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All-new GWM Ute set to arrive this year

All-new dual-cab ute model to enter Australian market Q4 this year.

Great Wall Motors will rebrand as GWM when it introduces an all-new dual-cab model later this year.

Keeping nomenclature short, the new ute will simply be called, ‘Ute’.

The new GWM Ute will be offered in three trim variants in only dual-cab utility body styles, offering the Cannon, Cannon-L and tops-pec Cannon-X across the range. It will compete against stalwarts such as the Mitsubishi Triton, Isuzu D-Max, Mazda BT-50, Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux.

But output from the engine is lower than rivals. Powering the Ute is a 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine producing 120kW and 400Nm through either an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission mated to a four-wheel drive system – the auto a new addition in a Great Wall/GWM car.

Also new will be safety technology such as lane-keeping assist and AEB if such equipment is confirmed for the Australian market – we’re still waiting on final specs and pricing.

Inside are a variety of trims, from basic fabric to leather and a large 9.0-inch infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. 

All will be revealed soon with the GWM Ute launching Q4 2020.

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Dennis
Dennis
11 days ago

Made in China.

With due consideration for the trade attacks on made in Australia imports into China why buy made in China products?

Alex Rae

Alex Rae