Combining fluidity, elegance and robustness, the New Renault Arkana challenges the traditional codes of the SUV market in Europe, with a design previously reserved for premium brand vehicles. A first for a generalist manufacturer! This new offering, which complements Renault's compact range (Mégane, Kadjar and Scénic), is part of a rapidly growing SUV market worldwide. The interior of the New Renault Arkana is also aimed at families, both in terms of roominess and load volume. Equipped with one of the largest displays in its category thanks to its two screens, the New Renault Arkana has a high-tech driver's station that emphasizes quality and comfort. The New Renault Arkana is equipped with a new hybrid offer in its segment with E-TECH Hybrid 140 hp and 1.3 TCe 140 and TCe 160 12V micro-hybrid engines. The E-TECH Hybrid technology, which already equips Clio, Captur and Mégane, is a Renault innovation that has been the subject of more than 150 patents and is based on the Group's experience in electric vehicles and F1.
The new Toyota RAV4 - hybrid drive with and without charging cable
With the fifth model generation, which has been available in Germany and Europe since the beginning of 2019, the Toyota RAV4 is based on the new modular GA-K platform: It not only lowers and increases the center of gravity the rigidity, but also contributes to the excellent handling, high driving comfort, spacious interior and spacious trunk. The sporty, fresh design is reflected, among other things, in the comparatively flat bonnet and the low roof line. A 2.5-liter hybrid drive takes over the propulsion, which develops a system output of 160 kW / 218 PS or, in connection with the intelligent all-wheel drive system AWD-i, 163 kW / 222 PS. The first plug-in hybrid version will also follow in the second half of 2020: the RAV4 will feature a new, specially developed drive train that includes a lithium-ion battery with high capacity and an additional boost converter in the control unit includes. The RAV4 plug-in should be able to travel more than 60 kilometers (according to WLTP) purely electrically and thus locally emission-free, which not only outperforms most of its competitors, but also covers the average distance traveled by European commuters
The lines between living space and moving space are being blurred. Activities that people wish to conduct in the car is evolving and getting much more diverse and complex. The goal of Hyundai designers is to develop cars that are safer and smarter, going above and beyond people’s expectations. It’s what good design should be: to be progressive, to be innovative, and to be proactive caring.