From lighting to electronics, from powertrain to components for exhaust systems and suspensions, Magneti Marelli’s technologies are fitted on many new models making their debut during the 2012 edition of the Paris Motor Show.
Specifically, for the new Fiat Panda 4x4, as well as for the new Natural Power and Trekking versions, Magneti Marelli produces rear and front lighting systems – the latter with halogen technology and Daytime Running Light function – the instrument cluster with in-vehicle computer, Blue&Me system, engine control units and throttle bodies for various engines.
There is much anticipation for the debut of the new Golf VII right during the Parisian event. For its top automobile, Volkswagen uses Magneti Marelli technology for rear LED lights and various powertrain components, including GDI systems and throttle bodies.
Magneti Marelli’s lighting technologies can also be found on some of Audi’s leading models: on the restyled A3, in the Sportback and S3 versions, Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting supplies LED and incandescent rear lights; on the R8 Spider and Coupé, the full-LED headlamps, Xenon lights with AFS (Adaptive Frontlighting System), rear LED lights; on the RS5, halogen and Xenon headlamps with AFS function, the combination LED and incandescent rear lights, and lastly, the instrument cluster.
Mercedes also fits Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting’s latest technologies on its new CLS Shooting Brake presented at the Paris Motor Show: the car features full-LED intelligent headlamps with adaptive lighting, Bi-Xenon systems, and rear LED lights.
World previews for Peugeot: the 208GT and 208XY versions, presented in Paris, also feature the innovative “Touchscreen” infotainment system, made by Magneti Marelli in collaboration with Peugeot and which received the prestigious “Comfort Innovation of the Year” award. For the first time on a B-segment vehicle, the system equipped with a 7” touch display brings together in a single interface functions that had been separate until now, including radio, music, navigation, on-board computer, interior lighting. Moreover, for the 208 model Magneti Marelli supplies throttle bodies and the AMT Freechoice, along with rear lights and throttle bodies for the new Peugeot 301.
Lastly, at this year’s Paris Motor Show Porsche will be presenting the new version of the 911, the Carrera 4S. On the German supercar, Porsche mounts Magneti Marelli technology for its characteristic instrument cluster.