The semiconductor problem has been blighting the launch calendar of automakers in Brazil and around the world for some time. But, with some balance in the supply chain, the market has been showing signs of recovery. Therefore, producers begin to set release dates for some. And so the month of September promises.
One of the main ones is new C3. After a hiatus of almost two years and several postponements and CitroënThe hatch is finally back, but now with an SUV look. Released at the end of AugustThe compact will have its first deliveries starting this month.
Expected in March, new C3 It’s on its way to stores right now. And price between BRL 68,990 and BRL 97,990The French brand’s hatch became famous for its old style Fiat Uno. It is worth noting that Stellantis brought together French and Italian companies in one group. With a completely new look, the compact left the classic style to enter the SUV style. Therefore, it has prominent wheel arches, roof rack and bodywork covered with black plastic.
O The new Citroen C3 manufactured in Porto Real (RJ) has 1.0 options of Firefly engine with three cylinders and six valves – from Fiat – in entry versions (Live 1.0, Live Pack 1.0, Feel 1.0 and First Edition 1.0). It produces 75 hp of high power and 10.7 mkgf of torque at 3,250 rpm with ethanol in the tank. The transmission is always a 5-speed manual.
Automatic version 1.6
In the top configuration (Feel, Feel Pack and First Edition), the new C3 comes with a PSA 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, 16-valve flex engine. Along with it, the hatch has a powerful performance and reaches 113 hp and 15.4 mkgf at 4,250 rpm with gasoline, and 120 hp and 15.6 mkgf with ethanol. The transmission can be a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic.
The standard list comes, from the entry version, with stability and traction control, hill start assistant, tire pressure monitoring, climate control, power steering and 15″ wheels with hubcaps. front windows and locks The only problem is the two front airbags, not so much for a better launch.
Time Fiat Pulse which premiered in October 2021, promised to cause a stir in the market. After all, despite the size of the hatch, it has an SUV look and features, including the option of a turbo flex engine. But, the organization has not yet appeared in sales. Today, it costs between R$95,590 and R$127,390.
Now, Fiat has another bet: the hurry back. To fight other compact SUVs such as Chevrolet Tracker, Nissan Kicks and Hyundai Creta, for example, Fiat promises innovation in style and, for the first time, will make an SUV-coupe available in the portfolio. So, Volkswagen Nivus it is also on the radar of opponents – at least in the proposal.
The new SUV produced by Betim (MG) will be launched on September 14. For now, what can be said is that it will have the same MLA base as the Pulse, as well as the front design (in this case, Pulse Abarth) and cabinets. However, the Fastback will have more features, such as an electronic parking brake, for example. The stem shall be yours, and 590 liters.
In mechanics, it will only have turbo flex engines. Entry versions, initially, will use a 1.0-liter three-cylinder with direct injection, 130 horses and 20.4 mkgf of torque. The transmission is automatic CVT type, with 7 electronic gears.
In the advanced configuration, it will have a 1.3 turbo flex engine Fiat Toro and two Jeep Renegade, Compass and Commander. It has a power of 185 hp and a torque of 27.5 mkgf. It only connects to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
usage is revealed
When we count Car magazineO Fiat Fastback Inmetro usage data exposed. The SUV-coupe has “class B” (in general and by category) with a 1.0 turbo flex engine. For ethanol, an average of 8.1 km / l in the city and 9.7 km / l on the highway. For gasoline, consumption increases to 11.3 km / l and 13.9 km / l, respectively.
In the version with a 1.3 T270 turbo flex engine and a six-speed automatic transmission, it averages 7.9 km / l in the city and 9.7 km / l on the highway with ethanol. And for gasoline, it reaches 11.3 km / l and 13.6 km / l, respectively.
RAM 1500 Classic
All right Stellantis group, another novel will hit the market in September. It’s about RAM 1500 Classic. cheaper than RAM 1500 Rebels (R$ 456,990), is based on the previous generation of the pickup and, therefore, was imported from Mexico without import tax exemption. It will arrive at a price close to that of the most expensive configuration of Chevrolet S10, Toyota Hilux and cooperation. That is, for approximately R $ 350,000. But that won’t be revealed until next week.
The 5.7 V8 Hemi gasoline engine produces 395 horses. Maximum torque reaches 56.7 mkgf at 3,950 rpm. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic, from ZF, and 4×4 traction. With this set, it accelerates from zero to 100 km / h in 7.7 seconds and reaches a speed of 174 km / h.
According to RAM, the giant will arrive in Brazil in two finishes: Laramie (more classic) and Night Edition (sporty look). Accordingly, the model bets on the abuse of chrome details and, in other configurations, with a black tone that covers, for example, 20 “alloy wheels and the front grille.
In terms of dimensions, it has a length of 5.81 meters, width of 2.01 meters, height of 1.97 meters and a wheelbase of 3.57 meters. The bucket has a volume of 1,424 liters. In this way, the towing capacity – for transporting trailers and so on – reaches 3.5 tons.
In addition to LED lighting, it has a Uconnect multimedia center with an 8.4-inch screen and its own navigation and reversing camera. There is mirroring through Android Auto and Apple Carplay. The digital instrument panel is 7″. In addition, it has a remote engine start, dual-zone climate control, a 110V outlet on the dashboard and leather-covered seats.
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The detail that attracts the most in looking more modern is the new lighting. The part runs from one end of the body to the other and is illuminated by LEDs. Inside, it has the same cabin as The new HB20however, with a choice of gray color in the coating.
In addition, as well as in the hatch, it has a new 4.2″ instrument panel with a TFT display. The 8″ multimedia has a wireless mirror with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Digital air conditioning and automatic and remote engine start are also on the list.
Hb20s-goes-on-pre-sale-and-arrives-this-month-stores/” target=”_blank” rel=”noreferrer noopener”>The new HB20S is available in five versions. 1.0 flex aspirated three-cylinder , 80 hp and 10.2 mkgf of torque The top models use a 1.0 turbo with 120 hp and 17.5 mkgf of torque, with a six-speed gearbox. R $ 85,000 and R $ 121,000.