Performance Luxury featuring 2+2 seats and "hyperanalog" cockpit
The interior design of the upcoming all-new SL transforms iconic elements from the first 300 SL Roadster into the modern era. Thanks to its Mercedes-AMG performance genes, the new generation appeals to a sporty target group as well as customers looking for maximum comfort. Fine materials, meticulous workmanship and attention to detail further underscore the high luxury standards in the interior. The cockpit design focuses on the driver and impresses with a harmonious overall impression, right down to the adjustable central display in the center console. The completely redesigned space concept features a 2+2 seating configuration while offering more functionality and more space. The innovative MBUX infotainment system also offers a choice of several unique display styles and modes.
The original 300 SL Roadster is certainly one of the most famous automotive design icons. Its minimalist and high-quality interior inspired our designers to create the interior for the new Mercedes-AMG SL. For the new- generation of the iconic SL, the designers created a mix of analog geometry and a digital world - called "hyperanalog". A good example of this is the fully digital instrument cluster, which is integrated into a three- dimensional visor.
"The interior of the new Mercedes-AMG SL pampers the driver and passengers with sophisticated luxury. The new SL combines the highest levels of comfort and quality in its interior, coupled with just the right amount of sportiness. The high-quality combination of the analog world and state-of-the-art digital equipment makes one thing clear: the new SL is the rebirth of an icon for the modern era," says Philipp Schiemer, Chairman of the Board of Management at Mercedes-AMG GmbH.
"The SL is an icon of the brand with the three-pointed star: This roadster has stood for automotive fascination and desire for decades. A great opportunity and challenge for design, because every designer wants to create icons." says Gorden Wagener Chief Design Officer Daimler Group. "The result is a revolutionary interior experience caught between digital and analog luxury. We created the most iconic SL ever since--the luxury icon of the 2020s."
The new, highly sophisticated dimensional concept once again allows a 2+2 seating configuration for the first time since 1989 (Mercedes SL model series R 129). This makes the new SL even more versatile. The rear seats increase everyday usability by offering additional space and flexibility. If the extra seating is not needed, a wind deflector can protect front seat passengers from wind at the back of the neck. Alternatively, the second row of seats can be used as additional storage space, to accommodate a golf bag, for example.
The wide choice of different upholsteries available for the sport or AMG Performance Seats also reflects the range from comfort to performance-oriented equipment. Customers can choose from single or two-tone Nappa Leather, elegant Nappa STYLE Leather with diamond stitching, or the sporty combination of Nappa Leather with DINAMICA RACE microfiber and contrasting topstitching in yellow or red.
Aviation-inspired instrument panel
The symmetrical instrument panel is designed as a sculptural, powerful wing and structured into an upper and lower section. The four newly developed, galvanized turbine nozzles are a particularly noteworthy design highlight. Their surfaces merge into the instrument panel in the form of distinctive power domes. The lower section of the instrument panel evolves fluidly from the center console, seamlessly connecting the two elements.
The new cockpit design also creates a clear focus on the driver. For example, the instrument cluster's high- resolution 12.3-inch LCD screen was not designed to be free-standing, but instead is integrated into a high- tech visor directly placed in front of the driver. This design also prevents reflections caused by sunlight.
Center console with adjustable touchscreen
The center console provides visual interest in the space between the driver and front passenger. Of maximum width and rising sharply towards the front, it flows into the lower section of the instrument panel. The functional and visual center of the center console is the metallic panel that breaks through the leather surfaces at the front and rear. Featuring the air intake signature design element, it carries on the genes of the AMG GT and GT 4-Door Coupe. This design element thus becomes a hallmark AMG stylistic element in the interior. The air intake transitions almost seamlessly into the 11.9-inch multimedia touchscreen in portrait format. To avoid reflections caused by sunlight when driving with the top down, this screen can be adjusted electrically into a more vertical position. Its portrait format offers clear advantages, especially for navigation, as well as more space ergonomically. The touchscreen floats between the two central turbine nozzles as a digital contrast to more analog design elements.
The door panels are fluidly integrated with the interior
Similar to the center console, the surfaces in the doors also flow fluidly from the instrument panel. The result is a gradient accentuated with decorative topstitching, framing the entire interior and running past the turbine nozzles at the sides. The center of the door is designed as a sensual layered topography. The pull handle is also designed in the same way as the center console and is another eye-catching feature. The materials and modelling of the surfaces are repeated in the doors, creating balance in the interior. High-quality Burmester speakers in real metal, whose perforation pattern also stand out visually, are integrated into the doors.
Sculptural seat design with integrated headrests
The avant-garde seat design of the new Mercedes-AMG SL further develops the Mercedes sculptural seat design in a sporty way. It plays skilfully with layers and enveloping surfaces. This makes the seats appear lighter and less voluminous. The headrests are visually integrated into the backrest and thus contribute to the sporty proportions of the seat. Ideal ergonomics and various progressive seam and attachment patterns complete the symbiosis of high-tech, performance and luxury.
Intuitively operated and capable of learning: the latest-generation MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience)
The operating structure and some key functions of this second-generation MBUX system correspond to those found in the latest S-Class. They have been extensively supplemented or replaced in some instances by AMG- specific content and views. This makes the new SL highly independent in terms of communication and information. Menu items such as "Performance" or "Track Pace" emphasize the sporty character. The interior has become even more digital and intelligent, as hardware and software have been extensively enhanced. Brilliant images on the LCD screens make it easy to control vehicle and comfort functions.
The driver display and central display both offer an aesthetically pleasing and holistically coordinated experience. The appearance of the instrument cluster can be personalized with different display styles and individually selectable main views.
The available head-up display contributes to a focused driving experience, as the driver does not need to take their eyes off the road. It displays relevant cues and actions three-dimensionally in the real driving situation and surroundings. Here you can also choose between several style variants - each matching the display in the instrument cluster. Depending on the equipment or personal taste, the Ambient Light frames the exclusive interior in 64 different colors.
When the all-new 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL roadster takes the stage later this year, it will advance the iconic series with high comfort, remarkable design, precise driving dynamics and optimal packaging.
6년 이상의 시간을 두고 변신을 이룬 2020 재규어 F-타입(F-TYPE) 고화질 사진들만 정리합니다.
기존 모델의 틀을 크게 바꾸지 않고 세부적인 부분에 변화를 주었네요
헤드램프와 테일램프를 최근에 등장한 재규어스럽게 변경했고 실내엔 12.3인치 버추얼 클러스터를 적용했고 애플 카플레이와 안드로이드 오토를 지원합니다.
