We’ve already spoken several times of Baojun signature alliance created by the General Motors SAIC to China only and is reaping a high commercial success . The bet for the low price, good equipment and nice design is convincing to the public.
The latest model will try to make as much noise as possible in China is “310”, a multipurpose four meters developed based on the Chevrolet Aveo . Aesthetically not look, with front and rear specific design but a side view allows us to see features of the original product.
Inside the termination it is correct, with a clean dashboard in its forms and simple but not boring. Depending on the chosen level of finish can be decorated in different colors that add a little joy to the whole
The amount available depending on version is more interesting and can be fitted electric sunroof, infotainment system with eight-inch touch screen, browser, bluetooth , trip computer, cruise control, rear view camera, air conditioning and many other elements.
The range of engines for now is limited to a block gasoline with four cylinders and 1.2 liters develops 81 hp power. Associated with a five-speed manual transmission declares an average consumption according to Chinese approval of 5.3 L / 100.
Best of Baojun 310 is its price. The firm has filed a composed of four trim levels ranging between 36,800 and 49,800 yuan, that is, between 4,880 and 6,640 € at current exchange range. Unfortunately this model will be marketed exclusively in China so do not kid yourself if you were thinking of buying a cheap car well equipped.
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More and more manufacturers add to electric mobility and surprise after the Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck , an all-electric truck capable of carrying with it a total load of up to 26 tons, signing star shows how will be the future of the mobility of commercial vehicles of medium size .
the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van aims to show how technology, connectivity and electric propulsion systems can be applied to vehicles commercial. Its development is part of a new strategy called Advance where the brand will invest 500 billion euros in the coming years , betting with it by digitization of vans with automation solutions and introducing them robotics and other innovative mobility.
The Vision Van account on the outside with a futuristic look and a system of fully electric propulsion in her womb. The electric motor only produces 75 kilowatts (100 horsepower) and 270 Nm of torque can go up to 270 kilometers at a maximum speed about 120 km / h thanks to its battery pack. Theoretically, the maximum speed is limited to 80 kilometers per hour , although from Mercedes-Benz claim that it can reach 120 kilometers per hour with limiter deactivated.
Inside there is an automated shelving system for faster loading and unloading are removed when human intervention is necessary. The entire system is controlled from the cloud and can be integrated with the package manager of a courier company.
To increase cargo space, this van future features a completely flat floor and a shorter front, additionally having one automated cargo space manager that, by itself -through a software and several algoritmos-, organizes the collected, the shortest route, delivery and even operates the two drones delivery incorporating the prototype. These are capable of delivering a package of maximum 2 kilograms to the addressee within 10 kilometers without the need for this is even found at home, very useful for areas restricted circulation. Conversely, if delivery is manual vehicle selects the package between the load and facilitates the dealer .
The plan will be implemented through a new organizational unit that will operate in Berlin, Stuttgart and Silicon Valley, with about 200 employees focused on various projects.
If it is true that are only to a prototype and the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van is not intended for production, the Stuttgart firm will continue with the development of some of its high-tech features as part of the Advance program . For example, and l automated shelves will be tested in a pilot program short-medium term and Mercedes is already investigating various ways to implement connectivity to increase efficiency delivery services and new avenues of business about leasing or rental of vehicles.
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At the end of this September in Spain can be purchased new Citroën C3 , which introduces a versatile certain concept generation and thus leaving behind the more serious side to try to conquer the boldest users. Here we detail the range for our country.
The engine range offers no significant variations, using blocks known. In gasoline are the 1.0 VTI 68 hp, 1.2 VTi 82 hp and interesting 1.2 e-THP with 110 hp while diesel range is limited to 1.6 BlueHDI with 75 or 100 hp . In all cases, the change is five-speed manual.
Regarding finishes, are offered the Live, Feel and Shine, and one specific to Business fleets called . Live and comes standard air conditioning, electric front windows , remote central locking, trip computer, integrated sound system, bluetooth, USB port, traffic signs, electric mirrors and rear seat party.
the Feel adds to the above control speed limiter sensor overtaking, warning lane change, curtain airbags, front windows “a touch”, fog lights, daytime running lights LEDs , multifunction steering wheel, black lacquered sconces and specific upholstery.
Finally Shine also includes automatic climate control, package chrome exterior, Airbumps, front center armrest upholstered in velor, system audio touchscreen seven inches , sensors rear mating, rear camera, tinted band windshield, tinted windows, rain sensor, rear electric windows, automatic lights, alloy wheels 16-inch, panoramic windshield, interior mirror photosensitive, leather steering wheel, folding mirrors, etc.
