Monthly Archives: September 2009

New Personal Mobility Device from Honda

Honda has developed a new personal mobility technology, U3-X, that is a compact experimental device that fits comfortably between the rider’s legs, to provide free movement in all directions just as in human walking forward, backward, side-to-side and diagonally.
Honda will continue research and development of the device including experiments in a real-world environment to verify the practicality of the device.

New Personal Mobility Device from Honda

Key specifications of the experimental model:
Length×Width×Height(mm) – 315×160×650
Weight – less than 10kg
Battery Type – Lithium ion battery
Operation time (with fully charged battery) – 1 hour

XXX Project – Mitsubishi EVO 8

Mitsubishi Lancer EVO VIII is a car already “prepared” at the factory, but with little imagination and madness, the result can be superb.
The car below was a victim of “happy” owner’s imagination, which he called a simple “XXX”.
Home surgery counseling was installing a stroke kit from HKS with all the amendments thereto: 800 cc injectors, turbine and EVO9 borrowed from several other changes, which led to a herd of 500 hp.

XXX Project – Mitsubishi EVO 8

Spirra – Ace from Koreans sleeve

Koreans are playing with heavy metals and are real competitors for the Gallardo or F430. All this with a supercar built in their homes by the company Oullim Motors.
The Spirra was born two years ago and leave the impression that parents are a Toyota MR2 and an Acura NSX, due to external similarities. The engine is one borrowed from the Hyundai Tiburon, a V6 2.7-L, which with few modifications, offers no less than 400 hp. We could say that performances are not bad, considering that the Turbo produces 100 horsepower more.

Spira by Oullim Motors

300 HP Honda Civic EG5

You have a car and you want a change. You’ve got the money. Good. The first step would be to take your car to a professional tuner. Or do you just work with your hand, as only you know about “what’s in your hand not lie”.
In the same way of thinking is the owner of this Civic EG5 1.6. In 2000 he started working alone and with their hands on his car. The result is more than the measure.
The engine received so many national new (forged pistons and connecting rods, turbine, an enlarged and modified exhaust route) and a control unit of the K-Pro ECU, enabling the automatic increase in turbo boost pressure from 0.6 to 1.0 bar, respectively from 230 hp to 300 hp.
Given the need for control and stability of the car, it opted for a set of D2 Racing suspension and a six-piston brake kit, all D2.

New Kia Cee’d shows its face before Frankfurt

Koreans from Kia presented first official photos of your facelift Cee’d, which will be presented in the fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new model has received a number of improvements both at technical and aesthetic.

New Kia Cee’d

Aesthetic changes are quite obvious and include a front facelift, new optical blocks and a redesigned rear spoiler. Also, and inside was “touched” by the Korean manufacturer and comes with a new steering wheel, a new center console, illuminated in red board and beyond.

New Kia Cee’d