The all-new 2019 Volkswagen Arteon has arrived in the US, sporting a sleek gran turismo design, upscale interior, innovative technology, and available 4Motion all-wheel drive. Balancing efficient, yet powerful performance, the Arteon combines styling and technology in a manner rarely seen outside of high-end luxury sedans. As with models ranging from the Golf to the Atlas SUV, the 2019 Arteon is built on Volkswagen's award-winning MQB platform, which allows for its distinct, dynamic proportions and spacious interior. The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon will be available in SE, SEL, and SEL Premium trim levels and is anticipated to arrive at U.S. Volkswagen dealers in May 2019. Every Arteon model will come with the People First Warranty, America's Best Bumper-to-Bumper New Vehicle Limited Warranty. The warranty provides coverage for six years or 72,000 miles (whichever occurs first), and the warranty can be transferred to subsequent owners throughout the remainder of its duration. MSRP for the VW Arteon SE starts at $35,845, with standard driver-assistance systems and a host of upscale convenience features. The SEL trim starts at $39,995, adding features such as Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, Nappa leather seating surfaces, and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop & Go. The top-of-the-line SEL Premium starts at $44,945, and brings upscale luxury with ventilated front seats, a massaging driver's seat, a heated steering wheel, and a suite of driver-assistance systems including Park Assist and Overhead View Camera (Area View). R-Line trims add either 19-inch wheels ($1,265) or 20-inch wheels ($1,765) and paddle shifters, along with unique design elements inside and out. 4Motion all-wheel-drive adds $1,800 to SE and SEL models and comes standard on SEL Premium models. Destination for all Arteon models is $995.
The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Intelligent Drive - Active Blind Spot Assist w/o vehicle exit warning function
Active Blind Spot Assist can give a visual warning - and if the indicators are operated also an audible warning - of potential lateral collisions in a speed range from around 10 to 200 km/h. If the driver ignores the warnings and still initiates a lane-change, the system can take corrective action by one-sided braking intervention at the last moment if the speed exceeds 30 km/h. When the vehicle is stationary, the exit warning function can warn against exiting because a vehicle (also bicycles) is passing within the critical area. This function is available when the vehicle is stationary and for up to 3 minutes after the ignition has been switched off. New features: reinforcement of the warning by the active ambient lighting (also the exit warning) thanks to the cameras of MBUX Interior Assist, a danger warning can already be given if the driver or front passenger merely move a hand towards the door handle.
AMG's foundation stone was laid back on 1st of June 1967. To mark the 55th anniversary of the performance and sports car brand, the production version of the Mercedes-AMG ONE is celebrating its world premiere. The two-seater super sports car brings the world's most modern and efficient Formula 1 hybrid drive technology from the race track to the road for the first time. The performance hybrid produces a total output of 782 kW (1063 hp) from one combustion engine and four electric motors, with a top speed capped at 352 km/h. The extremely complex development was carried out in close cooperation with the Formula 1 experts at Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains in Brixworth. The Mercedes-AMG ONE will also officially be seen in action for the first time in the UK, as part of the Festival of Speed at Goodwood (23 to 26 June 2022).
A competitive grand finale in a showstopper Canary Islands Rally, the last appointment of the FIA ERC European Championship, valid for the Abarth Rally Cup. In the last Abarth Rally Cup’s race the Polish team Dariusz Polonski and Lukasz Sitek is in first place with the Abarth 124 rally of Rallytechnology Team. Behind them stand the Italian Andrea Mabellini and Nicolò Gonella, with the spider of the Bernini Rally team and the Napoca Rally Team’s colours. Even though he was mathematically champion before the start, Andrea Mabellini closed his season with a great performance in the Canary Islands, achieving the second place in a race valid for the single-seated Scorpio’s championship and, thanks to his second place in the ERC2 class - which is a category for the four-wheel drive cars with a turbo engine and the “Gran Turismo” RGT - he closed the season achieving the second place in the ERC2 classification of the European championship.