2016 Chevrolet Volt - new design, interior, technical specs, release date, price
In Detroit, within the International Motor Show 2015 took place the public debut of the second generation of the hybrid hatchback 2016 Chevrolet Volt which became in essence much closer to full-fledged electric cars. According to developers, they considered all complaints and wishes of owners of the first generation of the car, and therefore the novelty has the potential for a significant success.
Generational shift gave hatchback Chevrolet Volt stylish and modern look with sleek contours, the "dissecting" muzzle and a sports stern. Sidewalls and a cowl of Chevrolet Volt 2016 received more aerodynamic stamps, the narrow head optics became much futuristic, in the same direction also back lamps changed.
2016 Chevrolet Volt: Interior
In the wake behind the exterior also the interior of 2016 Chevrolet Volt has got some changes. The novelty received the classical 5-seater salon issued in more dynamic style. Now in the salon of 2016 Chevrolet Volt, there is almost no right angles, all the details of interior decoration got rounded edges, a front panel and center console are much more ergonomic and more friendly to the driver. As before, the "hybrid" is equipped with two displays.
2016 Chevrolet Volt: Technical Specs
2016 Chevrolet Volt is equipped with the hybrid Voltec power plant consisting of a petrol internal combustion engine and two electric motors, one of which plays the role of the motor-generator. Petrol unit, used in most driving modes only to recharge the battery, has at its disposal a 4 cylinder with a total displacement of 1.5 liters, direct injection of fuel and variable valve timing system. Its average fuel consumption is equal to 6.9 liters per 100 km on the combined cycle, and it generates 102 hp, that is 16 "horses" more than its predecessor. The main traction electric motor is though new, but but did not receive increase in power (151 hp), while its torque has grown from 370 to 398 Nm. With regard to the motor-generator, its power conversely decreased to 61 hp.
2016 Chevrolet Volt: Release Date, Price
Chevrolet Volt of the 2nd generation is expected to go on sale starting from the second half of 2015, while the producer does not declare plans of realization of the novelty outside the US yet. At the moment, it is not known the price of new Chevrolet Volt, but Chevrolet promised to declare it closer to start of sales.