JAC Motors Phl to launch compact SUV contender S4

The competition in the cross-over SUV segment is about to get more interesting as Triesenburg Auto Corp. (TAC), the official distributor of JAC passenger and light commercial vehicles in the country, is set to unveil its newest offering – the all-new JAC S4. 

Just like other vehicles in the segment, the JAC S4 offers car buyers a budget friendly option that features all the technology and innovation they are looking for in a vehicle. 

The newcomer sports a 1.5L turbo-charged engine with i-VVT technology that develops 147 horsepower and 210Nm of torque and will come in three flavors: Luxury with either a six-speed manual transmission or a CVT, Intelligent and Ultimate.

Designed from the R&D centers in Turin, Italy and Tokyo, Japan, the S4’s vibe aims to be young, dynamic, versatile and free. It adopts a new design language such as the front fascia’s wing grille, sharp-eyed headlights and a trendy ridge-type LED taillights.

The S4 also features SMART functionalities such as an intuitive touch control panel on the dashboard that eliminates the buttons and knobs for the AC control and other functions of the vehicle. It also has a 10.25-inch multi-media touchscreen that can be linked to any smart phone. The vehicle’s various features such as the cornering lamps, vehicle positioning lighting can also be controlled through the touchscreen.

Apart from that, the JAC S4 also got rid of the usual cluster gauges for the tachometer and speedometer and placed an interactive 10.25-inch LED instrument panel. It also has a smart entry, push start system and an electric tailgate for added convenience. 

Here are the price points of the JAC S4 variants:

  • Jac S4 Luxury 6MT – P878,000
  • Jac S4 Luxury CVT – P928,000
  • Jac S4 Intelligent CVT – P998,000
  • Jac S4 Ultimate CVT – P1,098,000

The JAC S4 is set to be launched through TAC’s official Facebook page on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 6 p.m. 

The online event is going to be graced by personalities from JAC Motors International namely, Davide Zhang (General Manager), Kong DeXing (Head of JAC Overseas Automobile Research Institute), Brian Li (Head of JAC Design Center). Davide Zhang will talk about JAC Motors International as a company and its future plans. Kong DeXing will elaborate on the technology behind the JAC S4. While Brian Li, will discuss the design inspiration and how the JAC S4 was conceptualized.

From the TAC Side, Dan Rudolph Navarro, Group General Manager, handle the product reveal and the JAC S4’s overall promise. He will share the character of the vehicle and why every Filipino should consider it against other compact SUVs in the segment. Brian Badilla, Marketing and Sales Director will elaborate on the technology and innovation behind the vehicle. 

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