Chevy Beat Small Car Launched in India

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Chevy Beat
On Monday, General Motors (GM) announced to launch the most awaited small car - Chevrolet Beat. Chevy Beat announced to launch in India in three variants - PS, LS and LT.

In ex-showroom Delhi, the base PS version is priced at Rs. 3.34 lakh. The car is equipped with power steering. The LS variant of Chevy Beat is priced at Rs. 3.54 lakh. It comes with power windows and spoiler. LT variant of Chevy Beat comes at 3.94 lakh in ex-Showroom Delhi. The car is equipped with climate control, integrated audio, abs and optional airbags.

Chevrolet Beat will create the biggest competition in small car industry against Maruti Suzuki's Swift, the Hyundai i10 and Nano.

The Hindu Business Line, an online news paper, concludes the statement of Mr Karl Slym who is the President and Managing Director in GM India, about Chevrolet Beat, “This is the first vehicle to come out of GM's mini-car architecture and the second launch from the 300 series after the Cruze. We believe that the Beat is a best-in-class product with the highest safety features and biggest dimensions.”

Chevy Beat comes with 1.2-litre petrol engine. It delivers a peak power of 80.5 PS. According to the ARAI rating, fuel economy of the car is18.6 km per litre.

According to the Mr Slym, a diesel version and an automatic transmission option is a possibility in the future for Chevy Beat.

Chevy Beat’s chassis is made with 61.7 % high and ultra tensile steel for added safety. GM provides the car on a three-year or 45,000 km cashless warranty.

Currently, the company holds a 9.5% market share in the small car segment with Spark and U-VA. The company expects a 14% share by 2010 end.

Chevrolet Beat adds a beautiful looks and design with a fantastic colour. Dynamic grille, aggressive front headlamps and recessed rear door handle are the best exterior features of the car.

In the interior key features of the car, you will be able to enjoy with unique instrument cluster, gear shift, integrated central control panel and dash.

Power window and adjustable ORVMs are the best features of comfort and convenience in Chevy Beat.

Engine and suspension of the car offers advance stec ll technology, suspension and chassis.

Dual airbags and anti-lock braking systems are the safety features of Chevrolet Beat small car.

I think Chevrolet Beat would be the best car in Indian small car segment. The car will surly create the biggest competition for small car industry.


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