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Day: February 23, 2018

Volkswagen will make a T-Roc convertible SUV for 80 million euros

Volkswagen will make a T-Roc convertible SUV for 80 million euros

Concept Cars, News
In the VW Group decided to go along the Jaguar Land Rover with their Range Rover Evoque Convertible - to release a cross-cabriolet. Four years ago, Nissan already "burned" with this deal. Automotive concern Volkswagen intends to create a version of the cabriolet of its new compact crossover T-Roc. The Germans promise to start production in 2020. In the automotive world, there is already a sad story with the model Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet, which because of extremely low demand left the conveyor, having stayed on it less than half of the standard life cycle. Given this, Volkswagen is taking a bold enough step into the future. On the other hand, the Range Rover Evoque Convertible has found its niche and has at least a small but constant demand. According to the press service ...
Audi A6 new generation is preparing for the debut

Audi A6 new generation is preparing for the debut

News, Video
The German manufacturer will soon introduce a sedan of the next generation. The new Audi A6 debuts in early March as part of the Geneva Motor Show. Spy photos of the sedan and wagon regularly appeared on the web, but now the manufacturer has posted a video of the forthcoming A6. A 25-second clip, of course, reveals little, but offers to stay in touch so as not to miss the release of the completely new A6. Some moments in the video still open: radiator grille, nameplates and even some elements of the interior, but to disassemble something significant is difficult. If we talk about the design of the novelty, then, most likely, it will be executed in the style of completely new Audi A8 and A7, presented earlier. The composition of the power scale of the standard A6 will include 4...
Charged wagon Audi joined the fleet of a famous skier

Charged wagon Audi joined the fleet of a famous skier

News, Tuning
Skier and freerider John Olsson received an exclusive car Audi RS6+ ‘Pheonix’ from the studio of ABT Sportsline. Donor in the new project ABT Sportsline was a charged Audi RS 6 Avant, which received as a result of refinement significantly increased power, spectacular appearance and a special name - RS6 + Phoenix. A large amount of work on customizing the car was carried out by the ABT Individual team, by the way, the Swedish skier personally helped with the creation of some details. Note that for the project took the top version of the model - Audi RS 6 Performance. Under the hood of the stock car is a four-liter TFSI turbo-watch, the output of which is 605 hp and 700 Nm of torque. The tuner installed a special sports exhaust system and ABT Power R module for chip tuning, which a
The new Porsche 911: the first official images

The new Porsche 911: the first official images

News
True, in the official photos the body of the car is still covered by camouflage. The company began preparations for the debut of the Porsche 911 new generation (992), which is to be held later this year, and published three images of a pre-production prototype completely covered with a protective film. Despite the camouflage, you can see that the changes in the design of the model will have an evolutionary character. Porsche is not in a hurry to disclose details about the novelty. Although, it is already known that the sport car of the new generation will not be electric. However, in the future it can be electrified - the output of the plug-hybrid 911 is expected, presumably, in 2023. Director of the 911 model line August Ahlyayner said that 911 is the "heart of the company" a...
The new Toyota Aygo will be shown in Geneva

The new Toyota Aygo will be shown in Geneva

New Cars, News
A small hatchback is in demand in the highly competitive segment of Class A cars in Europe. As part of the Geneva Motor Show in March 2018, Toyota will introduce the new Aygo. This five-door compact hatchback can still be recognized by the X-shaped design, which is visible in the design of the front of the car. The execution of the bumper, the lower air intake and optics was another, but the X can also be traced. The colors were supplemented by new shades of Magenta (red) and Blue (blue), and the exterior was refreshed with 15-inch wheels of original design. The salon received a different illumination, a modified instrument panel, and two new variants of the color solution - Quartz Gray and Piano Black. Depending on the needs of the customers Toyota Aygo offers three options f...
Nissan is considering the “charged” Navara

Nissan is considering the “charged” Navara

News, Rumors
Earlier this month, Ford introduced a charged version of its pickup pick-up - new Ford Ranger Raptor. This move by the American brand forced many manufacturers to consider the possibility of releasing a similar model oriented to extreme off-road driving. One such company was Nissan, whose representative in an interview with Motoring reported that the competitor Ranger can be prepared on the basis of Navara. The head of the division of light commercial vehicles Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Ashwani Gupta told the publication that he will meet with the leadership of the Australian unit at the launch of D23 Navara and he is open to the idea of ​​a hardcore version of the pickup truck. "If you asked me this question yesterday (about the rival Ranger Raptor), I would say that this is not
New ambassador of Peugeot will be a giant lion

New ambassador of Peugeot will be a giant lion

News
The company Peugeot will present at the Geneva Motor Show a new brand ambassador. They will become a giant sculpture of a lion, symbolizing the strength and superiority of the brand throughout its more than 200-year history. The sculpture created by designers of Peugeot Design Lab, totals 12,5 meters in length and 4,8 meters in height. Lion - the symbol of the brand since 1858 - reflected the three main qualities of the saw blades the company produced at that time: flexibility, tooth strength and cutting speed. At the Motor Show in Geneva, Peugeot will present several new products. This new compact Rifter, which replaced the Partner model, and the conceptual all-terrain vehicle developed on its basis. The model is built on a modular platform EMP2, available in two modifications o...
The head of the American Ford was fired for improper behavior

The head of the American Ford was fired for improper behavior

News
President of the North American division of Ford Raj Nair was dismissed from his post after accusations of "improper behavior". The decision was made based on the results of an internal investigation, during which it was determined that some of Naira's actions did not comply with the company's rules. What kind of cases of "improper behavior" in question, Ford does not report. In his farewell speech, Raj Nair expressed regret that "sometimes he did not adhere to the principles that he himself always supported" and wished good luck to Ford employees. Before becoming president of North American Ford, Nair was the head of the technology department of the brand. Under his leadership there was a triumphant return of the brand in "24 Hours of Le Mans" and the serial production of the ne...