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Ford Fiesta

Company M-Sport serving commands Ford in the World championship on rally (WRC), will construct car Ford Fiesta of category S2000 by 2010.

Company M-Sport will make racing Ford Fiesta S2000 by 2010

"Occurrence Ford Fiesta S2000 can make more accessible to our clients participation in the diversified rallies-races. Company M-Sport has created car Ford Focus RS WRC which repeatedly won in the international championships. I hope, that Ford Fiesta S2000 becomes even more successful car", — the head of company M-Sport Malcolm Wilson has declared. Official 2010 Ford review it is planned for the first half of the year 2010.

I will remind, that in a season of 2010 champion title WRC will be played between racers on cars WRC and S2000, and since 2011 the championship completely will pass to cars of category S2000.

Replacement Chevrolet Spark will appear in 2010

Chevrolet Spark

At an automobile exhibition in Detroit company Chevrolet has officially presented a prototype of a new subcompact hatchback which will come in the stead models Spark. Outwardly, it is the car reminds concept car Beat presented in the beginning of 2007. At new Spark there was a similar massive lattice of a radiator both an aggressive forward bumper and aerodynamical wheel arches.

However, unlike Chevy Beat, pre-series Spark looks as car practically ready to mass production. Meanwhile, release of this hatchback will begin only in 2010. Then new Spark will appear on sale, and not only in Europe and Asia, but also in the North America. 2010 Chevrolet equinox review also it is planned not earlier than next year.

Lexus prepares hybrid version IS specially for Europe

Lexus HS250h

The debut of new hybrid Lexus HS250h in Japan and the United States has put some questions before European division Lexus, main from which sounds as follows: Europe will receive what hybrid in exchange?
The definitive answer while officially is not promulgated, however more than the probability of occurrence in the European market of the hybrid version of sedan Lexus IS is high.

In America diesel version IS 220d, more anywhere in the world not offered already is on sale, and the new hybrid will be intended those who does not wish to get a diesel engine, but thus expects to cut expenses on fuel and to correspond to a fashion on "green" cars which in the West all becomes stronger.

New generation Toyota Corolla Verso

Toyota Verso

This week, at the disposal of British magazine Car there was a 1st photo compact Toyota Corolla Verso new generation.

According to the edition, the novelty will receive completely the new appearance executed in style Avensis, lowered to 0,29 factor of front resistance, and also the modernised engines which, according to representatives of mark, became more economic and for 20% is more powerful. Besides, in comparison with the predecessor the dimensional length Verso has increased by 70 mm, and the wheel base became longer on 20 mm.

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