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Lamborghini Vitola will be the fastest electric car in the world

Lamborghini Vitola will be the fastest electric car in the world

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The Italian sports car manufacturer announced the launch of the fastest electric car in the world. According to the publication AutoBild, hypercar on batteries will be called Lamborghini Vitola. The Lamborghini Company also thinking about the "greening" of the lineup. And we are not talking about the development of hybrid cars, as it was, for example, in the case with Ferrari, which released superhybrid LaFerari, but the creation of an all-electric sports car. ccording to preliminary data, electric Lamborghini receive modular cart J1, made based on the chassis of the electric Porsche Mission E, release scheduled for 2020. From the same car to the "eco-Lamborghini" will move the system fast "refueling" - 800-volt charger that allows to feed the battery to 80 percent in just a quarter ...
The new Audi A8 will be a virtual instrument panel

The new Audi A8 will be a virtual instrument panel

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Everything indicates that the new Audi A8 will be the first model in which the company has brought its technology of virtual instrument panel on the market readiness. In previewing the virtual instrument panel on the Audi E-Tron Quattro Concept, it replaced most of the physical buttons and knobs on the three digital display, responsible for all vehicle operations. The largest of the three display is a 14.1-inch display, which acts as a dashboard. This curved monitor attached to the two touch screens in the center console, the top of which there is a navigation and infotainment system, and the lower screen provides text input, and air conditioning control. One of the key features of the Audi's virtual dashboard is that its touch screens using tactile feedback, which means that the ...
Mercedes will release hypercar with Formula 1 engine

Mercedes will release hypercar with Formula 1 engine

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Next year will celebrate 50 years of AMG, and in honor of this event decided to build midengine hypercar, of course in cooperation with Mercedes. It is not yet officially confirmed, but the representatives of the AMG in the Belgian Grand Prix let slip that work on such a car is driven. And not just underway. Already end design work. Currently, designing of this car is nearing completion and it is expected that the pre-production prototype will be shown in the next year. In the production hypercar will be maximally used racing technology used in the design and produce of Formula 1 race cars. In particular, the sports car will get a power plant from the formula-car Mercedes-AMG W07 - 1,6-liter six-cylinder bi-turbo engine, two electric motors and an energy recovery system. Motor and...
Audi is developing a new sedan A9 e-tron

Audi is developing a new sedan A9 e-tron

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Audi has started to develop a new electric sedan. The car will be presented in 2020 and will be the flagship of the German brand. Earlier it was reported that under the name Audi A9 will produce four-door coupe, which had become a competitor Mercedes S-Class Coupe and the Bentley Continental GT. Now the new A9 is considered as the main competitor Tesla Model S. The new Audi A9 will receive 3 motors, one of which will propel the front wheels and the other two - the rear. Without charging a new car will drive 500 km. It is expected that A9 built on the same platform as the first electric crossover Audi Q6, scheduled to premiere in 2018. In addition, expected that A9 will receive a system of independent control, to be more advanced than the Audi A8 new generation. For the first
BMW 7-Series can get the coupe version

BMW 7-Series can get the coupe version

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The BMW has also prepared a model that will compete for customers with Mercedes-Mybach. BMW decided to go in the footsteps of Mercedes-Benz with its S-Class, which is marketed in several versions: a coupe, a convertible and the ultra-luxury version of the Maybach. If a convertible BMW nothing was heard, then a competitor "Maybach" rumors for a long time. The BMW Group has started development of the coupe, which will be part of the 7-Series family. The model should appear in 2019. In sales volumes BMW with its 7-series behind the Mercedes-Benz S-Class by 40%. In addition, Audi plans to release a new generation of its flagship A8 soon. It will likely also have a negative impact on the 7-series sales. No technical details about the coupe yet. With the new version of the 7-series at...
Bugatti Chiron preparing hybrid modification

Bugatti Chiron preparing hybrid modification

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Bugatti company does not exclude the emergence of a hybrid version of the hypercar Chiron. This was reported by the head of the brand Wolfgang Dyurhaymer. Hybridization was seen as one of ways to improve the efficiency of the V16 engine. "We learned what ingredients are necessary to defend its position and raising the bar. We have developed this engine 13 years ago. First, we were able to increase the capacity up to 1200 and then to 1500 horsepower. At the moment, the engine uses 95% of new components, "- said a top manager. In this case the company does not exclude problems with the layout of the machine in the case of transition to a hybrid power plant. For the first time Chiron was presented at the Geneva Motor Show this year. Under the hood of the hypercar set the same 8.0 liter
“Charged” Audi RS6 wagon will appear in 2017

“Charged” Audi RS6 wagon will appear in 2017

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The German company Audi is preparing a new generation of the charged wagon RS6, which could see the light in the next year and will have off-road modifications. The first car will start to supply the Chinese market, where such cars are a great demand among local motorists. The model will be equipped with four-liter twin-turbo engine V8, which capacity will make 560 horsepower (700 Nm). The standard version of the Audi RS6 with this engine accelerates from zero to hundred kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds. The maximum speed of the model force is electronically limited to 250 kilometers per hour. Despite the fact that the first copies of new items will leave for China, it is possible that in other countries it will also appear. For the first time the emergence of such a mode...
Mercedes-Benz is developing a C-Class All Terrain

Mercedes-Benz is developing a C-Class All Terrain

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Mercedes-Benz company continues to strengthen its position in the segment of the so-called "off-road" wagon. Germans recently announced T-Modell All Terrain based on the E-Class, which will debut at the Paris Motor Show, and in the near future plan to introduce "walkable" T-based version of the C-Class. Mercedes-Benz C-Class All Terrain is based on wagon. Car clearance increased, the lower body perimeter protection off-road body kit, while the wheel arches have installed plastic dilators. And, of course, the version of All-Terrain will initially be equipped with 4Matic all-wheel drive transmission. It is possible that the wagon will also have air suspension. The novelty will be equipped only with powerful engines ranging from 204 to 333 hp. Paired with the engine will run nine-g...
Ford will begin production of unmanned vehicles in 2021

Ford will begin production of unmanned vehicles in 2021

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The American company Ford plans to launch the first unmanned vehicle by 2021. Vehicles are fully autonomous and does not need a man to take control of the machine itself. There will be no drones wheel and pedals. It is planned that the first autonomous car Ford will receive mobile services for taxi, among which are called operators Uber and Lyft. "We are making great efforts to appear on the roads autonomous vehicles, which will be able to increase security, as well as to solve social and environmental problems for millions of people", - said Ford's President Mark Fields. Currently, Ford is testing their unmanned vehicles. In tests, participate autonomous Fusion. Machines equipped with a front camera, radar and ultrasonic sensors. Also, each machine is equipped with four lidar. The t...
The new subcompact crossover Volkswagen T-Cross will appear in 2018

The new subcompact crossover Volkswagen T-Cross will appear in 2018

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Sixth generation Volkswagen Polo world premiere will be held at the Geneva Motor Show on March 2017. A year later the Germans assemble off-road version of this car on its base. Exterior of the crossover will be in the T-Cross concept style, shown a few months ago in Geneva. Car with total length of 4133 mm is a smaller copy of the Tiguan. However, it looks more aggressive older brother due to the large fog lamps, a huge silver lining in the lower part of the bumper and the narrow elongated headlights. At the heart of the new compact SUV, as well as Polo, is the new modular MQB platform. The base engine will serve as a three-cylinder turbo engine capacity of 1.0 liters. Also under the hood it will take root a 1.5-liter petrol engine and two-liter four-cylinder engine with a turboch