Chevrolet has unveiled the 2016 Spark at the New York Auto Show.

Chevrolet has unveiled the 2016 Spark at the New York Auto Show.

Looking instantly, the redesigned model has an evolutionary exterior with a new dual-port grille that is flanked by more traditional headlights.  Moving further back, we can see prominent character lines, a sloping roof and a new tailgate with an integrated spoiler.

The video only gives us a few glimpses of the interior but Chevrolet says the model has more comfortable seats with higher-quality fabrics.  The car also has color-coded trim, trapezoidal air vents and a Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system with 7-inch display.

Power is provided by a 1.4-liter Ecotec four-cylinder engine that produces approximately 98 bhp (73 kW). It can be connected to either a five-speed manual or an optional continuously variable transmission.  When paired to the latter gearbox, the Spark will return approximately 40 mpg highway.

The Chevrolet Spark will be built in South Korea and be exported to more than 40 markets around the world.  A U.S. launch is scheduled for the fourth quarter but there's no word on pricing.

Check out the press release for additional information

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