent for the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. Even the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class is appropriate alert.

Introduced at the Detroit Motor Show 2013, Cadenza makes the players deserved to middle-class sedan (Mid-Size) upset. Because, Cadenza is named K7 in South Korea, not only have modern body sculpture, but also a great engine performance.

With a mechanical heart-capacity 3.3-liter V6, Cadenza able to gain maximum power 293 hp. This is the same engine used in the Hyundai Azera.

Cadenza which will be marketed globally starting in mid-2013 is the brother of the Kia Optima. Kia promises will offer a competitive price for this executive sedan. Not to mention how Kia Cadenza will membandrol. But likely it will be slightly more expensive than the Hyundai Sonata.

"Since we introduced the top variant Optima SXL last year, we received many requests from consumers will be more Besa sedan with cutting edge technology," said vice president of marketing Michael Sprague Kia Motors America.

Sprague added, Cadenza has been equipped with cutting-edge features. Some of these are adaptive cruise control, blind spot detection and lane departure warning, including leather interior.

After the success of some of its variants are in transition through the hands of design Peter Schreyer, Kia ready this time the line-up offers a luxury sedan, Kia Cadenza is forecast to enter the Australian market in 2013.

Kia Cadenza K7 alias has dimensions much larger than Kia Quaris mat ever exhibited in the Sydney Motor Show 2012. Not only that, the presence of predicted Cadenza will be able to compete with other European luxury sedan.

Comes with some refreshment designs like the update section headlamp, tail-lights, rear bumper, and grill tiger-nosenya models make the look more elegant, even belakanya lamp design almost resembles one other European brands.

Although there is no official specification of the interior space, but the Kia Cadenza is rumored to be using three engine options namely, 2.4 L four-cylinder engine with 148kW of power, with an output of 198kW 3.0L V6 and 3.3L V6 engine that is able to deliver a power of 216kW and claimed to be able to run from 0-100km/jam point in a period of just 7.2 seconds. As for the overall transmission before the engine option will be equipped with a 6 speed automatic.

Kia Motors America will obviously make good on its plans to bring premium Cadenza sedan for the North American market launch this model is long overdue and much awaited at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week. This front-wheel-drive five-passenger sedan will slot above the Kia Optima and brings a level of refinement not previously offered by the Korean car manufacturer.

European Styling

Kia Cadenza banking on customers find attractive European styling as a reason to look more closely at this sedan. Figure that this new product will help Kia will make some current customers who may have purchased including Optima SXL's current flagship models.

One level of trim Kia Cadenza will be offered when it goes on sale this spring. Standard features are matched well to the premium model and the best can compete with models such as the Lexus ES and Buick LaCrosse front-wheel-drive sedan also. The sedan also will match up against the Hyundai Azera sedan from Kia's corporate cousin.

Cabin facilities

Standard equipment includes leather seating and soft wood accents the chrome lighting accessories including automated thermal power folding side mirrors. SiriusXM satellite radio with traffic reports telematics service-watt audio system with Infinity speakers Bluetooth connectivity and dual-zone climate control, keyless entry with push button start is included.

Premium and technology package allows for more customization than any Cadenza. Premium package includes upgraded leather seating with heated steering wheel power tilt and telescoping retractable sun shade heated power front seats and rear outboard and power rear window sunshade. Select technology packages and you Cadenza-inch alloy wheels are equipped with blind spot detection of lane departure warning an electric parking brake intelligent cruise control and hydrophobic glass.

Engines and Transmission

The engine and transmission offering will be available with Kia Cadenza. The model is powered by gasoline. -Liter direct-injection V-engine make horsepower at. rpm and foot-pounds of torque at. rpm. Kia pair-valve engine with six-speed automatic transmission featuring manual shift capability. Steering wheel mounted paddle shifters are included.

Cadenza Dimension

Kia Cadenza sat inch wheelbase inches and inches and inches. Cadenza has a sport-tuned suspension with MacPherson struts in front and a rear multi-like set on the back.

Prices have not been announced yet for the Kia Cadenza but we hope to come slightly below the Azera tag. With premium and technology package included a complete Kia Cadenza may sell for up to U.S.. . That's the price point where Kia has not happened before. Then again Cadenza is not like the Kia product to date.






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