No, the car actually felt longer, but it is easier if this passengers? There is only one way to find out is to get into his cabin himself. Going to do this during the test drive Japanese new — seven-seat crossover Lexus RX 350L AWD Cadillac Exclusive.Arthur Saruhanov

Breaking news L-version of the Lexus RX are hiding behind the counter — the rear overhang was lengthened by 11 see the Main news of this version L Lexus RX hiding behind the counter — the rear overhang was lengthened by 11 cm.

First, some interesting arithmetic. In the same configuration conventional (as here actually used that word) four-wheel drive 350 will cost 4 414 000 rubles. That is, for more “backpack” you will have to pay 123 thousand. Damn, that never even 11 centimeters of iron is not worth so much! But in the premium rules and their pricing… To the flagship LX prices start from a mark 6 212 000 roubles, still has room to grow, realized the enterprising Japanese. And brought a selective method that packetrulelist giant — RX 350L, where L = Large (I mean large).

Further — recognition. I look at the new RX, and I fancied a Nissan Murano (look you, live the similarity is even more obsessive). Nothing can be done about it, but these flowing lines and a dark insert in the rack, simulating the effect of floating roof, painfully, alluding to the “countryman” of Lexus. Someone designer, making a runner with a bypass in case of dismissal, clearly deposited not all paper. But 123 thousand miracles! The stern was lengthened, and hence the focus has become a little easier.

Nissan Murano. When you see his profile, and then confused with a Lexus RX.Nissan Murano. When you see his profile, and then confused with a Lexus RX.

What kind of folly is this — long feed? Whom it is needed? I’d like to say that first and foremost the Americans (in the US, let me remind you, was aimed once the premium division of Toyota), but will probably have to measure the gain back Chinese (guys, no offense) — China for the Japanese market is now paramount. Because even my 10-year-old child, pogruzivshis on his booster in the third row, begging for mercy. Without booster things got better. “So like normal,” — and he snapped.

But the right tester — one who does not believe in such matters, even his own son. So I with 176 cm height, went in the trunk itself. Well, the passage here is quite good, the seats in the second row malleable shifted on the sled, but sitting down, not propping up the ceiling, you can only asking them to move riders up front. Slide in the direction of movement, the lower back sags in the air: Oh, no, go so a few kilometers wherever you went, and on long journeys and can be no question. Even a separate circuit climate control in this case will not help. Besides me suffering second-row passengers will also have hard times — your knees will rest in the front seats. Esprit de corps!

Less sloping roof in this case allowed to win an additional 7 mm of space above their heads. The mind is not attach much it in terms of convenience? Explain. Just don’t keep your head cleansed, and a month later the bonus of this is gone.

When folded seats of the second and third row we get 1656 liters of volume for various utensils.When folded seats of the second and third row we get 1656 liters of volume for various utensils.

In short, the content will have likely increased loading capacity. With him, to be honest, the “Elqui” in order. Bend fingers: when the active seats of the third row behind their backs to ceiling, you can load 474 liters of Luggage, if you put them in gender — 591 l, and removing the second row seats received monstrous 1656 liters! The floor turns smooth, and the cover of the trunk is hiding under it. It is noteworthy that the back of the third row is falling and squeezed automatically when you press the buttons in the trunk. Although not without sin: in order to clear their path, have to turn the car to the side and manually move the rear seat or the head restraint when folding rested in the back.

But especially was amused by the automatic opening of the trunk lid. “The function of remote opening tailgate will be very useful, especially when your hands are busy shopping bags. You just need to bring the hand to the Lexus badge on the tailgate…” (quote from brochure). So I imagine the fragile little packages from the supermarket and biceps of Schwarzenegger, raising the results of shopping at the height of the icon. No, guys, look for a more functional solution!

Somehow I see myself automatically opening the tailgate by the Japanese. Well, well.Somehow I see myself automatically opening the tailgate by the Japanese. Well, well.

And yet I am convinced that Lexus RX 350L is a good tool for Housewives. Because a jog to the shops and waiting for kids after school/section, our mom can spend time in the car to good use. Under the charming trills a high level fifteen-speaker Mark Levinson Premium Surround, able to decompose the sound in eight channels, previously it is improved with Clari-Fi (recovery of compressed formats like mp3), I’ll take and start preparing the meal. And that, in the RX for this. The top here right on the dashboard! Don’t want to cook? No problem, use the empty surface as a changing table. Well take a look at the photo below, isn’t that right? The whole airfield!