The two-seat sports car offers a perfect balance of performance and driver reward with an even more muscular, assertive design and a cabin defined by rich, luxurious materials and beautiful details.
The range of powerful, responsive engines includes four-, six- and eight-cylinder options*, all matched to eight-speed Quickshift transmissions with full manual control using either the SportShift gear selector or the steering wheel-mounted paddles.
The new F-TYPE also offers more driver-focused technology, including a reconfigurable, high-definition, 12.3-inch TFT instrument cluster, Touch Pro infotainment system, and Smartphone Pack with Apple CarPlay® as standard. Smartphone Pack also includes Android Auto and Baidu CarLife, depending on market applicability, as standard. Software-over-the-air functionality means future software updates can be made at the customer’s convenience without having to visit a Retailer. Two superb Meridian sound systems offer enhanced sound reproduction.
Adding to the experience is a Jaguar-first embedded Spotify app, giving Spotify Premium customers instant, on-demand access to a growing library of 50+ million tracks. Developed in close collaboration with Spotify, the new app is integrated within the Touch Pro infotainment system so that customers can enjoy all of their favourite playlists without connecting their phone. And through the Spotify Connect feature, playback can resume seamlessly from another device when customers get into their car.
F-TYPE’s award-winning design has evolved still further with a focus on even greater purity and discipline to the perfectly-sculpted form. Super-slim pixel LED headlights** with subtly updated signature ‘Calligraphy’ J daytime running lights, and sweeping direction indicators, blend perfectly into the ‘liquid metal’ surfacing of the new clamshell bonnet, exaggerating the car’s visual width and accentuating its assertive stance. The new front bumper and subtly enlarged grille deliver even more visual impact and presence.
The rear haunches enhance the F-TYPE’s inherently dramatic, purposeful form, while the new slender rear lights combine an unmistakable LED chicane signature, introduced by the Jaguar I-PACE all-electric Performance SUV, with subtle monogram pattern detailing and a fine ‘pinstripe’ beneath.
벤틀리가 3세대 컨티넨탈 GT의 오픈형 모델인 컨티넨탈 GT 컨버터블을 공개했습니다. 알려진 것처림 GT는 그랜드 투어러(Grand Tourer)를 의미하죠. 속도와 우아함을 함께 누릴 수 있는 모델입니다.
소프트톱 형태이고 19초만에 작동을 끝낼 수 있습니다. 물론 낮은 속도에선 주행 중에도 작동할 수 있어요. 전작과 비교해 루프 소음을 줄였다는 설명이네요.
엔진은 635마력짜리 W12이고 8단 듀얼 클러치 변속기와 짝을 이룹니다. 3.8초면 100km/h까지 가속할 수 있으며 최고속도는 333km/h까지 낼 수 있네요. 단순히 빠르게 달리는 것만이 아니라 전작과 비교하면 20% 가볍고 5% 비틀림 강성이 좋아져 굽잇길 주행력도 나아졌으리라 짐작할 수 있습니다.
Bentley is introducing the all-new Continental GT Convertible. Designed, engineered and handcrafted in Britain – and representing all Bentley knows about creating the world’s most stylish and elegant Grand Tourers – the GT Convertible is the very essence of the luxury brand.
Adrian Hallmark, Chairman and Chief Executive, Bentley Motors, said: “Elegant understatement that forces you to look; engineering excellence you’ll take for granted – the extraordinary breadth of capabilities offered by the new Continental GT Convertible is unique and can only be offered by our noble British brand.
We have been building luxury Grand Tourers since the company was founded in 1919 and, as we approach our centenary year, the Continental GT Convertible joins a highly acclaimed range – arguably the strongest and most technologically advanced portfolio of products the world has ever seen in one luxury brand.”
Elegant and sculptural exterior styling harmonises perfectly with an exquisite handcrafted cabin, featuring the highest quality leathers and sustainably sourced veneers.
The tailored convertible roof can be deployed or stowed in just 19 seconds, with the car travelling at speeds of up to 30 mph (50 km/h). This transforms the Continental GT Convertible from a luxurious coupe into an open-top Grand Tourer at the touch of a button. Seven different fabric hood colours are available, including an authentic tweed finish for the first time.
A newly designed neckwarmer (which is both warmer and quieter than in the previous generation model), is seamlessly integrated into the heated Comfort Seats, optimising efficiency and airflow around the electrically adjustable headrests. The styling highlight of the new neckwarmer is a chrome centre vane that stretches the full width of the duct, echoing Bentley’s famous ‘bullseye’ vents. Combined with a heated steering wheel, seat heaters and new heated armrests, these sophisticated comfort features create a luxurious driving experience in all environments.
The all-new Continental GT Convertible heightens the sensory experience of open-air motoring with exhilarating performance. A powerful 6.0-litre Bentley W12 engine is mated to a dual-clutch eight-speed transmission. [WLTP drive cycle: fuel consumption, mpg (l/100km) - Combined 20.2 (14.0). Combined CO₂- 317g/km. NEDC drive cycle equivalent: fuel consumption, mpg (l/100km) – Combined 22.8 (12.4). Combined CO₂ - 284g/km.]
The new powertrain uses the latest engine management technology to produce 635 PS (626 bhp) and 900 Nm (664 lb.ft.) of torque, and accelerate to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds (0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds), on to a top speed of 333 km/h (207 mph).
The new Continental GT Convertible also showcases major evolutions in Bentley’s unique application of technology. An advanced, fully digital, driver-focused instrument panel and Bentley Rotating Display for the driver are among the suite of innovations. The latter features an impressive 12.3” touchscreen housed in a three-sided unit, which revolves from pure veneer to reveal either a touchscreen or three elegant analogue dials – offering customers the option of a digital detox when desired.
Elegant, sophisticated and refined, the all-new Continental GT Convertible is the pinnacle of open-top luxury Grand Touring.
Effortless Elegance Meets Power and Style
Unmistakably a Bentley – the third generation Continental GT Convertible retains the elegance and style of its forebears. More sculpted and sharply defined, the all-new body and materials combine to create a truly beautiful car – roof up or down.
The Convertible’s profile is longer and lower than its forebear due to the positioning of the front wheels 135 mm further forward. This has allowed the bonnet to be extended and the nose to be lowered. The key signature power lines of its coupe sibling still dominate, flowing back towards the muscular rear haunches.
The lighting on the Continental GT Convertible uses the latest LED Matrix technology, but it is the design of the headlamps that truly sets them apart. Inspired by the finest cut-crystal glasses, the internal surfaces are transparent with sharply defined edges that catch the light like a diamond.
