Monday, May 29, 2017

GAC MOTOR launches its flagship vehicles GS8 and GA8 in Qatar

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

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

Doha, Qatar-Sunday, May 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

GAC MOTOR, one of China's leading automobile producers has unveiled the GS8and GA8, two flagship vehicles at a launch ceremony at The St. Regis Doha on May 21, 2017. The event was attended by distinguished guests including Ambassador of The People's Republic of China in The State of Qatar, H.E. Li Chen, Economic and Commercial Counsellor Mr. Yang Song, DOMASCO Managing Director Mr. Faisal Sharif , Deputy General Manager of GAC MOTOR Mr. Wang Shunsheng and Director of International Business Decision of GAC MOTOR Mr. Liu Haoyuan.

Extending his warm welcome to the media and attendees at the press conference, Mr. Wang Shunsheng 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 DOMASCO, who supported our endeavor to bring the models of GA8, GS8this time and previously the models of GS4, GA6, GA3S and GS5to Qatar. We believe that as the trade between Qatar 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 Qatar market.”

The GS8 and GA8 are two flagship models with GAC MOTOR’s newest second generation 320T engine being launched in Qatar. Since the sales of GS8 were kicked off in 2017 in China, GS8 was the top grosseramongst sales in full size 7-seater SUV category which includes brands likeFord Edge, Toyota Highlander and claimed the champion position by 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 Qatar’s 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 Qatar, GAC MOTOR strives to drive the sales and build a solid foundation for the business development of GAC MOTOR and its partners in Qatar.


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 performance fully 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. 


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’s newest 320T engine and the 6-mode drive is born to conquer all conditions.


A subsidiary of GAC Group, GAC MOTOR develops and manufactures premium quality vehicles, engines, components and auto accessories, achieving more than 80% sales growth for 5 consecutive years. 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, 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 Reuters and the Associated Press 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, GA6, GS4, GA3S andGS5. In addition, GAC MOTOR plans to bringnew energy vehicles to the emerging markets.


Malaika Fernandes, 00971 52 954 9333

Doha Marketing Services Company(DOMASCO)

Address: Salwa Road, near Qatar Decoration R/A, opposite HSBC Bank

Tel: +974-44248989 

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