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STUNNING ULTRA-LUXURY CROSSOVER SUVs TO DAZZLE THE AUTO MARKET IN 2019

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Though, we’re still in 2018 there is already excitement over what 2019 will hold for the automotive luxury SUV industry. The biggest market for new car buyers, the crossover and SUV market, will see many new introductions for the 2019 model year. Here are those that will dazzle the market in style, elegance and performance.

GENESIS GV80 SUV

The Genesis brand represents the luxury class of the Hyundai Motors. As part of competing effectively in the luxury auto market, Genesis is considering launching some aesthetic, elegant vehicles in the coming year 2019. One of those stylish brands will be the Genesis GV80 SUV.

The GV80 will be the very first SUV from the luxury brand. At the most recent New York Auto Show in March 2018, a glimpse of how the vehicle will look like was shown.

With sleek and stylish design lines that provide appeal to all who view it, as you can easily distinguish it’s a premium ride. Inside, you’ll find many conceptual features that provide standout luxury from premium finishes, to a 22-inch long full infotainment display that is narrow and unique, plus a 23-inch wheels on the outside, and a console that separates the second-row seats.

Auto lovers are certainly intrigued by the Genesis GV80 concept, and are looking forward to the full-fledged model making its way to showrooms in 2019.

MASERATI LEVANTE TROFEO

Maserati took the wraps off a more powerful, V8 version of its Levante SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo is powered by a twin turbo 3.8-liter V8 producing 590 horsepower and 538 lb-ft of torque.

The Trofeo is said to accelerate to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and has a top speed of 187 miles per hour. Among the distinguishing exterior design cues are a piano black grille insert, carbon fiber splitter and other aerodynamic elements. The raised hood features functional vents and the Levante Trofeo rides on 22-inch alloy wheels. Inside there are sport seats covered in Pieno Fiore natural leather.

In addition to fitting the Trofeo with a more powerful engine, Maserati also retuned the suspension and adapted the Q4 all-wheel drive system to handle the additional output. The drive modes on the Levante have also been upgraded to include launch control and a track-oriented “Corsa” mode to complement the Normal, Sport, I.C.E. and Off Road settings. The Corsa mode improves engine response, opens the exhaust valves on acceleration, quickens shifts from the 8-speed automatic, lowers the ride height and optimizes the shock settings on the magnetic ride suspension.

An even more exclusive version of the 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo will be the limited run first edition models which includes a Grigio Lava gray matte exterior paint scheme, matte finish 22-inch wheels and red brake calipers.

ASTON MARTIN DBX

The 2019 Aston Martin Dbx handles like a hatchback, looks like a crossover, built by a company that prides itself on SUVs. It’s competent, whatever you want to call it, and that’s what matters. The 2019 Aston Martin Dbx lets down safety shoppers with relatively poor crash-test results. It overcompensates with features: leather, navigation, a tow package, and forward-collision warnings with automatic emergency braking.

With its better than average exterior, the 2019 Aston Martin Dbx can be given a 6 for styling. We still like the 2019 Aston Martin Dbx pert sheet metal, six model years into its life span. It’s an urban running shoe, trading off some ground-hugging lines for a tall roofline, a strike thrown right down the middle between rugged SUV and darty liftback.

Swoopy lines say everything you need to know about the 2019 Aston Martin Dbx performance. It acts more like a zippy hatchback than crossover SUV, especially when it’s fitted with the more powerful turbocharged engine. Offers a simple system that splits power between the front and rear wheels, and can move power between them as wheelslip is sensed. The 2019 Aston Martin Dbx Concept can clamp its front brakes individually to simulate torque-vectoring, and to help the crossover corner more effectively. The 2019 Aston Martin Dbx has a deep, heavily sculpted dash.

THE NEW 2019 LAMBORGHINI URUS i.e. THE CROSSBRED BULL

Wild styling and ferocious performance will combine to help the Urus make its own indelible mark on the SUV world. With a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 packing 641hp under its stubby hood, Lamborghini estimates a zero-to-62-mph time of 3.6 seconds and top speed of 190 mph. An all-wheel-drive system features a locking center diff, while an air suspension keeps the ride civilized. Enormous carbon-ceramic brakes should provide great stopping power.

