Thursday, September 15, 2011

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco: Most efficient Chevrolet

Technology News - Chevrolet Cruze Eco, is introduced at the 2010 New York Auto Show is designed to be a model of the most fuel efficient in the lineup, delivering estimated 40 mpg on the highway with the standard six-speed manual transmission.
Eco Cruze will feature:
- 1.4L turbocharged Ecotec engine with variable valve timing.
- Lower air shutter front grille that closes at higher speeds to enhance aerodynamics and open at a lower speed for the engine-cooling air flow to optimize.
- upper grille has a more "closeouts"
to improve aerodynamics.
- An extension of the front air dam is lower, extensive use of panel underbody and rear spoiler enhance aerodynamics.
- A lowered ride height improve aerodynamics.
- Unique 17-inch lightweight aluminum wheels.
- Ultra-low rolling resistance 17-inch Goodyear tires.

Eco Cruze will be available in the fourth quarter of 2010. [Source]
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