Although it was revealed later in December, it was at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show that the 2019 Jeep Cherokee had all the details and images revealed. The Jeep SUV gets a completely revamped image thanks to the disappearance of its controversial earlier design, based on the already customary aesthetics of separate front headlights. Although the changes practiced are not so significant, the design of the model separates drastically from its predecessor. Now showing a closer picture of their line siblings, who already have the brand’s new design language. In the front part one notices how the characteristic and controversial double optic front disappears to adopt new superior headlights of greater size, whose lines are still very torn, but more similar to the optics of the Jeep Compass. On the rear also new shapes appear in the lanterns, again inspired by those that are mounted in the compact SUV. Otherwise, the changes really are minimal. There are some slight touches on the grille and bumpers, and in the interior new materials used only in the center console, changes in the part intended to house the user’s smartphone and some chrome frames, such as those of the ventilation outlets.

The American brand has not yet revealed the composition of the full line, but confirmed the engines that will be available in the American market. The new in the mechanical part is the new gasoline engine of 4 cylinders and 2.0 liters, that counts on supercharging and develops 273 hp and 400 Nm of maximum torque. This is the same engine that can be found in the semi-hybrid version of the new Jeep Wrangler 2018, but under the hood of the Cherokee 2019 does not rely on the 48-volt electric system. In addition, it maintains the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and the 3.2-liter V6, delivering 182 hp and 275 hp respectively. Perhaps for some markets like Europe, for example, it offers at least one diesel engine option. But this has not yet been confirmed. Other innovations in the mechanical part are found in the update of the system of total traction and in the automatic transmission of 9 speeds that uses the model. In addition, the Cherokee has undergone a slight weight reduction, estimated at around 90 pounds, which will allow it to improve its consumption figures, which were not revealed by the brand either, although it is expected that it will be exactly the new 2.0-liter engine. which will get better numbers in this regard.


Finally the commercialization of the new Jeep Gladiator 2020 begins in the American market, where all the versions of the regular line, starting from $ 33,400 that costs the new pick-up in its version Gladiator Sport, are now available. To celebrate this release, which is one of the most anticipated news of the new generation JL Jeep Wrangler, the American brand has decided to launch a special edition release, the new Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition, which as usual in this type of versions comes format limited edition. Its price will be just over $ 60,000, about $ 17,000 more than the version on which it is based. The new Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition will have a very limited production, since only 4,190 units will be manufactured, which will only be available for one day. So anyone who wants to stick with one of those coveted versions will have an opportunity. The new Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition will be available only on April 4. The reason for this is that this day will be the 4 of 4, which inevitably reminds and 4×4 expression. Thus, anyone interested in purchasing one of the 4,190 copies of the new Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition will be manufactured, must access a specific address on the website of the brand, which was enabled especially for this, but more than likely, all who visit a dealer of the official brand network in the United States will find help from the sales team to make this reservation. Whenever units are available. The new version Gladiator Launch Edition is based on the highest version of the line, the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon, which has the most extreme chassis configuration and is best enabled for off-road use. But these will also feature new elements and accessories, such as dark-colored 17-inch wheels with large optional off-road tires. Likewise, inside there will be exclusive jackets in black leather with red contrast stitching.


The new Jeep Gladiator was officially presented at the Los Angeles Show. The pick-up is based on the successful Wrangler model with which it shares architecture and capabilities. This new interpretation of the Jeep’s flagship pick-up truck is able to drive on the toughest terrain while offering excellent workmanship, carrying heavy loads and great towing capacity, which will allow you to try to find space in the segment of medium-sized pick-ups. In terms of aesthetics, there is little doubt that it is based on the Jeep Wrangler, while adding some unique features, plus a more generous wheelbase to accommodate the cargo surface, which includes several hooks to make tasks easier .  Like the Wrangler, the new Gladiator offers the possibility of removing the doors, the roof and even the windshield and can optionally be configured with a canvas roof that makes it a convertible. The most relevant equipment incorporated by the new Jeep Gladiator includes an Uconnect infotainment system with touch screen up to 8.4 inches compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, parking sensors front and rear, speed control with limiter, automatic climate control, interior mirror photosensitive, front-facing camera for fast obstacle recognition, blind spot detection, configurable digital instrumentation, 18-inch alloy wheels, and so on. The initial supply of engines of the new Jeep Gladiator will revolve around the well-known 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, a propeller that develops 290 horsepower and is coupled to a six-speed automatic or eight-speed automatic transmission, always with full four wheels.


