Special new cars: 100 exciting models expected by the end of 2022
Mini John Cooper Works GPE
The era of the electric hot hatch is about to dawn, and one of its first arrivals will be an electric version of the truly hardcore three-door Mini JCW GP. Along with the sturdy bodywork, which includes flared wheel arches and a huge rear spoiler, you can expect more than the 302bhp from the gasoline equivalent and a significantly faster 0-100km / h time. Range is unconfirmed, but the regular Mini Electric’s 32.6 kWh battery officially yields 150 miles.
Morgan 3 wheels
Malvern’s exceptionally bright little toy car is in for a substantial overhaul, most significantly losing its air-cooled V-twin motorcycle engine. What will replace it is still a secret, but we do know that it will continue to feed the rear only and will be located inside the nose, rather than the front. Other changes include a wider front track, a much more advanced suspension setup, and better brakes.
Range Rover and Range Rover Sport
Range Rover and the smaller Range Rover Sport are vitally important to JLR – and the next-gen models really have to look fabulous, as life in the luxury SUV market has become much more difficult than current models. have been launched almost a decade. since.
The new MLA platform will provide pure ICE, Hybrid, PHEV and EV powertrains, in addition to improving reliability. The engines that will be used remain under wraps, but expect to see the Ingenium mild hybrid inline six at launch.
On hybrids, power to the rear wheels will be provided by an electric motor, improving agility on the road and further increasing its capabilities.
The Range Rover Mk5 will gain an even more imperious look, with more prominent wheel arches and fewer barrel-shaped sidewalls; while the Range Rover Sport Mk3 will be updated taking inspiration from the Range Rover Velar.
Inside, you can expect other improvements on JLR’s latest touchscreen infotainment system, which was a huge step up from its predecessor.