Chevrolet Beat Diesel - New details emerge

26/07/2011 - 06:05 | ,  ,  ,  ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

Chevrolet Beat Diesel XSDE SMARTECH engineHere are some pointers from the Beat diesel press conference, a powerpoint presentation discussing technical aspects of the new engine along with official photographs released by General Motors. The Beat diesel in four trims was launched yesterday between 4.29-5.45 lakh rupees (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

  • Beat Diesel, GM claims, is the biggest step for the company
  • Knowledge gained from European diesel cars applied on the Beat diesel as Europe is the home of diesel cars
  • Beat D is PERFECT; P- Performance – class leading power per litre and torque; E- EPS; R- Refinement – Suspension etc; F & E – Fuel Economy; C – Cost of ownership; T – Technology
  • Jingle used on the advertisement – DRIVE KHULKE
  • 3 year/1 lac kilometer warranty
  • Chevy promise to refund money if cost of ownership goes beyond Chevy’s predicted maintenance cost
  • PS TDCI – 4.29 Lac Ex Delhi only power steering and AC; LS – 4.59L; LT – 4.99 L; LT with optional pack (ABS EBD) – 5.45 L
  • Chevy did not de-spec the diesel model like the competition does
  • Bookings started a week back and deliveries commenced yesterday

Chevrolet Beat diesel Image Gallery

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Chevrolet Beat Diesel XSDE SMARTECH engine technical details

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