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Honda can introduce a new Passport crossover in 2018

Honda can introduce a new Passport crossover in 2018

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The new crossover Honda can make its debut in the car dealership in Los Angeles, which opens in November this year, reports Automotive News. According to the publication, for the model the name Passport will be revived: under this name, Honda produced an SUV in the 90s of the last century. It is expected that in the brand line the novelty will occupy a niche between CR-V and Pilot—é. The crossover is planned to be manufactured in the US. Officially, the Honda model has not yet announced. Meanwhile, last year, Honda patented the design of a new cross-coupe in the United States, which turned out to be a copy of the "twins" Avancier and UR-V, available only in China. Recall coupe-like SUV came to Chinese market in late 2016 - early 2017, among themselves, they only differ slightly ex
The new Mercedes-AMG G 63 will be presented in spring

The new Mercedes-AMG G 63 will be presented in spring

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It is assumed that the charged modification of the new generation SUV will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Marketing manager of Mercedes-Benz G-Class Ian James told Automotive News that AMG versions based on Gelendvagen of the new generation had to wait a short time, because in the previous generation they were "wildly popular". In addition to visual differences in exterior and interior, modified chassis and reinforced brakes, the new Mercedes-AMG G 63 will receive the already well-known four-liter turbocharged V8 engine, which under the hood of the new E 63S develops 612 hp. and 850 Nm of torque. As expected, G-Class will receive other AMG-versions. True, the G 65 with the V12 engine, most likely, will not return, but the G 63S may appear in the lineup. The ...
Jaguar talked about his first electric crossover

Jaguar talked about his first electric crossover

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The company Jaguar published a video with tests of electric crossover I-Pace, and also reported some details about the novelty. The electric car will be presented on March 1, and its public premiere will be held on the 6th of the same month as part of the Geneva Motor Show. The car passed a series of tests at a special tests roads in the Arieplug commune in the north of Sweden, where the temperature at this time of year falls to minus 40 degrees Celsius. The company noted that the crossover will be an "ideal car for everyday use" with a sufficient power reserve even at extremely low negative temperatures. Jaguar I-Pace customers will be offered a quick charging system with a capacity of 100 kW, with which the battery reserve can be replenished up to 80% in just 45 minutes. The...
Nissan is already working on the successor of 370Z

Nissan is already working on the successor of 370Z

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"The rumors about the death of Nissan's Z-sports cars are greatly exaggerated," said Nissan Motor's planning director Philip Klein. "We are working on this very productively, but I do not have instructions yet to disclose any information to you," Klein told Automotive News at the Detroit Motor Show this month. Last year's press reports noted that the segment of the automotive market for Z-models became too "tight", so that Nissan, most likely, will not produce a sports car of such a plan. Klein argues the opposite. "Z is a complex segment of the market," said the top manager. "It's shrinking all over the world." But we continue to believe that there is a place for Z and we want to preserve the model and this is what we are working on now. " "This is a mid-term," he added. -...
Mercedes-Benz SL will become an 800-HP hybrid

Mercedes-Benz SL will become an 800-HP hybrid

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Mercedes-Benz is exploring the possibility of installing the next-generation hybrid powerplant on the SL, which will consist of a twin-turbo 4.0 V8 engine and an electric engine. The total output of the units will be more than 800 horsepower and 1000 Nm of torque. This is reported with reference to their own sources, reports Automobile. It is also possible that the SL of the next generation will be withdrawn from the Mercedes-Benz line and will make part of the Mercedes-AMG range. The engine scale of the two-door will then consist of two V8 engines with a capacity of 612 and 522 horsepower, and a row-six, with a return of 435 hp. The publication also reports that after the generation change, the SL may lose the rigid folding top, which the model is completed now, and also get two...
Jeep can release a small crossover

Jeep can release a small crossover

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At present, the smallest SUV in the brand's lineup is the Jeep Renegade, which is 396 cm long. For comparison, the length of the flagship Grand Cherokee is 487 cm. But in Jeep they decided that the crossover could be even smaller by planning the production of a subcompact SUV for the European market The company is reportedly considering "what is very close" to a possible SUV smaller than the Renegade, said Jeep executive Mike Manley in an interview with Automotive News. A small Jeep could be built in Europe and destined for a global market, with the exception of the United States - for them it is very small. It is assumed that the release of the new Jeep could be set up at the facilities of the FCA plant in Italy's Pomigliano, where Fiat Panda is currently assembled. It is noted ...
The new BMW 3 Series will receive a diesel M-version

The new BMW 3 Series will receive a diesel M-version

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In the family of the next generation sedan, a charged diesel model will appear. Bavarian sedan of the new generation BMW 3 Series regularly falls into the objectives of the photo spyware, which indicates the full-scale road tests of the novelty. And on the roads and racing tracks notice different versions of the 3rd series, including the top version of the M3. It is assumed that the new 3 Series will enter the market in 2019. One of the first high-performance versions will be a rear-wheel drive M340i M Performance with a three-liter inrow bi-turbo 4-cylinder capacity of 360 hp. But, like the older 5 Series, gasoline engines will not stop there. Soon after the M340i, the all-wheel-drive M340d xDrive M Performance joins the lineup with a 320-horsepower 3.0 liter diesel with a ca...
Alfa Romeo decided to develop a new sports car

Alfa Romeo decided to develop a new sports car

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The leadership of Alfa Romeo gave a green light to the release of a new sports car, which will be called the 6C. About this, with reference to its own source, is reported on its Facebook page by Pogea Racing. According to preliminary data, the premiere of the sport car will be held in 2019, and the serial production of the model will start a year later. Official information about the novelty yet. It is assumed that the top version of Alfa Romeo 6C - Quadrifoglio - will receive a 2.9-liter six-cylinder with two turbines with a capacity of 510 horsepower. At the moment, this engine is installed on the most powerful modifications of the sedan Giulia and crossover Stelvio. Earlier it became known that Alfa Romeo is developing a flagship crossover, which will take place on the step ab...
The debut of the new Volkswagen T-Cross is worth waiting for in autumn in Paris

The debut of the new Volkswagen T-Cross is worth waiting for in autumn in Paris

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Unlike the prototype - the concept T-Cross Breeze, the novelty to lose a soft roof and will be equipped with a standard closed body. The compact crossover Volkswagen T-Cross, which in the line will be located below the model T-Roc, will be presented this fall at the Paris Motor Show. Earlier there were rumors about the premiere in spring in Geneva. The German concern Volkswagen plans to form a crossover portfolio of 19 models by the end of the decade. Now crossovers occupy a share of 40 percent of total sales. The future T-Cross will play a huge role in this respect due to lower price, cheaper operating costs and stylish design. He will be at the very bottom of the model line. Over the past 12 months, the compact crossover market has been flooded with new products from Kia, SE...
Lamborghini is going to release the electrified successor Aventador

Lamborghini is going to release the electrified successor Aventador

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Italians will agree to electrification of the supercar for the sake of increasing the capacity and reducing the level of harmful emissions. Lamborghini Aventador has been on the market for seven years. According to rumors, the successor to this model of supercar from the manufacturer of the Italian Saint Agate Bolognese will appear in 2020. The novelty can receive a hybrid power unit. This is reported by the publication Motor Authority with reference to the Director for Research and Development of Lamborghini Maurizio Reggiani. After interviewing the publication on the sidelines of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Reggiani said: "With the new Aventador, we need to decide what the future of the supercar will be in terms of the electric contribution to the mod...