Catalysts with the number 96350080/DAC/MADE IN KOREA are used by the Korean brand Daewoo. The cover is about 45 cm long and the weight of the ceramic insert is 1.23 kg. They are characterized by a non-extremely symmetrical housing with flattened edges and transversely arranged stripes. Catalysts these were installed on Daewoo Lanos 1.3 and 1.5 models in the 1997 petrol version, and in Daewoo Nubira Saloon 1.6 16V in 1997-2002.
The current retail price of the model can be checked on the catalyst page.
We have not mentioned the Lanos and Nubira models yet. Today we will discuss the topic of the more interesting, namely Nubira.
The history of this vehicle dates back to 1997, when the world saw the first generation, to be exact model J100, which was sold until 1999. The car was designed as a replacement for the T GM Daewoo Nexia platform by the Italian Institute I.DE.A. The J100 was sold in two body styles – as a sedan and station wagon.
The year 2000 was a breakthrough for Nubira, as it underwent over 90 various modifications and improvements and was re-released as the J150. On the domestic market, the car was sold as Nubira II. The most important changes – increased space for passengers, better damping, reduced vibration and suspension hardness. The range of engines has also been increased. British Technical Center Daewoo Worthing the body design was renewed to add dynamics to it. The first generation was produced until 2003.
It is worth mentioning that all cars Daewoo Nubira they have a choice of 1.6 or 2.0 l capacity. Diesel engines have not been used here. Nubira was sold in the USA and Canada in the years 1999–2002. In 2004 it was replaced by Suzuki Forenza and Chevrolet Optra.
In 2003 the second generation entered, sold until 2008 – the J200, which, like its predecessor, appeared as a sedan and station wagon (since 2004). Nubira was produced in Taganrog, the Russian TagAZ factory, where it was referred to as Doninvest Orion. Until 2008, it was produced in Romania, also in Egypt.
The second generation enjoyed international popularity under various names and brands. In his native country, South Korea, Daewoo Nubira II is named Daewoo Lacetti, and occurs under three bodies: a four-door and a five-door sedan and a station wagon. It was replaced by Daewoo Lacetti Première at the end of 2008.
In Europe, Nubira was sold under the Daewoo brand in 2003-2005, and as Chevrolet from 2005 to 2009. In Eastern Europe it became Chevrolet Lacetti .
In North America, Daewoo Nubira II was sold under the name Chevrolet Optra, ain Canada and the USA under the name Suzuki Forenza.
Chevrolet Optra it was also distributed in India, Japan and other South Asian markets. In Australia and New Zealand it was sold as Holden Viva .
Finally, Daewoo Nubira was also sold in China between 2003 and 2016 under the name Buick Excelle . She became the best-selling Buick in the country.