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Chevrolet has never actually tasted success in the Indian market, although their recent product portfolio consists of some worthy products including the Enjoy MPV, the Sail hatchback and compact sedan perhaps all these is going to change soon.

According to the recent reports Chevrolet is planning to introduce the Trailblazer SUV which will take on the Toyota Fortuner in the Indian market by the second half of 2015, while they also have plans to launch the Spin MPV towards the first half of 2016.

Recently Motorbash caught the Trailblazer SUV being tested on Indian roads covered in heavy camouflage. The Chevrolet Chevrolet Trailblazer is already on sale in the markets of Philippines and Thailand where it is available with the 2.5 Litre and a more powerful 2.8 Litre diesel engines. These engines offer an impressive amount of power and torque, expect the new Trailblazer SUV to come with the bigger 2.8 Litre engine which produces an impressive 200 Hp of peak power and 500 NM of torque while the smaller 2.5 Litre engine produces about 163 Hp of peak power and 380 Nm of torque, the Trailblazer SUV to get the 6 speed automatic as well as the 6 speed manual transmission and also with 4 wheel drive system.

The Trailblazer will take on the Toyota Fortuner as well as the popular Ford Endeavour (Everest) and as you all know that these are all big boys’ toys while the upcoming Trailblazer too is not a small machine either, it measures about 4, 878 meters in length and also has an impressive ground clearance of 241 mm. With an impressive length and long wheelbase you can expect an impressive amount of space inside, this upcoming SUV can carry 7 occupants inside comfortably, while talking about comfort the Trailblazer’s interior as well as Dashboard looks quite upmarket too but we are still not sure what kind of equipments will this Indian spec Trailblazer will receive yet.

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Chevrolet has released the first teaser image of the all new Chevrolet Spark which is commonly known as Beat in the Indian market recently. The recent update that is available says that Chevrolet Chevrolet showcased the new Spark/Beat already in Seoul on 2nd April and will also be displayed at the2015 New York Auto show.

The Spark started its life under the skin of Daewoo Matiz in the year 1998 but later in the year 2002 General Motors took over Daewoo and launched the second generation model which was followed by the third generation later in 2010. In India this 5 door hatchback is available with both petrol and diesel engine options while in the US markets there is also an electric variant too. The third and the newest generation Spark/Beat is pinned on the GM’s Gamma platform and is based on the Vauxhall Viva and Opel Karl city car so you can expect a lot of identical styling cues in the new Spark/ Beat.

The Beat is definitely one of the most successful products that came out of the General Motors stable because they have sold more than 1.1 million Sparks around the world since it went on sale as the Beat in India in late 2009. Its success has helped it to establish its domain in more than 71 markets across the world. The new Spark/Beat promises lot of new features, new styling and offcourse! An exciting new 1.4 Litre engine under its hood which claims to be more fuel efficient at the same time.

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It is not an unknown fact anymore that the MPV market of India is blooming and quickly. Before the year 2012 the Toyota Toyota Innova happily served the people who had big families but for those who were not able to afford this expensive MPV had to either rely on public transport or book the trusty old uncomfortable SUV’s to carry their big family from one place to the other. After the year 2012 this whole scenario changed and for good Maruti Maruti Suzuki Suzuki launched the Ertiga in the Indian market which was a budget MPV and could easily carry 7 occupants inside, Chevrolet too joined the bandwagon and launched the Enjoy MPV which by the way was a rear wheel drive vehicle and it too could carry 7 occupants quite easily but unfortunately people did not liked the styling of this MPV perhaps because of its bland styling and boxy shape. Still it did good business in the Indian market but when another competitor of this game joined the competition it stole all the limelight from the Enjoy MPV. Ladies and Gentleman I am talking about the Honda Mobilio MPV, it had the charm, practicality and fuel efficiency which surely impressed the customers.

But seeing the potential that the Indian MPV market has got Chevrolet now wants to start the second innings and decided to launch another MPV which will perhaps also replace the Enjoy MPV soon. This people mover is already on sale in some of the other International markets like Brazil, Philippines etc and now it will be launched in the Indian market to take on its competition. That’s right! Chevrolet Chevrolet has decided to launch the Spin MPV in India; this will be General Motors second offering in this segment. Under the hood it will most probably get the 1.3 liter Fiat sourced diesel engine under its hood while the petrol variant will most probably get the 1.2 liter or the 1.5 liter four cylinder engines.

