Dodge lifted the veil on a successor model Caliber

Representatives of the company Dodge has extended the first official images of the model receiver Caliber. The car was named Dart and will be shown to the public for the first time at the International Motor Show in Detroit in January 2012. As expected, the new car will share a platform with the Alfa Romeo Giulietta. Front and rear suspensions are independent, and 68 percent of the body is made of high strength steels. Along with the platform, the Dodge Dart will receive the engine and two concern FIAT – 2,4-liter “atomsfer” and supercharged 1400 cc unit – both families MultiAir. Also in the range is expected two more petrol atmospheric engine capacity of 2.0-liters. Output power units are not specified. As for transmissions, the first cars will be equipped with standard mechanics and dedicated six fiat gearbox with two clutches, and later will be available the newest 9-speed automatic ZF, which will reduce fuel consumption by 16%, compared with a robotic gearbox. Dart Manufacturing plans to establish a factory Chrysler‘s Belvidere, Illinois. In order to match the line of technologies, management of the American company intends to invest in it additional 600 million dollars. Modernization of the enterprise is to end later this year. Home Dodge Dart official sales scheduled for the first quarter of 2012.

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