The Chinese brand Haval, which is part of the automotive giant Great Wall Motors, announced the start of production of the updated Haval F7 crossovers and the Haval F7x cross-coupe at a plant in the Tula region.
It should be noted that according to the results of 2021, the Haval F7 crossover took the third place, and the Haval F7x took the fifth place, in ranking of the best-selling Chinese cars in Russia. F7 and F7x account for almost 60% of the brand’s sales in Russia. In 2021, F7 sales increased by 83% and F7x by 134%, reaching 12,386 and 10,336 units, respectively.
According to the manufacturer, Haval’s F-series family has become more modern in both design and equipment, while retaining branded features, as well as value for money.
The 2022 Haval F7 and Haval F7x received a new front and rear bumper design, a new contrasting black painted grille, and a new fog lamp shape. A new body color will be available – “Magmatic Red” in a metallic shade.
Cars are still equipped with petrol turbocharged engines of 1.5 or 2 liters. In the first variant, the power is 150 hp and the torque is 280 N•m. The two-liter engine has a capacity of 190 hp. with., the maximum torque is 340 N•m. Both options are mated to a 7DCT dual-clutch robotic transmission with oil cooling.
Sales of updated models and deliveries to dealerships will begin in February 2022. Suggested retail prices have not yet been announced.