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Chevrolet tried different ways to make their mark in the Indian market but somehow their attempt failed to impress the customers. They already have tried their hands on the small car segment without much of a success and then there is the popular compact sedan segment which is flooded by many competitors Chevrolet tried their hands on this segment too with the same result. Lastly the MPV segment which came into existence not so long ago but became popular quickly, Chevrolet was one of the very first auto manufacturers who entered this segment with their product Enjoy but this too failed to win hearts of people.

Recently Chevrolet made a wise decision of exploring an unexplored segment of Indian auto industry which does not really have too much competition and announced that they will launch the Trailblazer SUV in India towards the end of the year 2015. Now it was already spotted being tested on Indian roads couple of times with camouflage. The Trailblazer will sit on top of the Chevrolet lineup and will compete directly with the other popular SUV’s Like the Toyota Fortuner, Hyundai Santa Fe and the upcoming Ford Endeavour SUV.

It will most probably be powered by a powerful 2.8 Liter, 4 cylinder diesel unit which promises to offer lot of grunt which can help this SUV to easily overcome any terrain.

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According to the recent reports GM India declared that they will be launching two new exclusive models in the Indian market both this year and the next. General Motors will be introducing the Trailblazer SUV in the Indian market while they also will be launching the Spin Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) in India next year.

The announcement of launching both these vehicles was already made on February 13th in Bangkok during the GM India dealers meet, the report also states that Chevrolet Chevrolet has already imported both vehicles in India for Research and development purpose. The GM officials said that they are actually planning to expand their lineup and also presence in the Indian market by enriching the quality of their products, and also customers purchasing experience.

Now coming to the products, the Chevrolet Spin MPV will be the manufacturers second offering in the MPV segment after their Enjoy MPV failed to create an impact in the Indian market. This will be positioned above the Enjoy MPV and will take on the other popular MPV of its segment like the Maruti Maruti Suzuki Suzuki Ertiga and the Honda Mobilio and even the soon to be launched Renault Renault Lodgy directly.Presently the Spin is sold in the Indonesian market with a 1.2 Liter and 1.5 Liter 4 cylinder diesel engines, these engines are mated with a 5 speed manual gearbox while there is also an option of a 6 speed automatic.

Source: NDTV Auto
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Finally we will be able to hear some good news from Chevrolet because recently Carscoops was able to click some spy shots of what appears to be the new Chevrolet Spark also known as Beat (In the Indian market).

These first images of the next generation Spark were clicked in Korea where it was going through road test. As you all can clearly see that the new generation Spark looks completely different than the present generation car, compared to the current Beat this new car definitely looks much less aggressive and more like the restyled variant of the Opel Karl which is also sold in the other International market.

Fortunately the car was snapped without heavy camouflage and the pulled back huge headlamps definitely will remind you of the current car, the grille towards the front where the logo actually is placed was covered though, while towards the side profile the next generation Spark (Beat) still retains its stylish door handle on its C pillar. Although the spy images are not clear but you can clearly see that the side profile has some distinct character lines to it which helps it to retain some of the old cars aggressive character.

According to the report the new Spark (Beat) will get an all new 1.0 Litre 3 cylinder Petrol unit for the International market while it will hopefully come with a new 1.0 Litre Petrol unit along with a diesel unit for the Indian market. The reports also states that the new generation Spark (Beat) will be unveiled in the International market this year only while expect it to be showcased at the Auto expo in New Delhi next year.

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The MPV market is really heating up and perhaps we will soon be competing with some of the other popular MPV markets of the World. Now as you all know India already has couple of important MPV’s like the Mobilio and the Ertiga. Now Chevrolet already tried to steal the spotlight with the Enjoy MPV but it failed miserably and now perhaps they want to have fair share of the MPV market and that is the reason why Chevrolet is planning to launch a completely new Spin MPV in the market.

