Beijing Motor Show 2012 (1): eight emerging Chinese OEMs

Chery/BYD/Geely/Great Wall Motor/Brilliance Auto/JAC/Zotye/Lifan Auto

2012/05/24

Summary


 Under the theme of "Leading through innovation", the Beijing Motor Show 2012 (2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition: Auto China 2012) was held from April 25 to May 2 (press days are April 23 and 24).

 The following reports the exhibition by eight private passenger car manufacturers - Chery Automobile (Chery), BYD Auto (BYD), Geely Holding Group (Geely), Great Wall Motor, Brilliance Auto (Brilliance), JAC (Jianghuai Automobile), Zotye Auto ((Zotye), and Lifan Auto (Lifan). Among models exhibited by the eight manufacturers, we report 30 new models including 21 modeled that debuted (including 8 new-energy vehicles) and 8 new commercially-available models that are scheduled to be launched in 2012.

 In addition, concerning exhibition of new technologies, we report BYD Auto's second-generation PHV system/BYD Remote Driving System/BYD two way charge-discharge system and Great Wall Motor's new-generation PHV platform, which were unveiled at the Show.


 It seems partly to be the result of the Chinese government's vague policy on new-energy vehicles that the number of new-energy vehicles exhibited by the eight emerging OEMs was half that of the Shanghai Motor Show 2011 (Auto China 2011).


 The second report will be on the exhibition of new models by major private OEMs including China FAW/SAIC Motor/Dongfeng Motor and the third report on the exhibition of new models by foreign passenger car manufacturers such as Japanese, US, European, and Korean OEMs.


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Models exhibited by eight emerging Chinese OEMs

OEM Models with new technology and
new-energy vehicles (PHV, HV, EV)
New commercially-available models
Chery Automobile * Chery @ANT (EV concept) * Chery TX, New Eastar, Cowin 5
* Riich G2, G3
BYD Auto * Qin (PHV), e6 luxury version (EV)
* BYD DM Ⅱ system (the second generation
plug-in hybrid system),
BYD two way charge-discharge system,
BYD remote driving system
* F3 Surui
Geely Holding
Group (Geely)
* McCar Ⅱ (EV concept) * Gleagle GX7 Emgrand EX8, EV8
* Englon SC6
Great Wall Motor * Great Wall Motors' new-generation hybrid
power system platform (the second generation),
Haval E (HV concept)
* Haval H7, M4
Brilliance Auto * Brilliance H530 REEV Jinbei Dahaishi L EV * Brilliance H230, Grand Brilliance II concept
* Jinbei Zhishang S30,
JAC
(Jianghuai Automobile)
* New Heyue iREV (PHV), Tongyue iEV II (EV) * Heyue SC, Rein II
Zotye Auto No new model exhibited * Zotye Z300, T600
Lifan Auto No new model exhibited * Lifan 720, 530

Note: New commercially-available models include concept cars that are close to commercially-available vehicles.

(Note) The following abbreviations are used in this report.
"EV": "Battery Electric Vehicle"
"HV": "Hybrid Electric Vehicle"
"PHV": "Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle"
"TCI": "Turbo Charging with Inter-cooling"
"TGDI": "Turbo charging with Inter-cooling and Gasoline Direct Injection"


Chery Automobile: unveils concept cars - @ANT/TX SUV, and a new compact hatchback - Riich G2


