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Month: December 2017

The new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will overcome the threshold of 320 km/h

The new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will overcome the threshold of 320 km/h

News, Rumors
The dark canvas with the updated Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will be dropped on January 9, 2018 at the international auto show in Detroit. The American automobile manufacturer Ford in the beginning of next year will present the fastest sports car after supercar GT. They should become the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 2019 model year. This is reported by the resource Motor1 with reference to the insiders who have access to the company's service portal. According to the declassified data of the control scheme of the new model's speedometer, it will receive dividers up to 214 mph (344 km / h), and the maximum speed of the car will be 322 km / h. It also became known that carbon-ceramic brake discs will become standard equipment Mustang Shelby GT500 2019. According to rumors, the update...
Volkswagen finishes the year with record production of cars

Volkswagen finishes the year with record production of cars

News
The Germans are successfully leading a strategic creeping expansion in the global market for the year in a row. And they hasten to report that this year they will overcome the milestone of 6,000,000 cars. The German automotive concern Volkswagen in 2017 will beat its next record for the production of new cars. On Sunday, December 31, a 6 millionth copy will be delivered from the assembly line this year. A world-famous company from Wolfsburg collects 60 models in more than 50 factories in 14 countries. In 2017 the manufacturer introduced absolutely new models of T-Roc, Tiguan Allspace and Atlas crossovers (Arteon sedan can not be considered such because it is the successor of Passat CC). The most popular models of the brand in the past 12 months were Polo, Golf, Jetta, Passat and ...
Volkswagen increases production of E-Golf twice

Volkswagen increases production of E-Golf twice

News
The increase in output is due to the growing demand for electric vehicles in Europe. The German automotive manufacturer Volkswagen demonstrates by its actions that we are experiencing the establishment of the era of electric passenger transport. The Germans intend to increase the work of the conveyor of the electric model of the hatchback E-Golf at the Transparent Factory plant in Dresden from one to two shifts. Thus, the output will grow from 35 to 70 electric vehicles per day. This is reported by the publication InsideEVs, citing its own sources. The published information confirms that already from the beginning of next year Volkswagen will produce 2,100 copies of E-Golf electric hatchbacks a month. At the same time last month the release of this model was 1050 units. The volum...
Fiat revealed the interior of the Kronos sedan

Fiat revealed the interior of the Kronos sedan

News
The surprise did not happen, this interior is already familiar to lovers of Fiat in South America. As expected, the sedan Fiat Cronos, built on the basis of the hatchback Argo, received from him also the interior. This became known after the publication of the press service of the Italian manufacturer of official photos of the novelty salon. The new compact sedan Fiat Cronos will debut in the South American market early next year. The development of the new sedan was carried out by the division of Fiat in the Argentine Cordoba. This novelty will compete with the new Volkswagen Virtus, which in our market will be called Polo Sedan. The first market, which will sell Cronos, will be Brazil. The rest of South America will receive a new sedan a little later. Like the hatchback Fiat...
Romeo Ferraris introduced a 248-strong special version of the Fiat 500 Cinquone Qatar

Romeo Ferraris introduced a 248-strong special version of the Fiat 500 Cinquone Qatar

News, Tuning
Italian tuning masters decided to make a special version for the Persian Gulf. Milan tuning house Romeo Ferraris presented an unusual project on the theme of the icon of the Italian automotive industry - the compact hatchback Fiat 500. He presented a special version called Cinquone Qatar, which absorbed the whole "spirit" of the cultural heritage of the Arab countries. This Fiat 500 received a new aerodynamic body kit with wing extensions. It includes new bumpers, understated side skirts, a wing mounted above the tailgate, a stylish rear diffuser from which two pipes of a new exhaust system stick out. Under the hood of the special version Fiat 500 Cinquone Qatar installed a modernized engine with a capacity of 248 horsepower. For the sake of this power it was necessary to inst...
The Chinese will ban the release of 553 models. And among them there are “Audi” and “Mercedes”

