As you read this post (first on IndianAutosBlog.com), GM India is announcing prices of the Beat diesel simultaneously in Mumbai and Delhi.
Chevrolet Beat diesel price (ex-showroom New Delhi) -
PS - 4.29 lakh
LS - 4.59 lakh
LT - 4.99 lakh
LT optional (ABS, Airbags and Alloys) - 5.45 lakh
The Chevrolet Beat diesel is powered by a 1-liter XSDE SMARTECH diesel engine equipped with a fixed geometry turbocharger, vacuum operated wastegate and insta torque boost technology. This is the smallest diesel engine in the world in mass production with a service interval of 15k kilometers. It produces 62.5PS/liter of power, 160.26Nm/liter of torque and returns a mileage of 24kmpl (iCAT approved).
Other features of the Beat diesel include Pro-Vario Assist Featherlite Electronic Power Steering which provides variable assistance above 40kmph. The Beat diesel is further equipped with a gas charged, rebound tuned suspension specially for Indian driving conditions, Intelligent launch support system which helps in launching in inclined surfaces, SMART engine and clutch protection mode which increases fuel efficiency and clutch wear.
The diesel Beat is offered in three variants PS, LS and LT. The LT trim is fully loaded but ABS, Airbags and Alloy wheels are optional.
Chevrolet Beat diesel Brochure
Chevrolet Beat diesel technical specifications
Ground Clearance (mm) 175
Kerb Weight (kg) 1027
No of Cylinders 3
Displacement (cm3) 936
Power/Litre (PS/L) 62.50
Torque/Litre (Nm/L) 160.26
Front McPherson Strut type with Anti-roll Bar
Rear Compound Crank Type
Shock absorbers (front and rear) Gas filled
Wheel 14 x 4.5J Steel / (Alloy# on LT Option)
Tyre 165/65 R14 Tubeless