Models Summary
Chery @ANT  Debut. The Chery @ANT is a concept car that reflects the image of an ant (2-seat/butterfly door, dubbed "Little ant"). An EV-version and a gasoline-engine version are available. The EV version (maximum output: 7.5kW/maximum torque: 72Nm) is equipped with light-weight Li-ion battery. The cruising range is up to 150km. The model comes with Chery Automobile's original gasoline engine - "SQR 372" (rated output: 16kW/maximum torque: 34Nm). A test run is scheduled to begin in 2013.
 The most striking feature is that, by linking one EV version with one gasoline version from behind, a range-extended EV is produced. The carmaker makes a unique proposition that the EV version connected ahead can be recharged from the gasoline version running behind. The rated output and the maximum torque of the model connected are 7.5kW and 72Nm, respectively. The minimum turning radius is 7m (One version alone 5.5m). The maximum speed is 60km/h (One version alone: 100km/h).
 The model is equipped with the latest telematics, which connects in-vehicle terminal, cellular phone, and personal computer by using cloud computing technology. Light-weight bio composite material is used for the entire vehicle; self-cleaning glass is used. The panoramic glass roof that runs from the windshield is equipped with a thin, light-weight solar panel to supply electricity within the vehicle. In addition, the carmaker proposes that, through the telematics, the vehicle should find another Chery @ANT, which is heading to the same destination, and, by connecting to it, should reduce traffic jam.
Chery TX  Debut. The Chery TX is a new-generation SUV concept car of the carmaker's original strategic model - "Tiggo ". 4465/2082/1670 with a wheelbase of 2825mm (one size larger than the Tiggo). The model uses a new platform/LED lamp. It comes with carmaker's original TGDI engine and CVT. The commercially-available model is scheduled to be launched in 2013 (selling price: 200,000-300,000 RMB).
Riich G2  Debut. The Riich G2 is a compact hatchback (A0 class), which has been developed independently over five years. 3995/1788/1555 with a wheelbase of 2500mm. The model comes with the carmaker's original 1.6-liter DVVT engine, ACTECO-E4G16 (maximum output: 93kW/maximum torque: 160Nm), and 5-speed MT/CVT. It is equipped with electric retractable side mirror with heating function/sunroof/back-up radar/six air bags. The model is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2012 (selling price ranges from 60,000 RMB).

Note: Yin Tongyao, Chairman and President of Chery Automobile, announced at an interview in this Beijing Motor Show, that the company would launch six new models (including Chery TX commercially-available model) in 2013.

 



Chery Automobile's @ANT


Chery Automobile's @ANT
Chery Automobile's @ANT: It is a concept car that reflects the image of an ant. A range-extended EV is produced by linking one EV version with one gasoline-engine model.



Chery Automobile's Chery TX



Chery Automobile's Chery TX
Chery Automobile's Chery TX: It is a concept car of new-generation SUV, "Tiggo", which is scheduled to be launched in 2013.



Chery Automobile's Riich G2



Chery Automobile's Riich G2
Chery Automobile's Riich G2: It is an A0-class hatchback that will be launched in the second half of 2012. It comes with a 1.6-liter DVVT engine and six airbags.


 



BYD: unveils a new PHV sedan, "Qin"/F3 Surui and technologies including PHV and remote driving


Models exhibited Summary
Qin
(PHV)
 Debut. The Qin (PHV) is BYD's second-generation PHV. The model uses BYD's new platform and BYD's new PHV system (BYD DM II System). The cruising range in EV mode is up to 50km (60km for the first-generation PHV - "F3DM"). The maximum speed is 185km/h. The 0 → 100km/h acceleration time is 6.9 seconds. It takes about 5 hours to full charge the battery using a regular household outlet (voltage 220V). The driving cost per 100km that BYD announced is 16 RMB, which is about the same level as the price of about 2 liters of gasoline. The model is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2012 (selling price: about 210,000 RMB).
 The model is equipped with BYD's proprietary remote driving system, in-vehicle network platform "i" with telematics/cloud computing technology, and ten airbags. On the instrumental panel, one humanoid, "BYD i robot" is set, which can communicate with the driver through facial expressions/gestures/words(Chinese).
F3 Surui  Debut. The F3 Surui is an A+ class sedan (based on the existing commercially-available model, F3) with BYD's original remote driving system. 4680/1765/1490 with a wheelbase of 2660mm. The model comes with a 1.5-liter direct-injection turbo engine (BYD476ZQA)/1.8-liter engine and 6-speed MT/6-speed DCT. It is equipped with omnidirectional parking radar with six sensors, six airbags, and a tire pressure monitoring system "TPMS". The model is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2012 (selling price is 80,000-100,000 RMB).


BYD's Qin


BYD's Qin
BYD's Qin: It is a new-generation model of PHV sedan, F3DM. It is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2012 (selling price: about 210,000 RMB).


