SEAT is refreshing its successful Ateca with the introduction of the 2020 version. The revamped vehicle will build on its SUV attributes, adding a refreshed and more emotional appearance both inside and outside, a fully connected user experience, improved levels of safety, comfort and efficiency. The SEAT Ateca is designed and developed in Barcelona, and produced in Kvasiny (Czech Republic), refreshing the line-up of SUVs, alongside the compact Arona and larger Tarraco, in a segment that is growing every year in popularity as customers look for design and function in a single package.
In the range of the new BMW 5 Series
Elegant presence, refined interior details, improved efficiency thanks to the electrification process and cutting-edge innovations in driver assistance, control systems and connectivity: these features help to consolidate the new BMW 5 Series' position in the premium category as a particularly sporty, efficient and modern model. Like the new BMW 5 Series Sedan, the new BMW 5 Series Touring will also be available with a plug-in hybrid drive system. The use of Mild Hybrid technology with a 48-volt starter generator is extended to all models with four- and six-cylinder engines. Major additional interior features include the display and operating system, which now includes a central Control Display measuring up to 12.3 inches. In addition, the introduction of BMW Operating System 7 now enables BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant services. The addition, for example, of Steering and Lane Control Assistant - with Active Navigation and the new automatic lane function system - to the list of driver assistance systems brings the new BMW 5 Series a few more steps along the road to autonomous driving. The wide variety of technological innovations on board paves the way for BMW's most tradition-rich model range to write another chapter in its success story. More than 600,000 BMW 5 Series Sedan and BMW 5 Series Touring vehicles have been sold worldwide since the current model generation was launched. Market introduction of the new BMW 5 Series will begin in July 2020. Both models will be produced at BMW's Dingolfing plant in Bavaria. The new BMW 5 Series Sedan will also be built by production partner Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria. The long-wheelbase version of the Sedan is made exclusively for the Chinese market at BMW Brilliance Automotive's Dadong plant in Shenyang.
The new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is now the most powerful variant in the completely revamped product line, combining a 420 kW (571 PS; Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid models: Fuel consumption combined 2.8 – 2.7 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined 63 – 62 g/km; electricity consumption combined 22.8 – 21.8 kWh/100 km (as of 10/2020)), four-litre biturbo V8 with a 100 kW (136 PS) electric motor. Its all-electric range has been increased by up to 30 per cent thanks to a new 17.9 kWh battery and optimised driving modes. This also applies to the new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, where the electric motor is complemented as before by a 243 kW (330 PS; Panamera 4 E-Hybrid models: Fuel consumption combined 2.3 – 2.1 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined 51 – 47 g/km; electricity consumption combined 18.2 – 17.0 kWh/100 km (as of 10/2020)) 2.9-litre biturbo V6, resulting in a system power output of 340 kW (462 PS). The Panamera portfolio is rounded off by the 4S, which delivers 324 kW (440 PS; Panamera 4S models: Fuel consumption combined 9.2 – 8.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined 210 – 202 g/km (as of 10/2020)) and also benefits from all the optimised features of the latest model enhancement in terms of chassis, design, equipment and infotainment.
Like practically no other manufacturer, Volkswagen is identified with an extensive portfolio of electrified models: Alongside the purely electric ID.3 and ID.4 models that were recently added to the product range, a total of seven new plug-in hybrid models – from the Golf to the Touareg – have now been launched. The new electric and hybrid models (or PHEV for short) are fundamental components of the Way to Zero strategy that is devised to make Volkswagen a carbon-neutral company.