2021 GAC GM8 looks sharper with its massive cheese-grater grille

Updated Sep 29, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Is this the best looking GM8 to date?

The 2021 model of the GAC GM8 is getting a facelift in China and it looks more luxurious than ever. The Chinese carmaker is offering two variants for the new GM8, namely the Master and Leader Series.

The biggest change that the GM8 received is its new grille design. The two GM8 variants have their own distinct grille designs. The GAC GM8 Master variant gets a massive cheese-grater grille that extends from the hood all the way to the lower front bumper.

2021 GAC GM8 Master Series Facelift

The new GAC GM8 Master Series

Meanwhile, the GAC GM8 Leader variant gets a similar grille design as the pre-facelift model. However, the vertical slats now extend to the bumper. Both GM8 variants get a chrome trim that runs from each end of the front bumper.

Inside, the new GAC GM8 is installed with leather materials that give the minivan its luxurious feel. Behind the wheel is a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and the infotainment screen has now been replaced by a new 10.1-inch touchscreen.

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2021 GAC GM8 Limited Series Facelift

The new GAC GM8 Limited Series

In addition, the rear passengers also get to enjoy 10.1-inch touchscreens mounted behind the headrests of both the driver and front passenger. The second-row seats are also capable of reclining fully, as well as providing a massage function.

Powering the new GAC GM8 is a new 2.0-liter turbocharged engine capable of producing 247 hp and 390 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission.

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Take a look at the interior of the new GM8

Interior view of the new GAC GM8

As for pricing, the top-spec GM8 Leader variant is priced at 264,800 yuan (or about Php 1,880,245 excluding local taxes). If GAC Philippines decided to bring in the new GM8, it would make the luxury MPV segment even more exciting that includes vehicles such as the likes of the Toyota Alphard.

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Know more about GAC GM8 2021


The GAC GM8 is a seven-seater minivan equipped with leveled up features that promise safety, comfort, and convenience. It flaunts a mighty and classy exterior that could easily compete with other equally attractive vehicles in its league. Inside, it is fitted with the latest amenities created to provide a pleasant and memorable ride. Whether you drive it in the city or rural areas, expect a consistent and powerful performance from this versatile and well-built automobile. The GAC GM8 2.0 AT is available locally in three dealerships nationwide: GAC Motor Imus, GAC Motor Pasig, and GAC Motor San Fernando, Pampanga. It is offered in Mocha Brown, Elegant Black, Peacock Blue, and Pearl White.

From ₱2,880,000

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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