"BYD i technology robot"


Dual-clutch transmission (DCT) used in BYD's Qin
"BYD i technology robot", which is on the instrumental
panel of BYD's PHV "Qin":
It can communicate with the driver through facial
expressions/gestures/words (Chinese).
Dual-clutch transmission (DCT) used in BYD's Qin


BYD's F3 Surui


BYD's F3 Surui
BYD's F3 Surui: It is an A+ class sedan that is based on the F3 and that is equipped with BYD's original remote driving system.

 

Exhibition of BYD's new technology:

New technology Summary
BYD DM II System
*Note
 Debut. The BYD DM II System is a second-generation plug-in hybrid system that BYD independently developed. Compared to the first-generation system, the maximum output of the system is increased by 78.4% from 125kW to 223kW and the maximum torque by 10% from 400Nm to 440Nm.
Note: "BYD DM II System" is the abbreviation of "BYD Dual Mode II Technology System". "Dual Mode" means two driving modes - "EV mode" in which in-vehicle secondary battery powers the drive motor and "EV + engine mode" in which the battery and the engine are used at the same time for acceleration and the like. The deceleration energy is converted to electricity and is stored in the drive secondary battery.

 

Comparison of performance between the 1st and 2nd-generation of BYD's DM System

DM (1st-generation) DM II (2nd-generation)
Voltage (V) 330 500
Engine used 1.0L naturally-aspirated 1.5L direct-injection turbo
Engine max. output (kW) 50 113
Drive motor max. revolution
speed (rpm)
6000 12000
Drive motor max. output (kW) 75 110
Transmission 5MT 6DCT
HV mode max. output (kW) 125 223
EV mode cruising range (km) 60 50
Capacity of drive
secondary battery (kWh)
16 10

 

New technology Summary
BYD two way charge-
discharge system
 The BYD two-way charge-discharge system is a new multi-control system that BYD developed independently, in which control of drive motor, control of vehicle, recharging of vehicle from power grid, electric power transmission from vehicle to power grid, and recharging between vehicles are integrated.
 With this system, (1) EVs can be recharged using high AC power. (2) EVs can be used as mobile secondary battery. Because of stable power transmission, EVs can supply electricity as an electric power source for electric facilities with load of 25kW or less.
BYD Remote Driving System  The BYD Remote Driving System can start/stop the engine, move forward/backward and turn right and left, shift gear (low-speed driving control), brake the vehicle, park the vehicle using remote control within a visible range of 20m.

 



BYD DM Ⅱ System


BYD DM Ⅱ System
BYD DM II System: Debut. It is BYD's independently-developed second-generation PHV system.


the controller of BYD's two-way charge-discharge system
Exhibition of the controller of BYD's two-way
charge-discharge system


Conceptual diagram of BYD's two-way charge-discharge system
Conceptual diagram of BYD's two-way charge-discharge system


BYD Remote Driving System


BYD Remote Driving System
BYD Remote Driving System: Within a visual range of 20m, basic operations for driving a vehicle can be controlled using remote control.

 

 



Geely Holding Group: unveils a concept car of the next "Geely McCar" and exhibits its first SUV - Gleagle GX7


Models exhibited Summary
McCar II  The McCar II is an EV concept car (4+1 seat). The model is the second-generation of "Geely McCar", which was unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show 2011. 3835/1700/1515mm. It can accommodate EV motorcycle, bicycle, baby buggy, and electric-powered wheelchair in the rear part of it at the same time.
 The power system (rated voltage: 336V) consists of a Li-ion battery (capacity: 16.8kWh) and a drive motor (rated output: 30kW/rated torque 90Nm). The cruising range is up to 120km (ECE mode). The maximum speed is 120km/h. It takes 30 minutes to charge quickly to 80%. It takes 5 hours to charge 95% through a regular outlet.
Gleagle GX7  The Gleagle GX7 is Gleagle brand, and Geely's first SUV (5+2 seat). 4540/1835/1700 with a wheelbase of 2661mm. An Italian designer, Giugiaro, designed the model. A Netherlands-based PDE improved the chassis. The Geely's Chengdu plant is producing the model. The model is launched in April 2012 (selling price: 92,900-129,900 RMB).
 The model comes with 1.8-liter/2.0-liter/2.4-liter CVVT engine and 5-speed MT (JL-S170B)/6-speed AT (DSI model). It is equipped with 8-way adjustable driver's seat, seven airbags including knee airbag, and a car navigation system.

