Chevrolet Corsica

Chevrolet Corsica Sedan (1987-1996)

The Chevrolet Corsica was a 1987 to 1996 produced front-wheel drive midsize sedan of the American automaker Chevrolet.

The Corsica -based as well as the two-door coupe Chevrolet Beretta on the L platform of General Motors.

Model history

In the summer of 1987 Chevrolet introduced the models Beretta and Corsica as a successor to the Chevrolet Citation. The Corsica was a four-door notchback sedan with a slight wedge shape silhouette, initially only available in a single version and powered by a two-liter four-cylinder or a 2.8 -liter V6.

Was released in 1989 as an additional model of Corsica LTZ with a V6 engine as standard and a sport suspension.

In 1990, the performance of the four- cylinder in the base model was increased from 91 to 96 hp, the. V6 from 127 to 137 hp In addition to the four-door sedan was a five-door hatchback variant with a large rear hatch into the program, however, only moderately sold and was canceled in 1992.

In 1991, the previous 2.0 - liter engine was replaced by a 2.2-liter inline four- cylinder with unchanged 96 hp, the 2.8- liter with an 3.1 -liter V6. A driver completed the standard equipment. The Corsica LTZ accounted for replacement. The base model was renamed Corsica LT.

1992, the performance of the four- cylinder increased thanks to multi-point injection to 112 HP.

Until the expiry of production in the summer of 1996 made ​​only minimal changes. From Corsica Chevrolet put in a good ten years ago a total of approximately 1.64 million copies, including 42,000 five-door hatchback.