Spark, the entry level hatch back from Chevrolet stable will soon get a diesel mill under its hood. The car will get the multijet diesel engine which may be the same 1.3L which is expected to come in the Beat.
This is a part of Chevrolet's strategy to attract certain amount of sales of the current best selling hatch Maruti Suzuki Alto which is topping the sales charts since long.
Heres a piece of info from Motoroids:
Chevrolet has officially announced that the company will launch a diesel variant of the Beat very soon. Powered by a three cylinder version of the fabled 1.3 Fiat multijet engine, the new powerplant will be ultra-efficient. However, that’s not the end of the story when it comes to diesel powered Chevy small cars in India. The company wants to get super aggressive in the small car segment and will power its entry level Spark with the new diesel engine as well. The move will make the Spark the most economical and fuel efficient cars in the country to own and run. The Spark is an accomplished car, and a diesel engine will make it a fabulous option for value seekers in the small car segment.