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Day: March 27, 2018

The new BMW M3 with a 500-horsepower engine will be released in 2020

The new BMW M3 with a 500-horsepower engine will be released in 2020

News, Rumors
Charged sedan can get many new technologies for a three-liter engine. Photo-spyware noticed on the legendary Nürburgring track a camouflaged test prototype of the future generation of the BMW M3, code-named G80. Along with this, new leaks of information about the novelty have appeared. The photos were at the disposal of the publication Motor1. The new generation of BMW M3 we should expect in 2020. Meanwhile, the engineers of the Bavarian company have time to adjust the power unit and the chassis of the future novelty. On the test specimen through the camouflage it was possible to evaluate some features. It clearly used headlights and taillights from the current generation of the 3 Series. However, this is practiced by automakers. This only indicates that these components are s
Jaguar and Google will develop an unmanned electric crossover

Jaguar and Google will develop an unmanned electric crossover

News
In 2018, the British brand will begin road tests of electric crossovers Jaguar I-Pace, equipped with automatic control systems Waymo Waymo (the Google project) and the Jaguar Land Rover alliance concluded an agreement on long-term cooperation. In its framework, the partners will develop the "world's first premium unmanned electric car", which will be based on the crossover I-Pace. This is reported by the press service of the British automaker. Road tests Jaguar I-Pace with automatic control systems from Waymo will be launched this year. The tests will allow engineers to analyze real-time environmental data, improve technology and improve ride safety. According to preliminary data, in the next two years will be produced up to 20 thousand electric crossovers I-Pace with pre-inst...
Lamborghini Aventador S made more powerful in Novitec

Lamborghini Aventador S made more powerful in Novitec

Editor Picks, News, Supercars, Tuning
Specialists of the German studio presented a package of improvements for the Italian supercar. The upgrade program of Lamborghini Aventador S from Novitec implies an increase in engine power, installation of external styling elements with a more aggressive design, upgrades of the exhaust system and suspension. Mighty 12-cylinder engine volume of 6.5 liters of flagship Aventador S remained atmospheric, but the increase was increased from 740 hp and 690 Nm to 763 hp. and 732 Nm. The tuned car has improved its dynamics - the acceleration time from zero to the first 100 km/h has accelerate by 0.1 seconds, and the maximum speed has not changed and is 350 km / h. What changes were made to increase the power is not reported, it may have been "sewn" the new software into the engine elect...
Facelifted Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe unveiled ahead of New York debut

Facelifted Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe unveiled ahead of New York debut

Hot News, New Cars, News
Just days after Mercedes unveiled facelifted versions of the C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet, bosses have revealed tweaked C 63 models – boasting AMG’s latest nine-speed automatic gearbox. Power is unaffected, with standard and ’S’ variants available across the C-Class range. Visual tweaks include a new AMG-specific radiator grille, special aero wheels and gloss chrome exhaust pipes. In addition, buyers can also spec an optional AMG Aerodynamics package for the C 63 Coupe, which adds a more aggressive front splitter, spoiler lip and border side skirts. Inside, you’ll find fully digital dials and an updated AMG steering wheel, while buyers are now offered open-pore wood trim, as well as extra carbon trinkets. Powerful V8 engines, thrilling driving dynamics and distinctive, motorspor
Atelier Italdesign will think up what the Vietnamese city cars will look like

Atelier Italdesign will think up what the Vietnamese city cars will look like

Concept Cars, News
Atelier Italdesign won a tender for developing the style of two city cars for the Vietnamese company Vinfast. The company also said that it will work on the appearance of the sedan and crossover, although Pininfarina previously reported this. Probably, we are talking about different models. There is no information about Vinfast cars yet. It is only known that one of the city cars will be equipped with a traditional ICE, the second with an electric power plant. Both models will appear on the market in the next few years. In February this year, information appeared that the design of the sedan and all-terrain vehicle Vinfast will be occupied by the Pininfarina studio. The work of the Italians was chosen by voting out of 20 variants presented by different firms. Machines will be ...
Toyota showed the face of the new RAV4

