Lifan 320

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Lifan 320
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Overview
Also called Lifan Smily (Russia)
Production 2000–present
Assembly Cherkessk, Russia (Derways)[1]
Body and chassis
Class Supermini/City car
Body style 5-door hatchback
Powertrain
Engine 1.3L, 16-valve 4-cylinder (LF479Q3)
Transmission 5-speed automatic and manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,340 mm (92.1 in)
Length 3,745 mm (147.4 in)
Width 1,620 mm (63.8 in)
Height 1,430 mm (56.3 in)

The Lifan 320 is a car produced by the Lifan Motors division of Lifan Group.[2] Known for being superficially similar to the Mini,[3] it debuted at the 1999 Beijing Auto Show.[4]

The Lifan 320 is sold in China in and several export markets including Peru[5] and in Russia where it is known as the Lifan Smily.[6] The 320 is assembled in Cherkessk by Derways Automobile Company since 2003.[7]

Specification[edit]

The 320 is powered by a 1.3 L (1342 cc) 4-cylinder petrol engine, developing 89 bhp (66 kW; 90 PS) @ 6000 rpm and 115 N·m (85 lb·ft) @3500-4500 rpm. It has a top speed of 155 km/h (96 mph) and can accelerate to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 14.5 seconds.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derways website (Russian)
  2. ^ Lifan 320 Review
  3. ^ Saturday, April 24, 2010 (2010-04-24). "No, it's not a Mini...". Autocar.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-09-13. 
  4. ^ Nunez, Alex (2008-04-18). "Lifan 320 MINI ripoff to debut at Beijing Motor Show — Autoblog". Autoblog.com. Retrieved 2010-09-13. 
  5. ^ Lifan website 4 May 2010
  6. ^ Lifan Russia website
  7. ^ Derways Car Plant Started Assembly of Lifan Smily
  8. ^ "Lifan Smily". Derways. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 

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