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    by Published on 23-03-2018 04:41 PM
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    • In its most important market: Volkswagen is presenting the brand's new flagship in China
    • Milestone of the SUV campaign: Touareg shows Volkswagen’s claim in the premium class
    • The power of the brand: Touareg is a statement on design, technology, handling and comfort
    • Success story: around one million Touareg SUVs built to date

    Volkswagen is making a statement by staging a world premiere of a new model for the first time in China – its largest market. The new Touareg marks a milestone in the brand’s largest model and technology campaign, and it shows what engineers and designers at Volkswagen can do. The new flagship takes a top position in the premium class SUV segment with its expressive design, its innovative operating, convenience and safety systems, as well as in the high quality of its materials and craftsmanship.

    Equipped with the connectivity of a new era and a pioneering fusion of assistance, comfort, lighting and infotainment systems, the Touareg points the way to the future. At the same time, the exclusive SUV charges up its market segment with pure dynamism. The largest markets for what is now the third generation of the Touareg are China, Europe and Russia. Worldwide sales of the previous two generations amount to nearly one million units. The Touareg – as comfortable as it is dynamic – has, as the most technically advanced Volkswagen of its era, the potential to enthuse technology and design savvy drivers of premium class models of all sorts, reaching new target groups as well..

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    by Published on 23-03-2018 04:35 PM
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    • From Bratislava (Slovakia) to Beijing (China) in 21 days
    • Long-distance specialist Rainer Zietlow and his team drive 16,500 km through a total of eleven countries
    • New Touareg proves a reliable, comfortable companion in sometimes unpredictable road and weather conditions

    He's done it again: Rainer Zietlow and his team are among the guests of honour at the world premiere of the third generation Volkswagen Touareg in Beijing today. The adventurer and his companions drove to the world premiere to Beijing over land in a camouflaged prototype of the new Volkswagen Touareg. The team spent a total of 21 days on the "Bratislava2Beijing" tour.

    "The new Touareg with its numerous driver assistance systems proved to be an absolutely reliable and comfortable car on this world premiere drive", says Rainer Zietlow. "The new Volkswagen SUV is absolutely suitable in every respect for long distances and impressed us in unpredictable road and weather conditions."

    For three weeks Zietlow and his team put the new Touareg to the ultimate test. The route of the "Bratislava2Beijing" project took the Touareg pioneers through eleven countries: Slovakia, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China.

    The starting point was the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava, where the Touareg has been manufactured for 16 years. Almost one million units have rolled off the production line since the start of series production in 2002.
    Zietlow and his comrades drove ...
    by Published on 09-03-2018 06:19 PM
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    • World’s first luxury hybrid
    • Serene driving experience utilises future-focussed technology
    • Bentley’s first step towards electrification
    • Advanced electric motor combines with new V6 petrol engine
    • Battery recharged in 2.5 hrs
    • Electric-only range of over 50 km (NEDC)
    • Combined NEDC CO2 emissions of 75 g/km
    • Philippe Starck designs stunning Power Dock wall charger
    • Connected Car services include remote battery charging

    Bentley is today announcing full details of the world’s first luxury hybrid model. The Bentayga Hybrid represents Bentley’s first step towards full electrification, combining the serenity of silent motoring with exquisite comfort and effortless performance.
    Offering the best of both worlds, the new plug-in hybrid model combines an advanced electric motor with a powerful and efficient new-generation V6 petrol engine. The hybrid version of the world’s most luxurious SUV will be the company’s most efficient model ever with CO2 emissions of 75 g/km (NEDC).

    The Bentayga Hybrid feels and rides like a true Bentley, providing the refinement, effortless performance and exquisitely tranquil cabin environment for which the luxury British brand is famed. It represents the future of luxury mobility; an oasis of calm and tranquillity in the city and beyond.

    Adrian Hallmark, new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bentley Motors, said: “The Bentayga Hybrid is our first step on the road to electrification, combining traditional Bentley values with the very latest technologies. It gives customers the best of both worlds – engaging, effortless performance on the open road and silent, emission-free driving in the city, which will become increasingly important with the ever-changing regulations around the world.

    “Following Bentley tradition, the Bentayga Hybrid pioneers a new automotive sector – the luxury hybrid – and sets Bentley on the path towards a sustainable electrified future.”

    Bentayga Hybrid is not yet available to order. It will become available to order in selected ...
    by Published on 09-03-2018 06:13 PM
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    New Audi saloon condenses A8-style technological sophistication and refinement into a beautifully proportioned executive class silhouette

    • New Audi A6 Saloon available to order in the UK this summer
    • All-digital control system, comprehensive connectivity, mild hybrid technology

    A first class journey with a business class ticket – Audi is upgrading the A6, integrating many of the refinements and innovations that have been so widely acclaimed in the latest A8 luxury flagship into an all-new eighth generation executive saloon. Enveloped by a beautifully proportioned new body bearing the hallmarks of the contemporary Audi design language, the A6 makes considerable headway in virtually every area, from its advanced mild hybrid drivetrains and even sharper yet more comfortable suspension options to its sublime cabin comfort and exceptional new all-digital MMI touch response interface.