Not a torpedo but a whole airfield. What to do with this area, decide for yourself.Not a torpedo but a whole airfield. What to do with this area, decide for yourself.

Jokes aside, it is obvious that the interior layout can still be tricky. At the same time for completeness/functionality questions. For example, the lack of chargers in the second row (the family car?!) or support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (luxury 12.3-inch display there is nothing really to take). And it’s a five-meter luxury cars at the price odnushki in Butovo! iPhone in iPod mode when connected via the cord and it is not recognized. But even the “poor relation” — Toyota RAV4 old with radio — with the full order…

However, when the Lexus RX 350L AWD (the extended version happens only with all-wheel drive and a 3.5-liter V6 under the hood) goes, forgive her everything! Because of the totality of smoothness, dynamics, and other characteristics (for example, I really liked the teamwork adaptive cruise control) there is almost no equal to him. The motor here is a slightly snuffed out (probably so kids don’t get carsick): 294 HP and 358 Nm vs 301 HP and 370 Nm at short version. But let this not discourage you — its 8.1 during acceleration to 100 km/h you will still get. The elongation of the added car on average 100 kg weight depending on equipment, on long hauls and small potholes such metamorphoses are only a plus. Electronically adjustable damping properties of the dampers are adjusted on the fly for each leg separately. And all-wheel drive (in the dry autumn days to truly experience it was simply nowhere) thrust varies from 50:50 (when starting off) to 100:0 in favor of the front axle, it is necessary to gain cruising speed.

The choice of the driver — four preset algorithm of different systems, accompanying him on the road. All-wheel drive in the Lexus RX350L AWD plug-in automatically. A button on the centre console you can block force transmission point in the ratio of 50:50 between the axles.The choice of the driver — four preset algorithm of different systems, accompanying him on the road. All-wheel drive in the Lexus RX350L AWD plug-in automatically. A button on the centre console you can block force transmission point in the ratio of 50:50 between the axles.

Play and preset modes. In addition to normal and eco-friendly there are still Sport and Sport+. In my opinion, the indulgence for this type of car, but justifies the increase of the transport tax. Don’t forget that after 250 HP, with its rate begin to happen wonders in Moscow for RX 350L annually will have to fork out 44 100. So urgently get your grandmother in the Crimea for five years of car ownership the difference will deal for a coat. Or to recoup the fee for a spectacular exterior color “brilliant white special metallic” (114 000 RUB, by the way).

In short, a crossover minivan (with the increased rear overhang to go into any serious off-road alterations do not recommend, even despite the 20-cm clearance) is ambiguous. This, by the way, has been with Kaseem previous generation version Qashqai+2, remember? The masses demanded the extra room, and when they rolled out the product with additional kreselki back, it quickly became clear that interested all only the boot. So, the new generation compact crossover just stretched to 9 cm, and extra seats thrown in the dustbin of history.

In the extended incarnation from the RX not so many competitors in our country. Comes to mind is that the new Mercedes-Benz GLE with increased wheelbase, which in Russia is not supplied. Have either machine class and the higher price tag, however, and landed in the third row there won’t be a problem. Then you decide.

Features

Lexus AWD RX350L

Length/width/height, mm

5000/1895/1720

Engine

V6, 24 valve, multipoint, direct injection system variable valve timing on the intake valve VVT-iW/VVT-i

Engine displacement, cubic cm

3456

Maximum engine power, HP/rpm

294/6300

Maximum torque, Nm/rpm

358/4600–4700

Transmission

8AT

Drive

plug-in full

Ground clearance, mm

200

Acceleration to 100 km/h,

8,1

Maximum speed, km/h

200

Curb weight, kg

2165

Fuel consumption combined cycle, l/100 km

10,2

Price, RUB.

3 804 000

Test drive Lexus RX 350L AWD: when the “L” — not “Long”

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The next version of the Lada XRAY was the most radical. It’s good, though a little sad.Brevdo, Kirill “Behind the wheel”

C — Price

First, this Cross looks just like a little raised above the ground XRAY, but as the product of a serious facelift. Actually, the way it is, by and large: the creation of the Cross has largely been the work on the imperfection of the ordinary Iccrea, which he inherited from Renault Sandero Stepway. Modernization not only affected the exterior of the car, but raised his iron nature that most directly affected its quality. And this is a — second. And thirdly… This Tune I want to buy!

The price of Lada XRAY Cross are in the range from 900 to 888 729 900 rubles. The sale is planned to open before the end of this year.The price of Lada XRAY Cross are in the range from 900 to 888 729 900 rubles. The sale is planned to open before the end of this year.

