Launched just a few weeks after the final whistle at the 2010 Soccer World Cup, the new Chevrolet Spark has quickly shot to the top of the sales charts, with 1 122 units (including Spark Lite) sold in August 2010. Available in either the ‘L’ or ‘LS’ specification, Chevrolet say the Spark was designed to […]
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Chevrolet’s Cruze global car will expand even further with five-door hatchback on the cards for production in the near-future. A show version of the Cruze hatch is set to be one of four Chevrolet premieres at the Paris Motor Show later this month. With General Motors heavily revising subsidiary line-ups and global appeal, Chevrolet has […]
“Having spent 10 months at the wheel of CAR’s long-term Chevrolet Cruze 1,8 LT, I have come to like it quite a lot… apart from its woeful engine and gearbox combo, that is. Does the torquey 2,0-litre turbodiesel Cruze make up for the shortcomings of its pedestrian self-shifting brother? Once in a while one just […]
General Motors South Africa has just announced the availability of the Isuzu KB72, a limited edition version of the KB250 LE Double Cab, to commemorate Isuzu’s successful completion of its 72 hour record-breaking challenge. The aim of the challenge was to better established time and distance records, set in 2003, for diesel powered pick-ups. During […]
“The outgoing Chevrolet Spark took class honours in our annual Top 12 Best Buys awards from 2007 until 2009 and came out runner-up to the Citroën C1 this year. The reasons for the Spark’s popularity have always been a combination of big character, impressive value and a willingness to fight above its weight group. The […]
Cars in Action: “400kW LupiniPower Chevrolet SuperUte mega bakkie into final phase of development Returning tuning concern LupiniPower is putting it’s prototype Chevrolet SuperUte through it’s final phases of development with the focus now shifting to the Plus package that sees the chassis, suspension, wheel and tyre tuned for optimal traction, handling and dynamics.” Full […]
The “Spark Woody” “Chevrolets new Spark has gained classic surf culture styling inspiration from – wait for it – the West Coast of England. Debuting in Cornwall (instead of Malibu, California, as one would expect) the Spark Woody is a modern interpretation of the classic timber station wagon models popularised by Californians surfers during the […]
General Motors South Africa has announced the addition of a 2,0 litre turbo diesel powered variant to the popular Chevrolet Cruze range.“Significantly the Cruze 2.0D LT delivers these numbers together with exceptional fuel economy. In tests conducted by GM development engineers, fuel consumption was as low as 5,7 l/100 km for the combined cycle. Low […]
The hot new Spark was launched this week by General Motors South Africa. The guys used a very unique way to launch the car, read what some car journalists thought of the launch and the “Hot New Spark”.