1.1. General information about the car
The Chery Amulet car of small middle class (a class C on the international classification) assemble on JSC Avtotor (Kaliningrad) since April, 2006 in three complete sets: A15 I, A15 II, A15 III.
Complete set of A15 I — base, with a minimum level of equipment. It includes a full-size spare wheel, the conditioner, the hydraulic booster of the steering, a steering column regulated on height, audiopreparation (loudspeakers, the aerial and all necessary conducting) and fog lights.
On cars in A15 II complete set in addition establish electrowindow regulators, the central lock and light-alloy wheels of wheels.
A15 III complete set, besides listed, includes the electric drive of adjustment of mirrors, a CD player, anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS) and a safety cushion of the driver and the forward passenger.
In this book the car in the fullest complete set of A15 III is described.
Cars of all complete sets equip with the petrol four-cylinder engine located across a motor compartment with the distributed system of injection of fuel in working volume of 1,6 l, the SOHC type (with one camshaft and 8 valves), capacity of 69 kW (94 h.p.).
Type body the five-door hatchback bearing, all-metal, a welded design with hinged forward wings, doors, a cowl and a back door. Windscreen and glass of a door of a back the pasted. Seats of the driver and the forward passenger regulated in the longitudinal direction and on a back tilt angle, are equipped with head restraints. The back seat is also equipped with head restraints for lateral passengers. The back of a back seat can be cast away forward in parts in a proportion 40:60.
Transmission is executed according to the front-wheel scheme with drives of forward wheels of different length. Cars are equipped with a mechanical five-speed transmission.
Forward suspension bracket of type MacPherson, independent, spring, with the stabilizer of cross-section stability, with hydraulic amortizatorny racks. A back suspension bracket semi-dependent, spring, with hydraulic shock-absorbers.
Brake mechanisms of forward wheels disk, with a floating bracket, back — drum-type, with the device of automatic adjustment of gaps between brake shoes and drums. Depending on a complete set cars can be equipped with anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS).
The steering safety, with the steering mechanism of type a gear wheel lath, is equipped by the hydraulic amplifier and a steering column regulated on a tilt angle. In a nave of a steering wheel the safety cushion is established.
Part of let-out cars equip with window regulators of lobbies and back doors with the electric drive.
All cars are equipped with inertial three-dot seat belts for the driver, the forward passenger and extreme passengers on a back seat. For the average passenger on a back seat the zone belt is provided.