September 29, 2023
Iveco S-Way é lançado no Brasil

The Iveco S-Way arrives in Brazil with a 13.0 engine with 450 hp, 480 hp and 540 hp

a IVECO SY It will be one of the attractions in Venatran 2022. It’s the successor to Hi-Way, the brand’s new top model in the country. The truck can be seen at the Iveco stand. The biggest event in the transport sector in Latin America begins on Monday the 7th of this month, the new model is full of electronic solutions. According to the manufacturer, the novelty will compete for buyers with competitors such as Mercedes-Benz ActrosAnd the Scania Ar And the Volvo FH . truck.

According to the president of Iveco South America, the launch is the result of three years of testing. Much of it was done with clients, in real operations. Thus, the new mechanical horse ran about 450 million kilometers under various conditions of use.

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P8 . engine

According to Iveco, one of the differences in the model is the low diesel consumption. According to the manufacturer’s data, before hey way The reduction is up to 15%. The engine is a 13-liter FPT Cursor 13, and it is offered with three power options. In all-wheel drive versions 4×2 it is 450 horsepower. For the 6×2 it’s 480 hp, and for the 6×4 it’s 540 hp. Torque starts at 250 million kgf.

In addition, the six-cylinder in-line cylinders provide solutions that comply with the rules of the Proconve P8. In other words, the new phase of the Brazilian emissions reduction program, equivalent to Euro 6. In this sense, the engine has the technology called Hi-eSCR. Instead of having the EGR, which recycles the exhaust gases, there is a DPF filter. As well as the DOC oxidation system.

In the same sense, the FTP Cursor 13 has a common rail injection and an e-VGT variable geometry turbo. The transmission is the second generation of the ZF Traxon automatic transmission. This box works with GPS navigator and can know the route in advance. Thus, it chooses the most suitable gear when, for example, there is an ascent or slope in front of you.

By the way, speaking of inclines, the engine brake is another feature of the new Iveco S-Way. According to the brand, the braking capacity is 610 hp. Therefore, it is one of the greatest braking forces of trucks in this segment in the country. The device has four stages. As a result, there is greater efficiency and safety in braking, including emergency braking.

Iveco S-Way launched in Brazil
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Safety of Iveco S-Way

In the same sense, the tractor has a lane reader and adaptive cruise control, which automatically accelerates and brakes the truck, depending on the traffic ahead. As well as the automatic emergency braking system, which works without the need for driver intervention. There is also hill start assist and electronic traction control.

According to Iveco, the S-Way is offered in Brazil with two cabin options, 2300 mm in height and 2500 mm. In addition, there are more than 15 standard elements, such as air conditioning, a multimedia center with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a multifunction steering wheel. An on-site switch and push-button start of the engine are also part of the package.

The design is also quite new. According to Iveco’s director of marketing and product portfolio, Bernardo Brandao, aerodynamic solutions have helped reduce diesel consumption by 5%. “The car was developed to meet the toughest challenges,” he said.

Remote technical assistance

Besides the truck, Iveco is launching new services in Brazil. Now, there is a fleet management platform called Iveco On. According to company information, the goal is to improve productivity and ensure truck availability.

In this sense, technical assistance collaborates remotely. This means that any malfunctions can be corrected without having to go to a dealer. Through the multimedia system, the driver can connect the S-Way to the Iveco call center and receive instructions and updates.

Iveco S-Way launched in Brazil
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In addition, it is possible to monitor, for example, fuel consumption and the driving mode of the driver. Thus, the carrier can provide guidance and prepare training to improve productivity. Similarly, the system generates reports for the driver on issues related to safety on board.