Note: At the Geely's new-energy technology exhibition booth, the carmaker exhibited a cut-away model of EV concept car, "Geely EK" and a cut-away model of "GPEC-EC7" PHEV.

 



Geely Holding Group's "McCar II "


Geely Holding Group's "McCar II "


Geely Holding Group's "McCar II "


Geely Holding Group's "McCar II "
Geely Holding Group's "McCar II ": It is Geely McCar's second-generation EV concept car (all 4 pictures).


Geely Holding Group's Gleagle GX7
Geely Holding Group's Gleagle GX7: It is Geely's first SUV, which is designed by Italian designer - Giugiaro.

 

 



Great Wall Motor: unveils its original new-generation PHV platform and HV concept car/high-end model of the Haval SUV


Models exhibited Summary
Great Wall Motors'
new-generation hybrid
power system platform
(the second generation)
 Debut. This is a new-generation platform with a second-generation hybrid system (maximum output: 180kW/maximum torque: 490Nm). The first-generation platform, which was announced in April 2011, adopts a range-extended system, while the second-generation platform adopts a parallel HV system that is powered by an engine and a motor.
 As components, (1) for front drive axle, 1.3-liter GW4B13 Great Wall Motor's original engine (maximum output: 110kW/maximum torque: 220Nm), 6-speed DCT, and BSG motor (output: 10kW), (2) for rear drive axle, drive motor (maximum output: 70kW/maximum torque: 270Nm, maximum revolution speed: 12000rpm), and decelerator (speed reducing ratio: 10.03), (3) liquid-cooling Li-ion drive secondary battery (voltage: 336V/capacity: 16.6kWh), and regenerative braking system are mainly combined.
Haval E
(HV concept)
 Debut. The Haval E (HV concept) is a hybrid SUV concept that comes with scissor door (3-door, 2-seat). 4390/1855/1600 with a wheelbase of 2600mm. The vehicle weighs 1,600kg. The maximum speed is 190km/h (but 130km/h in EV mode). The cruising range in EV mode is up to 80km. It takes four hours on a regular household outlet and two hours quickly at a charging station to charge the battery (charging status: 30%-100%).
 As a drive system (maximum output: 180kW/maximum torque: 490Nm), the model is equipped with Great Wall Motor's new-generation hybrid system and a solar power generation system that is integrated in the sunroof. It also features one-touch in-vehicle control system and an EL multifunctional display. The model also adopts human machine interface (HMI) technology.
Haval H7  Debut. The Haval H7 is a new high-end SUV (real 4WD) based on the Haval SC60 (a concept car), which was unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show 2010). 4800/1938/1785 with a wheelbase of 2915mm. The model meets Euro5 emission standards. The maximum speed is 180km/h. It is scheduled to be launched in 2013.
 The model comes with Great Wall Motor's original 2.0-liter GW4C20 direct-injection turbo engine (maximum output: 160kW/maximum torque: 324Nm) and 6-speed AT. It is equipped with adaptive cruise control (ACC), omnidirectional airbag set, a headlight system - AFS (Adaptive Front-Lighting System), back-up system with monitor and front and rear radar, and smart key.

Note: Although it was not an official announcement, models under Voleex brand were all exhibited under Great Wall brand. (For example, the Voleex C20 EV was exhibited as the Great Wall C20 EV.)

 



Great Wall Motor's new-generation hybrid power system platform


Great Wall Motor's new-generation hybrid power system platform


Great Wall Motor's new-generation hybrid power system platform


Great Wall Motor's new-generation hybrid power system platform
Great Wall Motor's new-generation hybrid power system platform: It is second-generation plug-in hybrid system.


Great Wall Motor's Haval E


Great Wall Motor's Haval E
Great Wall Motor's Haval E: It is a PHV-version SUV concept car (3-door, 2-seat).


Great Wall Motor's Haval H7
Great Wall Motor's Haval H7: It is a new high-end SUV (real 4WD) that is scheduled to be launched in 2013.

