Although in North America have traditionally like big cars, small vans are becoming gradually a hole. The Chevrolet Spark is one of the best models that are running and now, at the New York International Auto Show, was presented the new Chevrolet Spark 2016 , the second generation model.
The new Spark adopts a much more mature and elegant design with getting a sense of larger size. General Motors has matured this utility not only in the aspect of design, but also in the mechanical and above all, when comfort and safety equipment . The 2016 Chevrolet Spark has a slightly longer wheelbase and 40mm height less. The chassis stiffness increases with respect to the previous generation.
Under the hood there will be a single mechanical option, a motor 1.4 Ecotec gasoline four-cylinder, which will deliver 100 horses power and will be mated to a manual gearbox five relationships or CVT. Its average consumption is 5.88 liters per 100 with changing drive. It is a significantly more powerful than the 1.0 of 75 horses Karl Opel motor. To reduce the weight and size of the engine block and cylinder head are aluminum and the latter is integrated exhaust manifold. The segments are of low friction, like oil pump bushings and camshafts.
From inside do not have pictures yet, but Chevrolet says there will be decorative elements in the dashboard body color and capacitive screen multimedia system Chevrolet MyLink has 7 “. This system allows to integrate the smartphone in the car and enjoy features like 4G WiFi access point. There are some buttons on the console as volume, to simplify the use of the screen and make everything more intuitive.
In security Chevrolet Spark 2016 takes a big step forward to be able to equip items like 10 airbags rear-end collision alert, warning of unintended lane change warning undercut or rear parking camera which in this case is standard. The current Chevrolet Spark in America is the safest in its class model.
Like the outgoing model, will be manufactured in Korea along with Karl Opel which borrows its basic design and some components. It will be offered in 40 countries, starting with the United States, who will receive in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Source – Chevrolet
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Article 2016 Chevrolet Spark, the new American utility was originally published in Current Motor.