Chinese carmaker brings 6 new vehicles to the Philippines

Great Wall Motors makes its way to the local market
by Patrick Everett Tadeo | Dec 14, 2009
The lineup of Chinese cars in the Philippine market has expanded with the entry of Great Wall Motors Co., which has brought in six vehicles in the local market.

Great Wall Motors' exclusive distributor, Statemotor Corp., has opened two dealerships to showcase the Pero, Florid, CoolBear, Wingle, Hover, and Cowry.

Great Wall Peri and Great Wall Florid

For people who are looking for a fuel-efficient that's environment-friendly yet affordable can go for the subcompact Peri (P495,000) or the Florid (P625,000). Both are powered by 1.3-liter, inline-four engines that are fully Euro 4 emission complaint.

Great Wall CoolBear

Customers need more passenger and cargo space can go opt for the CoolBear (P695,000), a boxy multipurpose vehicle powered by a 1.5-liter engine with variable valve timing.

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Great Wall Cowry

Great Wall Philippines also offers the Cowry (P885,000), which is propelled by a Mitsubishi-derived, 2-liter 4G63 MIVEC engine.

Great Wall Wingle

The Wingle, Great Wall's cargo-carrying workhorse, comes with a 2.8-liter, common-rail diesel injection (CRDi) engine Wingle and is available in 4x2 (P798,000) or 4x4 (P980,000) variants.

Great Wall Hover

Great Wall also brought to the Philippines the crossover utility vehicle Hover. It is powered by the same CRDi engine found in the Wingle, and is available in 4x2 (P998,000) and 4x4 (P1,150,000) trims. The 4x4 variant stands out with its full leather upholstery and a Webasto-branded intelligent sunroof.

Vehicles from Great Wall are designed to be environment-friendly as the gasoline-fed variants conform to Euro 4 standards, while diesel engines are all Euro 3 compliant.

Great Wall vehicles are on display in the company's showrooms on Alabang-Zapote Road, Las Piñas, and North Edsa, Quezon City.

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