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Hyundai Motor reveals sporty N Line trim of all-new TUCSON
Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the all-new TUCSON, Hyundai Motor has unveiled a sporty N Line trim of its best-selling model in Europe. The all-new TUCSON N Line combines the ultimate dynamic design, comfort and advanced connectivity of TUCSON with the motorsport-inspired styling and attitude of N Line. The all-new TUCSON N Line offers sporty and distinctive exterior design features and differentiating interior details so customers can enjoy a driving experience with even more attitude.
The new Toyota GR Yaris is a pure performance car, born from Toyota's title-winning experience in the World Rally Championship. Forged from success in the heat of competition, it brings motorsport technology and design directly to the world of the road car, true to TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's ethos for making ever-better cars that are intrinsically rewarding and fun to drive. Positioned at the top of the all-new Yaris range, the GR Yaris is a unique model that benefits from the design and engineering skills of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and Tommi Mäkinen Racing, Toyota's partner in the WRC. As well as serving as the official homologation model for development of the next Yaris WRC car, it also has all the attributes required for owners looking to compete successfully in local rally competitions. Scheduled for launch in the second half of 2020, it will follow the GR Supra as Toyota's second global GR model.
The famous Honda CB500F, CBR500R and CB500X are renewed for 2022 with important updates regarding the engine and the frame to help increase their desirability towards all lovers of two wheels, from beginners to the most experienced. The most significant updates can be observed at the front where a 41 mm upside-down Showa SFF-BP fork has been inserted, which is combined with new and lighter aluminum wheels with split spokes, and double 296 front discs. mm and to Nissin radial mount calipers, ensuring overall even more driving quality. All three bikes, always fun to ride, have a lightened swingarm but with greater torsional rigidity and increased lateral flexibility, with the aim of increasing handling and road holding. As for the brilliant 500cc twin-cylinder engine, the beating heart of the three bikes, it has been updated in the PGM-FI electronic injection settings so as to emphasize the torque delivery and make the bike more brilliant, while maintaining the 35kW limit. maximum power allowed for A2 license holders.