 

 



Brilliance Auto: exhibits four models that debut including Brilliance H530 REEV and A0-class Brilliance H230


Models exhibited Summary
Brilliance H530 REEV  Debut. The Brilliance H530 REEV is a range-extended EV (C-class strategic sedan) that is based on the Brilliance H530 (launched in August 2011), which was designed by Italy-based Pininfarina. The gross vehicle weight is 1,890kg; the vehicle weight is 1,500kg. The maximum speed is 120km/h. The cruising range is up to 300km (up to 60km in EV mode (constant speed: 60km/h)). Brilliance is scheduled to begin a test run in Shenyang city in 2013.
 The model comes with an 846cc 2-cylinder engine and a drive secondary battery (total capacity: more than 10kWh). It is equipped with front/side airbags for driver's and passenger seats, back-up radar, and MASR (anti-slip regulation at acceleration time).
Jinbei Dahaishi L EV  Debut. The Jinbei Dahaishi L EV is a longer-sized EV small bus (10-seat), which is based on Toyota's former Hiace. 5420/1880/2285 with a wheelbase of 3110mm. The cruising range in one full-charge is up to 80km in European NEDC mode and up to 110km at a constant speed of 40km/h. It takes 11 to 12 hours to charge the battery (charging status: 0-100%) from a regular outlet (220V).
 The model comes with a lithium iron phosphate battery (rated voltage: 288V, total capacity: 35kWh), a drive motor (operating voltage: 252-328V, rated output: 30kW/maximum output: 65kW, rated torque: 124Nm/maximum torque: 270Nm).
Brilliance H230  Debut. The Brilliance H230 is an A0-class compact sedan (entry model). 4390/1703/1482 with a wheelbase of 2570mm. The model comes with a Brilliance Auto's original 1.5L engine, BM15 (maximum output: 77kW/maximum torque: 143Nm) and 5-speed AMT. It is equipped with front-seat airbag and a back-up radar. The model mainly competes with Chery Cowin 2, MG 3, and Chevrolet Sail. It will be launched in August 2012 (selling price: 60,000-80,000 RMB).
Grand Brilliance II
concept
 Debut. The Grand Brilliance II concept is a second-generation concept car (B-class, 5-seat) of the Grand Brilliance, a high-end model that Brilliance Auto is currently planning to mass-produce. 4910/1865/1480 with a wheelbase of 2900mm. The model adopts Brilliance Auto's original new platform. It is equipped with a panoramic roof that integrates rear window and sunroof, and an LED headlamp.
 The commercially-available model of the Grand Brilliance II concept mainly competes with Roewe 950, Besturn B70, New Mazda 6, Sonata, and Kia K5. The carmaker is considering using its original 2.0TGDI turbo engine/BMW model engine and 6-speed AT. The model meets Euro 5 emission standards. It is scheduled to be launched in 2014 (selling price: 150,000-200,000 RMB).

Note: Brilliance Auto announced in the presentation that it was planning to begin a test run of an A0-class EV passenger car (not exhibited at this Motor Show), which is currently being developed, in Shenyang in 2013.

 



Brilliance Auto's Brilliance H530 REEV


Brilliance Auto's Brilliance H530 REEV
Brilliance Auto's Brilliance H530 REEV: It is a range-extended EV. Italy-based Pininfarina designs the model.


Brilliance Auto's Jinbei Dahaishi L EV


Brilliance Auto's Jinbei Dahaishi L EV
Brilliance Auto's Jinbei Dahaishi L EV: It is a long-sized EV small bus (10-seat) based on Toyota former Hiace.


Brilliance Auto's Brilliance H230


Brilliance Auto's Brilliance H230
Brilliance Auto's Brilliance H230: It is an A0-class entry small sedan.


Brilliance Auto's Grand Brilliance II concept
Brilliance Auto's Grand Brilliance II concept: It is a second-generation concept car of high-end commercially-available model, Grand Brilliance.

