Automotive Cannon X

Published on June 8th, 2023 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez


GWM Cannon X Pickup Truck Launching Soon In Malaysia

Great Wall Motors To Launch Cannon X Pickup To Challenge Established Japanese Rivals

In May this year Great Wall Motors surprised Malaysians with the un-announced preview of the Cannon X pickup truck. The bright blue pickup got a lot of attention with its tall upright nose and large size, well its larger than the popular Ford Ranger XLT.

This new pickup truck is set to redefine the growing pickup truck segment in Malaysia with its rugged design and attractive selling price (since it is part of the Chinese car invasion).

Launched in Australia last year, it took a while to gain popularity. Well, the Japanese trucks are still a firm favorite with the Isuzu D-Max and Toyota Hilux taking being the current favorites.

Meanwhile, here are some of the highlights of the GWM Cannon X pickup truck.

The GWM Cannon is a four-wheel drive truck powered by a 2.0L Diesel Turbo 4-cylinder engine that has 120 kW of power at 3600 rpm and 400 Nm of torque at 1500 rpm that works with an 8-speed automatic gearbox.


GWM claims the Cannon CANNON-X 4×4 consumes only 9.4L/100km of BHPetrol Euro5 diesel in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out just 246g of CO2.

The Cannon measures 1886mm in height, 5410mm in length, 1934mm in width with a 3230mm wheelbase that brings about a total of 1965kg of unladen weight.

The Cannon CANNON-X (4×4) comes standard with 265/60 R18 front tyres and 265/60 R18 rear tyres.

The 2023 GWM Cannon CANNON-X (4×4) has a 194mm ground clearance with a 3000kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity.

As part of Great Wall Motors’ commitment to delivering exceptional vehicles, the Cannon X will be another great addition that promises good power delivery, good off-road performance and versatility.

With its robust design, advanced features, and off-road capabilities, this pickup truck is poised to make a statement in the Malaysian market.

Cannon X pickup truck dashboard

The GWM Cannon X is designed to handle the toughest challenges with ease. It is expected to offer powerful engine options that deliver impressive performance, ensuring smooth acceleration and exceptional towing capabilities. Whether you’re navigating rugged terrains or cruising on highways, the Cannon X is built to provide an exhilarating driving experience.

Inside the GWM Cannon X, you can anticipate modern technology and connectivity features. From an intuitive touchscreen infotainment system to smartphone integration, Bluetooth connectivity, and premium sound options, the Cannon X is expected to offer a seamless and connected driving experience. Stay entertained, informed, and connected on all your journeys.

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