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Day: February 13, 2018

Hyundai Santa Fe-2019 showed in “full growth” in the new video

Hyundai Santa Fe-2019 showed in “full growth” in the new video

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If the previous video showed only the "fragments" of the new Santa, then now the all-terrain vehicle is finally presented in "full growth." In a fresh, already promotional video, the manufacturer showed how the Safety Exit Assist, part of the SUV equipment list, operates: it temporarily blocks the doors, thereby preventing incidents with vehicles approaching from behind, so that passengers leave the cabin in a safe environment. Recall, the official presentation of Hyundai Santa Fe fourth generation will be held on February 21 this year. The crossover will debut in South Korea, and its European premiere will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Meanwhile, on the domestic market, orders for a new cross are already being accepted. In Korea, the model is available with all-wh...
Skoda Octavia will receive a digital instrument panel

Skoda Octavia will receive a digital instrument panel

News
Skoda Octavia will soon receive a new option - a completely digital instrument panel similar to the one installed on the crossover Karoq. The corresponding information appeared in the configurator of the Czech website of the brand. For the "device" will be available four options for displaying information. The classic view will include a round speedometer and a tachometer with the ability to adjust the distance between them. When selecting "modern view" the entire central part of the display will be occupied by the navigation system. Other instruments can be located on the sides and at the top of the screen. In the "advanced mode" of displaying information on the display, only one information block will be displayed. The basic setting of the instrument panel will be the output of...
Problems with the release of Tesla Model 3: the right equipment in Germany

Problems with the release of Tesla Model 3: the right equipment in Germany

News
Tesla can not reach the planned production volume of the Model 3 electric car due to equipment that has not yet been delivered from Germany. This is with reference to the head of the American automaker Ilona Mask informs Automotive News. This is a line that is necessary for the production of batteries. In order to reach the declared volume of electric car Model 3 production, Tesla needs to assemble this equipment at its enterprise in the American Reno. "The line must be dismantled, transported to a gigafabric and assembled there. We do not have a question about whether it works or not. The issue in the disassembly, transportation and installation in a new location, "- said Mask. At the moment, Tesla cars plans to produce 2500 copies of Model 3 every week, starting from the end...
Italians turned the sedan Bentley Mulsanne in the compartment

Italians turned the sedan Bentley Mulsanne in the compartment

News, Tuning
Atelier Ares Design, which is led by the former head of Lotus Dany Bahar, presented a coupe based on the sedan Bentley Mulsanne. The presentation of the novelty, which completely altered the rear end of the body and slightly changed the interior, was part of the opening of a new plant in Modena. Part of the work on the modification of the machine was carried out by German tuners Mcchip-DKR. In particular, they made for the coupe new body panels made of aluminum and carbon fiber. About any refinement of the power unit is not reported. The Mulsanne sedan is equipped with a 6.75-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, which produces 512 horsepower and 1020 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with an eight-band "automatic". From zero to 100 kilometers per hour the model accelerates in 5.5 seconds...
Headquarters Polestar will be a snow white cube

Headquarters Polestar will be a snow white cube

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The Swedish architectural bureau Bornstein & Lyckefors has developed the design of the headquarters of the company Polestar. A special feature of the building, made in the form of a white cube, will be the whole glass facade, allowing up to 60 percent of sunlight. The new headquarters of the brand is a three-level construction with a total area of ​​3800 square meters. A total of about 200 employees will work there. Inside it there will also be a show-room. Locally Polestar headquarters will be located in the same place as the headquarters of Volvo - in the city of Gothenburg. In addition to the head office, Polestar is building its first plant in Chengdu, China. He will start work in 2019. The first model of an independent brand will be a hybrid coupe Polestar 1. The machine,
It became known the name of the hardcore version of the BMW M2 coupe

It became known the name of the hardcore version of the BMW M2 coupe

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A more powerful modification of the "charged" BMW M2 coupe will be called Competition. This is evidenced by a photograph of the car's instrument panel during the download, published on the forum site Bimmerpost. According to preliminary information, the rear-drive coupe BMW M2 Competition will be equipped with the same three-liter six-cylinder engine as the usual "charged" second series, but forced from 370 to 410 horsepower. The engine can be paired with a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-band robotic transmission. The usual coupe BMW M2 dials "hundred" in 4.3 seconds. The maximum speed is 270 kilometers per hour. The dynamic characteristics of the hardcore version are not yet reported. As previously reported, the variant of the Competition will lose its rear row of s...
Toyota announced the premiere of a new sports car

Toyota announced the premiere of a new sports car

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The company Toyota has published a teaser image of its new sports car and announced its premiere at the Geneva Motor Show on March 6. At the same time, the Japanese brand did not open the name of the novelty, confining itself to the message about the "revival of the legend". Most likely, we are talking about a new sports car, which is positioned as a successor to the Supra. In the model line of the Japanese brand, the car will take a step above the GT86 and will be the new flagship of the Japanese company. At the same time, the car will be sold under a new subbrand of Gazoo Racing. The new Supra will share the platform with the third-generation BMW Z4 roadster - German and Japanese specialists are jointly developing a chassis for the new generation sports car since 2014. Thanks t...
The new electric hypermarket Rimac: a power of over 1224 powers and an autopilot

The new electric hypermarket Rimac: a power of over 1224 powers and an autopilot

News, Rumors
A new model of the Croatian manufacturer of electric cars Rimac will receive a power plant with a capacity of over 1224 horsepower, a set of batteries with a capacity of 120 kilowatt and autopilot. This is reported by the publication Autocar with reference to its own sources within the company. According to the source of the publication, the characteristics of the car were revised after the debut of the new Tesla Roadster, which will receive batteries for 200 kilowatt. There are no other details about the novelty of Rimac yet. It is only known that the autopilot of the machine will correspond to the so-called fourth level of autonomy. It allows the electronics to fully control the machine in all situations, but, nevertheless, requires the presence of the driver behind the wheel. ...
Hyundai has started testing a 275-strong fastback

Hyundai has started testing a 275-strong fastback

News, Spy Shots
Hyundai began road tests of the charged version of the fastest i30, which will receive a prefix N in the name. The first spy photos of new items published by Autoevolution. From the standard car debuting last summer, the N-modification will feature a new suspension, reinforced braking mechanisms and aerodynamic body kit. In particular, it will include side skirts and a rear diffuser with a red stripe. In addition, the sports fastback will receive another radiator grille and twin exhaust pipes. The novelty will be equipped with a two-liter supercharging unit, which is installed on a hot-hatch Hyundai i30 N, where it develops 275 horsepower. Such a motor, working in tandem with a six-speed manual transmission, allows the hatchback to accelerate from place to 100 km/h in six seconds...
Range Rover has overcome 999 steps on the way to “Heaven’s Gate”

Range Rover has overcome 999 steps on the way to “Heaven’s Gate”

News, Video
The company Land Rover published a video, which shows how a hybrid SUV Range Rover Sport P400e overcomes a huge ladder on Mount Tianmen in China. The car was able to climb the 999 steps and reach the cave "Heaven's Gate." The SUV was ruled by the Chinese-Dutch racer Tong Hopin, who is in favor of the Jaguar Racing team in the electric car championship Formula E. First, the car drove through a complex mountain road consisting of 99 steep turns, and then crossed a staircase of 999 steep steps. "I participated in the tests of Formula-1, won in the class LMP2 in the 24-hour Le Mans and competed in Formula E, but certainly it was one of the most difficult races in my career," Hopin confessed. The updated SUV Range Rover Sport, which received a hybrid version of the P400e, was intro...