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Haval H2 Goes on Sale in Tehran

Haval H2 Goes on Sale in TehranHaval H2 Goes on Sale in Tehran

Private Iranian automaker Bahman Group has initiated the sales of a Haval SUV model H2. The sales began on 10 a.m. local time on Saturday. The vehicle is priced at 958.9 million rials ($22,830) and will be delivered to customers by June, the firm's website reported. Haval is an automotive marque owned by the Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors which specializes in crossovers and SUVs. Under the hood of the Haval H2 is a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine generating 110 kW of power at 5,600 rpm along with 210 Nm of torque between 2,200 and 4,500 rpm.  Matched to a six-speed automatic gearbox, the H2 has a 7.0-inch touchscreen with a quick-to-re-pair Bluetooth connection and USB/SD inputs. Bahman Group is also to launch the manufacture of the off-road Haval H9 and the SUV model H6 in the coming months. Chinese manufacturers have made inroads into Iran's market as evidenced by their rising share. Production of Chinese vehicles experienced a 49% YoY jump and they hold 16% of the country's auto market. 


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