The concern of the GAC Motor has shown a facelifted version of the premium sedan Trumpchi GA8. Five-meter car is superior to a new KIA Optima in length by 10 centimeters, is characterized by monumental interior and luxurious by Chinese standards looks with plenty of chrome highlights.
The basis of the updated Trumpchi GA8, the same archaic platform of the FIAT twenty years ago, purchased licenses in 2008. Obsolete chassis not prevented China to use diastylidae “eight” as the vehicles of the representatives of heads of state in preparation for the summit of “Big twenty”.
From the interior of the Trumpchi GA8, a new architecture familiar from the “Junior” model GA6: virtual dashboard combined into a single widescreen display with multimedia complex, the control unit climate control gave way to the air ducts and traditional transmission selector replaced by push of the joystick.
Company GAC did not share details, but, probably, “eight” received the same software entertainment system with the ability to manage the voice commands, touchscreen or washer on the Central tunnel. It is expected that the flagship model will obzavedetsya matrix headlights, panoramic roof, adaptive cruise control and cameras.
With the restyling in Trumpchi GA8 has completely changed the range of power units. Two petrol “turboservice” capacity of 1.8 (188 horsepower) and 2.0-liter (197 horsepower) with six-speed “automatic” Aisin dismissed. Now the sedan is equipped with a new uncontested supercharged 2.0 engine with a capacity of 252 horsepower (torque 390 Nm) and vozmedianoi “automatic” Aisin. Drive to the front wheels.
It is expected that the sales of the restyled version of the Trumpchi GA8 in China will start in early 2020. Price list will be announced in the near future. Prior to the upgrade prices for the sedan started with a 150 million yuan ($21 300) and a serious rise in price the local press does not expect.
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