July 14, 2024

Valley Post

Read Latest News on Sports, Business, Entertainment, Blogs and Opinions from leading columnists.

The €6,500 SUV is coming to Europe – who makes it?

The €6,500 SUV is coming to Europe – who makes it?

One of the most affordable compact SUVs on the planet, it will soon hit the roads of the Old Continent and will be equipped with a 1.5-litre petrol engine.

Spanish Invicta Group announced an agreement with Livan To market its cars in the local market. The model with which it will be launched on the Spanish market will be the X3 Pro, a small and inexpensive SUV with rich equipment.

More specifically, the Spaniards’ agreement was signed with Levan, It is a company of Chinese origin that is 45% owned by Geely.as well as other well-known manufacturers n Volvothe tasty (50%), h Pole Starthe Lotusthe Link & Company etc. The remaining 55% of Lifan is owned by a company Lifan Group.

Article continues after ad

Lifan is a new brand and Its story actually begins at the beginning of the current decade. Its birth resulted from the merger between Lifan Technology and Geely Auto, and its main markets are currently China and Russia.

currently Seven models manufactured, including four SUVs, two sedans, and the last one is a compact multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). Its range includes versions with thermal or purely electric engines.

Lifan X3 Pro 2

Article continues after ad

Lifan’s first step in Spain This will be done with the X3 Pro that you see in the images. It is an SUV with compact external dimensions, reaching only 4 meters in length. Its width reaches 1.76 meters, its height reaches 1.58 meters, while its wheelbase reaches 2.48 meters. Ground clearance 18.5 cm.

See also  Lump sum paid to 7,500 teachers by the end of April - how it holds up for 35, 30 and 25 years

The engine that drives it is Atmospheric gasoline 1.5 with 109 hp at 5,600 rpm and 142 Nm at 4,700 rpm, and is combined as standard with a CVT automatic transmission.

Lifan X3 Pro 3

Its suspension system consists of MacPherson struts at the front and a semi-rigid axle at the rear. With the braking system featuring discs throughout (front ventilation) and 16-inch aluminum wheels (205/60).

Article continues after ad

Equipment level will be two, Comfort and luxuryThe starting price of the basic version in China does not exceed 6,500 euros (49,900 yuan). In Europe it will definitely take off, but again It will be the most affordable B-SUV in the market.

Read also: