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Transparency of Chevrolet Spark Mini

Los Angeles -The 2013 Chevrolet Spark Mini would be displayed for the first time  on 16 of November 2011 at  international automobile show, basic aim of demonstration is to give the idea of the product which is going to launch by the mid of 2012 in America and Canada. 2013 Chevrolet Spark Mini aims to provide distinction in the range of small cars through its spectacular sporty vibrant exterior and enhancement in fuel efficient technology plus environmental friendly product.

Though future prediction is difficult task but through transparency of Chevrolet Spark Mini knowledge one can able to make his/her mind what is the best option to opt because of wide range of unique features and colors plus it zones its user in affordability gives future a realistic approach to get it. Chevrolet spark mini features are of immense appreciation first its engine is Ecotec 1.2L 14 DOHC VVT a powerful engine with 5 speed manual transmission  four cylinder and  multi port fuel injection system gives max impact to its acceleration.

Incorporating sustainability spark has accomplished in a way which ensures its sustainable features as eco friendly technology brings fuel efficiency improve and reduction in co2 emission rate ensures sustainability. Chevrolet spark is 5 door spacious inside as compare to fiat, vitz, santro club but in order to enhance its sporty stance engineers had cleverly tackle and made its rear doors handle into c pillar portion. Interior is of great appreciation this time interior is made up of two colors combination mainly of grey black and partially yellowish green shade may be interior picture could give better and attractive look, speedometer styling deserves some wording as it displays speed digitally and through analogue way in cool blue theme and digital fuel information.

“Chevrolet Spark claims safety at priority and that’s why spark having 10 airbags in placed for the maximum safety and had been rewarded award for safety measurement in Euorpe and Korea.”

2013 Chevrolet Spark Mini Features

Overview

Model: Chevrolet Spark
Body style / driveline: five-door, four-passenger, front-engine; front-wheel drive
Construction: body-frame integral
EPA vehicle class: mini car
Manufacturing location: South Korea
Key competitors: Fiat 500, Smartfortwo, Scion iQ

Engine

Ecotec 1.2L I4 DOHC VVT
Type: transverse-mounted, four-cylinder dual overhead cam gasoline engine with variable valve timing
Displacement (cc): 1249
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 70.50 x 80.00
Block material: cast iron
Cylinder head material: aluminum
Valvetrain: overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, variable intake manifold
Fuel delivery: multi-port fuel injection
Ignition system: coil-on-plug with long-life (100,000-mile) spark plugs
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Horsepower (hp / kW): 85.2 / 63.5 @ 6400 (est)*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm): 81.7 / 110.8 @ 4200 (est)*
Recommended fuel: regular unleaded
Max. engine speed (rpm): 6500 (man)
6850 (auto)
Emissions controls: close-coupled catalytic converter

Transmissions

5-speed manual (std) 4-speed automatic (opt)
Gear ratios (:1) Front-wheel-drive five-speed with integrated differential four-speed front-wheel-drive, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive transaxle with an electronically controlled torque converter clutch

Chassis / Suspension

Front: MacPherson strut-type
Rear: Compound crank rear suspension
Steering type: electronic power steering
Steering ratio: TBD
Steer wheel turns, lock-to-lock: TBD
Turning circle, curb-to-curb
(ft / m):
32.5 / 9.9

Brakes

Type: front: vented disc
rear: drum
Rotor diameter (in / mm): front: 9.3 / 256
rear: 7.9 / 200
Anti-lock braking system (ABS): four-channel w/ brake assist

Wheels / Tires

Wheel size and type: 15-inch aluminum alloy (std)
15-inch aluminum machined gray painted (opt)
Tire size and type: 185/55R15 all-season

Dimensions
Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm): 93.5 / 2375
Overall length (in / mm): 144.7 / 3673
Overall width (in / mm): 62.9 / 1597
Overall height (in / mm): 61/ 1522
Track
Front (in / mm): 55.7 / 1405
Rear (in / mm): 55.5 / 1405

Interior

Seating capacity: 4
Headroom
Front (in /mm): 39.4 / 1010
Rear (in / mm): 37.3 / 947
Legroom
Front (in / mm): 42 / 1067
Rear (in / mm): 35.2 / 893
Shoulder room
Front (in / mm): 50.7 / 1295/
Rear (in / mm): 49.7 / 1255
Hip room
Front (in / mm): 48 / 1198
Rear (in / mm): 47.5 / 1207
Cargo volume
Behind rear seat (cu ft / L): 11.4 / 323
Behind front seat, rear seat (cu ft / L): 31.2 / 883

Capacities

EPA passenger volume (cu ft / L): 86.3 / 2444
Fuel tank (gal / L): 9.25 / 35
Engine oil (qt / L): TBD
Transmission fluid (qt / L): 2.11 / 2.0 (man)
4.97 / 4.7 (auto)
Cooling system (qt / L): TBD
Curb weight base (lb / kg): 2269 / 1029 (man)
2337 / 1060 (auto)


Rugal has spent most of his life in, around and under cars, from a childhood filled with Matchbox cars to bloodied knuckles as an ASE-certified mechanic and, since 2006, as an automotive journalist.


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