SUVs and SUVs are all the rage – models are becoming the flagship model and are often more exciting than cars. Some SUV concepts even predict the future direction of the carmaker’s design, a task reserved for cars. 2018 Detroit North American International Auto Show on display the latest SUV and cross-border models, including turbo, all-wheel drive rockets and the irresistible buggy.
Continue reading to see what the SUV and crossover car debuted at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.
The LF-1 Limitless concept car is a preview version of the Lexus next-generation flagship model featuring a sporty crossover with a retractable hood and long-stroke and long-axis ratios. The Detroit revealed that the LF-1 shares the same GA-L platform as the LS and LC, but taller and wider, with a ground clearance of 8.5 inches. The platform is versatile for gasoline, hybrid, electric and fuel cell powertrains. However, do not expect to have three rows in the production version – Lexus plans to keep the production version of LF-1 as two rows of machines.
To save space, the drive, parking and reversing buttons are located at the bottom of the steering wheel and control the sport mode and various AWD modes with gesture control. We expect that by 2021, the production version of the LF-1 Limitless concept will be around $ 75,000.
As North America debuted, Lamborghini’s first SUV was daring and fast, as our expectations of exotic supercar makers. Under the hood is a 650-horsepower, 627-pound, 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 powered by an eight-speed automatic gearbox that powers the torque vector all-wheel drive system. Lamborghini claims that five (and possibly four-seater) vehicles can reach a top speed of 62 miles / h in 186 seconds in just 3.6 seconds. Stop Urus is a brake system consisting of a 10-piston front brake caliper clamped to a 17.3-inch carbon-ceramic rotor and a four-piston rear caliper on a 14.6-inch rotor.
To improve performance, the Urus will be equipped with rear wheel steering, adaptive air suspension and active anti-roll stabilizer. Like most Lamborghinis, the Urus is very customizable with 14 exterior colors, 15 interior leather colors, 6 interior Alcantara colors, a quilted hexagon or ribbed seat, a variety of interior options, embossed headrests , Four decorative tips tail, a variety of caliper colors, choose 21, 22 and 23 inch wheel design.
Mercedes-Benz’s unstoppable off-road vehicle into the new generation, redesigned interior, a new independent front suspension, a new nine-speed automatic transmission, a new G-mode driving mode to increase the interior space, Improved road riding and modified powertrain layout to improve off-road capabilities. The SUV still retains the standard 416-horsepower, 450-pound 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8, three full-lock differentials, and a four-wheel drive system with low gear.
The 2019 G-Glass will feature 19-inch wheels, Burmester surround system, 12.3-inch central display, sunroof with heated seats, leather upholstery, climate control in three zones, 64-color ambient lighting and LED headlights. The Mercedes can be paired with a widescreen cockpit (an additional 12.3-inch dashboard display), an adjustable suspension, rear seat entertainment bag, 20-inch wheels, and an AMG line look bag. It is expected that by the end of 2018 there will be an entry level G550 model showroom.
Ford introduced the newer Edge family in Detroit, but the biggest news was the new performance-driven Edge ST model powered by the powerful 2.7-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that produces 335 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. Edge Sport’s output is 20 hp and 30 lb-ft. The new eight-speed automatic transmission transmits power to a standard all-wheel drive with optional traction control. Like other ST models, sports suspension should provide interesting handling power, optional high-performance brake components may provide a good braking force. New sport modes, wheeled shift paddles, larger seat support and the available 21-inch wheels (standard 20-inch wheels) complement the Edge ST sport.
The refreshed non-ST edge uses the standard 250-horsepower EcoBoost 2.0-liter turbocharged four-stroke engine with more technology, new driver assistance, an eight-speed automatic transmission, a new rotary transmission, a standard LED headlight, and a redesigned center Console, grille and front panel.
The new BMW X2 crossover debuted at the North American Auto Show in Detroit with a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine capable of delivering 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. With eight-speed automatic and standard all-wheel drive, BMW claims a speed of 6.3 seconds and a speed of 0-60 miles per hour. Unlike the X4 and X6 coupelike SUVs, X2 does not have a quick return top line. Although X1 and X2 share the same wheelbase, X2 is 3.2 inches shorter and 2.8 inches lower.
Provide a driver-assisted safety features, LED headlights and tail lights are standard. M Sport X package adds sport automatic transmission and shift paddles, unique bumper and sporty exterior parts. M sports suspension, adaptive damper, M spoiler and 20-inch wheel options. The BMW X2 xDrive28i is expected to be released this spring.