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In the wake of its 2.6-million vehicle ignition switch recall, GM conducted testing on the affected cars and is ensuring customers that they are safe to drive, with a caveat.
In North America, GM has replaced the Chevrolet Cobalt compact with the new Cruze sedan. However in South America, an all-new Chevy Cobalt has been revealed in pre-production form at the Buenos Aires Auto Show in Argentina(June 17-26).
The South American Cobalt will enter production in 2012 and will be offered in ethanol (flex fuel), gasoline and diesel engines. Engines range from a 1.3-liter to a 1.8-liter engine. Both automatic and manual transmissions will also be available.
The concept at the show came equipped with an aero kit offering a front and rear skirt, discreet rear spoiler, with 17-inch alloy wheels in 255/45 R17 tires and a twin exhaust.
The interior will also get two-tone leather seats, chrome trim, a double sunroof as well as an infotainment system equipped LCD screens integrated into the front headrests.