Chevrolet is all set to launch ”Trailblazer”SUV in India today.
The America carmaker will enter the booming premium SV segment in the country.
1. On the outside:
It is 4.8 meters long and can seat seven.It will only be available in one trim the top specced LTZ.The front fascia is reminiscent of Chevrolet’s current design.
2. Ground clearance:
The 231mm ground clearance and tall body stance will appeal to those buyers who are in search of a car with a supremely commanding on-road presence.
India will get the rear-wheel driven trailblazer.
Engine:The Indian-spec Trailblazer will be powered by a 2.8-litre Duramax turbo-diesel engine that churns out 200PS of power at 3600rpm and 500Nm of torque at 2000rpm.
The engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
0-100:The 2-tonne car sits on 18-inch wheels with the engine capable of pulling its immense weight to 100kph from standstill in under 10-seconds.
Safety:For safety,it will get hill descent control,hill-start assist,anti-locking brakes,electronic brakes force distribution,cornering brake control,electronic stability programs and panic brake assistance.Dual airbags in the front will come as standard.
On the inside:
It gets a dual-tone beige and black colour scheme.It gets a heavily updated 7-inch ‘MyLink’ touchscreen with build rear view camera.
Technical features are set to include steering mounted audio and telephony controls.
The Trailblazer is likely to cost around the Rs 29 lakh mark.
Competition: Toyota Fortuner,Ssangyong Rexton,Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and hotly awaited 2015 Ford Endeavour.