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Nissan Altima (2013)

CAR GARAGE | Nissan Altima (2013) | The 2013 Altima gets the Nissan Connect SM and Advanced Drive-Assist Display (ADAD) installed. Infotainment and connectivity are the stuff They deal with: Bluetooth, hands-free messaging, Pandora integration, or USB are some of the features available on the Altima. Starting this summer, the 2013 Nissan Altima will in showrooms at the price of 21.500 dollars.   Now, that figure Remains to be confirmed. Other features include Bluetooth, a Bose sound system, Navigation Nissan Connect SM integrated smartphone connectivity, and other high-tech gizmos, most of them available on the standard version. Now, the engine choice for this car comes down to two units, both powered by gasoline. We have a 2.5 liter engine with four cylinders rated at 182 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. Those wanting more for a V6 power unit displacing 3.5 liters is available. The latest from Nissan Xtronic CVT is Offered in both cases. The estimated fuel efficiency figures

Volkswagen Beetle TDI (2013)

CAR GARAGE | Volkswagen Beetle TDI (2013) | The VW Beetle TDI uses the company's 2.0-liter turbocharged, direct-injection Diesel engine Clean That makes 140 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. From 1998 until 2006, the New Beetle was fitted with a 1.9-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engines. Since then, this engine has been revised to accommodate Heavily Increasing demand for improvements in exhaust emissions and acoustics. The current engine features a cast-iron cylinder block and an aluminum-alloy cylinder head. Dual overhead camshafts are driven via a toothed belt That also powers the coolant pump and the high-pressure fuel-injection pump. The TDI engine's intake manifold uses flap valves are powered by That a step motors That is in turn activated by the Engine Control Module (ECM).

At idle and low engine speeds, the flap valves are closed in order to cause high swirl combustion chamber into the, the which results in the optimal mixture. The engine's turbocharger features adjustable guide vanes That maintain the best aspect ratio for low-and high-speed performance. The engine is mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or VW's innovative, dual-clutch DSG six-speed automatic. The six-speed, transversely-mounted DSG unit features two wet clutches with hydraulic pressure regulation. As soon as the ideal shift point is reached, the clutch on the third-gear side opens, the other Closes and fourth gear clutch engages under accurate electronic supervision.

The latest Beetle is more dramatic, with a masculine design Stronger than the New Beetle That was sold Between 1998 and 2010. The car breaks free of the design geometry defined by three semi-circles-front fender, rear fender, and domed roof above it. The 2012 Beetle is 71.2 inches wide (3.3 inches Wider), 58.5 inches tall (0.5 inches lower) and 168.4 inches long (7.3 inches longer). The development team also Increased the car's wheelbase and track widths. The changed proportions give the Beetle a powerful and dynamic appearance. Inside, the car is distinctively styled, with colors and shapes That Harken back to the original Beetle's interior. The longer roof section results in 0.4 inches more rear-seat headroom. Front legroom is improved, too, by 1.9 inches, and front shoulder room Grows by 2.5 inches. The trunk is significantly larger, offering 15.4 cubic feet of space, compared with the New Beetle's 12.0 cubic feet; with the seats folded, the capacity increases to 29.9 cubic feet. A split-folding rear seat and a wide-opening trunk lid ease loading and unloading.

Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is standard, as are driver and front passenger airbags and Side Curtain Protection  airbags in front and rear. The Volkswagen Beetle TDI is also covered under the no-charge Carefree Maintenance Program. Additionally, all current Volkswagen vehicles use synthetic oil, which, when combined with state-of-the-art German engineering, eliminates the need for a 5000-mile oil change, and allows owners to go farther Between scheduled oil changes. There are three VW Beetle TDI Clean Diesel trim lines: TDI: TDI with Sunroof; and TDI with Sunroof, Sound, and Navigation.


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