The production of Chinese JAC Sunray minibuses will start at MAZ plant

The production of Chinese JAC Sunray minibuses will start at MAZ plant

 

ABW. – The assembly of Chinese JAC Sunray vans and minibuses will start at MAZ factory in Brest. The new models will be sold under the brand names of MAZ 281 and MAZ 3650. The components for the vehicles will be imported from China.

The automobile is equipped with a 2.7 liters diesel turbo engine. The capacity of the engine is 150 hp. The engine is also used in the Belarusian version of the vehicle.

Both versions of the vehicle have manual 6-speed transmissions and anti-roll bars. The clients will be provided with the options of: air conditioning, tachograph, satellite navigation equipment, engine preheater and electric windows.

JAC Sunray is seen as a copy of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter second generation. However, the Chinese company denies that allegation. As claimed by company representatives the exterior of the model has been designed by an Italian design centre in Turin and the interior by Japanese in Tokyo.