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Hyundai refreshes design of hatch

Hyundai refreshes design of hatch

New Cars, News
The updated hatch Hyundai debuted at the Indian Auto Expo. In India, the hatch is called the Elite i20, in Europe it's just i20. The Indian model has received a new "cascade" grille. i20 got other bumpers and fog lights, modernized headlights and other flashlights, 16-inch disks of a new design. The rear number moved to the luggage compartment door. There are fewer changes in the interior: you can order colored decorative inserts, a new multimedia system with a 7-inch touch screen and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In the list of equipment also appear: front and side airbags, curtain airbags, rear-view camera, parking sensors, air conditioning. By the way, customers can download a mobile application, it, for example, will show the level of fuel in the tank or call for he...
Suzuki introduced an unusual crossover

Suzuki introduced an unusual crossover

Concept Cars, News
At the Auto Expo, which opened today in Delhi, the company Maruti Suzuki introduced the conceptual SUV Future-S. On the example of the prototype, the manufacturer demonstrates what will be the design of the new compact models intended for the Indian market. Cross Maruti Suzuki Future-S received large wheels, the rear doors open up against the motion. In the interior of the concept there is no instrument panel - all indicators are displayed on a round convex screen located on the center console. However, it is unlikely that such a solution will be for the mass-produced cars. On the dimensions and power plant Future-S in Maruti Suzuki silent. According to local media, the first model with a new design will be just a crossover. It is expected that the "SUV" will be built on the p...
New Hyundai Santa Fe: the first video and the date of the premiere

New Hyundai Santa Fe: the first video and the date of the premiere

News, Video
Presentation of the fourth-generation Hyundai SUV will take place this month. Design of the exterior and interior of the new Santa Fe Koreans revealed the day before, spreading a couple photos of Hyundai models. True, then the crossover showed only full face. Now, Hyundai has published a video that shows the "feed" of the SUV. In addition, the video shows the date - February 21. Probably, this day will be a full-fledged presentation of Santa Fe of the fourth generation. Also, the company named the length and width of the new Santa Fe - 4,770 and 1,890 mm respectively. Thus, the crossover has become 70 mm longer and 10 mm wider than its predecessor. The remaining dimensions are not yet disclosed. The height of the third generation model is 1,680 mm, the wheelbase is 2,700 mm. I...
The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class is already rolled out for tests

The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class is already rolled out for tests

News, Spy Shots
Relatively recently, Mercedes-Benz has updated the S-Class, but is already actively working on changing the generation of the model. The next generation of the flagship is likely to be presented towards the end of the decade with a new design of the exterior and interior. Now the photo-spies first got a test prototype S-Class in the production body. Pictures of new items published by the publication Motor1. Under the camouflage it's hard to consider something concrete, but still it is clear that the front of the sedan will be significantly revised, possibly in the style of the new Mercedes-Benz CLS presented recently. The feed will also be changed, including a diffuser, a bumper and taillights. No doubt, serious changes will be made to the design of the car to reduce weight. The ...
Hyundai will add N Sport versions to its models

Hyundai will add N Sport versions to its models

News, Rumors
Former head of BMW M Albert Beermann, who now heads the Hyundai N division, told Car and Driver in an interview that many of the brand's models can get the N badge. Koreans intend to follow the example of premium manufacturers (Mercedes AMG, BMW M, Cadillac V, Audi S / RS) and increase the lineup of N-models due to N Sport versions. They will not have the same level of performance as the recently introduced Veloster N, but they will have certain sports features. Each car will be set to "more aggressive driving style," said Beermann, and they will also have "different from standard tire models." Cars will receive stylistic upgrades to the exterior and interior. But, they will not get "another engine, bigger brakes, a completely new suspension or axle". It is not yet clear which mo...
McLaren decided to electrify all of his models

McLaren decided to electrify all of his models

News
It seems that the global electrification trend has reached the British supercar manufacturer. The management of the brand announced that future models will be equipped with hybrid power plants, and a base for this is already being created. In an interview with British automotive publication Autocar, McLaren boss Mike Fluit said that the next generation of sports models of the brand will be built on the basis of an updated second-generation Monocel chassis that includes the installation of hybrid engines. The first hybrid motor will receive the heir of the 570S - the youngest model of the Sport Series. Following the Sport Series, Hybrid engines will also be available to representatives of the Super Series. Given that the new generation of the model 720S was presented just last yea...
Polestar decided on the chassis for competitor Tesla Model 3

Polestar decided on the chassis for competitor Tesla Model 3

News
Volvo-controlled brand Polestar continues to warm up interest in its first models. Recently, the company shared information about its first-born coupe Polestar 1, now it's gone to the second model Polestar 2, which will compete with Tesla Model 3. According to the portal Roadshow with reference to the chief designer of the brand Thomas Ingelat, the second model of the brand will be built on the basis of the chassis CMA (Compact Modular Architecture), which was developed jointly by specialists from Volvo and Geely, which means that the model will share the "cart" with Volvo XC40 and Lynk & Co 01. Probably, it is a question of a sedan, as Thomas Ingelat said that it is a direct competitor of Tesla Model 3. It also means that the car will cost comparable money - about 35 000 - 40 000 U...
Kia introduced a new compact crossover

Kia introduced a new compact crossover

Concept Cars, New Cars, News
The Kia company revealed a compact crossover called SP. The premiere of the novelty took place at the motor show in New Delhi. In the future, the prototype will definitely receive a serial version. According to the chief designer of the South Korean brand Peter Schreier, the exterior of the car will be as close as possible to the concept. Whether there will be a novelty on sale in other markets, except India, is still unknown. The crossover Kia will receive a completely new optics, which had not been introduced before on any Kia model. Also the prototype is equipped with a proprietary radiator grille "Nose Tiger", hidden door handles, and also two-color light alloy wheels. The model will be manufactured at the new Kia plant in India, which invested 1.1 billion dollars. In total, ...
Elon Mask sent Tesla Roadster to space

Elon Mask sent Tesla Roadster to space

Hot News, News, Video
The electric car Tesla Roadster went into space as a payload for the newest carrier rocket Falcon Heavy. At the moment the Tesla car has already left the field of gravity and started moving towards the asteroid belt. This in his Twitter said the head of the American automaker Ilon Mask. Also, the founder of the SpaceX project published a corresponding video taken at the Mission Control Center. "A view from the SpaceX Flight Control Center. Apparently, there is a car on Earth's orbit ", - wrote Mask. The roadster Tesla, which went into space, had previously belonged to the Mask itself. Behind the wheel of an electric car is a dummy in a helmet. The camera is fixed behind it. The video shows that the phrase "Do not panic" is displayed on the instrument panel screen. The success...
Chinese experienced a flying drones with a real passenger

Chinese experienced a flying drones with a real passenger

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Chinese company Ehang published a video with tests of an unmanned "flying taxi" called Ehang 184, in which a real passenger took part. The video with the tests held in Guangzhou, posted on YouTube. The Verge publication specifies that the Ehang 184 in recent months has made about one thousand experimental flights with passengers on board, including a test with a vertical takeoff to a height of 300 m and a test with the lifting of an additional cargo of 230 kg. In addition, the test list included a long-distance flight at a distance of 15 km and a high-speed test at a speed of 130 km per hour. Tests were also conducted at different times of the day and under different weather conditions, including fog and extreme heat. Ehang 184 is a single quadrocopter with an electric power u...