The cheap analogue of Ford Focus
The Chinese automobile cause the negative association about the low quality. But the Chinese were preparing the remarkable models while we talked. Judge yourselves.
At the Guangzhou Motor Show Chery is planning to present two models at once. It will be QQ5 and E3.
QQ5 is a quite original subcompact, which do not copy Daewoo Matiz unlike its predecessor QQ3. This hatchback seems to smile at you. The fifth door is made from glass completely. The handle is located directly on the glass.
The clearance a little higher than the QQ3 has. As for the engines, then you can expect either engines 1.0 and 1.3 liters, or 1.1 and 1.3 liters.
Transmission is five-speed manual in standard. As an options there are offered four-speed automatic or a CVT. The QQ5 will appear in the market next year with the price starting from $8000.
Chery E3 (Chery A19) is a four-door sedan of golf- class with the overall dimensions in 4450/1748/1493 mm. Wheelbase is 2570 mm long. Car wears 1.5-liter petrol engine at 108 hp in combination with a 5-speed manual transmission.
Price for it starts from $8000 up to $12000. The car will appear on the market in April 2013.
At the Shanghai Motor Show will Chery A4 (codenamed M16) be presented as a four-door sedan. In the options of Chery A4 is expected 1.8-liter twin-turbo Chery engine. Sales start from the end of next year with a mark of $17000.
Qoros GQ3. And here`s the collective creation of former employees of Jaguar, BMW and Volkswagen, who have been lured into Qoros Auto Co. Ltd.
This is a newly created joint venture of Chery Automobile Co. Ltd and Israel Corporation Ltd. The company intends to pursue the release of premium cars. It will be differ from all the cars in Chine for the highest quality.
One can meet such brands as Magna Steyr, Continental, TRW, Bosch, Valeo, Microsoft and Iconmobile among the suppliers.
Their creation - Qoros GQ3 – is a four-door sedan. Its full name is Chery-Quantum Qoros GQ3 (or C11). This is a new product, that will be first presented at the Geneva Motor Show, and later at home in Shanghai.
Sedan is created on Chery M11 platform.
The grille contain the logo of Qoros in the shape of the Latin letter «Q». Car wears 1.6-liter engine, which produce 120 hp. Besides it has a turbocharger and sports steering wheel. Getrag Transmission 6-speed manual can be chosen or 6-speed dual-clutch. With regard to the above-mentioned quality, the car passed crash test Euro NCAP gaining "excellent" mark. As a competitor to Qoros GQ3, you can specify Chevrolet Cruze and Ford Focus. Car sales will begin in October 2013. Prices start from $22000.
Haima has prepared for us a new SUV C2. Earlier Haima C2 has already been unveiled as a concept at the Shanghai Motor Show last year.
Here is the concept.
The grille will certainly not be finished by chrome. Haima C2 prepared for it 1.5-liter gasoline engine at 104 horsepower. In the options there is the 1.5-liter turbo engine at 150 hp. Transmission range consists of a 5-speed manual transmission and a 5-speed automatic transmission.
The overall dimensions of auto are 4285/1818/1653 mm. Wheelbase is 2642 mm long. SUV is built on a completely new platform, which he will share with Haima Family Sedan releasing next year. Haima C2 will cost $14000 in standard.
So you have a reason to think about. The Italian design studio Pininfarina worked at the Chery autos, though Chery didn’t mention it a long time. Now we can expect anything from the Chinese. And who knows what cars are Bertone or ItalDesign working at now?