New motors for Renault
Boulogne-Billancourt (France), 8. December 2017
1.3 liters of displacement, direct injection and turbo charging are the key features of the new engine, developed by Renault-Nissan's cooperation with Daimler. To the number of cylinders, the French do not comment officially, the photos, however, as with the previous 1.2-Liter engine four-cylinder. Among other things, the injection pressure is increased to 250 bar, in addition to the numbers, more torque at a lower rpm. So the output remains the same at the TCe 115, instead of 190 Newton-metres of 220 Newton meters, but now already at 1,500 tours.
With an Optional dual-clutch
The TCe 140 replaces the 130-HP gasoline engine and is 30 Newton meters delivers up to 240 Newton-metres more torque. Optionally, it is also available with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, the same is true for the most powerful Version of the 1.3-Liter engine. It offers 160 PS and 260 Newton metres (270, with dual-clutch). Will be replaced in order for the TCe 150, which was previously a 1.6-Liter engine with 220 Newton meters of torque. At the beginning of 2018, the new units come on the market and will be gradually introduced in other model series.(rh)