The Luxgen 5 Sedan will be launched on the Chinese car market in July, price will range from 130.000 to 180.000 yuan. The Luxgen 5 Sedan, formerly known as Luxgen S5, is called ‘Luxgen 5′ in Taiwan where it debuted in December last year. The 5 Sedan will be made in China by the Dongfeng-Yulong joint venture.
There will be two engines: 1.8 turbo with 150hp and 230nm or a 2.0 turbo with 170hp and 256nm. Gearbox: 5-speed automatic or 5-speed manual. The Taiwanese version comes only with a 6-speed automatic. Size: 4652/1806/1489, wheelbase is 2720.
The 5 Sedan is the third Luxgen for the Chinese market, the Luxgen 7 SUV was launched in China in October 2011 and the imported Luxgen MPV was launched in November last year. Luxgen is also working on a mid-size wagon-like SUV which will be launched late this year.