Cars from the Celestial Empire are trending today. Chinese cars are becoming more and more popular. They have a stylish exterior, impressive stuffing, a variety of equipment, good quality of assembly, reasonable cost and powerful driving characteristics. Consider the 11 most powerful Chinese crossovers and SUVs.
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This stocky crossover looks like a station wagon, but boasts excellent dynamics and sportiness. While the lineup – the brainchild of the BYD and Mercedes-Benz tandem – includes only one car. This is a minivan D9, which has a hybrid power plant and chic interior. But soon the manufacturers promise to add a second model to the lineup.
Instead of pistons, the modern five-door Denza N7 has an emphasis on amps and volts. Initially there were plans to make this car a hybrid, but the manufacturers decided to settle on one or two electric motors.
The top-end configuration boasts 530 hp. Acceleration time from a place to 100 km/h is 3 seconds. And this despite the fact that the car weighs 2.3 tons! However, its top speed is only 190 km/hour. Not a record, but for public roads it is quite normal.
The flagship Xpeng G9 is an electric crossover, which began selling in the Celestial Empire in the fall of 2022. The car comes in six variations. There are two battery options and two powertrains to choose from. In the most advanced version, the engine duo produces 551 hp with a torque of 717 Nm. Up to 100 km/h the car accelerates in 3.9 seconds and the maximum speed – 200 km/h. It’s not a record, but still impressive.
The Xpeng G9 can also boast of fast charging. In order to get a range of 200 km, you need to stay near a socket for only 5 minutes. This is provided by the 800-architecture, which supports stations up to 480 kW.
But, interestingly, the smallest “range” of the most advanced version has only 650 km of range, while the single-engine G9 has 702 km.
Zeekr X is a compact crossover with an electric motor. A third version was launched in mid-February this year. Power with the Smart #1 engine is only 272 hp. But that’s the base version. The more expensive version has two electric motors, and the power already reaches 428 hp. All-wheel drive model accelerates to 100 km/h in less than 4 seconds. What is not a sports car?
True, we still have no information about how many kilometers the car can run on one charge.
Haval H6 GT
This is a fresh, dynamic crossover coupe, designed for long trips (as evidenced by the acronym GT in the model name). The car was conceived for sale on the Brazilian car market. It will be on sale there this month.
Powertrain of the novelty includes three motors! The first is 1.5-liter gasoline internal combustion engine, while the second and third are electric motors. In total, the hybrid produces 393 hp and 762 Nm of traction. The electric motors can be charged either from the gasoline unit or from a domestic power grid. In addition, the gasoline engine drives the wheels of the all-terrain vehicle.
Acceleration time to 100 km/h is 4.8 seconds. Such dynamics can not but rejoice! Interestingly, in the domestic market three-engine coupe crossover Haval H6 GT is not sold yet, it is made exclusively for other countries. For example, in Australia it costs $40,990.
This brand is a sub-brand of Great Wall. Wey Lanshan model was released in 2022, but only in March this year was presented to the general public. Future buyers have an opportunity to appreciate the chic interior and quality interior stuffing, including three monitors.
In addition to the fact that this car with the dimensions of the Mercedes-Benz GLS belongs to the premium in terms of filling, it also has excellent dynamics. This is provided by a hybrid power unit with a total capacity of 410 hp It includes:
- 1.5 liter turbocharged gasoline engine;
- Electric motor
The powerful propulsion system allows Wey Lanshan to pick up speed of 100 km / h from the start in 4.9 seconds. In addition, in economy mode the car consumes less than 1 liter of fuel per 100 kilometers. So, this SUV can travel 1200 km on one fuel tank. The pleasure for the driver from the dynamics and efficiency is obvious! In China, this car costs from 350 thousand yuan.
This medium-sized compact car belongs to the premium class in 2021. It was created on the basis of modular architecture CMA – joint development with Swedish car concern Volvo. It is offered with several engine options. The most powerful is inline four-cylinder 2-liter turbocharged engine with an output of 238 hp. It is combined with an 8-band Aisin automatic transmission. The torque is 350 Nm.
This all-wheel drive car accelerates from start to 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds, but electronics doesn’t allow it to go more than 210 km/h.
This attractive compact parketta is the hit of the brand in 2021.
Power of the car is 150 hp, before the de-powering – 177 hp. Up to 100 km/h the car accelerates in 8.4 seconds.
The car is equipped with a 2-liter engine with an output of 249 hp. Acceleration to 100 km/hour – 8.5 seconds.
This car is equipped with a gasoline 2-liter turbo engine with an output of 226 hp. Acceleration time from a place to 100 km / h – 8.9 seconds. Maximum speed is 200 km/h.
Chery Tiggo 8 Pro
The seven-seat crossover with a body length of 4.72 m boasts five stars out of five on the CNCAP safety system.
The power of this SUV is 186 hp and the torque is 275 Nm. It is transmitted to the front-wheel drive. “Cheri Tiggo 8 pro” accelerates to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds.
This car is offered with a diesel engine rated at 190 hp or with a gasoline engine – 218 hp. The model, running on diesel, accelerates to 100 km / h in 14 seconds, and the gasoline version – in 11 seconds.
The car with a diesel engine has a top speed of 170 km/h, and with a gasoline engine – 180 km/h.