Chevrolet Cruze interiors for 2015 variant revealed
Based on the Tru-140S concept which was showcased at 2014 Detroit Motor Show, the new Cruze made its world debut at 2014 Auto China in April. At that time, GM only showed the exteriors of the car, and it is for the first time that they have revealed its interiors.
More spacious than current variant, the 2015 Chevy Cruze owes this increased interior space to trimmed down engines. 2015 Cruze will be powered by a 1.4 liter turbocharged petrol engine offering 138 bhp peak power and 200 Nm peak torque.
In China, a naturally aspirated petrol motor will also be on offer which will be mated to transmission options such as a 6 speed manual or a 7 speed dual clutch automatic. The Chevy Cruze, once it comes to India in 2015-16, will see the addition of a 2.0 diesel engine carried forward from the current model.
Designed exclusively with buyers in China, Shanghai General Motors has stated that the updated Cruze will immediately appeal to an elite set of buyers in the country with features, connectivity and efficiency that are vital to a younger section customers of today.
Chevrolet Unveils Interior Photos of New-Generation Cruze
SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM today released interior photos of the new Chevrolet Cruze, which made its world premiere at Auto China 2014 in April. One month ago the automaker unveiled the model’s innovative exterior design, which served as an exciting preview of its interior design language.
Conceived with Chevrolet’s “Power of Ingenuity • Youth” concept in mind, the all-new Cruze was created by GM’s global design network. The model offers the first expression of Chevrolet’s next-generation design language characterized by the slogan “Design with a Heartbeat,” and demonstrating the brand’s global design cues. These photos attest to the car’s “dynamic, sophisticated, efficient, and innovative” design philosophy from inside to outside.
Dynamic Styling, Efficient Space Contribute to an Engaging Interior
Remaining true to its dynamic driving characteristics, the new Cruze features Chevrolet’s flowing signature dual-cockpit design inspired by classic sports cars Corvette and Camaro. Though incorporating a sports-car-like streamlined style, the cabin is roomy and comfortable. Its three-spoke multi-function leather steering wheel is combined with a dual gauge sporty instrument cluster
Despite being a compact vehicle, the new-generation Cruze maintains delivers unexpected spaciousness. The model’s interior space was expanded by optimizing its layout and structure, moving forward the cowl point, as well as adopting four wheels that extend outward and a roof curve that extends backwards. Moreover, an all-new downsized engine helps maximize cabin space. With class-leading rear knee room, the all-new Cruze provides customers with roomy interior dimensions plus a superior driving experience. Additionally, its efficient, intelligent butterfly-shaped center console delivers intuitive, user-friendly operation, with clear functions at a glance.
Innovative Features and Exquisite Details
When Chevrolet developed the Tru 140 Concept two years ago, it was based on market research indicating that future young car buyers wanted a refined interior design with incredible attention to detail. Inspired by the concept car, the new-generation Chevrolet Cruze comes with an innovative and sophisticated interior that was created to exceed the demands ofyoung customers.
The bold use of a rich, saddle brown color throughout enhances the feeling of luxury. The front dash, door panels, and seats of the Cruze are all wrapped in hand-stitched saddle brown premium leather. The model also affords young customers superior connectivity with a stylish best-in-class eight-inch multi-point touch screen, abundant personalized built-in APPs, and the Chevrolet MyLink II system, which allows customers to get directions, access their personal contacts, and stream music and images by connecting their smartphone via Bluetooth. They can also use voice controls to access features such as hands-free calling. Luxurious chrome accents, which echo the exterior chrome detailing, are accompanied by a piano-black-trimmed center console and ice blue ambient lighting.
The new Cruze represents the “dynamic, sophisticated, efficient, and innovative” design philosophy of Chevrolet both inside and out, to embody Chevrolet’s “Design with a Heartbeat.”
General Motors traces its roots back to 1908. GM has 10 joint ventures, two wholly owned foreign enterprises and more than 58,000 employees in China. GM and its joint ventures offer the broadest lineup of vehicles and brands among automakers in China. Passenger cars and commercial vehicles are sold under the Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Jiefang, Opel and Wuling brands. In 2013, GM sold nearly 3.2 million vehicles in China. More information on General Motors in China can be found at GM Media Online.
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