Chevrolet and its European tuning partner, Irmscher, have released a tuned version of the Cruze compact sedan in Germany.
Badged the Cruze Irmscher Edition, the car has been given subtle cosmetic upgrades, which include an optional boot lid spoiler along with 18-inch alloy wheels shod in beefier 225 sport tyres and aluminum door sills.
Irmscher’s performance modifications include a 25 mm suspension drop and exhaust silencers with elliptical twin exits, along with a 27 kW and 146 N.m boost for the 2,0-litre turbo diesel engine – increasing total output to 139 kW and 466 N.m at 2 300 rpm. According to the tuner, the diesel version accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 8.0 seconds.
The Cruze Irmscher Edition is available for order at Chevrolet’s German dealerships.