2011 LEXUS RX 450h
2011 Lexus RX 450h luxury crossover is a full hybrid system with advanced powertrain technology that delivers an unprecedented combination of fuel economy, low emissions and performance, well beyond the scope of any of its segment rivals.
The Lexus RX 450h introduces the second generation Lexus Hybrid Drive, components have been revised to achieve dramatically improved efficiency: fuel consumption is reduced by 28 per cent, while at the same time engine power is 10 per cent greater than in the RX 400h.
The improvements Lexus has made also contribute to substantially lower emissions, quieter operation and greater driver satisfaction.
Total power output is 295bhp, enabling a top speed of 124mph and nought to 62mph acceleration in 7.9 seconds. This performance comes with 44.8mpg combined cycle fuel consumption and 148g/km CO2 emissions, a combination that cannot be matched in the RX 450h‚ class, not even by smaller and less powerful 2.0-litre diesel models.
Lexus Hybrid Drive is a combined series/parallel full hybrid system that comprises a highly efficient petrol engine and two powerful electric motors. The system combines distinct front and rear driving units, with a power control unit managing their seamless, high-speed interaction.
2011 AC SCHNITZER MINI COUNTRYMAN
MINI Countryman now more sporty thanks to the work of the tuner. German tuner AC Schnitzer has launched its first tuning package for the MINI Countryman . The focus is clearly on the wheels, as clients can choose between four different designs in two different sizes (18- or 19-inch) to go with the two-tone white and black exterior paint job.
AC Schnitzer has just broken a personal record: in a company first, it has fitted a MINI with 19-inch rims.
While the interior of MINI Countryman, AC Schnitzer offers an aluminum pedal set and gear knob or various knobs clad in leather with incorporated, digital gear display unit.