GAC’s second-gen M8 three-row luxury MPV (Master Edition) with massive grille and a first class interior is a head-tuner.
M8 has unmistakable on-road presence, thanks to its ‘Soaring Wings 2.0’ grille featuring 10 vertical chrome bars.
Features ‘Eye-Opening’ headlights, ‘Time Tunnel” taillights, ‘Royal Salute’ turn signal lights and “MASTER” logos at the front and rear.
Master specification sees a 2-2-3 layout with two powered captain chairs in the second row and a foldable third row seat.
The completely redesigned second generation of GAC’s flagship M8 luxury Minivan, dubbed the Master series, debuted last August to meet the growing demand for luxury MPVs in the domestic market.
According to the company, market orders for the new GAC M8 Master Edition have exceeded 12,000 units in less than a month since presales of the full-size seven-seater MPV was launched in October.
“From following to leading the market, M8 has proved a success in the Chinese luxury route for high-end domestically-made vehicles,” said Zhang Yuesai, president of GAC Motor.
The all-new flagship GAC M8 has unmistakable on-road presence, thanks to GAC’s signature ‘Soaring Wings 2.0’ grille featuring 10 vertical chrome bars that are aligned to “create the peak momentum of a lion leaping Mount Everest and smashing the sky,”
Other distinct features on the outside includes an ‘Eye-Opening’ headlights, ‘Time Tunnel” taillights and ‘Royal Salute’ turn signal lights as well as the exclusive “MASTER” logos at the front and rear.
Inside, the second generation M8 adopts a 12.3-inch instrument cluster plus a 14.6-inch large suspended central control panel, with a new three-spoke multi-function steering wheel design.
The Master specification sees a 2-2-3 layout with two powered captain chairs in the second row while the third row seat can be folded and stowed to free up more storage room when needed.
Along with the petrol engine variant powered by a 2.0-litre turbo engine with 251 hp, the 2nd-gen M8 is also available with hybrid or plug-in hybrid variants, featuring fourth-gen enhanced Toyota Hybrid System.
Since its introduction in 2017, the GAC M8, formerly named Trumpchi M8, has topped the sales chart of Chinese local luxury MPVs for the 34th consecutive months, with nearly 200,000 units sold.