Suspension and steering system
Front suspension - general information
The front suspension used two spring struts McPherson, consisting of a helical spring and hydraulic shock absorber built. They are bolted to the body from the top, from the bottom to the swivel. Side mount made lower wishbone L-shaped, which are connected to swivel through a replacement ball joints. Wishbones are bolted to the body via rubber mountings. Depending on the engine mounted on the bottom of stabilizer bar that is connected to the shock-absorbing struts through the connecting rod.
The stabilizer reduces body tilt on bends.
The driving force of the engine is transmitted to the wheels via two drive shafts. On cars with front-wheel drive drive shafts are of different lengths. Each shaft is equipped with two constant velocity joints. The counterweight on the right drive shaft is used for vibration damping. Vehicles with 1,9 l DOHC engine and / or have a wheel drive transmission between the drive shaft and right intermediate shaft, whereby both drive shafts of the same length.