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The Most powerful production car with a folding hard top is now called Ferrari GTS 812 and represents a modification of Berlinetta 812 Ferrari Superfast. An engine 6.5 V12 (800 HP, 718 N•m, no change) located under the hood and allows the Italians to talk about returning to front-engined layout on open vehicles exactly 50 years after the debut of the latest Spider 365 GTS4 Daytona. Seven-step "robot" with two clutches helps to accelerate to hundreds in less than three seconds (acceleration 0-200 km/h in 8,3 s). The top speed exceeds 340 km/h. the Roof retracts in 14 C at a speed of 45 km/h.
In late August, a 49-year-old Karim Habib has gone from Infiniti, where he worked as Executive design Director in 2017. In the message of the Japanese company said: "Left to use other opportunities." What became known now Kia Motors has appointed Habib senior Vice President and head of the design centre in Namyang. In the post he will assume in early October. Informed shared leadership was engaged in Vice-President Gregory Guillaume, and Namanga the Studio was directed by Pierre Leclerc, chief stylist. The company does not specify, will replace Karim Leclerc or just going for a new boss.
A Modern mid-engined sports car Alpine A110, as you know, is the successor model of the same name A110 sixties and seventies and even imitates her looks. And that became widely known thanks to the successful participation in the rally. Including in 1973, she brought the Alpine-Renault in the constructors ' championship in the first championship WRC. The French decided to continue this tradition and built A110 Rally, based on the version A110S, but with elements of a lightweight chassis from racing counterparts A110 and A110 GT4 Cup. This modification was developed with the assistance of partner Signatech.
In the project presented today e-Beetle the Volkswagen Group Components used stuffing from the hatch of the Volkswagen e-up!. Before we discuss the car, as the Germans told about the key moments in modernization of the "e-up". The stated capacity of the traction battery at 32.3 kWh (until JB was 18.7 kW•h). Strange, because the e-Beetle is the value of 36.8 kWh, the same that announced the project Gemini model e-up!: E iV Skoda Citigo and Seat Mii electric. Or "e-up" engineers have removed a couple of modules, or, more likely, moved to a designation is not the full capacity of the battery, and used. There are other differences.
Volkswagen Group Components is not a unit, and "independent" company, which the group itself deems an umbrella brand. From the title it is clear that the company is engaged in supply of automotive components. His new partner was the German firm Murschel Electric Cars from Renningen, literally just renamed the eClassics. The business idea is simple: VW Group delivers eClassics components from the electric vehicle Volkswagen e-up! (motor, gearing, battery), and that "planted" classic cars on the money of their owners. By the way, the same is already doing an Aston Martin.
Previously, the performance of the Monte Carlo was only four compact Skoda — Fabia and Rapid, Yeti and Citigo. After the auto show in Frankfurt will get a new model — Kamiq and Scala. Cars are changing, and the package Monte Carlo, unfortunately, no. Although the top version is dedicated to the success of the brand in the rally, the designers could not come up with anything better than "black elements making the image more sporty". Therefore, black grille surrounds gloss black frame, with black splitter, side by side black skirts, and black exterior mirrors, spinning black alloy wheels with a diameter of 17 or 18 inches.
Atelier Mopar celebrates a decade of customization of factory automobiles FCA, in connection with which North America prepared by the jubilee version of the muscle car Dodge Challenger. It is decorated, but there are minor technical corrections. The basis is the average grade the R/T Scat Pack price of $40 245 (2.68 million rubles), however, the festive dvuhdverka will cost $45 835 (3.05 million). Limited edition a hundred pieces — 90 pieces will remain in the US, ten will go to Canada. Taking orders will open in September, deliveries to customers will begin in October-November.
Appeared details about the firstborn of the P-series, which truck brand Great Wall seriously intends to enter the world top three — along with Toyota and Ford. Already in 2020 the annual volume of sales to reach 200,000 cars. Meanwhile, a breakthrough model only seems new because, in fact, this SUV Haval H9. With him the truck have in common platform (called the modified P71) with mnogorjadnoj back turboservice 2.0 diesel (190 HP and 360 N•m) whose index is different from GW4C20B Kovalevskogo one letter B, eight-speed automatic ZF, interior architecture and more.
