Weichai Auto Yingzhi G3 is Naked in China
Published on July 29, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
This is the brand new Weichai Auto Yingzhi G3 SUV, it will be launched on the Chinese car market early next month with a price starting around 60.000 yuan and ending around 80.000 yuan. The G3 will compete with fine cars such as the Changan CS35 and Great Wall M4.
A neat interior with a large screen in the center console, some chrome, some beige, and some black.
Power comes from a 1.5 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 102hp and 141nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or a CVT, sending horses to the front wheels. The engine is manufactured by the Mianyang Power Machinery Corporation which has close ties to Weichai Power. The engine was originally designed by Mitsubishi.
Size: 4066/1737/1657, wheelbase is 2502.
Weichai Auto is a brand new car brand owned by Weichai Power, one of the largest Chinese engine makers and sponsor of the Ferrari F1 team (check chick!) The company is based in Weifang, Shandong Province. Yingzhi is the brand name, called Enranger in English. The Yingzhi G3, formerly known as Yingzhi S201, is their first car.
Crossover in style with loads of black plastic, skid pads, and a roof rack. Tires a bit on the small side.
The 1.5 liter petrol.