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Creator of the alien robot Grendizer Kiyoshi Nagai would let a nostalgic tear, seeing how the Toyota Alphard minivan and restyled. It would seem that the more challenging the car can not look, but the Japanese designers made the grille bigger and fully led front optics is still more complicated than that. And let the tears Russian buyers — mostly due to the fact that upgraded Alphard new at our market, has grown significantly. If at the end of 2017 for the van asked from 3 578 000, and now the starting price raised to 4 396 000.
Latest Porsche on heavy fuel crossover Macan S Diesel — off the line, and the story of diesel engines in cars over (in some future company theoretically can change her mind, although it would be expensive). According to the publication Auto Express, weak demand for such versions, coupled with growing interest in hybrids has pushed Stuttgart to the decision. There will be no diesel Panamer or Dipping. However, the Russian office of Porsche said that the new Cayenne will get a diesel version.
Among the SUV B-class we have the undisputed leader is the Kia Soul. By the end of 2017, the Russians bought 10 of 652 cars. More than all other competitors combined. It is for the soul of the Soul came the new crossover Citroen C3 Aircross. He came with two three-cylinder petrol engines PureTech 1.2: atmospheric power of 82 HP (118 N•m) and a turbocharged 110-HP (205 N•m). Also suggested that the 1.6 BlueHDi diesel (92 HP, 230 N•m). Dedicated six "automatic" is combined only with the most powerful engine. The rest are aggregated with five-step "mechanics". The initial price — 1 069 000 rubles. The sales will start March 12.
The Fiat Doblo first generation since 2008, acquired in Russia, more than 23 thousand customers. But sales could be better if we just brought the generation of the number two (she debuted in 2009). The second generation Doblo in 2014, has undergone restyling. And now the representative of the company has announced the release of this "heel" on our market. A cargo version of Doblo Cargo (payload of 900 kg) estimated at least 1 030 000 rubles, while its five-seat passenger sister Doblo Combi starts from 1 120 000.
Last Summer, for this reason was withdrawn 227 814 cars in Japan and 228 000 cars in the United States. Now service campaign has reached us, but got under it just 1758 of Mazda 6 sedans, while "nesting dolls" somehow left behind. Recall that the problem in that a mechanical Parking brake with cable actuator may be activated during movement, and in the Parking lot, on the contrary, to act in full. Several accidents in Europe and America have already occurred. Fortunately, has done without victims.
Diesel "Quartet" 1.4 TDI (75, 90, 105 BHP) removed from the scheme. Obviously, the role played and "deselect" and the tougher economy. So the updated Skoda Fabia can be only petrol and liter. "Aspirated" 1.0 MPI (60, 75 HP) and the turbo engine 1.0 TSI (95, 110 HP) retained their posts. The most powerful of them is aggregated with semidiapazonnym "robot" DSG, other satisfied with the "mechanics". But, they say, Fabia appeared first led headlights and rear lights.
Company Tata Motors presented at the exhibition Auto Expo in new Delhi two of the show car: a mid-size crossover Tata H5X and the premium hatchback Tata 45X. Both foreshadow the production model. The SUV uses a new architecture OMEGA-Arc (Efficient Modular Optimal Global Advanced Architecture). This is a modified Indian platform LR-MS (D8) with racks McPherson front and rear memorycache, which built Land Rover Discovery Sport. (Recall that Tata the owner of JLR.)
The Most uncompromising McLaren road — car McLaren Senna — was presented in December. However, at that time the developers have opened not all the characteristics. And a month before public premiere in Geneva, the manufacturer has uploaded the specification, at the same time adding some interesting design details. As it turned out, forced the 4.0 V8 engine (800 HP, 800 N•m) allows the dvuhdverka to dial 100 km/h in 2.8 s Acceleration 0-200 km/h in 6.8 submits her s, and 0-300 — 17.5 s.
Looking at modifications to the pickup truck Volkswagen Amarok, you might think that this is not a utilitarian utility vehicle, but a glamorous Fiat 500. In addition to the traditional for the company from Wolfsburg versions Trendline, Comfortline and Highline, there is another special version with the original name. For example, brutal Amarok Canyon with stickers on sides, unpainted wheel arches and plastic arch behind the cockpit. Amarok Aventura, on the contrary, created for in a single body color, a rich equipment. And then there are the Amarok Dark Label. This variant debuted in the fall of 2017, but sales in Russia began only now.
In the case of the BMW X5 F15 Bayern decided to do without a traditional facelift in the middle of the life cycle model. Introduced in 2013 the car without any changes will go in the second half of 2018. His successor will be built on the platform of CLAR, get lightweight body design and engines of a new family. And in 2019 we will see the "charged" modification of the BMW X5 M the third generation. According to rumors, the car will be much lighter, and thanks to the dimensionless nostrils still and will look angrier. Pictures of prototypes will not lie.
Crossover Chevrolet Traverse and atmospheric V6 3.6 inseparable, like BMW with the infamous biturbomotor V8 4.4. With the first generation, that is, since 2008, this Traverse is equipped with "six". And the second generation of its completed six modifications of the seven. And only sportivnoi version of RS got another engine. This four cylinder two-litre Ecotec unit, friend us on Chevrolet Camaro coupe. Motor with direct injection, a twin scroll turbocharger and dual phase shifters produces 261 HP and 400 N•m transmission ― nine-storyed "machine".
Manufacturer determines Dodge Durango SRT as the "fastest and most powerful three-row SUVs" (the most powerful and rapid crossover with three rows of seats) that is not quite right, given the three-row Bendigo. Still, acceleration to 60 mph from SRT excellent — 4,4, like the passage of a quarter mile in 12,9 s. Possible? While the company did not create any Trackhawk Durango — no. Foreign tuning we're not considering. But a little sportier your purchase can be made. At the motor show in Chicago, the company introduced new features for Durango SRT from the catalog of Mopar Performance Parts.
The release of the subcompact crossover Hyundai Kona was accompanied by the announcement of its purely electric version. Now edition Gas2 explored the details. It turns out that like Tesla, battery Stake Koreans will offer different amount of batteries. They will be at least two: basic 40 kWh (or slightly higher) and, optionally, on 64 kWh. the Latest version will allow the car to drive more than 500 km in the European combined cycle, or about 340-370 km in the more complex American.
The Alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi sold last year in the world more than all cars and light commercial vehicles, has signed a Memorandum of understanding with DiDi Chuxing, a leading provider of smart mobility (ridesharing, car sharing, selection of companions and others) in China. The parties will explore opportunities for cooperation in the field of car-sharing electric cars.
Headlight low beam does not apply to things that have to use often. Put once the position of the rays and forgotten. But the owners liftbek Skoda Superb are faced with the fact that every time the engine is started, the settings are reset to the basic factory. Any defect will lead to the 1551 service a car sold from 2016 to 2018.