Chery has begun certification of its flagship Tiggo 8 SUV with a new, 1.5-liter power unit, writes Chinese Cars.
According to one of the versions, an engine from another off-road vehicle of the brand - Tiggo 4 will be adapted for Chery Tiggo 8. This engine develops 147 hp. and 210 Nm of torque and on the Tiggo 4 is aggregated with a six-speed "robot".
- The only engine currently available for a large crossover provides 170 hp. and 250 Nm of torque and is paired with a variator. Front-wheel drive only. Chery Tiggo 8 with such a power unit accelerates to 100 km / h in 10 seconds at a maximum speed of 200 km / h.
- Chery Tiggo 8 is currently offered in our country in three trim levels at a price from 1,639,900 to 1,799,900 rubles. If the off-road vehicle will expand its engine range due to a more affordable engine, the base cost of the Tiggo 8 in Russia may decrease.
In addition, in about a year, an improved modification of the crossover called Tiggo 8 Plus will most likely appear in Russia. It will be equipped with a new 1.6-liter "turbo four", developing 186 hp. The new premium crossover Cheryexeed TXL was equipped with a similar engine for our country. Off-road vehicle sales started in early October, prices from 2,249,900 rubles.