Jaguar's first ever sports crossover concept vehicle - the C-X17 - has premiered at the 2013 Dubai Motor Show. The 2013 Jaguar C-X17 Concept comes with Jaguar's all-new advanced aluminium monocoque architecture, on which an exciting range of future Jaguars will be built.
The vehicle has been painted in a lustrous Liquid aluminium liquid metal finish, which looks as good as the C-X17's original blue paint. It blends sleek lines, sporting design and luxurious sophistication with enhanced flexibility and an assured driving position.
The interior of the C-X17 features four individual bucket seats and the unique roof features contoured vanes. Two additional rear-mounted leisure seats incorporated in the boot floor swing out for recreational use. The interior of the C-X17 marries premium, authentic materials and traditional craftsmanship with modern finishing techniques.
Power will be provided by a range of engines including the new family of high-output, fuel-efficient petrol and diesel engines to be built at Jaguar Land Rover's new UK engine manufacturing facility. These will enable Jaguar to offer vehicles with class-leading performance, including top speeds of over 300km/h (186mph), and emissions lower than 100g of CO2 per km.
The new 2014 R/T Shaker model, inspired by the 1970 Challenger R/T, features unique throwback muscle-car cues that link directly to Dodge brand’s performance legacy. It features Satin Black accents, a body-color grille surround and a "shaker" hood. It also has Gloss Black fuel-filler door and all-new 20 x 8-inch polished-face aluminum wheels with Goodyear Eagle F1 Super Car three-season tires.
On the inside, the new Challenger RT Shaker features a unique flat-bottom leather-wrapped steering wheel, a unique “K-Black” painted instrument panel and center-console bezel for a discrete look. High-performance front seats in premium Nappa Leather feature the “Shaker” logo embroidered on the back. The aluminum pistol-grip shifter is standard.
The 2014 Dodge Challenger RT Shaker is powered by a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine producing over 400 lb.-ft. of torque, with a functional Shaker hood with Mopar cold-air intake, conical air filter and optimized air box for improved airflow and performance.
The Sonic RS concept is a performance-oriented model which draws on the legacy of Chevrolet’s high-performance vehicles.
The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS Concept features engine performance, suspension/brakes and appearance upgrades developed by Chevrolet Performance engineers. Chevrolet Performance 18-inch, split-five-spoke wheels complement the lowered look with aggressive style.
Rolls-Royce has unveiled a bespoke variant of the 2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe, which is inspired by the unique atmosphere and history of the Goodwood motor circuit. The car was commissioned by the official Rolls-Royce dealership in Dubai.
The difference between the Bespoke Chicane Coupe from the regular Phantom Coupe is its unique Gunmetal exterior paint which is contrasted with a matte black hood and matte black windscreen surround. For the first time in a Rolls-Royce there are coloured wheels matching the main exterior paint finish.
A traditional interior wood-finish makes way for carbon fibre, alluding to the materials used in modern racing machines. It also features a chequered flag in the seats, an individual plaque on the doorsill, and an engraved plaque featuring the circuit’s layout.
The 2014 Rolls-Royce Bespoke Chicane Phantom Coupe is powered by the same 6.75-liter V12 engine as the standard Phantom Coupe. That results in a sprint from 0-100 km/h in just 6.1 seconds.
Audi has unveiled the fleet shuttle quattro which displays a futuristic design with groundbreaking technology and will be featured in the film Ender’s Game.
Developed entirely as a virtual car for the movie, the fleet shuttle quattro was created entirely on a computer with the assistance of Digital Domain. Digital Domain replaced the car used by the actors in the film with the fleet shuttle quattro during post-production.
“The Audi in the movie represents progress and it appears in key scenes that have a lasting impact on the life of the protagonist,” explained Florian Zitzlsperger, responsible for Brand Partnerships at AUDI AG.
Chevrolet had introduced the 2014 Camaro, a classic American muscle car, at the 2013 New York Auto Show. The 2014 Camaro is a car that comes with fuel efficiency, safety, handling, technology and build quality expected in a modern performance coupe.
Exterior enhancements for 2014MY include new front and rear fascias, new headlamps and tail lamps, a unique SS hood, a unique RS front grille, new decklid and spoiler, new diffusers and exhaust tips. The new Camaro is available in four trims: LS, LT, SS and ZL1.
On the interior, it features trim in a distinctive, matte-metallic finish named Octane, a flat-bottomed steering wheel and standard Recaro seats with microfiber suede inserts. The new seats feature aggressive bolsters as well as seat cutouts inspired by the five-point harnesses found on racing seats. To save weight, both front seats incorporate manual adjustment.
The LS and LT are powered by a 323-horsepower direct-injected 3.6-liter V6 with a six-speed manual or an optional six-speed automatic transmission. The SS's 6.2-liter V8 generates 426 horsepower with the standard six-speed manual, and 400 horsepower with the optional six-speed automatic with sequential shift control. The heart of the ZL1 is a supercharged 6.2-liter engine is rated at 580 horsepower and 556 lb-ft. of torque.
The Levorg concept hints at a new vehicle currently under development for market launch in Japan in 2014. The concept will blend the practicality of a tourer and the stylish design and feel of a sports car.
The Levorg will be powered by an all-new 1.6-litre horizontally-opposed Boxer engine with direct injection turbo (DIT) technology. The Subaru-developed engine is designed to offer smooth performance and greater environmental efficiency.
The new Duster gets an upgraded front fascia with a redesigned grille, adorned by two chrome strips. There is also a new air intake and attractive double-optic headlights with built-in LED daytime running lights. The revised Duster also receives new roofbars with slatted supports and new 16-inch Dark Metal alloy wheels and Mud and Snow tyres.
The rear also gets some chrome inserts, especially in the tail pipe and new badging. New lights echo the styling cues of the front end.
The Panamera Turbo S come in Palladium Metallic exterior color, which is available solely for the new Panamera Turbo S. The four-way rear spoiler comes painted in same color as exterior and the outstanding driving dynamics is provided by 20-inch 911 Turbo II wheels.
The synthesis of exclusivity and sportiness is upheld in the interior by the two-tone leather furnishings. Highlight is the new interior package in Dark Burl Walnut. The new decor includes a hint of red, providing a slightly cooler effect, and the interior of the Panamera Turbo S is completed by the embossed Porsche crests on the front headrests.
Porsche is now using two new turbochargers with larger compressors in the Panamera Turbo S model. There is a 50-hp increase in power and the torque also increases to 553 lb.-ft. The extra torque makes overtaking even easier and faster.
The long-wheelbase Range Rover models have 5.5-inches more rear seat legroom and when equipped with the optional executive seating package, increased seatbacks recline of 17 degrees. The 2014 Range Rover Autobiography Black will be available in long-wheelbase only for the U.S. Market.
Exterior changes include a unique design and finish to the front grille, side vents along with badging in black enamel and chrome, signature rear lamps, a chrome accent finish to the tailgate and auxiliary vents to the front. A new exclusive 7-spoke 21-inch with a high gloss polished finish further differentiates the Autobiography Black.
The new Range Rover Autobiography Black interior has been carefully crafted and tailored with the highest quality leathers and materials. Three exclusive interior color combinations are available with the Range Rover Autobiography Black at launch; Ebony/Lunar, Espresso/Tan and Dark Cherry/Ivory, the latter including a unique dual-tone seat.