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2012 Chevrolet Sonic Official; Just Ahead of Detroit Debut 10
Posted by Alex Ion in 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, Automotive News, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Sonic, Event Coverage, MacPherson strut, North American International Auto Show on 01 10th, 2011

Chevrolet has officially unveiled the Chevrolet Sonic. Available as four-door sedan or five-door hatchback, the vehicle was officially announced before its debut at the North American International Auto Show.

The interior comprises Spark-inspired cockpit with a two-tone design, spacious rear seat with options such as USB/Bluetooth connectivity, remote start, heated front seats and a sunroof.

Two engines will be offered, one being the 1.8-liter producing 135 hp (101 kW) and 125 lb-ft (168 Nm), mated to a five-speed manual or a six-speed automatic.

The other with turbocharged 1.4-liter produces138 hp (103 kW) and 148 lb-ft (200 Nm) of torque and is connected exclusively to a six-speed manual.

MacPherson strut front suspension with stabilizer bar and a semi-independent torsion beam rear have been installed to ensure a sporty drive. Beside, it features rear drum brakes and an electronic power steering system.

The company hasn’t released full details. The car will go sale later this year.

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