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they you know sure love the ways that love fitzgerald. 45 minutes long. enough but that is out there by i don't know it's not easy to go to another country you know nothing about why should i let him do this because we can't stay on his way into. the point that. closely global news that matters d. w. made for mines. hello and welcome to driver that he w. motor magazine this week a picture postcard perfect party the folks wagon she meet in austria. a little toyota that can be arash g r m n. and the new jaguar x e.
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s. . cut to streamline washing for wonders now that his car has given up the ghost he needs a new one a nice midsize sedan but which. a mercedes c. class he thinks that somehow it's stuffy. with b.m.w. 3 series and that wouldn't be bad at all. for him. that's also a good idea but you see both of these cars on every corner in germany here what about something a bit more original something special something unique. that's. like the x e from jaguar. for the 2020 model year the british maker has given its entry level model a facelift. even
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though the changes work rather modest they help make the x e one of the more elegant mid-range vehicles. but i don't have standing around time for a test drive. so let's go guys. even in the 1st few meters you can tell you were sitting in a driver's car tackles the curve in style and exit it full speed ahead it's not too short and features all new x. versions come standard with an 8 speed automatic transmission think you're changes are pleasantly soft and always at the right moment. the starting price for an x e like this one is already over 43000 euros in germany
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. can you get a b.m.w. 3 series for as little as 38. yeah sure that's a big difference but have you ever seen a jaguar with cloth seats leather is standard here as are the electric adjustments everything already come standard so. you may have a point. other features such as 18 inch wheels l.e.d. headlights parking assistance front and rear review camera as well as lean keeping and attentiveness assistance are also standard in the new model all things that comes to a few 1000 euros extra in his predecessor. hat. and while the taxi is only jaguars entry level model in the interior the she explored sedan already offers plenty of luxury and high quality materials.
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you must have seen the buttons aren't real but are touch controls and you can't tell if you press them or not. that's not perfect but there's no such thing as the perfect car and otherwise it's a nice interior. test car is powered by a $184.00 kilowatt gasoline engine he actually accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 6.5 seconds and has a top speed of 250 kilometers per hour another even more powerful gasoline engine is available along with a less powerful diesel. that's it for a test drive in the jaguar x c and guys what do you say. i have to admit the design is flieger than a b.m.w.
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3 series. are you. in the interior you can definitely keep up with. likes of audi when it comes to things like build quality. and well says it's definitely not as stuffy as the mercedes c. class and well it has become a bit more expensive in the new model year just over 2000 euros that includes over $4000.00 euros of standard equipment so he thinks it's worth it although. toyota is usually known for ecologically friendly fuel efficient vehicles but the japanese carmaker can also do things very differently like the jarosz g r m and it's aimed at bringing rally excitement to toyota buyers. she r m n stands for gazoo racing master says lewis or champion of an herb or great it is for toyota
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what m is for b.m.w. an a m g for mercedes under the hood is a 1.8 leader super charged engine that we otherwise know from the lotus elise will take a look at how much sports car there is a vision. the g.r. and is inspired by the r.'s w.r.c. with which toyota celebrated its return to the 2017 world rally championship but how much racing can fit into such a small car it turns out quite a lot starting with a new sporty chance he would torsen differential which ensures that there is always enough traction without spinning the wheels through a special exhaust system that contributes to weight reduction. lewis says with a slight way to 1135 kilograms untied suspension and nearly prevents rolling or
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understeer in corners it's a true curve specialist. but it's not only on curves that the g.r. and that's a good figure visually because you racing is managed to clearly differentiated from a standard yars it inherits a grill and decals from its rally counterpart another special features a ford fist in brake system. a large rear spoiler is meant to make the g r and more aerodynamic and make it look like a real sports car. the young person is roundly heritage's plain to see in the interior as sports seats give the driver and front passenger more grip and lend the g r m and sporty flair the steering wheel comes from the toyota g.t.
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86 the crisp 6 speed gear shifter with metal look knob convey the feeling of sitting in a rally car. had lewis points to the marking at the top of the steering wheel which is typical for rally cars but he's not fond of the hard plastic trim and when it comes to the end for a teammate system he says it's old fashioned what he still likes here are the sports seats but the seating position is slightly raced which he doesn't think will appeal to every sports car fan. but toyota yar s.g.r. and comes with a $156.00 kilowatt $1.00 leaders super charged 4 cylinder gasoline engine. the maximum speed is electronically limited to a respectable 230 kilometers per hour the other is cost just under $30000.00 euros in germany last year when the limited edition of just $400.00 cars for all of
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europe went on the market one year later you still have to pay just as much. or usually one that makes the yars g.r. and then a very fast rarity on european routes. merge sameas has unveiled its 7 seats. from the outside the luxury s.u.v. looks even runnier while inside it also offers noticeably more space the 3rd row folds into the trunk floor allowing a maximum loading volume of 2040 leaders a new option is that the 2nd row seats can consist of 2 large single seats for even more comfort also new is the v. a gasoline engine as a mild hybrid or cd's couples it to an electric starter generator.
