Monday, December 27, 2010
New Face on New Toyota Vitz
Redesign of Toyota Vitz or call it a redesigned all-new meaning, aka a new total.
At first glance, the appearance of a compact hatchback is not changed drastically compared to its predecessor, Vitz Gen-2. However, as the curve of body parts, bumpers, and other forms of lights (front and rear) redesigned. As a result, this Vitz appear more stylish and sporty.
Based on data released by Toyota Motor Corporation, the new Vitz long dimension, from 3.750 mm to 3.885. Increases the interior length of 35 mm or a 1915 mm. However, the radius of turn (turn) it is smaller, now 4.5 meters (previously 4.7 meters). Width has not changed, as well as high.
With the redesign, wind resistance or cd Vitz has become lower, 0.285. As a result, fuel consumption becomes more efficient (also derived from Toyota's Stop & Start system idling-stop).
Other changes, Vitz now use only one glass eraser (wiper) were integrated with water spray. The headlights of life and off automatically with the light outside the car. For example, so nights or enter the tunnel, the light will live. Moreover, the glass front door was given a special coating that can be lowered to 99 percent of ultraviolet rays.
The design of interior redesigned to look more and provide better comfort. Therefore, the front, the instrument panel, right down to the inside of the door is designed horizontally. The goal is to increase the relief and sense of security. The back seat can be folded with the composition 6:4.
Baggage is now also more in 145 mm. Trunk deck is placed in two heights. When set at high position, smaller items can be placed underneath. Seat can also be folded almost flat. Passenger seat is now equipped with a plastic barrier to prevent the bag or goods fell.
Furthermore, multifunctional monitors are equipped with information on fuel consumption when the car is started, the average consumption, and the distance that can be taken.
For machinery, now Vitz uses Dual VVT-i (Dual Variable Valve Timing-intelligent) that is paired with Super CVT-i (Super Continuously Variable Transmission-intelligent).
Explained, Stop & Start system idling work quickly. When the gas pedal is pressed while stopped with the engine dead, to live just took 0.35 seconds. Machines can also be directly accelerated from a stop condition.
All variants are equipped with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) and ABS. Also there are SRS airbags for driver and front passenger.
In addition to variants of the F and U, when it launched, Toyota also directly introduce RS sports version that has been equipped with aerokit in front and rear.