New crossover Geely: seven seats, two motors and Toyota Highlander competitors

New crossover Geely: seven seats, two motors and Toyota Highlander competitors

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The Chinese brand has extended the first official image of its biggest SUV. On the domestic market model will be released this year.

In General, the new Geely cross shone even in 2018, then appeared spy pictures of masked test specimen. And before “celestial” media believed that the brand is preparing for the premiere is not a SUV, a minivan, even called his factory index – VF12. And last spring, in base of the Ministry of industry of China has made full photos novelties without camouflage: the machine on those frames at the stern there was a signboard VX11, then the local specialized media, it shifted the model in the crossovers. Now, Geely officially announced: this SUV, at home, he was given the name HaoYue (“Hao Yue”), the Chinese can be translated as “life is a bold step forward.”

While mark shared by only one signature image of the SUV, details are still kept secret. However, thanks to the Chinese certification body, we already know the main characteristics. So, VX11/ HaoYue has become the largest crossover Geely, due to its size it is comparable to the Toyota Highlander from the previous generation, which in China and is considered one of the main competitors of new items. The length of “Chinese” is equal to 4835 mm, width – 1900 mm, height – 1780 mm, wheelbase is 2815 mm. Dimensions Highlander: 4890/1925/1720 mm, distance between axes – 2790 mm. Oh, and for comparison, the dimensions of Geely Atlas (in China this is called cross Boyue): 4519/1831/1694 mm, wheelbase – 2670 mm.

According to preliminary data, If will offer five – or seven-seat interior. In the list of hardware the claimed matrix head optics, Parking sensors and adaptive cruise control.

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According to documents, the Chinese Ministry of industry, Geely crossover will be available with two petrol turbo engine with a choice of 1.5 and 1.8 with a capacity of 177 and 184 HP respectively. Information about the boxes yet. Drive have If, most likely, only the front, as the SUV in 4WD version in China do not enjoy special demand.

On the home market the novelty will be released this year. Probably later, the crossover will get to other countries, but the export version will have a different name.

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