New Renault Logan, the redesigned KIA Rio, Japanese and Korean crossovers, the German premium sedans and other major world premieres that will take place in 2020
Global auto industry, though with difficulty, but gradually begins to rebound after the peak of the pandemic coronavirus. In Europe, North America and Asia’s largest companies to resume production, dealers are gradually increasing sales. Together with this the rest of the year be held a few high-profile premieres, many of which were postponed because of the crisis, and cancelled dealers. In the coming months we will see a number of different machines – from the mass of state employees to very expensive cars of premium brands.
More recently, French media have published details of the budget Dacia Logan sedan third generation (model in Ukraine is sold under the brand Renault), which should debut before the end of this year. The series will form a simplified version of the modular architecture CMF-B of the fifth Renault Clio, which will make the car easier and to increase the free space in the cabin. In General, the new Logan will get a much more balanced proportions and will lose the angular lines of the body, inherent in the previous models. In the interior, use better materials, and as options will be available multimedia system with a single vertical touchscreen.
The range of engines will include a forced three-cylinder petrol unit with a volume of 1 liter and 1.5-liter turbodiesel. The motors will run according to the scheme “mild hybrid” – together with 48-volt on-Board network and the starter-generator. Later the sedan will see a modification with a full benzoelektrosila power plant. However, the appearance of this version should not expected before 2023, has not yet come into force ecological standards Euro-7.
In 2020, the generation must change several popular crossovers Japanese and South Korean automakers. So, until the end of the year, Mitsubishi will introduce a new generation Outlander. The exterior of the car will perform with an eye to the concept Engelberg Tourer that debuted at last year’s Geneva motor show. In particular, he would receive a similar massive grille and complex led head optics with separate elements.
The next Outlander will be built on “older” versions of the CMF platform is Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi, which involves the use of a variety of powertrains. In accordance with the strategy for the global elektrifizierung models of Japanese brand, the crossover will get a hybrid powerplant on the base 2.4-liter 126-horsepower engine, working together with two electric motors – one on each of the axes. Exclusively on electricity car can travel up to 70 kilometers. However, it is possible that the range will fall and the traditional units, including the new 1.5-litre petrol turbo.
New Mitsubishi Outlander will be technically harmonized with the Nissan X-Trail, the next iPhone is also expected to debut in the coming months. Thanks to the spy photos we can already get an idea about the crossover, which will make similar to the youth model Kicks and Juke. Appears inside multi-function steering wheel with a beveled lower segment, a fully digital instrument panel and a short e-selector transmission. In addition, Nissan will refuse to vertical tablets media in favor of “more comfortable, secure and aesthetically correct” screens with horizontal.
The base motor is the fourth Nissan X-Trail will remain a 2.5-liter atmospheric “four” power of about 200 HP working with a six-speed “mechanics” or CVT. It is not excluded the appearance of charge innovative two-liter engine with variable compression ratio, which put on the latest models of the brand Infiniti. Finally, the model will appear the modification with a hybrid power plant from Outlander.
The generation change is prepared and one of the most popular global models Hyundai – Tucson. Designers South Korean brand promise revolutionary appearance of the crossover, which is even a little “shock”. In particular, the vehicle can obtain the so-called “hidden optics”, where illuminated led grille will be visually United with head lights. Significant changes occur in the cabin, where there will be a huge multimedia display, virtual dashboard, and a traditional gear lever will replace the unit with the buttons as the flagship Palisade.
Standard motors will remain the same 150-horsepower two-liter aspirated and a 1.6-liter supercharged “four” with a capacity of 180 horsepower. However, the range will include a 2.5-liter unit, available in both normal and naduvnoj modification. These motors will work together with eight-speed automatic transmission. Plus, the new Tucson will be “charged” version with a 340-horsepower engine, which enables the crossover to accelerate to “hundreds” in less than 6 seconds.
New Hyundai Tucson will be the “home base” for a premium crossover Genesis GV70, who will compete for buyers with the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC, and will help the young brand to attract a new audience. It will be the car with kupeobrazny body, resembling the flagship SUV of the brand – GV80. In particular, it will have a similar two-level optics front and rear, and grille shape.
In the range of engines crossover Genesis GV70 will include a new 2.5-liter four-cylinder Theta engine III is rated at 304 HP, and 380-horsepower 3.5-liter six-cylinder unit. Both motors are aggregated with the eight-speed automatic transmission. In contrast to the “older” model, diesels in the list of units GV70 will not.
At the end of this year to debut one of the most important novelties of BMW over the last few years. The Germans are preparing a new flagship crossover X8, which will differ from the current X7, the external design of the body and a much more luxurious interior with split rear seats.
And the new X8 will be the most powerful production car in the history of the Bavarian brand. According to preliminary data, the large crossover gets a hybrid power unit on the basis of a 4.4-liter petrol engine with two superchargers that will work along with electric motor producing around 200 horsepower. In sum, the units will be able to produce 750 HP and 1,000 N·m of torque.
The main novelty of the Mercedes this year will be the flagship sedan S-Class next generation. Contrary to expectations, the car will maintain a fairly conservative appearance with classic proportions and the familiar optics with led trim in the style of the new E-Class. The salon also performs in a minimalist style, but there will be a huge tablet display to control various functions – most of the physical buttons and switches a thing of the past.
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As for the technical stuffing, the next S-Class is the adaptive air suspension polnopravnym chassis with swiveling rear wheels that improve maneuverability at low speeds and increases vehicle stability on a high. And the sedan will be the autopilot of the third level: the electronics will be able to drive on the highway, braking, to avoid obstacles and perform other simple maneuvers. In the range of engines will include new six-cylinder motors, operating under the “mild hybrid”, and upgraded the V12 unit, adapted to existing environmental regulations.
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