Chinese Cars at Auto China 2016 – Part 13
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Brilliance Huasong 7
The Brilliance Huasong 7 is a 7-seat (2+3+3) MPV powered by a BMW-sourced 2.0-litre turbocharged engine producing 184 hp and 218 Nm of torque or 270 hp and 315 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the wheels via a ZF-sourced 6-speed automatic transmission.
Brilliance H230 EV
The Brilliance H230 EV is the electric variant of the Brilliance H230 sedan. The electric variant’s motor produces 95 hp (70 kW) and 218 Nm of torque, and can be driven at speeds of up to 135 km/h. A 24 kWh lithium-ion battery powers the electric motor and provides a driving range of 150 km.
2016 Brilliance V5
The Brilliance V5 was showcased in a new, facelifted avatar at Auto China 2016 (2016 Beijing Motor Show). The 1.6-litre naturally aspirated and 1.5-litre turbocharged engines continue being offered as previously though.
Brilliance V3 S
The Brilliance V3 S is the electric variant of the Brilliance V3. It’s powered by a 65 kW (87 hp) permanent synchronous electric motor and has a driving range of 250 km. The battery can be fully charged in as fast as 30 minutes (using DC fast charging).
The Jinbei MS3 apparently is an Acura MDX clone. Measuring 4,800 mm in length, 1,850 mm in width and 1,700 mm in height though, it’s a little smaller than the Acura MDX. Jinbei is yet to reveal full specifications of the MS3.
Cowin Auto, Chery Automobile’s economy brand, showcased the Cowin V3 7-seat (2+2+3) MPV at Auto China 2016 (2016 Beijing Motor Show). The V3 measures 4,606 mm in length, 1,790 mm in width and 1,750 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,765 mm. It was introduced in February this year, with 107 hp 1.5-litre and 125 hp 1.6-litre engine options and 5-speed manual and 5-speed automatic transmission choices.