Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Chevrolet Malibu

After being presented simultaneously in the U.S. and China, the new Chevrolet Malibu will be shown to the public of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011. The car will go on sale starting next year and become the new flagship of the brand. With a wheelbase of 2,737 mm and 1,577 mm of track, the new Malibu boasts a drag coefficient of close to 0.28 , a value which makes it among the most aerodynamic cars in the Chevrolet range.

Stylistically the car stands for the typical split grille and the large logo with the Chevrolet bow tie front and rear. Characteristic features also two new tail lights with LEDs, inspired by the Camaro and the 18-inch wheels. Most curious feature of the instrument panel of the radio model is: you can move vertically and hides a deep space about six inches behind the touch-screen display of seven inches, a first in a car of the middle class.

Malibu offers the most modern entertainment systems and connectivity The car is powered by a turbodiesel 2.0-liter 4-cylinder 164 hp offered with manual or automatic transmission. The front suspension MacPherson present scheme, while the rear multi-link independent. To improve the acoustic comfort, the engine has a specific docking cradle that prevents the transfer of isolated noise in the cockpit.

ABS, ESP as standard as well as 8 airbags. There are also the system rear parking aid and rear camera. The Malibu will be built in different factories in the world, including the United States, South Korea and China.

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