Opel told about AWD system of new Insignia

February 21, 2017 at 9:57 pm

German company Opel has unveiled details on the all-wheel drive system of hatchback Insignia Grand Sport new generation which world premiere took place last year. According to the representatives of the brand, this system designed specifically for the new car should make hatch more secure.

2018 Advanced Opel Insignia image

2018 Advanced Opel Insignia image

Thus, large hatchback Opel Insignia Grand Sport of 2017 model year is equipped with all-wheel drive system, which was developed exclusively for the car. Engineers of the German mark used system Twinster AWD – it is based on the dual-clutch transmissions, one for each wheel. In addition, new AWD system is much lighter than traditional technologies.

2018 Elegant Opel Insignia photo

2018 Elegant Opel Insignia photo

Electronics of new Opel Insignia Grand Sport is responsible for the distribution of traction and its vector control. “Electronic brains” of all-wheel drive system will take into account not only the state of the road surface under the wheels and the degree of slippage of each wheel, but also steering angle and throttle position. The company argued that this innovation will provide a large hatchback Opel Insignia Grand Sport of 2017 model year with “more neutral behavior on the road. In this case it will be much easier to control the vehicle, which has a positive effect on safety. In addition, according to some reports, all-wheel drive system will have two modes – standard and sport.

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