2011 NISSAN ALTIMA HYBRID
The Nissan Altima Hybrid as gasoline-electric hybrid model will relesed at the end of the 2011MY. The fact that the Altima Hybrid utilizes a hybrid system sourced from rival Toyota. Nissan has since developed its own hybrid system with a new lithium-ion battery that made its debut on the 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid.
Automaker not yet released spec about the car but fact said that the Nissan Altima Hybrid equipped with its own gasoline-electric powertrain system. “We’ve launched our Nissan design hybrid in the M,” said Mark Perry, director of product planning at Nissan North America. Perry added that Nissan’s in-house hybrid will find its way into other vehicles of the brand. “We’re going to cascade it through where it makes sense.”
2011 WETTERAUER MINI COUNTRYMAN COOPER S
Wetterauer Engineering GmbH has come up with a new package for MINI Countryman Cooper S with a new foil wrap in a matte brown color for the body and in carbon fiber for the roof, side skirts, front and rear aprons, exterior mirrors, spoilers and air vents.
The tuner also added package including a matching set of 18-inch wheels from ATS shod in 225/45 R18 rubber and matte exhaust tips. While interior get gains four lightweight racing bucket seats featuring a carbon fiber shell and which are wrapped in black leather with light brown piping. Blue LEDs hidden behind the sun visors and an awkwardly mounted (not to mention questionably ergonomic or safe) iPad complete the look.
Finally the 2011 Wetterauer MINI Countryman Cooper S is wquipped with a carbon air box, a custom exhaust system and an ECU tune help increase the 1.6-liter turbo engines output from 184HP and 240Nm to 235HP and 355Nm. To improve handling, Wetterauer fitted the MINI with an H&R sports suspension.