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Day: January 28, 2018

Apple expanded the fleet of stand-alone prototypes

Apple expanded the fleet of stand-alone prototypes

News
According to the consulting company Navigant, Apple is lagging behind in the race for the release of the first car with a full autopilot. It was overtaken by corporations such as Uber, Google, Waymo and Aptiv. The American electronics giant Apple has registered an additional 24 prototypes with autopilot functions in the Department of Transportation of the State of California. By this he wants to strengthen his position in the race of autonomous driving technologies, in which Google is the main competitor. In April 2017, the California regulator reported that Apple had registered only three crossover Lexus RX450h. After that, the giant managed to add 2 new prototypes in July, 7 in October, 2 in November, 6 in December and 7 in January. Thus, only 24 new cars. Apple from the ver...
Giugiaro will present electric sedan concept at the Geneva Motor Show

Giugiaro will present electric sedan concept at the Geneva Motor Show

Concept Cars, News
A teaser image of the concept car was published by GFG Style, owned by the master's son. Famous car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro intends to present to the public at the international automobile exhibition in Geneva in early March the concept of an electric sedan, developed by him together with the Chinese company Envision. "We will present the concept with the possibilities of autonomous driving. New technologies allow you to get rid of the classic steering wheel, but I could not bring myself to do it. We also offer unique and innovative solutions for the ergonomics of the salon, "said Giugiaro in an interview with Automotive News Europe. The sedan uses energy management technology from the company Envision. It provides connection to a wide energy ecosystem that will in real ti...
Nissan is already working on the successor of 370Z

Nissan is already working on the successor of 370Z

News, Rumors
"The rumors about the death of Nissan's Z-sports cars are greatly exaggerated," said Nissan Motor's planning director Philip Klein. "We are working on this very productively, but I do not have instructions yet to disclose any information to you," Klein told Automotive News at the Detroit Motor Show this month. Last year's press reports noted that the segment of the automotive market for Z-models became too "tight", so that Nissan, most likely, will not produce a sports car of such a plan. Klein argues the opposite. "Z is a complex segment of the market," said the top manager. "It's shrinking all over the world." But we continue to believe that there is a place for Z and we want to preserve the model and this is what we are working on now. " "This is a mid-term," he added. -...
The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: a new video model appeared

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: a new video model appeared

News, Video
The video was posted on YouTube channel Mercedes-Benz Maybach Fans. The video, laid out on the channel of car lovers of the German manufacturer, is a cutting of small fragments demonstrating various elements of the exterior and interior of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter of the new generation. Apparently, the next Sprinter is waiting for serious technical changes, including a new platform developed by Mercedes-Benz's own forces. In addition, from what we saw in the teaser we can assume that the commercial model will have a truly modern interior, some solutions for which will borrow from the premium passenger models of the brand. For example, you can see a three-spoke multi-wheel, a metal finish, a digital screen on the "device" and a large infotainment display with USB ports. Th...
The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class was first shown on city roads

The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class was first shown on city roads

News, Video
Cars have non-standard painted exterior parts. Mercedes-Benz G-Class 2019 model year was presented at the international motor show in Detroit in the beginning of last week. The start of sales is scheduled for the middle of this year. However, its copies are already filmed on video on city roads in Germany. The corresponding video is laid out on the Youtube channel walkoART Immediately two G-Class SUVs were shown on the streets of one of the German cities. One of them, possibly, belongs to the modification of G Professional. Photo-spies think so because of the radiator grille and wheel arch extensions of black color, although the whole body is made in white. As an alternative, the option with one of the styling packages might look like this. Recall that, compared to the previous ge...
New Mercedes-Benz GLE: details appeared about the interior

New Mercedes-Benz GLE: details appeared about the interior

News, Spy Shots, Video
It is expected that the new generation of the Mercedes-Benz GLE crossover in the body of the W167 will be presented this summer. Photo-shooter managed to shoot a video a part of the interior of the test specimen Mercedes-Benz GLE of a new generation. It turned out that it is equipped with MBUX information and entertainment system, which was presented at the international exhibition of consumer electronics CES 2018 in Las Vegas. The video is laid out on the Youtube channel walkoART. Thanks to paparazzi, you can now have an idea about the front panel of the future crossover interior. Unlike the E-Class and four-door coupe CLS, it does not have round air ducts of the climate system. GLE will migrate to the new MRA platform. He will slightly increase the wheelbase. Accordingly, th...
Fashion in Japanese: Rolls-Royce Dawn received an aerokit from Wald International

Fashion in Japanese: Rolls-Royce Dawn received an aerokit from Wald International

News, Tuning
Japanese millionaires have their own idea of ‚Äč‚Äčtuning, different from European ones. It can be seen below. In Japan, they created a unique special version of the luxury cabriolet Rolls-Royce Dawn. Well-known tuning studio Wald International from Japan has created a new kit of aerodynamic body kit for this car. In Europe and the Middle East, the external tuning of Rolls-Royce cars is always restrained. More attention is traditionally given to the interior. And in Japan, owners of expensive cars want, in the first place, to stand out in the city traffic of cars. That's the craftsmen from Wald International created too extravagant special version of the Dawn convertible. The new aerial tuner Wald called standard - Black Bison. It includes an understated front bumper with vertical
Two Lamborghini Urus seen on the streets of evening London

Two Lamborghini Urus seen on the streets of evening London

News, Video
Probably, they were brought to the capital of Great Britain for demonstration to potential clients. After the presentation of the super-crossover Lamborghini Urus in early December 2017, the Italian brand is taking orders for it with might and main and showing it to customers and the press. On the eve of a couple of such cars were brought to London. They were given a ride on the evening capital. The corresponding video was published on Youtube channel Anytimespy. In England landed a two Lamborghini Urus blue and bright yellow colors. They were brought in lorries in semi-trailers. On the video you can evaluate the sound of the exhaust system of the super-crossover Urus. Recall that under its hood is 4.0-liter engine V8 Twin-Turbo with a capacity of 650 horsepower and 850 Nm of ...
The new Ram 1500 has already acquired a special version

The new Ram 1500 has already acquired a special version

New Cars, News
The Ram Laramie Longhorn model became the benchmark in the high-end pickup segment, winning the title of Texas Luxury Pickup from the Texas Writers Association for the second time in a row. For finishing Laramie Longhorn, the most premium materials are used, with the help of which the car is made in the style of southwestern iconography, and is filled inside and outside with features and design solutions based on traditional crafts and time-tested products, such as antique pocket watches, a pair of beautiful cowboy a handmade boot or a cowboy saddle. Cars Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn are offered with two exterior options - with two-color finish RV Match Brown or monophonic paint, premium LED optics (head and rear), unique designs of wheels and grille. The front and door panels, a...