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The Volkswagen ID.5 is an electric SUV coupe with 520 km of autonomy and 300 hp.

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Volkswagen has just unveiled the ID.5. This is the German company’s first all-electric SUV coupe. After the small ID.3 and bulky ID.4, the new model offers sporty aesthetics, a 300-horsepower GTX variant and the promise of over 500 kilometers of autonomy in the standard version.

This is another product based on the MEB modular constructor. VW will place 3 variants of this new SUV next year. Let’s find out more about an offer with a very interesting price.

ID.5 comes in three editions: Pro, Pro Performance and GTX.

Volkswagen has unveiled the third model in its all-electric ID family. This new electric SUV coupe shares the engine with the ID.4, all versions have a 77 kWh battery and are based on the MEB platform (exclusively for electric vehicles) of their brothers.

Thus, as announced, the new Volkswagen ID.5 has an Access (Pro) version with 174 hp and a Pro Performance version up to 204 hp. Both versions promise up to 520 kilometers of autonomy, the same autonomy as the ID.4 and always within the WLTP cycle.

As for its maximum speed, it is limited to 160 kilometers per hour.

The most powerful version is GTX with 300 hp, 310 Nm and acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.3 seconds.... This value is achieved thanks to two electric motors, one for each axle, the total power of which is 220 kW. At the same time, the autonomy drops slightly, up to 480 kilometers.

In terms of charging, all ID.5 models can be charged up to 135 kW, providing over 300 kilometers of battery life in just half an hour. Its top speed is limited to 180 kilometers per hour.

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Custom design is a breath of fresh air for SUVs

In terms of design, this is a car with a more muscular line than the ID.4, although it inherits the rear LEDs, wheels and some elements from its sibling. Its dimensions are more typical of a compact car: almost 4.6 meters long, 1.8 meters wide and 1.6 meters high, but with 549 liters of luggage space, one of the largest in its segment.

Image of the interior of the tram Volkswagen ID.5

The interior is also very similar to what we saw in ID.4, with 12-inch center screen and virtually no buttons... This screen is accompanied by a 5.3-inch instrument cluster as well as a Head-Up Display (augmented reality on the windshield).

In terms of software, it is updated via OTA, is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and has a We Connect ID app that lets you monitor battery status and autonomy, among other things.

Price and availability

The Volkswagen ID.5 will hit the market in 2022 and there are no pricing details yet. ID.4 arrived in Portugal with prices ranging from 39,356 euros to Spain from 49,950 to 58,784 euros, so the price of this new electric SUV is expected to be online or even slightly higher.

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Everything has been delivered. 10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

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Everything has been delivered.  10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

OAll Bugatti Centodieci have been delivered, the Molsheim-based brand said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo received the number 07 in October this year. and Bugatti has now revealed that the latest unit – #10 – is already in the possession of its owner.

“The Centodieci combines all the values ​​of the Bugatti brand in an extraordinary package: rarity, innovation, heritage, craftsmanship and unrivaled performance. The production batch of 10 units was so in demand by our customers that it was sold before the Centodieci. was even officially presented,” said Christophe Piochon, president of Bugatti.

This latest example is finished in Quartz White with carbon fiber trim on the bottom and matte grilles. The brake calipers are painted in Light Blue Sport, as is the logo on the rear that refers to the EB110, the iconic Bugatti model that inspired this Centodieci. Inside, the predominant color is also blue, as you can see in the images above.

This block is powered by the same block as the other nine instances. The 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines is capable of developing 1600 hp. In terms of performance, this allows the Centodieci to hit 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 380 km/h.

Recall that each unit costs the owners eight million euros before taxes.

Read also: We already know when the Bugatti Centodieci fell into the hands of Ronaldo.

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The first Dacia hybrid. “The cheapest hybrid family on the market”

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The first Dacia hybrid.  "The cheapest hybrid family on the market"

BUT Dacia revealed this Monday that the hybrid engine has been available since March on the Jogger, the Romanian brand’s model known to be available with a seven-seat variant.

The Jogger Hybrid 140, Dacia’s first hybrid, will hit dealerships in March, but customers can expect and order it as early as January.

The price has been revealed by Dacia and since it’s only available in the seven-seater SL Extreme, it starts at €28,800. The brand claims it is “the most affordable hybrid family car on the market.”

Available in six existing colors to celebrate the launch of this hybrid, there will be a slate gray version, as you can see in the images above.

Equipped with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 90 hp, the Jogger is also powered by two electric motors (a 50 hp engine and a high-voltage starter-generator). The total power is 140 horsepower. The electric transmission is automatic, four-speed, connected to an internal combustion engine, and two speeds are connected to an electric motor. This combined technology was possible, according to Dacia, only due to the lack of clutch.

Combined with the energy recovery levels of the 1.2kWh (230V) battery pack and the efficiency of the automatic transmission, regenerative braking delivers all-electric traction on 80% of urban journeys and saves up to 40% of fuel compared to a combustion engine vehicle.

Read also: Dual-fuel Dacia Jogger Eco-G. We tried 5 seater and LPG…

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See how Tesla tests its electric Semi truck in the worst-case scenarios

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Tesla Semi camião elétrico testes

Tesla has finally been able to bring its long-awaited Semi to market. This electric truck promises to revolutionize transportation and bring all the unique characteristics of this type of electric vehicle to this class of vehicles.

Now that the first units have been delivered, there is hope that they will finally be mass-produced and reach more transport companies. With so many promises to be kept, a new video is now emerging showing Tesla testing its Semi truck under worst-case scenarios.


Tesla Semi is already on the market

Like all Tesla electric vehicles, Semi follows the same line of creating a unique design associated with a platform with the most modern technology available. The proof is in what was presented to the public and surprised most people.

To prove the quality of this new proposal, Tesla published in your LinkedIn account new video. In it, he reveals some of the testing he's done to determine the strength and quality of the Semi's design and its (potential) durability.

Tests to prove its durability

It has been revealed that the Tesla electric truck is subjected to numerous tests and its application in the worst scenarios that drivers may face. It doesn't stop at the ruggedness of the Semi's designs, but goes further and focuses on the motors and batteries themselves.

This is the proof that many have been waiting for to ensure that this new proposal is not limited to a lot of autonomy. Its resistance is great and will provide greater durability, further enhancing the Semi's value and performance.

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high quality electric truck

Tesla has already showcased the Semi's quality with a video showing its truck driving roughly 500 miles on just one charge. The big news here is that he managed to make this long journey with a maximum load of about 37 tons.

Now Tesla remains to widely place the Semi on the market. At the moment, only a few companies have access to this new product, with a very long list of pending deliveries, who want to start mass-using this electric truck offering.

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