When talking about SUV’s the thought of a comfortable, good looking yet powerful car comes to mind. People who like to keep themselves updated with the latest development in the world of cars would surely look forward to which new SUVs are hitting the market in the year 2012. SUVs are always a favorite for any person who like car. If you want to know about the top 3 SUVs of 2012, read ahead.
The first thing which people like to know about SUVs is their gas mileage. The Lexus RX450 is one of the most talked about SUVs. It is a hybrid car and that’s why it uses less fuel and gives greater mileage. The ford escape hybrid is also another SUV which many people have already purchased. They are more than happy with its looks and performance. Finally, the final car which reaches the forum of the best SUVs of the 2012 is the Toyota Highlander.
Porsche Green lights 918 Hybrid is a super car which was unveiled in early 2010 at the Geneva Motor show and the company promises to the consumers that this car will be their sweetest car.
But for buying this car, the customers have to spend nothing less than $600,000. The company assures its customers to give exceptional performance of the car along with stellar fuel economy and emissions.
Porsche says that the car will go from zero to 100 km/hr in less than 3.2 seconds and can even hit the top speed of 198 miles. The car emits just 70 g/km of carbon di oxide and consumes 3 litres per 100 kilometres.
It has an engine of 500 horsepower based on V8 along with 3.4 litre petrol tank which was there in Porsche RS Spyder race car.The car also has 4 modes that range from full electric mode to race mode so that it provides effectiveness to the wind along with the use electric motors which acts as a “push to pass” feature of this car.
Although the price of the car is so high, there are at least 1000 people who are interested in buying this car.
Mercury Milan Hybrid 2010 appears to be better in terms of the hybrid system in it. There have been many upgrades in this car and it emerges to be a good buy over all. The engine is a 2,5-liter 4 cylinder assisted by electronically controlled variable transmission or e-CVT. The change from electric to gas mode is flawless unlike its earlier cars. Improved technology also saves fuel on restarts.
The interiors of the Mercury Milan Hybrid are metallic in finish, comprising the doors, instrument panel, steering wheel and the center console. Latest technologies used in the car are the blind spot information system with cross traffic alert, 911 assist in case of emergency, VHR or Vehicle Health Report, Reverse Camera System that gives the driver a clear view of the rear while going reverse and Voice-Activated Navigation that combines climate control, satellite radio and many other functions. It is a high-end car that undoubtedly provides comfortable and inexpensive driving. The car is available in a price range of $27,855 onwards.
Honda uses cutting edge design and high performance technology to deliver Honda Insight. It is a lot cheaper in the category of hybrid cars and hence affordable. The five-door hatchback Honda Insight has a smooth front and a high rear. Above all, the car promises a very swift drive. It has a 6-speaker audio system with USB audio interface, alloy wheels, Honda Vehicle Stability Assist, Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition and cruise control.
Honda Insight’s electric motor is very functional and powers the car all by itself while running at a low steady speed of 30 mph. It is also a very lightweight car having all the necessary equipments for comfortable and safe driving. Front airbags, antilock brakes with EBD (electronic brake distribution), and specially designed frontal side for lessened pedestrian injury makes it a good car. We might call it an efficient, highly improved hybrid car. $19,800 is the starting price for these cars.
Ford Fusion Hybrid has a distinct style and looks amazing from outside. Not just that, it also has a highly improved cabin. This car gives you a smooth drive and being a hybrid version it has a lot more to offer now. The hybrid system has 4-cylinder gas engine – 2.5 liter. During test drive, when the car was run on electric, it did not shake or vibrate and so it gives you a smooth ride. There is an instrument panel for you help that offers you hybrid-related facts. It is very unique as the information is quick and handy unlike other hybrid cars.
Ford Fusion Hybrid has incorporated all the basic standard safety measures including air bags, stability control panel, belts, power accessories, and so on. It has dual-zone climate control, auto dimming mirror, auto on-off headlights, six CD-stereo system and backup alarm. This car has everything it needs to cater to market demands. $27,625 is the starting price of Ford Fusion Hybrid approximately.