With more than 100 thousand units already shipped, Brazil’s best-selling SUV does not stop evolving and enters the 2019 line offering even more technology and style to continue at the top. Each version received more standard items and there are new wheels and colors. The Jeep Compass maintains two competent powertrains: 2.0 flex of up to 166 hp with six-speed automatic transmission and the 2.0 hp 170 hp diesel with nine-ratio automatic transmission and 4×4 drive – the one with exclusive engine and transmission in the segment. The strengthening of equipment lists was significant. In the initial configuration, Sport Flex, the Compass leaves the factory with doorknobs and covers of rear-view mirrors painted in body color and new design for 17-inch alloy wheels. The following versions, Longitude Flex and Diesel, now feature the 7.0-inch color screen in the dashboard, rear-view mirrors with electric bumpers and new 18-inch wheels. Also available with the two mechanical assemblies, the Jeep Compass Limited has won the Park Assist semi-standalone parking system, remote engine starting by the key (very useful to leave the cabin air-conditioned before entering the vehicle) and the 19-inch wheels now are standard. The Trailhawk option remains the most off-road of the line and also received Park Assist and the remote start, in addition to the black roof.

Standalone technology more accessible

In addition to driving the sales ranking, the Jeep Compass is also a leader in advanced steering assistance technologies, reaching the level 1 of autonomous driving. There is no other vehicle manufactured in Brazil with as many resources available as the aforementioned Park Assist that happens to be standard on the top and other very important versions. More precisely, adaptive speed control (ACC), automatic braking collision alert (FCW +) and Lane Sense active shift monitoring, which are part of the optional High Tech kit – available for the Limited and Trailhawk versions -, which became more accessible. In Compass Trailhawk, for example, the package cost 15,650 reais and is now going out for 8,700 reais. And it even includes electric front seats, Premium Beats sound and trunk with electric opening and closing. Inspired by the Grand Cherokee icon, the Compass styling is even more attractive not just for the new wheels. The body has two new colors that highlight the elegance of the average Jeep SUV: Jazz Blue and Billet Silver. And on the inside, the Sport, Longitude and Trailhawk versions feature a new finish with various dark details such as multimedia center frames and central air vents and shift lever.

The Jeep Compass 2019 line is made up as follows:

  • Sport 2.0 Flex AT6 – R $ 111,990
  • Longitude 2.0 Flex AT6
  • Limited 2.0 Flex AT6 – R $ 142,490
  • Longitude 2.0 Diesel AT9 4×4 – R $ 151,990
  • Limited 2.0 Diesel AT9 4×4 – R $ 171,490
  • Trailhawk 2.0 Diesel AT9 4×4 – R $ 171,490


It’s called the Jeep Compass Night Eagle and it’s a new special edition that will be presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, although it’s already on sale at the American brand dealers. The compact SUV enhances sportiness with dark detailing, a special body and interior treatment that gives it a more attractive yet sporting look. In the case of Compass, traditionally chrome bodywork elements are now painted black, such as the front grille and antinebline lights frame, as well as the edge of the glazed surface. The same color are the brand emblems and the traction system, as well as the 19-inch alloy wheels, but with a glossy finish. For this special edition, the brand offers four body colors that enhance the attractive contrast, choosing between ‘Red Line’, ‘Gray Granite’, ‘Bright White’ and ‘Black Diamond’. In addition, the Jeep also expanded the possibilities with a choice in two colors, with the black roof and the first three colors. The copy of Compass Night Eagle that will be in the Swiss event will be presented with a combination not available for the moment in a ‘Blue Laser’ with black ceiling, the same color is also applied on the interior wearing the panel with frames finished in ‘Piano Black, the seats upholstered in a blend of leather and fabric, just like the door panels.

This special edition of the Jeep features complete standard equipment with an 8.4-inch Uconnect navigation and radio navigation system with ‘Apple CarPlay’ and ‘Android Auto’ connectivity, voice control, rearview camera ‘ParkView’ with dynamic checkered lines and sensors on the rear, multifunction steering wheel and starter system and keyless access. It is available with the 140 hp 1.4 petrol engine in combination with a manual transmission, offering a generous performance, and with two diesel engines, the 1.6 literMultijet II 120 hp with the same transmission as the previous and front wheel drive and the most exclusive 2.0 literMultijet II 170 hp and 4×4 traction.

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Cars are an important part of today’s retail and fleet markets and account for nearly one-third of the industry’s retail market. “Chevrolet has continued to invest in its global line of passenger cars,” said Alan Bate, president of General Motors North America. “By providing high-quality vehicles, up-to-date designs, new technologies, and energy-efficient propulsion options, we are making the brand a success in today’s North American market. ” The Spark 2019 will be available in a wide range of versions – from the entry-level model to the high-end model – and will offer a variety of equipment groups to meet the needs of today’s car buyers. . The Chevrolet line of cars has proven to be effective at attracting new, younger customers to the brand, becoming loyal ambassadors.


