Monthly Archives: May 2015

2017 Cadillac ATS-V Spied

2017 Cadillac ATS-V tailors new future with powerful drive engine that will delight you if you like adrenaline ride. “V” badge delivers sporty performance and a rich package of equipment. The offer will include two types of the body, namely: sedan and coupe version. Changes on the exterior include aggressive look of the front fascia and the boxy shape of the rear fascia. Also dominate the coupe roof-line, aluminum wheels, muscular hood, aerodynamic accessories and big intake air. The interior offers a combination of luxury and comfort thanks to quality materials and new technology. According to announcements drive system introduces LS7 V8 engine that is taken from the Chevrolet Camaro Z / 28. The entire control system has been upgraded to support the work of the new engine. Competition in the muscle car segment is large but expected good sales.

2017 Cadillac ATS-V-front view

2017 Cadillac ATS-V – V8 engine

While circling speculation about improving the existing version of the V6 engine as a bolt from the blue came the announcement about a powerful 7.0-liter LS7 V8 engine. 2017 Cadillac ATS-V gets propulsion system with an output of 505 horsepower and 481 lb-ft. The engine will be mated to a 8-speed automatic transmission that transmits power to the wheels. A little later, will receive automatic transmission and a double-clutch. Optional choice is 7-speed manual gearbox. The new braking system and suspension will bring good handling on the track. V8 engine will have good natural ventilation thanks to the duct system. The maximum speed will be 200 mph while the sprint has not yet been determined. Detailed specifications will be announced later.

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2017 Cadillac ATS-V – Release date

2017 Cadillac ATS-V delivers a luxurious and comfortable cabin. Capacity is four passengers arranged in two rows of seats. The distance between the seats is sufficient for the legs while headroom is limited because of the slanting roof line. Sports seats are upholstered in leather and have an anatomical shape and configuration. The center console have new layout of the switches and touch screen. The list of technological options including My Link system, navigation, OnStar 4G connectivity, Bluetooth, USB and Wi-Fi. Premiere is scheduled for January 2016 year at the Auto Show in Detroit. At the end of 2016 year is expect sales through dealer network. The price of the new model is still not known. Expected increase in the price due to the innovation and other production costs.

2017 Cadillac ATS-V-interior

2016 Buick Encore Release date

2016 Buick Encore brings an improvement compared the previous model. Encore is a great transformation experienced in 2011 year, when it began with a high speed to adopt new trends in design and technology. Talk about a luxury crossover that can accommodate 5 adults and belongs to the segment of mid-size vehicles. Changes to the exterior will be minor: tinted glass, mirrors, halogen lamps, 18-inch wheels and other elements. The interior remains unchanged but the list of technological innovation has become even longer. In offer will be the following trim levels: Base, comfort, leather and Premium. The drive system is based on an efficient drive motor. Sales of this model in previous years have seen major growth and are expected to continue this trend. The models are popular and buy different categories of customers.

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2016 Buick Encore – Specs

2016 Buick Encore in the basic version runs 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that generates 140 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. The engine is integrated with a 6-speed automatic transmission which transmits torque to the front wheels or all four points. Transmission has the possibility of a manual gear torque. Fuel consumption front-wheel drive is 25/33/28 mpg and with all-wheel drive is 23/30/26. According rumors it is possible to introduce the diesel engine that has better fuel economy. The body is built on Gamma II platform whose dimensions increased. Detailed engine specifications shall subsequently be published.

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2016 Buick Encore – Safety

2016 Buick Encore offers luxury materials that will increase the level of comfort. Customers will be delighted by the details of wood, leather and other materials. On the center console there is IntellLink satellite radio, USB, iPod, Bluetooth, smartphone, active noise control systems, audio system with six speakers and more. Passenger safety has been raised to the highest level thanks to Lane Departure Warning, child safety lock, 10 air bags and more.

2016 Buick Encore-interior

2016 Buick Encore appears in sales in the third quarter of 2015 year. The price will range from $ 24.500 to $ 31,000 and will depend on the choice of equipment packages. The biggest competitors are the Fiat 500L, Nissan Juke and Mini S Countryman.

2016 BMW X6 M Popular

2016 BMW X6 M is a popular SUV with coupe roof-line that will leave you breathless. The vehicle is intended for customers who prefer prestige, and sophisticated technology. Body will be built on a new platform that will share with the BMW X5. Dimensions vehicles have risen, and now it is 192 inches in length, 78.1 inches width and 66.5 inches high. External appearance is got a few changes such as large kidney grille, new headlights and “Shark nose.” The audit is also expected on the back fascia which will have a streamlined shape and new elements. M nameplate brings aerodynamic package that includes new air intakes, dual exhaust tips, and more. The interior will be very comfortable and elegant, and the new material will you excite. The drive system is very powerful and includes V8 engine taken from the M5 models.

