Dubuc Canadian`s Tomahawk Supercar to Be Unveiled in January at the Montreal International Auto Show – automotive resources international

The new Canadian kit car manufacturer, Dubuc Super Light Cars (SLC) has revealed its secret project, the Tomahawk supercar, a lightweight with a mid-engine car that promises to weigh less than 2000 pounds.

The supercar will make its debut at the Montreal International Auto Show in January 2014 and Dubuc states that Tomahawk will benefit a 300-pound aluminum monocoque and a lightweight polymer body.

Tomahawk Supercar

Tomahawk Supercar

Since the car kit will be manufactured in Quebec, well-known car manufacturers like Chevrolet Corvette will be providing the suspension components.

Tomahawk Supercar

Tomahawk Supercar

Concerning the costs, the frame kit and the body will come with a price of 19,995 Canadian dollars, meaning $18,755 and Corvette will add its costs involving the build. Dubuc states: “A skilled individual should be able to build Tomahawk in around 250 hours, but we`re thinking it`ll take most amateur mechanics a bit more time than that.”

Tomahawk Supercar

Tomahawk Supercar

Since the complete Tomahawk would eventually cost around $30000, all it remains is to sit comfortable and wait to see if the supercar is worth the money and the 250 hours to deliver what the Canadian kit car manufacturer has promised.

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power – automotive resources international

G-Power team became known for their ability to give extra-performances to exclusivist cars, especially BMW cars. In this case we have an M5 Touring who received a special interior as it would be built for Steve Jobs fans.

The BMW M5 predecessor had also a Touring version which we don’t know if it will be offered anymore on actual M5. Now, imagine a car, more exactly, an office-car that will have all the technology you need: iPad’s, an iMac in the rooftop, Apple Tv, and a complex central unit into the trunk, who has a special use, designed by G-Power for controlling the impressive multimedia system.

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power

And if this will not be enough, G-Power, announce that entire BMW M5 Touring interior will get luxury materials, such as Alcantara leather, rare wood insertion or fiber glass ornaments instead of plastic or metal.

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power

Also the BMW M5 Touring engine received big modifications, which evolved from 750 hp to 820 hp and a maximum torque of 790 Nm. This M5 beast also has 20 inch alloy wheels and an adjustable suspension. Therefore, we talk about astonishing performances for a mobile office: 0-100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, 0-200 km/h in 9.5 seconds and 0-300 km/h in 25.6 seconds, maximum speed being limited at “only” 362 km/h.

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power

2014 BMW M5 Touring G-Power

For those who are interested in buying this real “business road plane” we can tell that the price is about 242.000 euros, without fees.

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe – automotive resources international

The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe will bring elegance to a higher level in 2014. When new Mercedes-Benz S-Class was launched, the reactions from german fanatics, were positive, and for that, Mercedes-Benz did not disappointed, and we all see that in this awesome Coupe Version of the S-Class.

The level of equipment is similar with the new S-Class, but germans are counting on new suspensions called Magic Body Control, which is a world premiere for auto industry, and it has a cornering tilt function. This is an innovative system which allows vehicle to tilt in corners, the same mode of a motorcyclist, reducing side acceleration for the car occupants. The system can tilt the car with 2.5 degrees depending of road angle and car speed. The driver can activate this function, which is on from speeds between 30 and 180 km/h.

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

The headlights will contain 47 Swarovski crystals, and the interior will have a head-up display system and touch-pad function, second one allowing to the driver to activate or deactivate multimedia commands just like using a smartphone.

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe will be available with a bi-turbo V8 engine powered by 455 hp and a maximum torque of 700 Nm. The germans created also an intelligent system, called Intelligent Drive, which includes: pedestrian detection, Distronic Plus, who can follow a car in traffic, including smart breaking in case of an impact. Basically driver needs only to watch the car while she’s doing all the job.

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

Another intelligent system is Collision Prevention Assist Plus and offers new functions such as: self braking in case of an immediate impact, if driver cannot react, and can detect a rear-collision by turning on hazard warning lights.

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

2014 Peugeot 108 – automotive resources international

The new french town-car will be exposed in international premiere at Geneva Auto Show. Peugeot 108 is supposed to become the smallest and lightly model from his segment, weighting about 840 kg. The model would be in three doors, and also five doors, and for an extra cost you can choose retractable rooftop.

The new Peugeot 108 has 3.47 m length and 1.62 width. Also the one interested in cabrio version, french let us know that the rooftop has 76 cm length and 80 cm width. Under its hood, we can choose between two engines in three cylinders. First of these, is the 1.0 L e-VTI capable of 68 hp. The second is a 1.2 L PureTech VTI capable of 82 hp. First version engine can be equipped with a start-stop system and an automatic gearbox.

2014 Peugeot 108

2014 Peugeot 108

According to chosen equipment, the new Peugeot 108 will have 14 or 15 inch alloy wheels, and the base version will get the ramp on assistance system. Also the base version of peugeot 108, will have Emergency Collision Braking System and Electronic Brake Force Distribution.

2014 Peugeot 108

2014 Peugeot 108

For the moment we don’t have any interior picture, but the Peugeot officials let us know that the future clients will enjoy the adjustable seats, air conditioning and a 7 inch touchscreen.

2014 Peugeot 108

2014 Peugeot 108