The Chevrolet Optra Magnum is a sleek car that has been launched in India by General Motors. Find more on Chevrolet Optra Magnum price, technical specifications etc.

Chevrolet Optra Magnum

The Chevrolet Optra has launched brand new range of mid-size sedan - Optra Magnum. The car comes with the options of petrol and diesel engine. It has been designed keeping in mind the needs of the sophisticated urban buyers in India, who will definitely be attracted by the pricing. Apart from its pricing, the car has been turning heads by its stunning looks. The comfortable, plush interiors of the automobile are complemented by the attractive exteriors. The car scores on its impressive performance on road, safety features and smooth handling.
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Under the hood of the diesel variants of Chevrolet Optra Magnum lies a powerful TCDi (Turbo Common rail Direct Injection) engine, which churns out a power of 121 PS at 3000 rpm, with a peak torque of 314 Nm at 2125 rpm. The engine features a Single Overhead Camshaft (SOHC). On the other hand, the petrol variants of the car are equipped with 1.6 liter VGIS (Variable Geometry Intake System) engine, which pumps out a power of 203 bhp at 5800 rpm and a maximum torque of 148 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. The petrol engine comes with a Double Overhead Camshaft (DOHC). Both the engines are mated to 5-speed transmission.
Design & Interiors
The polished finish, smooth flowing lines and curved corners give Chevrolet Optra Magnum a classy look. The appearance of the car makes it look different from other vehicles in its sort. You cannot help but smile at yourself when you are inside this ultimate machine of style and sophistication. The exteriors are impressive, with almond-shaped headlamps, aero-dynamic design, standard chrome alloy wheels, body colored bumpers and chrome plated door handles.
The interiors of the Chevrolet Optra Magnum are impressive and lend an air of sophistication. The color scheme used is two-tone beige and the upholstery is leather. This makes it look quite impressive and gives the driver an attitude of elegance. The tilt steering could have been better, given the fact that this is an attractive sedan. There is a cassette player, the sophisticated 2 DIN CD MP3, which make driving a pleasurable experience. In order to cool you down in heated traffic, 360-degree air vents are provided for surround cooling effect. The back seats are very comfortable and provide enough leg room for a comfortable ride.
Chevrolet Optra Magnum is equipped with ABS system with XPRO protection that ensures prompt application of brakes. The car comes equipped with ventilated disc brakes in the front and disc brakes in the rear end, which coordinate to give a forceful stopping power during emergencies, with short stopping distances. The power steering is quick and responsive, which further adds to the comfort in driving the automobile. Other safety features of the sedan include impact-proof bumper, dual air bags, power windows, power steering, central locking, rear window defogger and cooled glove box.
Variants And Price
Chevrolet Optra Magnum is available in six different variants (three diesel and three petrol variants) - 2.0 MAX TCDi, 2.0 LS TCDi, 2.0 LT TCDi, 1.6 LS, 1.6 LT and 1.6 MAX. The introductory price of the sedan is Rs 8.05 lakh (approx). The Chevrolet Optra Magnum is available in seven stunning colors like Icy Blue, Blazing Red, Platinum Metallic, Casablanca White, Cashmere, Sparkling Diamond and Intense Black. 

Technical Specifications

Dimensions and Weights 
Overall Length
4540 mm
Overall Width
1725 mm
Overall Height 
1445 mm
Wheel Base 
2600 mm
Ground Clearance 
165 mm
Front Headroom 
970 mm
Front Legroom
1000 mm

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