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Day: March 19, 2018

Updated Nissan Murano can present before the end of the year

Updated Nissan Murano can present before the end of the year

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The updated version of the crossover Nissan Murano can be presented already this year. Rather, this event will happen in the last months of 2018. Photo-spyware noticed a test prototype on public roads in the US. Photographs were at the disposal of the publication Motor1. Judging by spy photos, the restyling version of Nissan Murano is equipped with modified front lights, in which there were LED stripes of daytime running lights in the form of "arrows" pointing to the grille. The front bumper received new air intakes in the form of a trapezoid. Unfortunately, the fog lamps are hidden by a dense camouflage film. The rear lights are also under the camouflage. This clearly indicates that their configuration will also change. Recall that the current generation of the crossover Niss...
BMW M2 Competition can present on April 25

BMW M2 Competition can present on April 25

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In addition to a more powerful three-liter engine, the M2 Competition will receive a new exterior styling. Concern BMW can present a hardcore version of the sports coupe M2 called Competition on April 25 before the opening of the Beijing Motor Show. This is reported by the publication Bimmer Today with reference to the company's insiders. BMW M2 Competition will receive a three-liter in-line six-cylinder turbo-engine S55 from the elder brother - the M4 coupe. However, for the younger model, engineers de-engineered the engine with 431 hp up to 410 hp and 500 Nm of torque. Nevertheless, with it the version of Competition will still be on 40 hp and 35 Nm more powerful than the standard M2. The car will still be equipped with a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic transmission...
New Kia K900: the first official photos

New Kia K900: the first official photos

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The new Kia K900 / K9 can be presented publicly at the end of this month. A brochure with data and pictures of the flagship four-door sedan Kia K9 of a new generation in the performance for the South Korean market appeared on the South Korean website of the company. Let's remind, the sedan is on sale in the USA it is known as K900. The public premiere of the model will be held as part of the auto show in New York in late March. By the way, the novelty design was developed by the joint efforts of Kia's design centers in South Korea and the United States. Four-door sedan got a multi-cell grille and LED optics with twin sections in head lights and tail lights. The designers of the brand called this solution a double comet. It is assumed that for the Kia K900 / K9 the second gener...
Volkswagen announced a five-seater Atlas

Volkswagen announced a five-seater Atlas

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The American division of the brand published a teaser of the novelty. In the United States Volkswagen Atlas is already selling in a seven-seater version, the length of which exceeds five meters, and now the teaser of the shortened version with a salon designed for five people has been published. The novelty will be a partial replacement for the Touareg SUV, a new generation of which they do not plan to sell in the US market. The novelty will be presented at the Auto Show in New York, which will begin work at the end of this month, however, in the status of the prototype. By the way, Atlas is based on the concept of the Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE 2015, which was a five-seater, probably the new version of the cross will return to its origins. The composition of the power scale ...
Bentley built in Bentayga fingerprint scanner

Bentley built in Bentayga fingerprint scanner

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Bentley built a fingerprint scanner into the storage compartment, located on the central tunnel of the Bentayga SUV. This decision, the manufacturer believes, will allow car owners not to worry about valuable items left in the cabin. For example, clocks. The compartment was developed by the Mulliner division - it is a cast aluminum box. It contains two USB ports, which allow you to charge smartphones inside or outside the compartment. In the memory of the biometric sensor integrated in the cover, you can simultaneously record several fingerprints. The Bentley Bentayga SUV is equipped with a four-liter twin-turbo V8 engine (550 and 770 Nm), a six-liter W12 (608 and 900 Nm), and a 4.0 V8 diesel engine (435 horsepower and 900 Nm). In addition, in Geneva, the brand introduced a h...
The new Volkswagen Touareg showed on video

The new Volkswagen Touareg showed on video

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The company Volkswagen published a video, giving an idea of ​​the exterior and interior of the Touareg crossover of a new generation. The premiere of the car will take place on Friday, March 23, at a special event in Beijing. The new Volkswagen Touareg will be built on the scalable MLB Evo architecture that underlies the Audi Q7, as well as the fastest serial crossovers in the world - Bentley Bentayga, Lamborghini Urus and Porsche Cayenne. The car will be bigger and more roomy, but it's easier for the predecessor - it is assumed that the mass will decrease by about 100 kilograms. The novelty will be available with a fully digital instrument panel with a diagonal of 12 inches, and also with a 15-inch touchscreen display of the multimedia system. It is possible that a number of fun
Volkswagen revealed the design of an electric sports prototype for the Pikes Peak

Volkswagen revealed the design of an electric sports prototype for the Pikes Peak

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Volkswagen presented a sports electric car called I.D. R Pikes Peak. The debut competition for the novelty will be the race at Mount Pikes Peak, which is also known as the "Race in the Clouds". The annual event is held in the USA in the Rocky Mountains from 1916 near the city of Colorado Springs. The length of the route is 19.99 kilometers. The start is at an altitude of 2800 m, and the finish is located at 4302 m above sea level. Last time the Volkswagen brand took part in the Pikes Peak more than 30 years ago - in 1987 a special version of the Golf model with two 652 horsepower engines fought for the victory. Technical specifications Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak are not yet called. Externally, the electric car resembles sports prototypes that participate in endurance races, inc...
The Chinese will launch the first mass car printed on a 3D printer

The Chinese will launch the first mass car printed on a 3D printer

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The company X Electrical Vehicle announced the launch of the series of the first mass car, printed on a 3D printer. The first prototype - a compact car LSEV - will be shown next month at the motor show in Beijing, and the car will not be launched until 2019. It is reported by South China Morning Post. The 3D printer will print all the details of the novelty except chassis, glasses, tires and powerplants. To develop a new material for the creation of body panels, more elastic and at the same time, X Electrical Vehicle entered into a partnership agreement with the Shanghai firm Polymaker. The printout of the bumper takes four hours, the roofs - five hours, the doors - eight hours, and the instrument panel - ten hours. The car will be able to travel about 150 kilometers witho...
Cadillac mocked the Tesla autopilot

Cadillac mocked the Tesla autopilot

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Cadillac brand has released a new commercial from the series Future is Here, in which it showed the advantages of its autopilot before the development of Tesla. The video was published on the channel of the American manufacturer in YouTube. The Cadillac Super Cruise system is the world's first semi-autonomous autopilot for the highway, which, unlike the Tesla system, does not require the driver to constantly keep his hands on the handlebar. Therefore, in the video, the driver of the CT6 sedan overtakes the Model S and demonstratively removes the hands from the steering wheel. To demonstrate the capabilities of the autopilot, in September 2017 Cadillac sent a small group of journalists and shareholders of the company in an auto rally from New York to Los Angeles. Part of the route...
The smallest crossover Audi will appear in two years

The smallest crossover Audi will appear in two years

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In 2020, Audi will release a crossover Q1, which will be built on the basis of A1 next generation compact car The company Audi will release its smallest crossover, which will receive the designation Q1, two years later. About this, with reference to its own source reports edition of Auto Express. According to preliminary data, the all-terrain vehicle will be built on the basis of the A1 model of the next generation, which in turn will be transferred to the modular platform MQB-A0. At the moment, this chassis, in particular, is the basis of Skoda Fabia, Seat Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo. Thus, the engine line will include motors from the new family, including gasoline turbo units with 1.0 and 1.5 liters working capacity, as well as 1.6-liter diesel engines. It is not excluded that...