Shanghai Motor Show 2013 (3): Seven major US and European OEMs

30 new models premiered from GM/Ford/Chrysler/VW/PSA/BMW/Daimler

2013/06/14

Summary

 This is a MarkLines' report on covering exhibits by three US OEMs - GM/Ford/Chrysler - and four European OEMs-VW/PSA/BMW/Daimler (including the Denza brand, that was jointly developed with BYD) at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show (The 15th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition).

Related Reports:
Shanghai Motor Show 2013:
  (1) Seven major Chinese state-run OEMs, (2) Six emerging major Chinese OEMs, (4): Eight major Japanese OEMs, Hyundai, and Qoros

North American International Auto Show 2013: (1) US and European OEMs, (2) Asian OEMs


 

Main new models exhibited by seven major US and European OEMs at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show

OEM New model
(gasoline/diesel)
New-energy vehicle
(new model only)
GM * Chevrolet Cruze 2box
* new Cadillac XTS, CTS Coupe, ATS
* Chevrolet Sail SPRINGO (EV)
* new Buick Riviera (PHV)
Ford * Ford Escort concept, all-new Mondeo
Chrysler * Jeep Ziyouguang, new Grand Cherokee SRT8
VW * VW Gran Lavida, Sagitar GLI, all-new Jetta
* Skoda Rapid
* Audi A3 3box, new S3 sport
* VW CrossBlue Coupe (PHV), CrossBlue (PHV), E-Lavida (EV), XL1 (PHV), VW PHV concept car
PSA * Citroen all-new Elysee
* DS 5
* Peugeot new 301
* Citroen TECHNOSPACE (HV)
* DS Wild Rubis (PHV)
* Peugeot Hybrid Air cut-model
BMW * BMW Concept X4
Daimler Group * Mercedes-Benz Concept GLA * Denza 2box (EV)
Note:1. Models include new concept cars and new models launched in January 2013 and later
* The following abbreviations are used in this report.
"EV": "Battery Electric Vehicle"
"HV": "Hybrid Electric Vehicle"
"PHV": "Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle"
"REEV": "Range-Extended Electric Vehicle"
"GDI": "Gasoline Direct Injection"
"ISG": "Integrated Starter Generator"
"BSG": "Belt Driven Starter Generator"
"TCI": "Turbo Charging with Inter-cooling"
"DVVT": "Dual Variable Valve Timing"
 2. In this report, a standard charging or a standard household charging means recharging from a 220V outlet.


GM: 6 models including Riviera (premiered)/Cruze 2box/Cadillac (Chinese production model)