DNA of the design

Design and performance are important criteria for today’s car buyers, regardless of the vehicle. The new face of Chevrolet cars offers distinctive lighting that makes every car instantly recognizable as a member of the Chevrolet family, day or night. The Spark, Cruze, and Malibu have a redesigned front look more refined while maintaining their athletic flanks. “The new face of the 2019 Chevrolet cars is distinguished by an individual look that exemplifies Chevrolet heritage while displaying a distinctive appealing design,” says John Cafaro, global general manager of Chevrolet Design. Greater attention to detail results in the intricately carved grille and distinctive built-in headlights. All three models incorporate Chevrolet’s typical double-rear taillights.

New in 2019

Malibu – The first-ever Malibu RS offers a sporty look with blackened styling elements, including a black sports grille, black Chevrolet emblems, a rear spoiler, 18-inch machined wheels, and a two-way exhaust. The interior features a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, black fabric seats, and a standard chevrolet is looking over to german car manufacture infotainment system with 8 “diagonal color touchscreen. A new continuously variable gearbox is standard on all models equipped with a 1.5L turbocharged engine. The Cruze – In addition to its redesigned front fascia, the Cruze 2019 offers new interior color options, a standard 7 “diagonal color touch screen, and increased availability of remote start and auto control of temperature which are now standard with LT and Premier versions. The very first hatchback LS version adds to the Cruze hatchback range. The hatchback model accounted for over 25% of all Cruze sales in its first full year of production.

Spark – Chevrolet’s sales-dominated mini-car features a remodeled front featuring stylistic elements inspired by the redesigned Malibu and Cruze while offering new exterior color options, new interior trim and an optional extra active safety feature: Automatic braking in low speed forward.

* The Chevrolet Malibu, Cruze and Spark will go on sale later this year.

* Refer to the Owner’s Manual for important information about security features and restrictions.


Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is one of the largest automotive brands in the world, operating in more than 100 countries and selling more than 4 million cars and trucks annually. Chevrolet offers its customers fuel-efficient vehicles that are characterized by attractive performance, heart-pounding design, active and passive safety features, and user-friendly technology, all at a great value. The Chevrolet brand, also known as “Chevy”, is a company manufacturing American automobiles, quickly joining the American company General Motors, in 1918. It is one of the largest manufacturers in the world, just behind Toyota, Ford and Volkswagen. Chevrolet has nearly 5 million vehicles sold worldwide in 2012. But this brand announced to withdraw from the European market in 2016, its cohabitation with Opel, another brand of the same group, being very rough in Europe.Its logo has no specific origins, but A very likely version would be that the Chevrolet logo is actually a kind of Swiss cross as Louis Chevrolet is of Swiss origin.

The founder of the brand, Louis Chevrolet, cycling and racing champion, is from Switzerland. The other founder, William C. Durant, is none other than the founder of the General Motors Group. Louis Chevrolet had a lot of success as a racing driver in the USA. Become famous, he managed to obtain the funds to launch his own brand of cars. Before starting, Louis Chevrolet had been a mechanic and driver for the brands Fiat but especially Buick New York. William C. Durant contacted him for the design of a car in his name, Louis Chevrolet being famous and popular in the United States. William C. Durant and Louis Chevrolet moved into a garage in Detroit, Michigan, and Chevrolet’s role was to build a prototype for a passenger car that would bear their names. Louis Chevrolet received the help of great engineers of that time. They designed a four-cylinder engine and a six-cylinder engine. On May 30, 1911, the announcement was made that a factory of the company Durant-Chevrolet was going to be built. The Chevrolet Classic Six 1911 was the first Chevrolet to be sold, and it cost $ 2,150, much more than its Ford counterpart.

From 1913, Louis Chevrolet left the company after many differences with Durant, and as the contract that was signed at the inception of the company provided that if Louis Chevrolet left, he had to let Durant his name and cars, Louis Chevrolet left empty-handed, depriving himself of an incredible fortune. Durant took the opportunity to merge all his firms under the name Chevrolet. Chevrolet’s six-cylinder engine wreaked havoc in the 1920s with the release of the legendary STOVEBELT SIX model. This model is an imminent success since it will remain the star engine until 1953. This has allowed Chevrolet cars to have a solid reputation for any event. In 1953, when Harley Earl was at the head of the company, several renowned Chevrolet models will follow one another, like the Chevrolet Bel Air of 1953, the Chevrolet Impala and the Chevrolet Corvette of 1954. Similarly, the V8 and Pickup ranges and luxury sedans will revolutionize the world of business. Thereafter, their mythical models will follow one another, adding Chevrolet Corsair, Cheverly and Nova. The Chevrolet Cavalier is better known for its sales figures than for the vehicle itself, but all know it in North America. There are obviously the slightly muscular vehicles, like the Chevrolet Camaro, a direct competitor of the Ford Mustang, and the Chevrolet Corvette, the North American race car, which gives the brand one of the best sales figures in the world.

