/ Chevrolet, Concept Cars, Motor Shows, News, Paris Motor Show / Paris Motor Show LIVE: Chevrolet Tru 140s and Chevrolet Code 130R “Youth Concepts”

Paris Motor Show LIVE: Chevrolet Tru 140s and Chevrolet Code 130R “Youth Concepts”

Linked In Share
Paris Motor Show LIVE: Chevrolet Tru 140s and Chevrolet Code 130R

Chevrolet again brought to Europe its two Youth Concepts, the Code 130R and Tru 140s, half a year after they had their European debut in Geneva.

After their world premiere in Detroit, the two concept cars have graced several other major shows with their stylish presence this year, including Washington, Chicago, New York and Beijing.

Code 130R and Tru 140S were designed by Nicholas David and Joe Baker from the GM North Hollywood Design Center, based on input from young people below the age of 30 across the United States. The two vehicles explore the styling and functionality this group of buyers indicated they would like to see in a new car.

Inspired by the BMW 2002 and the Datsun 510, the Chevrolet Code 130R Concept is based on the Alpha rear-wheel drive platform which is also underpinning the Cadillac ATS. The model has a 109 inch wheelbase, shorter than BMW 3-Series’, and is powered by a beefed-up 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, that develops 150 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. The Code 130R is fitted with GM’s eAssist electric assist system and has an average fuel consumption of 40 mpg.

The second concept, the Chevrolet Tru 140S, is based on the popular Chevy Cruze. The Tru 140S Concept has appealing lines and is powered by the same engine in the Code 130R that develops 150 horsepower. The model is fitted with the start/stop system and is rated at 40 mpg on the highway.

by Dan Mihalascu (my Google+) - Thursday, September 27th, 2012 - filed under Chevrolet, Concept Cars, Motor Shows, News, Paris Motor Show. Image credit: .
Linked In Share
Related Articles
2012 paris motor show Chevrolet chevrolet code 130r chevrolet tru 140s chevrolet youth concepts Concept Cars concepts


Discuss: Paris Motor Show LIVE: Chevrolet Tru 140s and Chevrolet Code 130R “Youth Concepts”

Leave a Reply















Inautonews Facebook PageInautonews RSS FeedInautonews TwitterInautonews Youtube Channel

Sign up to receive our email newsletter on your email. It's safe. No spam!

