General Motors released official information about the new 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu model year, which will debut at the International Motor Show in China. Midsize sedan – 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu features a soft exterior and interior design, efficient and powerful 4-cylinder engine and excellent running characteristics.
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Executive Director GM Bryan Nesbitt said that DNA Malibu originates in the legendary Camaro and Corvette models and brings a sporty, dynamic character in the segment of mid-size family sedans. In addition, the car was developed taking into account the long-term tests on the rural, urban roads and motorways in different climates around the world.
Under the hood of Malibu is a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder Ecotec gasoline engine with direct injection, which combines the independently-variable valve for intake and exhaust valves, oil pump with variable pressure and controlled by a thermostat electronics. According to preliminary estimates, the power unit of the new Malibu develops more than 190 horsepower and 245 Nm of torque.
The company said that special attention was paid to the soundproofing of the new Malibu in that applies to the engine, offering exceptional quiet comfort for driver and passengers. The engine torque is transmitted to the wheels through an electronically controlled 6-speed automatic transmission Hydra-Matic 6T40. Malibu transmission is configured in such a manner that at a cruising speed of the car is running at a low speed while consuming a minimum of fuel without losing the power required during acceleration and overtaking maneuvers.
Chassis 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu combines the following technologies:
- Variable effort power steering, depending on the speed of movement;
- The electronic system of the independent brake force distribution;
- The four-channel anti-lock braking system;
- Full-featured traction control;
- Electronic stability control system;
- The system of emergency braking.
2018-2019 Chevrolet also announced that the Malibu on some of the world car market will be equipped with an active grille. To improve aerodynamic performance at higher speeds when engine cooling is not required, air grille will be closed and at low speed the cooling air flow is resumed.
Inside the Malibu, 2018-2019 Chevrolet offers all that you would expect from a modern, high-tech car. The quality of materials used in the decoration is worthy of all praise, but the heart of the interior, infotainment system MyLink will allow the driver to operate the necessary functions and premium audio, using the color touch-screen with high resolution.
Price Malibu in , as well as the exact release date on car market is not reported.