Recommended prices you can see here below do not include any discount so we have to wait a few days to know the actual walk from dealer “charges”:
1.0 Pure Tech 68 hp
1.2 Pure Tech 82 hp
1.2 e-THP 110 hp
1.6 BlueHDI 75 CV
1.6 BlueHDI 100 hp
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If you live in Madrid already know that! move with your own car for the Spanish capital can be many times the assisted suicide as a result of monumental traffic jams , the popular area SER payment and real challenge that can be converted to park in the center.
on the occasion of the constants prohibitions pollution are increasingly restrictive are already several startups as the Spanish Cabify or Uber to launch a service of electric vehicles to move freely around Madrid and also start the “witch hunt” against Car2Go , which has been several months growing success with its smart electric fortwo .
the big cities gradually they are changing their forms of transport to progress towards the ecological and electric , although still in cities like Madrid there very few charging points available there are companies like Car2Go who have managed to offer a different and fun way to get around without dying in the attempt, on the contrary, have had to increase its fleet to 150 vehicles as a result of strong demand and great reception that experienced by the locals.
Now Uber and Cabify also launched to offer its first commercial electric car rental with driver, but with some differences that we are going to have next!
The company founded in San Francisco launch this rental service electric vehicles thinking mainly of business travelers , perhaps facing a public more “premium” put it in some way. It has already been tested in countries like Portugal or France and has the advantage of being the first service of its kind to be launched worldwide . Born as an additional and independent to the current alternative Uber X and anyone you can book despite being aimed at a more specialized sector of the population.
Although have not yet confirmed again release date if they have ensured that before the end of this year have a 100% electric service available in Madrid, explained a company spokesman. The pilot idea launched in cities like Lisbon or Porto under the name “ UberGreen ” and as a result of success of these tests now think making the leap to the whole planet provide a clean and easy way to move .
‘ll just have to open our app Uber in the mobile to select new option available which will always reserve a car electric . Uber has not confirmed the moment how work and other details, only to is dependent Uber X , and selecting this option may have one independent fleet 100% power , contrary to happened so far in cities like London where to apply for a vehicle could both be electric, and hybrid or normal.
This new service will be a complete alternative to Car2Go however, although they have not yet officially confirmed rates it is practically certain to be higher than the 0.19 euros / minute established today Car2Go. Brainer considering that Uber offers a vehicle with driver and characteristics very different from smart fortwo where there is only room for two occupants with a small space in the trunk and only in the ring M-30.
the Spanish startup is definitely of the best options for quality / price to move around the capital, as well tariffs are not time dependent and always calculate shortest path -based on Waze- popular application regardless of the chosen by the driver, something that makes us very quiet, as well as incorporating a large number of amenities like a Wi-Fi or water bottles for free. Gradually have expanded to cities like Malaga-Marbella, Barcelona, A Coruña or even across the pond in Mexico City, Peru or Chile.
Now BMW i Cabify have signed a collaboration agreement to give citizens an form of mobility 100% electric thanks to exclusive BMW i3 , a vehicle specially designed for city driving and free emissions. Will have 20 units this BMW i3 giving rise to a new category called “ Cabify Electric “, which also have the same cost category Cabify Lite -the most economical of the application-. Additionally, until September 22 this new range will have a 15% discount .
Cabify was first Spanish company to offer this type of services car rental with driver under the VTC license, and now thanks to BMW want go one step further to incorporate this model so special that very slowly seeps in the Spanish market and can boast of being environmentally friendly both of keep driving pleasure and the characteristic of the German brand innovation.
“the commitment of BMW Group for electric mobility and new mobility systems, is evident in the project presented today together to Cabify, inaugurating the category of Cabify Electric with the BMW i3. “ said Francisco Dominguez, BMW i Manager of BMW Group Spain.
the alternative forms of transport in large cities are evolving at breakneck speed without doubt the most benefit from them are the users themselves, and that increasing direct competition between different companies we can enjoy more ways to move every time more affordable, sustainable and quality , leaving the car at home and saving us more than a disappointment.
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As you know, some months ago we gave a very bad news, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution left us forever and no replacement in sight.
Now officially reaches the end of production for the iconic Japanese sports sedan and Mitsubishi has announced that it will auction the last unit of the limited series Final Edition -the unit 1600 / 1600-. In addition to the historic nature of the auction, the tridiamante brand did not want to miss the opportunity to give a solidarity dye to action so that the proceeds will go to charity.
The auction has been opened today 9 am and will close next Thursday September 15 at the same time. All proceeds from the auction will go to Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino and Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.
The last unit of the model has finished in pearl white paint and ceiling effect in black color. In addition to this model mounted alloy wheels Enkei obscured, a discrete body kit, bi-xenon headlights, sport seats in red, interior and trimmed in black leather and plate US1600 identifying it as the end of the Final Edition .
