The new Chevrolet Spark debuted at Geneva Auto show in 2010 and was launched on the market in 2010 too. Clients can be able to choose between two gasoline engines, more powerful and economic: 1.0 and 1.2 liters with 16V. More details about this new Chevrolet Spark will be mentioned in the following lines.
With a length of 3,640 mm and a wheelbase of 2,375 mm (very generous), the new Chevrolet Spark offers a spacious cabin, with enough space for passenger’s legs, also in front and in the back of the car. The trunk offers 170 liter, and by backseat folding from this volume you can get up to maximum 994 liters. This is so much space for such a small car. Inside, the new Chevrolet Spark received a new design and new functionalities. The board instruments are inspired by the motorcycle industry: placed on the direction column, these are offering information easy to be read for any driver using a combination between analogical and digital displays.
Colors and materials used are new, exterior chromatic layout continuing in the inside also. The textures insertions continue from the instrument panel to the doors, adding another attractive element to this car. The new Chevrolet Spark benefits also of an improvement of interior acoustic, typical for bigger vehicles.
When it was launched on the European market, the new Chevrolet Spark was available with 1.0 and 1.2 propeller on gasoline (66 and 78 horse power), that promise to consume few fuel and to have reduced emissions of CO2 – under 5 liters/100 km and less than 120 grams CO2/km. these efficient engines, that respect the Euro 5 norms are coupled with manual gearboxes with 5 steps. The 1.2 liters engine has the acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h of only 12.4 seconds.
According to the market the list of extra features for safety include airbags for the driver and the right seat passenger, lateral airbags and curtain type airbags, ABS and ESP. along with these features are available the safety belts with pretension for the front seats. The new Chevrolet Spark is available at the European dealers from the beginning of 2010 and then it was launched on the market all over the world. This car will be added to the United States portfolio of Chevrolet starting the 4th trimester of 2011. The announce was made by Troy Clarke, the president of GM North America during the conference at the North American Auto Show in Detroit.
In this case, Chevrolet Spark will receive a new style, with more space and more versatile and extremely efficient regarding the fuel consumption. The decision of adding Spark in the Chevrolet scope in USA reflects the wish of this brand to deliver the most efficient vehicles in the north American industry.