Chinese Cars at Auto China 2016 – Part 10
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Maxus EG10 EV
The Maxus EG10 EV is a 7-seat electric MPV which measures 5,168 mm in length, 1980 mm in width and 1,928 in height, and has a wheelbase of 3,198 mm. Its electric powertrain produces 204 PS and 800 Nm of torque. The maximum driving range is said to be 150 km for a single charge. This year, SAIC aims to sell about 1,000 units of the EG10 priced around 4,00,000 yuan (INR 41,11,211) each.
The new Lifan X7 shown at Auto China 2016 (2016 Beijing Motor Show) was scheduled to be launched this month in China. The new X7 measures 4,440 mm in length, 1,760 mm in width and 1,730 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,720 mm. The three-row (2+3+2) SUV is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine that produces 107 hp and 145 Nm of torque, which is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed automatic transmission.
FAW Besturn B30 EV
The FAW Besturn B30 EV introduced at the Chinese motor show last month is the electric variant of the FAW Besturn B30. There’s an 80 kW (107 hp) electric motor propelling the wheels, sourcing energy from a 24.8 kWh battery pack. With the batteries fully charged, the B30 EV can be driven up to 180 km and at speeds of up to 140 km/h.