Wuling Presents the New Variant of Almaz with WIND and 7-Seater Option
12 July, 2019
Voice Command in Indonesian and choice of seat configuration for Smart Technology SUV
Jakarta, 11 July 2019 – Coinciding with the two-year momentum of its journey in Indonesia, Wuling Motors (Wuling) introduced the latest Smart & Technology SUV variant, Almaz to media partners. The product line with the 'Drive Unlimited Way' tagline is now more complete thanks to the presence of the Wuling Indonesian Command (WIND) feature, which is the first Indonesian voice command technology. In addition, there are also 7-seater configuration options.
“Wuling's second anniversary in Indonesia gives us the spirit to continue to innovate with cutting-edge technology to enhance the Drive For A Better Life experience. One of its manifestations is the implementation of WIND, the first interactive voice command technology that uses daily language on the latest Almaz variant that will help users drive towards a better life” Vice President Wuling Motors, Cindy Cai said.
On Almaz’ Smart Multimedia 10.4" touchscreen, Wuling Indonesia Command (WIND)is installed to support the smart ecosystem. This interactive voice command enable the users to turn on, turn off, or operate various vehicle features such as air conditioning, electric windows, panoramic sunroof, access to entertainment features such as music or radio, phone call, application such as Wuling Link or TPMS applications, turning the volume up or down, as well as to ask the current date and time.
In terms of performance, the Almaz variant is supported by the advanced technology of a 1,500cc turbocharged 4-cylinder gasoline engine that produces a maximum power of 140 HP and 250 Nm of torque, which is the largest torque in its class. Then, the CVT Transmission is believed to maximize the power distribution to the front wheels with smooth gearshift, as well as the choice of eco, sport and 8-speed responsive driving manual modes.
In order to provide a choice of acommodation, Almaz is now equipped with a 7-seater configuration. In addition, various modern features are also embedded in this SUV such as panoramic sunroof, start-stop button, keyless remote, keyless entry, and Infinity sound system output by Harman. To ensure driving safety, the SUV is equipped with Electric Parking Brake (EPB), Auto Vehicle Holding (AVH), Traction Control System (TCS), Hill Hold Control (HHC) Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), and also Emergency Stop Signal (ESS).
The Almaz exterior applied stunning and sporty design through the Future Eyes LED and the LED projector headlamp at the bottom that feature a bold and sporty impression. Then on the side, this SUV applies the dynamic parallel design language and floating roof style as well as 17" two-tone aluminum alloy wheels. Turning to the back, Wuling paired the rear bumper and exhaust muffler with a new design.
“With this latest Almaz variant, it further confirms its identity as a Smart & Technology SUV and becomes Wuling's first product equipped with Indonesian language voice command feature WIND. Regarding the launch time, we will introduce it officially at GIIAS 2019,” Cindy Cai, Vice President Wuling Motors added.