Chery presented a hybrid version of the Chery Tiggo 8 Plus crossover with the Kunpeng e + prefix at the Chengdu Auto Show, which impresses with the declared characteristics, in particular, fuel consumption - 1 liter per 100 km, according to the NEDC standard.
Chery Tiggo 8 Plus Kunpeng e + is equipped with a hybrid power plant with a turbocharged 1.5-liter engine producing 170 hp. with a torque of 252 Nm, which is complemented by two electric motors on the front and rear axles. The total power of the power plant is 462 hp. with a maximum torque of 510 Nm. And now one more interesting point, in addition to fuel consumption: acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in Chery Tiggo 8 Plus Kunpeng e + takes 4.9 s. Yes, we are talking about a family crossover that exchanges the first "hundred" in less than 5 seconds, and this is very impressive.
The driver can choose from a fully electric, normal hybrid, or sport hybrid driving mode. Smart electronics redistribute the load between the combustion engine and electric motors in accordance with different scenarios (traffic jam, sudden acceleration from a standstill, smooth running, snow, ice, and so on).
Inside, the Chery Tiggo 8 Plus Kunpeng e + received the already familiar panel on which there are two 12.3-inch displays, as well as an 8-inch climate control unit screen. The price of Chery Tiggo 8 Plus Kunpeng e + has not yet been announced, however, all the latest cars of the Chery Tiggo 7 and Chery Tiggo 8 lines have very attractive price tags, comparing favorably with South Korean and European competitors.
The manufacturer said that since 2018, sales of Chery Tiggo 8 vehicles have exceeded 400,000 units worldwide. Cars are popular not only in China but also in Russia, Brazil, and Saudi Arabia.