Great Wall Motors (GWM) has unveiled the second variant of its Tank SUV with the
seven-seat Tank 500 joining the Tank 300 five-seater that arrived here in late-2022.

Due to go on sale in the Q2 2024 the all-new body-on-frame Tank 500 comes with a
hybrid drivetrain, advanced safety features and a variety of convenience features
such as auto reverse assist.

As with the Tank 300 its available in two grades, Lux and Ultra. Lux will be priced at
$66,490 driveaway with price and full specs of the Ultra to be confirmed prior to

Features in the Lux include faux leather seats, 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat
with lumbar support, Advanced multimedia system including a 14.6-inch colour
touchscreen, with wireless CarPlay and wired Android Auto, three-zone climate
control, front and rear parking sensors, 360-degree view monitor, auto parking and
auto reversing assistance.

Among the extra features in the Ultra will be Nappa-appointed seats, heated,
ventilated and massaging front seats with memory and welcome function,
heated and ventilated second row outer seats and electric folding third row,
and 12-speaker premium Infinity audio system.

Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbo petrol / battery hybrid with a combined output of
255 kW and a 648 Nm.

Claimed fuel economy 8.5 L/100km combined from an 80-litre fuel tank.

It’s mated to an advanced nine-speed Hybrid Automatic Transmission and full-time
4WD driveline with four drive modes: 2H, AWD, 4H and 4L.

Ground clearance is 224 mm (unloaded) with a 30-degree approach angle, 22.5-
degree breakover angle, 24-degree departure angle and 800 mm wading depth.

Towing capacity is 3000kg braked and 750 kg unbraked.

We look forward to testing the new GWM Tank 500 when it becomes available.

About Alistair Kennedy

Alistair Kennedy is Automotive News Service and Marque Publishing's business manager and the company's jack-of-all-trades. An accountant by profession, he designs the Marque range of motoring book titles, operates the company's motoring bookshop on the NSW Central Coast and the associated web site, as well as its huge digital and hard copy database. Whenever we can escape from the office he does so to cover new vehicle releases and contributes news stories. Alistair's other interests include cricket and family history on which he has written three books.
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