Automotive GWM Cannon

Published on August 22nd, 2023 | by Sounder Rajen


GWM Cannon Pickup Trucks Have Arrived In Malaysia

The 500,000th GWM Cannon has also rolled off the production line

The GWM Cannon, the Chinese brand’s world renowned pickup truck brand celebrated a remarkable milestone as it marked the production of its 500,000th unit from the assembly line and to make this achievement even sweeter, the first batch of these coveted pickup trucks has officially landed in Malaysia as well.

GWM Cannon

This achievement is a testament to the reliability and durability of the GWM Cannon pickup truck which has shown impressive growth ever since its launch in 2019 and sold 100,000 units within the first year of launch.

Moreover, today, just a few short years since the pickup truck launched, this GWM pickup truck has set a new industry record and breathed new life into the Chinese premium pickup truck segment as its 500,000th unit officially rolled out from the assembly line, so clearly, customers simply can’t get enough of this car.

GWM Cannon

With the launch of the GWM Cannon, the brand’s pickup truck series has achieved several remarkable milestones and maintained its position as the best-selling pickup truck in China for 25 consecutive years and an accumulative sales figure of over 2.45 million units globally.

What’s more, the GWM Cannon pickup truck made up nearly 50 percent of the domestic market share from January to July this year and now we can enjoy this pickup truck in Malaysia too. Designed to provide a brand-new pickup truck driving experience, the GWM Cannon Ultra in Malaysia boasts a rugged and stylish exterior.

In-cabin features on the GWM Cannon pickup truck include extensive soft-touch materials, a 7-inch digital instrument cluster, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system which is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Equipped with an electronic gear shifter, auto hold electronic parking brake, front electric seat adjustment, rear air-con vents, and a 3-Pin plug socket.

On top of that, the GWM Cannon also features L2 intelligent driver assistance systems, including adaptive cruise control (ACC), automatic emergency braking (AEB), lane-keeping assist (LKA), blind-spot detection (BSD), and a 360 camera, ensuring convenience and safety in both urban and off-road driving scenario.

Powering the GWM Cannon is a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine paired with a ZF 8AT transmission, making 163hp and peak torque of 400Nm. An intelligent four-wheel-drive system and four driving modes as well as 7 SRS Airbags (Dual Front, Side, Curtain, and Far Side) ensure a safe and smooth ride as well.

The GWM Cannon has already made its mark over 50 countries and regions worldwide and the first batch of 66 units are now open for booking in Malaysia. Feel free to experience the all-new GWM Cannon Ultra at any GWM showrooms and immerse yourself in the world of premium pickup truck driving today.

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