General Motors launches new SAIL compact, sedan

  • PTI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Sep 24, 2014 13:41 IST

General Motors India today launched the new Chevrolet SAIL hatchback and sedan priced between Rs. 4.41 lakh and Rs. 7.64 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The new SAIL hatchback is priced between Rs. 4.41 and Rs. 6.81 lakh and the SAIL sedan is priced between Rs. 5.19 and Rs. 7.64 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi), the company said in a statement.
Both the models are available in diesel and petrol options. The diesel option is powered by a 1.3 litre engine, while the petrol has a 1.2 litre engine.
Commenting on the new launch, General Motors India President and Managing Director Arvind Saxena said: "The new SAIL hatchback and sedan reinforce GM's commitment to provide offerings that offer value for money at the heart of the market."
Originally introduced in 2012, the SAIL is built on a global passenger car platform from erstwhile Chinese partner SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industries Corp). It was created especially for India and other fast-growing emerging markets.
The platform has crossed the one million global sales figure in July 2014.
The new SAIL cars are equipped with active and passive safety features such as an engine immobiliser, central door locking, speed-sensitive automatic door locks and remote keyless entry enhance active safety.
In addition, the SAIL is equipped with dual air bags, the anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic brake force distribution (EBD).

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