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HAVAL H6 GT – Expect to be noticed

Adding to its growing range of new-generation SUVs, HAVAL South Africa introduces the highly anticipated HAVAL H6 GT – creating street envy on South African roads.

The All-New H6 GT is a blend of coupé-inspired design merged with the practical accolades of a modern SUV. The stand out styling, a unique design feature of aero side skirts, enhanced visual accents, semi-Autonomous Driving, and most importantly, curb appeal makes it their most dynamic SUV to date.

This sportier-looking HAVAL H6 GT presents a different offering to the H6 SUV, while still complementing the H6’s current distinctive style language. And it’s not just that sloping roofline with a panoramic sunroof that sets it apart.

This H6 GT is reshaping the way SUVs look. Paving the way for distinguished design, the HAVAL H6 GT sports offers a more streamlined body, wheel arch cladding as well as gloss black accents, and carbon fibre inserts on the front and back. The rear is finished with a roof-mounted spoiler and lip spoiler enhancing the fastback rear. This SUV’s striking appearance is dangerously enviable, standing out from the crowd every time you leave your home.

To further tantalise your taste for more, the HAVAL H6 GT offers the driver: 235/55 R19 sporty alloy wheels in a black finish, gloss black roof rails and exterior mirrors, and subtle yet noticeable aerodynamic kit with aero side skirts and sporty rear diffuser.

Combining sleek and sporty exterior lines with SUV practicality, the new 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine packs a punch with 155kW @ 6000r.p.m and 325N.m. @ 1500r.p.m. The power is delivered through a 7-speed DCT when and where you need it, matched with a torque-on-demand (TOD) 4WD system, the H6 GT is built around the driver with a beautifully crafted interior giving a balance of versatility and modern luxuries to effortlessly perform in everyday life. This SUV is also the first Haval in the country to have ‘Race Mode’, with the Sport exhaust tone with a more aggressive throttle and transmission response.

To reinforce its ambitious stance, you’ll find that the interior delivers sophisticated comfort with sporty green trimming and stitching with Alcantara inserts. With a driver-centric design, the HAVAL H6 GT boasts branded and heated seats, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless charging, and a 12.3-inch central display that sits atop the beautifully crafted, dual-tier dash panel. The center display is also ideal for the 360-degree view camera system that makes parking a breeze. Integrated into the camera system the GT offers, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Intelligent cruise, Intelligent cornering, traffic jam assist, Pre-collision warning with automatic emergency braking (AEB Pedestrian and Cyclist), Lane Departure Alert (LDW), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) and Blind spot detection with Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

When it comes to this HAVAL H6 GT, it certainly is created to heighten the perfect balance of style, versatility, luxury and modern technology. There is also plenty of room to move with generous space for up to five adults and accompanying luggage, making it ideal for city trips or more adventurous roads.

“Adding the GT to our H6 line-up makes the perfect flagship model to what has become a very popular model exceeding our expectations, from both a sales point of view but also the type of customer we are seeing join our Haval stable. We are confident the GT will deliver on the promise for the more astute motorist, seeking something more dynamic in its design.”; Conrad Groenewald concludes.

This refined SUV is visually in sync with the power it packs with its striking good looks complimented by great performance and world-class technology. The H6 GT sends a strong statement to the South African SUV market as it continues to evolve and further shows HAVAL South Africa’s commitment to its valued customers.

The unveiling of the All-New H6 GT is the start of new possibilities to come for HAVAL South Africa, painting a picture for a robust product line-up that put the individual first with world-class technology, at phenomenal pricing.

The GT will go on sale from September at R629 950, while the H6 line-up starts at R479 950. Pricing includes a 5 year/ 100 000km warranty and 5 year / 60 000km service plan.


GWM and HAVAL Reshaping the future of motoring

  • Winners in the NAAMSA Accelerator Awards
  • Great success in record Retail sales for October
  • Maintaining top 10 in the NAAMSA Report to date

GWM and HAVAL, have recently won a host of outstanding accolades, and have just reached record sales for October 2022.