▽New model (gasoline/diesel)
OEM Model Summary
Shanghai GM Chevrolet
Cruze 2box
 The model made its debut in China at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Chevrolet Cruze 2box is a 5-door hatchback of the Cruze (GM's global strategic car). Length 4510 mm/width 1797 mm/ height 1477 mm with a wheelbase of 2685 mm (sedan: Length 4598 mm/width 1797 mm/height 1477mm with a wheelbase of 2685mm). The model mainly competes with VW Golf 6/Gran Lavida.
 The Shenyang plant will start producing the model in 2013 (as early as in July) to launch it (In May 2013, GM won the government approval for commercial production). The selling price is at the same level as the sedan version locally made in China (selling price: 108,900-159,900 RMB).
 The power system combines a 1.6-liter turbocharged or a 1.8-liter gasoline engine with 5-speed MT/6-speed AT with manual mode. The model features  a On Board Diagnostics (OBD)/ECU made by Hitachi Automotive Products Ltd(Suzhou).
new
Cadillac
XTS
 The new Cadillac XTS is a high-end sedan that Shanghai GM plans to produce. Length 5131mm/width 1852mm/height 1501 mm with a wheelbase of 2837mm. The maximum speed is 209km/h. The 0km/h to 100km/h acceleration time is 8.1 seconds. The sales and import of the model began in March 2013 (The standard price starts at 349,900 RMB). The sales volume in the first month exceeded 2,000 units.
 The power system combines a 2.0-liter turbo gasoline engine/3.6-liter V6 gasoline engine with a 6-speed AT (6T70) with manual mode. The model features Magnetic Ride Control (MRC:an electromagnetic variable damper) and "OnStar" telematics system.
Cadillac
CTS Coupe
 The Cadillac CTS Coupe is a high-end coupe (rear-wheel-drive) that Shanghai GM plans to produce. The standard price starts at 648,000 RMB (the standard price for the CTS model starts at 448,000 RMB).
 The model exhibited (an existing commercial model) is Length 4789 mm/Width 1883 mm /height 1426 mm with a wheelbase of 2880mm. The model features a 3rd-generation "FE3" suspension. The maximum speed is 241km/h. The 0km/h to 100km/h acceleration time is 7.3 seconds.
 The power system combines a 3.6-liter V6 SIDI direct-injection gasoline engine (maximum output: 237kW/maximum torque: 373Nm) with a 6-speed AT. The model features OnStar telematics system.
Cadillac
ATS
 Reference exhibit. The Cadillac ATS is an entry model of the Cadillac brand. Shanghai GM plans to produce the model in 2014 or later. In 2013, the import and sales are scheduled to begin. The main competitors are the BMW 3 series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
 The import model is Length 4643 mm/ width 1805 mm/height 1421 mm with a wheelbase of 2775 mm. The model comes with a 2.0-liter turbo or 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder gasoline engine or a 3.6-liter V6 gasoline engine. The model made locally in Chain combines a 2.0-liter turbo engine with a 6-speed AT with manual mode; the selling price is reported to start at 300,000 RMB.

 

Chevrolet Cruze 2box
Shanghai GM: Chevrolet Cruze 2box
new Cadillac XTS new Cadillac XTS
Shanghai GM: new Cadillac XTS
Cadillac CTS Coupe
Shanghai GM: Cadillac CTS Coupe

 


▽New-energy vehicle
OEM Model Summary
GM new Buick
Riviera
(PHV)
 The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The new Buick Riviera is a concept car (fastback) of the latest Buick Riviera (Chinese name is "Weilai"), which has led the high-end personal coupe market in the US. The model is designed with a new younger generation in China in mind. It is a high-premium, high-end coupe that is designed with water flow as its theme. The model features a gull-wing door that gives an image of the wings of a swan. A joint venture development center (Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center) with SAIC Motor Corporation took the initiative for development.
 *Note: The Buick Riviera was a model produced from 1963MY to 1999MY.
 GM announced that the model would feature "INTELLIDRIVE" smart drive system, "eAWD" Electronic All Wheel Drive, "W-PHEV" wireless plug-in hybrid system. It is equipped with a plug-in charging device and can also be charged with a non-contact charging system.
 The model features Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile communications system that provides a faster and more comfortable mobile environment, a 360-degree surround view system and 3D Head-Up Display(3D HUD) with 10 video sensors and 18 distance detection sensors, and a night vision system.
Shanghai GM Chevrolet
Sail SPRINGO
(EV)
 The Chevrolet Sail SPRINGO is a commercial model of an EV hatchback, which GM developed for China based on the Chevrolet Sail. Length 3947 mm/width 1690 mm/height1507 mm with a wheelbase of 2465 mm. The vehicle weight is 1,385kg. The model was launched in December 2012. The standard price is 258,000 RMB (including incentives equivalent). *Note: In December 2012, Shanghai GM produced 20 units and sold 14 units. In January though April 2013, no unit was produced and sold.
 The cruising range is 200km at a constant speed of 60km/h and up to 130km (based on the press release by Shanghai GM) in standard combined mode. The 0km/h to 100km/h acceleration time is 10.4 seconds. The electric consumption announced by Shanghai GM is 15kWh/100km. It takes about 12 hours to charge the battery from a 220V/10A power source and about seven hours from a 16A power source.
 The power system
 (1) an iron phosphate Lithium-ion power battery unit: features an active liquid cooling system. Total capacity: 21.4kWh, charging output: 3.3kW
 (2) a permanent magnet synchronous motor for front-wheel drive: maximum output: 85kW/maximum torque: 510Nm
 (3) a main decelerator: combination of the reduction ratio of 3.17.
 The model features a front-seat airbag, ABS+EBD, Hill Start Assist system(HAS), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), Traction control System(TCS), and "OnStar" telematics system as standard equipment.

