The Funstar prototype, created by 23 apprentices of the Vocational Training School of Škoda Auto, is based on the new Škoda Fabia. The car has been created by the students in the last 6 months, with the support of Škoda Design Manager Jozef Kabaň and the Production Director of the brand Michael Oeljeklaus. This prototype will be presented at the 34º GTI Meeting of Wörthersee, event that will take place from 13 to 16 of May of 2015.
The Škoda Funstar is a fun pick-up stands out for its metallic colors steel gray-white-moon combined with the green color. They also highlight the LED lights mounted under the sidebars. The dual-lens headlamps are also LED technology, LED light green stripes as daytime running lights. Also the rear lights are LED.
The Škoda Funstar alloy wheels mounted 'Gemini' of 18 inch from the Octavia RS. The TSI engine is a gasoline 1.2 122 horsepower and transmission consists of a modern gearbox seven-speed dual clutch.
The sporty style is kept inside, finished elements in steel gray-white-colored moon and one of the best sports steering Škoda. Another noteworthy element is the sound system 1.400 watts, which provides a fantastic musical experience.
The vocational school Skoda
The 'Trainee Car' project demonstrates the importance of combining theoretical education with practical experience. The Škoda Vocational School offers three or four year training programs for young people, focusing on technical issues. Students graduate with a learning diploma or an NVQ certificate of level 3, respectively. Currently, there are 13 training courses, with a total of 880 full-time apprentices, of which one 12,5% are women. For their part, 65 current workers are supplementing their qualifications with a postgraduate degree.
The Professional School of Škoda in Mladá Boleslav was inaugurated in 1927, and since then almost 22.000 students have completed their training there. The training is free and remunerated work of students during learning. After successfully completing training, Škoda offers a permanent job to all graduates.
The new Abarth 500 vehicle range will have different equipment for each motorization. The powers will start from 135CV to 190CV. All models will include as standard a control panel with a color TFT display of 7. "As standard, the display will show data such as distance, driving mode, position of the headlights, date, time, outside temperature, gear, Gear Shift Indicator, and speed This display will also have two display modes: the normal mode, which will show the fuel level, as well as the consumption information depending on the driving mode and the Sport mode, which shows information about the performance of the vehicle, such as acceleration data.
Volkswagen presented at the International Exhibition in Shanghai the new Scirocco GTS, a sports car 220 horses, reaching a top speed of 246 km / h and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 6,5 seconds.
The engine of the new Scirocco GTS
The engine of the Scirocco GTS shares genes with the Golf GTI. A turbocharged petrol engine with direct injection, recognized as one of the most agile four- cylinder in the world, capable of reaching 246 km / h either version of manual shifter as an automatic. The consumption of this car is 6,1 l / 100km with manual transmission and 6,4l / 100km for the automatic version.
The exterior of the Scirocco GTS
The exterior of the Scirocco GTS differs by including standard R-Line package, which includes R style bumpers (front integrated fog lights and radiator grilles and air intakes glossy black), custom extensions side flaps, a roof spoiler and diffuser.
The mirror housings are painted black and, like its predecessor, the Scirocco GTS 82, the new model can be ordered with a special vinyl GTS model, which consists of two decorative stripes running through the hood, roof and the trunk of the vehicle.
Another detail that includes the Scirocco GTS GTS 3D are logos on the radiator grille and the tailgate. The Scirocco GTS 6 be available in colors: black, two shades of gray, two-tone white and red onyx.
In addition, the Scirocco GTS series lead wheels "Norwich" from 18 "and offer the popular" Lugano "of 19" as optional. In both options, red brake calipers Scirocco GTS will be in sight.
Inside the Scirocco GTS
Inside the Scirocco GTS is customizable and is dominated by black and red. Customization options include:
- Decorative inlays on the center console and instrument panel
- Including GTS badges on the body
- Sport steering wheel with red stitching
- Stainless steel pedals
- Seats coated with a new material (with the GTS logo on the upper back) and red decorative stitches.
- The GTS package also includes the legendary golf ball as shifter
- Piano Black lacquered details like vent outlet or handles for opening the door
- The contrast is achieved by red stitching for belts, brake lever, the bellows of the shifter, center armrest, and mats.
Entertainment Matrix Module (MIB II)
The infotainment system "color composition" is standard and is available for the first time in the Scirocco. This is the second generation of infotainment Matrix module in this type of sport utility vehicles.
Optionally, the Scirocco GTS can be ordered with black leather upholstery Vienna. In this option, the seats also include decorative stitching in red. In addition, Volkswagen also offers features such as panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlamps, multifunction steering wheel and new navigation systems (MIB II).
Porsche will present three world novelties at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show: the 911 Carrera GTS, the Cayenne GTS and one of the 100 units of the special limited edition of the Panamera Turbo S Executive.
BMW presented the BMW 2 Convertible at Paris Motor Show. This small sports car, which will be released in 2015, be more agile, efficient and dynamic than its predecessor. Indeed debuts a new single rear wheel on the market.
The Mazda MX5 fourth generation has more harmonious proportions and looks for even more precise answers than its predecessor. To achieve this, the engine has been placed closer to the center of the vehicle and the weight has been lightened by more than 100 kg with respect to the third generation model. The hood, the boot lid, the front wings and the front and rear bumper reinforcements are now made of aluminum. In addition, the weight of the canvas hood has been reduced.
The new model of the Skoda Fabia car surprises with its characteristics. Although its length has been shortened by 8 mm, the vehicle is more spacious than its predecessor. The interior length has increased by 8 mm and the space for the elbows has increased by 21 mm in the front and 2 mm in the back.
The third generation Audi TT Coupe car will reach the UK showrooms this September. Initially it will be sold with two engines, one petrol and one diesel, both two-liter engine with a power of 230 184 CV and CV.
Lexus unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show the new IS model to be launched in Europe in June 2013 and will be available in two engines: 2.5 new generation of hybrid and gasoline V2.5 6.