2015 Chevrolet Captiva cars review
When a little facelift that many of us saw in the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, General Motors has currently started to labor on subsequent generation Opel Antara amd 2015 Chevrolet Captiva . Our spy photographers have caught the very first mule out for any testing session, and albeit the corporate tried to cover it below this chopped up Chevrolet Orlando, it’s distinct which it’s some thing totally totally different.
The actual new-generation 2015 Chevrolet Captiva will certainly be constructed on a brand new platform, referred to as D2XX, that also will be applied to the new Chevrolet Cruze that could arrive in 2014.
Okay, so exactly what makes us believe this isn’t a genuine Orlando? First, this prototype is offered having a four-wheel-drive method, that isn’t accessible on the actual Orlando, and there’s also twin exhaust pipes. The actual wheelbase is somewhat shorter compared to the normal Orlando and also the front finish is likewise chopped up in order to make area to the new engine and cooling method.
The Antara which was launched in 2006 is Opelâs tophat on the 2015 Chevrolet Captiva platform. The car was overshadowed by the 2015 Chevrolet Captiva roomier interior and more affordable price tag.
Nevertheless the GM-owned German brand is pinning hopes on the next generation of the model and this time too they are doing it in close association with Chevrolet. The development of the new vehicle will have nothing to do with GMâs association with PSA Peugeot Citroen.
The styling of the car is derived from the smaller sibling Opel Mokka, which is a re-bagded Chevrolet Trax. While the 2015 Chevrolet Captiva will have a different styling philosophy, the masala under the skin will be common to both the softroaders.
Electronic gadgetry like collision warning system, adaptive cruise control and road sign recognition system will be on offer on both the cars. In addition, the latest touchscreen multimedia infotainment system will also be made available.
The current 2.2 litre turbo diesel will continue the motoring duty and it is expected to be available in different states of tune with the most powerful version using twin turbos to pump out 195 bhp. Expect an 8-speed automatic transmission and a range starting 1.6 litre turbo diesel motor. However the latter might not make it to the India bound next gen Captiva as customers want as much power to go with its big size and style.
The next generation Antara is due for 2014 which means the next generation Chevrolet Captiva also should be ready by 2015.