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AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2019. Winter Car Tires: Car Owner Preferences (Third Wave)

AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2019. Winter Car Tires: Car Owner Preferences (Third Wave)

Exit date 12.12.2019

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Price 3500 eur.

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AvtoVAZ launches the production of LADA Vesta cars with continuously variable automatic transmission of the Japanese brand Jatco. The new gearbox will be installed at LADA Vesta and Vesta Cross sedans, station wagons Vesta SW and Vesta SW Cross. With the release of the new model in the color scheme of LADA Vesta, a new blue color “Diving” will appear. More information about prices and configurations of Vesta model range with automatic transmission will be published later, AvtoVAZ press service reports.

Recall that the continuously variable transmission of the Japanese brand Jatco is widely used at Renault-Nissan Alliance cars, and since July’19 it has been offered to customers of LADA XRAY Cross. As noted, the main feature of the unit is that it is used a two-stage gear sector. It made the transmission more compact and lighter by 13%. Also this solution improves traction characteristics, and at the same time it is not afraid of low temperatures, slippage and heavy loads, and in addition, provides higher fuel efficiency. If necessary, this type of transmission makes it possible to simulate a manual gear shift mode, which facilitates overtaking, driving uphill, towing a trailer, engine braking, and also increases acoustic comfort in the car.

Together with the automatic transmission, LADA Vesta was the first equipped with the 113-horsepower engine of the Alliance HR-16. In the process of the transmission adapting for the usage in LADA Vesta, new powertrain calibrations were developed; an original exhaust system, new wheel drives, modernized powertrain supports were used. A set of engineering solutions permitted to keep the mass of the car and ground clearance: 178 mm for the basic versions and 203 mm for the Cross versions.

As AUTOSTAT previously reported, in the first 9 months of 2019, LADA Vesta sales in the Russian market grew by 10% and reached 83,502 cars. Today, this family includes six models: sedan, LADA Vesta Cross sedan, LADA Vesta SW and SW Cross, a dual-fuel LADA Vesta CNG and the new car of 2019 - LADA Vesta Sport, sales of which began at the end of January.

11.10.19 AUTOSTAT
Source: www.autostat.ru