The result is similar to that of an illuminated gem – an effect which is magnified when the optional welcome sequence gradually illuminates the headlights as you approach the car. The taillights also feature the cut-crystal effect, highlighting the three-dimensional depth of the optics.
The all-new Continental GT Convertible has 21” Five Tri-Spoke wheels as standard, with the option of 10-Spoke and 22” Five Open-Spoke wheels. These three wheel designs are offered in a selection of ten polished and painted finishes.
Convertible customers can choose from the palette of 17 colours, including Beluga, Onyx and Portofino. An optional extended range of colours is also available – as well as the option of full bespoke colour-matching for Bentley customers. These can be coordinated with seven exterior roof colours.
A Handcrafted Luxurious Cabin
The exquisite interior of the all-new Continental GT Convertible is a showcase for Bentley’s unrivalled expertise in the use of natural materials, fully revealed to the world when the elegant roof is lowered.
From the highest-quality leathers, to rare, sustainably sourced veneers, such as Koa and Dark Fiddleback Eucalyptus, the cabin is a triumph for craftsmanship and artisanal skill. Unique dual-veneer is offered, with over 10 square metres of wood used in every car. Customers have the choice of a polished wooden steering wheel too.
The dashboard is styled and sculpted by long, flowing wings that mirror the shape of the Bentley badge. Continental GT Convertible customers can choose from eight interior hood lining colours, including Red, Blue and Magnolia.
The centre console is finished to match the lower fascia, but can be specified in a new technical finish that is inspired by the delicate mechanical surfacing inside the finest mechanical Swiss watches, known as Côtes de Genève. This surface is machined onto 0.6 mm-thick aluminium and is created by machining from side to side to create a linear pattern. Each row is 5 mm wide and machined at an angle to give a truly three-dimensional finish, with each pass of the machine making a minute step of 0.5 mm.
New types of luxurious haptic finishes adorn the interior of the Continental GT Convertible for greater sensory, as well as visual, enjoyment. In some areas, pillow knurling replaces the traditional mechanical knurling, for a softer, more refined feel on switches and controls, while diamond knurling adds a luxurious touch using a detailed three-dimensional faceted surface.
The 20-way adjustable Comfort Seats set new industry standards in comfort and refinement. Smooth centre panels allow maximum efficiency for the ventilation, heating and massage functions, while the adjustable bolsters retain the signature Bentley quilting. There is also the option of Hand Cross Stitch finishing.
A choice of three audio systems is offered in the new Continental GT Convertible. The standard system features 10 speakers and 650 Watts, while a Bang & Olufsen 1,500 W, 16-speaker system with illuminated speaker grilles is available, benefiting from the first automotive application of the BeoSonic system – a new way for tone setting with a simple, intuitive one-touch user interface.
A Naim 2,200 W, 18-speaker system with Active Bass Transducers built into the front seats and eight sound modes is offered for the true audiophile.
Behind the wheel, the technological advancements in the new Continental GT Convertible continue. The driver-orientated instrument panel is fully digital and can be personalised by the driver.
The Bentley Rotating Display offers the choice between a digital or analogue journey. At first glance there appears to be no screen in the centre of the dashboard. Instead, the veneer flows uninterrupted across the dashboard, while a thin chrome bezel behind the steering wheel surrounds a digital instrument display.
When the engine start button is pressed, however, the veneer in the middle of the dashboard glides silently forward and rotates to reveal Bentley’s largest-ever touchscreen, a 12.3” high-definition-quality digital MMI display, elegantly designed by Bentley with a customer-configurable home screen with three windows able to display the driver’s preferred functions, for example, navigation, media and telephone. The user interface is designed to be akin to a modern mobile phone and menus are structured to be instantly intuitive.
The third side on the Bentley Rotating Display reveals three elegant analogue dials displaying outside temperature, a compass and chronometer. Such an innovative use of traditional elements underscores Bentley’s unique commitment to the past and the future, and offers customers the choice of digital or analogue display or clean, calm cabin.
The new Continental benefits from features designed to keep both driver and passengers connected at all times. Apple CarPlay, the smartest and quickest way to integrate the functionality of Apple devices in a car is connected via a USB port.
Customer journeys are streamlined with features designed to improve navigation. Online search, powered by Google makes finding destinations simple, while real-time traffic information keeps the driver informed of current length or changes in congestion. In emergency situations, Private eCall provides instant access to emergency services for ultimate peace of mind when travelling.
Exceptional Optionality including a Tweed Convertible Roof
The all-new Continental GT Convertible redefines personalisation with paint, leather, veneer and lifestyle options that are virtually unlimited and tailored to the individual.
The standard palette alone comprises 17 exterior paint colours, with up to 70 hues available in the extended range. There are also 15 luxurious carpet options, eight different handcrafted veneers (with a further four dual veneer options) and 15 choices of interior trim hide, which means that customers are able to specify their own choice of luxury finish.
Seven exterior roof colours are available, including for the first time a contemporary interpretation of traditional British tweed. Black, Blue, Claret and Grey are among the other options. Furthermore, eight interior roof liner finishes are offered, ranging from New Red to Magnolia.
The unique Z-fold convertible roof system represents a major improvement both in terms of refinement and packaging. The roof, with its sealing system improvements and acoustic treatments, contributes to a three-decibel reduction in overall noise levels compared to its predecessor at typical cruising speeds.
An entirely new combination of roof insulating materials and operating mechanism, combined with sealing system improvements and acoustic treatments, have created a Convertible Grand Tourer that is as quiet as the previous generation Continental GT Coupe.
Two technology option packs are offered at launch: City Specification for urban journeys and the Touring Specification for long-distance driving, both curated to optimise the customer experience.
City Specification includes hands-free boot opening, pedestrian warning, traffic-sign recognition and city braking systems as well as a top-view camera. The Touring Specification pack, meanwhile, offers adaptive cruise control with traffic-jam assist, active lane assist, a heads-up display, night vision with an infrared camera, and pre-sense braking.
The Mulliner Driving Specification adds a more sporting look to the car with 22” lightweight forged alloy wheels, unique ‘diamond in diamond’ quilting, embroidered Bentley emblems, additional veneer options, a jewelled-finish fuel filler, sports pedals and indented leather headliner. Customers can also choose personalised stitching in the front and rear of the car and personalised treadplates.
As with all Bentleys, the Continental GT Convertible can also be handed over to the highly skilled and dedicated craftspeople at Mulliner, Bentley’s personal commissioning division, who will respond to bespoke customer requirements.
