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her first day at school with. her first cleaning lesson and then doris grant a moment to run and join direct attack on her journey. in our interactive documentary dora entering a tank returns home. alone welcome to drive with a d w motor magazine this week a super sporty issue skoda introduces the kodiak r s tearing up the track in the key of proceeds. and the latest from the geneva international motor show.
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the geneva international motor show is being held for the eighty ninth time the sheer. venerable british car maker bentley has been in business a bit longer for the company's one hundredth birthday they're showing a very special model. radishes are very important here for a six hour seventeen ring. and that we're very proud of the fact that we have two very very special models to commemorate the seventeen are in one to our right area which is something that we have to do it which we're calling the number one number annoying course the number of years stone sittin bookings for every famous person in our history he drove the development of the supercharged for the whole fleet so that one of them all and we thought commemorate that. we would develop this
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particular call only one hundred of them will be built well why it's so very very exclusive. it shares the same drive train is this continental g.t. convertible which has a w twelve twin turbo that pumps out four hundred sixty seven kilowatts and nine hundred newton metres of torque with an engine like that both cars can rocket to one hundred kilometers per hour and three point seven seconds when a top speed of three hundred thirty three kilometers per hour more than enough to put the wind in your hair. porsche is showing a convertible this year is well. meet the new nine eleven. lawyers for sure marketing executive dead left home flatten the says the nine eleven convertible is a tradition back seventy years ago porsche was here in geneva for the first time
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showing a three fifty six coupe a and convertible a third of the nine eleven s they sell or drop tops that's a pure nine eleven driving experience with fresh air included the most. convertible and the coupe they have the same drive train and suspension three leader three hundred thirty kilowatts six cylinder turbo launches them an eleven from zero to one hundred kilometers per hour and less than four seconds its speed tops out at over three hundred. b. w. is featuring fun in the fresh air this year to the id buggy is an updated interpretation of the iconic v.w. bugs from the one nine hundred sixty s. based on modular electric components if it is ever produced in series it will run solely on battery power.
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another v.w. novelty is the our version of a t.v. rock the high performance model comes with a two liter four cylinder turbo engine with two hundred twenty one kilo watts of power it can hit one hundred kilometers per hour in less than five seconds. lexus is displaying its l c convertible which is just as sporty although the vehicle is not yet in series production it provides a clear idea of how a rag top version of the popular l.c.d. would look. like says has a very exclusive special model on display as well like the bentley number nine only one hundred models of the r c f track edition are going to be built with a considerable three hundred fifty one kilowatts of power under the hood.
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parent company toyota's new corona led by contrast is clearly designed with mass appeal in mind it comes into hybrid versions one thrifty the other sporty. they're also being a trek version of the new corolla thanks to an extra twenty millimeters of ground clearance it can handle up road terrain easily crunch and rear under around provide extra protection for the car's underside meanwhile the corolla tracks interior features a seven inch infotainment screen. at the most a stand the new c x thirty is in the spotlight its position between the c x three and c x five in addition to the well known sky active gasoline. in diesel engines
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it will also be available with the revolutionary sky active x. and sion which combines the high river horsepower of a gasoline engine with a fuel thrift of a diesel after the modest of three it's also the second series model to adopt the latest version of moscow's cotto design language. c it is showing out the mini mall which was introduced at the mall by a world congress along with the l born another electric compact. c out says the car's ranges four hundred twenty kilometers and that the car can recharge up to eighty percent in just under fifty minutes. say at subsidiary brand cooper is presenting the four mentor and other reoccurrence based on the a take up it's due to come up under the market next year the plug in hybrid will be powered by a gasoline engine and
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a powerful electric motor. skoda show highlight is the vision i v a preview of check electric cars of the future as based on v.w. as modular electric drive platform known as and even beat for short. skoda is also showing a micro mobility vehicle design for urban travel clement writers can travel a range of sixty kilometers had forty five kilometers per hour without even pushing a pedal. also electric is out he's queue for each run it can go more than four hundred fifty kilometers and hence a top speed of one hundred eighty kilometers per hour due to come on the market in two thousand and twenty it's fitting with a. eighty two kilowatt hour battery and
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a system that can deliver two hundred twenty five kilowatts of power. on a motive suppliers such as magna are also displaying their goods and services in geneva this model assembled by the vietnamese car maker vin fast was developed almost solely by magna the supplier serves almost all major brands worldwide including mercedes jaguar and b.m.w. . in anticipation of the new york international auto show in april the nominations for the world car of the year award were announced in geneva among the competitors are the jaguar i pace the audi each run and the volvo as sixty. awareness
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a turning point nothing in the industry what we're seeing now to let us one patrol car one guess thing that will disappear into the future so it's a good sort of it's a turning point and we really we're very excited about it. and now it's off to new york for. the kodiak has been a hit for skoda two hundred seventy seven thousand of them have been sold in the two years it's been on the market but this time we're not looking at the standard kodiak i perform it's r s. did it it's on the car testimony live state says the skoda is are is family is growing this is the first r s version of as popular as u.v. the kodiak ronnie's impressed with the cars two leader by turbo diesel that can deliver one hundred seventy six kilowatts of power and five hundred newton. metres
