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Shanghai Auto Show: Greatwall Haval H6 SUV

April 19, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The Greatwall Haval M6 is a new compact SUV with a neat styling. It will be listed within a couple of months, priced between 92.800 and 158.800 yuan.

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Spy Shots: Greatwall Haval M4

April 7, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Another new car from Greatwall for the Shanghai Auto Show. Well, new… The Greatwall Haval M4 is based on the Greatwall Tengyi (Voleex) Florid and just got a nosejob to make it look more SUV-like. Engines are the same too: 1.3 and 1.5.

About names: cars sold under the ‘Hover’ name are called ‘Hafu’ in Chinese. Greatwal uses ‘Hover’ as the English name in China. For export however Greatwall will use ‘Haval’ because the Hover-name was already taken in most countries. Hover/Hafu/Haval is for the SUV’s. Greatwall uses another name for the sedans and htachbacks; Tengyi, or Voleex in English.

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Spy Shots: Greatwall Haval H6

March 21, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Greatwall Haval H6

New spy shots, including the first from the interior, from the Greatwall Haval H6 compact SUV. The H6 will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show next month.

Price will range from 92.800 to 158.800 yuan. Engines, a 2.0 with 150hp and a 2.4, both with permanent 4wd. Transmission: 5-speed manual or 6-speed auto. A 2.5 TCI diesel will be available for export. Size: 4653×1820×1725, wheelbase is 2680 and weight 1600kg. It has full time 4wd and a 6 speed auto.

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Greatwall Haval M3 to be Listed in April

March 18, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The Greatwall Haval M3 will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show and will be listed in the same month. The M3 gets a new 1.5 litre engine with 106hp and 138nm.

About names: cars sold under the ‘Hover’ name are called ‘Hafu’ in Chinese. Greatwal uses ‘Hover’ as the English name in China. For export however Greatwall will use ‘Haval’ because the Hover-name was already taken in most countries.

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Greatwall Haval H6 to debut at the Shanghai Auto Show

February 21, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Greatwalls new Haval H6 SUV will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show in April. The H6 came to light as a concept at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show. Price will range from 92.800 to 158.800 yuan.

Engines, a 2.0 and a 2.4, both with permanent 4wd. A 2.5 TCI diesel will be available for export. Size: 4653×1820×1725, wheelbase is 2680 and weight 1600kg. It has full time 4wd and a 6 speed auto. On pic one H6 testing around the factory.

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Spy Shots: Greatwall Haval M3

January 28, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

A nice looking machine from Greatwall, the M3 mini-suv/crossover/small-mpv/crossthing will hit the market this year, likely to debut at the Shanghai Auto Show. The M3 originally debuted as M3 EV on the Beijing Auto Show in April 2010. The M3 will get a 1.5 litre engine and is just under four meters long. Price will start around 60.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan.

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Greatwall Haval H5 Listed & Priced

December 28, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

Greatwall Haval H5

The Greatwall Haval H5 debuted at the Beijing Auto Show in April, it looked ready for the market right there but it took Greatwall another seven months to get it ready. It now is, price starts at 125.800 yuan and ends at 168.800 yuan.

Size: 4650  x1800×1745, wheelbase is 2700 and weight is 1830kg. 2WD or 4WD, 5 speed manual or auto. Engine: 2.4 petrol with 100kw and 200nm. Top speed: Greatwall doesn’t tell, it’s easy to see why not…

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Spy Shots: Greatwall Haval H6

August 31, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

The Greatwall Haval H6 debuted as an almost-ready concept at the Beijing Auto Show in April and is now getting ready to hit la market. A little more we know: it will get two engines, a 2.0 and a 2.4, both with permanent 4wd. A 2.5 TCI diesel will be available for export. Price will range from 92.800 to 158.800 yuan. Competition: Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Hyundai ix35.

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Beijing Auto Show: Greatwall Haval H5

May 6, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

The Greatwall Haval H5 is the successor  of the Greatwall Hover. It comes in two: this one called ‘GKC Edition’ with a typical new Chinese front with a huge grille and one other called ‘European Style’ with a much more modest front. Except for the front both cars are completely identical and both will hit the market at the same time in a few months. Because this one is for China only it gets a petrol engine, diesel is forbidden for passenger cars in most of the country.

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Beijing Auto Show: Greatwall Haval H5 European Style

May 6, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

The Greatwall Haval H5 is the successor  of the Greatwall Hover. It comes in two: this one called ‘European Style’ with a modest front and one other called ‘GKC Edition‘ with a typical new Chinese front with a huge grille. Except for the front both cars are completely identical and both will hit the market at the same time in a few months.

The H5 ‘European Style’ is also meant to spearhead Greatwall’s invasion of Europe, that is why the name. For that it got a Diesel which those Europeans like, especially the Italians ’cause a diesel means less tax and so more money for vino.

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