Chevrolet has recently launched its brand new masterpiece by the name Captiva to the British market. The car was displayed at the British International Motor Show to continue its heritage as the American automaker that leads new options for the industry.
During said motor show, Chevrolet pulled the covers off its new car to display to British territory its new pride that can bring suburban driving experience to a new level. Enthusiasts say Chevrolet Captiva is true to its name. It is a good looking vehicle with a wide model range and a great diesel engine.
Captiva is Chevrolet?s first 4×4 car. Its platform is based on Theta platform of General Motors which will also be used by Vauxhall Antara. Captiva?s design is not so outlandish nonetheless it comes with a sleek and modern look. According to Chevy?s designers, every angle speaks of fresh style which is a product of Chevrolet?s long commitment to the industry. To add up off-road appeal, Captiva is given silver-colored plastic trim. Its interior has ergonomically placed controls to solidly manage the car. On its rear, a window is placed to give easy access to loading needs.
To match its nice interior, Captiva is given by its designers an ideal powertrain. It uses all-new 2.0-litre direct-injection diesel unit with 148bhp and 320Nm of torque which would effectuate an impressive performance. Said powertrain is a product of the latest particulate filter and a variable geometry turbocharger.
State-of-the-art Chevrolet accessories were also used in Captiva to come up with a comfortable and trendy masterpiece. So far, Captiva is the automaker?s most captivating contribution for this decade. It will be available either as a 5 or 7-seater car, both offering versatility and power.
Captiva will be manufactured in Chevrolet?s factory in St. Petersburg, Russia. The latter is aiming to produce 25,000 Captiva cars in its first year of endeavor. It will start producing cars in 2008. Captiva is expected to cost from ?16,000 to ?24,000.