Wuling Baojun 630 will be exported to Africa as the Chevrolet Optra

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The Wuling Baojun 630 sedan will be exported to North African markets from 2014, rebadged as ‘Chevrolet Optra’.

Baojun is an entry level brand under the SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture, in which GM has a 33.3% stake. The other partners are SAIC (aka Shanghai Auto) and Wuling Automotive.

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The Baojun 630 sedan is based on the Shanghai-GM Buick Excelle. The 630 is available with a 112hp 1.5 and a 143hp 1.8, both petrol. GM will likely also offer a diesel version for Africa. Baojun is currently working on a hatchback variant of the 630, which is expected to make the move to North Africa as well.

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