According to official news from Chery Automobile, the first Kunpeng hybrid electric vehicle to be launched under the name Chery Tiggo 8 Plus Kunpeng e + will be unveiled on January 14th. The car was shown back in August last year, but this time we will have more details, and most importantly – the price.
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. The fuel consumption of a car is 1 liter per 100 km, according to the European cycle NEDC (New European Driving Cycle).
The driver will be able to choose from a fully electric, normal hybrid or sport hybrid driving mode. Smart electronics redistributes the load between the combustion engine and electric motors in accordance with 11 scenarios (traffic jam, sudden acceleration from standstill, smooth running, snow, ice, and so on).
The source reports that the starting price will be about $ 23.5 thousand.