New 2019 Toyota Supra: official images, specs and prices revealed

The fifth-generation Supra retains the front-engined, rear-wheel-drive, two-seat layout of previous versions. The Porsche 718 Cayman rival has been honed by Toyota’s Gazoo Racing performance division and was developed alongside the BMW Z4, with which it shares a 3.0-litre straight-six turbocharged engine, producing 335bhp and 362lb ft, and an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Prices for the new Supra have also been confirmed, with the ‘base’ variant kicking things off from £52,695, rising to £56,945 for the fully-loaded and limited-run A90 edition. Deliveries will commence in the summer. The BMW-developed inline six-cylinder used…

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Lexus LC Convertible concept to make production in 2020

With a contoured rear deck designed to store a retractable roof, the convertible retains the same dimensions as the LC coupé, and looks to be as production-ready as that car. There is no indication yet of whether the model features a fabric soft-top or folding metal roof. The LC Convertible is being positioned as a halo model for Lexus, with the company hinting that its design will serve as the inspiration for future models. David Christ, Lexus Group vice president, said the LC coupé is “one of the most sought-after vehicles we’ve…

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Kia Telluride SUV gets eight seats and all-terrain response

The Telluride, unveiled at Detroit motor show, is designed specifically for the US and will not be sold in mainland Europe or the UK. However, some of its technology will trickle down to more familiar models, such as the seven-seat Sorento and five-seat Sportage. On sale later this year, the Telluride uses a 3.8-litre GDi V6 petrol engine making 287bhp and 262lb ft of torque. The car was first hinted at when a Telluride concept was revealed at the 2016 Detroit motor show, featuring 3D printed parts and a hybrid powertrain. It has…

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New US-market Volkswagen Passat heads to Detroit show

The second-generation model, which is mostly unrelated to the European Passat in terms of mechanicals, is due to arrive at dealerships in the summer. It’s said to have been redesigned “to cater specifically to American buyers, with more interior space and creature comforts” as well as what Volkswagen describes as a “fun-to-drive nature”. The exterior, in particular the front end, takes design inspiration from the recently released new Touareg SUV. Inside, it’s typical Volkswagen fare, with a standard glass infotainment screen, although there’s no mention of the Active Info Display digital…

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Automakers are stockpiling parts as no-deal Brexit looms

As the U.K. heads toward a likely no-deal Brexit on March 29, without a formal agreement with the European Union, automakers with operations in the U.K. are already feeling the stress. Without a deal in place for frictionless borders, automakers are preparing for significant delays in receiving parts from thousands of suppliers in an industry that relies on just-in-time manufacturing. Automakers typically have just a couple of days worth of parts in their warehouses to keep assembly running, which means days-long backups in ports could leave assembly lines at a…

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US Administration Invites Heads of Auto Industry from Germany!

The administration of what destroyed the credibility of the “US President” institution, that is, Donald Trump’s administration invited the chiefs of the three largest German manufacturers. Three manufacturers are BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen. A meeting at the White House is scheduled for (November 22nd), and a trade agreement will be discussed. Obviously, he gave someone Trump to know, and even this, no matter how old he was in the male form, still realized the seriousness that it might not be good for the US economy to interfere with these three…

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“NEWS” ON PARIS’S CAR SALON: Electric return to the future

“News” at the Paris Car Show, the most visited four-wheeler fair in the world, where expensive models dominated. Bugati Divo reaches a maximum speed of 380 kilometers per hour and costs € 5.1 million Chassis from the other planet “bugata divo” covers a 16-cylinder engine and 1,500 horsepower, up to a hundred kilometers per hour accelerates in 2.4 seconds and reaches a top speed of 380 kilometers per hour, at a price of 5.1 million euros. It’s also the most expensive car at the Car Showroom in Paris. The Japanese…

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Two years ahead: “Presidential” cars sold out

Neither next nor 2020 will there be a chance to buy a new Russian luxury car “Aurus”, said general manager and co-owner of “Solers” Vadim Svetsov. “I can proudly say that neither in 2019 nor in 2020 there is no possibility to buy a car ‘Aurus’, because we have orders for two years in advance. It says that there is a high interest in this challenge – the production of modern luxury cars in Russia, “said Svecev at the forum” Westphajans “ The cars “Aurus”, the market name of the…

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Lada Niva and “fail” at auction

OK … the combination of “Lada” and “Auction” for the majority does not exactly follow the same sentence. But this Lada has recently found itself on one. But the outcome of sales was below all expectations. RM Sotheby’s in the world of auctions has a very important place. Because the auctions in the organization of this team over the past years have offered quite a lot of legendary cars, and their owners have brought in hiccups and hiccups of money. That’s why the owners of this Lada expected at least…

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Gossip news: Hyundai will take over Fiat-Chrysler!

Yes, it’s written about it as if it’s almost over, perhaps looking for a red-eye advertisement for the back page or a banner from Hyundai. And what is the truth? First of all, this is what the Asia Times writes, which calls for unnamed sources. It’s getting interesting already. Next, they say, since Sergio Marchione leaves Fiat-Chrysler’s executive chair next year … I do not know how to call him, the conglomerate may be assuming that the value of the shares will fall, and that Hyundai will then take out…

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