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New Models Coming Out This Year In Europe. Part 2

We continue publishing the list of new 2022 and 2023 models to land in the European market in 2022. This time, let’s take a look at June arrivals.

The Alfa Romeo Tonale is a promising hybrid SUV whose design is inspired by the Stelvio. The model should come in June at last, after the delay caused by the necessity to improve its plug-in hybrid system, as they say.

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale image
2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale

Like the M5 CS, the BMW M4 CS has been refreshed. It lost weight by 70 kg, became faster and more powerful (got additional horsepower over the current 503 hp), and received an overhauled suspension system.

The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (upper photo) has received a bespoke 5.5-liter 670-hp LT6 engine – the most powerful naturally aspirated V8 in a production car, Corvette’s first that features a flat-plane crankshaft and dual overhead cams.

The Citroen C5 Aircross family crossover has got a mid-life facelift; updates, among others, include the uprated infotainment system with a bigger 12.3-inch display behind the steering wheel and a 10.0-inch infotainment screen.

2022 Citroen C5 Aircross image
2022 Citroen C5 Aircross

The Dacia Spring Electric is an affordable electric car (one of the cheapest) for urban use which is built in China. Its output is only 44 horsepower. The driving range of 140 miles is not so short. The small EV got 1 Star out of 5 from Euro NCAP, however, the model is in comparatively good demand.

The Genesis Electrified GV70 luxury electric SUV achieves 482 hp and 516 pound-feet of torque, along with a range a 310-mile range. For the first time in a Genesis, the vehicle got an E-Terrain mode, as well as electronic control suspension and road-noise Active Noise Control. Charging from 10 to 80 percent takes 18 min with a 350-kW charger.

Genesis Electrified GV70
2023 Genesis Electrified GV70

The Hyundai Ioniq 6, the brand’s 2nd EV based on the Prophecy Concept, is coming to compete with the Porsche Taycan. For this, its previous 72.6-kWh battery was replaced by a larger 77.4-kWh one, and the launch of the model was postponed to mid-2022.

2020 Hyundai Prophecy Concept
2020 Hyundai Prophecy Concept

The Jeep Grand Cherokee in its next generation comes with a 375-hp/470 lb-ft plug-in hybrid powertrain comprising of a gasoline 2.0-liter turbo-four and two electric motors.

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee image
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The electric Lotus Evija flagship boasts four motors producing a combined 1972 hp; the top speed it achieves is 200 mph, and the range is 250 miles.

The Mercedes-Benz EQE electric sedan has a similar size to the CLS. It is made of100% recycled steel and covers 410 miles on a single charge. A crosover version follows next year.

Mercedes-Benz EQE
2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

The McLaren Artura, the Ferrari 296 GTB’s rival,  got a plug-in hybrid powertrain and packs a V6 engine.

A hotter Porsche 911 GT3 RS now joins the ‘normal’ GT3 that debuted last year. The RS’s vents, wings, and a naturally-aspirated flat-six engine are combined for pure high performance.

The Skoda Enyaq iV Coupe with a sloping roof is less practical but more stylish than the regular model. It will be available with the same batteries (58 and 55 kWh). Expect the range of over 333 miles with the larger and 260 miles with the smaller battery.

The Volkswagen Multivan is the successor to the Caravelle. It is as spacious as before and available with either a short or a long wheelbase and a two-tone color scheme. The automaker has extensively reworked the model putting it on Volkswagen’s MQB platform.

New Models Coming Out This Year In Europe. Part 1

New Models Coming Out This Year In Europe. Part 3

Source: Autocar

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