Chinese cars at Auto China 2016 – Part 8
Posted on: May 8, 2016 - 12:08pm IST
The Chery EQ is the electric variant of the Chery QQ mini car. It features a permanent-magnet synchronous motor that produces 41.8 kW (56 hp) and 150 Nm of torque. The motor gets its power from a 22.3 kWh lithium-ion battery which provides a 200 km driving range. The battery takes 8-10 hours to get charged. The EQ can be driven up to 200 km on a single charge.
2016 Mitsubishi Lancer EX
Mitsubishi displayed the facelifted Mitsubishi EX at the show. The 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer EX (facelift) is expected to be powered by the same 1.8-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that makes 136 hp and 175 Nm of torque.
The fifth generation Chevrolet Camaro is continuing in China with a facelift. The exterior has been changed with cues borrowed from the sixth generation 2016 Chevrolet Camaro but the interior has remained unchanged. The 3.6-litre naturally aspirated V6 engine doesn’t incorporate any changes either.
MG GT Liverpool FC special edition
MG showcased at special edition MG GT that celebrates the brand’s sponsorship of the English football club Liverpool F.C. The special edition MG GT featuring the Liverpool F.C. themed exterior can be had with a 1.5-litre or a 1.4-litre engine.
The Roewe e950 is the company’s first alternative energy car. The B-class model platform-based car is equipped with SAIC Motor’s ‘NetBlue + NetGreen’ technology and can be driven up to 60 km solely on electric power. It has a total driving range of 600 km and its fuel consumption is as low as 1.7 L/100 km.
The China-only Fiat Viaggio is a compact sedan available in five models with prices ranging from 1,00,800 to 1,41,800 yuan. Powering the Viaggio, is a 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that develops 120 hp and 206 Nm of torque or 150 hp and 230 Nm of torque depending upon the model. Transmission choices include 5-speed manual and 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. The Viaggio is based on the Dodge Dart platform.