Spy Shots: Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GS5 is getting Ready in China
Published on February 15, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
The Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GS5 SUV is getting ready for the China car market, it will be listed in March. The Trumpchi GS5 debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show in December last year as an ‘almost-ready concept’ and as expected the final production car loox for 99% the same.
The Trumphchi GS5 in Guangzhou. Only visible difference are the wheels, smaller and less sexy of the production car. The Trumpchi GS5 is based on the same platform as The Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi sedan which is based on the old Alfa Romeo 166. Guangzhou Auto bought the platform from Fiat back in 2009.
Power comes from a Fiat/Alfa Twinspark 2.0 engine with 150hp and 183nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic. At a later date, a 1.8 turbo and a 2.4 will be available as well. Price will start around 150.000 yuan.