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GWM adds choice for C10

2013-04-18 11:56

SET TO SIZZLE GWM has released its B-grille, which is basically the C10 1.5VVT but with a newly designed front grille. Image: Quickpic

Following the launch of its C10 1.5VVT compact hatch in August 2012, GWM has just released the B-grille option.

This option, the automaker claims, puts more choice at the fingertips of customers, as they can now choose the C10 1.5VVT that best suits them: either the edgier original V-grille or the more classic new B-grille.

QUALITY AND STYLE

For many consumers smaller is better, seen against the backdrop of rising living costs, increasing fuel prices as well as a volatile global economy. The V-grille and B-grille, according to GWM, are proof that going smaller doesn’t have to mean sacrificing on quality and style, nor does it have to come with a hefty price tag.

Priced from R139 900, both models are packed with the same safety and comfort which includes: height-adjustable driver’s seat, height-adjustable headrests, electric windows, a multi-function steering wheel, air-conditioning, radio/CD/MP3 audio system with auxiliary and USB inputs, dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, central locking, immobiliser and park assist radar, 60/40 split folding rear seats, alloy wheels and ISOFIX attachments.

A 1.5-litre VVT petrol engine ensures nippy performance and good fuel efficiency and drivers can expect a maximum power output of 77kW at 6000 rpm, with a maximum torque of 138Nm at 4200 rpm. Five-speed manual transmission, disk brakes all round, hydraulic power steering and suspension tuned for ride comfort.


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