The Coupe SUVs are rapidly becoming popular and people around the world are buying them in good numbers. The revolution has reached China as well with many Chinese automakers already started to add these Coupe SUVs to their lineup.
The latest is the WEY P8 GT, a sporty coupe SUV version of the P8 SUV. The P8 GT comes with a giant black beak with a shiny edge around, sharp looking lights, and gigantic side mirrors mounted on its doors.
Measuring 4790/1940/1672 (mm), with a wheelbase of 2950mm, the WEY P8 GT is powered by a 4-wheel drive plug-in hybrid drivetrain with a 2.0 turbocharged unit, a Belt Starter Generator (BSG), and an electric motor over the rear axle, paired to a 6-speed DCT gearbox. Combined output stands at 340 horses and 524 Nm. This is the same setup as on the standard P8 SUV.
For the P8 SUV, WEY claims a 0-100 in 6.5 seconds, a 210 km/h top speed, a 50 kilometer all-electric range, a 600 kilometer combined range, and a fuel consumption of 2.3 liters per 100 kilometers (43.4 km per liter). The figures for the P8 GT won’t be far off.
WEY is a premium vehicle division of Great Wall Motors, one of the largest automakers in China. Introduced in April 2017, WEY focuses on high-end SUVs and new energy vehicles.