I want to, but can not: the prices were biting. XRAY Cross comes only with a 1.8 liter engine (122 power) and only mechanics is at first. Price list opens the box Classic for 729,9 thousand, in which there is no air conditioning, no music. It’s good you can get the package Optima (37 thousand rubles) coupled with a cooled glovebox and multifunctional steering wheel. But then it make sense just to fork out the best option Comfort: paying 43 thousand from the top, you will get fog lights, a centre armrest with a small storage compartment under the lid, a pair of 12-volt sockets (on the back row and in the trunk), pockets on backside of the front seats, a drawer under the passenger seat and double floor in the cargo compartment, driver seat height adjustment, rear electric Windows, heated front seats and Parking sensors.

Washer choice driving modes Lada Ride Select is not useless. Heated front seats made the three step. Its intensity decreases as work, and eventually it turned off altogether.Washer choice driving modes Lada Ride Select is not useless. Heated front seats made the three step. Its intensity decreases as work, and eventually it turned off altogether.

And system Select Lada Ride with the washer choice driving modes and electronic differential lock. Both, as it turned out, not a simple decoration, but a very useful complication if you intend to walk the car beyond the pavement.

E — Aesthetics

In my opinion, purely visual “jumper” Johnson the most drastically changed the appearance of the machine. I have no problem praising the work of Steve Mattin, but judge for yourself: the car is really perceived quite differently! And if crossover the essence of a regular Exray to believe it was hard (with an impressive ground clearance of 195 mm, it looks sort of atypical hatchback), XRAY Cross really looks a real crossover. The larger wheels combined with plastic venderami and door sill covers and the bottom of the doors add to the car of solidity in comparison with the original Xray Cross will seem somehow disproportionate.

The claimed ground clearance is 215 mm 195 vs standard XRAY.The claimed ground clearance is 215 mm 195 vs standard XRAY.

Door sills and wheel arches are actually made of double layer: directly to the body with clips and double sided adhesive tape attached plastic base, and by her priseljevanja facial elements. Bumpers Cross other, and they are composite: for example, silver decor if damaged can be replaced separately. The rear bumper is divided into more parts than the front: for example, the painted elements connecting the lights and the main part are separate parts, unlike conventional Iccrea where they go “one piece” with the whole bumper.

The boot capacity is 361 liter. It’s a little, frankly. Loading height has increased accordingly the grown clearance.The boot capacity is 361 liter. It’s a little, frankly. Loading height has increased accordingly the grown clearance.

And on the roof there were railings, it is quite functional: they can carry cargo weighing up to 50 kg (with boot and hardware).

New color! All the cars at the launch was painted in “amber” — very nice sand orange metallic, quite bright and noticeable, but not “virgillassie”. And wheels Cross the original — only 17-inch. Iccrea from the ordinary wheel is not suitable: we drive a different flight (read tomorrow about what difficulties face our readers), and rubber higher dimensions — 215/50 R17 instead of 205/50 R17 (cheap XRAY and did put 16 – and even 15-inch “sneaker”).

Rear Parking sensors four sensors only appears in the middle of picking Comfort. Front sensors do not exist. Rear view camera is the prerogative of the top version of the Luxe package Prestige.Rear Parking sensors four sensors only appears in the middle of picking Comfort. Front sensors do not exist. Rear view camera is the prerogative of the top version of the Luxe package Prestige.

In the top version Luxe lights have the function of illumination of turns, which is activated when the deviation of the rudder from zero to 60 degrees and turned off when the rotation angle of the steering wheel reaches 15 degrees. Function works up to a speed of 40 km/h In top version Luxe lights have the function of illumination of turns, which is activated when the deviation of the rudder from zero to 60 degrees and turned off when the rotation angle of the steering wheel reaches 15 degrees. The function works only at speeds up to 40 km/h.

And here it is appropriate to talk about technology.

T — Tech

Engineers are not limited to the installation of the Cross on new springs and shock absorbers — the chassis of the machine has undergone a much more thorough revision. Appeared upgraded front subframe, which carries the new L-shaped levers (similar to those that are on the West) and a revised stabilizer bar. Rail is also new, as was the steering: it is now electric instead of electrohydraulic, inherited Ixray inherited from Renault. In addition, XRAY Cross got a new steering blocks, and pile up and original CV joints. In addition, the angles of the wheels are also different — and rear including.

