Chinese Cars at Auto China 2016 – Part 18
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BAIC Senova X55
The BAIC Senova X55, positioned between the BAIC Senova X35 and BAIC Senova X65, measures 4,405 mm in length, 1,810 mm in width and 1,685 mm in height. It can be had with a 113 hp 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol linked to a 5-speed manual transmission, or a 150 hp 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine linked to a 6-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission.
The BAIC BJ20 is based on the BAIC X65’s platform; it measures 4,451 mm in length, 1,845 mm in width and 1,710 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,670 mm – same as that of the X65. It will be powered by Mitsubishi’s 4A91T 1.5-litre turbocharged engine that produces 147 hp and 210 Nm of torque, which will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
BAIC BJ40, BAIC BJ40L
The BAIC BJ40 and BAIC BJ40L are the infamous clones of the Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited respectively.
The BAIC EX300L measures 4,451 mm in length, 1,845 mm in width and 1,710 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,670 mm. It’s an electric vehicle with a driving range of 300 km.
The new Haval H7 was unveiled at the 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show. The new H7 measures 4,715 mm in length, 1,925 mm in width and 1,718 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,850 mm. It’s powered by a 2.0-litre engine that produces 170 kW (227.88 hp) and 355 Nm of torque. A 6-speed dual-clutch transmission is standard.
The Haval H9 is the flagship Haval SUV. It’s powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine which makes 160 kW (214.48 hp) and 324 Nm of torque. The engine is linked to a ZF-source 6-speed automatic transmission.