Updated Lada Vesta: the Renault engine and CVT

Updated Lada Vesta: the Renault engine and CVT

The new transmission works in conjunction with the upgraded 1.6-litre 16-valve engine capacity of 113 horsepower.

The company AVTOVAZ started serial production of the new Lada Vesta, are equipped with a continuously variable transmission. A CVT equipped model in the sedan and Cross versions, SW and SW Cross. As the press service of the company, Vesta continuously variable transmission Jatco, which is already set XRAY Cross.

The main feature of CVT is that, in addition to the V-belt transmission with a steel belt, it employs a two-stage gear sector. This solution allowed to make the unit smaller and 13% lighter than previous models.

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The new transmission works in conjunction with the upgraded 1.6-litre 16-valve engine from the Renault-Nissan capacity of 113 horsepower. Despite the installation of CVT’s engineers managed to keep the vehicle weight and ground clearance: 178 mm for the basic version and 203 mm for the modifications of the Cross.

Prices for the novelty will be announced later. According to unofficial data, sales of Lada Vesta with a continuously variable transmission will begin in November of this year. Earlier it was reported that at the moment the production of Lada Vesta “robot” has been suspended, and the dealers of such cars is almost gone.

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