Chevrolet Sonic Hot Hatch Coming But No SS Badge

Chevrolet Sonic Hot Hatch Coming But No SS Badge
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After a series of lukewarm SS models in the past undermined the public’s impression of the moniker (Malibu Maxx SS, anyone?), Chevrolet now vows to reserve the SS badge for high performance models only. It will not be stamped onto the performance trim Chevrolet Sonic. “It would take a lot more air going through that… Continue Reading...

2012 Chevrolet Sonic Receives 35-MPG Rating For 1.8L Engine, 1.4L Gets 40-MPG

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2012 Chevrolet Sonic Receives 35-MPG Rating For 1.8L Engine, 1.4L Gets 40-MPG
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According to the EPA, the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic will receive a lower rating than GM’s optimistic 40-mpg figure. The standard model with a five-speed manual transmission, powered by a 1.8L four-cylinder with 135-hp is getting an EPA-estimated 26/35/29-mpg rating for city/highway/combined. The six-speed automatic transmission is just slightly less at 25/35/28-mpg. The 1.4L turbocharged four-cylider… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet To Launch Spark Subcompact In First Half Of 2012

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Chevrolet To Launch Spark Subcompact In First Half Of 2012
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Today, General Motors confirmed that the Chevrolet Spark subcompact will be sold in the U.S. The Spark goes into production this month as the smallest car sold by Chevrolet. The General Motors executive director of North American production communications, Jason Laird, confirmed that the vehicle will launch between January to June 2012 as a 2013… Continue Reading...

GM Posts $2.5 Billion Second Quater Profit

GM Posts $2.5 Billion Second Quater Profit
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General Motors has announced a second quarter net income of $2.5 billion or $1.54 per fully diluted share. By comparison, GM’s Q2 2010 performance showed a net income of $1.3 billion or 85 cents per diluted share. Revenue has increased from $6.2 billion to 39.4 billion compared to the second quarter of 2010. Earnings before interest and… Continue Reading...

GM May Produce Two Door Version Of Chevrolet Cruze

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GM May Produce Two Door Version Of Chevrolet Cruze
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Nothing has been officially released but General Motors is not denying that the American automaker may introduce a two-door version of the Chevrolet Cruze. One source has suggested that the compact coupe maybe built in the Detroit suburb of Orion Township. The plant is getting ready to build the Chevrolet Sonic, a smaller car in… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Prices 2012 Chevrolet Sonic From $14,495

Chevrolet Prices 2012 Chevrolet Sonic From $14,495
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General Motors has officially announced pricing for the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic. The sedan has been priced to start at $14,495 and the five-door model will start at $15,395. At that price, the Sonic will come with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine producing 138-hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. The car will also come equipped with a… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec Accessories Line Lets Owners Customize Their Ride

Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec Accessories Line Lets Owners Customize Their Ride
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After first showcasing a line of Z-Spec accessories at the SEMA Show last year, Chevrolet has now announced it will move the new in-house aftermarkets parts lineup from concept to reality, debuting the first items on the new Sonic sub-compact. Available parts include a new ground effects kit, exhaust tip, roof spoiler, mirror caps, grille… Continue Reading...