GWM Ora 07: What to expect

GWM Ora 07: What to expect

Great Wall Motors (GWM) has been making waves in the automotive industry with its latest release, the GWM Ora 07. This compact SUV has been gaining attention for its sleek design, advanced technology, and impressive features. And recently it was teased in the local market, assuring its soon arrival. 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What is the Ora 07 price?

    In Thailand, it retails for between 1.299-1.499 million baht (RM172k-RM199k). No words for Malaysia yet.
  • In how many variants is the 07 available?

    The EV will be offered in two models - one with a single electric motor and 640 km of range. The other with two electric motors for all-wheel drive and a range of 550 km.
  • When will Ora 07 launch in Malaysia?

    GWM Malaysia has confirmed the Ora 07 will be officially launched in the first quarter of 2024.
  • In this article, we will take a closer look at the top features of the GWM Ora 07.

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    Design

    The GWM Ora 07 boasts a modern and stylish design that is sure to turn heads on the road. Its sleek lines and a bold grille give it a sporty and dynamic look. The LED headlights and taillights add a touch of sophistication to the overall design. The Ora 07 is available in a range of vibrant colors, making it a standout in any setting.

    GWM Ora 07 design

    The list of standard equipment includes -

    • Intelligent LED headlights with auto on-off, follow me home, and auto high-low beam
    • LED DRLS
    • LED tail lights
    • Rear LED fog
    • Active air intake front grille
    • Electric adjustable and folding side mirror with turning lamp
    • Auto-sensing wiper
    • Panoramic glass roof
    • Electric spoiler
    • Electric hand-free tailgate

    Impressive dimensions

    For a compact SUV, the Ora 07 features quite impressive measurements, be it the car’s length, width, height, or wheelbase. Also, the 125 mm of ground clearance will help the car from hitting the debris on the road.

    GWM Ora 07

    Length

    4,871 mm

    Width

    1,862 mm

    Height

    1,500 mm

    Wheelbase

    2,870 mm

    Min. Ground Clearance

    125 mm

    Class cabin

    We saw the car at its Thai debut and then again on GWM's official website and one thing that stands out every time is the cabin. It is all stocked with modern-day gear but at the same time has something retro about its look and feel.

    GWM Ora 07

    Available in black and brown tones (depending on the variant picked), the car packs several features like -

    • Ambient light
    • Electric steering with audio & driving info switches
    • Electronic parking brake with automatic vehicle hold
    • Electronic shifter
    • Intelligent one panel
    • Synthetic leather upholstery
    • 6-way electric driver seat
    • First-row seat with memory function, lumbar support, and ventilation system
    • 4-way electric passenger seat
    • Second-row seat with massage system
    • USB port for front & rear passengers
    • 12V power supply slot
    • Auto front defogging system

    Advanced Technology (convenience & entertainment)

    The GWM Ora 07 is equipped with the latest technology to enhance your driving experience. It features a 10.25-inch digital information display with a user-friendly interface that allows you to access various functions with ease. The Ora 07 also comes with a 360-degree camera system, making parking and maneuvering in tight spaces a breeze. Additionally, it has a smart keyless entry system and push-button start for added convenience.

    GWM Ora 07

     

    Other advanced features that are part of Ora 07’s specs sheet -

    • Head-up display
    • Wireless charger
    • Speed sensing auto door lock
    • Weather display
    • Navigation
    • Voice command
    • Auto air-con system with PM 2.5 filter
    • Auto dehumidifier
    • Air quality control system
    • Parking with neutral gear
    • Vehicle-to-load
    • FOTA - Firmware Over The Air

    Taking care of the passengers' entertainment is a 12.3-inch touchscreen multimedia display, 11 speakers, an independent amplifier, Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, Bluetooth, MPS, and online music.

    Safety Features

    Safety is a top priority for GWM, and the Ora 07 is no exception. It comes with a range of advanced safety features, including six airbags, electronic stability control, and hill-start assist. The Ora 07 also has a lane departure warning system and a blind-spot monitoring system to help prevent accidents on the road.

    GWM Ora 07

    Other safety bits include -

    • Call center
    • Emergency call
    • Integration Intelligent Parking
    • Auto Reversing Assistance
    • Adaptive Cruise Control with intelligent cornering
    • Traffic Jam Assist
    • Auto Emergency Braking
    • Front Collision Warning
    • Maneuver Emergency Warning
    • Lane Keeping Assist
    • Lane Center Keeping
    • Emergency Lane Keeping
    • Lane Change Assistance
    • Rear Collision Warning
    • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
    • Rear Cross Traffic Braking
    • Second Collision Mitigation
    • Hill Start Assist
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Door Open Warning
    • Front & rear sensors
    • Warning for pedestrians
    • Emergency Signal System
    • Child seat anchor

    Spacious Interior

    Despite its compact size, the GWM Ora 07 offers a surprisingly spacious interior. It can comfortably seat five adults, and the rear seats can be folded down to create extra cargo space when needed. The seats are also designed for maximum comfort, with ample legroom and headroom for all passengers.

    GWM Ora 07

    Efficient powertrain

    In the Thai market, the 07 is offered in two variants - Long Range and Performance. And we are hoping the same for Malaysia. Both the variants are equipped with an 83.5 kWh ternary lithium battery powering the front-mounted electric motor in the Long Range making 204 PS and 340 Nm. In the Performance trim, there is a dual-motor drive setup offering 408 PS and 680 Nm.

     

    0-100 kmph

    Top speed

    Range

    Performance

    4.3 sec

    180 kmph

    550 km

    Long Range

    -

    170 kmph

    640 km

    In addition, the driver has no dearth of modes to play around, for instance, it gets Eco, Normal, Sport, Well Being, and Individual modes. There’s also a Sport+ mode limited for range-topping trim. Also, the steering features three distinct modes - Light, comfort, and Sport; allowing the driver to have a preferred driving experience.

    GWM Ora 07

    Impressive charge time

    Though we are short of information here, the EV’s battery can go from 30 to 80% in just 30 minutes via DC fast charging.

    Affordable Price

    One of the most attractive features of the GWM Ora 07 is its affordable price. Despite its advanced technology and impressive features, the Ora 07 is competitively priced, making it an excellent option for those looking for a budget-friendly SUV.

    GWM Ora 07

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    Conclusion

    The GWM Ora 07 is a standout in the compact SUV market, offering a combination of style, technology, and safety features at an affordable price. With its sleek design, advanced technology, and spacious interior, the Ora 07 is a top choice for those in the market for a new SUV.

    Once the EV arrives here in Malaysia, prospective buyers must go and visit the local GWM dealership to test drive the Ora 07 and experience its impressive features for themselves.

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