The very first spy shots of the new Baojun 610 Cross, a crossy car based on the Baojun 610 hatchback. The Cross comes with a few extra bits of black plastic, a roof rack, and a sporty interior. The 610 Cross will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and launch on the Chinese car market in October.
This is the base Baojun 610, it was launched on the Chinese auto market in April. Price starts at 65.800 yuan and ends at 85.800 yuan. Engines: a 112hp 1.5 and a 143hp 1.8, both mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic.
Note black plastic in front of rear wheel, and a mud flap behind it. The Cross will get the same engines as the hatch. Price will start around 70.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan.
Cross badge with the C and last S in red. Hip.
Red stitching is sporty is cross.
Baojun is an entry level brand under the SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture, in which GM has a 43% stake. The other partners are SAIC (aka Shanghai Auto) and Wuling Automotive. SAIC and GM are tied up in the giant Shanghai-GM joint venture that makes Buick, Chevrolet, and Cadillac cars for the Chinese market.