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The first generation Chevrolet Cruze was lunched in 2009 and represents amodel through which GM achieved impressive sales figures (more than 1 million exemplars sold across the globe).

Ir order to improve on its already successful recipe, GM is preparing afacelift version Chevrolet Cruze which is expected to hit the market this year, and which as this initial leaked images shows, will come withonly minor cosmetic changes.

The facelift version Chevrolet Cruze was uncovered by Autoforum.cz and as you can see the changes that characterise the front section include the new bumper and fog light surrounds with the LED daytime running lights as well as the lower air intake plus the new grille pattern.

The headlights on the 2012 Cruze facelift have also been restyled, with the North American automaker deciding to opt infor a slightly sharper looking aspect. 

 

The visual changes will be matched by a series of technical changes, with the main novelty being the addition of a new diesel engine, more powerful than the one found on the outgoing version. We're talking about a 2.2-litre VCDI unit that will produce 21 HP more than the current 2.0-litre engine delivering 163 horses.

The 2012 Chevrolet Cruze facelift is expected to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, and apart from the sedan and hatchback body styles the car is also going to be offered as an estate later this year.

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