Chevrolet has revealed its plans to premiere its first entrant into the European MPV/family van segment at the upcoming Paris Motor Show 2010. Dubbed Chevrolet Orlando, the all-new family van will be just one of the four Chevrolet world debuts scheduled for the event. The new Chevy addition represents a true family ride inspired by a show car concept first seen at Paris in 2008, it is an embodiment of the modern crossover style charged with unmatched flexibility.

On the outside, the seven-seater compact MPV highlights a low swept roof line reinforced by bold wheel-arches, housing 16-, 17- or 18-inch wheels.

Wayne Brannon, president and managing director for Chevrolet Europe, stated: "The new Orlando MPV kicks off an ambitious seven-product launch program over the next 15 months. We're confident the Orlando not only brings great value for money to the MPV class but also something fresh - function with attitude if you like - and the opportunity for us to continue building our volume across Europe. I believe it will also bring more new customers to the Chevrolet brand."

Inside the cabin, the spacious Orlando benefits from the latest Chevrolet design cues, including a Corvette inspired dual cockpit and an ambient blue backlighting on the centre console. Moreover, its three rows of seats are arranged in theatre style and the load area is just amazing.

Under the bonnet, the all-new Chevy Orlando family van will be offered with a choice of three fuel efficient units - a 1.8-liter gasoline engine with power output of 141 horsepwoer and two diesel powerplants with 131 horsepower and 163 horsepower.

Family motorists will also be able to pick from three exclusive trim levels with standard equipment featuring electronic stability control, six air-bags, air conditioning and power mirrors.

The market launch of the 2011 Chevrolet Orlando MPV is planned for the early 2011.

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