Toyota showed the face of the new RAV4

News, Video
The company Toyota has published a new teaser crossover RAV4 next generation. On the video, the front part of the machine is visible: head optics, a radiator grille and a part of the front bumper. The premiere of the novelty will be held at the Motor Show in New York. There is still no detailed information on the crossover. Previously, Toyota had already published a teaser model - in mid-March was demonstrated the silhouette of the fifth-generation SUV. Toyota RAV4 of the current generation, the last update of which took place in 2015, is now offered with petrol engines 2.0 and 2.5, which develop 146 and 180 horsepower. Also for the model is available a 2.2-liter diesel engine with a capacity of 150 hp.
Maserati will bring to New York the most powerful Levante

Maserati will bring to New York the most powerful Levante

News
Company Maserati has published a teaser of a new modification of the SUV Levante, whose public debut will take place at the New York Motor Show. The caption to the photo reads: "A new storm is coming". According to preliminary information, the car will receive a twin-turbo eight-cylinder engine from the top version of the flagship sedan Quattroporte. At Maserati Quattroporte, the output of the Ferrari's 3.8-liter unit, the latest version of which is installed, including the 488 Pista, is 530 horsepower and 650 Nm of torque. From zero to 100 km/h the sedan with such engine is capable to accelerate in 4,7 seconds. Its maximum speed is 310 kilometers per hour. It is expected that Levante SUV with GTS index will compete with such models as Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Range Rover Sport ...
The date of the premiere of the new compact crossover Skoda is named

The date of the premiere of the new compact crossover Skoda is named

News
The conceptual crossover Skoda Vision X will receive a production version next year. The premiere of the car is planned for the Geneva Motor Show Skoda will present a serial version of the Vision X crossover in March next year at the Geneva Motor Show. This is reported by Motor1 with reference to the head of sales and marketing of the company Alain Favi. Most likely, in the model range of the Czech brand, the novelty will take place on the level below the crossover Karoq. The serial version of Skoda Vision X will be built on the MQB platform of the Volkswagen concern, which already underlies, for example, Seat Arona and Volkswagen T-Roc. The car will be called not Vision X, as a concept. In this case, the car can inherit a hybrid power unit, presented earlier on the prototype. It...
Benley prepared Bentayga for the “Race to the clouds”

Benley prepared Bentayga for the “Race to the clouds”

News
Benley showed a modified Bentayga SUV that will take part in the Pikes Peak race, which is unofficially called "Race to the Clouds". For the wheel of the car sits Rice Millen - he won two times in the overall standings of the competition and 14 times in the class. The race will be held on June 24 this year. Preparation Bentayga to the most complicated route, consisting of 156 turns, was engaged in the division of Bentley Motorsport. In accordance with the rules of the race, the SUV in order to stay in the serial class, will receive a minimum of modifications. He received a security cage, built-in fire-fighting system, racing seats and seat belts, as well as the Akrapovic exhaust system. Engine - six-liter twin-turbo engine W12 - will remain unchanged. The output of the unit is...
Uber banned unmanned vehicle tests in Arizona

Uber banned unmanned vehicle tests in Arizona

News
The state authorities took such measures after a fatal accident involving an autonomous company car The Governor of Arizona, Doug Dewsey, banned the testing of Uber unmanned vehicles on public roads. According to him, such measures were taken after the deadly road accident involving the company's autonomous machine and are temporary. "Improving the provision of public safety has always been the basic position of Arizona's approach to testing autonomous vehicles. The same principle is central to all those who apply such technology on the roads of our state. The incident that took place on March 18 is an undeniable failure to fulfill these demands, "the letter says. Uber unmanned vehicle killed a female bicyclist in Arizona on March 18. The tragedy occurred in the city of Tempe ...