On the evening of July 17, FAW Red Flag's new compact SUV-- Red Flag HS3 officially launched four new models with a price range of 145800 yuan to 195800 yuan.
In terms of appearance, the new car uses the new red flag design language, the front face is a large straight waterfall intake grille design, the interior is supplemented by raindrop-shaped chrome decoration, the center is extended to the engine cover on the red flag LOGO logo, quite visual impact. With split headlamp groups on both sides, the upper part of the C-style LED daily running lights are very eye-catching, with bright silver chrome plating around, and the lower lamp group uses vertical layout and black decoration to enhance the sports atmosphere of the whole vehicle.
On the side of the body, the new car adopts two-color body design, the lines on the double waistline and wheel arch are very three-dimensional, and the red flag logo is added to the fender, which makes the overall shape fashionable and dynamic. In terms of size, although the new car is positioned as a compact SUV, the size of the red flag HS3 is not small. The length, width and height of the new car are 4655/1900/1668mm and the wheelbase is 2770mm. In the rear part, the new car is equipped with a large spoiler, using iconic through taillights and black design, and stretches into a C shape at both ends, and the wing-shaped light source is quite recognizable after lighting. The bottom is surrounded by a combination of black tail lips and silver trim panels, with two bilateral hidden exhaust designs to further enhance the sense of movement of the whole vehicle.
In terms of interior decoration, the new car adopts the latest family design language of Red Flag, adopts the classic embracing cockpit, is equipped with 12.3-inch full liquid crystal instrument and 12.6-inch central control large screen, and the three-spoke multi-function steering wheel adopts flat-bottomed design. at the bottom of the screen is the mobile phone wireless charging area, the overall shape is simple and scientific and technological sense.
In terms of power, the new car is equipped with 1.5T and 2.0T engines. Among them, the maximum power of 1.5T engine is 124 kilowatts, the peak torque is 258 Nm, the transmission system matches the 7-speed wet double clutch gearbox, and the 2.0T engine has a maximum power of 185 kW and peak torque of 380 Nm. The transmission system matches the 8-speed manual integrated transmission.
Up to now, FAW Hongqi's existing products include two major product systems: the car family and the SUV family, covering the middle and high-end market of 15-700000 yuan. Among them, the SUV family models include EHS9, HS5, HS7, LS7 and so on. The HS5 model is one of the volume models in the SUV family products. Take June sales as an example, the highest sales volume of the Red Flag HS5 was 8172, followed by HS7, with only 822.
Although Red Flag has several major models such as EHS9, HS5, HS7 and LS7 in the SUV family products, Red Flag has been in a state of product vacancy in the field of compact SUV. From the point of view of the new car positioning compact SUV, the new car positioning in the red flag brand internal market positioning is lower than the red flag HS5, the new car listing will fill the gap of the red flag in the fuel compact SUV market, in addition, the starting price of HS3 is 145800 yuan, the car listing will further lower the threshold of the red flag brand and become the SUV model with the lowest brand price.
Considering the positioning and price of the new car, the new car will compete with models such as Tuyue, Xiaoke, Tange and Honda HR-V after its launch. As a reference, retail sales of Xiaoke and Tuyue were 10417 in June and 7455 in Tuyue.
It should be noted that the compact SUV market where Red Flag HS3 is located is particularly competitive, and there are many competitors. In this context, do you think Red Flag HS3 has a chance to become a popular model?
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