Paris Preview: 2011 Chevrolet Captiva SUV
Exterior design modifications include a remodeled bonnet, a new larger grille and the Chevrolet 'bow-tie' in the middle, prism style headlamps and integrated LED turn signals on the outside rearview mirrors. Rounding off the look are the new body color options and the 17-19 inches wheels.
Interior highlight of the new Captiva is its adaptable, theatre-style seating in three rows which can accommodate up to seven passengers. Other features include an ice-blue back lighting and a 'wrap-round'
In terms of performance, the 2011 Captiva will come as standard with a new manual or automatic six-speed transmission. The new engine line-up is comprised of one petrol engine (171 hp 2.4-liter) and two turbo-diesel variants (163 or 184 hp 2.2-liter). Standard safety features include ESC, TCS, BAS, and front-, side- and curtain airbags.
The new Captiva features Hill Start Assist and an electric park brake that opens up space for further storage in the center console, including two 1-liter cup holders.
autoevolution will be attending the 2010 Paris Auto Show, so stay tuned for some real up close and personal shots of the vehicles, as well as for first-hand details of the motorized contraptions presented at the event.