The Lancer Evolution has been one of the fastest and most effective vehicle ever made thanks to its motor 2.0-liter MIVEC riding since 2007. In his 10 generations has shown that no need to splash out on a premium brand to drive a fast, agile, fun and exciting vehicle. Along the Subaru WRX STi is the radical few alternatives on the market .
For the development of the series, the boys of Mitsubishi have used the best components manufacturers and ensure that at least the last units of the model were fired in style. Bilstein, Recaro, Eibach, Brembo and even BBS wanted to be part of this latest edition.
In a few days we will announce the figure has reached such a unit.
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We are only a few weeks of Paris Motor Show , one of the events in the world of automotive excellence. An event that this edition will take place from 1 to October 16 and will inform the world what’s new for each brand in the coming years.
as you know, the Paris Motor Show opens its doors biennially in even years, alternating with the Frankfurt Motor Show, and this year the Porte de Versailles exhibition will host sporting high-level, radical models of the best trainers, large luxury sedans, cars for every budget, crossover in abundance and many surprises .
of course, also be present both prototype like new models firms such as Ford, Honda, Mazda, Land Rover or BMW among others . Automobiles accessible to the rest of us will hit the European market in the coming months. From Autonoción an updated of all developments that will be present in one of the most prestigious automotive events of our continent and then we will offer a full gallery of the same summary we leave.
Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Aston Martin: Will not be present
Audi A5 and S5 Sportback
Audi Q5 (NC)
Bentley: it will not be present, but confirm the Bentayga diesel
BMW i8 Spyder (NC)
BMW X2 (NC)
BMW Concept Car
BMW M2 Cabrio (NC)
BMW 3 Series GT (RT)
Citroen C3 2017
Citroën CXperience Concept
Ford Ka +
Honda Civic (NC)
Hyundai i10 (RT)
Hyundai i30 2017
Kia Rio 2017
Lamborghini Huracán Superleggera (NC)
Land Rover Discovery 2017
Lotus: will not be present
Maserati Quattroporte 2016 (RT)
Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster
Mercedes-Benz SUV electric concept
Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe
MINI Clubman JCW (NC)
MINI Countryman 2017 (NC)
Mitsubishi Ground Tourer Concept
Opel Insignia 2017 (NC)
Opel Zafira 2017
Porsche Panamera 2017
Renault Clio 2016 (RT)
Renault Clio RS (RT)
Renault Clio RS 16 Concept
Renault Grand Scénic 2017
Renault SUV-Coupe Concept
Renault Twingo GT
Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS
smart fortwo / electrical forfour
SsangYong Rexton Concept
Volkswagen electric Concept
Volkswagen CC (NC)
Volkswagen Golf (RT / NC)
Volkswagen Up! GTI
Volvo: No be present
Note: NC (Not Confirmed) / RT (restyling)
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In Volkswagen seems that they will never leave the “pit”, and that after scandal ‘Dieselgate’ they accumulate demands. The last one comes from none other than Wolfgang Schreiber , former director of Bentley and Bugatti, director of transmissions in the Volkswagen Group and even director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
as some already know, it was he who since 1996 worked hard so that the dual-clutch transmissions from reaching the street vehicles , and of course, now asks Volkswagen royalties for its patents. Specifically, between the work that Mr. Schreiber served in the German giant was development of the known direct-shift gearbox DSG work by which now calls for “ adequate compensation “prowling 100 million euros .
While it is true, Wolfgang Schreiber appears as inventor and co-developer of various components in many patents that make gearboxes DSG , and if we consider that this is equipped in almost all ranges, models and brands of the group and has sold four million cars equipped with it since its launch in 2003, may not it is too .
At the time, Volkswagen offered a compensation of 20 million euros, but our protagonist thirsts for money and considers that it should be much more , just as revealed by the daily Der Spiegel has echoed the complaint filed in court in Munich. For now we do not know how it will end the legal battle, although VAG group is certainly not to weaken further
. Source: Der Spiegel
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is nothing new that Alfa Romeo you! like creating much excitement around their new models . They enjoy more becoming increasingly hard to get when introducing new products, but the fact is that their latest deserve. We still have all the details to discover which will be the latest release in SUV format of the brand, the Stelvio , but the wait gradually comes to an end and we will see in the next Hall Los Angeles in less than a month.
the first to discover the new strategy of the Italian manufacturer was Giulia , but without a doubt, the SUV segment is the most it grows and had to be present in it. In fact, they will do it big, because Milanese firm is preparing two different SUV . The first belongs to D segment and we meet in the American appointment, will be called to compete against models such as the Audi Q5 or BMW X3, while later know a second model more large and luxurious based on the Maserati Levante to stand up to the BMW X5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLE (yes, we would not see until 2018 and first in the Chinese and US markets).
