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Day: April 3, 2018

Toyota thinks over seven-seater RAV4

Toyota thinks over seven-seater RAV4

News, Rumors
The Australian office Toyota has decided to intrigue the automobile public with the possibility of issuing a seven-seat modification of the popular crossover. According to the Australian automotive portal Goauto, this opportunity was announced by Vice President of Toyota Motor North America Jack Hollis. According to him, to exclude the possibility of the appearance of such a car is not worth it, however, in the foreseeable future the company still does not dare to produce it. He also noticed that Toyota currently has enough seven-seater cars. The creation of the seven-seat modification of the RAV4 in the list of priority tasks of Toyota is not included, and the journalists will have to wait for the official confirmation of the development of this version for a long time. There...
Fisker is working on an affordable electric vehicle

Fisker is working on an affordable electric vehicle

News
It is assumed that the novelty will receive advanced solid-state batteries. Even before the release of the top electric model Fisker EMotion, whose price range is 130 - 190 thousand dollars, the head of the company Henrik Fisker mentioned plans to design a more affordable electric vehicle. His plans have not changed, which he told the British edition of Autocar, and also reported an indicative price tag - $ 40,000. Fisker said nothing about the type of body - a sedan it would be, a hatchback, a crossover or a pickup truck, but noted the importance of giving the consumer options. In the Fisker product line, the future novelty can become the third model after the aforementioned flagship EMotion and Orbit shuttle, whose debut is scheduled for the fall. The success of Fisker model...
Photospies merged into the network a photo of Kia Cerato GT new generation

Photospies merged into the network a photo of Kia Cerato GT new generation

News, Spy Shots, Video
It took little more than two months from the day when information appeared about the development of a fast version of the Cerato GT. Finally, the pre-series prototype hit the objectives of the photo spyware, but it should be noted right away that this is the GT version of the K3 model - the twin Cerato on the South Korean market. The photo of the novelty "merged" into the social network, after which it was uploaded to YouTube video hosting. Photographed a novelty on the roads of South Korea, and the lack of camouflage says, most likely, about the planned information leakage. One photo makes it difficult to draw conclusions about the appearance of the novelty. Nevertheless, it can be stated that from the standard version of K3 / Cerato, presented in January of this year, the rear ...
Rolls-Royce will tell about the final tests of the first crossover through social networks

Rolls-Royce will tell about the final tests of the first crossover through social networks

News
The British brand announced the launch of the final stage of the Cullinan crossover tests, which will be held in Scotland, Austria, the Middle East and the USA. The premiere of the novelty will take place in the summer of 2018 The company Rolls-Royce announced the beginning of the final stage of tests of the first Cullinan crossover, which will be covered through social networks by National Geographic. A corresponding agreement was reached between the British brand and the American popular science TV channel, the press service of the automaker said. The campaign, dubbed the "The Final Challenge", starts on Wednesday, April 4, in the North-Scottish Highlands. Then the cars will visit the Austrian Alps, the deserts of the Middle East, and tests will be completed in the USA. Every d...
The smallest Citroen was updated and got an improved motor

The smallest Citroen was updated and got an improved motor

New Cars, News
The French brand has prepared a number of updates for the compact city hatchback C1, which received a modernized engine, improved multimedia and enhanced personalization capabilities Company Citroen has presented the updated version of the smallest model - a hatchback C1. The car received a modernized engine, new personalization capabilities and a special version in honor of the popular women's magazine. So, the hatchback became available with a modified three-cylinder engine working volume of one liter of Toyota production, the return of which increased from 68 to 72 horsepower. The engine is combined with a mechanical or robotic gearbox. As an alternative, it still offers a 1.2-liter unit that produces 82 forces and 118 Nm of torque. In addition, a modernized infotainment sy...
Jaguar Land Rover is considering a new large crossover

Jaguar Land Rover is considering a new large crossover

News, Rumors
The British company Jaguar Land Rover in the future can expand the lineup of Jaguar crossovers with a new model, which is supposedly named J-Pace. In an interview with the Australian portal Goauto, the head of the local office of Jaguar Land Rover Matthew Wisner commented on the information that appeared earlier that the company could bring to the market a new model that will be located in the line of crossovers on the step above the F-Pace model. According to him, the company is considering such an opportunity, but it is very important that the new model conform to the standards of Jaguar. According to Wiesner, Jaguar is not going to "step on your fingers" Land Rover and Range Rover, which in the line has large crossovers. Avoid this situation, if the model from Jaguar will diff...
BMW brought to the final tests X5 of the new generation

BMW brought to the final tests X5 of the new generation

News, Spy Shots
The new BMW X5 will be built on the CLAR platform and equipped with new engines. Compete the crossover will be with the Mercedes GLE The company BMW has started the final tests of the crossover X5. Photo shooters managed to shoot a car during road tests in Germany. The pictures were published by Motor1. The premiere of the novelty will take place in the near future, and it will compete with the Mercedes GLE. The car will not become the company's flagship. In 2018 will be released crossover X7, which will lead the model range of the German brand. Judging by the spy photos, the X5 crossover will receive a large radiator grille, new LED lights and other air intakes. Also, the machine will be equipped with an upgraded multimedia system, a gesture and voice control system, and an auto...
In Spain blocked the motorway for the rescue of elephants

In Spain blocked the motorway for the rescue of elephants

News, Video
The truck, which was carrying circus elephants, turned over on the highway in the province of Albacete. The affected animals had to be lifted using a crane A truck carrying elephants got into an accident in the south-east of Spain. According to the BBC, after the accident, the animals were able to get out of the tractor and were on the track. Employees of emergency services were forced to block the highway for driving cars. Some animals were injured as a result of the accident. For their transportation was called crane. One of the elephants could not be saved - the animal died of the injuries. The truck driver himself was not injured. The police are investigating the incident. Last year, law enforcement authorities of Abu Dhabi blocked traffic on a major highway to save the ki...
Apple will entertain passengers with virtual zombies

Apple will entertain passengers with virtual zombies

News
Apple patented an entertainment system for car passengers, which uses virtual reality technologies. It will allow people sitting in the car, for example, to be surrounded by zombies. The system works with a helmet of virtual reality, which is connected to the internal systems of the car. The latter allow you to change the picture shown to passengers, depending on the speed and direction of movement. The data can be obtained from the device connected to the diagnostic OBD-II port. In the zombie scenario that is mentioned in the patent application, during a stop at a traffic light in a virtual world, a decayed engine will be simulated, which will start only after the enable signal is turned on. At the request of the passenger, he can receive and educational content on the area w...
Chevrolet has expanded the line of versions of Tahoe

Chevrolet has expanded the line of versions of Tahoe

New Cars, News
In 2016, Tahoe in the States had a special series Midnight Edition, it was developed for the model in the mid-range LT. In 2017, a new base modification of the Custom came to the American market - this car is deprived of a third row of seats. Now the Midnight version is available for a "cheap" SUV. The decor of the Tahoe Custom Midnight Edition is almost the same as that of the three-row model: the black body, in the same color 18-inch wheels, brand emblems and thresholds are made. Plus SUV received tires Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac and a darkened grille. The list of new equipment also includes: a multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a rear-view camera, front and side airbags, curtain airbags. Still the model has a system rem...