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and another big s.u.v. from rival it's technically and visually updated q 7 now follows the new design language of the q family. all engine options are coupled to an 8 speed tiptronic transmission and permanent all wheel drive. there are 2 diesel and one gasoline engine to choose from and mercedes mile hybrid technology is standard. all mentions consume up to 0.7 leaders less per 100 kilometers. exactly 10 years ago skoda watched the yeti and in the compact s.u.v. segment but in 2017 the czech car maker made a course correction in design and the yeti became the caracal its appearance
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differs significantly from that of its predecessor and is based on its words or stablemate the kodiak which launched the new design language in 2000. 16. in contrast to the yeti the karak no longer looks like an angular as u.v. and it grew significantly by 16 centimeters to a length of 4.38 meters. julian says skoda makes a strong impression when it comes to infotainment the correct makes not only the say at a take out but also the head of the pack the v.w. to go on look old if you order the optional columbus navigation device you not only have a wife i hotspot on board but also gesture control. that costs $1360.00 euros extra which technology fans are likely to be willing to pay the interior is
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simple and elegant even so a virtual dashboard is available. as 7 speed dual clutch transmission is standard alternatively a manual 6 speed gearbox is available. might highlighted virgilio the highlight in the skoda caracas the optional varial flex rear seat. besides forming the rear seat back he can push the entire sheet forward. vertically by removing these 2 hooks and he can take the whole sheet out completely. if you completely remove the scenes you have $180.00 leaders more load volume than with just the seat backs folded down so you get a total luggage capacity of up to $1810.00 leaders. were
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driving the most powerful gasoline engine the 1.5 liter 4 cylinder delivers $110.00 kilowatts the car manages to spread from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 8.6 seconds and germany in the qur'an can the highest equip unlined style starts at around $30500.00 euros. at the chilean finds the correct really comfortable all the bumps in the road are smooth the way it would know we expect an s.u.v. to be a bit higher up with a softer ride he finds this one does a really good job. s.u.v. spend most of their time on asphalt but if you let the caracas off the road that would be no problem thanks to 18 centimeters of ground clearance nor are steep slopes the current can tackle 20 degree gradients.
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julian sums up by saying the caracas all went all the really successful car says many times to its bigger brother kodiak but has the advantage of being more compact and much cheaper. its compactness is a big plus as specially in the city and when parking and thanks to the extreme flexibility of its back seat as still has plenty of room for thanks. b l 319 is one of the oldies among transport grants for mercedes-benz is a heritage and is proud to look back on. see these thomas councilman says the
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1st transporter with the twin circuit brakes system came out in 1905 then came the safety steering column and the brake osteria but they're all. he says it was here they began to emphasize the safety of the driver when it came to load securing for the 1st time his vehicle had lashing straps and a seat belt in a cap made public there are dispraise from the front and later years abs but we know the end of the 1st sprinter which has just breaks all around and an airbag so it became more and more like a normal car. went in and last but not least here is the 1st spreader with e.s.p. . since 1995 mercedes benz larger van has borne the name sprinter currently its in its 3rd generation and can
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be configured in more than 700 different ways starting with front rear wheel drive and numerous body options. of course not only the technology has changed over the last few years when it comes to safety the systems have been steadily expanded and refined accident research also provides crucial data. you know doesn't proceed as you only hinder says the company regularly inspected vehicles damaged in accidents to generate insights for their further development they investigate accidents involving their rants. at the site they document the damage to look at what exactly happened see if and how the passengers were injured and they try to determine what they can change in future series and what that flow into the development and then kind of the ethical i think . the accident researchers have collected this important data since 2015
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they investigate whether the safety systems were actually used in the real accident situation and just as helpful they talk to the passengers about what they have experienced. some of the assistance systems have been with the sprinter for some time for example the crossed wind assist which makes driving at higher speed safer was introduced in the last generation. other safety systems are already known from passenger cars and are now also available as options for the sprinter active brake assist is one such example as are the radar based distance an active lane assist. a new technology feature is now mainly used at low speeds the parking package with $360.00 degree cameras.
