Designed for the North American truck customer, it comes with distinctive design, comfort and connectivity features, including segment firsts such as available forward collision alert and lane departure warning.
The new Colorado features triple-sealed doors, for improved aerodynamic performance and a quieter interior. The Colorado features a segment-first aluminum hood along with active aero grille shutters. It also features a gunmetal grille surround – a change from the chrome standard on the other models – projector headlamps and unique 17-inch aluminum wheels.
The interior of the 2015 Colorado is designed to be comfortable, is cleverly equipped and well connected. It comes with a bold instrument panel with large instruments and a center console with a floor-mounted shifter. Also included is a sculpted headliner that enhances headroom, halo lighting on key controls for easier view and an open area at the front of the center console.
The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is powered by a 2.5L I-4 engine estimated at 193 horsepower (146 kW) and 184 lb-ft of torque (253 Nm) and the 3.6L V-6 engine estimated at 302 horsepower (224 kW) and 270 lb-ft of torque (366 Nm).
Kia’s signature grille resides nearly vertically in the smoothly contoured front fascia. A chrome halo surrounds the dark chrome inner elements, which hints at the power and potential behind it. Airflow-smoothing underbody panels mounted beneath the nose, engine bay and cabin help reduce drag and improve efficiency.
Interior comes with a sense of elegant sophistication. The three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel is substantial and features controls for audio, cruise control, entertainment, and vehicle information. High-grade leather is standard, and soft Nappa leather is available in black or white with contrasting piping.
It is offered with a V6 or a V8 engine. The Tau DOHC all-aluminum 32-valve five-liter engine produces 420 horsepower. The V8 is mated to a new smooth-shifting eight-speed transmission. The 3.8-liter Lamba V6 produces 311 horsepower, making it the most powerful V6 in the Kia lineup. The V6 also is mated to the same eight-speed transmission; however the gear ratios are tailored to best match the engine application.
Final Edition model will be built in a limited series of 350 units. The market launch will begin in March 2014. The super sports car will be available as either a Coupé or a Roadster.
The special design of the Final Edition ensures that it stands out in visual terms: the carbon fibre-effect bonnet with central air outlet, the carbon-fibre front splitter on the front apron, the fixed carbon-fibre rear aerofoil and the exclusive AMG forged light-alloy wheels make it a real head-turner. The AMG forged wheels in a cross-spoke design are available in two colour variants: painted matt black with a high-sheen finish or painted matt black with a high-sheen rim flange.
On the interior the high-quality ambience is characterised above all by the striking designo Exclusive leather in a diamond pattern and silver stitching contrasting with the black leather upholstery. Carbon-fibre trim comes as standard. A particularly exclusive detail is the "AMG Final Edition - 1 of 350" badge on the carbon-fibre centre console. The sports seats feature an embossed AMG emblem in the head restraints.
The 2014 Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition will be powered by the AMG V8 6.3-liter front-mid engine delivering 591 HP (435 kW) at 6,800 rpm and 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) at 4,750 rpm. The super sports car will need only 3.7 seconds to reach 62 mph (100 km/h) and 11.2 seconds until 124 mph (200 km/h), while the top speed will be electronically-limited to 199 mph (320 km/h).
The pricing for Germany (VAT included) starts at 225,505 euros for the coupe and 233,835 euros for the roadster.
On the exterior it comes with the Lexus spindle grille, triangular headlamps, the novel three-lamp LED configuration, front and rear lighting with L design motif and aluminium wheels. The wheels come with two designs: 10-spoke 19-inch wheel and a muscular, five-spoke 18-inch version. The hero colour for the RC is red.
The interior comes with extensive use of contrasting colours, materials and lighting. It comes with a genuine wood finish created using an intense layering technique refined by Lexus. The cockpit comes with an upper operation zone and lower display zone. The seats are made using an integrated foaming construction to provide excellent comfort and support.
The 2015 Lexus RC Coupe comes with two powertrains. The RC 350 powered by a 3.5-litre V6 engine teamed with an eight-speed sequential transmission producing 314bhp (234kW) at 6,400rpm and peak torque of 380Nm at 4,800rpm. The RC 300h hybrid is powered by a dual-injected 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with a 141bhp (105kW) electric motor driven through an electronic continuously variable transmission (E-CVT) with a shiftmatic function providing six step-gears.
The Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid vehicle with Coca-Cola PlantBottle Technology interior fabric surfaces covering seat cushions, seat backs, head restraints, door panel inserts and headliners. The research vehicle marks the first time PlantBottle Technology is applied beyond packaging.
If PlantBottle interior fabrics were migrated across the majority of U.S. Ford models, it would displace nearly 4 million pounds of petroleum-derived materials, as well as save the equivalent of 295,000 gallons of gasoline and 6,000 barrels of oil.
According to John Viera, Ford's global director of sustainability and vehicle environmental matters, “By using PlantBottle Technology in a plug-in hybrid, Ford and Coca-Cola are showing the broad potential to leverage renewable materials that help replace petroleum and other fossil fuels, reducing the overall environmental impact of future vehicles.”
