2016 Chevrolet Volt Video, First Look

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The second-generation Chevrolet Volt has bowed at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

Teased at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, the American automaker has officially unveiled the next-generation Volt boasting an electric-only driving range of 50 miles. Featuring an all-new powertrain, the 2016 Volt has a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine combined with electric motors to provide a total system output of 149 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque.

2015 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

Built new from the ground up, the 2016 Volt will weigh slightly over 3,500 lbs and is capable of going 0-60 mph in 8.4 seconds. Pricing and availability on the 2016 Volt hasn’t been announced yet, but it will likely go on sale later this year.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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