Chevrolet Beat diesel is ready, launch next month


    With the petrol prices rocketing, car buyers have a sign of relief in the form of Chevrolet Beat diesel. The diesel powered Beat is completely ready and will be launched next month. The company feels the diesel Beat launch has come at the right time, though it would liked to have it much before.


     Mr. Siddharth Vinayak Patankar of NDTV’s Car and Bike Show has revealed the Beat diesel on his show. He compares the Beat diesel with that of the Figo’s.


Here are the details of Chevrolet Beat diesel given in the Car n Bike Show:

  • Diesel engine 3 cylinder, 936cc with 57 Bhp power and 150 Nm of torque coupled with a 5 speed manual gearbox.
  • Diesel engine developed by downgrading the famous Fiat’s 1.3L Multijet diesel which powers everything from Fiat Punto to Maruti SX4
  • The turbo lag is minimal as the turbo is small and comes to optimum operating speed quickly
  • The suspension tuned for a better ride and comfort, cabin more silent than Figo’s.
  • Same variants available as that of petrol, steering system shifted from hydraulic to EPS
  • ARAI approved fuel efficiency of 24 Kmpl



     According to President and MD of GM India Karl Slym, the Beat and Spark have different set of customers. The Beat diesel is aimed at Wagon R and i10 fans.
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