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New models put to the test

Januaray 9 - 15, 2019

Gulf Weekly New models put to the test

Geely has revealed its latest models for 2019 and is encouraging customers to take them for a test drive in order to be eligible for shopping vouchers and an array of other offers, writes Kristian Harrison.

Anyone who takes the new Emgrand GS, the 2019 Emgrand 7 or the latest Emgrand X7 Sport out for a trial spin before the end of January will have a chance to win a number of vouchers.

Furthermore, purchasing any of these cars before the end of January will receive a free service package for three years or 60,000km, an extended warranty for up to five years, free insurance, registration and rust proofing.

The 2019 Emgrand GS, the company’s flagship model, was recently revealed by the Chinese marque as an urban crossover SUV, the first of its kind from Geely Auto, and features the same design elements that first appeared on the GC9 and Bo Yue.

A full moon glass roof turns the Emgrand GS’s cabin into a light, airy and space-conscious interior. To keep passengers fully connected, Geely has installed multiple connectivity systems on the GS including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems which are connected via Geely’s self-developed G-Netlink, allowing music, videos, radio and television to be played via the eight-inch screen in the centre console.

18 inch alloy wheels give the Emgrand GS a sure-footed stance on the roads, making the GS ready for whatever the urban environment can bring at it, plus there is a choice of eight vibrant colours ranging from bright orange to sports blue.

Geely’s Urban Safety System has been installed on the vehicle, allowing the vehicle to automatically apply the brakes should the driver get too close to the car ahead, and at the same time this system also works hand-in-hand with the Automatic Cruise Control System that will match the vehicle in front’s speed and apply brakes should another vehicle swerve into the lane in front.

Power for the GS is derived from two Geely powertrains, a 1.8L naturally-aspirated engine and also a 1.3T engine. The 1.3T is capable of producing 129bhp and 185Nm of torque through the six-speed Dual Clutch Technology (DCT) gearbox.

The Emgrand GS is available now for the starting price of BD5,795. For more information and test drive bookings, visit the showroom in Tubli, call17680110 or 36288828, or visit


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