Chevrolet celta

Chevrolet Celta 1.4 5p. - Test - Matías Antico / Marco Pérego

From the spring of 2001 in Brazil at the new General Motors do Brasil (GMB) plant in Gravatai, the production of Celta compact cars began. The car belongs to the size class B and is designed on the shortened platform of the 2nd generation Chevrolet Corsa (similar to the European Opel Corsa II), but the design and design have been modified so that the car has become cheaper, simpler and, most important, instead of hundreds and thousands modifications characteristic of such a car in Europe or America, are presented only in a few dozen major versions.

Celta is available only with 3-door. 60 hp one-liter base motor supplemented by its modification, working on alcohol fuel. The compression ratio of the “alcohol” engine has been increased from 9.4 to 12.6, which made it possible to raise its rated power to 64 hp. Even more power develops a 16-valve version of the petrol liter engine - 68 hp. against 60 hp in the 8-valve. More powerful models are equipped with 1.6-liter engines of 92 and 101 hp. (respectively in the 8 - and 16-valve version). Economy models are driven by a 1.7-liter eddy diesel engine developed by Opel with a capacity of 60 hp.

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In the autumn of 2003, the model was upgraded, among other things, Celta received a more modern styling and interior. The modified base engine of 1.0 liter R4 8V develops 70 hp, and since 2004, sales of the 1.4 Energy modification with a 1.4 liter R4 8V (85 hp) engine have begun. The car is only equipped with a mechanical 5-speed gearbox. The basic package includes immobilizer, central locking and engine compartment protection. Body types - 3- or 5-door hatchback, modifications Life, Spirit and Super. New 2005 - Celta Off-Road version with plastic off-road body kit, "toothed" tires and roof rails.

Over the past years, Celta has been modernized several times in both Brazil and other countries, and the current model has been available since spring 2006. It is distinguished by new front lighting, bumpers and an updated interior with improved materials of decoration. The range of engines remained unchanged - the base engine of 1.0 liter R4 8V develops 70 hp. and 86 Nm, and the 1.4-liter R4 8V - 85 hp and 116 Nm. As before, the Celta is completed only with a mechanical 5-speed gearbox. Modifications -Life, Spirit and Super. The list of equipment includes front PB, central locking, ABS, audio system, electric windows and mirrors, alloy wheels and much more.

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