With sharpened design, particularly in the front and rear, and innovative technologies, Audi is ensuring the increased presence and sporty elegance of the A8. For that reason, the company with the four rings is even more intensively working out the confident and progressive character of the active luxury sedan. The new high-end headlights and taillights inspire with innovative functions and form the apex of the A8’s established technology portfolio. The flagship of the brand thereby creates a contemporary and user-oriented experience – whether for passengers or drivers. As the successor to the Audi V8, the A8 has been the brand’s leading edge in the luxury sedan segment of Audi’s portfolio since 1994. The Audi A8 is a symbol of and a trailblazer for the status and prestige of the brand. The fourth generation of the luxury sedan, which Audi introduced in 2017, raised it to a new level with respect to power, look, and equipment. As an initial series model, the A8 revealed the future design language upon its launch and consequently it is essentially the progressive face of the brand to the present day. The sharpened design coupled with established technologies and outstanding comfort in the back seats define Audi’s premium conception in this segment. The sedan thereby represents the symbiosis of masterful comfort and sporty handling and it therefore covers the full breadth of driving experience. With precision in all details and many intelligent functions, the new A8 is a high-value technology pioneer in user-centered and confident mobility.
The new Volkswagen ID.4 - car with high utility
Even those who want to transport larger things will find the ID.4 the ideal companion. The 543-liter trunk can be expanded to 1,575 liters by folding down the rear seat backrests. The ID.4 1ST Max has the electrically operated "Easy Open & Close" tailgate on board, which opens by foot movement. There is also a luggage net, a net partition and a variable loading floor. And if that's not enough: A trailer hitch can be ordered as an option. This allows the electric SUV to tow trailers weighing up to 1,000 kilograms (braked, at 12 percent gradient) - enough for a visit to the hardware store with a standard box trailer. And it's also practical for installing a bike rack on top - for family vacations or spontaneous mountain bike trips into the woods. Thanks to good traction from the rear-wheel drive and its 16 centimeters of ground clearance, the ID.4 also cuts a fine figure on light terrain.
SsangYong, meaning “double dragon” is a Korean car manufacturer specialising in 4x4s, SUVs and pick-up trucks. Initially established in 1954, SsangYong Motor Company started producing trucks, busses and special purpose vehicles for the export market, establishing the strong and reliable DNA of its products on the market today. The brand designs and manufactures its own key components including state of the art high-technology engines offering a versatile value for money proposition to the UK market. As Korea’s leading and only SUV and 4x4 specialist manufacturer, SsangYong is committed to refreshing its entire product portfolio. SsangYong introduced Tivoli in 2015, new Rexton in 2017, new Musso pick-up truck in 2018 and now new Korando in 2019. The brand will continue its exciting programme of new models stretching into the 20’s, including vehicles with pure-electric powertrains.
The next-generation of Honda’s HR-V, the brand’s popular compact SUV, has been engineered with a focus on maximising driver enjoyment and comfort. Compared to its predecessor, the all-new HR-V has a more rigid body structure and benefits from extensive suspension, steering and braking enhancements. This allows it to respond more precisely to driver inputs, and delivers a more assured, more rewarding and more comfortable driving experience. Offered exclusively as a hybrid, the HR-V has been crafted to be both extremely enjoyable and responsive to drive, as well as highly efficient. The two-motor e:HEV (hybrid electric vehicle) powertrain, which also features in the recently launched Honda Jazz, benefits from advancements made over 20 years of Honda hybrid development. For its application in the HR-V, there have been a number of revisions to counter the additional size and mass of the SUV over the Jazz. Power and torque have been increased to 96kW (131PS) with 253Nm respectively, whilst the final gear ratio has also been lowered for better driving performance.