All-New Chevrolet Sonic - North American Sedan version.
The American auto maker revealed that it will power all the Sonic models with efficient, power-dense, small-displacement engines, including the Ecotec 1.4 liter turbo and the Ecotec 1.8 liter, that are now also seen on the new Chevrolet Cruze. The company said that with the 1.8 liter engine, three transmissions that include a five-speed manual and six-speed automatic are available, while only a six-speed manual transmission is available with the 1.4 liter turbo engine.
Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Race Car
Porsche unveiled the 918 RSR hybrid race car, which boasts peak performance
of 767 hp. The 918 RSR is an evolution of the 911 GT3 R and the 918 Spyder
hybrid concepts last year. The 918 RSR is powered by the 563 hp. V8 from
the RS Spyder racer and has electric motor on each of the front wheels that
provide 75 kilowatts each for a total net horsepower of 767 at peak.
Regenerative braking creates the electric power, which is stored with a
NEW Turbocharged 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS - In/Out/Details [HD]
A hotter Chevrolet Sonic is about to sound off -- the 2013 Sonic RS. It
goes on sale in late 2012. The new RS amplifies the Sonic's youthful style
and driving experience with unique exterior and interior features matched
with a 138hp Ecotec 1.4L turbo engine.
Sonic is the only vehicle in its segment to offer a turbocharged power train.
The Sonic RS is offered exclusively in the five-door body style.
Chevrolet's exclusive MyLink infotainment system is standard. It enables
navigation directions downloaded through a smart phone to be shown on the
radio's large display, and offers the personalized connectivity of Pandora
and Stitcher Internet radio.
New Chevrolet Cruze Driving + interior/exterior (HD)
Even before the first models reach U.S. dealers, the Chevrolet Cruze is
among the fastest-growing nameplates in the world with sales rising an
average of 18 percent per month. Internationally, customers have purchased
140,000 Cruze in the first six months of 2010 and a total of 270,000 since
Cruze launched in the spring of 2009 in Europe, followed by other major
markets, such as China in summer of 2009. Cruze will begin arriving at U.S.
dealerships in September. With U.S. models produced in Lordstown, Ohio,
Cruze will be the only compact car built in the U.S. for the 2011 model