Λίγο πριν το επίσημο ντεμπούτο του πρωτοτύπου στο Sao Paulo Motor Show στη Βραζιλία, η Volkswagen αποκάλυψε επίσημα το Fox Pepper concept.
Το μοντέλο, περιγράφεται ως “σπορ και νεανικό”. Άμεσα αναγνωρίσιμο ως Volkswagen, το κατακόκκινο (Red Tornado) πρωτότυπο διαθέτει νέο προφυλακτήρα και πλαστικά προστατευτικά. Στα εξωτερικά highlights, συμπεριλαμβάνονται η μαύρη οροφή και οι ζάντες ελαφρού κράματος 15 ιντσών.
Η Volkswagen, δεν έδωσε στη δημοσιότητα φωτογραφίες του εσωτερικού αλλά μας λέει πως στην καμπίνα υπάρχουν δίχρωμα δερμάτινα καθίσματα, κόκκινα διακοσμητικά στους αεραγωγούς και ένα σύστημα ψυχαγωγίας και ενημέρωσης και οθόνη 5.5 ιντσών και GPS.
Κάτω από το καπό, βρίσκεται ένας 1600άρης κινητήρας που αποδίδει 120 άλογα όταν καταναλώνει αιθανόλη. Τα 100 km/h έρχονται από στάση σε 9.8 δευτερόλεπτα ενώ η τελική του πρωτότυπου είναι 189 km/h.
Volkswagen presents the new Fox Pepper, conceptual version and “spicy” New Fox
- Model will be at the Auto Show in Sao Paulo to assess the opinions of visitors
- With unique visual and differentiated content, concept has sports appeal and youthful
- Novelty can be painted with black roof and the rest in color Red Tornado, referring to the name Pepper (Pepper, English)
- Conceptual version brings various features and safety technology such as Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and traction control (TC and ASR)
- Sporty character is enhanced by the new 1.6l engine up to 120 hp MSI and the new six-speed manual gearbox
Volkswagen presents the new Fox Pepper, a conceptual version of the New Fox. Uniquely visual and differentiated content, the model has sporty and youthful appeal and will be at the Auto Show in Sao Paulo, which takes place from October 30 to November 9, to assess the opinions of visitors. The exposed unit is painted in the color Red Tornado, referring to the name Pepper (pepper, in English). Serial With content based on the new Fox Highline, New Fox Pepper brings a lot of security and technology features, such as Electronic Control stability (ESC) and traction control (TC and ASR). In addition, the conceptual model is equipped with the new 1.6l engine up to 120 hp MSI, the EA211 family, with four valves per cylinder, and with the new manual six-speed transmission. Sportsmanship, inside and outside the bold style Pepper Fox is evidenced by the black roof, with special paint and premium finish. Added to this the new front bumper, visually more robust than the rest of the Fox and New Line Therefore CrossFox in New Fox Pepper auxiliary headlights -. They have rims painted glossy black – have rectangular and triple role, functioning as fog lights, spotlights. And these headlights still have the option of converting static lights (also known as “cornering lights”). Draws attention also the front grille in honeycomb shape with horizontal red trim, inspired by the new Golf GTI. In addition, the mask is more darkened headlight (less metallization), giving greater sportiness to model. Still in the front bumper’s painted on an appliqué Chrome Effect. Turning to the side view, rear-view draw attention (with integrated light direction) painted Black Ninja. Combining these points, a “B” (central) column brings a glossy black adhesive, in harmony with the black roof. The side skirt highlights the contrast of the colors Black and Red Tornado Ninja, the same as the body. More a sports item. Shortly below the rear highlights the adhesive of a pepper, alluding to the version name. Another element of style that highlights the sporting aspirations of the model are the alloy wheels of 15 inches, also painted black on the inner and diamond rods on the outer face. The applique on the bottom of the doors is also different and is painted in Chrome Effect. The doorsteps bears the name “Fox Pepper”. Sporting a look that mixes elements of adventure and sportsmanship, the New Fox Pepper brings the side frames in black (Claddings), allocated above the wheel housings, reinforcing the design of wheel housings and the sporty character of the vehicle. The black shade is also included on the back of the car. At the bottom of the rear bumper there is an air diffuser painted in glossy black. The New Pepper Fox also has dual exhaust tip. The interior brings an entirely new ambiance compared to other models of Fox line.’s vents painted with red rims show the