 

 



JAC (Jianghuai Automobile): unveils four models including new-energy vehicles - Heyue iREV and Tongyue iEV II - and Rein II


Models exhibited Summary
New Heyue iREV
(PHV)
 The New Heyue iREV is a commercially-available model (4-seat, B-class) of range-extended PHV "Heyue plug-in". 4590/1765/1465mm. The gross vehicle weight is 1870kg; the vehicle weight is 1570kg. The maximum speed is 120km/h. The cruising range is up to 350km; In EV mode, it is up to 50km (60km/h, constant speed). It takes six hours to charge the battery on a regular household outlet (no quick charge function). The fuel economy is improved by about 30% compared to the gasoline-powered model. Approval for commercial production was already listed up in the government's public notice in December 2011. The model is scheduled to be launched around the beginning of 2013.
 The model comes with a 1-liter 3-cylinder engine (maximum output: 37kW/4000rpm), lithium iron phosphate battery (voltage: 307V, total capacity: 10.75kWh, per-unit capacity: 35Ah), which is produced jointly with other companies, drive permanent magnet synchronous motor (rated voltage: 307V, rated output: 30kW/maximum output: 58kW), and permanent magnet synchronous motor for electric power generation (rated output: 21.5kW/maximum output: 33kW).
Tongyue iEV II (EV)  Debut. The Tongyue iEV II (EV) is a second-generation of Tongyue EV (4-seat sedan, improved 71 items compared to the first-generation model). 4155/1650/1445 with a wheelbase of 2400mm. The gross vehicle weight is 1500kg; the vehicle weight is 1200kg. A total of 1,000 units were sold, to individual customers included, on a trial basis in Hefei city, Anhui province in December 2011. The selling price is 75,000 RMB (after the government's subsidy is subtracted).
 The model comes with lithium iron phosphate battery (total capacity: 15.2kWh/per-unit capacity: 50Ah), which is produced jointly with other companies, and permanent magnet brushless motor (rated voltage: 320V, rated output: 11kW/rated torque: 42Nm/rated revolution speed: 3000rpm). The maximum cruising range is 100km in European NEDC mode and 150km at a constant speed of 60km/h. It takes seven hours to charge the battery on a regular household outlet (no quick charge function).
Heyue SC  Debut. The Heyue SC is a sports car (2-door, 4-seat/RR-type, model code: "S-11"), which JAC developed through an alliance with TJ Innova Engineering & Technology. 4485/1860/1370 with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The model comes with a 2.4-liter turbo engine (maximum output: 121kW/maximum torque: 217Nm) and Mitsubishi-model 5-speed MT, "F5M42". The maximum speed is 205km/h. The fuel economy at a constant speed (announced by the carmaker) is 7.8L/100km. The model is scheduled to be launched in 2013 (selling price is more than 200,000 RMB).
Rein II  Debut. The Rein II is a second-generation of the fully-remodeled Rein. The model comes with a new platform that the carmaker developed independently. 4430/1857/1660 with a wheelbase of 2640mm. It is equipped with a start-stop system, 2.0-liter TCI gasoline/1.9-liter CTI third-generation high-pressure common-rail diesel engine and 6-speed MT/6-speed DCT. It features smart keyless system and side/curtain airbag. The model is scheduled to be launched at the end of 2012 (selling price: 100,000-150,000 RMB).

Note 1: At the powertrain booth, JAC exhibited five new engines (1.3-liter 1.3E100 alcohol-fueled engine, 1.5-liter TGDI gasoline engine, 2.0-liter TCI gasoline engine, third-generation common-rail 1.9-liter CTI diesel engine, and 2.8-liter China 4 (equivalent to Euro4) diesel engine), and also displayed a new 6-speed DCT (HFC DTF630 DCT, jointly developed with Germany-based Hofer).

Note 2: Under its five-year plan for new-energy vehicles through 2015, JAC announced a plan in which it would develop the third-generation Tongyue EV between 2012 and 2013 and would develop a new EV platform starting in 2013. The carmaker will also prepare production capacity for drive secondary battery/motor and electronic control unit (ECU), targeting to produce/sell 100,000 new-energy vehicles a year under its own brand and to be ranked in the top 3.



JAC's new Heyue iREV


JAC's new Heyue iREV
JAC's new Heyue iREV: It is a commercially-available model of range-extended PHV, "Heyue plug-in" (both pictures).


JAC's Tongyue iEV II
JAC's Tongyue iEV II: It is second-generation Tongyue EV
(4-seat EV sedan). A total of 71 items are improved from
the first-generation model.


JAC's Heyue SC
JAC's Heyue SC: It is a sports car that JAC developed through
an alliance with TJ Innova Engineering & Technology.
(2-door, 4-seat/RR-type, model code: "S-11").
It is scheduled to be launched in 2013
(selling price: more than 200,000 RMB).


