More comfort and convenience and an extra helping of modern technology. That is the upgraded ŠKODA KODIAQ, the largest SUV in the Czech carmaker’s range. At the same time, the newcomer retains the model’s traditional strengths, i.e. a generously roomy interior, a wide range of versions and powertrains and excellent value for money. Presenter Alex Montyro will show you the highlights of the upgraded SUV.
New Hyundai i20 N Exterior Design
Hyundai Motor has released two new videos showing winter testing for its high-performance models, including a prototype of the all-new i20 N in camouflage. The videos, which were shot in Arjeplog, Sweden, show Hyundai WRC driver Thierry Neuville putting the i20 WRC, the RM19, and the i20 N through their paces in a snowy landscape. In addition, first images of the all-new i20 N have been released. The testing took place earlier this year on a frozen lake in Arjeplog, Sweden, a popular winter testing ground for automotive manufacturers. The year-round deep cold makes it the perfect place for testing vehicles in extreme weather conditions. Some days, the temperature can drop to minus 30 degrees Celsius.
Esports (aka electronic sports) have emerged as something of a social phenomenon and sim racing – the branch devoted to motorsport games – is enjoying exceptional growth. Alpine in actively involved in this sport which is far less ‘virtual’ than some may imagine. With the 2021 F1 eSports Series Pro-Championship due to get under way shortly, Alpine eSports Team’s Team Principal Richard Arnaud talks about how his squad has been preparing for the season with a programme that is not unlike that followed by actual single-seater drivers all the way up to Formula 1.
Anyone approaching Hamburg from the south will immediately be traveling along historic paths. The route leads over the almost 500-meter-long steel bridge of June 17, which runs parallel to the Old Elbe Bridge, opened by Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1899. There, the MINI Cooper SE glides almost silently towards the city. Past the spacious wholesale market halls, where traders stock up on fresh fruit and vegetables early in the morning to supply the markets. Among them the Isemarkt, a Hamburg institution, 600 meters long and sheltered from the rain under a subway viaduct, one of the most beautiful weekly markets in Germany.