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Shanghai Motor Show 2023, the electric luxury of the car of the future is here

The Chinese it is the new cradle of the automotive industry and the 2023 Shanghai Motor Show gives us a taste of the cars of the future. New brand trying to break through the roof of the European market. New proposals that we will see on the street in the coming years. here is the Shanghai Motor Show 2023 amazes whoever enters. And the spectators who follow the events in live streaming, compatibly with the time zone.

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Shanghai Motor Show 2023, waiting for Chery’s SUV in Italy Omoda

Chinese insiders are certainly in turmoil. For this edition of Shanghai Motor Show 2023. There is Byd that while preparing the first car factory in Europe. Where it lands with electric models Han, Tang e Act 3. Here boasts a rival to the Mercedes G-Class, the specimen for now has the name F.

We know that it is a 5-metre long SUV available in both electric and plug-in hybrid versions. Another electric SUV is added Song L. Instead Chery chooses to debut with eQ7. The SUV intended for the moment only for the domestic market, in addition to exhibiting the Omoda compact SUV for Italy.

Shanghai Motor Show 2023, Lynk & Co 8 presents the Volvo-based SUV

The rib of the colossus Geely, Link & Co exposes the long-awaited medium SUV made with Volvo. The engine is plug-in hybrid of 1,500 cc. Later it will also be joined by an electric variant.

Then, the Chinese of Nio known for their presence in Formula E. At the Shanghai Motor Show they bring the updated version of the ES6. This should take advantage of a new platform. Able to guarantee the Chinese car both better performance and even more autonomy.

Polestar 4, the new SUV Coupé, source Polestar Press OfficePolestar 4, the new SUV Coupé, source Polestar Press Office

Shanghai Motor Show 2023, Polestar debut with the 4 and challenge Tesla

Another interesting novelty present at the Shanghai Motor Show 2023. And the Polestar 4 which aims to challenge the best-selling high-wheeled car in Europe, the Tesla Model Y. The 4 is announced immediately as the fastest of the cars of the Swedish brand of Geely. The other novelty of the Chinese group that also manages Volvo is the Zeekr X which is launching an electric hatchback certainly also destined for the European market. 4.45 meters long, it is offered in two power ratings: 272 and 428 hp.

Shanghai Motor Show 2023, not only suvs space for minivans

Great Wall Motors exhibits in Shanghai a mega van signed with the Wey brand and renamed Gaoshan. A multispace in premium version more than five meters long and available in 7 places and powered by a plug-in hybrid unit with an electric range of 150 km. The goal of intercepting the new trend in China is also the challenge of Lexus the group’s luxury brand Toyota which he proposes to the salon LM characterized by fine finishes, availability of seats for four or up to seven seats and offered in two engines, both petrol and full hybrid.

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Shanghai Motor Show 2023, MG celebrates the 100th anniversary of the brand with a convertible

The first images of the have already been leaked Cyberster directly from the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information website, the new Electric convertible from MG should be equipped with two electric motors of 201 and 335 hp accredited with a speed of about 200 kmh. Only two seats and a canvas top as well as an aerodynamic design with LED headlights, a bumper with cooling vents and a rather sloping windshield. In terms of dimensions, the Cyberster is 4.54 meters long, 1.91 wide and 1.33 meters high to which is added a wheelbase of 2.69 m.

Shanghai Motor Show 2023, Audi the concept with the 2026 F.1 livery

Directly from Ingolstadt to the 2023 Shanghai Motor Show. Audi exhibits a concept that reveals the livery of the single-seater racing developed with Sauber and which will be at the start of F1 World Championship of the 2026. The other premium brand of the group VW Porschebrings the restyling of the Cayenne which has already been unveiled with the new maxi screens, but which is making its public debut for the first time in a definitive version. Under the hood, the V6 and V8 petrol engines are confirmed as well as the plug-in hybrid.

Mini introduces Spike, the digital assistant Bulldog, source MiniMini introduces Spike, the digital assistant Bulldog, source Mini

Shanghai Motor Show 2023, BMW and Mini exhibit the XM for China and Spike

The group Bmw is present at the Shanghai Motor Show with new products intended in particular for the Chinese market but also for the rest of the world. Bmw debuts, in fact, both the most powerful version of the mega suv XM la Laber Red da 748 cv, in addition to the third variant, the 50e intended first for the Chinese market and then for some other areas. Instead of the V8 of the other two XMs, the 50e offers a 3,000 cc 6-cylinder, albeit still plug-in engine with 490 hp and 700 Nm of torque. Mini, on the other hand, unveils the new Spike voice assistant for its future electric models in public

Shanghai Motor Show 2023, the two luxury SUVs Mercedes and Smart arrive

The three-pointed star brand exhibits the top among its electric luxury high-wheel models and that is the Mercedes Maybach EQS SUV, credited with a power of no less than 545 hp, as well as a range of about 600 km. Smart, then, which is a brand managed equally by Mercedes and Geely, launches the second model of the new range in Shanghai, the #3. It is to all intents and purposes the electric coupe version of the #1 which will be on sale in Italy from July. The #3 stands out for its 428 HP mechanics of maximum power combined with bimodal four-wheel drive.

Shanghai Motor Show 2023, Maserati and Made in Italy

The Trident brand exhibits the suv Grecale in the 100% electric variant the acronym of all the battery-powered models of the Stellantis brand. After all, the Folgore project has been considered Maserati’s global flagship since its debut and China remains one of the most strategic markets for the brand which, after the Chinese preview, will be on sale by the summer. Shanghai is also home to one of the stores inaugurated by the brand on a global level. Together with the Chinese metropolis, the others are in Porto, Madrid and soon also in Tokyo. In Italy, Milan has been joined by Turin

Shanghai Motor Show 2023, Nissan presents the Concept Max-Out convertible

The Japanese manufacturer is exhibiting a truly intriguing show car at the show which, however, had only been announced virtually in recent months. It is an electrically propelled convertible with a very low and streamlined stance. There is no information yet if and when the concept will translate into a production car, even if the goal of the project is to anticipate what will be the style of the electric models of the Japanese brand, an integral part together with the other Japanese brand of Mitsubishi of the ‘Alliance with recently renewed Renault and Dacia.

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Shanghai Motor Show 2023, Honda the concepts produced in China and the new products from Hyundai and Kia

Honda exhibits at the Chinese exhibition two concepts that have been named Honda e:N Series: these are two compact electric propulsion SUVs very similar to the HR-V. The production of the two crossovers also for the home market will be entrusted to the joint venture Dongfeng and GAC Honda. For Hyundai, the Chinese show is the occasion for the debut of a small SUV derived from the Mufasa Adventure concept which seems destined to become a world car. While Kia is exhibiting the new EV5, the more compact electric SUV compared to the EV9, already on sale in China since November.

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