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Day: January 25, 2018

Toyota will present three new cars in February

Toyota will present three new cars in February

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The American division of Toyota announced premieres for a car dealership in Chicago, which will open early next year. On the motor show the company will show three special off-road cars. So far, Toyota has distributed only one photo of new products, and it will not be possible to see the cars - they are standing in the distance. Apparently, in Chicago, the Japanese brand will present special versions of pick up trucks Tacoma and Tundra, also a new modification of the 4Runner all-terrain vehicle. All details will be revealed on February 8. The Toyota Tundra in the States is offered with i-Force V8 4.6 (310 hp) and i-Force V8 5.7 (381 hp), the Toyota Tacoma pickup is available with 2.7 DOHC (159 hp) engines and V6 3.6 DOHC (278 hp). Both models can be bought with both rear and all-...
Honda showed restyling crossover HR-V

Honda showed restyling crossover HR-V

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The Japanese brand has published several images of the renewed SUV Vezel. In some markets, the model is known as HR-V. After restyling crossover Vezel / HR-V received new LED headlights in the style of Acura optics, another front bumper. In addition, the patch on the radiator grille has changed. Whether the stern and the salon have changed - is still unknown. Also in the company said that already in the base version refreshed Vezel is equipped with the Honda Sensing security complex, it includes: adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, collision avoidance, warning of leaving the occupied band and recognizing road signs. In Japan, the crossover will be available with the installation of the Sport Hybrid i-DCD, details of which Honda will disclose later. Pre-reform...
The manufacturer of supercars will make the car for conquest of a record height

The manufacturer of supercars will make the car for conquest of a record height

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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, owned by American businessman and director James Glickenhaus and engaged in the development of supercars, invented an SUV. The model was made in order to establish a height record, which the car can climb. As part of the project, the company came up with two versions of the model: the two- and four-door. First is called Steve (in honor of Steve McQueen), and the second is Expedtion. Off-road cars with a central location of the driver's seat will be equipped with V8 engines of American manufacture, as well as automatic transmissions. Both Steve and Expedition will receive the system of a plug-in all-wheel drive. The course of suspension of SUVs will be 508 millimeters, and the ground clearance is 394 millimeters. In the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus...
Toyota brought to the tests of the new generation RAV4

Toyota brought to the tests of the new generation RAV4

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The company Toyota has started road tests of the crossover RAV4 of the new generation. The first photos of the photoshoots were published by the publication Motor1. According to them, the car will premiere at the end of this year or in early 2019. Judging by the first pictures, the design of the model will undergo serious changes. The exterior of the car will resemble the concept of FT-AC, presented at the Auto Show in Los Angeles in 2017. While in the pictures you can only consider the massive grille and new optics. Most likely, the next-generation RAV4 will be built on the Toyota TGNA platform. This chassis already uses the Camry, C-HR and Prius models. All other technical characteristics are kept secret. According to unofficial data, the crossover will receive a hybrid version...
Photo Spies shot the most extreme version of the Ford Ranger

Photo Spies shot the most extreme version of the Ford Ranger

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The company Ford has begun to test the extreme version of the pickup truck Ranger of a new generation called Raptor. Photographers managed to shoot a car while traveling on a truck. Pictures of the car were laid out by the publication of MotorTrend. In the photos, the car is hidden under camouflage, but right now it can be said that the pick up from the normal version will differ with wider wheel arches, larger wheel disks and another grille. It is also expected that the extreme pickup will be equipped with a modernized suspension with special settings, off-road tires, more efficient braking mechanisms, and enhanced underbody protection. According to the publication, Ford plans to present a new version of Raptor on February 7 this year. The premiere of the car will take place in ...
The media named the date of the premiere of the updated Kia Quoris

The media named the date of the premiere of the updated Kia Quoris

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Company Kia has prepared an updated version of the K900 sedan, which is also sold under the name Quoris. The premiere of the car is likely to take place at the Auto Show in New York in April. This in an interview with Wards Auto hinted the vice president of Kia Motors America to promote the product Ort Hedrick. More details about new items the top manager refused to report. At the moment the company has already started road testing of the novelty. However, judging by the spy photos published by Carscoops, the design of the sedan will become more sporty. The car is equipped with other bumpers, LED optics and 19-inch alloy wheels. Also, the car will receive an air suspension and a panoramic roof with a hatch in top-end trim levels. According to unofficial data, restyling Kia Quoris...
The Chinese unveiled an unmanned car for the card-making

The Chinese unveiled an unmanned car for the card-making

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Chinese Lifan and its subsidiary Panda Auto have developed a second-generation unmanned vehicle, which is designed for car-racing. Baidu, one of the largest IT companies in the world, also took part in the project. At the moment the fleet of Panda Auto has more than 15 000 cars. The first unmanned model Lifan is called 820EV. It receives information about its location and the situation on the road from radars, sensors and cameras. Also, the car identifies road signs and uses global satellite navigation. The machine is able to independently come to the passenger on call through the application, and after arriving at the destination - to find the nearest parking space. At the moment, 820EV has the third level in the classification of the Automotive Engineers' Community (SAE). This ...
New 2018 BMW 8 Series: official shot

New 2018 BMW 8 Series: official shot

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BMW is set to revive its 8 Series name this year, and the first official images of the production model have been released by the brand. The shadowy teaser pic follows leaked images showing what appears to be the finished car undisguised in a garage. The flagship 8 Series two-door coupe, set to debut fully in the summer, has been testing in disguise for some time. The new teaser shot, lightened to show more of the car's shape, shows the sleek rear-end shape and bumper profile as well as rear lights similar to those on the 8 Series concept car. At the rear, there's somewhat of a grin where the registration plate will be placed, similar to the rear of the Lexus LC. The rear bumper has been painted black and conceals the two big rear exhausts. While hard to tell, the badge on th...
Kia introduced the updated Optima

Kia introduced the updated Optima

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The company Kia introduced an updated version of the K5 sedan for the home market. In other countries, this car is sold under the name Optima. The car has received a modified radiator grille, new optics other alloy wheels. The cabin has new seats, another instrument panel and a modernized infotainment system. Most likely, the same changes the sedan will receive in other markets before the end of this year. In South Korea, the car is offered with a 1.6-liter gasoline engine. The engine's power is 180 horsepower. Also, customers will be offered a 1.7-liter diesel turbo engine with a payback of 141 horsepower. In addition, the atmospheric 2.0-liter unit with a power of 163 horsepower entered the engine range. Interested persons can get a sedan with a 2.0-liter LPG engine with a payb...
Jeep can release a small crossover

Jeep can release a small crossover

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At present, the smallest SUV in the brand's lineup is the Jeep Renegade, which is 396 cm long. For comparison, the length of the flagship Grand Cherokee is 487 cm. But in Jeep they decided that the crossover could be even smaller by planning the production of a subcompact SUV for the European market The company is reportedly considering "what is very close" to a possible SUV smaller than the Renegade, said Jeep executive Mike Manley in an interview with Automotive News. A small Jeep could be built in Europe and destined for a global market, with the exception of the United States - for them it is very small. It is assumed that the release of the new Jeep could be set up at the facilities of the FCA plant in Italy's Pomigliano, where Fiat Panda is currently assembled. It is noted ...