Sublime Power: The Beating Heart of Bentley
The all-new Continental GT Convertible is offered at launch with Bentley’s 6.0-litre, W12 TSI engine. Designed, developed and handbuilt in Crewe, it is the most advanced 12-cylinder engine in the world.
The new powertrain uses the very latest engine management technology, with 300 million software calculations per second. It produces 635 PS (626 bhp) and 900 Nm (664 lb.ft.) of torque, accelerating the Convertible to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds (0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds), on to a top speed of 333 km/h (207 mph).
The W12 TSI combines high-pressure direct fuel injection with low-pressure injection. The combination of these two systems maximises refinement, lowers particulate emissions and optimises power and torque delivery. [WLTP drive cycle: fuel consumption, mpg (l/100km) - Combined 20.2 (14.0). Combined CO₂- 317g/km. NEDC drive cycle equivalent: fuel consumption, mpg (l/100km) – Combined 22.8 (12.4). Combined CO₂ - 284g/km.]
The new engine utilises Start-Stop technology and, in Bentley’s advanced application, coasting is also made possible. The engine rests not only when the vehicle is stationary but also at near-to-stop speeds.
Bentley’s Variable Displacement system shuts down half of the engine under defined conditions. Intake and exhaust valves, fuel injection and ignition are all shut down on defined cylinders, with the engine running as a six-cylinder for improved efficiency.
Significantly, a new dual-mass flywheel replaces the torque converter, to dampen out the oscillations of the driveline and provide a fittingly smooth power delivery for luxury touring.
The dual-clutch eight-speed transmission provides smooth acceleration and impressively quick gearshifts, hallmarks of the Continental GT character, as well as combined fuel economy of 22.8 mpg (UK) or 12.4 L/100 km (NEDC combined).
A new Active All-Wheel-Drive System replaces the traditional 40:60 power delivery split between front and rear wheels respectively, instead varying the front-to-rear torque split dependent upon the driving situation.
Unrivalled Grand Touring Ride and Handling
The third generation of Continental GT Convertible features Bentley Dynamic Ride, an advanced 48-volt roll control system for unrivalled car control. The system controls and adjusts the electronic actuators on the anti-roll bar of each axle and so improves handling and ride comfort, as well as making the car feel lighter and more precise.
This system instantly counteracts lateral rolling forces when cornering and ensures maximum tyre-to-road contact to deliver class-leading ride comfort and exceptional handling.
While conventional anti-roll bars present a compromise between body control and ride comfort, Bentley’s active system provides variable torsional resistance, allowing the Continental GT Convertible to be both dynamically capable and comfortable for all occupants at all times. The use of a 48-volt system results in silent, instantaneous responses and sufficient power on hand to deal with all road surfaces.
Through Bentley’s Drive Dynamics Control different modes can be selected: Comfort mode, Bentley mode or Sport mode; the suspension, engine, gearbox and other chassis systems will modify to match the selected drive mode. Alternatively, the driver can personalise his or her own dynamic settings.
The air suspension on the new Continental GT Convertible uses three-chamber air springs which give the car 60 per cent more air volume in the softest setting than the previous model. This allowed Bentley’s engineers more scope for tuning the suspension to improve the ride comfort and dynamic character of the car. The system offers the scope to vary from sporting spring stiffness to luxury limousine refinement depending upon which mode the driver has selected.
As a foundation for this impressive handling, the Continental GT Convertible boasts a body-in-white structure that manages to be both stiffer and lighter than its predecessor. This five per cent improvement in torsional rigidity and 20 per cent reduction in structural weight are achievable thanks to the intelligent utilisation of aluminium and high-tensile steel in the platform.
Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS) is also featured on the Continental GT Convertible. The new system improves feedback to the driver, while providing isolation from unwanted road disturbances. The steering system features a variable rack ratio, allowing increased response with higher steering angles to aid manoeuvrability whilst maintaining excellent stability at high speeds.
Another key feature is the latest-generation Continuous Damping Control (CDC), which constantly adjusts the damper forces to optimise comfort. The system continually measures the velocity and distance between the wheels and the body at each corner and also adjusts the air volume in the springs if necessary to ensure the optimum balance of comfort and handling. Both front and rear axles are of a lightweight aluminium construction, with multilink design at the front and rear.
The braking system is the most powerful iron system ever fitted to a Bentley, with a total of 28 pistons. Front brake discs measuring 420 mm are a two-piece construction utilising a cast-iron friction ring and aluminium mounting bell. Front calipers feature ten pistons each, while rear calipers contain four pistons each that clamp 380 mm single-piece discs. Brakes of this scale provide the reliable, repeatable stopping performance inherently important to a 200+ mph sporting Grand Tourer.
Bentley has worked together with Pirelli to create bespoke tyres for the new Continental GT Convertible right from the very beginning of the design phase. The car runs exclusively on Pirelli P Zero tyres, using a different tyre size between front and rear axles for the first time, to enhance dynamic ability. During the development process, Pirelli’s engineers sat alongside their counterparts from Bentley, driving and refining the car-tyre package until the perfect balance was reached between performance and comfort.
The latest material compounds help the tyre respond more directly to driver inputs, ensuring a dynamic experience that is balanced and communicative.
The P Zero tyre fitted to the Bentley also has Pirelli’s Noise Cancelling System which reduces road noise coming into the cabin. At the same time, rolling resistance is also improved on the latest P Zero tyres, creating less friction against the road without compromising grip. As a result, both wet and dry grip represent a step forward, with a noticeably reduced risk of aquaplaning.
0-97km/h 가속을 3.8초에 끝내 쿠페보다 단 0.1초 늦습니다. 둘 다 최고속은 250km/h에서 제한되고요.
유럽에서 팔리는 840d x드라이브엔 직렬 6기통 3.0리터 터보 디젤 315마력 엔진과 8단 자동변속기가 오릅니다.
톱을 여는데는 15초 정도가 걸리고 48km/h 아래의 속도에선 주행하면서도 작동할 수 있습니다. 그러나 톱에 무리를 줄 수 있기 때문에 권하진 않죠.
Premiere for the second model in the new BMW 8 Series luxury-class line-up: New BMW 8 Series Convertible combines dynamic flair and serene long-distance ability with a sumptuous open-top driving experience.
Open-air driving pleasure for four people. Classical soft-top roof with fully electric, extremely quiet operation, minimised weight and outstanding acoustic comfort. Roof opens and closes in 15 seconds at the touch of a button and when travelling at up to 50 km/h (31 mph). Soft-top in Black as standard or Anthracite Silver effect as an option.
