Home / Auto News / News article: Chevy Sonic Concepts Feature Ricky Carmichael, Race Car - 2011 SEMA Show - AutoGuide.com News
 |  Oct 31 2011, 8:00 PM

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Chevrolet unveiled the first of what will surely be many concept cars based on their new Sonic compact car, with a lifestyle/tuner car designed with input by Motocross legend and NASCAR driver Ricky Carmichael, and a ready-to-go racer intended for SCCA competition.

The Sonic All Activity Vehicle – Ricky Carmichael Concept features a full suite of interior and exterior accessories, including OEM Z-Spec body treatments, an interior made by Fox Motocross from their board short material, and the familiar 1.4L Chevrolet turbocharged 4-cylinder engine to ensure that there’s some go to back up the “show” element.

The Sonic Super 4 Concept, despite the goofy name, is a full-blown race car that is intended to be a turnkey, SCCA-legal car with a proper rollcage, harnesses and a fire suppression system, the Sonic Super 4 is the perfect counterpart to the Ricky Carmichael Concept – it ain’t pretty, but it’s probably very good at its intended mission. The Super 4 uses the same 1.4L turbo 4-banger and 6-speed gearbox as the Ricky Carmichael Concept, but in this application, definitely gets put to much better usage.

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Gallery: Chevrolet Sonic Ricky Carmichael Concept and Super 4 Concept

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  • Davis_valverde

    i thing the 
    Ricky Carmichael Sonic Concept is a great car and chevy needs to sale the vehicle it looks like somthing alot of people will like to purches i know i wood if i have a good good im tired of cars that go over the top on price this cars will be best to buy low on gas low and price