Saturday, March 9, 2013

Geneva Motor Show – Qoros 3

The company Qoros has declassified information about two new models that will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2013. It is about Cross Hybrid crossover and Universale Estate. Previously published the first teasers manufacturer novelties.

The cars are built on a common modular platform with sedan Qoros 3 (GQ3), photographs of which were made public in December 2012. From the sedan, the new sedan is only greater in length and volume of 500 liters of luggage. On the design of all car specialists worked studios in Munich and Shanghai, working under the guidance of former head designer Gert Hildebrand, Mini.

From Salon equipment include front and side airbags, as well as a multimedia system with 8-inch touch screen and wireless connectivity with a variety of mobile devices. Technically, Qoros Estate wagon is virtually identical to the sedan. Buyers can choose between 1.2-litre and 1.4-litre trehcilindrovym engine rated at 158 horsepower and 126 respectively, as well as atmospheric and turbirovannymi with 1.6 l engines, which are not reported. Engines will be paired with a 6-speed Get rag manual or 7-speed "robot" DSG. In addition, the European version of the model, the default is to set the start/stop system.
And here is the Qoros Cross Hybrid crossover will be different. As you can tell from the title, the car will be a hybrid power plant, which will combine the outboard motor volume 1.2 liters, which is responsible for the front axle and motor power output 68 HP, propelling the rear wheels. The Qoros promise that crossover will be capable of accelerating from places up to 100 km/h in less than five seconds. Interestingly, this hybrid plant was originally developed by American Axle and Saab and intended for a successor model, the 9-3. After the bankruptcy of the Swedish manufacturer of technology was acquired by Qoros.

 The sale of the first model Qoros, sedan will begin in China immediately after the premiere in Geneva Motor Show, and the European market the manufacturer expects to come in the year 2014. Curiously, the Qoros expect to receive five stars in Euro NCAP crash tests. This means that, if successful, you will see another European roads automotive brand. This time is a Chinese.