Recently Team BHP was able to snap some images of the upcoming MPV being tested on Indian roads which actually gives us an indication that it will be launched here to compete with the other MPV’s available in the Indian market. This 7 seater is already available in some other markets of the World like Philippines and Indonesia and this will definitely not be a budget MPV because just like the Ertiga and the Mobilio the Spin MPV too is bigger than 4 Meter and won’t be getting any tax exemptions from the Government.

When it comes to styling the Chevrolet Spin definitely looks much more attractive than the Enjoy MPV, the front of the MPV looks like the Beat hatchback which is actually impressive in a way because it has got the aggressive appeal to it. Expect the Chevrolet Spin MPV to carry a 1.3 Litre diesel unit under its hood which will produce about 74 Ps of peak power and 190 NM of torque while the petrol variant will be powered by a 1.4 Litre Unit which produces about 102 Ps of peak power. Both the engines will be mated to a 5 speed gearbox.

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There might be some good news from the Chevrolet corner because according to the recent reports by NDTV Auto Chevrolet has brought the Camaro SS in the India for the Research and Development purpose.

The Camaro SS perhaps is not a new car for the Indian people because it already has made its appearance continuously at the Auto Expo since the year 2010 and unfortunately the report also states that the Chevrolet Camaro SS which actually is a muscle car has been here in the Indian market for a normal test and as a part of global prototype test. These tests are conducted on normal cars in different countries and under different conditions.

The Camaro SS as you all know is a muscle car and India does not really have market for these kinds of cars which uses a powerfui engine under its hood. Talking about engine the Camaro SS uses a 6.2 Litre V8 which produces about 426 Hp of peak power at 5900 rpm and an impressive 569 Nm of torque at 4600 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox but there is also an option of a 6 speed automatic.

The Camaro SS surely packs lot of punch but unfortunately it is not going to be launched in the Indian market anytime soon.

Source: NDTV Auto
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Both Chevrolet Sail U-VA hatch and their Sail sedan sales never really took off in the Indian market and although Chevrolet updated their Sail sedan recently which is obviously based on their hatchback platform but still the results were not at all impressive. On the other side Chevrolet unveiled their new generation Sail sedan at the 2014 Guangzhou Motor Show in China which gives us a clear idea that they will also be launching this new generation compact sedan in India soon.

Now styling wise the new generation sedan definitely looks a league ahead of the previous generation model, the front now has a bigger duel port grille with the golden logo while the larger swept back headlamps helps in giving the sedan more sharper looking front. The sedan definitely is longer and wider in dimension while it also comes with a longer wheelbase of 35 mm to be exact which means more interior space and comfort. While the boot at the rear too now has 366 Litres of space which is pretty impressive compared to other compact sedans of its segment.

Chevrolet has not made any real changes under the engine of their recently unveiled new-gen Sail 3 sedan so don’t expect any change under the hood of the Indian variant as well and thus the Chevrolet Sail will still be powered by the same 1.3 Litre diesel engine which produces about 75 ps of peak power and 190 Nm of torque coupled while the 1.2 Litre petrol motor does duty for petrol, variant and produces about 83 ps of peak power and 108 Nm of torque. Both the engines are coupled with a 5 speed manual transmission but there is a fair chance of an automated transmission making its debut with the new generation Sail sedan.

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The gamers are surely getting handful of new and exciting cars to play with this season because on the 15th anniversary of Gran Turismo the renowned car racing game for the Playstation gaming platform which has sold more than 72 million copies worldwide since its 1998 debut will be providing couple of exciting new cars for the gamers to download. Many other auto manufacturers such as Mercedes Mercedes , Nissan, BMW BMW have already showcased their virtual cars for the Gran Turismo 6 game and most recent manufacturer to join the league is Chevrolet.

Now we already have reported earlier that Chevrolet will unveil their Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept car at the LA Auto show and just earlier today they already did and we are bringing you all the details exclusively which are available about the virtual race car right now. The Chevrolet Chaparral 2x VGT concept also gives you an idea of what Chevrolet has stored for the future; we already have mentioned you before that their VGT car has been inspired from their Chaparral racing and their racing cars with Chevrolet has partnered more than 45 years ago. The concept car breaks all boundaries and also gives a glimpse to their audience of what the Chevrolet Chevrolet engineers are capable of and how they challenge the present norms and can work with the technologies of the future.


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