It is a question of the petrol engine ZMZ PRO in volume of 2,7 liters which gives out 149 hp. and 235 Nm of torque. He received a two-row timing chain, a modified valve timing, increased from 9.1 to 9.8 compression ratio, as well as lightweight pistons and valves.
Thus, in comparison with the current 2.7-liter unit, the power will increase by 15 hp, and the torque – by 18 Nm. As specified by AutoMail.ru, the increase in torque was in the middle and low revs. At the same time, information about the appearance of the automatic box was not confirmed – work on such a transmission is underway, but in the near future it will not appear on the Patriot. The release of the version of the SUV with the “automatic” is planned for 2019.
As reported by “Avtomambler”, previously tuners from the Moscow region Shcherbinka released a package of improvements for the UAZ “Patriot”. It includes the installation of a turbocharger, which increases the return on the engine with 134.6 hp. up to 180-200 hp In addition, an automatic box can be installed on the SUV.