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The 4-door Trax will be one of three minicar concepts gracing Chevrolet’s stand at next week’s New York auto show.

Designed at General Motors Corp.’s studio in Incheon, South Korea, the Trax is based on the auto maker’s global mini architecture that’s a specialty of GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co.

The three concepts are designed to appeal to young car buyers in urban markets and are meant to prove “art needn’t take a back seat just because the canvas is small,” GM says.

Following the April 4 unveiling of the three cars, the public can vote on their favorites at vote4chevrolet.com. Chevrolet says it will use the balloting to determine the level of interest for minicars in the U.S. and which design resonates best with potential buyers.

The Trax is powered by a 1L gasoline engine. Its two-tone paint – Blaze Orange for the upper part of the exterior and a matte finish Burnt Orange for the lower corner panels – is meant to give the impression the Trax is “all business despite its small size,” Chevrolet says.