The new 2019 Lamborghini Urus is christened the crossbred bull. Astonishment has always been what a Lamborghini does best. Lambos drop jaws, dilate pupils, inspire goosebumps, and knock frontal lobes back into the parietal lobes. They are impractical, intemperate, impossible to see out of, and get stupid hot inside, but, damn, look at and listen to them. The new 2019 Urus is the first Lamborghini that does none of those things. It’s the counter-Countach; A crossover.

A lot of the interior is pure exotic-car theater, but it’s from the driver’s seat that the Urus feels most like other Lamborghinis. Yeah, you’re sitting upright and relatively high, but it’s easy to suspend one’s disbelief and pretend that the engine isn’t in the wrong place and that there aren’t three too many apertures. Surrounded in contrast-stitched microsuede and carbon fiber, it’s as much X-Wing fighter as family hauler.

And compared with basically any other SUV, this is a blisteringly fast beast. Lamborghini claims that zero to 62 mph takes only 3.6 seconds and that the Urus will reach a top speed just shy of 190 mph, which makes it the fastest production SUV on the market.

FERRARI SUV

Ferrari’s new SUV is coming, and it could use hybrid V8 power when it arrives in either 2019 or 2020. Ferrari CEO, Sergio Marchionne, has been slowly revealing more information about it and Ferrari’s developments in general. It’s got the Lamborghini Urus firmly in its sights.

The latest information comes from Marchionne’s press conference at the 2018 Geneva motor show, where he said ‘I’ve been clear on the topic that we’re going to embrace electrification – we are going to make it the mainstay of our offerings.’

ROLLS ROYCE CULLINAN

Soon to be seen pulling up to the red carpet is Rolls-Royce’s very first SUV, named after the largest diamond ever found. It boasts a twin-turbo 6.7-liter V-12; an electrified powertrain is rumored to join the lineup later. An eight-speed automatic and all-wheel drive are standard as is a suspension that adjusts height automatically using a road-scanning camera. Sporting rear suicide doors, an opulent cabin, and classic Rolls styling.

The 2019 Cullinan breaks a lot of new ground for Rolls-Royce. It is the first Rolls to have all-wheel drive, the first with a hatchback, and—in a more modest step forward—the first to use touchscreens for its infotainment system. Yet all that fades into insignificance next to the most obvious difference between this and every other vehicle Rolls has made throughout its 112-year history: This is the company’s first SUV.

 

 

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Electric cars set to hit the road in 2019

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With far advancement in the development of electric cars by Automakers, considerable number of electric cars shall hit the roads in 2019 for enjoyable drive. Improvements in performance along with their range and available features that make them desirable choices is getting better with each new year.

There are some exciting new electric cars to be released onto the auto market for the upcoming year. If you’re not yet a fan of these eco-friendly vehicles, there might be something on the horizon that may change your mind. This mode of power is a burgeoning wave of the future in automotive technology and we expect what is now a small ripple to become a tsunami in its magnitude in a decade to come.

Here are the best electric cars for 2019 that you may consider to drive.

 

Audi E-tron Sportback (2019)

The Audi E tron Sportback made an initial appearance at the Shanghai motor show in 2017. The concept car was a sneak peek at what would be coming down the road in 2019. It’s about the same size as the brand’s Audi A7, along with the coupe styling feature, but there will be a few notable changes. The driving position will be raised and it will assume a more aggressive stance and detailing as seen in SUV styling. If you’re concerned about the power, it comes with three electric motors that will boost the hp to 486 and when you accelerate, you’ll move from 0 to 62 in about four and a half seconds.

 

Jaguar XJ (2019)

Jaguar is getting ready for the reveal of the new XJ for 2019, which will replace its XJ luxury car with an all-electric platform and no offerings for diesel or petrol alternatives. It’s the car that kicks off a new chapter in the story of the automaker. Jaguar will offer a five door hatch model which is a departure from the four door saloon.

