"Bogdan" Corporation, one of the leading Ukrainian automakers, has completed certification in Ukraine five models of Chinese cars JAC, which in September will be sold in the trading network of the corporation, and determined approximate prices for them.
According to the agency "Interfax-Ukraine" press secretary Sergei Krasulya Corporation, the estimated price of a compact hatchback A-Class J2 with an engine capacity of 999 cc. cm (Euro 4) was 69,999 th in complete standart and 73.999 thousand USD in complete luxury.
The flagship model line — J5 sedan with a gasoline engine of 1,499 hp (Euro-4) would cost $ 104.9 million USD, with a 1.8 liter engine and automatic transmission — from 129.9 thousand UAH, wagon J6 — from 127 thousand UAH crossover S5 — from 154 thousand UAH. with a 2-liter engine.
"The estimated cost of one more model — sedan J3 make 83 thousand USD, and in the plans for next year — to present J3-cross in the back of a hatchback with increased ground clearance and roof rails, making this model even more practical," — said the press Secretary.
According to experts of the corporation, given S.Krasuley, in the first stage, the main competitors are cars JAC cars domestically and in China.
"However, given the quality of the products JAC, the vehicle, the design, the brand is destined to compete with some Korean and European automakers," — he said.
It is assumed, in particular, that the first stage of a competitor for the flagship JAC J5 will Geely Emgrand, the cost of which also makes 104.9 thousand UAH, but J5 to surpass rival the number of options.
"Regarding the competition S5, then crossover will surpass competitors in the delivery, comfort and engine power, which by the way will be presented in a 2-liter turbocharged version with capacity 176 hp (for example, one of the competitors BYD S6 has a cost of 159, 99 thousand to 190,99 ths. behind the car with a 2-liter engine producing 136 hp), "- said S.Krasulya.
However, he recalled that the design of cars JAC designed by Italian design company Pininfarina, and the results of crash-C-NCAP test, they have five stars (highest).
S.Krasulya also said that the corporation retains plans to begin full-scale production at the factory in Cherkassy two passenger cars JAC — J5 sedan and crossover SUV-Compact-S5, due to what will seek to optimize the price.
It was reported that China’s JAC, cars which are recommended for the export of China, has selected the corporation "Bogdan" to produce cars that are planning to export to Russia.
The Chinese company is ready to invest in the production of the car with the increase in localization to the required level for exports (51%).
AK "Bogdan Motors" now unites the industrial assets of the Corporation "Bogdan" for the production of passenger cars with capacity of 120-150 thousand units. (Lada, Hyundai and cars under its own brand name) in Cherkassy and buses and trolleybuses in Lutsk capacity of 6 thousand a year.
China Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co, Ltd, founded in 1964, specializes in manufacturing passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses. Annual production capacity of more than 700 cars thousand units.
The company is among the ten largest manufacturers in China.
In 2012, JAC sold about 470 thousand units.
Ukraine has previously been implemented only commercial motor-vehicle JAC.