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SHOWCASING CHEVROLET’S AMERICAN DNA
AT VIETNAM MOTOR SHOW 2017

  • Introduces 2017 Trailblazer and Colorado pickup with Genuine Accessories package
  • Displays 2017 Corvette Grand Sport race car, Bolt EV and 2017 Trax urban SUV

HO CHI MINH CITY – GM Vietnam is showcasing the latest generation of Chevrolet products at the Vietnam Motor Show 2017, the largest annual event for the Vietnamese automotive industry, from August 1-5 in Ho Chi Minh City.

The theme of the Chevrolet Pavilion is “Fuel Your Pride.” It is demonstrating that the brand does not just build vehicles, but rather creates vehicles that its customers are proud to own because of their impressive design, styling, powerful performance and true Chevrolet DNA.GM Vietnam today is introducing the 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer, a seven-seat premium SUV, as well as the Chevrolet Colorado with the Genuine Accessories package. They perfectly complement Chevrolet’s expanding product range, which includes the 2017 Trax urban SUV that is also on display. Making their debut in Vietnam are the stunning 2017 Corvette Grand Sport race car and the Bolt EV, Chevrolet’s flagship electric vehicle. They further demonstrate Chevrolet’s global leadership in design, technology, innovation and performance.

“The Vietnam Motor Show 2017 is a great event for car enthusiasts across the country,” said GM Vietnam Managing Director Sumito Ishii. “The showcase of Chevrolet’s most innovative products represents American technology and performance. We want to show our Vietnamese customers our focus on offering them world-class vehicles under the Chevrolet brand.”

According to Ishii, “That is consistent with our ‘I care’ spirit, which is built on putting the customer at the center of everything we do. During the show, we want to hear our customers’ opinions and expectations of Chevrolet products.”

Exclusive Experience at the Chevrolet Pavilion

The Chevrolet Pavilion will impress visitors with the Manchester United Corner. It vividly portrays the milestones of Chevrolet’s partnership with the English Premier League giant since 2014 and will thrill those who are football enthusiasts, especially Manchester United fans.

Visitors can also experience the Connection Center, where they can explore vehicles offered by Chevrolet in Vietnam using a 65-inch touchscreen. The all-encompassing technology portal for customer engagement highlights safety, connectivity and performance features. It also has many images of the exterior and interior of Chevrolet’s portfolio.

Vehicles on Display at the Chevrolet Pavilion

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer – Best-in-Class Premium SUV

The all-new Chevrolet Trailblazer, a seven-seat premium SUV, is being introduced in Vietnam. It has robust and angular lines along with a sophisticated and luxurious feel.

The Trailblazer appearing at the auto show is the LTZ 2.8 AT 4x4 variant. It is powered by a 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine that is mated with a six-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain punches out 197 hp at 3,600 rpm and 500 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm. It offers similar performance to the Colorado pickup.

The Trailblazer also has class-leading technologies and connectivity that includes Chevrolet’s latest MyLink infotainment system for superior comfort and convenience on all roads.

In addition, the Trailblazer hosts a wide range of active and passive safety features, including Electronic Stability Control (ESC), the Traction Control System (TCS), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Side Blind Zone Alert, Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Front and Rear Parking Assist, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

Chevrolet Colorado – Dare to be Brave

Introduced in the domestic market at last year’s Vietnam Motor Show, the Colorado offers the technology, utility and premium interior of a luxury sedan or SUV. With its powerful 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine, the Colorado can take on any challenge.

Sales of the Colorado in Vietnam increased more than 2.5 times in the first half of 2017 vs. same period in the last year. It has been the second-best-selling pickup truck in its segment for three consecutive months.

Chevrolet Colorado in Thunder Z Accessories

The Colorado appearing at this year’s Vietnam Motor Show has a more masculine appearance thanks to its Genuine Accessories package – which is being shown for the first time.

The Colorado on display is equipped with the Thunder Z package. It includes a black grille, front and rear emblems, hood and rear decals, bed liner, fuel cap cover, fender flares, floor mat, front nudge bar, extended sport bar and roof rack cross rails, and ambient foot lights. Genuine Accessories packages are available at Chevrolet dealerships across Vietnam.

Chevrolet Trax – Affirmation of Style

Chevrolet Trax urban SUV with its smart and stylish look is one of Chevrolet’s key products at the Vietnam Motor Show. The Trax has an athletic appearance and a sophisticated premium interior. It is capable of meeting the diverse needs of modern and discerning consumers.

The urban SUV is equipped with a powerful 1.4L Ecotec turbocharged engine and six-speed automatic transmission. It produces 200 Nm of torque and best-in-class output of 140 hp. Its 18-inch alloy wheels and Continental tires enable the 2017 Trax to handle uneven and potholed roads with comfort and ease.

The latest edition of the Trax also features MyLink Gen II, Chevrolet’s global infotainment system that enables smartphone connectivity, along with a 7-inch diagonal touchscreen display.

In addition, it comes with the most comprehensive safety package in its segment. It includes six air bags (two front, two side and two curtain air bags for the driver and front-seat passenger), a rear-view camera, rear parking sensors, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport – Breaking the Rules

The 2017 Grand Sport, carries on the racing spirit of the original 1963 model.

The 2017 Grand Sport features an iconic 6.2L LT1 V-8 engine with output of 460 hp and 630 Nm of torque, delivering a consistently high level of performance. The Grand Sport goes from 0-96 km/h in just 3.6 seconds.

Mode Selector allows drivers to virtually tailor every aspect of their Corvette based on road conditions and their driving preferences. With the turn of a dial, five distinct driver modes electronically calibrate up to 12 variables, optimizing everything from steering to throttle control for peak performance in every situation.

Chevrolet Bolt EV – State-of-the-Art Technology

Chevrolet will surprise auto show visitors with its flagship electric vehicle, the Bolt EV. Its range is rated at 383 km by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

A crossover designed for everyday use, the Bolt EV has beautifully sculpted proportions and eye-catching details. On the inside, an interactive 10.2-inch diagonal tablet-like display makes it easy to view and quickly access real-time vehicle information. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and 4G LTE Wi-Fi are also available.

The Bolt EV has received several awards and accolades, including the 2017 North American Car of the Year, 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year and Green Car Journal’s 2017 Green Car of the Year, and was named one of Car & Driver's 2017 10 Best Cars.

 

Chevrolet

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 100 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars

and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active

safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.

 

General Motors Vietnam

General Motors Vietnam Co. Ltd., a member of GM Southeast Asia Operations, has headquarters and a manufacturing facility in Tu Hiep Commune, Thanh Tri

District, Hanoi. It has an annual assembly capacity of 30,000 vehicles and operates a nationwide sales and service network of 22 dealer facilities in major cities.

Additional information on GM Vietnam can be found at www.chevrolet.com.vn.