The start of production of Kia Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle is scheduled for late 2016. In the bowels of the technology hybrid Kia Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle several interesting elements come alive. First, a new naturally aspirated gasoline engine 1.6 GDI Kappa direct and hybrid cars developed especially for injection stands. In the case of Kia Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle, the declared maximum power to the gasoline engine is 105 hp, while maximum torque of 14.98 Nm. In addition to the combustion engine, they are also important functions they perform a new lithium polymer battery and electric motor-generator 32 kW (about 43 hp). The maximum power of the hybrid system to be announced, as the torque (in both cases, the final data will be confirmed shortly before the beginning of the production).
The arrival on the market of the Kia Niro is scheduled for August this year. However, it will not be the first SUV hybrid on sale since it should not be forgotten as there are examples of hybrid, and plug-in hybrids of higher category, such as the BMW X 5 PHEV or Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, and within the same category already available Toyota RAV4 hybrid.
The Kia Niro hybrid technology
As progress is made in the range, more generous equipment begin to appear, may have: curtain airbags, traction and stability control, traction system extended Grip Control, backup camera, multimedia seven-inch touch screen, browser satellite, automatic climate control, keyless entry system, ignition button, Start & Stop system, leather upholstery, panoramic sunroof, front seats with massager, etc.
In fact, we in it more than 10 driving modes. A regular E-Mode, Hybrid, GTE and Battery Hold and Charge already provided by the Golf and Passat GTE, add the also traditional Comfort, Eco and Sport, but, above all, now adds a new program off specific road shows also its potential as a 4x4. Thanks to him, the driver could vary its response according to driving on Rocks, Mud / Sand, Gravel and Snow.
Yes, unlike Golf or Passat, do not expect this Cross Coupe GTE 1.4 petrol TSI engine. Instead, and as an American proposal that is, VW mounts a V6 petrol 3.6 liters and 280 hp, associated with an automatic DSG 6 speed. Beside him make the mechanical system two electric thrusters: one forward 40 kW (55 hp) and a rear 85 kW (115 hp), which provide turn wheel drive and is powered by a battery lithium enormous capacity (14.1 kWh) located under the central tunnel ion.
The boot offers 325 liters of capacity, with the movement of the rear bench can be expanded to 411, which reaches 2,012 liters when folded down the sidewalk. The vehicle remains mainly designed for urban use, as evidenced by the easy access inside the vehicle, the comfortable position behind the wheel or dashboard indicators, which provide a clear and simple reading. Just inside the new Nissan Note we perceive an improvement in the quality of materials, as well as a more modern overall look. The amount of storage compartments enabled occupants also appreciated.
These three letters are an acronym for Gran Turismo Diesel define and accompany the seventh generation of the most successful vehicle left the factory in Wolfsburg, the Golf (Automobile few weeks ago we reviewed their history). The Volkswagen Golf GTD is the sporty version of the Golf diesel engine, but in 2013 the German brand wanted to give a twist to this model to become a new benchmark in the market.
The front suspension is McPherson with lower control arm and stabilizer bar, while the rear suspension is McPherson cushion with lateral and longitudinal struts and stabilizer bar. The steering is rack and pinion with electric power assistance (EPAS).
The benefits are: 200 km / h top speed and acceleration from 0-100 km / h in 8.8 seconds. The combined consumption is 9.6 l / 100 km. It weighs 1,775 kg Kerb and brakes are ventilated at the front and solid rear discs. The front suspension is McPherson, while the rear is multilink shock with stabilizer bar. The steering is rack and pinion with hydraulic assistance. The permanent all-wheel drive is Haldex differential on the rear axle.
Published at Thursday, March 31st 2016, 03:54:25 AM by Leonard J. Martinez. BMW. BMW is relaunching in the local market to 118i, the medium variant 1 Series Hatch in our country. Maintains the same drive 1.6 TwinPower Turbo 170 horsepower, associated with two transmissions, a manual six or eight sequential automatic Steptronic relations.
WHAT IS IT ?: The middle variant of Series 1 that is located above the BMW 114i 116i, and below the M135i comes with a 1.6-liter TwinTurbo driver that delivers 170 hp power, associated with two options box, a manual sixth or eight-speed automatic sequential. The novelty of the BMW 118i, its price is now automatically -in version is U $ S 14,000 more accessible, and in turn, adds first manual transmission as a variant, both with the level of equipment that BMW calls "Basic" .
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