Chinese importer Great Wall Motors has enhanced its incredible value-for-money reputation by expanding the V240 ute range with a single cab 4x2 variant priced at $17,990 driveaway.
Powered by a fuel-injected 2.4-litre engine, offering a 2.4-metre drop-side alloy tray, dual airbags, anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, air-conditioning , alloy wheels, remote central locking, power mirrors and a CD audio system, the new Great wall V240 single cab delivers significant specifications for its sub-$18,000 sticker.
The V240 is also available in a 4x4 variant priced at $20,990 driveaway.
Great Wall’s 2.4-litre powerplant delivers 100kW of power at 5,250 rpm and peak torque of 200Nm from 2,500rpm. Drive is to the rear wheels via a five-speed manual transmission.
Great Wall says the V240 returns combined cycle fuel consumption of 10.7l/100kms.
The V240 looks the part with modern styling inside and out.
Great Wall dominates the commercial vehicle landscape in China (the world’s largest new car market). The company has been China’s number one manufacturer of utes for the last 10 consecutive years and for the last five years has been the SUV market leader.