In December last year, 2016 Opel gave to know the picture and several details of its new model for the segment D. We refer to the new Opel Insignia Grand Sport. The vehicle you choose on this occasion by a body design coupe, more focused on the dynamism with a smooth silhouette. In addition, it also brings up to date technologically, introducing the latest developments of infotainment.
The Opel Badge of the previous generation received a system of all-wheel-drive, in versions 4×4, with a differential conventional that allowed or not to send a to both some of the power from the motor to the rear axle. In normal conditions, 100 % of the torque reaching the rear wheels, although in certain situations, such as in , low adherence, was coupled by the clutch to transmit engine torque to the rear-wheel drive. The new system, called Twinster and developed by GKN, has two clutches, one for each rear wheel.
The advantage provided by this system is that it allows distribute in a very fast and effective torque required in each wheel back may, for example, transmit a high amount of power to the rear wheel located on the outside of the curve, without actually not a single Nm of torque to the rear wheel of the interior.
With this system Twinster it enhances the motor skills on slippery surfaces without abusing the brakes, the stability when it detects a loss or possible loss of traction and, in addition, it can provide a behavior more dynamic the Opel Insignia Grand Sport by driving modes selectable.
the arrival of The Opel Insignia Grand Sport is scheduled for the march; the month in which the German firm also displayed and presented in a formal manner on the occasion of the Geneva motor show. In this event we will get to know each and every one of the details of this vehicle which still have not been revealed, such as, for example, the range of engines.
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