19 June 2011

Toyota to Test Condominium Car-Sharing in Japan

Toyota to Test Condominium Car-Sharing in Japan : Toyota Motor Corp. will offer a car-sharing program to residents of three condominiums – two in Tokyo, and one in Nagoya, Japan – in Spring 2012, using its Prius Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), as well as the iQ-based electric vehicle (EV) now under development.

With a total test fleet of six cars, Toyota will allocate two vehicles to each of the three condos. Residents will be able to book a reservation for a Toyota next-generation vehicle via mobile phone or personal computer. The Prius Plug-in Hybrids and “iQ”-based electric vehicle units will be serviced and managed by nearby Toyota vehicle rental and lease companies. Fees have yet to be decided.

Toyota, in collaboration with the condominium developers and IHI Transport Machinery Co. Ltd., a Tokyo-based parking facility purveyor, will design parking facilities and charging equipment. The three condominium developers are Nomura Real Estate Development Co. Ltd, Daikyo Incorporated, and Toyota Housing Corporation.

A report by Green Car Congress finds that, during the past five years, car- sharing has become more popular in Japan among people in urban areas who do not own cars, and it is also gaining public attention as a countermeasure against global warming and oil dependency. Among the companies that have offered car-sharing are Mazda Car Rental Corp. and Orix Auto Corp.

“In response to these trends, Toyota, aiming to connect people with a new way of using future vehicles, decided to carry out this car-sharing program using next-generation plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles,” said a Toyota statement. The Prius Plug-in Hybrid can be charged from any household electricity source and has an electric-only driving range of 14.5 miles on a full charge. Once the external charge is depleted, the vehicle operates as a conventional gasoline-electric hybrid, alleviating worry about remaining battery power and charging infrastructure availability. Toyota plans to launch the Prius Plug-in Hybrid by early 2012. The “iQ”-based EV – currently under development for a 2012 launch – has a range of 65 miles, positioning it as an appealing short-distance vehicle. Read complet articel...

new 2011 Mazda CX-7 Specifications, Pictures, Prices

new 2011 Mazda CX-7 Specifications, Pictures, Prices : The CX-7 is set squarely against the best Japan has to offer -- Honda's CR-V, Toyota's Rav4, and Nissan's Murano. Other competition comes from the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Mitsubishi Outlander.

The CX-7 has a long list of standard safety features including Anti-lock brakes with brake assist and brake force distribution, front side and side curtain airbags, as well as tire pressure monitoring and traction control systems.

The CX-7 features two engine choices, with the first being a fuel sipping 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with VVT rated at 161 horsepower, mated to a standard 5-speed automatic. The second engine offering is a sportier 2.3-liter DISI turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that cranks out a less civil 244 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.

The turbocharged 2.3 is mated to a silky smooth six speed automatic transmission and yields 18 city, and 25 highway in front wheel drive form, and 17 city, 23 highway in AWD form.

Like other Mazda models, both automatic transmissions are equipped with a sport shift mode which allows the driver to select gears manually.

Mazda offers four trim levels for the CX-7: i SV, i Sport, s Touring and s Grand Touring.

The base model i SV and i Sport both feature the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and 5-speed automatic transmission in front wheel drive form -- producing 20/28 city and highway EPA estimated miles per gallon. The i SV comes with 17-inch wheels, remote entry, 6-way adjustable driver's seat, ambient temperature display, auxiliary input and MP3 compatible stereo. The i Sport comes with the standard equipment found on the i SV, plus a power sliding-glass moonroof, 8-way power adjustable driver's seat, heated front seats and Bluetooth compatibility.

Graduating to the s Touring model provides a significant change in standard equipment -- including a switch to the turbocharged 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engine, mated to a 6-speed transmission and available active torque split AWD. The s Sport also features standard 18-inch wheels, leather-trimmed seats, a retractable cargo cover and Bose Centerpoint Surround Sound over the i Sport trim level.

