2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class offers the best safety system

Looks like early next year you should get ready to welcome the newest products of Mercedes-Benz, 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. Sports car is guaranteed to give you comfort, and new appearance. In addition, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class will apply the latest security standards to protect you. This third-generation sports car will be equipped with the latest driver assistant system, one of them is drowsiness detection systems.

All systems are mounted on a system developed by Mercedes-Benz, PRE-SAFE. 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class will be equipped with PRE-SAFE brakes that allow the sports car is braking automatically if a collision occurs at the front-end. With these systems, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class has set a new benchmark for safety driving.

In developing a safety system for its customers, Mercedes-Benz always applies the principle of “the best or not at all.” They apply that principle is not to chase ratings, but to give their best to consumers. Mercedes-Benz has always tried to keep the system exceeds safety standards adopted by world’s legislator. Even more amazing, Mercedes-Benz does research not only in the laboratory, but directly to real-world accident research. The result is a Real Life Safety, based on thousands of accidents that have been studied. The system was also installed in 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. In fact, not only in that sports car, Mercedes-Benz security system is widely adopted by other rival car company.

Volkswagen XL1, the new concept of the Super Efficient Vehicle

In the Qatar Motor Show, 26-29 January 2011, Volkswagen introduced the newest concept of SEV (Super Efficient Vehicle), Volkswagen XL1. This car is a development of 2 previous versions, Volkswagen 1-Litre (2002) and L1 (2009). What is interesting from Volkswagen XL1?

First, we will discuss the design of this car. Volkswagen XL1 designs similar to Volkswagen L1, but there are some addition parts as well as the technology that makes it more dynamic. Almost the entire car body is made of CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced polymer), so that its weight becomes lighter. Volkswagen XL1 is equipped with electrically controlled air intakes, LED headlamps, and a protective rear wheels to prevent air turbulence.

For the engine, this car uses a hybrid system with a combination of 0.8-liter two-cylinder TDI engine (produced 48 hp) and an electric motor (producing 27 hp). Volkswagen XL1 using a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, while the electric motors uses a lithium-ion battery. Maximum speed of this car is just 100 mph, because there is electronically limited system. Volkswagen XL1 very economical in fuel use, 1 liter/100 km.

Unfortunately, this car cannot we have now. The plan, Volkswagen will just offer Volkswagen XL1 in 2013. So, you have time to save money, so if the car has been launched, you can simply buy them.