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of torque he says the engine is currently the most powerful one that skoda as on offer and now says ronnie we're going to find out just how sporty they kodiak are is really is this to call you back as opposed to just doesn't mean he has a fit in five models test. the buy turbo charge four cylinder t.d.i. packs quite a bit of and can push the kodiak from zero to one hundred kilometers per hour and six point nine seconds nevertheless a skoda is thrifty with fueling could go one hundred kilometers around six point four leaders of diesel and germany the new r s prices start at almost fifty thousand euros and. sidecar ronnie says the cardiacs force comes mainly from the buy turbo engine the first turbo is designed to deliver power dynamically at low revs the second produces optimum manifold pressure when the engine is running high ronnie explains that makes it possible for
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the kodiak our ass to have fall torque early at one thousand seven hundred fifty refs as we deal with. a wide shiny black radiator grille with a three dimensional appearance gives the s.u.v. an exclusive flare. the wing mirrors window frames and roof rails are glistening black as well. complete l.e.d. headlights are standard to round out the kodiak aristeas brash look. across i'm doing my exhaust gleams from beneath the rear bumper. of the interiors dominated by digital instrumentation and a large centrally placed touch display.
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in the sports scene supposed in a container and leather look stylish and hold driver and passengers in place during sharp turns. ronnie says when skoda introduces our as model it's got this sound as well as what the part and the latest kodiak does just that he knows that the diesel has an unexpectedly throaty growl. but it does that's thanks to a sound generator that's been installed in the exhaust system some cars is running have engine sound generators that can only be heard on the inside he thinks that's ridiculous if you've got a car that looks sporty its rule should be as well ronny praises skoda saying the kodiak are in sound is right on pitch. on the image of course as they say what about. the kodiak
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r.s. also gets top marks for its adaptive suspension steering and dual clutch transmission even when it's operating offroad in sport mode the ride is relatively smooth and comfort mode they kodiak cradles his passengers by ironing out every bump in the road. it's very good money says that the kodiak car and this is a true car for all seasons and surfaces driving can be fun and sporty while long trips are comfortable and above all easy on fuel if you notice that the only thing missing is a gasoline engine because all the other are as models have one and this car could use a sporty gas power plant run a balance is that we're saying that the diesel really packs a punch and makes the kodiak a really different car it's not the one that trundles off to take the kids to school but one that. heels down the highway.
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up to now the xcode and kodiak our asses only come with the by turbo diesel drive train we've tested here if the are as models are really popular the octavio are is features both these oil and gasoline models so it should only be a matter of time before the kodiak are as follows. don't let the familiar sounding name fool you key is new proceed is an all new body type. a compact shooting brick as the sporty is member of the new seat family the proof is offered exclusively in g.t. line and. we're testing the top of the line model a one hundred fifty kilo wide g.t. version it comes with numerous red accents like on the grill where there's also
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a batch of. spoiled whip eighteen inch wheel hubs brake calipers and door sill so the four point sixty one metre long vehicle are also highlighted in the color. but the best side of the proceeds is the rear which combines sleek design with the racing elements. so. guard tends to remain washee for says shooting brake always means that the roof line drops off in the rear and that can sometimes mean there isn't much ed room left but that isn't so. the proof that you can be tall one meters eighty five one
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meters ninety but still be able to sit comfortably like weis with leg room there's no problem. the g.t. is also very sporty on the inside and features paddles on the steering wheel. the seats are contoured and have read stitching as does the trim on the steering wheel. the assistant systems include a front collision warning including emergency brake assist with pedestrian detection there is a choice of a manual six speed gearbox or like our test car a seven speed dual clutch gearbox to driving modes are available normal and sport. yeah i know it says of the proceedings mainly a station wagon which means story spaces so i'll take
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a look there's just over six hundred leaders here and that can be expanded to more than one thousand five hundred leaders that's a lot of space and he had to make there are also intelligent fashioning solutions here he says key is done it's homework he was always going to. but we don't just want to look we also want to drive those sleek g.t. the one point six leader turbo gasoline engine already puts out its maximum torque of two hundred sixty five newton meters in just one thousand five hundred r.p.m. our version would do a clutch transmission accelerates from zero to one hundred kilometers per hour and seven point five seconds the sports suspension gives a strong road feel and allows agile cornering. thus the money was sent as far as adding is concerned the proceed cuts a fine figure here in the countryside or on winding mountain roads and then when
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you're driving in sports mode there's a little more sound coming from the exhaust making it more fun to drive it takes to curves with the least the dual clutch transmission shift quickly and above all precisely there's only one but a noticeable turbo bag below one thousand eight hundred r.p.m. that makes it a bit sluggish but above that it's full steam ahead and a lot of fun. that gets you since the car makes a good overall impression but there's really only one way to test a man so on the race track luckily for us there's one very close by and barcelona's park more toward a constant reminder welcome to let off steam in the pro scene without having to worry about sharing the road and we're in sport mode of course it provides improved throttle response greater excel aeration more direct steering and a growl e or sound.
