Chevrolet Lumina SS 2008 - AZH-CARS

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Chevrolet Lumina SS 2008

Leading UAE primarily based totally mag and one of the world's maximum set up and authoritative motoring titles, CAR Middle East, has named the Chevrolet Lumina SS as "Best Sports Saloon" for 2007. The 'Car of the Year (COTY)' awards had been released on the ninth Middle East International Motor Show.

According to Shahzad Sheikh, Editor of CAR Middle East, "The Chevrolet Lumina SS has a 6.0-Litre V8 Corvette engine below the bonnet. Need I say more? This all new-vehicle from 'down below' is a excellent reinterpretation of the cult Lumina SS. No different vehicle gives this degree of practicality, overall performance, and capability tail-sliding a laugh for the money."

This is the primary time the influential Middle East version of CAR mag has provided awards withinside the area and Sheikh brought that: 'The Chevrolet Lumina SS edged beforehand of a few fierce opposition to deservedly take the last sports activities saloon award and flawlessly demonstrates GM's renewed dedication to giving us the automobiles we really need to force. Well done!" A jury of six nearby car specialists cautiously picked the winners from a hundred twenty five automobiles in general judging on quality, innovation, engineering, fashion and relevance to the Middle East marketplace to crown the winners.

The Chevrolet Lumina SS powered through a 6.0-litre V8 engine now supplies popular energy of 360hp (net) at 5700 rpm and torque of 530 Nm as measured below the worldwide ECE popular. Bigger 18" alloy wheels enhance coping with and longitudinal grip for less complicated acceleration and shorter preventing distance. The bodyshell of the Lumina has been engineered to be extraordinarily stiff and this aids stability. It has excessive lateral stiffness for coping with via 3 lateral ball joints in keeping with aspect with advanced longitudinal compliance. A rubber remoted suspension body isolates the frame from street bumps and force educate vibrations.

An Electronic Stability Program (ESP) gadget has been included withinside the Chevrolet Lumina SS to reinforce protection and make sure the stability of energy and overall performance is in best harmony. ESP generation reduces the chance of an twist of fate through stopping the automobile from skidding in an emergency through especially slowing down man or woman wheels.

Driven through its athletic outside appearance and authoritative stance, the Chevrolet Lumina SS appears high-quality from any angle. Stylish wheel arches straight away set the tone for the beautifully crafted outside structure at the Lumina, providing dynamic form, stability and tremendous proportions with a touch of latent muscularity and tautness that units this vehicle aside from any different.

In the indoors, the layout philosophy is certainly considered one among a cocooned area with a serpentine plan view of the device panel that complements the sensation of spaciousness even as making sure that the centre stack controls are of clean attain to the driver, including to the all spherical feeling of consolation and ease.

"The quick the front overhangs, the wheelbase, the wheels out on the corners and the muscular tune all factor to the Chevrolet Lumina SS as an virtually properly proportioned automobile," concluded Hossein Hassani advertising supervisor for Chevrolet withinside the Middle East. "Add to this muscular powerplant and an indoors that exudes luxurious and sophistication and you've got a vehicle this is beautiful, significant and simply worth of the status of CAR Middle East's award."