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Day: February 21, 2018

Rolls-Royce SUV will receive rear seats that extend out of the car

Rolls-Royce SUV will receive rear seats that extend out of the car

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The Rolls-Royce Cullinan will be equipped with the most unusual rear seats in the class, which will turn the car into a "viewing room". These chairs, as they say in the company, will always provide "best places in the first row" for observation, for example, over nature or playing children. The leather chairs, together with the cocktail table, are automatically pushed out of the special compartment in the trunk of Rolls-Royce Cullinan after pressing the button. They are turned back, and the boot lid above them serves as a kind of a small awning, covering from the sun. Whether such seats will enter into the basic equipment or will be offered for a surcharge, is not specified yet. The off-road car of the brand will be built on the same chassis as the "Phantom" of the last genera...
Italdesign Zerouno convertible will show at Geneva motor show

Italdesign Zerouno convertible will show at Geneva motor show

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The Italdesign Zerouno will gain a convertible variant to cater to demand, after the design house sold all five examples of the coupé it produced. The model has been revealed ahead of its Geneva reveal, although the company remains tight-lipped on details, including the open-roof model's name. The car makes up part of Italdesign's 50th anniversary celebrations, and will be on display at the Geneva motor show next month. The V10 supercar is capable of over 200mph and has been launched by the famous Turin-based design house, which was founded by Giorgetto Giugiaro in the late 1960s and now part of Volkswagen Group. It marks the first of several planned low-volume models produced by the new Italdesign Automobili Speciali. Although not officially revealed, the entry-level price f
The new flagship crossover Seat: revealed the exterior of the model

The new flagship crossover Seat: revealed the exterior of the model

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Perhaps the public premiere of the new Seat Tarraco by Spanish brand will take place in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Sales of the SUV will begin before the end of this year. On the eve of Seat announced the name of its new seven-seat crossover, which was chosen as a result of a poll conducted in social networks and on a special website. Among the candidates for the third in the crossover brand line were names from Spanish geography. Most votes were given to the Tarraco option. Now the first image of the Seat Tarraco model is posted on the MQB-Coding page of the Facebook social network. It is impossible to verify its authenticity, but the authors of the publication claim that it is genuine. It is assumed that Tarraco technically will copy Skoda Kodiaq, built on the basis of ...
2019 Volvo V60 estate unveiled ahead of Geneva debut

2019 Volvo V60 estate unveiled ahead of Geneva debut

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Volvo Cars revealed the new Volvo V60 five-door, mid-size premium estate, underlining the Swedish company's position as a maker of cars that combine good looks with everyday practicality. The car was launched in its natural habitat - the driveway of a family home in Stockholm - highlighting Volvo Cars' pedigree in family estates and pinpointing how the Volvo V60's versatile design caters to the diverse needs and realities of modern family life. Few car makers can match Volvo Cars' history and credibility in making well-designed, practical and versatile estate cars. The new Volvo V60 shares Volvo Cars' Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform with the award-winning new XC60 and three top-of-the-line 90 series cars, which have been the collective force behind the company's r...
1000-hp Chevrolet Camaro Exorcist is reaching 349 km/h

1000-hp Chevrolet Camaro Exorcist is reaching 349 km/h

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American studio Hennessey Performance has measured the maximum speed of the 1000-horsepower Chevrolet Camaro, which the company calls The Exorcist. At the test site in Uvald, Texas, the car was able to accelerate to 217 miles per hour (349.2 kilometers per hour). "Exorcist" was built by tuners to the output of drag racing Dodge Challenger Demon, equipped with 850-horsepower (1044 Nm) eight-cylinder engine capacity of 6.2 liters. Hennessey was taken as the base for the "Exorcist" Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 with a compressor engine V8. The unit was replaced by a mechanical supercharger, the camshaft, the cylinder block and the intake were modified. From the place to 96 kilometers per hour, the Exorcist accelerates in about three seconds, and the drag distance of a quarter mile (402 meter...
New Peugeot Rifter 4×4 Concept presented

