Saturday, January 26, 2013

2014 new Lexus IS

Detroit celebrates the second generation of the Lexus IS their world premiere, which will be available with all-wheel drive and a hybrid version.


The 2014 new Lexus IS celebrated at the Detroit Motor Show premiered. The design was adapted more to the larger models like the GS and LS and shows the new design language for the brand very much.

With a dynamic and edgy at the same time would like the design of the second generation IS achieve even greater success in Europe against the other premium models of the middle class.

2014 new Lexus IS

Lexus did so, the interior again significantly upgraded and just as sporty and luxuriously fitted out, as one would expect at the sight of the body.

For those to whom the IS there still is not sporty enough, there is also an F-Sport version, which is available for all engine and large spoilers all around to reach its own target audience.

2014 new Lexus IS

When the engine can. Between the IS250, the IS350 and the IS300h choose the solution will support a hybrid model in the IS series The V6 engines from the IS250 and IS350 are also completely tuned for sportiness, the IS 350 RWD has even a "Sport Direct Shift" automatic transmission with 8 gears.

Upon request, the new generation of the IS is also available with all-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive is standard on board the luxury midsize sedan.

2014 new Lexus IS

The new IS is also a "Drive Mode Select" equipped system, in which the driver can choose between different driving modes. The modes "ECO", "Normal" and "Sport" there is in all versions, the IS 350 has also still a "Sport S +" mode.

For the new Lexus IS also many assistance systems are available, among others, there is a lane departure warning and blind spot warning. As standard, the IS also has 10 air bags.

In North America, the new IS comes into the race in mid-2013, it will only come to Europe later this year.

2014 new Lexus IS

2014 new Lexus IS

Toyota Corolla Furia Concept

The Toyota Corolla Furia Concept will provide an outlook for the next-generation Corolla.

Toyota Corolla Furia

While here is the second generation of the Toyota Auris in the marketplace, there are in North America is still the Corolla, which is a very popular car in the compact segment.

With the Toyota Corolla Furia Concept shows for the first time what the next generation of the Corolla could. Compared to the current model, the new Corolla will come in a lot more modern and lose his conservative taste.

Toyota Corolla Furia

Dynamic edge to the Toyota Corolla lend a sporty touch and also make it an interesting alternative for young people.

At a length of 462 cm, it should also provide plenty of space and also have an abundance of new entertainment opportunities in the interior.

New assistance systems, LED lights and 19 "alloy wheels also ensure a modern appearance of the next Corolla generation. What is the concept car are left in the series, one can then see you next year when the new Corolla to be launched is.

Toyota Corolla Furia

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept

At the NAIAS in Detroit Volkswagen shows the BlueCross one midsize SUV study that might go soon in similar form in series.

Volkswagen CrossBlue

Volkswagen shows the BlueCross an interesting study of a mid-size SUV that is tailored especially for the American market. The design of the diesel plug-in hybrid SUV shows the new Volkswagen design DNA and relies on some show effects. The "Cross Blue Glassflake" livery harmonizes with the 21 "alloy wheels and the many stainless steel applications to the body.

With a length of 498.7 cm and it extends beyond the Touareg, a space offer as in a van. To six individual seats, passengers have princely space, and a lot still remains a luggage capacity of 335 liters. Who is on the way to fourth, even has 812 liters of space, and after turning down the 2nd Rows of seats even 2,000 liters of volume available.

Volkswagen CrossBlue

The interior not only offers plenty of space, but also with an exclusive design and modern forms. Framed in the center console is a 10.2-inch touchscreen display, which houses next to the Navi with new 3D display and a media library and displays the status of the hybrid system.

Driven the Volkswagen CrossBlue is a combination of a 190 hp (140 kW) TDI transmits its power through a 6-speed DSG transmission and two electric motors.

One electric motor is in the front of and has an output of 54 hp (40 kW), the other's on the rear axle and provides 116 HP (85 kW). The system output of 305 hp (225 kW) provides acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.5 seconds, top speed is 204 km / h

For the VW BlueCross, various operation modes. In Sport mode, the three engines together so that an optimal power output is guaranteed, while the Eco mode, all systems are optimized for maximum efficiency.

