Brilliance V3 Photo & Video
At the International Motor show in Shanghai, which took place in late April 2015, the Chinese company Brilliance held a formal “bridal show” for its new model named V3, representing the brand in the class of subcompact SUV. A few months later the car went on sale in the domestic market, and in early 2016 it should appear at dealers in other countries.
A small crossover Brilliance V3 is made in a recognizable and, most importantly, original design, although some resemblance to BMW X1 and Range Rover Evoque can be traced in its outlines. But still is not a 100% “clone” of the above models as the exterior of the novelty “was drawn” by professionals from Italian Company Pininfarina.
The front of the car demonstrates the “generic” grille, interpreting the famous Bavarian “nostrils” and “evil” eyes of the head lighting while the tightened rear part of the car body is equipped with compact lamps and a bumper with strong overlay of unpainted plastic. «V3» Silhouette looks interesting and moderately dynamic.
External dimensions of Brilliance V3car body are as following: 4200 mm long, 1600 mm high and 1790 mm wide. Its wheelbase falls in 2570 mm and the ground clearance is 185 mm.
The front panel is decorated in a simple and concise style and has incorporated all the necessary tools – 7-inch multimedia center, compact power management audio and climate control. Saloon of subcompact SUV from China looks nice and modern, and the three-spoke steering wheel and stylish instrument cluster with a “window” of the onboard computer even the add a touch of sportiness.
The front seats in Brilianse V3 are equipped with quite comfortable chairs with a large range of settings, but humble lateral support rollers. One of the advantages of the new SUV – is a spacious back row, which is able to settle down at ease three passengers of average height.
The baggage “hold” of the right shape in a standard state is designed for transportation of 400 liters of luggage, but with the folded-back “gallery” it is able to increase its capacity up to 1200 liters and the maximum length of the cargo to 1510 mm.
Brilliance V3 will be available with two petrol unit options, combined with five-speed transmission – the “mechanics” or “automatic”. The basic version – aspirated engine with distributed supply of fuel 1.5-literwith the maximum return of 112 horsepower and 145 Nm of torque. “Top”-version engine is equipped with a similar amount of direct power and turbocharge, resulting in its productivity brought up to 150 horsepower and 220 Nm of possible traction.
The “base set” of Brilliance V3 features two front airbags, air conditioning, 7-inch touchscreen multimedia setup, serial audio system with four speakers, ABS with EBD, multifunction steering wheel, electric windows on all doors, LED lights, electric power steering wheel and other necessary equipment.