New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer General Motors India on Wednesday launched sports utility vehicle (SUV) Chevrolet Trailblazer priced at Rs.26.40 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
“The Trailblazer is Chevrolet’s toughest yet most refined SUV, offering premium ride and handling dynamics,” said Arvind Saxena, president and managing director of General Motors India.
“It has a commanding road presence and a host of first-in-class features along with the latest technology and design,” Saxena was quoted as saying in a statement.
The new SUV is powered by a 200 PS engine that produces 500 Nm of torque.
According to the automobile manufacturer, the powerful engine, combined with the best-in-class dimensions and ground clearance of 253 mm, makes the Trailblazer the largest and most powerful premium SUV available in India.
“The Trailblazer will enable our customers to own a true global SUV. True to its name, the Trailblazer will lay the path for nine new Chevrolet vehicles being launched in India over the next five years,” said Jack Uppal, vice president of marketing and customer experience, GM India.
The company officials pointed out that the Trailblazer offers a host of unique features, including first-in-segment projector headlamps, ceiling-mounted rear air-conditioning controls, a six-speed automatic transmission and a seven-inch touchscreen.
Furthermore, the vehicle hosts a number of safety features such as dual air bags, electronic stability control (ESC), anti-lock brakes (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) and cornering brake control (CBC), among others.
The company added that the 2016 Chevrolet Trailblazer, is being imported from Thailand, and will be available for bookings on Amazon.in only from October 21 to 25 at a reservation deposit of Rs.25,000.