Chevrolet Beat Activ concept – Auto Expo 2016 [Update]
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Previews a future crossover hatchback based on the next gen Beat.
GM India has unveiled the Chevrolet Beat Activ Concept for India at the Auto Expo 2016 today. It previews a pseudo-crossover based on the 2017 Chevrolet Beat hatchback, which is due for launch in 2017.
The Chevrolet Beat Activ concept debuts a new design language for GM India. Up front, the concept features LED lighting in the headlamps and fog lamps, Chevrolet’s hallmark two-tier grille, black plastic cladding on the bumper and skid plate.
Characteristic features of a crossover include a silver skid plate, plastic cladding on the bumper, roof rails and rugged-look elements. Inside, it features a two-tone beige and brown color combination, 7 inch MyLink infotainment system, and a motorbike-inspired instrument cluster.
Being a concept, no details on the powertrain are available. The Beat Activ will serve as Chevrolet’s response to the growing hatchback-crossover segment that comprises of models right from the Renault Kwid up till the Volvo V40 Cross Country.