Representatives of AVTOVAZ claim that all-season tires ContiCrossContact LX2 in Continental cooked specially for XRAY Cross in accordance with the given specifications. In the size 215/50 R17 it is easy to pick up winter shoes from among the winners of the recent test “the wheel”: the friction tires Pirelli Ice Zero FR and studded Hankook Winter i*Pike RS2 W429.Representatives of AVTOVAZ claim that all-season tires ContiCrossContact LX2 in Continental cooked specially for XRAY Cross in accordance with the given specifications. In the size 215/50 R17 it is easy to pick up winter shoes from among the winners of the recent test “the wheel”: the friction tires Pirelli Ice Zero FR and studded Hankook Winter i*Pike RS2 W429.

By the way, the wishbone rear suspension is also different because they are disc brakes from Vesta. Hard to tell how in a practical sense, they are more effective israelski drums, but the people have demands that were definitely HWP. Well, please!

— Salon

Inside, little has changed, except that as options are now available bright insert body color (although without them no worse). Assembled interior tight, but roughly: the joints of parts are sometimes careless, and the content itself is openly simple. However, the practicality of the crossover will not refuse. A trunk with a false bottom under the floor lies an additional space for Luggage, and below lives full-size spare wheel on a cast disk. Rear sofa has a little changed: the pillow and shifted back down to 25 and 5 mm, respectively, which in theory added space for passengers ‘ feet. The second row is folded in parts, but Paul extended the cabin trunk are not even out (though the steps are not).

Interior with colored inserts — free option. It is suspected that the coating on painted parts is not very resistant, and when used carelessly it will remain black scratches.Interior with colored inserts — free option. It is suspected that the coating on painted parts is not very resistant, and when used carelessly it will remain black scratches.

The front seats are markedly different from the add on Exrea: cushion modified, and the back and do the other with more pronounced lateral support. The button heater was moved from the grounds themselves chairs with center console, plus now he’s a three-step. Became heated and the rear row, however there button operation, besides heats only the cushion, the backrest remains cold.

The geometric parameters of the back of the sofa has changed little, but significant benefits to passengers, this innovation has brought. And yet it is encouraging that this upgrade will be extended to all X-Rays.The geometric parameters of the back of the sofa has changed little, but significant benefits to passengers, this innovation has brought. And yet it is encouraging that this upgrade will be extended to all X-Rays.

New seats have improved lateral support. In the base of the height adjustment in the driver’s seat there.New seats have improved lateral support. In the base of the height adjustment in the driver’s seat there.

The glove box under the passenger seat is a great idea!The glove box under the passenger seat is a great idea!

Special mention deserves the wheel, which now are regulated not only tilt, but also on the flight. And the steering wheel got heated, and the entire circumference. The power button is on the right hand needle.

E — Drive

French gearbox Renault JR5–523 rather imprecise shifts.French gearbox Renault JR5–523 rather imprecise shifts.With such a vast outsizing XRAY Cross went quite differently. The wheel has gained a super fine zero, the elimination of which requires significant efforts while the return action is sometimes it seems almost redundant. But I like the character steering it makes driving delicious. While Lada perfectly straight and not showing nervousness in a rut. In some moments I even caught myself on the fact that the handling of such Exrea I like more than the Vesta Cross, which I left in the garage, going on a business trip to Kazakhstan. And heels pseudoclosure very moderately, despite higher fit in comparison with Vesta, and with the usual Icream.

Smoothness is improved as the deterioration of the road. On smooth asphalt almost constantly felt minor high-frequency podragivanija, however, broken grader crossover rushes with a firmness worthy of the classic Niva. The energy almost prohibitive: on trails in the desert rather conventional XRAY Cross the road to keep the speed about a hundred on the speedometer and not to throttle back before a very serious potholes.

I tried various modes of system Lada Ride Select, and overall was satisfied. Sport mode adds the liveliness in the reactions to the actions of an accelerator, besides by dumping gas engine is in no hurry to dump momentum, allowing it to be picked up the following transmission.

The “sand” mode I experienced in the desert, off the main road; however, it was easier to feel the operation of the electronic differential lock, which turned out to be really effective: when you are lifting stabilization “bites” free from traction wheel and still pulls off the car.

And the next day came the turn mode for driving in snow, when the Kazakh heavens opened and dropped to the ground sufficient material for the experiments. If the sand electronics allows some wheel spin, then the winter mode is the most strict: he is even more diligent than the default, choking the engine and prevents even the slightest slippage. And because the system works: on the rise “snowflake” on the selector adds confidence when you start.

