Showing posts with label 2017 Hot Cars. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2017 Hot Cars. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio 2017

The Stelvio is the first all-terrain vehicle in Alfa Romeo. It measures 4.68 meters in length; by size, is an alternative to models like the Volkswagen Tiguan, the BMW X3, the Mercedes-Benz GLC or Porsche Macan. However, none of them can have an engine as powerful as the Stelvio.

The Quadrifoglio version, which is the only one that has been presented so far, has a gasoline engine biturbo six - cylinder vee, 2.9 liters and 510 hp (which also carries the Giulia Quadrifoglio ). Alfa Romeo has announced that there will be another version with a gasoline engine of four cylinders and 280 hp (which is also available in the Giulia), which among other technical features, has an electrohydraulic distribution system (MultiAir).

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Volkswagen e-Golf 2017

The e-Golf is the electric version of the Golf 2017 and replaces the version with the same name as Volkswagen went on sale in June 2014. The most important changes are in the engine, which is more powerful, and in the battery, it has more capacity. It also has the aesthetic modifications and most of the new features of the other versions of the Golf 2017 range.

The electric motor is the same as it had before, but Volkswagen has made a series of changes for the power to increase up to 136 horses and torque up to 290 Nm (20 hp and 20 Nm more than before). The battery, located under the tunnel that runs along the body and behind the rear seats, is still lithium-ion, but now has 35.8 kWh of gross capacity (24.2 kWh in the 2014 model), which allows An autonomy of 300 km according to NEDC regulations (190 in the previous model) and about 200 km under conventional traffic conditions. According to Volkswagen, a full charge on a 7.2 kW Wallbox (requires installation by a professional) takes less than six hours.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Smart Fortwo Electric Drive 2017

In March 2017 will start selling smart the fortwo electric drive, the electric version of the smart fortwo. With the coupé body has an approved autonomy of 160 km and with the convertible 155 km. It will replace the model with the same name that was on sale from mid-2012 to early 2016.

The electric motor gives 82 hp maximum power (7 more than the previous model) and allows the fortwo to accelerate from standstill to 100 km / h in 11.5 seconds (0.3 s more in the convertible version) and reach 130 km / h Of maximum speed (electronically limited). The battery is located under the seats, is lithium-ion and has 17.6 kWh capacity, the same as its predecessor. On these and other aspects there is more data in the section of technical information.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Citroen C-Elysee 2017

In the first quarter of 2017, Citroen will put on sale a renewed C-Elysee. The most important aspect changes are at the front of the vehicle where Citroen has installed daytime running lights and changed the bumpers, headlights and grille. On the back, the pilots retain the same way as the previous model, but the illumination pattern is different. There are also two new colors for the body and a new model of 16-inch diameter alloy wheels.

In the passenger compartment, the most important change comes from the possibility of installing two new multimedia systems with a touch screen of seven inches: "CITROÉN Connect Radio" and "CITROËN Connect Nav". The first includes Bluetooth for mobile phone connection, support for communication systems Android Auto to Google and carplay Apple and a system of recognition of voice commands. The second adds to all of the above a navigation system with representation of buildings in three dimensions or access to the Internet for certain applications, such as real-time traffic information, weather forecasting or consulting the price of fuel at nearby gas stations.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Renault Alaskan 2017

The Renault Alaskan is a pick-up vehicle. Initially it will be commercialized in Latin America. At the moment we do not know if it will arrive in Spain, although Renault refers to Alaskan as a "global" model and announces that it will also be manufactured in Spain. It is a model based on the Nissan NP300 Navara manufactured in Barcelona. It comes from the chassis of struts, the suspension, engines and transmissions.

In the Alaskan, Renault installs three different engines, all four-cylinder. One is petrol, 2.5 liters and 160 hp and the other two are diesel, 2.3 liter with 160 and 190 hp (with a supercharging system with two turbochargers working in series). The gearshift can be six-speed manual or automatic seven and has a gearbox.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Skoda Kodiaq 2017

The Kodiaq is a completely new model SUV body type. It is the first Skoda model that makes that kind of body and also the first with more than five occupants capacity. Since November 2016 can be Skoda place orders and make the first deliveries in early 2017. In this and this list are the prices of all versions of the prices are known, with five and seven seats respectively.

