Mercedes introduces the Concept Coupe SUV

April 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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After a series of leaked images, Mercedes unveiled the Concept Coupe SUV at the Beijing Motor Show. The German concept is 5 meters long and only 1,75 meters tall which makes the Coupe moniker very appropriate.

The LED Multibeam headlights together with the special silver paint and the 22-inch wheels with 305/34 R22 tires help too. Power is offered by a 3.0-liter V6 engine producing 333 horsepower and 480 Nm of torque.

Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV

Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV

Other interesting features of the Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV include an air suspension with selective damping, Active Curve System and a double wishbone front system.
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Audi TT offroad concept unveiled at Beijing

April 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Audi officially revealed the TT offroad concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. The new prototype previews the company’s upcoming crossover model, most of the features following to be found on the production model as well.

Under the hood, Audi fitted a 2.0-liter TFSI engine producing 292 horses as well as two electric motors adding 115 horsepower. In total, the hybrid powertrain delivers 408 horsepower and 650 Nm of torque for a 0-100 km/h sprint in 5,2 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h.

Audi TT offroad concept

Audi TT offroad concept

If you want to drive with no emissions, the 12 kWh battery will give you a 50 km range at speeds up to 130 km/h.
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New Midsize Coupe Concept from Volkswagen Awaited at 2014 Beijing

April 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Volkswagen German automaker has just announced its intentions of launching a New Midsize Coupe Concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show.

The Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept has been rendered in some sketches by the lead designer at Volkswagen, Klaus Bischoff.

Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept

Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept

We are talking about a four-door coupe with some body styling cues taken from the new Golf generation. And rumors state that the New Midsize might actually become the standard production version of the Golf CC.

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Updated News: 2014 VW Golf GTD Might Not Be Hitting the US

April 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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There are some recent reports taken from CEO Michael Horn stating that the 2014 VW Golf GTD might not be launched in the US due to the expenses that such a shipping would involve.

More than that, the 2014 VW Golf GTD is running on 2.0-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder unit that cannot be built in in Silao, the Group`s plant in Mexico, while it would have to be imported from Germany, which is another expensive process.

2014 VW Golf GTD

2014 VW Golf GTD

Interestingly enough, Horn didn’t want to mention the reason why the diesel unit could not be built in Silao, Mexico, which is already building a lower-spec model for the up ahead Golf TDI.

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Facelifted Volkswagen Touareg Debuted Online Ahead 2014 Beijing Motor Show

April 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Volkswagen Touareg facelift is due to be publicly launched at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, but it seems that the powerful SUV has been launched online, ahead the event.

The upgraded model seen in the photos seems to bring some fine retouches at the SUV`s body, like bi xenon headlights at the front fascia and rear end.

Facelifted Volkswagen Touareg

Facelifted Volkswagen Touareg

Inside, the facelifted Volkswagen Touareg also comes with some white illumination that would make you see the controls better at night as well as some fine leather hues.

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2014 New York International Auto Show: 2015 Infiniti QX80 with Fresh Tweaks

April 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The 2014 New York International Auto Show has welcomed today the arrival of the fresh Infiniti QX80, which seems to come with some fresh touches at the body and at the drivetrain.

The 2015 Infiniti QX80 now stands proudly at the event with a “double-arch” grille, with mesh inserts at the front fascia, or full LEDs at the fronts and at the taillights.

2015 Infiniti QX80

2015 Infiniti QX80

The 2015 Infiniti QX80 might be seen as a more bulbous and brutish SUV along with these acute body features, even if it is considered to be one of the most luxurious vehicles for its class.

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2014 New York Auto Show: 2015 Subaru Outback

April 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The 2014 New York International Show has just received the 2015 Subaru Outback, after the automaker first launched its all-new Subaru Legacy sedan at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show.

The 2015 Subaru Outback doesn’t come with some important changes at the exterior, as it looks rather the same with the Legacy model, having the same grille shape and headlights.

2015 Subaru Outback

2015 Subaru Outback

More than that, the model also bares its older brother`s hood and side mirrors.
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2014 New York Auto Show: SRT Viper GTS Anodized Carbon with Time Attack Package

April 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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One of the main attraction of the 2014 New York International Auto Show so far must definitely be the SRT`s Viper GTS Anodized Carbon that has been equipped with the Time Attack package.

The SRT Viper GTS Anodized Carbon Time Attack is based on a Metallic Mate color at the exterior, along with some fine cool tweaks like carbon fiber at the rear spoiler and a two-piece splitter at the front.

SRT Viper GTS Anodized Carbon Time Attack

SRT Viper GTS Anodized Carbon Time Attack

Ralph Gilles, the CEO and the president at SRT stated in an interview that the Time Attack was well received with its Metallic Mate color at the exterior.

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Maserati GranTurismo MC Centennial Edition breaks cover

April 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Maserati celebrates 100 years with special edition models of the GranTurismo. The Maserati GranTurismo MC Centennial Edition comes in both Coupe and Convertible versions and offers new exterior finishes such as Magma Red and Inchiostro Blue, leather upholstery inside, revised dashboard, steering wheel and carbon fiber trim.

Power is offered by the same 4.7-liter V8 powerplant delivering 454 horses and 520 Nm of torque. The 0-100 km/h sprint is done in 4,7 seconds with some help from the six-speed automatic transmission.

Maserati GranTurismo MC Centennial Edition

Maserati GranTurismo MC Centennial Edition

The top speed of 297 km/h also remains untouched in this special edition.
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2015 Nissan Murano revealed at the New York Auto Show

April 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Nissan officially revealed the new Murano crossover at the New York Auto Show, a model which will go on sale in the coming months. At the exterior, the updated model stands out thanks to the 18-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, a revised front grille and slightly improved bumpers.

Additional features such as larger 20-inch alloys, a panoramic sunroof and LED headlights are also available.

2015 Nissan Murano

2015 Nissan Murano

Power is offered by a 3.5-liter V6 producing 260 horsepower and 325 Nm of torque, linked to an Xtronic transmission. Inside, buyers will get a dual-zone climate control system, Zero Gravity seats and a 7-inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display.
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