All-New[(reTREAD)] Chevrolet Malibu Make Global Debut at Shanghai GM Gala Night - Media.GM.com
Two Chevrolet models, the Chevrolet-FNR and '''all-new''' Malibu, made their global debut this evening at Shanghai GM Gala Night. They were joined by the Bolt EV concept and the 2015 Captiva, which made their China debut...
...The '''all-new''' Malibu, which is based on the (old) eighth-generation
Malibu, was developed especially for China to meet the demands of younger consumers. It demonstrates Chevrolet's latest “Designed to Raise your Heartbeat” direction that reflects muscular body lines and enhanced body proportions.
It is longer than its predecessor. Muscular lines on the hood combined with sculptural outlines on the rear accentuate its powerful stance.
The all-new Malibu’s integrated narrow upper grille with eagle eye-shaped headlights, Chevrolet's iconic sculptural dual-port grille with chrome trim, and semi-framed fog lamps work together to present a sharp three-dimensional look that is balanced by the sedan’s well-rounded rear fascia. Its dual-element taillights were inspired by those on the first-generation Malibu.
True to the brand's “fun to drive” philosophy, the all-new Malibu is equipped with a choice of a 2.4L Ecotec SIDI engine or a 2.0L DVVT engine, as well as a new-generation six-speed automatic transmission.
Its European-style sports chassis, which is built on GM's most advanced upper-medium sedan platform, adds to the driving pleasure that today’s younger car buyers prefer...