10 major new products of the Detroit Motor Show
The world's fastest convertible from Bentley, the first hybrid coupe from Cadillac, the new generation of the legendary Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Chevrolet Corvette and other exciting premiere in Detroit
On Monday at the Detroit Motor Show kicks off North American, which traditionally opens the new year in the calendar of major international motor show. History of the Detroit auto shows over a hundred years, and the place of their conduct was not chosen by chance, because it is in Detroit, the headquarters of the "Big Three" American avtoproivoditeley - Chrysler companies, Ford and General Motors. This year, the Motor Show will be held from 14 to 27 January, while the number of prime it reached fifty. Before you 10 of the most interesting series of new products of the Detroit Motor Show 2013.
One of the main prime Detroit Auto Show was the presentation of the new generation of the legendary sports car Chevrolet Corvette. The model was first presented to the public more than half a century ago, in 1953, and the current version of the car - the seventh. Through the use of aluminum and carbon fiber, the designers of the new "Corvette" was able to reduce the weight of the car, thus increasing the rigidity of the body. Sports car will equip 6, 2-liter engine capacity of 450 liters. sec., working together with a seven-speed manual transmission. Due to such a powerful propulsion system Corvette will accelerate to 100 km / h in just 4 seconds. Digital instrument panel sports car will vary depending on the selected algorithm and, in addition, data on the card can be projected on the windshield. It is expected that sales of the new Chevrolet Corvette will begin towards the end of 2013.
The Italian automaker Maserati will present in Detroit next, is the sixth generation Quattroporte luxury sedan. Unlike previous versions of the model, the design of which was developed by Pininfarina in the studio, this time the novelty painted Maserati Centro Stile experts under the guidance of Marco Tenkone that marked the style of a sedan as "simple and clean". "Sixth," the Quattroporte has turned slightly more than its predecessor as well as stronger and more dynamic. New customers will be available with two types of engines: a 3-liter V6 capacity of 410 liters. from. and 3, 8-liter V8 rated at 530 liters. from. motor assembly will deal with Ferrari factory in Maranello, and the work they will be paired with an automatic transmission. The maximum rate of acceleration for the first motor when this amount to 285 km / h, and the second - 307 km / h. The main competitors of the updated Maserati Quattroporte will be the BMW 7-Series and Mercedes S-Class.
On the creation of hybrid coupe Cadillac representatives first began in 2009, when the Converj concept car was presented to the public. Then financial difficulties prevented to bring the sample to the conveyor. Four years spent on something to modify the car and submit it to the production version already in Detroit. The novelty has received a two-door ELR title and became the first hybrid coupe in the line producer. The car is based on the Chevrolet Volt. Cadillac ELR hybrid installation will consist of an electric motor, gasoline engine-generator and a set of lithium-ion batteries. The primary source of energy of the novelty will be the electricity that allows the coupe to move without using gasoline, and then with a minimum amount of harmful emissions. When the charge of the batteries will run low, Cadillac ELR will switch to the mode of operation of the gasoline engine.
The Italian supercar manufacturer has prepared for Detroit loud premiere - Double F70, which is positioned as a successor to the Enzo model. Monocoque car, developed by Formula 1, was presented last fall at the Paris Motor Show, and now it is the turn has stock car model. Body two-door sports car is made of carbon fiber, and because novelty significantly lighter than the Ferrari Enzo. The car can obtain a hybrid propulsion system, consisting of 6, 3-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor, where the power for a total of about 900 liters. from. In these figures the acceleration to "hundreds" Takes Ferrari F70 only 2, 5, and the maximum speed will reach up to 400 km / h. Manage next to the car's functions will be to Multiwheel. It is expected that the supercar costs € 800,000.
