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Chevrolet announces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

Chevrolet announces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

Feb 7 2013, 8:30am CST | by

First diesel-powered Chevrolet car to come to the US in decades

Chevrolet has gone official with its first diesel-powered car to come to the US in decades. The car is a 2.0-liter turbo diesel version of the popular Chevrolet Cruze. The engine in the car will...

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Chevrolet announces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

Feb 7 2013, 8:30am CST | by

First diesel-powered Chevrolet car to come to the US in decades

Chevrolet has gone official with its first diesel-powered car to come to the US in decades. The car is a 2.0-liter turbo diesel version of the popular Chevrolet Cruze. The engine in the car will produce 148 hp and 258 pound-foot of torque.

Chevrolet says that the vehicle is estimated to get 42 mpg on the highway. Diesel-powered automobiles are rare in the United States with the one of the few cars offering a diesel powerplant in the US being the Volkswagen Jetta TDI. Chevrolet says that its Clean Turbo Diesel offers better performance than that Volkswagen with a 0 to 60 mph time of 8.6 seconds.

The Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel will start at $25,695 including destination charge. The turbo diesel engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The price of the car also includes a five-year 100,000 mile powertrain warranty and a two-year maintenance plan.

 
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Sep 2 2014 4:50pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

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Sep 2 2014 3:20pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Courtesy of a Detroit Free Press report, we must fill you in on an update on the National Corvette Museum’s ongoing sinkhole bonanza. Do you remember the Kentucky Corvette museum that partially collapsed late last year when a gigantic sinkhole opened beneath it and swallowed eight Chevrolet sports cars of various vintages? Our last visitation of the sinkhole saga tackled the museum’s decision to keep the sinkhole open, perhaps with one or two of the damaged cars place ...
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Harley’s Ed Krawiec at Indy NHRA Indy NHRA Nationals 2014 Pro Motorcycle Results Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec stormed through the Pro Stock Motorcycle field at the Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway Monday to earn his first career win at the prestigious drag racing event. It was the third win of the season and second in a row for Krawiec in the NHRA Mellow Yello Drag Racing Series. “It’s so awesome to get a win here at Ind ...
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Corvette Museum Fill Sinkhole, Three Damaged Corvettes To Be Restored

Sep 2 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

For car fans, it wasn't an easy sight to see: Several of the world's rarest Corvettes, resting in a crumpled heap at the bottom of a large sinkhole under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Now, the future is looking brighter for three of those Corvettes, which General Mo ...
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Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Pickups To Get 8-Speed Automatic To Boost MPG

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Watch The Coolest Chevy Blazer Of Our Time Tear Up The Desert

Sep 2 2014 9:15am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

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Cheap Wheels: The 11 most affordable cars in Canada

Sep 2 2014 7:14am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Need an affordable way to get around town but don’t want to chance your money on a used vehicle? Well, you’re in luck. The segment of sub-$15,000 compact cars is heating up fast, thanks in no small part to the newest king of cheap, the $9,998 Nissan Micra. The following 11 cars are the cheapest new cars you can buy right now in Canada. Many come with small, frugal engines, and lack even basic creature comforts like power windows and an automatic transmission. But you probably don’t ...
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