The Activ is easily marked out, thanks to chunky black body cladding, and a 10mm raised ride height. This gives it some cred off-tarmac. Adding to that are new 15-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, bigger fog lights, and silver skid-plate-esque elements.
In the US, the Spark Activ will come as standard with a MyLink infotainment system featuring a 7-inch touchscreen, cruise control, a reversing camera, satellite radio, LTE connectivity with WiFi, keyless entry, multifunction steering wheel, and air conditioning. Under the bonnet lives the familiar 1.4-litre four-pot engine, with 73kW and 127Nm on offer, just like the Spark hatch. No mention of all wheel drive, so it’s safe to assume that it’s just front-wheel drive. Transmission options are limited to a six-speed manual, or a continuously variable (CVT) automatic.
As of yet, CarShowroom cannot confirm whether the Activ will be coming to Australian shores, with no concrete indications from Holden.
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