Report – Global debut of Chevrolet Adra compact SUV concept at Auto Expo 2014

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New details have emerged on Chevrolet’s plans for the Auto Expo 2014. We had reported earlier that the company would bring the Beat Facelift, apart from a few display only models.

Chevrolet Trax Concept rear three quarters studio image
The Chevrolet Adra compact SUV concept (based on the Trax’ underpinnings) will go head to head against the Renault Duster and the Ford EcoSport. Image – Chevrolet Trax Concept.

Now Autocar India reports that Chevrolet will conduct a global debut for the Chevrolet Adra concept at the Auto Expo 2014. The Adra concept would be a sub-4meter compact SUV keeping Indian conditions in mind. It will compete with the likes of the Renault Duster and the Ford EcoSport. The Adra concept is based on GM’s Gamma 2 global platform that underpins the Beat, Sonic and the Trax.

Chevrolet Spark facelift Europe press image
GM will also bring the Beat Facelift to the Auto Expo 2014.

The smallest SUV in GM’s arsenal now is the Trax. The Trax, however, is 4.2 meters in length, making it a tad too lengthy to duck under the 4 meter mark, making it ineligible for excise benefits. The report states power for the Adra would come from the same 1.3-liter diesel engine that produces 77 hp that powers the Sail and the Enjoy.

Apart from the Adra concept and the Beat facelift, Chevrolet will display the Chevrolet Sail U-VA accessorized, Chevrolet Sail accessorized, Chevrolet Enjoy accessorized, Chevrolet Corvette, Chevrolet Camaro and Chevrolet Trailblazer.

[Source – Autocar India]

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