The Chinese will ban the release of 553 models. And among them there are “Audi” and “Mercedes”

News
The Chinese authorities from January 1, 2018 will ban the production of 553 passenger cars that do not meet modern environmental requirements and spend a lot of fuel. The corresponding statement was published by the China Automotive Technology Center (China Vehicle Technology Service Center), Bloomberg reports. The Secretary-General of the China Association of Passenger Cars in an interview with the publication said that this is a "very small" percentage of cars that are produced in the local market. It is known that, among others, the ban included Audi Q3, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Chevrolet Cruze. Earlier, the government of China presented a plan according to which by 2030 the country will banned the sale of cars with internal combustion engines. It is expected that up to 40 pe...
Porsche Mission E will receive three variants of power transmission

Porsche Mission E will receive three variants of power transmission

News, Rumors
Porsche is committed to providing Mission E with a stroke of 480 kilometers and a battery charge of up to 80 percent in 20 minutes. The first electric sports sedan Porsche Mission E will receive three modifications that will vary with the power of the electric powerplant. This is reported by George Kacher of Automobile magazine, who was fortunate enough to drive on a white prototype of this electric vehicle and find out some of its characteristics. By size, the Porsche Mission E will be smaller than the four-door Panamera Coupe. However, the German manufacturer intends to provide the same amount of free space in the cabin. The battery cells in the floor will not be picked up by unplaced passengers. The Germans promise that the interior of the electric novelty will fit the sedans ...
The new BMW 745e iPerformance will receive a 390-strong hybrid unit

The new BMW 745e iPerformance will receive a 390-strong hybrid unit

News, Rumors
Customers should not hurry to buy the BMW 740e iPerformance and wait for its more powerful successor. There are new details about updating the plug-in hybrid version of the representative sedan BMW 745e iPerformance for the 2019 model year. Its new hybrid power plant will have a total power of 390 horsepower. Novelty can get a new index - 745e. This is reported by the BMW Blog resource with reference to insiders of the German manufacturer. According to the BMW Blog, the updated version will be equipped with a two-liter four-cylinder engine TwinPower Turbo, an upgraded electric motor and new, higher-capacity batteries. The power of the powerplant will rise from 322 (740e xDrive iPerformance) to almost 400 horsepower. It is also necessary to increase the reserve of power on one ele...
Volkswagen has confirmed the terms of the premiere of the new Touareg

Volkswagen has confirmed the terms of the premiere of the new Touareg

News
Volkswagen is preparing to introduce the third-generation flagship crossover. The German brand officially confirmed the information that a new Touareg will debut in the spring of 2018, which appeared several days ago. True, the exact place and date of the premiere of an all-terrain vehicle are still not reported. According to preliminary data, the third-generation Touareg will show in April under the Beijing Motor Show. As noted in Volkswagen, the crossover is "redesigned up to the very last LED." Thanks to the previously published spy photo model, we know that the exterior of the new Touareg is made in the style of the T-Prime GTE concept. By the way, the prototype was presented at the motor show in Beijing in 2016. The third-generation SUV builds on the MLB Evo platform, whi...
Ford is preparing for the premiere another “crossover”. The first photos

Ford is preparing for the premiere another “crossover”. The first photos

News
On the Web there are photos of the cross-version of the sub-compact hatch of Ford Figo, designed for the Indian market. Photos of the new modification of the "five-door" were at the disposal of the CarWale edition. The cross-version is likely to increase road clearance. Also, such Figo received another front bumper, a grille of radiator with a pattern in the form of honeycombs and a black border. On the hood black stripes were stuck, rails appeared on the roof. In addition, the brand emblem is located directly on the grid, and not higher, as in the current ordinary hatchet. In the salon Ford Figo Cross (the title has not yet been confirmed) installed a modernized front panel, centered now a large touch screen multimedia system. According to preliminary data, in India "crossove...