GM introduces locally developed new 1.2 litre SMARTECH petrol engine for India

     General Motors has introduced a new locally developed 1.2 litre SMARTECH petrol engine for India. The new engine will be seen in Chevrolet small cars Spark and Beat.

     The new SMARTECH engine has 4 cylinders with capacity of 1199 cc producing decent power of 80.5 Ps @ 6200 rpm and torque of 108 Nm @ 4400 rpm. The engine has been developed by GM Technical Centre in Bangalore in cooperation with GM’s new engine plant in Talegaon. The new engine will be manufactured at GM’s Talegoan plant.

Benefits of the new engine:
  1. Developed and tested in India
  2. For Indian Driving conditions
  3. Better lower gear ratios (for fast pick up)
  4. Better Mileage (ARAI figures not yet released)
  5. Delivery to start from February

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