The Kalos Blue

Daewoo Kalos Blue


Sporting Style, Enhanced Chassis Dynamics But Above All, Affordable

The Daewoo Kalos Blue is a new kind of Daewoo. Kalos is already receiving positive comment for its fresh, contemporary style but Kalos Blue has been further enhanced with the sporting cues of additional bumper spoilers and sill finishers painted in body colour. The new look is complemented by the use of lower and stiffer springs, offering sharper chassis dynamics for more spirited driving enjoyment – and all for just £9,995 on the road.

Kalos Blue is based on the new Kalos 1.4 16v five-door hatchback. It is the first Daewoo that has been specifically designed to appeal to the younger motorist looking for modern, sporting style and good driving characteristics but without the sting in the tail of high insurance and running costs.

Kalos Blue is not an overt, high performance GTI although with its 94Ps 16 valve engine is no slouch, with a top speed of 109mph and a 0-62mph time of 11.1 seconds. It benefits from all the safety, comfort and convenience equipment that has become a Daewoo hallmark, including twin front and side airbags, power steering, ABS, central door locking, power front and side windows and CD player, but adds full length body-coloured sill finishers and front and rear bumper spoilers, unique 15"x6J alloy wheels finished in high-power silver and shod with 195/50VR-15 tyres, 25mm lowered suspension utilising stiffer springs and a new through-flow rear silencer, with chrome tailpipe, for a more sporting exhaust note. The already light, airy and spacious interior of the five-door body is further improved with a two-tone leather covered steering wheel and leather gear knob, stainless steel door sill kick plates and brushed aluminium detailing for the instruments and facia centre vents.

Not only is Kalos Blue a value for money purchase, it’s value for money to run with an insurance group of 6A (with standard Thatcham Cat 2 immobiliser) and Daewoo’s leading peace of mind package featuring 3-years’/60,000 miles free servicing, 3-years’/60,000 mile warranty and 3-years’ AA roadside assistance, plus an Institute of Advanced Motorists driving course.

Kalos Blue special features:
  • Sports Blue Mica paint only
  • Additional body kit parts – sills and front/rear bumper spoilers
  • Suspension lowered by 25mm with stiffer springs
  • 15"x6J alloy wheels finished in high-power silver
  • 195/50VR-15 Yokohama tyres
  • Through-flow rear silencer with chrome tailpipe
  • Two-tone leather covered steering wheel and leather gear knob
  • Stainless steel door sill kick plates
  • Brushed aluminium-effect enhancements for instrument surrounds and centre vents
Published 5 August 2003 Melanie Carter

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