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Day: December 25, 2017

The first tests Kia Stinger GT: tenacious fastback with a thoughtful automatic transmission

The first tests Kia Stinger GT: tenacious fastback with a thoughtful automatic transmission

Car Reviews
The South Korean brand Kia will bring to the market a new and very interesting car - fastbike Stinger GT. This model will cost a little less than popular German competitors, while the dynamics of the Stinger GT will be at a high level. Our colleagues spent some time with the car on the city roads and on the legendary Nürburgring, and we decided to make a short digest in which they described the most important theses of our foreign colleagues about this fastback. Reviewers of the edition Caranddriver first of all appreciated the appearance and dimensions of the car. The wheelbase Stinger is longer than the BMW M3 and only a few centimeters shorter than the Porsche Panamera. In the back row, thanks to this, a lot of free space, however, the seats in the interior of the Stinger GT are
In the lineup Suzuki has a new compact crossover

In the lineup Suzuki has a new compact crossover

News
On the Japanese market comes a new key car Suzuki XBee. The model is available with front or all wheel drive. The first XBee show took place in October this year at the Tokyo Motor Show. The model is built on the basis of the Hustler keyframe, in Suzuki the novelty is positioned as a subcompact crossover. The length of XBee is 3,760 mm, which is 365 mm larger than that of Hustler. The width of the novelty is 1,670 mm (+195 mm), the height is 1,705 mm (+40 mm), the wheelbase is 2 435 mm (+10 mm) in size. Ground clearance Suzuki XBee - 180 mm. The new cross is equipped with a liter turbo engine capacity of 99 hp and the mild hybrid system is the so-called "soft hybrid", that is, a start-stop system with recuperation. Transmission - six-speed automatic transmission, drive - front or ful...
Renault will change the design of the hatchback Sandero and its cross-versions

Renault will change the design of the hatchback Sandero and its cross-versions

News
In the network appeared patent images of renewed Renault, intended for Brazil. Restyling Logan, Sandero and Sandero Stepway debuted in Europe under the Dacia brand in the fall of 2016. In January 2017, the facelifted models, already under the Renault brand, began to be sold in Turkey and Ukraine, they differ from the european modifications with emblems and radiator grids. And next year, modernized models will appear in Brazil, and the difference in the design of the exterior of such cars will be more noticeable. So, the radiator grilles, bumpers and headlights of Renault sedan and hatch for the Brazilian market will be the same as for cars for other countries. But the stern of Logan was left the same: the license plate is located on the bumper (Ukrainian Logan moved to the trunk ...
Honda premieres in January: charged CR-V, Step WGN and others

Honda premieres in January: charged CR-V, Step WGN and others

News
The company Honda will present several new products at the Tokyo tuning show. One of the main premier of the Japanese brand at the exhibition will be the conceptual crossover CR-V Custom. All-terrain vehicle received another radiator grille, and the decorative plate located on it is painted black. In the same color, the roof, 19-inch wheels, rails and a large spoiler are made. The exterior mirrors of the prototype were covered with chrome. On the power plant CR-V Custom in Honda was not informed. Also in Tokyo will be shown the conceptual compact Jade RS Custom, minivan Step WGN Modulo X and roadster S660 Modulo X. The design of the first model in the company has not yet been revealed, the Japanese only spread its teaser. Judging by the picture, the "five-door" got a black gl...
Even more aggressive: the updated minivan Toyota Alphard

Even more aggressive: the updated minivan Toyota Alphard

New Cars, News
In Japan, restyled twin vans Alphard and Vellfire are debuted. On the home market models will be released in January 2018. The design of the Alphard minivan was made even more aggressive. So, this model received a new radiator grille, which now extends to the very lowest edge of the bumper. Also Alphard 2018 got another head optics, separated by chrome inserts, other fog lights, modernized tail lights. At Vellfire decorative dies in front are located closer than the pre-reform van. In the "exported" version of Z, the "gills" of the air intakes became larger and more pronounced. In addition, this Japanese csr is also equipped with modernized headlights and new lanterns. In the interior there are practically no changes: new finishing materials and several options for design ...