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Day: November 20, 2017

The demand for the new Lexus LS was much higher than the forecasts

The demand for the new Lexus LS was much higher than the forecasts

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While the flagship four-door Lexus of the new generation is available only in Japan. Sedan LS fifth generation went to the Japanese market on October 19 this year. As told in Lexus, at the moment the dealers of the brand have taken in this country about 9,500 orders for the "four-door", with the initial sales plan was only 600 such cars per month. In Japan, the new Lexus LS is available with a V6 3.5 turbocharger with a power output of 422 hp, paired with a ten-band "automatic". Also in the Land of the Rising Sun, you can buy a 360-hp hybrid sedan with an "atmospheric" V6 3.5, two electric motors and a variator. Both versions are offered with both rear and four-wheel drive. The company noted that most of the orders were for a hybrid - about 6 800 pieces, "standard" sedan was c...
Borgward launches the charged crossover BX7 TS

Borgward launches the charged crossover BX7 TS

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The revived brand Borgward introduced a serial sport version of the flagship cross BX7 at the Guangzhou Auto Show. "Charged" models of the brand have the name of the prefix TS. The prototype of sport utility vehicle company Borgward showed in 2015. The SUV, whose "live" images published the publication Autohome, in general, retained the design of the concept. Externally from the standard model, the BX7 TS crossover features a radiator grille, more aggressive bumpers and the presence of red decorative elements on the doors and stern. In the salon there was a digital "installation". Like the usual crossover, in China the BX7 TS will be offered with a gasoline turbo engine 2.0, while the engine's output is increased from 224 to 245 hp. The engine is combined with a six-band "automat...
The Lexus RX has a new version of Sport

The Lexus RX has a new version of Sport

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The Japanese brand announced the expansion of the range of its flagship crossover. In February 2018, the European market will be released RX in the Sport version. The radiator grille of this SUV is painted black, the same color is used for framing the fog lamps, 20-inch wheel disks, rear diffuser and exterior mirror body. The Sport package is available for RX 300, RX 350 and RX 450h versions. The list of equipment of the new version also included: LED optics, leather interior, multimedia complex with a touch screen of 8 or 12.3 inches. Earlier, Lexus announced a seven-seat modification of the RX. Details of the three-row SUV are still kept secret - all information will appear in late November at the Auto Show in Los Angeles. According to unofficial data, the length of the mode...
Skoda prepares to start production of electric cars

Skoda prepares to start production of electric cars

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The first fully electric model of Skoda will be manufactured in the Czech Republic. Production of an electric car of the Czech brand will begin in 2020 at the plant in Mlada Boleslav, the company said. Details on the model are not provided, Skoda only noted that the brand demonstrated its vision of "electric cars of the future" with the example of the conceptual cross-coupe Vision E, presented earlier in China and Germany. It is possible that the "first-born" of the electric line of Skoda will become the all-terrain vehicle. In total, by 2025 the brand plans to offer its customers at least five electric models in various segments. By the way, before launching the electric car, Skoda intends to launch a rechargeable hybrid - it will be the flagship Superb, the production of such a...