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April at the Beijing auto show will host the presentation of the new brand Ora, owned by Great Wall. She already has the sub-brands Haval and Wey, but for electric vehicles took another one. It is surprising that the first model will be no crossover, and the liftback named Ora iQ5. And he looks like a serial machine, though to start with accepted concepts.
February on the Russian market should reach SUV Geely Atlas, assembled at the Belarusian plant "Belgee". And the Chinese are already in March will be able to buy the updated model, which at home is called Boyue (formerly NL3). However, the restyling was very easy, because in China, the crossover is sold for less than two years. The most notable change over the sharp edges of the grille, new bumpers and sections of the rear lights.
China GAC Motor company speaks at the Detroit auto show for the fourth time, although in the North American market it is not submitted. According to the plan, the expansion will begin in 2019. To whet interest, the firm rolled out electric concept Enverge GAC, which has seemingly no side Windows. In fact, they are just tightly toned body color. The idea is that there should be displays with the virtual image, but in action screens not shown.
Points auto giant Jaguar Land Rover, organization InMotion Ventures, invested three million dollars in the service unmanned taxi Voyage. American firm Voyage has already tested its Autonomous vehicles in the gated community of The Villages in San Jose, the residents of which could cause your smartphone one of the three Autonomous Ford. In the future, she intends to organize similar fleets in other places.
It is Known that the firstborn environmental sub-brand of Mercedes EQ will be battery crossover Mercedes-Benz EQC, which we have hinted from concept Generation EQ. Now in Sweden on tests first spotted the prototype of serial EQC. As it turned out, the design of the show car was well coordinated with the exterior of the conveyor parallel development option.
Made public all the details of the restyling of the crossover Jeep Cherokee. The new model not only the grille, headlights, hood, bumpers and rear door. The range of engines filled up the petrol "turboservice" 2.0 (274 HP, 400 N•m), and "atmosfernyi" Pentastar 3.2 V6 (275 HP and 324 N•m) and the Tigershark MultiAir2 2.4 (182 HP, 230 N•m) did not disappear, but the diesel can not hear anything. At nine-storyed "automatic" alternative is still there, but soft boxes are updated. In Russia reformed Cherokee will appear in the second half of this year. We have the efficiency of the motors is likely to be modest.
In 1968, screens out the film "Bullitt" (in Russian translation "Detective Bullitt"), in which one of the stars was the car of the main character — dark green "charged" Mustang GT390. A ten-minute chase detective Bullitt (Steve McQueen) for criminals through the streets of San Francisco impress viewers for many years. In 2007, Ford released a special edition Mustang Bullitt that mimics the car from the movie. Now, at the auto show in Detroit, the firm introduced the "third generation" Mustang Bullitt, created for the 50th anniversary of the film. To him we shall return, but first — the background.
Together with the presentation of the prototype of the Acura RDX crossover new generation at the auto show in Detroit Acura's representatives told about the plans for strengthening the sports component of brand image. In particular, it announced the return of "hot" versions of Type-S. These plans are side-by-side with the intention to introduce Acorah new V6 Turbo motor, which will not be shared with any of the Hondas.
In our country started taking orders for the Porsche Cayenne third generation. All versions of it at the moment — petrol, all-wheel drive and is endowed with an eight "automatic". For the initial modification with naduvnoj "six" 3.0 (340 HP, 450 N•m) dealers are asking 4 999 000 rubles. The next option Cayenne S (V6 2.9, force 440, 550 N•m) is 6 521 000. The top-end Cayenne Turbo, equipped with "byturbulence" 4.0. (550 HP, 770 N•m), will cost at least 9 800 000.
The name of the show-Kara Xmotion pronounced cross motion and alludes to the continued evolution of the signature grille V-Motion. The concept as a whole indicates the design direction of Nissan after 2020. As explained by Alfonso Albaisa, philosophy is the unity of opposites: "the study of seemingly disparate elements that co-existence can become purposeful force." In the quest to diversify the SUV segment, the developers decided to make a fusion of Japanese culture and American style. Aggressive appearance needs to be perceived as the armor that protects fragile and sensitive inner world.
The Third generation Kia Forte sedan celebrated its world premiere in Detroit. Audit has been both the vehicle and the power structure of the body, improved electronics. However, the most notable change is the powerplant that enabled the car to become Thrifty ancestor.
Hyundai Veloster new generation, which debuted in depressed Detroit and J built on the modernized platform predecessor, has retained a unique asymmetric body with one door on the left side and two on the right. Visible continuity and in bright design. But the main thing for setting up driving qualities of the Veloster, finally, came a competent person. Former Vice-President of BMW M and the father of the current BMW M3/M4 albert Biermann has already been taught to drive hot hatch Hyundai i30 N. Now the Germans worked on a new Veloster, the predecessor of which was a big problem on the go.
In the United States segment of full-size sedans massive brands is going through hard times. In 2017 sales fell by 11.5%, and for the first time since 1985 the demand was below the level of 400 thousand cars ― 392 129 pieces. In the top ten, headed by the Dodge Charger (88 351), Chevrolet Impala (75 877) and Nissan Maxima (67 627), the fall touched on most models. Especially bad things the Toyota Avalon, whose sales plummeted by 32% and amounted to 32 583 machine. For comparison, last year in Russia, with its difficult situation in the market managed to sell 28 199 Camry sedans. But to establish business in the U.S. will have the new Avalon, which debuted in Detroit.
About the appearance of a "hot" Mercedes models with the index 53, the insiders said last summer. And now the Germans presented at the motor show in Detroit the firstborn of this line. Still unaccustomed to hearing the version found the CLS sedan, and coupe and convertible E-class. Turned out Mercedes-CLS 53 AMG 4Matic+ AMG 4Matic E 53+ and 53 E Coupe 4Matic+ Cabriolet.
Bezlimitnogo stated in the title of the concept Lexus LF-Limitless 1 for Detroit, could mean just the limit. Namely, the limitation of the lifetime of the flagship of the brand, a large frame SUV Lexus LX. After all, in the description of the show car in black and white written: flagship luxury crossover. No vague concept SUV. The survivor of the "El-x", which did not change the generation in 2007, have something to fear. Fans of Iroda in the world day by day becomes. On the contrary, are filled up and the pavement rides, cruise control, choosing the "unbridled luxury". In that audience and Lexus marks.