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Nissan Altima (2013)

CAR GARAGE | Nissan Altima (2013) | The 2013 Altima gets the Nissan Connect SM and Advanced Drive-Assist Display (ADAD) installed. Infotainment and connectivity are the stuff They deal with: Bluetooth, hands-free messaging, Pandora integration, or USB are some of the features available on the Altima. Starting this summer, the 2013 Nissan Altima will in showrooms at the price of 21.500 dollars.   Now, that figure Remains to be confirmed. Other features include Bluetooth, a Bose sound system, Navigation Nissan Connect SM integrated smartphone connectivity, and other high-tech gizmos, most of them available on the standard version. Now, the engine choice for this car comes down to two units, both powered by gasoline. We have a 2.5 liter engine with four cylinders rated at 182 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. Those wanting more for a V6 power unit displacing 3.5 liters is available. The latest from Nissan Xtronic CVT is Offered in both cases. The estimated fuel efficiency figures

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 (2012)

CAR GARAGE | Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 (2012) | The Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 is designed to appeal to demanding, technophiles customers who are in search of a rewarding and original vehicle. In terms of performance, the Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 benefits from the combined power of the HDi diesel engine and electric motor during acceleration and when an immediate surge of power is required (the "boost" function). The combined maximum power output is 200 bhp, 163 bhp from 2.0 liter HDi FAP the diesel engine and 37 bhp from the electric motor. A maximum torque of 500 Nm is available, split with 300nm at the front from the HDi diesel engine and 200 Nm at the rear generated by the electric motor. HYbrid4 technology brings together Peugeot's best technologies and experience: HDi diesel engines, electric vehicle knowledge, second-generation Stop & Start and electronically-controlled sequential manual gearboxes.

The "hybrid" power train simply combines an HDi diesel engine and an electric motor. Clarey the HDi diesel engine is the best internal combustion engine choice. For the "electric" component, Peugeot has historical expertise in the field of electric vehicles. At the end of 2010, Peugeot will Become the first to launch a latest-generation 100% electric vehicle in Europe, the Peugeot i0n. Electronically-controlled 6-speed manual gearbox (BMP6). The gear change quality of the gearbox has been enhanced with HYbrid4 technology, as the rear electric motor is activated during gear changes to improve the smoothness of the operation, and sustains drive in Between gear changes.

The PTMU is the electronic control unit automatically manages That the different operating modes of the HDi diesel engine and the electric motor, programmed to optimize fuel consumption. The inverter controls the torque of the electric motor by regulating the electrical current supplied from the high-voltage battery pack. The converter reduces the 200 volts from the high-voltage battery pack into 12 volts to supply the vehicle's on board systems.

The ESP system fitted to the Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 incorporates an "improved traction control system" (ASR) Able to exploit the car's four-wheel drive capabilities to the full on challenging surfaces. The Ni-MH (Nickel Metal Hydride) batteries are located under the boot floor, near the electric motor.


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