Last fall, the company Volkswagen has announced the restructuring of the factory in Emden under electric cars on the platform of the MEB that there prescribe 2022, replacing trade winds in skodowski plant in Kvasiny. And yesterday was followed by a new statement. Plans for the MEB models have not changed for them but in Emden will build an additional workshop. And in the old several years will be produced (to quote) "Arteon, the Passat sedan and Shootingbrake". Last name written as one word as the model name, intrigued. The company has not decoded the message, but suspect that it will be a universal-type Shooting Brake on the basis of Artena (Arteon produced in the Emden).
In the "thirty-fifth" line (35 A, 35 CLA) one motor at all — the two-liter turboservice M260 (306 HP, 400 N•m). And SUV Mercedes-GLB 35 AMG 4Matic also got it. However, it is equipped with vosmidiapazonnym "robot" AMG SpeedShift DCT 8G, whereas the counterparts are satisfied with the seven-speed. To disperse hundreds GLB 35 with launch control Race Start was the most leisurely of 5.2 s. maximum speed Limiter, as usual, works on a mark of 250 km/h. consumption in the combined cycle is 7.5–7.6 liters/100 km. Interestingly, the optional third row of seats available and "loaded" the CD.
Last update of crossover Porsche Macan brought him adjustments in appearance, the cabin and the impact motor. In Europe, the basic two-litre version has reduced power from 252 HP up to 245 (a torque of 370 N•m preserved). With Dipped S went the opposite story: he got a new three-liter "six" and added value with 340 HP and 460 N•m up to 354 HP, 480 N•m. And now the same trick pulled Macan Turbo. He said goodbye with a 3.6 V6 engine (400 HP, 550 N•m at 1350-4500 rpm) and found instead forced V6 2.9 (known at Cayenne by Panameras) returns 440 HP and 550 N•m (in 1800-5600 rpm).
Manfred Fitzgerald, chief of Genesis, in an interview to share Motor Trend said that the Mint concept embodies the best qualities of a city car: its small size, spacious interior and an innate practicality. "This is what awaits us in the future. People, restricting the brand Genesis with cars that I see on the street, definitely wrong, — said the functionary. — After the show-Kara, we received a very positive response of the market. Now you need to choose the right equipment." Question about the power plant remains open.
In several countries In Europe started taking orders for the new Volkswagen T6 van.1 facing in several versions, as Transporter, Caravelle, Multivan and California. Global start of sales is scheduled for autumn this year. In the Russian representation of the company Drive found that in our market T6.1 appear roughly in the first half of 2020. Not all units and options are provided for T6.1 in the European market, will be available. And still we're waiting here two-liter diesel with 110, 150 and 199 forces (updated motor fit in the Euro-6d-TEMP-EVAP). In Europe, in addition to those listed, T6.1 there is another modification of 90 "horses".
About the appearance in the range sedan Kia K3 (known as Cerato) for China hybrid versions with the charging from the network, developers have said immediately, even when the output of the machine in April. Version for China generally scored on a number of parameters from their counterparts in other markets, starting with the changed appearance. And now in China ready to start sales vojodina variation. She got aspirated 1.6 (105 HP, 147 N•m) combined with electric motor (60,5 PS, 170 N•m) and six-speed "robot" with two clutches.
Crossover Opel Crossland X all petrol engines have a single working volume of 1.2 l (three cylinders), but differ in the power supply system. In the range is aspirated with multipoint injection and two versions of the turbocharged and direct injection. Output is 83 HP and 118 N•m 110 HP and 205 N•m, 130 HP and 230 N•m. And for some reason still only 110-horsepower engine was offered with automatic transmission option, and the other two were completed only with the "mechanics" of five - and six-speed. The illogic of this will be fixed in September in Frankfurt. Auto show debuts new top-end variation of CROSSLAND a dedicated six "automatic" and 130-horsepower gasoline unit.