SAIC-Maxus V80 listed & priced in China
Published on September 7, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The SAIC-Maxus V80 van has been officially listed on the China car market. Price starts at 145.800 yuan and ends at 239.800 yuan. SAIC bought Maxus from bankrupt British LDV and set up production in China. In Chinese the brand is called Da Tong (大通).
Engine is a Eco-D 2.5 liter diesel from VM Motori with 100kw, good for a 160km/h top speed. SAIC has plans to bring the Maxus brand back to Europe but not soon, SAIC wants Maxus to succeed in China first.