 

new Buick Riviera new Buick Riviera
GM: new Buick Riviera (PHV)
Chevrolet Sail SPRINGO Chevrolet Sail SPRINGO
Shanghai GM: Chevrolet Sail SPRINGO (EV)

 

 



Ford: 2 models - Escort concept (premiered) and latest Mondeo

▽New model (gasoline/diesel)
OEM Model Summary
Ford Escort
concept
 The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Escort concept is the concept car of a C-segment sedan that Ford developed for China. The model boasts a spacious interior for families and an elegant design that fits the taste of the Chinese people. Local production is scheduled to begin at the beginning of 2014 to launch the model.
 The former model is a compact low-end car that Ford's European division produced from 1967 to 2002. Models which have the same model names, but different designs, were produced in North America for a long time.
Changan Ford all-new
Mondeo
 The model made its debut in Asia at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The all-new Mondeo is the latest fully-redesigned Mondeo (flagship sedan). The Chongqing plant of Changan Ford produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched in July 2013.
 The model combines a 1.5-liter EcoBoost GTDi turbo direct-injection engine (maximum output: 133kW/maximum torque: 240Nm) with a 6-speed AT with "SelectShift" manual mode (Changan Ford plans to add a model with a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine).
 The model features LED head/rear lamp, Ford smart key (My Key), emergency assist (EA) system, keyless system, ESC (=ESP), in-vehicle multi communications/entertainment system (SYNC/My Ford Touch).

 

Escort concept Escort concept
Ford: Escort concept
all-new Mondeo all-new Mondeo
Changan Ford: all-new Mondeo

 

 



Chrysler: Midsize SUV with 9-speed AT and latest Grand Cherokee

▽New model (gasoline/diesel)
OEM Model Summary
GAC Fiat Jeep
Ziyouguang
 The model made its debut in Asia at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Jeep Ziyouguang is a passenger car with the world's first 9-speed AT - a high-end midsize urban SUV. Length 4624 mm/width 1858 mm/height 1710 mm with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The model mainly competes with Audi Q5. Local production is scheduled to begin at the end of 2013 to launch the model. (The import and the sales of the model will begin in September 2013. The selling price is about 400,000-500,000 RMB)
 The model consists of Active Drive II all-wheel-drive system, a 2.4-liter MultiAir2/Tigershark 14 gasoline engine (maximum output: 137kW/maximum torque: 232Nm), and a 9-speed AT made in the US. It features EPS.
Jeep new
Grand Cherokee
SRT8
 The new Grand Cherokee SRT8 is the latest sporty version of the Grand Cherokee, the full-size high-end SUV. Length 4846 mm/width 1954 mm/ height 1749 mm with a wheelbase of 2914mm. The fuel consumption announced by Jeep is 10.4L/100km.
 The import and sales of the model made in the US are scheduled to begin in June 2013. The selling price is about 100,000 RMB higher (600,000-800,000 RMB or 900,000-1,300,000 RMB) than that of the former model.
 The model combines a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 gasoline engine (maximum output: 344kW/maximum torque: 624Nm) with a 8-speed AT made by ZF. Seven drive modes are available. The model features an LED lamp and a front/rear radar system.

Note: Among models that Jeep imported and sold in China in 2012, the Compass was sold best, followed by the Wrangler, and the Grand Cherokee Rubicon.

