The tests of the Renault Austral and BMW X1, the discovery of the Porsche Mission R, without forgetting a leap into the past with the Jaguar Type D, this is the summary of the TURBO program that will take place on Sunday 2 October 2022 M6 was broadcast.
This Sunday in TURBO on the way to Chicago aboard the new Nissan X-Trail. Dominique Chapatte and Etienne Bruet take you on a journey between Detroit and Chicago to discuss American car culture together. Contents of this program: Renault’s big novelty, the Austral, as well as the latest version of BMW’s bestseller, the X1, a compact SUV with an already long career…
(NB: the program in its entirety is still available on the Turbo.fr website on the Monday following its broadcast on television on M6)
AUSTRALIA: THE NEW ARRIVAL IN THE RENAULT GALAXY
Journalist: Stéphane CAPELA
In seven years of career, the Renault Kadjar has never been able to worry the reference of the Peugeot 3008 category. Does its replacement – named Austral – have the means to dethrone its rival? If so, what are its arguments? To find out, go to Madrid in Spain.
BMW X1: A TRANSFORMED 3RD GENERATION
Journalist: Antoine ARNOUX
For its third generation, the BMW X1 is starting from scratch. Everything is new: style, technology on board, interior layout… Everything has been done to consolidate its star position in the premium small SUV niche. The X1, since the 1st generation appeared in 2009, remains one of the most popular BMWs on the market. 700,000 units for the 1st X1, around 1 million for the second…
PORSCHE MISSION R: THE FUTURE OF REASON
Journalist: Etienne BRUET
Codename: Mission R! After the Mission E, which heralded the Taycan sedan, Porsche presented the Mission R concept at the Munich Motor Show last year. With an R for Racing: if the dual motorization remains 100% electric, this concept assumes the characteristics of a racing car dedicated to a possible one-design championship. A courier reserved for customer competition for the time being and foreshadowing the future of motor racing. Etienne Bruet took the wheel
TYPE D: JAGUAR HOLDS THE MIDDLE
Journalist: Simon POTÉE-GALLINI
This is the story of the rebirth of a myth that we are going to tell you this morning in Turbo! That of the Jaguar Type D, 3 times winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the mid 1950s. Well, can you imagine that the British manufacturer decided to build 25 new copies, exactly identical to the ones produced there? is more than 60 years old. Exclusive encounter with one of the most incredible racing cars in automotive history.