Financial capacity of the largest market in the country in the Moscow region has declined, but others could grow by tens of percent - mainly due to the replacement of low-cost cars by more expensive models, experts say.19 junemore info
Over the last 8 years the Russian market of new passenger cars already suffered the crisis, when the dynamics of the sales went to the "minus". So, from October of 2008 to April of 2010 the monthly dynamics of the market of new cars showed the negative values.
Russian dealers of Toyota start sales of a new Prius, which received a hybrid power unit of a new generation. The price of new item is 2 million 112 thousand rubles.
As the press service of Toyota Motor reports, the hybrid power plant of the new generation is based on a 1.8-liter gasoline engine developing maximum power of 98 hp. The new systems of phase control of gas distribution VVT-i and the electronic throttle valve ETCS-i allow the reduction of fuel consumption in any mode with maximum efficiency. The usage of an electric pump in the engine cooling system and the electric drive of the air conditioning compressor provide a quick warm-up of the engine and interior, and also contribute to additional fuel economy. The new hybrid power plant Prius also differs by a new transmission consisting of an electromechanical variator with a planetary power divider and an electric engine.
For the first time in the history of the model, all information about the operation of systems is displayed digitally on two color multifunction displays on the instrument panel. The 7-inch touch screen is on the front panel with access to integrated multimedia capabilities, navigator and popular widgets. The fourth source of information for the driver is a color projection display, displaying the most important information about the trip directly on the windshield in the line of sight.