After the BMW 8 Series Frozen Black Edition, the Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT or the restyled Fiat Ducato, it’s time for the second part of the novelties of this week n ° 26 of the year 2021 with a new version of the DS 7, the Polo GTI restyled or the Volvo Concept Recharge foreshadowing the future electric XC90.

RAM 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition (2022)

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RAM 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition (2022)Photo Credit – RAM

RAM is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the appearance of its RAM 1500 pick-up in the high-end Limited version with a special edition emphasizing quality materials and equipment. The new RAM 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition is thus adorned with a new Blue Shade color and the interior is dressed in an exclusive two-tone leather. Numerous exterior options, aesthetic metal details and real wood inserts on the dashboard also ensure the luxurious ambience that characterizes this special series. This pickup will soon be available on the US market for $ 60,175 (€ 50,773) excluding taxes with the 5.7 eTorque V8 or the 3.0 EcoDiesel V6.

Opel Astra (2022)

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Opel Astra (2022)Photo Credit – Opel

On a speed ring, in fords, on surfaces with limited grip, in climatic chambers … the prototypes of new generation vehicles are subjected to severe tests in order to be ready to face any situation. times successful. The eleventh generation Opel Astra was thus faced with numerous difficulties in testing the proper functioning of its technical and electronic components over time, in the face of extreme conditions. The final model is expected to be released soon.

ELegend EL1

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ELegend EL1Photo Credit – ELegend

A true motorsport legend, the Audi Quattro S1 was one of the most fabulous rally cars of its time. It raced in the Group B category which also saw the birth of other monsters such as the Lancia Stratos and the Peugeot 205 Turbo 16. The car developed between 475 hp and 550 hp from a turbocharged five-cylinder of only 2,142 cc. displacement. This rally star has been reinterpreted by the ELegend company in a 100% electric version of 816 hp divided into three engines: the EL1, limited to 30 units for a price of around 1 million euros each.

Volvo Concept Recharge (2021)

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Volvo Concept Recharge (2021)Photo Credit – Volvo

During its presentation conference for its future strategy at the end of June 2020, Volvo presented the Concept Recharge, a crossover between the SUV and the raised station wagon with a 100% electric powertrain. Its allure mixes what currently sells best, namely SUVs, with a fluid and aerodynamic roofline to limit air resistance and maximize overall efficiency. Its range would also reach up to 650 km in the WLTP cycle, an indication of that of the future 100% electric XC90 which will be presented in 2022.

Volkswagen Polo GTI restyled (2021)

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Volkswagen Polo GTI restyled (2021)Photo Credit – Volkswagen

Much like the standard sixth-generation Volkswagen Polo a few weeks ago, the GTI version has undergone a slight restyling which mainly applies to its optics, both front and rear. Engine level, the versatile city car improves its four-cylinder turbo to 207 hp while consuming less fuel. The return of color is a pleasure to see in the passenger compartment, with a dashboard decorated with a red strip and inserts in the same color (more sober interior as an option).

DS 7 Crossback Black Line (2021)

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DS 7 Crossback Black Line (2021)Photo Credit – DS

DS Automobiles presents the DS 7 Crossback Black Line, a limited series SUV which is characterized by exterior trim elements painted in glossy black. This includes all the rods, side window surrounds and lights, the grille as well as the DS Wings. The engine range offered on this limited series is complete with a 130 hp diesel, 180 hp gasoline, a 225 hp plug-in hybrid and a 300 hp plug-in hybrid with all-wheel drive. Prices for the DS 7 Crossback Ligne Noire start at € 45,500.

Goodwood, a salon that does not say its name

Next weekend in Great Britain will be the Festival of Speed ​​2021 with many manufacturers who have responded. This will be the opportunity for the latter to exhibit for the first time to the general public certain models such as the Battista Hyper GT from Pininfarina or the Kia EV6.

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