Jaguar has just introduced its second SUV model. It’s all-electric SUV, which in the words of the company is not based on a previous Jaguar vehicle from this segment. Although the new model on the Internet referred to the 2018 Jaguar I-Pace, the vehicle is scheduled for the second half of 2018. This would mean that in fact we are waiting for 2019 Jaguar I-Pace. The 2016 Los Angeles auto show has served to be introduced the concept to the audience.
The 2018 Land Rover Discovery was first presented in September at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. On this occasion, the audience was presented the redesigned fifth generation of the Discovery model. From September to now, there was a period when there was no news about this vehicle. Simply waiting for the spring of 2017 when the 2018 Discovery LR5 will be released for sale. The most recent reports speak about new facility that will take care of an increased production of this SUV, and some improved systems such as the Advanced Tow Assist.
During 2017, the market is coming 2018 Mazda CX5 in a brand new release. The new generation of the popular crossover is unveiled at 2016 LA Auto Show. Shortly after the official promotion, the Japanese car-maker began production of the new model. Production takes place at the company’s plant in Hiroshima, Japan. Customers in the market of Japan, the new CX5 will be available already in February 2017. In the other world markets, 2018 CX5 arrives in the spring of that year.
The company Opel will present the customers another member of its family crossover in early 2017. More specifically Opel X family now has two new members. Older brother Mokka X model is Crossland X. However, this compact CUV was very short was number one. More bigger and more modern model, will be the 2017 Opel Grandland X. He is not only a blend of elegance and high levels of driving dynamics. Given that the market needs to fill the place of the MPV Zafira model, the new X Grandland will have to respond to the needs of modern families.
Although the redesigned GMC Acadia debuted in early 2016, as a sibling model 2017 Chevy Traverse remained not changed. Complete redesign of this model the company plans to launch in early 2017. More precisely in Detroit, when the 2018 Chevy Traverse go out to the scene significantly altered. The second generation Traverse three-row SUV will be placed on a new platform. Will be significantly reduced weight of the vehicle and changed outer appearance. Although he shared underpinnings with the Acadia SUV, 2018 Traverse will go their own way.
German car manufacturer, Audi is working hard on expanding their offerings crossover SUV models. Popular Q family will expand the new Q2 and Q8 models. The smallest so far, Q2 crossover is unveiled at the last Geneva Motor Show. Top model of the Q family, luxury Audi Q8 will be offered during 2018. Another model should complete the offer in the most popular segment, which is the Audi Q4. About this model is much more written and there was a lot of speculation and rumors. Finally, it is clear that the concerned model will carry the name of Q4, around which it was mainly a dispute with the FCA.
38 years of surviving on the market has a good life expectancy of any vehicle model. This is the exact number of years of service Mercedes G-Class. On this occasion, is not going to announce premature retirement. On the contrary, in a very short period of time, a new generation G-Class W464, will be presented. Although the release date is scheduled for the spring of 2018, in front of the audience the model will find in Frankfurt 2017. Do not abandoning distinctive boxy design of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class , it is not copy-paste of the current model. Redesigned 2019 G-Class in many ways will be remembered as the first of all previous models.
Whether high-performance coupe, Nissan 370Z, is retiring? Is it possible that the next model with a “Z” label, it will be a crossover? These are questions that, still, there are no official response. The rumors say that the 2018 Nissan Z Crossover replace the hitherto 370Z sports coupe. The reason for this move is obvious. The truth is that everyone turned to high-performance coupe model. How many of them will buy such a car? While these cars leave you breathless, the biggest selling have recorded crossover and SUV models. Will the Nissan indeed decide to make this move, it remains to be seen.
April, 2017, New York Auto Show. This is a time and place where Subaru will launch its new SUV model. For a long is arguing on the successor to the legendary Subaru Tribeca SUV model. Finally, 2018 Subaru Ascent is the title of a new three-row, seven-seat SUV models of the company, which will form the top of the range in this segment. While on the Internet, still can find news about the new Tribeca SUV, or on Subaru 7-seater model, it is clear that company protect the name “Ascent” for its new model.
Since 2009, one of the full-size SUV model in Ford model lineup is the Ford Flex. This model never been a big seller. After seven years on the market its categorization has never been fully defined. However, different than anything previously seen, this model had a fantastic first year on the market. Ford has sold 40,000 copies Flex SUV then, but never again. Every next year the sale was becoming weaker and weaker. This is just one reason why the company plans to discontinued Ford Flex model by 2020.