General Motors To Launch Baojun 510 compact SUV In China to rival Ford EcoSport
Seeing the growing demand for compact SUVs, General Motors is planning to launch an all-new compact SUV – the Baojun 510 – in the Chinese market soon. The Baojun 510 will rival against the Ford EcoSport compact SUV in China. The clear pictures of the SUV have already hit the web world. There are no official words whether this car will make its way to Indian market or not.
The Baojun 510 is 4,220mm long, 1,740mm wide and 1,605mm tall, and has a wheelbase of 2,550mm. While the India-spec EcoSport is a sub-4 metre car, globally the SUV measures above 4 metre in length. This American SUV is 60mm longer, 45mm wider and 53mm taller than the Bojun 510. Read More – Upcoming Chevrolet Cars In India In 2016, 2017
The Baojun 510 gets dual-tone black and bright brown interiors. The centre console, door trims and seats are covered with brown leather upholstery, while matt chrome embellishments can be seen on several parts. Other features include automatic climate control, semi-open panoramiic sunroof, multi-functional steering wheel, a touchscreen infotainment system, etc.
The exact spec details of this GM’s SUV are yet to be revealed, but media reports suggest that the Baojun 510 could get a new 1.5L 4-cylinder engine. This engine reportedly churns out a maximum power output of 109.12bhp of power and 147Nm of torque. Power will be transmitted to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. The Chinese media reports that the SUV could get an 1.0-litre and a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol powertains as well. The Baojun 510 compact SUV is likely to be launched in the Chinese market in early 2017.