We bet you, the new year is going to be the best for buyers as well as manufacturers since to our ever flourishing automobile market a couple of new and important entries are expected including new cars as well as new brands.
A number of bikes and cars are being spotted on the Indian roads now-a-days which are expected to roll into the market soon, like Yamaha YZF R125, Renault Fluence ,Nissan’s MPV etc. The newest to this list of spied vehicle is the India bound General Motors India (Chevrolet India) MPV.
The car is expected to be launched next year and will compete against its most probable rival, Maruti Suzuki Eeco. Other than this Nissan NV200, which is also expected soon could be one of its rivals. According to the available information the spied MPV comes from the company’s Chinese partner Wuling’s portfolio.
The car very much resembles to Wuling Hong Tu or Wuling N200, whose specifications are as follows:
General Motors India MPV Specifications In India
Length 3860 mm
Width 1570 mm
Height 1860 mm
Wheel Base 2500 mm
No. of Passenger 5 or 8
Engine Displacement 1206 cc
Maximum Power 84 BHP at 6000 rpm
Maximum Torque 108 Nm at 4000 rpm
Driving Type Rear Wheel Driving
Power Steering Yes
Front Suspension Mac Pherson Strut
Rear Suspension Rear-leaf Spring/Rear-coil Spring
Transmission 5 Forward Speed with Synchronizer
Brake Type Front Disc & Rear Drum
Fuel Tank Volume 40 litres
Gross Weight 1615 kg
Max Speed 135 KMPH
General India Motors MPV Price In India
Maruti Eeco has been priced at Rs.3.02 Lakh and Rs.3.27Lakh for 5 and 7 seater respectively and if GM wishes to compete with the former then he has to price the new MPV between Rs.2.8 to Rs.3.5 Lakh.
source- Autocar India