2018 GAC Trumpchi GM8 is a luxury Chinese minivan (part 2)

December 12, 2017 at 8:18 pm

At the auto show in Guangzhou, a new Chinese minivan has appeared in the most luxurious and expensive performance. It has been a car with a 7-seat saloon (2 + 2 + 3 landing formula), separate captain’s seats in the second row and a phenomenal level of equipment.

Trumpchi GM8 is a 7-seat car picture

Trumpchi GM8 is a 7-seat car picture

The designers offered a leather upholstery for seats, doors and the top of the front panel, three-zone climate control, a dashboard with a color 7-inch screen, modern multimedia with a 10.1-inch touch screen (navigation, Wi-Fi, Apple CarPlay and Apple CarLife, Bluetooth), Harman audio system and a platform for wireless charging of smart phones. The package of the basic version is not so rich. It will get a two-zone climate control, multimedia system with a smaller screen, fabric seats, mirrors and power windows, 6 airbags, etc.

A high-tech driver's area photo

A high-tech driver’s area photo

The GAC Trumpchi GS8 crossover served as the platform, engine and gearbox’s donor for the new Chinese minivan. So the novelty will be supplied by a strong suspension with independent architecture (front McPherson strut and rear multi-lever), disc brakes, electric power steering and front-wheel drive. Under the hood of the business van, there is located a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine (201 horses and 320 Nm) paired with 6 automatic transmission.