On the starting of year 2021, United Motors launched their Alpha Hatchback. It was released on 2nd January,2021, giving a great start to Pakistan’s auto industry in the very beginning of the year.
Alpha is considered to be the cheapest 1000 cc city hatchback. It is said to compete to Suzuki Cultus and Kia Picanto.
Its price is Rs. 1.4 million (exactly 1,395,000).
United Motors finally launched the Alpha hatchback;
On Saturday, 2nd January 2021, United Alpha was launched at Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi. And then on 4th January 2021, it was launched at PC Hotel, Lahore. At the launch the automakers shared their plans of adding different car variants (automatic and electric) to its lineup in Pakistan. The Alpha will be offered as a Complete Knock-Down (CKD) unit.
Features of United Alpha:
United Alpha has many distinctive features as discussed in detail below:
United Alpha is a rebadged and facelifted version of the first-generation Chery QQ. It is said to have similar features as of Karakoram Motors launched 16 years ago with some changes in headlights and taillights. To give a simple and functional design, the body of the car is smooth with beveled body-lines with 13-inch Alloy wheels.
With standard dash design, touch based infotainment screen, modern gauge cluster and two-tone design makes the interior of Alpha simple and slightly bright. United Alpha have features of power steering, power doors and windows, remote key fob, reversing camera and 4 speaker sound system.
This 1000cc, naturally aspirated Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC) have 4-cylinder petrol engine producing 68 hp and 93 Nm of torque. The engine is Euro-4 compliant and have 5- speed manual transmission.
For a smooth ride, Alpha has McPherson Strut coil spring suspension in front and semi-independent, cylindrical, helical spring at the rear.
Car weight is almost 890 kg with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes at the back, which is enough for easy handling.
Alpha has driver and passenger 3-point seatbelts, rear doors child locks, 3rd high-mounted brake lights, front fog lights and anticollision bars on the sides.
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