Chevrolet India has just launched Chevrolet Beat, a compact car with futuristic looks. Chevrolet Beat has been priced aggressively to compete and probably beat the prices of other competing cars in its segment such as the Hyundai i10 and Maruti Ritz.
True to its name, I have a feeling Chevrolet Beat is going to Beat these cars or at least be a tough competitor. Not only does the car come with futuristic good looks, it also has a whole load of features.
The car measures 3,595mm in length, is 1,520mm tall and 1,595mm wide, with a wheelbase of 2,375mm.
The car sports a 1.2-litre inline four-cylinder gasoline engine, delivering maximum power of 79hp (59kW). Chevrolet claims fuel mileage of 18.6km/l for this DOHC engine. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.
According to the OEM, the Beat’s body is the stiffest in the mini segment, with 66.5% of the body built of high-strength steel, and more than 16% made of ultra-high-strength steel. (source: automotive world)
The Chevrolet Beat would be priced between Rs 3.34 lakh and Rs 3.94 lakh. It would come in three variants :
Beat is the second car from GM’s 300 series platform following the launch of its utility vehicle Chevrolet Cruze last year.
The company took 27 months to develop the mini car. It will be launched across 150 countries in the coming months.
Beat will be manufactured at GM India’s Talegaon plant in Maharashtra. (source: economic times)