2011 CHEVROLET SONIC Z-SPEC CONCEPT
The all-new Chevrolet Sonic sub-compact made their world premiere at the Detroit Show today is a Z-Spec-badged concept study of the five-door hatchback model. The Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec Concept demonstrates a possible lineup of factory-engineered accessories. The parts seen on the concept could be purchased individually, to suit customer tastes and budgets, but could also spawn a limited-edition version from Chevrolet in the near future.
The Z-Spec Concept study is finished in a black paint job with contrasting orange details such as the BBS alloy wheels, the front grille surround, the upper part of the mirrors and the roof wing, plus the racing stripes. The car is also fitted with a body kit that comprises of a front and rear apron, and side skirts, while the larger chrome exhaust tail pipe completes the look
2011 Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec Concept’s interior features a two-tone color theme with beige leather sports seats, steering wheel accents and gearbox, complemented by a piano black trim on the center console and doors.
Judging from the aftermarket partners featured on the labels just above the rocker panels, the Z-Spec model should feature Brembo-sourced brakes, a Borla sport exhaust system, a K&N filter and a sport suspension from Pedders.
2012 HYUNDAI VELOSTER
The Veloster concept has come to life as a production model at this week’s 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Hyundai’s Veloster is actually more outlandish than the 2007 design study thanks to its asymmetric layout with a single door on the driver’s side and two conventional doors on the passenger-side
The Veloster’s total interior volume of 105.3 cubic feet beats all the aforementioned models, while the automaker also notes that at just 2,584 pounds, its small coupe is more than 400 pounds lighter than the Scion tC.
In interior of Hyundai Veloster includes the center stack and controls are said to resemble a sport bike fuel tank and incorporate an available push-button starter. Hyundai added that the air vents are inspired by motorcycle tailpipes, while the floor console mirrors the seat of a bike.
Hyundai Veloster’s compact offering will be offered with an all-new 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine featuring Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) technology. It produces an estimated peak output of 138 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and maximum torque of 123 lb.-ft. at 4,850 rpm, and can combined with a standard six-speed manual gearbox or an all-new, six-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) developed by Hyundai.