Standalone interpretation of emotionally rich exterior styling based on the new, clear and precise BMW design language. Familiar BMW proportions and elegantly flowing lines stand out particularly clearly with the roof down. Compact, taut soft-top generates distinctive “deck” silhouette.
Wide, sporty rear-end design underlines the low-slung stance of the new BMW 8 Series Convertible.
Exterior and interior design work together harmoniously. Gently rising shoulderline; surrounds for the side windows and soft-top lid merge. Front and rear seats embraced in a flowing movement. Sophisticated design for soft-top compartment with subtle domes and surfacing that takes its cues from the instrument panel and door shoulders.
Market launch in March 2019 with two model variants: BMW M850i xDrive Convertible (fuel consumption combined: 10.0 – 9.9 l/100 km [28.3 – 28.5 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 229 – 225 g/km)* with 390 kW/530 hp V8 engine and BMW 840d xDrive Convertible (fuel consumption combined: 6.3 – 5.9 l/100 km [44.8 – 47.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 165 – 155 g/km)* with six-cylinder in-line diesel engine and 235 kW/320 hp. Both engine variants meet Euro 6d-TEMP exhaust standard. Power transfer by eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission and BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive.
Unadulterated sports car character thanks to unwavering focus on maximising performance capability, powertrain technology and chassis in the development of the body structure. Developed alongside BMW 8 Series Coupe, BMW M8 and BMW M8 GTE endurance racer. Low centre of gravity, even weight distribution, lightweight construction using aluminium, magnesium and carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP), aerodynamically optimised, almost lift-free body.
Extremely stiff body and chassis structure with Convertible-specific underbody bracing. Special occupant protection measures, including strengthened windscreen frame and rollover bars behind the rear seats that extend by pyrotechnic charge.
Adaptive M suspension, Integral Active Steering and mixed-size tyres as standard. M Sport differential (with electronically controlled differential lock) fitted as standard at the rear axle of the BMW M850i xDrive Convertible and available as an option for the BMW 840d xDrive Convertible. Active roll stabilisation optional for the BMW M850i xDrive Convertible.
Driving Experience Control switch with ADAPTIVE mode. Clearly noticeable difference in car set-up between COMFORT and ECO Pro modes at one end of the spectrum and SPORT / SPORT+ modes at the other. Carefully judged adjustment of the powertrain and chassis systems enables clear focus on dynamic sharpness or sumptuous comfort.
Adaptive LED headlights and LED rear lights as standard. BMW Laserlight with Selective Beam and high beam range increased to 600 metres available as an option.
M Sport package for the BMW 840d xDrive Convertible with specific design and equipment features: front apron with extra-large air intakes, distinctive side skirt and rear apron design, 19-inch M light-alloy wheels, M Sport braking system, multifunction seats, M leather steering wheel and illuminated door sills with M logo. BMW M850i xDrive Convertible also has a front spoiler extension, 20-inch M light-alloy wheels and high- performance tyres, specific M Sport braking system, exclusive exterior elements in Cerium Grey, interior trim strips in stainless steel mesh design and illuminated door sills with model badge. M Technic Sport Package available for the BMW 840d xDrive Convertible.
Further individualisation options provided by Chrome Line Exterior, M Carbon exterior package with air intake slats, exterior mirror covers and exhaust tailpipe embellisher in CFRP, plus BMW Individual features.
Convertible-specific equipment features designed to enhance comfort: Pop-up wind deflector in the rear fitted as standard, neck warmers integrated into the front head restraints are optional. Leather appointments with Sun Reflective Technology.
Low, sports-car seating position. Electrically adjustable sports seats with memory function and Vernasca leather trim as standard in the BMW 840d xDrive Convertible. BMW M850i xDrive Convertible fitted as standard with multifunction seats and Merino leather trim with extended features. Longitudinally oriented lines and surfacing, driver-oriented cockpit and clearly structured arrangement of controls sharpen the focus on the dynamically engaging driving experience. High-quality materials, stylish interior illumination courtesy of Ambient light feature. Instrument panel and door shoulders with fulled leather trim as standard.
Four seats, through-loading function with 50 : 50 split/folding rear seat backrest. Boot capacity: 350 litres. Automatic boot lid operation and Comfort Access including hands-free opening and closing of the boot lid as standard.
High-class options designed for modern luxury: telephony with wireless charging, BMW Display Key, Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System, Heat Comfort package, active seat ventilation, Automatic Soft Close function for the doors, glass applications for selected controls.
Extensive range of driver assistance systems. Fitted as standard: High Beam Assistant, Driving Assistant including Collision Warning and Pedestrian Warning system with City Braking function, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Change Warning systems, Speed Limit Info, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Rear Collision warning, and Parking Assistant including Reversing Assistant. Optional: Active Cruise Control system with Stop & Go function, Driving Assistant Professional including Steering and lane control assistant, Lane Keeping Assistant with active side collision protection, evasion aid, distance information, Cross Traffic Alert, Priority warning and Wrong-way warning systems, as well as Parking Assistant Plus with Surround View, Top View, Panorama View and Remote 3D View.
Latest Generation of the BMW Head-Up Display and BMW Live Cockpit Professional including navigation system, fully digital instrument cluster and 10.25-inch Control Display (with identical modern graphics) as standard. New BMW Operating System 7.0 enables extremely fast access to settings and functions, customisable displays and multimodal operation via touchscreen display, iDrive Controller, steering wheel buttons and voice control.
BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant: Digital co-driver and vehicle expert is controlled by natural voice commands. Integration of Microsoft Office 365 and Skype for Business. BMW Digital Key enables car access and engine start-up via smartphone. Remote Software Upgrades allow updating of vehicle functions over the air.
Model variants at launch:
BMW M850i xDrive Convertible:
V8 petrol engine, eight-speed Steptronic transmission.
Capacity: 4,395cc, output: 390 kW/530 hp at 5,500 – 6,000 rpm, max. torque: 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) at 1,800 – 4,600 rpm.
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h (62 mph)]: 3.9 seconds,
페라리가 스포티함과 편안한 승차감을 동시에 지닌 새로운 8기통 컨버터블 GT 스포츠카 ‘페라리 포르토피노(Ferrari Portofino)’를 공개했다.