proposed sports car concept. With the new global language of style, the steering wheel is similar to the New Golf Highline, offering intuitive controls for audio and phone systems, and on-board computer. Highlighting the ashtray with the logo version of the conceptual and the inscription “Fox Pepper” in resin adhesive. exclusivity Another model is the banks. Lined with leather in the shade Paladium (gray), the seat of New Pepper Fox have a different costume, with red in support of the front seats and the door panels appliques. Also featured for the series name embroidered on the front seats. Complement the set the more sophisticated front and rear sobretapetes carpet with studs for the part of the driver, and insurance. 1.6l New MSI, family EA211 The New Pepper Fox exposed at the Auto Show in Sao Paulo is equipped with the new 1.6l engine MSI, the EA211 family, which just premiered on Fox line. With up to 120 hp (ethanol), this engine has four valves per cylinder, E-Flex system cold start heated (exempting the tank auxiliary fuel), exhaust manifold integrated into the cylinder head, block and aluminum head, variable valve timing, twin cooling system and dual integrated valves for cylinder head cover. With all these innovations, the new Fox Pepper when stocked ethanol accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 9.8 seconds and the maximum speed reaches 189 km / h. With gasoline are 10.3 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h and 183 km / h top speed. navigation system built into the panel Another feature of this technology in New Pepper Fox is the browser RNS315 radio, the same as team Passat, CC and Tiguan line. The RNS315 actually is a media center, it has a touch screen of 5.5 inches, integrated Bluetooth system, AM / FM receiver with RDS, CD Player with MP3 and WMA audio auxiliary input. It also has a slot for SD-cards that can play navigation maps or music files in MP3 format, for example. ESC – Electronic Stability Control – Present the New Fox Highline, the system of electronic stability control (ESC) also belongs to the list of security features in New Fox Pepper. The system recognizes an early stage that a situation of critical shooting is about to happen. Compares the driver’s commands with the reactions of the vehicle to these commands. If necessary, the system reduces engine torque and braking one or more wheels to achieve the stability condition. ASR (Antriebsschlupfregelung) – Traction control – Integrated with ESC, ASR helps the driver to start or accelerate the vehicle on a floor low grip, thanks to a series of sensors and an electronic central. The system operates by managing the engine torque and braking of an individual wheel destraciona, assisting in the adherence of the tires in any condition of use. TC (ABS-M) – or Traction Control The traction control has the function of reducing the slip of the wheels during acceleration or when the vehicle starts destracionar in sharp curves, electronically controlling engine torque. In New Pepper Fox, TC (M-ABS) is standard equipment. EDS (Elektronische Differenzialsperre) – Electronic Differential Lock – On trails or in low traction situation in a driven wheel, electronic differential lock activates the brake the wheel with less traction by transferring torque to the wheel with more traction, thus providing the best efficiency out of the vehicle. This system of “smart pull” operates automatically, without requiring the driver to trigger a button on the dashboard. In addition, the system operates in curves and at speeds up to 80 km / h. HHC (Hill Hold Control) or control assistance starting ramp – On slopes above 5%, the system keeps the vehicle braked for up to 2 seconds after the driver alleviate the brake pedal. The brakes are released progressively during acceleration, allowing the vehicle departed with more comfort and tranquility in ramps. HBA – Additional function ESC system, the HBA or BAS (Brake Assist System or assistance to the braking system) is another novel feature in Fox line. Module ABS and ESC acknowledges, through speed and actuation force from the brake pedal, it is a condition of emergency braking. At this point, the system increases the pressure in the hydraulic circuit and the actuation force of the brake calipers, seeking the optimal operating condition of the ABS to reduce braking space.