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Monday, November 29, 2021

It's strange car sold at such a high price

~Dragon Wheel~ Why is this strange car being sold at such a high price? This uniquely shaped car was first seen on display at the 2021 Guangzhou Auto Show, was introduced under the name of Saloon Mecha Dragon, and reportedly will distribute to the owner in the next 2022.
2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon electric-powered car sat on display at the 2021 Guangzhou Motor Show. (Picture from: CarNewsChina)
The Chinese manufacturer made car reportedly sold in limited quantities, which is only 101 units. While it sold with a not cheap price tags, but all of them were immediately sold out in just 3 hours since the exhibition opened though!

In fact, the Mecha Dragon is only intended for consumers in China and is offered at a price of CHN ¥488,000 or approximately Rp.1.093 billion. But in less than a day, all of the Saloon Mecha Dragon units that were planned to be produced have been ordered out. So, what's so good about this oddly designed four-door sports car?
2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon has an appearance full of angled, and almost does not has dynamically flowing like an exotic sports car in general. (Picture from: Car250)
Then related to the car's name is chosen, the Saloon Automobile itself is a sub-brand of Great Wall Motors (GWM), one of the Chinese lead automotive companies. Meanwhile, Mecha Dragon is taken from the Mega Man 2 game theme.

No wonder if the  car's appearance is indeed made in the style of a monster robot from the virtual game. Of course, this sports car enthusiast does not come from ordinary people rather than the gamers and ones whose want to appear eccentric on the highway.
2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon also has the fake hood scoop but made it looks badass, and so do they air vents above the lights. (Picture from: Keinthuc)
According to Wen Fei, CEO of Saloon Automobile that currently 10 of the new cars released, 9 of them are SUVs. The market seems weary of this state of affairs and needs something very different. Moreover, the offer of a car with an authentic aesthetic is very rare. "Because we are not used to it, we will do it ourselves," he said.

If you look of its statures, the Saloon Mecha Dragon does not imply that the car has a price of billions. How not, its appearance is full of angled, does not has dynamically flowing like a Ferrari or Maserati.
2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon is powered by a high-performance dual magnetic motor equivalent to a 5.0-liter supercharged petrol engine combined with an intelligently adjustable four-wheel drive system. (Picture from: e-Go.by)
On the front, there's a wide juts inward bumper model and given an impression that the hood is more advanced than its bumper. Meanwhile the headlight is also rectangular, then on the hood given a red accent, equivalent to the affix on the corner of the bumper.

Continuing to the sides, the Chinese unique car also uses a kind of fenders as where its black-colored multi-spoke wheels install. Well, as the name implies, the car is a 4-door saloon type and then the bottom of the door is also given black and red accents.
2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon's interior showing a dashboard with a 10.25 inch instrument panel and a 27 inch 4k touch screen that can be configured to show 3 streams. (Picture from: Id.Motor1)
Uniquely at the back, the car looks like a fastback with a combination futuristic light design combined with an agressive bumper and rear diffuser. Are You agree if We called the Saloon Mecha Dragon is weird rather than unique.

Compared to the exterior which is quite difficult for everyone to accept, the Mecha Dragon Saloon' interior design can even invite admiration. The dashboard is filled with an elongated monitor that is divided into three sections. That is one to help the driver when driving, then it can be an entertainment screen, and it can also be used to enable several features in the car.
2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon's interior has four seats which are all wrapped in soft premium materials with colors that can be chosen according to consumer tastes. (Picture from: TopelectricSUV)
In the car's cabin, there are four seats which are all wrapped in soft premium materials with colors that can be chosen according to consumer tastes. In addition, on the center console and door trim there is also ambient light to add a dramatic impression to the cabin space.
2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon's seats are seem very wide with center seat in the back only big enough for a child. (Picture from: Id.Motor1)
Meanwhile, to assist the driver, the Saloon Mecha Dragon is equipped with 4 surround cameras, 5 millimeter wave radar, 12 ultrasonic radars, and one high-precision positioning camera unit. Meanwhile, in terms of sound quality, an audio system product from Harman Kardon is used.
Although the 2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon is an electric-powered car, but it has really cool 'fake exhaust pipes' would be light up in red when accelerating. (Picture from: TopelectricSUV)
The Saloon Mecha Dragon uses a high-performance dual magnetic motor equivalent to a 5.0-liter supercharged petrol engine combined with an intelligently adjustable four-wheel drive system, so that the car gets about 543 PS of power and 700 Nm of torque from the drivetrain. The automaker also said that the Salon Mecha Dragon featured with 115 kWh battery will offer a 250 mile range in just a 10 min quick charge.
2022 GWM Saloon Mecha Dragon's bodywork uses many sharp lines and angles combined with the fastback-style tail. (Picture from: Auto.cz)
In order to support the performance of the Saloon Mecha Dragon, the automaker has paired 20-inch alloy wheels wrapped with Michelin High Performance tires combined with the Brembo's four-piston caliper brakes system.
So that the driver does not lose the thrill of driving, the Saloon Mecha Dragon is also equipped with a sound system that can be adjusted so that the car can deliver sounds like a conventional engined vehicle. And the sound can be muted if the driver wants to drive quietly as drove an electric powered car in general.

What do you think, is the car's price tags commensurate with all of the things offered for its potential buyers? *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ID.MOTOR1 | CARNEWSCHINA | CAR250 | TINXE.VN | AUTO.CZ ]
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