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2010-12-08 09:49
Vehicle Specs
Manufacturer GWM
Model CB150 ME
Engine 1.6-litre
Power 77kW at 6000rpm
Torque 138Nm at 4200rpm
Transmission Five-speed manual
Fuel Tank 45-litres
Price R129 900
Women's 800m champion Caster Semenya has landed a herself the role of a brand ambassador for Great Wall Motors in South Africa.

According to The Sowetan, Semenya has been sponsored with a GWM CB150 ME sort ultility vehicle for the duration of 2011.

GWM handed the 19-year-old the MPV with her picture and name branded on its sides during an event in Midrand, north of Johannesburg. The 1.6 CB150 ME is a five-seater MPV that sells for R129 999.

Though Semenya does not have a valid driver’s licence she appreciates the vehicle she has received. "While I'm working on getting my licence, someone will drive me around. I really appreciate this car because, though I didn't mind taking taxis, at least now I'll also have a bit more privacy."

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