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2016 BMW X6 M – Power

2016 BMW X6 M powered by a twin turbo V8 engine that delivers 575 horsepower. According to rumors in the offer will be a hybrid drive that will combine a conventional engine with an electric motor. Automatic transmission transmits torque to all four points. Fuel consumption has improved over the previous model. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is achieved in just 4 seconds, and a top speed is limited to 155 mph. Sophisticated technology ensures good driving characteristics on the road. Improved the braking system and embed special rubber that can withstand all the challenges. The new suspension and adjustable shock absorbers provide three driving modes (Comfort, Sport and Sport +). Detailed specifications will be announced later.

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2016 BMW X6 M – Interior

2016 BMW X6 M includes a lavish interior design. Drivers will have the available sports seats, leather steering wheel, new instrument panel, touchscreen, navigation, automatic climate control and more. In offer will be several trim levels and security features. The security package includes stability control system, traction control system, warning of direct collision, air curtains, anti-braking system, cameras, sensors and more. Sales will start in early 2016 year and its price is higher than the price of the previous model. At the final price is influenced by many factors such as the type of facility and equipment packages.

2016 BMW X6M-interior

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2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e is a plug-in hybrid version of the popular SUV that will appear on the market. The outer appearance is different from the standard model in a few minor changes like filling hole on the front bumper, 19- or 20-inch wheels and other styling elements. The interior is very spacious and comfortable; the main differences are as on the dashboard with the available information on the status of the battery and the reduced cargo space for batteries. The drive system is hybridized with an electric motor that reduces emissions and fuel consumption. The driver access to three driving modes, namely: EDrive strives for the most efficient use of drive, Max EDrive to drive in electric mode and save battery keeps charging and increases battery life. Expect are strong sales on the North American market.

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2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e – Hybrid driving modes

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e combines a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor. This hybrid system delivers 241 horsepower + 111 horse powers which makes a total output of 309 horsepower. Autonomy in pure electric mode drives is 19 miles and the maximum speed of 75 mph. The system is connected to an 8-speed automatic transmission that transmits power to all four wheels. Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is achieved in 6.8 seconds, while top speed limited on 130 mph. EPA fuel economy rating is rated with 85.6 mpg. In addition to the hybrid driving modes mentioned above, there are standard modes: Comfort, Sport, Eco and EcoPro. Further information will be announced later.

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2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e – Cab

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e brings modifications on the center console. In addition to conventional looks are installed Eco functions required while driving. Cab will be very comfortable, thanks to new materials and passengers are arranged in two rows of seats. Dakota leather and screen for the iDrive system will leave you breathless. There will be several trim levels, of which the most luxurious M Sport Package. Production will take place in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The sale will start in early 2016 year. The price of the new model has not yet been determined.

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e-interior

2017 BMW 5 Series Review

2017 BMW 5 Series represents a new generation of sedan that has been tested on the Nurburgring track. The new generation brings a change on the outside design, interior cabin and drive performance. The exterior is designed in the tradition of Luxury Future Vision Concept, namely: a new grille, headlights, ventilation, taillights and a redesigned bumper. It have also modernized mirrors, bonnet and side panels. The design of the cabin will be very similar to the previous model with minor changes, such as: the instrument panel, the new button layout on the center console and new security features. The range of the power-train is diversified and includes several engines: the three-cylinder engine, four-cylinder, in-line six, V8 and hybrid drive. The vehicle will reduce the overall weight as it will be built on a light body and improve overall performance. The model is very popular, so expect good sales in the global market.

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2017 BMW 5 Series – Engine

2017 BMW 5 Series under the hood hides 1.5-liter three-pot engine, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, 3.0-liter inline six, 4.4-liter V8 and hybrid drive. Hybrid will combine three-pot engine and electric motor and is expected better fuel economy. In addition to the standard set of hybrids will be a four-cylinder engine and an electric motor. Maximum power output will amount to some best 460 horsepower. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is 7 seconds while the top speed is limited to 155 mph. The engines are mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission or 6-speed manual transmission. Detailed specifications will be announced later.

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2017 BMW 5 Series – Interior

2017 BMW 5 Series brings luxurious interior design. The seats are very comfortable thanks to new materials and other functions. Standard equipment includes new technological features, security system, a new infotainment screen and a revised dashboard. Direct competitors are the Audi A6, Cadillac CTS, Jaguar XF, Lexus GS and Mercedes-Benz E-class. The base price of the model is $ 50,000 while the more luxurious packages have a higher price.

