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Spy Shots: Landwind E31 SUV without camouflage in China

Published on July 12, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Landwind E31 SUV

The very first spy shots of the Landwind E31 SUV without any camouflage. The E31, a code name, will likely be called ‘City SUV’ when it hits the Chinese car market in early 2013. Debut is expected on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November.

Landwind E31 SUV

The E31 is design-wise a kinda confusing mix between many cars, including the Hyundai ix35, the Renault Koleos and the Honda CR-V. The result is acceptable, it isn’t really ugly but is also isn’t anything special. The E31 will however be very cheap, price will start around 120.000 yuan to compete with fine cars such as the BYD S6 and the Great Wall Haval H6.

Landwind E31 SUV

The E31 will be powered by a Mitsubishi-sourced 2.0 ’4G63′ four-cylinder with 160hp. Landwind is also working on its own new 1.5 turbo that will joint the line-up later. Chinese media have been speculating a lot about a new 8-speed automated manual transmission that Landwind is working on. They are not sure whether this high-tech machine will be offered in the E31. I think not, because it would make the ‘City SUV’ too expensive.

Landwind E31 SUV

Landwind E31 SUV

Via: Autohome.

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  1. cjcz92- July 13, 2012 Reply

    really bland…

  2. Derek- July 13, 2012 Reply

    The grill looks like the one from a Roewe…Maybe this would make it easier to market the two as one brand in foreign markets?

  3. Johm- July 14, 2012 Reply

    Landwind E31 SUV car look very nice and I like it so much!

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