Hyundai Accent and Elantra will get a self-developed variator

Hyundai Accent and Elantra will get a self-developed variator

July 22, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

IVT (Intelligent Variable Transmission) continuously variable transmission will now be installed on new models. Its feature was the design with a pulling reinforced belt, instead of the classic push.

The most popular model Hyundai Accent and the Elantra senior sedan will receive a new transmission. The company decided to expand the range of models with its own IVT (Intelligent Variable Transmission) variator from the Smartstream family. Transmission is a proprietary Koreans and has its own design features.

The variator has a pulling reinforced belt for transmitting torque instead of the pushing one. According to the company itself, it allows you to more precisely adjust the operation of the engine and transmission, as well as achieve a little more savings.

For Hyundai Accent (Solaris), along with the variator, they will offer a new Smartstream G1.6 engine with combined fuel injection. Maximum power is 122 “horses” and 153 Nm of torque. For Elantra new engine is not provided