Skoda Octavia competitor from GM for only $9000

Skoda Octavia competitor from GM for only $9000


American automaker General Motors in cooperation with the Chinese carmaker SAIC has unveiled the new car Baojun RC-5. The novelty will be available in two body styles – liftback and wagon. The dimensions of the liftback are 4650х1806х1458 mm with a wheelbase of 2 700 mm. Universal turned out to be 35 mm longer. Externally the car was very modern in the front part of the eye catches the interesting performance of the grille, narrower DRL and massive headlamps.

The silhouette of a liftback is more reminiscent of kupeobrazny crossover, making the car very competitive. The rear of the car looks very large by the shape of the tailgate, and the lights are connected by a strip in the candy bar.

As of the powertrain, buyers will offer the only version of the engine will be a 1.5-liter turbo engine with 147 HP to the motor will Work in tandem with 6МКПП or a CVT, depending on the selected configuration. Buyers will appreciate the low fuel consumption is the combined cycle figure is only 6.2 liters.


In the car catches a minimal set of physical buttons – with them being the climate control and everything else is on a modern infotainment system.

The basic equipment buyers will get ABS, stability control system, rear Parking sensors, 2 airbags. And equipment maximum configuration is pretty rich – this car will get climate control, virtual instrument panel, camera circular review, leather interior, panoramic roof with sunroof. The exact price of Baojun RC-5 will be called, when the start of sales. According to preliminary data, the starting version of the news asked 63 800 yuan ($9 000). Maybe the car will appear in other world markets, but under the Chevrolet brand.

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