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Day: March 6, 2018

Hyundai showed the design of its future models

Hyundai showed the design of its future models

Concept Cars, News
The company Hyundai presented at the Geneva Motor Show a concept car called Le Fil Rouge. The novelty gives an idea of ​​the design direction that the South Korean brand will follow when creating future models. Appearance Hyundai Le Fil Rouge has become a further development of the design concept Sensuous Sportiness, which has already been applied on a compact crossover Kona, hydrogen car Nexo and Santa Fe a new generation. "Our main goal is to turn Hyundai into a favorite brand that will produce cars with high emotional perception," said the head of the project Sang-yup Lee. The name Le Fil Rouge from the French language can be translated as "connecting thread" - the concept car is designed to combine the design of past, current and future Hyundai cars. The car is also a mode
Toyota revived the name Supra for the new sports car

Toyota revived the name Supra for the new sports car

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The company Toyota presented at the Geneva Motor Show the conceptual racing sport car GR Supra Racing. The prototype is the forerunner of the new sports coupe, which will appear next year and will be the direct successor of the famous Supra model. The novelty was developed by specialists of the autosport division of the Japanese brand Toyota Gazoo Racing. For maximum weight reduction, aerodynamic elements, including the rear wing, diffuser and side skirts, were made of composite materials, and the windscreen and windows are made of plastic. The coupe received BBS racing wheels, a safety cage and a fire fighting system. The technical characteristics of the racing concept car are not yet called. The "civil" version of the revived Toyota Supra will share the chassis with the thir...
The huge Pininfarina coupe turned out to be an 802-hp hybrid with a microturbine

The huge Pininfarina coupe turned out to be an 802-hp hybrid with a microturbine

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Atelier Pininfarina together with the Hong Kong company Hybrid Kinetic Group prepared a prototype of a five-meter coupe with a hybrid power plant with an output of 802 horsepower. The concept car was shown at the Geneva Motor Show. The prototype power unit, called the HK GT, consists of four electric motors connected to two-stage transmissions, a 20-kilowatt-hour battery pack, and a microturbine generator used to charge the batteries. The cruising range of the concept car is 993 kilometers. The batteries are also charged from the kinetic energy recovery system. From a place to a hundred kilometers per hour all-wheel drive, 1860-pound Pininfarina HK GT accelerates in 2.9 seconds. The maximum claimed speed of the prototype is 250 kilometers per hour. The list of equipment of ...
The first serial flying car revealed in Geneva

The first serial flying car revealed in Geneva

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The Netherlands company PAL-V presented the first production flying car Liberty at the Geneva Motor Show. The machine can carry up to two passengers and up to 20 kilograms of cargo. It is expected that the first deliveries of the air-car will begin in 2019, after obtaining the necessary certificates. For the power unit PAL-V Liberty two aircraft engines Rotax are taken. In the mode of motion on the ground, the recoil of the motor is 100 horsepower. To accelerate to 100 km/h machine takes less than nine seconds, the maximum speed - 160 kilometers per hour. On one tank Liberty can pass up to 1315 kilometers with an average flow of 7.6 liters per 100 kilometers. The activation of the flight mode increases the power of the power plant up to 200 horsepower. The machine can fly at a ma...
Honda CR-V became a seven-seat hybrid

Honda CR-V became a seven-seat hybrid

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The company Honda presented at the Geneva Motor Show a European version of the fifth-generation CR-V crossover. The car received a hybrid power unit called Intelligent Multi Mode Drive (i-MMD). It includes a 2.0-liter gasoline engine with four cylinders and two electric motors. One of them, acting as a generator, is connected to a single-speed gearbox. The car is able to move in three modes: exclusively on electric traction, only using an internal combustion engine, and also in a combined cycle. The basic modification of the car is completed with a 1.5-liter gasoline engine. Such a modification will be on sale in the autumn of this year. The hybrid version will be available only in the next year. The car received a stretched wheelbase. Thanks to this machine is also available in ...
Renault will launch an autonomous taxi of the future in 2030

Renault will launch an autonomous taxi of the future in 2030

Concept Cars, News
Renault brought to the car showroom in Geneva a concept car called EZ-GO. In the company itself, a novelty is called a robotic car, which can be used in the future as a taxi. The vehicle is driven by an electric power unit and is equipped with an autonomous control system. In the future, the machine will receive a serial version. Its appearance is expected in early 2030. The company said that the novelty is both a car and a service. You can make a trip on it either from a fixed stop or from a convenient point for a passenger. Thus, the concept is a "competitor" of the prototype Sedric (Self-driving car) from Volkswagen, which was presented last year at the Geneva Motor Show. EZ-GO is equipped with six seats. Thanks to the U-shaped passenger seat are facing each other for more com...
Porsche showed in Geneva electric Cross Turismo

Porsche showed in Geneva electric Cross Turismo

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The company Porsche presented at the Geneva Motor Show concept car Mission E Cross Turismo. The novelty is positioned as a "practical electric car of increased cross-country ability". The overall length of the electric car was 4.95 meters. As the head of the German brand Oliver Blume noted, the prototype is a mixture of "Mission E electric vehicle with off-road capabilities of the Panamera Sport Turismo. The top manager said that the concept car is "a serious candidate for mass production, which can begin already in the near future." Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo borrowed a power unit from the standard Mission E, introduced in 2016 at the Paris Motor Show. It consists of two electric motors (one on each axis), which together give out 600 horsepower. The electric station wago...
Mazda6 after restyling there was a turboengine

Mazda6 after restyling there was a turboengine

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In Geneva, the seriously updated Mazda6 Tourer is presented. Changes have affected not only the exterior: the interior has become more premium, new options have been added, and in the engine range a supercharged unit has appeared. A kind of "teaser" to the Geneva premiere served as an updated sedan, shown in November in Los Angeles. The station wagon changed in a similar way. The front bumper is now deaf, without foglamps, the radiator is closed with a fine chain mail net, and the chrome-edged rim marks now pass along the lower edge of the headlights. In addition, the aerodynamics of the body was improved, which allowed to reduce the consumption and noise. The interior of the refurbished Mazda6 is significantly redesigned. C one design has become even more minimalistic, but the q...
Kia introduced the new generation Ceed

Kia introduced the new generation Ceed

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The company Kia decided to bring to Russia a new hatchback cee'd, which after the generation change is now called Ceed. Car sales will begin in the third quarter of this year. In Europe, the car received a 1.4-liter atmospheric. The power of the unit is 100 horsepower. Also available to customers is a 1.0-liter unit with a payback of 120 forces, as well as a 1.4-liter turbo engine. The power of this engine is 140 forces. Also in the engine range included diesel engine capacity of 1.6 liters. The unit is available in two versions - 115 and 136 horsepower. Transmission is a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic transmission with two clutches. Kia Ceed of the new generation is built on the K2 architecture with a fully independent suspension. The car became smaller than its p...
Mercedes cars taught to project images on the road

Mercedes cars taught to project images on the road

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The company Mercedes-Maybach introduced the new generation of headlights with technology Digital Light. Optics was demonstrated at the Geneva Motor Show and in the future will be installed on production models. The first such optics is to get the updated S-Class sedan in the Maybach version, which also debuts at the motor show in Geneva. Sales of this car will begin this summer. More than one million micromirrors are installed in each of the digital headlights. The technology also includes chips and special sensors that can identify other road users. Thanks to the information received, the system adjusts the beams of the headlamps so as not to blind the drivers of other vehicles, as well as pedestrians and cyclists on the streets. In this case, the technology takes into account the ...