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A Peek At 2008 Chevrolet Malibu
Chevrolet has earlier released an exterior image of its 2008 Malibu. The vehicle will have its global debut at NAIAS 2007 in January. The new version of the car will arrive at dealerships late next year.
The image, which exposes a partial shot of Malibu's front, was released by the automaker purposely. It is in conjunction with its announcement of a 8 million investment in the Fairfax, Kansas Assembly plant. Said plant has to prepare for the production of the car.
It can be reflected in the released image that Chevrolet Malibu parts accessories used in the car include a dual-port grille. The latter mirrors the "new face of Chevrolet." Ed Peper, Chevrolet General Manager said, "The 2008 Malibu design is expressive and brings new proportions and a fresh perspective to the mid-size market. The new Malibu boasts a poised, wheels-at-the-corners stance with a longer hood and shorter deck appearance that conveys motion, agility and attitude."
It can be recalled that Chevrolet earlier released a sneak peak of the car. Said preview features a more chic look and feel. The car is also equipped with more premium Chevrolet accessories to blend with the striking new face. Enthusiasts are saying that the new Malibu exudes a new level of sophistication that could compete well in midsize car segment.
Chevrolet Malibu, named after Malibu, California. Said car is available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Israel. The current version of the car has been built with limited size to make a distinction with the larger Impala. The redesigned version, on the other hand, is built on a revised version of the long-wheelbase Epsilon platform. Said platform is also used by Aura to complement accessories for a Saturn car. Aside from Saturn Aura, the advanced platform is also used to fit Pontiac accessories in the G6.
Malibu also comes with a redesigned cabin and more powerful engine performance. Further, the car maker will no longer be offering the wagon-like Malibu Maxx. Chevrolet is reported to be concentrating on a new hybrid variant of the car which will be introduced to the auto market in 2009.
About the Author: Shane Morgay is a 34-year-old native of Ohio. She love cars and knows detailed information about them. She has a collection of miniature car collectibles and would love to have these collectibles become real ones. She works for a car part supplier most days of the week.