Auto News: First Look into April
Here's a quick look into what's new in the auto world for April.
BMW DEVELOPS TURBO-CHARGED 3 CYLINDER
BMW has revealed a first look into their new 3 cylinder 1-series. The new 1499cc B38 motor is a turbocharged 3 cylinder with a 82.0 mm - bore and a 94.6 - mm stroke. It will consist of the conventional aluminum heads and block, producing the same output as the 2.0 liter turbo four-cylinder 320i at 175 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque.
FORD SHOWS OFF 575HP SHELBY RAPTOR
MERCEDES AND GARMIN TEAM UP WITH NEW NAV AGREEMENT
Mercedes-Benz has chosen to team up with Garmin, as their integrated navigation-system partner. Garmin is already providing map software for Chrysler's Uconnect infotainment system. Garmin has stated that over the next four years, their navigation software will expand throughout Benz global systems and provide a new type of "advanced driver assistance" software.
HYUNDAI WANTS TO MAKE A PICKUP ?
According to a report from Car and Driver, Hyundai may be considering development for a new Pickup, -“We do not have a pickup truck. Other than that, we cover almost every segment. We are studying that one very hard—what kind of pickup truck we should produce, if we have to. Is it a big-size pickup truck like in the United States or a small kind of pickup truck?” Lee added, “We are doing a good job in recent years without a pickup truck. A pickup truck is important, but it’s not a big priority for our company. But we have to consider how to respond. It is under study.”