Toyota Crown has become the basis for a new luxury SUV: deliveries have already begun

Toyota Crown has become the basis for a new luxury SUV: deliveries have already begun

May 26, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Dealers began shipping the first commercial versions of the Hongqi HS7, built on the previous generation Toyota Crown platform. While sales have not begun, but should begin as early as next month.

According to eyewitnesses, the Chinese brand Hongqi HS7 began the first shipments of the production version. Dealerships have already begun to receive the first copies, perhaps as exhibition copies. Sales will begin only next month. However, the feature of the model is not in this – this luxury SUV is based on the previous generation Toyota Crown.

According to the company, the car is not inferior in terms of the quality of finishing materials to such giants as Mercedes-Benz GLE and BMW X5. Initially, the model should have been released exclusively as a government vehicle for Chinese officials. Dimensions are: length – 5 095 mm, wheelbase – 2 970 mm.

 As the power unit is offered a single turbo engine with a working volume of 3.0-liter, capable of developing up to 338 horsepower and 445 Nm of torque. Together with him works an automatic transmission on eight steps and all-wheel drive system.

Provisional price of Hongqi HS7 SUV in China – 270-290 thousand yuan