JAC's Rein II


JAC's Rein II
JAC's Rein II: It is a fully-remodeled second-generation Rein. It is equipped with a start-stop system. It is scheduled to be launched at the end of 2012 (selling price: 100,000-150,000 RMB).

 

 



Zotye Auto: exhibits its first sedan, Zotye Z300, and city SUV concept, Zotye T600


Models exhibited Summary
Zotye Z300  The Zotye Z300 is a midsize family car (model code: "Zotye A01", A+ class strategic model), which is Zotye Auto's first sedan. 4565/1766/1493 with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The total fuel economy (announced by the carmaker) is 6.7L/100km. It is reported that, excluding the grille, the front face mostly looks like that of the Civic and that the line around the rear door looks like that of the 10th-generation Corolla. The model is produced at the Xiaoshan plant in Hangzhou City. It is scheduled to be launched in May 2012 (selling price: 62,900-69,900 RMB).
 The model comes with a 1.5-liter 4A91S Mitsubishi MIVEC engine (maximum output: 88kW/maximum torque: 147Nm), which is made by Dong'an Mitsubishi Engine, and 5-speed MT/4-speed AT. It is equipped with LED rear combination lamp and back-up radar as standard equipment and also with six airbags. The model uses the Zotye Auto's new platform. Lotus Engineering is in charge of improvement and adjustment of the chassis.
Zotye T600  The Zotye T600 is a concept car (model code: Zotye B11) that is to be the base of a commercially-available model of midsize city SUV that Zotye Auto develops independently. 4635/1892/1668 with a wheelbase of 2800mm. The exterior is reported to be look like that of the Audi Q5. The model comes with Zotye Auto's original 1.5-liter turbo engine (maximum output: 115kW/154 horsepower). It is equipped with multiple airbags, cruise control system, and GPS car navigation system. The Yongkang plant in Zhejiang province produces the model. It will be launched as early as in 2012.



Zotye Auto's Zotye Z300



Zotye Auto's Zotye Z300
Zotye Auto's Zotye Z300: It is a midsize family car (A+ class strategic model) - Zotye Auto's first sedan.


Zotye Auto's Zotye T600
Zotye Auto's Zotye T600: It is a midsize city SUV concept.
The commercially-available model will be launched
as early as in 2012.

 

 



Lifan Auto: exhibits A+ class new sedan and a successor of Lifan 520 family sedan


Models exhibited Summary
Lifan 720  The Lifan 720 is a new sedan (A+ class) that Lifan Auto independently developed. 4700/1765/1490 with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The maximum speed is 180km/h. The model is scheduled to be launched around June 2012 (selling price: 80,000-90,000 RMB).
 The model comes with Lifan Auto's 1.8-liter CVVT engine, LFB479Q (maximum output: 94.3kW/maximum torque: 159Nm) and 5-speed MT. It is equipped with LED rear lamp, and front-seat airbags as standard equipment. The upper-level model is also equipped with front-row side airbags and curtain airbags.
Lifan 530  The Lifan 530 is a successor of a family sedan, "Lifan 520". The model has 10mm wider wheelbase than the Lifan 520 and also has a larger body. It comes with a 1.3-liter VVT engine and 5-speed MT. Front-seat airbags are equipped as standard. Side airbag, sunroof, and back-up radar are available as optional equipment. The model is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2012.

Note: In the presentation, Lifan Auto announced that it would launch the Lifan 820, a large SUV, and MPV (none of them were exhibited at this Motor Show) and would establish a lineup of passenger cars that cover A0 to B-class including new-energy vehicles.

 



Lifan Auto's Lifan 720


Lifan Auto's Lifan 720
Lifan Auto's Lifan 720: It is an A+ class new sedan that Lifan Auto independently developed. It is scheduled to be launched around June 2012 (selling price: 80,000-90,000 RMB).


Lifan Auto's Lifan 530


Lifan Auto's Lifan 530
Lifan Auto's Lifan 530: It is a new family sedan and is a successor of the "Lifan 520". It is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2012.

