Changan Auto offers some visual details of its latest Star mini van, scheduled for market launch on October 24. Compared with the current Star and Star 2, the new model grows bigger in size and gets a more powerful engine.
|New Star||Star||Star 2|
|Engine Displacement (ml)||1243||997||1298||999|
|Engine Codename||JL473Q (E12)||JL465Q||JL474QG||JL466Q|
|Max. Power (kW)||72||39||60||50.8|
Sitting on a 2560mm wheelbase, the new Star reaches nearly 4 meters in body length, providing up to 8 seating positions. With a curb weight is 1130kg, it can carry a load of up to 600kg.
Changan’s E12 1.2L engine (JL473Q) will make its debut in the low-cost van, rated 72kW/6000rpm and 119Nm/5000-5500prm. It has a higher power output the 1.3 liter on the current Star.