Category Archives: Landwind

Landwind X5 Is to Be China’s First to Feature an 8AT

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Landwind’s new compact SUV, the X5, which made its debut at this year’s Guangzhou auto show, is set to become the first Chinese car to feature an 8-speed automatic transmission. The 8AT comes from a little-known supplier, Shengrui Transmission Co., Ltd., which has developed it jointly with Germany’s Technische Universit├Ąt Chemnitz. While at least three […]

Landwind to Launch X5 CUV

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Although specializing in SUVs, Landwind, a joint venture between JMC (Jiangling Motor) and Changan, has failed to capitalize on the booming market of utility vehicles in recent years. A major reason for this is that it has stuck with a largely body-on-frame lineup that provide little comfort or fashion to attract consumers. Pictures circulating online […]

Upcoming Releases: Jiangling N350 (Yusheng)

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The N350 mid-size SUV, to be released in the coming October, will be the first model coming out of Jiangling Motors Co.’s (JMC’s) own passenger vehicle division. To be called Yusheng in Chinese, N350 will bear an all-new marque, distinct from the one for JMC commercial vehicles as well as "Landwind," the nameplate for passenger […]