to The Spanish public have never liked the gearboxes of automatic cutting. it is True that formerly were systems that is slow, clunky and little inclined to the energy savings, but with the technical evolution that have lived are now more efficient than manuals. However, the bad reputation follows them accompanying despite the fact that the major brands of cars do not stop investing money in its development and subsequent sale.
But in addition to all, there are several market segments to a automatic gearbox will feel like a ring on a finger. One of them are in the micro-urban, since its radius of action is limited (in theory) to the urban environment, and in him is where the more useful is this mechanism. Brands have slowly been putting its customers the itch to ride in their car with this technology and Renault now do the same with your Twingo.
If there is a model in the market that best display the qualities of a good urbanite, that is without a doubt the Twingo. The smallest model of Renault, the hand of Daimler-Benz, has returned to his roots to compete in this tough segment of the market. However, it is small and manageable does not mean that your brand will have forgotten to provide you with a GT version according to its claims.
Renault Twingo GT is moved by a three-cylinder engine with a 0.0-liter displacement and an output of 110 hp and 170 Nm of torque. Until today could only be chosen with a gearbox of manual cutting. Now, however, the signature of the rhombus has just confirmed that its small micro-urban mount on your GT version also a gearbox with automatic cut EDC with double clutch and six relations.
This gearbox adds to the Renault Twingo GT is a ease-of-use higher, because in spite of sacrificing a little of the benefits of this delicious motor, helps the congestion of the big cities get along better. In addition, this box is the same that mounts the Smart ForTwo Brabus, his twin brother within the Group Daimler-Benz.
With this gearbox, the performance of the Renault Twingo GT EDC are still more than good. Accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 10.4 seconds and marks a maximum speed of 183 kilometers per hour. Their consumption is a bit higher, but still marks a great of 5.3 litres each one hundred kilometres in its valuation joint.
For now their prices to Spain are not yet confirmed, but it is likely that the Renault Twingo GT EDC is a few thousand euros more expensive than the manual version.
Source – Renault
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