In an attempt to woo more customers; General Motors India on Friday launched a new variant of Chevrolet Spark with a price tag ranging between ₹3.44 lakh and ₹3.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
The new Chevrolet Spark Limited Edition is powered by the same four-cylinder 1.0-litre petrol engine, which can generate a max power of 63 PS @ 5,400 rpm and a peak torque of 90.3 Nm @ 4,200 rpm. The car will be available in seven colour options in the domestic market- Summit White, Sandrift Grey, Misty Lake Metallic, Switchblade Silver, Velvet Red, Linen Beige and Caviar Black.
"The stylish, frugal and spacious city car with superior SMARTECH engine technology appeals to all aspirational first-time buyers and young nuclear families across India," Rushlane quoted Arvind Saxena, President and Managing Director of GM India.
The car flaunts changes both inside and outside. The new features include chrome kit, rear-view mirrors, side body graphics, 'Limited Edition' badging and beige seat covers. The car comes with a standard company warranty of three years/100,000 km along with its standard three-year 24/7 free roadside assistance programme.
In May, the company launched the limited edition of Chevrolet's multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) Enjoy in the country. Starting at a price range of ₹5.74 lakh, Chevrolet's anniversary edition Enjoy is also sold in limited numbers, and the car comes in seven-seater and eight-seater configurations.
On the mechanical front, the new Enjoy packs the same 1.4-litre S-TEC II petrol engine and the 1.3-litre diesel motor engine. While the petrol engine claims to generate 100.2 PS power @ 6,000 rpm and the 131 Nm torque at 4,400 rpm, the diesel engine promises 74.8 PS power @ 4,000 rpm and 172.5 Nm peak torque at 1,750 rpm. Both engines are mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.
It offers accessories like chrome kit for headlamps, tail lamps, door handles and tail gate, besides the body decals, roof rails and ORVM blinkers.
GM India recently reported 42.76 percent decline in its sales for the month of May. The company sold 4,865 units in May 2014, against the 8,500 units in the same month of last year. For the month of May, the company sold 1,716 units of Beat, 1,076 units of Tavera and 934 units of Chevrolet Enjoy.