GM India will launch the Manchester United special edition Chevrolet Beat and Chevrolet Sail U-VA on July 7, Indian Autos Blog is told by its sources. The date coincides with the unveiling of the football team's new jersey, and Chevrolet is the sponsor for Manchester United. According to the research conducted by the company, there are over 1.8 million Manchester United fans in India.
The special editions will be based on the mid-level LS trim. It will be available on the petrol and diesel engine variants of both cars. The cars will be priced about INR 75,000 more than the variants they are based on.
On the outside, these cars will receive a Manchester United livery complete with a red body color, alloy wheels, decals and logos of the team and a black contrasting roof. Inside, the dashboard trims get red inserts and the seats get Manchester United covers. There are no mechanical changes to the car and they will be available at dealerships across India.
The special edition cars were brought to the Auto Expo this year, and were subsequently shown at various shopping malls.
Chevrolet Beat Manchester United Edition Expected Price: INR 5-5.75 lakhs, ex-Showroom, New Delhi
Chevrolet Sail Manchester United Edition Expected Price: INR 6.35-7.35 lakhs, ex-Showroom, New Delhi