|17 on Highway( km/l )||Sedan||105 bhp|
|Engine type||1.4L , 4cylinder in-line Petrol||Transmission||5-Speed manual|
|Cylinders||4||Braking System||Anti-Lock Breaking System (ABS)|
|Max. Power (Ps at rpm)||94 bhp||Brake Front||Ventilated discs|
|Max. Torque (Nm at rpm)||129 Nm||Brake Rear||Drum Break|
|Max engine speed (rpm)||4800||Steering System||Power Steering|
General Motors has launched a new sedan Chevrolet Sail in the Chinese market. The hatchback version of the Chevrolet Sail was displayed at Beijing Motor Show 2010, the most expected version in India, the sedan version might also come on Indian roads in coming time. The newly launched sedan version of Chevrolet Sail is claimed to be the best, in terms of fuel efficiency. The other sedan segment cars like Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Tata Indigo Manza and Hyundai Accent will be facing tough competition with Chevrolet Sail.
The Chevrolet Sail sedan has been treated with body colour headlamp cluster. Both the grilles have a black colour treatment.
The front view of the Chevrolet Sail have distinct features. The car had a broader front point fitted with enlarged headlamp cluster, small rounded fog lamps and a gold Chevrolet emblem fitted in the middle. The hood surface is very smooth with distinct classic finish. ORVMs, bumper, door handles and side skirts run in body colour. The ORVMs does not support LED turn indicators and are placed on the outside mirrors.
Chevrolet Sail rear side has more gorgeous appeal with lava red coloured tail lamp and super cool Chevrolet emblem. There is no rear fog lamps, trunk spoiler or rear spoiler. The Sail have special design wheels that adds a sporty image to the car
Interior Appearance is the deciding factor when making the mind for any car purchase. Chevrolet Sail has supreme interior layout. The cabin has a twin-cockpit design along with modern central control panel comprised of a CD player/MP3 interface.
Glove boxes in front of both the front seats are quite auspicious and have much of storage space. new Chevrolet Sail multimedia cluster sports chrome finish catches the eye at first glance. The seats are covered by dual tone covers. As far as the leg, head and shoulder room is concerned the space is ample if looking from sedan prospect. The New Chevrolet Sailís have 24 interior storage compartments for added convenience. The sedan also has ample boot space in which you can put your luggage.
The Chevrolet Sail come with two engine options viz., 1.2 litre S-TEC II and 1.4 litre S-TEC III. The 1.2 litre powertrain can produce a top power of 53.1 kW/L and respectable torque value. On the other hand, the 1.4 litre engine develops a higher power of 54.3 kW/L. With the 1.2 litre engine, the claimed 0-100 kmph acceleration is 12.9 seconds and 11.9 seconds with the 1.4 litre mill. In order to ensure smooth torque across all mill speed and power delivery, the powertrains are mated with Variable Geometry Intake System (VGIS). The sedan comes fitted with 5 speed manual transmission.
The Chevrolet Sail is equipped with dual airbags in the front for passenger that activate automatically in case of front collision. The car is also equipped with child safety locks, retractable steering column, antilock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and a stronger child seat system. Seatbelts for all the seat rows are provided that assist in securing the passengers.
The Chevrolet Sail is launching with front disc and antilock brakes further assisted with electronic brake force expansion for secure driving. Supported by power driven steering keeps the car in control on turns with least efforts. The streamlined shape of the vehicle adds a dynamic styling element while reducing drag for lower fuel consumption.
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