2013 Chevrolet Spark coming to the U.S. next year

As pointed out in our 37 Brand New Vehicles to Look Forward To in 2012, Chevrolet confirmed that new Spark minicar will be joining the brand’s U.S. and Canadian lineup next year.

“For young, urban dwellers, the 2013 Chevrolet Spark can be their key to the city,” said Chris Perry, vice president, global Chevrolet marketing and strategy. “Spark’s vibrant exterior and interior colors make a statement, but it is a practical car, too. Affordable, maneuverable and very fuel-efficient, Spark will be easy to own and easy to drive.”

Chevrolet said it will release more details on the smallest Chevrolet in the United States and Canada at the 2011 LA Auto Show next month. The first version of the Chevrolet Spark is being sold in Europe, Korea, India, Mexico, South America and Australia.

Sp far, we know that the 2013 Chevrolet Spark will be available in the United States with a 1.2 liter 4-cylinder engine making 83-hp and will be mated standard to a 5-speed manual. An automatic transmission will be offered as an option.

Other features will include a color touch screen radio, Chevrolet MyLink infotainment connectivity with Pandora and Stitcher internet radio; Bluetooth, exterior enhancements such as chrome accents, heated leatherette seats and alloy wheels.

– By: Omar Rana