Is a bigger Chevy Volt included in your list of wishes? If so, you'd be pleased to know that Chevrolet has introduced the Volt MPV5 concept at the Beijing Auto Show. This vehicle, which is likely to become a production model, is based on the Voltec powertrain.
The five-seater crossover concept has increased dimensions. It has a 15 mm longer wheelbase and it is 181 mm longer, 73 mm wider and 182 taller.
The CUV is featured with a folding second row of seats, offering 1,764 liters of luggage space. Several design cues are shared between the Volt MPV5 and the Volt.
This concept car is designed to have an exceptional aerodynamic coefficient. It features the following: a closed front grille, aerodynamic rocker panel elements, creased tail lamps, a rear quarter panel that uses blades and an air flow-optimized underbody. Chevrolet said that the vehicle sets a record for aerodynamics in its class.
Another feature shared is GM's Voltec plug-in hybrid system, which produces 150hp & 273 lb-ft electric motor powered by a 16kWh Li-ion battery pack and a 1.4 liter gasoline engine. Vehicles can go as fast as 100 mph and it offers an EV range (EPA city cycle) of 32 miles. Its extended range is 300 miles on a full tank of gasoline.
Inside this CUV, we see two-tone leather seats, the Volt's center stack and gauge cluster and the typical Chevrolet crossover seating that provides easy entry and egress.