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Old 19th June 2016, 10:46   #31
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When I bought my chevrolet aveo uva back in 2008, there weren't many choices. Just the swift and getz. I got a good deal on the aveo and went for it. What blew me was the amount of space in the car leg-room, head-room and shoulder width were superb.


It's still serving me well, albeit a bit underpowered on its engine size it is built well and nothing has fallen off or rattled yet.

Point is they can make good cars but I just fail to understand why they are adopting this stupid strategy.

I so want to see the sonic twins in India, they are head turning cars.

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Old 20th June 2016, 11:48   #32
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Well, at least let's be happy that the car has been appropriately named. Don't say they don't have a strategy! It's definitely going to be "Beat"en. You almost feel for the GM India management. Whatever they're on, I wouldn't want to try it.

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Chevrolet India recently released their future plans, which talked about shelving of the Spin MPV for the Indian market, and launch of the next-gen Beat hatchback. It was reported earlier that the company would introduce the next-gen Beat around the festive season this year, keeping in mind that the current Beat has plummeted in terms of sales figures. But recent reports coming from the American automaker now suggest that a refreshed Beat would be launched early next year.

The new Beat shares a lot of similarities with the current-gen model as well as the Spark that is sold in the international markets. The front fascia comes with twin-part grille with the logo placed in the centre. Headlamps now get bigger housings, while the bumper too is redesigned. The overall silhouette of the car is nearly identical to that of the current-gen Beat, with the rear door handle placed near the glass window. Rear design of the new Beat hasn't been revealed yet, but it is expected to come with a refurbished pair of taillights and a new bumper.

The new Beat will be powered by re-engineered versions of the existing engines, i.e. 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol and diesel units. These engines will be tuned to extract better power and economy figures.

Chevrolet India is expected to offer a safety pack, including airbags and ABS, as an option on all trim levels of the new Beat.

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The next-gen 2017 Chevrolet Beat has been snapped while testing in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh by an IAB reader.

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The exterior looks similar to the Beat currently sold in India. While the front and rear ends have been covered up, Chevrolet has already revealed the styling of the new Beat, which draws cues from the international Chevrolet Spark. Up front, it will feature a new 2-part grille flanked by large headlamps, plenty of chrome details, and round foglamps on either side of the lower bumper. The rear-end gets redesigned taillamps and a repositioned registration plate mount.

However, the next gen Beat will continue running on the current Beatís platform, unlike its international sibling.

Engine lineup is reported to comprise of a 1.0L petrol engine, which is a downsized version of the 1.4L four-cylinder Ecotech motor from the Spark, and a 1.0L TCDi diesel engine.
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Old 13th September 2016, 10:52   #35
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Chevrolet Beat face-lift caught on test in Delhi. It seems the company is all geared up to launch this hatchback in the coming festive season.

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The new 2016 Chevrolet Beat gets a revised front and rear end. The front gets bolder styling with revised headlamps and new bumper. It looks a lot like the upcoming Essentia sedan. The hood has been re-styled too and this is evident in the pictures. We expect the side profile as well as the alloy wheels to remain unchanged bumper.
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Chevrolet might very well load up the new Beat with more features such as a large 7-inch touch-screen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity options, something seen in its international line-up.
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Caught testing in rush-hour traffic in Bangalore, accompanied by a current-gen Beat and a Trailblazer SUV, by a couple of Motorbeam readers.

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the new Chevrolet Beat roughing it out in chock-a-block Bangalore traffic to test its various components. The fully camouflaged cars hide the changes very effectively, but a few details still sprinkle out from the test mules. Interestingly, the car was not alone and was actually a part of an armada of Chevrolet vehicles consisting of another camouflaged Beat, a current generation Beat and a TrailBlazer SUV – all having Maharashtra plates and ‘On Test’ stickers.

One can even make out the new front air dam and headlamps design. Keen eyed viewers can also spot the updated chrome-lined instrument binnacle which is different from the current motorcycle-inspired design. The car sported the same seven-spoke alloy wheels pattern from the current car, an extra-long antenna and flap-type door handles. It has already been revealed by Chevrolet that the new car is not a generation jump from the current vehicle but an extensive facelift, as the car continues to be based on the current Beat’s M300 platform to help cut development costs.
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Caught testing in rush-hour traffic in Bangalore, accompanied by a current-gen Beat
Hey! Isn't the one under all that camouflage, a current-Gen car too? It is just a face-lift of the current-gen. GM really missed an opportunity to have got the all new Beat to our shores. And by developing the Beat Aktiv and the Beat Essentia compact sedan, GM is looking at having this Beat for five more years... Not a very wise decision IMHO.
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TBHP follower and my friend Sanil shares these pics he captured from bus in Bangalore.

Lesser camouflage on door panels compared to esrlier pics. However, on seeing the door, it's confusing why they had camouflage earlier since it looks same as current generation design.

With the vehicle testing still ongoing, festive season launch as mentioned earlier can be ruled out.

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TBHP follower and my friend Sanil shares these pics he captured from bus in Bangalore.

Lesser camouflage on door panels compared to esrlier pics. However, on seeing the door, it's confusing why they had camouflage earlier since it looks same as current generation design.

With the vehicle testing still ongoing, festive season launch as mentioned earlier can be ruled out.

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New upcoming Beat is going to be same as the outgoing car, only with facelifted front & rear along with extensive changes to its interior which will get beige treatment along with Touchscreen ICE & New instrument console. Since, its being regularly & thoroughly tested, I expect its 1.0 Smartech diesel engine to be tweaked as well along with increase in its Power(PS) figures as it is bit low for the present day segment demands.
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A camouflaged test mule was spied from up close by a Motor World India reader.

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The front end design of the car spotted looks very similar to that of the Essentia. The Chevrolet Beat facelift will get a all new front end design that will feature all new headlights, a two-part front grille, new foglamps and a completely redesigned bumper. The sides of the car look very much the same but expect newer design alloy wheels. The rear sees a minor redesign on the taillight and a slightly tweaked tailgate.
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2017 Chevrolet Beat spied ahead of launch.

Second-gen Beat to spawn Beat Activ cross-hatch and Essentia compact sedan; launch next year.

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Chevrolet has also announced that it will launch five new models in the next 24 months. Three of them are based on the new Beat hatchback and the remaining two are likely to be the all-new Cruze sedan and the facelifted Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV
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Different from the all-new Chevrolet Spark unveiled globally, the new Beat for India is an evolution of its predecessor

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