The Tank 400 4WD will be plug-in hybrid only, producing outputs of 304kW/750Nm
A spokesperson for the brand in Australia said that “we continue to keep a close eye on all new GWM models as they are launched and the Tank 400 is certainly one of them.
“Tank 400 remains a consideration but not yet decided for Australia”.
The latter was spotted by Chasing Cars on Australian roads earlier this year suggesting it’s not far away from the showrooms.
The Tank 400 sits between the already-launched-in-Australia Tank 300 and the upcoming Tank 500 large SUV.
The SUV measures in at 4985mm long, 1960mm wide and 1900mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2850mm, making it similar in size to the Prado.
According to reports from Car News China, the 400 will be only offered in China with a plug-in hybrid 2.0-litre engine option that produces outputs of 304kW/750Nm.
This is unlike the Tank 300 and 500 models that also have pure internal combustion variants as well.
The Tank 400 will come with a decently sized 37.1kWh battery pack and should be able to travel around 100 kilometres in electric-only mode, according to GWM.
Overseas reports indicate that there will be two trim levels of the 400 in China, however across the range the model will feature:
As for pricing, the entry-level Tank 400 will cost 279,800 yuan in China (the equivalent of AUD$59,000).
The base Tank 400 is set to feature 18-inch alloy wheels, full LED lights and a sunroof, along with leatherette and heated front seats. On the rear axle, the Tank 400 has a differential lock.
The top-trim level Tank has Nappa leather seats, a heated steering wheel and a head-up display. Ventilation and a massage function is equipped for the driver’s seat. According to Car News China, the option of a rear differential lock is available for extra cost.
For the flagship, it will cost Chinese buyers 298,800 yuan (AUD$63,000).
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