The top-of-the-line full-size luxury sedan has been updated with features which include a fresh Dr. Dre treatment - a new Dre-designed, Dre-approved Beats Audio sound system and other state-of-the-art technology features. All this features offer customers a combination of quality, distinct style and craftsmanship.
The new 2014 Chrysler 300S model features a monochromatic look with specially appointed body-color door handles and fascia inserts. A new Black Chrome grille surround features sculpted horizontal grille blades in the same unique finish, while front and rear Chrysler wing badges in Liquid Chrome with black “Chrysler” center logo. A new 20-inch wheel design (19-inch with AWD) features a sculptural appearance and Hyper Black finish.
The interior continues the athletic-luxury theme with 12-way power driver and passenger sport seats, featuring black, or all-new Ambassador Blue Nappa leather with silver accent stitching. The center console armrest and door armrests are color matched. It also gets the award-winning Uconnect 8.4 system.
The 2014 Chrysler 300S is powered by the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with a cold-air induction system and sport-tuned exhaust system – enabling the aluminum mill to produce 300 horsepower and 264 lb.-ft. of torque. The model includes the segment-exclusive eight-speed automatic transmission with sport mode. For more performance, the Chrysler 300S rear-wheel and all-wheel drive models are available with the 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine.
The sports car heritage of the Macan is evident in many details of its design. The designers have endeavored to ensure the model's proportions and lines live up to this heritage. The result can be summarized in two words typical of a sports car: broad and low. The design embodies sportiness, dynamism and precision, together with elegance and lightweight construction.
Three models comprise the Macan product range at launch. The Macan S is equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 bi-turbo engine delivering 340 bhp (250 kW). It accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 5.4 seconds (or 5.2 seconds with the optional Sport Chrono package fitted).
The Macan S Diesel is powered by the turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine delivering 258 hp (190 kW). It accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in just 6.3 seconds (or 6.1 seconds with the Sport Chrono package fitted).
The Macan Turbo is powered by the 3.6-liter V6 bi-turbo engine which achieves an unrivaled 400 hp (294 kW) and catapults the car from 0 to 62 mph in 4.8 seconds. With the Sport Chrono package fitted, this falls to 4.6 seconds with a top speed of 165 mph.
Priced from £43,300 to £59,300 it is available to order now and will be available in Porsche Centres from April 2014.
The Charger 100th Anniversary Edition features a Granite Crystal Dodge split-crosshair grille, body-color rear spoiler, special Dodge logo on the center caps, bar-style front-fender badges, red heritage grille badge and all-new 20 x 8-inch polished five-spoke aluminum wheels.
The interior comes equipped with all-new Molten Red or Foundry Black Nappa leather sport seats, center console armrest and door armrests. Also included is a unique three-spoke flat-bottom performance steering wheel, Dark Brushed Graphite center console bezels and Liquid Graphite steering-wheel accents. The model also has all-new instrument panel, special floor mats, a Uconnect infotainment system and a Beats by Dr. Dre audio system.
The 2014 Dodge Charger 100th Anniversary Edition is powered by the award-winning 300 horsepower 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine that develops 300 bhp (223 kW) or a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 that develops 370 bhp (275 kW) and 395 lb-ft (535 Nm) of torque.
The Dodge Charger 100th Anniversary Edition 2014 will go on sale early next year and will cost $2,200 more than the Charger SXT Plus or R/T Plus.
The Challenger 100th Anniversary Edition has a Granite Crystal grille with script “Challenger” badge, front-fender badges, Dodge ‘100’ wheel center caps and all-new 20 x 8-inch polished five-spoke aluminum wheels with Granite Crystal pockets.
The interior has all-new and exclusive Molten Red or Foundry Black heated Nappa leather sport seats featuring a custom ‘cloud overprint.’ Adding contrast are the Liquid Graphite center console bezels, steering wheel accents and door handle pulls. There's also “Challenger” branded sill plates and a Boston Acoustics audio system.
The Dodge Challenger 100th Anniversary Edition features a 305 bhp (227 kW) 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine and 375 bhp (279 kW) 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine.
It will go on sale early next year and will cost $2,500 more than the Challenger SXT Plus or R/T Plus.
Dodge has revealed new Scat Package State kits with Mopar Performance Parts at the 2013 SEMA Motor Show. The new Scat Package performance stage kits for the 2014 Dodge Challenger, 2014 Dodge Charger and 2014 Dodge Dart have been introduced in honor of the 45th anniversary of the legendary “Scat Pack Club”.
It gets a significant horsepower boost through three modifications, including a Mopar cold-air intake to provide increased air-flow into the engine, Mopar cat-back exhaust to free up downstream airflow, and an all-new performance calibrated engine controller, optimized to the 5.7-liter HEMI® engine.
The Scat Package kits offer an electronic variable quick-dump side exhaust, front and rear strut bars and an adjustable suspension kit with a coil-over kit and stabilizer bar. Additional features include a black concept hood and side valence, along with a black fuel filler door, black hood pins and sequential tail lamps.
The interior is truly unique, upgraded with Katzkin black performance leather seats and black performance leather door-panel inserts that carry the Dodge brand’s stripes. The Dodge Challenger logo is embroidered in bright red on the front leather seats.