Audi S7 Sportback 2014, sportsmanship without extremism

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Last month we talked about cosmetic renovation to be presented the entire range of the Audi A7 Sportback, which will arrive in dealerships in September. It will be then when also renewed the Audi S7 Sportback, sports car Variant… without leading to the extreme of the Audi RS7 to also zero aesthetic improvements.

Audi S7 Sportback 2014 receives also grill and redesigned fenders, the taillights and the diffuser as well as new games of tires that the normal model receives. It will have standard headlight LED arrays, optional in the rest of the range.

The major news arrives in paragraph mechanic. Engine 4.0 TFSI supercharged eight-cylinder now marks lower consumption approved, while increasing the power no less than 30 HP. Continue reading

Jaguar and Land Rover car go up artificial intelligence

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Artificial intelligence wants to take its first steps in the car, at the hands of Jaguar and Land Rover. Its idea is that the car is capable of recognize the driver thanks to a learning algorithm, in the way that it would be possible to configure and adapt the car to offer more personalized driving experience.

The system, dubbed Smart Assistant is intended to minimize distractions from the driver, making it the most common tasks. Through our smartphone, car will recognize the driver until this step onto the vehicle, adjusting the position of the seats, steering wheel, rear-view mirrors and even the air conditioning on the basis of the usual preferences. Continue reading

Tesla Model III, future medium-sized electric sedan

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Tesla Motors has a name for its future model. It is formerly known as ‘Model E’ referred to as definitely as ‘Model III’ upon arrival at the production. The Tesla Model III will arrive to the market at the end of the 2016 or beginning of 2017, with sporty medium sedan body, and of course with electric motor.

Tesla Motors has a definitive name for its new model. Known so far, on a provisional basis, as Tesla Model E, electric “on access” will be finally as Tesla Model III on their arrival to the production. So it has just confirmed the Californian Company via its official Twitter account, giving validity to recent rumors. Continue reading

Hyundai ix35 2015, will be its new design

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Hyundai is immersed in an important process: adopt a new language of design throughout its range, seeking to convey a brand image of greater value. The next Hyundai ix35 2015 won’t be oblivious to this detail, and released a design to be recognized mainly by its new front, reminding us to recent models of the Korean brand.

Hyundai wants to convey more quality and a revamped branding through the design of their models in the near future. It will focus its new language of design, recently premiered at the Hyundai Genesis 2014, and that also will be transferred to the remaining models in its range. Continue reading

Volkswagen will manufacture a new seven-seat SUV in the U.S.

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Volkswagen has officially announced that its next SUV will be manufactured at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee (USA), alongside the Passat destined to the U.S. market. Volkswagen will invest $ 900 million for the creation of this new seven-seat SUV, which will be manufactured exclusively in the USA debut at the end of 2016.

Step by step, the United States will concentrate most of the production of full-size SUVs. At least with regard to the German manufacturers, as if Mercedes-Benz already made ‚Äč‚Äčthere-Class ML (and will do so in future ML Coupe) recently BMW announced the new X7 will be manufactured exclusively in the USA and now Volkswagen is that you decide to communicate something similar. Continue reading

Volkswagen XL1, efficiency and price 124,315 euros exclusivity

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The Volkswagen XL1 has an official selling price, 98,515 pounds, to be exact which is 124,315 euros. Nobody said it was cheap efficiency. The first Volkswagen XL1 units have already been delivered, and the first one to a German customer. The brand hopes to sell 250 units scheduled.

The Volkswagen XL1 is the car world’s most efficient production, consumption of 1 liter per 100 kilometers make it worthy of that appellation. But you have to think that efficiency and exclusivity of this model are high cost 124,315 euros to be exact.

Volkswagen XL1 presented in Geneva last year, the German brand is so proud of this creation that wants to create a kind of mysticism around it. They confirmed that their production would be very limited as it is a very tough sell special pattern. Continue reading

New version of the Audi Q5 diesel: more power and lower consumption

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Audi has just released a new version of the Q5 diesel engine, which is added to the offer that was previously available. The new engine will be a 2.0 TDI 190 HP with wheel drive quattro and change S tronic 7-speed and will mean an improvement in benefits while reducing consumption, since it approves only of 5.7-liter / 100 km and exceeds the Euro 6 emission regulations.

Power increases will mean 13 HP more than the motor which is derived and an increase of torque 20 nm and will reach 400 Nm for a better development between the 1,750 and 3,000 rpm. And in terms of their efficiency in consumption, 190 hp engine will stop CO2 emissions by 149 g/km in addition to be fitted with a system for decontamination of gas exhaust and a SCR catalyst that removes the carbon dioxide by what is called clean diesel and manages to overcome the Euro 6 regulation. Audi achieved this way that their emissions are at the height of 177 HP lower engines despite its increase in power. Continue reading

Mercedes Vito 2014, spy photos of the new van

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Following the presentation and the beginning of the commercialization of the new Mercedes V Class, Viano formerly, the German company is now testing the Vito. The new van will be positioned at the bottom of the range of this new van manufactured in Vitoria, with a more commercial and less luxurious.

It is undeniable that when Mercedes introduced the new Class V, successor to the Viano, left everyone pleasantly surprised. We never had a van with this level of finish, equipment and technology.

The V Class Viano and above have always been positioned in the top of the range van manufactured in Vitoria-Gasteiz. Below there have always been the Mercedes Vito, simple finishes and appearance, cheaper and more commercially oriented and work-oriented. Continue reading

It will be Android Auto, the bet of Google to the car

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The great battle of the giants of the technology will be done with the dashboard of cars, from which aim to bring the driver all its online services. Google has taken the first step in this competition featuring Android Auto. It is based on the next version of its mobile operating system, Android L, and the first cars that will give you support will not come until the end of the year.

The highlight of Android Auto is your virtual assistant’s driving. As described in the company, Android Auto is “contextually aware”, which provides the information desired at the time that the user needs it. Controls are optimized for voice, which means that they will never have to remove your hands from the steering wheel to be used. According to Google, this was one of its priorities since the Statistics say that there are many accidents that occur by looking at the smartphone (as demonstrated this Belgian driving school teacher). Continue reading

Toyota FCV: will be the hydrogen car

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Toyota in Japan has presented the final design of the new model hydrogen fuel cell, the Toyota FCV. Not very much compared to FCV Concept advance during the Tokyo Motor Show 2013.

The Japanese brand wanted to make clear from the trunks that this is very different from other models with a conventional motor car. Its first customers will be noted that having a car with fuel cell, hence their aesthetic is very different from other vehicles, on a similar strategy to the one that followed the Toyota Prius in its infancy. Continue reading