Chery is preparing to bring to market a second crossover under its own brand Exeed. The engine of this model is inherited from the firstborn of brand – SUV TX. The new cross will be cheaper.
The sub-brand Exeed firm Chery showed the world at the end of last year. Mark is considered the premium, it competes with Wey (belongs to Great Wall) and Lynk & Co (a joint project of Geely and Volvo). While in the line Exeed only one model – SUV TX, which is also available in the extended version, which bears the prefix L. But this year buyers will be offered a Junior crossover LX. The appearance of the second batch SUVs has unveiled a couple of weeks ago, then pictures of the machine appeared in the database of the Ministry of industry of China. Now, Chery released an official picture of the LX, including a picture of the cabin.
According to preliminary data, as the first-born, “El-x” built on the platform of Chery M3X with independent rear suspension. Externally, the LX is markedly different from his older brother – the exterior design is made based on the same concept, which debuted last year. Commodity Exeed length LX is equal to 4533 mm, wheelbase – 2670 mm. the standard TX, the figures are 4690 and 2715 mm, respectively, have stretched TXL – 4775 and 2800 mm. by the Way, all SUV Exeed only available in five-seater execution.
Inside LX similarities with the older SUV is also there: the crossover got a multimedia system, touchscreen which (diagonal of 12.3 inches) combined with a virtual “tidy”, the air vents made in the form of a single line, and the center console set the third screen – it displays a control of the climate control and the display still has the puck. TX/TXL – media separate tablet (10,25”), towering over the front panel, and the third screen is more expensive crossover and not got.
The engine is the same for both models is petrol “turboservice” 1.6 TGDI a power of 197 HP (290 Nm). TX/TXL engine combined with seven-speed robotized transmission with two couplings – the same powertrain will probably have a LX. Drive the same, probably only the front.
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LX price is still unknown, but the cross will obviously be cheaper firstborn Exeed. Crossover TX today worth 125 900 yuan, equivalent to about 18 $ 300 at the current exchange rate. Elongated TXL will cost at least 135 900 yuan – about 19 $ 800.
Meanwhile, gamma Exeed soon added another crossover – VX seven-seater that will become the new flagship of the brand.
Outside of China premium sub-brand of Chery are not yet available.