Sinomach Automobile has changed the name of its Oting Paladin SUV for the Russian market, where it will appear at the end of February. The new model will be released under the name “Paladin”.
The Oting Paladin car, named in Russian, is exclusively presented in Russia by Sinomach Automobile (legal entity Hyperion Leasing LLC) under an official distribution agreement directly with the Zhengzhou Nissan plant, which was signed for 5 years.
Previously, the manufacturer confirmed that the Oting Paladin, based on the platform of the Japanese Nissan Terra, will become the company's first SUV in Russia, which will compete with models such as the Haval H9 and Toyota Land Cruiser Prado.
The car will be equipped with a 2.0-liter Mitsubishi 4K31 petrol turbo engine producing 228 hp. (360 Nm) and an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission, all-wheel drive with three differential locking modes.
The basic Deluxe package includes halogen headlights, an analog instrument panel with a 3.5-inch on-board computer display, a multimedia system with a 10-inch display, 18-inch alloy wheels, eco-leather upholstery in black and brown, two airbags and a basic set of electronic driver assistants. The Premium version is equipped with LED headlights, brown and beige genuine leather in the interior, as well as electrically adjustable front seats.
The “Intelligence” version received side airbags, an expanded set of driver assistants with adaptive cruise control, a 7-inch digital instrument panel and a 12-inch central screen. The older version “Prestige” received additional front parking sensors and other options.