- The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain (X 213) gets confirmed along with the new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe, the new smart fortwo electric and, for the very first time, the new smart forfour electric drive. The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 showcar will be another attraction of the Mercedes-Benz stand at Paris. No word on a possible electric concept car to preview the future EQ models.
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Stuttgart/Paris, Germany/France, Sep 15, 2016 - The attendance of this year's Paris Motor Show by Mercedes-Benz Cars is characterised by change, both digitally and electrically: celebrating their world premieres in Hall 5.2 will be the electric drive versions of the new smart fortwo, the smart fortwo cabrio and, for the first time, the smart forfour. A Mercedes-Benz show car embodying a concrete vision of a totally new generation of vehicles with battery-electric drive will also have its world premiere. A new member of the E-Class...
- Mercedes-AMG is blowing even more fresh air into the AMG GT family. Shortly after the world premiere of the AMG GT R, the sports car and performance brand from Affalterbach is presenting two exciting roadster variants of the two-seater sports car. Alongside the AMG GT Roadster, the AMG GT C Roadster enhances the portfolio with a completely new model variant. With an output of 410 kW (557 hp) and peak torque of 680 Nm, the AMG GT C is the most powerful new Roadster variant and uses some of the technical refinements of the AMG GT R. These include active rear axle steering and the electronically controlled rear axle locking differential. In combination with the AMG RIDE CONTROL sport suspension, the AMG GT C Roadster guarantees dynamic performance at the very highest level. The top Roadster also takes its lead from the top AMG GT R sports car where muscular proportions are concerned: the wider rear wings create space for a wider track and wider wheels at the rear axle, allowing even higher cornering speeds and excellent traction. The variable performance exhaust system also ensures an authentic V8 sound from the AMG...
- Autobild reports:
- Keep V12 6.3L
- Definitely no Turbo
- Design: more Dynamism, more racetrack flair, more sports car genes
- Smaller dimensions and lighter
- Toyota Supra makes long-awaited spy photo debut
Looks smaller than BMW's future Z5 roadster.
The waiting is over – we have the first batch of spy photos of the upcoming new Toyota Supra. The flagship sports car for the Japanese company is expected to arrive on the market in 2018 with a possible debut next year.
So far we’ve been dealing mostly with rumors about the new Supra, but finally there’s a prototype on the road performing preliminary tests. The photographed vehicle wears plenty of camouflage, so it’s a bit difficult to figure out more of the design details, but at least we can take a look at the overall shape of the coupe.
Comparing it with BMW’s side of the...
- Fully Revealed: Meet Skoda's All-New Kodiaq 7-Seater SUV
Skoda has officially unveiled their all-new Kodiaq during a media event in Germany, with plenty of journalists and guests present on location at Kraftwork Berlin.
Aside from being Skoda's first-ever large SUV, the Kodiaq, according to the Czech automaker, also comes with the segment's largest boot, helped in part by the car's generous overall dimensions of 4.70 meters (15.41 ft) in length. Its wheelbase measures 2,791 mm (109.8 inches).
The best-in-class boot measures from 720 liters (25.4 cu.ft) to 2,065 liters (72.9 cu.ft), and if the optional folding passenger seat is chosen, the Kodiaq can transport items up to 2.80 meters (9.1 feet) long.
The exterior design features a highly recessed shoulder line, a wide three-dimensional radiator grille, narrow headlights and plenty of highly contoured surfaces....
- The Macan Turbo now tops off the model line, impressing with enhanced driving properties, increased agility and an even greater emotional appeal. After the performance enhancement, the twin-turbocharged, 3.6-litre V6 engine delivers 324 kW (440 hp; combined fuel consumption 9.7–9.4 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 224–217 g/km). With 30 kW (40 hp) more than the Macan Turbo, this figure places this variant firmly in the top spot in this model line. The car now accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds (a reduction of 0.4 seconds), and achieves a new top speed of 272 km/h (an increase of 6 km/h). The maximum torque has also risen to 600 Nm (an increase of 50 Nm) and is available to the driver across a broad rev range of between 1,500 and 4,500 rpm. This also increases the tractive force: In Sport Plus mode, the time taken to accelerate from 80 km/h to 120 km/h has dropped to 2.9 seconds (a reduction of 0.2 seconds). Depending on the tyres, fuel...
- Revealed one month ahead of the 2016 Paris Motor Show, Citroën CXperience Concept demonstrates the brand's capacity to deploy its "Be Different, Feel Good" promise in the large saloon segment. With its distinctive body style, this new concept overturns established codes and illustrates the benefits of the "Citroën Advanced Comfort®" programme.
In the context of its global convention centring New C3 and bringing together over 2000 brand representatives from over 36 countries, Citroën springs the surprise revealing the CXperience concept car, a world first at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. With this two-box saloon measuring 4.85m in length, Citroën is expressing its ambitions in upmarket territory, deploying its "Be Different, Feel Good" promise in this segment. The exceptional new, international body style is a new step forward that marks a new offensive in brand strategy...
- 2018 VW Teramont caught undisguised; it’s the production version of the CrossBlue mid-size SUV
We’ve been granted an early peek at Volkswagen’s long-anticipated midsize crossover that was teased by the CrossBlue Concept back in 2013 and which is believed to be called the Teramont.
Captured completely undisguised in China by Auto Sina, the production version of VW’s three-row crossover is almost identical to the Crossblue study that made its debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, with only subtle exterior differences, such as revised lights and front bumper styling. Not much has changed inside either, with the production car retaining the same design sans the flashy trimmings.
While it’s highly likely that what we’re looking at here is the Chinese domestic market model, few, if any, visible changes are expected to be made to the North American version that...
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