New Chevrolet Sonic makes UAE debut
Sharjah, November 1, 2011
Liberty Automobiles Company, a GM dealer based in Sharjah, has unveiled the all-new Chevrolet Sonic, a compact, sporty car which boasts of more power and exceptional fuel efficiency.
A smart entrant in the small car segment which is growing rapidly in the Middle East, Sonic comes in two versions: the five-door hatchback and the four-door sedan in a range of attractive colours.
John Stadwick, president and managing director, general motors ME and Duncan Peat, managing director of Liberty Automobiles Company unveiled the all-new Sonic in the presence of Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz Al Qasimi, chairman of Liberty Investment Company.
Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz Al Qasimi said: “As a long-standing dealer of General Motors, Liberty Automobiles is delighted to present to our customers the all-new Sonic that is set to be a ‘game changer’ in the small car segment."
"The Sonic clearly demonstrates Chevrolet’s innovative spirit in creating a compact, sporty and youthful car to address new trends in the market," he remarked.
The event also saw the launch of the new hatchback version of the popular Chevrolet Cruze. In addition, the 45th Anniversary edition of the Chevrolet Camaro was also showcased to the delight of the guests.
“The launch comes at a time when preference for small cars is growing, especially among young people,” said Peat.
“This is a small car with best-in-class features and great value additions. It is creating a tremendous buzz among consumers and we are confident of enhancing the ownership experience through Liberty’s superior service standards,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service
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