At the beginning of July it will reach all the dealerships of Chevrolet of the country the New Spin, an adventurous proposal that comes completely updated on the outside and inside, also including improvements in the mechanical part.
The New Spin Activ has evolutions perceptible from all angles and in tune with the new family of Chevrolet crossovers in the world.
On the front, the bonnet acquires a greater inclination, also privileging aerodynamics. The slimmer headlights, with a black mask and LED daytime running lights help create a technological look, in harmony with the unique contour of the bumper.
Different materials and finishes help strengthen your adventurous identity. The Dark Chrome trim on the new grille deserves a special mention.
On the side of the New Spin there are new aesthetic and functional elements in the doors, fenders and wheels with exclusive 16 ″ finish.. The set highlights the perception that the vehicle is better dimensioned, more athletic and corpulent.
“The Chevrolet Spin has always mixed features from various segments to meet the different needs of consumers. The New Spin Activ follows this same principle but now with a style more similar to that of urban SUVs and without neglecting its greatest virtue: the wide internal space ”, explains Carlos Zarlenga, president of GM Mercosur.
The rear has been remodeled from top to bottom. The car now features a sculpted spoiler on top of the trunk It has a window with more wraparound edges, a central niche to fix the patent and more elongated and split lights, as in most of the sport utility vehicles.
The spare wheel, which was previously attached to the outside of the trunk, is now located on the floor below the luggage rack, improving compartment access and rear visibility.
It has news even on the roof: a exclusive U-shaped rack It can receive crossbars to transport, for example, surfboards or bicycles.
The same leap in quality promoted on the outside is also observed in the cabin of Chevrolet's crossover, with the application of noble materials and technological solutions from superior category vehicles.
“There is no other adventurer with the modularity and content features of the New Spin in its price range. Despite this strong rational aspect of the Chevrolet model, the emotional aspect will be preponderant as a purchase decision from this new generation ”, projects Carlos Zarlenga.
The design of the panels and consoles of the New Spin Activ add a further refinement and they combine different textures and colors that also extend to the premium seat covers with stitched stitching in vibrant tones.
With a large number of slides and a new computer On board, the instrument panel, for example, is similar to that of the Chevrolet tracker. The air conditioning outlets, glove box, multimedia screen trim and commands such as the windows, locks and power mirrors were updated with ergonomics in mind.
The Activ version has always been competitive in relation to comfort items, offering as standard the equipment most valued by the consumer, such as the cruising speed, the rear parking sensor and the rain sensor.
The also stands out for its connectivity, with MyLink multimedia with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which is now able to alert the user so that they do not forget objects and people in the rear seats of the car.
It also has the advanced telematics system OnStar, an exclusive technology from Chevrolet that allows, among other services, to command vehicle functions and perform system checks remotely, through the application on the smartphone.
“The New Spin Activ has been designed to satisfy the desires of the modern consumer looking for a car with an adventurous appearance, accessible and that matches their new lifestyle, that has presence, space and versatility. This new, sportier and more elegant identity of the product also needed to be present in the dynamic behavior ”, contextualizes Fabiola Rogano, GM vice president of engineering.
In the 2019 line, the New Spin still adds more conveniences like the rear view camera with guide lines, automatic windshield wiper actuation, automatic headlamp ignition and repeater of the vehicle's side winks.
The car debuts with the second row sliding seats. Because it is mounted on rails, the piece can be moved 50 millimeters forward or 60 millimeters back, in order to better redistribute the spaces according to the user's needs. In addition to the rails, the seats receive foams of different densities for greater passenger comfort.
Another novelty is the option of third row of seats for the adventurous version of the Spin, called Activ7, in reference to the maximum number of occupants that the vehicle can transport. The two extra seats can be folded down to expand the cargo volume.
The New Spin Activ is equipped with 1.8 L engine with up to 105 HP of power and 161 Nm of torque. It has the option of automatic or manual transmission. The powertrain was also refined on the 2019 lineup for smooth operation.
The new calibration made automatic gear changes more linear and almost imperceptible, taking full advantage of the high engine torque. The result is also reflected in the car's day-to-day performance.
The Activ7 will coexist with the traditional five-seat configuration The 710-liter luggage rack can go up to 756 liters with the entire center row of seats forward, nearly double the capacity compared to some rivals.
The New Spin Activ debuts in six body color options: Black Meet Kettle, Summit White, Switchblade Silver, Old Blue Eyes, Satin Steel and the Brimstone launch color.