Focusing on the Stelvio, which will be the first to know, we must say that it is a name really successful for a vehicle of this class, as the name refers to mountain pass paved highest elevation in the eastern Alps. As is the case with Giulia, there will be versions rear and all-wheel drive , as both share platform and, most likely, much of the mechanical range.
Everything points to Alfa Romeo has chosen the US event to introduce its new SUV with the aim of entering back into this large and lucrative market.
If so, would be present several engines of 4 and 6 cylinder between which no shortage of various options turbodiesel , being all they crowned by a powerful V6 2.9-liter twin-turbo with an output around 500 hp . Aesthetically, the design details are difficult to distinguish in the spy photos we’ve seen so far, but we can predict a prominent grille that is flanked by the characteristic thin headlights brand and large lower air intakes.
At the rear, a roof will not be short of gentle fall with certain air of coupe, a dual exhaust system and a wraparound rear lights. Regarding the interior, this will be very similar to the new sedan star manufacturer and, if a few months ago we were not wrong in saying that Lorenzo Ramaciotti -the legendary designer cars- sat on the tailgate Stelvio something you can see in this that rose Ralph Gilles, chief designer of the Fiat Group Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), to his Instagram account image.
Moreover, in terms of performance Reid Bigland , head of the brand in the US, recently told Car & Driver the Stelvio offer extraordinary performance both in acceleration figures and circuit , which could mean that the first SUV brand has set a goal to overcome the fastest lap marked by an SUV in the famous Green Hell, set at 7 minutes and 59 seconds by Porsche Cayenne Turbo S .
apparently, Alfa Romeo will start production of the Stelvio in Cassino during the fourth quarter of this year, which means that no delays occur, sales begin in the first quarter of 2017 . After presenting this model, the Italian manufacturer will unveil a SUV upper segment, a luxury sedan and a pair of spiders …
Note: The images shown are recreations
Sources: Autobild, Carscoops
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One year after the Bavarian firm unveiled second generation of its successful BMW X1 , we received news from the Beijing Motor Show which confirmed the arrival of a variant of extended bodywork that, for the moment, is only available for the Chinese market, manufactured in exclusive plant BMW Brilliance’s Tiexi in Shenyang.
in the eastern part of the world have a certain devotion to this kind of slightly longer than normal vehicles and, in the case of the BMW X1, it can be a good reef for the German firm when gaining greater market . Today, from the Hall of Chengdu, we have discovered that a new hybrid mechanical joins this version extended bodywork, which has been dubbed BMW X1 xDrive25Le IPerformance .
Nothing I fear that we will not see in Europe except to give us a surprise in Paris- and, if so, would logically associated with the short version of this compact SUV that is triumphing in our country. Aesthetically changes are minor, including only some details in blue insinuating what lurks in the bowels of the model, while for its development the Bavarian engineers have made use of all the items you can find in other hybrid models of the brand as the BMW 225xe Active Tourer we met a few months ago.
to fully recharge the battery need 3 hours 45 minutes, although achieve 80% energy requires less than three hours.
under the hood, the BMW X1 combines a petrol engine with 1.5-liter Turbo, only three cylinders and 136 hp with an electric motor of 94 hp to achieve a final combined output of 224 hp and torque of 385 Nm . When both engines work, this model is an all-wheel drive because the power is responsible for moving the wheels of the rear axle. The performance and consumption data are very good level, at least as reported by the company, may spend 0 to 100 km / h in just 7.4 seconds , while consumption is declared is within a few 1,8 l / 100 electric mode and can go about 60 km
. Source: autoevolution
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Can you imagine a Nissan Qashqai with the same power as a Bugatti Chiron? Well Severn Valley Motorsports has enabled us to stop imagining and reality, and on top now We raffled!
SVM has decided overcome one of its most precious jewels which has created nothing less than a Nissan Qashqai with 1,500 hp under the hood and an aspect exterior that gives real fear. To enroll in this competition we pay fee of EUR 13 or EUR 33 if we triple chance to win This SUV with a engine GT-R which has been specially prepared for the occasion.
based on the previous generation of popular crossover Japanese SVM has morphed into something that has left us speechless, with two pumps fuel taken nothing less than the Bugatti Veyron , two turbochargers Garrett GT35 Series a Boostlogic injector, a new system of performance exhaust SVM Dixcel brakes and suspension signed by KW.
The outside different find vinyls and personalized by SVM stickers and inside the has been modified with a new seats, no less than those of Nissan GT-R like the steering wheel and a instrument panel inspired by the Japanese sports famous .
the numbers this Nissan Qashqai GT-R are also chilling , is able to perform quarter-mile -about 400 yards away in just 9.1 seconds and boasts a top speed of 357 kilometers per hour reaching into something more than one kilometer achieving even beat a Bugatti Veyron on a known event, the VMax200 .
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