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Audi Q7 special version, BMW electric motorcycle and other industry events – Autoreview

Crossover is entering the Russian market Audi Q7 s line Edition. The special version features an S-line sports line, glossy black exterior trim (grille, glass frame, ceiling rails, door trim) and 21-inch diameter wheels. Such crosses with a 3.0 TDI turbo diesel (249 hp) are offered for 4 million 507 thousand rubles – 63 thousand cheaper than a car in the basic configuration with the same engine.

A collection of accessories is presented. BMW M Performance Parts for the latest models – the third station wagon series, the eighth Gran Coupe series and the upgraded X1 crossover. The set includes aerodynamic elements of carbon fiber, light wheels, extra light and interior decoration.

A division of BMW Motorrad introduced a concept electric motorcycle, showing the direction of the evolution of the brand of two-wheeled vehicles. BMW View A.D Roadster It has a vertical battery in place of a gasoline engine and a large radiator to cool it. At the same time, the family feature is preserved – the drive system from the engine to the drive wheel. The timing of the appearance of serial electric motorcycles has yet to be announced.

Worry Daimler has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Egyptian government, according to which the production of Mercedes-Benz cars will be launched in the country. The Germans will call an unidentified local partner to help. So far, this is just a contract of intent: neither the amount of investment nor the capacity of the plant has yet been determined.

Another image of the new SUV appeared on the web. Land Rover Defender: The five-port modification profile is drawn on its own instrument display. The development of Defender has already been completed, the final tests are underway and the premiere is scheduled for September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Manufacture of sports cars Ford Mustang Bullitt extended to 2020. This special version with the V8 5.0 engine was prepared in honor of the 50th anniversary of the film Bullitt with Steve McQueen in the lead role and entered the market a year ago but the first batch of cars was sold in a short time . The production of additional circulation will begin later this year.

The next electric hypercar, called Lotus Type 130, will probably be called Lotus evija. The British company registered this brand in different categories (cars, parts, accessories and children's toys). The car will be presented in London on July 16, circulation will be 130 copies, but the cars will be delivered to the first customers only in 2020.

As of July 1, the system fee will be changed Platocollection of passes on federal highways with trucks weighing more than 12 tons. The price will rise from 1.9 to 2.04 rubles per kilometer, or 7.4%. Plans to further increase are also known: as of February 1, 2020, the tariff will be 2.20 rubles per kilometer, from February 1, 2021 – 2.35 rubles. After that, indexation will be held on February 1 of each year on the size of annual inflation.


Illustrator and designer of cars died in his seventieth year of life Alexander Zakharov. His most famous works were incredibly detailed drawings of cars in Za Rulem magazine. He has designed projects for several racing cars, and since 2003 he has worked as chief designer at the Space Research Institute. In addition, Alexander Zakharov for a long time was a member of the column "Try for yourself" in Autoreview.

Also today, we talk about the restyled crossover Geely Boyue Pro, Dongfeng Aeolus Yixuan sedan, supercar BMW Vision M Next, SUV Features Kia Seltos, Advanced BMW Technologies and Russian prices for upgraded sedans Cadillac CT6.

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