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Spy Shots: new Chang’an Yuexiang sedan testing in China

Published on January 15, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

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The very first spy shots of the new Chang’an Yuexiang sedan testing in China. The new Yuexiang, code named B211, stands on a completely new platform and will be powered by a new 1.6 liter four-cylinder engine. The new Chang’an Yueexiang is expected to debut in the second half of the year, likely on the Chengdu Auto Show in September.

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The current Chang’an Yuexiang. Price starts at 53.900 yuan and ends at 69.900 yuan, making the Yuexiang one of the cheapest sedans on the Chinese auto market. Lone engine is a 1.5 with 114hp mated to a 5-speed manual.

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The new Yuexiang will be a much bigger car. Wheelbase will grow from 2515 to 2600. The new 1.6 will have an output of around 130hp, and Chang’an is also working on a turbocharged variant. More car and more power, so price will likely go up a bit, with a start of some 60.000 yuan and an end of 80.000.

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New dashboard with a pop-up screen. Manual gearbox here.




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