Chevrolet Sweeps 2014 NACTOY Awards

Posted on 15. Jan, 2014 by in GM Canada

Chevrolet Sweeps 2014 NACTOY Awards

Corvette Stingray, Silverado pickup paint brand’s initial double win 

2014-01-13

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DETROIT – The all-new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Silverado 1500 are a 2014 North American Car and Truck of a Year.   

It is a initial time Chevrolet has won both awards in a same year. The Silverado was final named Truck of a Year in 2007 and a Corvette was final named Car of a Year in 1998.

“Chevrolet is in a midst of a many assertive product mutation in a brand’s some-more than 100-year history,” pronounced Alan Batey, General Motors comparison clamp president, Global Chevrolet. “The Corvette and Silverado truly consolidate a passion, joining and concentration that is pushing us to broach a many fluent designs, innovative technologies and enchanting opening in any automobile that wears a bowtie,”

Presentation of a North American Car and Truck of a Year awards open media days any year during a North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Forty-nine automotive reporters from a United States and Canada opinion to commend a many superb vehicles of a year formed on factors including innovation, design, safety, handling, motorist compensation and value for a dollar.

The new Corvette Stingray is a many absolute customary indication ever, with 455 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque from a 6.2L V-8 engine – and 460 horsepower /465 lb-ft with a accessible opening empty complement – enabling models with a accessible Z51 Performance Package to scurry from 0-96 in 3.8 seconds.

Silverado’s accessible 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 generates 355 horsepower for assured towing and hauling, nonetheless seamlessly switches to 4 cylinders to save fuel during light-load driving. With a fuel potency rating of 8.7 L/100km on a highway, Silverado offers a best fuel economy of any V-8 pickup.

“It is a graphic respect for a whole Chevrolet group to have both a Corvette and Silverado famous with a prestigious North American Car and Truck of a Year Awards,” Batey said.

About Chevrolet in Canada

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 140 countries and offered some-more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline energetic performance, fluent pattern and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.

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