Month: April 2017

MG Motor unveils vision of the future with E-Motion concept car

MG Motor has unveiled an all-new electric supercar concept at the 17th annual Shanghai International Automotive Show (19 April) – the MG E-motion. Offering a glimpse of the future, the next-generation vehicle aims to push the boundaries of innovation and technology, while meeting the needs of today’s trend-setting car buyers. Perfectly blending style, sophistication and elegance, […]

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First all-electric car from Volvo will be made in China

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, will build its first fully electric car in China, the company announced today at Auto Shanghai in China. The all-new model will be based on Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) for smaller cars, and will be available for sale in 2019 and exported globally from China, Volvo said. The […]

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GKN Driveline reveals fully integrated eDrive system in Shanghai

GKN Driveline has presented an advanced technology concept for a fully integrated eDrive system at the 2017 Auto Shanghai motor show. All of the components of GKN’s eDrive system are contained within a bespoke housing, resulting in optimised packaging and greatly simplifying the integration process for car manufacturers. The sophisticated ‘wireless’ setup is approximately 15% […]

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Aston Martin AMR launched in Shanghai

The Shanghai Auto Show marks the Chinese debut of luxury British brand Aston Martin’s high-performance brand AMR, bringing a new dimension of race inspired dynamism and performance. Reflecting Aston Martin’s racing pedigree, AMR takes technology and inspiration from motorsport to amplify the sporting prowess present across the model range. With enhanced performance, sharper dynamics and […]

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Ford Focus RS RX development video series

Ford Performance has released a video series showcasing the extraordinary technological and engineering expertise behind the dramatic Ford Focus RS RX. Designing the ultimate Rallycross car is a unique challenge, but that didn’t hold back the team, comprising members from the Ford Performance, M-Sport, and Hoonigan Racing Division, from designing and manufacturing the Ford Focus […]

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New 800 HP Ford Mustang Sutton unleashed

The new Sutton CS800 Mustang was revealed at the 2017 Top Marques show in Monaco, establishing a new pinnacle for the Sutton Bespoke Mustang tuning programme. Based on the 5.0-litre V8 model, the CS800 boasts a high-performance supercharger system that increases the engine’s power output to 800hp, delivered through a six-speed manual transmission with the […]

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The Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ Concept revealed

Volkswagen is developing an entirely new range of avant-garde electric vehicles. Now, Volkswagen is providing an important preview of these new frontrunners of electric mobility at Auto Shanghai 2017 (19 to 29 April). Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management, Volkswagen Brand: “By 2025, we want to boost annual sales of electric vehicles to […]

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Škoda Octavia Scout: Pratical all-rounder also for off-road trips

Silver-coloured underbody protection, protective side mouldings and black roof rails identify the ŠKODA OCTAVIA SCOUT as a robust all-rounder at first glance. The latest all-wheel-drive technology, a departure angle that has been increased to 14.5 degrees and 30 mm more ground clearance also allow off-road trips. The many ‘Simply Clever’ features on offer contribute to […]

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Citroën C5 Aircross revealed

Citroën premieres a new-generation SUV at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show: C5 Aircross. Inspired directly by the Aircross Concept that was unveiled in 2015, it combines assertive design with interior space for the well-being of everyone on-board. A ‘people-minded’ SUV, this new model benefits from the latest technologies that ensure easier driving and a modern […]

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The new Mini Countryman John Cooper Works

With an output of 231 hp working with MINI’s ALL4 all-wheel drive system, the new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman sprints from 0-62mph in 6.5 seconds whether the customer chooses the standard 6-speed manual transmission or the optional 8-speed Steptronic sports transmission. The resulting vehicle is a based on John Cooper Works racing expertise. From […]

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