The 3.64 meter long Chevrolet Spark, which has just been awarded four stars in the NCAP crash test, should offer space for five people with a wheelbase of 2.375 meters. The trunk of the small car, which in the model range has the M atiz , holds 170 liters, but can be expanded to up to 994 liters by folding down the split rear seat.
Spark with two motors on offer
To equip the Chevrolet Spark include ABS with integrated electronic brake and traction control, driver and front passenger airbags, side airbags and also in the seat integrated airbags for chest and stomach. ESP is only available as an option.
The Chevrolet Spark is offered with two petrol engines. The base engine is a 1.0 liter with 68 hp, which is supplemented by a 1.2 liter with 82 hp. The starting price in Germany is 8,990 euros for the basic version. The small engine reaches a maximum of 93 Newton meters, accelerates to 100 km /h in 15.4 seconds and has a top speed of 154 km /h. For the larger unit, Chevrolet indicates 111 Nm, a sprint value of 12.1 seconds and a top speed of 164 km /h. Both engines consume 5.1 liters (CO2 emissions: 119 g /km).
From the first quarter of 2010, LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) versions of both will also be available in selected European markets Motors available. Italy is the first, more markets are to follow.