 

 



Exhibition of other major models (planned) to be launched in 2012 including eight new commercially-available models and one new-energy vehicle


OEM Exhibition
model
Launch
(planning)
Length/Width/
Height/Wheelbase
(mm)
Engine
(max. output/max. torque),
transmission
Remarks
Chery Automobile New Eastar May 2012 4866/1840/
1500/2768
(The wheelbase is 68mm longer than that of the former model)
ACTECO DVVT
1.8L (97kW/170Nm)/
2.0L (102kW/182Nm),
2nd-generation original CVT
 The New Eastar is all-new fully-remodeled Eastar (sedan for public service/commercial use).
Cowin 5 April 2012 4770/1815/
1445/2700
ACTECO 1.8L (97kW/170Nm),
MT/CVT
 The Cowin 5 is a new family car (B-class sedan) based on the Eastar in the Cowin series. The selling price is 75,800-101,800 RMB.
Riich G3 2012 4610/1760/
1478/2610
ACTECO DVVT
1.6L (93kW/160Nm),
CVT/MT
 The Riich G3 is a new sedan (A-class, model code: "Chery A22") that is based on the Chery A5 platform. The selling price is 69,800-86,800 RMB. The 2012 sales target is 35,000-50,000 units.
BYD e6 Luxury version(EV) n.a.
(Limited local sales including sales for individual customers began in 2011.)
4560/1822/
1630/2830
The drive system (maximum output: 75kW) uses the carmaker's original lithium iron phosphate battery.(capacity: 200Ah).  The e6 Luxury version(EV) is a high-end model of BYD's first commercially-available EV-version crossover. The cruising range is up to 300km. It takes six hours to fully charge the battery using household charging equipment that BYD provides for free. The maximum speed is 140km/h. The limited-sales volume is 63 units in 2010 and 401 units in 2011.
Geely Holding Group Emgrand EX8 2012 4840/1845/
1715/2800
2.0L ω4D20-type/2.4Lδ-4G24-type,6MT/6AT/7DCT  The Emgrand EX8 is a large high-end SUV (3-row, 7-seat, AWD) under the Emgrand brand. The carmaker plans to produce the model at the Chengdu plant.
Emgrand EV8 2012 4840/1830/
1750/2950
 The Emgrand EV8 is a large high-end commercial MPV (3-row, 6/7/8-seat) under the Emgrand brand. The carmaker plans to produce the model at the Jinan plant.
Englon SC6 2012 4340/1690/
1435/2502
Geely's
β-4G-type 1.3L/1.5L,
5MT/4AT
 The Englon SC6 is a compact family car (sedan) under Englon brand. The carmaker plans to produce the model at the Taizhou plant.
Great Wall Motor Haval M4 May 2012 3961/1728/
1617/2383
GW4G15-type
1.5L(78kW/138Nm),
5MT (The carmaker plans to add CVT)
 The Haval M4 is a compact SUV (FF, 2WD), which is based on the Florid. The selling price is about 60,000-70,000 RMB.
Brilliance Auto Jinbei Zhishang S30 2012 3995/1725/
1644/2500
4A13-type 1.3L (65kW/120Nm)/
4A15-type 1.5L (75kW/135Nm),
5MT
 The Jinbei Zhishang S30 is a compact city SUV, which is produced at the Mianyang plant. The selling price is 60,000-80,000 RMB.


Chery Automobile's New Eastar


Chery Automobile's New Eastar
Chery Automobile's New Eastar: It is a fully-remodeled New Eastar (for public service/commercial use).


Chery Automobile's Cowin 5


Chery Automobile7s Riich G3
Chery Automobile's Cowin 5: It is a B-class family sedan based on the Eastar. Chery Automobile's Riich G3: It is a new A-class sedan based on the Chery A5 platform.


BYD Auto's e6 luxury version


BYD Auto's e6 luxury version
BYD Auto's e6 luxury version: It is a high-end model of BYD Auto's first commercially-available EV-version crossover.


Geely Holding Group's Emgrand EV8


Brilliance Auto's Jinbei Zhishang S30
Geely Holding Group's Emgrand EV8: It is a large high-end commercial MPV. It is equipped with a star-stop system, GSG, as optional. Brilliance Auto's Jinbei Zhishang S30: It is a compact city SUV that is scheduled to be launched in 2012.

 

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