The line of the Uni sub-brand, owned by Changan, will soon be replenished with a sedan with the designation V. judging by the published pictures, an active spoiler. The model will debut in China by the end of 2021 and will be the first vehicle with this body style in the Uni lineup.
Previously, only crossovers were sold under the Uni brand, but with the new Uni-V, the Chinese automaker intends to enter the premium sedan segment, in which the new product will compete, for example, with Lynk & Co 03.
It was assumed that the first Uni sedan will be equipped with a hybrid power plant, but the Chinese media provide other information: the Uni-V will be equipped with a 1.5-liter gasoline turbo engine developing 180 horsepower. With this setup, the four-door can accelerate to 205 kilometers per hour.
The Uni-V is larger than the Elantra, but more compact than the Volkswagen Jetta: the sedan is 4.68 meters long, a little over 1.8 meters wide, 1.43 meters high, and the wheelbase is 2.75 meters.
More details about the new product will appear closer to the premiere, which will take place at the Guangzhou Motor Show.