3 Chevrolet cars undergo changes for 2019

A few days after the spread of the rumor that the Chevrolet Sonic subcompact vanished from the market, Chevrolet announced some changes for three of its cars for the 2019 model year. The most significant changes are visible outside since Cruze, Malibu and Spark all receive a harmonized front end. However, some significant mechanical changes are also made to Cruze and Malibu for 2019.

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The minor exterior redesign of the three models involves modifying the two front grids. They are now larger than before. The two overlapping grids are separated by a chrome band that incorporates the Chevrolet logo in the case of the Malibu and Cruze while the logo of the Spark is in the center of the upper grid. At the same time, the taillights, as well as the wheels, are reworked. These few aesthetic changes are accompanied by mechanical modifications for Cruze and Malibu. As for the compact sedan, it abandons the manual transmission to retain only the services of the current six-speed automatic transmission. However, the gasoline and diesel engines remain the same.

In the case of the Malibu, the 6-speed automatic transmission of the 1.5-liter turbocharged engine model is replaced by a CVT transmission. The engine remains unchanged.Chevrolet is also adding an RS version to the Malibu. The RS is Chevrolet’s answer to other more “sporty” models of mid-size sedans currently on the market, such as the Honda Accord Sport, the Toyota Camry XSE and the Volkswagen Passat R-Line. The RS package includes a black grille, exclusive 18-inch wheels, and a dual muffler. Finally, a new infotainment system called Chevrolet Infotainment 3 will take place in the Malibu and Cruze while the Spark can be equipped, as an option, with a low-speed automatic braking system.

Camaro and Chevrolet Center of Expertise

Your Chevrolet Center of Expertise (Sale of New and Used Vehicles – After Sales – Parts) at the Grimm Center garage is at your disposal and offers you a unique Chevrolet customer experience. Although sales of Chevrolet cars have stopped in Switzerland, Corvette and Camaro sports cars will still be available for sale. The new Corvette Stingray, Z06 and Camaro (6th generation) are displayed in the Corvette / Camaro corner of the Grimm Center garage. As a Chevrolet customer, you can rest assured that Chevrolet is committed to serving and servicing your vehicle in the future. The Chevalley Group and more specifically the Grimm Center garage will continue to provide their maintenance services and original Chevrolet parts for Chevrolet vehicles just as they currently do. Any express warranty and service program for Chevrolet vehicles remains unchanged and will be fully complied with in accordance with the terms of the applicable agreement.

Overview of the proprietary benefits

Just take the keys (or keyless entry) of a Chevrolet to see what will become a wonderful love story. So that your life takes full advantage on the road that opens in front of you, let yourself be seduced by the range of benefits specifically designed for you and your car that we offer. Despite the leak of photos of his latest sports gem, Chevrolet has waited for the lift NAIAS to reveal some of the features of his latest, the Z06. And they are crispy. Starting with the performance of this version Z, which characterizes the sports, but which takes again the all-aluminum chassis well born of the LT7. Under the bonnet’s huge, two-tone hood is the new V8 6.2 l LT4 supercharged by Eaton supercharger installed in the middle of the V. Already equipped with direct fuel injection, deactivation of low-load cylinders and variable valve timing, this V8 delivers 625 hp and 861 Nm of torque. At over 20,000 rpm, 5,000 rpm higher than the Corvette ZR1 LS9, the endless Eaton Corvette was not a wimp.

The interior style remains very Corvette with, hopefully, a better quality finish. The interior style remains very Corvette with, hopefully, a better quality finish. At the driver’s choice, the transmission is either a seven-speed manual transmission or a new eight-speed robotic gearbox with paddles on the steering wheel. This is a dual-clutch GM manufacturing device, controllable by paddles driving and whose fathers ensure that the progressiveness tourist look is equivalent to that of a converter box. Its calculator is capable of performing 160 operations per second and a gearshift would be up to eight-hundredths of a second faster than the offered double clutch transmission of the Porsche 911, cited as a reference. The Z06 did not go far for inspiration. The Z06 did not go far for inspiration.

What would be the use of racing if it did not translate into production cars? Corvette, a legendary model of Chevrolet, has built its reputation since its beginnings (1955 anyway) in the manner of Porsche. Rough on all the world’s circuits, the Corvette, generation after generation, has led a sporting career that has refined, over time, its somewhat crude foundry technology. With its already extroverted lines, the Corvette still seemed at the end of the role of design, but the designers have nevertheless managed to put a second layer of sportiness on a body that was not lacking. But it’s not just aesthetic or aerodynamic. No wonder then that we find the best lessons of the race on this model which inherits, for example, a differential electronic locking, oversized steel brakes, and an adjustable suspension.

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