Hawtai Baolige to be listed in China in December
Published on October 25, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The Hawtai (aka Huatai) B35 SUV debuted as a concept at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show. It came back as an almost-production car to the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show with a new nose and a new name: Baolige. The final production car will debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show in late November, the Baolige will then be listed in December.
The Huatai Baolige is based on the platform of the las-gen Hyundai Sante Fe. There will be two engines: a 1.8 turbo (160hp and 215nm) from SAIC and a 2.4 (136hp and 200nm) from Mitsubishi. Transmission: 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual. Price is expected to range from 170.000 yuan to 350.000 yuan.