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Day: February 22, 2018

Hot SEAT Leon Cupra R ST estate launched

Hot SEAT Leon Cupra R ST estate launched

Hot News, New Cars, News
A range-topping, performance focused SEAT Leon Cupra R ST has been revealed. Making its first appearance at an exclusive Cupra event, it will also be displayed at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show before becoming available at the end of 2018. The Leon R ST Cupra comes with a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine producing 296bhp. This power is applied via SEAT's 4Drive all-wheel drive system – an approach which is becoming more common with the class leading hot hatches. The transmission is a DSG automatic unit, as seen in various guises across the Volkswagen Group, which will help provide rapid gearshifts. The Leon Cupra R ST comes with coppered interior and exterior features, including copper alloy wheels to help the car stand out in a packed sector of impressive hot hatches. Once more, the ext
New Cupra Ibiza 2019 revealed

New Cupra Ibiza 2019 revealed

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Shown at the official Cupra launch event, the Cupra Ibiza is ostensibly just a show car for now; SEAT’s management say they want to gauge reaction to the car from customers and dealers before committing it to production. However, Auto Express understands that only a strong negative response is likely to halt the hot Ibiza’s development process - and that it will also be joined in the line-up by a Cupra Arona. Both the Cupra Ibiza and Cupra Arona will have 200-220bhp at their disposal when they hit showrooms, SEAT has confirmed. SEAT has not revealed any technical details on the Cupra Ibiza but the show car features lowered suspension, two-tone alloy wheels, an aggressive front splitter and a mix of gloss finish and Cupra’s copper-tinted ‘brand colour’ on exterior details. The
New 2019 Seat Ateca Cupra Revealed

New 2019 Seat Ateca Cupra Revealed

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Following a major leak of the Cupra Ibiza design study, Seat has finally revealed details about its now standalone Cupra sub-brand and its first model, the new Cupra Ateca. According to the Spanish automaker, Cupra is Seat’s independent high-performance brand with a distinct identity that will continue offering the company’s sportiest models. Its first model will be the Cupra Ateca, a compact SUV powered by VW Group’s turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol engine with 300PS (296hp). Power goes to all four wheels via a newly developed seven-speed dual clutch DSG transmission, enabling the new Cupra Ateca to score 5.4 seconds for the 0-62mph (100km/h) run while flat out it’ll do 152mph (245km/h). The chassis is fitted with an adaptive suspension as standard, which can be configured through t
Leaked photos of the fastest crossover Seat Ateca Cupra

Leaked photos of the fastest crossover Seat Ateca Cupra

News, Spy Shots
Sport version of the crossover Seat Ateca will receive a 300-hp turbo engine and will be produced under the sub-branded Cupra. On the Internet there were the first images of the charged version of the crossover Seat Ateca, the premiere of which will be held at the Geneva Motor Show, where they will also show the new seven-seat SUV company - Seat Tarraco. The pictures are published on the MQB-Coding page on Facebook. The fastest crossover Seat will be produced under the subbrand Cupra, which was created specifically for sports modifications of Spanish brand cars. Externally, it will differ from the standard crossover by an aggressive aerodynamic body kit, large wheels and twin exhaust system nozzles. Ateca Cupra will be equipped with a two-liter petrol 4-cylinder turbo engine w...
Jaguar Land Rover released a smartphone for 600 euros

Jaguar Land Rover released a smartphone for 600 euros

News
The screen of the smartphone Land Rover Explore can recognize the touch of wet fingers or hands in gloves. Also, the gadget stands a fall from a height of 1.8 meters. The company Jaguar Land Rover has released its first smartphone. The gadget was developed in conjunction with the Bullitt Group and was named Land Rover Explore. The company admitted that they were inspired by the Discovery SUV to create this smartphone. This is not the first time that automobile companies release their own phones. Not so long ago, the manufacturer of mobile phones Vertu signed a partnership agreement with the British Bentley, within which will present a whole line of gadgets. The smartphone Land Rover Explore is built on the basis of Android. The press service of Jaguar Land Rover promised that the...
Tuners equipped the pickup Silverado a compressor motor 6.8 V8

