2015 Ford Mondeo

The 2015 Ford Mondeo will be available with three 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engines, including low- and high-output versions of an EcoBoost petrol motor and a single tune of a TDCi diesel.

2015 Ford Mondeo

All-new Mondeo petrol engine options will include the 1.5-litre EcoBoost and 2.0-litre EcoBoost alongside Ford’s fuel-efficient and surprisingly powerful 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine, which was recently named International Engine of the Year for an unprecedented third time in a row.

2015 Ford Mondeo

The all-new Mondeo also will offer an optional high-powered 2.0-litre TDCi diesel engine featuring twin sequential-turbocharging and delivering 210 PS and 450 Nm of torque. An ECOnetic Technology model will be available, powered by a 1.6-litre diesel engine with class-leading diesel CO2 emissions of 94 g/km and 2.0-litre TDCi diesel models with 150 PS or 180 PS.

2015 Ford Mondeo

Equipment includes the latest version of Ford’s Sync2 infotainment system, which has drastically reduced number of buttons on the dashboard. It has an 8.0-inch touch-screen as standard, and every version will have DAB digital radio and Bluetooth, while top-level models will also get satellite-navigation.

2015 Ford Mondeo interior

Ford says pricing details will be announced closer to the car’s local launch, though it’s expected to largely mirror the positioning of the outgoing model, which costs between $31,490 and $48,490.

2015 Mercedes Benz CLS Class

2015 Mercedes Benz CLS Class

The 2015 Mercedes Benz CLS and CLS Shooting Brake will feature a sharper appearance and more technology, including high-tech Multibeam LED headlights, utilizes LED headlight technology from the new S-Class.

The overall shape of the 2015 model’s headlamps remains unchanged, but there are now standard LEDs instead of bi-xenons. For some markets, Mercedes will offer ultra-advanced matrix LED headlights with 24 LEDs in each unit. They are controlled individually and can be dimmed in a full 255 stages.

Under the hood, the 2015 CLS gets the same engine choices as last year, with a little more power. The CLS550′s 4.6-liter twin-turbocharged V8 now produces 408 horsepower, while the CLS63 AMG’s 5.5.-liter twin-turbo V8 produces 557 hp. Topping the range is the CLS63 AMG S-Model, with 585 hp.

Inside, the most noteworthy modification is the updated Command infotainment system which features an eight-inch screen sitting atop the wood grain dashboard. Elsewhere, the interior of the facelifted CLS adopts a new three-spoke steering wheel and some redesigned centre console controls…

2015 Chevrolet Suburban

2015 Chevrolet Suburban

The Suburban started out way back in 1935 as a sort of bare-bones pickup truck/station-wagon hybrid, but effectively laid down the formula for what we today consider an SUV. 2015 will mark the introduction of the twelfth-generation Chevrolet Suburban. GM will completely redesign and re-engineer the large SUV for the 2015 model year, maintaining the promise of a capable body-on-frame SUV for off-loading, towing, and carrying passengers.

 

The 2015 Suburban will be the first redesign of the nameplate in eight years. While GMC puts all its full-size SUVs under one umbrella, the Suburban leaves the short-wheelbase duties to the Chevy Tahoe. The long-wheelbase model in Chevy’s portfolio is 130 inches long in wheelbase as it was in the previous generation and more than 220 inches long overall, slightly stretched from the last Suburban.

The 2015 Chevy Suburban debuts with the same 5.3-liter, small-block V-8 engine offered as the mid-level powerplant for the 2014 Silverado. It’s part of the same Ecotec 3 engine family based on the fifth-generation GM small-block engine, and gets the same variable valve timing, direct injection, and Active Fuel Management cylinder-deactivation feature as the Silverado’s mill.

Output stands at a prodigious 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque increases of 35 horsepower and 57 lb-ft over the outgoing Suburban’s 5.3-liter V-8. Power is again routed to either the rear wheels or all four through a six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel-economy figures for the latest Suburban aren’t yet available, but don’t be surprised if the new truck improves on the old one’s 15 mpg city, 21 mpg highway EPA ratings…

2015 Audi A7 Sportback & S7 Sportback

Germany automaker Audi has just taken the wraps off the facelifted 2015 Audi A7 Sportback range including the current range-topping S7 Sportback. Featuring a host of subtle visual changes while also packing more power than ever before, the facelifted A7 and S7 Sportbacks are even more special than the outgoing models.