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In South Korea is presented the new Daewoo Matiz

Daewoo Matiz

Company GM DAT (General Motors Daewoo Auto and Technology) has officially presented subcompact hatchback Matiz of new generation which has received additional prefix Creative in the name in the South Korean car market.

Daewoo Matiz

The debut European the version of this car — Chevrolet Spark — has taken place in March of current year on automobile show in Geneva. Both cars are created on motives of concept car Beat, however differ from each other a radiator lattice, and also other forward and back bumper.

New Daewoo Matiz has received the four-cylinder petrol engine in volume of one litre and power of 70HP, working together with a four-stage automatic transmission. The version with "mechanics" will be presented for the South Korean market only in the beginning of next year.

Let's notice, that for Chevrolet Spark besides the similar unit 1,2-litre "four" developing 78HP also begins to be offered. It is not excluded, that there will be an updating with 75 and 90-strong turbodiesels in volume of 1,3 litres later. Sales Daewoo Matiz in South Korea will begin on September, 1st, and in the beginning of 2010 at the European dealers will appear Chevrolet Spark. As it was informed earlier, new "Spark's" release is planned to begin and at factory GM in Uzbekistan where is planned to collect to 50,000 such cars a year.

New Daewoo Matiz

2011 Daewoo Matiz