In E mode can travel up to 33 kilometers purely on electricity, the top speed is here at 120 km / h The large 9.8 kWh battery can also be loaded by pressing a button while driving the TDI engine, so then later again a pure electric driving is possible.

Volkswagen CrossBlue

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and CLS 63 AMG 4Matic

As part of the facelift of the E-Class was also the AMG version revised and is now available with all-wheel drive. The Mercedes CLS also benefits from the changes.

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and CLS 63 AMG 4Matic

For many years, the AMG models are available as top version of the respective Mercedes-Series is available with the new E-Class has now also the first time the 4Matic all-wheel drive entry into the E63 AMG and the Meredes-Benz CLS 63 AMG. A sharp S version with even more power also joins the novelties.

The new Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG can be equipped as a sedan and wagon as the S model and with 4Matic all-wheel drive, both for the CLS AMG version are available for the four-door coupe as well as the shooting brake available.

The performance of the 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine was already in the serial version of 525 hp (386 kW) to 557 hp (410 kW) will be increased, as the S model the engines achieve even a peak power of 585 hp (430 kW).

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and CLS 63 AMG 4Matic

That the enormous performance is best combined with a four-wheel drive on the road, also show the acceleration values. While the E-Class Sedan 4Matic without for the parade sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.2 seconds, the same strength with all-wheel drive model creates the same discipline in just 3.7 seconds. Combined with the 3.8 seconds needed only slightly longer.

Again 0.1 seconds faster then the whole thing is, if you opt for the S model with 585 hp, this requires the sedan 3.6 seconds and the Estate 3.8 seconds. The same acceleration values ​​create the two CLS models, the Shooting Brake obtained the values ​​of the E-Class Estate and the 4-door coupe that of the E-Class sedan.

The speed limit on all models electronically limited to 250 km / h. The consumption per 100 km varies between different models from 9.8 to 10.6 liters, the targeted buyers should also be not much care.

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and CLS 63 AMG 4Matic

Connected in all versions is the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission, which through its four driving modes ("C" for Controlled Efficiency, "S" for sport, "S +" for Sport Plus and "M" for manual), a customized dynamic provides for any occasion.

The AMG models also include a limited slip differential on the rear axle, which improves traction. The 4Matic all-wheel drive is also designed for maximum dynamics. On request there is also a ceramic high-performance composite braking system that provides the best deceleration values​​.

Visually, the AMG models raise again noticeable, quite discreet from the other models, the S models also differ again from the normal AMG models. The so-called "A-Wing" on the front is designed in glossy black, the front splitter in silver chrome. For powerful rear end then also make trim in silver chrome, and the tailpipes of the AMG sports exhaust system.

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and CLS 63 AMG 4Matic

Usual sporty and exclusive at the same time the interior of the AMG models are designed so that even with all the options from the normal lines, such as the Command Navigation System or the Bang & Olufsen sound system can be expanded.

The launch of the AMG models of Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS with rear-wheel drive was launched in April, the S models and 4Matic versions will be available in June 2013. Prices not yet been announced.

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and CLS 63 AMG 4Matic

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and CLS 63 AMG 4Matic

Thursday, January 3, 2013

2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible

Equal to the new year Bentley presents the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible is a highlight for all convertible fans.

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2013

After Coupé now also gets the open Bentley Continental GT, the "speed" package of services and is one of the fastest convertibles in the world Sun

Under the hood, the 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 slumbers with an output of 625 hp (460 kW). The maximum torque of 800 Nm is available at 2,000 r / min per day, ensuring the open Bentley for a huge performance boost.

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2013 interior

In just 4.4 seconds the open Englishman sprints from a standstill to 100 km / h, top speed is 325 km / h This makes the Bentley of the fastest convertibles in the world.

Switching is via an 8-speed automatic transmission, which ensures even the coupe for super-fast and very smooth gearshifts. The class according to the course interior is sporty and luxurious. The finest leather and high-quality trim elements in combination with the latest entertainment systems and comfortable seats waiting for up to four occupants of the Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible.

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2013

The electrically-operated fabric top also has a perfect insulation, which can also be moved in the winter. After all, also the fastest open-top Bentley-wheel drive and is thus ideally suited for trips in the winter.

The world premiere of the Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2013 unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, the market he comes in spring 2013. Prices not yet been announced.

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2013

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2013

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2013

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