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Patent Applied: FAW R008 is almost ready in China

Published on July 24, 2012 by Joey Wang

FAW R008 China

FAW has officially applied for patent on the new FAW R008, a funky small crossover-thingy that will be launched on the China auto market later this year, price will start around 50.000 yuan. The R008 debuted as a concept on the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show and seems now ready for mass production.

FAW R008 China

The R008 is based on the Xiali N5 and will be made by Tianjin-FAW, a subsidiary of First Auto Works.Power will come from a 1.3 with 67kw and 120nm, mated to a 5-speed manual. FAW is working on a 1.3 turbo that will be available in the R008 as well. Size: 3920/1645/1485, wheelbase is 2405.

FAW R008 China

Via: Autohome.

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