특별히 이번 모델에는 이탈리아에서 최고의 명소 중 하나로 손꼽히는 도시 포르토피노(Portofino)의 이름이 붙여졌다. 페라리의 새 모델은, 우아한 품격과 스포티함 그리고 절제된 고급스러움이 아름다운 항구 도시이자 인기 여행지인 포르토피노와 닮아 있다. 페라리 포르토피노의 런칭 컬러 역시 이 아름다운 항구도시를 본떠 로쏘 포르토피노(Rosso Portofino)라고 이름 지어졌다.
최대 출력 600 마력, 100km/h 도달 시간 3.5초로 페라리 라인업 중 가장 강력한 컨버터블인 페라리 포르토피노는 접이식 하드톱, 넓은 트렁크 공간과 여유 있는 운전석, 2+시트 배치 등의 특징을 지녀 가까운 여행에 안성맞춤이다.
페라리 포르토피노는 신기술 도입을 통해 새시와 차체(body-in-white)의 비틀림 강성은 증가한 반면 전체 무게는 줄어, 이전 모델인 캘리포니아 T에 비해 눈에 띄게 경량화되었다는 특징을 가진다.
또한 탑재된 엔진은 2016, 2017 올해의 엔진상 수상에 빛나는 페라리의 8기통 터보 엔진으로, 새로운 부품과 엔진 조정 소프트웨어(engine management software)의 정확한 측정을 통해 이전보다 40 마력 더 강한 출력을 자랑한다. 페라리 특유의 8기통 사운드트랙 역시 더욱 향상되었는데 이는 특히 오픈톱 주행에서 돋보인다.
새로운 피스톤과 연접봉(커넥팅로드, con-rods) 및 흡기 시스템 디자인 등의 적용으로 8기통 엔진 효율을 최대화했다. 배기 장치의 기하학적 구조들은 가히 혁신적이다. 새로운 일체주조 배기 해더(one-piece-cast exhaust header)는 손실을 줄여주는데, 이는 페라리의 특징인 터보 래그(turbo lag) 없는 스로틀 반응을 만들어내는 중요한 역할을 한다. 이 기술은 선택된 기어에 맞게 토크 전달을 조정하는 가변 부스트 매니지먼트(Variable Boost Management)와 결합되어 모든 기어에서 더욱 빠른 가속이 가능하며 다른 모델들과 비교했을 때 연료 소비량 또한 낮다.
페라리 포르토피노는 자동차 역학 면에서 새로운 기술적 대안의 도입으로 더욱 강화되었다. 이 모델에는 페라리 라인업 최초로 3세대 전자식 차동제한장치 (E-Diff3)과 주행안정장치/F1트랙션컨트롤(F1-Trac)이 적용되었는데, 이는 한계 상황에서 자동차의 기계적인 그립(mechanical grip)과 조절 능력을 향상시킨다. 또한 GT카로는 최초로 EPS(전자식 파워 스티어링)가 적용되었으며, 함께 탑재된 3세대 전자식 차동제한장치 (E-Diff3)을 통해 7%의 조향비 감소를 이뤄 안정성은 유지하면서 반응성은 더욱 증가했다. 불규칙한 노면의 접지력을 증가시키는 동시에 흔들림을 감소시키는 듀얼 코일(dual-coil) 기술로 강화된 자기유동식 제동 장치 (SCM-E)는 역동적인 속도감을 즐길 수 있는 빼어난 승차감을 제공한다.
페라리 디자인 센터는 매끄러운 실루엣에 우아함과 역동성을 더하여 스포티함을 두드러지게 함으로써 투 박스 패스트백(two-box fastback) 형태의 공격적인 스타일로 전례 없는 접이식 하드톱 쿠페 컨버터블을 디자인했다.
페라리의 공기 역학 부서(Aerodynamics department)와 디자인 부서의 협력은 극대화된 차체 디자인(surface treatment)을 이끌어냈다. 차 전면에 위치한 곡선 모양의 라디에이터 그릴은 가로 모양의 풀-LED 헤드라이트로 더욱 돋보이며, 항력 감소를 위해 앞면 휠 아치로 흡입돼 측면을 따라 배출되는 페라리의 혁신적인 공기 흡입구는 헤드라이트 가장자리의 안쪽으로 보이지 않게 가렸다.
후면의 경우 후미등의 간격을 넓혀 한층 강화된 스포티함을 강조했다. 또한 이 디자인을 통해 경량화된 새로운 접이식 하드톱(RHT)의 탑재 공간이 차체 후면에 깔끔하게 배치되었다.
또 하나의 주목할만한 특징은 편안한 승차감과 실용성이다. 이를 위해 페라리 포르토피노는 인포테인먼트 시스템의 10.2” 터치스크린, 일반 주행과 오픈톱 주행 두 경우 모두 탑승자의 편안함을 증가시키는 에어컨 시스템, 새로운 스티어링 휠, 뒷좌석 탑승자의 공간(leg room)을 넓혀주는 18개 방향 전자 조절식 좌석, 그리고 패신저 디스플레이 등을 갖췄다. 그리고 신형 윈드 디플렉터(wind deflector)를 통해 오픈톱 주행 시 차체 내부의 공기흐름을 30% 감소시켰고 공기역학에 의해 발생하는 소음도 크게 줄였다.
2017 쉐보레 카마로 ZL1 컨버터블(2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible) 화려한 사진들입니다.
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The 2017 Camaro ZL1 is poised to challenge the most advanced sports coupes in the world in any measure – with unprecedented levels of technology, refinement, track capability and straight-line acceleration.
“The Camaro ZL1 is designed to excel at everything,” said Mark Reuss, executive vice president of Global Product Development. “It’s a 2+2 coupe offering incredible performance – acceleration, handling and braking – with the highest levels of technology and perfect chassis damping, making it suitable for everyday driving. It will compare well to any sports coupe, at any price and in any setting.”
Acceleration for the ZL1 is delivered with a new supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine estimated at 640 hp (477 kW), and either a six-speed manual transmission with active rev matching or an all-new 10-speed automatic. Handling capability starts with the lightweight, stiffer structure of the all-new sixth-Gen Camaro, married with Magnetic Ride suspension and an electronic limited-slip differential. Standard technologies include Driver Mode Selector, dual-mode exhaust and advanced connectivity features.
The Camaro ZL1 goes on sale late this year.
Designed for Performance
Functionality defines the Camaro ZL1’s form, with the exterior shaped during more than 100 hours of wind-tunnel testing and on-track validation to improve aerodynamics and cooling for track use. Accordingly, its exterior elements all play a part in managing airflow over, under and through the ZL1.