The most luxurious CX-7 s Grand Touring trim level rewards its owner with amenities such as 19-inch wheels, Xenon High-Intensity-Discharge (HID) headlights, halogen fog lights, heated mirrors, rain sensing wipers, keyless entry and remote start, electroluminescent gauges and a compact navigation system.

All variations of the Mazda CX-7 CUV will deliver its occupants to their destination in style and safety, with five-star frontal and side-impact crash test ratings from the NHTSA.

new toyota wish 2011 model 2.0 CVT (A) Specifications

new toyota wish 2011 model 2.0 CVT (A) Specifications : The new Toyota WISH 2.0 is everything you and your family dream of. A larger engine capacity ensures a more enthusiastic drive, while the spacious cabin accomodates seven adults comfortably. Needless to say, you can easily configure it to meet your exact needs. Coupled with stunning good looks and the best safety in its class, every journey is special with the new Toyota WISH 2.0.

Engine capacity 1,986 cc
Engine type 4-cylinders in-line DOHC Dual VVT-i Valvematic
Compression ratio unknown
Bore x Stroke unknown
Power 158 bhp
Torque 196 Nm

Acceleration unknown
Top speed unknown
Fuel consumption 12.2 km\L

Misc technical data
Transmission 7-speed (A) CVT
Drive type FWD

Body type MPV
Dimensions (L x W x H) (4590 x 1695 x 1590)mm
Wheelbase 2,750mm
Min turning radius 5,300mm
Kerb weight 1,395kg
Fuel tank capacity 60L

Brakes (Front) Ventilated disc
Brakes (Rear) Disc

Suspension (Front) Macpherson strut
Suspension (Rear) Torsion beam

Please note that specifications may vary from actual vehicle

Toyota Wish 2.0 CVT (A) Features
Safety features
Number of airbags 6
Traction control Yes

Driver’s features
Controls on steering wheel No
Push start engine button Yes
Auto headlights No
Rain sensing wipers No
Electrical retractable side mirrors Yes
Paddle shifters No
Cruise control No
Electric park brake button No
Foot brake Yes

Security features
Remote alarm Yes
Immobiliser Yes
Smart key Yes
Remote boot release No
Electric tailgate No

Exterior features
HID headlights Yes
Front fog lamps Yes
Sport rims Yes, 15″
Reverse sensors Yes
Side mirror indicators No
Sunroof / moonroof / skyroof No

Interior features
Auto climate control aircon Yes
Rear aircon No
Audio system Yes
Audio Aux/USB Port Yes
Driver’s electric seat No
Passenger’s electric seat No
Driver’s memory seat No
Passenger’s memory seat No
Knockdown rear seats Yes
Leather seats No
Leather steering wheel No

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07 June 2011

New BMW 1 Series design, New BMW TwinPower turbo engines

New BMW 1 Series design, New BMW TwinPower turbo engines, New BMW 1 Series revealedHatchback BMW gets onboard internet access ; BMW has revealed the next generation of its 1 Series premium compact hatchback. The new BMW 1 Series offers more space, new engines and an eight-speed gearbox option. Plus, there's an EfficientDynamics version that promises to emit just 99g/km of CO2.

BMW describes the looks of the new 1 Series as ‘bold’ and ‘swept-back’, with ‘elegant proportions’.
 You can be the judge of that – but suffice to say it won’t be too difficult to spot the difference between old and new versions of the car, even though it manages to keep a strong family resemblance.

The new BMW 1 Series has been given a new look - but it's still similar to the current car

The five-door hatchback variant takes the lead at launch, as it did with the original car. It's 85mm longer (with a 30mm increase in wheelbase) and 17mm wider, but no taller; rear legroom is increased by 21mm and boot space is expanded from 330 litres to 360 litres. Three-door, coupé and convertible versions will follow in due course.

The new 1 Series retains its front-engined, rear-wheel-drive layout – unique in the compact hatchback sector – which should ensure a fine handling balance and plenty of driver appeal.

BMW says the new 1 Series will be more fuel-efficient than ever before Powering the 1 Series is a new range of 1.6-litre petrol and 2.0-litre diesel engines.

