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Unfortunately, the "Russian" Cadillac Escalade is not as fast as SUV in other markets. And this is a step forward. The 6.2 V8 engine now produces no forces, 409, and 426. In Europe and the United States the power to this level increased for a long time. A six-speed "automatic machine" gave way to vosmidiapazonnoy. But in the Old world, such a change did not occur yesterday, and the Americans are already using a box with the ten steps. Encouraged by the fact that the local update of an Escalade is not in any way affected prices. He stands from 4 990 000 rubles.
Plans of the brand Genesis for the construction of crossovers progressively implemented. It is known that the first to the end of 2019 — beginning of 2020 will be older model, a rival for the BMW X5 and his classmates (and maybe for X7, since the exact size is not clear). Now for the first time we can see the so-called mules, which checks the filling of the future SUV. They use highly stretched sheath from a Hyundai Santa Fe.
Updated Ford EcoSport in Russia has not yet appeared, and in Brazil it entered the market back in the summer of 2017, but only with front-wheel drive. Now there is proposed polnoprivodniki., and to bring it to the attention of the public, invented a separate execution of the Storm. It differs in huge letters on the grid, which are supposed to serve as a reminder of the mighty "predator" Ford F-150 Raptor. Major decals "Storm" is on the cover of the spare wheel and the sides in the form of applications. In addition, striking kit of black plastic "circle" and simulation of steel protection on the bumpers. So aggressive externally, the EcoSport was never.
Pre-production prototype electric SUV Jaguar I-Pace, built by the eponymous concept we saw on the road last fall. And now the company told us a bit about the testing cohort of the "I-pace" on Swedish ground Jaguar Land Rover the Arjeplog at a temperature below -40°C. at the same time it announced the premiere date, the Network model will be revealed on the first of March, and the audience it will appear the sixth of March, at the Geneva motor show.
Nuro startup Founders from Silicon valley — by two former engineers of Google Self-Driving Car Project, now called Waymo. In 2016, Dave Ferguson and Czaszyn Zhu began to build his own team. Now there are people from companies like Apple, Uber, Tesla, GM and graduates of the leading universities in the world: Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley and others. Raised $92 million in venture capital from funds Banyan Capital and Greylock Partners. Yesterday was presented the first prototype robot van Nuro R1. Inside this electric drone is no place for the driver and passengers because it is designed primarily for delivery services. Windshield fitted to the neighbors in the thread wasn't worried at the sight of the "giant toaster".
The Current Ford Explorer is shorter than the flagship SUV Expedition 32 cm (5010 5334 mm) and it is cheaper almost $20 thousand ($31 990 against $51 695). But the power of the engines in the top versions of both models are different not so much. If a larger Expedition is ready to offer the 408 strength, the Explorer 370. And with the release of Internet Explorer new generation, these figures are almost equal.For a machine of the sixth generation will prepare a "charged" modification ST. She will get duhadway motor 3.0 V6 with direct injection, familiar to us from the Executive sedan Lincoln Continental.
Startup Xiaopeng Motors (also abbreviated Xpeng) from Guangzhou city, has created another "clone Tesla", stated an important round of financing from giant e-Commerce Alibaba and the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, Foxconn. Tranche in the amount of 2.2 billion yuan ($349,8 million) will enable you to go from trial production of small series of electric cars to previously promised a full-fledged mass production.
Development for the first time the Mercedes SL is a new generation now engaged in the Department AMG. According to top-managers of the Mercedes, this is done to ensure that from the very beginning to instill the model a more sporting nature than its predecessor. With the same purpose, instead of a metal folding roof, the novelty will receive a less heavy fabric top. However, the Germans are going to make the SL bigger and return it to the landing formula 2+2. This is the last 28 years, we know the SL Roadster and the model with the index R107 was produced from 1972 to 1989, the salon was quadruple.
In the press since last year there are rumors that Honda will revive the model Passport. Machine first generation was produced from 1993 to 2002 and were the result of badge engineering the Isuzu Rodeo SUV. The successor will be the same this Honda: it is based on lies platform from the last Pilot. It also became known that the appearance of piatigorski Passport of the new generation customers are required to American dealers, who lobbied for the development of the car in a niche between the models of CR-V and the same Pilot. And in November 2018, the Passport will show the sellers at a private dealer event.
FCA Group announced the conclusion of an agreement with the company Waymo on the transfer of several thousand copies of a minivan Hybrid Chrysler Pacifica for redrawing the Autonomous transport of a fourth level. Deliveries will begin in late 2018, and these machines are designed for parks of drones that Waymo will open in different cities of the United States.
Danish firm Zenvo Automotive, known for its Hypercam TS1 and its track version of the TSR, to the Geneva auto show this year has prepared a new model. "The most demanding enthusiasts hypercar will be delighted with this project," reads the announcement. And while neither program is technical data: the Danes want to wait until the official premiere coupe the sixth of March.
Russia opened the accepting pre-orders for a mid-size crossover Peugeot 5008 second generation, which will appear in dealer showrooms February 12. The model is offered only with front-wheel drive and six-speed "automatic". The most affordable option with petrol "turboservice" 1.6 THP (150 HP, 240 N•m) are estimated at 1 899 000 rubles. A car with a turbo diesel 2.0 BlueHDi (150 HP, 370 N•m) 2 029 000 cheaper not to buy. With each engine there are three trim levels — Active, Allure and GT Line.
The Alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi lead by the first half of the year complete 2017 completed with a score of 10 366 608 passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. This is 6.5% higher than sold in the previous year. Within the Alliance the bulk of sales remains Nissan Motor (rounded of 5.82 million, +4.6 per cent). Next is the Renault group (including Dacia, Lada, Renault Samsung and other controlled brand) which led to 3.76 million units (+8.5 per cent). In the tail of Mitsubishi Motors (1.03 million, +10%). Only the Alliance is now ten brands. As for the markets, the Renault vehicles to grow especially helps now Europe and Russia, Nissan USA and China, and Mitsubishi — China.
Last year, KIA has decided to enter the Indian market and to build in this country a plant for the production of two compact sedan and crossover. The seventh of February at the exhibition Auto Expo in new Delhi will be the premiere of Kia Concept prototype SP, which will grow into a production car in the second half of 2019. It is clear that it is — turned SUV Hyundai Creta, like the Chinese Kia KX3.
Representatives of electromobile SP JAC-Volkswagen announced that they intend to use the platform of JAC for the creation of an affordable battery machines, as well as the experience of Volkswagen in this area. Judging by the leaked patent drawings applied is not just a "trolley", but in fact the finished model — JAC iEV7S, only with reshaped bumpers, saloon and optics.