COMPETITION GROWS IN THE MARKET WHERE THE NEWEST SEDAN AUTOMOBILES FROM DIFFERENT CLASSES BECOME AVAILABLE FOR SALE.
Contrary to Europe, sedan automobiles take the first place among the Turkish consumer’s preferences. Sedan automobiles create the fifty percent of the total sales with a number of 300 thousand units. Competition grows in the market as the newest sedan automobiles from different classes become available for sale. Here are the newest sedan models in the market…
LITTLE FERRARI IS WARMING UP
Giulia, the new representative of Alfa Romeo in the mid-luxury class, counts the days to go on the roads in Turkey. Alfa Romeo Giulia is going to be available for sale in our country in the spring of 2016 at first with 510 HP high performance version. The sports version of Alfa Romeo Giulia family is called Giulia Quadrifoglio and its production is going to begin in January 2016. Rear-wheel drive Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio seems as the powerful answer of Alfa Romeo to the competition in the mid-luxury class. Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, which has a six-cylinder turbo oil engine that was arranged in accordance with Ferrari’s substructure by the engineers, has matchless 510 HP. Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio that can reach 0 to 100 km/h in only 3.9 seconds and 307 km/h last speed offers a surprising fuel economy by means of its engine generating exciting torque and power and its electronically controlled cylinder turn-off system.
LOCAL HONDA COUNTS THE DAYS
Among the middle class sedan models that carry importance for Turkey, the new Civic sedan is going to be manufactured at their facility located in Turkey. The fifty thousand-unit capacity of Honda Şekerpınar facility is going to be engaged with the production of the new Civic next year. As well as production, employment volume is also going to increase at the facility, which is going to be the only production center of diesel engine in Europe. A new era is going to begin for Honda’s journey in Turkey with the new Civic, which is going to be manufactured in nine separate facilities at the global scale. The sedan version that was developed exclusive to Europe by the Japanese brand is going to be produced in four different engine options in our country as 1.6-liter LPG, 1.6-liter oil, 1.5-liter turbo oil, and 1.6-liter diesel engines. Diesel engine option is going to be produced only in Turkey and is going to be sent to the European markets from Turkey.
THE BAR IS SET HIGHER IN THE LUXURY CLASS
A4, Audi’s completely renewed model, is one of the luxury class sedan models that is highly anticipated in our country. The new model, which is going to be presented to the Turkish and European markets concurrently, is going to draw attention with its high level of equipments. The new A4, 120 kg lighter than its predecessor, offers wireless charge for Apple and Android smart phones in the virtual cockpit. All versions of new Audi A4 and A4 Avant are going to be offered with S tronic transmission. They come with two patrol engine options as 1.4 TFSI 150 HP (average fuel consumption of 4.9 liters of oil per 100 km) and 2.0 TFSI 252 HP (4.8 liters of oil per 100 km) Quattro and two diesel engines as 2.0 TDI 190 HP (3.7 liters of diesel per 100 km) and 2.0 TDI 190 HP Quattro. Offering innovative 3D Bang&Olufsen sound system and mobile entertainment system at the back seats, the new A4’s sale price in Turkey begins from 140 thousand TL.
FRENCH STYLE LUXURY
The French manufacturer Renault is getting ready to enter the sedan competition in luxury class with its new model Talisman. The new model, which is going to go on the roads as Laguna’s successor and share the same platform with Espace, has 4850 mm of length, 1870 mm width, 1460 mm of height, and 2810 mm of wheel base, and a spacious interior for five. The sale of Renault Talisman is going to begin this month in our country at first with patrol engines as EnergyTCe 160 and EnergyTCe 200 with seven-speed dual-clutch automatic EDC transmission. The car also comes in three diesel engine options as EnergydCi 110 (manual or EDC), 130 (manual or EDC), dCi 160 (EDC), and 110 HP EnergydCi.