Tag: Auto Shanghai 2013

Citroën unleashes DS Wild Rubis SUV Concept ahead its debut at Shanghai Auto Show 2013

Sublimating the genes of DS line, Citroën’s DS Wild Rubis concept reveals the possible future styling direction for SUV model of Citroen’s DS sub-brand, the quasi-premium offshoot of Citroen’s premium range. Featuring LEd headlights with ‘scrolling’ indicators like an Audi R8, height similar to Mercedes ML-class-sized and taillights inspired by Citroen’s Numero 9 concept car, it will not be an exaggeration to call ‘Wild Rubis Concept’ as one of the best expressions of inspiration.

Moreover, it could even challenge some of the premium car brands like BMW, Audi and Mercedes. Driven by the full-hybrid, plug-in technology, DS Wild Rubis Concept’ impeccably combines DS formal language with the powerful proportions of SUVs. It was earlier predicted that the Citroën DS Wild Rubis concept will be a production-ready extension of the Numero 9 sports-wagon concept previewed at the Beijing show almost a year ago. It takes many designing elements from Numero 9 sports-wagon



Nissan ‘FRIEND-ME’ concept will premiere at Shanghai Motor Show 2013

Nissan is all set to bring new concept car – “FRIEND-ME” – targeting young audience in China with its exciting next generation design, while the four-seater features an interior with distinctive center-console that enables - One Mind Connectivity among all aboard by sharing information equally. The innovative FRIEND-ME Concept will be launched at 2013 Shanghai Motor Show with the beautiful presence of 20 cars from Nissan[China] Investment Co., Limited, together with Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company[DFL-PV] and Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Limited[ZNA].

Among the Nissan’s center of the showcase at the 2013 Auto Shanghai, which starts from April 21st, will have the Nissan GT-R, Quest and Murano, and its newly-launched global sedan -Nissan Teana.



Maserati Ghibli the luxury sedan revealed ahead of its debut at 2013 Auto Shanghai

Maserati has just revealed the very first images of its new 4-doors sports executive saloon/luxury sedan – Maserati Ghibli, ahead of its world premiere at the motor show of Auto Shanghai, starts from April 21st – 29th 2013. The new Ghibli will be offered with a powertrain of two turbocharged 3.0 Litre V6 Engines, mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission with the engineering of Rear-Wheel Drive and all-new Q4 All-Wheel Drive system. Ghibli will be the Maserati’s first production car which will be offered with a diesel engine which is offered with a powertrain of 3.0 Litre V6 turbo diesel engine.

The new Ghibli is equipped with the Maserati’s new advanced technology, unique exterior styling and luxury of a sports saloon/sedan, which will accomplish many future targets of the company.



BMW Concept X4 has been unveiled ahead of its debut at 2013 Auto Shanghai

BMW has confirmed that new Concept X4 will make debut at the Auto Shanghai which starts from April 21st – 29th 2013. Joining the BMW’s line up of X series following X1, X3, X5 and X6, BMW Concept X4 is being touted as the future of the BMW’s X generation. The X4 wonderfully blends the luxury and ruggedness of its X series of SUVs and crossovers with the swoopy looks of a coupe. The car will have just four seats and is slightly shorter in length and height than the X6 adorned with large 21-inch light-alloy wheels to give it sportier appearance.

It features diesel engines in 2.0-Litre and a top spec 3.0-Litre. Featuring 21-inch alloy wheels flanked by a pair of dynamically contoured full round LED headlights, a kidney grille and a high-gloss frame, this snazzy-looking luxury vehicle sophistically blends the front end styling elements of the BMW generation



Porsche Panamera has extended its GT luxury range with a plugin-hybrid and two Executive models

Porsche has introduced the second generation of Gran Turismo with the innovation of a plug-in hybrid to the luxury range and two new Executive models – the Panamera 4S Executive and Panamera Turbo Executive, which will feature the extended wheelbase, and the all-new twin-turbo 3.0 Litre V6 engine for the Panamera S and Panamera 4S. The new Panamera has now the broad range of 10 models which have the class-leading sporty dynamics with an enhanced level of driving comfort. It is now also engineered to give best fuel efficiency figures for the 2014 hybrid model with an improvement of 56%.

The more sportier exterior with luxurious interior is all featuring the next generation Gran Turismo, which will be internationally premiered at the prestigious Auto China in Shanghai, which will start from April, 21st 2013. Porsche has built a more advanced Hybrid System for it new 2014 Panemera S E-Hybrid, which is comprised of a more