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if you want a while says the proceeds g.t. is really fun here on the track where you can chose for it all and it makes an appealing noise even though you can tell it's safer. front wheel drive car it handles relatively well now and then the rear wanders a little but it's relatively easy to compensate so considering that it's basically a station wagon was sporting ambitions it puts on a respectable show. its own kind of the some good to say and. its handling is also respectable when it comes to other disciplines on the slalom course the shooting brake has no trouble winding around the cones. and wet roads are no problem either the proceeds g.t.
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remains easy to control even while braking and comes to a safe stop quickly. but alongside the sportiness of the proceeds shooting breaky it still continues to stick to the classic station wagon that teamers sports wagon comes with a wider choice of engines. sums up by saying the proceed is a really great cars especially in this shooting brake look with the sloping rear life and of course you can also buy it as a wagon and it's a little roomier high but it doesn't look as cool as the shooting brick the only drawback is that the rear window is a bit small but overall he thinks it's something to proceed owners going to it with that's coming up because of the shrouds. the shooting brake is already available in germany and the more reasonably priced g.t. line for under twenty eight thousand year reps.
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take one hundred thirty reaching cars from his story classics like the audi quatro s. one devotes wagon. speak racer add big names in motor sports such as vulgar word hans joachim stoke and mark webber and put it all together in the winter panorama of the austrian alps what you get is a mini summit a motor sport that g.p. ice race. but the event one is frozen for forty five years this year ferdinand porsche great grandson and namesake of the company founder and german vintage porsche dealer in since greg revived the ice race even they were surprised by its success.
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the event in san jose was once a highlight in every racing calendar between one thousand thirty seven and one nine hundred seventy three crowns have spectators made an annual pilgrimage to the town near zones borg to attend this spectacle it was started by the first ferdinand porsche near his family estate but after a tragic fatal accident during preparations for the one nine hundred seventy four race it was put on ice but now it's back. to. society now is less accepting of having the old school events full for whatever reason you know this whether it's noise whether it helps with their hoods sorry the
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the local area whether there is a bit of risk involved so that's why these events are really cool you know and it goes back to the roots it shows that all the see the the beautiful turnout of cars and we havea lot a lot of history and a beautiful little racetrack so it's very important of these events take place. spectators are true. he did to a unique mix of rally and race cars both historic and modern. among other things mark webber gets to drive a nearly seventy year old porsche three fifty six and it proves to be quite a thrill. multiple of mine winner. pilots today's polo g d i r five over the ice cores. and beach buggy show off their talents and less sunny climes.
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we had a last ill relationship she looked up to me and i looked up to her so it was good fun like a little bit of drifting going on but a sideways action and that was really cool so i will drive it a bit more and yeah but i'm learning off the big boys in middle schools on the very i don't i don't i don't do these ten which is you know this is on my to much i want it i know me in the sun that is tell me about a it's got to be. during a break which wagon uses the time to show off the car that won the race to the clouds in colorado the ideas are electric racing car but not only that pike's peak record holder room on dumas who drives the i d r gets another important mission he has to show the i.d.r. his mettle on the most demanding racetrack in the world the nordschleife and germany's near bergrin hill attempt to set a record over the greenhouse and then tackle that challenge the idea has been extensively revised above all the aerodynamics of the electric race car need to be
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altered to match the significantly different conditions of the nordschleife. for two days the ice race proves that even classics you wouldn't expect to see on the ice still have what it takes and for spectators there's the chance to drive on the track. looks cool spite the frigid temperatures ice and cold the race warms the blood for the around eight thousand spectators revving and shoots the smell of gasoline studded tires and racing precision under extreme conditions put them all together and it's quite a comeback for the races on ice.
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