 

Jeep Ziyouguang
GAC Fiat: Jeep Ziyouguang
all-new Grand Cherokee SRT8 all-new Grand Cherokee SRT8
Jeep: all-new Grand Cherokee SRT8

 

 



VW: 11 models including CrossBlue Coupe (premiered) and Audi A3 sedan

▽New model (gasoline/diesel)
OEM Model Summary
Shanghai VW VW Gran Lavida  The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Gran Lavida is Shanghai VW's new strategic hatchback that integrates fashionability and practicality. Length 4454 mm/ width 1765 mm/ height 1460 mm with a wheelbase of 2610mm. The model is scheduled to be launched in June 2013. The selling price is 100,000-150,000 RMB (117,900-169,900 RMB for a sedan version).
 The model exhibited delivers a maximum speed of 200km/h. The fuel consumption at a constant speed of 90km/h is 4.9L/100km. The power system combines a 1.4-liter TSI turbo gasoline engine (maximum speed: 96kW/maximum torque: 220Nm) with a 7-speed DSG (dual clutch transmission: DCT). The model meets Euro4/5 emission standards. It features an LED rear lamp.
Skoda Rapid  The Rapid is a new compact sedan that Skoda produces locally in China (fourth strategic model that Skoda produces in China, Skoda positions it between the Octavia and the Fabia. Length 4501 mm/ width 1706 mm/ height 1469 mm with a wheelbase of 2603mm. The luggage room is wide at 466L. Shanghai VW produces the model. It was launched in April 2013. The standard price is 79,900-116,900 RMB.
 The model combines a 1.4-liter (maximum output: 66kW/maximum torque: 132Nm) or a 1.6-liter (81kW/155Nm) Shanghai VW EA211 gasoline engine with 5-speed MT/6-speed AT. The model meets Euro4 emission standards (with OBD) The fuel consumption at a constant speed of 90km/h is 4.6L/100km for the MT model with a 1.4-liter engine and 4.7L/100km for the MT model with a 1.6-liter engine, and 5.2L/100km for an AT model with a 1.6-liter engine.
 The model features Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), steering with audio push button, six airbags, ABS+EBD, ESP, and a reverse radar warning system.
FAW-VW All-new Jetta  The all-new Jetta is the latest fully-redesigned version of the Jetta, an entry sedan that is popular nationwide as the Shanghai VW Santana is. Length 4487mm/width 1706mm/ height 1470 mm with a wheelbase of 2603mm (the New Santana: Length 4473/width 1706/height 1469 with a wheelbase of 2603mm). The model was officially launched in March 2013 (FAW VW started the pre-order sales in January). The standard price is 83,440-118,840 RMB.
 The maximum speed is 185km/h. The fuel consumption announced by FAW VW is 5.2L/100km at a constant speed of 90km/h.
 The power system combines a 1.6-liter EA211 4-cylindler gasoline engine (maximum speed: 81kW/maximum torque: 160Nm) with 5-speed MT/6-speed AT. The model meets Euro4/5 emission standards.
 The model features ESP (=ESC), ACC, and a car air conditioner that filters PM0.1-PM0.3 airborne particulates.
Sagitar GLI  The model made its debut in Asia at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Sagitar GLI is the New Sagitar (a highest-end model among VW compact segment models), which is different from the exiting Sagitar in exterior design and interior. Length 4644 mm/ width 1778 mm / height 1482 mm with a wheelbase of 2651mm. The model has a grille reflecting a honeycomb. The model was unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show in April 2013 and launched at the same time. The selling price is 225,800 RMB.
 Like the Sagitar GTI, the power system combines a 2.0-liter TSI turbo gasoline engine (EA888, maximum output: 147kW/maximum torque: 280Nm) with a 6-speed DSG (=DCT). The model meets Euro5 emission standards. It features ESP (=ESC) and a car navigation system.
Audi
A3 3box
 The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Audi A3 3box is a sedan model (compact car, 4WD) of the Audi A3. Length 4456 mm/width 1796 mm/height 1416 mm with a wheelbase of 2637mm. The model is longer and wider than the A3 Sportback. FAW VW announced that production would begin at its Guangdong (Foshan) plant in 2014 (The import and sales will begin in June 2013). The selling price is 220,000-300,000 RMB.
 The power system combines a 1.4-liter (maximum output: 89kW) or 1.8-liter (maximum output: 132kW) new TFSI turbo gasoline engine with a 6-speed DSG (S Tronic) and quattro 4WD system. The model features an LED head lamp and ACC. The combined fuel consumption announced by FAW VW is 4.7L/100km for a model with a 1.4-liter engine and 5.6L/100km for a model with a 1.8-liter engine.
new Audi S3
sport
 The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Audi S3 sport is a derivative sports sedan (4-door) of the Audi A3. The 0km/h to100km/h acceleration time is 4.7 seconds. The model mainly competes with the BMW 1 series and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. The import and sale are scheduled to begin as early as in September 2013. The selling price is about 350,000-400,000 RMB.
 *Note: The Audi S3 Sportback, which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show held in March 2013, is a 5-door model.
 The power system combines a 2.0-liter Audi latest TFSI turbo gasoline engine with 6-speed MT/6-speed DSG (S Tronic) and quattro 4WD.

