Did you miss out on the Beijing International Auto Show? The show was really one to remember, not only did Beijing please spectators with their hospitality, they had a display of some of the future’s most innovative automobiles. The trend for the Beijing International Auto Show was “going green“. Sure there were more hybrids than ever seen before, however, they weren’t the only ones making a splash. Read below to experience the biggest and brightest “show stoppers” at the show!
Bugatti Speeds Up: A lot can be said for Bugatti, they have the class, the prestige and the speed! Bugatti released its new Veyron Grand Sport at the show and it drew a bigger crowd than a Tiger Woods tournament. The life changing Veyron has over 1001 hp along with a 16 cylinder engine, that’s one for the record books. Did I also mention that it tops out at the speed of 217 mph? While this “speedster” will take you back to the future, it may also set your bank account back since it’s about 5.86 MILLION dollars.
BMW’s Lucky Number is 5: Automakers, BMW dropped their new 5 series on the Chinese market for the very first time. There were 2 flashy models, the Active Hybrid 7 and the X6. Both of the concept cars are a force to be reckoned with as BMW has been known for changing the auto game before.
Toyota Revels Their Latest: In an effort to reclaim their place in the auto game, Toyota released not one, but two high energy vehicles at the Auto Show. The FT-EV has the newly boast lithium-ion battery, while the FCH-V has a super high performance fuel injection system. Don’t tell anybody….but the new Prius also has its own rechargeable battery.
Jaguar Bring Back the Past: Jaguar is known for their ability to re-invent the name of automobiles, so it’s to no surprise when they showcased the SS100. For those of you that are clueless as to what this is, this is the Jaguar SS100 model that dates back from World War II. The cars where only sold from 1936-1940 which makes them a collectors item. While many of them are gone, the few left were upgraded from 2.5l engines to 3.5l.
Porsche is on Fire: Porsche is at it again with their new Cayenne SUV. Not only does the Cayenne offer direct fuel injection, it comes in 5 different models. No, not 5 different colors, I said 5 different models! Each model comes with its own specialized engine. The new models of the Cayenne are created to reduce fuel consumption up to 16%.
Sources: Global Times