2016 SsangYong LIV-2 Concept Indicating the Next Generation Rexton

2016 SsangYong LIV-2 Concept is a carry-over from the previous LIV-1 Concept and marks the company’s way to approach the popular SUV segment.

The 2016 SsangYong LIV-2 Concept has been revealed finally at the Paris Motor Show. The “LIV” means Limitless Interface Vehicle, and the LIV 2 concept car hints the future of the production of premium large SUV and marks the company’s strategic product as it will roll into the production phase the following year. The Korean automaker, however, still hasn’t confirmed anything, but the LIV 2 Concept is likely to be the next generation for Rexton.

2016 SsangYong LIV-2

2016 SsangYong LIV-2 ConceptStyling and Specs

In general, the new 2016 SsangYong LIV-2 Concept is a carry-over from the previous LIV 1 Concept, which was first showcased at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show. This is also the final concept for the Y400 development model. It is said that the design goal in term of concept is to achieve the emotional interface between the car, driver, and passenger, while reproducing the automaker’s design philosophy at the same time.

The 2016 SsangYong LIV-2 Concept draws its power from the 2.2L turbo diesel engine generating a total output of 179 bhp. The power, however, also comes from the 2.0L gas engine unit set to tune for 223 bhp. When the vehicle is finally in the production phase, it’s said that the engines will be paired with a 6-speed manual to transfer power to either rear or all four wheels. Also available as an option is the 7-speed automatic sourced from Mercedes-Benz.

2016 SsangYong LIV-2 Concept Price and Release

There is still no detailed information regarding the release date and price of the 2016 SsangYong LIV-2 Concept, since it is still a concept car anyway. Meanwhile, the CEO states that this concept car demonstrates the company’s luxurious approach to the highly popular SUV market and concept while applying high levels of safety and advanced technologies at the same time.

2017 Renault Zoe with New Battery Pack for Longer Journeys

2017 Renault Zoe is designed for a fun and bright cabin inside while the new battery pack, Z.E. 40 battery, allows the all-electric vehicle to cover double of driving range.

For the new 2017 Renault Zoe, the company has introduced the new battery pack, the Z.E. 40. At the same time, the owner of this electric car can also benefit from the array of new equipment upgrades and connected services. Even though the company still has not provided any information about the exact release date and price, it’s said that the new ZOE will be available no later than the end of 2016.

2017 Renault Zoe

2017 Renault Zoe Specifications and Performance

As we all know, Renault is known to the pioneer of the all-electric vehicle as well as the top seller in electric vehicle segment in the Europe. With the new 2017 Renault Zoe, the company proves its intention in stepping up the deployment and innovation program regarding the Zero Emissions strategy. With the new Z.E. 40 battery, the new ZOE is now capable of delivering 400km of NED driving range, meaning twice the distance the model delivered at the moment of its initial launch.

This also means that the range of distance the new battery powering the 2017 Renault Zoe covers is the longest compared to any all-electric motorist and vehicles can do. With the reputation of ZOE as the best-selling all-electric vehicle in the Europe, this surely adds more appeal for the shopper. Apart from that, the new battery can also recharge fast. It takes only 30 minutes to charge it for another 80 km of driving range.

2017 Renault Zoe Interior and Exterior

There isn’t so much Renault shares about the exterior design styling for the 2017 Renault Zoe, so we can simply observe the released pictures. Meanwhile, the interior offers new design features even on the other equipment levels. The cabin is brighter, thanks to then gloss metallic trim and geometric pattern to accent the dashboard, as well as the chrome R-Link console and speaker surrounds.

2016 Mercedes-Benz Vision Maybach 6 Concept Highlights and Specs

2016 Mercedes-Benz Vision Maybach 6 Concept is a future car designed with a balanced combination between the tradition and the company’s design value.

This year, people have witnessed the premiere of the exclusive 2016 Mercedes-Benz Vision Maybach 6 Concept, a spectacular luxury coupe. This 2+2 seater is a tribute to the age of aero coupes, carrying this tradition into the future. In general, the design styling for this concept car reinterprets classic and emotional design principles while following the company’s design philosophy at the same time.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz Vision Maybach 6 Concept Specs on Engine

As an electric car, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Vision Maybach 6 Concept measures nearly 6 meters long. The electric drive system features a shallow underfloor battery pack with a capability to cover more than 500 km according to the NEDC (equal with more than 200 miles). The total output the electric engine specification generates reaches 550 kW, which is equal to 750 horsepower.

2016 Mercedes-Benz Vision Maybach 6 Concept Design and Cost

There is no official information stated about how much the company has been spending for the development of 2016 Mercedes-Benz Vision Maybach 6 Concept. Meanwhile, as expected from this German automobile company, the design styling makes an important highlight. We can summarize it in three words: cool, reduced, and technoid. The basic shape is aerodynamically intelligent with surprising detailing, such as the technoid character spotted on the split rear window, narrow lights, and somewhat transparent rims. The body’s contour allows for the airflow to hug even without spoilers.

Inside, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Vision Maybach 6 Concept demonstrates a mix of emotion and intelligence, featuring the company’s traditional values that blend with the high-tech experience. There’s the new inside-out spatial design for a touch of finesse and the choice of materials speak only luxury. The authentic leather trim is high quality with a color scheme that emphasizes the digital innovations perfectly. The seats have the Chesterfield look. The traditional wood trims help soften the look of the car’s display interfaces and digital control.