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Chinese brand Changan has already been offering in the compact crossover (CS35, Plus CS35, CS75), in November will begin selling the fourth CD CS55 sample 2018. On display in China today is exactly the same, however, in August, was presented a reformed version with "x-face". It is running very close... Meanwhile power gasoline turbochetverki Blue Core 1.5 T for us cut from 156 to 143 HP at the same torque of 225 N•m. six-speed "automatic" Aisin has no alternative, drive a purely front, and moderate hybrid with motor-generator will not.
Last weekend during a competition Ferrari Finali Mondiali in Mugello was submitted to modified racing coupe Ferrari 488 488 Evo and GT3 Challenge Evo, designed for various competitions GT and many of the Ferrari Challenge, respectively. In GT3, in particular, most of the improvements associated with the aerodynamics. Supercharged "eight" 3.9 issuing over 550 forces, the nominal parameters are not changed, but received new control system with "smoother, more accurate flow of torque". Has been optimised traction control and ABS.
In China, began selling the battery version of the three-row minivan BYD Song Max. Given two set price 179 199 800 and 800 yuan (1,63–1,8 million rubles). For the money the buyers will receive a single electric motor producing 120 kW (163 HP) and the battery capacity 59,13 kWh, which promises a range of 401 miles on the NEDC cycle. Acceleration to 50 km/h takes 4.5 seconds. When charging from terminal DC to 60 kW for 15 minutes to obtain the equivalent of 100 kilometers. (On the model it makes sense to look, as the company BYD has agreed with Toyota to jointly develop electric vehicles.)
Research Institute Toyota (TRI) has announced that from July through September 2020, in the lively Tokyo district of Odaiba will be available for public demonstration travel the car with the autonomy level four (out of five). We are talking about the drone TRI-P4, created based on a hybrid "El es". The machine will show the functionality of the latest version of the autopilot Chauffeur in conditions close to the script mobility as a service (MaaS, mobility as a service). Read this Toyota "probe" unmanned taxi on call.
Lateral acceleration of 2 g is a lot or a little? This develops when the vehicle is travelling at 113 km/h on a circle with a radius of only 50 m. sports cars demonstrate Good lateral overload about 1 g, and 2 g — this is the territory of supercars, and that is not all. Now this club came to the Roadster Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70, conceived in honor of the seventieth birthday of the founder of the famous Dutch company of Joop Donkervoort. And the company promised that the new to turn "can exceed 2 g is in the base".
, Nissan unveiled an electric prototype based on the Leaf hatchback e+. It is equipped with two electric motors on both axles acting in the new system all-wheel drive Electric All-Wheel-Control. This is a race Bodice Nismo RC. Installed power — 227 kW (309 HP, 680 N•m). "Soon, Nissan will launch electric car, which will be a real breakthrough. We are developing new technologies of electric drive and control gear, which allows to achieve a huge leap in control of acceleration, cornering and braking. The result will be comparable with the latest sports cars", — explained the Vice-President research Takao Asami. Apparently, the "breakthrough" should be a crossover based on the concept of Nissan Ariya.
Update for home market will not called any large-scale, but important changes there. For example, from now on, buyers of the Mazda CX-8 can choose between front-wheel drive with either engine: aspirated Skyactiv-G 2.5 (190 HP, 252 N•m), turboservice Skyactiv-G 2.5 T (230 HP, 420 N•m) and diesel engine Skyactiv-D 2.2 (190 HP, 450 N•m). All the engines remain paired with six-speed "automatic" Skyactiv-Drive. Appeared off-road assistant Off-Road Traction Assist distributing traction. The Central diagonal of the display is increased from seven to eight inches.
The new Team boss of Nissan Makoto Utide is to abandon unprofitable products, and to close the Assembly line. This is the "recovery plan performance", which should bring the company out of the crisis. Reform will hit hardest in developing markets, in order to free resources for business at the main stages — in the United States and China. According to Reuters, one of the victims of restructuring is likely to be the budget brand Datsun. Among other things he is charged with "stealing sales": cheap runabout discourage buyers from Nissan.
Tokyo Subaru Levorg debuted the second generation. However, the car prepared for the car show, listed as the Subaru Levorg Prototype, but there is no doubt that the production version will be almost the same. And if the concept Viziv Tourer 2018 only outlined some of the dash design, the Levorg Prototype actually shows the car that goes on sale in Japan in the second half of 2020. Predictably, the "second" Levorg has received universal platform Subaru Global Platform (SGP), known by the whole army of the last generation Subaru from Impreza to Legacy.
Corporation Mazda introduced in Tokyo, its first production electric car MX-30, built on the basis of model CX-30 is equipped with a new power plant e-Skyactiv and improved handling e-GVC Plus. Mazdausa hesitate to call key features of the SUV, and the media indicate power output in kW 105-106 (143-144 HP 265 N•m) and a range of 210 km and a battery capacity of 35.5 kW•h. If the details are correct to be proud of "technique" and really nothing. However, the most notable detail of the beginner is back "Polidori" Freestyle Doors as Mazda coupe RX-8, hatch the BMW i3.
How Long motorists laughed at Audi, which, by ratcheting serpentine electric crossover e-tron, announced the recovery of more than 70% of electricity? Technically, the experience was correct, and the numbers are correct, but still the audience was left with the feeling of the trick. But even more curious way to advertise their technology had chosen the company MINI. She placed it in front of test problem: go through the Northern loop of the Nurburgring without resorting to the brake pedal. The mission assigned to the new electric Mini Cooper SE. Of course, the secret to success again lies in energy recovery due to the treatment of the traction motor to the generator.
All who are tired of the electric and Ford motors, joy will bring news from the Australian company Race Cast Engineering. On tuning show SEMA, which opens in Las Vegas the fifth of November, to debut its so-called "motor out of the box" (crate engine). When I think of this segment of the market, units, adore tuning and enthusiasts of all sorts of hot rods or dragster, most often talking about GM products, while you can find options. But, please, Australians. They offer an atmospheric V12 engine 9.5 with a base return in 765 HP and 941 nm.
In the era of mass electric car brand Skoda took a step this spring with a battery subcompact Citigoe iV, constructed based on the regular Citigo model. But the main hopes in this field are related to electric sepulchrally platform MEB. The first Skoda on MEB in 2020 will be the crossover. A recently discovered application for a trademark has hinted at two variants of his name: Eniaq or Enyaq. The first letter is clearly taken from the word electric and the ending puts the machine in a line of SUV Skoda. And Eniaq/Enyaq already out on the road and on the North loop, however, in the shell of the Tiguan.
The Premiere of the Skoda Octavia family, the fourth generation will be held on 11 November in Prague. Along with the standard liftback and wagon Combi in 2020 are expected to be plug-in hybrids iV, versions RS and Scout. Today the Czechs have published two sketches of "best-selling model in the history of škoda", which promised that the design "radiates more emotional appeal than ever": elongated silhouette, coupe-like flowing lines, a distinctive front section, large wheels, lights with "crystal" elements. Supposedly, the new Octavia combines compact size with "a very large amount of internal space."
Exposition of the Toyota at the Tokyo auto show, opening next week, is almost completely devoted to "green" models, both standard and concepts. We have already talked about the new Yaris hatchback (get under the hood more advanced hybrid setup), the electric concept hatchback LQ, hydrogen sedan Mirai second generation Shuttle and serial offline e-Palette. This series stands out is that the van Granace, which is just diesel. And today the company announced a pair of tiny electric Ultra-compact BEV, Ultra-compact BEV Concept Model for Business and some more unusual devices.