The 2012 Chevrolet Volt is now available at Rochester, MN dealer, Clements Chevrolet.
Online PR News – 05-June-2012 – Rochester, MN – Clements Chevrolet is pleased to announce the arrival of the 2012 Chevrolet Volt. The 2012 Volt is a unique hybrid vehicle that bridges the gap between gasoline and pure electric vehicles. For a full listing of features and specifications for the 2012 Chevrolet Volt, visit http://www-.chevrolet.com/volt-electric-car/?seo=goo.
The 2012 Chevrolet Volt has set the bar for vehicles that operate with electric-only power. The 2012 Volt is able to reach speeds of 100 mph and travel anywhere from 30-50 miles without using even a drop of gasoline. The electric motor is generates 149 horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque. The motor pulls its power from a 16-kWh lithium-ion battery pack until the charge has been drained to 30 percent. At which point, the 2012 Chevy Volt’s 1.4-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine takes over.
The Volt’s electric engine returns an astonishing 95 mpge (miles per gallon equivalent) city and 93 mpge highway, but the gasoline engine is no slouch in fuel efficiency either. Once the charge has been depleted, the Volt’s internal combustion engine takes over and returns 40 mpg highway.
The 2012 Chevrolet Volt incorporates innovative technologies to increase fuel efficiency, the most notable of which is the improved regenerative braking system. The regenerative braking system is able to convert braking energy into electricity that can help to power the engine.
A slew of technological features make sure that any passenger of the 2012 Chevrolet Volt stays entertained. The available Chevrolet MyLink Touch Radio is able to access content from compatible smartphones. Such content includes Pandora and Google Maps. That information is then made available on a 6.5-inch color touch screen and can be accessed through touch or voice commands.
Safety continues to be a priority of Chevrolet’s and the 2012 Volt is no exception. In fact, the 2012 Chevy Volt was named the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick for 2012. The many standard safety features that earned the 2012 Volt this award include: anti-lock brakes, eight airbags, traction control and tire pressuring monitoring system. The 2012 Chevrolet Volt also comes standard with GM’s OnStar system.
If you are interested in learning more about the 2012 Chevrolet Volt, or in scheduling a test drive visit Clements Chevrolet in Rochester, Minnesota. Their friendly staff will be more than happy to help you find the perfect Chevrolet vehicle to fit your lifestyle. You may also visit Clements Chevrolet online at, http://clementsauto.com/Default.aspx.
About Clements Chevrolet
Clements Chevrolet, http://clementsauto.com/Default.aspx, of the Rochester, Minnesota area carries an extensive inventory of Chevrolet cars, trucks, and SUV’s. The dealer’s finance specialists work with a vast array of lending sources to guarantee their customers get the most complete and comprehensive financial package available. In addition, the Minnesota dealer provides automotive service, and offers Chevrolet parts.