The starting price is EUR 22 000, corresponding to the version with petrol engine of 125 horses and five seats. The closest thing on the market model is the Ford Kuga 2017 petrol and 120 horsepower, which costs EUR 24,500. The Skoda Kodiaq is bigger, faster and uses less fuel. The Hyundai Tucson and KIA Sportage, both with petrol engine of 132 horses, are clearly more economical than the Skoda Kodiaq, but its size is smaller. Despite the power advantage of Korean models they are not faster, according to official data.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Ford Kuga 2017

Ford puts on sale a Kuga with a slightly different model 2013, introduces a new diesel engine of 120 hp in the range and new items of equipment. Cosmetic changes affecting the front and back. Has new headlights, new drivers and bumpers at both ends are different. The dimensions of the body do not change 4.52 meters long, 1.84 wide and 1.70 high.

In January 2017, Ford will deliver the first units of Kuga level of equipment "Vignale". It differs from other versions because it has a carrier coated materials more quality, more abundant standard equipment and customer service with more attention. Includes, for example, a personal adviser available for 24 hours to sort out any difficulty with the car or an application for mobile phones with access to the contents of an exclusive customer magazine "Vignale Magazine".

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Mini Countryman 2017

MINI will release a new Countryman in March 2017. It is the second generation of this model. The first generation was launched in 2010 and was updated in 2014 ( more information ). In comparison, the new one has a body 20 cm longer three centimeters wider wheelbase and more so, according MINI, spaciousness and cargo space are higher. A novelty in the MINI range is that there will be a plug-in hybrid version.

The engine range comprises, in addition to the plug-in hybrid (MINI Cooper Countryman ALL4 SE), two diesel versions and two petrol, all available with front- or four-wheel drive and manual or automatic transmission. The following table are contained all versions and possible combinations.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Skoda Octavia 2017

Skoda Octavia renews marketed since March 2013. Besides changing the look, improved equipment, adding new elements and optimizing other already available.

These changes affect both body variants, the sedan and family. Who wants a 2017 Octavia must purchase in late 2016 and will dispose of it from February 2017.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Peugeot 5008 2017

Peugeot replaces its MPV 5008 by a completely new model that has the same name , but whose body is off - road type. It will be on sale in the spring of 2017. The 5008 model 2017 measures 4.64 meters long, the same as a Nissan X-Trail. And it offers up to seven seats in its room. The 11 cm 5008 profit compared to previous permit, according to Peugeot, to 6 cm more legroom for passengers in the second row.
This second row consists of three individual seats and the same size, all with anchors ISOFIX. This, coupled with the possibility to advance or delay the seats and change the incline of the backrest should turn the 5008 into a practical car for families with children.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Seat Leon 2017

Seat continues its product offensive in the market and that is why we have been in Barcelona in the presentation of the new Seat Leon. A model of great importance - not in vain is next to Ibiza and Ateca, one of the three main pillars of the marker and now comes with a revised design, latest technology in driver assistance systems, more connectivity than ever, a new 1.6 TDI engine with 115 hp and new Xcellence finish.

One of the main reasons for the success of Leo has been its design, so it is no wonder that receives the model changes are not radical. The lines are now more vigorous, especially in the front and the back, seeking to increase the perceived size of the car. To this end, the grille is enlarged and gets a new bumper stronger ways. But nothing definitive break with the current version.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Maserati Quattroporte 2017

The signing of the trident presented the Maserati Quattroporte 2017, a luxurious renovation in mid-product life-cycle management that comes with more technology, equipment, tinkering with the engine and an outer face wash. The star sedan Maserati takes three and a half years in the market and has sold over 24,000 units in 72 different countries.

Outside the Maserati Quattroporte we find a new front bumper consisting of a new measure with a splitter matt black finish and details of the same color on the side air intakes. The grid is now also newly designed and exterior mirrors and side skirts. Engineers have included a new air controller installed between the air outlet and the radiator, which results in optimum control of the engine temperature. Aerodynamic improvements represent a 10% improvement in the drag coefficient.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

BMW 5-Series 2017

In this new generation, the 5 Series continues its length 3cm (4.94m) and still committed to introducing greater efficiency improved aerodynamics gravity and a significant weight reduction of 100 kg on average, thanks to the massive use of aluminum and high strength steel. Its chassis, stiffer and lighter, assembles a team of fully upgraded passive or active suspension, plus a new active steering system.

