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Bookings for Chevrolet Optra exceed target

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New Delhi , Aug. 1

GENERAL Motors India's (GMI) latest offering in the market - the Chevrolet Optra - is showing the potential of becoming a money-spinner for the company.

The company claims that over 1,000 units of the Optra have been booked and sold within two weeks of its arrival in the showroom, exceeding the company's initial targets.

GM had targeted to sell around 1,000 units of the notchback sedan per month.

Commenting on the response to the Optra, Mr Aditya Vij, President and Managing Director, GMI, said that the Chevrolet Optra represents affordable, modern motoring at its best and will appeal to any one looking for a fully featured, sensibly priced and distinctive mid-sized sedan. "The Chevrolet Optra among other things also comes with a unique segment first two-year service holiday," Mr Vij said.

The Optra has been designed by Italian design house Pininfarina and comes equipped with a 1.8-ltr, DOHC, D-TEC Engine.

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