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Dynamax All-Wheel-Drive system for 2011 Kia Sportage


For the new generation Kia Sportage which has been upgraded in every aspect, the Korean company is also introducing a new All-Wheel-Drive system they have developed in collaboration with Magna.

It’s called the Dynamax and it has an intelligent control unit continuously analyzes data from the vehicle controller, so it sorta anticipates different conditions before they actually occur!

Dynamax All Wheel Drive system for 2011 Kia Sportage Dynamax AWD system

Through a multi-plate clutch, the coupling system is fully controllable via an electro-hydraulic actuation system.  This Dynamax system behavior is completely transparent to the driver. Kia says that it also results in improved lateral stability while cornering, removal of unintended over and under steer by reducing unwanted traction and also lower fuel consumption and reduced CO2 emissions.

“The new Dynamax AWD system represents a significant technical advance that will bring real benefits to our customers,” comments Soon-Nam Lee, Director of Overseas Marketing, Kia Motors Corporation.  “The all-new Sportage compact SUV is an exciting newcomer to our product line-up and the availability of such a responsive AWD system for the first time in a Kia will raise this model’s appeal for many potential buyers.”

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