The improvement in both quality interior finishing and sound insulation, but also in terms of habitability, especially in the rear seats. And although apparently the driving position is typical of BMW, it find a "technological burden" very close to the luxurious 7 Series.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Audi Q5 2017

Its new aesthetic adds a sporty touch to the set, where the single -frame grille with a new frame is displayed as one of the most powerful elements visually speaking. The muscular appearance of the body is enhanced technologically with new headlamps with LED technology or Matrix spectacular with dynamic LED indicators to be offered as an option.

Its body measures 4.66 meters long, 1.89 wide and 1.66 high (2.82 m wheelbase) and the customer can customize it to your liking between 14 different colors to choose from . In addition, it will have five lines of equipment that will change some details of the design.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Renault Scenic 2017

In November 2016 Renault will sell the fourth generation of five - seat Scenic MPV and will be available a few days after the Grand Scenic, version 7 seats. It has significant changes from the model it replaces, the Scenic 2013, which in our view represent a small loss of practicality in the interior towards the exterior design (which recognizes Renault). They include a substantial increase in ground clearance of the body and the replacement of the three individual rear seats, with a three-seater bench divided into two asymmetrical parts (1/3 and 2/3).

There 4cm distance between the ground and the body as before (17 cm high, similar to a Renault Captur or Hyundai Tucson ). The Scenic 2017 is wider, taller and longer than the previous model, but its body is lower.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Toyota Prius Prime 2017

This Toyota Prius Prime still has the same engine 1.8 four - cylinder Atkinson cycle gasoline, although in this case the electric motor having gain more weight, and the lithium-ion battery that feeds it. The battery has doubled its capacity on the Prius PHEV previous generation, allowing a 8.8 kWh electric range of 35 kilometers and a total theoretical range of around 1,000 kilometers.
Consumption figures are not official, although NEDC cycle will be around 2 liters per 100 km. Recharge time of the battery is done in 5.5 hours in a conventional outlet and is the first Toyota model that combines the power of the electric motor and generator to optimize acceleration. Obviously change is continuously variable CVT.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Porsche 718 Boxster 2017

The fourth generation of one of the most famous open - top two - seater in the world is already at dealerships. We talked about the Porsche Boxster that with this new model adds 718 stands nomenclature as a tribute to the famous race car Stuttgart firm.

Just before its official launch at the Geneva Motor Show, Porsche invited us to see all the details of its new convertible in a static presentation with several "workshops" or conferences where detailing each of their news. The day ended with a copilots in the test circuit that Michelin has installed on Fontange.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Porsche 911 R 2017

Things are changing in Porsche, to the extent that the mark has been virtually forced to pull overfeeding and make their smaller to meet the stringent anti-pollution standards boxer engines. The change has not gone down too well with the purists of the brand and perhaps for this reason, Porsche, launches version is limited to 911 units, to compensate, keeping the pure essence of signature models of Stuttgart.

At first glance it looks like a 911 GT3 without spoiler and stickers on your body. And partly it is. Mounts the same engine atmospheric boxer six - cylinder 4.0 - liter that equips the 911 GT3 RS, with 500 horsepower, and best of all , it is associated with a manual six relationships, as marking the canons, with function double clutch reductions.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Bentley Continental GT Speed Black Edition 2017

Bentley has released the first update data of the Continental GT Speed. At the moment the exact date of its commercial release is unknown, but we know that despite retain the same aesthetic stamp, slightly increases its power.

The extravagant 6.0 - liter W12 engine twin - turbocharged, offering to date CV 635, CV 642 is now removed and a maximum torque of 840 Nm. the optimal range of use of torque in the new model ranges from 2,000 to 5,000 rpm is also extended.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Bentley Mulsanne 2017

The new Bentley Mulsanne is presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2016 with three versions at once: Mulsanne, Mulsanne Speed ​​and Extended Wheelbase. The second is the sportiest option and the third the most comfortable.

In addition to the aesthetic changes that rejuvenated his body out for a new start point chassis level that seeks to provide maximum comfort to its occupants. The choice of long or Mulsanne battle Extended Wheelbase is increased wheelbase of 3.2 to 3.5 meters. This majestic passengers second row enjoy additional 250 mm of legroom.