“The design supports the Camaro ZL1’s exceptional performance and does so with compelling style,” said John Mack, Camaro exterior design manager. “From every angle, the elements coalesce to give the car a purposeful, super aggressive attitude.”
The lower grille opening, for example, offers greater airflow compared to the Camaro SS, and the upper grille incorporates a new version of the “flow-tie” open bowtie insignia. There’s also a new hood, with a carbon fiber insert and heat extractor that pulls hot air from the engine compartment. Additional changes include a larger front splitter, unique rockers, a wing-style rear spoiler and wider front fenders – all tuned to improve aerodynamics for greater high-speed stability.
Inside, there are standard Recaro front seats, along with a sueded flat-bottom steering wheel and shift knob. Chevrolet’s Performance Data Recorder is available.
Fast with finesse
A cohesive suite of performance technologies tailors ZL1’s performance for street and track. Features include an updated Magnetic Ride suspension, Performance Traction Management, electronic limited-slip differential, Custom Launch Control and Driver Mode Selector. It also has a stronger power-to-weight ratio than its predecessor, weighing 200 pounds less, while offering approximately 60 more horsepower and 80 more pound-feet of torque.
The result is a one-of-a-kind driving experience.
“Driving the Camaro ZL1 is best described as ‘fast with finesse,’” said Reuss. “It is beautifully balanced, with perfect damping and isolation for optimal performance and driver confidence in virtually any situation – from the Pacific Coast Highway to Willow Springs to Pomona.”
Additional chassis features include:
Unique 20-inch forged aluminum wheels with 285/30ZR20 front and 305/30ZR20 rear tires
Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar tires with a compound and construction developed exclusively for the Camaro to offer exceptional grip on the track
Brembo brakes with six-piston monobloc front calipers – featuring the ZL1 logo – and massive, 15.35-inch (390 mm) two-piece front rotors.
Supercharged performance and new 10-speed automatic
Underhood, the ZL1 features a supercharged LT4 6.2L V-8 Small Block engine, with intake and exhaust systems tailored for Camaro. It is rated at an estimated 640 horsepower (477 kW) and 640 lb-ft of torque (868 Nm).
The LT4 is backed by a standard six-speed manual transmission or all-new, available paddle-shift 10-speed automatic. The 10-speed automatic has 7.39 overall ratio for smaller steps between gears. It enables the LT4 engine to remain at optimal rpm levels during acceleration, particularly when exiting corners, for quicker laps and lightning-quick responses on both up- and down-shifts.
This is the first Chevrolet application of the new quick-shift 10-speed, with unique calibrations and hardware developed exclusively for the ZL1. By the end 2018, GM will introduce the new 10-speed automatic in eight vehicle models.
Finally – and unlike some competitors – there’s no need to purchase an optional package to make the ZL1 track ready. Track capability comes standard, with features including an impressive 11 heat exchangers for optimal powertrain cooling.
UPDATE:Chevrolet today revealed the 2017 Camaro ZL1 convertible. It offers comparable performance to the coupe model, thanks to the Camaro’s modular and rigid body architecture, which was designed at the outset to support a high-performance convertible. As a result, only a few minor structural differences separate the coupe and convertible models, enabling the coupe’s track-honed chassis and driver control systems to carry over unchanged. The Camaro ZL1 convertible goes on sale in early 2017.
The new Abarth 124 spider aims at sweeping a new generation off their feet with its performance and technical DNA. It combines the authentic roadster experience packed with thrills, technology, safety and a touch of unmistakable Italian design. The car can be ordered now with a price of € 40,000 for all Europe and will be available in dealerships from September.
The new Abarth 124 spider combines the great sensorial experiences of excitement and driving fun that only a spider can give. Developed with input from the Abarth Racing Team, the car exemplifies at best the distinctive Abarth values: performance, craftsmanship and technical excellence. It is the car that will bring back the smile on the driver's face.
Rear-Wheel drive architecture with Mechanical Limited-Slip Differential
124 spider is designed for thrills and performance and has all the qualities needed to satisfy even the most difficult-to-please drivers. For exceptional dynamism, the Abarth 124 spider is equipped with a sports mechanical Limited-Slip differential as standard to secure drive and traction in the most critical situations and provide incomparable dynamic behavior.
Perfect weigh distribution and lightweight design
Abarth 124 spider creates a new benchmark in the sporty roadster segment and this is confirmed in numbers. Much of the weight is concentrated between the axles and the engine is installed behind the front axle to guarantee agility and superior driving feel. Sophisticated mechanicals and the use of special materials have contained the weight to just 1,060 kilograms, which results in a weight-to-power ratio of 6.2 kg/HP, the best in its category, and perfect 50/50 weight distribution in running order, which translates in great agility and performance. Taking on board the lessons learned through the Abarth racing series, the weight obsession pushed Abarth to eliminate gram by gram all possible weight: For instance, an active bonnet system was developed in order to comply with the strict passenger collision standards without damaging the weight coefficient or balance of the car. By using sensors on the cross-member and two pyrotechnic loads in the engine compartment, the system recognises danger and deploys in a few milliseconds to guarantee a safety gap and attenuate the collision against the bonnet.
Supercar mechanics and suspensions scheme
The suspension of the 124 spider has a high double-wishbone layout in front and a five-link set up in the rear, specifically tuned for greater braking and cornering stability. Steering ensures a great driving feeling with the use of a dual pinion electric power assist system. The Abarth dynamic vehicle set-up ensures customers can get the most out of the rear-wheel drivetrain, always aiming for the true driving pleasure. Also the "Abarth by Bilstein" dampers, together with stiffened anti-roll bars, provide ultimate handling and driving comfort. The Brembo braking system, with aluminum front callipers, guarantees very short braking distances and excellent resistance to brake fade, making the pedal always feel pleasant and safe.
Powerful engine and sporty gearboxes for an extraordinary driving experience
The Abarth 124 spider offered in the EMEA region is equipped with a powerful, reliable four-cylinder 1.4-litre MultiAir Turbo engine. It delivers 170 HP (about 124 HP per litre) and 250 Nm of torque. It has a top speed of 230 km/h and goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.8-seconds. Furthermore, the sound of engine really matters in an Abarth car, so the Record Monza exhaust come equipped as standard, generating a beautiful growling sound. The spider is available with a six-speed manual or the automatic Sequenziale Sportivo gearbox. The first is characterised by quick and accurate shifting with a short-throw, direct lever. The Sequenziale Sportivo gearboxis the result of careful tuning to exploit all the engine torque and conveys genuine racing sensations. Using the lever orthe paddles behind the steering wheel, shifting is extremely fast and the performance of the car is boosted even further by setting "Sport" mode on the driving mode selector.
