By the end of 2013, sales of Lifan cars rose by 33.7% to 27,467 units. Lifan Motors has once again become the best-buy automaker in Russia among Chinese car brands that are presented in the Russian market.
The greatest demand in the last year was used by Lifan X60 crossover, which appeared in the Russian market in the autumn of 2012. For 2013, it was sold 15,808 cars of this class, which was 57.5 % of total sales in Russia. Leader of the two previous seasons, sedan Lifan Solano, which delivered with automatic transmission in 2013, has 34.5% of sales (9,438 units).
Lifan Motors becomes the best-buy Chinese automaker in Russia for the third consecutive year. In 2014, the company plans to consolidate its leading position by launching new models - sedan City Lifan 720 1.8 liter engine and five-speed manual transmission and economical small car Lifan 530 Cellia with fuel consumption of 4.3l/100 km, which is coming instead of old models of Lifan 520 Breez. In addition, it is expected the appearance of popular among Russian consumers model Lifan Solano in a new body in 2014.
“Our plans for further development of the Russian market are ambitious”, - said the CEO of “Lifan Motors Rus”, Mr. Sun Tszetszyun. – “We believe that the annual growth rate by one-third from current levels - is not the limit, as the size of the market is extremely high”.
- 06/2013 - Lifan 530 Launched on the Chinese Car Market in Jun 2013
- 06/2013 - Lifan 330 Will be Launched on Chinese Car Market in Q4 2013
- 11/2012 - Beautiful creatures at the 2012 Guangzhou Auto Show
- 11/2012 - New Lifan 420 SUV will be launched in China
- 11/2012 - Lifan Aim to Expanded to Export 120,000 vehicles per year by 2015.