Hongguang S3 is the first crossover under Wuling production

May 30, 2017 at 8:22 pm

Wuling brand that specializes in MPV models manufacturing as well as they are member of the SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture, decided to take its place in the fast-growing SUV segment. Their first crossover under Hongguang S3 name has been presented this year at the International Automobile Salon in Shanghai. The car launch is scheduled for June at a price of 60000-75000 Yuan.

Wuling HongGuang S3 first crossover looks like a minivan pic

Wuling HongGuang S3 first crossover looks like a minivan pic

In fact, Wuling Hong Guang S3 – it’s the same minivan outward and inward, but equipped with an off-road body kit. At the same time, the manufacturer positions the model as a seven-seat SUV with 2+2+3 landing formula. The novelty has got the next dimensions: 4 654 mm in lengths, 1,731 mm in width and 1,777 mm in height (with an additional trunk on the roof – 1,790 mm). The size of the wheelbase makes 2,800 mm. The interior design of the new S3 model has a two-tone finish.

The novelty is designed for 7 passengers image

The novelty is designed for 7 passengers image

As for the motor range, the carmakers report that the Hongguang S3 crossover will be equipped by 1.0-liter atmospheric gasoline engine and a turbo one of the same capacity. The representatives do not disclose its performance, but most likely this is about L2B generating 112 horsepower and 150-hp LL5 engine that SAIC puts into many cars of its brands.