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Chevrolet Beretta


1993 Chevrolet Beretta

1993 Chevrolet Beretta GT
The Beretta GT was downgraded for 1993, with a 110-
horsepower inline four now the standard engine.

The 1993 Chevrolet Beretta sports coupe saw few changes, though the GT became more of an appearance upgrade than a performance enhancement. Base, GT, and GTZ trim levels were again offered. The 2.2-liter four-cylinder remained at 110 horsepower, but it was now standard not only in the base model, but also the GT. GTZs again came with the 2.3-liter Quad 4 engine, now producing 175 horsepower, down five from before. Optional on all models was a 3.1-liter V-6 with 140 horsepower. All engines came standard with a five-speed manual transmission, but only the base 2.2-liter four and the V-6 offered an optional three-speed automatic.

Prices were up by about $400 across the board, but it was the GT that took the biggest hit, since the V-6 that used to be standard was now a $600 option. Since Chevrolet tended to count Corsica and Beretta sales together, it's hard to say whether any of this had an adverse affect on Beretta's popularity, but combined production took a big hit; from a total of about 270,000 in 1992, the 1993 tally amounted to just over 197,000.

1993 Chevrolet Beretta GTZ
The 1993 Beretta GTZ was fun to drive, but there was no denying
the racket produced by the 175-horsepower Quad 4.

1993 Chevrolet Beretta Facts

Model

Weight range (lbs.)

Price range (new)

Number built

Beretta and Corsica

2,649-2,795

$11,395-$15,995

189,741

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