General Motors is working at full capacity for its range of models is as young as possible. The conglomerate american you need to increase your sales if you do not want to be overpowered by other groups and want to strengthen their position by pulling the SUV segment. at the Auto Show In Detroit have already presented the new generation of the Chevrolet Traverse and now it is the turn of her twin sister GMC Terrain.
The signature of all terrain and SUV General Motors is not a substitute for the current generation of the Terrain for almost nine years, and now that things are somewhat better has decided to give it a twist. The model shares platform, engines and elements of technology and security with its brother Chevrolet. The main difference lies in the suit that carry both models and in the lines that define the interior.
On an aesthetic level, the second generation of the Terrain vanishes by full lines and square shapes of the block that had the previous model and takes a few more lines soft and harmonic. Now it seems a lot more to its sister brand GMC Acadia, although this is a step above in the portfolio of the manufacturer and the Terrain incorporates a third pillar that makes the effect of the floating roof and lightens quite the silhouette of the model.
the interior of The model suffers from the same total re-design the outdoor area. The dashboard adopts lines very similar to that of the Chevrolet Traverse in addition to incorporate materials of better quality. In both, the ergonomics have been designed to ensure that all the controls are located to the driver’s hand, and as a novelty, the shift lever gives way to a roulette wheel selector (Electronic Precision Shift) with which to select the relationships. The console it is presided over by a touch screen of seven or eight inches that you can count on with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.
If mechanical we need to talk there is to say that they are all shared with the Traverse and is based only on blocks four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline or diesel. The first step of the range is the new engine 1.5-liter with 170 hp and 203 Nm of torque. The second part is a 2 liter with 252 hp and 262 Nm of torque. Both mechanical will be mated to a new gearbox cutting machine with 9 speeds.
As a counterpoint to this range, we have a block diesel with 1.6 liters of engine displacement (the same as the Opel Astra) with a power of 136 hp and a torque of 240 Nm. This mechanism is only associated to an automatic gearbox with 6 speeds. In terms of the types of traction available, of series, the Terrain will transmit the force through wheels and optionally will have a system of four wheel drive with the possibility of distribution of traction between the two axles.
To finish, we’ll talk about attendees to the driving which incorporates in addition to the technological equipment. The main aid that will incorporate (as standard or optionally) will be the collision warning front and lane change which works through the vibration of the seat, city brake assist, detection detection of obstacles in the blind spot and warning system for lane departure.
Source – GMC (General Motors)