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Day: April 18, 2018

Competitor Toyota Highlander and VW Teramont from Jeep enters the market

Competitor Toyota Highlander and VW Teramont from Jeep enters the market

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Seven-seat all-road Grand Commander is equipped with a gasoline turbo engine, the model is available with front or all-wheel drive. In China, announced the launch of sales of the new crossover Jeep Grand Commander. The precursor of this model is the concept Yuntu - the local division of the brand introduced last year. In Jeep, they say that the all-terrain vehicle is intended only for the Chinese market, its production is established in the Chinese city of Changsha at the joint venture joint venture FCA and GAC. The company also manufactures Jeep Compass, Renegade and Cherokee. However, it is possible that in case of success of the novelty in China, it will then reach other countries. According to preliminary data, the Grand Commander is built on the platform Compact US Wide ...
New Suzuki Ertiga declassified, soon the start of sales

New Suzuki Ertiga declassified, soon the start of sales

New Cars, News
Tomorrow the new generation of the compact van Suzuki Ertiga will be presented to the public at the international auto show in Indonesia. Information about a single-scoop Suzuki Ertiga of a new generation with official photos for some mistake was published on the official website of the Japanese brand. Before the data was removed, they were copied by Indian journalists and put on the Web. The zeal of journalists from India is understandable. After all, the first generation Ertiga was developed on the platform of the former Swift in this country at the joint venture Maruti Suzuki. It is still produced and sold in the Asia-Pacific region. The first generation of compactvan even has other badge-engineering versions - Proton Ertiga and Mazda VX-1. The new generation of Suzuki Erti...
In the interior of the luxury SUV Mercedes-Maybach will install a kettle

In the interior of the luxury SUV Mercedes-Maybach will install a kettle

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The company Mercedes-Benz has published another teaser of the luxury concept called Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, which will debut at the end of the month at the motor show in Beijing. This time the manufacturer showed what the second row of car seats looks like, where a Chinese tea set seems to be installed in the central tunnel. Earlier, the Germans demonstrated how the front part of the interior would look - the front panel, the steering wheel and the center console. As it was informed earlier, white leather, aluminum and wood are used in decoration of the luxury concept, and for decoration of logos and, apparently, the finishes of the backs of the front seats are gold. Detailed information about the novelty yet. According to preliminary data, this will be an SUV, w...
BMW showed a new virtual instrument panel and iDrive

BMW showed a new virtual instrument panel and iDrive

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BMW at the special event Digital Day introduced the next generation of iDrive infotainment system and an updated version of the digital instrument panel. According to preliminary information, the first will receive a new BMW X5 (G05), the premiere of which is scheduled for this year. On the central display of the system running under proprietary OS 7.0, up to 10 separate customizable pages with four widgets can be displayed. They provide access to frequently used functions, such as navigation or music. The system is capable of displaying the necessary information depending on the onset of an event or location. For example, the screen will display the parking map when you approach the end point of the route. You can control the functions of the car with the help of the rotary cont...
Pininfarina published the first image of the electric hypercar

Pininfarina published the first image of the electric hypercar

Concept Cars, News
The power of the electric power plant of the Hypercar Pininfarina will be 2000 hp. The car's premiere is to be held in 2020. The Italian body atelier Pininfarina published the first teaser image of a fully electric hypercar. The premiere of the car should take place in 2020. Also in the project the Croatian company Rimac which already has experience in development of such cars will take part. According to Motor1, the power reserve of the car will be about 500 km. The power of the electric power plant will be 2000 hp. Acceleration to 100 km/h will take the novelty less than two seconds. Prices for hypercar will start from 2 million euros. The weight of the machine is less than 2000 kg. The competitor of the car will be Bugatti Chiron. The company has already stated that the car...
Buick introduced a 557-horsepower electric crossover

Buick introduced a 557-horsepower electric crossover

Concept Cars, News
The crossover is equipped with an electric power plant with a power of 557 hp. Power reserve Buick Enspire is 596 km The company Buick introduced a conceptual electric crossover under the name Enspire. The public premiere of the novelty will be held at the Auto Show in Beijing on April 25. Whether the prototype will receive a serial version in the future is still unknown. While the automaker only noted that the novelty is designed to give an idea of ​​the design and technology that will be used on future cars of the company. The crossover is equipped with an electric power plant with a power of 557 hp. The range of the Enspire is 596 km. Up to 100 km / h the car can be accelerated in four seconds. You can charge 80% of batteries in 40 minutes. The Buick Enspire got a rear part
Aston Martin has announced a new sports car

Aston Martin has announced a new sports car

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The premiere of the car, which in the model line of the brand will replace Vanquish, will be held in June this year Aston Martin will release a new sports car, which will be sold under the renewed name DBS Superleggera. The company has already published a corresponding teaser video. According to Motor1, in the model range of the brand the car will take the place of Vanquish. The car will premiere in June this year. All information about the new sports car is still kept secret. The current Vanquish is equipped with a 6.5-liter gasoline engine. The power of the unit is 600 horsepower. The engine works in conjunction with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Up to 100 km / h with such a motor sports car accelerates in 3.5 seconds. The maximum speed is 325 km per hour. Previousl...
The fastest version of the BMW M2 got a 410-horsepower motor

The fastest version of the BMW M2 got a 410-horsepower motor

Hot News, New Cars, News
BMW M2 Competition equipped with a modified six-cylinder three-liter biturbo motor from the coupe M4 The company BMW introduced the most powerful and fast version of the M2 coupe, which received the prefix Competition in the title. The public premiere of the novelty will be held on April 25 at the Beijing Motor Show. The BMW M2 Competition was equipped with a modified six-cylinder three-liter biturbo motor from the M4 coupe. The engine develops 410 hp and 550 Nm of torque, which is 40 hp and 85 Nm more than the output of the standard version of the M2. In the version with a robotic box with two clutches, the BMW M2 Competition can accelerate from place to 100 km / h in 4.2 seconds, which is 0.1 seconds. It is faster than the usual modification of a two-door coupe. Acceleration to...
In the style of the flagship: official photos and videos of the new Lexus ES

In the style of the flagship: official photos and videos of the new Lexus ES

Hot News, New Cars, News, Video
The company Lexus has published a photo of the ES sedan of the seventh generation, as well as a short video clip in which the novelty is imprinted. The front of the model is designed in the style of the "senior" sedan Lexus LS. Information about the "filling" of the new ES has not yet been revealed, all details will appear on the day of the premiere - the car will make its debut on April 25 as part of the Beijing motor show. Obviously, the basis of the new Lexus ES is the architecture of TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture), it also includes almost all the latest models of Toyota (including Camry and RAV4), as well as a compact crossover Lexus UX. Among the features of this architecture - the rear two-link suspension instead of McPherson struts and the lowered center of gravity...
Volkswagen will change the logo to stop being “too German”

Volkswagen will change the logo to stop being “too German”

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Volkswagen intends to change the logo and make it "more appropriate to the spirit of the times." This is due to the preparation for the release of a whole line of electric vehicles and an attempt to restore the image of the brand after the diesel scandal. At the same time, the brand wants to stop looking "too German". About this, with reference to the head of marketing of producer Johen Zengpil, writes Bloomberg. The last time Volkswagen changed the logo in 2012. It became more three-dimensional, but in general it did not differ much from those used before. The new emblem will be presented in 2019. According to Zengpil, the logo is adapted in such a way that it looks attractive both on cars and on smartphone screens. "In recent years, the company is not in the best shape," Zengpi...