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ZAZ Tavria (Ukrainian: Таврія) is a range o front wheel drive subcompact caurs made bi Ukrainian ZAZ. ZAZ-1102 Tavria and subsequent ZAZ-1105 Dana and ZAZ-1103 Slavuta replaced rear wheel drive Zaporozhets in the product lineup.
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ZAZ-1102 Tavria, a 3-door hatchback wis the first model o the range, released in 1987. It features independent McPherson struts suspension at the front an torsion beams at the rear. The watercooled MeMZ-245 I4 ingine wis a major shift forward frae aircooled V4 uised in umwhile models.
ZAZ-1103 Slavuta is a 5-door liftback released in 1995. It featured fuel injection ingine. Due tae uisage o liftback type body wi elongatit roof line an roondit contour o hood an trunk lid, turn indicators on headlamp wi increased roondin radius frae 20 tae 50 mm an also rejection o rain channels abuin doors no anerlie a complete image o caur wis creatit, but also streamline wis improved, luggage compartment volume wis increased, loadin height wis lawered up tae 60 cm an dirtyin o rear glass in rainy weather wis decreased.
A liftback type body makes possible independent boardin o aw passengers an easy access tae the luggage. Wide rear door openin gives free access tae spacious luggage compartment. Slavuta haes quite lairge for its class trunk which can be uised tae the maximum as spare wheel location wis moved tae ingine compartment. Rigid shelf separates passenger compartment an luggage compartment. It can be liftit when tail gate is open an completely removed when rear seats ar unfoldit. There ar loudspeakers o built-in audio system on baith sides o rigid shelf.
Passenger compartment is trimmed wi modern safe polymer materials complyin wi the latest standards. Passenger compartment trim actively suppresses sun glints an driver disna get tired very easily on bright sunny day. Trim colors give a feelin o cosiness an comfort tae passengers an driver. Passenger compartment trim actively resists vibration in wide range o audio frequency an additionally reduces noise level.
ZAZ-11055 Tavria Pick-Up
ZAZ-11055 Tavria Pick-Up is a commercial vehicle designed for sma cargo transportation. In contrast tae passenger model pick-up haes cargo compartment an plastic upper part. Tavria Piсk-Up haes body 20 cm langer than passenger model.
Tavria Piсk-Up is designated for cargo transportation that’s why front beam is made o thicker metal than in hatchback (3.2 mm instead o 2.8 mm).
Tavria Piсk-Up behaves well on uneven road due tae reinforced structure o rear suspension. It is more rigid compared tae passenger hatchback. Awin tae this caur carryin capacity wis increased up tae 420 kg. Fiberglass cargo compartment rigidly screwed tae body is 1250 mm hie an 1300 mm wide. The length o cargo is 1320 mm, but it is possible tae open the upper part o tail gate supportit bi gas struts an put longer items. Large area o foldin upper part o tail gate perfectly suits sma traders. Such caur can be uised as mobile tradin stall. An if ye fold the lawer part ye will hae a coonter.
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