    MMI touch response operating system – customisable and intuitive

    The new MMI touch response system sets new standards in terms of intuitive operation and personalisation. The all-digital operating system with its touchscreen format provides haptic and acoustic response to inputs and offers fast access to vehicle functions thanks to its logical and flat menu structure. Its configurable favourites buttons help tailor the system to the user’s preferences, and it allows up to seven drivers to store their preferred settings in individual user profiles and set up to 400 parameters. Central vehicle functions can be placed in the required position in the MMI screen using drag-and-drop – similar to the user experience with smartphone apps.

    The natural-language voice control turns the new Audi A6 into an intelligent dialogue partner and travel companion: It processes questions and commands in two ways, with onboard stored data and also – in conjunction ...
    by Published on 09-03-2018 06:07 PM
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    UK examples of the first ever rear-wheel drive Audi will arrive next month

    • Coupé and Spyder variants are first Audi production models available with rear wheel-drive, limited to 999 examples worldwide
    • 50 kilograms lighter than R8 Coupé V10 (Spyder 40kg lighter)
    • Available to order in the UK now, priced from Ł112,450 OTR as a Coupé and Ł121,140 OTR for the Spyder
    • First deliveries begin during March
    • R8 Coupé V10 RWS: 0-62mph in 3.7 seconds, top speed 198mph, combined MPG 22.8, CO2 283 g/km
    • R8 Spyder V10 RWS: 0-62mph in 3.8 seconds, top speed 197mph, combined MPG 22.4, CO2 286 g/km

    Front wheels, rear wheels or four wheels – Audi Sport is acknowledging that performance car enthusiasts have personal preferences when it comes to the way their power is transmitted to the tarmac by bolstering the acclaimed R8 range with the limited edition R8 Rear Wheel Series. Even more uncompromising in its pursuit of driver reward, this latest version of the much loved V10 super sports car makes history as the first ever rear-driven series production Audi model, following the global success of the R8 LMS GT3 racing car.

    Priced from Ł112,450 OTR, the new R8 Rear Wheel Series (RWS) has been available to order in the UK as a Coupé or Spyder since September, and first deliveries of UK examples, which are all built almost exclusively by hand at the Böllinger Höfe Audi Sport facility, will commence in March.

    Despite the overtly rearward bias in the drivetrain, performance off the line and beyond remains reassuringly breathtaking, with the 0-62mph sprint being dispatched in just 3.7 seconds (Spyder: 3.8 seconds) and the pace remaining furious ...
    by Published on 16-02-2018 03:44 PM
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    • ŠKODA KODIAQ L&K with individual design and extensive comfort features
    • Four powerful petrol and diesel engines – including two new TSI engines – and 4×4 powertrain available
    • Top version of the SUV comes with progressive power steering as standard

    ŠKODA AUTO presents the new top version of the ŠKODA KODIAQ at the International Motor Show 2018 in Geneva. The L&K equipment line is named after the company's founders Laurin and Klement. Among other things, a chrome grille, 19-inch alloy wheels and modified front and rear bumpers round off its stylish appearance. The interior boasts leather upholstery and piano-black decorative trim. Dynamic petrol and diesel engines, as well as front or 4×4 drive, ensure powerful propulsion.

    Powerful engines, advanced 4 × 4 drive, versatile suspension control

    The launch of the ŠKODA KODIAQ L&K brings with it a new engine range for the brand's large SUV. The range now includes a 1.5-liter TSI engine providing 150 hp, and the 2.0 TSI engine’s output has increased from 180 hp to 190 hp. The new petrol drivetrains feature particulate filters to reduce particulate emissions. This will be available for all equipment versions of the ŠKODA KODIAQ in the future. The latest generation 7-speed DSG for petrol engines and the 2.0 TDI engine with 150 hp are also making their debut. Another 2.0 TDI with 190 hp completes the engine range. The two strongest engines come with 4×4 drive as standard, and is available as an option for the other two. The all-wheel-drive variants of the ŠKODA KODIAQ L&K ...
    by Published on 16-02-2018 03:36 PM
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    New Audi executive class five-seat coupé employs the latest hallmarks of Audi design and technology to stunning effect

