AvtoVAZ will produce LADA Vesta with a CVT

Russian carmaker “AVTOVAZ” will start to offer the sedan and station wagon LADA Vesta with a new type of transmission. We are talking about continuously variable transmission used on the Nissan Juke crossover.

According to the insiders the range of powertrains for the family LADA Vesta will be enriched by the CVT from Jatco CVT7 JF015E. The engineers of the company “AVTOVAZ” has already begun to work on the integration of new transmission LADA Vesta.

The first test cars equipped with the CVT, will be released next year. It is not yet clear, the car in which the first type of body will get a new transmission.

We will remind that today is already available for purchase of new LADA Vesta and Vesta SW SW Cross. In the initial configuration, the cross-version of the wagon available at the price from 639 900 virtually any, while for the “top” version will have to pay virtually any 847 900.

Front-wheel-drive wagon is equipped with the same petrol engine as the sedan – a 1.6-liter 106-strong unit. The most expensive modification of new items is driven by a 1.8-liter engine, developing 122 horsepower. As long As transmissions are offered a 5-speed “mechanics” and 5-speed robotized gearbox AMT.

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