[VIDEO] See a 17-year old kid do a burnout in a Ferrari F40
[VIDEO] See a 17-year old kid do a burnout in a Ferrari F40A video upload is showing a 17-year old boy doing a burnout in what is considered to be the best supercar ever created, a Ferrari ...
Ford is on schedule with F-150 body shop transformation
Ford is on schedule with F-150 body shop transformationA weeklong process started when the last of the 2014 F-150 pickup trucks rolled off the assembly line on Saturday. After that ...
US: BMW needs Silicon Valley gurus to adopt the i8
US: BMW needs Silicon Valley gurus to adopt the i8The German premium automaker managed to hit the bulls eye when one of the first US customers of the $136,000 i8 plug-in hybrid ...
2017 Ford Focus RS might get an AWD after all
2017 Ford Focus RS might get an AWD after allThe new generation of the Ford Focus RS is keeping everyone in the shadows but a new report is indicating that the company might ...
[VIDEO] 2015 Suzuki Vitara goes official
[VIDEO] 2015 Suzuki Vitara goes officialThe first official image and video with the brand new 2015 Suzuki Vitara have been released by the company, ahead of its public ...
US: Toyota’s North American reorganization prompts Tech Center expansion
US: Toyota’s North American reorganization prompts Tech Center expansionThe Japanese automaker, the world’s largest auto company in terms of sales, is in a process of reorganization in North America, ...
[VIDEO] See the new-gen Volvo XC90 get crash tested
[VIDEO] See the new-gen Volvo XC90 get crash testedVolvo has released a new video with the new generation of the XC90 in which the model in question is being crash tested. The ...
Moscow Motor Show – Chevrolet Niva Concept unveiled
Moscow Motor Show – Chevrolet Niva Concept unveiledChevrolet has officially unveiled the brand new Niva Concept during the 2014 Moscow Motor Show, in a world premiere. After being ...
Report – GM plans to build Chevy Equinox in Mexico
Report – GM plans to build Chevy Equinox in MexicoYesterday the No.1 US automaker and the United Auto Workers union proudly announced the production shift of the Cadillac SRX from ...
Ferrari 458 Speciale Spider to cost EUR216,000
Ferrari 458 Speciale Spider to cost EUR216,000The upcoming Ferrari 458 Speciale Spider is believed to carry a starting price of 216,000 euros, before taxes, once it will be ...
Cadillac ATS-V Sedan to be introduced at L.A. Auto Show
Cadillac ATS-V Sedan to be introduced at L.A. Auto ShowThe new performance sedan to be added to the premium D-segment, the Cadillac ATS-V, will be officially presented to the public ...
Kia officially reveals Mexico plant investment
Kia officially reveals Mexico plant investmentThe South Korean automaker is now exiting an unofficially capped investment period, announcing it’s the latest company to join ...
Moscow Motor Show – Datsun mi-DO
Moscow Motor Show – Datsun mi-DONissan’s newly revived brand, Datsun, has officially pulled the wraps off its newest creation, the mi-DO, during the 2014th ...
Mazda3 MPS planned, to get AWD and 300 HP
Mazda3 MPS planned, to get AWD and 300 HPThe Japanese based automaker Mazda is planning to introduce a hot version of the new Mazda3 generation, which should become ...
Russia: auto winners and losers of the political/economic crisis
Russia: auto winners and losers of the political/economic crisisEurope’s second largest auto market, once billed to overcome Germany for the top position, is deep entrenched today in a ...
Read more automotive news


2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Live Images

Chevrolet Niva Concept 1
BMW M5 f10 tuning dinan 1
Opel Mokka Moscow Edition 1
MUstang_production
Renault R.S. 01 race car 2
Spy-Shots of Cars
lada vesta sedan 1
2015 mazda2 mps 1
lamborghini murcielago crash romania gypsy craiova 1
chevrolet niva concept 1
Infiniti ESQ 1
2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo Europe 1

More automotive from inautonews
A video upload is showing a 17-year old boy doing a burnout in what is considered to be the best supercar ever created, a Ferrari F40. The Ferrari F40 is a supercar which most of us will never get near to but some are born lucky, like this 17-year old kid, who is doing a burnout in the impressive ...
read more
Inautonews Editors Section
Top 10 Ferrari F1 drivers No.3 Gilles Villeneuve
Top 10 Ferrari F1 drivers No.3 Gilles Villeneuve"I know that no human being can do a miracle. Nobody commands magical properties, but Gilles made you wonder. He was that quick” Jacques Laffite ...
Test drive: Ford Ranger XLT 2.2 TDCi 150 HP
Test drive: Ford Ranger XLT 2.2 TDCi 150 HPFord is well known around the world for its F-150 pickup truck that actually doesn’t have a global presence. A paradox, yes? Well, actually no. ...
Top 10 Ferrari F1 drivers No.4 Niki Lauda
Top 10 Ferrari F1 drivers No.4 Niki LaudaThe man that saved Ferrari…These are the first words that came in mind when you heard about Niki Lauda, “The computer”. He was fast, tough in ...

Editors Section
Inautonews Editors Section
2012 Safest Cars list 2011 Safest Cars [Video] 2011 IIHS Safest Cars [Video] 2011 EuroNCAP Safest Cars 2010 Safest Cars [Video]

Latest in Safety [VIDEO] See the new-gen Volvo XC90 get crash testedVolvo has released a new video with the new generation of the XC90 in which the model in question ... US: Boston drivers rule the risky-prone rankingsAccording to Allstate Corp., the bottom of the annual ranking of the nation’s 200 biggest urban ...
Safety Section