GAC Motor’s All-New GM6 Minivan: The Car Designed to Bring Back Family Road Trips
- Features the third-generation 270T engine with GCCS patented combustion control, Bosch 200Bar GDI and BorgWarner turbocharging technology
- Duo 12.3-inch integrated touch-screen enabled dashboard infotainment screens
- 1860mm car body with 2+2+3 seating arrangement, providing supercargo space of 1,100L
- Sculpted body with dynamic “dolphin” design, LED matrix headlights and a panoramic sunroof
- Intelligent voice interaction and navigation enabled by the Qiyun AI mobility solution
SANYA, China, Jan. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Designed to make family travel safer and more convenient, GAC Motor has officially released the GM6 Minivan. The highly anticipated all-new family car was launched in the domestic market on January 2 in Sanya, China. International fans will be able to catch a glimpse of GAC Motor’s latest family offering at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) held in Detroit this January.
“The GM6 Minivan, complete with a five-star safety package, versatile seating and AI-enhanced driving system is one of our safest, most intelligent and spacious designs yet. Designed especially for families, the GM6 Minivan is packed full of features suited for the perfect modern family road trip,” noted Yu Jun, president of GAC Motor.
Safe and smart
The GM6 Minivan utilizes GAC Motor’s latest technologies and adopts the 270T engine to deliver a strong, stable performance:
- Maximum torque at 265N.m and 1700-4000 rpm;
- Bosch 200Bar GDI technology featuring BorgWarner turbocharging;
- GAC Motor’s patented GCCS combustion control system;
- Significantly lower vibration thanks to isolation points installed throughout the vehicle, including the oil tube and air conditioning pipe for a smoother more enjoyable ride
When it comes to family cars, safety is key. The car body of GM6 has been developed specifically with safety in mind to 2018 C-NCAP five-star standards and comes with the following robust design features:
- A cabin made from 95 percent high-strength steel;
- 100 percent SECC in core parts and components to prevent corrosion;
- The latest Bosch ESP9.3 brake control system and EPB with auto hold feature;
- 14-in-one active safety system;
- Industry-leading brake distance of 35.65 meters
Infused with elegance and intelligence: the smart, subtle décor and soft texture of the interior of the GM6 embodies family harmony and warmth, while the exterior cuts a bold statement with its LED matrix headlights and Flying 3.0 Dynamic grille.
As a family car designed for extensive travel and use, the 1860mm wide and 1730mm tall GM6 proudly boasts an extra spacious cabin perfect for daily errands or long road trips. No matter where your next adventure may take you, the GM6 Minivan checks all the boxes. Armed with a versatile third-row seating arrangement, the GM6 offers an industry leading super-large luggage space of up to 1100L, big enough to fit 14 20-inch suitcases.
In addition, the GM6’s ergonomic seating arrangement provides a broader vision for the driver in the front while passengers can relax in the back with sleeping mode equipped seats; perfect for long journeys. Moreover, the addition of an all-new Injoy user interface design with 11 upgrades and duo 12.3-inch integrated horizontal screens, makes the GM6 one of the smartest and most driver friendly vehicle in the company’s line-up.
A competitive player in the Minivan market
In 2018, GAC Motor launched the brand’s first Minivan GM8, targeting confident business elites seeking a high-quality lifestyle. Coined the “mobile conference room,” the luxury, comfortable and upmarket GM8 having already hit the markets in The Philippines and Myanmar, has been well received by local customers.
In recent years, GAC Motor has established a world-class car design and manufacturing system. The release of GM6 has further completed GAC Motor’s product portfolio which now features not only the star SUVs but also diversified products like sedans and Minivans.
With an established global sales and service network in 16 countries covering Middle East, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and North America, GAC Motor is also planning to introduce more new models in overseas markets soon.
About GAC Motor
Founded in 2008, Guangzhou Automobile Group Motor CO., LTD (GAC Motor) is a subsidiary of GAC Group which ranks 202nd among Fortune Global 500 companies. The company develops and manufactures premium quality vehicles, engines, components and auto accessories. GAC Motor has now ranked first among all Chinese brands for six consecutive years in J.D. Power Asia Pacific’s China Initial Quality Study(SM) (IQS), demonstrating the company’s quality-centric strategy from innovative research and development (R&D), manufacturing to supply chain and sales & services.
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