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Day: January 18, 2018

Great Wall has created a new subbrand Ora for electric vehicles

Great Wall has created a new subbrand Ora for electric vehicles

News
According to the declassified appearance of the first electric vehicle Ora, it can be seen that it is designed for the mass market and does not pretend to be a premium segment. The Chinese automobile concern Great Wall has another subbrand that will unite under its wing new models of electric vehicles. Its name is Ora. The presentation of the new subbrand will take place at the Beijing Automobile Salon, where they will present simultaneously the first model - Ora iQ5. This is reported by the publication CarNewsChina, publishing and photos of the novelty. Despite the fact that the new representatives of the automotive industry decided to start with the concepts, the first-born of the subbrand Ora in the photos looks like a serial model. iQ5 is a lift with increased clearance. With...
Amazon made a series about the team of Formula 1 McLaren

Amazon made a series about the team of Formula 1 McLaren

News
On the service Amazon Prime will be a documentary series about the team of Formula 1 McLaren - Grand Prix Driver. The first episode will be shown on 9 February. The trailer is published on YouTube channel "McLaren". The series will consist of four episodes. The TV-show will show how the Formula 1 team works. Including, you can see the pre-season preparation of Stoffel Vandorn, negotiations with sponsors, a demonstration of the Honda engine installation, the work of engineers. The off-screen text in the series is read by Michael Douglas, the owner of two Oscars. In 1993, the BBC released the series The Team: A Season With McLaren, consisting of seven episodes. He also talked about the work of the team during the championship of that year.
Mercedes-Benz GLC received an extended version

Mercedes-Benz GLC received an extended version

News
The company Mercedes-Benz has released an extended version of the crossover GLC, which received the prefix "L" in the title. The first photos of the novelty, developed specifically for the Chinese market, published the editionCarNewsChina. The car was photographed at the joint venture Beijing-Benz in Beijing. The overall length of the crossover is 4765 mm, width - 1898 mm, and height - 2973 mm. The size of the wheelbase has increased by 100 mm - up to 2973 millimeters. Mercedes-Benz GLC-L will divide the line of motors with the standard version of the model for the Chinese market. In China, the crossover is offered with gasoline two-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder with a capacity of 184, 211 and 245 horsepower. The price of the novelty will start from about 415,000 yuan, which i...
Ferrari will develop an electric supercar

Ferrari will develop an electric supercar

News
The company Ferrari plans to develop a supercar with a fully electric power plant, which will be able to compete with Tesla cars. The head of the Italian brand Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg. "We will create such a car, because we have to release it," said Marcion. According to the top manager, in the first half of 2018 Ferrari will publish a new business plan, which includes the emergence of hybrid models. At the same time, Marchionne noted that "the transition from hybrids to fully electric cars is quite simple." The head of Ferrari also noted that the electric car will be the first car in its class. Ferrari already has experience in creating serial cars with combined power units. So, in 2013, the Italians released the flagship supercar LaFerrari. It is equipped with a 963-st...
Citroen’s chief confirmed the release of the flagship sedan

Citroen’s chief confirmed the release of the flagship sedan

News, Rumors
Citroen will launch a new flagship sedan, which will replace the C5 and C6 models in the lineup. This is with reference to the head of the French brand Lindu Jackson, the publication of Autocar. "It will not be the C5 of the next generation, but a new big sedan. The presence of such a car in the model line is an indispensable criterion for a company that wants to be called a really big automaker, "explained Jackson. The head of Citroen noted that the new flagship will turn out to be special and "somewhat different", unlike competitors. According to preliminary data, the replacement of Citroen C5 and C6 will appear in 2019 or in 2020. It is assumed that the novelty will borrow some stylistic and technical solutions from the Cxperience, presented in autumn 2016 at the Paris Moto...