Models from Automobile Manufacturers Expected in 2016
Although year 2016 seems to be far from now, some automobile manufacturers are already working on new car models that will hopefully be promoted in 2016. They are investing a lot in order to produce high quality cars with top notch technology.
These are some of the models that are expected to be available on the market in 2016.
Bentley Plug-In Hybrid
With the advance of hybrid auto technology and the strict anti-pollution laws many companies form the automotive industries has decided to change some of their basic concepts. It’s no surprise that one of these companies is Bentley. Their luxury cars are always following the latest trends in the automotive industry. Bentley has recently announced that they will add some hybrid models in their offer in 2016.
Bentley’s Chief Executive has ruled out the possibility for diesel engines in their cars in the future. Wolfgang Schreiber thinks that is too late for Bentley to start developing diesel engines and that they are completely focused on the new economical and environment-friendly hybrid engines.
According to some reliable sources the new Audi crossover will be based on Volkswagen’s Polo and it will be only 3, 8 meters long.
That means that Audi is trying to create a car that can compete with Volkswagen’s Taigun that is expected on the market also in 2016. According to the same sources this “pocket car” will have higher distance from the ground, just like any other crossover, but what is interesting is that Audi will not produce a model with 4-wheel drive option.
Although it is too early to speculate about the types of engines on this model, it is expected that 1.4 liter TFSI engine and the newest three-cylinder 1.4 TDI engine will be part of Audi’s offer for Q1.
Q1 will also have a hybrid version with a hybrid driving system that will include 1.2 petrol engines and an electric engine.
Mercedes is planning to promote a new version of their well known and popular GLK model. The car would have two doors and a completely different appearance than the current square-shaped model.
Mercedes plans to implement their newest MRA platform with rear-wheel drive in the new Mercedes GLK. There is another option for a 4MATIC with all-wheel drive.
They are also making plans about the engines in this series. Standard 2.0 and 2.2 petrol and diesel engines are expected for the GLC but a special GLC AMG edition would have 4.0 liter engine with more than 450 hp.
The initial price won’t be more than 45.000 $.
This model doesn’t have an official name yet but it was confirmed that Audi will promote it in 2016. This minivan will be based on extended MQB platform from Volkswagen.
There will be few types of engines for this minivan including TFSI generator with 1.8 and 2.0 liter petrol engine. When it comes to diesel engines a 2.0 liter engine with 177 hp could be expected for this exclusive Audi minivan.
The unofficial name of this luxurious minivan is Audi V4.