Auto Class Cars launches all-new Maxus vehicles in Qatar

Publish December 16, 2020
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To meet the growing demand for eco-friendly Maxus brand of vehicles in Qatar, Auto Class Cars, the authorised general distributor of Maxus in Qatar, launched four new Maxus vehicles in Doha on Monday.
The launch included the new 12-seater bus Maxus V80, and three all-new vehicles – the 16-seater bus Maxus V90, the G50 MPV compact vehicle, and the seven-seater mid-size D60 SUV – that are introduced for the first time in Qatar.
Speaking at the launching ceremony, Nasser Bin Khaled Group Managing Director- Auto Sheikh Faleh bin Nawaf Al Thani “The launch of four new vehicles from the renowned Maxus brand is in line with our strategy to bring to Qatar the best and latest products the meet expectations of our customers.”
Sheikh Faleh said, “Maxus is globally known for its reliability and sustainability. The brand has always responded to the needs of customers in terms of individual use, family use or transportation use. These vehicles add great value to the Maxus portfolio in Qatar.”
Auto Class Cars General Manager Hesham Al Sahn, who also addressed the gathering on the occasion, said the launch of three all-new models from Maxus is a clear indication of the ambitious plans that Auto Class Cars has for the brand in Qatar.
“This launch is part of Auto Class Cars and Maxus expansion plan in Qatar that aims to meet the increasing demand for reliable and eco-friendly transport solutions,” he said.
“These new vehicles are distinguished with their quality, design, feature and 5-star safety ranking, making them the perfect fit for every day’s use. With the new vehicles, Maxus enters a new era of production, and together with Auto Class Cars, we are confident that this brand will maintain its top position as one of the favourite brands in Qatar,” he said.
The launching ceremony, which took place at Auto Class Cars showroom at Salwa Road, was also attended by Auto Class Cars Marketing and Communications Head Karim Monir and Maxus Brand Manager in Qatar Tamer Abdallah.

The All-New Maxus V90
The all-new Maxus V90 (Deliver 9) is a completely new minivan that employs cutting-edge design with its large, octagonal and chrome-laden grille and smaller and more defined LED lights. The 16-seat bus is an ideal solution for transport. From inside it is similarly stylish with its ‘panoramic’ and curved dashboard which employs a mix of hard and soft-touch plastics. Its interior appears to now be one of the smartest and most car-like of any large van on sale giving the sense of a surprisingly classy product.
V 90 has been furnished with all the latest tech. Comfort and convenience features include keyless entry and ignition, adaptive cruise control, dual-zone AC and a 10-inch
touchscreen display. All models also feature electrically-assisted power steering, rear doors that open 260 degrees and a choice of normal, eco and power driving modes.
Propulsion comes in the form of a brand-spanking 2-litre Turbo Diesel Direct injection engine producing 148hp and 375Nm for European customers, with torque peaking as low as 1,500rpm. Interestingly, a lot of work has gone into improving the NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) with rubber-molded and foam covers surrounding the engine. The engine is hooked to a new 6-speed manual transmission with rear-wheel drive.

The All-New Maxus G50 MPV
The all-new Maxus G50 is a compact MPV with seven seats for executive luxury transportation. The G50 is equipped with a 12-inch infotainment system, panoramic sunroof, LED headlamps, automatic air-conditioning and power tailgate.
Powering and motivating the G50 is a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine that produces 159hp and 250 Nm of torque, making for decent performance over naturally aspirated rivals. The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission that courses the power to the front wheels.
The G50 comes with electronic power steering, which allows this MPV to be piloted with absolute ease. Steering feel is not that apparent, however, the wheel turns with minimal effort, and while bigger than a typical MPV.
The technology also includes USB, AUX, and Bluetooth connectivity options, rear parking sensors, automatic climate control, a keyless entry system with push-start, steering wheel audio controls, and cruise control among other features. The G50 is also equipped with power-adjustable seats for select variants.
Safety for all variants includes driver and front passenger airbags, 3-point seatbelts for all passengers, electronic stability control, ABS with electronic brake assist, hill hold control, a tyre pressure monitoring system, and an engine immobiliser as well as ISOFIX tethers.
The All-New Maxus D60
MAXUS D60 is an all-new SUV launched by SAIC-MAXUS. The new car is positioned in a medium-sized SUV and offers 7-seat layout.
The D60 made its global debut with a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine mated to a seven-speed DCT under its hood. This setup generates a decent 159hp and 250Nm of torque. Its massive octagonal grille up front features a honeycomb-like design. This is flanked by aggressive-looking swept-back headlamps as well as a pair of sporty fog lamps.
The D60 also gets a gigantic 8-inch infotainment display up front, complemented by a 12.3-inch full LCD digital instrument panel. As a mid-sized SUV for the family, it considers more on practicality in the interior design. A large area of soft material is used above the center console to highlight the excellent texture.

The New Maxus V80
The new Maxus V80 has now a shorter wheelbase that accommodates 12 seats. It is equipped with standard headlamps that come with tilt adjustability and LED Daytime Running Light.
In terms of Interior design, the Maxus V80 is distinguished with its Humanized Design Interior. From front to back, Maxus V80 gives you efficiency and comfort. With its Various Space Arrangement, the incredible boot space and various styles of seat arrangement allow V80 in providing various setting possible for different occasion. The Centre Console is simple that facilitates the ease of usage in a modern way.
Its surging power comes from an advanced, economical 2.5-litre turbo-diesel engine that generates 134hp of power and 330Nm of torque. Besides, the new version is equipped with Automated Mechanical Transmission (AMT), the computer-controlled automatic system based on the dry clutch and manual transmission. Compared with traditional ATAMT, the new AMT is simpler, more stable and its volume is smaller than the previous version.
Formerly known as Leyland DAF Vans, Maxus is one of the products of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC). It is among the most respected companies for light passenger and cargo transport.

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