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Volkswagen unveils new Atlas Tanoak pick-up concept

Volkswagen unveils new Atlas Tanoak pick-up concept

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Volkswagen has previewed its plans for a US-built pick-up with the unveiling of the Atlas Tanoak at the 2018 New York motor show. Volkswagen has unveiled a second concept at this year’s New York Motor Show, called the Atlas Tanoak, previewing a potential pick-up version of the new Atlas SUV. Named after a tree native to the Pacific Coast in the U.S. the concept measures in at 5,438mm long – that’s over 400mm longer than the seven-seat Atlas. It’s based on the same MBQ platform and powered by a 276bhp 3.6-litre V6, which drives through all four wheels and an eight-speed automatic gearbox. VW says 0-62mph takes 8.5 seconds. The design of the Atlas Tanoak is separate from the Atlas SUV on which it’s based, with only slight similarities between the two cars. The Atlas Tanoak has
Lincoln revealed new SUV

Lincoln revealed new SUV

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Presented at the motor show seven-seat car - so far only a concept, in the series it will launch in 2019. It is expected that the commodity Aviator will not be very different from the prototype. The model is built on a new rear-wheel-drive platform, which, probably, will also form the basis of the next Ford Explorer. Recall, in the line of Lincoln already had a car with the name Aviator - it was produced in 2002-2005, the SUV was created on the basis of the then Explorer. All the data about the car in the company decided not to be disclosed. It is only known that the Aviator will be the first hybrid model of Lincoln (with the ability to recharge from the mains), the structure of the installation will include a gasoline turbo engine. Apparently, we are talking about the V6 engine. In...
Five-seater Volkswagen Atlas: if not enough on the BMW X6

Five-seater Volkswagen Atlas: if not enough on the BMW X6

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In the status of the prototype, the Volkswagen novelty will not be delayed for a long time: the model will be sent to the series next year, it will be produced at a factory in the American Chattanooga, which today produces a three-row Atlas. The main market for the novelty will be the United States. The five-seater Atlas Cross Sport received a coupe-like body, also it has a different front design and other lights. The radiator grille and the brand emblem have LED backlighting. The car stands on 22-inch wheels. In the interior under the touchscreen of the multimedia system, a touch-sensitive console appeared, with which you can control, for example, the climate control settings, turn on / off the seat heating. Like the commodity Atlas, the concept is built on the MQB platform. The len...
Atelier Italdesign will think up what the Vietnamese city cars will look like

Atelier Italdesign will think up what the Vietnamese city cars will look like

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Atelier Italdesign won a tender for developing the style of two city cars for the Vietnamese company Vinfast. The company also said that it will work on the appearance of the sedan and crossover, although Pininfarina previously reported this. Probably, we are talking about different models. There is no information about Vinfast cars yet. It is only known that one of the city cars will be equipped with a traditional ICE, the second with an electric power plant. Both models will appear on the market in the next few years. In February this year, information appeared that the design of the sedan and all-terrain vehicle Vinfast will be occupied by the Pininfarina studio. The work of the Italians was chosen by voting out of 20 variants presented by different firms. Machines will be ...
Nissan announced the appearance of a new serial crossover

Nissan announced the appearance of a new serial crossover

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Nissan plans to develop a serial version of the conceptual crossover called IMX, which was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show last October. This is reported by Autocar with reference to the head of the European design studio Mamoru Aoki. According to him, car production will begin in a few years. "IMX is not just a concept. In a few years he will appear in production. Of course, we have a new Leaf, but I think that the serial version of IMX will be a real breakthrough, " - the designer said. He added that the design and most technical features of the prototype will inherit the serial version of the crossover. The car will be built on the basis of a second-generation Leaf electric car and will be equipped with an electric power plant. All other details about the car so far are ke...
Cadillac Escala Concept will receive a serial version in 2021

Cadillac Escala Concept will receive a serial version in 2021

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Cadillac can develop a serial version of the concept called Escala, which was introduced in August 2016. As reported by Autoline Network, production of the car can be adjusted at the plant in Detroit. Assembly of new items will begin in December 2021. The machine will split the platform with CT6. All the rest of the information about the serial Escala is kept secret. At the moment, it is not even known which car will be released. In the company's model range, the novelty will take place on the step above the CT6. Prototype Escala in size exceeds the sedan CT6. The car is built on the Omega platform. The concept is equipped with a 4.2-liter petrol twin-turbo V8 engine. The engine power is 500 horsepower. Escala received LED optics and 22-inch wheels. Upholstery is made by hand....
The fastest McLaren in history: new teasers have appeared

The fastest McLaren in history: new teasers have appeared

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The future Hyper-GT hypermarket will be faster than the legendary McLaren F1. Before the world premiere, it will be shown to customers who have made a deposit. Supercar maker McLaren said that the new representative of its Ultimate Series hypermarket line called Hyper-GT will have a top speed of over 391 km / h (243 miles per hour). It is this characteristic that is dedicated to the new official teasers of the novelty. Prior to this, the fastest McLaren was the legendary F1. It has maximum speed of 391 km/h. The new hypercar, which also received the internal BP23 index, will have something in common with the legend. Its cockpit is also equipped with three seats. The driver's seat is located in the middle, like the McLaren F1. The development of the car is in the middle of the ...
Nissan revealed the design of the new generation Teana

Nissan revealed the design of the new generation Teana

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The Japanese brand distributed a design sketch of the Altima sedan of a new generation designed for the US market. In other countries the model is known as Teana. The world premiere of the new Altima will take place at the end of March at the New York Auto Show. As expected, the exterior of the model is based on the concept of Nissan Vmotion 2.0, which debuted in January last year. Technical characteristics of the novelty are kept secret. By the way, the brand also did not provide information on the prototype's power plant. In the States, the current "four-door" is offered with a petrol four-cylinder 2.5 (179 hp) and a V6 3.5 (270 hp), both equipped with a variator. Most likely, Altima of the new generation will be larger than its predecessor. Dimensions of the American versio...
The Tesla Model 3 competitor from BMW was named i4

The Tesla Model 3 competitor from BMW was named i4

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Bavarians will establish the release of electric power in 2020. They promise a range of 600-700 kilometers. Concern BMW announced the name for the new electric sedan, which will be built on the platform 3 Series and 4 Series GT. It will get the index i4. The novelty will compete with Tesla Model 3. This was announced by the company's president Harald Kruger during a press conference at the Geneva Motor Show. Thus, we are expected to expand the range of the sub-brand BMW i. A new sedan with an electric installation will stand in a hierarchy just above the BMW i3. In the development of an electric vehicle, engineers will rely on last year's BMW i Vision Dynamics concept. However, the exterior design can be revised. The new model will be driven by an electric power plant of the f...
Indians showed in Europe right-hand sedan on electric traction

Indians showed in Europe right-hand sedan on electric traction

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The company Tata introduced a prototype right-handed premium saloon with an electric power unit. The concept car is called EVision Sedan. He was shown at the Motor Show in Geneva. The concept car was built using the Omega EV modular architecture, but the Indians did not provide any technical data about the car. The company noted only that the management of the distribution of energy in the prototype is based on data on the route and the traffic situation, and the concept car batteries can be "refueled" using a fast charging station. The prototype received adjustable rear seats and two screens on the center console that open, if necessary. In addition, under the central console is free space, which, according to the creators of EVision Sedan, adds "a sense of space and luxury." ...