No really, this hatchback is called #Like

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 LIMITED EDITION V2: FAW's limited edition V2 # Like is packed with features and sells for less than R110 000. Image: FAW ~ Supplied

FAW South Africa has launched a limited edition version of its V2 hatchback and goes by the quirky model name of V2 #LIKE.

Why the bizarre moniker? FAW says it's derived by combining Twitter (for the hashtag #) and Facebook’s Like function.

General manager of FAW Auto cars and light commercials in SA, Pedro Pereira, said: "The limited edition V2 #Like  continues as an amazing value-for-money offering because it has an exceptional list of additional standard equipment and yet sells at the extremely competitive price of R109 995."

LOADS OF KIT

The standard 1.3-litre V2 sells for R99 995.

It's equipped with aircon, power window, radio/CD audio with MP3 compatibility, power side-mirrors, remote control central locking, remote fuel-cap opener, dual gloveboxes and cup holders. The limited edition has 15" alloy rims, Bluetooth, touchscreen satnav, DVD/MP3/CD audio system with which 12.7cm Sony speakers."

In terms of safety it has dual air bags, anti-lock brakes with electronic brake force distribution, side impact bars, headlight levelling, LED brake lights and fog lights.

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It's four-cylinder 1.3-litre petrol is capable of 67kW/120Nm mated to a five-speed manual, driving power to the front wheels. Fuel economy is rated at a claimed 6.5 litres/100km.

The V2 #Like is sold with a three-year or 100 000km warranty, three-year or 45 000km service plan and one-year roadside assistance.


LIMITED EDITION: It's available in four colours (white, silver, black and blue) while the interior is trimmed in either black or grey. Luggage space is rated at 320 litres with the seats folded. Image: FAW SA