One of the most interesting novelties of the Moscow International Motor Show (MIAS-) was the prototype of a new generation of 2018-2019 Chevrolet Niva. In addition to increased attention from the media and the public has been the concept is appreciated jury, which includes respected automotive journalists. – GM-AVTOVAZ joint venture awarded the prize in the nomination “For the premiere of a surprise.” The production version of the new Niva to appear in , but for now all on the spot struck a spectacular car show.
The popularity of the model on the market is made up of its good off-road capabilities and an affordable price. But the first generation of the car stayed in production inexcusably long time, but with time and subjected to modernization. Now 2018-2019 Chevrolet Niva is often criticized because of a lack of productive and obsolete engine.
Now the SUV has received the motor in volume of 1,8 liters develop Peugeot / Citroen output of 135 horsepower with a torque of 170 Nm. 16-valve power unit is 30 per cent of the current high-torque engine, which should provide the additional advantage of the car on the road. And overtaking on the track will cease to be a problem from now on.
Generational change in the model off-road capabilities are not affected. In the arsenal of permanent four-wheel drive SUV, locking center differential and transfer case with low transmission. “Where there are no roads, paving their Niva”, – the manufacturer claims. Realization of torque is a 5-speed manual gearbox, but in the future are expected to appear an automatic transmission and front-wheel drive versions, designed for urban use. But the introduction of the diesel engine is not planned.
New 2018-2019 Chevrolet Niva, presented at the motor show in Moscow, radically different from the old one. Over the exterior of the car GM China working group of designers led by Ondrej Koromaza together with the Italian design studio Blue Engineering and Russian experts. Conceived in the style off-road, so it has the “toothy” tires BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T / A, winch, powerful roof rack with “chandelier”, snorkel protect headlights and aggregates.
Inside, the prototype has a compass, inclinometer and other devices that are typical of these SUVs. The production version will be equipped with multimedia system with the possibility of connecting external devices.