Table of contents:
- Chery Tiggo 8 Pro
- Lada largus
- Audi e-tron GT
- Fiat 500
- Ford Mustang Mach-E
- Hyundai kona electric
- Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo
- Hyundai bayon
- Kia carnival
- Nissan qashqai
2023 Author: Charles Youmans | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-20 18:41
Judging by the published plans of manufacturers, March in 2021 will not be rich in new cars. Perhaps the companies will postpone the presentation of their new products due to the Shanghai Motor Show, which is scheduled for April. Or this decision is due to other reasons.
Chery Tiggo 8 Pro
The 7-seater Chery Tiggo 8 Pro crossover was supposed to arrive in Russia in February. But the manufacturer, for unnamed reasons, postponed the start date of sales to March. The Chinese model, after the modernization, has slightly grown in size (in particular, the length has increased by 22 mm). According to the previously published OTTS, the new Tiggo 8 Pro will be available in Russia with only one 1.6-liter supercharged engine that develops up to 197 hp. power. It comes with a 7-speed preselective "robot".
The new Lada Largus has already appeared in the showrooms of the official dealers of AvtoVAZ. During the last modernization, the Russian station wagon rather underwent a cosmetic repair, which entailed quite serious changes, both in the body and in the cabin. First of all, Largus received an X-shaped "front end" with new optics, an enlarged radiator grille and a redesigned bumper. Inside, the changes have affected the instrument panel, center console and armrest. Also the company "AvtoVAZ" reported that the front seats were redesigned. Complete with the new Largus, the old 1.6-liter "aspirated" is offered. But representatives of AvtoVAZ noted that this unit has also undergone modernization, thanks to which, as expected, its reliability will increase. So, according to the official statement, now in the event of a break, the timing belt does not damage the cylinders.
Audi e-tron GT
This electric coupe was the first Audi to come with a charged RS version. As with the Tiggo 8 Pro, the German model was expected in Russia in February. But later it became known that the car would arrive in March. Moreover, it will probably be delivered in piece copies. As follows from the official information, the Audi e-tron GT is equipped with two electric motors, which together produce up to 646 hp. power. Thanks to this, the coupe gains the first 100 km / h in just 3.3 seconds. The built-in battery provides a range of 487 kilometers.
Sales of the electric version of the Fiat 500 should start in March. This compact hatchback is estimated at about 2 million rubles and will be available only in the European market. The car is driven by one 94-horsepower electric motor, which accelerates to 100 km / h in 9.5 seconds. Complete with the Italian model, they will offer a battery with a capacity of 42 kW * h. The power reserve of the electric hatchback is 320 kilometers.
Ford Mustang Mach-E
One of the most anticipated new products of 2021 will begin to conquer the European market in March. At the same time, the American model has already caused a lot of controversy. For the first time, the Mustang Mach-E will be available with electric motors that produce no more than 322 hp. power. An electric crossover in this design gains the first 100 km / h in 5 seconds. Later, a "charged" version with two electric motors will enter the market, producing up to 459 hp in total. It is reported that in the UK the American novelty will cost about 4, 3 million rubles. This money will be requested for a version with a maximum range of 418 kilometers. A variation with a range of 539 kilometers is estimated at about 5.7 million rubles.
Hyundai kona electric
One of the most problematic Hyundai models of the past few years will enter the European market in an updated form in March. The Kona Electric is expected to receive other batteries, as past batteries have caused the car to catch fire on more than one occasion. Included with the electric crossover will be a 10, 25-inch touchscreen monitor and heated rear seats. The specifications of the Korean model remain unchanged.
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo
This is the last electric car, which is scheduled to debut in March. The car, built on the basis of the standard Taycan sedan, features increased ground clearance and a slightly redesigned body. But his technical characteristics remained the same. The cross-version of the German sedan is equipped with two electric motors, which together produce up to 671 hp. In the Turbo S modification, this figure is increased to 751 hp.
Little is known about this compact Korean crossover. According to rumors, the novelty will cost less than 600 thousand rubles, and one of the first markets to which it will enter will be India. While the official date of the presentation of the new Hyundai Bayon has not been announced, but it is expected that the debut of the crossover will take place in March.
A new 8-seater minivan Kia Carnival, intended for the Russian market, should debut in March. The car has already appeared on the conveyor belt of the Kaliningrad Automobile Plant. Neither the prices nor the technical characteristics of the Korean novelty that will be presented in Russia have yet been announced. Perhaps the minivan will be offered with a 2.5-liter turbo diesel and a 2.5-liter supercharged engine, producing 202 and 281 hp respectively. power. A hybrid version of Carnival with a 230 hp installation, most likely, will not arrive in Russia.
The new generation Nissan Qashqai will hit the European market in March. The third generation of the Japanese model is distinguished by the presence of a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, a 9-inch touchscreen monitor, improved multimedia, a head-up display and other equipment. After changing the generation, the crossover has grown noticeably in size. Moreover, the manufacturer has significantly increased the cabin, adding additional millimeters in the area of the feet of the second row passengers. The new Qashqai is powered by a mild hybrid with a 1.3-liter engine at its core, which is paired with a 12-volt starter-generator. Depending on the version, this unit together produces up to 140 or 158 hp. power. The top-end versions of the Qashqai provide for a hybrid installation with a 190 hp output.
In March, the appearance in Russia of a new Hyundai Santa Fe is possible, which underwent a planned restyling last year. Also, during this period, the start of sales of the next generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the presentation of the entry-level German electric crossover EQA are not excluded.