Next Chevy Impala to Stay Front-Wheel-Drive, but a Hybrid is in the Works

Now that the Pontiac G8 is officially dead there had been rumors of it living on as a Chevy. Many of us were hoping that GM would release a consumer version of its upcoming 2011 Chevy Caprice police patrol vehicle. Well those rumors were put to rest and now Bob Lutz has confirmed that the next generation Chevy Impala will keep its front-wheel-drive layout.

Lutz didn’t provide much detail about the next Impala, only saying that it will be slightly larger. The next Impala will also be compatible with GM’s hybrid technology, so an Impala hybrid is expected at some point.

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