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Spy Shots: Luxgen U5 compact SUV testing in China

Published on July 10, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Luxgen U5 compact SUV testing in China

The best spy shots so far showing the upcoming Luxgen U5 compact SUV testing in China. The Luxgen U5 will be launched on the China car market in mid 2014, it is based on the same platform as the Luxgen S5 sedan that will be launched in China later this month.

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Luxgen is a brand from the Taiwanese Yulong Group. Luxgen cars are made in Taiwan and in China by the Dongfeng-Yulong joint venture. The Luxgen 7 full-size SUV was launched in October 2011.

The U5 will be powered by the same engines as the China-made Luxgen S5: 1.8 turbo with 150hp and 230nm or a 2.0 turbo with 170hp and 256nm. Gearbox: 5-speed automatic or 5-speed manual.

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Roof rail on sloping roof line as useful as a fishing net in the desert. But is loox so urban trendy cool.

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