New LuK clutch parts for a staggering 2.5 million extra vehicles in the UK and Ireland have been introduced this year by Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd., exhibitors at last weekend’s Auto Trade EXPO
During 2015 the company has introduced 43 new LuK RepSets, 19 Dual Mass Flywheels (DMFs), 17 LuK RepSet Pros and six LuK cylinders, catering for nearly 2.513m additional vehicles.
Among recent additions are LuK RepSets for the two-cylinder Fiat Punto (199) 0.9 Twinair Turbo, 03/2012, and the Smart ForTwo (451) 0.8 Cdi, 08/2009-, a LuK concentric slave cylinder (CSC) for vehicles including the Alfa Giulietta (940) 1.4 BiFuel, 12/2011-, and a DMF for the Ford Focus III 1.6 EcoBoost 04/2011-.
There are also some major new LuK additions for light commercial vehicles (LCVs) and Far Eastern vehicles.
LuK RepSets and LuK RepSet Pros are available for the VW Crafter 30-50 (2E) 2.0 TDI, 05/2011-, a RepSet for the Ford Transit (VM) 2.2 TDCi (RWD) 10/2011-, a LuK RepSet Pro for the Ford Ranger (TKE) 2.2 TDCi 4×4 04/2011-, and a DMF for the Fiat Ducato (250) 115 Multijet 2.0 D, 06/2011-.
While there are LuK RepSets for the Kia Picanto (TA) 1.0 05/2011-, and Nissan Micra IV (K13) 1.2 05/2010-, a LuK RepSet Pro for the Mitsubishi Lancer (CY/ZA) 1.8 02/2008-, and a DMF for the Ssangyong Kyron 2.0 Xdi 4×4 05/2005-.
Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd Technical Services Manager Malcolm Short said: “As the leading supplier of original equipment clutches we are constantly introducing new part numbers for the widest range of vehicles that are being worked on by independent garages, including passenger cars featuring the latest technologies from all parts of the world, and also the ever-important LCV market.
“The LuK clutch range is the complete clutch solution for millions of vehicles on the UK and Ireland’s roads and is the first choice for distributors and garages as it is the most comprehensive range on the market.”
LuK recommends that customers consult the online catalogue at HYPERLINK “http://www.schaeffler-aftermarket.co.uk/”www.schaeffler-aftermarket.co.uk for more information about exact applications for these new additions.
In addition to LuK clutch products, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd also supplies INA tensioners and FAG wheel bearings to the independent aftermarket, with all brands backed by technical support and repair installation tips through its industry leading internet site RepXpert ( HYPERLINK “http://www.RepXpert.co.uk/”www.RepXpert.co.uk) and a technical hotline; UK Tel: 08457 001100, Ireland Tel: +44 (0)1432 264264.