All of them feature BMW ‘TwinPower’ turbo technology – compact twin scroll turbochargers that boost performance and economy by effectively acting like two turbochargers in one.

Petrol choices are new generation engines, badged 116i and 118i and offering 134bhp and 167bhp respectively. Those are increases of 9 and 19bhp over the previous equivalents, and they come alongside fuel economy improvements of up to 10%.

The diesels are significantly revised versions of the previous 2.0-litre unit, with variable vane turbocharging and common-rail injection. A 114bhp 116d, 141bhp 118d and 181bhp 120d are all offered, each more economical than before.

Eco optimisation

Further extending the eco credentials of the new 1 Series, it becomes the first compact car to be offered with an eight-speed gearbox.

This is the eight-speed automatic that’s already in use in a number of larger premium cars across several brands, and is quite a notable addition to the optional extras list.

Beyond this, all versions of the new BMW will come with start-stop technology as standard – including the automatics. There is also a new ‘Eco Pro’ driving mode for maximum environmental savings, which is part of a standard-fit ‘driver experience switch’ that also offers Comfort and Sport settings.

Further down the line, BMW is also planning a 116d EfficientDynamics edition – with the same 114bhp power output, but CO2 emissions of 99g/km and 74.3mpg combined over the standard EU testing cycle. This matches the latest Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion, despite the reduced efficiency of rear-wheel drive.

The 116d EfficientDynamics will be the most efficient BMW ever – at least until the i-badged BMW electric models start to arrive on dealer forecourts.

BMW Gran Turismo series 6 release date

Bmw Gran Turismo series 6 release date : The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo could be proposed soon by the German carmaker. The 6 Series could be a variant GT Shooting Brake, a 3-door coupe body that could represent an alternative to Ferrari in the plans of the FF. Although it might seem a fairly demanding. The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo, such as Great Coupé versions should be made in the 640th and 650th.

This was the debut of the new generation of the BMW 6 Series, the first version with convertible canvas roof made ​​in January at the Detroit Motor Show in 2011 and now comes in coupe version which will be officially shown at the Shanghai Motor Show 2011. Although it is very likely that the supply of high-end BMW sport can continue to expand with new variants of bodywork. The new BMW 6 Series Coupe will be available as a 4-door sedan, in what will be the production version of the 6 Series Coupe Gran, presented last year as a concept car at Beijing Motor Show.

The debut of the car should instead be scheduled for 2012. The BMW 6 Series Coupe Gran same versions should be available in coupe and convertible variants, namely the 640th TwinPower with the engine 3.0i Turbo 6-cylinder 320 hp and the 650th with the engine 4.4i Turbo 407 hp V8 TwinPower power. Both versions are already paired with 8-speed automatic transmission and the EfficientDynamics package with Start & Stop.

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New Volkswagen prices 2012 Beetle same as old one

New Volkswagen prices 2012 Beetle same as old one : Hoping to continue sales gains it began with the redesigned Jetta this year, Volkswagen says the bigger, more powerful 2012 Beetle will start at the same $19,765 as the outgoing model.

When the 2012 goes on sale this fall, VW expects improved mileage ratings, too, forecasting a best of 22 miles per gallon in town and 31 highway for the gasoline model vs. a best of 20/29 for the old one.

But that's still short of some recently introduced small cars priced less: the 2011 Hyundai Elantra is rated 29/40 mpg, the 2012 Honda Civic is 28/39 mpg and the 2012 Ford Focus is 28/38 mpg, all with automatic transmissions.

"The compact car segment is much more competitive than when the New Beetle launched in the late 1990s," and the 2012 Beetle — "New" has been dropped — will have to lure buyers by emphasizing other attributes, notes Edmunds.com senior analyst Jessica Caldwell.

Styling, of course, is a key one.

"People buy it for fashion," says industry analyst Jesse Toprak at TrueCar.com, a consumer car-pricing and research site. The mileage, he says, "is good enough for the Beetle."

