Excellent Wall Motor unveils tuned Cannon pickup

Chinese automaker Fantastic Wall Motor utilized this week’s Car Shanghai 2021 to unveil a far more rugged model of its Cannon (also called Pao or P Sequence) mid-dimension pickup truck.

Named the Baja Snake, it can be a Cannon minimal version that is envisioned to be launched on the Chinese market place later on this yr.

Whilst there was some modern speculation that Shelby American was associated in the job, owing to a assert produced by automotive journalist Greg Kable in an April 12 tweet, Shelby has confirmed to Motor Authority that it has zero connection to the truck.

In marketplaces where by it’s marketed, the Cannon is intended to choose on mid-size pickups like the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok. Obtainable powertrains contain 2.-liter turbocharged gasoline and diesel engines, as properly as a battery-electric set up.

2021 GWM Cannon

2021 GWM Cannon

Ford sells a hardcore Ranger Raptor exterior the United States (while probably not for very long), and this is likely the key focus on for the Baja Snake considering the fact that the two cars share comparable upgrades. Important merchandise on the tuned Cannon involve a raise kit, Fox Racing shocks, Toyo all-terrain tires, and aggressive entire body operate including some protective aspects. There’s also no missing the huge new grille.

For the interior, there is some black Alcantara trim contrasted with orange accents.

The powertrain utilised is the Cannon’s 2.-liter turbocharged diesel, rated at 188 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. By the way, this is the same powertrain that attributes in the Ranger Raptor.

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