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Kia will present a sports modification of Ceed in 2019

Kia will present a sports modification of Ceed in 2019

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Company Kia will prepare a sports modification of the new hatchback Ceed. The car will receive a prefix in the GT name and will be presented next year. Most likely, the debut of the car will take place in March at the Geneva Motor Show. According to Motor1, the novelty will get a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with a turbocharger. The power of the unit will be 200 hp. Also, Kia will launch a new version of the third-generation Ceed model, which will receive a body of the "Shooting Brake" type. The premiere of this car will be held in autumn at the Paris Motor Show. A prototype of this model was shown in September last year at the motor show in Frankfurt. The concept car, called the Proceed, was created in the European design studio Kia. The developers themselves call the concept "an elon...
Lincoln will develop a compact crossover

Lincoln will develop a compact crossover

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Production of the compact compact crossover Lincoln will be launched in China in 2022 The company Lincoln plans to develop a compartmentalized compact crossover. The car will be one of five novelties, the production of which will be adjusted in China. This is reported by Reuters, citing a source inside the company. Assembly of the car should not begin before 2022. Also in China, Lincoln is going to produce a hybrid crossover, for which the name Aviator was revived. The prototype of the future car was presented at the Geneva Motor Show this year and received a showroom with seven seats. The technical details of the hybrid powerplant are not yet given. It is assumed that its composition will include a petrol twin-turbo unit V6, which works in tandem with an electric motor. The a...
Mercedes-Maybach will build a very luxurious concept with gold details

Mercedes-Maybach will build a very luxurious concept with gold details

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The company Mercedes-Maybach has published a teaser of a luxury concept car, whose public debut will be held in late April at the Beijing Motor Show. The manufacturer did not provide any additional information, so it is unclear to which segment the car will belong. The video shows that four separate seats will be installed in the salon of the novelty. The decoration uses white leather, aluminum, wood, as well as gold - brand logos are made of it. Among other features of the concept car is a floating central console with three displays. On one of them you can consider the silhouette of a car resembling a coupe-like crossover. In addition, the conceptual Mercedes-Maybach will receive a two-section rear window. This decision the manufacturer used when building a retrofuturistic elec...
Jaguar will release a large J-Pace crossover by 2021

Jaguar will release a large J-Pace crossover by 2021

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Crossover for 90 000 euro will be the new flagship of Jaguar and will compete with Porsche Cayenne, Perhaps the novelty will receive a hybrid power unit Company Jaguar plans to develop a new large crossover called J-Pace, reports Autocar. There is no official confirmation of this information yet. According to the publication, the novelty will compete with the Porsche Cayenne. According to Jaguar, such a car can be very popular in China. It is expected that J-Pace will be built on the modified Range Rover platform. Perhaps the car will be larger than F-Pace. Technical characteristics of the machine are not yet known. It is not ruled out that the novelty will receive a hybrid modification. According to Autocar, the cost of the crossover can exceed 90 000 euros. Earlier, the J-Pa...
Rolls-Royce will release an electric model for China

Rolls-Royce will release an electric model for China

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The British company is considering the possibility of producing electric cars due to high demand in some markets, including China The company Rolls-Royce in the future can develop a model with a fully electric power plant, which will be designed primarily for the Chinese market. This is with reference to the head of the development of electrical aggregates BMW Group Stefan Jurasheka said Automotive News. "Ultimately, we believe that Rolls-Royce can electrify part of its line because of the high demand for such cars in some markets, including in China," Jurashek explained. At the same time, the engineer noted that a final decision on this issue has not yet been made. Last summer Rolls-Royce CEO Thorsten Müller-Otworth said that the British brand will not develop cars with hybri
The new Ford Focus RS will receive 400-hp

The new Ford Focus RS will receive 400-hp

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The new hot-hatch Ford Focus RS will keep the current motor, but it will become more powerful and will receive support in the form of a starter-generator. The production of the current Ford Focus RS will be completed on April 6, but the next generation of the charged hatchback will not have to wait for a long time. According to the British edition of Autocar, the release of the new RS is scheduled for 2020, and also confirms information about the transition to a hybrid power plant. Under the hood of the Focus RS hatchback of 2020 there will be a current 4-cylinder turbo engine with a capacity of 2.3 liters, although its power will be increased. The key gain will be a "soft" hybrid system in combination with a 48-volt electrical system and an integrated starter-generator. It is as...
Toyota thinks over seven-seater RAV4

Toyota thinks over seven-seater RAV4

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The Australian office Toyota has decided to intrigue the automobile public with the possibility of issuing a seven-seat modification of the popular crossover. According to the Australian automotive portal Goauto, this opportunity was announced by Vice President of Toyota Motor North America Jack Hollis. According to him, to exclude the possibility of the appearance of such a car is not worth it, however, in the foreseeable future the company still does not dare to produce it. He also noticed that Toyota currently has enough seven-seater cars. The creation of the seven-seat modification of the RAV4 in the list of priority tasks of Toyota is not included, and the journalists will have to wait for the official confirmation of the development of this version for a long time. There...
Jaguar Land Rover is considering a new large crossover

Jaguar Land Rover is considering a new large crossover

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The British company Jaguar Land Rover in the future can expand the lineup of Jaguar crossovers with a new model, which is supposedly named J-Pace. In an interview with the Australian portal Goauto, the head of the local office of Jaguar Land Rover Matthew Wisner commented on the information that appeared earlier that the company could bring to the market a new model that will be located in the line of crossovers on the step above the F-Pace model. According to him, the company is considering such an opportunity, but it is very important that the new model conform to the standards of Jaguar. According to Wiesner, Jaguar is not going to "step on your fingers" Land Rover and Range Rover, which in the line has large crossovers. Avoid this situation, if the model from Jaguar will diff...
Cadillac will not allow to install on Corvette its new twin-turbo V8

Cadillac will not allow to install on Corvette its new twin-turbo V8

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President Cadillac Johan de Naissen has not confirmed the rumors that the new twin-turbo "eight" Cadillac will also be installed on the Chevrolet Corvette of the new generation. He said this during an interview at the New York Motor Show, Autoblog writes. "The question is, to be a really luxury car," says Naissen. "Only a brand from the premium segment can recoup this development." Also according to Naissen, the new unit is more intended for comfortable moving, and "Corvette" needs "a completely different character". The new 4.2-liter gasoline engine debuted on the charged version of the updated Cadillac CT6 sedan. It is equipped with two turbines with a double impeller, an electronically controlled bypass valve, dual intercoolers, a cylinder part shut-off system and a start-stop...
The new BMW M3 with a 500-horsepower engine will be released in 2020

The new BMW M3 with a 500-horsepower engine will be released in 2020

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Charged sedan can get many new technologies for a three-liter engine. Photo-spyware noticed on the legendary Nürburgring track a camouflaged test prototype of the future generation of the BMW M3, code-named G80. Along with this, new leaks of information about the novelty have appeared. The photos were at the disposal of the publication Motor1. The new generation of BMW M3 we should expect in 2020. Meanwhile, the engineers of the Bavarian company have time to adjust the power unit and the chassis of the future novelty. On the test specimen through the camouflage it was possible to evaluate some features. It clearly used headlights and taillights from the current generation of the 3 Series. However, this is practiced by automakers. This only indicates that these components are s