The recall covers certain Toyota Prius and Lexus RX and NX SUVs. Also covered are some Toyota Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, Noah, Voxy, Esquire, Probox, Succeed, Corolla, Highlander, Levin and Hilux models. All were produced from May of 2015 to March of 2016.
More interesting for gearheads is the future performance-car concept BMW showed reporters. It would be powered by three electric motors, one at the front axle and two at the rear, each outputting upward of 268 hp, for a total of at least 800 hp. It could accelerate to 100 km/h in less than three seconds, and would have a range of up to 700 km. With DC fast charging, adding 100 km of range would take only 10 minutes.
It took a while for roundel fans to embrace the K100RS. The bike felt top-heavy despite the low engine layout, and vibration plagued early models, as did engine heat; while good at letting cooling air into the radiator, the bike was less efficient at channeling it out of the engine bay, and the rider paid the price. The styling, too, was a bit too avant-garde for those who preferred the less flamboyant boxer. The heat issues were resolved on later models, and the K100RS model’s solid sport-touring performance, optional hard cases and sporty seating position soon won over not just the doubtful BMW faithful but others who found nothing as attractive in other brands’ lineups.
Static recalibration. This is a recalibration using a scan tool to access the computer and start a diagnostic program. The program will check all communication parameters. The camera will be accessed during this program, and a series of pictures and alignments will be done using target boards. These target boards will have specific placements in relation to the vehicle. The dynamics of these placements are critical to the proper operation of the system. Incorrectly placed targets can lead to a catastrophic failure and jeopardize the safety of the passengers and others on the road. The automatic emergency braking system as well as lane departure and crash avoidance use the camera extensively. If the measurements are off, a collision that that system was designed to prevent may occur.
Lexus LX450d comes with a diesel powered engine of 1VD-FTV – 8 Cylinder V Type engine which is a twin-turbo engine. The engine of Lexus LX450d is capable of producing 261 bhp of power at 3400 rpm and 650Nm of torque at 1600 to 2600 rpm. Talking about speed transmission of Lexus LX450d, it is paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox due to which customers will not have to bother shifting gears while driving.
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Thats because this is not BMW’s top tier 5 Series (there is still the 540i, 550i, M5 above it), but for Volvo, the S90 T8 is their top of the line S90. Hence, they can throw everything into the car to make it their best (which is why the engine alone makes 300hp or thereabouts). BMW puts the powerful engines into their higher tier models. If they put the 250hp spec engine into the 530e, it would go faster than the 530i, which might mean less sales for the 530i, which in some markets cost the same as 530e. They also did this purely so the 530e would not overshadow the 530i, which costs more here.
BMW E3 (above) 2500/2800 saloons, 1968-1977 BMW E9 2000-2800 coupés, 1968-1974 BMW E12 1st-gen 5-series, 1975-1981 BMW E21 1st-gen 3-series, 1976-1983 BMW E23 1st-gen 7-series, 1978-1987 BMW E24 1st-gen 6-series, 1977-1989 BMW E25 Turbo concept car, 1972 BMW E26 M1 supercar, 1978-1981 BMW E28 2nd-gen 5-series, 1982-1988 BMW E30 2nd-gen 3-series, 1984-1992 BMW E31 8-series, 1989-1999 BMW E32 2nd-gen 7-series, 1986-1994 BMW E32/2 2nd-gen 7-series LWB, 1987-1994 BMW E34 3rd-gen 5-series, 1989-1995 BMW E36 3rd-gen 3-series, 1992-1999 BMW E36/5 3-series Compact, 1994-2000 BMW E36/7 Z3, M Roadster, M Coupé, 1995-2002 BMW E38 3rd-gen 7-series, 1994-2001 BMW E38/2 3rd-gen 7-series LWB, 1994-2001 BMW E38/3 3rd-gen 7-series armoured, 1998-2001 BMW E39 4th-gen 5-series, 1996-2004 BMW E46 4th-gen 3-series, 1999-2005 BMW E46/5 2nd-gen 3-series Compact, 2001-2004 BMW E52 Z8, 2000-2003 BMW E53 1st-gen X5, 2000-2006 BMW E60 5th-gen 5-series, 2004-2010 BMW E61 5th-gen 5-series Touring, 2004-2010 BMW E63 2nd-gen 6-series Coupe, 2003-2011 BMW E64 2nd-gen 6-series Cabriolet, 2003-2011 BMW E65 4th-gen 7-series, 2001-2008 BMW E66 4th-gen 7-series LWB, 2002-2008 BMW E67 4th-gen 7-series armoured, 2001-2008 BMW E68 4th-gen 7-series hydrogen BMW E70 2nd-gen X5, 2007-2013 BMW E71 1st-gen X6 2008-2014 BMW E81 1st-gen 1-series 3dr, 2004-2011 BMW E82 1st-gen 1-series 5dr, 2004-2011 BMW E83 1st-gen X3, 2003- BMW E84 1st-gen X1, 2009-2016 BMW E85 1st-gen Z4, 2003-2009 BMW E87 1st-gen 1-series Coupe, 2004-2011 BMW E88 1st-gen 1-series Convertible, 2004-2011 BMW E89 2nd-gen Z4, 2009-2016 BMW E90 5th-gen 3-series saloon, 2005-2011 BMW E91 5th-gen 3-series Touring, 2005-2011 BMW E92 (below) 5th-gen 3-series coupé, 2005-2011 BMW E93 5th-gen 3-series convertible, 2005-2011
The facelifted Toyota Alphard will feature a new 3.5-litre 2GR-FKS V6 petrol engine, now delivering 300 PS and 361 Nm, a healthy 29 PS and 21 Nm increase over the pre-facelift model. Also new to the Alphard is the 8-speed automatic transmission that replaces the 6-speed unit in the predecessor. Despite the increase in output figures, the new engine sips less fuel, registering just 9.3L/100 km.
Onboard connectivity allows for other new cloud-based features. Service Connect keeps tabs on vehicle maintenance and allows you to schedule service. An app for Android and iOS devices allows you to remotely lock or unlock car doors, start or stop the engine, find your vehicle on a map, check fuel levels, and more. The app also lets you set alerts if the car is driven at certain times, past a chosen speed, outside of a certain area, and other parameters. A Toyota Owners section offers a digital owner’s manual, service scheduling and discounts, roadside assistance, and more.