When General Motors launched the Optra in India way back in 2003, it was an instant success. The vehicle was developed by Daewoo and GM took over the Korean automaker after its collapse. The Chevrolet Optra was soon followed by the NY Edition in 2005, followed by the hatchback version SRV. The American automaker launched … Read More
Chevrolet Optra is a sedan that is manufactured by General Motors since 2002. The Chevrolet Optra is available in various badge engineered versions globally. General Motors launched the Chevrolet Optra in India in 2004 along with a sportback version that was known as Chevrolet Optra S-RV. Initially, the Chevrolet Optra came with two petrol engine options 1.6-litre and 1.8-litre. Later in 2007, General Motors India launched the Chevrolet Optra Magnum with diesel engine option that was powered by a 2.0-litre diesel motor producing 121 BHP of power. Even after the introduction of Chevrolet Cruze, the Chevrolet Optra was continued to be sold in India until 2013.
Finally Opel owners in India can rejoice. GM India is offering minimum buy back value of Rs. 1,25,000/- on old Opel vehicles in exchange for the Chevrolet Optra Magnum. This scheme is basically in order to offload inventory of the Optra to make way for the soon to be launched Chevrolet Cruze in the Indian … Read More
The Chevrolet Optra petrol (sold as the Suzuki Forenza in the USA) is not known for its performance. However some one has turbocharged his Optra and the result is absolutely maniac. The power is a mind blowing 250bhp + and the car can keep up with BMWs with ease. So what all has gone in … Read More
Yes Chevrolets next Optra is being tested and is going to replace the current model which was launched in 2003. The new Optra or Nubira looks a bit like the Civic from behind and Corolla from the front. Not a bad thing. However what is important is how good is the engine and gearbox, something … Read More