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Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept: Detroit Auto Show


author photo by Nick Jaynes January 2012
  • Chevrolet reveals the Tru 140S concept car at this year's Detroit Auto Show
  • Combining turbocharged power light electric technology, Chevy estimates it'll achieve 40 mpg
  • The Tru 140S displays Chevy's foray into an "affordable exotic"

Chevrolet draws back the curtain on the Tru 140S concept car at the Detroit Auto Show. Aimed at the 30-and-under buyer market, the Tru 140S combines the sportiness of a turbocharger with the efficiency of GM's eAssist technology. If it goes into production, Chevy estimates it would be capable of 40 mpg on the highway.

As a two-door, four seater, the Tru 140S combines a sleek aerodynamic design with a tried-and-true front-wheel drive layout. The Tru 140S is designed to look confident, exotic, expensive and fast. The Tru 140S is based off the Chevrolet Cruze platform and the infamous Chevrolet Volt.

What it means to you: The Tru 140S marks a new direction for Chevy showing a "affordable exotic."

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Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept: Detroit Auto Show - Autotrader