The Emgrand EV8 full-size MPV, debuted two years ago at 2009 Shanghai Auto Show, is expected to hit the market in August this year with a price range of 80,000 Yuan to 100,000 Yuan.
Having a 2950mm wheelbase and 156mm ground clearance, it stands 4840mm long, 1830mm wide, and 1750mm tall. With three rows of seats in a flexible layout, it can accommodate up to 8 people.
Two engine options will be provided: a gasoline 2.4-liter that can put out a maximum of 119kW of power and 220Nm of torque, and a diesel 2.0-liter. The gasoline engine is likely to be matched with either a 5-speed MT or a 6-speed DCT (dual clutch transmission), the diesel with a 6-speed MT.
Advanced features will include G-Netlink telematics and 360-degree video surveillance.