GM finally announced that the next-generation Chevy Volt will debut in January, at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. These words came from Global Chevrolet Chief Marketing Officer Tim Mahoney. In addition, the manufacturer said that the 2016 Chevrolet Volt will continue on the same successful path taken by the current version but declined to give us any details regarding its new technology.
A source revealed us the fact that the 2016 Volt will offer an electric range of around 200 miles (320 km) but still, nothing is official. Priced from $34,170, the current Chevrolet Volt uses a 1.4-liter gasoline power range extender that generates 84 hp and powers the 55kW generator as well as by an electric motor developing 149 hp (111 kW) and 370 Nm (273 lb-ft) of torque.
Energy is stored in the 17.1 kWh lithium-ion battery, which offers a range of 37 miles (60 km), while helped by the internal combustion engine the range is 500 km (310 mph). We do expect to see some impressive numbers from the 2016 Volt.