Chevrolet Previews Performance-Inspired SEMA Cars

Chevrolet Previews Performance-Inspired SEMA Cars

SS, Impala, Sonic and Cruze denote possibilities of personalization

2014-10-21

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Detroit (Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014) – Chevrolet currently previewed several performance-oriented concepts of some of a brand’s many renouned newcomer cars, including a Sonic, Impala and Cruze. They will entrance Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas during a SEMA Show, a world’s largest gathering of automotive aftermarket tools and accessories.

“Chevrolet’s 2015 newcomer automobile lineup is one of a strongest and many rival in a industry, charity business a far-reaching operation of great-looking, great-driving and well-connected choices,” pronounced Paul Edwards, clamp president, Chevrolet Marketing. “They’re personal cars, too, and these concepts advise possibilities of how to amplify Chevrolet’s birthright of opening and fun-to-drive suggestion to make them even some-more personal.”

The SEMA concepts underline accessories designed to concede personalization while progressing glorious excellence and float characteristics. General Motors’ engineers grown many of a accessories shown on a judgment vehicles. Some accessories are accessible from Chevrolet dealers, while others are being evaluated for production.

The accessible accessories are designed, engineered, tested and corroborated by Chevrolet to be commissioned by a Chevrolet dealer, that maintains a automobile guaranty – a explain aftermarket manufacturers can't make.

Leading Chevy’s SEMA assign is a span of street-savvy subcompact Sonic concepts, a sinister-looking Impala Blackout judgment and a sportier take on a Cruze RS. 

Sonic Performance concept

This performance-oriented Sonic hatchback judgment draws on a bequest of Chevrolet’s high-performance vehicles reimagined for a new era of enthusiasts. The Sonic Performance judgment facilities engine performance, suspension/brakes and coming upgrades designed to be commissioned by Chevrolet dealers for quicker and easier personalization. 

The Performance judgment package includes:

  • A Chevrolet Performance Stage Kit, cold-air initiation and a high-flow empty element permitting a 1.4L turbo engine to furnish some-more energy for a some-more sparkling pushing experience
  • A track-tuned cessation element grown by Chevrolet Performance. The cessation pack lowers a float tallness for a sportier stance
  • Synergy Green extraneous tone accented with white, equivalent ribbon package
  • Chevrolet Accessories white headlamp rings, tail flare rings, grille surround, counterpart covers and back spoiler
  • Concept belligerent effects package
  • Chevrolet Accessories 17-inch aluminum wheels in white
  • Chevrolet Accessories carpeted building mats, doorway sills and competition pedals.

The Sonic Performance judgment facilities an modernized reserve package including brazen collision warning and line depart warning – crash-avoidance technologies typically found on cars costing some-more – as good as a back prophesy camera. It also facilities 10 customary atmosphere bags and Bluetooth phone connectivity – only like each prolongation Sonic in a 2015 lineup.

Sonic Accessories concept

Built to prominence a personalization possibilities, Sonic Accessories judgment allows blending and relating of a latest accessories for singular treatments. 

Sonic Accessories judgment highlights include:

  • Summit White extraneous tone with an equivalent matte black stripe
  • Chevrolet Accessories white headlamp rings and tail flare rings
  • Chevrolet Accessories black grille surround, counterpart covers and back spoiler
  • Chevrolet Accessories black 17-inch aluminum wheels
  • Chevrolet Performance cessation pack with lowered float height
  • Chevrolet Accessories carpeted building mats, doorway sills and competition pedals.

The Sonic Accessories concepts also packs a Kicker® subwoofer and amplifier to element a street-smart character with a suitable decibels.

Under a hood is a Ecotec 1.4L turbo rated during 138 horsepower (103kW) and 148 lb-ft of torque (200 Nm) of torque between 1,850 and 4,900 rpm. The far-reaching rpm operation for a limit torque – a specific trait of turbocharged engines – helps a engine broach a improved pushing knowledge and performance.

Impala Blackout concept

Redesigned a year ago, a 2015 Chevrolet Impala builds on a attributes that done it one of a many acclaimed new cars of 2014 – including being named a Cars.com Best Car of 2014 and one of Kelley Blue Book’s 12 Best Family Cars for 2014.

The Impala Blackout judgment builds on a car’s aggressive, acclaimed styling with blacked-out cues that lend it a sinister opinion – all achieved with paint and accessories accessible from Chevrolet. The simple-yet-effective regulation includes:

  • Chevrolet Accessories black grille surround, back spoiler, embellished counterpart caps and 19-inch aluminum wheels.

The all-black, leather-trimmed interior facilities tradition trim plates with a handle filigree pattern, along with Chevrolet Accessories immaculate steel sills – with a Impala trademark – and a competition pedal kit. The Impala Blackout also rocks with a prolongation model’s accessible 11-speaker Bose® Centerpoint® Surround Sound System, that connects to a Chevrolet MyLink element around an eight-inch-diagonal tone hold screen.

The Impala’s accessible 3.6L V-6 engine, rated during 305 horsepower (227 kW) and 264 lb-ft of torque (358 Nm), powers a Blackout concept. It is a segment’s many absolute naturally aspirated V-6 engine.

Cruze RS Plus concept

Cruze is a cornerstone of Chevrolet’s North American small-car lineup, that is attracting a larger share of a marketplace and some-more young, first-time business visiting Chevy showrooms. It is also Chevrolet’s best-selling automobile around a world, with some-more than 3 million units sole globally given a launch in mid-2010.

The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze in North America receives revised extraneous styling, extended interior preference and larger connectivity – including new Text Message Alerts, Apple Siri formation and OnStar 4G LTE with accessible built-in Wi-Fi hotspot.

An accessible RS package includes singular fascias, rocker moldings, back spoiler and haze lamps, while an uplevel instrument cluster includes chrome accent rings in place of a customary china finish, and ambiguous cluster bezels that concede a cluster’s ice blue backlighting to gleam by for a sporty night appearance.

The Cruze RS Plus judgment accentuates a distinctive, upscale styling cues of a 2015 Cruze RS with a tradition Wildfire Metallic exterior, along with singular reduce physique moldings and a tradition back spoiler. A twin-stripe package in matte black is accessible from Chevrolet Accessories.

Inside, a Jet Black interior shines brighter with a Chevrolet Accessories ambient lighting pack and bright doorway sills. It also facilities a competition pedal pack and a Kicker®  subwoofer and amplifier kit.

Under a hood, a concept’s assertive styling is matched with a performance-enhancing theatre pack from Chevrolet Performance, as good as a judgment fresh-air intake element for a 1.4L turbo engine.

About Chevrolet in Canada

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