Maxi DOT

Maxi DOT is the designation for the display type of the on-board computer. It is actually a matrix display that is located in the instrument cluster, usually between the analogue vehicle speed and engine speed indicators. The Maxi DOT display is composed of individual illuminated dots which allows for much greater display variability.

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Carbon dioxide CO2

Carbon dioxide has become synonymous with the environmental friendliness of car transport. In recent years, however, CO2 has only been given a negative label. Yet it is a non-toxic, inert, colourless, tasteless and odourless gas. CO2 is a normal part of our lives. It is formed by the reaction of carbon with oxygen, for example in a process called combustion, but also in ordinary human breathing … what do you know about it?

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Digital instrument panel (Virtual cockpit)

The virtual cockpit is a digital version of the instrument cluster. In practice, it is a high-resolution display that replaces the traditional instrument cluster. Analog instruments are now a thing of the past and are gradually being replaced by TFT displays.

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ET – wheel offset

Jedním z důležitých normovaných rozměrů plechových ráfků a litých disků je hodnota zálisu označovaná jako ET. Velikost zálisu udává, o kolik milimetrů je posunuta dosedací rovina ráfku od jeho středové roviny. Jinými slovy, hodnota ET ovlivňuje, jak moc bude kolo opticky zapuštěné dovnitř karoserie nebo naopak vysunuté směrem ven.

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ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)

The ABS system prevents the wheels from locking up during emergency braking. If the wheels lock up, there is a risk of losing grip between the tire and the road and the driver may lose control of the vehicle. Thanks to the ABS system, the vehicle is controllable even under hard braking.

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Asymmetric tires (Asymmetric tyres)

Asymmetric tires combine two different tread types. At first glance, the tread shape differs between the right and the left. The asymmetric tyre design allows the tread to be split into two completely different parts. The first, rigid part ensures better handling and longer tyre life, while the second part dampens noise and sufficiently drains water away from the road.

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