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Day: January 10, 2018

Crossover Mazda CX-8 will sell outside of Japan

Crossover Mazda CX-8 will sell outside of Japan

News
The company Mazda officially announced that its new three-row SUV will get out of the home market. The CX-8 all-terrain vehicle made its debut in Japan in the fall of 2017, and "live" sales of new items were launched in this country in December. Then Mazda announced that the crossover is intended only for the Japanese market, but now the manufacturer has changed its decision - in the second half of 2018 the cross will appear in Australia, preliminary applications are already accepted. On the Green Continent, the Mazda CX-8 will be available for purchase with diesel 2.2, other details about the Australian version are not yet disclosed. In Japan, the cross is available with the same engine, its power is 190 hp, the engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, the drive...
Cadillac will introduce a new crossover soon

Cadillac will introduce a new crossover soon

News, Rumors
The American premium brand is preparing to expand its model line. At the General Motors plant in Kansas City, the assembly of pre-series prototypes of the crossover Cadillac XT4 was started, Bloomberg reports with reference to its own sources. As the agency notes, the new model is entrusted with a dual mission - to diversify the off-road line of the brand and load the work of GM plant employees. Today this enterprise also produces sedans Chevrolet Malibu. By the way, last year in Kansas City canceled the third shift: this decision was made because of the fall in sales of Chevy sedan. The fact that in 2018 Cadillac will introduce a new crossover, it became known last year. It was assumed that the model will be called XT3, but later the representatives of the brand denied this info...
BMW 8-Series Ready to Debut in 2018

BMW 8-Series Ready to Debut in 2018

News, Spy Shots
German premium brand is preparing for debut of a new luxury coupe. Photos of the new coupe BMW 8 Series published on Facebook by Magazin ProDriver CZ. From the prototype, revealed last year, the product model have other bumpers and wider headlights. Also, German coupe received traditional exterior mirrors, while the concept had cameras instead of them. The information and place of debut of the new BMW 8-Series are not called. In last year's release of the brand, dedicated to the concept, it was said that the serial coupe will make its debut in 2018. It is not excluded that the first public debut of the model will be held in March at Geneva Motor Show. The official technical information of the serial coupe not yet. According to preliminary information, the coupe will be offere...
Subaru will release a new charged car

Subaru will release a new charged car

News
The Japanese company was told about a new concept, which will debut in a few days. At the Tokio exhibition, Subaru will show the prototype Viziv Performance STI - a "charged" version of the same-name concept sedan, presented in the fall of 2017. Presentation of the new car will be held on January 12 in the Tokyo tuning show. While the manufacturer has show only one image of its future premiere. Judging by the picture, the Viziv Performance STI differs from last year's concept with an even more aggressive bumper, the presence of red lines on the carbon fiber body and the radiator grille. In addition, the sports car received a large spoiler. On the technical "stuffing" of a new prototype in Subaru were silent. By the way, the information on the power unit of the "normal" Viziv P...
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer refreshed for 2018

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer refreshed for 2018

Hot News, New Cars, News
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer receive the same set of updates, including a tweaked design, cabin refresh and new engines BMW’s pair of 2 Series MPVs – the Active Tourer and Gran Tourer – are the latest cars from the Bavarian premium brand to receive a facelift, following a 2017 that saw BMW update a substantial cross section of its range. The updates revealed here for both the 2 Series Active and Gran Tourer include a design refresh, plus updates in the cabin, engine udates, and a new seven-speed Steptronic automatic gearbox. Under the bonnet, the Active Tourer and Gran Tourer get received new efficiency-boosting powertrain tech. And all engines benefit from a friction-reducing machining technique, and diesel models get a selective catalytic reduction system that