Note: The import and sales of the Audi A6 Hybrid and A8L Hybrid, both of which made their debut in Asia at this Motor Show., is scheduled to begin in 2013.

 

VW Gran Lavida VW Gran Lavida
Shanghai VW: VW Gran Lavida
Skoda Rapid Skoda Rapid
Shanghai VW: Skoda Rapid
all-new Jetta all-new Jetta
FAW-VW: all-new Jetta
VW Sagitar GLI VW Sagitar GLI
FAW-VW: VW Sagitar GLI
A3 3box A3 3box
Audi A3 3box
New Audi S3 sport New Audi S3 sport
New Audi S3 sport

 

▽New-energy vehicle
OEM Model Summary
Shanghai VW VW
Cross Blue
Coupe (PHV)
 The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The CrossBlue Coupe is a concept car (5-seater, midsize 4WD model) of a plug-in hybrid SUV having novel design. Like the "CrossBlue," 7-seater large SUV, Shanghai VW will start producing the model at its Changsha plant in Hunan Province in 2015 to launch it.
 Length 4889 mm/width 2015 mm/height 1679 mm with a wheelbase of 2980mm. The production model shares the "MQB" platform with VW Golf. It responds to gasoline, diesel, and CNG. Five drive modes - Eco/Sport/Offroad (4WD)/EV/Charge - are available.
 The fuel consumption is 6.9L/100km in HV mode and 3.0L/100km (NEDC mode) in PHV mode. The cruising range in EV mode is 33km (NEDC mode). The 0km/h to 100km/h acceleration time is 5.9 seconds. The maximum speed is 236km/h.
 The PHV power system (maximum output: 305kW/maximum torque: 700Nm) consists of TSI V6 EA390 turbo power gasoline engine (maximum output: 220kW), two power motors (maximum output: 40kW for front wheels/85kW for rear wheels, maximum torque: 180Nm for front wheels/270Nm for rear wheels), a power Lithium-ion battery (total capacity: 9.9kWh, eight modules), and a 6-speed dual-clutch "DSG" (type: DQ400E).
VW
CrossBlue
(PHV)
 The model made its global debut at the Detroit Motor Show held in January 2013. The VW CrossBlue is a plug-in hybrid concept car (4WD) of large 7-seater SUV. Like the "CrossBlue Coupe," the 5-seater SUV, Shanghai VW will begin production at its Changsha plant in Hunan Province in 2015 to launch it. The model mainly competes with Toyota Highlander and Ford Edge.
 Length 4987 mm/width 2015 mm/height 1733 mm with a wheelbase of 2980mm. The model shares the "MQB" platform with VW Golf.
 The fuel consumption in EPA mode is 33MPG (city)/37MPG (highway) (combined 89MPGe). The fuel consumption in NEDC mode is 4.9L/100km in HV mode and 2.1L/100km in PHV mode.
 The 0km to 100km/h acceleration time is 7.5 seconds. The maximum speed is 204km/h and 120km/h in EV mode. The cruising range in EV mode is 33km in NEDC mode and 13.7 miles in EPA mode.
 The PHV power system (maximum output: 225kW/maximum torque: 700Nm) consists of a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine (maximum output: 140kW/maximum torque: 400Nm, for front-wheel-drive), two power motors (maximum output: 40kW for front wheels/85kW for rear wheels, maximum torque: 180Nm for front wheels/270Nm for rear wheels), a power Lithium ion battery (total capacity: 9.8kWh, total voltage: 370V, eight modules) and 6-speed dual-clutch "DSG".
