China Auto News four-door sedan DADA Z300 2015-2016 year from the company Zotye International Automobile Trading Co., Ltd. together with a new crossover Zotye T600 for the Russian market will be produced at the facilities of the enterprise alabuga Motors (Tatarstan Russia).
In China Zotye Z300 sedan is offered with two engines – 1,5L (112 hp) with 5 speed manual and 1,6L (122 hp) with 4 automatic transmission. Price cars in China, depending on the engine and equipment level ranges from 59,000 to 87,000 yuan.
What is a sedan Zotye Z300? Immediately it should be noted that the Chinese car is almost an exact copy, it would be correct to say a clone of the Japanese sedan Toyota Allion (T260), which debuted in 2007. The Chinese not only copied the design of the exterior and interior of the Japanese car to the smallest detail, but also elements of the power of the body shell and the whole platform. But Motors decided to use the license from Mitsubishi. Transmission, by the way, the production of ZF SACHS. That’s the way the Chinese manufacturers appear modern cars, which they also manage to sell licenses!
Official video and photo Zotye Z300 confirm resemblance to the Japanese car-donor Toyota Allion, and only small details in the design of the exterior of the body give the Chinese origin of the car.
To begin with external dimensions Zotye Z300, components 4565 mm long, 1766 mm wide, 1486 mm in height, 2700 mm wheelbase and ground clearance of 150 mm (the clearance), the front track – 1532 mm rear track – 1530 mm. Tires 195/65 R15 installed on steel or alloy 15-inch wheels, available as an option on the tires 205/55 R16 alloy wheels R16 with the original design drawing. The car body is painted in one of four colors: white, gray, bright red and black.
The front end of the Chinese sedan with narrow headlamps, neatly slotted falshradiatornoy grille and bumper with a compact main air intake and round fog lights, looks stylish and modern.
The vehicle is harmonious and tailored okay, confirming the review body in profile. Overall sedan Zotye Z300 looks attractive, but Chinese designers have decided not to dwell on this version of the car and under the Beijing Auto Show in the spring of 2014 introduced a restyled version – new Zotye Z300 with a more modern design, front and rear. It would be very interesting if in Russia immediately started assembling it is an updated version of the Chinese sedan Z300.
Interior of Chinese auto news 2015-2016 fiscal year meets, but sturdy materials, finishes, build quality and fit of parts, acceptable ergonomics and internal space, traditional Chinese rich equipment, large-cabin in which to comfortably accommodate five adults. Cargo space will provide transportation 457 liters of cargo volume, if necessary, transporting large loads can be folded Split back row and significantly increase the cargo capacity of the luggage compartment.
Front panel and center console may not look super modern and stylish, but solid and even noble through wood inserts for sure. Before the driver unpretentious dashboard, complete with screen-board computer, steering wheel with four spokes (steering column adjustable for height), the ignition switch with light, interesting layout blocks mounted audio controls and air conditioning (in the advanced version of a multimedia system with a color screen and the climate control unit -control with LCD screen on).
The driver’s seat and front passenger comfortable and convenient, second-row passengers provided plenty of space for legs and over his head. A word in the Chinese and accuracy as in the case with the appearance of cars copied the design and interior architecture from the Japanese donor, only the quality of the materials in the original better.
As a standard base set sedan Zotye Z300 will please the owner of the front and rear fog lights, rear light LED content, the presence of leather upholstery, electric exterior mirrors with indicator lights, power windows for all windows, central locking with remote control, audio system with 4 speakers on me (radio, CD-player, USB-input), air conditioning, front airbags, factory anti-theft alarm, ABS, EBD and BOS. Maximum packaged version will receive an additional electric sunroof, multifunction steering wheel, a modern entertainment system with color screen (CD, MP3, DVD, USB, GPS-navigation, rear view camera, 6-Th speakers), climate control, side airbags and curtain security, parking sensors.
Specifications Zotye Z300: Chinese new cars in 2015 DADA W 300 sedan has an independent front suspension with MacPherson struts, rear torsion beam semi dependent, hydraulic power steering, front and rear disc brakes are complemented by ABS and EBD. Engines used petrol four-cylinder. 1.5-liter Mitsubishi 4A91S MIVEC (112 hp 141 NM), mated to a 5 speed manual sedan provides a top speed of 172 mph, fuel consumption in the combined cycle is according to the manufacturer 6.7 liters. 1.6-liter Mitsubishi 4A92 MIVEC (122 hp 151 NM) in tandem with the automatic transmission 4.