And The Result Of

It seems that even more “crossovery” XRAY really is much more attractive than the original itself. But at what price! Copay, depending on the set is almost 90 thousand. However! This is significantly higher than asked to pay for the cross version of Vesta, however, is here and change is much more significant. That’s only if the buyer is ready to vote money for such an expensive Tune? Especially since a decent portion of chips, which got XRAY Cross, will be relevant only for expensive versions of the machine: in the optimal configuration Comfort is not such a desirable heater — steering, windshield and rear seat. And with all the options the price gets to close to 900 thousand…

XRAY Cross was the first car Lada with a heated steering wheel. And some time will be the only other models this option is not.XRAY Cross was the first car Lada with a heated steering wheel. And some time will be the only other models this option is not.

And it’s not the limit! When the market modifications will be released with the robot AMT, price will rise further. Incidentally, in addition to robot XRAY Cross will probably get the CVT, which has long been a matchmaker of the same West. It is also possible the emergence of a more democratic versions with engine 1.6 l But that being said, inaccurate. And that most definitely is the lack of any prospects for the emergence of all-wheel drive, where the President has put a fat cross — it was too expensive.

Test drive Lada XRAY Cross: price matters

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Under service campaign got Mercedes-Benz CLS 2017-2018 model years.Khlynov Alexander

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Mercedes-Benz CLS (C257)Mercedes-Benz CLS (C257)

Mercedes-Benz is Recalling 123 faulty car CLS. About the beginning of service campaign announced by the Federal Agency for technical regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart). The reason for the withdrawal was riveted connection the housing cover of the safety belt the front seatsmeet specifications.

To remedy to owners of defective Mercedes-Benz will are in service of your nearest official dealer brand, with replacing seat belts for the driver and front passenger. All work will be made free for the owners, at the expense of the official representative Mercedes-Benz in Russia, JSC “Mercedes-Benz RUS”. You will not have to pay for the necessary repair components.

The representatives of JSC “Mercedes-Benz RUS” will notify the owners of defective Mercedes-Benz CLS about the need to be in service by phone or by mail. But to find out whether your car is under a service campaign, you can check its VIN code with a code list of defective vehicles published on the website of Rosstandart.

  • In the beginning of the year Mercedes-Benz has recalled the cars V-class/Vito due to problems with airbags.
  • Two revocable campaign was conducted in December 2017. Under them were the SUVs of Mercedes-Benz G-class, due to problems with the ESP system and the sedans E-class because of a defective seat belt retractors.

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The Indian branch of the company published the first photos of the crossover created on the basis of the Duster.Pole Matthew Specialist

In Russia, the Nissan already has a crossover based on Renault Duster: Terrano is actually a clone with minor changes in appearance and equipment. But in India, in addition to the Terrano will appear modern and fashionable Kicks.

Unlike the global Nissan Kicks, which is based on Nissan Micra, variant for the Indian market borrowed the platform B0 and technical stuffing from the Duster. But the car looks virtually identical to Kicks, the production of which is organized at several factories in South and Latin America.

He is much bigger: the length of the car is 4384 mm, width — 1813 mm, height — 1656 mm. Wheelbase is 2673 mm. That is, the machine is comparable in size with the donor, that is, Renault Duster, and Nissan Qashqai.

The company has not yet revealed any details about Nissan Kiks for the local market, but Indian journalists suggest that the power units he will borrow from Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano. In India, this 1.5 litre petrol and diesel engines with power 106 and 110 HP respectively.

About how it will be decided whether the Russian division of Nissan for the production of the same model, are not yet known.

  • The appearance of such a model in Russia is likely in summer, Nissan has decided to focus on the promotion of Russia’s crossovers.
  • From market to market, the Nissan lineup is very different. We have selected 10 cool models that are not sold in Russia officially.

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This video appeared on the Internet today.The newsroom “Behind the wheel”

Being spread in social networks video, which shows how from a tanker has black fountain, presumably, oil. The authors of the plot, removing what is happening, trying to summon the driver, who also not immediately notice this. To what exactly this occurs is unclear, it is known only that on the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The video is already interested in the Ministry of environment, natural resources and forestry of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and checks the validity of information on oil spill from a tanker in Yakutia. According to its results, promise to take appropriate action. It is also unclear what harm was caused to the ecology of the region.

  • Recently the Stavropol territory the police revealed a major theft of oil: the crooks crashed into a pipeline that leaked more than 100 tonnes, then moved with false documents to a neighbouring region for the distillation of it into diesel fuel.

