Images of Chevrolet Beat have been doing rounds on the internet recently, along with the Beat Essentia and beat Activ, which were presented at the 2016 Auto Expo. While Chevrolet has unveiled the new Beat in the international market, the company is now set to launch the new Beat in India next month, according to a report on Autocar India. The brand started testing the hatchback in India late previous year. The upcoming Beat will be different from the current model in terms of styling, design and features. The Beat
Essentia and Activ are also expected to join the new Beat line up in India later. It is expected that the Chevrolet will offer the new Beat with the same engine options – a 1.2 litter petrol unit that makes 79 bhp of power and a 57 bhp 936 cc diesel unit, which is also expected to be more fuel efficient. The upgrades most revolve around styling of the car both on the interior and exterior.
The new Chevrolet Beat will get carry the same pillar mounted rear door handle, but will be offered with a new body design, revised license plate on the bumper, larger tail lamps than before with LED lights. It gets a hexagonal front grille, anew advanced headlamps, and the overall design has more rounded edges when compared to the outgoing model. Inside the cabin, the equipment list will consist of a black and grey colour theme with a blue backlit console and multi-info instrument console. The new Chevrolet Beat is probable to be priced between Rs.3.9 and Rs.6 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), and will contest with the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Hyundai i10, Tata Tiago, and the Datsun Go