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In Brazil, buyers will be able to choose from two engine options, four-cylinder engines will be available with displacements ranging from 1.4 to 1.8-liters. The 2012 Chevrolet Cobalt be equipped with a 1.4-liter unit that develops 97 PS (71 kW / 96 hp) and 126 Nm (93 lb-ft) of torque – when running on petrol. This enables the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 11.9 seconds, before hitting a top speed of 170 km/h (106 mph). Meanwhile with a 1.8-liter unit linked exclusively to a 6-speed automatic transmission (GM did not release power figures for the larger displacement unit).
In addition to Brazil, which is the first country to receive the new Chevrolet Cobalt, the car will be produced in three more factories around the world, though GM did not disclose any more details on the locations. Pricing in Brazil starts from R$ 39,980 or about US$23,000.
Photo 2012 Chevrolet Cobalt