In the competitive and well-contested South African automobile market, GWM and HAVAL are reshaping a bold and exciting course for the future of the automotive industry in South Africa. We continue to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to offering uncompromising levels of driving excellence, enjoyment, and advanced technology.

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) on the 28th of October 2022 hosted the much-anticipated inaugural NAAMSA Accelerator Awards. The Accelerator Awards, according to NAAMSA CEO Mikel Mabasa, is set to become the country’s pre-imminent objective, fact-based, and most prestigious motoring competition in the country.

GWM and HAVAL received top honors in the following categories:

  • New Vehicle sales: GWM P-Series: Winner for light commercial newcomer vehicle of the year.
  • Manufacturing Award: HAVAL Jolion: Winner of the top imported newcomer car of the year.
  • Dealer awards – HAVAL Umhlanga: Nominated for the most-improved light commercial dealer of the year.
  • Dealer awards – HAVAL Windhoek: Nominated for the most-improved light commercial dealer of the year.
  • New vehicle sales: HAVAL Jolion was also nominated for the passenger newcomer of the year award against the Ferrari SF90, Toyota Starlet, KIA Pegas, and Mitsubishi Xpander.

2022 has been an industrious year for GWM and HAVAL brands and the hard work is paying off.

HAVAL Motors South Africa has maintained a top 10 ranking on the NAAMSA report in 2022, as well as cracking the top 5 in January and the top 6 in October respectively.
The record results of vehicle sales for October further demonstrate the dominance across the automotive landscape in South Africa.

With South African consumers firmly behind GWM and HAVAL, the company’s promise of reshaping tomorrow is not only being achieved but is nothing short of inspiring.


HAVAL H6 HEV – Drive into a smart new world

The rumours are true. Alongside the successfully established H6 range, HAVAL brings you the long-anticipated HAVAL H6 Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV). As a global SUV brand, HAVAL’s line-up is constantly being refined to give you a first-class driving experience and the All-New H6 HAVAL HEV is no exception.

Are you ready for an advanced look into South Africa’s first-ever self-charging HAVAL Hybrid? Then read on.

With the hybrid technology of a turbo petrol engine and electric motor, the All-New HAVAL H6 HEV lets you enjoy less pollution with lower CO2 emissions, more performance, and a decreased combined fuel consumption of only 5.2L/100km.

Powering this efficient performer is a responsive 1,5 Turbo Petrol Hybrid engine that generates 179kW and a potent 530Nm of torque. When it comes to a smooth and quiet driving experience, you can thank the advanced 2-Speed Dedicated Hybrid Transmission (DHT), which manages the impressive torque launch.

On the outside, every feature, from the Futuristic LED Headlights and Gloss Black Accents to the Sports Rear Spoiler and Panoramic Sunroof, lets you know that the All-New HAVAL H6 HEV is here to drive you into a smart new world. Signature 225/55 R19 Sports Alloy Wheels, a pronounced front grille, and confident curves set the tone for the start of a new era of innovation.

With the driver and passenger always in mind, the All-New H6 HAVAL HEV interior is all comfort and no compromise. Step into futuristic luxury with Smart Keyless Entry, a modern 10.25 Inch Colour Combination Instrument, 12.3” Colour Multi-Touch Screen, and customisable Head-Up Display.

The All-New H6 HAVAL HEV is all about smart safety featuring 7 Airbags, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, and a 360-Degree Camera with a Panoramic View. Like a personal valet, the All-New H6 HAVAL HEV is the first local HAVAL SUV to have a Fully Automatic Parking System for smart, convenient parking.

This is all alongside several other innovative safety advancements such as:

  • Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB)
  • Traffic Jam Assist (TJA)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
  • Door Open Warning (DOW)
  • Lane Keep Steering (LKS)
  • Electronic Stability System (ESC)
  • Full Speed Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

Peace of mind doesn’t end there. The All-New HAVAL H6 HEV comes with a comprehensive 5 year/60 000km Service Plan, 5 year/100 000km Warranty, and 8 year/150 000km Hybrid Battery Warranty. This ensures you and your future adventures are always taken care of.


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