On the exterior the 4-Series Coupe is equipped with a sports exhaust system, a racing suspension with adjustable height and lowering springs kit that can reduce the height by approximately 25 mm. AC Schnitzer also offers wheel/tyre Set with Type VIII BiColor Black or Silver in sizes ranging from 18- to 20-inches.
Interior upgrades include aluminium handbrake handle, leather gear knob, alloy pedals, “i-Drive” system controller and velour floor mats.
On the performance side the BMW 428i can be tuned to produce 294 HP (216 kW) while the 435i can develop 360 HP (265 kW) and the 420d can be tuned to produce 218 HP (160 kW).
Kia Motors had unveiled an all-new version of Soul, its iconic urban crossover, at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The 2014 Kia Soul has been boiled down to three focus areas: Maintaining the iconic design while adding modern cues; providing premium features and content; and improving driving dynamics.
Riding on a new chassis that is stiffer, longer and wider, the all-new Soul has grown up without losing its edge, allowing for more passenger and luggage room while reducing levels of noise, vibration and harshness. The wraparound greenhouse, high-mounted tail lights and tall ride height are all hallmark design elements. It comes with LED front positioning lights and rear LED “halo”.
On the interior, standard features include a high-gloss piano-black centre console, cooled glove box, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear-shift knob, 10-way power driver’s seat with lumbar adjustment and auto-dimming rear-view mirror. Supervision Cluster/TFT LCD screen, Xenon head lights, push button start and automatic climate control make the Exclaim the most premium Soul ever.
Power for the Base Soul is delivered by a 1.6-litre all-aluminium DOHC four-cylinder Gasoline Direct injection (GDi) producing 130-horsepower (at 6,300 rpm). The Gamma engine produces 118 lb/ft. of torque at 4,850 rpm. The Plus and Exclaim models enjoy the more powerful 2.0-liter Nu power plant. For the all-new 2014 Soul, the engine is updated with GDi technology. Power is rated at 164 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 151 lb/ft. of torque at a 4,000 rpm.
The 1.6-litre engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission or, optionally, to a six-speed automatic. The Plus model may be equipped with either transmission while the Exclaim is available exclusively with the six-speed automatic.
The Chrysler 200 Convertible offers the choice of two powertrains: the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine producing 283 horsepower (211 kW) and 260 lb.-ft. (353 Nm) of torque or the proven 2.4-liter I-4 World Gas Engine producing 173 horsepower (129 kW) and 166 lb.-ft. (225 Nm) of torque. Both are mated to the 62TE six-speed automatic transmission.
Jeep is introducing the new 2014 Wrangler Dragon Edition based on the unique Wrangler Dragon Design Concept that appeared in last year's Beijing's International Automotive Exposition. It has a starting price of $36,095.
The Jeep Wrangler Dragon will be a limited-production special edition and will be sold exclusively in North America starting this fall.
It is painted Black with a black body-color three-piece hard top. Bronze Satin Gloss details will be found inside the front grille slats, headlamp surrounds and on the Jeep badging. The unique 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels are matte black with a Satin Bronze high-gloss outer edge. Final exterior touches include a Mopar fuel-filler door and a black spare tire cover with dragon decal.
Interior gets a similar black & bronze theme with high-gloss black instrument panel bezels, a unique dragon graphic overlay in the gauge cluster, bronze bound floor mats. It also comes with heated black Nappa leather seating surfaces with Satin Bronze Dragon Scale on the outer bolster surfaces, center console arm rest and steering wheel.
The 2014 Jeep Wrangler Dragon Edition will be powered by Chrysler Group’s 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine delivering 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and up to 21 miles per gallon. It is one of the few mid-size SUVs that offer a six-speed manual transmission – in addition to its five-speed automatic transmission.
Silverado HD’s all-new exterior communicates strength and capability, while also enhancing aerodynamics for improved efficiency and reduced wind noise. The roof an tailgate spoiler are tuned in a wind tunnel to smooth airflow. The new Silverado HDs are also designed to bring new levels of confidence to tough towing. The new truck cab is stronger, with nearly two-thirds of the structure made from high-strength steel for a confident feel and improved safety.
The 2015 Silverado HD receives the same updates to the interior, cab structure, and door designs as the new Silverado 1500, which has received positive reviews for its quieter cab and roomier, more comfortable interior. The new Chevrolet MyLink provides easy-to-use connectivity. The rear doors on crew-cab models are larger to create approximately two inches more rear legroom and also enable easier entry and exit for back seat passengers.
The 2015 Chevy Silverado HD offers three powertrains. The proven Duramax 6.6L turbodiesel and Allison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission combination delivers 397 horsepower and 765 lb-ft of torque. The standard engine on all Silverado HDs is a 6.0L Vortec gas V-8 with continuously variable valve timing, matched with a six-speed automatic transmission rated at 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. A bi-fuel version of the 6.0L V-8 operationable on gasoline or compressed natural gas will be available in all three models of the new Silverado HD.
