2014 Chevrolet Impala – the tenth generation

Since its development from the first generation (1958), Chevrolet Impala has always been a best selling car for more than 50 years. Ed Cole, Chevrolet’s chief engineer in the late 1950s, defined the Impala as a “prestige car within the reach of the average citizen.”
First generation (1958)

Second generation (1959 – 1960)

Third generation (1961 – 1964)

Fourth generation (1965 – 1970)

Fifth generation (1971 – 1976)

Sixth generation (1977 – 1985)

Seventh generation (Impala SS, 1994 – 1996)

Eighth generation (2000 – 2005)

Ninth generation (2006 – 2013)

Tenth generation (2014 – )
The all new 2014 Impala gets totally redesigned with advanced features. It sports a smooth aerodynamic exterior, 20-inch wheels and a spacious interior. The cockpit controls are placed for easier access. 

Rich chrome, leather seating, ambient lighting gives a luxurious driving experience. Advanced driving dynamics and electric powered steering provides a controlled and a responsive driving.

The 2014 Impala provides 3 engine choices based on driver’s requirement. The 303 horsepower 3.6L V6 engine speeds from 0 to 60 in 6.8 seconds offers 28MPG on highway. Standard 2.5L 4 cylinder engine offers 195 horsepower and 31MPG. 2.4L 4 cylinder engine offers 35MPG and 182 horsepower.
Chevrolet My Link™ integrates Bluetooth, 8-inch touch screen technology and voice recognition system. This allows the driver to easily make calls and stream music from online services like Pandora. For safety, the structure is made of high strength steel with 10 standard air bags.

Advanced safety systems like Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert and Full Speed Randge Adaptive Cruise Control with Collision Migration Braking, Rear Park Assist with Rear-view Camera and Side Blind Zone Alert with Cross Traffic Radar Alert.

“The momentum at Chevrolet continues to build with the debut of the 10th generation of the Impala, one of the brand’s most enduring and cherished nameplates,” says Chris Perry, vice president of Global Chevrolet Marketing.

The new Impala is described by General Motors as “a re-establishment of a popular, enduring and iconic nameplate with a new outlook on style, comfort, efficiency, and safety”

New Features
Standard 18 inch wheels (19, and 20 inch offered in higher trims)
Low Profile HID Headlights and LED daytime running lights (On LTZ trim)
2.5 L 4-Cylinder (the first time the Impala will use this type)
2.4 L 4-Cylinder with hybrid-assist technology
3.6 L 6-cylinder
A 4.2″ Color Display featuring Chevrolet MyLink
Active noise cancellation for all 4-cylinder options
10 Standard Airbags combined with OnStar
Lane Departure Warning
Forward Collision Alert
Full Speed Range Adaptive Cruise Control with Collision Migration Braking
Rear Park Assist with Rear-view Camera
Side Blind Zone Alert with Cross Traffic Radar Alert.

Watch the video of all new impala as unveiled by Chevrolet in April 2012 at the New York International Auto Show.

Source: Chevrolet – General Motors

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