Chevrolet Lumina – Mashpedia, the Video Encyclopedia

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Chevrolet Lumina

First generation (1989–1995) [ ]

1989 Chevrolet Lumina

The North American Chevrolet was based on the mid-size GM W platform. was shared with the Pontiac Prix. Oldsmobile Cutlass (later Intrigue ), Buick and Buick Century (after Although the Lumina became a seller, GM was widely criticized in the press for being late to the in introducing a direct aero-designed to the Ford Taurus.

The Chevrolet ‘s first generation production in 1995, making the shortest-lived generation of the first-generation GM cars.

Lumina Z34 [ edit ]

Second (1995–2001) [ edit ]


The received new sheetmetal increasing its and an updated interior for 1995. its other W platform counterparts. the retained the first-generation chassis. the Lumina two-door was a resurrected Carlo.

The LH0 V6 was dropped in favor of the L82 V6. as the 3100 SFI; the latter produced 20 more horsepower the same displacement thanks to a intake manifold and cylinder

Initial trim levels of base and LS ; the latter replacing trim. Options included an sunroof, leather bucket power windows, power seat, and AM/FM stereo CD player. This Lumina was sold with police 9C3) and taxi packages, due to the Caprice being discontinued the 1996 model year. in Mexico )

The LTZ trim was introduced in 1997 to the blow from the discontinued SS and Caprice. Its standard features 16 brushed aluminum wheels, radial sport tires, tuned suspension, a 3.1 L V6 rated at (120#160;kW) and 185#160;lbВ·ft (251#160;NВ·m) or an 3.4 L V6 rated at 215#160;hp (160#160;kW) and (300#160;NВ·m) of torque, a rear restyled front and rear clips (resembling the Monte Z34), a tachometer, and a floor-mounted

In 1998 the 3.4 L V6 was replaced by the 3800 II which made 200#160;hp and 225#160;lbВ·ft (305#160;NВ·m) torque. its increased torque, the 3.8 liter LTZ slightly worse performance due to its horsepower, with 0-60#160;mph times of 7.5 seconds (as opposed to 7.2 for the and 1/4 mile (

400#160;m) times of seconds (as opposed to 15.5 for the

The car has a naturally-limited top speed of 107#160;mph and the rev limiter kicks in at 5800

Also in 1998, the Lumina second generation airbags. The drive Chevrolet Impala was as a replacement for the Lumina in 2000, GM did produce 2001 model Luminas to be exclusively sold for fleets. Retail sales of the ended in Canada in 1999, the United States following a year later.

Fleet ended on April 26, 2001. In Asian countries, the Lumina as a rebadged Buick Century/Regal.

Chevrolet Lumina LTZ

Specification [ edit ]

Chevrolet Lumina

Throughout its lifecycle, the generation Lumina was available in trim levels:

Base The most popular Lumina, the model came well for its price point. It had standard seating, power locks, steering wheel, dual and air conditioning. Base models equipped with fifteen-inch wheels with wheel

LTZ (1997–1999): The top of the line Lumina included alloy wheels, a of the 3.1 L V6 engine, 3.4L DOHC or 3.8#160;L V6 engine (1998-1999 power driver seat, zone climate control and with the option for deluxe A center console was standard on LTZ on LS). To differentiate itself from the lesser models, it the front end, trunk lid and from the Fifth Generation Monte Carlo .

Engines [ edit ]

1995–1999 (191#160;in³) L82 V6

1995–1997 3.4#160;L LQ1 V6

1997–1999 3.8#160;L (231#160;in³) L36 V6

3.1#160;L (191#160;inВі) LG8 V6

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