Throttle-steer driving style
The Abarth 124 spider comes with state-of-the-art electronic devices and active safety featuresbut to ensure the Abarth provides a proper race car feeling when driving on track, the new 124 Spider lets the driver disengage the electronic controls to experience the perfect mechanical balance and linear engine response, the trademarks of a genuine rear-wheel drive sportscar.
Officine Abarth: high technology, hand-crafted care
Officine Abarth, based in Mirafiori, is where the 124 spider emphasise the typical Italian art of driving. The 124 receives a special treatment from Abarth technicians, who truly love cars. The Abarth people bring their values to an already great product, by fitting the Racing Anti-glare kit, a matt black treatment for bonnet and boot lid, the Racing Alcantara® Kit that contributes to elevate the overall interior quality, ensuring at the same time a proper sporting feel due to its dark finishing and grip. The standard-fit Record Monza exhaust is also installed in Officine Abarth, to ensure outstanding engine performance and an unmistakable sound. Each car is tested and certified by an Abarth technician who applies a metal plate showing the sequential number of each car to certify the exclusiveness of Abarth 124 spider. A unique number for a unique client.
Design true to the Abarth DNA
The design of the Abarth 124 spider reflects the superb mechanical layout of the car, a key element to achieve the perfect proportions for a sport car: A long bonnet to underline the importance of the engine and the powerful attitude of the car, reduced overhangs to emphasize its agile attitude, a cabin close to the rear axle to let the driver feel the road.
The passenger compartment-to-bonnet ratio is comparable to that of a racing car. A horizontal line rises from the front and stretches rearward to join with the rear line near the rear light cluster: this is an unmistakable reference to the classic 124 spider. The design is all about performance: both the front bumper, with its larger air intake, and the rear bumper's aerodynamic extractor were both shaped in the wind tunnel, as were the rear spoiler and wind stop which both contribute to improving air flow. The 17-inch alloy wheels, the windscreen surround and the roll bars are finished in "Forgiato Grey", a colour selected to underline the bold, technical inclination of the car.
The original headlights together with the front hexagonal grille contribute to reasserting the car's bold personality. The bonnet humps suggest the longitudinal position of the engine: this is a direct reference to the original 124 spider. The exclusive LED headlights and rear lights add expressiveness to the car, both during the day and at night. An important detail are the rear light cluster inserts in matching body colour which form a luminous ring-shaped surface.
The rear end of Abarth 124 spider is characterised by two elements: the swallow-tail section rear wings and the horizontal rear lights which pick up particular features of its classic predecessor. The shape of the rear bumpers with the upper surface jutting into the boot lid conveys a characteristic V-shape to the back of the car. Five body colours are available: special solid "Turini 1975 White " and "Costa Brava 1972 Red, metallic "Isola d'Elba 1974 Blue", "Portogallo 1974 Grey" and "San Marino 1972 Black". The nomenclature is a clear tribute to its prestigious success in rallying.
The Abarth DNA is also confirmed inside with an overall focus aimed at guaranteeing ideal ergonomics. The leather seats are supportive and very comfortable at the same time, and allow for a positive driving position as far back and as low as possible to better perceive any lateral movement of the car. Also, the controls are perfectly in tune with the car's sporty set-up: the position of the aluminium pedal board, the small-diameter steering wheel, the short gear lever and the start button on the dashboard all contribute to conveying a sporty driving experience. The instrument panel includes a large rev counter with red background arranged in central position.
Active and passive safety
The new Abarth 124 Spider is equipped with a host of state-of-the-art active and passive safety devices. In addition to the ABS, standard equipment includes the EBD, for adjusting front and rear brake force distribution so as to optimise braking distances and control in all load conditions of the car,
and ESC for increased control in all driving conditions. It is useful in critical situations, e.g. on corners and mixed surfaces in presence of snow, ice and gravel. The ESC applies selective braking and acts on the accelerator to bring the car back on line if a difference between the driver's action and trajectory is detected. The ERM is an extension of the ESC system and exploits the sensors to calculate whether the car is approaching a potentially dangerous condition at risk of rolling over. It corrects the risk by applying the brakes separately and modulating the accelerator position as needed. It can be fully disengaged for track driving to allow the driver exploit the Abarth 124 spider's outstanding balance and dynamic abilities to the full.
The three-point seat belts employ Constant-Force Retractors (CFR) to control the degree of force applied by the belt and then gradually release it in controlled manner.
The LED adaptive headlights are available to guarantee driving pleasure even in poor visibility conditions. They can be equipped with rain sensor and dusk sensor on demand.
오펠이 지난 10월 17일 새 중형 컨버터블 모델인 까스까다(CASCADA)를 공개했다. 스페인어로 폭포수를 뜻하는 단어에서 이름을 붙였고 길이
4,697mm, 너비 1,840mm 사이즈로 아우디 A5 컨버터블보다 약간 크며 성인 4명이 탈 수 있는 실내공간을 지녔다. 트렁크는
280~350L로 약간 좁다.
아스트라와 인시그니아의 플랫폼을 혼용해 개발되었고 아스트라 트윈탑보다 비틀림 강성이 43%나 뛰어나다.
오펠이 다른 모델들처럼 미끈한 디자인도 인상적이다. 3가지 컬러 중 선택할 수 있는 소프트톱은 17초 만에 작동을 끝내고 50km/h이하라면
달리면서도 조작할 수 있다.
엔진은 최고출력 170마력(PS)에 최대토크 28.6kgm를 내는 직렬 4기통 1.6L 직분사 터보가
핵심이며 향후 200마력의 고출력 버전과 150마력 버전도 투입될 예정이다. 이 외에 120마력과 140마력 두 가지의 1.4L 가솔린,
165마력 2.0 CDTI 디젤 엔진을 얹는다. 변속기는 6단 자동이 기본이다.
서스펜션은 고성능 모델인 인시그니아 OPC에 처음
쓰인 하이퍼포먼스 스트럿 방식을 적용해 눈길을 끈다. 기존 맥퍼슨 스트럿 방식에서 댐핑과 스티어링 시스템을 분리시켜 핸들링과 접지력을 향상시킨
형태며 앞바퀴굴림에서 흔한 토크스티어 현상도 줄여준다고 한다.
까스까다의 정식 데뷔는 내년 초로 예정되었고 동급의 프리미엄
모델보다 값을 낮춰 내놓을 전망이다.
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