The Chevrolet Malibu is General Motors mid-size automobile. Currently in its seventh generation with an eight generation on the horizon, the Malibu is the most successful Chevy sedan, which is illustrated in the many awards received by the vehicle. This Toyota Camry and Honda Accord competitor is powered by a few different options. The first is a 2.4L I-4 electric/hybrid engine producing 164hp and 159 lb-ft of torque. The second choice is a 2.4L I-4 engine with 169hp and 160lb-ft of torque, and the third is a 3.6L V6 cranking out 252hp and 251 lb-ft of torque. Engines are mated to either a 4- or 6-speed automatic, continuously variable transmission. The hybrid model adds 4mpg to the standard Malibu, leaving the figures at 17-26 city and 26-34 highway.
Chevrolet today announced pricing for its all-new 2008 Malibu midsize sedan lineup, with MSRPs starting at $19,995 for the base LS and for the first time, a hybrid for $22,790. The Malibu continues to drive home Chevy’s commitment to dependable, fun-to-drive cars packed with value.
The all new Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid made its debut today in the All-Star Fan Zone. The first-ever Malibu Hybrid equipped with a 36-volt electric motor/generator mated to GM Powertrain’s 167Hp 2.4L four-cylinder engine will go on sale starting October 2007.
There will be more than just an all-new Chevrolet Malibu for 2008. There will be a hybrid version, as well. GMsource.com has posted the first photos – captured by an amateur photographer in a Detroit area neighborhood — of the Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid. The “Hybrid” emblem on the side is the give-away. The vehicle is expected to share the hybrid powertrain with the Saturn Aura hybrid. The Aura and the forthcoming Malibu share the body shell. Overall, the appearance of the car is (...) More
General Motors officials are stepping up their game by focusing on the interior design of their cars, and it was definitely a crowd pleaser at the 2007 North American International Auto Show. The highlight of the GM model cars were the new 2008 Cadillac CTS and Chevy Malibu
From a sleek, electrically powered concept vehicle that makes trips to the gas station a rarity to one of America’s favorite muscle cars, design and technology dominate the General Motors exhibit at the 2007 Washington Auto Show, which opens to the public January 24. Two Chevrolet s make their East Coast debut: the Volt concept and 2008 Malibu. Cadillac features a concept SRX by fashion designer Dana Buchman, and Chevrolet highlights the Camaro coupe concept that foreshadows a production (...) More
The all-new 2008 Chevrolet Malibu delivers great performance, fuel economy and refinement, wrapped in a clean, tailored design that carries the new face of Chevrolet. The new Malibu will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show. It arrives at Chevrolet dealerships later this year.
Chevrolet today released an advance image of the exterior of the all-new 2008 Malibu, which will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January and will arrive at Chevrolet dealerships later in 2007. The photo was released in conjunction with the announcement of a $208 million investment in the Fairfax, Kansas Assembly plant to prepare for production of the car.
For the GM cars the SS badge comes from- super sport.It has traditionally signaled performance versions of the vehicles over the years since cars like the Camaro and Impala wear it , and the Cobalt sedan, most recently.
Chevrolet confirmed today that the all-new 2008 Malibu will be unveiled in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and released a sneak peek of one of the car’s available two-tone interiors, which demonstrates a new level of refinement in the extremely competitive mid-size car segment. “The next-generation Chevrolet Malibu ’s interior showcases the precision and detailed execution that will differentiate it among the mid-size car segment,” said Ed Peper, Chevrolet (...) More