New hot hatch teaser published Volkswagen Golf GTD, under the hood of which, as the developers assure, one of the cleanest diesel engines in the world will register. The “strangled” two-liter unit has a dual exhaust gas recirculation circuit and sequential injection of urea (two nozzles), but it will still be more powerful than its predecessor, which produced 184 hp on a previous generation car. Judging by the table published earlier, its return will be 200 “horses”. The premiere of the new Golf GTD hatchback will take place in early March at the Geneva Motor Show.
An electric concept car will also be presented at this exhibition. Hyundai Prophecy (in English “prophecy”), which portends the style of future production models of the Korean brand. It is possible that over time, Hyundai Prophecy may take on a production form, however, in more detail, the manufacturer will talk about the new project on March 3 at an official presentation.
Three unique coupe declassified BMW M2 Competitioncreated with the participation of the American artist Leonard McGurr, who is also known by the pseudonym Futura 2000. McGurr manually painted all three cars, and also helped design the exterior and interior for a special series of 500 coupes, the production of which is dedicated to the creation of three original cars. All of them have the same design of the front panel and the external body kit. The price of the special version of the BMW M2 Edition designed by Futura 2000 has not yet been announced.
Supercar specifications published Pagani huayra Imola, which was first shown last year at a special private event. The six-liter AMG V12 turbo engine produces 827 hp. and 1100 Nm instead of 750 hp and 1000 Nm for the Huayra BC version, and the appearance of the Imola modification can be distinguished by a special aerodynamic body kit. Only five of these machines will be produced, with the entire circulation already sold out.
Company Maserati once again confirmed the information about the imminent debut of the serial version of the Alfieri concept car, and in the range there will also be an electric version. It is also planned to release a compact SUV, which will make the company the current Levante crossover: according to the plan, the first prototypes will be ready by the end of this year. And in 2021, the premiere of the next-generation GranTurismo and GranCabrio two-door, which will be electric, will take place.
In Russia, sales of new engine oil begin Castrol magnatec with dualock technology. This oil is intended for cars that are mainly used in the city: as the manufacturer promises, additives with special molecules halve engine wear during warm-up, when driving with frequent stops and prolonged idling. The new oil is offered in versions with different viscosity classes for gasoline and diesel engines.
At the Belarusian plant Belji began production of compact SUVs Geely coolray. So far, only large-site assembly is underway, but preparations have already been launched for the transition to a full production cycle with welding and painting of bodies. The cars have a three-cylinder 1.5 turbo engine (177 hp), a seven-speed “robot” with two clutches and a front-wheel drive. Prices in the domestic market start at 40,900 Belarusian rubles, that is, 1 million 185 thousand Russian rubles. Soon Coolray local assembly will enter the Russian market.
Also today we talked about the modernization of the Toyota GR Supra coupe, Cadillac’s plans in Russia, the future Dacia electric car and the update of the Audi Q5 crossover.