Great Wall Wingle
The Great Wall Wingle is a compact pickup truck
Pickup truck
A pickup truck is a light motor vehicle with an open-top rear cargo area .-Definition:...

 built and marketed by Great Wall Motor since 2006. In 2009, it became the first Chinese-made 'Ute' or pickup to be sold in Australia where it is marketed as the V-Series. It is also available in Europe under the Steed name.


The Australian specification V240 comes standard with a 2.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 134 hp (100 kW) and 200 newton metre of torque which is licenced from Mitsubishi Motors
Mitsubishi Motors
is a multinational automaker headquartered in Minato, Tokyo. In 2009 it was the fifth-largest Japan-based automaker and the 17th-largest in the world measured by production...

. In some markets, it is offered with a GW2.8TC
The GW2.8TC is an engine developed and built by Great Wall Motor Company Ltd. in China with cooperation from Bosch. It is a 4 stroke, common rail diesel engine that produces at 3600 rpm. It is used in the Great Wall Hover and the Great Wall Wingle. It is also China’s first high-pressure common...

 diesel engine. V240 is highly specified with standard alloy wheels, AM/FM CD radio, electric windows, leather trimmed seats, disc/drum brakes and air-conditioning.

It has been noted by motoring journalists that the Wingle shares a very similar side and rear-end profile to the Isuzu D-Max
Isuzu D-Max
Isuzu D-Max is a pickup truck made by Isuzu. It shares the same platform with several General Motors mid-size trucks in the United States. These being the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon and Isuzu i-Series. The Chevrolet Colorado name is also applied to a rebadged version of the D-Max in the Middle...

 sold since 2002. The vehicle's front end styling also bears a striking resemblance to the 2002 Volkswagen Magellan concept car.

In 2010, a single-cab model was released which, in the Australian market, replaced the SA220 (Great Wall Sailor).

Wingle 5

A new pick-up named Wingle 5 has been released in 2011 and is sold alongside the original, which has been renamed Wingle 3. It is now available with a new 2-litre turbodiesel
Turbodiesel refers to any diesel engine with a turbocharger. Turbocharging is the norm rather than the exception in modern car and truck diesel engines...

 common rail
Common rail
Common rail direct fuel injection is a modern variant of direct fuel injection system for petrol and diesel engines.On diesel engines, it features a high-pressure fuel rail feeding individual solenoid valves, as opposed to low-pressure fuel pump feeding unit injectors...

engine (105 kW; 305 newton metre).

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