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Jeep released the latest generation Wrangler JK

Jeep released the latest generation Wrangler JK

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The SUV Jeep Wragler JK, produced for 11 years, sold more than 2.1 million copies The company Jeep has released the last copy of the third-generation Wrangler SUV, bearing the designation JK. The four-door car in the performance of Rubicon Unlimited came off the assembly line in Toledo, Ohio. Jeep Wragler JK is produced since 2007 and for its life cycle sold more than 2.1 million copies. In place of the SUV came the JL generation model, which premiered in November 2017 at a motor show in Los Angeles. The new Wrangler retained the frame structure, but at the same time received an aluminum body, due to which the mass of the car decreased by 90 kilograms. The off-road vehicle was equipped with a new two-liter four-cylinder turbo engine, operating under the mild hybrid scheme - pa...
Mitsubishi adapted Pajero Sport for cargo transportation

Mitsubishi adapted Pajero Sport for cargo transportation

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The Japanese company introduced a commercial modification of the Pajero Sport SUV, which received a cargo compartment instead of the rear seats Mitsubishi introduced a commercial modification of the Pajero Sport SUV for the UK, which in the local market is sold under the name Shogun Sport. The premiere of the novelty took place at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham. The car, left without a rear row of seats, received a flat floor behind the front seats and darkened rear windows. The useful space in the luggage compartment is 1500 liters. The SUV is equipped with an 181-strong 2.4-liter turbodiesel, which works in tandem with an eight-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel drive system. The standard equipment of the new items includes leather interior, heated seat...
Jaguar will develop a new extreme supercar

Jaguar will develop a new extreme supercar

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The British confirmed the work on the Project 9. According to preliminary data, Jaguar will release a sports version of the crossover E-Pace or F-Pace The company Jaguar will develop a new extreme version of one of its models, which will receive the designation Project 9 - similar to Project 7 and Project 8. About this edition of Top Gear said the head of Special Vehicles Operations John Edwards. "Definitely, we will create Project 9, but until we know exactly what kind of car it will be," Edwards explained. It is assumed that the British can build a "charged" version of the crossover E-Pace or F-Pace, or the XJ sedan. Earlier it became known that Jaguar modernized the most powerful and fastest road car in its history - 600-hp sedan XE SV Project 8. So, engineers of the Britis...
Ford will revive the name Maverick for the new crossover

Ford will revive the name Maverick for the new crossover

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The American company will return the name, under which it produced a compact rear-wheel drive car, as well as the first generation of the crossover Escape for Europe Ford has registered in the US patent office the names Timberline and Maverick, which can be used for new crossovers. This is reported by the publication Car and Driver. In the 1970s, the Ford brand produced a compact rear-drive car called the Maverick. In addition, under this name in the early 2000's outside of North America, the first generation Escape crossover was sold, including in Europe. Earlier it became known that Ford will revive the Bronco SUV, a new generation of which will appear in 2020. This was announced in January at the Detroit Motor Show. The new Ford Bronco will receive a modernized Ranger pi...
Volkswagen introduced new power plants: hybrids and turbo-engine on gas

Volkswagen introduced new power plants: hybrids and turbo-engine on gas

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At the international motor symposium in Vienna, Volkswagen presented three new powerplants: a 48-volt hybrid system, a natural gas turbo engine and a hybrid two-liter diesel engine. With their help, by 2020 the German manufacturer intends to reduce the average level of harmful emissions in the model range to 95 grams per kilometer. The main novelty was a moderate hybrid system with a starter-generator, powered by a 48-volt battery. It provides additional power during acceleration and is capable of completely shutting down the engine when coasting, which saves up to 0.3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers of track. The first "soft" hybrid installation will receive the Golf of the eighth generation. The 1.5 TGI Evo engine, powered by natural gas or its synthetic analogue e-gas, is eq...
Mercedes-Benz G-Class will receive versions of Maybach and G 63 S

Mercedes-Benz G-Class will receive versions of Maybach and G 63 S

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The German manufacturer is considering the possibility of adding new versions of Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Recall, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class of the previous generation of these versions was not, but in January this year at the Detroit Motor Show premiere of an off-road car of a new generation. Probably, the company decided, why not get additional profit from the sales of the model, expanding the assortment of versions. Since the "charged" version of the new G-Class already exists, the release of yet another more powerful version of the G 63 with the S prefix looks the simplest and most likely move. Moreover, AMG has such experience - several models already have S-versions, and on the basis of the same four-liter bimber M178, which is equipped with a new G 63 with a return of 577 hp ...
Volkswagen announced a large-scale electrification of the model range

Volkswagen announced a large-scale electrification of the model range

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The German brand announced the massive electrification of its models. Electrification will be based on the "soft hybrid" technology, which is already used on some models. According to the press service of the brand, the Golf of the eighth generation will actually receive a basic motor, which will be equipped with a starter-generator and a battery operating at 48 volts. This system will work actively at the moment when the car moves from downhill to coast, and it will feed the on-board electronics and climate control via a 12-volt converter. The engine at this point will be shut off, and the robotic gearbox will be reset to neutral. Also, the lithium-ion battery will be charged at partial loads. In the arsenal of Volkswagen there is already such a motor: we are talking about the g...
Restyling Renault Twingo dropped almost all the camouflage

Restyling Renault Twingo dropped almost all the camouflage

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It seems that everything is ready for the presentation of the restyling version of the compact hatchback Twingo of the third generation, as evidenced by the almost total absence of camouflage in the test prototype. Judging by the published photos, Renault designers decided to add a bit of aggression to the novelty, expressed in the new front bumper air intakes, which can be found, as a rule, on "charged" hot-hatches. Also, the changes touched the central section of the front bumper, which on the prototype is made in the spirit of a compact crossover Kwid. But the hood and front optics, judging by the photos, if they update, it is immaterial. Behind, too, there are changes: the photographs show that the lights have a rounded shape and another layout with a rectangular cross-sectio...
Photospшуы published photos of restyling Mercedes-Benz GLC

Photospшуы published photos of restyling Mercedes-Benz GLC

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The German brand is actively testing the first-generation GLC crossover. Our foreign colleagues managed to "catch" the prototype of the restyling version, and they even managed to look into his salon. At the same time, Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S, presented last year, stormed the Nurburgring, so this news will be about two cars at once, and we'll start with the fastest. As reported by the portal Bridgetogantry, Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S actively attacked the legendary German track Nürburgring, and the car was almost no camouflage. According to foreign colleagues, the attempt to beat the Nürburgring's time among the crossovers coincided with the planned preparation of the Mercedes-AMG for the Nurburgring 24-hour race, the race weekend will be held from 10 to 13 May. As for the crossover Merced
Updated Mazda BT-50 Pickup

Updated Mazda BT-50 Pickup

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The Japanese brand introduced a restyling truck. This is only the second update for the current generation model, which has been released since 2011. Refreshed pickup Mazda BT-50 debuted in Australia. As reported in the local division of the company, the model was updated "exclusively" for the Green Continent. And although the restyling has turned out to be rather modest, Mazda claims that the work on the updated truck was conducted for 18 months. It should be noted that this is the second modernization for a pick-up truck of the current generation - the current BT-50 is produced since 2011 (this is the "twin" of the Ford Ranger), and the first update was made in 2015. "Japanese" received a grille in the style of crossovers CX-8 and CX-9, a new front bumper. Actually, these are all t...