Friday, June 18, 2010

News coming from Fiat

News coming from Fiat. From today it is possible to order the new Doblò Natural Power version with minimal environmental impact adopting a 1.4 16v T-jet 120 hp Euro 5 (petrol and methane) specifically developed by Fiat Powertrain Technologies and designed for maximum integration of the two plants, one petrol and one on the methane (natural gas CNG), independent of each other.

In Italy the new version is available in the fitting Active, Dynamic and Emotion with a list price (turnkey) respectively 20,500 euros, 22,000 euros and 23,500 euros. Be noted that, compared with the corresponding composition of the petrol engine, the amenities of the Natural Power version remain unchanged except for some content that may be required for technical reasons (high roof, 7 seater configuration Family, Start & Stop system and spare wheel of normal size) is standard while the outside temperature sensor.

The biggest news of the new Doblò Natural Power is the adoption of the 1.4 16v T-Jet engine significantly brighter than the 1.6 16v petrol which powered its predecessor. Thanks to turbocharging and intercooler with the presence of the wastegate, it develops a maximum power of 120 hp, both petrol and natural gas, and progressive torque (206 Nm at 2000 IBC / min) that allow him to "turn on" with ease, even with heavy loads.

Is high, therefore, the elasticity
running with reduced use of 6-speed gearbox, for a pleasant and relaxed driving. Just push on the accelerator, however, to have a spirited response, aided by the low inertia of the turbocharger that delivers the highest performance. Moreover, the new Doblò Natural Power confirms a car environment friendly reinforcing its leadership with a level of C02 emissions of 134 g / km on the combined cycle.

Placed under the floor in order to keep its useful volume of the boot (from 790 liters to 3200 liters), the four gas cylinders have a total capacity of 95 liters equal to 16.15 kg and provide a range of 325 km (which becomes 625 km if you add up the kilome through the gas tank of 22 liters). Incidentally, remember that the life of the cylinders is 20 years from date of manufacture, as ECE Regulation No. 110, while the profile of the filler gas (located near that of gasoline) is the universal type, compatible with the standard "Italy" and "NGV1. If the vehicle is registered in other countries, data for certification, identification and control procedures / inspection of gas cylinders comply with the national legislation of that State.

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