THE NEW MODELS THAT WERE INTRODUCED LAST MONTH IN GENEVA AUTO SHOW ARE COMING TO İSTANBUL FOR THE AUTO SHOW.
During the Geneva Auto Show, which is the biggest meeting of the year for automobiles in Europe, 900 new models that belong to 220 brands were displayed. The new models are going to be on their way to İstanbul to participate the auto show in here following the one in Geneva that was visited by over 700 thousand people. One million visitors are going to find the chance to observe the innovations that are going to be displayed during the show on May 22 in İstanbul.
RENAULT KADJAR IS ON THE SHOW
Renault’s new and the first C crossover model in its brand history Kadjar became the biggest trump of the French brand in Geneva. The new model that took place in the Renault’s large stand met the Europeans officially for the first time. Kadjar, which is going to be manufactured in Palencia, Spain and in the facility at Wuhan within cooperation of the new Chinese partner Dongfeng, is going to be available for sale in the Turkish market starting this summer. Kadjar that shares the same platform with Nissan Qashqai is going to compete with it at the same time. The model that has diesel engines, automatic transmission, and 4X4 wheel driving features is going to increase the number of Renault sales in our country.
WORLD INTRODUCTION OF HYUNDAI OF İZMİT
One of the most important innovations of the Geneva Auto Show in terms of our country was the world introduction of Hyundai’s 3-door sports version i20, which is only produced in İzmit facility of Hyundai. The sports model that draws attention with its 3-door design and roofline, which is lower by 25 mm, also won recognition with its new grille. The vehicle is going to be presented to the market with two gas, two diesel engines (1.25 lt 84 hp, 1.4 lt 100 hp gas, 1.1 lt 75 hp, 1.4 lt 90 hp diesel.) Automatic transmission is going to be presented with 1.4 lt diesel first, and then with 1 lt volume 3-cylinder 100 and 120 hp gas.
SUPER SPORTIVE CARS IN GENEVA
A large number of sports cars, priced and powered astronomically, stood before the enthusiasts in Geneva this year. Aston Martin Vulcan with 800 hp 7.0 lt V12 engine, which was priced at 2.5 million Euros, drew attention. Only 24 units of the vehicle is going to be produced. The biggest rivals of Vulcan are going to be other super sports cars such as McLaren P1 GTR and Ferrari LaFerrari.
AUDI R8 IS RENEWED
The new version of R8, super automobile of Audi, was in Geneva. The electrical version of 620 hp R8, R8 e-tron, is going to compete with BMW i8.
FERRARI BECOMES UNVEILED
Ferrari 488 GTB was one of the most fascinating models of the show in terms of power and design. The vehicle is able to speed 330 km/h with its 3.8 lt volume 660 hp double turbo feed V8 engine.
THE FASTEST LAMBO
Aventador SV that can reach up to 354 km/h with its 750 hp 12 cylinder 6.5 lt engine is going to be the Lamborghini’s fastest car on the roads.
The super sports car of the British maker McLaren F1 675 LT is able to accelerate to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds with 3.8 lt 675 hp V8 engine and can make 330 km/h full speed.
PERFORMANCE MACHINES OF FORD
Ford had set the peak performance of the Geneva Auto Show this year. The European launch of Ford GT, which takes place among the twenty different performance models that Ford is going to launch until 2020, and the world premiere of Focus RS materialized. In addition, Focus ST, Focus ST Diesel, Fiesta ST, Mustang Fastback and Mustang Convertible that are awaken big excitement in Europe took their places at the Ford stand. Ford Focus RS is the most powerful mass production ever with its 2.3 lt Eco Boost engine and 320 PS. Focus RS has a smart four-wheel drive and with 6-forward manual transmission.
THE NEW TRUMP OF SKODA
Skoda has displayed the third generation Superb at the Geneva Auto Show for the first time. Skoda, which has also displayed how the new face of the maker is going to be in terms of design, has shown their first trial by means of Superb. Superb, which is going to be offered also with 4X4 option, is going to be presented to the Turkish market in August.
HONDA TYPE R IS BACK
Honda has displayed the versions of Civic Type R and NSX, which were ready for production. Civic Type R, which is the most exciting innovation of the European market with 310 HP and 400Nmtork 2.0 lt turbo engine, can make 270 km/h full speed.
SEAT 20V20 IS COMING
Spanish Seat, which is among the brands that are under the roof of VW, unveiled the long-awaited SUV in Geneva. The new concept vehicle named as 20V20 is going to be on the roads starting from 2016.
GOING TO BE SOLD UNDER TEN THOUSAND EUROS
Named after the founder of Adam Opel’s son Karl, the new compact car was introduced in Geneva. Opel Karl is going to be sold fewer than ten thousand Euros. The model, which is going to be manufactured as a 5-door hatchback is going to be 3.68 meters in length. KARL is going to be presented to the market with its custom developed new generation 3-cylinder 1.0 lt 75 hp engine in the summer of 2015.