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Thursday, 21 July 2016

Coscharis Motors: Jaguar’s First Ever Family SUV To Be Officially Unveiled Today in Lagos, Nigeria.


Coscharis Motors, the sole franchise for Jaguar Land Rover brands in Nigeria with sales and service networks across the major cities including Lagos Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo and Kano is set to unveil The Jaguar F-PACE today at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos.

The Jaguar F-PACE is Jaguar’s first performance crossover lightweight body structure which comprises of 80 per cent aluminium. The F Pace has become the manufacturer’s fastest-selling vehicle - statistics show that in the first 10 months on sale, no less than 14,000 orders have been placed, with all 2,000 First Edition vehicles all sold out!!!


The performance SUV with outstanding dynamics which is said to deliver a smooth, quiet ride combined with a dramatic look, spacious interior and an exceptionally large luggage compartment is accompanied by Jaguar's all-New infotainment system, most advanced all-wheel drive system and an outstanding range of new techs.



Jaguar Land Rover Marketing Manager, Mr Cletus Aregbeshola has assured its customers that a follow up test drive plan has been scheduled for the last week of July, especially for customers who would have indicated interest during the launch. Am probably not the only one itching to see her in all her glory.


What do you think about The Jaguar F-Pace? Leave your comments in the section below. 

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

All is set for Eleko Motor Race (July 2016 edition)


It's 2 just days to the July 2016 edition of Eleko Motor Race which is scheduled to take place on the 22nd and 23rd day of this month.

A meeting of stakeholders and vehicle scrutiny will take place on Friday 22nd at No.15 Musa Yaradua Basilico Restaurant V.I. From 4.00 p.m to 8.00 pm while the rally will begin by 8:00am on Saturday 23rd at Eleko Beach Along Gbetu Iwerekun Road, Awoyaya Lekki express way Lagos on a 25km rally course, segmented into 4 special stages for the all terrain vehicles entering into the rally. Upon arrival to Eleko beach the 4th special stage will also take place followed by the The Okada Coastal Road Local Championship. It will also feature some beach entertainment (both food and music), live streaming of the rally sections via Google Hangout for the spectators and charity for the local children among others.

Motoring Nigeria will be present to capture the never before imagined footage of the Rally in a unique natural environment where Motorsport thrives.

The July Edition of Eleko Motor Race is dedicated to the late South African race car driver Gugu Zulu who died earlier this week while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity. His immense guidance and support for Eleko Motor Race will be greatly missed.

So gentlemen and ladies! Assemble your gears and prepare yourselves, for Race day is upon us. See you there

Attendance is free.
For more information,
Visit www.elekomotorrace.com
📧 info4emr@gmail.com

NEW 2017 NISSAN MICRA: WILL ENTER PRODUCTION BY THE END OF 2016.


A disguised prototype of next-gen of Nissan Micra which is set to debut at the Paris Motor Show has been spotted and is said to be in production. The fourth generation of the Nissan Micra is about to be replaced by a new generation in the European markets very soon and Spy shots suggest that the next-gen Micra will have no resemblance to the current model, and have an entirely different, aggressive character and this time, it's bigger, longer and sportier.




That means a lot of extra interior space for occupants, the boot wasn't left out either. The fifth-gen Nissan Micra’s design will be very similar to that of the Nissan Sway Concept and is expected to have most of the Sway cabin design, autonomous braking, smartphone connectivity features amongst others. The latest model is said to be based on a mixed platform consisting of the all new CMF-B version of the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s CMF (Common Modular Family) platform. Details of the engine range are still unknown, however we expect a variety of petrol and diesel engines with displacements ranging from 0.9- to 1.6-litre to be offered at launch.


The Renault-Nissan Alliance confirmed that the production of the 2017 Nissan Micra at the Renault plant located in Flins, near Paris, France will start by the end of 2016.


What are your thoughts about the new Nissan Micra? Please do leave your comments in the section below. 

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Hypercar Day: The Ferarri LaFerarri Spider is upon us.

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July 5 is no Independence Day. It is Hypercar Day, at least in 2016. After Aston Martin revealed the new Hyperis, also known as Aston Martin Red Bull 001 Concept, Ferrari must have felt jealous with all the attention the new car received and decided to show the first official picture of the LaFerrari Spider. The one you see above.

Ferarri’s current supercar god the LaFerarri is gradually beginning to ‘age’, so naturally, one would expect now is the time to debut a more exclusive and more expensive variant; The LaFerarri Spider.

Ferrari tweeted an image of the new car this morning. Rumors of a convertible LaFerarri have been in circulation for years, though this is the first time the car would be seen in public. It will debut in flesh and blood this fall at the Paris motor show. Earlier this year, the company showed the convertible to potential customers at a private event. Reaction was so strong that it sold out almost immediately. The droptop is estimated to cost $1.4million, that’s a whopping 40% more than the standard version with only about 150 to 200 units to be built.
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The 949 horsepower, 6.3L hybrid V12 engine will remain in place, and Ferarri says the chasis and aerodynamics were modified to maintain performance. It will also offer carbon fiber and soft tops. Although the LaFerarri will most likely not snatch away the coveted title of the fastest convertible from the mighty Bugatti Veyron, it will still be one of the fastest and the rarest cars to roll the face of the earth.

The LaFerrari was able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.7 s, to 200 km/h in less than 7 s and to 300 km/h in 15 s, with a top speed of more than 365 km/h. It is considered as the fastest Ferrari ever built. Now we just have to wait on the official information about the fastest drop top Ferrari ever built!

PRESS RELEASE: Sector commander warns the motoring public against taking laws into their hands.

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Sector
Command, Hyginus Omeje has warned motorists and the general Public against taking laws into their hand by Assaulting Marshals while on duty. 


The Sector Commander was Speaking against the backdrop of assault on some Marshals of the Corps around Jibowu/yaba today Sunday 3rd July,2016 when in the course of their legitimate duty arrested the driver of a Toyota Camry with Registration Number MU 780 KJA for not using seat belt. 


The driver who had no driver’s license on him was to have his vehicle impounded when he veered off the route to his street where he mobilized area boys to beat up the Marshals with the marshals sustaining various degrees of injuries.


In a statement made available to the press by the Ag. Public Eduaction Officer Deputy Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi Mr Omeje debunked news making round in some media that the Marshals caused Crash while trying to stop the vehicle as there was no crash recorded during and after the arrest stating that the team had successfully arrested the man and was taking him to the FRSC Office in Yaba before the offender zoomed off to his area where he knew people and mobilized miscreants against the Marshals. The offender capitalized on the confusion that ensued to run away with his vehicle. 



The Sector Commander said the matter has been reported to the police and that the Command has declared the vehicle wanted. He warned against such occurrence in future promising to deal decisively with any motorist or group of persons who engages in such unholy and unacceptable act no matter how highly placed the person or persons may be.


Sonusi added that it is a criminal offence to assault a Marshal or an Officer in the course of his duty, hence the Command has not only resolved to bring this particular culprits to book, but has equally resolved to bring the full weight of the law against any traffic offender who dares to assault our Marshals in future.


Motorists are hereby enjoined to always obey traffic rules and regulation to avoid being arrested.


OLABISI SONUSI
Ag. SECTOR PUBLIC EDUCATION OFFICER
FRSC
LAGOS SECTOR COMMAND
FOR: SECTOR COMMANDER


Image source: LIB

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