VW E-Lavida
(EV)
 The E-Lavida is a concept car of EV sedan that is based on the VW Lavida. The vehicle weight is 1576kg (including 353kg of a power secondary battery unit). The maximum speed is 135km/h. The cruising range is 125km in NEDC mode. The 0km/h to 100km/h acceleration time is 11.3 seconds. Shanghai VW plans to produce the model.
 The power system delivers rated output: 50kW/maximum output: 85kW and rated torque: 160Nm/maximum torque: 270Nm. The power secondary battery unit (total capacity: 23.6kWh/total voltage: 294V) adopts an iron phosphate Lithium-ion battery that is composed of 368 cells. It takes 7 hours to charge the battery from a 220/230V power source and 3.5 hours from a 380/400V power source. The model features ESP.
VW VW PHV
concept car
 The model made its debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The model is a plug-in hybrid concept car (7-seater) for families, which VW jointly developed with a vehicle-design college in China.
 The PHV power system features an independent power motor and a range-extender engine. A transparent solar panel is mounted on the roof, which allows the power solar battery to generate electricity. The model features a non-contact guidance wireless charging function. It is equipped with an interior air purification system.
VW XL1
(PHV)
 The VW XL1 is a concept car of a plug-in hybrid fastback. Length 3888 mm/width 1665 mm/height 1153 mm with a wheelbase of 2224 mm. The air resistance coefficient is 0.189. The model features the latest technology including an inlet system of which the opening/closing is electronically controlled. The maximum speed is 160km/h. The 0km/h to 100km/h acceleration time is 12.7 seconds. The cruising range is up to 1127km (up to 50km in EV mode).
 The power system consists of a 0.8-liter turbo power 2-cylinder TDI diesel engine (maximum output: 35kW/maximum torque: 120Nm), a 7-speed DSG (=DCT), a power motor (maximum output: 20kW/maximum torque: 140Nm), and a Lithium-ion battery (capacity: 5.5kWh).
 The power motor provides power to the TDI engine when the vehicle is accelerating, while it works as a regenerate braking system when the vehicle is decelerating. The fuel consumption at a constant speed announced by VW is 0.9L/100km. The CO2 emissions are 21g/km.
 The model features a gull-wing door. Lightweight materials including "CFRP" Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) is used in 45% of the vehicle; the vehicle weight is as light as 795kg (including 227kg of the drive system and 153kg of the transmission).

 

CrossBlue Coupe CrossBlue Coupe
VW CrossBlue Coupe (PHV), which is scheduled to be produced in China starting in 2015
CrossBlue CrossBlue
VW CrossBlue (PHV), which is scheduled to be produced in China starting in 2015
E-Lavida E-Lavida
Shanghai VW: VW E-Lavida (EV)
PHV concept car PHV concept car
VW's PHV concept car
XL1 XL1
VW XL1 (PHV)

 

 



