OREANDA-NEWS. AvtoVAZ began deliveries to dealerships of sedans LADA Vesta with a new for this model engine LADA 1.8 liters (122 hp). 

The first car went on sale with the engine of 1.8 liters and an automated manual transmission (AMT); the cost of such LADA Vesta with equipment Comfort - from 632 thousand rubles. The equipment includes two airbags, Emergency Alert System ERA-GLONASS, Vehicle Stability Control (ESC), Hill-start assist is on the rise (HSA), Traction Control (TCS), which are present in the basic equipment of Vesta, as well as air conditioning and audio system with Bluetooth and USB. Sales of LADA Vesta with a 1.8-liter engine and manual transmission will begin later, informed the press service of AVTOVAZ.

The engine of 1.8 liters is designed and produced at AVTOVAZ. On this engine it is installed the system of phase of gas distribution changing. As it was noted at AVTOVAZ, this and other constructive solutions provide high cardinality indicators, reduced fuel consumption and improved engine vibro-acoustic properties, increased reliability. Maximum torque of the new engine – is 170 Nm, acceleration of the car with the mechanic transmission up to 100 km / h - for 10.2 seconds (with AMT - for 12.1 seconds), top speed - 188 km / h (with AMT - 186 km / h ). At the same time fuel consumption per 100 km in mixed mode is 7.4 liters with mechanic transmission and 7.2 liters with automatic transmission. During the development of a new engine, new automated manual transmission settings have been created (AMT) and it was redesigned clutch design - with aim of more comfortable start and gear shift.