Tuners equipped the pickup Silverado a compressor motor 6.8 V8

News, Tuning
American atelier Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) from Toms River, New Jersey, presented its own version of the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. The novelty under the name Yenko Silverado has received the compressor 6,8-liter engine and the underestimated suspension bracket. In total, the company plans to produce 25 copies of the pickup truck. Yenko Silverado is built on the basis of a machine with a short base and a single cabin equipped with a Z51 package. It includes transfer case protection, a descent assist system and a self-locking differential on the rear axle. The engine of the tuning pickup produces 811 horsepower and 1017 Nm of torque. The list of equipped charged Silverado includes Brembo brakes, reinforced Rancho shock absorbers, 22-inch wheels, a new exhaust syst...
Tesla Semi smokes tires at acceleration

Tesla Semi smokes tires at acceleration

News
An electric truck without load can accelerate from a place to 100 km/h in 5 seconds. The serial version of Tesla Semi will appear in 2019 On the Internet, a video appeared, which shows how the prototype of the electric wagon Tesla Semi is rapidly accelerating during road tests. The video was posted on YouTube channel by the user Richard Fielder. The prototype electric truck Tesla Semi debuted in November last year. According to preliminary data, the serial model will be equipped with four units, the return of which is not yet specified. Without cargo, the wagon can accelerate from a place to 100 km / h in five seconds, and with a trailer weighing 40 tons - in 20 seconds. The serial version of Tesla Semi will make its debut next year. In the standard version, the novelty will b...
The renewed Lister announced a 1000-hp hypercar

The renewed Lister announced a 1000-hp hypercar

News, Rumors, Supercars
The revived company Lister announced the development of a 1000-hp hypercar, which should become the ideological successor to the Storm model. The teaser of the novelty was published in its twitter by the head of the British brand Lawrence Whittaker. For the first time, the management of the company Lister Motor talked about the possibility of creating a hypercar that could compete with Pagani, McLaren and Koenigsegg cars in 2014. According to preliminary data, the Storm II received a 7.8-liter V12 engine from Jaguar with a capacity of about 1,000 horsepower. Hypercar will be able to accelerate from place to 100 km/h in less than three seconds, and its maximum speed will exceed 400 km per hour. The cost of the car will be about two million pounds sterling (2.78 million dollars). T...
Skoda premieres in March: more powerful Superb and a new package for Octavia RS 245

Skoda premieres in March: more powerful Superb and a new package for Octavia RS 245

News
The Czech brand continues to share information about new products, which debut in March this year as part of the Geneva Motor Show. The main premiere of Skoda in Switzerland will be the conceptual crossover Vision X, restyling family Fabia and the top version of the all-terrain Kodiaq - these models have already been announced earlier. Today, the brand announced that the flagship elevator lift Superb with a more powerful engine and the charged Skoda Octavia RS 245 with the new optional Challenge Plus package will also be introduced in Geneva. The motor range of the Superb was replenished with a 2.0 TSI petrol engine with a power of 272 hp. This motor is combined with the new version of the semi-automatic DSG-7. Recall, today in Europe, the Superb is presented with gasoline engine...
Tesla Model X tows a 43-ton truck in the snow

Tesla Model X tows a 43-ton truck in the snow

News, Video
Electric crossover Tesla Model X 670-hp with non-studded rubber dragged a heavy tractor with a trailer on the snow-covered racing track A video appeared on the Internet showing how the electric crossover Tesla Model X tows a tractor with a trailer weighing about 43,000 kilograms. The video was posted on YouTube channel Bjorn Nyland. The recording was made in Norway on the snow-covered racing track Valerbanen. In the experiment, a 43-ton tractor was used, the transmission of which was transferred to neutral transmission. Truck was hauled by a Tesla Model X crossover weighing 2,600 kg in the P90D version. This car is equipped with two electric motors, which in total give out 670 forces and 950 Nm of torque (up to 9,500 Nm on wheels). The electric car used non-studded Nereus tire...