The Chinese are fond of cars with wheelbase lengthens
Under the International Motor Show in Beijing which is being held, many manufacturers have presented new models a longer wheelbase to better respond to the growing demand for this type of cars on Chinese soil.
Thus, they had the right to its world premiere unveiling of three rival German everlasting. Audi took the opportunity to unveil its flagship, the A8L sedan, while BMW was the same with an elongated version of its new sedan Serie5. Finally, Mercedes-Benz not wanting to be outdone submitted its model E300 L.
For its part, Volvo has just passed under the control of Chinese Geely to take this opportunity to focus on its S80 flagship sedan L.
This version extends the wheelbase A8 sedan earns 13 cm compared to the basic version. Obviously, it is the rear seat passengers who benefit the most from this in addition with more generous outbursts in the legs.
The BMW Serie5
It is a model developed specially for the Chinese market. In addition, it will assemble the down to the Shenyang plant. In this case, the wheelbase extended by 14 cm and is coming dangerously close to that of the great WB Series 7.
Mercedes-Benz E300 L
Wanting to meet the expectations of the Chinese large sedan was conceived and will be produced out there in collaboration with the company Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC). It has a longer wheelbase 14 cm.
The Volvo S80
Unlike the other three, the Volvo S80 sedan L is available in Asia since 2008. It is even assembled in China to serve the different Asian markets. Here is another sedan with a wheelbase has been lengthened by 14 cm.
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