PSA: DS PHV (premiered) and  new-generation MPV's concept car

▽New model (gasoline/diesel)
OEM Model Summary
Dongfeng-
Peugeot-
Citroen
Automobile
new Citroen
Elysee
 The model made its debut in Asia at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. (premiered at the Paris Motor Show held in September 2012). The new Citroen Elysee is the latest fully-redesigned Elysee global strategic car (midsize sedan). The model shares PSA's new platform with the Peugeot 301. Length 4427 mm/ width 1748 mm/ height 1466 mm  with a wheelbase of 2652mm.
 The model mainly competes with Nissan new Sunny and VW new Santana/new Jetta. In 2013, the Wuhan plant will start production to launch it (in May, Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroen Automobile won approval for commercial production from the government). The selling price is about 80,000-110,000 RMB.
 The model combines a 1.6-lliter EC5 CVVT gasoline engine (maximum output: 85kW) with a 6-speed AT.
new
Peugeot 301
 The model made its debut in China at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. (premiered at the 2012 Paris Motor Show). The new Peugeot 301 is a new global strategic sedan. Length 4442 mm/ width 1748 mm/ height 1476 mm with a wheelbase of 2652mm. The model shares PSA's new platform with the new Elysee. Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroen Automobile will start local production as early as at the end of 2013 to launch it (in May, 2013, Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroen Automobile won approval for commercial production from the government). The selling price is about 80,000-110,000 RMB.
 The power system shares a 1.6-liter CVVT engine with the new Peugeot 408 (Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroen Automobile plans to add a model with a 1.2-liter VTi 3-cylinder gasoline engine). The new Peugeot 301 features ESP (=ESC), ABS, four airbags, Bluetooth-compatible hands-free telephone system, and a parking assist.
Changan PSA DS 5  The DS 5 is a first local-production model (crossover) under the DS brand. Length 4530 mm/width 1871 mm/height 1513 mm with a wheelbase of 2727mm. Production is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2013 (the selling price of an import car is 298,800-348,800 RMB).
 The maximum speed is 202km/h. The combined fuel consumption announced by Changan PSA is 7.8L/100km. A sport mode and a snow-area mode are available. The model features ACC, ABS + Electric Brake force Distribution(EBD =EBV) +Acceleration Slip Regulation: Anti-Slip Regulation(ASR), ESP (=ESC), electronic parking brake (EPB), keyless entry, front-seat/side airbag, a curtain airbag that protects the head of front-seat/rear-seat occupants entirely as standard equipment. The high-end model is also equipped with a car navigation system.
 The power system consists of a 1.6-liter THP 160type BVA6 turbo gasoline engine (maximum output: 120kW/maximum torque: 240Nm) and a 6-speed AT with manual mode.

Note:1.Citroen announced that it would additionally introduce (produce) at least one new model including SUV per year during the next three years from 2013.
        2. Citroen's DS division announced that, following the DS5, it planned local production of a C-segment sedan and an SUV.

 

new Citroen Elysee
Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroen Automobile: new Citroen Elysee
new Peugeot 301 new Peugeot 301
Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroen Automobile: new Peugeot 301
DS 5 DS 5
Changan PSA: DS 5

 

▽New-energy vehicle
OEM Model Summary
Citroen Citroen
TECHNOSPACE
(HV)
 The Citroen TECHNOSPACE is a hybrid concept car that is a base model for a production of the new C4 Picasso of MPV. Length 4430 mm/width 1830 mm/height 1610 mm. The model uses the EP2 platform. The fuel consumption announced by Citroen is 2L/100km. The CO2 emissions are 98g/km.
 The model features PSA's newly-developed hybrid system "Hybrid Air System" (* Note), which combines compressed air and gasoline. A 12-inch touch screen drive control system is used.
 (*Note) The System utilizes the energy of compressed air by using a high-pressure tank housed in the center tunnel, a decompression tank housed in the rear suspension member, a hydraulic motor hosed on the transmission, and electronically-controlled epicyclic drive train.
Citroen
DS Division
DS Wild Rubis
(PHV)
 The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The DS Wild Rubis is a plug-in hybrid concept car that shows the philosophy of DS SUV's future design. Length 4700 mm/width 1950 mm/height 1590 mm with a wheelbase of 2900 mm. The cruising range in EV mode is up to 50km. The CO2 emissions are 43g/km.
 The PHV power system (maximum output: 216kW) combines a front-wheel-drive 1.6-liter, 4-cylinder turbo gasoline engine (maximum output: 165kW) with a rear-wheel-drive motor (maximum output: 51kW).
Peugeot Peugeot
Hybrid Air cut-model
 The Peugeot Hybrid Air cut model is a concept car that features "Hybrid Air System" - a new hybrid technology that PSA developed, which combines compressed air with a gasoline engine. The fuel consumption per 100km announced by Peugeot is 2L.
 The model integrates compressed air technology and a new 3-cylinder gasoline engine successfully. It obtained over 80 patents. Depending on road conditions, the driver can shift between an air drive (ZEV) mode, a gasoline drive mode, and a hybrid mode.

