RusAutoNewsCom.- Russian automobile producer Avtovaz has began the manufacturing of methane-fuelled Lada Largus, as said by the corporate press workplace.
As a part of dual-fuel automobile vary enlargement, Lada presents Largus, the sensible property mannequin, operating on each petrol and methane. Gasoline gear is put in on mild business and 5-seater passenger variations of Largus: van, 5-seater property and Largus Cross. Methane utilization cuts gasoline bills 3 times, extends engine life and improves the environmental friendliness of the auto, based on the corporate assertion.
All automobiles in Lada Largus CNG household are outfitted with 1.6l 16-valve Lada engines and handbook gearboxes. The pure gasoline is pumped right into a 90-litre cylinder designed for 22 cubic metres of compressed methane. A 50-litre common gasoline tank is saved on the identical time. Lada Largus has a cruising vary of over 1000 km, as soon as totally refuelled. The auto all the time begins with petrol and routinely shifts to pure gasoline, following the warming up of the engine. Petrol utilization is resumed, if the gasoline runs out. Switching from one sort of gasoline to a different may be manually executed, utilizing the button positioned on the instrument panel, the place LEDs are positioned, indicating the gasoline provide on board.
The costs of Lada Largus CNG and Largus CNG Cross begin from 754,000 and 813,400 rubles respectively.
Avtovaz had began the manufacturing of the methane model of Lada Vesta, as reported beforehand.