A bigger challenge, Toprak says, is selling the Beetle to men:

TrueCar.com data show women were registered owners of 60.6% of New Beetles sold in 2010 and 56.1% in 2009. "It is the most female-oriented car on the market," he says. Nissan Rogue was second both years, at 56.3% and 53.5% female owners.

VW says it expects the 2012's styling to draw more men. But Toprak says a version exhibited at the New York auto show in April "still looked 'girly' to me."

Industry experience has been that women will buy cars that appeal to men, but men won't buy cars identified mainly with women. That cuts the pool of potential buyers. VW's ambitious plan to triple sales in the U.S. envisions bigger, not smaller, pools of buyers for each new model.

Beetle, once a unique retro-car, now must compete with the similarly conceived, but costlier BMW's Mini Cooper ($20,100 to start) and Chrysler Group's new and cheaper Fiat 500 ($16,000 base). All evoke icons of their brands' past.

Unlike the outgoing Beetle, the new one has multiple power choices:

The 2012 Beetle base model has a 2.5-liter, five-cylinder rated 170 horsepower. The sport version, $24,165 TSI, has a 2-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder rated 200 hp. A 140-hp diesel, not yet priced, is planned for 2013 and will be rated 40 mpg highway.

A 2013 convertible also is due.

The old model, built in Mexico, was discontinued after 2010. The 2012 will continue to be built in Mexico.

New Vehicle Sales Impacted, Japanese Disasters

Japanese Disasters, New Vehicle Sales Impacted : Motor Trade Association (MTA) said the new vehicle market for May showed the first effects of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, with several leading brands reporting sharply lower sales, despite the market remaining relatively solid.

Sales in May generally lift after April, which is usually one of the quietest months of the year, sales-wise. While that trend was repeated this year, the increase in sales was less than usual, due to the restricted supply which appeared to affect market leader Toyota and to a lesser extent Honda. Both companies suffered disruption to production facilities during March’s disasters, and the slowdown in sales had been anticipated by the industry.

Registration data just released by NZ Transport Agency shows the overall new vehicle market of 6,563 units was up 953 units (17 percent) compared to April 2011, and up 146 units (2 percent) compared to May 2010. For the year to date, overall sales are still ahead of 2010 by 2,912 units (9 percent).

New car sales of 4,535 units were up 277 units (7 percent) compared to April 2011, but down 81 units (2 percent) compared to May 2010. For the year to date, new car sales are still ahead of 2010 by 1,430 units (6 percent).

The new commercial vehicle market was strong during May. Sales of 2,028 units were up 676 units (50 percent) compared to April 2011, and 227 units (13 percent) compared to May 2010. For the year to date, new commercial sales are still well ahead of 2010 by 1,476 units (21 percent).

Commenting, MTA spokesperson Ian Stronach, Marketing and Communications General Manager said “The overall results in May are not surprising. Some Japanese brands are more reliant on their local production than others, and we are seeing the results of that in our market. The effects are likely to be felt for some time yet. Those brands with some or all of their production facilities outside of Japan are likely to benefit significantly.”

Holden led the new car market for the first time in many months with sales of 560 units – 12 percent share of the market. Hyundai continued to perform strongly with sales of 454 units – 10 percent share of the market. In third place was Suzuki with 433 units – 9.5 percent share, followed by Ford with sales of 422 units – 9 percent share, with Mazda rounding out the top five with sales of 420 units –also with a 9 percent share. Traditional market leader Toyota was back in sixth place with sales of 331 units – 7 percent share.

The race for individual passenger car leadership also had a somewhat unfamiliar look. Suzuki Swift took top spot with sales of 286 units ahead of Holden Commodore on 205 units, followed by Holden Captiva with 181 units, Hyundai i30 with 173 units and Ford Mondeo on 151 units. Long time leader, Toyota Corolla, was in ninth position with just 88 sales.

“Obviously, there will be quite a few brands vying to fill the gaps created by the supply constraints being felt by some Japanese based manufacturers. Add to this the strong stimulus in the form of the traditional ‘Fieldays Specials’ and the result is a market that’s as competitive as ever. Some leading models are available at heavily reduced prices, which will no doubt spur on buyer activity” said Stronach.