Concern Mercedes will introduce not just a novelty in Detroit, and the new class sedans. And the first in their series will be the compact Mercedes CLA, established on the basis of models of the A-Class. Before the American premiere of the Germans open about new items, but released some of its technical characteristics. Sedan line engine will include three petrol engine output power of 122 to 211 liters. from.; it is also planned to equip vehicles and diesel engines. Mercedes CLA will be available both with front-wheel and all-wheel drive, as well as manual and automatic transmissions. It is expected that the price of new items will be announced during the premiere at the Detroit Motor Show, but according to unofficial information the price of a compact sedan in Europe can start from € 28 000. It is interesting that the new Mercedes CLA is no competition, because this class cars market does not offer.
For the Bavarians became a good tradition to present the updated version of the Z4 roadster is in Detroit. Here in 2009 it debuted the second generation of the sports car, and four years later the Germans brought at the Motor Show the third modification of the model. Exterior and interior of the updated Roadster did not undergo major changes, except that lights became head optics with LED and on wheels, new alloy wheels. More significant has been the emergence of a new engine in the line of powertrains. New 2-liter gasoline engine capacity of 156 liters. from. able to disperse roadster "hundreds" of 7, 9, as well as to maximum 221 km / h. As before, the entire line of engines will be paired with a manual or automatic transmission. In the sale of an updated version of the BMW Z4 Roadster has to do in the spring.
Home premier brand Lexus stand in Detroit - a new generation of luxury sedan IS. The first thing that catches the eye in the study of new products, it is the external differences from the previous two modifications of the model. Third-generation Lexus IS received a new grille in the shape of an hourglass, which first debuted on the LF-CC concept and will now be installed on all the news of the Japanese brand. In addition, the sedan got a narrow diode headlamps and undulating rapids. The whole shape of the car became brighter and more aggressive. With regard to the technical characteristics of new items, it is expected that the Lexus IS will be equipped with 2, 5 and 3, 5-liter petrol engines, the V6, is paired with an eight-automatic transmission, and in the future we plan to release a hybrid version and a sedan. For Sale Luxury novelty should appear in the second half of 2013.
Bentley GTC Speed
Bentley Concern brought to the Detroit Auto Show a special novelty. Presented at the booth car manufacturer GTC Speed was the fastest in the world to date, four-seater convertible. Accelerate to "hundreds" of 4, 4, as well as to the limit of 325 km / h due to the novelty of 6-liter gasoline engine capacity of 625 liters. a., works in tandem with the eight-speed automatic transmission. Of course, convertible Bentley GTC Speed - the machine is not only fast and powerful, it is also extremely comfortable and luxurious. Decorating the car interior is done manually and includes perforated leather inserts on all seats, as well as the door trim and rear pillars. Four-cabriolet roof is able to maintain a comfortable temperature inside the car in any weather, and to maximize the comfort of the driver and passengers engineers even provided a neck heating option.
The world premiere of the Q50 model at the Detroit Motor Show said Mark Infinity. Initially it was planned to introduce a novelty to the public only at the March Geneva Motor Show, but then the company decided not to wait for the spring: it seems, in the Infinity expect to bring the car to market as soon as possible. Model called the Q50, which, most likely, will be performed in the sedan, the first in a line of Japanese manufacturer has received a new drive letter. By the beginning of 2014 Infinity abandon the usual prefixes FX, EX and G, and replace them on Q and QX. Of updates Q50 while little is known. It is expected that it will replace the G37 sedan model and in fact it will be the next generation. Judging by the published several weeks before the start of the motor show teaser, the new product will be different aggressive appearance and LED head optics.
Jeep Grand Cherokee
In 1992, the company Chrysler at the Detroit Motor Show for the first time presented to the public SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee. And now 21 years later the American automaker on the same motor show will already become the fifth generation of the legendary Jeep. Restyled Grand Cherokee has got LED optics and an updated grille. In addition, the model was equipped with eight-speed automatic transmission ZF. Engine range remains unchanged: customers will continue to be available petrol and diesel motors capacity from 190 to 468 liters. from. Doubt that the new Grand Cherokee will be popular with buyers, no. One evidence of this is the data on record sales of Jeep vehicles in the past year: in all over 700 000 000 cars were sold in the world, owned by the famous brand of Chrysler.