Holden has very quickly confirmed that a new SUV unveiled in the past 24 hours by Chevrolet will be coming to Australia.
Holden telling us in a statement that while the model is coming to Australia, no firm details are yet to be confirmed.
In announcing the all-new model in North America, Chevrolet confirmed that it’s version of the five-seat SUV would be available in both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive variants.
While buyers of the Chevrolet version will also have the choice of three different powertrains:
- 170kW/275Nm 1.5 litre turbo-petrol, mated to six-speed auto transmission
- 252kW/353Nm 2.0 litre turbo-petrol, mated to nine-speed auto transmission
- 136kW/320Nm 1.6 litre turbo-diesel, mated to six-speed auto transmission
Alan Batey, Global Chevrolet president, said the new Chevrolet Equinox will be one of the most customer-focussed offerings the brand has ever produced.
“Today’s compact SUV customers want a vehicle that meets all of their needs, from design, connectivity and safety perspectives.
“The Equinox delivers on all fronts, starting with its fresh new design and all-new propulsion systems.”
We will keep you updated with further info on the Holden Equinox as it comes to hand.