Toyota held strong in the light commercial segment however, with HiLux sales of 450 units making it New Zealand’s top selling model overall. Some way back in second spot was Nissan Navara with sales of 221 units and Ford Ranger in third with sales of 208 units.

The used import car market also showed buoyancy during May. Sales of 7,013 units were up 857 units (14 percent) compared to April 2011, but down 368 units (5 percent) compared to May 2010. For the year to date, used import car sales are still behind 2010 by 2,076 units (6 percent).

The motorcycle sector continued to cool along with temperatures, and at 528 units, was down 6 percent compared to April but encouragingly, was up 99 units or 23 percent compared to May 2010.

new porsche 991 release date

new porsche 991 release date : The new Porsche 911, project name 991, is undergoing testing on the roads of Europe, starting from the cold frozen wastes of Finland, Pending the official launch will happen at the next Frankfurt Motor Show (15-25 September 2011) you can already sense that we are confronted with a restyling that is important to also change the shape of the front and rear LED lights.

The body remains basically unchanged, but the new bumper would extend and expand the new Porsche 991, with new wheel can accommodate 20 “wheels. One of the most obvious changes also affects the position of the mirrors, strangely attached directly to the steel door instead of the appropriate front corner of the window. As far as engines are still not official information, but it’s easy to expect an evolution of the 3.6-liter boxer six-cylinder and 370 hp. The 3.8-liter Carrera S comes with 420 hp and the first prototypes being tested at the Nurburgring think are up and running faster than the current Turbo.

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Royal Enfield Bullet 350 STD Specifications, Engine and transmission Price In India

Royal Enfield Bullet 350 STD Specifications, Engine and transmission Price In India :
General information
Model: Enfield Bullet 350 UCE
Year: 2011

Engine and transmission
Displacement: 346.00 ccm (21.11 cubic inches)
Engine type: Single cylinder, four-stroke
Power: 19.80 HP (14.5 kW)) @ 5250 RPM
Torque: 28.00 Nm (2.9 kgf-m or 20.7 ft.lbs) @ 4000 RPM
Top speed: 120.0 km/h (74.6 mph)
Compression: 7.3:1
Bore x stroke: 70.0 x 90.0 mm (2.8 x 3.5 inches)
Fuel system: Carburettor. Micarb VM 24
Fuel control: OHV
Ignition: Digital TCI. Twin spark.
Lubrication system: Dry sump
Cooling system: Air
Gearbox: 5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive: Chain
Clutch: Mulitiplate
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Front suspension: Telescopic With Hydraulic Damping
Front suspension travel: 130 mm (5.1 inches)
Rear suspension: Swing Arm With Gas Shock Absorbers
Rear suspension travel: 80 mm (3.1 inches)
Front tyre dimensions: 3.25-19
Rear tyre dimensions: 3.25-19
Front brakes: Expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear brakes: Expanding brake (drum brake)

Physical measures and capacities
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc: 180.0 kg (396.8 pounds)
Seat height: 800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height: 1,120 mm (44.1 inches)
Overall length: 2,140 mm (84.3 inches)
Overall width: 810 mm (31.9 inches)
Ground clearance: 140 mm (5.5 inches)
Wheelbase: 1,370 mm (53.9 inches)
Fuel capacity: 14.50 litres (3.83 gallons)

Other specifications
Starter: Electric & kick
Light: Head lamp 12 V AC – 35/ 35W, halogen
Electrical: Battery 12 V – 5Ah
Color options: Black

Royal Enfield Bullet 350 STD Price In India: Rs 1 Lakh ~ Mileage 35.22 KMPL

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02 June 2011

new mazda 3 sedan 2012 performance

new mazda 3 sedan 2012 performance : The Mazda 3 is Mazda’s best-selling model worldwide and accounted for nearly half of all Mazda sales in the United States. Evolution of the middle generation of the Mazda 3 also extends to its exterior design. Walk model rich expression and courageous attitude has been updated to provide a well-toned appearance that deliver higher quality and curb appeal. Improved aerodynamics and features stylish 2012 Mazda 3 provides a more sophisticated appearance, blending seamlessly with function. The whole face changes occur for this generation Mazda 3 times with exterior and interior designs are more subtle.

