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2012 Chevy Impala leaked

 2012 Chevy Impala leaked
2012 Chevy Impala leaked, 465, 03.06.2011

Facelifted Chevrolet Impala gets a new 3.6 liter DOHC V6 power plant and a new mesh grille

These images of the upcoming 2012 Chevrolet Impala were taken from the GM Car & Truck Guide found on the GM Fleet website.

Details are still few but the facelifted Impala gets a new 3.6 liter DOHC V6 engine that is (E85) Flex-Fuel capable. No output details were published in the guide, but since the current 2011 Impala comes with a 3.5 liter OHV unit with 211 bhp (157 kW / 214 PS) and 216 lb-ft (293 Nm) of torque, there may be a modest power boost.

Transmission will be a six-speed automatic and the new Impala gets that cool mesh grille too.

The real upgrade will likely come with the next-generation Impala due in 2014.

Source: GM Fleet via Motor Authority via GM Inside News

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Comments (41)

 Impalafan Impalafan
Some of you people are way off the mark. I have a 2008 Impala with 81k miles. Flawless, fast, economical (31.5 hwy). Ugly...Line a 2011 Impala up in a group with a bunch of other 4 door sedans and they all look the same basically. The 2005-2011 Impalas are the same sheet metal, so it isn't that old. For around $21k you can't beat it and it holds 6 adults with the front bench. Some of you need to think before you speak and remember opinions are just that. I am 67 but once was 25 and drove a '69 Road Runner..Everything is relative...
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June 21, 2011 9:54 pm
 ebarsy ebarsy
I like it, I hate that it's had the same styling for so long. But it's a good reliable, fuel efficient, comfortable car. If they just put some of the styling efforts into this, that they've been putting into their other cars it would be great.
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June 10, 2011 10:34 pm
 johnakis johnakis
what is this?are you kidding me?is there anyone who would buy a car which can design a 10 years old kid and has an engine from the 90s?this thing is completely dumb!
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June 6, 2011 6:05 am
 CoyRoy CoyRoy
Are they kidding the human race with this piece of junk? REALLY!! It looks like they hired Ssangyong's designers and they got their new design lessons from a bunch of 1st Graders!!! UGLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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June 5, 2011 3:52 pm
 NCFrederick NCFrederick
These vehicles litter the ghettos, the corporate vehicle fleets, and the municipal motorpools of America. All because they are cheap. They don't need to be reliable or dependable, fancy or powerful, as long as they are cheap and disposable. Thank you government motors.
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June 5, 2011 12:46 am
 shaahinmt shaahinmt
come on... a shiny grill on an impala!!!!??!
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June 5, 2011 12:19 am
 Down Under Down Under
It is time to start drug testing the design team at GM, man that is ugly.
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June 4, 2011 7:42 pm
 HEMI426 HEMI426
What about an RWD impala?
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June 4, 2011 12:43 pm
 zamzungas zamzungas
I tought americans has learned from making that ugly cars, but not... And wtf? OHW engine in 2012 car with 211hp from 3.6 litre? they MUSt be joking, no, seriaosly this car is like from past century... By the way it looks like lada calina :D
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June 4, 2011 7:51 am
 350Zed 350Zed
Quick! Plug the leak! Put this ugly thing back in the pool!
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June 4, 2011 7:33 am
 EMBJATI85 EMBJATI85
make it RWD V8 TURBODIESEL
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June 4, 2011 1:53 am
 Dolomight 74-86 Dolomight 74-86
I swear this is an embarrassment to the older school RWD impalas. I'm 100% positive I could design a better one for like 30$.
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June 4, 2011 12:25 am
 eddie eddie
Chevy comes out with all this Flex fuel stuff but where do you buy it? It must be located near the hydrogen fueling stations. Flex fuel must be some tax loop hole for Chevy
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June 3, 2011 7:44 pm
 dcars62 dcars62
I think is should be based on the Holden Commodore police car, to bad they would've had a winner.
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June 3, 2011 7:26 pm
 RobERob RobERob
Well, it would have been the right look ...if we were still stuck in the 90's (what a shocking resemblance to a 90's Toyota Camry). But to be fair, it's marketed towards a certain 'type' of customer who want exactly what you see; an ultra conservative car with no performance features or sportiness. And guess what? They'll probably sale a bunch of them. Still, who ever cooked this up must have been a baker in their previous job because the 2012 Impala represents what cookie cutter designs are.
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June 3, 2011 5:29 pm
 tsiebrand tsiebrand
People really buy this over there? wow! The update consists in a mesh grille? wow! Why do we (europeans) spend so much money in facelifted models when we can just go to a DIY store to get some mesh? God, are we stupid!
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June 3, 2011 4:40 pm
 pxsupply pxsupply
They can't be serious. This must be a prank picture. Have they learned NOTHING?
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June 3, 2011 4:33 pm
 EMBJATI85 EMBJATI85
just kill it already its a piece of junk anyways
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June 3, 2011 4:23 pm
 mechamynd mechamynd
if people keep on buying these cars, GM has a right to produce. This is how the system works.
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June 3, 2011 4:07 pm
 najdier najdier
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
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June 3, 2011 3:53 pm
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