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is no incline today as cannot naga labor cd says it's not just convenient it's also a security feature vehicles in this class are mainly used commercially these are already professional drivers but they face many situations involving maneuvering and parking and with this view $360.00 degrees where sadie's offers the drivers and additional safety feature if i providing just the right view for every tricky driving situation he says there are several views to choose from such as a mirror view for the driver. a 180 degree front so that the driver can see crushing traffic completely there is the normal rear view but also a 180 degree you or anyone is assuming the trailer hitch with special help lines to help make cooking up a tree they're an easy as well. the new drive away
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assisted limits the speed to 3 kilometers per hour in the 1st few meters if an obstacle is detected thus helping prevent collisions. the exit guard monitors blind spots when leaving the vehicle and provides a visual and acoustic warning if the road is not clear. but even small changes sometimes have a big impact such as the went wiper system which is available together with the range sensor for the sprinter. but interestingly he's not recurrences in conventional wiper systems the wiper fluid comes out of the nozzles up front with the white wiper system in the new sprinter the fluid comes straight out of the wiper blade that prevents the windshield from being completely smeared when the wipers starts up there is less fluid so motorcyclists and pedestrians are also protected from the spray. the numeracy fee and assistance systems are organized via the mercedes m b u x operating system which is already available for
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numerous mercedes passenger car models and shared technology for more safety and vehicle classes and not just for the driver but for everyone who uses the streets. card to surmount his current is just checking directions before he's off to life and it's and austria. almost 900 kilometers but this is. on a mission. and he's got the right t. shirt for it. and the right car. he's taking this bright yellow gold chain t.-i on his trip to the annual the w. go thingee t.-i events on the verge is a lake. that forced on to.
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its autobahn almost all the way from cologne in germany to vergers a. but neither the fast road nor the fast car can offer protection from bad weather. but has asked himself why others go on such a long journey. that many travel much farther than he's going. just to take part in the g.t. i meet or treffen as it's called in germany almost a long time best find it almost good order always humble will get you to go and most of them are doing it not for work on time but for fun. so i get to that. perhaps you'll be able to get some answers. but 1st he needs to get there the journey takes a while and unlike in germany and austria there's
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a speed limit but it's still raining so the most important thing is arriving safely not quickly. and he's made it looks like plenty of others have already arrived. it's pouring and not just didn't even bring an umbrella with them but he spots someone with an umbrella handing out funny looking white bars but he answers what they could be she tells him it's a raincoat martha says the walls were more like christmas decorations and apparently he's not the 1st to have said that but not to still wonders how it's supposed to work if you hold it over your head like this. the answer is no it's just a plastic spear containing a rain poncho. that as the saying goes there's no bad weather only. bad clothing. but we didn't come to ripeness for christmas tree decorations to sponsor with the unique color scheme and wants to
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meet the owners and compliments them on their cars design he asked them how far they've come and it turns out they've traveled 800 kilometers to get here mountains wants to know why they would go on a journey like that and julian bragg says he looks forward to the event because there's something new every year it's almost a duty to come here and it's not their lives on the shelf came from copeland's in germany that's at least 780 kilometers or more so why does she do it michelle tells him it's to get ideas and to see what else is going on but there's also a great feeling of community owes them sure in atlanta spots these fans from festival not too far from cologne thorsten pistor isn't bothered by the weather he says the atmosphere is great he's been here for over a week is part of a fan club so there's no question about toughing it out he's also here on behalf of the other members. and not just as tourists will be fine he spotted
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heated seats in his d.t.i. but that's not all it has a massage function. that's one way to survive the endless motorcade in the otherwise quiet community when thousands of g.t.a. fans are right many of the locals believe the virtues a. as much as is just found out there are people from all over australia germany you come here with their old cars their new cars their factory spec cars they're my. out of 5 cars but there are also those who come from very far away to show off their vehicles you might not recognize this license plate all the way from oman here it's a present to you again softening it twice already about 3 years that enough in the scene and the 2nd dream. i have to do it i'm going to i'm going to bring my guy so i was pretty high folks like and that day they saw how the statute is that if you
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know why not they're going to take your car. i'm like his now i have my car you know got. paid back montes call stands next to the fastest g.t. i have all the g.t.a. t.c.r. recent car there is also a street legal version so every g.t. i fand with 40000 euro's despair can own something close and without having to work to modify it. the minister monti says if he'd known it would rain the whole day he would have worn different shoes and the photos wouldn't be a problem even so he's fascinated by the a litter of these 3 letters. mother says the people he's spoken to all definitely want to come back some of them have been coming for years and that coming here is part of their life even if it means going on long journey modulus is 900 kilometers
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