Talking Chevrolet Sonic Builds at the 2013 SEMA Show! Wide Open Throttle Ep. 89
On this episode of Wide Open Throttle, Angus MacKenzie heads to Las Vegas
for the SEMA show to meet up with Peter Tarach (Modified Magazine),
Jonathan Wong (Super Street Magazine) and Charles Trieu (Import Tuner
Magazine) to discuss their uniquely modified Chevy Sonics on display and to
discuss emerging aftermarket trends at the show.
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Modified - Sonic-Powered Chevy Sonic Build Pt. 2
After two months of teasing we've finally lift the veil on our Modified
Magazine Sonic RS build. With just the right combination of parts, we have
created a beast on the track and blast on the street.
From the Bad News racing ECU tune, to the custom Aero package, to the 18x9
Volk Racing TE37v wheels, to a full roll cage this thing is ready to rock
just about anywhere.
Cruise over to http://www.sonic-powered.com for more info on this beautiful
GM 1.4-liter I4 Engine @ NAIAS 2010
http://MPGomatic.com gets the lowdown on GM's new 1.4 liter inline four
cylinder engine from Mike Katerberg. The new 1.4 engine can be found under
the hood of the Chevy Cruze in turbocharged form. It is also used as the
range-extender (in naturally aspirated form) in the Chevy Volt.
2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ Turbo, Technical
Sponsored by http://www.couponsoffersanddeals.com (Free Digital Coupons),
http://www.buttinseat.com (For Auto Dealers) and
http://www.ANProximityMarketing.com (Mobile Advertising). Joaquin
Nuno-Whelan, Vehicle Chief Engineer, details powertrain, suspension, safety
and more for attending journalists for Chevrolet 2012 Sonic at media launch
in San Francisco. 09.19-20.11
2012 Chevrolet Sonic: A test drive - Autoweek TV
Also in today's show: another Saab story, Mercedes confirms a new model to
be built in Alabama and funeral services are set for Dan Wheldon. For more
on Saab click on http://bit.ly/n18aMa at autoweek.com.
2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ Turbo
Generations have grown up trained to shop the import brands for a good
subcompact car. Sonic is out to make waves in the segment and change that
kind of thinking. Tom Voelk takes a look at a turbo LTZ model.
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Review
Chevrolet joins the subcompact class with this new Sonic. Sold around the
world, this little car is built in North America to replace the Aveo.
2015 Chevrolet Sonic Start Up and Review 1.4 L 4-Cylinder Turbo
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Powertrain Options: 1.4 L 4-Cylinder turbo or a 1.8 L 4-cylinder with a 5-Speed Manual
or 6-Speed Automatic
BASE ENGINE SIZE 1.4 L
CAM TYPE Double overhead cam (DOHC)
CYLINDERS Inline 4
VALVE TIMING Variable
TORQUE 148 ft-lbs. @ 2500 rpm
horsepower 138 hp
@ 4900 rpm
TURNING CIRCLE 36.1 ft.
Weights and Capacities
EPA INTERIOR VOLUME 105.2 cu.ft.
CURB WEIGHT 2847 lbs.
CARGO CAPACITY, ALL SEATS IN PLACE 14.9 cu.ft.
Competitors: Ford Fiesta, Nissan Versa, Honda Fit, Mazda 2, Toyota Yaris,
Kia Rio, Hyundai Accent
Trifecta Tune How To Guide
A how to guide on tuning your vehicle using Trifecta EZFlash. Order your
tune today at http://www.badnewsracing.net
Real World Test Drive 2012 Sonic
If you haven't seen a Chevy Sonic commercial on TV... there's a reason.
Grant Winter takes us for a Real World Test Drive and tells us about a
unique marketing plan:
2014 Ford Fiesta vs Chevy Sonic Turbo vs the Ike Gauntlet Mashup Review ( Part 1)
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2014 Ford Fiesta and Chevy Sonic turbo are small economy cars that almost directly
compete. Of course the difference is that the Fiesta is normally aspirated
while the sonic has a small turbo. How
does this effect a cars performance when the road gets steep, the altitude
get hight and the car is loaded to the rafters with with people? From
Dillion, Colorado to the Eisenhower Tunnel U.S. I-70 climbs 8 miles to a
maximum elevation of 11,158 feet or 3,401 meters. That's enough elevation
and grade to test a small economy car like the 2014 Ford Fiesta and the
Chevy Sonic turbo.
In Part 1 of another accurate, informative and fun TFLcar mashup review
Nathan, Emme, Andre and Roman take on the Ike Gauntlet in the new Chevy
Sonic turbo to see how these small cars
handle the steep grade and lack of air density in the Mountains of
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