2017 BMW 5 Series-interior

2017 BMW Z2 Roadster

Widely is speculated that BMW launched a small roadster called the Z2, which will replace a Z3 model. 2017 BMW Z2 will be configured with an open roof and have a very good price. Although the information is hidden under a veil of secrecy, we will try to demystify this concept. The basis on which will be built body is ULK platform that is shared with the Mini model. The design is stylish and brings an aggressive front with its kidney grille, LED headlights, alloy wheels and a revised rear fascia. The interior is very elegant with a sporty accents and new functions. The car will be powered by a three-cylinder and four-cylinder engines. Competition in this segment is large, but manufacturers expect a sensation on the market.

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2017 BMW Z2 – Engine

2017 BMW Z2 will offer several efficient engines. The basic offer is a 1.5 liter three-cylinder engine that produces 160 horsepower. Maximum speed achieved with this engine is 155 mph. The second engine is a 1.6-liter turbocharged unit with 184 horsepower. This engine is take from the MINI Cooper Roadster line. Top offers are a 2.0-liter four-pot turbo engine that produces 300 horsepower. Power is transmitted through the gearbox on the front wheels that will not delight the individual fans of roadster vehicles. Expects are a good drive and handling characteristics. More details we will announce in the coming period, because the car found in the testing phase.

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2017 BMW Z2 – Design

2017 BMW Z2 is inspired new designs and materials inside the cabin. The seats are very comfortable and have a few options available. The center console includes a new instrument panel, a touch screen, premium audio system and more. Safety is at the elevated level as it offers all the features from the BMW package. Competitor’s models are Mazda MX-5 Miata and Mini models. In sale will be available in early 2017 year. The price of the basic model will run about $ 25,000 while the more luxurious packs considerably more expensive.

2017 BMW Z2-interior

2017 Audi A7 Design

2017 Audi A7 is a new generation of compact coupes that can be expected on the market during 2017 year. The car is built on the basis of the A6 and A8 models, while the design is taken from the Prologue concept. The new A7 will feature the extended wheelbase and spacious cabin in the back row of seat. MLB platform is made of aluminum and resulting in lower overall vehicle weight and better performances. Exterior will have a new front grille, headlights, coupe roofline and revised rear fascia. The interior will offer luxury materials and modern technology that will leave you breathless. Customers can use the range of gasoline and diesel engines, all-wheel drive using Quattro technology, sports S7 and RS7 versions as well as a hybrid version. The interest in this model is great, but the expected good sales.

2017 Audi A7-front view

2017 Audi A7 – Under the hood

2017 Audi A7 under the hood hides a twin-turbo V6 diesel engine that delivers 400 horse power and 553 lb-ft of torque. Sport versions of the model will be powered by 4.0-liter TFSI V8 high-performance engine. The hybrid drive will combine V6 engine with electric motors that have fuel economy and reduced emissions. The drive specification is likely to be supplemented with triple-charged high-performance diesel engine. Manufacturer from Ingolstadt tells us that the engines will be paired with a manual or automatic transmission. Maximum speed is 155 mph while accelerating the amounts 7 seconds. Excellent suspension and a sophisticated control system it ensures good driving characteristics.

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2017 Audi A7 – Interior

It is still unknown whether it will be introduced the cockpit oriented towards the driver. The interior in the 2017 Audi A7 will have a distinctive design with horizontal lines and the new MMI controller. Seats will have leather upholstery while the aluminum details completed concept. New features and improved security system will leave you breathless. The largest competitor is the Mercedes-Benz CLS, which has many similarities with the Audi model. The price of the model will depend on the choice of engines and trim levels. The average price will be as high as $ 62,000.

2017 Audi A7-interior

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2017 Acura NSX Type R Price

2017 Acura NSX Type R is a new version of the sports coupe that will offer better performance than the 2016 model year, that is about to start selling. If you make comparisons with the standard model, the NSX Type R will be better in everything. In offer are find hybrid drive technology, better output performance, lower positions of drive and more. Exterior will offer a redesigned front fascia, rear wing, lighter wheels, the new air ducts, colors and more. Cab will be made of carbon fiber and other resistant materials. The interior will keep the air conditioning, while the other devices outside because it is a sports purpose vehicle. The drive system is based on twin-turbo V6 engine and an electric motor. The interest in this model is great but the expected good sales.