New Peugeot Rifter 4×4 Concept presented

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The Peugeot Rifter 4x4 Concept is presented in a defined and unprecedented shade of spangled grey that provides the perfect showcase for its robust look, designed for adventure. The mat black plate between the radiator grill and the boot effectively protects the front of the vehicle against spatter. The Peugeot Rifter 4x4 Concept has the full works with its tailgate, also in mat black. Several ONYX black elements were taken from the production vehicle and used on the wing mirrors, the radiator grill and even the roof bars, to complete the look. The ONYX black diamanté, varnished 16-inch wheel rims give the vehicle extra attitude. The ridged stickers with a smoked chrome finish create rear wings up until the roof and produce a more dynamic silhouette. The Dangel logo has bee
Daimler could use software to deceive the passage of tests for the content of harmful substances in the exhaust gases in the US

Daimler could use software to deceive the passage of tests for the content of harmful substances in the exhaust gases in the US

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Auto concern Daimler has been suspected of fraud for some time while passing tests on the content of harmful substances in automobile engine emissions in the US. In 2016, some buyers even filed lawsuits against the company, accusing it of using special software to successfully pass the tests, as was the case with Volkswagen. Now, the US authorities conducting an investigation into the Mercedes, really found that the company's vehicles use illegal software, designed to pass strict tests for the content of harmful substances in emissions. Judging by the available information, Daimler employees doubted that the cars of the company would be able to pass tests for compliance with US standards even before the diesel scandal broke out with Volkswagen. Apparently, internal tests have demons...
New Peugeot 508 shows ahead Geneva debut

New Peugeot 508 shows ahead Geneva debut

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At the disposal of the edition Carscoops were the first official photos of the Peugeot 508 sedan of the new generation. The car debuts on March 6 at the Geneva Motor Show. Judging by the pictures, the novelty will outwardly resemble the concept car Instinct, presented in March 2017. In particular, it will have similar blocks of LED daytime running lights, going down to the bumper from the headlights. As for the interior, the new Peugeot 508 will receive the company's second-generation i-Cockpit with a fully digital dashboard, a small rudder with bevelled edges, and seats with pronounced lateral support. In the list of electronic assistants there will be a system of a circular survey and an automatic emergency braking system. The line of engines will include diesel units with a...
Porsche showed its most powerful supercar 911 GT3 RS

Porsche showed its most powerful supercar 911 GT3 RS

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Company Porsche has officially presented the updated supercar 911 GT3 RS which became the most powerful model with the atmospheric motor in a line of the German mark. The public premiere of the coupe will take place in early March at the Geneva Motor Show. New Porsche 911 GT3 RS was completed with a modernized six-cylinder atmospheric unit, giving out 520 hp, which is 20 more than the engine of the predecessor. The engine is paired with a specially tuned seven-speed automatic transmission with two clutches. Supercar is able to accelerate to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds - 0.1 seconds faster than its predecessor. The maximum speed of the coupe was 312 km per hour. For the updated Porsche 911 GT3 RS, the Clubsport racing kit will be available free of charge, which includes a safety ca...
Renewed Ford Edge for Europe received a 238-hp turbocharger

Renewed Ford Edge for Europe received a 238-hp turbocharger

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The company Ford introduced an updated crossover Edge for the European market. The novelty does not differ from the US version presented in January this year, but it lacks a full-fledged charged modification of the ST with a 340-hp six-cylinder engine. Instead of it, the car received the exported version of ST-Line and a new turbodiesel. The range of Edge engines in Europe will consist of only two-liter diesel engines of the EcoBlue family. Available options are 150, 190 and 238 horsepower. The last of them is a twin-turbo unit, which appeared in the 213-power version, which was deformed on the pickup Ranger Raptor. Depending on the version, they will be combined with a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. Sports version of the crossover - ST-Line - will receiv...