Great Wall Hover H6 - mid-size SUV. It was first presented at the exhibition in Shanghai in 2011. Just need to say that this is a truly revolutionary car line "Hover H". It embodies a new direction in the automotive industry of the Chinese manufacturer.
Hover H6 is significantly different from its predecessors. This is a car of a different class. According to the manufacturer, this SUV was created from scratch without hints of borrowing and looking back into the past. H6 is announced as a concept car with which the formation of brand “recognition” will begin. The famous Matthias Doefele, the creator of Mersedes M-class, took part in its development. The overall length of the Great Wall Hover H6 is 4,640 mm, width - 1,825 mm, height - 1,690 mm, wheelbase - 2,680 mm, and ground clearance (clearance) is 185 millimeters.
The amount of luggage, depending on the position of the backs of the back of the sofa, varies from 808 to 2,074 liters. The front part is decorated with large drop-shaped headlights with a small step at the bottom, a neat false radiator grille and a powerful front bumper with a pronounced profile, stylish slits in the air intakes and large eyes of fog. The profile is distinguished by large doors with high glazing sill, rear-view mirrors with integrated turn signal repeaters and a drop-down roofline.
Wheel arches fill the alloy wheels 17 radius with tires 225 / 65R17 installed, already in the basic configuration. Heavy-weight feed received large two-section ceiling lamps of dimensional lighting, located on the sidewalls of the body and the surface of the fifth door. The rear bumper is stylishly undercut and protected by a plastic aluminum cover. In general, everything looks harmonious. Great Wall developers managed to bring the H6 interior to a completely new and higher quality level. Designers have tried - materials, contours, lines, colors chosen very harmoniously and perfectly combined. The torpedo is made of hard plastic, but with a pleasant-looking texture. All parts fit properly.
The central console houses the climate control unit and a multimedia system with navigation, and the gearshift lever is installed on the outstanding podium at the salon. The dashboard Hover H6 consists of two deep wells, between which is located a small display of the on-board computer and a scattering of signal lights. In general, the information from the instrument scales is easy to read. Landing a driver off-road high, has excellent visibility. The steering column has only a height adjustment. The color scheme of the cabin can be selected by the buyer from several options. The back row of seats is spacious and comfortable for passengers of any height.
In addition, it has a large central armrest with cup holders, and the backs are adjustable for tilting separately. And all three rear seats are equipped with head restraints. The manufacturer positions the car as an urban crossover. The H6 is not a frame structure, but a rigid bearing body.
Due to this design, the “Chinese” has a roomy and comfortable interior. And due to the low center of gravity, the behavior of a car on the road is akin to passenger cars. In addition, the Hover H6 engine is located transversely and the default drive only on the front wheels, all-wheel drive transmission is only an option. The body has a programmable zone of deformation of the front, which is a big plus in terms of passive safety of the car.
Independent suspension of all wheels - in front of the classic McPherson, in the rear - multi-lever, with a transverse stabilizer on coil springs. Independent suspension - a big plus comfort and stability at high speeds. The engine range for the Great Wall Hover H6 includes three powertrains. 150 hp two-liter diesel engine migrated from the previous Hover H5, but the proposed gasoline engines are completely new. Among them, a 2.4-liter licensed engine producing 163 hp and the new 1.5-liter turbocharged unit of its own design Great Wall, issuing 143 hp at 5600 rpm Torque - 202 Nm in the range from 2,200 to 4,500 rpm.
The engines can be equipped with either 5 (petrol) or 6 (diesel) stepped mechanics, or a 6-speed automatic provided by the Japanese partners of the Chinese automaker. Disc brake system provides a comfortable and safe driving. In addition to the modern design of the mechanical part, the brake system is equipped with ABS, EBD, as well as the new BAS (Brake Assist System), which helps to redistribute the braking forces during emergency braking. The SUV comes in three trim levels - “Standard”, “Luxe” and “Elite”, you can also choose the front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive version.
The initial equipment included: front airbags, 17-inch wheels, air conditioning, audio system with MP3 support, parking sensors, fog lights, child seat mounting, air conditioning, on-board computer, fabric upholstery. In the Luxe version there is a rear view camera, headlight activation sensors, a rain sensor, front seat heating, cruise control and a DVD player.