Front of the future Chevrolet Montana

General Motors continues to offer advances on its future Chevrolet Montana compact pickupwhich will be manufactured in Brazil and will be launched in 2023. After publishing partial images, he released a photo of the complete model, but completely camouflaged –as all automakers do prior to the launch of a new product to carry out their tests- and anticipated that the truck will have a turbo engine that “will surprise in acceleration and consumption”.

As reported by GM, the Montana “will debut an unprecedented pick-up concept for the segment, with innovations that make it more spacious, comfortable and efficient on a day-to-day basis”. One of the highlights of the compact pick-up will be its calibration, thanks to an advanced electronic central, as promised by the brand. “It will have an acceleration-to-consumption ratio above the segment average, empty or loaded, according to GM projections. This is because the model It will come equipped with a standard high-performance turbocharged engine.“, advancement.

Front of the future Chevrolet Montana

For this reason, GM added, the future model “will be, among the automatic pick-ups, the champion in fuel economy, a feature that is also becoming increasingly relevant for those who seek greater comfort”.

The Montana will be manufactured in Brazilat the General Motors plant in Sao Caetano do Sul, São Paulo, and will be the new global product of its GEM platform (Global Emerging Markets), which has already given birth to the Chevrolet Onix and Onix Plus and the SUV Tracker. It will compete in the disputed segment of compact pick-ups with rivals such as Renault Oroch, Fiat Toro and Ford Maverick.

The other automaker that released an image of a future model, in this case without camouflage, was Fiat. The fast-back (as his name confirmed in June) will be a small segment crossover with SUV air, which will share the platform and style of the recently presented Fiat Pulse. With guns aimed at competing with the Nivus, the successful crossover in the same segment launched by Volkswagen more than a year ago, the Fastback will be larger than the Pulse and is believed to use one of the two turbo engines Fiat employs at the moment. for its new products (1.0, the Pulse, and 1.3, the Toro compact pick-up). It would also share items of equipment, such as digital instruments and a wireless charger for cell phones.

Fiat Fastback, crossover that arrives in 2023
Fiat Fastback, crossover that arrives in 2023

Manufactured in Brazil at the Italian automaker’s plant in Betim, Minas Gerais, will be launched in 2023 and its arrival in Argentina is confirmed.

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