Chevrolet Beat

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Chevrolet Beat
Chevrolet Beat concept front.jpg
Automotive industryChevrolet
Parent companyGeneral Motors
Car classificationSubcompact car
Car body style3-door Hatchback Concept car
Automobile layoutFront-wheel drive
Internal combustion engine1.2 L turbo
Transmission (mechanics)automatic
RelatedChevrolet Groove
Chevrolet Trax
Daewoo Kalos
Daewoo Matiz

The Chevrolet Beat, along with the Trax and the Groove, debuted as a Concept vehicle at the 2007 New York International Auto Show.[1] [2]

The concept derived from the Daewoo Kalos, was built in India[3], designed by GM Daewoo in South Korea — and powered by a 1.2 L turbocharged gasoline engine mated to an automatic transmission. [4]

Having vascillated about production plans for the Beat,[5][6][7] GM presented a version carrying the Chevrolet Spark nameplate at the 2009 North American International Auto Show, said to be a pre-production example.

Side view of the Chevrolet Beat

In early 2007, GM conducted a poll testing the relative popularity of the Beat, Trax and Groove concepts on a Chevrolet website, [8] the Beat receiving nearly 50% of the vote.

See also

Beat, Groove and Trax Concept Video


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