2012 Mazda 3 equipped with gasoline engines SKYACTIV-G which produces a high compression ratio of 12.0:1 and give reach 155 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 148 lb-ft of torque at 4100 rpm. and an optional automatic transmission-Drive SKYACTIV six-speed, the 2012 Mazda 3 sedan will achieve 40 mpg EPA rating on the highway, an approximately 21-percent increase over the current MZR 2.0-liter engine is equipped with five-speed automatic transmission optional.

With a capacity of 14.5 gallon fuel tank, the 2012 Mazda 3 sedan with SKYACTIV has the potential reach of 540 miles, while one gallon of fuel remaining. mpg City for the sedan version is also increased by 17 percent to 28 mpg. When equipped with six-speed manual transmission SKYACTIV-MT, valued sedan with fuel economy estimated 27 city/39 highway.

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new Nissan Sunny 2011 interior

new Nissan Sunny 2011 interior : The 2012 Nissan Sunnny has 1.5-liter HR15DE engine with dual injectors and a new-generation Xtronic CVT with an auxiliary transmission, both of which are newly introduced in China, Nissan Sunny delivers ease in handling for city driving.This new model will go on sale first in China in January 2011. The new Nissan Sunny will be produced at Dongfeng Nissan Huadu plant in Guangzhou, and will be available from RMB 82.8K 112.8K (1.04 million – 1.41million yen)

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Subaru Trezia Arrive in Diesel and Gasoline

Subaru Trezia Arrive in Diesel and Gasoline ; Subaru Trezia has come to Subaru dealers, who are receiving the first units. The other offer is limited to diesel and gasoline. We speak of a gasoline engine 1.3 of 99 hp, with an average consumption of 5.5 liters per 100 kilometers, and a diesel 1.4, 90 hp and an average consumption of 4.3 liters.

As for the equipment we Subaru Trezia including stability control, power mirrors and calecfactados, Bluetooth preparation, automatic climate control and tinted mirrors, among other things.

We also know that prices will affordable will vary between EUR 17,100 MT Advance version 1.3 of gasoline and 21,490 Euros of MMT Trezia Subaru Limited Plus with the 1.4-liter diesel engine.

Toyota Recalls Older Prius Cars To Fix Steering

Toyota Recalls Older Prius Cars To Fix Steering : Toyota Motor Corp. says it will recall certain first-generation Prius hybrid cars to fix a potential problem with their electric power steering systems.

The car maker says the recall includes about 52,000 vehicles from the 2001 through 2003 model years that were sold in the U.S. Worldwide the company is recalling 106,000 Prius vehicles.

The Prius’ problem stems from the nuts that fasten a part called the pinion shaft in the steering gear-box assembly. If the driver turns the steering wheel vigorously and repeatedly to the full-lock position – or the point where it cannot be moved further – the nuts can loosen over time. Drivers who continue to operate their vehicles in this manner could eventually notice that it is taking more effort to turn the steering wheel to the left.

Under the recall, Toyota dealers will install upgraded nuts free of charge. The company says the repair will take about four hours depending on how busy the dealer’s service department is, and that it will notify owners about the recall beginning next month.

In a separate recall the company said it would recall of 34 Venza all-wheel-drive cars and 16 Sienna all-wheel-drive minivans to replace front right-hand drive-shafts that could break because of insufficient heat treatment during manufacture. These vehicles are 2011 models that were recently produced.

The company sais it will begin notifying owners this month. Customers seeking recall information can contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331 or www.toyota.com/recall.

2011 chrysler 300 interior, Exterior dimensions, Features

2011 chrysler 300 interior, Exterior dimensions : The 2011 Chrysler 300 is a 4-door, 5-passenger family sedan, or luxury sports sedan, 2011 Chrysler 300 available in 4 trims, ranging from the Base to the C AWD.

