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The next Honda CR-Z is based on the Civic Type R … and could reach about 225 horses

honda-cr-z-2013-b1-dm-700pxInteresting rumor that comes from Motoring involving the next Honda Civic Type R and the upcoming Honda CR-Z, a Honda CR-Z looks set to reach a hefty 225 horsepower, basing their platform on the new generation of sport compact Honda while overfeeding also make an appearance in the hybrid.

With the first details of Honda Civic Type R confirmed officially by the Japanese firm now reach the first rumors about a new generation of the Honda CR-Z ready to change significantly from the current-compact coupe. Overfeeding has come to Honda … and it seems like going beyond the engine bay of the new Honda Civic Type R.

Toyota Hilux Invincible, an elegant touch to the pick-up indestructible

toyota-hilux-invincible-p1When we think of the Toyota Hilux, many immediately associate this name with the durability, reliability and endurance under extreme conditions which boasts this model. Surely many still have in mind the chapter of Top Gear in which the BBC guys trying to destroy a unit Hilux various ways, including fire, without success. The Japanese firm is aware of the reputation it has and so have decided to create a special edition playing with the invincibility of the Toyota Hilux.

This edition has been dubbed Toyota Hilux Invincible. Although his name invites us to think they have created a variant intended to be battered to exhaustion, the fact is that this is an issue that seeks to tap more subtle and elegant lines. Outside you can see details like 17-inch wheels, chrome roof bars, foot pegs, bars cargo area and even details such as mirrors or headlight housings.

The Hilux Invincible is available with double cab body styles or extra cab, and the ends tied to Active or Sport trim. In any variant, the equipment is enhanced with a series of elements characteristic of a passenger in a vehicle to work. Thus, the Hilux Invincible includes center armrest, black fabric upholstery and leather handbrake. In option even offers leather upholstery.

A new low-displacement turbocharged V8, en route to AMG

mbs63amg-m157-1The Mercedes S 63 AMG is the latest high performance Mercedes presented. It has made its debut in the last Frankfurt Motor Show, where he has delight press and public. No wonder: is the most advanced luxury sedan at the time, and also the most powerful. Under the hood beats the M157 5.5 V8 Biturbo with 585 hp and a monstrous torque of 900 Nm. The news is that maybe the S 63 AMG is the latest brand AMG M157 engine as it seems to have reached its limit of power and torque.

The news has come out of the mouth of Tobias Moers, one of the directors of AMG. It appears that it is possible to extract more power and torque without compromising reliability M157 or carry out structural modifications overpriced. Preparers are separate, of course, as reliability is generally not their top priority. AMG is not going to stop using the M157 is imminent, but for higher power applications has reached its end. The key is now to find a suitable replacement.

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