    • New Audi A7 Sportback now available to order priced from Ł54,940 OTR, with first deliveries expected in April
    • Available as a 55 TFSI (3.0 TFSI V6 petrol with 340PS and 500Nm) or 50 TDI (3.0 TDI diesel with 286PS and 620Nm)
    • A7 Sportback 50 TDI quattro: 0-62mph in 5.7 seconds, top speed 155mph, combined MPG 50.4 (19-inch wheel), CO2 147g/km (19-inch wheel)
    • A7 Sportback 55 TFSI quattro: 0-62mph in 5.3 seconds, top speed 155mph, combined MPG 40.4 (19-inch wheel), CO2 158g/km (19-inch wheel)
    • All-digital control system, comprehensive connectivity, mild hybrid technology
    • Sport and S line specification options

    The familiarly rakish silhouette of the A7 Sportback is ready to reappear in the UK Audi model portfolio, and it is virtually the only feature of the second generation five-door coupé that is carried over. Priced from Ł54,940 OTR, and due with its first UK customers in April, the all-new A7 Sportback has been carefully but comprehensively updated visually with reference to the latest Audi design language, and brings on board the most contemporary and transformational technology to upgrade every facet of the driving experience.

    With its large surfaces, sharp edges and taut, athletic lines, the latest A7 Sportback draws inspiration from the Audi prologue concept study that spearheaded the introduction of the new Audi design language. In common with the A8 which was the first to take the new direction into series production, one of its key defining features is a flat light strip which creates a continuous light pattern across the rear – a distinction that will mark out all models in the upper echelons of the Audi range in future. When the ...
    by Published on 04-02-2018 05:14 PM
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    Today, SEAT officially confirms the launch of the new CUPRA brand and presents its new logo, giving a first glimpse of what CUPRA will become.

    CUPRA has always been the sportiest expression of SEAT. Now the time has come for it to gain its own soul, its own DNA, its own identity by becoming a new entity. All new CUPRA vehicles will feature the new CUPRA logo.

    The new Brand will make its official debut on February 22nd during a special international media event. Shortly afterwards, the first CUPRA models will be introduced to the public at the beginning of March during the Geneva International Motor Show.

    The new logo reveal marks also the start of the new CUPRA brand official webpage ...
    by Published on 04-02-2018 05:08 PM
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    • Tiguan’s first decade characterised by continuous sales increase
    • Volkswagen’s compact SUV closes in on 150,000 UK sales
    • Model sits at heart of Volkswagen’s broad SUV line-up

    It was a decade ago today that Volkswagen’s first compact SUV went on sale in the United Kingdom. The Tiguan was a step into a new market sector for the German manufacturer, yet through a combination of urban elegance and rugged off-road ability the Tiguan has become a key member of the brand’s product portfolio here.

    On sale across Volkswagen’s UK Retailer network from January 31 2008, the first generation Tiguan featured exterior styling that echoed that of its bigger brother, the Touareg. Distinctive elements, such as a clamshell bonnet, gave the Tiguan MkI its own character. The option of an off-road pack meant the model could be tailored to customer needs while the compact exterior dimensions masked generous interior space.

    The Tiguan was initially offered with a choice of a 150 PS TSI petrol engine or a 140 PS TDI diesel engine. Four trims comprised the range and the car had an infotainment system that included a touchscreen, satellite navigation and MP3 playback. Tiguan SE models featured the luxury of a six-CD autochanger.

    Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of the original Tiguan’s performance here is that the number of cars sold in the UK climbed ever higher with every passing year. In the model’s final full year on sale, 2015, a total of 21,889 Tiguan MkIs were sold in the UK. That’s nearly 5,000 more than in 2014 and more than 8,000 up on 2013. In total, 102,974 Tiguan MkIs ...
    by Published on 04-02-2018 05:03 PM
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    • New hybrid study by ŠKODA advances the brand’s SUV design language
    • Generous proportions and three-dimensional surfaces characterise the VISION X exterior
    • Large colour display and impressive lighting effects highlight the interior design
    • Urban crossover will be the third series-production model to conquer a new segment
    • Expanding the model range in the fast-growing SUV segment is the cornerstone of ŠKODA’s Strategy 2025

    The Czech car manufacturer is presenting an outlook on the further development of their model range with the hybrid study ŠKODA VISION X. The concept of the urban crossover transfers the characteristic features of ŠKODA’s successful SUV models to another vehicle segment. The ŠKODA VISION X is celebrating its world premiere at the International Motor Show 2018 in Geneva.

    With its compact proportions, the ŠKODA VISION X is presented as the ideal companion for an active, urban lifestyle. Precise lines and clear surface contours characterise the exterior and highlight the dynamic character of the FlexGreen-painted hybrid study. A roof in contrasting Anthracite sets sporty accents. In addition, distinctive bumpers, dominant side sills, a large panoramic glass roof and 20-inch alloy wheels create a powerful look. The sharp design was inspired by traditional Czech glasswork.

    The interior of the ŠKODA VISION X defines a fundamentally new design language. The wide, ergonomically contoured dashboard with freestanding colour display dominates the visual impression in ...

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