All-new 2010 Kia Sorento Ready for European debut in Frankfurt

12 08 2009

The second-generation Kia Sorento will make its European debut at next month Frankfurt Motor Show. Featuring a absolutely new unitary monocoque set up instead of the tide exemplary’s ladder-body chassis, the all-new Sorento promises to bargain sharper major dynamics and greater body control. Furthermore, at 4,685 mm long, the seven-seater SUV is also better than its predecessor while Kia claims that its drag coefficient is now 0.38, down from 0.43

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The Korean automaker has yet to circulate rotund details on the European promote line up, but Kia said that it expects the all-new 2.2-litre diesel piece to be the most prevalent engine pick in Europe. The new diesel produces 197 horsepower and 421 Nm of torque, and will be unfilled with both a six-quickness handbook or Kia’s all-new world-class six-speed regular transmission.

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All-new Audi Q3 SUV Officially Coming in 2011 (details and photos)

24 04 2009

Audi has begun to preparing the new Q3 compact SUV for the year 2011. The German automaker went around the world survey for the ultimate locate to produce the Q3 and will be manufactured at the Spanish firm’s Martorell factory outside Barcelona. The US was considered as a possible additional manufacturing site for the vehicle but subsequently a verdict on that was put on ice while Audi takes cognisance of untaken economic conditions.

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The 2011 Q3 will be the nominal SUV in the Audi durable and it will connect the existing big Q7 which is assembled in Slovakia and the mid-sized Q5 which is manufactured in Ingolstadt, Germany. Audi says the Q3 will be a coupe-like five-door vehicle with the ground clearance and turn size normal of a SUV. It is Audi’s comeback to the upcoming BMW X1.

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Land Rover LRX confirmed to production as Range Rover: First Images Revealed

12 03 2009

Previously revealed the Land Rover LRX Concept was confirmed to production after the UK Government has announced that a grant offer of up to £27 million for the developing of this eco-friendly car. So it has produced a vehicle that can carry the Range Rover badge and be sold as a luxury compact SUV which will be released in 2011.

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While the ultimate resolve for production won’t be made awaiting later this year, Land Rover’s want for a minor and more fuel-capable vehicle will possible see the band grab the hottest tender in a heartbeat. In the manage up to choice, Land Rover has free the first certified picture of the production report and definite that it would relay the Range Rover claim. The undivided price of the foretell is estimated at around the £400 million evaluate.

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New 2010 Kia Sorento Officially Revealed (details + photos)

10 03 2009

The all-new 2010 Kia Sorento SUV has officially revealed in Korea. But Kia Motors hasn’t yet unveiled information on the American-spec model. The new Sorento will be initially vacant with Hyundai’s new 2.2-liter turbo diesel engine that produces 200HP and takings 39.8mpg US on the automatic transmission.

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On first photos we see that the new Sorento will retain the rounded-box look of the current model but gain a much more aggressive front-end. A new grille with the latest H-pattern design will also feature. The interior which has been spied, revealing an interior very similar to the current Borrego.

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New Peugeot 3008 Crossover Officially Revealed (details and photos)

16 01 2009

Peugeot has released the first official photos and details of the all-new 3008 compact crossover. The five-seater 3008 is more of a pug than a stud – at slightest in what concerns its exterior styling.


Peugeot officials said that it is positioned “at the crossroads between numerous free vehicles like the SUV, the MPV and track.” Something like an automotive varied grille in other language. The 3008’s most next rival seems to be the Nissan Qashqai cross, which has proven pretty successful in Europe.

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New 2010 Lincoln MKT debuts at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show (details and photo)

13 01 2009

Lincoln has revealed the 2010 production model of the luxury MKT crossover. The three-row MKT is larger than the current two-row MKX SUV and joins the recently revealed MKZ sedan as part of Lincoln’s refreshed 2010 lineup.


Nevertheless past the cross’s firm looks, there is a multitude of new technology on recommend inside and out that should help put the MKT on luxury intersect shopping lists. Follow the jump to learn more about the MKT and read Lincoln’s formal demand discharge.

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New 2010 Seat Tribu SUV Leaked

25 08 2008

The Spanish carmaker present first SUV, which will be based on the Volkswagen Tiguan so expect the same powertrain options including 1.4 and 2.0 TSI gasoline and 2.0 TDI turbo diesel engines.

Seat Tribu SUV – compact SUV mainly follows the same styling as the Tribu 3door Concept that was naked at last year’s Frankfurt Show and though it will be initially launched as a five-door, we wouldn’t completely rule out a three-door variety in the near outlook.

The Tribu will sport a much bolder front end and a radically different rear hatch. The new SUV is, after all, the first Seat model penned by former Lamborghini designer Luc Donckerwolke. It is also slightly smaller, and is expected to be available in both three and five-door bodystyles.

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New small SUV Mercedes-Benz BLK planned For 2011

21 08 2008

Mercedes-Benz is planning a new small crossover, provisionally called BLK, for launch in late 2011 as part of the new A and B-Class ranges.

The BLK will slot into the line-up below the superior GLK and compete with the likes of the forthcoming BMW X1 and Land Rover LRX in a new market segment for small, premium SUVs.

The BLK will get four-circle hammer and there is also the possibility of a front-controls-take ‘eco’ style of the car. A choice of four-cylinder address-booster gasoline and diesel engines are being lined up, sized between 1.6 litres and 2.2 litres.
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