General Motors India unveils compact sedan Essentia

General Motors India's Essentia is on display at the Auto Expo
General Motors India, the local subsidiary of the US auto giant, today unveiled Essentia, a compact sedan to be launched in 2017.

The Essentia will compete against sub-four metre sedans like Tata Zest, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze and Hyundai Xcent. 

The five-door, five-seater car will be made at the company’s Talegaon plant based in Maharashtra.

The US company which sells under the Chevrolet brand also showcased the Activ a concept based on the Beat model. The company will gauge response from the visitors for this model, which it calls as a soft roader.

GM India will also launch Spin, a multi purpose vehicle in due course.


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