Note: PSA did not exhibit the Peugeot 2008, which it plans to launch locally in China by the end of 2014.

 

TECHNOSPACE TECHNOSPACE
The concept car of next generation MPV of PSA: Citroen TECHNOSPACE (HV)
DS Wild Rubis DS Wild Rubis
Citroen DS Division: DS Wild Rubis (PHV)
Hybrid Air cut-model Hybrid Air cut-model
Peugeot Hybrid Air cut-model

 

 



BMW: Premiered new sports coupe concept car and Concept X4

▽New model (gasoline/diesel)
OEM Model Summary
BMW Concept X4  The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Concept X4 is a concept car of new Sports Activity Coupe (SAC).
 Length 4648 mm/width 1915 mm /height 1622 mm with a wheelbase of 2810mm. The model is 50mm shorter than the BMW X3, but otherwise nearly the same size.
 The production model will be additionally introduced in BMW's Spartanburg plant (South Carolina), the U.s, as early as in 2014. The marketing plan in China is unknown.

Note: BMW Brilliance did not exhibit the EV, based on the BMW X1/3-series, of Zinoro joint venture brand, which had been reported to be launched in April 2013.

 

Concept X4 Concept X4
BMW: Concept X4

 

 



Daimler: Premiered new SUV concept and EV concept jointly developed with BYD

▽New model (gasoline/diesel)
OEM Model Summary
Mercedes-
Benz
Concept GLA  The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Concept GLA is a concept car of the new SUV (4WD). The model was developed based on the Mercedes-Benz MFA new platform. Length 4383 mm/ width1978 mm/ height 1579 mm. The power system consists of a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder turbo gasoline engine (maximum output: 211hp/354hp, two versions) and its original 4WD system, 4MATIC, which is reported to be combined with a 7-speed DCT.
 The model features a laser head light. As a projector, it displays on the wall visual data stored in a smart phone or a hard drive. On the roof rail, two detachable high-definition cameras that can take 3D images, are mounted.
 The marketing plan in China is not announced yet. Mercedes-Benz will unveil a production model at the Frankfurt Motor Show to be held in September 2013 with a plan to launch the model in 2014. The model mainly competes with BMW X1 and Audi Q3.
▽New-energy vehicle
OEM Model Summary
BYD- Daimler Denza 2box
(EV)
 The model made its global debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The Denza 2box is a second EV concept car (hatchback) that was jointly developed between Daimler and BYD, following the first model, Denza Tiger unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show held in April 2012.
 The power secondary battery uses an iron phosphate Lithium-ion battery unit made by BYD. It takes two hours to charge the battery to 80%. The cruising range is up to 200km.

Note: Daimler announced that the production model would be unveiled at the Guangzhou Motor Show 2013 to be held in November 2013 and that production would begin at the Shenzhen plant in mid 2014.

 

Concept GLA Concept GLA
Mercedes-Benz: Concept GLA
Denza 2box Denza 2box
BYD-Daimler: Denza 2box (EV)

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