The exclusively appointed luxury sedan is based on the new Mercedes S-Class, the model gets a sporty-elegant designer outfit for the body, modified bumpers, a rear diffuser, carbon fiber fender vents, high-performance braking system with carbon-ceramic discs and forged BRABUS "PLATINUM EDITION" 21-inch wheels.
On the interior, the "iBusiness" infotainment system is based on state-of-the-art components from Apple such as iPad, Mac mini, iPod touch and Apple TV. It gets an exquisite, two-tone all-leather interior, a mobile hotspot and a custom rear console. A 15.2-inch color TFT display with an aspect ratio of 16:9 serves as the central monitor. The electrically deployed monitor is integrated elegantly into the headliner made from the finest leather.
The car is powered by the S63’s 5.5-liter V8 engine bored out to displace 5.9-liters (5,912cc). Other performance-enhancing upgrades include the two special BRABUS turbochargers, modified exhaust manifolds, metal catalysts, forged pistons, an optimized ECU, a billet crankshaft and the BRABUS stainless-steel sport exhaust. Because of all this modification the engine produces 850 HP (625 kW) and an electronically-limited 1,150 Nm (848 lb-ft) of torque. It can accelerate from 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph).
Ford has released the details and specifications of a new and improved versions of its F-Series Super Duty lineup at the 2013 State Fair of Texas. The 2015 Ford Super Duty King Ranch seamlessly combines elements of Texas-inspired luxury and Ford capability.
The new Ford F-250 Super Duty is powered by a new 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 turbo diesel engine, which gets a larger GT37 turbocharger, enabling more airflow to the engine to produce more power beyond today’s 400 horsepower and 800 lb.-ft. of torque. In addition, a new exhaust temperature sensor enables more accurate fuel control, which improves both durability and driveability – especially when towing.
Other changes for 2015 include a strengthened frame, suspension, new commercial-grade 19.5-inch wheels and tires, and core work components shared with F-Series Super Duty chassis cab models.
Exterior updates for Ford Super Duty King Ranch include the new, darker Caribou paint for the wheel lip moldings, bumpers and lower body. The bed rail caps, bumper caps and running boards are executed in black. The Running W brings focus to the wheel caps as well.
On the interior a lighter, richer shade of Mesa leather trims the seats, center console lid, armrests and steering wheel. On the new Super Duty King Ranch, the Running W – the brand used on cattle raised at the ranch – provides a focal point for the interior.
Maserati unveiled a modified version of the GranTurismo MC Stradale at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and the updated GranTurismo MC Stradale will go on sale in Europe this summer. The new model comes with several styling updates, major one being the 2+2 seating layout.
The new four seater GranTurismo MC Stradale is the perfect combination of sportiness, luxury and elegance, comfort and style, functionality and dynamism that can now be enjoyed by four people.
It is powered by the 4.7 litre, 460 HP aspirated V8 engine. Combined with an MC Race Shift 6-speed electro actuated gearbox, this engine ensures outstanding performance - with a top speed of 303 km/h.
The new aesthetic exterior features include a new carbon fibre bonnet which frames an important central air intake and two rear extractors and the new forged 20" alloy rims and Brembo carbon ceramic brake disks. The new GranTurismo MC Stradale boasts a cabin with new interior design featuring new materials and style.
Audi revealed the 2014 Audi RS Q3, which made its public debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March. The RS Q3 transfers the performance philosophy of Audi to the compact SUV segment, thereby creating a new performance class.
The 2014 Audi RS Q3 features a more aggressive design that reflects on its bumper design, grille and side skirts. Outside, the exterior is equipped with 19-/20-inch alloy wheels, rear diffuser and high-performance brakes.
It is powered by the 2.5 TFSI engine producing a maximum power of 228 kW (310 hp) at 5,200-6,700 rpm and torque of 420 Nm (309.78 lb-ft) is available between 1,500 and 5,200 rpm. It accelerates from a standstill to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in just 5.5 seconds – the best performance value in this segment. The top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155.34 mph).
It will go on sale in Germany at a base price is €54,600, with deliveries to begin in fall 2013.
The tuning program includes a new RS look front apron with RS5 radiator, carbon elements in red for the large air inlets of front aprons, external mirror an side skirts made of carbon fibre, number plate illuminated by bright LEDs and alloy wheel rims lightened up in powerful flash red.
Continuing on the interior, Dark carbon of the 600 series contrasts the red-black bi-coloured Nappa leather fitting and decorates the dashboard, centre console, door lining including RS5 door handles and the sports steering. The factory-built Audi multimedia system now plays DVD films.
The Senner Audi S5 2014 is powered by the 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine, which after up-gradation is now producing a total output of 328 KW / 446 horse power and a maximum torque of 511 Nm.
The Senner Tunning Audi S5 is priced at EUR 64,900 gross (EUR 54,537 net, VAT stated separately).