World’s 4th largest car show was held in its new home, São Paulo Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, instead of the traditional Anhembi. 2016 São Paulo International Motor Show numbers express the size of the event, 90,000 m², 540 vehicles, 150 cars debuting, +100 hours of entertainment, 4,300 local and foreigner journalists and 30,000 jobs created.
Here are the best cars of 2016 São Paulo International Motor Show:
BMW’s electric car has range of 114 miles per charge, using its range extender it reaches 180 miles . It’s made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic, making this vehicle one lightest of BMW. The car has 170 horsepower, goes from 0 to 60 mph in 8.0 seconds and its equipped with parking assistant.
This car is the sporty model of BMW electric cars. It makes 0-60 mph in just 4.2 seconds, and a maximum speed of 155 mph. It has a total battery range of 330 miles and it’s quite fast for charging it, just two and a half hours. Buying this car you get access to Pure Impulse Experience Program which includes hotels, restaurants and events offers.
BMW 430i Gran Coupé M Sport
This BMW goes from 0 to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds, it has 248 horsepower, 259 in torque and 8-speed sport automatic transmission. Its interior comes in black dakota leather or ivory white and its premium package comes with keyless entry and Sirius X/M radio w/ 1 sub. This car manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $ 41,950.
This concept car will be Aston Martin DB9 competitor. It’s a gasoline and electric hybrid that boasts a V8 engine. This model will come (at least in its concept) with remote parking, which will bring the car to the driver wherever it was parked, seats with memory of the driver settings, automated driver and communication with other cars. LF-LC price is estimated just below $ 200,000.
Lexus LC 500h
The concept of this model was creating a sporting car and a vehicle with the best possible balance between power and fuel consumption. This car is the hybrid model of LC 500, its 3.5 Liter V6 engine produces 354 horsepower. LC 500h makes from 0 – 100 km/h in less than 5 seconds. Its price is estimated around $ 100,000.
Nissan Concept 2020
This car was create by young designers in the european branch of Nissan, the idea was creating a vehicle for the playstation game Gran Turismo 6, but it was so successful that Nissan Japan notice and decided to produce it.
The car goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 secs and has a top speed of 200 mph. Its color was dubbed “Fire Knight Red” and it was inspired on the coats of british soldiers.
Nissan GT-R is going to be sold in Brazil with a salty price R$ 900.000 ($ 275,000) when in the United States its just $ 109,990. Its equipped with 3.8 Liter twincharger V6 engine, with 572 horsepower, maximum speed of 196 km/h and an incredible acceleration from 0 to 60 mph of 2.9 seconds.
Ford Mustang Shelby
This Mustang is equipped with a V8 engine, with 533 horsepower it makes 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds. This car price is $ 55,470. Its a muscle car that is street-legal.
This model was create to celebrate 50th anniversary of Camaro. The sixth-generation Camaro has 455 horsepower, V8 engine and goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4 secs. Its equipped with 8-speed transmission and its MSRP is $ 25,905.
The german manufacturer brought a wide range of models to São Paulo International Motor Show, it presented from sedans to sports cars, being one of the most visited of the event.
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S
GT S is equipped with a AMG 4.0L V8 engine with 503 horsepower, accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and with a top speed of 192 mph. More than 90% of its body is made of aluminium, this car is comfortable yet agressive.
The car has voice control that makes easy to use audio, phone and navigation. Mercedes-AMG GT S was one of the stars of the event. Its MSRP is $ 131,200.
Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 d 4M SPORT
This Mercedes model has 258 horsepower with V6 cilinders and it accelarates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7,1 seconds. Its top speed is 225 km/h (140 mph), it’s not a fast car but it’s perfect for a trip.
Mercedes-Benz C 300 Anniversary Edition
This Mercedes car was created to celebrate 130th anniversary of Karl Benz first car. Only 100 are going to be produced. This model has 245 horsepower, producing 250 km/h of top speed and making 0-100 km/h in 5.9 seconds.
Mercedes-Benz AMG E 43 4M
This model is equipped with a 3.0 liters V6 twin-turbo engine with 401 horsepower, bringing the power of a sport car to a sedan. This car maximum speed is 155 mph (249 km/h), goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and it has 9-speed automatic transmission. Its retail price it’s around $ 70,000.
Audi A3 Sedan Senna
This Audi model pays tribute to F1 champion Ayrton Senna, celebrating a partnership that dates back to 90’s when Senna Family brought Audi to Brazil. Its painting was done by the brazilian graffiti artist, Kobra, and its green, yellow and blue colors comes from brazilian flag. The car is equipped with a 1.4L TSFI Flex engine with 150 horspower.
Audi R8 V10 plus
This sport model of Audi comes with 550 horsepower, with an incredible acceleration from 0 t0 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds and 0 to 200 km/h in 7.8 secs. This car maximum speed is 317 km/h. In the United Kingdom its manufacturer’s suggested retail price is going to be £ 137,500.
Jaguar and Land Rover models
The british automakers were one of the great attractions of the event.
Jaguar F-TYPE SVR
The F-TYPE line comes with 575 horsepower supercharged V8 engine and you can choose manual or automatic. This model has a lightweight aluminium construction and a sophisticated suspension. F-TYPE SVR manufacturer’s suggested retail price starts from $ 125,950.
This Jaguar model is equipped with a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel, producing 240 horsepower, with an acceleration from 0 to 60 mph of 6.5 seconds and top speed of 120 mph. It comes 8-speed automatic transmission Jaguar XE manufaturer’s suggested retail price starts from $ 34,900.
Land Rover Discovery
This Land Rover model took more than 30 international prizes so far. It has the option 5 + 2 seats, high tech entertainment and navigation system, combining with an elegant interior. This car is perfect for harsh environments, it was tested in temperatures from -40°C to 50°C.
Range Rover Evoque Convertible
The car’s seat has memory, so it will remember the driver’s settings. It also has InControl Touch Pro navigation system, which has features like 3D maps and it comes with configurable ambient interior lighting the adjust to your mood. This Evoque has 240 horserpower, with a top speed of 130 mph, 9-speed automatic transmission and has up to 8.8 FT³ of luggage space. This model manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $ 57,700.
At the event there were also a Ferrari, Lamborghini and Tesla models, despite not having a floor space only for them. The Ferrari is a Berlinetta and the Lamborghini is Huracán model:
And also race cars and classic cars:
And even motorcycles:
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