Bentley is to return to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for a third and final time. Racing with its championship-winning Continental GT3, and in conjunction with customer team Fastr, Bentley will be competing for a new record to complete a triple crown of Pikes Peak triumphs.
2021 Subaru Outback Reveal
Introduced on the market since 1995, the Outback with the MY21 has now reached its sixth generation and constant development has led it to transform this model from a station-wagon into a crossover-SUV, perfectly in line with the tastes evolution of International customers. Subaru’s technicians, designers and marketing experts, worked to create a vehicle that could led their customers in their daily lives and could be consistent with their lifestyle. An excellent dynamism, guaranteed by the Subaru Symmetrical AWD transmission and the Boxer engine, space and comfort on board and with an external image well representative of these functions. The new 2021 Subaru Outback it’s a “container” where aesthetics are indissolubly combined with the “substance” of the most advanced technologies, able to guarantee the highest standards both in terms of drivability and active, passive and preventive safety. The sensations it transmit to the driver stimulate his curiosity, encouraging him to broaden his horizons to explore new itineraries.
The exterior design of the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer brings lifestyle attributes and aesthetic sophistication together into a modern crossover character profile. The clean, reduced surface treatment exudes sporting prowess and assured presence. At the front end of the car, these qualities are expressed most prominently by the striking BMW kidney grille, with its increased dimensions, and the slim contours of the headlights. The new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer comes as standard with full-LED headlights. Adaptive LED Headlights with cornering light function, non-dazzling matrix high beam, urban lights, a motorway beam pattern and bad weather light are on the options list. Much more heavily raked A-pillars compared to the predecessor model, a stretched side window graphic, flush-fitting door handles and slim C-pillars also play their part in the new car’s dynamic silhouette. The newly designed door shoulders around the A-pillars create much improved all-round visibility. With its broad shoulders and slim LED light units, the rear of the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer cuts a particularly muscular figure. The exhaust tailpipes are integrated into the rear apron out of sight on all model variants. Depending on the model variant, 16-inch or 17-inch light-alloy wheels are fitted as standard. Light-alloy wheels up to 19 inches in size are available as an option. The new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer can also be ordered in Luxury Line trim or with an M Sport package as alternatives to basic specification. Two non-metallic and nine metallic paint finishes are available for the exterior.
The new Audi e-tron S and the new Audi e-tron S Sportback deliver dynamics in a new dimension. In S gear, they provide their full boost performance for eight seconds – 370 kW of power and 973 Nm (717.6 lb-ft) of torque. The standard sprint takes just 4.5 seconds and acceleration ends at 210 km/h (130.5 mph). The nominal values in D gear, i.e. without boost, are 320 kW and 808 Nm (596.0 lb-ft). The new S models have two electric motors on the rear axle and one on the front axle, making them the first volume-produced electric cars in the world to have three motors. Their drive layout is based on the modular construction principle: An adapted design of the more powerful electric motor that powers rear axle in the Audi e-tron 55 is now installed on the front axle. The front electric motor from the e-tron 55** operates together with a structurally identical counterpart and individual modifications in the rear. The high-voltage battery system is located under the passenger compartment. Each of its 36 modules contain 12 cells. The battery has a gross energy capacity of 95 kWh, of which 91 percent (86 kWh) is usable. With one battery charge, the Audi e-tron S and the Audi e-tron S Sportback achieve ranges of up to 364 km (226.2 mi) and 370 km (229.9 mi) respectively in the WLTP cycle.