Chery has released the official images of the Tiggo 8 Pro Kunpeng e+, the 7-seater SUV which is a plug-in hybrid version of the Tiggo 8 Pro facelift.
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The front fascia comes with an X-shaped air intake grille, revised bumper and sharp set of headlamps connected to the chrome trim strip that enhances the visual appeal of the vehicle. There are mild tweaks at the rear end of the vehicle, especially the dual-exhausts on either side.
The interior gets a 24.6-inch dual-screen layout. The Tiggo 8 Pro Kunpeng e+ comes standard with SONY’s 10-speaker surround sound system, ambient lights, and Chery’s W-HUD head-up display functions that include vehicle speed, dynamic Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, navigation, and telephone information.
Chery Tiggo Pro 8 Kungpeng e+ is powered by the Kunpeng DHT hybrid system consisting of a 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine and two electric motors, one at the front and one at the rear. The fuel consumption is as low as 1 liter/100km. It has a range of 100km running on a pure electric battery with a 19.27kWh battery pack. The Tiggo Pro 8 Kungpeng e+ comes standard with an AWD four-wheel drive system from Chery and ZF.
The Kunpeng DHT hybrid system can achieve 3 gears, 9 modes, and 11 speeds. The ‘9 modes’ refers to the nine driving modes, including single-motor pure electric, dual-motor pure electric, direct engine drive, parallel drive, parking charging, and driving charging. The 9 driving modes can be switched to adapt to different road conditions and scenarios. For example, the system will automatically charge while driving under congested conditions.
The ’11 speeds’ refer to the 11 driving road conditions, including starting, medium and low speed, overpass road, overtaking, red light, congestion, highway, long-distance travel, mountain road, high-speed steering, and ice/snow/mud/gravel. The Chery Tiggo 8 Pro Kunpeng e+ is expected to launch in May this year.
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