2017 Acura NSX type-front view

2017 Acura NSX Type R – Specs

2017 Acura NSX Type R The will powered a hybrid propulsion system that combines twin-turbo V6 engine and three electric motors. Torque is transmitted to all wheels via a 9-speed double-clutch transmission. Conventional engine is in charge of the rear wheels, while the electric motors driving the front wheels. This operating system releases an output of 550 horsepower. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is achieved in 3.3 seconds, while top speed limited to 200 mph. It is expected to drastically reducing the overall weight and electrical systems ensure optimum engine performance. The technology of direct fuel injection and other technologies will affect fuel economy. Detailed specifications will be announced later.

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2017 Acura NSX Type R – Competitors

2017 Acura NSX Type R offers the sporty interior design with anatomic seat. The cockpit is fully oriented towards the driver. With the center console is removed audio system, navigation system and reduced sound insulation. The security package includes a variety of security systems and features. The biggest competitors are the 2018 Nissan GT-R NISMO R36 and 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The price of the new model is large and ranges around $ 185,000. In sale will be available in early 2017 year.

2017 Acura NSX type-interior

2017 Volvo XC70 News

2017 Volvo XC70 is the new edition of the popular SUV that will be significantly lighter than the previous model. The focus is on aluminum and carbon fiber, which will make significant savings. Fuel consumption will be reduced to economical consumption level. Design on the exterior and interior brings new materials and modern shapes that will attract new customers. External appearance includes a new front grille with integrated bumper, LED technology, fog lights, 17 or 18 inch alloy wheels, new colors and more. The cabin is very comfortable and provides rich content for fun. Powertrain engines include a standard 4-cylinder unit, while the more powerful version offers a V6 unit with higher output values. This segment is the fastest progressing, but Volvo successfully follows the competition by offering good quality, safety, comfort and efficiency.

2016 Volvo XC70-front view

2017 Volvo XC70 – Engines

2017 Volvo XC70 will run 2.0-liter turbo unit with 4-cylinder that delivers 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be mated to a new eight-speed automatic transmission that transmits power to all four wheels. More powerful version represents a 3.0-liter V6 unit that delivers 300 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. The engines are mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Engines will have the technology of direct fuel injection, cylinder deactivation and start-stop system that will provide optimal performance. Detailed specifications will be announced later.

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2017 Volvo XC70 – Price

2017 Volvo XC70 is inspired with new designs and soft materials. Customers have several trim levels. The standard equipment list includes a new instrument panel, infotainment system, Bluetooth, satellite radio, CD Player and a USB port. Passenger safety is high thanks to the rich variety of features. Swedish manufacturer is known that in this area devotes a lot of attention. The security package includes Lane Departure Warning, traction management, airbags, cameras, sensors and more. Sales will start in late 2016 year and its price will be between $ 35.850 and $ 40,000.

2017 Volvo XC70-interior

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2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country

2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country is a crossover sedan that will appear on the North American market in the new release. Manufacturers will surprise you, with a several changes such as: larger wheelbase, off-road capability, technology and greater comfort. Inscription version is for people who prefer a high degree of comfort. Robust design and high seating position imitates the characteristics of SUVs. Cross Country was increased the height for 2.5 inches, while Inscription increased comfort for 3.4 inches. Exterior brings a new grille, 18 or 19-inch wheels, new bumpers, side panels and stylized more. The interior will offer new materials and devices that will leave you breathless. Customers will have at their disposal a number of trim packages that will include additional equipment. Operating system will be based on existing and renewed with new engines that are very effective.

2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country-front view

2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country – Under the hood

2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country under the hood hides a 2.5-liter inline-5 petrol engine that delivers 250 horsepower. The engine will be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission which transmits drive to the front wheels or all wheels. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is achieved in 6.5 seconds, while top speed limited to 155 mph. In drive will be a new generation of E Turbo 4-cylinder engine that will be paired with 8-speed automatic gearbox. The new suspension and a high body position will bring better off-road capability. Thanks to new technologies, reduced is fuel consumption at 20 mpg city, 29 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined. Detailed specifications shall subsequently be published.

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2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country – Interior

2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country brings an elegant interior design. Linear Walnut trim will have a metal detail, interior lighting, new upholstery and more. Premier package includes leather upholstery, new roof line and the navigation system. Platinum package is the most luxurious and includes Xenon lights, Harman Kardon sound system and other luxuries. Standard equipment is sufficient and offers seats with 8-way changes the position, seven-inch color screen, Bluetooth hands-free interface and electronic climate. In sale will be sold during 2015 year at a cost of $ 35,000.

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