Great Wall Motors characterizes the Hover M2 as a city all-wheel drive minivan. In Russia, the car was first shown at the Moscow Motor Show in 2010. Hover M2 is the closest relative of the model Great Wall Coolbear, the latter, in turn, is a Chinese clone of the iconic Japanese subcompact Toyota bB.
The car is built on the principles of maximum internal space with minimal dimensions. Hence the body "suitcase" type with hypertrophied upper part. The front lights of the “Chinese” are huge, but this does not prevent them from perfectly combining with eccentric wings, a bonnet and an almost rectangular grille. Solidity give a large front bumper and off-road kit, made of plastic. The profile is distinguished by massive overlays on the wheel arches and lower sidewalls, painted in a different color compared to the body. Rear roof rack is located almost vertically. Behind everything is simple and stylish at the same time. A pair of round headlights arranged vertically, and decorated with plastic framing. The glass of the fifth door has a large area, which has a positive impact on the review. Great Wall Hover M2 has a compact size (length - 4011 mm, width - 1744 mm, height - 172 mm, wheelbase - 2499 mm), so it is very convenient for use in urban environments.
But at the same time the car is quite spacious and practical inside, has great potential for the transformation of the cabin. The driver's seat is quite ergonomic. There is enough free space above the head of the driver and the passenger, the landing as in an SUV is straightforward. Dashboards are located in the center of the dashboard. In the door trim is used soft material, pleasant to the touch, but subject to rapid wear. On the second row a lot of space. Three tall people of average body density will not be constrained by anything. The salon has a high level of comfort.
The useful volume of the luggage compartment is 330 liters, with the rear seats folded up to an impressive 1,100 liters.
One of the main features of the Hover M2 is, of course, all-wheel drive transmission in the database. In normal driving, the drive wheels are front, but once they start to rotate helplessly, like that hour, the rear axle is connected. This is implemented by means of viscous coupling, which is able to competently juggle torque.
The power unit was inherited from a related model Coolbear. Under the hood is a transverse four-cylinder engine with a volume of 1.5 liters and 105 hp. at 6000 rpm A 138 Nm of torque is available at 4200 rpm. The engine is paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The maximum speed on the passport reaches 158 km / h. Fuel consumption in the mixed rhythm of movement is 7.4 liters per 100 km.
There are only three complete sets and all of them are offered with the above-mentioned power unit and manual transmission. Luxe offers ABS + EBD systems, front airbags, anti-theft system, metallic paint, 16-inch alloy wheels with 195/55 tires, air conditioning, CD and MP3 music player, height-adjustable four-door power windows. steering column, power steering, central locking. Fog lights, roof rails, and heated mirrors are also available. Options Elite complements the car with a spoiler on the rear door and parking radar. The top version of the Elite + received a multimedia system with a touchscreen display, a DVD player, Bluetooth and a USB input, a multifunctional steering wheel, an electrically operated sunroof and leather upholstery.
Hover M2 can be described as a practical, versatile, economical and inexpensive to operate a car.