Detroit Auto Show 2013
In the automotive capital of America opened one of the most prestigious auto shows in the world - the anniversary Detroit Motor Show 2013, which is held for the 25th time. In this year's Detroit Motor Show takes place from 14 to 27 January, while the number of prime it reaches fifty.
Our review of the Detroit Auto Show is dedicated to the most interesting novelties of the serial and concept punishments by such giants of automotive industry as a Lexus, Toyota, Mersedes-Benz, BMW and many others.
Jeep Compass 2014
Detroit Auto Show 2013 presented crossover Jeep Compass and Patriot 2014 model year.
The models will be offered with gasoline engines and 2.4 volume of 2 liters.
By the 2014 Jeep hopes to increase car sales in Europe to 125,000 cars annually
Company Lexus in Detroit introduced a new generation luxury sedan IS. The first thing brorsaetsya in the head - looks. The third generation Lexus IS received a new grille in the shape of an hourglass. We can say that the whole shape of the car became brighter and more aggressive.
Lexus IS will be equipped with 2.5- and 3.5-liter gasoline engine V6, and in the future we plan to issue and hybrid version.
The novelty should go on sale in the second half of 2013.
Bentley GTC Speed
Bentley Group presented at the Detroit Motor Show 2013 special feature: it is the fastest in the world to date 4-seat convertible.
Acceleration to 100 km / h takes 4.4 seconds, top speed - 325 km / h, power 6-liter petrol engine - 625 l. from.
Convertible Bentley GTC Speed - it's not just the power, but also comfort. The entire vehicle interior trim is only performed manually. Special cabriolet roof is able to maintain a comfortable temperature inside in any weather. There is even an exotic option - heating the neck of the driver and passengers.
The company BMW to present the updated version of the Z4 roadster is in Detroit. This is the third modification of the model.
the exterior and interior of the updated Roadster have undergone dramatic changes. More significant is the emergence of a new 2-liter capacity of 156 liters. p., that can accelerate the car up to 100 km / h for only 7.9 seconds, and also to the maximum 221 km / h.
In the sale of an updated version of the car BMW Z4 should go in the spring of 2013.
One of the main prime the Detroit Motor Show in 2013 was the presentation of the new generation of the legendary Chevrolet Corvette. The first model appeared before the public in 1953. The current version of the car is already the 7th.
Sportkar has 6.2-liter engine capacity of 450 liters. from. and accelerated to 100 km / h in just 4 seconds. The digital dashboard will vary depending on driving style, its data can be projected onto the windshield, just like in the BMW.
The car body is made of aluminum and carbon fiber, which made it possible to increase its stiffness and reduce the weight of a sports car. Sales of the new Chevrolet Corvette due to begin in late 2013.
The sedan Maserati Quattroporte
Italian automaker Maserati presented at the Detroit Motor Show 2013 6th generation Quattroporte luxury sedan. Developers designated style luxury sedan as a "simple and clean".
According to tradition, the new car has turned a little more than its predecessor as well as stronger and more dynamic. Consumers will be available 2 engine 3-liter V6 capacity of 410 liters. from. and 3.8-liter V8 rated at 530 liters. from.
engine assembly will deal with Ferrari. The maximum rate of acceleration for the most powerful engine will be 307 km / h.
The main competitors of the updated Maserati Quattroporte will be the BMW 7-Series and Mercedes S-Class.
Concept Toyota Furia
Toyota company presented a concept car Fury. Designers have tried to make the shape of the car is quite sporty and aggressive to attract fans following the brand as many young people as possible.
Toyota Furia is the appearance of the next generation Toyota Corolla model.
Brand Infiniti unveiled the premium sedan Q50 at the Detroit Motor Show 2013. Q50 replaces sedan Infiniti G will implement a new direction of design.
The car received a 3.7-liter V6 rated at 328 liters. from. There will be a hybrid variant in which the combined petrol V6 3.5 liter (296 l. P.) And an electric motor 67 l. from.
One of the curious features of the Q50 was the adaptive steering system: the system changes the force on the steering wheel, depending on the speed of the machine. On sale in the US and Canada Infiniti Q50 will arrive this summer.
SUV Volkswagen CrossBlue
Volkswagen KrosBlyu has the status of a concept, but the appearance of an SUV in many ways close to the series. This will be a big SUV in size considerably surpassing the famous Touareg. Six-seater car is almost 20 cm longer than the Touareg. Its dimensions: 4986 x 2014 x 1732 mm.
The concept car Mercedes KrosBlyu driven hybrid power plant consisting of a 190-horsepower diesel engine and a pair of electric motors. Total return - 305 l. from. From 0 to 100 km / h an extensive vehicle can accelerate just 7.5 s.
The main competitor of new items on the Germans see the Ford Explorer.
Mercedes of CLA
Concern Mercedes shown in Detroit motor 2013 Mercedes compact CLA is based on A-class models, but not in size is inferior sedan C-class - 4630 mm long, 2032 mm wide and 1438 mm in height.
The Mercedes-Benz claim that the car has received a very low aerodynamic drag - just 0.23, which claims to be a world record for production cars.
The company will begin taking orders for the car in March. Prices will start from 29,000 euros. The most powerful petrol version with a 2-liter 211-horsepower engine will cost 38,675 euros.