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Day: April 12, 2018

MG announced the premiere of the new crossover

MG announced the premiere of the new crossover

Concept Cars, News
A car called X-Motion will be shown at the end of April and will be carried out in accordance with the brand's new brand design British-Chinese company MG, part of the concern SAIC, published the first teaser images of the new crossover called X-Motion. The premiere of the car will take place in the end of April on a motor show in Beijing. The motor show will show the concept of the future serial model. The serial version of the machine will be on sale in the local market next year. In the model range of the brand, the novelty will take place on a step above the GS. Judging by the images, the crossover will be performed in accordance with the new brand design of the brand, which was first shown on the electric prototype E-Motion. According to Autocar, X-Motion will be built on...
Skoda Karoq crossover converted into a cabriolet

Skoda Karoq crossover converted into a cabriolet

Concept Cars, News
Over the conceptual gig 20 students from the Skoda School in Mlada Boleslav worked. As a result, Karoq lost his roof and became more "youthful" Students of the Skoda Academy have prepared a new conceptual gig. According to the press service of the Czech brand, the car is built on the basis of a compact crossover Karoq. The public debut of the novelty will take place at a special event in June this year. In total, 20 students of the Skoda School in Mlada Boleslav take part in the development. At the moment the company has already published the first teaser image of the future all-road cabriolet. According to young engineers, the target audience of the novelty are young, active people. This is not the first development of Skoda students. Previously, they developed a new conceptu...
Skoda will present a new compact crossover at the Beijing Motor Show

Skoda will present a new compact crossover at the Beijing Motor Show

News, Spy Shots
The Czech brand will show in late April a compact SUV called Kamiq, which should become the most affordable SUV in its lineup At the disposal of the publication Autohome appeared the first spy photos of the cabin of the smallest and affordable crossover company Skoda, which is expected to be called Kamiq. The public premiere of the novelty, intended for the Chinese market, will be held on April 25 at the Beijing Motor Show. According to unofficial data, the overall length of the crossover will be 4390 mm, width - 1781 mm, and height - 1539 mm. The wheelbase is 2690 millimeters in size. Skoda Kamiq will be available with a single 1.5-liter atmospheric engine, developing 110 horsepower. It is assumed that the model will be offered exclusively with a front-wheel drive. Earlier it...
Volvo introduced its first electric truck

Volvo introduced its first electric truck

Hot News, New Cars, News
Volvo declassified its first truck with an electric power plant called FL Electric. In the very near future the car will be used to collect garbage in Gothenburg. Sales and mass production of the new model will begin in Europe next year. The truck weighs about 16 tons. And can travel 300 kilometers without recharging. The electric motor develops a torque of up to 425 Nm. The maximum torque of the rear axle is 16 kNm. The engine works in conjunction with a two-speed gearbox. Rapid charging from DC takes only 1-2 hours. Also the driver is available night charging, which lasts up to 10 hours (from AC). The company explained that an electric truck that does not throw exhaust gases into the atmosphere can be used in closed terminals and nature protection zones. At the same low noise l...
Hyundai i30 sports version first seen on tests

Hyundai i30 sports version first seen on tests

News, Spy Shots
The company Hyundai has started road tests of the sports modification of the hatchback i30. Spy photos from the tests were published by Autocar. According to them, the novelty will receive a prefix in the name of N-Line and will be presented this summer. The main competitor of the car is called the Ford Focus ST-Line. Judging by the photos, the hatchback will receive aggressive bumpers, LED optics, other side skirts, a sport exhaust system and 18-inch wheels fitted to the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires. The car will also be equipped with modernized shock absorbers and another suspension. Technical characteristics of i30 N-Line are still unknown. Most likely, the engine line will include a gasoline three-cylinder turbo engine with a working volume of one liter of 120 hp, and a 140-h...
The date of the start of production of the new Tesla crossover is known

The date of the start of production of the new Tesla crossover is known

News
The company Tesla Motors is going to accelerate the process of creating a new electric crossover Model Y, which will take the step below the Model X. According to Reuters, the car will begin production in November 2019. The future of the crossover will be based on the chassis of the electric car Model 3, which will greatly accelerate the development of the novelty. The company still intends to abandon the scheme using 12-volt batteries, which is now used on all Tesla vehicles. It is expected that this innovation will simplify the process of assembling the machine. Most of the parts and components Model the Y will borrow from Model 3, but some solutions will go from "older" model X. The Model For example, the compact crossover will get a brand rear doors, which the company calls "...
McLaren 720S received a set of upgrades from Wheelsandmore

McLaren 720S received a set of upgrades from Wheelsandmore

News, Supercars, Tuning
The Wheelsandmore program for the McLaren 720S, called The Ultimeight Project, includes a new design of wheels, 20- and 21-inch concave wheels with central fasteners, a valve exhaust system with sport catalysts and without, a set of suspension springs with adjustable height and a chip -Tuning. Recall, the model 720S is equipped with V8 biturbo M840T with capacity of 4.0 liters in combination with a seven-speed automatic transmission. The output of the engine is 720 hp. and 770 Nm of torque. In this configuration, the 1 322-kilogram supercar accelerates to the first 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds, the second - 7.8 seconds and maximum speed at 341 km / h. The tuner offers for the supercar two stages of forcing, and in both cases it is implied the firmware of the new software into the elec...
Dodge disguised the usual Durango under the charged version

Dodge disguised the usual Durango under the charged version

News
The Dodge brand introduced the Rallye Appearance styling package for the Durango SUV in the GT version. With it, the model will look more aggressive, while maintaining an affordable six-cylinder engine. From the usual Dodge Durango GT cars with the package Rallye Appearance differ hood with a central air intake and two side slots for heat dissipation, a sport front bumper, a modified grille and LED fog lights. All elements are borrowed from the older modifications - R / T and the charged SRT. Under the hood of the Dodge Durango GT is a 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar engine, whose output is 299 horsepower and 352 Nm of torque. The unit is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The list of equipment of the GT version, which is in the middle of the Durango line, includes buck...
On the snow in the Alps, the 250-meter long Land Rover Defender

On the snow in the Alps, the 250-meter long Land Rover Defender

News
In honor of its 70th anniversary, Land Rover has drawn the silhouette of the Defender at an altitude of 2,700 meters. The picture is made on the slope of the mountain in the French Alps near the ski resort of La Plagne. It is dedicated to the former technical director of Rover Maurice Wilkes, who painted the first SUV brand on the beach of Red Wharf Bay. The length of the unique art object created by the British master of snow art Simon Beck is 250 meters. To draw the Defender, Beck passed 16.5 kilometers, making a total of 20 894 steps. "My work requires stamina, precision and strength - everything that Land Rover Defender has," says Beck. "It's probably one of my most recognizable creations." Land Rover stopped the production of Defender in 2016. However, in two years he rel...