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Bythe AK reports on his page in social network Facebook the Deputy head of patrol police Department Alexey Biloshitsky, the first day of full use of TruCam for day shift on October 16 231 is composed of an administrative material for infringement of the speed limit.

According to him, most of the devices of speed control used on tracks where the consequences of an accident, the most severe.

“Our main goal is not to prosecute, and to prevent possible offence, and to reduce the number of victims in places where accidents occur most often. So we use devices as open as possible. Drive responsibly,” — said Biloshitsky.

The police started to fine for speeding (map)

Recall that the TruCam radar of American manufacturing, appeared on the Ukrainian roads yet, but the first week of their use was the test. And on the 16th of October, the patrol began to penalize drivers for violations of speed limits.

On the road back police traffic radar devices?

 

Novince with a length of 4.63 meters turned out a bit shorter (-63 mm) standard Kodiak, but kept the same width and wheelbase. From the model-donor cross-coupe is different cascading roofline (-27 mm in height), bumpers, new rear led lights and that says Skoda on the boot door instead of the traditional logo.

Unlike the platform model, GT-a modification will only be offered with five-seat cabin, the interior is virtually unchanged. Front seats with integral head restraints and trimmed bottom steering wheel went to the new European version of RS.

Digital dashboard included in the basic package. The list of electronic “helpers” include adaptive cruise control with full auto stop and start movement, and automatic emergency braking and tracking of “dead” zones. Optionally available multimedia system with support for MirrorLink and Apple CarPlay.

As Skoda Kodiaq away with the Kia Sorento

The engine is only one: two-liter petrol TSI with an output of 186 or 220 horsepower is paired with a 7-speed “robot” DSG. Actuator — front or full for the most powerful versions.

Public premiere Skoda Kodiaq GT will be held in November at the motor show in Guangzhou, and before the end of this code, the coupé-crossover will have Chinese dealers of Skoda. New product is designed to strengthen the position of the Czech brand in China — last year a quarter of global sales of the brand (325 000 cars) came exclusively to China.

Skoda rapid’s successor: it will be Rock

Zand two days before this landmark event McGill University in Montreal published the results of a study on the effects of Smoking marijuana on the driver control of the car – it was attended by 45 young drivers (24 males and 21 females) aged 18 to 24 years who regularly use marijuana but are not heavy smokers.

During testing, the subjects smoked a dose of 100 milligrams of dried cannabis, the equivalent of one cigarette, and then sat behind the wheel of a driving simulator while researchers measured their behavior in an hour, three hours and five hours after marijuana use. The results were compared with the virtual driving test to obtain cannabis.

Where is the safest place in the car?

The analysis showed that marijuana use by drivers significantly increases their risk of being involved in a crash, even five hours after Smoking a cigarette with the drug. The results of the study are largely consistent with the recommendations of the Canadian Association of health, which stipulate that drivers should drive no earlier than six hours after marijuana use.

According to statistics, 14% of Canadians who use marijuana reported driving within two hours after Smoking a cigarette with cannabis. Yet 1.4 million Canadians reported that they had to be passengers in the car whose driver smoked marijuana before driving.

The legalization of marijuana in Canada does not mean that residents are now allowed to drive after consuming the drug. Those who are caught, face the same penalty as for driving while intoxicated, the minimum fine in the amount of 1000 dollars and a license suspension of at least one year.

At Daimler broke “Wiener” scandal

Nand the Ukrainian market the third generation of studless winter tires – Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 include a version of the SUV. On the development of a new family spent almost 4 years of hard work and spent more than 100 thousand kilometers tests in real traffic conditions. In addition to complex laboratory tests and internal tests, used computer modeling and high-speed shooting cameras. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 has been enhanced to extreme winter conditions on the company test track “White hell” in Ivalo, North of the Arctic circle.

Novelty, as stated by the Finns, well prepared for the most severe inclement weather – it will provide a secure grip and safe handling even in a snowstorm or when a sudden ice on the road.

The shape and arrangement of grooves and sipes on a symmetric tread design optimized by computer. They work effectively with changeable weather, ice, snow and clean road. In the Central zone of the tread increased the number of effective screens of the pumps. They are literally pumping water from the contact patch and provide reliable traction on wet and slush-covered road.

The rubber compound is added to the micro-particle Cryo Crystal 3, which improve the transverse and longitudinal grip of the tire. Microcrystals are reminiscent of the spikes – they bite into the road surface with sharp and hard edges. These particles are uniformly distributed through the thickness of the tread, so that their effect is not weakened to the extent of wear of the tire.

