Chevrolet’s Power Packed Turbo-Diesel line-up at the MIAS 2014


Come to the 10th Manila International Auto Show and check out the fine array of Chevy vehicles at the Chevrolet booth

Showcased are the brand’s innovative cars and trucks such as the Turbo-Diesel Powerhouse Team:  the Chevrolet Trailblazer, Chevrolet Colorado and the Chevrolet Spin. Also present is a customized Chevrolet Colorado, showing off its iconic style and partnership with the latest Marvel Franchise, which is fitted with Captain America decals on display, comparable to the truck’s dependable power, rock-solid performance, durability. Better known as Bumblebee, one of the lead characters movie series Transformers, the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is proudly displayed at the event.

Chevrolet lets its visitors experience its car models first hand, the award-winning manufacturer will be putting up the 2013-2014 Car Awards Group Inc. (CAGI) Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)of the Year Trailblazer and its All-around Utility Vehicle (AUV) Spin for test-drives during the 4-day event. For new Chevy buyers, valuable deals are available on-site as well as other freebies.

Lyn Buena, Senior Vice President & Director for Marketing and Customer Services Chevrolet Philippines, says, “Chevrolet is glad to be part of the 10th Manila International Auto Show and we are looking forward to showcasing our line-up of CRDi Turbo-Diesel powered automobiles to the public as we believe that our products offer solutions to the current commuting concerns of the modern Filipino. The innovations made in our Turbo-diesel engines allow its users to enjoy our latest technology with the added benefit of fuel efficiency. Our vehicles are equipped with state of the art features that provide comfort and convenience to make the daily drive on the busy streets of the Metro more tolerable. Chevrolet will continue to Find New Roads to make each driving experience enjoyable and fun.”

Revolving around the “Crossing Boundaries”, theme, this year’s Manila International Auto Show highlights the capabilities of today’s vehicles in terms of performance and fuel economy. Chevrolet’s ‘Turbo-Diesel Powerhouse Team’ offers a look at the pinnacle of automobile form and function.

Endowing the new and improved Duramax Diesel engine, the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the Chevrolet Colorado achieves top marks on power and torque in their respective classes. Both models come in a 2.5-liter turbo-diesel engine and a 2.8-liter turbo diesel variant which produces 11 percent more power with 200HP, 6 percent more torque with 500 Nm. Also, the Trailblazer and the Colorado’s engines consume 4.3% less fuel which allows drivers to enjoy maximum power and fuel efficiency at the same time.

Currently the brand’s best-selling model for 2014, the Chevrolet Trailblazer’s 4×2 A/T variant is the 2013-2014 SUV of the year. Meanwhile the Chevrolet Colorado combines premium performance with iconic style and is presently the best-in-class in terms of power.

The 7-seater All-around Utility Vehicle Chevrolet Spin, is also included in Chevrolet’s ‘Turbo-Diesel Powerhouse Team’. Considered to be the first in the compact AUV segment to offer a 1.3-liter turbo-diesel engine, the Spin delivers economical fuel consumption cost without compromising power and acceleration. The model’s diesel variant, which comes in LS and LTZ trims, produces 75HP at 4,000 RPM and 190 Nm of torque at 1,750 RPM all while keeping fuel consumption to up to 23 km/L.

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The 10th Manila International Auto Show is running until Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

Photo by Nicolo A. David