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It is Expected that in 2018, the company's lineup, BMW will be enriched by a pair of expensive two-door models. We're talking about the coupe the long-awaited eighth series of the same name and convertible. Platform Executive sedan of the seventh series, powerful supercharged engines, including the flagship V12 6.6, the latest technology of the group from Munich. And we expect a captivating appearance that hinted to us BMW 8 Series Concept. However, you can look at the production car with closed body. Spy shots that have front and back and interior, posted on the web.
Last September in Europe adopted new rules of certification of cars. Changed the procedure of measurement of emissions and fuel consumption. First, bench tests will be conducted according to the usual cycle NEDC (New European Driving Cycle), and more close to the reality of the WLTP cycle (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure). Secondly, it introduces a traffic check using portable gas analyzers. Producers will become more difficult to comply with economy. Unlikely to cheat, as before, adjusting the motors under the cycle. Convicted of similar frauds Volkswagen introduces us to the new rules. Look!
The compact MPV BMW Active Tourer second series and his brother seven-seat Gran Tourer appearance changed slightly. Modified grille, bumpers and lighting fixtures. In the interior, too, the revolution did not happen. But on the technical side there are important innovations. The engine line-up re-engineered to improve efficiency and better environmental performance. First came a seven-step "robot" Steptronic dual clutch and vosmidiapazonnym "automatic". Mechanical box remained in the ranks.
In the first half of January in Las Vegas is the international consumer electronics show (CES). A car company where guests frequent. For example, their autopilot technology will tell the experts of Ford, Nissan, Daimler AG and Toyota. And yet the bride appeared Henrik Fisker with his next creation of electric vehicles Fisker EMotion. Detailed specifications have not been disclosed, but we can get in line behind the car, making a prepayment in the amount of $2000. With a manufacturing facility of the firm will be determined in the course of this year and production will begin in 2019.
Global auto giant with a triple name Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi announced the formation of a venture Fund Alliance Ventures. The task of the new structure — to invest in promising projects and startups associated with the automotive industry. These developments, in turn, should find application in machines of the Alliance. Impressive planned amount of investment — billion dollars over the next five years (an average of $200 million annually).
In North America, the Lexus RX L already sold. For $47 670 Yankees can buy the 350 version with a 294-horsepower gasoline V6. And in the spring of 2018 will begin sales of the hybrid RX 450hL c 313 HP But Russia is not far behind in this respect ― representing Lexus has already published the prices of RX with three rows of seats and local dealers ready to accept the customer's order. Starting price is 3 804 000. You pay for all-wheel drive modification of the RX 350L in the performance of the Executive. For comparison, the most affordable five-seat car with the same equipment costs 3 218 000.
A major new restyled Mini, we learned in December 2017. Then it became known that in three - and five-door hatchbacks, the Mini, and also on the same convertible will be optional to put the seven-speed double clutch "robot". This gear box will replace the traditional gamma "automatic", but only for versions One, Cooper and Cooper D (ceiling torque of 300 N•m). But this is not all the changes brought restyling. Exterior, interior, engines, list of equipment ― all this the British also upgraded. For the first time, the fresh Mini will seem in Detroit.
Is not available In Russia. At the office there is no instructions on how to be, if our client to reserve a car abroad. The idea is that there is still a chance to buy a car 2020 release, if you get the window orders is scheduled for early 2018. The GT for the Old world 55 forces less, but the price tag is in euros.
Formally Stepway cheapest: 689 990 rubles for the version with the motor 1.6 (113 HP) and "mechanics", but with such poor. Vesta SW Cross 1.6 (106 HP) will cost at least 755 900, the fee for engine 1.8 (122 HP) — 25 thousand. Rio X-Line is even more expensive: from 799 900 for the modification 1.6 (123 HP).
The Initial two-liter Stinger exchanged a hundred in six seconds exactly. By the way, the power of the motor because of the taxes had to be reduced by 10 forces in comparison with the version for the United States. Recall that the model itself is really big and is aiming to segment E: the length is 4831 mm, wheelbase — 2906 mm.
Example of turning the show car into a production model — the first electrocreaser GAC called GE3. The main parameters: length 4346 mm, base is 2560 mm, the electric motor of 179 HP and 290 N•m, the power reserve of charging — 310 km in the NEDC cycle, or 475 km at a constant speed of 60 km/h.
Russian prices will be announced in the beginning of the year, deliveries will start in April. Will not be cheap: even in Germany, the D4 AWD is worth 44 800 € (about 3.1 million), T5 AWD for 1,300 euros more expensive. With the advent of monoperiodic T3 c "mechanics" underlying price will drop to 350 euros 31.
In Europe, the EcoSport after restyling rose 600-1600 euros, depending on configuration and is at least 18 590 euros. Russian prices, as information about motors, you have to wait at least until the start of 2018. Now for the car with the motor 1.6 and "mechanics" are asking a minimum of 930 000.
The Most sporty version in the family of Volkswagen Arteon ― 280-strong R-Line. Acceleration to hundreds occupies 5.6 s, top speed of 250 km/h And later, if you believe the insider information, will be released a full R-version and the wagon-style Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake.
The Front now-style Dragon Face ("face of the dragon") instead of the complex Asian face, which was earlier (see box, "History"). Seven-Tang significantly increased in size: length — 4870 mm (+55), width — 1940 (+65), height — 1720 mm (5), the wheelbase is 2820 mm (+100).