Detroit Auto Show 2015: 2016 Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric sedan boasts energy efficient engine

2016 Chevrolet Volt Detroit Auto show 2015

With up to 50 EV miles on a single charge and extended range, Volt is the perfect everyday vehicle

After being shown-off briefly at CES 2015, more details of 2016 Chevrolet Volt rolled-in at the Detroit Auto Show 2015 in Cobo Center. The hybrid electric car concept all set to roll-out in 2016 is an improvement on its predecessor with a lightweight electric propulsion system that has improved performance courtesy its 18.4 kWh battery. This means an improvement of 12 miles on the last year’s model when it comes to going on electric power alone which accounts to 50 miles.

Chevrolet Volt is good on average when it comes to fuel consumption when electric mode is not on. It can go almost 1000 miles on full tank. The two-motor drive unit of the car is also light weight which gives it more energy efficiency to improve performance.

2016 Chevrolet Volt Detroit Auto show 2015

Lighter hybrid engine for enhanced performance

According to the car maker, Volt is inspired by the muscular and tones physique of athletes. Frankly speaking it does look good with a very fine tuned sharp design which gives the car an aesthetic appeal.

2016 Chevrolet Volt Detroit Auto show 2015

Volt is as stunning as it is smart while maintaining the signature Volt DNA from the first generation

Interestingly Chevrolet Volt will give the Tesla S Sedan which can go 265 on one charge a good run for its money. Apparently Tesla S Sedan costs $70,000 whereas Volt is going to cost around $35,000 which is almost half the cost and is a five passenger car.

2016 Chevrolet Volt Detroit Auto show 2015

A customizable instrument cluster features four themes that each provide a unique level of information

2016 Chevrolet Volt Detroit Auto show 2015

The Volt interior features sculptural, ergonomic design that’s intuitive and comfortable

2016 Chevrolet Volt Detroit Auto show 2015

The next-generation Volt is truly an innovative plug-in vehicle

2016 Chevrolet Volt Detroit Auto show 2015

Volt features an expressive style and bolder attitude than any other electric car in its class



Hailing from the northern region of India, Gaurav has a profound liking for everything upbeat in the cloud and vision to acquaint readers with the latest technology news. He likes to observe nature, write thought provoking quotes, travel places, drive cars and play video games when things get too boring. And his food for thought comes from ambient music scores he listens to.

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