Swedish Motor Company decided to compete in the premium segment sedan car with such giants as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, releasing a new model called the Volvo S90. New S90 replaced the previous model - S80. Volvo S80, which released in 2006, has long waited for a replacement. Officially, the new Volvo S90 was presented at the Detroit auto show in 2016. The design of the new model have shown long before the official premiere on the example of a toy model. Stylistically new sedan is similar to the SUV XC90: in both models, alike chrome radiator grill with a large company logo in the middle, the same high and wide bumper and, most importantly, the T-shaped lights front headlights, which are Volvo's called "Thor's hammer". Volvo S90 length is 4,963 mm, width 1,890 mm, height of 1,443 m
At the auto show Busan in Korea, Hyundai introduced the second production model of its premium brand Genesis - Genesis G80. Unlike the flagship G90, which replaced the Hyundai Equus, G80 - is not a new model, but simply new-made Hyundai Genesis sedan second generation. The international version of this vehicle debuted in early 2014, so it is not surprising that the manufacturer has decided not to rush with the global modernization. With logo Genesis, Hyundai plans to release several models of sedans, sport coupes and even the three crossovers. Firstborn became Executive sedan Hyundai Genesis G90, successor model of Hyundai Equus, the second model is a mid-size sedan Hyundai Genesis G80, later will held a European premier of D-class sedan Hyundai Genesis G70. Talk about the exterior o
The all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is more than a showcase for the best power-to-weight ratio in its class with a near 7 lbs/hp — it’s a study in how to use that power. Its near perfect 50/50 weight distribution creates optimal balance and highlights the advantage of a rear-wheel-drive system in a front-engined vehicle by pairing rear-wheel drive with the Giulia Quadrifoglio’s front-mounted, all-aluminum Bi-Turbo V6 engine. To obtain an excellent weight-to-power ratio (remarkably lower than 3kg/hp), Alfa Romeo Giulia combines extraordinary engine performance and the ample use of ultralight materials throughout. For example, carbon fibre was chosen for the propeller shaft, the bonnet and the roof and aluminium was picked for the engine, brakes, suspension (including front dome
In the model range of the legendary British brand appear new sports coupe Aston Martin DB11. Ambitious plans for the British brand to expand its global presence in the automotive market in the coming years suggest that the new model Aston Martin DB11 in 2016 will ensure the success of this strategy. New Aston Martin DB11 is traditional for the British manufacturer models lost his conservatism in the design of exterior and interior, but compared to its predecessor, Aston Martin DB9 began to look much more modern and has got a mass of modern electronics. Aston Martin DB11 is based on a new modular VH platform and is equipped with a fully updated suspension, which is a proprietary company. Body of new British two-door coupe class Gran Turismo is dynamic and charismatic, stylish and s...
Among competitors in the market compact crossover Ford Escape offers consumersa choice of three four-cylinder engines with a six-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain starts with the naturally aspirated 168-hp 2.5-liter inline-four, which comes only in the base. The next is the turbocharged 179-hp 1.5-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder that comes standard in the 2017 Escape SE and Titanium trims. For $1295 Ford offer to buyers additional 66 horsepower option box for the turbocharged 2.0-liter EcoBoost. The EcoBoost 2.0-liter with 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft is one of the best engine in compact crossover segment. Only turbocharged 2.0-liter Subaru Forester boasts such engine. In comparison with 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine tested crossover with 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine is faster on 2....
The Grand Cherokee SRT is the most expensive domestic FCA product with the base price of $66,690. Еру competitors of Grand Cherokee SRT are Mercedes-AMG GLE63 and GLE63 S coupe, Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged, BMW X6M and Porsche Cayenne Turbo, the price of which is twice more. Comfort and convenience of the car provide infotainment and safety-feature boxes on the Jeep menu, selectable driving modes, on-demand all-wheel drive, standard Bilstein adaptive dampers, Brembo brakes and available humongous Pirelli P Zeros. Under the hood is contained 475-horsepower 6.4-liter V-8 engine. So the Grand Cherokee SRT is faster, quicker and grippier than it looks or feels. The eight-speed automatic transmission provides vehicle faster acceleration from zero-to-60-mph on half second. Ac
The Porsche Macan is the most driver-focused SUV yet. Porsche claims the Macan is "the first compact SUV that’s also a sports car". The entry-level Porsche Macan will get the 2.0 litre four-cylinder engine which features a turbocharger with two bar of boost pressure, charge-air cooling, direct injection and variable valve timing. Power is said to be 252 hp from 5,000 to 6,800 rpm with torque of 370 Nm available between 1,600 rpm and 4,500 rpm. The 335bhp petrol Macan S is faster, but it does its best work at higher revs. The Turbo has a 394bhp 3.6-litre engine, and the ferocity of its power delivery makes it feel more sports car than SUV. Fuel consumption Macan: Urban in l/100 km (mpg) 8.6 (32.8) - 8.4 (33.6); Extra urban in l/100 km (mpg) 6.6 (42.8) - 6.4 (44.1); Combined in l/100 k
Mercedes GLC Coupe wanted to become something beyond the possible: a four-door sports coupe SUV. What came of it? Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the 2017 GLC Coupe at the New York Auto Show 2016. The new GLC Coupe will have to compete with such cars as the BMW X4, Porsche Macan and Jaguar F-Pace. The German carmaker will offer eight coupe versions: four petrol engines and four diesel engines. The all new vehicles will be 4MATIC. The first three engine available today: GLC 250 4MATIC 155kW (211PS) – the basic price – 49 444 euro, GLC 220d 4MATIC 125kW (170PS) – the basic price – 49 980 euro, GLC 250d 4MATIC 150kW (204PS) – the basic price – 51 289 euro. The 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission and 4MATIC all-wheel drive come as standard in all the models. Later, these versions will be fol