Brilliance-Jinbei S50 SUV listed & priced in China
Published on August 25, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The Brilliance-Jinbei S50 SUV has been officially listed on the China car market. Price starts at 88.300 yuan and ends at 132.800 yuan, and that is even cheaper than expected.
Two engines: 2.0 with 123hp and 170nm and a 2.4 with 143hp and 200nm. Transmission: 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic. Drive-line: 4×2 or 4×4. Size: 4580x1885x1830, wheelbase is 2720. Competition comes from cars such as the Greatwall Haval H5 and BYD S6.
Jinbei is a sub-brand from Brilliance Automotive. It makes vans and minibuses. Brilliance wants to use the Jinbei-brand for cheap passenger cars as well. The S50 is the first car, the smaller Jinbei S30 will be the second.