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Toyota introduced a new e-Palette concept at CES

Toyota introduced a new e-Palette concept at CES

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The partners of the project were a number of large companies, including Amazon, DiDi, Mazda, Pizza Hut and Uber. At the CES this year, one of the world's largest automakers introduced the e-Palette concept, reflecting the company's vision of future services for autonomous mobility. As mentioned above, a number of large companies from different industries entered the project as partners. The e-Palette Concept looks like a simple box on wheels, which Toyota is going to offer in several lengths - from 4 to 7 meters. The design of the novelty, no doubt, does not cause any interest, but the vehicle has the highest level of functionality. A large height and a minimum number of bends maximize the available space inside. Toyota intends to build a whole business ecosystem around th...
Chinese GAC will show the Americans a new sedan and crossover

Chinese GAC will show the Americans a new sedan and crossover

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The Chinese company distributed images of two new products. Models will be presented in a week at the Detroit Motor Show. In the US, GAC will showcase the new GA4 sedan and the conceptual electric "SUV" Enverge. Information on the crossover yet, the company only said that it was designed "specifically for the US market." Apparently the GAC hinted that the prototype would be reincarnated as a serial electric car, which would later appear in the US. Let's note, in this country the cars of the Chinese company do not sell yet, the manufacturer plans to leave for the American market in 2019-2020. The GA4 sedan is already on the conveyor belt, in China sales of the sedan will begin in the near future. According to preliminary data, the length of this model is 4 692 mm, width - 1,805 mm...
Suzuki prepares for the premiere of a new SUV

Suzuki prepares for the premiere of a new SUV

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The company Maruti Suzuki, the Indian "daughter" of Suzuki, distributed a teaser of a new model, which premiered in February 2018 at the Auto Expo. The prototype Future-S debuts on the Indian motor show. In Maruti Suzuki the novelty is positioned as a crossover. Local media believe that the concept will become a serial SUV, which will be cheaper than the current best seller of the company - Vitara Brezza. The concept received an unusual exterior design. It is noted that the external appearance of the model was created taking into account the preferences of Indian buyers. According to preliminary data, the Maruti Suzuki Future-S is 200 mm shorter than the Vitara Brezza. The length of the last model is 3 995 mm. The commodity SUV is likely to be built on the Suzuki Heartect plat...
The Byton crossover is officially presented

The Byton crossover is officially presented

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In Las Vegas, on the eve of the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), a presentation of the new brand electric-crossover took place. While the all-terrain vehicle is presented in the status of a prototype, it was named after the brand - Byton Concept. In the series, the electric SUV will be launched by the end of 2019, and the company stated that the product model as a whole will retain the design of the concept. Sell ​​the novelty is planned in the US and China. By the way, the preliminary price of the "first-born" Byton for the US market has already been announced - from $ 45,000, an application for an electric car can be left on the brand's website. The length of the Byton Concept is 4 850 mm, width - 1 940 mm, height - 1 650 mm. Instead of traditional exterior mirro
From the pickup Mercedes X-Class made a house on wheels

From the pickup Mercedes X-Class made a house on wheels

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In the line-up of Mercedes-Benz there are already some models that are oriented to the travel enthusiasts. For example, van Marco Polo. However, the manufacturer does not stop and is ready to offer customers a new camper built on the basis of the X-Class pickup. For the sake of fairness, let's say that the presented practical car is not a product of the German brand plant, as it is the development of the German company Tischer, which specializes in "turning pickups into recreational vehicles." Currently, the company offers various accessories for models such as Volkswagen Amarok, Land Rover Defender, Nissan Navara, Toyota Hilux, Isuzu D-Max, Ford Ranger and Dodge Ram. Do not be surprised that the German firm has prepared various "chips" for the premium pick-up Mercedes-Benz X...
The new electric crossover Byton will be presented next week in Las Vegas

The new electric crossover Byton will be presented next week in Las Vegas

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Sales of the Byton crossover should begin in 2019. The Chinese start-up Future Mobility (FMC) disclosed information about its new electric SUV, which will be sold under the Byton brand. The world premiere of the novelty will be held next week at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Manages the company FMC former head of the division of BMW i Karsten Breitfeld. The Chinese invited him in July 2016. For a year and a half he managed to bring the development to a serial model of an electric crossover. FMC President Daniel Kirchert said this week that their novelty will be similar in size to the Audi Q5, but will provide comfort in the saloon at the Mercedes-Benz S-Class level. The new Byton electric crawler as standard will receive a power reserve at a full ch...
Kia showed a new crossover

Kia showed a new crossover

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The Korean brand has published teasers of the novelty, the premiere of which will be held in Las Vegas as part of the consumer electronics exhibition (CES). In the US, Kia will demonstrate a conceptual electric crossover. In the release of the manufacturer, the name of the model is not called, but the pictures on the car on the rear bumper have an inscription - Niro EV. Apparently, the prototype is built on the platform of Niro SUV. In particular, in the profile the concept almost completely repeats the serial cross, but the front part and the forage of the Niro EV are different. Details on the "filling" of the prototype in Kia have not yet been disclosed, all information will be known on the day of the debut on CES-2018 - January 8. Commodity Kia Niro is available in the US w...
Infiniti reveals Q Inspiration Concept ahead of 2018 Detroit Motor Show debut

Infiniti reveals Q Inspiration Concept ahead of 2018 Detroit Motor Show debut

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New Infiniti concept car signals the future of the brand's design language, and will be revealed in full at Detroit later this month Infiniti has revealed a new Detroit Motor Show bound concept car, which will be used to showcase a new-generation design language for Nissan’s premium sub-brand. Called the Q Inspiration concept, it’s a svelte, smooth looking rakish saloon with an elongated coupe like rear. A new LED taillight spans the width of the back end, while a dramatic cutaway sits in the bodywork just behind the front wheel arch. The Q Inspiration Concept is the first major project overseen by Habib at Infiniti. The firm’s new lead designer joined the Japanese luxury marque from BMW last year. We still don’t know what kind of powertrain Infiniti is going to use in the
In the US the project of 1370-hp hypercar SSC Tuatara revived

In the US the project of 1370-hp hypercar SSC Tuatara revived

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SSC North America, formerly known as Shelby Supercars, has published a teaser of a sports car that is due to appear this year. There are no details about the car, but judging from the image, the manufacturer is preparing to launch the Tuatara project, the information about which was last published five years ago. In 2013, it became known that the American firm completed the engine test for the hypercar Tuatara. The model was planned to be equipped with a 6.9-liter eight-cylinder engine with two turbines, capable of delivering from 1370 to 1700 (with the use of racing fuel) horsepower. From zero to 96 kilometers per hour, this car should be accelerated in 2.5 seconds. The calculated maximum speed is 442 kilometers per hour. At that time it was planned that hypercar will become the...
Acura showed the next-generation RDX crossover

Acura showed the next-generation RDX crossover

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The Japanese premium brand published a video clip of the conceptual all-terrain vehicle. The prototype is a harbinger of the serial model. The world premiere Acura RDX Prototype will take place in January 2018 at the Detroit Motor Show. The exterior of the novelty is based on another concept of Acura - Precision, which debuted in 2016. In particular, the cross received almost the same grille and LED head optics. On the characteristics of the concept of the all-terrain vehicle in the company were concealed. At the same time, Acura stated that RDX Prototype was developed in the US and built on a new platform, and in the near future it will be reincarnated into the third-generation serial model of the same name. Most likely, the commodity SUV will not be very different from the ...