GM: Pricing announced for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt; special orders being taken
July 27, 2010—Select Chevrolet dealers began taking special orders for the new 2011 Volt, which will be priced starting at $41,000.
The new Chevrolet Volt is the first electric, extended-range capable vehicle and is run on a lithium-ion battery, according to a General Motors (GM) press release_notes. Purchasers of the energy efficient Volt will also be eligible for up to a $7,500 federal tax credit, as well as other local and state credits.
"The Chevrolet Volt will be the best vehicle in its class ... because it's in a class by itself," said Joel Ewanick, vice president of U.S. marketing for GM, which made the announcement Tuesday at the Plug-In 2010 conference. "The Volt will be packed with premium content and innovation, standard."