Another know-how – “snow claws” (Snow Claws), located of the tread blocks and shoulder areas: they are responsible for balanced traction on snowy and icy roads, especially during braking and acceleration. Low rolling resistance can significantly reduce fuel consumption, and in the case of electric vehicles to increase range.

A wide assortment of 68 sizes of tyres with a diameter from 14 to 21 inches. Basically the tires have a speed rating R (170 km/h). Tyres with a 45 profile and below have an index of speed T (to 190 km/h). Tires Nokian Hakkapeliitta SUV R3 presented in 63 different sizes with diameters from 16 to 21 inches. Most sizes in XL performance, with high load capacity.

Owners crossovers and SUVs also addressed another novelty –the Nokian WR SUV 4. It is designed for moderate European winters, with a predominance of the thaw, the abundant moisture and slush on the roads.

Directional tread pattern specially designed for powerful and fast utility. An extensive network of drainage grooves on the edges of the tread improves stability and handling. Sharp zigzag edges of the bus opened and closed during braking and acceleration, improving grip on wet surfaces. The polished grooves remove water from the contact patch, being responsible for stability on wet roads. Deep but strong grooves in the shoulder area of the tread to reinforce the tread blocks, which positively affects the accuracy and responsiveness of the steering.

The Nokian WR SUV 4 work effectively on snowy roads, including in cold weather. This is because of the rubber compound, which remains flexible and tenacious even in the harsh winter due to high content of silica. The new composition together with the tread pattern also allowed for the reduction in rolling resistance, thereby reducing fuel costs. A durable aramid fiber in the sidewalls ensure the tyre is highly resistant to cuts and damage.

New tires are available with speed index H (210 km/h), V (240 km/h) and W (270 km/h). Includes a wide range of 57 sizes from 16 to 21 inches.

Witha dressed weight of his new car, decided to find out from the registration certificate. At the stage of choosing about the kilos rarely think mostly thoughts are seconds and liters. Only now the acceleration and the consumption of the mass still does not come off; the connection between them is as strong as anchor chain.

Rich relatives

Why measure Jaguar weight? It just explains a lot. E-Pace somehow considered to be a reduced copy of the older F-Pace, but it’s not. The smallest crossover Jaguar technically close to Land Rover and Range Rover. Because it is based on the same EUCD platform, which is based on the Discovery Sport and Evoque, only shortened by 15 cm.

A form of stern and especially lamps Jaguar E-Pace reminiscent of the senior F-Pace. But technology similarities between them is small.

It is not surprising that aluminum in the body of the E-Pace is much less than that of the F-Pace. From “winged” metal made the hood, roof, trunk lid and front fenders, doors and rear wings E-Pace steel. Because of that the curb weight of the crossover “dancing” around the numbers 1850, depending on version; older brother 60-70 kg lighter.

Design, of course, facilitated as best they could. The suspension came almost entirely aluminum: McPherson front and memorycache back. She is firm, aguaruna, under his own name Integral link. They obliged the suspension rod that connects the axle and the lower control arm. The engineers say that it’s because she manages to combine good handling with very good comfort.

Rear E-Pace the mouth will not, and for sports activities will buy the F-Type

Just calm

And do not cheat. To lose the comfort of the owner, indeed, can only at his own request, ordering E-Pace with the wonderful discs 20 and 21 inch. It is clear that beautiful, but this beauty is for European roads, and this fact we must accept – at least, to deliver on the promises road of happiness, handed out by officials of all stripes. “Eighteenth” discs to be just right: and the beauty of the crossover is not badly violated, and in the comfort of lose.

Maybe the situation will fix a game with driving modes, especially with the comfortable and dynamic? Because the behavioral patterns switch on the console arm literally stretches itself. Just because there is nothing interesting on the console. Even corporate guarascio wheel, choosing modes of the machine and which leaves the console after the ignition is turned on.

Simply, but tastefully. The handle on the right side of the console will be able to keep the passenger ceiling handles no.

From the console, the E-Type nothing leaves sticking out of it is quite a common lever. However, the same can be found in a sports coupe Jaguar F-Type, and this uncanny resemblance at first playing you a joke. Not to say that very evil, but to start a conversation with a car will certainly want to maximize the Dynamic mode smart.

