Baojun is going upmarket, the new R-series is a sign, with the launch of several new models such as RC-6, RM-5, RS-5, Baojun is launching a new compact sedan, the RC-5, which is positioned below RC-6. At the 2020 Chongqing Auto Show, the Baojun RC-5 was officially unveiled. The new car is positioned as a compact car and uses the “Interstellar Geometry” family design language to enhance the recognition of appearance. In addition, the new car will be available in the second half of this year.
In terms of appearance, Baojun RC-5 features a large-scale inverted trapezoidal front grille shape, the interior is dotted with dashed chrome elements. With Baojun’s new badge, the car looks very luxurious. At the same time, a similar bar-type air inlet is used underneath, with the exaggerated shape of the opening of the lamp group on both sides, so that its sense of movement is well improved.
From the side, the new car adopts a design that tends to slip back, and the slightly inclined tail sidelines are more slender. A penetrating waistline is designed on the side, extending from the headlight group to the rear, and the body length is visually pulled up. In terms of size, the length, width and height are 4650/1806/1458 (1466) mm, and the wheelbase is 2700mm. It is located in a compact car.
In terms of the rear part, Baojun RC-5 adopts the design of the currently popular taillight group and adds a polyline element below it, echoing the headlight group, and further enriching the sense of layering in the tail. At the same time, the central trapezoidal license plate installation position of the rear bumper adopts a wide trapezoidal design, combined with the reflective strips on both sides, making the new car more durable.
In terms of interior, the new car adopts the embracing cockpit design and the central control design is biased towards the main driver side. With the simple lines of the central console, it gives the overall sense of hierarchy. At the same time, it uses a black + red color design style and adds chrome elements to embellish in many places, which not only increases the texture of the car but also enhances its youthful atmosphere. In terms of configuration, the new car will provide dual-spoke multi-function steering wheel, full LCD instrument, floating central control LCD screen, etc.
In terms of power, according to the previous information from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the car will be powered by a 1.5L naturally aspirated engine (model no.: LAR) and a 1.5T turbocharged engine (Model no.: LJO), with a maximum power of 99PS (73 kW) and 147PS (108 kW), the comprehensive fuel consumption of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is 6.2L/100km.