Chery Releases Official Images of New Jetour Traveller SUV

Chery has released official images of its new Traveller SUV (formerly known as the T-1), ahead of its expected debut at the 2023 Shanghai Motor Show scheduled to open doors in April.

The Traveller SUV is positioned under the Jetour sub-brand which makes stylish cars aimed at a young audience. Jetour is expanding fast with currently 13 different SUVs in its portfolio including one fully electric one.

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As seen in previous prototype images, the Traveller SUV looks inspired by Ford Bronco and Landrover Defender and features bold & rugged styling with plenty of off-roading cues such as bulging squared-off wheel arches and roof rails that have handlebars on them. The SUV proudly wears the Jetour branding up front with fascia featuring LED headlamps that are made up of 6 separate units.

The exterior of Jetour Traveller

The side boasts flushed door handles, a floating roof design and large intricately designed alloy wheels. The back of the Traveller is very upright and has a square spare tire housing mounted on the side-opening tailgate.

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Inside, the Traveller gets an octagonal steering wheel and large vertically oriented outer air vents. There is a large touchscreen infotainment system, a digital instrument cluster, and a driver monitoring system on the A-pillar. The central tunnel has a hefty gear selector, accompanied by a radial off-road drive mode selector, while the seats seem to have leather and suede upholstery.

The interior of Jetour Traveller

The Jetour Traveller will be available with petrol and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrains. There will be a 1.6L turbocharged petrol unit with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, a 2.0L turbocharged petrol engine with an 8-speed automatic transmission, as well as a plug-in hybrid powertrain consisting of a 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine assisted by an electric motor. All versions of the Jetour Traveller will have a mechanical four-wheel drive system with a differential lock.

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Prices are expected to range between 149,800 yuan to 206,800 yuan ($21,512 – $29,698 USD). The Jetour Traveller will go on sale starting from the Chinese market after making its debut at the 2023 Shanghai motor show in April.

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