The CPA also optimizes transmission coupling at lower speeds, resulting in a sense of better acceleration and speed recovery. According to the automaker, this is because the S10 responds more readily to the accelerator pedal controls.
The change in the gearbox also required a new calibration on the 2.8 turbo-diesel engine, capable of delivering 200 horsepower and 51 kgfm of power. According to the brand, this improved the acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h, which was from 10.9 seconds to 10.3 seconds – that is, 0.6s faster than the previous model. The best result on competitors is 13.2 seconds on Toyota Hilux.
The dual cabin configuration (LT and LTZ) is also marketed in the flex version, with direct injection 2.5 engine and 206 hp of power. The model recently won automatic option. The pickup costs from R $ 91,590 in the simple cabin version, manual and 4×2.
On the outside or even in the versions equipment package practically nothing has changed. The S10 has earned its name on the front doors and there is a new color option called red Edible Berries, already present in the range of Trailblazer.