The shape of the headlights of the Jaguar E-Pace is vaguely reminiscent of a sports coupe F-Type. Diode strip below the latest fashion is more and fire turnthe Nozzles of the issue penetrating the bumper, hinting at a violent nature. However, the nature of E-Pace is not hotthe Front seats are not tight at the sides, but it’s good to keep them on the turns. And here’s a pillow it’s early crush…Visually back a bit, but fit even tall riders: space for knees and heads missingthe Trunk is not so small – 484. Or 1234 l if the rear seats are folded. You can order mounts for Luggage

In this crossover quite lively responds to the gas pedal, willing turns your two-liter turbodizelem and juggling a nine-gear of the machine, trying at any cost to stay on a short shelf of torque. However, nothing out of the ordinary takes place. Heart not skipped a beat in the chest, the stomach sticks to the back, and the head does not hit the headrest. No drama in the crackdown there. The 180-strong E-Pace is just very steadily gaining speed. And that’s all. In the sprint it a b+, not more than 9,3 with to hundreds.

The mode is Comfort has no effect on the suspension – just because it affects only the operation of the engine, box and power steering. In fairness, we note that a few days ago Jaguar introduced adaptive dampers for the E-Pace, but they haven’t got to the Ukrainian market. May advanced stand will cause at least one argument in favor of a comfortable mode. And yet it is not. Moreover, its desire to sharply accelerate you have to realize not only the foot but also the hand that is pushing the lever of the machine to the left in Sport mode. Otherwise, the wish will come true only half: in Comfort mode the crossover is just lost in the dynamics, offering nothing in return.

Instead of an analog instrument it is possible to order the digital. But is it worth it? The readings very well read“off-road” cruise control system All Surface Progress Control. Carries himself with a speed of from 1.8 to 30 km/h. Speed you chooseto Change the modes for engine, box, steering. Waiting for this list will be added to the suspensionOne push of this switch back and you are already in Dynamic mode. No superslot, just adequate performanceInstead of a control wheel machine, how in the F-Pace, here is a pen, as in the F-Type. Not so stylish, but comfortable

But back to the motor. It is obvious that a two-litre 180-a strong turbodiesel – not the strongest side of this Jaguar, given its considerable curb weight: acceleration without a spark, the average consumption on test results of 8.5 liters per hundred. So those who are picky about the vehicle response to the accelerator, I recommend to put the motor on heavy fuel of the brackets by selecting the E-Pace at least with the 250-horsepower two-liter petrol engine.

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A scattering of talent

Take a diesel engine of the brackets and then what will remain will look just great! First of all E-Pace will hit a phenomenal ability to precisely enter the turn. Definition of steering wheel and the force on it will delight even the most demanding driver. And Integral link rear suspension contributes: tasty is controlled by the smallest crossover brand.

Exit can also be beautiful, especially if you order the optional transmission Active Driveline with bestofferenabled driven rear axle. The role of the diff here play two sets of clutches, playing which, the vehicle precisely measures the pull to the right and left rear wheels. But the basic system with clutch from BorgWarner is very good – it is ready to connect the rear axle in 0.35 s.

Despite a glamorous image, riding on rough terrain E-Pace is perfectly prepared: he’s got the ground clearance of 204 mm and cunning landroverusa system air intake through the hood.

To drive cross-country E-Pace is also well-prepared: he has a ground clearance of 204 mm and cunning landroverusa system air intake through the hood. The inner wall is made of a round hole that fits tightly into the rubber ring of the duct. This allows the machine to storm the murky depths of half a meter. But even those who do not plan extreme water treatment, will receive dividends from this design – it allows you to almost completely eliminate the water hammer when driving in deep puddles. Don’t dig the wheels in shaky soil will help “off-road” cruise control system All Surface Progress Control. Simply set the desired speed in the range from 1.8 to 30 km/h and remove your feet from the pedals – E-Pace itself will crawl forward, leaving you with only the control of the rate.

However, the wheel of the car is also able to rotate itself thanks to the advanced Parking assistant. First, he really kind of scared me – it seemed that Parking E-Pace here will hook the curb, overpriced discs. I even had time to think about how stupid you will have to explain to the importer of scratches on them: “it’s not me, it is he himself”. But has carried: E-Pace stood literally inches away from curbs. Stunning precision!

Almost all of these charms, except for clearance and double-layered hood, you have to pay, and discounts on the size of the crossover the sellers do not. Start a little less than forty thousand euros, but as soon as you begin to collect the equipment from which you want to live, easy to get to seventy thousand. And this is not the limit. That much, and the price is E-Pace is a real Jaguar.

We thank the company “winner” for the given test vehicle.

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