The preparations for the launch the second-generation of Spark city car are near the end. The 2016 Chevy Spark was presented on April 2105 at the New York International Auto Show. The new Chevy Spark 2016 will have a more aerodynamic, sleeker profile and a more progressive design, giving it a more contemporary look, due to the changing demands of the global smallcar market.
2016 Chevy Spark redesign
By the word of the people from Chevy, the new Chevy Spark 2016 is sleeker, with better aerodynamics, and a more sophisticated design, and when you take a look at the car, you can see that what they are saying is not just a publicity stunt. The vehicles front fascia is almost completely reshaped, the hood is more muscular, headlights are much more aggressive, and the redesigned grille now extends further toward the splitter. The muscular rear side panels and the more distinct character line, give the vehicle a sportier look to its blocky styling. The new Spark comes with longer wheelbase and lower overall height (1.6 inches). That helps it to reduce aerodynamic drag which improves efficiency and interior space. There are ten different 2016 Chevy Spark colors available: Black Granite, Electric Blue, Kalamata, Lime, Salsa, Silver Ice, Splash, Summit White, Titanium and Toasted Marshmallow.
As far as the interior of the 2016 Chevy Spark goes, the cabin will come with extensive updates. The costumers can expect to find a reshaped dashboard with Chevrolet’s newest MyLink infotainment system, located in the center stack with a capacitive-touch color display, a modified instrument cluster with a liquid display (LCD), and softer upholstery all around. More legroom and shoulder room in the rear, will also going to be an important characteristic of the interior. Otherwise, some other major changes are not expected compared to the previous model.
Chevy Spark 2016 specs
The 2016 Chevy Spark will be powered by all-new 1.4-liter petrol engine. This small-displacement Ecotec engine is able to produce 98 horsepower (73kW) which represent a 16% more power than previous powerplant. In order to reduce overall car mass to improve performance and efficiency, the cylinder block and head is made of aluminum. The new Chevy Spark 2016 comes with 5-speed manual transmission or dual-range continuously variable transmission. With this CVT transmission the new Spark will have fuel efficiency rated at 40 mpg on highway.
2016 Chevy Spark release date and price
The new Chevy Spark 2016 will be available for sale in last quarter of 2015, but the price is not yet available for now. The Chevrolet Company will probably keep the price close to the Spark’s current base price of $12,000, as a result of the vehicle’s very competitive place on the list of the least expensive new cars sold in the United States. The price of the 2016 Chevy Spark EV is expected to be around $28,000.