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GAC MOTOR GS8 and GA8 debut in Kuwait

The all-new GS8 and GA8 lead the way for GAC MOTOR in Kuwait

~With unmatched driving pleasure, the GA8 (sedan) and GS8 (SUV) are equipped with GAC MOTOR’s newest second generation 320T engine~


KUWAIT CITY -Monday, June 5th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

GAC MOTOR, one of China's leading automobile producers has unveiled the GS8 and GA8, two flagship vehicles at a launch ceremony in Kuwait on May 24, 2017. The event was attended by distinguished guests including Mr. Cheng Yongru, the Commercial Counsellor of The People’s Republic of China in the State of Kuwait, Mr. Wang Shunsheng, Deputy General Manager of GAC MOTOR, Mr. Liu Haoyuan, Chief of International Business Division of GAC MOTOR and Mr. Omar Alkazi, chairman of MAC.

Extending his warm welcome to the media and attendees at the press conference, Mr. Wang Shunsheng, Deputy General Manager of GAC MOTOR said, “GAC MOTOR is dedicated to bringing the best vehicles to global consumers as we expand our brand in the overseas market. We would like to thank our partner MAC, who has supported our endeavor to bring the models of GA8 and GS8 to Kuwait. We believe that as the trade between Kuwait and China grows, we will continue to build on our foundation of mutual economic trade and business cooperation. We are committed to introducing even stronger products to the Kuwait market.”

The GS8 and GA8 are two flagship models with GAC MOTOR’s newest second generation 320T engine being showed in Kuwait. Since the sales of GS8 were kicked off in 2017 in China, GS8 was the top grosser amongst sales in full size 7-seater SUV category which includes brands like Ford Edge, Toyota Highlander and claimed the champion position in April 2017. GA8 incorporates GAC MOTOR’s highest quality resources for engine, gear box and chassis.  The interior configuration and exterior design reflect GAC MOTOR’s excellence in defining the new meaning of luxury. The GA8 is set to exceed expectations with its quality of luxury.

Today, GAC MOTOR has established sales and service networks in 14 countries globally, while continuing expansion into international markets. With the launch of GA8 and GS8 in Kuwait, GAC MOTOR strives to drive the sales and build a solid foundation for the business development of GAC MOTOR and its partners.


GS8 has powerful horizontal lines and chromium-plating grills, a perfect combination of strength and beauty. In addition to domineering appearance, the brand-new hard-boiled flying dynamics will be the totem of the conqueror. The new edge of all luxury LED headlamps, matrix design with the auto adjusted beaming system highlights the charm of luxury technology. Double U-shape LED complex tail lights adopts the tunnel structure. It creates a three-dimensional sense and an interpretation of wild freedom. In the interior design, GS8 offers full scale of luxury configuration including second generation PEPS keyless entry and one button start system, Harman Hi-Fi system, ultra wide panoramic sunroof, multi-function seats, etc. With 7 full size seats and a large trunk in the rear, it provides spacious freedom to all passengers to bring what’s needed for a long journey. For GS8, the fearless power and driving control is out of question. GAC MOTOR’s newest 320T engine and the 6-mode drive is born to conquer all conditions.


An innovative use of European aesthetic thinking to restructure Chinese elements and mm-level carving make the five pioneering "Flying Dynamics" front faces become the model of modeling aesthetics. The all-new GA8 carries the newest second generation 320T engine. It generates peak torque of 300Nm between 1600 and 4500 RPM. The engine performancefully out-performs a 3.0L natural aspirated engine. The power is transmitted by an advanced 6 speed automatic transmission gear box from the international leading supplier – Aisin. It offers an extremely smooth transmission experience. The high strength car body and 8 airbags protection is the guardian to ensure the power is unleashed with full safety. As of the human touches, GA8’s outstanding interior design offers the driver and passengers a luxury experience. The 1910 mm ultra-wide comfortable space, 360 degree sound insulation solution, the full grain luxury genuine leather and ice-blue atmosphere lighting system are mind refreshing for anyone onboard.  


A subsidiary of GAC Group, GAC MOTOR develops and manufactures premium quality vehicles, engines, components and auto accessories, since their launch in 2011, achieving rapid sales growth in 5 consecutive years. In 2016, the annual sales exceeded more than 370,000 units, which was an increase by 97%. GAC MOTOR ranked 5th, among all brands in J.D. Power Asia Pacific's 2016 China Initial Quality Study, the highest of all Chinese brands for four consecutive years. In 2016 J.D. POWER report, GAC MOTOR was ranked No.5 across the board, surpassing most auto brands from Japan, South Korea, Europe and America. In 2015 Dubai International Motor Show, authoritative media such as International Business Times commented highly on GAC MOTOR as the "The Best Chinese Car Brand".

With strategic partnership and cooperation with the world’s top ten component suppliers, GAC MOTOR has developed "GAC Production System" by incorporating the essence of Toyota's "Lean Production Mode", Honda's production management model and the company’s own experience. Throughout the development over the years, GAC MOTOR has effectively developed the sedan and SUV line-up including models of GS8, GA8, GS4, GA6, GS5 Super and GA3S. In addition, GAC MOTOR plans to bring new energy vehicles to the emerging markets.



Malaika Fernandes, 00971 52 954 9333

Mutawa AlKazi Co.Ltd

Address: 4th Ring Road, Kuwait City,Kuwait

Tel:+965 1833334

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