“Chinese” Santa Fe: the start of sales of the new SUV Haima 8S

“Chinese” Santa Fe: the start of sales of the new SUV Haima 8S

New Haima 8S, debuted in the framework of the April motor show in Shanghai, ready to enter the home market. The novelty is called serial copy flagship Hyundai Santa Fe new model year.

July 8, Chinese motorists will have access to the new crossover Haima 8S. The preliminary price for the novelty is already known: for the most affordable cross will have to pay 86 million yuan ($12 500) and a maximum price tag reaches 130 million yuan ($18 800). Only available for purchase are six trim levels of the new SUV, but the motor only. This 1.6-liter 195-horsepower turbo engine, combined with either 6МКПП or 6АКПП. Over time, the manufacturer promises to release a hybrid modification Haima 8S with a turbo engine of 1.2 liters and seven-speed robotized gearbox.

The first public mention of a new dated April, 2018, when it became known under the name Haima SG00. In January of this year the name was changed, and at the Shanghai motor show a novelty introduced as Haima 8S.

Interestingly, in the exterior of the new Chinese cross found many Parallels with the Hyundai Santa Fe. Among them – the big grille in the shape of an elongated hexagon, two-level optics combined in monoblock led tail lights etc. Among the main rivals of the new experts have called Baojun RS-5, Changan CS55, Haval H6 and Dongfeng Fengshen AX7.