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Toyota Auris new generation: the first image

Toyota Auris new generation: the first image

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The Japanese brand announced the premiere of a compact hatchback of the third generation. The novelty debuts in March as part of the Geneva Motor Show. While Toyota has spread only a teaser hatch, whether the station wagon will remain in the ranks is unknown. Contrary to the rumors that appeared on the Internet in January of this year, in Europe the five-door hatch of the new generation will continue to be sold under the name Auris. Earlier it was reported that for the European market models of the next generation will return the historical name Corolla. Let's remind, the five-door hatch of the first generation entered the market in 2006. Rename the third generation of Auris in Corolla in the company allegedly decided in order to warm up interest in the model, whose sales in Euro...
Serial crossover Jaguar I-Pace: the first photo and the date of the premiere

Serial crossover Jaguar I-Pace: the first photo and the date of the premiere

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The first commodity electric car of the British brand will make its debut this week. Presentation of the electric SUV Jaguar I-Pace will be held on March 1 this year, and the public premiere of the novelty will be held a week later at the Geneva Motor Show. Before the debut of the commodity crossover the brand was distributed by its official teaser. The characteristics are still kept secret. It is expected that the externally serial I-Pace will not practically differ from the same-name concept presented in 2016. The power plant of the electric car will most likely also be taken from the prototype. Recall, the concept is equipped with two electric motors with a total return of 400 hp. (700 Nm) and a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 90 kWh (Jaguar's own development). The f...
Gasoline Skoda Karoq will be available with all-wheel drive

Gasoline Skoda Karoq will be available with all-wheel drive

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The Czech brand intends to expand the lineup of its compact crossover versions. Skoda Karoq SUV debuted in May last year. In Europe, the cross is available with a petrol "turbo" 1.0 TSI 115 hp. and a new 150-horsepower 4-cylinder turbo 1.5 TSI (with a system of cylinder shutdown at part load). The diesel range is represented by 1.6 TDI (115 hp) and 2.0 TDI (150 or 190 hp). All engines, except for the top diesel engine, are combined with a six-speed manual or DSG-7 automatic transmission. Crossover with a 190-horsepower 2.0 TDI is completed exclusively with DSG-7. At the moment, only Skoda Karoq has a four-wheel drive with a two-liter diesel engine. Petrol versions are front-wheel drive. However, as it became known, in autumn 2018 Karoq 1.5 TSI 4 × 4 will appear in Europe. The pri
Nissan showed the new Terra SUV

Nissan showed the new Terra SUV

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The world premiere of the new model of the Japanese brand will be held in April this year. The company Nissan has distributed official images and video of a frame SUV built on the basis of the Navara pickup of the latest generation. The novelty was called Terra, its public debut will be held in April in China. The manufacturer did not name the concrete platform of the premiere, probably, the presentation of the model will be held within the framework of the Beijing Motor Show. The main market for Nissan Terra will be China. The SUV also plans to sell in other Asian countries, but their full list has not been published. Technical characteristics of the model in the company, too, have not yet been revealed - all the details will appear in the spring. Recall, the first photo ...
BMW will refuse the engine V12

BMW will refuse the engine V12

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Another engine was a victim of environmental standards. The issue with some BMW engines, like other manufacturers, will be resolved through modernization, or retrofitting with an additional filter, while some will probably have to say goodbye. This fate awaits the V12 biturbomotor, which is installed on the top versions of the flagship sedan M760i and M760Li. According to the BMW Blog, referring to "reliable sources in Munich", the 601-strong unit will leave the composition of the power spectrum of the European version of the model in about a year - when the restyling version of the "seven" will enter the market. The return of the 12-cylinder engine in the future is still unknown. Theoretically, the V12 engine of 6.6 liters could continue to live under the hood of the American...
Volvo is considering about XC50 Coupe

Volvo is considering about XC50 Coupe

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The Swedish brand wants to follow the example of its German competitors and build its own coupe-like SUV. Volvo continues to fully update the model line, considering options for further expansion, for example, in the SUV segment. Judging by the latest reports, the Swedes are studying the possibility of issuing an opponent for the Bavarian BMW X2, which would be placed in the line between the XC40 and XC60. As it was already possible to guess, the model would have entered the market under the name XC50. According to the publication of AutoExpress, the XC50 can enter the market after 2020. Like all Volvo models that will appear after 2019, the XC50 will be electrified and will be the first cross-coupe in the brand's history. After its release, the line of crossovers Volvo will incl...
DMC demonstrated the updated special version of Lamborghini Aventador Edizione GT

DMC demonstrated the updated special version of Lamborghini Aventador Edizione GT

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A new version of Edizione GT from DMC will be released in only three copies. The German tuning studio decided to re-issue its own special version of the Lamborghini Aventador LP988 Edizione GT supercar, changing the aerodynamic body kit, tuning the V12 engine and adding a new set of wheel rims. The novelty was called "Las Americas". A special version of Lamborghini Aventador from DMC called LP988 Edizione GT was introduced in 2013. Improvements tuning studio dealt with both the appearance of the supercar and its motor. So the 6.5-liter V12 engine was equipped with a dual-turbo system, an exhaust system and a new firmware of the engine control unit. After such a tuning level Stage 3 power V12 was 988 horsepower. And now the studio DMC has decided to release in three copies a ne...
TechArt introduced the tuning package for the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

TechArt introduced the tuning package for the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

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The tuner has planned to present the Grand GT at the international automobile exhibition in Geneva in the first decade of March. The German tuning studio TechArt showed on the web its new project. It was a package of tuning for the sporty luxury Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo one named Grand GT. The offer from TechArt includes both changing the external styling of the car, and improving the performance of the motor. In the photos, the company introduced the Panamera Sport Turismo in a new aerodynamic body kit and in the color of Racing Green, which is available for a surcharge. Aggressive appearance was achieved due to a set of new elements that extend the body visually. It includes extensions of wheel arches, a splitter, side skirts and a rear diffuser. Also in the eye rushes...
Renault will present a new urban vehicle in Geneva

Renault will present a new urban vehicle in Geneva

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Although it will be only a concept, Renault will demonstrate what technologies should be expected in the future public transport. On the eve of the company Renault announced that it will present a new concept for public transport in the international motor show in Geneva. And now on the video hosting Youtube published a video on which they photographed this novelty during a photo shoot in Barcelona. The conceptual view of motor transport for city trips has received a very futuristic design, which so far can only be found in fantastic movies. It is a transport block with a closed body on a chassis with four wheels, placed at the edges and received wings, descending almost to the ground. The car is stripped of the traditional front body with a bumper, grille and hood. Side d...
Founder Geely became the largest shareholder of Daimler

Founder Geely became the largest shareholder of Daimler

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Today, February 24, a subsidiary of Geely, owned by the founder of the Chinese holding Li Shufu, acquired 9.69% stake in Daimler AG. After the purchase, he became the largest shareholder of the concern. "Daimler is an outstanding company with first-class management, it will be an honor for us to support this unique team led by Dieter Zetsche in the future," commented Lee Shufu, Chairman of the Board of Directors and owner of Geely Holding Group. "I am especially pleased to accompany Daimler on the way to becoming one of the leading suppliers of electric vehicles in the world. I will fully comply with the charter of the company and the management structure of Daimler, and respect its values ​​and culture. " Note that in 2017, the income of Geely Holding Group exceeded 270 billion