 

Mini E (2019)

This will be the new revelation for the Mini experimental car that was produced in 2009 and 2010. Early models were only let out in a limited number for the purpose of testing trials. With the perfected version that is coming some ten years later, the fully electric new 2019 Mini E is poised to go on sale to the public with a more generous supply available. They’ve redesigned the previous experimental with a new type of battery technology that is a vast improvement over the original.

 

Tesla Model 3 (2019)

Elon Musk’s vision is coming to a dealership near you with Model 3 all electric car for 2019. In fact, if you’re interested in owning one for yourself, now is the time to place your order because the right hand versions are scheduled to start production in 2019. The Model 3 will offer a ton of premium options that you’d expect to find in the Mercedes C class, the Audi Ar and the BMW luxuries, but for a far more affordable price tag of $35K in British pounds.

 

Volvo XC40 Electric (2019)

Volvo is throwing its hat into the ring with their first all-electric car for 2019. The chassis of their smaller SUV will take its inspiration from the new XC40. Volvo’s playing coy with this new line for the brand and they’re not yet releasing any other details so we’ll have to wait until the spycams can pick up a little more info.

 

Nissan IDS (2019) all-electric concept with autonomous features

Nissan will have a new all electric with some amazing new technology in the EV arena. Achieving a leading position in current automotive technology, the Nissan brand is surging ahead with an integration of advanced vehicle control with new innovative safety technologies. They’ve synthesized all this with the most recent in AI technology to create a new form of autonomous drive technology that boasts a practical approach that is applied to real world driving scenarios. Taking the lead in such a serious manner is going to cause a chain reaction among the competition and they’ll all have to step up their games to keep up. The concept car was unveiled in 2017 with production scheduled for the 2019/2020 market year.

 

Audi Q6 e-tron quattro SUV (2019)

The Q6 e-tron Quattro SUV made its first appearance to the world as a concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Tesla had thrown down the gauntlet and Audi was obliged to answer with this new all electric model that called them on the Tesla X. The brand has some serious plans to produce between 2 to 3 million of these by 2025. They claim that the Q6 will offer a range of over 310 miles on a single charge and it’s slated to come at a price tag of $75K.

 

Porsche Mission E (2019)

The Mission E is the first all-electric vehicle bearing the Porsche branding. The concept vehicle features an impressive design that is awing onlookers getting their first glance and it’s been honored with the Concept Car Design of the Year at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show. In a slick move to try to keep up with what is believed to be a new Porsche phenomenon, Elon Musk’s crew scooped up the designer that is responsible for the interior or the Mission E. It is estimated that the all-electric car will produce a range of more than 310 miles on a full charge, but that’s not the most impressive aspect of the new Mission E. The acceleration is rumored to be pegged at just 3.5 seconds from 0 to 60 mph. It is incredible speed and evidence of how far they’ve come in EV technology with regards to performance. The new charging system for the Mission E uses an 800 volt format that gives it an 80% charge in a scant 15 minutes. Porsche plans to produce 20,000 of these units a year.

 

Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ (2019)

The new Generation EQ is also a first for Mercedes-Benz. The first to be totally built by the manufacturer from the ground up in an all-electric format, that is. Previous models features Tesla power trains but that’s a thing of the past with the Generation EQ. This car is the Mercedes response to the Jaguar I-Pace. It’s estimated to offer a range of 310 miles on a full charge. It’s one of the less expensive and smaller Mercedes offerings in an all-electric SUV platform only, and the price is expected to be set around $55,000.

 

Aston Martin RapidE (2019)

The new Aston Martin RapidE is their version of the all-electric variant of the RapidE luxury Sedan. The company collaborated with LeEco and took investment on the development from a Chinese group of investors associated with Faraday Future to speed the production timeline. The new RapidE all electric for 2019 will have a 200 mile range with over 800 horsepower and it will sell for $200,000 to $250,000. It will be a luxury vehicle that is rumored to come with the stated price with guesses all the way down to $40,000, but seriously doubting this.

 

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