I’m beginning to think that one designer created the look for the new generation of small cars and flogged his drawings to every manufacturer under the sun. They all look the same to me.
It’s strange to hear a major American carmaker talking about fuel economy and efficiency – they didn’t get where they are today by behaving like that – but let’s hope that maybe they’re finally getting the message.
The 5-door Spark carries Chevrolet’s banner into the mini market. It is due to go into production this year and reach European showrooms in 2010.
MM verdict: yet another competitor in the industry’s only growth sector.