Upon introduction, the 2011 Chrysler 300 Base is equipped with a standard 3.6-liter, V6, 292-horsepower, flexible fuel engine that achieves 18-mpg in the city and 27-mpg on the highway. The 2011 Chrysler 300 C AWD is equipped with a standard 5.7-liter, V8, 363-horsepower engine that achieves 15-mpg in the city and 23-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard on both 2011 Chrysler 300 trims.

* Height, Overall (in): 58.4
* Length, Overall (in): 196.8
* Liftover Height (in): 30.2
* Min Ground Clearance (in): 5.6
* Track Width, Front (in): 63.0
* Track Width, Rear (in): 63.1
* Wheelbase (in): 120.0
* Width, Max w/o mirrors (in): 74.1

* Front Head Room (in): 38.7
* Front Hip Room (in): 55.9
* Front Leg Room (in): 41.8
* Front Shoulder Room (in): 59.4
* Passenger Capacity: 5
* Passenger Volume (ft): 106.6
* Second Head Room (in): 38.0
* Second Hip Room (in): 55.9
* Second Leg Room (in): 40.2
* Second Shoulder Room (in): 57.7
* Driver Vanity Mirror
* Passenger Vanity Mirror
* Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
* Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
* Front Reading Lamps
* Emergency Trunk Release
* Cloth Seats
* Pass-Through Rear Seat
* 2nd Row Bench Seat
* Vehicle Anti-Theft System
* Rear Seat Heat Ducts
* MP3 Player
* Child Safety Locks
* Rear Wheel Drive
* 4-Wheel ABS
* Auto-On Headlights
* Power Driver Seat
* Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
* Climate Control
* Electrochromic rearview mirror
* Rear Reading Lamps
* Driver Lumbar
* Traction Control
* Electronic Stability Control
* Daytime Running Lights
* Heated Mirrors
* Heated Exterior Driver Mirror
* Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror
* Dual Zone A/C
* Rear Head Air Bag
* Tire Pressure Monitoring System
* Brake Assist
* Auxiliary Audio Input
* CD Player
* AM/FM Stereo
* Rear Defrost
* Remote Trunk Release
* Cruise Control
* Keyless Entry
* Power Door Locks
* Power Windows
* Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
* Adjustable Steering Wheel
* Rear Floor Mats
* Front Floor Mats
* Bucket Seats
* Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
* Intermittent Wipers
* Power Passenger Mirror
* Power Driver Mirror
* Auto-Off Headlights
* 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
* Power Steering
* Compact Spare Tire
* Aluminum Wheels
* Tires – Rear All-Season
* Tires – Front All-Season
* Satellite Radio
* Keyless Start
* Steering Wheel Audio Controls
* 5-speed automatic transmission w/Autostick
* Uconnect Voice Command w/Bluetooth
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Hero Honda sales up 14.7 pc in May

Hero Honda sales up 14.7 pc in May : The country''s largest two-wheeler maker Hero Honda today reported 14.7 per cent increase in sales during May at 5,00,234 units. The company had sold 4,35,933 units during the same month last year, Hero Honda Motors Ltd (HHML) said in a statement.This is the third consecutive month that the company''s monthly sales have crossed the five lakh mark.

"We have crossed one million sales mark in the very first two months of this fiscal. Setting new industry benchmarks with consecutive months of over five lakh sales, we have put ourselves well on course towards our guidance of over six million unit sales in this fiscal year (FY''12)," HHML Senior Vice-President Anil Dua said.

He said the company has scaled up capacity at its existing three plants to 6.15 million units."And now with the forecast of a good monsoon, we expect the market demand also to sustain itself," Dua said.

Following Honda''s exit, the company is currently in the process of building a new brand identity and developing new brand communication.It is also focusing on enhancing its own R&D capability and exploring overseas markets for exports.

In December last year, the Indian promoter of the two- wheeler maker, the B M Munjal family, had agreed to buyout the entire 26 per cent stake of the Japanese promoter Honda in Hero Honda for Rs 3,841.83 crore.