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Day: March 8, 2018

Kahn launches a new six-wheel version of Land Rover Defender

Kahn launches a new six-wheel version of Land Rover Defender

New Cars, News
Inside the huge saloon, nine seats were placed, including the driver's seat. They are all lined with expensive leather and cloth. Tuning studio Kahn Design presented at the international auto show in Geneva the next iteration of the six-wheel variant Land Rover Defender - Flying Huntsman 6X6 Civilian Carrier. The novelty is a closed version of the six-wheel pick-up Flying Huntsman 110, introduced in 2015. The British tuner did not provide information about the used engine for the Civilian Carrier. However, the six-wheel pickup in its top version was equipped with a 6.2-liter V8 LS3 engine from the Chevrolet Corvette and the previous generation Camaro SS. Engine power is 430 horsepower. Judging by the published photos, the car has a six-speed manual gearbox. Also, the manufactu...
Nissan revealed the design of the new generation Teana

Nissan revealed the design of the new generation Teana

Concept Cars, News
The Japanese brand distributed a design sketch of the Altima sedan of a new generation designed for the US market. In other countries the model is known as Teana. The world premiere of the new Altima will take place at the end of March at the New York Auto Show. As expected, the exterior of the model is based on the concept of Nissan Vmotion 2.0, which debuted in January last year. Technical characteristics of the novelty are kept secret. By the way, the brand also did not provide information on the prototype's power plant. In the States, the current "four-door" is offered with a petrol four-cylinder 2.5 (179 hp) and a V6 3.5 (270 hp), both equipped with a variator. Most likely, Altima of the new generation will be larger than its predecessor. Dimensions of the American versio...
Chevrolet introduced the new Silverado HD trucks

Chevrolet introduced the new Silverado HD trucks

New Cars, News
The premiere of trucks of the fourth, fifth and sixth grades took place on the show of NTEA car workers in Indianapolis. At the auto show debuted model Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD and 6500HD, built on a completely new platform, whose name is not yet disclosed. It is also unknown whether a cross-platform model under the GMC brand will be released. Expanding the line of Silverado, General Motors returns to the segment of cargo chassis with cabs, which left in 2009, when the production of Chevrolet Kodiak and GMC TopKick was discontinued. The new Chevrolet trucks will compete with the Ford F-450 / F-550 and F-650 / F-750, as well as the RAM 4500/5500 Tradesman. The new trucks revised the design of the front, which increased visibility for the driver and, consequently, increas...
In the Honda lineup there was another SUV

In the Honda lineup there was another SUV

New Cars, News
At the Geneva Motor Show, the premiere of the cross-version of the restyled Jazz compact was held. "All-road" modification was called X-Road, it is designed for the European market. On the wheel arches of the novelty are protective black lining, on the doors - moldings of the same color, on the bumpers - silver inserts. The car "stands" on 16-inch wheels. In the cabin there are no differences from the standard "five-door", except that branded carpets have been added. Like the usual model, the Honda Jazz X-Road is equipped with a petrol four-cylinder engine with a power of 103 hp, which works in tandem with a six-speed manual gearbox or variator. The timing of the launch of cross-version sales has not yet been announced. Recall, the European Jazz was updated last year. The mode...
BMW, Daimler, Ford and VW showed how their electro stations will look like

BMW, Daimler, Ford and VW showed how their electro stations will look like

News
The consortium of automakers BMW Group, Daimler AG, Volkswagen and Ford introduced the design of its own network of Ionity charging stations, which it is planned to deploy along the main European highways. Each complex will feature a floating roof and simple structures with an open bright space. The basis of the charging station will be a light box mounted on a vertical pylon. It is expected that at night it will act as a kind of lighthouse. A feature of the electric stations will be a combination of "flat surfaces, intelligent interfaces and light materials." The consortium plans to open 400 charging stations with a capacity of 350 kilowatts. The first 20 complexes have earned in the past year, another 100 have been built before the end of 2018. Completion of the network is plan...